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Image for A Calendar of Wills and Administrations Relating to the County of Dorset, Proved in the Consistory Court 1681-1792, Archdeaconry Court 1568-1792, Several Peculiars 1660-1799, all now preserved at the Probate Registry, Blandford. “The Index Library.”

A Calendar of Wills and Administrations Relating to the County of Dorset, Proved in the Consistory Court 1681-1792, Archdeaconry Court 1568-1792, Several Peculiars 1660-1799, all now preserved at the Probate Registry, Blandford. “The Index Library.”

By: ALEXANDER, Edward:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, British Record Society, 1900 1st:

Seller ID: 81603


Hardback, 10 x 6.5 inches. Quarter bound dark green morocco leather and green cloth boards. Raised banding, gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Gilt edging line detailing to boards. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Fine binding by “Riviere & Sons.” In very good condition. Spine faded, some fading to edges, some rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Some minor handling/darkening to boards. Some mild foxing to endpapers, some foxing to preliminary intro pages. Binders stamp to corner of endpaper “Riviere & Sons.” Bookseller label “William George’... View more info

Image for The History of Christchurch From Saxon Times to the Present Day.

The History of Christchurch From Saxon Times to the Present Day.

By: DYSON, TAYLOR:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bournemouth, Henbest Publicity Service (Privately Printed), 1954 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 81916


Hardback approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges of cloth. Free endpapers darkened. No penned inscriptions. Pages and plates all clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. Very scarce subscription edition. 248pp. 10 B&W photo plates. View more info

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The Early Church in Wessex and Mercia

By: GALLYON, Margaret:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Suffolk, Terence Dalton Limited, 1980:

Seller ID: 81915


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. White cloth, gilt lettering to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW edges rubbed, spine faded, minor tape repair to top front edge. NOT clipped.) Cloth clean. No penned inscriptions. Else a very clean and tight copy. 110pp. Illustrated with 10 B&W photo plates. View more info

Image for Dorsetshire Folk-Lore. A facsimile limited edition. With a fore-say by the late William Barnes. A facsimile limited edition with a foreword by R.N.R.Peers. Issued by subscription.

Dorsetshire Folk-Lore. A facsimile limited edition. With a fore-say by the late William Barnes. A facsimile limited edition with a foreword by R.N.R.Peers. Issued by subscription.

By: UDAL, JOHN SYMONDS:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Dorset Books. 1989. 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 80575


Hardback, Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 406pp. With b/w portrait frontis of William Barnes. - First published in 1922, this is a facsimile limited edition copy. The author had worked on it from 1870, but was interrupted by colonial service abroad. A fascinating look at old Dorset customs and beliefs. View more info