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A Brief Guide to the Parish Church of St. Michael & All Angels, Heavitree
1 A Brief Guide to the Parish Church of St. Michael & All Angels, Heavitree
Heavitree, Devon Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
12 page pamphlet offering a guide to the church in the Diocese of Exeter which has a history dating back a thousand years. No illustrations, though a rough ground plan. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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A Plan of Cambridge
2 A Plan of Cambridge
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire W. Heffer & Sons 1954 Fourth Edition Soft Cover Good 
Clean, crisp fold-out map of the English city in the 1950s. Included in the index are the colleges, principal hotels, theatres and cinemas plus miscellaneous. Original cover price 1s 3d Net. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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A Visitor's Guide to the Dart Valley and Torbay & Dartmouth Railways
3 A Visitor's Guide to the Dart Valley and Torbay & Dartmouth Railways
Buckfastleigh, Devon Dart Valley Light Railway 1985 Soft Cover Very Good 4to Wilkins, Mark (photography) 
31 page stapled booklet looking at the two railways running today because of the efforts of the D.V.L.R. PLC and its enthusiastic volunteer groups. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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A.A. Map of Central London
4 A.A. Map of Central London
London Automobile Association 1935 Soft Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Fold-out map of Central London shwing - theatres, garages, parking places, one-way streets, roundabout traffic, and uliateral waiting issued by the Automobile Association. Couple of small repairs to reverse along seams. Otherwise a very good clean copy. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Battle of Britain Remembered ; Volume 1 - Issue 1
5 Battle of Britain Remembered ; Volume 1 - Issue 1
The Battle of Britain Historical Society 1999 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
97 page stapled magazine charting the epic aerial struggle for Britain's survival, 1940. Clean, glossy copy. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Brief Guide and Gazetteer to the Exmoor Country
6 Brief Guide and Gazetteer to the Exmoor Country
Exmouth The RAleigh Press Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
44 page stapled booklet. 26 illustrations and 2 maps. Travel guide which now serves as a nostalgic look at Exmoor of yesteryear. Undated but circa 1962. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Buckinghamshire County Handbook
7 Buckinghamshire County Handbook
The County Associations Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A booklet detailing the history of the county of Buckinghamshire. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. 88 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Cawdor Castle - A Guide
8 Cawdor Castle - A Guide
Scotland Cawdor Castle Tourism Ltd 1998 0952572850 / 9780952572855 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
36 page booklet being a guide to the Scottish castle. Illustrated with colour photos and including a booklet of room notes to the rear. Also includes two newspaper articles about a dispute involving the 7th Earl of Cawdor and his stepmother. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Chastleton House
9 Chastleton House
London The National Trust 2001 Soft Cover Very Good 4to 
64 page stapled glossy booklet being a guide and history to the Oxfordshire stately home .Ilustrated with a plan and colour & b/w photographs. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Constable's Hampstead
10 Constable's Hampstead
London Camden History Society 2003 0924491574 / 9780924491573 Soft Cover As New Oblong 
16 page booklet. which offers a study of Contable's enchantment with Hampstead, the views over the Heath, and the place he spent the final 10 years of his life. As new, unread copy of this now extremely hard to find title. Illustrated in b/w. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Durham Cathedral - Some Notes and Legends
11 Durham Cathedral - Some Notes and Legends
Durham, Co. Durham A. Bailes Soft Cover Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
28 page stapled booklet - contents concern St. Cuthbert, The Venerable Bede, The Dun Cow, The Sanctuary Knocker, The Women's Boundary Cross and Places of Interest in and Near Durham. No date - original price twopence .Illustrated with 2 b.w photograph of The Cathedral and the Knave. Crease to last page of text at bottom corner.Small repair to base of spine. Minor soiling to covers. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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East London Record - Tenth Anniversary Issue
12 East London Record - Tenth Anniversary Issue
London East London History Society 1987 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
This is No 10 - 1987. Contents include:- C & R Light Cabinet Makers of Shoreditch; The rise and Fall of the Bow and Bromley Institute; Transport East of London Bridge; Childhood Memories of Bethnal Green; From 'Ben's Limehouse'; The Jewish East End Celebration. A very good clean stapled booklet. 48 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Geographia Vest Pocket Atlas of Central London
13 Geographia Vest Pocket Atlas of Central London
London Geographia Ltd Hard Cover Good 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Pocket-sized book being an atlas of Central London with 72 pages including Index to Streets, Guide to Places of Interest. Some fading to front cover and spine strip else a very good clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Geographia Vest Pocket Street Plan of Central London
14 Geographia Vest Pocket Street Plan of Central London
London Geographia Ltd Soft Cover Good 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Fold-out map on paper. Map is in excellent condition. Covers are faded to front cover edges and with a crease to rear cover. Undated. Extending North to Camden Town, South to Chelsea; East to the Tower; West to Notting Hill. Showing bus, tube and tram routes. Undated but original price 1/- 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Godolphin School Prayer Book
15 Godolphin School Prayer Book
University Press Oxford 1947 Tenth Edition Leather Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Burgundy leather binding with gilt lettering and crest to front cover. Spine strip and top edge of rear cover has faded. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. 444 pages including index of first lines. Top edge red. Incorporated into the prayer book are15 blank pages for notes - some of these have been filled with prayers, a list of Form pupil names and pupils in dormitories. Includes a newspaper obituary about Mary Jerred - headmistress of Godolphin. An attractive copy. 
Price: 27.50 GBP
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Goodwood
16 Goodwood
Chichester, West Sussex Goodwood Estate Company Soft Cover Very Good Landscape 
Good clean 44 page booklet being a guide and history to the Goodwood Estate in West Sussex. Illustrated with colour & b/w photographs. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Guide to Great Comp Garden
17 Guide to Great Comp Garden
Private 1989 Third Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
Completely rewritten 13 page stapled booklet noting the life and times of the early 17th. century house in Borough Green, near Sevenoaks, Kent. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Hackney History Volume 4
18 Hackney History Volume 4
London Friends of Hackney Archives 1998 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
In this issue:- Hackney and the beginnings of nonconformity; Shirly Hibberd -Stoke Newington's Forgotten Gardener; The Victorian Values of Dr. Tripe; Shoreditch Town Hall; Casella - the London Progress of a Scientific Instrument-Making Company. A very good clean magazine style soft cover. 48pages. B/W illustrations. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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London Statistics 1928-30 Vol XXXIV
19 London Statistics 1928-30 Vol XXXIV
London London County Council 1931 First Edition Hard Cover Reading Copy No Jacket Ex Library 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Ex-library copy with small bookplate to front endpaper. Wear and minor loss to cloth at spine ends. Internally text block is very clean. Binding is square and tight. 506 pages including index. Illustrated with colour maps some fold-out. Statistics of the Administrative County of London, and of public services carried on therein; together with certain statistics of adjacent districts. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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London Weekly Diary of Social Events
20 London Weekly Diary of Social Events
London London Diary Publications Ltd 1970 Weekly Edition Soft Cover Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
48 page stapled booklet with details of events in the capital held from Sunday December 6 to Saturday December 12, 1970. Clean, bright copy in untrimmed wraps with the name of the Rutland Court Hotel, Sloane Square printed on. Includes several advertisments of the day. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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