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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 Wider History of Bempton and Buckton
4 A Wider History of Bempton and Buckton
Keighley, West Yorkshire Capenita Publishing 2005 0954175913 / 9780954175917 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
Further stories of the two remove villages on the East Coast of Yorkshire. 53 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A.A. Map of Central London
5 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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Babergh District Council Official Guide
6 Babergh District Council Official Guide
Gloucester, Gloucestershire The British Publishing Company Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
Clean, glossy 80 page booklet being a guide to the South Suffolk District. Circa 1970s. Includes information, history, maps and numerous local adverts for businesses of the day. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Bournemouth What to Do - What to See
7 Bournemouth What to Do - What to See
Bournemouth Bournemouth Corporation Soft Cover Very Good 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
64 page stapled booklet with fold-out map. Undated but circa 1950s - Travel guide which now serves as a nostalgic look at Bournemouth of yesteryear. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Brief Guide and Gazetteer to the Exmoor Country
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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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Chiltern District Official Guide
12 Chiltern District Official Guide
Gloucester The British Publishing Company Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
1980's guide to the Chilterns illustrated with maps and photographs. 124 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Constable's Hampstead
13 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
14 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
15 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
16 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
17 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
18 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
19 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
20 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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