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English Country Pubs

By: Brabbs, Derry

Price: £10.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016235

ISBN: 0297791303

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely, clean, bright copy of this book - a tribute to the British pub from smallest cottage pub to grandest coaching inn. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs. 160 pages inc. index. View more info

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Britain in the Nineteen Thirties

By: Branson, Noreen; Heinemann, Margot

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1971

Seller ID: 043021

ISBN: 0297002805

Condition: Good


concentrates on the way ordinary people lived and behaved; their houses and schools; their jobs and wages; their treatment by the State when old, sick or unemployed; their prospects of rising in the social scale. A very good clean copy which shows some signs of shelfwear. 385 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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London's Epping Forest

By: Brimble, James A.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Walthamstow Press: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 047380

Condition: Good


This 1950's second large printing contains additional plates to the first edition, some in colour as well as providing a guide to the Forest covering the historical facts and legends and also depicting in full the animal and bird life, with careful descriptions and excellent maps. Bump to top corners of both boards and pages else a good clean hardback in dustwrapper which is tatty showing signs of wear and tear and minor losses. 176 pages including index. View more info

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South Wales in Colour

By: Brooks, J. A. (text by)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Norwich, Norfolk, Jarrold and Sons: 1971

Seller ID: 028064

ISBN: 853062404

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Cotman Color Book series. Illustrated in colour throughout. 1970's travel guide to South Wales. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Ross and Cromarty

By: Brooks, John Attwood

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Norwich, Norfolk, Jarrold Colour Publications: 1969

Seller ID: 023954

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright, stapled booklet. Part of the Jarrold Cotman Color Series. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Around Leighton Buzzard & Linslade

By: Brown, Maureen & Masters, June

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing Limited: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067074

ISBN: 0750908718

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Britain in Old Photographs Series, which includes Heath & Reach, Eggington, Stanbridge & Billington. Clean, glossy copy which appears unread - 125 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Notes from a Small Island

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Doubleday: 1999

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 065995

ISBN: 0385600739

Condition: Very Good


Special edition of this much-loved classic book first published in 1999 which tells of Bill Bryson's last trip around old Blighty before he moved back to the States for a while. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 350 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Historical Map of Scotland

By: Bullock, L. G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Bartholomew:

Seller ID: 064556

Condition: Very Good


Brightly coloured pictorial map illustrating places and characters in history, as well as coats of arms of the main cities and towns, and areas and names of the clans. View more info

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Suffolk

By: Burke, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052648

ISBN: 0713400692

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light sunning to spine. Illustrated with b&w plates. Batsford guide to Suffolk. 200 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Green Fields of England - A Book of Footpath Travels

By: Cameron, Clare

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066814

Condition: Very Good


The author's charming observation's of her ramblings through the English countryside with nine pencil drawings by Edmond. L Warre. Very good clean hardback in green cloth boards which show slight fading to spine and top edges. 249 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Oxfordshire - The County Books

By: Cannan, Joanna

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066816

Condition: Very Good


Square tight hardback which has Witney Grammar School's crest on front cover. No dustwrapper. Text block is clean. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Part of The County Books series popular in the 1950's as they were considered "talkative companions, engagingly informative about the life of the county past and present". 276 pages. Fold-out map to rear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Charles Kingsley's Landscape

By: Chitty, Susan

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David and Charles: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017168

ISBN: 0715372157

Condition: Very Good


Personalises North Devon in a manner that will be found rewarding for any visitor before or after a holiday there. Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w - 148 pages including index. View more info

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Kent - The County Books

By: Church, Richard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1957

Edition: Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 028834

Condition: Good


Square tight hardback copy in price-clipped jacket which is a little shelfworn. 289 pages including index and fold-out map to rear. Foxing to page edges but text block is clean. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Part of The County Books series popular in the 1950's as they were considered "talkative companions, engagingly informative about the life of the county past and present". Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Little Kingdom : A Kentish Collection

By: Church, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065395

Condition: Very Good


The Honorary Kentish Man links up with the well-known artist John Ward to produce a book made, as it were, from the 'inside'. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 300 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Linen on the Green : An Irish Mill Village, 1730-1982 (SIGNED COPY)

By: Clark, Wallace

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Belfast, Northern Ireland, The University Press: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 066396

ISBN: 0950904201

Condition: Good


Personal account of the history of Clark's family linen business and the community which has grown up around it since 1730. SIGNED by the author, in blue ink, to the dedication page with the inscription ''Roy Vardy with best wishes from Wallace''. Good, square hardback in a d/w - 183 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Shetland Isles

By: Cluness, A. T.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065164

Condition: Very Good


Part of the County Books Series edited by Brian Vesty-Fitzgerald. Explains the individuality of this remote part of the British Isles. Gift inscription and newspaper cutting to ffep else a clean, square copy in an unclipped, sunned d/w showing some sellotape repair - 308 pages including index plus an attached, fold-out map. Prompt map. View more info

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Rural Rides

By: Cobbett, William

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2010

Seller ID: 063158

Condition: As New


The classic portrait of rural life just before the industrial revolution, covering the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Somersetshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and Hertfordshire. Edited by Ian Dyck and with an introduction by Richard Ingrams. Unread copy housed in its own slipcase - 502 pages including indexes. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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England's Glory

By: Coleman, Vernon; Coleman, Donna Antoinette

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Barnstable, Devon, Blue Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052813

ISBN: 1899726195

Condition: Near Fine


An unashamed celebration of England and the English. With four out of every five citizens being responsible for the world's greatest inventions and discoveries, and books about the world's greatest thinkers, scientists, artists and industrialists invariably including more individuals born in England than anywhere else, perhaps its time for a little proud and joyful flag-waving. Bright square copy in an unclipped d/w - 223 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Longman Guide to Sources in Contemporary British History : Volume One - Organisations and Societies

By: Cook, Dr. Chris; Waller, D. ( Compiled By )

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London & New York, Longman: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063047

ISBN: 0582209714

Condition: Very Good


Serves as an indispensable reference work for librarians, historians and social scientists seeking information on the archive sources for British history, politics and society since 1945. Clean, bright copy in a d/w showing slightest signs of storage with sunning to spine - 372 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Catherine Cookson Country

By: Cookson, Catherine

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040443

ISBN: 0434142549

Condition: Very Good


The best-selling author returns to her homeland, the landscape which provides the setting for her novels. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 192 pages including many nostalgic photographs of a bygone age. Next post dispatch. View more info