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Image for Isle of Wight - Vision of England Series

Isle of Wight - Vision of England Series

By: De Selincourt, Aubrey

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Paul Elek:

Seller ID: 050733

Condition: Good


Looks at both the familiar and well known places on the island as well as all sorts of out-of-the-way corners, half forgotten villages, ancient inns, and cottages, hidden gardens etc. A good clean hardback in tatty dustwrapper which has largish area of loss to rear cover and staining/rubbing to rear cover. B/w photos. Colour & b/w illustrations. Folding colour map. View more info

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Isles of Home : Sixty Years of Shetland

By: Donaldson, Gordon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Paul Harris Publishing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065177

ISBN: 0862280699

Condition: Very Good


The author writes with warmth and affection of his Isles of Home. Illustrated with sixty b/w photographs, many previously unpublished. Slight lean to spine else a clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 188 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Court Book of Shetland : 1615-1629

By: Donaldson, Gordon ( Edited By )

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Lerwick, Shetland, Shetland Library and Museum: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065252

ISBN: 1873998007

Condition: As New


Professor Donaldson's work throws light on the period of Shetland history following the downfall of Earl Patrick Stewart. Clean, bright copy which appears unread - 216 pages including a fully calendared version with a glossary, and index of names and places. Lightest shelfwear to d/w. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Great Walks : Yorkshire Dales

By: Duerden, Frank

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bury, Lancashire, Printwise Publications: 1992

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 014141

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy - 192 pages including index. Comprehensive guide with stunning photography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire and The Isle of Ely

By: Ennion, E. A. R.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1951

Seller ID: 066823

Condition: Very Good


Part of The County Books Series in which Dr. Ennion emphasises the quieter tones - the greys, greens and browns of the landscape as he deftly traces the growth and development of the present-day patterns of these two counties and the celebrated Isle of Ely. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 256 pages including index and an attached, foldout map to rear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Short History of Ely Cathedral

By: Evans, Seiriol

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, University Press Cambridge: 1948

Seller ID: 050100

Condition: Near Fine


32 page stapled booklet providing a guide and history to the Cambridgeshire cathedral with fold-out plan to rear. Illustrated with woodcuts by John F. Greenwood. A very good clean copy. View more info

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History All Around Luton and Dunstable

By: Evans, Vivienne

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062819

ISBN: 0950977306

Condition: Very Good


Handbook of local history and leisure attractions within a twenty-mile radius of Luton and Dunstable. Photography by Omer Roucoux. Good, clean copy - 142 pages plus appendices. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for The Scots : A Portrait of the Scottish Soul at Home and Abroad

The Scots : A Portrait of the Scottish Soul at Home and Abroad

By: Finlayson, Iain

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Atheneum: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 031583

ISBN: 0689116330

Condition: Very Good


A penetrating and entertaining analysis of the Scottish psyche that dissects Scottish romance, Scottish passion, Scottish migration and Scottish attitudes to the vexed questions of politics, religion, nationalism, whisky and humour - as well as their view that it is their fate to be noble and ill used. A very good clean copy in unclipped dustjacket which has internally repaired tear to rear cover. 272 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Chilterns

By: Fitzgerald, Kevin

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021829

ISBN: 0713400749

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in price-clipped dustjacket which shows signs of light sunning to covers. Illustrated with b&w plates. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Lake District (Collins Touring Guide)

By: Forrester, William

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Surrey, The Book People: 1997

Seller ID: 020082

ISBN: 0583321461

Condition: Very Good


96 pages including index. Clean copy of this travel guide which has a crease to top edge of rear cover. 10 full page, large scale colour road map. Over 170 photographs. View more info

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Surrey

By: Fraser, Maxwell

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050729

ISBN: 071343029x

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Batsford Britain series which looks at Surrey from both a geographical and historical perspective, looking at the natural features which give Surrey its distinction as well as some of the great men and women who have been born or lived there. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 192 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

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Western Highlands

By: Gardner, Arthur

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Limited: 1947

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 067025

Condition: Very Good


The very pick of Arthur Gardner's photographs representing the Scottish Highlands with mountains, lochs and islands depicted in 300 carefully chosen photographs. Very good clean hardback in Brian Cook dustjacket which has small loss to top corner of front cover near spine, general light shelfwear to unclipped jacket. 111 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Home Ground - A Journey through the Heart of England

By: Goldring Douglas

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017669

Condition: Reading Copy


Boots Library sticker to front board - no other library markings. Green cloth boards with faded gilt lettering to spine. Slightly cocked. Spine ends worn. Light bumping to corners. 254pp including index. Illustrated with b&w plates. Text block clean. A good reading copy. View more info

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English Out of Doors

By: Goodwin, John & Wilson, Roy

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan Education: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015861

ISBN: 0333168402

Condition: Good +


Students are asked not simply to compare the views of others, but to go outside the classroom and to interpret the world around them according to their own experiences. 216 pages. View more info

Image for England : Travels Through an Unwrecked Landscape

England : Travels Through an Unwrecked Landscape

By: Green, Candida Lycett

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065455

ISBN: 1857939212

Condition: Very Good


Sets out on a quest to find unspoiled corners, hidden valleys, and sequestered villages and buildings up and down the country that remain forever England. Clean, bright copy - 202 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Good Country House Guide: The Essential Critical Guide to Over450 of the Best Country Houses Open to the Public

By: Greeves, Lydia

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Pavillion: 1994

Seller ID: 031346

ISBN: 1851458344

Condition: Very Good


1994 edition. Reviews over 450 of Britain's historic castles and country houses which are open to the public providing a frank appraisal of what each house has to offer, its architecture, interior and contents and its engaging idiosyncrasies. 397pp including index. A very good, clean copy. View more info

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Names from the Dawn of British Legend: Taliesin, Aneirin, Myrddih/Merlin, Arthur

By: Griffen, Toby D.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Felinfach, Lampeter, Dyfed, Llanerch Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063315

ISBN: 1897853653

Condition: Very Good


Professor Griffen uses innovations in the modern science of linguistics to reveal new insights into the names of the historical figures behinds the legends. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, tight paperback - 120 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Last Battle of the Gododdin : The Hidden Poem in Armes Prydein

By: Griffen, Toby D.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Felinfach, Lampeter, Dyfed, Llanerch Publishers: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063316

ISBN: 1861431155

Condition: Very Good


Professor Griffen takes the reader step-by-step through some intricate detective work that starts with the realization that the way we have traditionally read Welsh poetry is fundamentally flawed, due to an over-reliance upon bardic grammarians. Clean, bright copy - 140 pages. Prompt dispatch View more info

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The Lake District - Ward Lock Red Guide

By: Hammond, Reginald (compiled by)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co Ltd:

Edition: Twenty Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 060482

Condition: Very Good


Very good, clean copy with attached fold-out maps. Jacket has large loss to rear cover and some internal staining. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. 160 pages including index Undated circa 1960s View more info

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The Pictorial History of Ely Cathedral

By: Hankey Very Rev. C. P

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Pitkin Pictorials: 1972

Seller ID: 007925

Condition: Very Good


A 24 page guide to the Cambridgeshire cathedral. Illustrated throughout in b/w. 24 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info