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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

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North Norfolk : An Official Guide

By: Court, A. N.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Norwich, Norfolk, North Norfolk District Council:

Seller ID: 023955

Condition: Good


Good, clean, stapled booklet - 30 pages. No date - post 1972. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Ashley Courtenay's Let's Halt Awhile in Britain and Ireland

By: Courtenay, Ashley

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Ashley Courtenay: 1954

Edition: Twenty First Edition

Seller ID: 030572

Condition: Very Good


Nostalgic look back to over half a century ago, and the places and prices of recommended hotels and inns. With a foreword by Sir Evelyn Wrench. Clean copy in green boards with gilt lettering and decoration to cover and lightly sunned spine - 425 pages including index plus illustrated map endpapers. View more info

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The Little Guides : Gloucestershire

By: Cox, J. Charles

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1949

Edition: Eighth Edition Revised

Seller ID: 015763

Condition: Very Good


Revised by H.Stratton Davis. With a folding map and 60 half-tone illustrations. Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w which shows some wear & tear and minor loss. All top edges red. View more info

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Craven and Co's Commercial Directory of Buckinghamshire f

By: Craven and Co

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Craven and Co: 1854

Seller ID: 066869

Condition: Reading Copy Only


Reading copy only as binding a little loose and large losses to spine (see photo). Contains an alphabetical list of the nobility, gentry, merchants, professions, trades etc., and separate historical and topographical descriptions of all the towns, parishes, chaplelries, villages, townships, hamlets, liveries, and unions; their extent and population, according to the last returns; manufactures; trade and commerce; markets and fairs; agricultural productions; Lords of the Manor; Members of Parliament etc etc. An internally clean copy - 277 pages plus a plethora of local advertisements of the da... View more info

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The South Hams

By: Croxford, Bob

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Mullion, Cornwall, Atmosphere: 2002

Edition: Souvenir Edition

Seller ID: 044177

ISBN: 0952185091

Condition: Near Fine


Small, oblong book of photographs which serves as an ideal souvenir to the land of meandering estuaries, sheltered moorings, beaches, villages and patchwork green fields tucked away in a little noticed corner of Devon. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Gulfs of Blue Air : A Highland Journey

By: Crumley, Jim

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Mainstream Publishing Co Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030519

ISBN: 1851588892

Condition: Good


Good, square, ex-library copy with the usual markings. Unclipped d/w is protected in a plastic coating. Light sunning to page edges. Part travelogue, part nature ramble, part mountain trek. An evocative account of a journey through the Highlands of Scotland - 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Frenchman's Walk Through Ireland, 1796-97

By: de Latocnaye, Chevalier

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Belfast, Northern Ireland, The Blackstaff Press: 1984

Edition: Photolithographic Facsimile

Seller ID: 066212

ISBN: 0856403083

Condition: Very Good


Records the author's travels through the West of Ireland when he walked for almost a year through at least half of the counties of Ireland during the period 1796-7, fleeing the revolution in his own country. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 292 pages including an index of selected place names. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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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

Inscription: 3041

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

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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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Highways and Byways in Leicestershire

By: Firth, J. B.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066922

Condition: Very Good


Now serves as a nostalgic look back to the life and times and events in the Leicestershire of over 90 years ago. Very good clean hardback in blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Wear to cloth at head of spine. 434 pages including index. . Illustrated with b.w. sketches by Frederick L. Griggs . Fold-out map to rear. 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