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

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 Wye Valley - Red Guide

By: Hammond, Reginald J.W.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co: 1968

Edition: Sixteenth Edition

Seller ID: 054982

Condition: Good


Square, tight copy of the Ward Lock Red Guide in price-clipped dustwrapper which has repaired tear to head of spin e. Small rubbed patch to front endpaper. Includes maps, plans and b/w illustrations. 160 pages. Covers Monmouth, Hereford, Llandrindod, Wells, and the Spas of Central Wales. View more info

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Oban - Red Guide

By: Hammond, Reginald J.W.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co: 1962

Edition: Fifteenth Edition

Seller ID: 054984

Condition: Very Good


Square, tight copy of the Ward Lock Red Guide. Includes maps, plans and b/w illustrations. 160 pages. Covers Fort William, Skye, The Hebrides and Western Scotland. View more info

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The Highlands of Scotland - Red Guide

By: Hammond, Reginald J.W.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co: 1964

Edition: Fourteenth Edition

Seller ID: 054985

Condition: Good


Square, tight copy of the Ward Lock Red Guide in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear/tear and minor loss. Foxing to page edges. Includes maps, plans and b/w illustrations. 191 pages. 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

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Footloose in the West of Ireland

By: Harding, Mike

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025491

ISBN: 0718133595

Condition: Very Good


Covers the counties of Cork and Kerry, Clare and Galway, Sligo, Mayo and Donegal. Clean, bright copy with some light sunning to page edges. Unclipped d/w shows slightest wear & tear. 210 pages. Next post dispatch from GB. View more info

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Literary Trails: Writers in Their Landscapes

By: Hardyment, Christina

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Swindon, Wiltshire, National Trust: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027141

ISBN: 0707803756

Condition: Near Fine


A series of trails through some of Britain's literary landscapes which are now looked after by the National Trust - follow the route taken by Tess of the D'Urbervilles across Wessex or travel with Alfred Lord Tennyson towards Tintagel in Cornwall in quest of the Arthurian legends. Illustrated throughout in b&w & colour. 256 pages including index. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. View more info

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North Wales (Ancient Monuments Illustrated, Regional Guide No. 5)"

By: Harlech, Lord.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1955

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 014415

Condition: Very Good


Clean copy with 16 pages of photographic illustrations. Date and author's name to ffep. Contains 38 pages including index of names of places and sites mentioned in text, plus attached fold-out map. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Scapa Flow in War and Peace

By: Hewison, W. S.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Kirkwall, Orkney, Bellavista Publications: 1996

Edition: Second Edition Reprint

Seller ID: 041797

ISBN: 0952535009

Condition: Near Fine


Charts the history of the Great Harbour down the ages. Clean, bright paperback protected in a clear, plastic jacket. Previous owner's sticker inside cover - 118 pages plus photos and attached, fold-out illustrated map. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Oxford as it Was and as it is Today

Oxford as it Was and as it is Today

By: Hobhouse, Christopher

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044907

Condition: Good


A history of Oxford from Mediaeval Times to time of publication in 1939. Map endpapers. Colour frontis + mono plates. 120pp including index. Foxing to preliminaries and also page edges. Spine strip has darkened. Else a very good clean copy. View more info

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Odd Aspects of England

By: Hogg, Garry

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David & Charles: 1973

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 013910

ISBN: 0715343637

Condition: Good


112pp. End papers are a little marked - otherwise clean. Jacket is price clipped and a little shelf worn. A look at the follies, windmills, lock-ups, Medieval remains, memorials etc that are scattered throughout the English countryside. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The English Country Inn

By: Hogg, Garry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021690

ISBN: 0713428554

Condition: Very Good


A clean, bright copy in an unclipped dustjacket. 247 pages. 2 small foxing spots to fore edge. Two hundred of the very best country inns dotted throughout the English countryside. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Discovering Local History

By: Iredale, David

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Shire Publications: 1978

Seller ID: 013416

ISBN: 0852634013

Condition: Very Good


64pp including index. Illustrated with b&w photographs. No 158 in the Discovering series. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Lerwick : the birth and growth of an island town

Lerwick : the birth and growth of an island town

By: Irvine, James W.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Lerwick, Shetland, Lerwick Community Council: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065186

ISBN: 0950966916

Condition: Very Good


Traces the story of the town from the early, tentative beginnings, through the years good and bad. Some faint sunning to page edges only else a bright, square copy in a d/w - 326 pages including index plus the attached, fold-out map to rear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Glasgow the Best!: The One True Guide

Glasgow the Best!: The One True Guide

By: Irvine, Peter; Kelling, Graeme

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Glasgow, HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: Updated Edition

Seller ID: 018856

ISBN: 0004724658

Condition: New


Handy-sized guide to the best Glasgow has to offer from kid's places to nightclubs and tourist attractions to the secret places. 127 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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An Etymological Dictionary of the Norn Language in Shetland : Parts I & II

By: Jakobsen, Jakob

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Lerwick, Shetland, Shetland Folk Society: 1985

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 065239

Condition: Near Fine


The facsimile reproduction on a slightly reduced format which stands as the unrivalled source book of information on the origins and usage of the Shetland tongue. First appeared in Danish as four volumes. Clean, bright, large volume hardbacks showing sunning to spine. Part I - 488 pages + Errata. Part II runs from page 489 to page 1,076. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Sussex : The Little Guides

Sussex : The Little Guides

By: Jessup, Ronald F.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1949

Edition: Tenth Edition Revised

Seller ID: 015772

Condition: Good +


Based on the original guide by F.G.Brabant. Attached fold-out map inside rear board. Clean, bright copy - 284 pages including index. All top edges red. Some curl to corners and fading to spine. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for The English Counties : Illustrated

The English Counties : Illustrated

By: Joad, C. E. M. (Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Odhams Press: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 047301

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy containing 300 half tone illustrations and more than 100 specially prepared maps and drawings, many of England long past. 512 pages including index to place names. Dustwrapper is a little shelfworn with faded spine. View more info