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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

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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 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

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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