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Image for A Century Remembered : The Village Millennium Book for Little Gaddesden, Hudnall and Ashridge

A Century Remembered : The Village Millennium Book for Little Gaddesden, Hudnall and Ashridge

By: Leonhardt, John ( Edited By )

Price: £40.00

Publisher: The Rural Heritage Society: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063601

ISBN: 0954217403

Condition: Very Good


Retrospective work about life in the village over the last century, to capture people's memories before they were lost. Clean, glossy, large format hardback in a d/w showing lightest shelfwear - 319 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Seaside and Seacoast

By: Lindley, Kenneth

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021567

ISBN: 071008000X

Condition: Very Good


Helps to enjoy using one's eyes and ears when by the sea, and to think about what you find. Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w. Some sunning to page edges. 74 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Island

By: Lockley, Ronald

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066897

ISBN: 0233960902

Condition: Very Good


The author tells of the dæmon that drove him to wrest a home and a living on the desolate island of Skokholm, off the wild coast of Pembrokeshire. Clean, bright copy in a price clipped d/w protected in a plastic film - 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Tne Cinnamon Bird

By: Lockley, Ronald

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Staples Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066912

Condition: Good


True story about the lives of a community of a dozen individually marked canaries which were taken to Skokholm, a small windswept island in the Atlantic, where they were released and allowed to live wild and free - and observations make of their lives, their offspring, nesting, singing etc. Light soiling to covers and faded spine else a good clean hardback. No jacket. 79 pages. 4 colour illustrations. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Visual Culture of Wales : The Industrial Society

By: Lord, Peter

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Wales, University of Wales Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063663

ISBN: 0708314961

Condition: Near Fine


The first volume in the Visual Culture of Wales Series which covers the subject from the Celtic-Christian era to the late twentieth century. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, heavy, large format hardback in a d/w - 272 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Visual Culture of Wales : Imaging the Nation

By: Lord, Peter

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Wales, University of Wales Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063664

ISBN: 0708315879

Condition: Very Good


The second volume in this pioneering series explores the imaging of the people and the land of Wales from the Tudor period until the 1960's. Some light sunning to page edges and minor bumping to corners else a clean, extra-heavy, large format hardback in a d/w showing lightest shelfwear - 416 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Boyne Valley

By: MacGowan, Kenneth

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Kamac Publications:

Seller ID: 029080

Condition: Very Good


32 page stapled booklet illustrated with b&w photographs. A short history of the antiquities and monastic ruins of Ireland's Boyne Valley. A very good clean copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Jimmie Macgregor's Scotland

By: Macgregor, Jimmie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059989

ISBN: 0563363169

Condition: Very Good


Personal yet wide-ranging and informative impression of a small country of only five million people, a people who have exerted an influence on the developing world which is in spectacular disproportion to their numbers. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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West Highland Walks One Ben Lui to the Falls of Glomach

By: MacInnes, Hamish

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037245

ISBN: 0340239158

Condition: Very Good


A selection of walks along the most magnificent mountain ridges in Scotland, designed to suit all abilities and all ages, varying from afternoon round tours to full day cross-country excursions. A very good clean hardback illustrated with maps and b.w. photographs. 249 pages + index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Stories of the Highland Clearances

By: Mackenzie, Alexander

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Scotland, LangSyne Publishing: 1986

Seller ID: 041682

ISBN: 0946264686

Condition: Near Fine


The story of how Scottish chiefs and lairds dispossessed and dispersed a whole race of people from the Scottish highlands, in favour of wool and mutton. Clean crisp paperback in protective plastic sleeve. 118 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Empires of Nature and the Nature of Empires : Imperialism, Scotland and the Environment

By: MacKenzie, John M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: East Linton, Scotland, Tuckwell Press Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063178

ISBN: 1862320594

Condition: Very Good


Originally delivered as the Callander Lectures at the University of Aberdeen in 1995. With a foreword by Roy Bridge. Clean, bright booklet - 91 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Clan Almanac : The Definitive List

By: Maclean, Charles

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Moffat, Scotland, Lochar Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008436

ISBN: 094840339X

Condition: Near Fine


Offers easy access to key information like clan name, septs, their origins, lands, chiefs, slogans and badges together with much curious information relating to their history, dress and weaponry. 144 pages including bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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I Crossed The Minch

By: MacNeice, Louis

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065643

Condition: Good


The Irish poet and playwright recalls his passage across the strait in north-west Scotland, separating the north-west Highlands and the northern Inner Hebrides from Lewis and Harris in the Outer Hebrides. All eight drawings by Nancy Sharp present. Some very occasional spotting else a good, clean copy in black cloth showing light shelfwear with small tear to top of spine - 248 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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This Uknown Island

By: Mais, S.P.B

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045198

Condition: Very Good


Describes seventeen haphazard excursions made at high speed at the request of the BBC throughout England, Scotland and Wales for the purpose of stimulating in listeners a desire to explore and rediscover their own island - areas travelled to include Bronte country, the Fens, Glastonbury, the Peak District, Cornwall, the Welsh Marches etc. A very good clean hardback bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 390 pages including index. Map endpapers. Illustrated with sepia tone photographs. View more info

Image for Mammon's Kingdom : An Essay on Britain, Now

Mammon's Kingdom : An Essay on Britain, Now

By: Marquand, David

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060995

ISBN: 1846146720

Condition: As New


Sets out the framework of a new public philosophy, based on the values of stewardship, democratic dialogue, civic engagement and freedom from humiliation, to spring the trap into which we have stumbled. Clean, square, unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 276 pages including index..Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Scotland's Historic Shipwrecks

By: Martin, Colin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041260

ISBN: 071348327X

Condition: Near Fine


Examines several of the historic shipwrecks caused by Scotland's dangerous and notoriously stormy coastline. Clean, bright, gift quality paperback protected in its own plastic sleeve - 128 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Know Britain: The Heritage and Institutions of an Offshore Island

By: Mason, Francis K.; Windrow, Martin

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, BCA: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 011760

ISBN: 0540070025

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in un-clipped d/w - 254 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Where Man Belongs

By: Massingham, H. J.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042578

Condition: Good +


A good clean hardback in brown cloth which has faded slightly to the spine. Chapters include :- William Shakespeare of Warwickshire; Jane Austen of Hampshire; Ireson of Stramford; The Pigotts of Doddershall; Goodchild of Naphill; The Perkinses of Chilton etc. 256 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Guide to The Cotswolds (Ward Lock 's Red guide)

By: Massingham, H.J. & Williams-Ellis, Clough

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co:

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 054622

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Ward Lock's illustrated guide book series. Undated but original price 7/6. Numerous maps (many fold-out) and plans. A very good clean copy in unclipped jacket which is shelf worn and has small areas of loss to edges. 176 pages including index. View more info

Image for A Battle Lost : Romans and Caledonians at Mons Graupius

A Battle Lost : Romans and Caledonians at Mons Graupius

By: Maxwell, Gordon S.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065978

ISBN: 0852244908

Condition: Good


Clean, bright, Ex-Library copy with the usual markings. The definitive work on Scotland's first major battle. Dustjacket protected with a plastic cover - 138 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info