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Image for Highways and Byways in Devon and Cornwall

Highways and Byways in Devon and Cornwall

By: Norway, Arthur H.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1922

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066924

Condition: Very Good


Now serves as a nostalgic look back to the life and times and events in the counties of Devon and Cornwall of over 90 years ago. Very good clean hardback in blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. 391 pages including index. . Illustrated with b.w. drawings by Joseph Pennell & Hugh Thomson. Fold-out map to rear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A History Of Scotland

By: Oliver, Neil

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 2010

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 061085

ISBN: 0753826631

Condition: Near Fine


The popular BBC presenter looks behind the mist and myth of Scottish history. Clean, bright copy which appears unread - 459 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Wiltshire - The County Books

By: Olivier, Edith

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066843

Condition: Good


An attempt to do full justice to the county of Wiltshire - its geology, geography,history and stories past, its towns and villages, work and play. Previous owner's name on front endpaper + a couple of little marks on the front endpaper/half title. . Square, tight hardback with faded spine and small ding to edge of front board. No jacket - 356 pages including index plus an attached fold-out illustrated map. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Anglesey East/ Dwyrain Ynys Mon

By: Ordnance Survey

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Southampton, Hampshire, Ordnance Survey: 1999

Seller ID: 020902

ISBN: 0319218996

Condition: Near Fine


Next post dispatch. Explorer TM 263. Covers Beaumaris, Amlwch & Menai Bridge / Biwmares, Amlwch a Phorthaethwy. Unread fold-out map with slightest signs of storage. View more info

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Ordnance Survey Sheet 190 - Truro and Falmouth

By: Ordnance Survey

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Chessington, Surrey, Ordnance Survey: 1946

Edition: New Popular Edition

Seller ID: 051555

Condition: Good


Full revision 1930 with later corrections. Internally clean bright fold-out copy with light shelfwear to covers. Cover price (paper) Four Shillings Net. View more info

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Ordnance Survey : Fishguard & Pembroke Sheet 138/151

By: OS

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Southampton, Hampshire, Ordnance Survey:

Edition: Revised Edition with Corrections

Seller ID: 054486

Condition: Good


Clean tight map with lightest signs of shelf life. Cover price of 40p - circa 1970s. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Rambles in the Chiltern Country

By: Page, Hugh E.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Great Western Railway: 1931

Seller ID: 067783

Condition: Fair


3 inch loss to base of spine strip and soiling/foxing to covers, but generally a good clean copy of this booklet which describes 365 miles of rambles in the beautiful Western Chilterns, the Penn Country and the Thames Valley - published by GWR to help people from London learn about the countryside accessible by train, practically on their doorstep. Includes folded map to rear. View more info

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Wanderings in Lakeland

By: Palmer, William T

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Skeffington & Son Ltd: 1946

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 024175

Condition: Very Good


A good, clean copy printed to War Economy standards. Binding tight and square. Text block clean - although pages are tanning with age. 143 pages including index. Fifteen illustrations by John Hardman. View more info

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The Chilterns

By: Peel, J. H. B.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Paul Elek: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066821

Condition: Very Good


Divided into three sections - Oxfordshire, Hertfordshire & Buckinghamshire the author paints a picture of the the Chiltern hills, their history, geology, people and nature. Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear. 112 pages including index. Illustrated with drawings by James Arnold. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Portrait of the Thames : From Teddington to the Source

Portrait of the Thames : From Teddington to the Source

By: Peel, J.H.B.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 026834

ISBN: 070910748X

Condition: Good


The Capital's river seen with the awareness of an historian and the eyes of a poet. Clean, bright copy - 207 pages including b/w illustrations and index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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25 Thames Years

By: Perkins, Angela

Price: £12.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, The River Thames Society: 1987

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 039763

Condition: Very Good


Commissioned by The River Thames History Society - it covers the history of the two hundred and thirty miles of the River Thames, its existence as a viable commercial highway, an unspoilt retreat, a recreational outlet and part of the life of the many riverside communities. Signed by the author to the title page.143 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Out and About with John Pilgrim (SIGNED COPY)

By: Pilgrim, John

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, Alpine Press Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 034668

ISBN: 095286312X

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy of this book which provides some of the highlights of the ever-popular John Pilgrim's BBC Three Counties radio show. Clean, glossy copy which is SIGNED by the author - 135 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Dartmoor Seasons

By: Prince, Elizabeth

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Exeter, Devon, Devon Books in association with the Dartmoor National Park Authority: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028400

ISBN: 0861147936

Condition: Very Good


A photographic evocation of southern England's last great wilderness which acts as a celebration of the enduring visual qualities of the Dartmoor landscape through Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter. Large format paperback - 150 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Grand Hotel : 1875 - 2000

By: Pugh, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Duxford, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge Business Publishing: 2000

Edition: Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 053301

ISBN: 1840462280

Condition: Very Good


Takes the reader through 125 years of the Eastbourne Hotel, its development, its dramas and its famous and idiosyncratic guests. Previous owner's stamps to the ffep are smudged and a gift inscription to the title page else a clean square large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 225 pages including index. plus facsimile signatures of famous guests down the years to endpapers/pastedowns. Next post dispatch. View more info

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In the Steps of the Clansmen

By: Rennie, James Alan

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Rich and Cowan: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032074

Condition: Good


Factual account of a People's story which deals with practically everything pertaining to the romance of the Scottish Gael. Good, clean copy with some light spotting to map endpapers. Price clipped d/w shows signs of wear & tear and minor loss. With 31 illustrations and a foreword by Flora Mrs. MacLeod of MacLeod. 353 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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England : An Anthology

By: Richard Ingrams [Compiled By)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065419

ISBN: 0002178257

Condition: Very Good


The first of Collins' new series of British Anthologies makes the compiler's deeply felt love of England, his wide reading and his sharp wit the perfect choice for editor. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, tight hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light sunning to spine - 239 pages including indexes of authors and subjects. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Melrose Abbey (Official Guide)

By: Richardson, J. S

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1973

Edition: Sixth Impression

Seller ID: 005989

Condition: Near Fine


35 page booklet, with minor amendments, being a guide and history to the Roxbughshire Abbey. Contains b/w illustrations. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Yorkshire Pennines of The North West

By: Riley, W.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011128

Condition: Good +


Clean, square copy with wear & tear to d/w which has front flap re-attached with tape. Boards have been protected by glassine. Some spotting to page edges. 256pp including index with maps and road charts. There is a signature to the title page.. R.H. Land ? Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The North York Moors and Coast - Gateway Guides

By: Roberts, Claire

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Gateway Guides: 1990

Seller ID: 029766

ISBN: 0951584006

Condition: Very Good


This Gateway Guide has been arranged so that the visitor can explore the area from each of the seven perimeter towns lying on the North Yorkshire moors. Scenic drives show the best route to explore as many places as possible during your holiday. 63 pages + accommodation guide. 1990 edition. View more info

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Introduction to Cambridge

By: Roberts, S. C.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1953

Edition: Reissued with Corrections

Seller ID: 021649

Condition: Very Good


A clean, bright copy in an unclipped dustjacket. 104 pages including index. Fold-out map to rear. "Introduces the reader to the university from within, surveying the architecture of the colleges, the life of an undergraduate" etc. View more info