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Image for Wales in British Politics : 1868 - 1922

Wales in British Politics : 1868 - 1922

By: Morgan, Kenneth O.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Wales, University of Wales Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064361

Condition: Very Good


Attempts, for the first time, to analyse the nature of the transformation that took place during this momentous period. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w (30s. 0d) showing light shelfwear - 353 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hertfordshire Rambles : Ten Country Walks Around Hertfordshire: With Historical Notes

By: Moynihan, Liz

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Countryside Books: 1991

Seller ID: 032424

ISBN: 185306002X

Condition: Very Good


Ten walks around Hertfordshire each chosen because it has a particular point of interest such as the walk through the grounds of Knebworth House. Each walk is accompanied by a sketch map and special selection of historical notes. A very good clean copy which appears unread. View more info

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The English Village

By: Muir, Richard

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027208

ISBN: 0500272131

Condition: Very Good


The story of a people and a way of life that form the backbone of England. With 174 illustrations, 22 in colour. Clean, bright, large format paperback - 208 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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London

By: Nicholson, Louise; Turpin, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 2004

Seller ID: 041992

ISBN: 0711223610

Condition: Very Good


This book is a beautiful celebration of one of the world's most remarkable cities. Richard Turpin's exceptional photographs and Louise Nicholson's lively commentary tempt the reader to take a fresh look at a city whose rich history and dynamic present are best explored out on its streets. Very good clean copy with gift inscription to front endpaper. The book is full with illustrated photographs by Richard Turpin, 208 pages including index. 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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Lindisfarne Castle

By: Orde, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The National Trust: 1995

Edition: Revised & Abridged Edition

Seller ID: 004514

Condition: Near Fine


Revised edition booklet containing 36 pages. Attractive clean, tight copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Anglesey East/ Dwyrain Ynys Mon

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

Image for Leicester (West) and Market Bosworth (Pathfinder Maps)

Leicester (West) and Market Bosworth (Pathfinder Maps)

By: Ordnance Survey

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Ordnance Survey: 1987

Seller ID: 064922

ISBN: 031920894X

Condition: Very Good


Good clean map printed on paper. Prompt dispatch. 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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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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Rutland

By: Phillips, G.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066891

Condition: Good


Part of the Cambridgeshire County Geographies Series with maps, diagrams and illustrations. Internally clean, glossy copy in green boards showing light blemishes and ink marks to sunned spine - 171 pages. Prompt 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