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The Shetland Story

By: Schei, Liv Kjorsvik

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065254

ISBN: 0713455128

Condition: Very Good


Acclaimed collaboration which draws a picture of the real Shetland with 75 b/w photographs, 4 line drawings, and 16 colour photos. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing light sunning to page edges & spine - 273 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Llyn : The Peninsula's Story

By: Senior, Michael

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Wales, GWASG cARREG gWALCH: 1997

Seller ID: 037463

ISBN: 0863814433

Condition: As New


Tells the story of the history of North-West Gwynedd from ancient times. 48 pages. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. As new, unread copy. View more info

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Hutchinson's Pocket Guides: Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridge

By: Shears, W. S.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1939

Seller ID: 024298

Condition: Good


No.3 in Hutchinson's 6d series. Includes 16 illustrations and a large folding map. Some tanning to page edges and wear & tear to d/w. 159 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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This England : A Book of Shires and Counties

By: Shears, W. S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1948

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 059435

Condition: Good


Detailed and comprehensive work with drawings by Hanslip Fletcher and photographs by J. Dixon-Scott. Faint sunning to page edges else a clean copy in a clipped d/w (price still showing) with shelfwear & tear and some losses, mainly to rear cover - 703 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Lakeland Towns and Villas

By: Shelbourn, Colin

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Random House UK, Limited: 1988

Seller ID: 022429

ISBN: 0950919055

Condition: Good


A very good, clean copy which has remains of sticker to front cover. Text block clean. Binding tight. 160 pages. A guide to the best of Lakeland's towns, villages and hamlets. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Porth yr Ogof, Breconshire

By: Standing, Peter A. and Lloyd, Oliver C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: 1970

Seller ID: 062691

Condition: Good


With a report on the Geomorphology of the Cave by M.D. Newson. Reprinted from proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, Volume 12, No. 2, 1970. 16-page, stapled pamphlet with an attached, fold-out map inside rear cover. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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North Yorkshire

By: Stead, Michael J

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Alan Sutton: 1992

Seller ID: 029765

ISBN: 0750902272

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated guide to the best that North Yorkshire has to offer - over 90 colour photographs devoted to the moors, coastline, attractive towns and villages, together with the castles and abbeys. Clean, bright copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Buckfast Abbey

By: Stephan, Dom John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Devon, Buckfast Abbey: 1962

Edition: New & Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005489

Condition: Good


A short history and guide based on the best authentic sources, printed and available up to 1962, and on the private archives of Buckfast Abbey. Covers are a little soiled. 64 page stapled booklet. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Thames

By: Stephens, Wilson

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Muller, Blond & White: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016203

ISBN: 058411138X

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Rivers of Britain Series. Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w which has a small nick to base of spine. The author follows the great river from its source 4 miles south of Cheltenham to its first lock at Teddington and onto the gracious palace of Hampton Court. 47 pages plus map endpapers. View more info

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North Wales

By: Story, Alfred T.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1920

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 014332

Condition: Good


32 b&w illustrations. Fold-out map at rear is missing & page it was attached to is partially torn out. 284pp inc index. Part of the Little Guides series. Red cloth. Spine has faded. Spine ends worn - quite badly to top edge. Page 175 has biro mark to margin. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Britain from the Air

By: Swift, Michael; Grant, George

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, The Promotional Reprint Co Ltd: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021566

ISBN: 1856485617

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, bright copy in a price-clipped dustjacket which shows signs of light sunning to edges192 pages. Explores the past and present of British countryside and towns from a different perspective. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Culloden : A Guidebook to the Battlefield with the Story of the Battle, the Events Leading to it and the Aftermath

By: Taylor, Iain Cameron

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, The National Trust for Scotland: 1968

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 059474

Condition: Very Good


56-page, stapled booklet charting the history of the famous battleground. Clean, tight copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Discovering The Thames And Chilterns

By: Thames And Chilterns Tourist Board

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Bucks, Shire Publications: 1976

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 013442

ISBN: 0852633017

Condition: Good


No.159 in the series. Tanning to page margins. Good, tight copy - 79 pp including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The South Downs

By: The Tramp

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London Bridge, London, Brighton and South Coast Railway:

Seller ID: 035290

Condition: Good


An Edwardian guide to the South Downs of Sussex illustrated with b.w. photographs and colour paintings by Weeks. Undated but circa 1910. A good clean hardback. 82 pages. No map to rear. View more info

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Britain (Lonely Planet travel Survival Kit)

By: Thomas, Bryn; Smallman, Tom; Yale, Pat

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Lonely Planet: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019061

ISBN: 0864422369

Condition: Good


1210 page guide to Britain covering all the usual sites plus places off the beaten track. Printed in 1995. Reading creases to the spine. Internally clean. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Illustrated Lark Rise to Candleford

By: Thompson, Flora

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Century Publishing: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 059437

ISBN: 0712601104

Condition: Near Fine


Cloth Cover with paper label laid on. Clean, bright copy. Slight sunning to page edges. Christmas gift inscription to the blank ffep. Abridged by Julian Shcukburgh. Beautifully illustrated, glossy copy of one of the best loved of all books about the English countryside - 224 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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An Economic Geography of the British Empire

By: Thurston, Chas B.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, University of London Press: 1928

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 024474

Condition: Good


Brown cloth covers with black lettering. Spine strip has darkened and is fraying in places. Bumping to corners. 385 pages including index. Light foxing to end papers and soiling to rear end paper but text block clean. Binding square and tight. View more info

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Timpson's England : A Look Beyond the Obvious

By: Timpson, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Norwich, Norfolk, Jarrold Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027161

ISBN: 0711703078

Condition: Near Fine


The popular, late broadcaster's look at the unusual, the eccentric, and the definitely odd. Clean, bright hardback in a price-clipped d/w which shows slightest signs of shelf wear. 264 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Timpson's Adaptables : Travels Through England's Hidden Heritage

By: Timpson, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Norwich, Norfolk, Jarrold Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046200

ISBN: 0711709009

Condition: Near Fine


The stories about those special buildings that have survived despite the odds, after they have outlived their original purpose. These 'Adaptables' have been re-used, recycled, or reborn in new and often surprising roles. Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w which shows only slightest shelf wear. A very attractive copy by the late broadcaster. 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Story of St. Albans

By: Toms, Elsie

Price: £10.50

Publisher: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, Abbey Mill Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034569

Condition: Very Good


A comprehensive account of the history of the city from earliest times. With photographs, drawings and maps. Good, square copy in an unclipped d/w showing some wear & tear and minor loss - 208 pages including the index which shows some light spotting. Next post dispatch. View more info