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

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

Image for Britain (Lonely Planet travel Survival Kit)

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

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

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

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The Story of Stratford Upon Avon

By: Trewin, J.C.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Staples Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028741

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy - 80 pages including an index of names and persons. The author tells of his love affair with Shakespeare's birth place. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Shropshire

By: Vale, Edmund

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Robet Hale: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037928

Condition: Very Good


A portrayal of the county of Shropshire written in the 1940's and offering detail on its history, topography and as a guide book. Gift inscription to front pastedown. A very good clean hardback which has slightly faded spine, illustrated with b.w. photographs and with a fold-out map to rear. 230 pages. View more info

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Wainwright's Favorite Lakeland Mountains

By: Wainwright, A.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1991

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 042118

ISBN: 0718133706

Condition: Near Fine


Britain's most loved fell-walker portrays twenty of Lakeland's highest fells, highlighting the splendour of the mountains , the various routes of ascent, the special or nearby features, and the glory of each conquest. A clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. Photographs by Derry Brabbs. 216 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Scottish Mountain Drawings : Volume One - The Northern Highlands

Scottish Mountain Drawings : Volume One - The Northern Highlands

By: Wainwright, A.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Kendal, Cumbria, Westmorland Gazette: 1974

Seller ID: 066068

Condition: Very Good


A collection of seventy five ink drawings of mountain scenes in the North of Scotland. A very good clean hardback in tatty unclipped internally repaired dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear and minor loss. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Aerofilms Book of England from the Air

By: Walke, Annabel

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Artus Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027498

ISBN: 0297833359

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, crisp copy of this book which draws on Britain's foremost archive of aerial photography. More than 150 colour photographs been selected to present a remarkable aerial tour of England that has London as its starting point and proceeds in a clockwise direction around the country finishing in Kent. 160 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

Image for The Cotswolds (Footpath Touring Ser.)

The Cotswolds (Footpath Touring Ser.)

By: Ward, Ken (editor)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Norwich, Norfolk, Jarrold Publishing: 1993

Seller ID: 004562

ISBN: 0711703426

Condition: Near Fine


Clean crisp copy which appears unread. Handy-sized guide to rambling The Cotswolds - 64 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Osterley Park - a Guide

By: Ward-Jackson, Peter

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1958

Edition: Third Impression with Amendments

Seller ID: 010855

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean guide to the famous building to the West of London with 8 mono plates. 19pp. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Lonely Planet Britain

By: Wheeler, Tony; etc.

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications: 2003

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 016901

ISBN: 1740593383

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine, unread copy with slightest signs of storage. Large format, comprehensive guide - 1,056 pages. Reliable next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

Image for Scotland: Frequently Asked Questions - What Every Visitor Needs to Know

Scotland: Frequently Asked Questions - What Every Visitor Needs to Know

By: White, Derrick

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, The In Pinn: 2004

Seller ID: 020026

ISBN: 1903238595

Condition: As New


Gives the answers to subjects other guide books don't ask. Not approved by ' Visit Scotland ' !!!! 124 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for The Natural History of Selborne and the Naturalist's Calendar

The Natural History of Selborne and the Naturalist's Calendar

By: White, The Rev. Gilbert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, GIbbings & Company: 1895

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 064854

Condition: Good


A new edition edited, with notes, by G. Christopher Davies. The author meticulously records his observations on the plants, birds and animals of this lovely part of Hampshire. Some light sunning to page edges else an internally clean copy in brown boards showing shelfwear & tear to spine ends - 470 pages including an index and a list of illustrations. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for From Track to By-Pass - a History of the English Road

From Track to By-Pass - a History of the English Road

By: Wilkinson, T.W.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045333

Condition: Good


Sets out the influences that moulded our road system and gave it character, diversity, picturesqueness, and charm; to follow highway and byway as each falls into place and to show how much the history of the road is illustrated, sometimes even made plain, by the road itself. A good clean hardback which has faded spine. Some foxing to page edges but text block is clean. Binding square and tight. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper. 240 pages including index. Ill... View more info