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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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Buckinghamshire - The County Books

By: Uttley, Alison

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066842

Condition: Reading Copy


Mottled boards, but internally clean hardback - hence described as a reading copy. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Part of The County Books series popular in the 1950's as they were considered "talkative companions, engagingly informative about the life of the county past and present". 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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Hampshire & The Isle of Wight - County Book

By: Vesey-Fitzgerald, Brian

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066840

Condition: Good


An attempt to do full justice to the county of Hampshire - its geology, geography,history and stories past, its towns and villages, work and play. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Square, tight hardback with faded spine. No jacket - 434 pages including index plus an attached fold-out illustrated map. Next post dispatch. 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

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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

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Shakespeare's Avon [The Rivers of England Series]

By: Walls, Ernest

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Arrowsmith: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066781

Condition: Very Good


Follows the course of the River Avon from Naseby to Tewkesbury. Very good clean hardback with faded spine. Illustrated with b/w drawings. 320 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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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

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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

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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

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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. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. View more info

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See Canterbury in a Day :Tourist Handbook

By: Willett, Charles (Editor)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Kent, Charles Willett & Co:

Seller ID: 031417

Condition: Good


A Cinque Ports Publication. Second Impression (undated but circa 1960's). Descriptive writing by William Urry and fifty-two illustrations by W.Fisk-Moore. 24pp. Travel guide. A good clean copy. View more info

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Companion Into Oxfordshire

By: Williams, Ethel Carleton

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1944

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 011020

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w which shows signs of wear & tear and small loss. A nostalgic trip down memory lane sixty years on. 268 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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London Walks - a Constable Guide

By: Williams, Guy

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029114

ISBN: 0094627401

Condition: Very Good


Suggests routes for twenty different walks through London centred on the City and Westminster and immediate surrounding areas and filled with interesting historical and architectural information. A very good, clean copy in price-clipped dustjacket. 283 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Land Remembers : A View of Wales

By: Williams, Gwyn

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066385

ISBN: 0571103235

Condition: Very Good


Professor Williams delves back 18,000 years to Paviland Man to begin to trace elements in Welsh life which he considers potent and significant today, touching on the various cultural ages in so far as they condition the Wales of our own day. Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w. Previous owner's name (Eric Cooper) to the ffep along with several signatures which would indicate a leaving present from colleagues at the Welsh Office, Llandrindod Wells in June 1978. 252 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The English Channel

By: Williamson, James, A.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: USA, The World Publishing Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050724

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the English shore of the Channel and the activities upon it of nature and man, from the shaping of the coast in ancient times to the making of holiday resorts in modern. A very good clean hardback illustrated with b/w photographs. No dustjacket. Map endpaper. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. 381 pages including index. View more info

Image for Only Halfway to Paradise : Women in Post-War Britain 1945-1968

Only Halfway to Paradise : Women in Post-War Britain 1945-1968

By: Wilson, Elizabeth

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Tavistock Publications: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063255

ISBN: 0422768804

Condition: Good


The Senior Lecturer in Applied Social Studies re-evaluates the lives of British women in the post-Second World War period of 1945-1968. Some light sunning to page edges else a good, clean paperback - 233 pages including indexes. Prompt dispatch. View more info