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A Portrait of London

By: Addison, Jackie

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Cotswold Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: 011237

Condition: Very Good


A tourist guide to the city of London. Undated but photograph of Andrew & Fergie's wedding suggests publication date of 1986. A very good clean copy illustrated throughout in colour. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Winchcombe Cavalcade or Sidelights on Winchcombe History

By: Adlard, Eleanor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Ed. J. Burrow: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061472

Condition: Very Good


With an introduction by H. J. Massingham. Now serves as a nostalgic look back, over three-quarters of a century ago, to the Cotswold town in Gloucestershire. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear with some minor losses and sunning to spine - 124 pages including index and notes. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Prospect of Westminster : The Continuing Development of This Historic City

By: Aldous, Tony (editor)

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, Westminster City Council: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048023

ISBN: 0901602035

Condition: Very Good


Collection of memorable images assisted by brilliant photographs which together reflect the way in which the local authority and developers are working together so that the rich architectural heritage of Westminster is protected and enhanced. Foreword by Prince Charles. Clean large format paperback - 127 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Short Guide to Durham Cathedral

By: Alington, C. A.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, CPS:

Seller ID: 032375

Condition: Very Good


Small 8 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Cathedral. A very good clean copy. Undated circa 1940's. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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More Cotswold Stories

By: Allen, A.J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Gloucester Printers:

Seller ID: 067849

Condition: Reading Copy


A second bookof Cotswold life in which the author offers an insight into the lives and conditions of the people he lived amongst as a boy. Good clean paperback with small tear to top edge of front cover and creasing/mottling to rear cover. Internally clean. 80 pages including many adverts of the day. Undated but original price 2/6. View more info

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A Short History and Guide to the Parish Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Newark-on-Trent

By: Allen, O.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Ramsgate, Kent, The Church Publishers: 1965

Seller ID: 032311

Condition: Very Good


Small 24 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Newark church. Previous owner's name inside front cover and St. Mary's Newark written on front cover. A very good clean copy illustrated with b.w photographs. Includes a 4 page pamphlet about the church. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Black Patie : Life and Times of Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney, Lord of Shetland

By: Anderson, Peter D.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & Glasgow, John Donald Publishers Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065115

ISBN: 0859763552

Condition: Near Fine


Tells the story of Patrick Stewart, one of the most notorious figures in the history of the Northern Isles whose menacing legend lives on today in popular traditions. Clean crisp hardback in unclipped dustjacket. Appears unread. 221 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Buckinghamshire Privies

By: Andrew, Martin

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Newbury, Berkshire, Countryside Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049850

ISBN: 1853065080

Condition: Very Good


A nostalgic trip down the garden path with a descriptive and pictorial tribute to those lavatories of yesteryear. Very good clean paperback which appears unread. - 96 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Brief Chronicle of the First Twenty-Five Years of the Abbeyfield St. Albans Society

By: Andrews, P. G.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: St Albans, Hertfordshire, Not Stated: 1985

Seller ID: 063111

Condition: Very Good


A story of dedication, determination, and faith - telling of the scheme to house old people in St. Albans and to help with the immediate problems of the elderly and lonely in the town. Previous owner's details on front pastedown. A very good clean copy illustrated with b.w. photographs. 56 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Bygone Hertfordshire

By: Andrews, William

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Wakefield, West Yorkshire, S.R. Publishers: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044298

ISBN: 0854095632

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated collection of vignettes of Hertfordshire history - including sketches on St. Albans Abbey, Waltham Cross, the Rye House plot, the two battles of St. Albans, Witchcraft in Hertfordshire etc. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 283 pages including index + b/w plates. View more info

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Polesden Lacey

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: England, The National Trust: 1989

Seller ID: 001994

Condition: Very Good


Guide to Saltram house in Devon. Mono illustrations throughout. 1989 written on front cover. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Cotehele House

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: England, The National Trust: 1989

Seller ID: 002002

Condition: Near Fine


Guide book to the Cornwall house the ancient seat of the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Mount Edgcumbe. Includes mono illustrations throughout. July 1989 written on front cover. Clean, bright 49 page stapled booklet. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Farnborough Hall

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: England, The National Trust: 1989

Seller ID: 003267

Condition: Fine


A guide to the stately home in Warwickshire. Includes b/w. Clean, bright stapled copy - 32pp. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Staunton Harold Church

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: England, The National Trust: 1975

Seller ID: 003269

Condition: Near Fine


A National Trust guide to the Church and Hall situated in north-west Leicestershire. 16pp stapled booklet. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Luton & District Chamber of Commerce Journal Vol 2. No. 1. July 1947

By: Anon

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, Luton Chamber of Commerce: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006833

Condition: Very Good


32page stapled booklet discussing business topics of the day. Internally clean copy which includes several local adverts of the day. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Beds. & Hunts. Farmer October 1947 Vol 1 No. 3

By: Anon

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, GIbbs, Bamforth & Co: 1947

Seller ID: 006834

Condition: Near Fine


The Official Journal of the Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire County Branch of the National Farmers' Union. 56pp. A small brochure being a collection of articles, adverts and features relevant to the 1940's farmer. Including such things as 'Timely thoughts on milk', 'The Cabbage Aphis', 'News from the Branches' etc. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Beds. & Hunts. Farmer June 1949 Vol 2. No 11

By: Anon

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, GIbbs, Bamforth & Co: 1949

Seller ID: 006836

Condition: Very Good


The Official Journal of the Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire County Branch of the National Farmers' Union. 56pp. A small brochure being a collection of articles, adverts and features relevant to the 1940's farmer. Including such things as 'Electricity and the Farmer', 'News from the Branches' etc. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Luton News - 40 Years of Progress - Being a Record of the Growth and Development of the 'Luton News' Series of Newspapers from 1891 to 1931

By: Anon

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, The Luton News: 1931

Edition: Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 006845

Condition: Very Good


A brochure produced to celebrate 40 years of publication of the Luton News. Unpaginated. All pages have colour decorated edges. Small tear to front cover along fore edge. An extremely attractive and hard-to-find title. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Beds. & Hunts. Farmer August 1947 Vol 1 No. 1

By: Anon

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, GIbbs, Bamforth & Co: 1947

Seller ID: 006864

Condition: Near Fine


The first edition of the Official Journal of the Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire County Branch of the National Farmers' Union. 28pp. A small brochure being a collection of articles, adverts and features relevant to the 1940's farmer. One of the articles poses the question whether the farming industry could see Britain through another emergency without proper investment from the Government. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Mill Green Mill : A Short History and Guide

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Welywn, Welwyn Hatfield Museum Service: 1990

Seller ID: 007680

Condition: Near Fine


A short history of the Water Mill and Mill house which have stood in the Hatfield hamlet of Mill Green for centuries. 16pp. B/W photos & line diagrams. Prompt dispatch. View more info