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Image for Last Patrol : Policemen Killed on Duty While Serving the Counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

Last Patrol : Policemen Killed on Duty While Serving the Counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

By: Woodley, Len

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 2001

Seller ID: 065852

ISBN: 1903747023

Condition: As New


Details those Policemen who have been killed on duty by a criminal act within the area now covered by the Thames Valley Police - namely Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire - ranging from the 1860s up to the 1980s. As new unread paperback. 129 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Buckinghamshire Murders

By: Woodley, Leonard

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 1998

Seller ID: 028253

ISBN: 187119993X

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, crisp copy which appears unread. 145 pages including index + publisher's adverts. Thoroughly researched accounts of seventeen murders ranging across the old County of Buckinghamshire from the early nineteenth century to modern times. View more info

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Widecombe in the Moor : A Pictorial History of the Dartmoor Village

By: Woods, Stephen H.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Tiverton, Devon, Devon Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040463

ISBN: 0861149084

Condition: Very Good


The culmination of years of work by the author and his mother, Iris Woods, a resident of the village for over thirty years, and who spent much of her life recording and collecting memories and pictures of the village and its people. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, large format hardback in a d/w. Small sticker of a butterfly to ffep. Foreword by Simon Butler. 160 pages including a list of subscribers. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for One at London - Some Account of Mr Wesley's Chapel and London House (SIGNED COPY)

One at London - Some Account of Mr Wesley's Chapel and London House (SIGNED COPY)

By: Woodward, Max W.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Epworth Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 026461

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the author on the half title. A very good clean copy in tatty jacket which has been repaired internally with tape which has darkened - leaving darkened patches to jacket. Previous owner's stickers on front end paper. Illustrated in b&w. "Illustrations by David Woodward" has been written in biro on the list of illustrations page. 140 pages. Binding tight. Text block clean. A history of Wesley's Chapel in City Road, London - which has been called "The Cathedral of Methodism." View more info

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A Guide to Barfreystone Church and Its World Famous Carvings

By: Worsfold, F.H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Canterbury, Kent, Kentish Gazette:

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 032366

Condition: Very Good


Small 16 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Kent church. A very good clean copy illustrated with 2 b.w. photographs. View more info

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To Rescue a River

By: Wotton, V. H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Chesham, Buckinghamshire, The Chiltern Society: 1987

Seller ID: 060035

ISBN: 0904148025

Condition: Very Good


A record of one of the rivers of South Buckinghamshire, the River Misbourne, and of the campaign conducted by The Water Resources Group of this Society toward its restoration. 32 page, stapled, large format softcover. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Wycombe District : Official Area & Street Maps

By: Wycombe District Council

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Wallington, Surrey, Forward Publicity:

Seller ID: 052631

Condition: Fair


Circa 1970s maps and information booklet which includes dozens of local advertisements of the day around forty years ago. Some light sunning to page edges and crease marks to covers else a good clean copy - 80 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Tracing the History of Villages

By: Yorke, Trevor

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Newbury, Berkshire, Countryside Books: 2001

Seller ID: 041075

ISBN: 1853067121

Condition: Very Good


The author takes on the role of village detective as he documents their development from pre-Roman settlements to the present day, using drawings and photographs to illustrate the physical appearance of the village through different periods of history. A very good clean paperback. 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Capital and the Colonies : London and the Atlantic Economy 1660-1700

By: Zahedieh, Nuala

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063575

ISBN: 0521514231

Condition: As New


Unique study which provides the first detailed picture of how the mercantile system was made to work. By identifying the leading colonial merchants, the author shows through their collective experiences how London developed the capabilities to compete with its continental rivals and ensure compliance with the Navigation Acts. Clean, square, unread hardback in a d/w - 329 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info