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Image for The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment - 11th, 39th and 54th of Foot

The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment - 11th, 39th and 54th of Foot

By: N/A

Price: £42.50

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Pen & Sword Aviation: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053742

ISBN: 1844155536

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, crisp hardback in dustwrapper that is shelfworn to top edge of front cover and now protected. Tells the story, largely in photographic form, of the many and varied achievements of all parts of the Regimental Family - the 1st Battalion, the Territorial Army, the Cadet Forces, the Regimental Associations during forty-eight momentous years. 256 pages. Illustrated with b.w and colour photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Bartholomew Half-Inch Map Sheet 4 Dorset

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Bartholomew: 1974

Seller ID: 058275

ISBN: 0851521975

Condition: Very Good


Printed on paper. Scale half inch to one mile. A very good clean copy of this 1970's map. View more info

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Locomotive & Train Working in the Latter Part of the Nineteeth Century : Volume Five

By: Ahrons, E. L.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, W. Heffer & Sons: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066449

Condition: Very Good


Volume 5 covering South Eastern Railway; London, Chatham and Dover Railway; London, Brighton and South Coast Railway; London and South Western Railway; Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway; Metropolitan and Metropolitan District Railways. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 131 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Abbey Church of S. Mary the Virgin, Sherborne

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Dorset, Friends of Sherborne Abbey: 1951

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Seller ID: 032079

Condition: Very Good


28 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Dorset Church. Illustrated with 4 b/w photographs and a fold-out plan of the Church. A little foxing to cream covers but internally very clean. A very good copy. View more info

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The Somerset and Dorset Railway

By: Atthill, Robin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David & Charles: 1980

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 029611

ISBN: 0715343122

Condition: Near Fine


With contributions on locomotives etc by O.S. Nock. Tells the story of the line, with the splendid blue livery, from its beginnings in 1850 to its sad demise under the Beeching axe in 1966. Clean, square copy in a d/w protected by a plastic film. 200 pages including index. View more info

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Monumenta Britannica, Parts Three and Index

By: Aubrey, John; Gale, Thomas ; Evelyn, John; Legg, Rodney ;Fowles, John

Price: £87.50

Publisher: Sherborne, Dorset Publishing Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064282

Condition: Near Fine


The earliest descriptions of over a thousand ancient monuments in the British Isles, commissioned by Charles II. This is the HARDBACK copy of Part Three and Index. First Subscription Edition. Clean, crisp hardback which appears unread in price-clipped dustwrapper. 601-1043pp. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Monumenta Britannica, Parts One and Two

By: Aubrey, John; Gale, Thomas ; Evelyn, John; Legg, Rodney ;Fowles, John

Price: £87.50

Publisher: Sherborne, Dorset Publishing Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064281

ISBN: 0902129406

Condition: Near Fine


The earliest descriptions of over a thousand ancient monuments in the British Isles, commissioned by Charles II. This is the HARDBACK copy of Parts One and Two. First Subscription Edition. Clean, crisp hardback which appears unread in price-clipped dustwrapper. 600 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Kingston Lacy Childhood - Reminiscences of Viola Bankes

Kingston Lacy Childhood - Reminiscences of Viola Bankes

By: Bankes, Viola; Watkin, Pamela

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Wimborne, Dorset, Dovecote Press: 1986

Seller ID: 031310

ISBN: 0946159335

Condition: Very Good


Viola Bankes tells of her childhood spent against a background of Edwardian high society at its most aristocratic living at the stately home of Kingston Lacy in Dorset. A very good clean copy containing 130 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

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Hardy Country (SIGNED COPY)

By: Beningfield, Gordon

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 027924

ISBN: 0713914513

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in price-clipped jacket which is shelf worn with a small tear to base of spine. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Signed by author on title page in brown pen. The countryside artist turns his attention to Dorset - the heart of Hardy's Wessex. View more info

Image for Honour Satisfied : A Dorset Rifleman at War 1916-1918, 2nd Lieutenant Frank Warren

Honour Satisfied : A Dorset Rifleman at War 1916-1918, 2nd Lieutenant Frank Warren

By: Bird, Antony ( Edited By )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Swindon, Wiltshire, The Crowood Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 056379

ISBN: 1852235403

Condition: Very Good


Absorbing diary written (illegally) by Warren from the time of his arrival in war-devastated France in 1916 until his evacuation to a hospital in Rouen. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing sunning to spine - 109 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Life In the Castle In Medieval England

By: Burke, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Dorset Press: 1992

Seller ID: 041036

ISBN: 0880298154

Condition: Very Good


Enables the reader to see the castle in the context of medieval society and to get a clear picture of castle development from early motte and bailey forts through the great Norman and high medieval period to the castle's transformation into the manor house. Good, clean hardback with previous owner's name to ffep - 120 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Discovering Wessex : An "Echo" Guide for Motorists and Walkers

By: Carne, P. H.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Southampton, Hampshire, Southern Newspapers Limited:

Edition: Presentation Edition

Seller ID: 051546

ISBN: 0950330515

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1960/70s guidebook offering the best of two delightful worlds by combining descriptions of some of the most scenic drives in Wessex with detailed walk-round itineraries at selected places of interest in Hampshire, West Sussex, the Isle of Wight, Wiltshire and Dorset. Previous owner's slightly torn bookplate to front pastedown and some faint sunning to page edges else a clean bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 168 pages. View more info

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Wings Over Dorset : Aviation's Story in the South (SIGNED COPY)

By: Dawson, Leslie

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Wincanton, Somerset, Dorset Publishing Company: 1989

Edition: Revised and Extended Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 058210

ISBN: 0948699108

Condition: Very Good


Takes the study of local history to new heights, telling the story of the flying machines that have shaped the development of the twentieth century as the author shows that Dorset was at the forefront in the trials of new technology, from the begininings of aviation through the making of radar to the application of military flight-refuelling. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, heavy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear. SIGNED by the author to the title page, in black biro, with the inscription ''For Bob Randall, (15th Glider Service Echelon) Best Wish... View more info

Image for Restoration Carnival - Five Courtier Poets  : Rochester, Dorset, Sedley, Etherage & Sheffield

Restoration Carnival - Five Courtier Poets : Rochester, Dorset, Sedley, Etherage & Sheffield

By: de Sola Pinto, Vivian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059508

Condition: Very Good


Contains the best work of the gentlemen who were at the same time courtiers, wits, poets, playwrights and profligates. Clean, square hardback in a somewhat tatty d/w showing wear & tear and some losses (see photo) - 253 pages including bibliography plus an index of first lines. View more info

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The Genealogists' Magazine - Vol 15 No.3 September 1965

By: Ford, W.K. (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Society of Genealogists: 1965

Seller ID: 038270

Condition: Very Good


Principle contents are: Chancery and other Proceedings; The Gentry of Dorset on the Eve of fthe Civil War, William de Lichfield. A very good clean copy. Pages run from 97 to 136. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Book of Sherborne - SIGNED COPY

By: Gibb, J. H. P.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, Barracuda Books: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 062234

ISBN: 0860230813

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the author on the title page. Very good clean hardback with sunned spine strip and top edge. The history of the Dorset market town which has been settled since Roman times. Illustrated with b/w photographs. drawings and with map endpapers. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Where to Watch Birds in Dorset, Hampshire & the Isle of Wight

Where to Watch Birds in Dorset, Hampshire & the Isle of Wight

By: Green, George; Cade, Martin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Christopher Helm: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038788

ISBN: 0747012083

Condition: Near Fine


Informative, highly practical and beautifully illustrated companion with clear maps and a quick reference key. Clean, bright copy with some light sunning to spine - 302 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Somerset & Dorset: Then and Now

By: Hawkins, Mac

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Guild Books: 1986

Seller ID: 050779

Condition: Very Good


Includes over 150 pairs of 'then and now' photographs and many maps. An unique record of the passage of time which is considerably more than a volume of railway memorabilia. 272 pages, plus map endpapers, in d/w. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for Dorset Men at Trafalgar

Dorset Men at Trafalgar

By: Hill, William

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bridport, Dorset, Private: 2002

Seller ID: 041421

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright, 52 page stapled booklet in which the author, a student of Nelson and his times for some seventy years, charts the events connected to the county. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Inside Dorset

By: Hutchings, Monica

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Sherbourne, Dorset, The Abbey Press: 1968

Edition: Second Edition (Revised)

Seller ID: 053189

Condition: Very Good


A look at some of the life and times of the small, modest but most beautiful county in the south-west of England. Clean square paperback showing slightest shelfwear - 240 pages including an index of place names plus an attached, illustrated fold-out map. Next post dispatch. View more info