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Image for Gorhambury : Historic Hertfordshire Home of the Grimston Family

Gorhambury : Historic Hertfordshire Home of the Grimston Family

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Seller ID: 058597

Condition: Very Good


13 page, glossy, stapled booklet being a history of the home situated two miles west of St. Albans. Includes a diagram of the family tree. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for RAAF Point Cook Historic Air Display - 75 Years of Service 1913-1988

RAAF Point Cook Historic Air Display - 75 Years of Service 1913-1988

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Australia, RAAF: 1988

Seller ID: 062356

Condition: Very Good


40 page magazine illustrated with b/w & colour photographs & display aircraft specifications. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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News of the World Year Book & Dictionary 1897

By: N/A

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, News of the World: 1897

Seller ID: 066973

Condition: Reading Copy


Described as a reading copy only as boards have been untidily re-glued. Rear board is half detached but holding. Spine strip is missing. Binding is loose but holding. Title page is creased/torn lengthways. First few pages are loose. Pages are very tanned and fragile - due to the quality of the paper. Includes a brief review of the News of the World; calendar; astronomical section; historic events section; British section; British & Foreign Section; miscellaneous section; dictionary; the solution of a problem of four centuries; newspaper printing machinery, and numerous advertisements of th... View more info

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

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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Number 1, Royal Crescent, Bath

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Bath, Avon, The Bath Preservation Trust:

Seller ID: 030604

Condition: Very Good


16 page booklet being a guide to the restored house in the Royal Crescent which was given to the Bath Preservation Trust in 1967 by Bernard Cayzer. Illustrated throughout in colour and includes a small watercolour print of the house. View more info

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Warbirds Worldwide: No 40 Quarterly April 1997

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Warbirds Worldwide Ltd: 1997

Seller ID: 065147

ISBN: 1870601548

Condition: As New


Contents of this issue include: - Warbird Watch & Rotate; Focke Wulfe Fw 190 Rebuild; Warbirds Databank; Lancaster Survivors; Boeing P-26 Rebuild; Vinteck Aero Engines; Scandinavian Historic Flight; Fly the Dream - Stallion 51 etc. As new 66-page magazine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Warbirds Worldwide Number Five

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Warbirds Worldwide Limited: 1988

Seller ID: 065167

ISBN: 1870601041

Condition: As New


Contents include:- Scandinavian Historic Flight Invader; The Battle of Britain - the Movie; Bombertown USA; The Military Austers; The Old Flying Machine Company; The Wonderful Wirraway; Blenheim Update etc. As new 47-page magazine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Porth and Rhondda Fach : The Second Selection (SIGNED COPY)

By: Bacchetta, Aldo and Rudd, Glyn ( Compiled By )

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Tempus Publishing: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by the Compiler

Seller ID: 061297

ISBN: 0752411357

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Images of Wales Series with the latest selection of over 200 photographs, which bring vividly to life the recent past of this most historic of valleys. Clean, bright copy which is SIGNED by one of the compilers in blue ink to the half-title with the inscription ''To Colin Hughes, With best wishes, with a little bit of Lime Lemon and Sarsaparilla ! Saluti, Aldo Bacchetta.'' Light curl to cover and some odd minor spotting to page edges - 128pp. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Guildhall of the City of London : Together with a Short Account of its Historic Associations and the Municipal Work carried on Therein

By: Baddeley, Alderman Sir John James

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, 1939

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 058670

Condition: Very Good


Revised and corrected to date in the Records Office, Guildhall and with a foreword to the seventh edition by A.H. Thomas. 211 pages plus a four page Epilogue. Clean, tight, glossy copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Historic Lincoln

By: Baker, F. T.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Norwich, Norfolk, Jarrold and Sons: 1983

Seller ID: 063974

ISBN: 0711700966

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy, stapled brochure giving a brief history, with illustrations, of the Lincolnshire county town. Clean, bright copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Elizabeth Fry : Britain's Second Lady on the Five-Pound Note

Elizabeth Fry : Britain's Second Lady on the Five-Pound Note

By: Bardens, Dennis

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Chanadon Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037620

ISBN: 0954197356

Condition: Very Good


With a foreword by John Mackrell. The life of the prison reformer whose faith and health were pushed almost beyond endurance and who became a truly remarkable historic figure. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 122 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for River and Coastal Walks in Essex

River and Coastal Walks in Essex

By: Birch, Mel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Eye, Suffolk, Richard Castell Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053402

ISBN: 0948134437

Condition: Very Good


Twenty-three memorable walks by rivers, estuaries & coast including historic sites, flora & fauna seen along the way. Some light tanning to page edges else a clean tight copy - 116 pages including room for notes. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Historic Railway Sites in Britain

By: Bonavia, Michael R.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039554

ISBN: 0709031564

Condition: Very Good


Affectionately describes more than 120 of the very best of our historic railway sites in this personal, yet wide-ranging guide. Good, clean copy with some light sunning to page edges - 208 pages including index. Light shelfwear to d/w. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Historic Chiltern Inns

By: Burdew, Vera

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Bourne End, Spurbooks Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062240

ISBN: 0902875604

Condition: Very Good


Explores the inns of Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire and finds a host of tales, legends and anecdotes. Very good clean hardback in protected dustwrapper. Illustrated with b/w photographs and with map endpapers. 142 pages + index. View more info

Image for Warbirds Alive : The World's Top 25 Flyable Historic Military Aircraft

Warbirds Alive : The World's Top 25 Flyable Historic Military Aircraft

By: Coggan, Paul A.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Hinckley, Midland Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055663

ISBN: 1857801431

Condition: Near Fine


Covers some of the world's most famous vintage military aircraft including Messerschmitt Bf 109E-7, Bristol Blenheim, North American p-51 c Mustang, Boeing B-29A Superfortress etc. Clean, crisp large format paperback illustrated with colour photographs throughout. 128 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

Image for Country Monuments : Their Families and Houses

Country Monuments : Their Families and Houses

By: Collinson, Hugh

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David and Charles: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028756

ISBN: 0715367420

Condition: Very Good


Concentrates on the post-Reformation scene, meeting dukes and diarists, painters and their patrons, as well as countesses and country squires. Very good, square copy in an unclipped d/w - 176 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Many Roads to Moscow : Three Historic Invasions

Many Roads to Moscow : Three Historic Invasions

By: Cooper, Leonard

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton Limited: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050083

ISBN: 024101574X

Condition: Good +


Vivid evocation and analysis of the three major invasions that have been launched against Russia in the last two and a half centuries, each one started in an atmosphere of optimism and imminent success with each one ending in total, disastrous failure. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 240 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Morwellham's Child

By: Crosse, Tania Anne

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 2004

Seller ID: 012796

ISBN: 0330431943

Condition: Reading Copy


Very good reading copy with light creasing to covers. A spirited and passionate saga set in an historic Devon port. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Riverside Taverns and Inns : The Thames Kingston to Lechlade

Riverside Taverns and Inns : The Thames Kingston to Lechlade

By: Crouch, A. C. ( Compiled By )

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Croydon, Surrey, The Constitutional Press: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 058502

Condition: Good


Book number two in the series An illustrated guide to over fifty historic and interesting 'pubs' where the traditional hospitality of the English tavern can be enjoyed. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy paperback - 72 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for Riverside Taverns and Inns : The Thames Southend to Kingston

Riverside Taverns and Inns : The Thames Southend to Kingston

By: Crouch, A. C. and Elliot-Godsave, G.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Croydon, Surrey, The Constitutional Press:

Seller ID: 059463

Condition: Good


Book number one in the series featuring The River and the Brewhouses and The Taverns and Inns. An illustrated guide to the historic and interesting 'pubs' where the traditional hospitality of the English tavern can be enjoyed. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy paperback - 80 pages. Circa mid 1960s. Prompt dispatch. View more info