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Image for Chopin 150 : A Celebration to Mark the 150th Anniversary of the Death of Chopin

Chopin 150 : A Celebration to Mark the 150th Anniversary of the Death of Chopin

By: Samson, Jim

Price: £12.50

Publisher: 1999

Edition: Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 063860

Condition: Very Good


40-page, stapled magazine with CD housed in a plastic sleeve to cover. Includes concert details, history, and some advertisements for local businesses of the day. Clean, glossy copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Monastery of St. Albans

By: Sanctuary, Gerald

Price: £10.50

Publisher: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, St Albans City & District Council: 1986

Seller ID: 042056

Condition: Near Fine


24 page booklet which tells the story of the Monastery at St. Albans taking the reader right back to AD 209 when St. Alban was martyred at the crest of a hill, North of the Roman city of Verulamium. Clean, bright hardback with centrefold layout of the medieval abbey. View more info

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Ashridge - A Living History

By: Sanecki, Kay, N.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, Phillimore & Co: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066104

ISBN: 1860770207

Condition: Very Good


Traces the story of Ashridge from its beginnings as a monastery established by Edmund of Cornwall in 1283, and brings to life its importance in both local and national history. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 82 pages. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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St. Andrew's Church, Nether Wallop

By: Sawyer, R.J.R. & Rouse, Clive

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Andover, Hampshire, G.T. Wray:

Seller ID: 052463

Condition: Very Good


4 page pamphlet offering a guide to the church in the Diocese of Winchester. No illustrations. View more info

Image for Aspects of Huddersfield : Discovering Local History

Aspects of Huddersfield : Discovering Local History

By: Schofield, Isobel (edited by)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Wharncliffe Publishing Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063288

ISBN: 1871647665

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the life and times of the Yorkshire town and surrounding villages down the years. Some light sunning to page edges else a good, clean copy - 176 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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The Borough of Enfield Memories

By: Sellick, Stephen

Price: £30.00

Publisher: England, True North Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037664

ISBN: 1903204143

Condition: Near Fine


A selection of photographs and memories reliving the sights of the borough of Enfield in the 1940's, 50's and 60's. A clean, crisp HARDBACK which appears unread. 124 pages. View more info

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Llyn : The Peninsula's Story

By: Senior, Michael

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Wales, GWASG cARREG gWALCH: 1997

Seller ID: 037463

ISBN: 0863814433

Condition: As New


Tells the story of the history of North-West Gwynedd from ancient times. 48 pages. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. As new, unread copy. View more info

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The Minster Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ilminster

By: Sheppard, Harvey

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, The British Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 032328

Condition: Near Fine


Small 24 page stapled booklet being a brief guide and history to the Somerset church. A very good clean copy illustrated with 6 b.w photographs. View more info

Image for Essential Islington : From Boadicea to Blair

Essential Islington : From Boadicea to Blair

By: Shields, Pamela

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Sutton Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 047925

ISBN: 0750925736

Condition: Very Good


Covers every aspect of the borough from prehistoric times to the present day, recounting local legends and myths, the architecture, streets, shops, theatres, cinemas, churches, parks etc. as well as the local notables wo have lived there including George Orwell, Johnny Rotten and Douglas Adams. A very good clean paperback. Gift inscription on title page. 217 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Manchester Men and Indian Cotton 1847-1872

By: Silver, Arthur, W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055264

Condition: Very Good


Describes the attempts made by the Manchester cotton mill owners to stimulate the growth and efficient marketing of cotton in India as an alternative source to the supply from North America which had been hit by the Civil War. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has been repaired internally with tape. 349 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Priory Church of St. Laurence, Blackmore, Essex

By: Simmohs, Contance M. [Compiled by]

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Romford, Essex, Mawney Press: 1976

Seller ID: 031887

Condition: Very Good


12 page stapled guide to the Essex church illustrated with 2 b/w photographs. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Parish Church of St. John the Baptist at Cirencster

The Parish Church of St. John the Baptist at Cirencster

By: Sinclair, J.S.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cirencester, Standard Printing Works:

Seller ID: 058208

Condition: Very Good


Small 18 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Cirencester church. A very good clean copy illustrated with 2 b.w. photographs. Undated but latest date mentioned in the booklet is 1913. View more info

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A History of Local Government

By: Smellie, K.B.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055288

Condition: Very Good


The history of English local government from the period before 1832 to 1945. A very good clean hardback which has slight fading to spine ends. No dustjacket. 192 pages. View more info

Image for Memories of Mill Hill Vol II

Memories of Mill Hill Vol II

By: Smith, Clive R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., C R Smith Publications: 1998

Seller ID: 062449

ISBN: 0904595099

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean booklet 34 pages. Second Volume of old photographs of Mill Hill - some of which have more modern comparative photographs. View more info

Image for A Guide to the Archive Collections in the Borthwick Institute of Historical Research

A Guide to the Archive Collections in the Borthwick Institute of Historical Research

By: Smith, David M.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: York, North Yorkshire, University of York: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014952

Condition: Very Good


Written to make the contents of the archives of the diocese of York more easily accessible, it offers a general guide to the archives deposited, arranged into administrative groups into which the records fall. This is Volume 1 - the Records of the Northern Provinces 1. 218pp. Blue card covers with black lettering. A clean, crisp copy which appears unread. View more info

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Tewkesbury Abbey

By: Smith, Rev Ernest F.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, R. A. Newman: 1931

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 031803

Condition: Good


48 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Gloucestershire abbey. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Revised and re-written by Rev. E. Geoffrey Benson. Previous owner's sticker to inside of rear cover and embossed stamp to front cover. Covers are lightly soiled but text block is clean. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Dunstable : Its History and Surroundings

Dunstable : Its History and Surroundings

By: Smith, Worthington G.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bedfordshire Leisure Services: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 067088

ISBN: 090105187X

Condition: Near Fine


Facsimile copy of the book first published in 1904. Clean, bright copy with the attached, fold out charts/maps. Includes a host of local advertisements of the day. Dustjacket shows light shelfwear & tear - 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch from Dunstable. View more info

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Sydney Sketchbook

By: Sommers, Tess Van

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Limited: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035390

Condition: Very Good


Records the grace and history of some of Sydney's most notable buildings. . A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 64 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Keith Spurgin's Abandoned Filling Station. - SIGNED COPY

By: Spurgin, Keith

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Penzance, Cornwall, Andrew Lanyon: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064425

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED limited edition number 66/200. Numerous tipped-in colour plates + b/w illustrations to the text. Clean bright paperback hand stitched into card covers. 30 pages. View more info

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Visit Us - A Report By a Council Working Party

By: St. Albans District & Tourism

Price: £10.50

Publisher: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, St Albans Council: 1978

Seller ID: 041991

Condition: Very Good


1970's council booklet being the Tourism Working Party Report looking at the facilities and services offered in St. Albans, and the recommendations of the working party. 31 page stapled copy View more info