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Image for Curiosities in and Around the Chilterns

Curiosities in and Around the Chilterns

By: Stainer Rice, Hilary

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Burnham, Corinthian Publishers: 1984

Seller ID: 063828

ISBN: 0946681023

Condition: Very Good


44 page stapled booklet being a collection of photographs of unusual features including Inn Signs, Windows, Building no longer used for their original purposes, trade signs and notices, Firemarks, Weathervanes, Unusual ornamentation on buildings, Windmills, Pumps, wells & fountains etc. View more info

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The Cobden Papers

By: Steer, Francis (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, The West Sussex County Council: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055422

Condition: Poor


Boards are damp-stained and book smells musty - however, text block is completely clean. Previous owner's name on endpapers. 125 pages. A perfectly acceptable working copy of this now hard-to-find title. View more info

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250 Years of Chiltern Methodism - SIGNED

By: Sutcliffe, Barry P & Church, David C

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Ilkeston, Derbyshire, Moorley's: 1988

Seller ID: 052555

ISBN: 0860712893

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED on the front endpaper with the inscription "Chris, Very best wishes Barry P. Suttcliffe". A very good clean paperback with faded spine. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. 398 pages. View more info

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Dunstable Timeline

By: Swift, Rita

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dunstable, Dunstable & District History Society: 2016

Edition: Reprint Revised

Seller ID: 067055

Condition: As New


From 044 the beginning of Roman Dunstable and the building of Watling Street to 2016 Residents moving into the new development for over 55s at Priory View - a chronological history of the ancient South Bedfordshire town. 87 pages. As new, unread copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Early Cambridgeshire

By: Taylor, Alison; etc.; Browne; DARBY

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Oleander Press: 1978

Seller ID: 063008

ISBN: 0900891084

Condition: Very Good


Divided into 4 sections:- Prehistoric Cambridgeshire, Roman Cambridgeshire, Anglo-Saxon Cambridgeshire, and Medieval Cambridgeshire. Spine strip has faded and previous owner's name on front pastedown, else a very good clean hardback. View more info

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The Ramblers Rag

By: The Luton Rambling Club

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, The Luton Rambling Club: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011296

Condition: Good


Volume I No. 2. A copy of the quarterly magazine published by the Luton Rambler's Club. 34pp. Covers have darkened with age. Loss to front cover at top corner. Stapled wrappers. A few pages dog-eared. View more info

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Northern Ireland Gives a Great Welcome

By: The Northern Ireland Tourist Board

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Belfast, Northern Ireland Tourist Board: 1954

Seller ID: 063823

Condition: Near Fine


Now serves as a nostalgic reminder of 1950's Northern Ireland, with a wealth of b/w photographs and advertisements of the day. 156 pages. The book has been kept in the original Belfast Tourist Information Centre envelope with its special label - posted 30-III-54 - included. As such the book is exceptionally clean and bright. View more info

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Hundreds, Manors, Parishes & the Church

By: Thompson, John S. (Edited by)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Bedforshire Historical Record Society: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021758

ISBN: 0851550525

Condition: Near Fine


A selection of early documents for Bedfordshire. Volume 69. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Story of the Cathedral Church of Norwich

By: Thoresby Jones, P. (revised By A. B. Whittingham)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, The British Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 032313

Condition: Very Good


Small 32 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Norwich church. A very good clean copy illustrated with 5 b.w. photographs and a plan. Previous owner's name on front cover. View more info

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Thoresby Society Miscellanea, Volume XXXIII Parts I (1930), II (1931) & III (1932)

By: Thoresby Society

Price: £52.50

Publisher: Leeds, West Yorkshire, Thoreseby Society:

Seller ID: 030314

Condition: Good


The Thoresby Society was founded in 1889 for antiquarian , historical and genealogical objects in connection with Leeds and district. The three volumes in Vol XXXIII - Part I contains pages 1 - 208 and includes articles entitled Yorkshire Abbeys and the Wool Trade, Wills of the Parishes of Rothwell, Saxton etc, A Sixteenth Century rental of Tempal Newsam, John Harrison and his Times etc. Part II contains pages 209-360 and includes articles entitled Extracts fro the Leeds Intelligencer 1768, William Boyne, Numismatist, The Manorial System and Copyhold Tenure etc; Part III contains pages 361-50... View more info

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A Bedfordshire Bibliography : Third Supplement - 1971-1975

By: Threadgill, A. R

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bedford, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire Historical Record Society: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063090

ISBN: 0851550398

Condition: Very Good


Supplement to the 1962 publication catering for the increasing emphasis being laid on the importance of local history. Clean copy - 86 pages including an index of authors. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Carrs Lane Church Birmingham Journal for October 1951

By: Tizard, Rev. L.J. (minister)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Birmingham, West Midlands, Not Stated: 1951

Seller ID: 024103

Condition: Good


Brochure containing 16 pages. Vol XLIX No. 10. Journal for the Birmingham church. Light foxing to pages. Brown stapled paper wraps. View more info

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Waterperry Church

By: Todd, Rev.John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Not Stated: 1969

Seller ID: 040226

Condition: Very Good


Guide and history to the Oxfordshire church, reprinted with new photographs. 52 page booklet. A very good clean copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Zoological Museum, Tring

By: Tring Zoological Museum

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, British Museum (Natural History): 1979

Seller ID: 063784

ISBN: 0565008161

Condition: Very Good


30-page stapled booklet being a guide to the Tring Museum which houses the incredible zoological collections of Walter Rothschild. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Shetland Report: A Constitutional Study

By: Various

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & Glasgow, The Nevis Institute: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065233

ISBN: 0950619701

Condition: Very Good


The results of a report commissioned by the Shetlands Island's Council to examine a variety of arrangements that might be made for Shetland after the traditional way of life's disruption since the discovery of North Sea Oil. Very good clean hardback in dustjacket. Slight tanning to page edges. 223 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Vauxhall Mirror  July 13th 1961 Vo XXIV No XII

Vauxhall Mirror July 13th 1961 Vo XXIV No XII

By: Vigor, P.C. (editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, Vauxhall Motors: 1961

Seller ID: 041040

Condition: Reading Copy


Copy of the monthly internal house magazine for Vauxhall Motors. A good clean copy which is creased and curling to length. Illustrated throughout with b.w. photographs. 35 pages. View more info

Image for Never Fear to Die : Some Epitaphs from Bucks Churches

Never Fear to Die : Some Epitaphs from Bucks Churches

By: Viney, Elliott ( Collected By )

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Elliott Viney: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052609

Condition: Near Fine


A guided tour around local churches looking at inscriptions and the history behind them. Clean bright booklet - 51 pages including index. Appears unread. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Buried in Hampstead

By: Wade, Christopher

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Camden History Society: 2007

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 048142

ISBN: 0904491692

Condition: As New


Updated second edition of this book which gives an account of the remarkable assembly of local residents buried in the two graveyards of the parish church of St. John-at-Hampstead including national figures, painters and architects, writers and inventors, actors and film stars, a philosopher and a political leader. As new unread copy of this now hard-to-find title. . 96 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

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Hampstead Town Trail

By: Wade, Christopher

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Camden History Society: 2008

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 048145

ISBN: 0904491757

Condition: As New


A map offering a walk starting and finishing at Hampstead Tube Station, taking in some of the best sights of Hampstead in about two hours - each place of interest is marked with a number on the map and with a cross-referenced description to the margins. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Buried in Hampstead : A Survey of Monuments at Saint John-at-Hampstead

By: Wade, Christopher

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Camden History Society: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064756

ISBN: 0904491226

Condition: Good


Lists not only a remarkable assembly of local residents, but a large number of national figures. Minor blemish to half-title else a clean, tight booklet with light rubbing to covers - 96 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info