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Image for Greenhill from Village to Harrow Town Centre

Greenhill from Village to Harrow Town Centre

By: Wilkins, Harry

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, London Borough of Harrow: 1981

Seller ID: 058578

Condition: Very Good


Social history of the former English hamlet measuring approximately one mile square, which though still existing as a Parish has been swallowed by the inevitable encroachment of central Harrow, but which has a 650 year history being first mentioned in London Records in 1330. A very good clean large format paperback illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. 88 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Sussex

By: Willard, Barbara

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Limited: 1969

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 050663

ISBN: 0713400609

Condition: Good +


The author divides the county into segments, which she describes affectionately, quoting old epitaphs and anecdotes of past eccentrics, and imparting much local history, particularly of the villages and well-known personalities. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown and details to ffep else a good clean copy with some light sunning to page edges. Unclipped d/w shows light shelfwear and rubbing - 208 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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See Canterbury in a Day :Tourist Handbook

By: Willett, Charles (Editor)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Kent, Charles Willett & Co:

Seller ID: 031417

Condition: Good


A Cinque Ports Publication. Second Impression (undated but circa 1960's). Descriptive writing by William Urry and fifty-two illustrations by W.Fisk-Moore. 24pp. Travel guide. A good clean copy. View more info

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Treasures in Cambridge

By: Winter, Carl

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The British Council: 1950

Seller ID: 052462

Condition: Very Good


Booklet reproducing thirty six among the thousands of treasures belonging to the Colleges and Universities of Cambridge. A very good clean stapled booklet with small crease to bottom corner of front cover. 45 pages. View more info

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A Short History and Guide to the Church of St. Margaret of Antioch, Barley, Hertfordshire

By: Wiseman, E. J.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Cambridge, England, E & E. Plumridge:

Seller ID: 036129

Condition: Very Good


Short history and guide to the Hertfordshire church. Undated circa 1970s. Illustrations by Norman Preston & Ian Harrison. 20 page stapled booklet. View more info

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Yorkshire Villages

By: Wood, G. Bernard

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1980

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 044274

Condition: Very Good


Attempts to hold a mirror of appreciation to the villages of Yorkshire, tracking their origins and providing a glimpse at life in both rural, coastal and industrial communities. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper which has faded slightly to the spine. 208 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Other Chateau Country

By: Woods, Katherine

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066818

Condition: Good


Published in the 1930's to offer the reader an informal narrative describing one of the most picturesque districts of France, giving practical details of travel, costs, hotels, roads and local customs against a well-informed historical background. Good clean hardback which has faded spine in dustjacket which is tatty with large areas of loss. 78 illustrations and a fold-out sketch map. 279 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 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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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