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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

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Camden History Review : No. 1

By: Wade, Christopher ( Edited By )

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Camden History Society: 1973

Seller ID: 064773

Condition: Good


A periodical look at the local history of Hampstead, Highgate and Holborn, Camden Town, Kentish Town & St. Pancras. Articles include: Small boy on a Kentish Town Tram, The Remarkable Baroness Burdett-Coutts, An Ivory Tower in Gordon Square, Constable's Country, When the Farming had to Stop, St. Pancras in the Time of Witches, A Lightning Look at Lincoln Inn Library. 36 page, stapled magazine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Aspects of Huddersfield: : Volume 2 - Discovering Local History

By: Wade, Stephen (edited by)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Wharncliffe Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063289

ISBN: 1903425239

Condition: Very Good


Following on from the initial publication of 1999 to continue looking 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 - 160 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

Image for No Hay Fever and a Railway : Summers in St. Andrews, Canada's First Seaside Resort

No Hay Fever and a Railway : Summers in St. Andrews, Canada's First Seaside Resort

By: Walker, Willa

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Fredericton, NB, Canada, Goose Lane Editions: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050321

ISBN: 0864920962

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the life and times of the resort which has evolved from its Loyalist foundation on the shores of Passamaquoddy Bay to a tourist centre with a special kind of tranquil charm which owes much to the town's long history of 'summer people'. Clean large format hardback in a d/w showing slightest shelfwear and sunning to spine - 171 pages plus an index of Personal Names, Local Place Names, Companies, Organizations, Houses, and Hotels. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Pinner Through the Ages

By: Walter W. Druett

Price: £10.50

Publisher: North Harrow, Middlesex, Ringstead Press: 1980

Edition: Third (Revised) Edition

Seller ID: 064004

ISBN: 0907215009

Condition: Very Good


Divided into four sections: - Early Days; Tudor and Stuart Days; Progressive Days; and Modern Days. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 180 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

Image for Strike up the Band : Two Centuries of Music in Dunstable and District

Strike up the Band : Two Centuries of Music in Dunstable and District

By: Ward, Anthony J.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 2003

Seller ID: 048857

ISBN: 1903747228

Condition: As New


Traces the history of music making in Dunstable and District with particular emphasis on Brass Bands, Orchestras, and other groups, recording their contributions to the changing life of the Town and District and highlighting the various celebrations that have taken place their over so many years, and closing with chapters on the three Senior Schools in Dunstable with their bands, orchestras and music. As new, unread paperback. Illustrated with b/w & colour photographs. 214 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hertfordshire Heroes

By: Ward, Margaret ( Edited By )

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Countryside Books: 2005

Seller ID: 060211

ISBN: 1853069280

Condition: Very Good


Pays homage to some of the most famous residents of Hertfordshire from Graham Hill to Sir Geoffrey de Havilland; Eric Morecombe to Apsley Cherry-Gerrard. Very good clean copy. 128 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A History of Birkbeck College University of London During the Second World War 1939-1945

By: Warmington, E.H.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Birkbeck College: 1954

Seller ID: 062726

Condition: Very Good


The story of Birkbeck College during the six years of World War II. A very good clean hardback in green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Fold-out map to rear. 206 pages including appendix and index. View more info

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Norwich Cathedral

By: Webster, Alan

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Dean and Chapter: 1976

Seller ID: 032318

Condition: Very Good


Small 32 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Norfolk church. A very good clean copy illustrated with b/w photographs. . View more info

Image for St. Paul's Church Chipperfield 1838-1988

St. Paul's Church Chipperfield 1838-1988

By: West, Mary (Editor)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Chipperfield, Hertfordshire, St. Paul's Church: 1988

Seller ID: 009371

Condition: Very Good


A history and guide to the church in the Hertfordshire village. 27pp + advert. Contains b/w photographs and line drawings. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Seventy-Five Years - The Story of Bedford High School 1882-1957

Seventy-Five Years - The Story of Bedford High School 1882-1957

By: Westaway, K.M. [edited]

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Bedford, Bedfordshire, Diemer & Reynolds: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045199

Condition: Good


History of the girl's school founded under the Scheme of the Harper Charity in 1873. Some light mottling to boards else a good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of shelfwear/tear and some minor soiling. 261 pages including index. Text block is clean, binding square and tight. View more info

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A Brief History of the Hospital of Saint Bartholemew

By: Whitteridge, Gweneth, & Stokes, Veronica

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Governors of the Hospital of Saint Bartholomew: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041119

Condition: Very Good


History of the famous London hospital founded in 1123, which is the only one of the mediaeval hospitals of London still to occupy the original site of its foundation. A very good clean hardback illustrated with numerous b.w. plates. 68 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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