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Image for Cawdor Castle - A Guide

Cawdor Castle - A Guide

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Scotland, Cawdor Castle Tourism Ltd: 1998

Seller ID: 061979

ISBN: 0952572850

Condition: Very Good


36 page booklet being a guide to the Scottish castle. Illustrated with colour photos and including a booklet of room notes to the rear. Also includes two newspaper articles about a dispute involving the 7th Earl of Cawdor and his stepmother. View more info

Image for Round the Coast An Album of Pictures from Photographs of the Chief Seaside Places of Interest in Great Britain and Ireland

Round the Coast An Album of Pictures from Photographs of the Chief Seaside Places of Interest in Great Britain and Ireland

By: N/A

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1895

Seller ID: 064990

Condition: Good


Great selection of photographs of Britain's seaside resorts in their heyday. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering and black & gilt decoration. Cloth is worn/torn to spine ends and corners. Hinges have been reinforced with linen binder's tape. One page has small tear to bottom margin (no text affected). Generally a good clean copy of this interesting book - which now serves as a nostalgic look at the seaside resorts of yesteryear. 284 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Long Crendon Mystery Plays

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Not Stated: 1998

Seller ID: 056814

Condition: Very Good


10 page stapled booklet which is the programme for the Mystery or Miracle plays which have been held at Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire since 1972. Illustrated with b.w photographs. View more info

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Surbiton Street Plan

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, G.W. May Ltd:

Seller ID: 066958

Condition: Reading Copy


Fold-out street plan of Surbiton which includes the original tape-measure pointer. The map has various clear tape repairs to the rear mainly, but not exclusively reinforcing the joins. The map is surrounded by contemporary adverts of the day and the rear of the map is also printed with a little of the history of Surbiton, the Surbiton Lagoon, Open Spaces and Recreation Grounds, Sports and Pastimes, Public Library, Transport, Shopping, and Statistics. B/W photos of the Old People's Home at Fairmead, Tolworth; Surbiton Assembly Rooms, The Council Offices, Ewell Rd; Victoria Rd, and Ravens Ait ... View more info

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Museum Of East Anglian Life

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom, Jarrold: 1988

Seller ID: 063799

Condition: Very Good


31-page stapled booklet being a guide to the working museum in Stowmarket. Very good clean uncreased copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Surbiton News Vol I No. 18 June-July 1961

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Surbiton, The De Luxe Publishing Co. Ltd: 1961

Seller ID: 066948

Condition: Very Good


30 page magazine illustrated with b/w photographs and with numerous adverts of the day. Articles about: Group Captain Dennis David - one of the Few; Local Parachutists Jump; Do you know your Councillors; Stars Open Fete (Teddy Johnson & his wife Pearl Carr] etc. Previous owner's details written in blue pen on rear cover else a very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Shaw's Corner - Ayot St. Lawrence, Hertfordshire

Shaw's Corner - Ayot St. Lawrence, Hertfordshire

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: National Trust:

Seller ID: 059704

Condition: Good


4 page booklet being a guide and history to the primary residence of the renowned Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw. View more info

Image for Map Supplement to Visitors' Guide Dartmoor National Park

Map Supplement to Visitors' Guide Dartmoor National Park

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, C&D Constaple:

Seller ID: 057355

Condition: Very Good


Folding double sided map which includes a general map, a more detailed map with places of interest, some information about places of interest illustrated with b/w photographs and some local adverts of the day. Undated circa 1960 View more info

Image for The Royal Grammar School High Wycombe Old Boys' Directory 1997

The Royal Grammar School High Wycombe Old Boys' Directory 1997

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, The Royal Grammar School: 1997

Seller ID: 058246

Condition: Very Good


A biographical directory of former pupils, past and present members of staff, published occasionally. Very good clean paperback. 192 pages. View more info

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Ulverston and Southern Lakes Official Guide

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ulverston, Ulverston Urban and Rual:

Seller ID: 059705

Condition: Good


Ring mark to front cover else a very good clean copy. Undated but 1960's. 72 page booklet with numerous advertisements of the day. Fold-out map to rear. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs. View more info

Image for The Helmshore Historian : Journal of the Helmshore Local History Society Summer 1961

The Helmshore Historian : Journal of the Helmshore Local History Society Summer 1961

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Helmshore, Lancashire, Helmshore Local History Society: 1961

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 066517

Condition: Good


19 page stapled pamphlet for Summer 1961 with a cover photo of St. Thomas's Church. Good clean copy with some light tanning to page margins and creasing to top corner near spine. View more info

Image for South Petherton in the Twentieth Century : A Village Album

South Petherton in the Twentieth Century : A Village Album

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: South Petherton Local History Group: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067026

ISBN: 0951351354

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the life and times and characters of the large village in Somerset. Clean, glossy copy - 173 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for A Concise History of the Parish Church of All Saints, Tilsworth, Bedfordshire

A Concise History of the Parish Church of All Saints, Tilsworth, Bedfordshire

By: Abbott, Revd. Michael

Price: £10.50

Publisher: England, Not Stated: 1975

Seller ID: 029815

Condition: Good


Small 14 page stapled booklet being a history and brief guide of the Bedfordshire parish church. Covers are a liittle soiled/stained but text block is clean. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Short Guide to Durham Cathedral

By: Alington, C. A.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, CPS:

Seller ID: 032375

Condition: Very Good


Small 8 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Cathedral. A very good clean copy. Undated circa 1940's. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Short History and Guide to the Parish Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Newark-on-Trent

By: Allen, O.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Ramsgate, Kent, The Church Publishers: 1965

Seller ID: 032311

Condition: Very Good


Small 24 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Newark church. Previous owner's name inside front cover and St. Mary's Newark written on front cover. A very good clean copy illustrated with b.w photographs. Includes a 4 page pamphlet about the church. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for From Chantry to Oxfam: A Short History of Charity and Charity Legislation

From Chantry to Oxfam: A Short History of Charity and Charity Legislation

By: Alvey, Norman;British Association for Local History

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Phillimore for the British Association for Local History: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052758

ISBN: 0850338816

Condition: Good


Provides a summary of the progress of charity-giving, and the legislative framework within which it operated, from the early sixteenth century to modern times. Slight curl to covers else a very good clean copy. 76 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs and pictures. View more info

Image for Black Patie : Life and Times of Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney, Lord of Shetland

Black Patie : Life and Times of Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney, Lord of Shetland

By: Anderson, Peter D.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Donald Publishers Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065115

ISBN: 0859763552

Condition: Near Fine


Tells the story of Patrick Stewart, one of the most notorious figures in the history of the Northern Isles whose menacing legend lives on today in popular traditions. Clean crisp hardback in unclipped dustjacket. Appears unread. 221 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Brief Chronicle of the First Twenty-Five Years of the Abbeyfield St. Albans Society

By: Andrews, P. G.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: St Albans, Hertfordshire, Not Stated: 1985

Seller ID: 063111

Condition: Very Good


A story of dedication, determination, and faith - telling of the scheme to house old people in St. Albans and to help with the immediate problems of the elderly and lonely in the town. Previous owner's details on front pastedown. A very good clean copy illustrated with b.w. photographs. 56 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Luton & District Chamber of Commerce Journal Vol 2. No. 1. July 1947

Luton & District Chamber of Commerce Journal Vol 2. No. 1. July 1947

By: Anon

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, Luton Chamber of Commerce: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006833

Condition: Very Good


32page stapled booklet discussing business topics of the day. Internally clean copy which includes several local adverts of the day. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for The Beds. & Hunts. Farmer October 1947 Vol 1 No. 3

The Beds. & Hunts. Farmer October 1947 Vol 1 No. 3

By: Anon

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, GIbbs, Bamforth & Co: 1947

Seller ID: 006834

Condition: Near Fine


The Official Journal of the Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire County Branch of the National Farmers' Union. 56pp. A small brochure being a collection of articles, adverts and features relevant to the 1940's farmer. Including such things as 'Timely thoughts on milk', 'The Cabbage Aphis', 'News from the Branches' etc. Prompt dispatch. View more info