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Image for Pictorial Guide to Christchurch Priory, Hampshire

Pictorial Guide to Christchurch Priory, Hampshire

By: Anon

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Brixham, Hamilton-Fisher:

Seller ID: 051972

Condition: Very Good


Small 12 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the church. Illustrated with b.w & colour photographs. Undated circa 1970's A very good clean copy. View more info

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What to See in the Lancaster and King's Own Regimental Museums

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Lancaster, City of Lancaster: 1951

Seller ID: 063825

Condition: Good


12-page stapled booklet being a concise guide to the regimental museums. Faint lengthways crease to booklet else a very good clean copy. View more info

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Ordnance Survey Map of Scotland - Popular Edition One-Inch Map of Scotland Sheet 66 Loch Lomond

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Ordnance Survey: 1927

Seller ID: 062801

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean map printed on cloth. One inch to one mile. View more info

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Canterbury - Notes on the Cathedrals No 2

By: Aon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, W.H. Fairbairns:

Seller ID: 032369

Condition: Very Good


Small 12 page stapled booklet being a brief guide and history to the church. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Surprising Lancashire (SIGNED)

By: Aspin, Chris

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Helmshore, Lancashire, Helmshore Local History Society: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 055250

ISBN: 0906881056

Condition: Very Good


Looks at a lighter side of the county's history which often fails to find a place in standard works. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, 74 page stapled booklet which is SIGNED by the author to the title page - 'Kind regards Chris Aspin'. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Heinous and Grievous Offences : Crime and Justice in the Jacobean Hundred of Edmonton

By: Avery, David

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Edmonton Hundred Historical Society: 1995

Seller ID: 051643

ISBN: 0902922521

Condition: Very Good


Crime and justice in the Jacobean Hundred of Edmonton. A very good clean 32 page booklet. Illustrated with b/w drawings and photographs. View more info

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In the Countryside of South Leicestershire

By: Badcock, J.C.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Leicester, Leicestershire, Vance Harvey Publishing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041410

Condition: Very Good


Deals with the natural history of a small stretch of countryside in South Leicestershire, and intended as a guide to such places as a modest introduction to the wildlife, both plant and animal, that abides therein. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 96 pages. Colour frontis + b.w. sketches throughout. View more info

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Portrait of Shropshire

By: Bailey, Brian J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026847

ISBN: 0709193408

Condition: Good


Green covers with silver lettering to spine. 175 pages including index. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Light soiling to boards and rubbing to spine strip. Internally clean. View more info

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Stone Villages of England

By: Bailey, Brian J.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028169

ISBN: 0709005407

Condition: Good


Good, clean ex-library copy with the usual markings - 288 pages including index. A study of the fact that throughout history men have dug stones from beneath their feet and turned them, by careful selection and arrangement, into villages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Discovering Hertfordshire

By: Baker, Mararet

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Tring, Herfordshire, Shire Publications: 1969

Seller ID: 014106

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy of this book which lists seven road routes through Hertfordshire + 16pp of b&w plates and a brief gazetteer. 56pp. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Short History Of Dunstable School 1888 - 1963

By: Bancroft, F.M. ( Compiled and Edited By )

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, G. W. Parsons (Printer): 1963

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 063245

Condition: Very Good


40-page, stapled booklet giving a brief history of the Bedfordshire Grammar School. Includes local adverts of the day. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Durham County Local History : Journal 80

By: Banham, John (Secretary)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Spennymoor, County Durham, DCLHS: 2015

Seller ID: 063551

Condition: Near Fine


With contributions from Rosemary E. Allan ( an appreciation of Frank Atkinson ), David Butler ( an obituary of Allan Seaman (1930-2015), Joseph M. Fewster on The Durham Act of 1763 and the Morpeth election of 1768 etc. Clean, bright booklet which appears unread - 111 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Search 16

By: Banwell Society of Archaeology

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Banwell, Banwell Society of Archaeology: 1980

Seller ID: 015707

Condition: Very Good


52pp. Illustrated with b&w photographs and drawings. Articles entitled - Our Museum; Final Call; End of a Line; Francis Keene; Boat Trip into History; Banwell Deer Park etc. View more info

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Search 17

By: Banwell Society of Archaeology

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Banwell, Banwell Society of Archaeology: 1981

Seller ID: 015710

Condition: Very Good


82pp. Illustrated with b&w photographs and drawings. Articles entitled - History from the Melting Pot, Timepieces in the Tower - a chronicle of the Church Clocks, The Original Entrance to Banwell Stalactite Cave, Canal Mania etc. View more info

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Brixham (SIGNED COPY)

By: Barber, Chips & Barber, Sally

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Devon, Obelisk Publications: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 029899

Condition: Very Good


32 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Devon harbour town. Signed on the title page with the inscription "Best Wishes! Chips Barber". Illustrated with b&w photographs. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Annals of Hampstead : Three Volumes

By: Barratt, Thomas J.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 064776

Condition: Fair


Ex-library set with New College Library London bookplates on front pastedown of all three volumes - though no other library stamps or markings. Limited to 550 copies and signed by author. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles and decorative ruling, crest motif to front boards. Splitting to cloth along spine edges of all volumes, and loss and wear to cloth at spine ends, and small stain to front cover of vol 2 - hence described as a fair set only. Internally text block is very clean. VOLUME 1: tissue-guarded frontispiece, 14 plates, many text illustrations, large folding map ), xxxv... View more info

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Durham Biographies: Volume Four

By: Batho, G.R. & Smithers, V. (Edited By)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Durham, Co. Durham, Durham County Local History Society: 2005

Seller ID: 063638

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright booklet - 108 pages including a cumulative index and a list of contributors. Appears unread. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Thomas Reed - the First 200 Years

By: Bean, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, Thomas Reed: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030585

Condition: Good


Published to mark their bicentenary this book looks at the history of the Sunderland printers from their earliest days when the young Thomas Reed set up his own printing works in a quayside shop in Sunderland, through two hundred years to the international printing, packing and publishing company of today. Bound in brown cloth boards with gilt lettering. 65 pages. Illustrated in b/w & colour. Some staining to rear cover but otherwise clean. View more info

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Volume 49 Miscellanea - Bedfordshire Historical Record Society

By: Bedfordshire Historical Record Society

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire Historical Record Society: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007084

Condition: Near Fine


189pp inc index. Covers Contracting Arable Lands in 1341, Two Monastic account rolls, The building accounts of Harold Hall, Minutes of the Bedfordshire committee for Sequestrations 1646-7, The exempt jurisdiction of Woburn, Alderman Heaven 1723-94, Some documents relating to riots, The Bedford Election of 1930, Letters of Richard Dillingham - convict, Leighton Buzzard and the railway. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Volume 59 Miscellanea - Bedfordshire Historical Record Society

By: Bedfordshire Historical Record Society

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Bedford, Bedfordshire, The Bedfordshire Historical Record Society: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064110

ISBN: 085155041X

Condition: Near Fine


Covers the internal politics of Bedford 1660-1688, Sir John Keylng, Chief Justice of the King's Bench 1665-1671, The Bedfordshire county petitions of 1795, The Earl de Grey's account of the building of Wrest House, The memoirs of Jane and William Inskip. 131pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info