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Image for Tunbridge Wells in Literature : An Anthology

Tunbridge Wells in Literature : An Anthology

By: Brown, Susan ( Compiled By )

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Royal Tunbridge Wells Civic Society: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064236

ISBN: 0954534395

Condition: Very Good


No. 8 in the Society's Local History Series. A Spa town in literature from 17th to 20th century. Bright, tight copy with light curl to cover - 112 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The York Mystery or Corpus Christi Plays

By: Brunskill, Elizabeth

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Yorkshire Architectural and York Archaeological Society: 1963

Seller ID: 014815

Condition: Very Good


24 pages. Illustrated in b&w. Mark to front cover where sticker has been removed and paper has lifted. A clean bright copy which examines the history of the Corpus Christi plays. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Those Were the Days Buckinghamshire in the Forties, Fifties and Sixties

By: Buckinghamshire Federation Of Women'S Institutes Staff

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Countryside Books: 2001

Seller ID: 040265

ISBN: 1853067105

Condition: Near Fine


Buckinghamshire Women's Institutes tells their own story of what these years were like offering a goldmine of information from the austerity and community spirit of the war years to the focus on entertainment and enjoyment of the Sixties. Clean, crisp copy which appears unread. Illustrated with bw. photographs. 93 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Historic Chiltern Inns

By: Burdew, Vera

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Bourne End, Spurbooks Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062240

ISBN: 0902875604

Condition: Very Good


Explores the inns of Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire and finds a host of tales, legends and anecdotes. Very good clean hardback in protected dustwrapper. Illustrated with b/w photographs and with map endpapers. 142 pages + index. View more info

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The Memoirs of James William Burr

By: Burr, James William

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Swansea, Wales, The Author: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041034

Condition: Very Good


Memoirs of the Swansea Borough Electrical Engineer (1914-1939) and Consulting Engineer. A little foxing to page edges, but text block is generally clean. A very good copy of this now hard-to-find title. Frontis of the author. 51 pages. View more info

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A Walk Round Guide to the Cathedral Church of Winchester

By: C.H.B.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Winchester, Hampshire, Warren and Son: 1934

Seller ID: 032001

Condition: Very Good


16 page stapled booklet being a guide and history of the great Cathedral Church at Winchester. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Green Fields of England - A Book of Footpath Travels

By: Cameron, Clare

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066814

Condition: Very Good


The author's charming observation's of her ramblings through the English countryside with nine pencil drawings by Edmond. L Warre. Very good clean hardback in green cloth boards which show slight fading to spine and top edges. 249 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Yesterday's Town: St. Albans : Two Centuries of Town and City (SIGNED COPY)

By: Carrington, Beryl; Richardson, Robert

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, Barracuda Books: 1986

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 047008

ISBN: 0860232638

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition copy of which this is number 236. Signed by both authors on the title page. Gathers together the images of many forgotten scenes, shops and the people of St. Albans, mixed with essays on some memorable happenings. A clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has very slight fading to spine. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. 132 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Railway History in Pictures : Wessex

By: Casserly, H. C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David & Charles: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057942

ISBN: 0715370588

Condition: Very Good


An assembly of more than 100 photographs illustrating the railway history of Wessex, not only of the major concerns but also the out of the way local, rural, and industrial lines. Internally clean, glossy copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 96 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Almanac of Cyprus 1992

By: Christodoulou, Andreas

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cyprus, The Press and Information Office: 1992

Seller ID: 062377

ISBN: 9963380581

Condition: Good


A comprehensive compendium of local, political, cultural and athletic developments during 1991, as well as chapters on the islands geography, history, economy, environment, social and cultural aspects and a summary of its tourist high spots. A little creasing to edges of overlapping card covers but internally a very good clean copy illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and a fold out map to rear. 358 pages. View more info

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The Mother Church of Saint Petroc at Padstow and the New Church of Saint Saviour at Trevone

By: Clarke, Rev. B. B.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Cornwall, Padstow Parochial Church Council: 1975

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 032334

Condition: Very Good


Small 20 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Devon church. A very good clean copy illustrated with 6 b.w. photographs. View more info

Image for How Bedfordshire Voted, 1685-1735 : The Evidence of Local Poll Books : Volume II - 1716-1735:

How Bedfordshire Voted, 1685-1735 : The Evidence of Local Poll Books : Volume II - 1716-1735:

By: Collett-White, James

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The Bedfordshire Historical Record Society: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063060

ISBN: 0851550738

Condition: Near Fine


Volume 87 in the Publications of the Bedfordshire Historical Record Society Series telling the story of local people and their link with natural history. Clean, square hardback in a d/w - 321 pages including an index of personal names, places, and subjects. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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How Bedfordshire Voted, 1685-1735 : The Evidence of Local Poll Books Volume I - 1685-1715

By: Collett-White, James

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The Bedfordshire Historical Record Society: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063059

ISBN: 0851550711

Condition: Near Fine


Volume 85 in the Publications of the Bedfordshire Historical Record Society Series telling the story of local people and their link with natural history. Clean, square hardback in a d/w - 287 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Resources for Family Historians on the Open Shelves of the Hartlye Library - University of Southampton

By: Collins, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1992

Seller ID: 051611

ISBN: 1873675011

Condition: Very Good


28 page booklet. Attempts to note as many of the library's contents as may be of use to family historians, genealogists or students of heraldry. View more info

Image for The Greville Estate: The History of a Kilburn Neighbourhood

The Greville Estate: The History of a Kilburn Neighbourhood

By: Colloms, Marianne, & Weindling, Dick

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Camden History Society: 2007

Seller ID: 048139

ISBN: 0904491684

Condition: As New


Tells the history of the area which lies between St. John's Wood and the southern end of Kilburn, describing the development of the streets and houses and unearthing stories of the succession of occupants of individual houses. As new, unread copy of this now extremely hard to find title. 112 pages. Illustrated with b/w drawings and photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for A Bedfordshire Bibliography : with some comments and biographical notes

A Bedfordshire Bibliography : with some comments and biographical notes

By: Conisbee, L. R.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Bedford, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire Historical Record Society: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063085

Condition: Good


Caters for the increasing emphasis being laid on the importance of local history. Internally clean copy in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear/rubbing and sunning to spine - 333 pages including an index of authors and editors and a list of subscribers. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Memoirs of Selworthy and West Somerset

By: Cooper, Cicely Elaine

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Williton, Cox, Sons & Co: 1966

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 064013

Condition: Very Good


The author reminisces about the time she spent as a school teacher in the 1940s in Somerset. Very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 235 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Story of Romsey Abbey

By: Corban, The Rev. Canon W.B.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, The British Publishing Company: 1947

Seller ID: 032316

Condition: Very Good


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

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A Centenary History of Halstead Hospital (1884 - 1984)

By: Corder-Birch, Adrian

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Halstead, Essex, Halstead and District Local History Society: 1984

Edition: Centenary Edition

Seller ID: 039519

Condition: Good


78 page, stapled booklet written specially to commemorate a hundred years of care at the Essex hospital. Good, clean copy with some light sunning to covers. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Power and Patronage in Early Medieval Italy : Local Society, Italian Politics and the Abbey of Farfa, c.700-900 (

By: Costambeys, Marios

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060779

ISBN: 0521870372

Condition: As New


Part of the Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought - (Fourth Series). The first detailed study of the abbey in the early Middle Ages, revealing how a major ecclesiastical institution operated, in early medieval politics, as a conduit for others' interests, and as a player in its own right. Clean, bright hardback in a d/w showing slightest shelfwear - 388 pages including index. Appears unread. Prompt dispatch. View more info