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Image for The Cathedral Church of St. Mungo

The Cathedral Church of St. Mungo

By: Davidson, The Rev. A. Nevile

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Glasgow, Bell & Bain: 1938

Seller ID: 051641

Condition: Very Good


A short history and guide to the Glasgow church. With 5 b/w illustrations. 16 page booklet. View more info

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Verulamium

By: Davies, D. Gareth & Saunders, Chris

Price: £10.50

Publisher: St Albans, Heritage, Tourism and Publicity Sub Committee: 1986

Seller ID: 041999

ISBN: 0902781014

Condition: Very Good


A guide to the Verulamium illustrated with colour photographs and sepia tone drawings and plans. A very good clean copy. 36 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Barnet and Its Personalities or its Associations with Literature & Life

By: Davies, J. Alford

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Barnet, Hertfordshire, E. Cowing & Son: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047803

Condition: Reading Copy


Some water marks to pastedowns and top page margins but text block is unaffected. Fading to covers. Some of the characters associated with Barnet throughout history including Fox, Pepys, Hogarth, Lord Lovat, Dr Johnson, Cowper, Peel, Dickens, Admiral Byng, Queen Elizabeth, Rev Hocking, Dick Turpin etc. A perfectly acceptable reading copy of this now hard-to-find title. Illustrated with 6 pages of b./w pictures. 63 pages. View more info

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The Collegiate Church of Clynnog Fawr - Eglwys Beuno Sant

By: Davies, The Rev John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Caernarvon, W. Gwenlyn Evans & Son (printer):

Seller ID: 058229

Condition: Very Good


36 page stapled booklet being a guide and history of the Welsh church. Illustrated with 5 b/w photographs and a plan. Undated. View more info

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Finchley Common : A Notorious Place

By: Davis, Fred

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Barnet, Hertfordshire, Local History Publlications: 1981

Seller ID: 064769

ISBN: 0903431076

Condition: Very Good


14-page, stapled pamphlet being a short history to the former North London Common. Some faint fold marks else a clean, glossy copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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St. Mary-at-Finchley

By: Davis, Fred

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Barnet, Hertfordshire, Local History Publlications: 1972

Seller ID: 064767

Condition: Very Good


17-page, stapled pamphlet being a short history and guide to the North London church. Clean, glossy copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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In Pitstone Green there is a Farm

By: Davis, Jean & Farnell, Mary

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Pitstone, Buckinghamshire, Pitstone Local History Society: 1979

Seller ID: 063809

ISBN: 0950658200

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean large format paperback. The story of Pitstone Green Farm which was occupied for over 150 years by the same family since the day it was built and which houses a collection of farm vehicles, implements, craft tools and domestic paraphernalia which forms one of the largest amateur displays in the country. Illustrated throughout with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Wings Over Dorset : Aviation's Story in the South (SIGNED COPY)

By: Dawson, Leslie

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Wincanton, Somerset, Dorset Publishing Company: 1989

Edition: Revised and Extended Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 058210

ISBN: 0948699108

Condition: Very Good


Takes the study of local history to new heights, telling the story of the flying machines that have shaped the development of the twentieth century as the author shows that Dorset was at the forefront in the trials of new technology, from the begininings of aviation through the making of radar to the application of military flight-refuelling. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, heavy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear. SIGNED by the author to the title page, in black biro, with the inscription ''For Bob Randall, (15th Glider Service Echelon) Best Wish... View more info

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The Scottish National War Memorial Official Guide

By: Deas F.W.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, David MacDonald Ltd:

Seller ID: 015402

Condition: Very Good


Grey stapled paper wraps with black lettering and decoration. 36 page guide to the Edinburgh War Memorial. Undated but errata inserted into front is dated 1928. A very good, clean, bright copy. View more info

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150 Years of the Hertford and Ware Railway

By: Dent, David, & Young, Anthony

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Ware, Rockingham Press: 1993

Seller ID: 062818

ISBN: 1873468180

Condition: Very Good


The fascinating story of the Hertford East Line illustrated with 140 b.w photographs. 144 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Crosstracks to Hindon

By: Dewhurst, Richard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Salisbury, Hobnob Press: 2005

Seller ID: 066426

ISBN: 0946418330

Condition: Very Good


In-depth history of one of south-west Wiltshire's most attractive villages illustrated with b/w photographs throughout. 142 pages including index. Very good clean large format book in card covers which has slightly faded spine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Portrait of the Chilterns

By: Dickson, Annan

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066762

ISBN: 0709197381

Condition: Very Good


A descriptive and topographical overview of the Chilterns. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Spine strip has faded. Endpapers darkened. Else a very good clean hardback. No jacket. 190 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Brixton Memories

By: Dixon, Ken

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Brixton Society: 1994

Seller ID: 048146

ISBN: 1873052065

Condition: Good


Reprints the memories of eight local residents the oldest of whom was born in 1895 and also includes an intriguing paragraph from the Clapham Observer of 1822, and a chapter on the lost streets of the area. Some darkish marks to covers, but internally text block is completely clean. 48 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. A good copy of this now hard-to-find title. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Guide to Wilton Parish Church and the Old Church of St. Mary

By: Drury, The Rev. William E.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Wilton, Wiltshire, Leonard Jukes: 1978

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 061068

Condition: Very Good


20 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Wiltshire church. 4 b.w. photographic illustrations. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Southgate : A Glimpse into the Past (SIGNED COPY)

By: Dumayne, Alan

Price: £18.50

Publisher: London, Macdermott & Chant: 1989

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 047382

ISBN: 0951228609

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in price-clipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelf wear. Small bump to top corner of front board. 157 pages. Illustrated with b&w photographs. SIGNED by the author to the title page. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Bedfordshire Magazine : Spring 1972 - Volume 13 Number 100

By: Dyer James (Editor)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, White Crescent Press Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008720

Condition: Very Good


A quarterly miscellany and review of Bedfordshire Life and History. Contains articles on Bedford and the BBC, Notable Bedfordshire Books 1947-71, Earl de Grey in Ireland, Milton Ernest, 25 years of architecture in Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire Basket-Makers, The Bedford Mint, Herbert Percy Saunderson Inventor, Architectural work of Sir Albert Richardson. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Stopsley Picture Book

By: Dyer, James

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, Book Castle: 1999

Seller ID: 062584

ISBN: 1871199948

Condition: Very Good


Gathers together almost 160 pictures that show something of the transformation that came over this tranquil country hamlet where for centuries the men worked the land and the women made straw plaits for hats - into an urban suburbia in the course of one century. As new, unread paperback which shows signs of slightest storage. Illustrated with b.w. photographs.92 pages + index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Along the Thames in Old Photographs

By: Eade, B.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: 058176

ISBN: 0750915439

Condition: Good


Photographic history of the River Thames, many previously unpublished, which focus particularly on the guardians of the River - the lockkeepers. Square, tight paperback which has slight staining to top edges - no text affected. 125 pages + index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

Image for Art at the Bedside the Story of the Ealing Hospital Ward Curtains

Art at the Bedside the Story of the Ealing Hospital Ward Curtains

By: Ealing Hospital

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Middx, Ealing Hospital NHS Trust:

Seller ID: 066957

Condition: Very Good


10 page booklet which tells the story behind the pictures on the ward curtains at Ealing Hospital from Wharnecliffe Viaduct in Hanwell to Ealing Broadway Station. Very good clean copy. Illustrated covers but no photos inside. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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English History from Essex Sources

By: Edwards, A.C.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Chelmsford,, The County Council of Essex: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053099

Condition: Good


Attempts to illustrate the main story of English history over two centuries from the original material in one local record office - that of Essex. Square, tight hardback with a little foxing to page edges but clean text block. No jacket. 210 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info