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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Photographic history of the River Thames, many previously unpublished, which focus particularly on the guardians of the River - the lockkeepers.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

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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

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Sugar Mice and Sticklebacks : Childhood Memories of a Hertfordshire Village Lad

By: Edwards, Harry

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 1998

Seller ID: 048823

ISBN: 1871199883

Condition: Near Fine


Carefree memories of life growing up in the archetypal English village of Hertingfordbury before the war. An as new, unread paperback. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Sudbury Middlesex - A Short History and Guide

By: Egan, H. (editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, The British Publshing Company: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 059631

Condition: Good


Small mark to front cover else a very good clean copy of this 28 page booklet published on the occasion of the diamond jubilee of the Parish Church of St. Andrew. 7 b.w photographs and a map of Sudbury. View more info

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Dover, England's Gate

By: Emden, Walter (preface by)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Carl Hentschel Ltd:

Seller ID: 036287

Condition: Poor


28 sketches of some of the most picturesque and striking view of Town, Fortress and Port. Undated but previous owner's name and date 1916 on front endpaper. Externally poor copy - the covers have been repaired to the length of the spine, both internally and externally with tape and the binding is loose. However contents are clean and unmarked and the book interesting as a piece of local history. An acceptable working copy of this extremely hard-to-find title. View more info

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Tales of Old Ockington : Reliving 2000 Years in Okehampton - A Dartmoor Community

By: Endacott, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chudleigh, Devon, Orchard Publications: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063765

ISBN: 1898964513

Condition: Very Good


Retraces 2000 years of local history in enabling the reader to witness everyday life in different periods with the help of a number of characters - mostly based on real people. Clean, bright paperback with faint curl to top corner of front cover - 135 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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History All Around Luton and Dunstable

By: Evans, Vivienne

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062819

ISBN: 0950977306

Condition: Very Good


Handbook of local history and leisure attractions within a twenty-mile radius of Luton and Dunstable. Photography by Omer Roucoux. Good, clean copy - 142 pages plus appendices. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Real Lancashire - SIGNED COPY

By: Eyre, Kathleen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Dalesman Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055259

ISBN: 0852067402

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the author with the inscription "Greetings to Dr. Rhodes Boyson from the author Kathleen Eyre." The author captures the real spirit of Lancashire, the comedy, courage, guts and gusto of the natives, the important events of its history, the great houses and country churches, the origins of the dialect, its poetry and wildlife. 144 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

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Saint Kenelm's Parish Church, Minster Lovell, Oxford

By: F.H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Not Stated: 1968

Seller ID: 032305

Condition: Very Good


Small 4 page booklet being a brief guide and history to the Oxford parish church. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Chichester Cathedral

By: Fairbairns, W. H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1930

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 031791

Condition: Good


55 page guide bound in stiff card covers. A history and notes of the features of the ancient Sussex cathedral. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Occasional pencil annotation to the margins. Plan of the Cathedral. Previous owner's sticker to endpapers. A good copy of this early guide. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Salisbury Cathedral

By: Fairbairns, W.H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050383

Condition: Good


55 page guide bound in stiff card covers. A history and notes of the features of the ancient Wiltshire cathedral. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Plan of the Cathedral. View more info

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Harpenden Revisited

By: Ferrara, Maurice

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hitchin, Hertfordshire, Maurcie Ferrara: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042106

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy of this now hard-to-find title which display old postcards and modern photographs showing the change in Harpenden from the turn of the century to 80 years later. A very good clean copy, which appears unread, though small sticker to first page at top corner. 72 pages. Next post from UK. View more info

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George Bowes' Canvassing Books Parliamentary By-Election In Durham - 1729-30

By: Fewster, Elizabeth

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Durham, Durham County Local History Society: 2015

Seller ID: 063560

Condition: Near Fine


No 9 in the Durham County Local History Society Documentary Series. Clean, bright, paperback which appears unread. 99 pages. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Highways and Byways in Leicestershire

By: Firth, J. B.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066922

Condition: Very Good


Now serves as a nostalgic look back to the life and times and events in the Leicestershire of over 90 years ago. Very good clean hardback in blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Wear to cloth at head of spine. 434 pages including index. . Illustrated with b.w. sketches by Frederick L. Griggs . Fold-out map to rear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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History & Guide of St Mary the Virgin, Berkeley

By: Fisher, J.H.W. (Compiler)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Dursley, Gloucestershire, F. Bailey: 1956

Edition: 8th Impression

Seller ID: 032362

Condition: Very Good


Small 8 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Gloucestershire church. A very good clean copy. Illustrated with 3 b.w photographs. View more info

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The Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Salisbury

By: Fletcher, Canon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Salisbury, Allaways Printing House: 1938

Seller ID: 031789

Condition: Good


16 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the ancient building. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Slight lengthways crease. Small ink spot to rear cover which extends through most of the pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Salisbury

By: Fletcher, Canon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Salisbury, Wiltshire, The Dean and Chapter: 1947

Seller ID: 031883

Condition: Good


16 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Wiltshire Church. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Staples have rusted else a very good clean copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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East London

By: Foster, Sir William

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The Historical Association: 1935

Seller ID: 047879

Condition: Good


Historical Association Pamphlet No 100. 20 page booklet which looks at the history of East London from Roman times to the late 1800's. Small tear to head of spine and small stain to top edge of front cover. Internally clean. View more info