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The Story of Luton

By: N/A

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, White Crescent Press Ltd: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059295

Condition: Reading Copy


A history of Luton from earliest times to the 1960's. Front endpaper removed and author's name underlined to title page but otherwise a good clean hardback. No jacket. 224 pages + xlviii b/w photographs. View more info

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Living and Working in South Bedfordshire

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, The British Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 065136

Condition: Very Good


Now serves as a nostalgic look back at the life and times of the area approx 30/40 years ago. Clean, glossy booklet which includes numerous advertisements of the day featuring small and large businesses, many no longer trading. 85 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Official Guide to Dunstable and District with Local Directory : 1940-1941

By: N/A

Price: £85.00

Publisher: 1940

Edition: War Edition

Seller ID: 067085

Condition: Reading Copy


Wartime edition of the ever popular Guide and Directory for the Bedfordshire Town and surrounds. Stapled (rusty) booklet in somewhat tatty paper wraps. Generally a clean, glossy copy with some pages dog-eared. Contains a host of local advertisers and facts and figures. The street directory lists the numbers of the houses along with the main occupant. Lists include Mayors, Borough Magistrates, JPs, Clubs, Schools, Local Institutions etc. 159 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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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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The Church of St Mary the Virgin Old Linslade

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Seller ID: 062109

Condition: Good


11-page, stapled pamphlet serving as a short history of Linslade and its church near Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire. Good, clean copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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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

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The Beds. & Hunts. Farmer June 1949 Vol 2. No 11

By: Anon

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, GIbbs, Bamforth & Co: 1949

Seller ID: 006836

Condition: Very Good


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 'Electricity and the Farmer', 'News from the Branches' etc. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Beds. & Hunts. Farmer August 1947 Vol 1 No. 1

By: Anon

Price: £9.50

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

Seller ID: 006864

Condition: Near Fine


The first edition of the Official Journal of the Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire County Branch of the National Farmers' Union. 28pp. A small brochure being a collection of articles, adverts and features relevant to the 1940's farmer. One of the articles poses the question whether the farming industry could see Britain through another emergency without proper investment from the Government. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Parish Church of Saint Lawrence Steppingley - a History

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Ampthill, A.G. Underwood: 1967

Seller ID: 029814

Condition: Very Good


24 page stapled booklet which provides a history of the Bedfordshire parish church of Steppingley. Illustrated with b&w photographs. View more info

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Kelly's Directory of Bedfordshire 1936

By: Anon

Price: £87.50

Publisher: London, Kelly's Directories Ltd: 1936

Edition: Twenty First Edition

Seller ID: 043668

Condition: Reading Copy


Includes every Parish in the County which though primarily a directory, is also in some measure a gazetteer, giving a topographical account of every Town, Parish, Village and Township, and descriptions of the principal buildings and objects of interest. 295 pages + adverts. A good clean copy - rear hinge has been repaired with linen binder's tape, small repaired tear to map at front of book & some minor creasing + some fraying to cloth at spine ends. 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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South Bedfordshire Walks

By: Basham, V. A.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, Out & About:

Seller ID: 044301

Condition: Very Good


Thin, 28 page stapled booklet intended as a guide to those who enjoy walking and wish to discover more about the South Bedfordshire countryside. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Local Walks - North and Mid Bedfordshire

By: Basham, V. A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 062533

ISBN: 1871199123

Condition: Very Good


25 circular walks through the North and Mid Beds countryside including Harrold, Odell, Felmersham, Sharnbrook, Riseley, Melchbourne, Yelden, Thurleigh etc. A very good clean, unread paperback - 160 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Local Walks - South Bedfordshire and North Chilterns

By: Basham, V.A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 1992

Seller ID: 048836

ISBN: 1871199417

Condition: Very Good


Selection of27 walks throughout South Beds and the Chilterns including:- Dunstable Downs, Totternhoe-Eaton Bray; Houghton Regis, Chalk Hill, Sewell, Hockliffe, Egginton, Stanbridge, Tilsworth, etc. A very good unread paperback which has small tear to margin of last page (no text affected. 133 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Colonel Julian & Other Stories

By: Bates, H.E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1955

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066668

Condition: Very Good


The other stories include:- The Little Farm, Time Expired; The Lighthouse; Joe Johnson; The Park; Sugar for the Horse; The Flag; No More Nightingales; The Bedfordshire Clanger; A Girl Called Peter; The Major of Hussars; Mrs Vincent; A Christmas Song, and The Frontier. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Very good clean paperback with tanned pages. 188 pages.. 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

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Episcopal Visitations in Bedfordshire, 1706-1720

By: Bell, Patricia ( Edited By )

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Bedfordshire Historical Record Society: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063066

ISBN: 0851550614

Condition: Very Good


Volume 81 in the Bedfordshire Historical Record Society Series recalls how William Wake, as bishop of Lincoln, invented a new way to conduct his triennial visitations. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback lacking a d/w - 256 pages including indexes of persons & places. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Belief in Bedfordshire

By: Bell, Patricia (Editor)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Bedford, Bedfordshire, Belfry Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063064

ISBN: 095115950X

Condition: Good


Gives an account of the history of religion in the county. Previous owner's name/date inside cover else a clean, bright copy with light crease mark to cover - 189 pages including an index of subjects. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Dunstable in Detail

By: Benson, Nigel C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067075

ISBN: 0950977322

Condition: Very Good


An Illustrated Guide to the Bedfordshire town in the first full-length book about Dunstable for over 100 years. Clean, bright copy in its plastic jacket, which houses an as new fold-out map inside rear cover - 272 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info