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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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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 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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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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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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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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Bedfordshire Landscape and Wildlife

By: Cowley, Geoffrey ( Introduction )

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Bedfordshire, The County Planning Department: 1980

Seller ID: 066724

Condition: Good


A booklet published by the county council to explain the dramatic rate of the changing countryside and what needs to be done to preserve it. 38 pages. Previous owner's name on front cover else a good clean copy. 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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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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From Grand to Grove: Entertaining South Bedfordshire

By: Grabham, Eddie

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Dunstable, The Book Castle: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067051

ISBN: 190374783X

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread large format paperback. The history of entertainment across the towns of South Bedfordshire - a typical provincial area outside the major cities. Gift quality copy illustrated throughout with b/w photographs. 278 pages. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Pictures Past and Present - A Rare Collection of Over 200 Pictures Showing the history of Leighton Buzzard, Linslade and Surrounding Areas

By: Hart, Richard

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, Richard Hart: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040953

ISBN: 0951169807

Condition: Very Good


Attempts to show how Leighton Buzzard and its neighbour, Linslade have developed from early Victorian times to the present day. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 155 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Through Visitors' Eyes - a Bedfordshire Anthology

By: Houfe, Simon (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058958

ISBN: 187119945x

Condition: Good


Impressions of Bedfordshire from visitors who toured the county between 1600 and 1930 taken from journals, letters, diaries, poems , novels and travelogues and building a unique insight into a wide cross-section of country life over the centuries. 237pp. Gift inscription (in child's handwriting) on front endpaper and dustwrapper shows signs of light shelfwear. Else a very good clean hardback. View more info