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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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Luton & District Chamber of Commerce Journal Vol 2. No. 1. July 1947

By: Anon

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, Luton Chamber of Commerce: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006833

Condition: Very Good


32page stapled booklet discussing business topics of the day. Internally clean copy which includes several local adverts of the day. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for The Luton News - 40 Years of Progress - Being a Record of the Growth and Development of the  'Luton News' Series of Newspapers from 1891 to 1931

The Luton News - 40 Years of Progress - Being a Record of the Growth and Development of the 'Luton News' Series of Newspapers from 1891 to 1931

By: Anon

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, The Luton News: 1931

Edition: Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 006845

Condition: Very Good


A brochure produced to celebrate 40 years of publication of the Luton News. Unpaginated. All pages have colour decorated edges. Small tear to front cover along fore edge. An extremely attractive and hard-to-find title. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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What to See in Luton Museum : Local Collections

By: Borough of Luton

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, H.Stalker: 1928

Seller ID: 054082

Condition: Near Fine


11 page, stapled booklet which includes 9 b/w photos & illustrations. Well-cared for copy. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for Bedfordshire Magazine : Spring 1972 -  Volume 13 Number 100

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

Image for Luton Commerce and Trade Journal November 1961 Vol.16 No 64.

Luton Commerce and Trade Journal November 1961 Vol.16 No 64.

By: Gore Hedley H. (Editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Luton, Luton Dunstable & District Chamber of Commerce: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010979

Condition: Very Good


40pp. Contents include Luton Girls Choir celebrates Silver Jubilee, Facts about Flamingo Foam, Department of Printing in New Dunstable College, Luton Airport and the Common Market etc. A very good clean copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Report of the School Medical Officer for the Year 1947

By: Grundy, F. & Cutter, E. O.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, Borough of Luton Committee For Education: 1947

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 006851

Condition: Very Good


A 16 page report compiled by the Chief Medical Officer which reports the findings of inspections at schools throughout the borough and documents their results. Edges of wrappers faded and staples have rusted marking the pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hatter Goes Mad! : Luton Town Footballers, Officials and Supporters Talk to a Female Fan

By: Howells, Kristina

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 1997

Seller ID: 065903

ISBN: 1871199581

Condition: As New


Highs and lows in the history of Luton Town FC as told to a young female fan by, amongst others, Mick Harford, Bob Morton, Brian Stein, Trevor Peake, Steve Foster, Paul Walsh, etc As new, unread paperback. 95 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Legacies : Tales and Legends of Luton and the North Chilterns

By: Lea, Vic

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 1993

Seller ID: 050581

ISBN: 1871199913

Condition: As New


Twenty five gripping set in and around Luton and the North Chilterns including:- The House Among the Trees - Stockwood Park; The Master Brewer - John Green; the Martyr's Airfield - Luton Airport; Burgess Mineral Waters; The Riot of Luton - the Burning of the Town Hall - July 19th 1919 etc. As new, unread paperback. 144 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Local Archaeology, Luton and Museum Art Gallery Report April 1950 to March 1954

By: Luton Museum and Art Gallery

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, Luton Museum: 1954

Seller ID: 006860

Condition: Very Good


32page, stapled brochure which includes 4 b/w plates. The report of the museum committee for the 4 year period with emphasis on the finds made by local archaeologists. It notes that the interest in archaeology had widened due to the popularity of such BBC programmes as Animal, Vegetable, Mineral and also Buried Treasure which was watched by 11% of the population. This copy includes a compliments slip from the museum curator and also a promotional leaflet about the Flora of Bedfordshire. Unfortunately the contents have come loose from their card covers, staples have rusted but otherwise content... View more info

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Ordnance Survey Contoured Road Map of Luton

By: Ordnance Survey

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries: 1928

Edition: Reprint with Minor Amendments

Seller ID: 041679

Condition: Very Good


Popular Edition printed on paper. Scale One Inch to One Mile. Sheet 95. A very good clean copy of this fold-out map. View more info

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The Ramblers Rag

By: The Luton Rambling Club

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, The Luton Rambling Club: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011296

Condition: Good


Volume I No. 2. A copy of the quarterly magazine published by the Luton Rambler's Club. 34pp. Covers have darkened with age. Loss to front cover at top corner. Stapled wrappers. A few pages dog-eared. View more info

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Vauxhall Mirror July 13th 1961 Vo XXIV No XII

By: Vigor, P.C. (editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, Vauxhall Motors: 1961

Seller ID: 041040

Condition: Reading Copy


Copy of the monthly internal house magazine for Vauxhall Motors. A good clean copy which is creased and curling to length. Illustrated throughout with b.w. photographs. 35 pages. View more info