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Image for Taking the Norfolk Air: BBC Radio Norfolk, the First 25 Years

Taking the Norfolk Air: BBC Radio Norfolk, the First 25 Years

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Norwich, Norfolk, Grice Chapman Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 062196

ISBN: 095457267X

Condition: As New


The story of BBC Radio Norfolk, told by the men and women who make it possible. Clean, crisp, unread paperback. 162 pages. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Parish Church of Saint Andrew, Colyton

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Not Stated:

Seller ID: 062730

Condition: Good


8-page stapled pamphlet offering a history and guide to the church in the Diocese of Exeter. View more info

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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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Chiltern District Official Guide

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Gloucester, The British Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 063782

Condition: Very Good


1980's guide to the Chilterns illustrated with maps and photographs. 124 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Programme for the Official Opening of Stewart House, University of London, 8th June 1984

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Linneys: 1984

Seller ID: 062165

Condition: Very Good


The programme for the official opening of Stewart House, the University of London - University Entrance and School Examinations Council School Examinations Department, opened by the Queen Mother on Friday 8th June 1984. 12 page stapled booklet. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Godolphin School Prayer Book

By: N/A

Price: £27.50

Publisher: University Press Oxford: 1947

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 062044

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy leather binding with gilt lettering and crest to front cover. Spine strip and top edge of rear cover has faded. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. 444 pages including index of first lines. Top edge red. Incorporated into the prayer book are15 blank pages for notes - some of these have been filled with prayers, a list of Form pupil names and pupils in dormitories. Includes a newspaper obituary about Mary Jerred - headmistress of Godolphin. An attractive copy. View more info

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A Short Guide to This Ancient Parish Church of St. John the Baptist, Glastonbury

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Glastonbury, Somerset, Walton Press:

Seller ID: 032299

Condition: Good


Small 4 page brochure being a brief guide and history to the Wiltshire church. Small stain to bottom of page edges (see photo). View more info

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The Institution of Electrical Engineers

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Unwin Brothers:

Seller ID: 066422

Condition: Very Good


20 page booklet being a history of the Institute of Electrical Engineers located in Savoy Place, London, W.C.2. Illustrated with 6 b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Durham Cathedral - Some Notes and Legends

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Durham, Co. Durham, A. Bailes:

Seller ID: 058200

Condition: Good


28 page stapled booklet - contents concern St. Cuthbert, The Venerable Bede, The Dun Cow, The Sanctuary Knocker, The Women's Boundary Cross and Places of Interest in and Near Durham. No date - original price twopence .Illustrated with 2 b.w photograph of The Cathedral and the Knave. Crease to last page of text at bottom corner. Small repair to base of spine. Minor soiling to covers. View more info

Image for York Minster 1,300th Anniversary 627-1927 A.D. The Pilgrim's Book

York Minster 1,300th Anniversary 627-1927 A.D. The Pilgrim's Book

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: York, Ben Johnson Printer: 1927

Seller ID: 058201

Condition: Very Good


24 page stapled booklet. A guide and history to York Minster written for the Pilgrim. Minor soiling to covers. View more info

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Babergh District Council Official Guide

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, The British Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 063768

Condition: Very Good


Clean, glossy 80-page booklet being a guide to the South Suffolk District. Circa 1970s. Includes information, history, maps and numerous local adverts for businesses of the day. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Ordnance Survey Sheet 141 Brecon

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Ordnance Survey: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 062562

Condition: Very Good


Printed on Paper. A very good clean copy. Once Inch series. View more info

Image for Brief Guide and Gazetteer to the Exmoor Country

Brief Guide and Gazetteer to the Exmoor Country

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Exmouth, The RAleigh Press:

Seller ID: 062112

Condition: Very Good


44 page stapled booklet. 26 illustrations and 2 maps. Travel guide which now serves as a nostalgic look at Exmoor of yesteryear. Undated but circa 1962. View more info

Image for Not Exactly Cordon Bleu - Some Country Cooking from Owlswick, Bucks

Not Exactly Cordon Bleu - Some Country Cooking from Owlswick, Bucks

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Self-Published: 1980

Seller ID: 061920

Condition: Very Good


Little cookery book compiled by the members of the village of Owlswick as a fundraiser for their local church. A very good clean copy. Recipes include:- kipper pate, jugged hare, economical cheese flan, moussaka, pear chutney, bacon badger, baked bananas, bread and butter pudding, Xmas pudding, sloe gin etc. 60 pages. View more info

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Shilling Guide to Chichester Cathedral

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1946

Seller ID: 050253

Condition: Good


44 page booklet offering history and notes of the ancient Sussex cathedral. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Slight darkening to edge of rear cover. Includes two leaflets entitled - A Walk Round the Cathedral, and Chichester Cathedral The Arundel Screen. View more info

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The Faringdon Collection

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The National Trust: 1980

Seller ID: 052454

Condition: Very Good


40 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the house and art at Buscot Park. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

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The Chiltern Open Air Museum

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, Chiltern Open Air Museum:

Seller ID: 052473

Condition: Very Good


Souvenir Guide to the Buckinghamshire museum. Illustrated with colour photographs. 24 pages. View more info

Image for A Brief Guide to the Parish Church of St. Michael & All Angels, Heavitree

A Brief Guide to the Parish Church of St. Michael & All Angels, Heavitree

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Heavitree, Devon,

Seller ID: 052505

Condition: Very Good


12 page pamphlet offering a guide to the church in the Diocese of Exeter which has a history dating back a thousand years. No illustrations, though a rough ground plan. View more info

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Cawdor Castle - A Guide

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Scotland, Cawdor Castle Tourism Ltd: 1998

Seller ID: 061979

ISBN: 0952572850

Condition: Very Good


36 page booklet being a guide to the Scottish castle. Illustrated with colour photos and including a booklet of room notes to the rear. Also includes two newspaper articles about a dispute involving the 7th Earl of Cawdor and his stepmother. View more info

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Round the Coast An Album of Pictures from Photographs of the Chief Seaside Places of Interest in Great Britain and Ireland

By: N/A

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1895

Seller ID: 064990

Condition: Good


Great selection of photographs of Britain's seaside resorts in their heyday. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering and black & gilt decoration. Cloth is worn/torn to spine ends and corners. Hinges have been reinforced with linen binder's tape. One page has small tear to bottom margin (no text affected). Generally a good clean copy of this interesting book - which now serves as a nostalgic look at the seaside resorts of yesteryear. 284 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info