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COUNTRY LIFE PICTURE BOOK OF YORKSHIRE

By: Anon.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1957

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: D012

Condition: V.g.


60pp, 58 b&w plates, original blue , gilt lettering, pictorial d.j., v.g., a little chipped. View more info

HATFIELD Some Memories of Its past,

By: Antrobus, Jocelyn J.,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hertford, Published at Bishops Hatfield in the County of Hertford: 1912

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: A258


110 pp., 7 illustrations, paper covers, good (spine detached but present). A local printing of a Hertfordshire town history, View more info

KENT

By: Banks, F.R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1955

Edition: 1st paperback Edition

Seller ID: L333

Condition: Fine


319pp. [hand -written notes to rear end-paper]No. G14 in the Penguin Guides Series. Index map & 9 plans in text. View more info

Royal Illustrated History of Eastern England, Civil, Military, Political and Ecclestiastical from the earliest Period to the Present Time

By: Bayne, A.D.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Yarmouth, James Macdonald & Co.: 1873

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: F0174

Condition: V.g.


ND [1872-73]. 2 volumes in original brown half-calf with marbled board. Gilt lettering and t.e.g. Volume one is well illus. but vol. two has only the frontispiece. Both volumes have plain pages bound where evidently more plates were planned but were not available to the binder. Some copies of this book have the plates bound in at the front of the volumes. A very nice set in the original calf which is a little faded and split at the lower spine otherwise in nice conditi... View more info

RICHARD BELL'S BRITAIN,

By: Bell, Richard,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Assoc.: 1981

Seller ID: D136


first edition, 192pp, full colour illustrations throughout, large octavo, original brown cloth, gilt lettering, full colour pictorial d.j., fine condition. Originally published by Collins. View more info

Antiquities, Historical and Monumental, of the County of Cornwall. Consisting of Several Essays on the First Inhabitants, Druid-Superstition, Customs, and Remains of the most Remote Antiquity. With a Vocabulary of the Cornu-British Language

By: Borlase, William

Price: £950.00

Publisher: London, W. Bowyer and J. Nichols: for S. Baker and G. Leigh: 1769

Edition: second edition revised

Seller ID: Pa887

Condition: V.g.


xvi, 464. 2 copper-engraved maps (1 folding), 25 engraved plates (1 folding), and 10 text engravings. Contemporary full calf dry and worn [ front board detached] . Both maps complete and fine. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. View more info

A SHORT HISTORY OF LINCOLNSHIRE

By: Brears, Charles

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Hull, A. Brown and Sons: 1927

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: G213

Condition: V.g.


xvi, 216pp, b&w illustrations throughout. A little marking to fore-edges of boards otherwise a nice copy View more info

Picturesque Europe British Isles [4 vols]

By: Cassell Petter & Galpin

Price: £240.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Peter and Galpin:

Seller ID: G300

Condition: Fine


ND [1876]. 2 volumes in 4 . The British Isles volumes of the original issue. 288;288 pp. Each volumes illustrated thoughout with steel and wood engraving. Fine red cloth, gilt blocked decoration and black borders, bevelled edges, blind stamped embossed pattern. A.e.g. Foxing to some tissue guards and end-papers with otherwise internally clean, tight and crisp. A trifle bumping to corners but otherwise an un-worn set. Cassell, Peter and Galpin became Cassell, Peter and Ga... View more info

John Leland's Itinerary : Travels in Tudor England

By: Chandler, John

Price: £145.00

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: L318

ISBN: 086299957X

Condition: Mint


xxxvi, 601pp. Illustrated throughout. This edition first pub. 1993. A lovely copy almost as new. View more info

ISLAND SCENERY

By: Connexional Magazine

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, James B. Knapp: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa465

Condition: Fine


144pp. The Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, and the British Islands. An attractive publisher's binding with gilt titles, silver illustrated catsle with floral stamped border decoration. A nice copy undated but c.1892. A couple of pages have slight blemish from a pressed flower [now removed]. Attractive engraving throughout, including a frontis. 22 cms.The revised articles originally appeared in the Connexional Magazine. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. This late Victorian is pub. for... View more info

The First Country Life Picture Book of Britain

By: Country Life Picture Book

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Limited: 1953

Edition: Third revised edition

Seller ID: MW208

Condition: Fine


90 plates of Britain originally pub. 1937. Monotone photographs in the thrid edition [6th impression]. A lovely copy. Some light foxing to the d.j. View more info

HIGHLANDS-Highways and heros,

By: Cuthbertson, D.C.,,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Robert Grant & Son: 1931

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: A66

Condition: V.g.


256pp, 31 illus., small octavo, cloth, d.j. chipped, v.g., Wanderings in the westlands - feuds among the clans, View more info

THE STORY OF SCOTLAND 'Britain In Pictures'

By: Darling, F.Fraser

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1945

Edition: 2nd impression

Seller ID: Z209

Condition: Fine


48pp. 8 colour plates, 20 black and white plates. Series 'Britain In Pictures'. Dark blue boards and matching d.j. Nice copy with a rubbed d.j. Rear free end-paper creased badly but intact View more info

JERSEY: AN ISLE OF ROMANCE

By: Elliott, Blanche B.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin Ltd.: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: D600

Condition: Very Good, foxed


260pp, illustrated w/ etchings by H.V. Edge, frontispiece by Edmund Blampied. A nice tight sound copy with a sunned binding but foxed throughout View more info

VISITS TO REMARKABLE PLACES.

By: Howitt, William.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Longmans,Green, And Co.: 1900

Edition: New impression

Seller ID: BB659

Condition: Fine


xvi,468pp, with 79 illustrations.Author of ''The Rural Life of England'. View more info

PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT,

By: Jenkinson, Henry Irwin,

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford: 1879

Edition: sixth edition

Seller ID: GT012

Condition: Fine


xciii, 360pp, 44pp advertising index, w/ maps and views throughout.Hand tinted maps folding maps throughout. Small octavo, original green cloth, gilt. [By the author of 'Epitome of Lockhart's Life Of Scott.']. A nice unfaded copy with map illus. yellow end-papers. Map envelope to the front inside board with a fine complete folding map. No fading or wear. Originally pub. in 1872 difficult to find in fine conditon and with the loose map presetn View more info

PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT,

By: Jenkinson, Henry Irwin,

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford: 1874

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: GT013

Condition: Fine


xciii, 362pp, 24, viii pp advertising index, w/ maps and views throughout.Hand tinted maps folding maps throughout. Small octavo, original green cloth, gilt. [By the author of 'Epitome of Lockhart's Life Of Scott.']. A nice unfaded copy with map illus. yellow end-papers. Map envelope to the front inside board with a fine complete folding map. No fading or wear. Originally pub. in 1872 difficult to find in fine conditon and with the loose map presetn View more info

HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN THE BORDER

By: Lang, Andrew and John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1929

Edition: 2nd Reprint

Seller ID: J286

Condition: Fine


xvi, 439pp, with illustrations throughout and a map at end of volume. A fine copy [small blemish on the front board]. Finished after Andrew's death by his brother John View more info

THE STORY OF THE LONDON PARKS,

By: Larwood, Jacob,

Price: £45.00

Publisher: John Camden Hotten, London, ND,:

Seller ID: D188


2 volumes [firsts?] 272pp, 2 hand-coloured frontis. and one other and b&w illustrations throughout, small octavo, black cloth, gilt lettering, v.g., dusty and a little soiled. The binder has cut vol. 1 very tight and so the two volumes are different lengths! A mixed set. A Mudie's Select Library copy with yellow label. View more info

CUMBRIAN DISCOVERY

By: Lefebure, Molly,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1977

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: A92

Condition: V.g.


352pp, index, 16 bw plates, owners inscription. An invaluable guide for first time visitors, View more info