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The Welsh House a Study in Folk Culture, Iorwerth C Peate
101 Iorwerth C Peate The Welsh House a Study in Folk Culture
Liverpool Hugh Evans and Sons Ltd 1944 Second Revised Edition Boards Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Excellent book on the architecture of welsh houses and cottages, second revised edition, 204 pages in very bright clean condition. 86 B/w photographs, B/w illustrations plus very informative text. Book is very bright and clean, the dustwrapper smll losses on edges an tiny loss on rear a little rubbed and browned on spine, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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Werrington Some Notes on Its History, J D Johnstone SIGNED
102 J D Johnstone SIGNED Werrington Some Notes on Its History
Staffordshire UK J D Johnstone 1947 First Edition Card Covers Good Plus No Jacket Card Covers 8 x 5 Inches Signed by Author
Very informative book on Werrington near Stoke on Trent UK. 41pages in overall clean condition just a few occasional light marks. Published by author and SIGNED by him on title page. Outer card covers are a little rubbed and worn on edges especially rear top. Two fold out maps at rear, a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Famous Houses of Bath and District, J F Meehan
103 J F Meehan Famous Houses of Bath and District
Bath UK B & J F Meehan 1901 First Limited Edition Cloth Covered Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 10 x 6 Inches Signed by Duke of Beaufort
Very informative book on the famous houses in Bath and surrounding area, privately printed by author and limited to 500 copies. 228 pages with many illustrations. Book has light to medium foxing on occasional pages and outer edges plus a heavier foxing on endpapers and first two blank pages. Bookplate of Henry Somerset 9th Duke of Beaufort dated 1900 also signature S Beaufort on front endpaper, small tear to margin of one plate. outer covers are marked where deep red colour has lightened in places probly due to water at sometime. Though not a perfect copy still a pleasing copy with the bookplate and signature SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Harrod's Royal Despatch of Great Britain, J G Harrod and Co
104 J G Harrod and Co Harrod's Royal Despatch of Great Britain
Norwich UK J G Harrod and Co 1889 Gold Embossed Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 11 x 7 Inches 
Fascinating book detailing information on about twenty thousand places around the UK in 1889. The despatches gives details of post offices, telegraph offices, railway stations, population of every city,town and village, a wealth of historical information. 326 pages in total in overall bright clean condition just a little light foxing on endpapers, packed with information plus several old stylish adverts. There are splits to paer and webbing at inner hinges but the binding is holding but is loose especially at front. Outer covers are worn on edges and some marking, Though not perfect, a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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Maxwell's Guide Book to the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, J H Maxwell
105 J H Maxwell Maxwell's Guide Book to the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright
Castle Douglas J H Maxwell 1908 Eighth Edition Gold Embossed Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Eighth edition of this guide book, very attractive with gold lettering and design on boards. 304 pages with some occasional light foxingt and a few pages with heavier foxing, all edges of pages are gold which is quite bright. Book has several old photographs, illustrations and old illustrated adverts plus informative details on the area. Outer boards have very light wear to corners, a bright sound overall clean copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Hampton Court Palace, J S Catford Photographer
106 J S Catford Photographer Hampton Court Palace
Kingston on Thames UK J S Catford Photographer First Edition Gold Embossed Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches J S Catford Photographer 
Excellent book of sixteen full page B/w photographs of Hampton Court Palace each with a short description. Some light marks to the blank margins of a few pages, title page and rear endpaper browned. Not dated looks 1930s or 1940s. Outer boards are a little rubbed on edges with original cord on spine. A pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Textile London Its Records and Associations, J Wells Thatcher
107 J Wells Thatcher Textile London Its Records and Associations
London The Drapers Record Limited Gold Embossed Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 11 x 9 Inches W Luker Junior 
Very informative book on the history of London not dated but early 1900s or late 1890s contains 216 pages inoverall bright clean condition just some foxing to last 8 pages and outer edges of pages, overall browning to endpapers, top outer edges of pages are gold.Many B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper outer boards are lightly rubbed on edges and some small foxing spots to front and rear boards. HEAVY BOOK 2.1 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. a nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 39.95 GBP
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The Historical Handbook and Guide to Oxford Embracing a Succinct History of the University and City from the Year 912, James J Moore
108 James J Moore The Historical Handbook and Guide to Oxford Embracing a Succinct History of the University and City from the Year 912
Oxford Uk Thomas Shrimpton and Son 1878 Second Edition Revised Enlarged Embossed Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book on the city of Oxford, its buildings, people, places and history, second revised and enlarged edition. 296 pages plus 18 pages of adverts in overall clean condition just light occasional foxing and a small light brown patch to firsty couple of pages where a newspaper cutting has lain, bookplate of Samuel Garcia Asher on inside frint board, Many B/w full page b/w illustrations and fold out map at rear, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly rubbed on edges with embossed landscape view of buildings on front and rear boards. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 34.00 GBP
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Leaves from Lakeland, James Payn
109 James Payn Leaves from Lakeland
London Hamilton Adams and Co Gold Embossed Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Original printing of this book not dated but looks late 1800s early 1900s. 175 pages in overall clean condition just some light browning to edges and few occasional foxing spots, neat former owners name on inside front board. String binding is a little loose in places but holding. Outer covers are rubbed and worn on edgesand slightly on front and rear, gold embossing on spine is dulled. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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Newdigate Its History and Houses, Joan Harding , Joyce Banks
110 Joan Harding , Joyce Banks Newdigate Its History and Houses
Dorking Rayment Printers 1993 First Edition Illustrated Card Covers Very Good No Jacket Card Covers 8 x 6 Inches 
Excellent book on this Surrey village, 228 pages in very bright clean condition, slight fade to spin,many B/w illustrations and architectural plans plus very informative text, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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111 John Aubrey Natural History and Antiquities of the County of Surrey 5 Volumes
Dorking UK Kohler and Coombes 1975 0903967251 / 9780903967259 Facsimile Reprint Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 5 Inches 
Excellent books on the county of Surrey, five volumes, facsimile reprints of a book originally published in 1718. There are 1628 pages over the 5 volumes plus several pages of index in each, pages are in very bright clean condition, several pull out illustrations plus very informative text. Outer boards are very bright and clean, dustwrappers are also overallve bright and clean just a little light browning to white background and small stain to top inner rear flap of volume 3. HEAVY BOOKS 3.9 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Very nice bright copies SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 108.00 GBP
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Rivers of Joy a Celebration of Water, John Bailey SIGNED
112 John Bailey SIGNED Rivers of Joy a Celebration of Water
Norfolk Creel Publishing 1992 087394402X / 9780873944021 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 12 x 9 Inches Shirley Deterding Signed by Author and Artist
A book showing the wonderful paintings of Shirley Deterding, 95 pages with many full page colour illustrations of landscapes from all round the UK. Opposite each colour plate is some text with some smaller B/w illustrations. Book is very bright and clean, outer boards have a small bump on bottom front edge, dustwrapper is also bright and clean with jus t a tiny closed tear on edge where bump is inch long. SIGNED by JOHN BAILEY and SHIRLEY DETERDING on half title page. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Annals of Dover, John Bavington Jones
113 John Bavington Jones Annals of Dover
Dover UK Dover Express Works 1938 Second Edition Gold Embossed Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 20.5 x 14 Cms 
Histories of the Castle, Port, passage , religion, the corporation, mayors and their times, corporation officials, representation in Parliament and social history. 464 page plus index, book is very bright and clean, previous owners name on front endpaper, outer boards a few light marks and faded on the spine. A nice copy of an interesting book on Dover SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Records of Dover, John Bavington Jones
114 John Bavington Jones The Records of Dover
Dover UK Dover Express Works 1920 Gold Embossed Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 20.5 x 13.5 Cms 
The charters, record books and papers of the corporation, with the Dover customal. A very informative book on the history of Dover, 205 pages plus index.Very informative text with several illustrations, endpapers are browned and some very light occasional foxing, previous owners initials on rear endpaper dated 27.5 29 light rubbing to outside edges of boards and spine is a little darker than rest of boards. Book dated 1920 no other dates in book possible first edition? A nice copy of an interesting bokk on Dover SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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Our Lady of Batersey, John George Taylor
115 John George Taylor Our Lady of Batersey
Chelsea, London George White 1925 First Edition First Printing Half-Leather Cloth Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches 
Excellent book detailing the story of Battersea Church and parish taken from original sources. 442 pages in overall bright clean condition just some foxing to first and last couple of pages, to the outer edges and very occasional spots inside, 3 large fold out maps at rear. Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed, plus very informative text. HEAVY BOOK 1.2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are leather sine and corners which are a little rubbed and worn, still a pleasing attractive book on London history. SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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Reminiscences of a Country Town Farnham, John Henry Knight
116 John Henry Knight Reminiscences of a Country Town Farnham
Farnham UK Martin and Sturt 1909 First Edition Thick Card Covers Good No Jacket Card Covers 8 x 5 Inches 
Interesting old book on the market town of Farnham in Surrey. 44 pages with two full page plate illustrations and a couple of line drawings. Book is complete, thick card covers, rear cover has splits along spine but is holding and spine has small amount missing from top 1 inches long. Pages are bright and clean just some browning to endpapers and last page. Outer covers worn on edges and some foxing on edges. Not a perfect example but a good reference work and scarce SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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John Heywood's Illustrated Guide to Dorking, John Heywood
117 John Heywood John Heywood's Illustrated Guide to Dorking
London John Heywood Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 4 Inches 
Excellent book on Dorking in Surrey, originally a paper cover booklet which has been bound in hard cover with original iluustrated paper covers.32 pages plus 16 pages of old adverts in clean condition with some light browning to edges of pages and endpapers, many old B/w photographs and old adverts plus very informative text, Previous owners bookplate on inside front cover Geo. Cable and another owners later details neatly written on front endpaper. A nice copy of an interesting guide to old Dorking, not dated but looks early 1900s SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Oxfordshire Not Including the City of Oxford  a Shell Guide, John Piper
118 John Piper Oxfordshire Not Including the City of Oxford a Shell Guide
London Faber and Faber 1953 Revised Edition Boards Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 9 x 7 Inches 
Very informative book on the shire of Oxford not about the City of Oxford, this is the first publication of the new revised edition. 68 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations including large colour map at rear, all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, little rubbed on edges with a few small tears on edges,not price clipped,. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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History of the Fylde of Lancashire, John Porter
119 John Porter History of the Fylde of Lancashire
Blackpool W Porter and Sons 1876 First Edition First Printing Boards Fair No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Detailed book of this area, 484 pages plus 10 page list of subscribers in overall clean condition just some foxing to outer edges of pages coming in very slightly to extreme edges of some pages, very light foxing to title page. Stamp on title page and the margins of a couple of other pages showing a hooded figure with a small cross beneath it and letters M R. couple of names and addresses of previous owners opposite the title page and a couple of names on the title page, fairly modern address sticker on blank page opposite the title page.Endpapers are split at inner hinges but binding though a little loose is sound. Outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges, especially top and bottom of spine, a few marks. Though not perfect a reasonable first edition of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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John Tarlton's Esexx a County and Its People in Pictures 1940-1960, John Tarlton
120 John Tarlton John Tarlton's Esexx a County and Its People in Pictures 1940-1960
Essex UK English Countryside Publications 1988 1870112040 / 9781870112048 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 11 x 8 Inches John Tarlton 
Excellent book showing Essex in photographs between 1940 and 1960. Book has 189 pages of mostly B/w photographs with a small amount of text. Book and dustwrapper are in very bright clean condition just a few light marks to rear of wrapper and slightb bump to bottom of spine, wrapper is price clipped. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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