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Batholomews Road maps 1900

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: postscript /sandpiper, bartholomew &son: 2013

Sellers ID: 01911

ISBN: 0007934874

Condition: Very Good


This is a facsimile of Touring Road maps produced between 1897-1903 from reduced Ordnance Surveys at a scale of 4 miles to one inch . This atlas accurately shows in detail the roads,railways canals and settlements as they existed in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The book is in v/good condition no d/w. View more info

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Melbourne By Melbourne

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Victoria Austraila, Rene Gordon Pty Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01533

ISBN: 0949208299

Condition: Very Good


This book has wonderful photos of the city of Melbourne .the front end paper has a dedication written in ink. The slipcase is torn on the bottom corners and worn on the top corners. View more info

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Where Strange Paths Go Down

By: A.M.Duncan - Kemp.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Australia., W.R.Smith & Paterson Pty. Ltd: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04634

Condition: Very Good


In this book the author shares with the reader the experience of a life in the Channel Country of Australia. Her story has the quality of revelation, to read it is to another world, and to pass over into a dimension of reality far beyond that of our own time. The D/w has open chips and tears to the spine and front panel and the text block has speckles on the fore-edge a tight copy. View more info

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The Story of Greenwich

By: Aslet, Clive.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Ted Smart Ltd: 1999

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02953

ISBN: 185613556X

Condition: Very Good


Greenwich, the site of Britain's celebration of the new millennium, has been an emblem of British history for over a thousand years. Using beautiful colour illustrations throughout , Clive Aslet presents a beguiling and charismatic portrait of Greenwich and a history of England through the story of this unique English town. There is a birthday dedication on the front end paper,otherwise this is a clean book with a tight binding View more info

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Somerset Illustrated: The County's heritage in Prints & Drawings.

By: Ball, W. Ball

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Halsgrove: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03622

ISBN: 0861834364

Condition: Fine


This unique book opens a window onto the heritage of Somerset from the perspective of illustrators and engravers who worked mainly in the days before the photograph. They left behind a fascinating body of work to delight the eye and recall a past that might at first sight appear to have gone forever but. on closer inspection, has survived with vigour into the present day. There is wear to the top corners on the D/W and a few indents on the back. View more info

Everything but the Squeal: Eating the Whole Hog in Northern Spain

By: Barlow, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A., Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01980

ISBN: 0374150109

Condition: Very Good


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History of Harlow

By: Bateman.h.Linley

Price: £14.00

Publisher: harlow, harlowdeveloment corporation: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01606

Condition: Good


A soft back book in good condition .There is also a fold out map in the back. View more info

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Nature of Cornwall

By: Bere, Rennie.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Barracuda Books Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03501

ISBN: 0860231631

Condition: Fine


This book is a comprehensive evocation of the county's wildlife, the first modern volume of its kind, informative, entertaining and a visual delight. The d/w/has been price clipped. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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History on the Ground : (Sutton History Handbooks)

By: Beresford, Maurice

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK., Sutton Pub Ltd: 1998

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02610

ISBN: 0750918845

Condition: Very Good


In this classic book, the author opens up the hidden world of urban, local and landscape history through the imaginative use of old maps and other documentary evidence. In these six studies evidence is brought to bear on particular fields, particular villages, and particular towns. Illustrated throughout with maps, plans and photographs, it is a book which all those interested in local, urban and landscape history will enjoy. The covers show light ware to the corners and there are two small scuff marks to the spine edge toward the head, and the corners of the text block are a little grubby View more info

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The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island

By: Bill Bryson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Doubleday: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04495

ISBN: 0857522345

Condition: Very Good


Once again, with his matchless homing instinct for the funniest and quirkiest, his unerring eye for the idiotic, the endearing, the ridiculous and the scandalous. Bryson gives us an acute and perceptive insight into all that is best and worst about Britain today. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Atlas Maior of 1665.

By: Blaeu, Joan.

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Germany, Taschen: 2005

Edition: First Modern Edition

Sellers ID: 02994

ISBN: 3822831255

Condition: Very Good


The Atlas Maior, the cartographical masterpiece of the Barogue, was brought out in 1662 and 1665 by the Amsterdam publisher Joan Bleu, one of Hollands leading cartographers. Taschen's bibliophile reprint of this costly atlas is based on the hand- coloured copy with gilt highlights now in the Austrian National library in Vienna. Alongside original quotes from Joan Blaeu relating to the individual maps, the text by Peter van der Krogt explains the historical and cultural associations and introduces the reader to the fascinating world of early modern cartography. The D/W is lightly sunned at t... View more info

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Right To The Edge: Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means

By: Boorman, Charley

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK, Sphere: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03173

ISBN: 1847443516

Condition: Very Good


From active volcanoes to coffee plantations to hilltop monasteries. Charley takes the reader on an incredible journey through some of the most spectacular countries in the world. Fast paced and fascinating, ' Right to the Edge , is a gripping read from one of the best travel-adventure writers. A good ,clean tight copy. View more info

Down Under

By: Bryson Bill

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Doubleday: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01374

ISBN: 038540817X

Condition: Very Good


we have two copys of this book both in v/good condition. View more info

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The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Doubleday: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03303

ISBN: 0857522345

Condition: Very Good


Once again, with his matchless homing instinct for the funniest and quirkiest, his unerring eye for the idiotic, the endearing, the ridiculous and the scandalous. Bryson gives us an acute and perceptive insight into all that is best and worst about Britain today. There is very light shelf ware to the D/W and text block edges. A very good and clean copy. View more info

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The Chilterns: A Little Souvenir (Little Souvenir Books)

By: Chris Andrews

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, Chris Andrews Publications: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04178

ISBN: 1905385692

Condition: Very Good


This ' Little Souvenir' series attempts to show something of the unique charm of The Chilterns in an attractive and portable form. this book also includes photographs and text from Colin Nutt. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Antartic Odyssey;in the Footsteps of the South Polar Explorers:

By: Collier ,Graham & Patricia Graham Collier.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: New York, Carol & Graft.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00089

ISBN: 0786706538

Condition: Good


At once a recreation of the past, and an enthralling picture of the wonders that remain, Graham Colliers journeys captures the spirit of this only uninhabited continent,the last great wilderness.This a 1st edition secondhand book in hardcovers the corner of which is slightly bumped,and the d/w is slightly rubbed but otherwise in good order. View more info

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Mission to Tashkent

By: Colonel Bailey

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04470

Condition: Very Good


This copy of Mission to Tashkent by the Folio Society has illustrated boards and a maroon slipcase which has light marking on it. Both are good, clean tight copy. View more info

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West of England Market Towns

By: Colwell, Maggie

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, B T Batsford Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02149

ISBN: 0713427809

Condition: Very Good


Maggie Colwell's interest in these towns was heightened by her travelling when she was seeking subjects for her drawings which have been published in many national newspapers. For this book, she has revisited and newly visited hundreds of sites, seeking out the people, customs, and architecture which she has drawn and written about so vividly. The D/W shows light shelf wear and is price clipped. View more info

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An Unsentimental Journey Through Cornwall

By: Craik, Mrs.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Patten Press: 1988

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02484

ISBN: 0950768960

Condition: Very Good


This re-issued travel diary of over a century ago chronicles in delightful conversational style the progress of a lady author and her two nieces through the faraway land beyond the Tamar. The beautifully executed line engravings add significantly to the charm of this lovely volume. View more info

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Unfettered Ways

By: Cromer Ruby

Price: £18.08

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00615

Condition: Good


This book has black covers with white title and signature to front cover but has lost the colour to the wording on the spine .The front end paper has a dediction in ink and also both endpapers have foxing has do the page edges, the book is otherwise sound .The D/w is in a drab grey and copies the title and signature that is found on the front hardcover, it is tanned and dirty and is also torn on the spine at both ends and on the fly-leaves. View more info