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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

Milano : Touring Club Italiano

By: N/A

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 0

Sellers ID: 01906

Condition: Very Good


The boards and D/W shows light shelf wear to the edges.there are also small tears to the top of the d/w spine and corners. View more info

Pintura Argentina

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Argentina, Ediciones Banco Velox:

Sellers ID: 00846

Condition: Very Good


This book is full of coloured plates of argentine artist's ,but has i don't read or speak spanish the details of this book are therefore sketchy.The cover does have a small mark on the front. View more info

The Cornwall Blue Book 1935.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02068

Condition: Poor


This book is compleat but is in poor condition with broken spine rubbed and worn But is full of adverts of the period with a folding map on the rear of book very interesting book 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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Dorset Illustrated

By: Alan W. Ball

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Dorset Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04766

ISBN: 1871164850

Condition: Near Fine


This book opens a window onto the heritage of Dorset from the viewpoint of illustrators and engravers working mainly in the days before the photograph. There are over 300 images of towns and villages throughout Dorset. The D/w shows signs creasing and light wear to its head and top corners, and it has been priced-clipped. A good, tight copy. View more info

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Life on the Levels: Voices from the Working World

By: Anderson, Tony

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Birlinn Ltd: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03621

ISBN: 1841585041

Condition: Near Fine


For countless generations this beautiful area of Somerset has been home to unique practices, professions and inherited traditions evolved over many years. Illustrated with evocative and poignant photographs of the landscape. This book is both a study and celebration of the men and women whose lives have always been lived to the rhythm of life on the levels. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Moss, on Somerset

By: Arthur Moss ( Reverend)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, The Cannington Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03727

Condition: Fine


The local history of the area has benn Arthur Moss's special interest and this book is the result of long and detailed research during his Somerset ministry. It is a unique blend of scholarship and also eminently readable history and biography. It will surely fascinate all who love Somerset. The D/W shows light shelf wear to its panels and edges. A good, clean and tight little book. 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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Somersetshire: Highways,Byways and Waterways.

By: Barrett. C.R.B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Bliss, Sands & Foster: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03028

Condition: Good


In wandering through Somerset the author has tried to show some of the archaeological remains, ecclesiastical buildings, quaint old manor houses that populate Somerset. The green hardcover in buckram shows usage to the head and base of the spine and board edges , the front and rear panels also show marks. The rough cut pages are tanned . the end-papers are heavily tanned. Still a good copy if a little tired. View more info

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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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Batten's South Somerset Villages

By: Batten, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Somerset Books: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03233

ISBN: 0861832701

Condition: Very Good


This book was first published in 1894. It charts the history of ten South Somerset villages from the Doomesday survey of 1086. This fascinating facsimile edition will make compelling reading for all those who live in, or appreciate this part of Wessex. A Good clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 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