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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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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

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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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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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Domesday Book: Somerset

By: John Morris

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04205

ISBN: 0850333687

Condition: Very Good


The Domesday Survey was arranged by counties, or shires, and so is the present edition. These are the ancient counties that survived with little change until 1974. There is a gift dedication on the front end paper A good , tight copy. View more info

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The Excavation of a Romano-British Farmstead and Cemetery on Bradley Hill, Somerton, Somerset

By: Leech, R

Price: £12.00

Publisher: unknown: 0

Sellers ID: 02235

Condition: Very Good


This is a report on the excavation of a Romano-British Farmstead in 1981 View more info

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The Quantocks - on English Hills: The Life and the Land

By: Penny, Gary

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Somerset Books: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03635

ISBN: 0861834127

Condition: Fine


The Quantock Hills form one of the most precious landscapes in England . Rolling farmland, woods and attractive villages, give way to open hilltops and moorland in this richly diverse patchwork. The Quantock- On English Hills is a unique social document that records in photographs of frankness but matchless beauty, one of the last truly distinctive corners of the country. The D/W has creasing to its edges and light wear to the corners. Otherwise a good , clean and tight ... View more info