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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

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

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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

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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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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

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Island of Dreams: A Personal History of a Remarkable Place

By: Boothby, Dan

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Pan Macmillan: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04940

ISBN: 1509800751

Condition: Very Good


Beautifully written and frequently leavened with a dry wit, ' Island of Dreams' is a deeply personal memoir about the quest for a mentor and the search for home, and is, at heart, a charming celebration of the particularities of place. The d/w as been priced-clipped. A good, clean and 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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Expedition to Surinam

By: Captain John Stedman, Edited and abridge by Christopher Bryant.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04426

Condition: Very Good


Expedition to Surinam is the narrative of a five years expedition against the revolted peoples of Surinam in Guiana on the wild coast of South America from the year 1772 to 1777. There is a small indentation to the fore edge of thew front board. A very good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Within view of Colmers.

By: Charlie Waterfall

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, C.Waterfall: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04639

Condition: Very Good


This is the chronicle of Country Life in the Simene Valley, Dorset There is light wear to the spine. 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