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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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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

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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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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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Dorset's Most Beautiful Building

By: Bill Hoade; Roger Holman

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Dorset Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03973

ISBN: 187116480X

Condition: Near Fine


This outstanding collection of over 130 colour pictures supported by an expert and informative text, reveals both the grandeur and the intimacy of Dorset's buildings and their glorious setting in the county's matchless landscape. A 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

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Somerset Railways

By: Clement, Mike; Gosling, Ted

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03063

ISBN: 0750923911

Condition: Very Good


Somerset Railways examines the countless trains that passed by in the age of steam. Enriched by a wealth of photographs of staff from all walks of railway life, this book is a unique photograph collection, much of which has not been published before. It is meant as a tribute to those railway workers, and to the vibrant Somerset railway system that they served. There is light rubbing to the spine ends. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 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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Along the Chiltern Ways.

By: Crosher, G.R.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell & Co Ltd: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02303

ISBN: 0304291935

Condition: Very Good


The Chiltern Ways lanes are the Icknield Ways, the two ancient " green lanes " that run from the Thames at Goring northeastward below the Chiltern escarpment, below the beech- covered hills of Buckinghamshire and the rolling hills of Hertfordshire, skirting the " slumbering Midland plain " until beyond Royston thet reach the rich lands of East Anglia. The author is a wise, knowledgeable and informative guide who has from his earliest years known and loved these beautiful, historic Chilterns. View more info

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The Flora of Cornwall and Supplement.

By: Davey. F.H.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, EP Publishing: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03493

ISBN: 071581334X

Condition: Fine


Here reprinted is the standard Flora of Cornwall originally published in 1909 together with the latter supplement of 1922. It includes a new foreword by L.J.Margetts to both the Flora and Supplement together with a revised combined index. A good ,clean and tight copy. View more info

The Peak District

By: Edwards K.C.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1974

Edition: 2 Edition

Sellers ID: 01496

ISBN: 0002131765

Condition: Very Good


All about the peak district full of pictures. View more info

Forge and Founded in Cornwall

By: Ferguson John

Price: £11.30

Publisher: St Austell ,Cornwall, Cornish Hillside Publications: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01904

ISBN: 1900147114

Condition: Very Good


There were about sixty foundries and allied works throughout Cornwall in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. They manufactured ironwork for local mining, farming and fishing industries ranging from hand tools to steam engines. They also produced items for the home such as 'slabs' , as well as street furniture including lamp posts, sign posts and railings. This comprehensive book describes these artifacts and lists places where they can be seen. There is light creasing to the edge of the front cover. View more info

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The Illustrated History of Leeds

By: Grady, Kevin; Burt, Steven

Price: £28.00

Publisher: UK., Breedon Books Publishing Co Ltd: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02507

ISBN: 1859833160

Condition: Very Good


For this second edition the authors have brought their account of the development of the city up to date. Their remarkable narrative is the first detailed study of Leeds through its long history since Parson's pioneering work in 1834. This book provides a readable and authoritative account of the history of the city that will appeal to residents and visitors alike and will serve has an invaluable reference. View more info

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An Unsentimental Journey Through Cornwall

By: Halfax, John

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK, TheJjameson Library: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 03599

Condition: Near Fine


This now re-issued travel diary of over a century ago chronicles in delightful conversational style the progress of a lady authoress and her two nieces through the faraway land over the Tamar. Arguably one of the half dozen best travelogues of this much described County of Cornwall. The beautifully executed line drawings of C. Napier Hemy add significantly to the charm of this lovely volume. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Last Days of Steam in Dorset and Bournemouth (Transport/Railway)

By: Haysom, David; Parker, Julien

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Pub Ltd: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03062

ISBN: 0750901802

Condition: Very Good


A superb collection of over 200 photographs of Dorset's railways during the 1950s and ' 60s', this book will appeal not only to former railwaymen, and to train-spotters of the period, but to steam enthusiasts everywhere. The D/W shows light shelf wear to its edges and corners and also has scratches to front and rear panels. View more info

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Bygone Godstone

By: Jaques, Julliette

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03600

ISBN: 0850338166

Condition: Near Fine


Making skilful use of a wealth of surviving old photographs, drawings and paintings, together with maps showing the location of places mentioned, this carefully researched book provides a clear and concise account of the development of the whole of Godstone parish, from earliest times. The D/w has a few indents to its front and back panels. otherwise a good, clean and tight copy View more info