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Image for Marylebone and St. Pancras. Their History, Celebrities, Buildings and Institutions

Marylebone and St. Pancras. Their History, Celebrities, Buildings and Institutions

By: Clinch, George

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Truslove & Shirley 1890: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51284

Condition: Very Good


This is copy no. 79 of a large paper edition. xii, 235 pp. Tan half calf over brown cloth. Top edge gilt. Raised bands to spine with gilt-lettered title. New endpapers. Minimal wear. Numerous tissue-guarded illustrations. Internally very clean and fresh. Very Good condition. View more info

Image for On Foot Through Wharfedale : Descriptive & Historical Notes of the Towns and Villages of Upper & Lower Wharfedale

On Foot Through Wharfedale : Descriptive & Historical Notes of the Towns and Villages of Upper & Lower Wharfedale

By: Cobley, Fred

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Otley, William Walker and Sons, Publishers N.d. [c. 1882]: 1882

Book number: 55032

Condition: Good


xvi, 302 pp. Original maroon gilt-decorated cloth with bevelled edges. Spine ends chipped & worn. Spine darkened and slight wear to extremities. Foxing to prelims. Internally clean. With frontis and eight additional plates. Folding map. Plates complete. View more info

Image for The Thames, 1580-1980 : A General Bibliography

The Thames, 1580-1980 : A General Bibliography

By: Cohen, Ben

Price: £65.00

Publisher: New Castle, Oak Knoll Press 2008: 2008

Book number: 53271

ISBN: 1584562269

Condition: Fine


xiii, 386 pp. Publisher's full maroon cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. No jacket, as issued. Slight mark to rear board. Internally fresh and clean. No ownership marks. View more info

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Sundials of the British Isles : A Selection of Some of the Finest Sundials From Our Islands

By: Cowham, Mike, editor

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Cambridge, M. J. Cowham 2005: 2005

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Book number: 57181

ISBN: 0955115507

Condition: Near Fine


This is copy no. 139 of an edition limited to 600 copies. xiv, 258 pp. Publsiher's hardback in dust jacket. Slight curling to dj edges. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. Profusely illustrated in colour throughout. View more info

Image for The Place-Names of Rutland : English Place-Name Society Volume LXVII/LXVIII/LXIX. Three volumes in one

The Place-Names of Rutland : English Place-Name Society Volume LXVII/LXVIII/LXIX. Three volumes in one

By: Cox, Barrie

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Nottingham, English Place-Name Society 1994: 1994

Book number: 57124

ISBN: 0904889173

Condition: Near Fine


Three volumes in one. lxxxvi, 483 pp. Publisher's blue cloth in printed dust jacket. Very clean copy. No ownership names. View more info

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Survey of London : Volume XII: The Parish of All Hallows Barking, Part I

By: Cox, Montagu H. and Philip Norman and London County Council

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Published for the London County Council by B. T. Batsford, Ltd. 1929: 1929

Book number: 55534

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 100, plus 90 plates, pp. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Spine faded with slight wear to spine ends. Internally clean. No ownership names. With 90 full-page plates. View more info

Image for Aldershot : A Record of Mrs. Daniell's Work Amongst Soldiers, and Its Sequel

Aldershot : A Record of Mrs. Daniell's Work Amongst Soldiers, and Its Sequel

By: Daniell, Georgiana Fanny Shipley

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton 1879: 1879

Book number: 57858

Condition: Very Good


viii, 251, 4 pp. Original red cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Frontis photo tipped-in. Illustration. Four-page publisher's catalogue at rear. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Copac lists only: BL; Ox; Cambs: NLS & Sheffield. View more info

Image for The Place-Names of Cheshire : English Place-Name Society Volumes XLIV, XLV, XLVI, XLVII, XLVIII and LIV. In six volumes (5 volumes in 6 parts)

The Place-Names of Cheshire : English Place-Name Society Volumes XLIV, XLV, XLVI, XLVII, XLVIII and LIV. In six volumes (5 volumes in 6 parts)

By: Dodgson, J. McN.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cambridge, At the University Press 1970-1972 / 1981: 1970

Book number: 57123

Condition: Near Fine


In six volumes (5 volumes in 6 parts, without the 1997 publication, v. 5, pt. iii). Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Two volumes in dust jackets. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership marks. View more info

Image for Domesday Book : The Berkshire Domesday. Folios and Maps, Berkshire Folios 56-63. Domesday Book Studies. The County Edition. Three volumes in box

Domesday Book : The Berkshire Domesday. Folios and Maps, Berkshire Folios 56-63. Domesday Book Studies. The County Edition. Three volumes in box

By: Domesday Book

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, Alecto Historical Editions 1987 / 1988: 1987

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 53919

ISBN: 0948459212

Condition: Fine


Three volumes in a solander box. The County Edition was limited to 1,000 copies. This copy unnumbered. xi, 179; ix, 68; facsimile pp. Folio volumes measuring 28cm x 40cm. Quarter cream cloth over brown paper-covered boards. Gilt lettering to spines. In a quarter red morocco over red cloth solander box with gilt lettering to spine. Includes folding lectern display. Facsimile pages. Folding map in pocket. Berkshire text volume with introduction and translations. Domesday Book Studies volume. All in Fine condition. View more info

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Hawksmoor

By: Downes, Kerry

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, A. Zwemmer Ltd 1979: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Book number: 38595

ISBN: 0302027831

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 298 pp., Jacket scratched and slightly worn, minor tears and chipping. Binding slightly loose, but this is a very good clean copy generally. View more info

Image for Hammersmith  A Study in Town History

Hammersmith A Study in Town History

By: Draper, Warwick H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Anne Bingley 1989: 1989

Book number: 53304

ISBN: 0862060125

Condition: As New


Facsimile reprint of the orginal 1913 edition, softcover. xii., 84 pp. [+24 pp. advts.] 22 x14 cm. Fine unread copy. View more info

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The Picturesque and Historical Guide to the Island of Jersey

By: Durell, Edward

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Jersey, Philip John Ouless N.d. [1850's]: 1850

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 58802

Condition: Fair


viii, 193, (3) pp. Original printed paper wrappers. Covers damaged with some loss to paper spine covering and corners. Binding firm. Internally clean. With folding frontis map and one wood-engraved plate. No lithographs, as suggested on the title-page. Copac records just the BL copy. Good condition internally with covers in Fair only condition. View more info

Image for The Georgian Town 1680-1840 Social History In Perspective

The Georgian Town 1680-1840 Social History In Perspective

By: Ellis, Joyce M.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Palgrave 2001: 2001

Book number: 49483

ISBN: 0333711343

Condition: Very Good


182 pp. View more info

Image for Tour through North Wales, in the Year 1798 and at Other Times, Principally Undertaken with a View to Botanical Researches in That Alpine Country Interspersed with Observations on Its Manufactures, Customs, History and Antiquities.

Tour through North Wales, in the Year 1798 and at Other Times, Principally Undertaken with a View to Botanical Researches in That Alpine Country Interspersed with Observations on Its Manufactures, Customs, History and Antiquities.

By: Evans, J.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, J. White 1802: 1802

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 33523

Condition: Very Good


xix., 415 pp. Modern brown half morocco 4 gilt decorated panels, black labels, marbled boards. Contents very good and clean, pages untrimmed, occasional light foxing confined to the extremities but hardly noticeable. View more info

Image for The Picture of Bristol : Or A Guide to Objects of Curiosity and Interest, in Bristol, Clifton, the Hotwells, and Their Vicinity ...

The Picture of Bristol : Or A Guide to Objects of Curiosity and Interest, in Bristol, Clifton, the Hotwells, and Their Vicinity ...

By: Evans, John

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Bristol, W. Sheppard 1814: 1814

Book number: 58025

Condition: Good


156 pp. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. Gilt decoration & lettering to spine. Boards rubbed with area of loss to leather at spine edge. Scattered foxing. Folding frontis map. Three folding engravings. View more info

Image for Writ In Remembrance [Original photographs of East Anglia 1902]

Writ In Remembrance [Original photographs of East Anglia 1902]

By: F. E. H.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: N.p., Privately printed 1902: 1902

Book number: 51617

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Bound in brown full leather with "Writ in Remembrance" in gilt lettering to front board. Leather turn-ins and marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Damage to spine joint at head & foot. Calligraphic inscription from 'F. E. H.' to the recipient in remembrance of 'the many pleasant days we have spent in that fascinating & attractive part of our dear Country - East Anglia' and dated Christmas 1902. With 14 full page tissue-guarded original sepia toned photographs. Images of Lowestoft, Lake Lothing, Oulton Broad, Norwich, Gorleston Pier, Pakefield and Corton. VG condition. View more info

Image for The Granta and the Cam, From Byron's Pool to Ely

The Granta and the Cam, From Byron's Pool to Ely

By: Farren, R.

Price: £360.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Macmillan & Co. 1880: 1880

Book number: 53461

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Folio measuring 30cm x 41cm. Publisher's original gilt-decorated green cloth. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. Slight wear to spine ends and extremities. Text-block loose in binding. Early ink inscription to title page. With 36 finely engraved full-page etchings by the author R. Farren. Plates complete. View more info

Image for An Historical and Topographical Description of Chelsea and Its Environs, Interspersed with Biographical Anecdotes of Illustrious and Eminent Persons Who Have Resided in Chelsea During the Three Preceding Centuries. In Two Volumes

An Historical and Topographical Description of Chelsea and Its Environs, Interspersed with Biographical Anecdotes of Illustrious and Eminent Persons Who Have Resided in Chelsea During the Three Preceding Centuries. In Two Volumes

By: Faulkner, Thomas

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Chelsea, T. Faulkner and Nichols & Son and Simpkin & Marshall 1829: 1829

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 41156

Condition: Very Good


In two volumes. xii, 407; 357, [34] pp. Original paper covered boards. Sympathetically rebacked with paper title labels. Boards edgeworn and corners worn. Plates complete. Folding map present, but with repairs. List of subscribers. View more info

Image for The Forest of Essex: Its History, Laws, Administration and Ancient Customs, and the Wild Deer Which Lived in it.

The Forest of Essex: Its History, Laws, Administration and Ancient Customs, and the Wild Deer Which Lived in it.

By: Fisher, William Richard

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Butterworths 1887: 1887

Book number: 46768

Condition: Very Good


viii, 448 pp., Bound in a maroon full morocco with marbled edges and gilt inner dentelles. Library plate on pastedown. A few tiny marks to leather, and some rubbing to bottom edges of boards. Small tear to leather near the top of spine. A few spots of light foxing here and there, very good and clean otherwise. View more info

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The Longest Journey

By: Forster, E.M.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold & Co 1937: 1937

Book number: 58870

Condition: Very Good


Uniform edition. pp 320 in publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering and blind decoration on spine. Bumping and wear to head and foot of spine. Previous owner's name in ink on first free endpaper, Times Bookclub label on rear board, paper darkened otherwise internally clean and tight. A very good copy. View more info