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Image for Norfolk. A Shell Guide

Norfolk. A Shell Guide

By: Harrod, Wilhelmine and The Rev. C. L. S. Linnell

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1966: 1966

Edition: 3rd Edition

Book number: 49920

Condition: Very Good


88 pp. clean tidy copy in a price clipped jacket View more info

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Shell Guide to Norfolk

By: Harrod, Wilhelmine and The Rev. C. L. S. Linnell

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1966: 1966

Edition: 3rd Edition

Book number: 59088

Condition: Near Fine


88 pp. Full cloth in dust wrapper. Clean copy. Small ink owner's name to title-page. Numerous illustrations. Double-page map at rear. View more info

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The Original Clock Almanack

By: Hartley, John

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Wakefield and London, W Nicholson & Sons:

Book number: 41872

Condition: Very Good


2 vols, 7 issues 1899, 1910, 1919, 1930, 1940, 1945, 1952, preserved in a contemporary document binder. Exteriors darkened, very minor creasing and folding to corners here and there, but generally very good and clean. View more info

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English Shrines and Sanctuaries

By: Hole, Christina

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, B.T.Batsford Ltd 1954: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58050

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, illustrated by Eric King, pp ix + 182. Some minor wear to edges of dustjacket and some foxing to paper edges, otherwise clean, tight and bright copy, very good. View more info

Image for The Northern Heights of London or Historical Associations of Hampstead, Highgate, Muswell Hill, Hornsey and Islington

The Northern Heights of London or Historical Associations of Hampstead, Highgate, Muswell Hill, Hornsey and Islington

By: Howitt, William

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green and Co. 1869: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 35305

Condition: Very Good


590, 2pp. Has been rebound in dark green cloth in the style of the original. Heavy browning to one endpaper, otherwise clean and tight. P. 558 has a 2 inch tear (no loss). View more info

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Memorials of the Hospital of St Cross and Alms House of Noble Poverty

By: Humbert, Rev L.M.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Winchester and London, William Savage Photographic Publisher / Messrs Parker & Co 1868: 1868

Book number: 36448

Condition: Good


98 pp., 13 albumen photographs as called for, plus a photo on advert on final leaf. Gilt decorated red publisher's cloth with bevelled edges. AEG. Boards worn, marked and chipped, corners bumped, chipping and splitting to the spine. Minor foxing to first and last few pages. View more info

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The Town; its Memorable Characters and Events

By: HUNT, Leigh

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder and Co., 1848: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 35125

Condition: Very Good


2 volumes., Vol 1 xii., 300 pp., + [iv pp., publisher's catalogue] Vol 2., viii., 311 pp., + 16 pp [publisher's catalogue]., Orange blindstamped cloth, which is quite worn, spine faded, bit of chipping to had and foot of spine, slight dent to fore edge of boards. contents good and tight. View more info

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The History and Topography of the Parish of Sheffield in the County of York

By: Hunter, Joseph

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor and Jones 1819: 1819

Book number: 44969

Condition: Very Good


x, [2], 299 pp., Bound in a contemporary patterened calf which has been recently respined. Illustrated with several b/w engraved plates. Some minor rubbing to boards, a few spots of foxing to prelims and endpapers, but generally a thoroughly bright and clean copy. Extra Sheffield related [20th C] ephemera laid loosely in. View more info

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Eton College

By: Hussey, Christopher

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Country Life 1926: 1926

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 57047

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 133 pp. Publisher's quarter dark blue calf over blue cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Minor rubbing to head of spine. Long mark to front board. Owner's inscription to front endpaper. Numerous full page black and white photographic plates. View more info

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A Prospect of Britain : The Town Panoramas of Samuel and Nathaniel Buck

By: Hyde, Ralph

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion 1994: 1994

Book number: 58364

ISBN: 1857931424

Condition: Near Fine


224 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. Double-page b&w illustrations throughout. View more info

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The Mercers' Hall

By: Imray, Jean

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The London Topographical Society 1991: 1991

Book number: 58874

Condition: Near Fine


pp ix + [3] + 509. In publisher's maroon cloth with gilt letterig on spine with dustjacket. Presenation copy to Pat Geater from The Mercers and the governors of St. Paul's Girls' School ink and dated 19.10.95. Dust jacket has some marks. Internally bright, tight and clean, very good near fine. Introduction by Derek Keene and edited by Ann Saunders. Near fine in a good dustjacket. View more info

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Picturesque Views, with An Historical Account of the Inns of Court, in London and Westminster

By: Ireland, Samuel

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Printed by C. Clarke and Published By R. Faulder and J. Egerton 1800: 1800

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 35667

Condition: Near Fine


xvi., 254, errata leaf. 21 sepia aquatints of the Inns of Court. Bound in a very pleasant full tan calf executed by Baytun Riviere. Black and red title labels, and compartments filled with a leaf and berry design. Gilt lines to the boards, with a leaf and berry design towards the corners between lines. Blind stamped vine-leaf border panel in the middle of each board. Gilt inner-dentelles, and all edges gilt, 236 mm tall. A beautiful volume. Samuel Ireland was the father of the Shakespeare forger W. H. Ireland. View more info

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The Place-Names of Durham

By: Jackson, Charles E.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1916: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57364

Condition: Very Good


116 pp. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Slight fading to spine lettering. Boards clean. Internally clean. View more info

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Images of Hamstead

By: Jenkins, Simon ; Ditchburn, Jonathan

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Ackermann Publishing 1982: 1982

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 47417

ISBN: 0946186022

Condition: Very Good


290 pp, illustrated in b/w no 29 / 1000 Volume 3 of the Images of London series that looks to describe reproduce and catalogue districts of Greater London View more info

Image for The Dialect of the West of England particularly Somersetshire

The Dialect of the West of England particularly Somersetshire

By: Jennings, James

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, John Russell Smith 1869: 1869

Edition: 2nd Edition

Book number: 5539

Condition: Good


167 pp, + 56 pages of adverts, with John Fowles bookplate affixed to front endboard, blue embossed cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine, some small loss to the top of the spine, light wear to extremes View more info

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Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Printed for J. Ogle 1811: 1811

Book number: 58633

Condition: Very Good


186 pp. Contemporary full tree calf with leather title label to spine. Corners bumped. Early ink name to title-page. Boards clean. Internally clean. Binding firm. View more info

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Family Matters

By: Jolliffe, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Alnwick, John Jolliffe 2011: 2011

Book number: 59510

Condition: Very Good


126 pp, illustrated in colour, signed on title page, some marks to dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Kelly's Directory of Richmond, Kew, Petersham, etc. 1956

Kelly's Directory of Richmond, Kew, Petersham, etc. 1956

By: Kelly

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Kelly's Directories Ltd. 1956: 1956

Book number: 56778

Condition: Very Good


x, 322 pp. Publisher's original printed wrappers. Minor rubbing to spine. Adverts. Street directory. Private residents. Commercial directory. In VG condition. View more info

Image for Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland 1934

Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland 1934

By: Kelly's Directories

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Kelly's Directories Ltd. 1934: 1934

Book number: 55701

Condition: Very Good


16th edition. xvi, 426,v, 195, (3) pp. Publisher's original red cloth with printed adverts in gilt & black lettering to front & rear boards. Spine & front board slightly faded. Internally clean. Two colour folding maps. View more info

Image for Traces of the Norse Mythology in the Isle of Man

Traces of the Norse Mythology in the Isle of Man

By: Kermode, P. M. C.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Bemrose & Sons 1904: 1904

Book number: 56001

Condition: Very Good


30, plus 10 plates, pp. Original printed grey wrappers. Wear & chipping to spine. From the library of artist Clarke Hutton with his ownership signature to front cover. Folding map. Ten plates at rear. 'Read before the Isle of Man Natural History and Antiquarian Society, Ramsey, December 18th, 1903.' Scarce. View more info