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Image for The Middlesex and London Domesday : Domesday Book Studies. Introduction and Translation. Folios & Maps. Three volumes

The Middlesex and London Domesday : Domesday Book Studies. Introduction and Translation. Folios & Maps. Three volumes

By: Loyn, H. R. and Alecto Historical Editions

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Alecto Historical Editions 1987 / 1988 / 1991: 1987

Book number: 57449

ISBN: 0948459387

Condition: Near Fine


Three volumes in a slipcase. This set is for the county of Middlesex and London. Cream cloth spines over brown boards. Gilt lettering to spines. In brown slipcase. A few light marks to slipcase. Boards clean. Internally fresh and clean. 'A new and faithful facsimile of the manuscript, complete translations, extensive indices, text and maps.' Near Fine condition. View more info

Image for The Lancashire Domesday : Domesday Book Studies. Introduction and Translation. Folios & Maps. Three volumes

The Lancashire Domesday : Domesday Book Studies. Introduction and Translation. Folios & Maps. Three volumes

By: Loyn, H. R. and Alecto Historical Editions

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Alecto Historical Editions 1987 / 1988 / 1991: 1987

Book number: 57450

ISBN: 0948459352

Condition: Near Fine


Three volumes in a slipcase. This set is for the county of Lancashire. Cream cloth spines over brown boards. Gilt lettering to spines. In brown slipcase. A few marks to slipcase. Boards clean. Internally fresh and clean. 'A new and faithful facsimile of the manuscript, complete translations, extensive indices, text and maps.' Near Fine condition. View more info

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Guernsey Folk Lore

By: MacCulloch, Sir Edgar

Price: £170.00

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock 1903: 1903

Book number: 42702

Condition: Very Good


616 pp, illustrated in b/w, some foxing to page edges and wear to top of spine cloth. Publisher's gilt lettered green cloth covered bevelled boards. Uncommon title. View more info

Image for Little Domesday Book : Suffolk: Introduction, Translation and Indexes. Facsimile and Map. Domesday Book Studies. Three volumes in slipcase

Little Domesday Book : Suffolk: Introduction, Translation and Indexes. Facsimile and Map. Domesday Book Studies. Three volumes in slipcase

By: Martin, Geoffrey, editor and Alecto Historical Editions

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Alecto Historical Editions 2000 / 1987: 2000

Book number: 56025

Condition: Fine


Three volumes in slipcase. Each volume in quarter cream-coloured cloth over brown paper-covered boards. Gilt lettering to spines. Slipcase in quarter red morocco over red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The 3 volumes comprise the facsimile volume with folding map in pocket, the translation volume and the original Studies volume published to accompany the earlier edition of the Great Domesday Book in 1987. All in Fine unused condition. View more info

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Gibbs's Illustrated Handbook to St. Alban's, containing a Sketch of Its History, and a Descriptioni of Its Abbey; Its Antiquities; and Other Objects of Interest.

By: Mason, Fred B.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: "Herts Advertiser" Office, St. Albans, R. Gibbs, 1866: 1866

Book number: 29868

Condition: Very Good


92pp. 10 plates and 6 in-text illustrations.Pages are browned with some light foxing. Pretty gilt-stamped green cloth cover; corners a little bumped and frayed. All edges gilt. Signature of previous owner on free endpaper and another on preface page. Binding perhaps a little delicate, but overall a nice copy of this scarce title. View more info

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The Place-Names of Sussex : English Place-Name Society Volume VI & VII. Two volumes

By: Mawer, A. and F. M. Stenton

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, At the University Press 1929 / 1930: 1929

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 57081

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes. xlvi, 249; 250-613 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Spines faded to grey. Internally clean. From the collection of A. M. Armstrong with her signature to front endpapers. She was an author of the Cumberland volumes in the series. Maps in pocket at rear. View more info

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The Place-Names of Bedfordshire & Huntingdonshire : English Place-Name Society Volume III

By: Mawer, A. and F. M. Stenton

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, At the University Press 1926: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57086

Condition: Very Good


xlii, 316 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Spine faded to grey. Clean copy. Maps in pocket at rear. View more info

Image for Introduction to the Survey of English Place-Names, Volume I, Part I [and] The Chief Elements Used in English Place-Names, Volume I, Part II. In two volumes

Introduction to the Survey of English Place-Names, Volume I, Part I [and] The Chief Elements Used in English Place-Names, Volume I, Part II. In two volumes

By: Mawer, Allen and F. M. Stenton, editors

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, At the University Press 1930 / 1933: 1930

Book number: 57126

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes (Volume one, parts one & two). xii, 201, (1); xiii, 67, (1) pp. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Spine faded with some bowing to boards of second volume. Internally clean. Volume One in the series. From the collection of A. M. Armstrong with her signature to front endpapers. She went on to be the author of the Cumberland volumes in the series. View more info

Image for Famous Houses of Bath and District [and] More Famous Houses of Bath and District. In two volumes

Famous Houses of Bath and District [and] More Famous Houses of Bath and District. In two volumes

By: Meehan, J. F.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Bath, B. & J. F. Meehan 1901 / 1906: 1901

Book number: 59006

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes. Edition limited to 500 copies. xiv, 228; xvi, 248 pp. Original red cloth with gilt lettering to front boards & spines. Top edge gilt. Fading to spines and front board of first volume. Darkening to endpapers. Later owner's label to verso of endpapers. Internally clean. Numerous illustrations. Subscriber's list at rear. Prime Minister, Lord Rosebery's copy, with his bookplate to each volume and 'The Durdans' blind-stamp. A VG pair. View more info

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On Foot in the Peak

By: Monkhouse, Patrick

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Alexander Maclehose & Co. 1932: 1932

Book number: 59734

Condition: Very Good


196 pp. Full red calf. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels & lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Prize binding with gilt school device of Orleton School, Scarborough, to front board & bookplate to front endpaper. Boards slightly marked. Internally clean. With nine illustrations. View more info

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Selected Automobile Tours in Great Britain

By: Montagu, Lord (introduction)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Burrow Press 1927: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 46075

Condition: Good


xvi, 280 pp of text and 118 pp appendix of adverts at rear [1927] illustrated in b/w, some wear to cover edges. View more info

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Selected Automobile Tours in Great Britain

By: Montagu, Lord (introduction)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Burrow Press 1930: 1930

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 46074

Condition: Good


348 pp, illustrated in b/w, c1930, some wear to cover and creased spine edges and a tear to advert at rear of book. View more info

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Shropshire : A Shell Guide

By: Moulder, Michael

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1973: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 59179

ISBN: 0571047556

Condition: Near Fine


159 pp. Full cloth in dust wrapper. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. B&w photography throughout. Double-page map. View more info

Image for Bucks : Shell Guide

Bucks : Shell Guide

By: Nash, John

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford, Ltd. N.d. [1936]: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55606

Condition: Very Good


46, (1) pp. Publisher's original pictorial wrappers in plastic spiral binding. Slight rubbing to covers. No ownership names. Two colour maps. Two illustrations by John Nash. Black & white illustrations throughout. View more info

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Bucks : Shell Guide

By: Nash, John

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford, Ltd. N.d. [1936]: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55607

Condition: Very Good


46, (1) pp. Publisher's original pictorial wrappers in plastic spiral binding. Covers slightly edgeworn with slight rubbing to surface. No ownership names. A few minor ink marginal marks. Two colour maps. Two illustrations by John Nash. Black & white illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for The Architecture of Southern England [and] The Architecture of Northern England. Two volumes

The Architecture of Southern England [and] The Architecture of Northern England. Two volumes

By: Norwich, John Julius [and] John Martin Robinson

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan 1985 / 1986: 1985

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 55500

Condition: Very Good


In two volumes. 720; 380 pp. Publisher's hardbacks in dust jackets. Clean copies. No ownership marks. Numerous black and white and some colour photographic illustrations. Maps. A Near Fine pair in VG dust jackets. View more info

Image for New 1 Inch Ordnance Survey of England and Wales : Sheet 318 [Brighton, Shoreham, Steyning]

New 1 Inch Ordnance Survey of England and Wales : Sheet 318 [Brighton, Shoreham, Steyning]

By: Ordnance Survey

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford N.d.:

Book number: 54867

Condition: Good


Original folding map. Measures 50cm x 34cm. Cloth-backed on printed paper. Original label to front cover. Wear to edges. Tears to two folds. View more info

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Stained Glass in England

By: Osborne, June

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Stroud, Alan Sutton 1993: 1993

Edition: Revised Edition

Book number: 37814

ISBN: 0750902345

Condition: Very Good


xii, 270 pp. Hard cover in pictorial dw. Colour and b&w illustrations. Gazetteer. Clean copy. View more info

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Cornish Place-Name Elements : English Place-Name Society Volume LVI/LVII

By: Padel, O. J.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Nottingham, English Place-Name Society 1985: 1985

Book number: 57075

ISBN: 0904889114

Condition: Near Fine


xli, 349, (4) pp. Publisher's cloth in dust jacket. Minor marks to dj. Corners bumped. Internally very clean. NOT ex-library. From the collection of A. Armstrong, author of the Cumberland volumes. View more info

Image for The Complete Hill Walker: Rock Climber and Cave Explorer

The Complete Hill Walker: Rock Climber and Cave Explorer

By: Palmer, W. T.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons 1934: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 47203

Condition: Very Good


xi, 219, 28 pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Slight wear to head of spine and extremities. Publisher's catalogue at rear. Photographs. View more info