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Highways and Byways in Surrey

By: Parker, Eric

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1908: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58580

Condition: Very Good


xix, 452 pp. Contemporary half vellum over cloth. Gilt floral decorations to spine with brown leather title label. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Minor marks to boards. Ink owner's inscription to first blank. Numerous in-text illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Gilt spine bright. An attractive copy. View more info

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Historical Collections Relating to Chiswick

By: Phillimore, W. P. W. and W. H. Whitear, editors

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Phillimore & Co. 1897: 1897

Book number: 58589

Condition: Very Good


306 pp. Original green cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. Spine darkened. Internally clean. No ownership marks. Frontis map. Illustrations. View more info

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An Historical and Topographical Account of Leominster, and Its Vicinity; With an Appendix [bound with] An Historical Acount of the City of Hereford : With Some Remarks of the River Wye. Two volumes bound in one

By: Price, John

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Ludlow [and] Hereford, Printed for and sold by H. Proctor, et al. [and] Printed by D. Walker 1795 [and] 1796: 1795

Book number: 54119

Condition: Good


Two volumes bound in one. (viii), 273; 262, (1) pp. Contemporary half brown morocco over marbled boards with gilt lettering to spine. Wear to spine and extremities and boards rubbed. Hinges weak. Early bookplate to front pastedown. Frontis engraving to both volumes and each with six full-page engraved plates. Internally clean. View more info

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Collins New Naturalist Library - Vegetation

By: Proctor, Michael

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Collins 2012: 2012

Book number: 46794

ISBN: 0002201488

Condition: Near Fine


528 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w. View more info

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The Place-Names of Essex : English Place-Name Society Volume XII

By: Reaney, P. H.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, At the University Press 1935: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57089

Condition: Very Good


lxii, 698 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Spine faded to grey. Clean copy. Map in pocket at rear. View more info

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The Place-Names of Cambridgeshire and The Isle of Ely : English Place-Name Society Volume XIX

By: Reaney, P. H.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, At the University Press 1943: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57096

Condition: Very Good


lxi, 396 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Corners slightly bumped. From the collection of A. M. Armstrong with her signature to front endpaper. She was an author of the Cumberland volumes in the series. Clean copy. Maps in pocket at rear. View more info

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Shell Guide to South-West Wales : Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire

By: Rees, Vyvyan

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited 1963: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59098

Condition: Very Good


93 pp. Publisher's cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn. Cloth clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. Illustrations throughout. View more info

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Old Cheshire Churches, a Survey of Their History, Fabric, Furniture with Records of the Older Monuments

By: Richards, Raymond

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, BT Batsford 1947: 1947

Book number: 42372

Condition: Very Good


xxvii, 523 pp., Illustrated in colour and b/w. Some folding plans. Jacket chipped and torn at edges. Lengthy tear along foredge. Sellotape repair to rear of jacket. Minor fading and wear to edges of boards. View more info

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Rambles Round Eton and Harrow

By: Rimmer, Alfred

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus 1882: 1898

Book number: 53410

Condition: Good


xi, 290 pp, 52 illustrations in b/w on china paper, some heavy foxing to first pages, Deluxe Edition 14/250, marks to boards and fading to title label, 2 bookplates on f.e.p. View more info

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And So To Bath

By: Roberts, Cecil

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton 1943: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 52546

Condition: Very Good


415 pp. Bound in maroon half morocco over marbled boards. Five raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Seven full-page colour plates and additional b&w in-text illustrations. No ownership names. VG View more info

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Paddington : Past and Present

By: Robins, William

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the Author by Caxton Steam Printing Offices N.d. (1853): 1853

Book number: 58258

Condition: Good


xv 200 pp. Original blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Spine lettering dulled and boards slightly darkened. Internally clean. Frontis illustration. View more info

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Traditions of Lancashire : Series 1: Volumes 1 and 2. Series 2: Volumes 1 & 2. In four volumes

By: Roby, J.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green 1829 / 1831: 1829

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 55447

Condition: Very Good


In 4 volumes. Both series are first editions, 1829 and 1831. x, 329; 330, (1); xxvii, 330; 340 pp. Uniformly bound in full black straight-grained morocco. Raised bands to spines with blind and gilt-stamped panels and maroon leather title labels. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Minor rubbing to spines. Heavy foxing to plates. Series 1 contains two illustrated title-pages and twelve plates. Series 2 contains ten plates. In VG to Near Fine condition. View more info

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The Ancient Sepulchral Effigies and Monumental and Memorial Sculpture of Devon

By: Rogers, Hamilton W H.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Exeter, Printed for the Author By William Pollard 1877: 1877

Book number: 40183

Condition: Very Good


xii, 393 pp., 87 plates (26 + 61plates) Illustrated with many in text engravings and drawings. Handsome black half calf with marbled edges and boards. Gilt decorated raised bands on spine. Some rubbing to edges of boards and hinges of spine where some minor stripping has occurred. No pl. xvi, but 2 different plate vi and xvii. Neat ink presentation in 1878 from the author to Robert Cave at the top of the title page. View more info

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Good Neighbours: Some Recollections of an English Village and Its People

By: Rose, Walter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge 1949: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 31167

Condition: Very Good


vii, 138 pp. Publisher's green cloth in pictorial dw. Early reprint edition. One or two small closed tears to dw. Internally clean and unmarked. View more info

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Beauties of the North of Devon

By: ROWE, Geo.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Seville Cottage, Mount Radford, Exeter, Geo. Rowe circa: 1829

Book number: 30682

Condition: Very Good


c. 1829. 12 lithographs. Variant of 'Abbey Scenery' 124 (cover illustrated), which lists 10 lithographs. This copy also has the 'Barnstaple' plate present in 'Abbey Scenery' 121, and the plate 'Watermouth' not listed at either. Some of the plates include Coindet's name. 121= JA3509; 124 = JA3591. Lightly foxed throughout View more info

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City of Cambridge. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge. Part 1 and Part 2, in two volumes.

By: Royal Commission on Historical Monuments

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1959: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51343

Condition: Near Fine


Two volumes. cxxix, 136; xviii, 137-480 pp. Original full cloth in dust jackets. Slight wear to dj spine ends. Ink name to ffeps. Numerous illustrations, including many folding plans, charts. Very clean copies. Near Fine/VG View more info

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Delineations of Fonthill and Its Abbey. An Illustrated History and Description of Fonthill Abbey

By: Rutter, John

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: Shaftesbury and London, By the Author and Charles Knight and Co. 1823: 1823

Book number: 49101

Condition: Very Good


xxiv, 112, (6) pp. Half green leather over marbled boards. Gilt lettered spine. The boards and extremities are quite rubbed and there are two split joints at the head and tail of the spine. Various marks and spots to text and plates. Lacks half title. Early private library bookplate to ffep. Thirteen engraved plates, of which three are hand-coloured. Plate 1 is a map of the Fonthill domain, which is complete but badly torn and creased. There is an additional unnumbered plate showing the southwest view of the abbey. An uncut large paper copy. Mounted onto the last leaf is an engraved Rutter co... View more info

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Knole and The Sackvilles

By: Sackville-West, V.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1923: 1923

Edition: New Impression

Book number: 59500

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 231 pp. New impression of January 1923 (first published November 1922). Lacks front free endpaper. Publisher's cream-coloured pictorial cloth. Cover design by William Nicholson. Boards slightly marked with short tears at the base of the spine. Scattered light foxing. Frontis portrait. Illustrations. View more info

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Toward a Social Architecture : The Role of School Building in Post-War England

By: Saint, Andrew

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Yale University Press 1987: 1987

Book number: 47760

ISBN: 0300038305

Condition: Very Good


267 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w, some fading to dustwrapper edges, uncommon title. View more info

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Vanishing Houses of England

By: Save Britains Heritage

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Save Britains Heritage 1982: 1982

Book number: 38872

Condition: Very Good


71 pp, illustrated some creasing to cover View more info