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Storia del Ticino - la vita sul Fiume dal mediovo all'eta contemporanea, Comincini, Mario
Storia del Ticino - la vita sul Fiume dal mediovo all'eta contemporanea
Comincini, Mario
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White Man Returns, KEITH, Agnes Newton
White Man Returns
KEITH, Agnes Newton
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Kew Gardens, Hope Moncrieff, A.R.
Kew Gardens
Hope Moncrieff, A.R.
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A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain, Defoe, Daniel ( edited by P.N. Furnbank, W.R. Owens & A.J. Coulson
A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain
Defoe, Daniel ( edited by P.N. Furnbank, W.R. Owens & A.J. Coulson
10.00 GBP

The Isle of Axholme - Man and the Landscape (Humberside Archeaology Unit, Booklet 10)
The Isle of Axholme - Man and the Landscape (Humberside Archeaology Unit, Booklet 10)
5.00 GBP

Unusual British House Names and Their Origins, Peckham, Shirley E.
Unusual British House Names and Their Origins
Peckham, Shirley E.
3.00 GBP

People, Landscape and Alternative Agriculture - essays for Joan Thirsk, Hoyle, R.W. (editor)
People, Landscape and Alternative Agriculture - essays for Joan Thirsk
Hoyle, R.W. (editor)
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Samuel Buck's Yorkshire Sketchbook, reproduced in facsimile from Lansdowne MS.914 in the British Library, Buck, Samuel; [introduction by Ivan Hall)
Samuel Buck's Yorkshire Sketchbook, reproduced in facsimile from Lansdowne MS.914 in the British Library
Buck, Samuel; [introduction by Ivan Hall)
15.00 GBP

 

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A Hackney Camera, 1883 - 1918 : a photographic portrait of Hackney during the last years of Queen Victoria's reign until the First World War
1 A Hackney Camera, 1883 - 1918 : a photographic portrait of Hackney during the last years of Queen Victoria's reign until the First World War
Hackney Workers Educational Association 0903738147 / 9780903738149 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
[Not dated - c. 1975 ?]. Well illustrated, square octavo, pp (60), paperback, covers slightly age-toned and very slightly worn. [Postage will be reduced] 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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2 A List of parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index
London 1987 090187888X / 9780901878885 
Small 8vo, pp 54, paperback, a good copy. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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3 Census Indexes in the Library of the Society of Genealogists
London 1987 0901878960 / 9780901878960 
Small slim 8vo, pp 30, paperback, a few corners very slightly turned, otherwise a bright copy. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Coronation Guide to London for Visitors
4 Coronation Guide to London for Visitors
London Kaye & Ward Ltd 1971 Paperback Good 
Limited edition of 650 copies. Small illustrations within the text + period advertisements, 16mo, (measures 138mm x 108mm), pp (4), 63 (+ 17), paperback with cloth spine, slightly worn. {Originally published in 1901 for visitors to London for the Coronation of King Edward VII, and extremely scarce. This reprint is scarcely any commoner. With presentation slip loosely inserted, signed by directors of the company. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Famous Old Inns of London
5 Famous Old Inns of London
Torquay Hamilton-Fisher & Co First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Illustrated, small horizontal 12mo (measures 150mm x 116mm], pp (48), paperback, very slightly worn. SCARCE. [" 45 photographs of inns with history, general information and map".) Postage will be much reduced. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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Norfolk, Virginia - "The Sunrise City by the Sea"
6 Norfolk, Virginia - "The Sunrise City by the Sea"
The Industrial Commission 1914 Paperback Fair 
Well illustrated with photographs throughout, two folding plans, pp 84, staples rusty, paperback, covers rather worn and frayed, contents a little age-toned but reasonably clean and tight. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Stratford-Upon-Avon : The Official Guide
7 Stratford-Upon-Avon : The Official Guide
Cheltenham Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd Paperback Very Good 
[Not dated - c. 1935 ?]. Small slim 12mo, pp 64, photographic frontispiece, line drawings within the text, a double-page map of Stratford, a folding map at the rear of the area, many period advertisements for hotels etc, very clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly worn. SCARCE. {Postage will be reduced} 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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8 The East Anglian Handbook and Agricultural Annual for 1885
Norwich, Lowestoft & London Argus Office 1885 
Small 8vo, pp 256, a little foxing, but otherwise a very clean sound copy in contemporary brown polished calf and marbled boards. [Traditions, superstitions and folklore (by John T. Varden). Ornithological invasions (by T.E. Gunn), plus various agricultural articles and reports]. VERY SCARCE. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Isle of Axholme - Man and the Landscape (Humberside Archeaology Unit, Booklet 10)
9 The Isle of Axholme - Man and the Landscape (Humberside Archeaology Unit, Booklet 10)
1990 1872213030 / 9781872213033 Paperback Very Good 
Second printing. Illustrated, tall slim quarto, pp 24, traces of a price label on the upper cover. otherwise a very good copy. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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The Christmas Island Story, Bailey, Eric
10 Bailey, Eric The Christmas Island Story
London Stacey International 1977 0905743083 / 9780905743080 
Illustrated, slim 8vo, pp 88, a good hardback copy in very slightly worn dustwrapper. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Historic Yorkshire Ridings - a set of four old Yorkshire maps, Barker, Malcolm
11 Barker, Malcolm Historic Yorkshire Ridings - a set of four old Yorkshire maps
Yorkshire Post First Edition Loose in folder Good 
Not dated - 1990's ? A set of four small reproduction maps, each one measuring 260mm x 200mm, contained in a card wallet. No text, apart from an historical inroduction on the back of the wallet. In good condition. {Postage will be reduced] 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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12 Barnes, C.J. Sussex East Census - 1851 Edition. Volume 1 - Rye, East Guldeford, Iden, Broomhill (Camber), Playden. (HO 107 - 1634, Folios 212 - 408)
Hastings Privately Published 1987 1870264002 / 9781870264006 
pp 80, paperback, a good copy. (With 4 page supplement slip loosely inserted. Also a six page typed and copied Notes and Corrections, dated 1989). 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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13 Barnes, C.J. Sussex East Census - 1851 Edition. Volume 22, - Lewes and South Malling (HO 107 - 1643, Folios 291-600)
Hastings Privately Published 1993 1870264215 / 9781870264211 
pp 128, paperback, covers a little worn and creased, but otherwise very clean and tight. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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14 Barnes, C.J. Sussex East Census - 1851 Edition. Volume 5, Hastings- St. Michaels, St. Andrews, Holy Trinity, St Mary in the Castle outbounds, St Mary Magdalen, St Leonards on Sea & St Mary Bulverhythe. (HO 107 - 1635, Folios 477 - 653 [end])
Hastings Privately Published 1987 1870264045 / 9781870264044 
pp 80, paperback, the spine very slightly browned, otherwise a good clean copy. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Postal History Map of Britain, Bartholomew
15 Bartholomew Postal History Map of Britain
Edinburgh John Bartholomew & Son Ltd Paperback Very Good 
Large folding coloured map, with surround of stamp illustrations, laminated covers, a good copy. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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16 Beckles, Gordon The Bridport Story - a record of 700 years, 1253 - 1953
Bridport Industries Ltd 1953 
Well illustrated, slim 8vo, pp 64, pictorial boards, tiny neat signature on front endpaper, a very good copy in slightly worn dustwrapper. With the publisher's presentation slip loosely inserted. [The rope, netting and cordage industry]. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Story of London's Great Fire, Bell, Walter
17 Bell, Walter The Story of London's Great Fire
London John Lane : The Bodley Head 1929 Cloth Very Good 
12mo (measures 112mm x 170mm), pp xii, 267, slightly age-toned but otherwise very clean and tight, green cloth very slightly marked and faded, a good copy. 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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Surrey Memories, Berry, Patricia
18 Berry, Patricia Surrey Memories
Thrupp, Stroud. Sutton Publishing Limited 1999 0750908025 / 9780750908023 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good 
Well illustrated, small quarto, pp 160, a very good copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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London's Parks and Gardens, Billington, Jill
19 Billington, Jill London's Parks and Gardens
London Frances Lincoln 2003 0711220395 / 9780711220393 First Edition Cloth Very Good Slightly worn 
Well illustrated, large horizontal quarto, pp 240, very slightly worn, in a stretched and slightly worn dustwrapper. [This book takes the reader on a guided tour of London's public squares, community and allotment gardens, front gardens and window boxes and the myriad and monumental public parks, from the grand formality of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens to the wild heathland of Hampstead and the commons. Illustrated with photographs that capture all the diversity of London's green spaces, presenting a unique and fresh viewpoint on the familiar, crammed with intriguing information as well as practical details, this book is for for Londoners, gardeners and environmentalists, and for all visitors to the city.] 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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The Upminster Story, Body, Valerie
20 Body, Valerie The Upminster Story
Upminster Swan Libraries First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Not dated - 1973 ? Illustrated with attractive line drawings throughout, large slim octavo, pp 30, very clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly worn, the upper cover lacking a small piece of its surface. [Postage will be reduced] 
Price: 3.85 GBP
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