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The East Anglian Handbook and Agricultural Annual for 1885

By: N/A

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Norwich, Lowestoft & London, Argus Office: 1885

Seller ID: 005297


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. View more info

A List of parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, 1987

Seller ID: 005348


Small 8vo, pp 54, paperback, a good copy. View more info

Census Indexes in the Library of the Society of Genealogists

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, 1987

Seller ID: 005351


Small slim 8vo, pp 30, paperback, a few corners very slightly turned, otherwise a bright copy. View more info

Image for Norfolk, Virginia - "The Sunrise City by the Sea"

Norfolk, Virginia - "The Sunrise City by the Sea"

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: The Industrial Commission: 1914

Seller ID: 007502


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. View more info

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Coronation Guide to London for Visitors

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Kaye & Ward Ltd: 1971

Seller ID: 009616


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 Ric... View more info

Image for A Hackney Camera, 1883 - 1918 : a photographic portrait of Hackney during the last years of Queen Victoria's reign until the First World War

A Hackney Camera, 1883 - 1918 : a photographic portrait of Hackney during the last years of Queen Victoria's reign until the First World War

By: N/A

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Hackney Workers Educational Association:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011227


[Not dated - c. 1975 ?]. Well illustrated, square octavo, pp (60), paperback, covers slightly age-toned and very slightly worn. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

Image for Stratford-Upon-Avon : The Official Guide

Stratford-Upon-Avon : The Official Guide

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cheltenham, Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd:

Seller ID: 011639


[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} View more info

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Famous Old Inns of London

By: N/A

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Torquay, Hamilton-Fisher & Co:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012077


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. View more info

Image for 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)

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1990

Seller ID: 012456


Second printing. Illustrated, tall slim quarto, pp 24, traces of a price label on the upper cover. otherwise a very good copy. View more info

Image for THE LOCAL HISTORIAN - JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR LOCAL HISTORY  Volumes 10 - 24 prt 3, in 89 parts (LACKING only two parts - Volume 11 number 5 and Volume 20 number 1).

THE LOCAL HISTORIAN - JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR LOCAL HISTORY Volumes 10 - 24 prt 3, in 89 parts (LACKING only two parts - Volume 11 number 5 and Volume 20 number 1).

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Seller ID: 012978


Volumes 10 - 24 prt 3, in 89 parts (LACKING only two parts - Volume 11 number 5 and Volume 20 number 1). A very good run of this important publication. Paperbacks as issued, a few covers slightly rubbed, but overall in very good condition. An idea of the range of subjects present can be judged by the articles in the first and also one of the later issues offered here: Surnames and Placenames, Leases and Tenancy Agreements, The Traveller in Gloucestershire, Studying Bee... View more info

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The Christmas Island Story

By: Bailey, Eric

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Stacey International: 1977

Seller ID: 006290


Illustrated, slim 8vo, pp 88, a good hardback copy in very slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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Historic Yorkshire Ridings - a set of four old Yorkshire maps

By: Barker, Malcolm

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Yorkshire Post:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011568


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] View more info

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])

By: Barnes, C.J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hastings, Privately Published: 1987

Seller ID: 005330


pp 80, paperback, the spine very slightly browned, otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

Sussex East Census - 1851 Edition. Volume 22, - Lewes and South Malling (HO 107 - 1643, Folios 291-600)

By: Barnes, C.J.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hastings, Privately Published: 1993

Seller ID: 005331


pp 128, paperback, covers a little worn and creased, but otherwise very clean and tight. View more info

Sussex East Census - 1851 Edition. Volume 1 - Rye, East Guldeford, Iden, Broomhill (Camber), Playden. (HO 107 - 1634, Folios 212 - 408)

By: Barnes, C.J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hastings, Privately Published: 1987

Seller ID: 005332


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). View more info

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Postal History Map of Britain

By: Bartholomew

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Bartholomew & Son Ltd:

Seller ID: 010157


Large folding coloured map, with surround of stamp illustrations, laminated covers, a good copy. View more info

The Bridport Story - a record of 700 years, 1253 - 1953

By: Beckles, Gordon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bridport Industries Ltd: 1953

Seller ID: 005788


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]. View more info

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The Story of London's Great Fire

By: Bell, Walter

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, John Lane : The Bodley Head: 1929

Seller ID: 010872


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. View more info

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Surrey Memories

By: Berry, Patricia

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Thrupp, Stroud., Sutton Publishing Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011209


Well illustrated, small quarto, pp 160, a very good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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London's Parks and Gardens

By: Billington, Jill

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010566


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... View more info