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Local (to Stratford upon Avon)

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The Shakespeare Country Photographed by Alfred Furness, Massingham, H.J.
The Shakespeare Country Photographed by Alfred Furness

Victorian and Edwardian Warwickshire from old photographs, McCulla, Dorothy H.;   Hampson, Martin
Victorian and Edwardian Warwickshire from old photographs

A Year in the Cotswolds, Hudson, John
A Year in the Cotswolds

Edward Winslow, Sterry-Cooper (M.A., L.Th.), W.
Edward Winslow

Oxford - A Sketchbook by Fred Richards, ,
Oxford - A Sketchbook by Fred Richards

The Cotswolds, Hadfield, Charles ;   Hadfield, Alice Mary
The Cotswolds

Walks in and around Rugby, Treen, A.E.
Walks in and around Rugby

Bath and Wells, Salmon, Arthur L.
Bath and Wells

 

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Oxford - A Sketchbook by Fred Richards, ,
1 Oxford - A Sketchbook by Fred Richards
,. A. & C. Black, London, 1923. first edition, Hardback, 8vo brown cloth boards, 48pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Fred Richards. Good/NoWrapper. Boards scuffed and a little marked in places. Block edges darkened and dusty, especially on top. All drawings intact and clean. A book consisting of 24 single-sided pages of pencil drawings of Oxford. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Oxford, University, college, drawings. 3860

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Who's Who in Warwickshire, ,
2 Who's Who in Warwickshire
,. Ebenezer Baylis & Son, Worcester, 1934. first edition, Hardback, 26cm x 16cm blue and white cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 168pp. Good/NoWrapper. Boards and spine bumped and scuffed. Block edges foxed with foxing creeping onto pages. An alphabetical list of the great and good of Warwickshire in 1934, with brief biographical details. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Warwickshire, 1934, Who's who. 2597

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Old Gloucestershire Churches, Bird, W. Hobart
3 Old Gloucestershire Churches
Bird, W. Hobart. Burrow & Co., London, 1928. first edition, Hardback, 8vo dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 207pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book is basically intact, though well worn, with boards frayed and scraped along edges, and spine secured with clear tape. Some ageing and discolouring to block edges. Book has evidently been used by a church-spotter with many pencil dates in index, and ephemeral notes and newspaper cutting concerning one church and restoration work by (relative of) book owner (?). A pocket-sized guide to the historic churches of an old English county with 12 photographic plates. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Gloucestershire, church, Norman, Perpendicular. 2578

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Life and Tradition on the Cotswolds, Brill, Edith
4 Life and Tradition on the Cotswolds
Brill, Edith. J.M. Dent, London, 1973. first edition, Hardback, 25cm x 19cm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xiv prelims, 182pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Block edges have some slight spotty staining. Half title has stain to edge. Dustwrapper (now protected) has slight bumping and fading at rear. A Cotswold resident presents her impeccably-researched account of Cotswold history and life from the 17th century to the First World War, revealing both the delights of the landscape and the character of the people. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Cotswold, folk, tradition, farming. 2599

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Aynho - A Northamptonshire Village, Cooper, Nicholas
5 Aynho - A Northamptonshire Village
Cooper, Nicholas. Leopard's Head Press, Banbury, 1984. first edition, Hardback, 223mm x 143mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 339+pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Spine a little bumped, book tight and clean, block edges just a little dusty. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with minimal wear. Superbly researched history of an English village community. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Aynho, village, canal, Cartwright. 1525

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6 The Valley of the Upper Thames
Cuss, H W. John. Robert Hale, London, 1998. first edition, Hardback, 8vo olive cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 256pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Very Good. Dustwrapper has minor shelfwear. Catalogue: Local Topography.. 1954

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The Cotswolds, Hadfield, Charles ;   Hadfield, Alice Mary
7 The Cotswolds
Hadfield, Charles ; Hadfield, Alice Mary. B.T. Batsford, London, Hardback, 8vo brown cloth boards, gilt titles, , 2nd impression, , 216pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +++. Base of spine bumped. Some foxing to block edge of final pages. Credits and titles page has been removed. Dustwrapper (now protected) has bumped spine, especially at base, and some small marks on rear. Bright and clean. No date with loss described above, but probably mid-1960s, publisher and impression given by d/w. Delightful guide tyo the history and the beauty - both man-made and natural - to be found in the Cotswold Hills of England. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Cotswolds, Bourton, Chipping Campden. 3858

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Goodbye to Yorkshire, Hattersley, Roy
8 Goodbye to Yorkshire
Hattersley, Roy. Victor Gollancz, London, 1976. first edition, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 163pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Spine slightly bumped Dustwrapper has some fraying and bumping along top, spine faded. Politician, man-of-letters and Yorkshireman Hattersley reflects with some wistfulness on the people, institutions and values of a unique English county. Catalogue: Topography. Keywords: Yorkshire, cricket, Sheffield, mining. 2775

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A Year in the Cotswolds, Hudson, John
9 A Year in the Cotswolds
Hudson, John. Alan Sutton, Stroud, 1995. first edition, Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 200pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Good +++. Book is near fine, seemingly unread. Dustwrapper has slight shelfwear creasing along top rear. Some evidence of occasional handling of rear.Top of spine and adjacent faded evenly. A month-by-month account of a year in a delightful region of England. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Cotswolds, Cheltenham, Badminton. 3894

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The Shakespeare Country Photographed by Alfred Furness, Massingham, H.J.
10 The Shakespeare Country Photographed by Alfred Furness
Massingham, H.J.. Allen & Unwin, London, 1951. first edition, Hardback, 28cm x 22cm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xvi prelims, 90pp. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Alfred Furness. Very Good/Good +. Large book is very good, with all 90 photographic plates clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper has some shelfwear, especially along top, with 2cm tear near top of spine. Some chipping of edges and general evidence of handling. Collection of photographic images of Warwickshire and nearby counties. Part of Immortal Britain series. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Warwickshire, Shakespeare, Stratford, Alcester This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 3904

Price: 12.00 GBP
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Victorian and Edwardian Warwickshire from old photographs, McCulla, Dorothy H.;   Hampson, Martin
11 Victorian and Edwardian Warwickshire from old photographs
McCulla, Dorothy H.; Hampson, Martin. B.T. Batsford, London, 1976. first edition, Spine a little bumped. No page numbers but 153 large photographs of old Warwickshire - one or two per page - with commentary. Photographic illustrations.. 3900

Price: 7.50 GBP
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Domesday Book Gloucestershire, Moore, John S.            (ed)
12 Domesday Book Gloucestershire
Moore, John S. (ed). Phillimore, Chichester, 1982. Contains the latin text with a parallel translation, maps of the areas covered in the book, a glossary of technical terms and indices of people and places. General series editor: John Morris.. 1928

Price: 14.00 GBP
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In Russet Mantle Clad - Scenes of Rural Life, Morley, George
13 In Russet Mantle Clad - Scenes of Rural Life
Morley, George. Skeffington, London, 1897. first edition, Hardback, 8vo green decorated boards, gilt titles, first edition, xv prelims, 179pp. Photographic illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. Book prize 1904 pasted to inner board. Top of block beginning to separate but basically still sound. Extensive fraying to edge and base of block. Inner boards and endpapers especially discoloured. Spine faded and discoloured. A delightful collection of prose sketches giving a taste of the eternal aspects of life in the English countryside. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Country, England, wildlife. 2312

Price: 18.00 GBP
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Golf with a View, Penny, Patricia
14 Golf with a View
Penny, Patricia. Grant & Hobbs, Droitwich, 1996. first edition, Hardback, 247mm x 186mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 130+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has some light edgewear and evidence of handling. One of a limited edition of 1000, this volume is a centenary celebration of a golf club in the English Cotswolds, with illustrations including photographs of every hole on the course. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Golf, Broadway, Cotswold. 884

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Bath and Wells, Salmon, Arthur L.
15 Bath and Wells
Salmon, Arthur L.. Blackie & Son, London & Glasgow, Hardback, 8vo grey cloth boards, green titles, , 64pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by E.W. Haslehust. Very Good/Very Good. No date or indication of edition, but book stamped as having been produced to (post-) WW2 austerity standard. 12 colour plates all clean and intact. Block and boards basically clean and sound, though bottom corners slightly bumped. Dustwrapper has very slight ageing to rear, with slight bumping to corners, but basically clean and intact. Front flap clipped, with price sticker present. Part of "Beautiful England" series, this is a delightful little introduction to the great cities of Bath and Wells, with their Roman and Christian heritage. Paintings by E W Haslehust. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Bath, Wells, cathedral. 2811

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16 Cambridge
Steegman, John. B.T. Batsford, London, 1954. fifth edition, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, fifth edition, x prelims, 120pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good++. Owners inscription. Foxing to block edges, endpapers, half-title and index, base of spine frayerd and colour faded. Top of block discoloured.Owners name and a date in biro on half title. Dustwrapper (now protected) has extensive foxing in all areas, discolouring of flap edges, bumped spine with 1mm loss at each end, and some further slight staining to back cover. A generously illustrated historical guide to a great university city, divided into historical and architectural sections. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Cambridge, University, history. 1858

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The Coastline of England and Wales, Steers, J.A.
17 The Coastline of England and Wales
Steers, J.A.. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1948. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , xix prelims, 644+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Front endpaper torn out. Book in otherwise Good+ condition. ex-lib. Boards faded, spine faded with slight staining. Some loosening of front board. All fold-out maps intact. A scholarly and exhaustive account of the geography and geology of the English and Welsh coastline, revealing the momentous forces that have shaped these countries' shores. Catalogue: Topography. Keywords: England, Wales, coast, geology This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 2762

Price: 15.00 GBP
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Edward Winslow, Sterry-Cooper (M.A., L.Th.), W.
18 Edward Winslow
Sterry-Cooper (M.A., L.Th.), W.. Reliance, Halesowen, 1953. first edition, Paperback, 8vo white , 67pp. Fair/Fair. Paperback feels a little flimsy. Foxing to block edges, grubby at top, Frontispiece stuck 1cm out from spine. Dustwrapper has evidence of handling and would be good or better were it not for ragged shelfwear along top. Short version of planned longer book on Edward Winslow, the "Great Pilgrim Father of Droitwich and Worcestershire." Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Winslow, Mayflower, Pilgrim. 3870

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Walks in and around Rugby, Treen, A.E.
19 Walks in and around Rugby
Treen, A.E.. A.E. Treen, Rugby, 1923. third edition, Hardback, 185mm x 125mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, third edition, 142pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Spine a little slack and wobbly. Differential fading to endpapers, otherwise very good. Book has been little read. Printed by the author on a hand press with his own woodcuts, this is the third edition of a delightful tour around an old English town, originally published in 1894. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Rugby, Steen, school This book may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website in order to ensure that it is fully covered for an appropriate amount of compensation in the event of loss in the post. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 3846

Price: 65.00 GBP
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