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Oxfordshire, Steabe, John
Oxfordshire

A guide to the Prehistoric Remains in Britain - Volume One: South and East, Wainwright, Richard
A guide to the Prehistoric Remains in Britain - Volume One: South and East

Watching the English - The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour, Fox, Kate
Watching the English - The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour

A Field Guide to the British, Lyall, Sarah
A Field Guide to the British

The Thames, Mitton, G,E.
The Thames

Worcestershire, Mee, Arthur ;   Hampton, Lord  ;      Pakington Richard
Worcestershire

Northamptonshire - County of Spires and Stately Homes, Mee, Arthur             (ed)
Northamptonshire - County of Spires and Stately Homes

Lincolnshire - A County of Infinite Charm, Mee, Arthur             (ed)
Lincolnshire - A County of Infinite Charm

 

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Bennett's Business Directory for Warwickshire - 1905, ,
1 Bennett's Business Directory for Warwickshire - 1905
,. Bennett & Co, Birmingham, Hardback, 246mm x 155mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, , 582pp. plus index, Fair/NoWrapper. Block and boards bumped, scuffed and stained at front base. Block darkened by age and a little crinkly but still clean. Just one tiny ink inscription noted. Hefty business directory for a Midlands county at the height of the Edwardian age. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Bennett, Warwickshire, directory 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. 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.. 9444

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Country Walks in Britain, ,
2 Country Walks in Britain
,. Automobile Association, Basingstoke, 1997. first edition, Hardback, 296mm x 241mm decorated boards, c.300pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Top edge of block a little dusty else near fine. Dustwrapper has been handled only occasionally. Large-scale and superbly illustrated guide to a hundred walks through rural Britain, with maps and roure directions. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Britain, walking, AA, route. 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.. 6490

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Enchanting England, ,
3 Enchanting England
,. J. Salmon, Sevenoaks, 1995. first edition, Hardback, 183mm x 168mm dark green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 48pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by A.R. Quinton. Good +++/Good +++. Book is tight and coean with just a little foxing to top block edge. Dustwrapper has been handled, light wear only, chipping at ends of spine. Charming little volume from Salmon's "Our Beautiful Homeland" series contains 42 watercolour scenes of rural England at the turn of the 20th century, with accompanying text by an anonymous author -possibly the publisher? Catalogue: England. Keywords: England, rural, watercolour, cottage. 11482

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The High Sheriff, ,
4 The High Sheriff
,. The Times, London, 1961. first edition, Hardback, 253mm x 157mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 44pp. Good +++/Good. Book is very good save for some foxing to block edges and a single small mark at base of front board. Dustwrapper (now protected) has shelfwear and some fading along top with two flattened tears. Also generally darkened. Short guide to the formalities of the ancient office of High Sheriff. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Sheriff, shrievalty, privy. 6328

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English Villages - in pictures, , Brian
5 English Villages - in pictures
, Brian. Odhams, London, 1951. first edition, Hardback, 252mm x 180mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 128pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/Fair. Gift Inscription. Book has fading and a little staining to edges of spine and boards, block is stiff and crinkly throughout, but pages clean and bright, light differential fading to endpapers. Small retailer sticker on inner rear board and debris of same on opposite endpaper. Dustwrapper (now protected) has wear with chipping around edges, front flap clipped. Rather lovely collection of photographs of rural England in the immediate post-WW2 era, with accompanying text and an Introduction by Vesey-Fitzgerald. Catalogue: England. Keywords: village, rural, country, England. 11509

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6 A Book of British Music Festivals
Adams, Richard. Robert Royce, London, 1986. first edition, Hardback, tall 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 224pp. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Music festivals of Great Britain. Catalogue: England. Keywords: music Festivals. 2186

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Enchanted Britain - Mystical Sites in Rural England, Scotland and Wales, Alexander, Marc
7 Enchanted Britain - Mystical Sites in Rural England, Scotland and Wales
Alexander, Marc. Arthur Barker, London, 1981. first edition, Hardback, 222mm x 142mm purple cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 200+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Marc Alexander. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been read but still tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with minimal wear. A very readable account of the stone circles and other mystical monuments, often with a strong pagan identity, which can still be found all over the island of Great Britain. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Glastonbury, Arthur, pagan, Avebury. 11214

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Old English Towns, Andrews, W. ;   Lang, Elsie M.
8 Old English Towns
Andrews, W. ; Lang, Elsie M.. Bracken Books, London, 1985. first thus, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, x prelims, 438pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Block edges are very slightly dusted. Dustwrapper (now protected) has slight shelfwear, with top of spine bumped. A reprint of a classic 1931 volume, taking the reader into the heart of ther famous old towns and cities of England, providing full details of the rich history behind the buildings. Catalogue: England. Keywords: England, towns, cities. 2266

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Elizabethan Winchester, Atkinson (M.A.), Tom
9 Elizabethan Winchester
Atkinson (M.A.), Tom. Faber & Faber, London, 1963. first edition, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 268pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/. Ex-lib with stickers and stamps. Book well read with grubby edges, spine and boards bumped. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some shelfwear with chipping to top of spine. Scholarly overview of a particular period of Winchester's history, written by the City Archivist. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Winchester, Elizabethan, charter. 5363

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The English Village Green, Bailey, Bryan ;   Arlott, John
10 The English Village Green
Bailey, Bryan ; Arlott, John. Robert Hale, London, 1985. first edition, Hardback, 236mm x 200mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 223pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is not new and has been read but no obvious imperfections. Bright, clean and colourful. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with little or no wear. Generously illustrated with colour photographs, this is a tour of village greens across England, with a Foreword by Arlott. Catalogue: England. Keywords: England, village, green, cricket. 7768

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Francis Frith's Cotswolds, Bainbridge, John
11 Francis Frith's Cotswolds
Bainbridge, John. Frith Book Company, Salisbury, 2000. first edition, Hardback, 255mm x 190mm decorated boards, 120pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Francis Frith. Very Good/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with minimal wear. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. Sticker on front. "This evocative collection of archive photographs from the world-famous Francis Frith Collection show the Cotswolds from mid-Victorian times." Catalogue: England. Keywords: Frith, Cheltenham, Cotswold, Stroud. 11508

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12 The Face of England
Bates, H.E.. B.T. Batsford, London, 1952. first edition, Hardback, 254mm x 187mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 128pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by A.F. Kersting. Good +/NoWrapper. Hardback w/o d/w has light fading to spine and board edges. Foxing to block edges, also opening/closing pages but bulk of book is nice and clean with colour plate photographs lovely and bright. Bates' lovely celebration of English life and landscape with 40 colour photographs by Kersting. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Bates, England, village, church. 11534

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The Cathedrals of England, Batsford, Harry ;   Fry, Charles
13 The Cathedrals of England
Batsford, Harry ; Fry, Charles. B.T. Batsford, London, 1954. Ninth Edition, Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, Ninth Edition, x prelims, 118pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Colour frontispiece partially separated. Block edges slightly aged with handling but still square and intact. Dustwrapper (now protected) has ageing and shelfwear with small (1-2mm) loss at ends of spine and corners, also 1/2 sq cm loss to front edge. Rewarding and detailed account of the building and design of English cathedrals, fully illustrated. Catalogue: England. Keywords: England, cathedrals, Church, York, Canterbury. 2817

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York, Benson, George
14 York
Benson, George. Blackie & Son, London & Glasgow, Hardback, 220mm x 153mm grey card boards, green titles, , 64 + 12pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by E.W. Haslehust. Good/Good. Gift Inscription. Spine and boards bumped and darkened around edges, else clean. Block edges have foxing, though pages again clean, with plates all bright and clean also. Dustwrapper (now protected) has light shelfwear and has been handled but still presentable. No date given for this volume in Beautiful England series, but all evidence - including 1948 inscription - suggests an immediate post-war publication of this delightful little guide to York, with paintings by Haslehust. Catalogue: England. Keywords: York, Haselhust, Minster. 6294

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The Making of Kew, Bingham, Madeleine
15 The Making of Kew
Bingham, Madeleine. Michael Joseph, London, 1975. first edition, Hardback, 187mm x 120mm decorated boards, 48pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Spine and boards just a little bumped, book otherwise tight and clean. Laminate protection to exterior just lifted at corners. Folio Miniature volume which offers a brief history of the famous gardens at Kew, with illustrations in b/w and full colour by great botanical artists. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Kew, garden, Hooker, botany. 11060

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An Old Roman City: A Memorial of the Martyrs, Bloomfield, C.
16 An Old Roman City: A Memorial of the Martyrs
Bloomfield, C.. Alfred Holness, London, Hardback, 185mm x 125mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, , x prelims, 178pp. plus advertisments,Good/NoWrapper. Book feels tight and solid. Boards lightly discoloured, with notable stain near mid-spine. No publication date but internal evidence suggests 1892-93. Strongly Christian celebration of many centuries of martyrdom for the faith, prompted by archaeological excavations in the old Roman town of Silchester. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Christian, martyr, Silchester. 5337

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Places - An Anthology of Britain, Blythe, Ronald             (ed)
17 Places - An Anthology of Britain
Blythe, Ronald (ed). OUP, Oxford, 1981. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 238pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by John Piper. Good +++/Good +++. Book is not new and has been read but still tight and clean. Dustwrapper is bright and clean but with some colour fading. Rather lovely collection of essays on favourite British places by writers including Sillitoe, Larkin and Betjeman, edited by Blythe with watercolour and gouache illustrations by Piper, as well as photographs. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Aldeburgh, London, Windover, England. 11212

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English Country Churches, Brabbs, Derry ;   Nicolson, Nigel
18 English Country Churches
Brabbs, Derry ; Nicolson, Nigel. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1986. first thus, Paperback has been read with just a little wear including some creasiing to covers. Top block edge is dusty, pages otherwise clean. First paperback edition of attractive review of country churches all over Englnad, with colour photographs. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Derry Brabbs.. 7780

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Highways & Byways in the Lake District, Bradley, A.G.
19 Highways & Byways in the Lake District
Bradley, A.G.. Macmillan, London, 1903. first edition, Hardback, 205mm x 130mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , xii prelims, 332pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Joseph Pennell. Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Book has front endpaper removed and is in less than good condition generally. Exterior bumped and discoloured, foxing to block edges and pages proper, some ink highlights, retailer sticker on inner front board. A delightful journey on and off the beaten tracks of England's Lake District, taking in many centuries of English history and culture, with b/w illustrations by Griggs. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Windermere, Cumberland, Westmorland, Kendal. 12827

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20 The Heart of England
Brown, Ivor. B.T. Batsford, London, 1951. third edition, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, third edition, viii prelims, 120pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Private library sticker on front endpaper. Spine and top edge of front board faded. Top of block dusty. Very slight bowing. Cheery guide to England and the English way of life. Catalogue: England. Keywords: England, English, sport, work, Christianity. 5131

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English Castles, Brown, R. Allen
21 English Castles
Brown, R. Allen. Book Club Associates, London, 1977. first thus, Hardback, 255mm x 192mm grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 240pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been read, some dusting to top edge of block, else very good. Dustwrapper has been handled but basically clean with minimal wear. Spine and adjacent rear faded by light source. Book club edition of classic illustrated text on the history of the English castle, first published in 1954. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Castle, England, Norman, bailey. 6305

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Samuel Pepys - The Years of Peril, Bryant, Arthur
22 Samuel Pepys - The Years of Peril
Bryant, Arthur. Collins, London, 1948. second edition, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, silver gilt titles, second edition, xiv prelims, 466pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/Fair. Private library sticker to endpaper. Top of block dark and grubby, with foxing, also to block edge. Top and bottom of spine and borads bumped and a little grubby. Dustwrapper (now protected) has bumped and frayed spine, with curling around edges and foxing affecting flaps, which also have pencil markings. A historian reviews Pepys' account of the years 1669-1683. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Pepys, Oates,London. 3737

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The Fire and the Rose, Bryant, Arthur
23 The Fire and the Rose
Bryant, Arthur. Collins, London, 1966. first edition, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 320pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Small number of foxing spots to block edge. Spine a little bumped. Dustwrapper (now protected) is a little darkened around edges but bright and clean with no shelfwear. Great events from seven hundred years of English history are brought to life and unified by a master narrative historian. Catalogue: History. Keywords: England, history, Peasant, Waterloo. 3725

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The Years of Endurance 1793-1802, Bryant, Arthur
24 The Years of Endurance 1793-1802
Bryant, Arthur. Collins, London, 1948. first edition, Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 6th impression, , xiv prelims, 370pp. plus index, Good +/Fair. Spine bumped, block edges a little grubby, block darkened but basically clean with no markings. Dustwrapper (now protected and secured) has general wear with loss to rear at top and bottom by spine. Patriotic account of how Britain stood up to its enemies during the period of the French Revolutionary Wars. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Britain, Pitt, Napoleon, revolution. 6321

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Look Back on England, Burke, John
25 Look Back on England
Burke, John. Orbis Publishing, London, 1980. first edition, Hardback, 250mm x 194mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 224pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Ian Pleeth. Good +++/Good +++. Book is not new and has been read but tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. A superb journey into England's rich heritage as revealed by surviving buildings, monuments and artefacts, with two-coluimn text and original photographs by Pleeth. Catalogue: England. Keywords: England, history, heritage. 11533

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Robert Burnard's Dartmoor Pictorial Records, Burnard, Robert
26 Robert Burnard's Dartmoor Pictorial Records
Burnard, Robert. Devon Books, Newton Abbot, 1986. first thus, No. 745 in an edition of 1000, signed by publisher. Book is tight, clean and solid. Facsimile republication of Burnard's illustrated volumes, revealing the magic of Dartmoor. Approx. 400 pages. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations.. 5374

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Britain Revisited - One man's journeys in the steps of the travellers, Burton, Anthony
27 Britain Revisited - One man's journeys in the steps of the travellers
Burton, Anthony. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1986. first edition, Hardback, 25cm x 18cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 192pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is not far from near fine. Top front corner bumped. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some small signs of handling and wear around edges but, again, not far from near fine. Delightful and literate journey through England following earlier journeys by such writers as Defoe, Johnson and Wilkie Collins. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Britain, walking, Fiennes, Cobbett. 3711

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Country Life, Butcher, T.K.
28 Country Life
Butcher, T.K.. B.T. Batsford, London, 1970. first edition, Hardback, 25cm x 19cm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 96pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been handled but still tight and clean. Dustwrapper has been handled, light wear to edges but still clean. A short-compass history of English country life from the earliest historical times, fully illustrated thoughout. Catalogue: England. Keywords: agriculture, rural, country, village. 11510

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A Tapestry of Life, Candy, James S.
29 A Tapestry of Life
Candy, James S.. Merlin Books, Braunton, Devon, 1984. first edition, Paperback, 210mm x 144mm , vi prelims, 108pp. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Paperback is basically clean, but has been handled over years with some scuffing and indentation. Memoirs of an eminent man of Oxfordshire who was brought up by Sir Arthur Evans and travelled to many parts of the world, including a long spell as an Argentine gaucho. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Candy, Youlbury, Scout, Evans. 7805

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Tales of the North Country, Carter, Eva
30 Tales of the North Country
Carter, Eva. Northumberland Press, Gateshead, 1947. first edition, Hardback, 192mm x 126mm green cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 158pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +/Fair. Austerity production. Light foxing to dusty block edges. Pages clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn with some discolouring of rear. Artist Eva Carter journeys into the less-familiar by-ways of North Country history and legend. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Newcastle, North, Lindisfarne. 5350

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