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Who's Who in Warwickshire

By: ,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Worcester, Ebenezer Baylis & Son: 1934

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 2597


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 View more info

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Oxford - A Sketchbook by Fred Richards

By: ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black: 1923

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3860


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 View more info

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Life and Tradition on the Cotswolds

By: Brill, Edith

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1973

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 2599


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... View more info

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Aynho - A Northamptonshire Village

By: Cooper, Nicholas

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Banbury, Leopard's Head Press: 1984

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 1525


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 View more info

The Valley of the Upper Thames

By: Cuss, H W. John

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1998

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 1954


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. View more info

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The Cotswolds

By: Hadfield, Charles ; Hadfield, Alice Mary

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford:

Seller ID: 3858


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... View more info

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A Year in the Cotswolds

By: Hudson, John

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Stroud, Alan Sutton: 1995

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3894


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 View more info

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The Shakespeare Country Photographed by Alfred Furness

By: Massingham, H.J.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Allen & Unwin: 1951

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3904


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 Immort... View more info

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Domesday Book Gloucestershire

By: Moore, John S. (ed)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Chichester, Phillimore: 1982

Seller ID: 1928


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. View more info

Image for In Russet Mantle Clad - Scenes of Rural Life

In Russet Mantle Clad - Scenes of Rural Life

By: Morley, George

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Skeffington: 1897

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 2312


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 coun... View more info

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Golf with a View

By: Penny, Patricia

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Droitwich, Grant & Hobbs: 1996

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 884


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 photogr... View more info

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Bath and Wells

By: Salmon, Arthur L.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: 2811


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. Fro... View more info

Cambridge

By: Steegman, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1954

Edition: fifth edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 1858


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 sli... View more info

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Edward Winslow

By: Sterry-Cooper (M.A., L.Th.), W.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Halesowen, Reliance: 1953

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3870


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 View more info

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Walks in and around Rugby

By: Treen, A.E.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Rugby, A.E. Treen: 1923

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: 3846


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 ... View more info