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Picturesque Yorkshire by brush and pen

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Price: £4.50

Publisher: Sevenoaks, J. Salmon: 1995

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9989


Hardback, 182mm x 167mm cream cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 48pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by Gordon Home, Warwick Very Good/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has some light wear from handling. Still bright and clean. Small price sticker on rear. Volume in "Our Beatiful Homeland" series contains lovely watercolour paintings of Yorkshire by two early 20th century artists, with accompanying text pre... View more info

England's Last Wilderness - A Journey Through the North Pennines

By: Bellamy, David ; Quayle, Brendan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1989

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9988


Hardback, 246mm x 210mm grey cloth boards, red titles, first edition, 192pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by John Beatty. Very Good/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has some light wear from handling. Still bright and clean. A journey of discovery through one of England's lesser-known Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, written by Bellamy and Quayle with superb colour photograph... View more info

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Round and About The North Yorkshire Moors - Vol II - A Further Glimpse of the Past

By: Burns, Tom Scott; Rigg, Martin

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Leeds, M.T.D. Rigg Publications: 1988

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9981


Paperback, 253mm x 170mm , xiii prelims, 189pp. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is tight and clean. A second collection of beautiful and fascinating old photographs of the land and people of the North Yorkshire Moors. Catalogue: Northern Counties. Keywords: Yorkshire, Scarborough, Rosedale View more info

Lancashire Worthies

By: Espinasse, Francis

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London / Manchester, Simpkin, Marshall / Abel Heywood: 1874

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9965


Hardback, 215mm x 170mm maroon card boards over leather spine, gilt titles, first edition, 469pp. Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Front endpaper missing. Spine and boards bumped, worn and faded. Block edges grubby from handling with foxing - latter also faint to some pages. But text is unmarked and book is overall an impressively hefty Victorian production. Short biopgraphies of thirteen eminent Lancastrians of history, from the first Earl of Derby to Richard Arkwright. C... View more info

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The Iron Coast - Notes from a cold country

By: Gardam, Jane

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Sinclair-Stevenson: 1994

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9958


Paperback, 245mm x 187mm , 128pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Peter Burton, Harland Good +++/NoWrapper. paperback has been read, light wear to covers including some faint creasing, but spine not creased and pages all clean. A collection of fine b/w photographs of the diverse places and landscapes to be found on the rugged, windswept North Yorkshire coast. With poetic opening text by Gardam. Catalogue: Northern Counties. Keywords: Yor... View more info

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A History of Hutton le Hole in the Manor of Spaunton

By: Hayes (MBE; FSA), Raymond H.; Hurst, Joseph

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Helmsley, York, North York Moors National Park: 1989

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: 9945


Paperback, 210mm x 185mm , 120pp. plus appendix/appendicies, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal wear. A guide book to the North York Moors which takes the reader deep into the history of the region. Catalogue: Northern Counties. Keywords: Moor, Yorkshire, Hutton View more info

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History of Atherton

By: Lunn, John

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Atherton, Atherton District Council: 1971

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11314


Hardback, 222mm x 140mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 234+pp. Black and white illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper (now protected) has been handled, just a little bumping to spine, else clean and presentable. "A manorial social and industrial history" of a Lancashire town. Catalogue: Northern Counties. Keywords: Atherton, chapel, Wesley, estate View more info

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Lindisfarne - The Cradle Island

By: Magnusson, Magnus

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Stocksfield, Northumberland, Oriel Press: 1985

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 9978


Paperback, 243mm x 182mm , vi prelims, 218pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Sheila Mackie. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read but still nice and tight. Some chipping and a hint of curling around cover edges, top block edge dusty. Ink mark over original price on rear, also small WH Smith sticker. First paperback edition of 1984 TV tie-in book in which Magnus "Mastermind" Magnusson looks at the long Christia... View more info

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Inside the North York Moors

By: Mead, Harry

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Otley, Smith Settle: 194

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 9967


Paperback, 215mm x 137mm , 230pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read, but only minimal evidence of handling. Tight and clean with no creasing to spine. A guide to life and landscape in the North York Moors, of interest to the resident, the visitor, the naturalist and the historian. First paperback edition of 1978 original. Catalogue: Northern Counties. Keywords: Moor, York, Rosedale View more info

The Changing Dales - A Half-Century of "Progress"

By: Mitchell, W.R.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Clapham, via Lancaster, Dalesman: 1992

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9959


Paperback, 237mm x 183mm , 142pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled but still clean with no obvious signs of wear. Original price stickers on front and rear. Written by the long-time editor of "The Dalesman" and with a Foreword by Alan Bennett, this is a lovely account of modernity in the traditional Yorkshire communities of the Dales, fully illustrated with photographs. Catalogue: Northern Counties. Keywords: Dales,... View more info

The Dales of Yorkshire - A Portrait

By: Muir, Richard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Papermac: 1993

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 9947


Paperback, 244mm x 186mm , 229pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is not new but bright and clean with minimal wear, no creasing to spine. First Macmillan paperback edition of Richard Muir's notably well-informed illustrated guide to the Yorkshire Dales - landscape, people and culture. Catalogue: Northern Counties. Keywords: Dales, Yorkshire, sheep, Bowland View more info

The Three Peaks of Yorkshire

By: Ree, Harry

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Hounslow, Wildwood House: 1983

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9987


Hardback, 200mm x 165mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 208pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Caroline Forbes. Very Good/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear from handling. A guide to the famous Yorkshire peaks of Ingleborough, Whernside and Penyghent, for both the hill walker and general reader, with photographs by Forbes. Cata... View more info

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North Yorkshire

By: Stead, Michael J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Stroud, Alan Sutton: 1992

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9979


Paperback, 248mm x 170mm , 48pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled only occasionally. Still tight and clean with minimal wear. An A-Z of North Yorkshire towns and communities in striking colour photographs, from Arkengarthdale to York itself. Catalogue: Northern Counties. Keywords: Yorkshire, Riding, Easby, Grassington View more info

Yorkshire

By: Stead, Michael J.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Stroud, Alan Sutton: 1991

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9980


Paperback, 245mm x 185mm , 144pp. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is not new but tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Volume in "Photographers' Britain" series offers a collection of evocative images of timeless Yorkshire, with facing text. Catalogue: Northern Counties. Keywords: Yorkshire, photography, Ilkley, Hull View more info