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4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. One small damp stain at foot of lower board. 64pp + 64 engravings. First published in 1846.
Published : Frank Graham, Newcastle Upon Tyne 1974, Reprint
Hardback. A good copy in a half leather binding with marbled boards. Gilt faded on spine lettering. Some scuffing to boards. No ownership inscription. About 18 pages affected by a larger than usual brown foxing spot. Pp.xxiv,532. Folding map. Frontispiece (quite badly foxed) and one other plate.
Published : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London 1814, Second Edition
Hardbacks. Vols. 1-10 (of 11). Published between 1805 and 1809. Uniformly bound in a half-leather binding with marbled boards and end-papers. Bookplate in each volume. A good to very good set internally. Externally poor to good with a couple of volumes having detached boards/spines and others with torn/ chipped spines. Lacks the plan of the city of Norwich in volume 3; the monument of Edmund Hobart in volume 4; the plan of King's Lynn in volume 8; and the map of marshland in volume 9. All other plates present and all pedigrees present. A little, mainly end-paper, foxing but generally quite a clean set.
Published : William Miller, London,
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy of what may originally have been a paper-covered publication but which has been bound in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Blindstamp of previous owner. 160 pages. An old portrait of Sir Thos. Middleton has been loosely laid in. A history of two Oxfordshire parishes. Uncommon.
Published : J. W. Arrowsmith, Bristol 1888, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. A little edge foxing. Pp.xxviii,459. Frontispiece and six illustrations. The book "brings together for the first time the various editions of the tracts, pamphlets and printed sheets concerning" the counties covered. The book is now protected in a clear removable cover.
Published : Wallace Gandy, London 1923, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 297 pages + publisher's adverts. Frontispiece.
Published : George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London 1968, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A near very good copy in green cloth with paper title label lettered in black. A little foxing. Largely unopened. Pp.xii,298,xxii,3. "With portraits of Isobel Casson and one of her sisters, Jonathan Proestman and John Richardson Procter." This book was published in two editions, one containing nine pedigree tables and an index to the marriages contained in them and one without. This copy is without the pedigree tables. It does have an alphabetical list of marriages and "Corrections and Additions to the Marriage Index."
Published : West, Newman & Co, London 1889, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Slight fading to spine but lettering clear. Gift inscription which appears to be from author. A little edge foxing but clean internally. Pp.xvi,176. 18 illustrations. Map end-papers. The story of a Middlesex parish.
Published : W. Heffer & Sons, Cambridge 1931, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A little spotted on lower board. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xv,298. 20 illustrations + folding chart at end and end-paper maps. This is a history of the club from its foundation together with detailed records of the Club's racing activiities from 1886. There are also several tables containing information about Cambridge rowing which is not collected elsewhere. Remains of dustwrapper loosely inserted.
Published : W. Heffer & Sons, Cambridge 1928, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xix,(i),408. 174 figures. 7 maps. "This book examines the archaeology and history of the fortified churches which form a remarkable and unique feature of the Anglo-Scottish border."
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 2000, First Edition
Oblong 4to. A fine copy in a fine price-clipped dustwrapper. 88pp. More than 250 illustrations including colour.
Published : Ensign Publications, Southampton 1989, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which shows some fading. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.x,108. Frontispiece and 54 illustrations. A study of the hand-made lace industry in the east Midlands in the 19th century and of Thomas Lester a key figure in the industry.
Published : Ruth Bean 1981, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in light grey cloth lettered in black and decorated on the upper board. Some edge foxing but no ownership inscription and largely clean internally. 158 pages. A fictionalised account of life in Britain during the First World War.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1917, First Edition
Hardback. Cloth. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,296. First published in 1829 this is a reprint of the revised and enlarged second edition of 1862.
Published : EP Publishing Ltd. 1976, Reprint
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little worn on spine but which is complete and untorn. 210pp. This is "a selection of the most important 19th century accounts of the organisation of Cornish mines and the Cornish mining economy".
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1969, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xxx,849. 32 plates. 23 illustrations. 9 maps. Described as "the first complete history of the Royal Mail up to the present day, based on its comprehensive archives."
Published : Allen Lane, London 2011, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in blue cloth with a white vellum spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and very little foxing. 38 pages. Frontispiece and 26 illustrations in text. 12 plans at end, some double-page and some coloured. This was a paper read before the Cambridge Archaeological Society on march 2nd 1908 amplified by numerous additions and extracts from the King's Hall account books.
Published : Printed for the Master and Fellows of Trinity College 1909, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth boards lettered in black. In a good dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.x,195. Numerous illustrations. Four maps including end-paper maps. A volume in the Cambridge County Geographies series.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1917, First Edition
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is showing a little wear at the edges. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.vii,238. This diary and autobiography are both valuable source material for the industrial and social life of Victorian England.
Published : Evelyn Adams & Mackay, London 1969, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt in a good plus dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Some rubbing to bottom edge. Some foxing to half-title and title pages but generally clean internally. Pp.ix,130 + 32 page publisher's catalogue. 80 plates including coloured frontispiece. A contribution to English social history of the first half of the 19th century.
Published : B.T. Batsford Ltd., London 1933, New Issue
Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine price-clipped dustwrapper. Smallish ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.xii,386. 8 graphs. A scholarly account of the history of the English public revenue between the Restoration and the Revolution. "---complete figures of Exchequer receipts, assignments, and issues are provided on a half-yearly basis for the whole period."
Published : Oxford University Press 1975, First Edition
Hardback. A very good ccopy in a very good dustwrapper. Red lettering on dustwrapper spine is faded but readable. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 201 pages.
Published : Croom Helm, London 1986, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.vi,250. Illustrated. Lymington's maritime history from pre-Roman times to the 1980's.
Published : Belhaven, Lymington, Hampshire 1983, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 128 pages. Numerous illustrations. A collection of stories and photographs paying tribute to the men and women who worked in the shipyards around Wallsend.
Published : The People's History, Seaham, Co. Durham 1999, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a complete and untorn dustwrapper which shows some fading to the spine but with the lettering still clear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xxiii,215. Described as "a highly readable and perceptive account --- of the dilemmas of policy facing the British Government, in its collaboration with the United States, from Lend-Lease to the Marshall Plan".
Published : Oxford University Press 1981, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has smallish edge tears. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xxiv,188. 69 illustrations. 48 figures. The book "is virtually an economic and social history of the English lead mining and smelting industries as it applies to this northern area, and with its great wealth of detail will be sought by all interested in the history of mettalurgy and mining." This is no.42 of 1000 copies signed by the author. Loosely enclosed is correspondence between the author and one of the subscribers to the book including three signed manuscript letters from the author.
Published : Published By the Author 1962, First Edition
Nd. but appears to be the third edition of 1876. A near vg copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Previous ownership inscriptions on title page. 429pp. 31 illustrations. Folding map. Written as a useful companion to the visitor to the Peak District of Derbyshire.
Published : John Heywood, Manchester, New Edition
A very good copy in light grey boards with a white cloth spine. Pp.xvi,100. 46 plates.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1925, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has a little wear at the spine ends. Ownership inscription. 192pp. 91 plates. This edition is revised and has new illustrations.
Published : Oriel Press 1967, Second Edition
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. This is a presentation copy from the author. 146pp. 3 maps.
Published : Starsons(Publishers) Ltd. 1953, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in dark brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bookplate. Little foxing. 173 pages + adverts. Frontispiece and 38 illustrations. Lacks map in rear pocket.
Published : Jarrold & Sons, London 1890, Fifteenth Edition Revised and Enlarged
A very good copy in a very good price-clipped dustwrapper. Previous owner's name on half-title. 339pp. 21 illus. This is part travel, part literature, part social observation, part guidebook.
Published : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London 1979, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in a full leather binding. Lacks spine label. Spine a little chipped at edge. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.viii,717 + 12pp index. Hand-coloured folding map of Derbyshire. . Two plates. Title page vignette.
Published : S. Mason, Belper 1811, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one closed edge tear and which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Gift inscription on front end-paper. This is no. 464 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Pp.ix,,408. 18 illustrations. This is a facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1882.
Published : E. J. Morten and the Craven Herald 1972, Reprint
Hardbacks. 4to. A very good three volume set. Vols. 2 & 3 are first editions (1968 and 1969) each limited to 1000 copies. Vol. 1 is the 1971 second edition. Each vol. has the previous owner's ex libris plate and sellotape traces to the end-papers. otherwise a nice clean set with numewrous illustrations. The second edition of Vol. 1 has a number of changed plates, numerous additions to the "Notes on Further Painters" and a catalogue of the "Rope Papers." [Please note this heavy set will require additional postage].
Published : Eastbourne Fine Art,
Hardback. A good copy in a half-leather binding lettered in gilt on spine and with five raised bands on spine. Wear to spine ends and board tips. All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. Ex-library copy but not too badly marked. Pp.viii,204. 14 engravings.
Published : John Nichols and Son, London 1825, Second Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in a half leather binding with marbled boards. Five raised bands on spine. No ownership inscription. Some foxing to a few early pages. Pp.viii,204. 14 engravings including frontispiece and vignette title page. "The excursion which forms the subject of the ensuing pages was undertaken in the Autumn of 1803: its principal object was to contemplate the romantic character of Dove-Dale; and to inspect and to make drawings of the principal features in the sublime and picturesque scenery of the North and West Ridings of Yorkshire." This edition has been revised and has many additional Notes and a few additional plates.
Published : John Nichols and Son, London 1825, Second Edition
A good copy in a quarter leather binding which shows a little wear to the spine. Marbled end-papers. Gift inscription. Pp.x,513.
Published : 1893, First Edition
Illustrated by Helen Allingham.
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board and with gilt design to upper board. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. Moderate edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.xvi,287 + 16 pages of publisher's adverts. dated September 1909. 64 attractive full-page tissue-guarded colour plates. A wondeful evocation of country cottages and life in England at the start of the 20th century.
Published : Edward Arnold, London 1909, First Edition
A very good copy in a slightly worn but overall very good dustwrapper. Pp.xiii,160 + 32 plates. 6 plans.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, London 1961, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a price-clipped, but otherwise fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the title page. Gift inscription. A previous owner has placed a copy of the booklet "Discovering Truro Cornwall 1987" in a pocket he has attached to the front end-paper. 140 pages. Many black and white illustrations. Map.
Published : Barracuda Books, Chesham, Buckinghamshire 1977, First Edition
Hardback. Externally good plus in original light grey cloth lettered in black. Spine a little darkened and showing a little wear. Top edge gilt. Moderate edge foxing. Internally a nice copy but unfortunately the lower front hinge is gone and the bottom third of the front end-paper is loose. Pp.xxvi,214. Includes marriages, baptisms and burials from 1537 to 1812.
Published : Devon and Cornwall Record Society, Exeter 1906, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine which shows some fading. No ownership inscription. Foxing, mainly to edges and early and late pages. Pp.xii,243 + 40 page publisher's catalogue dated February 1907. First published in 1897 this is an argument for nationalising Britain's railways.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1907, Second Edition, Revised
Hardback. A good plus copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Board tips a little worn and mark to lower rear board. Ownership inscription. Pp.xxx,406. 12 full page illustrations + illustrations in the text. Deals with the topography and history of the Ramsbottom area of Lancashire, the textile industry there and the brothers Grant who were involved in it.
Published : George Lewis & Son, Selkirk 1893, First Edition
Hardback. Large 4to. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xx,118. 56 plates. The story of a family of potters at the time of the industrial revolution. First published in 1912 this edition includes a note on the author by Michael Robert Parkinson.
Published : EP Publishing Ltd, Wakefield 1972, Reprint
Large 4to. A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Pp.xv,669. Illustrations. Three maps, two folding. A reprint of a work first published in 1908. This volume includes ecclesiastical history,industry, sports, schools etc.
Published : Dawson Publishing 1991, Reprint
Illustrated by Frank Chesworth.
N.d. c.1905? A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. 214 pages. Black and white illustrations. Journeys on foot through various parts of England.
Published : The Clarion Press, London,
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. 192 pages. Includes 1200 catalogue entries with over 500 medals illustrated.
Published : Webb & Bower, Exeter 1984, First Edition
Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on upper board. Light yellow end-papers. No ownership inscription. 160 pages. Includes a contemporary account of the battle and a list of Craven men who fought at the battle.
Published : Henry Gray, Manchester 1884, First Edition
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