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THE EAST ANGLIAN LINEN INDUSTRY: RURAL INDUSTRY AND LOCAL ECONOMY 1500-1850
Written by Nesta Evans.
Stock no. 1823390
Published by Gower. st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Pasold Studies in Textile History 5. The growth of linen production in East Anglia from its medieval origins, through the period of expansion and success in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to its decline and collapse in the face of competition from its rival cotton, which was better suited to mechanised spinning and weaving. Dark brown cloth boards, silver title to spine. A few b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0566008475. Previous owner's small label to front endpaper else a nice, clean copy. Brown dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE: THE HISTORY OF RAF METHERINGHAM
Written by Richard Bailey.
Stock no. 1823315
Published by Tucann. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. 143 pages. ISBN: 1873257090. Rear cover a little grubby and has small bookseller's label (not ours). Contents clean.

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OFFENCE TO DEFENCE! THE HISTORY OF RAF BINBROOK
Written by Stewart Scott; John Jackson.
Stock no. 1823191
Published by GMS Enterprises. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

The history of Royal Air Force Station Binbrook. Large format. Cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870384075. Covers lightly browned with a few marks. Text block a little grubby. Light browning to a few pages else clean.

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GOXHILL AIRFIELD IN MEMORIES & PHOTOS
Written by Ron Parker.
Stock no. 1823189
1st 2007. Very good condition.

The contents of this book are mainly based on Cyril Chaney's research of Goxhill Airfield, which he carried out from approximately 1975 to 1985, which began 30 years after the Americans had left. Large format. White pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. Grease spot stains to front cover (not too bad), a few to rear cover along with a few scuff marks. Contents are clean.

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THE COLNE VALLEY AND HALSTEAD RAILWAY (LOCOMOTION PAPERS 166)
Written by R.A. Whitehead; F.D. Simpson.
Stock no. 1822890
Published by The Oakwood Press. 2nd 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

Second Edition. Blue cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0853613591. Front & rear edge of spine lightly rubbed. Contents clean.

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DICK O' THE FENS: A TALE OF THE GREAT EAST SWAMP
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by Frank Dadd.
Stock no. 1822483
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Red pictorial boards showing huntsmen in gilt to spine and front board. Gilt titles, bevelled edges. Green text block. Twelve full page illustrations in b/w. 383 pages plus 32 page publisher adverts to rear. Spine lightly faded and lightly worn to top & tail. Corners lightly rubbed. Name stamp and erasure marks to free front endpaper. Scattered foxspots throughout. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL II
Written by John Britton; Edward Wedlake Brayley.
Stock no. 2134495
Published by Vernor & Hood. 1st 1801. Very good condition.

Three quarters brown leather binding, marbled boards. Gilt titles to spine. 524 pages + booklist + index. B/w plates. Contains Cambridgeshire, Cheshire and Cornwall. Spine is faded, with a few marks. Browning and some foxing to marbled boards. Page edge browning and foxing to pages.

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THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL V
Written by John Britton; Edward Wedlake Brayley.
Stock no. 2134255
Published by Vernor & Hood. 1st 1803. Very good condition.

Brown leather spine and corners, marbled boards. Raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Contains 736 pages + booklist, index. B/w plates. Durham, Essex and Glocestershire (sic). Part of Beauties of England Series. Leather spine has faded, with a few marks. Browning to cover edges; some foxing. Browning and foxing to pages throughout. A few pages have margin edge loss.

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CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Written by Olive Cook.
Stock no. 2133689
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A representative selection of the characteristic scenes of this surprising county. B/w photos. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with some tape repairs to verso; a few small pieces of loss.

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INDUSTRIAL LOCOMOTIVES OF EAST ANGLIA
Written by C. Fisher; R.K. Hateley.
Stock no. 2133612
Published by The Industrial Railway Society. 1993. Very good condition.

Glazed boards. Maps and b/w photos. ISBN: 090109675X. Bumping to spine and along a couple of cover edges.

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THE STEAM ENGINE BUILDERS OF NORFOLK
Written by Ronald H. Clark.
Stock no. 1818752
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. Norfolk engine builders and their products (mainly traction engines). ISBN: 0854296786. Spine slightly cocked. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and slightly creased.

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HISTORIC GARDENS OF CAMBRIDGESHIRE AND THE ISLE OF ELY
Written by Timothy Mowl; Laura Mayer.
Stock no. 1818749
Published by Redcliffe Press Ltd.. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition.

The Historic Gardens of England Series. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781908326324. SIGNED by author, Timothy Mowl, to title page (no dedication).

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