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CIDER WITH ROSIE
Written by Laurie Lee. Illustrated by John Ward.
Stock no. 1822541
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2016. Fine condition.

Folio Collectables series, issued without a slipcase. Lime green cloth with red titles & gilt titles. Top edge lime green. B/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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SEVERN TRADERS
Written by Colin Green.
Stock no. 1822350
Published by Black Dwarf. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour frontis, b/w photos. The West Country Trows and Trowmen. ISBN: 0953302822. SIGNED (with dedication) to free front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine, creased to rear panel and has a couple of small pinholes to rear spine edge.

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AN HISTORICAL SURVEY OF THE MIDLAND IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE: STATION LAYOUTS AND ILLUSTRATIONS
Written by Peter Smith.
Stock no. 1822333
Published by Oxford Publishing. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Covering the section of the Midland Railway between Mangotsfield in the south, to Gloucester in the north, together with the branches to Thornbury, Dursley, Nailsworth and Stroud, plus the various dock lines surrounding Gloucester. Large format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Printed in landscape format. ISBN: 0860933016. Endpapers lightly browned. Otherwise contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and top front edge, also a little creased.

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FRAMPTON ON SEVERN: PORTRAIT OF A VICTORIAN VILLAGE
Written by Rose Spence. Illustrated by Mrs. H.H.E.C. Clifford.
Stock no. 1822302
Published by Phillimore & Co. Ltd.. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1860771513. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page.

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CHELTENHAM THEN & NOW IN COLOUR
Written by Sue Rowbotham; Jill Waller.
Stock no. 1321481
Published by The History Press. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A superb collection of photographs of the town. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780752465272. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents fine. Dustwrapper has minimal rubbing at spine and corners.

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THE STROUDWATER CANAL A HISTORY
Written by Michael Handford.
Stock no. 1321480
Published by Amberley Publishing. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition.

First published in 1979, since then the canal as been restored to its former glory. Contains minor revisions and additions to the original text. Cream cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781445619439. Slight rubbing to corners.

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FRAMPTON ON SEVERN AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by Rose Hewlett; Jean Speed.
Stock no. 1321477
Published by The Frampton On Severn Village Hall Management Committee. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The evolution of village life including the manorial system and open-field farming, law and order, poor relief, education, entertainment, the importance of the church vestry and later of the parish council. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and maps. ISBN: 0953633993. SIGNED by both autors to title page. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased with wear and minimal loss to top of spine.

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CIDER WITH ROSIE
Written by Laurie Lee; Valerie Grove. Illustrated by Peter Bailey.
Stock no. 1321276
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Introduced by Valerie Grove. Pale green cloth spine and rear cover. Cream pictorial front board. B/w illustrations. Pictorial slipcase is just a tiny bit grubby at edges with a couple of light damp stains at lower edges.

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THE BEACHLEY BOYS
Written by Brian Elks.
Stock no. 2134344
Published by Brian A.F. Elks. 1ST 2007. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780955507311. Fading to spine; some wear to cover edges.

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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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LORD BLEDISLOE OF LYDNEY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821256
Published by Forest of Dean Newspapers. 1st 1957. Very good condition.

A Tribute to the Right Hon. Viscount Bledisloe Prepared for the Occasion of his 90th Birthday 21st September 1957 by Hart. Cream pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to title page. Contents clean. Clear film (not adhesive) stuck to covers using glue to inside covers as a protection.

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THE INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF DEAN: WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO ITS INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821254
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

xxvii + 466 pages. B/w photos. Covering the Charcoal Iron industry; the Coke Iron industry; Iron Working; Mining of Iron Ore and Ochre; Coal Mining; Stone, Clay and Lime; Gold Mining; Silviculture; Wood Chemical Works and Distillation Works; Fulling Mills, Corn Mills and Agriculture; Paper and Leatherboard; Communications and Transport; Miscellaneous Industries of the Past; The Changed Industrial Scene. Plus Index of Subjects, Place-names and Personal Names. ISBN: 0715352881. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to title page. Ex-lib with minimal stamps and bookplate. Text block grubby. One or two foxspots to margins. Light bumping along lower edge of boards. Pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly creased.

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