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A LIST OF THE NAMES AND RESIDENCES OF THE HIGH SHERIFFS OF THE COUNTY OF GLAMORGAN FROM 1541 TO 1966
Written by George Williams; Richard John.
Stock no. 1816528
Published by Martin Cadbury Limited. 1st 1966. Slightly better than very good condition.
Green cloth, red title block and gilt title to spine and vignette to front. SIGNED by Richard John (his personal property) who wrote the introduction.
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White.
Stock no. 1816516
Published by Bell and Daldy. 1862. Very good condition.
With Miscellaneous Observations and Explanatory Notes. Pages:vi, 426 including index. Bound in brown leather spine with gilt title, dark green cloth boards. Small format. Top edge gilt. Spine lightly rubbed. Binding firm. Bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean.
CIDER - THE FORGOTTEN MIRACLE
Written by James Crowden. Illustrated by Brian Hanscomb.
Stock no. 2127729
Published by Cyder Press 2. 1st 1999. Very good condition.
Slightly oblong format. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0953710300. Some creasing to cover corners. Browning.
THE DICKENS ADVERTISER
Written by Bernard Darwin; Charles Dickens.
Stock no. 2127717
Published by Elkin Mathews & Marrot. 1930. Almost very good condition.
A collection of the advertisements in the original parts of novels by Dickens, edited by Darwin. B/w illustrations. Spine is very browned. Rest of covers are unevenly spotted with some grubby marks. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
SOME STUDIES OF CHILDREN
Written by Lilian Hocknell. Illustrated by Lilian Hocknell.
Stock no. 2127685
Very good condition.
Card wraps. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. Some drawings that had been done over the years for Chilprufe Ltd, a leading manufacturer of children's clothes. Some creasing to covers. Some browning, especially to tissue-guards.
Written by Joy Thacker.
Stock no. 2127678
Published by Joy Thacker. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The social history of a Tolstoyan community in Gloucestershire. B/w photos. ISBN: 0952176009. SIGNED by author to half-title page. Some browning and bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning.
Written by Simon Foxell.
Stock no. 1816508
Published by Black Dog Publishing. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.
Work from cartographers, military strategists, government officials and fine artists culminate in a complete look at where mapping England originated, and the ways it has evolved over the years in response to changing notions of nationhood, security and cultural identity. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 271 pages including index. ISBN: 9781906155513. Edges of boards bumped, rear board scuffed.
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE PORT OF BRISTOL
Written by Charles Wells.
Stock no. 2127632
Published by J.W. Arrowsmith. 1909. Fair condition.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 62 illustrations. Heavy wear to covers, with ink marks; some chipping to cloth at corners. Name in ink to front endpaper. Portrait plate page to 228 is MISSING. Some other plate pages are not bound in - but loosely inserted. Creasing and some chipping to page edges. A reading copy.
A NARRATIVE OF THE BRISTOL RIOTS ON THE 29TH, 30TH, AND 31ST OF OCTOBER 1831
Written by W.H. Somerton.
Stock no. 2127631
Circa 1832. Good condition.
Brown leather binding; gilt title to spine; borders to covers. Consequent on the arrival of The Recorder, Sir C. Wetherell, to open the commission of assize; with full particulars of the burning of Bridewell - The Gaol - The Toll-Houses - Gloucester County Prison - The Bishop's Palace - The Mansion House - Custom House - Excise Office - And Nearly Fifty Houses in Queen-Square, King-Street, Little King-Street, Prince's Street &c. Fourth edition. Covers are heavily scuffed and worn. Spine is faded with some chipping. Name in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing, page browning and grubby marks. A reading copy.
A COLLECTANEA RELATING TO THE BRISTOL FRIARS MINORS (GREY FRIARS) AND THEIR CONVENT
Written by G.E. Weare.
Stock no. 2127629
Published by W. Bennett. 1893. Good condition.
Together with A Concise History of the Dissolution of the Houses of the Four Orders of Mendicant Friars in Bristol. Splits to sides of spine at top and tail; some fraying to cloth. Boards have some grubby marks. Ink stamp to outer page edges. Inscription in ink to inside front cover. Binding is starting to become a little weak. Foxing. A reading copy.
Written by Michael Stedman.
Stock no. 2127622
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 1994. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd & 23rd Battalions of the Manchester Regiment. A history of the two Manchester Brigades. ISBN: 0850523931. Creasing to corners, some fading to spine. Contents are still very good.
CARDIFF A HISTORY OF THE CITY
Written by William Rees.
Stock no. 2127618
Published by The Corporation of Cardiff. 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 2nd revised edition. Bumping to spine and corners. A little fading to cover edges. Some foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased and chipped, with a couple of closed tears; a little loss; faded to spine; some marks to rear panel.