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Spiral bound, card wraps. Two and Sixpence printed to front cover. Covers creased, worn at spiral binding - top and tail of front cover starting to tear from spiral. Plastic spiral is split in the middle but holding. Front endpaper has a diagonal crease. Some marks to contents but generally a nice copy.
Black vinyl covers, gilt titles. B/w photos. 2nd edition, reprinted with minor corrections. ISBN: 0140710078. Reprint. A lovely copy.
Red and white cloth boards. B/w photos. Folding map to front. Board edges rubbed. Foxing to prelims, and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and chipped with some loss, a few closed edge-tears, browned.
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE (BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND)
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner; Bruce A. Bailey; Bridget Cherry.
Stock no. 1825602
Published by Yale University Press. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Black vinyl covers, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and plans, colour photos. ISBN: 9780300185072. A lovely copy.
Dark blue cloth, gilt titles and sabre vignette to front cover and spine. 20 tissue-guarded colour plates. Top edge gilt. Folding map to rear. A & C Black Colour 7s 6d Series. Black's Beautiful Books Booklist to rear (4 sides). Possible first variant or early reprint, but has booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Browning to spine. Some foxing and browning. Plate opposite page 28 is slightly ragged. Grubby margin marks. Margin marks plate opposite page 94. Some hinges are cracked.
Large format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1860771033.
In this tapestry of tales, the author remembers and recreates the people, places and events of the past in yesterday's town and countryside, and along the lines that put Bletchley at the centre of the universe. Red glazed boards. B/w photos. 176 pages including index. ISBN: 0860235688. Bumping/wear to spine and corners. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Small corner loss to last couple of pages of book.
THE THAMES HIGHWAY VOLUME I: GENERAL HISTORY
Written by Fred S. Thacker; Charles Hadfield.
Stock no. 1822374
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1968. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The story of water carriage on the river from pre-Conquest days to the beginning of the 20th century. First published in 1914, this edition has a new introduction by Charles Hadfield. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0715342320. Text block lightly browned, contents clean. Cream pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and just slightly scuffed.
THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. X PARTS 1 - 5 (5 VOLUMES)
Written by Edward Wedlake Brayley.
Stock no. 2134981
Published by Vernor, Hood & Sharpe. Circa 1810. Very good condition.
Leather spines and corners; raised bands to spines, with gilt titles; marbled boards. Many b/w plates. Leather spines have faded; browning to covers with some spotting. Page edge browning, with some foxing to pages internally from age. A few small page corners torn off. Overall still a very good set.
THE ABBEY CHURCH OF ST. ALBAN'S
Written by J.W. Comyns Carr. Illustrated by Ernest George; R. Kent Thomas.
Stock no. 2133765
Published by Seeley, Jackson and Halliday. 1877. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Grey cloth with gilt titles and black decorations. B/w etchings and vignettes by George and Thomas. Gilt to spine has faded. Small splits/nicks/fraying to cloth at top and tail of spine. Also wear to cover edges; a few knocks and nicks. Foxing and marks throughout, some hinges / gatherings are pulled.
CALL TO ARMS: THE STORY OF BUCKS' CITIZEN SOLDIERS FROM THEIR ORIGINS TO DATE
Written by Ian F.W. Beckett.
Stock no. 1819616
Published by Barracuda Books. 1st 1985. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Buckinghamshire's Citizen Soldiers. Large format. B/w photos. 144 pages including list of subscribers. Limited edition. ISBN: 086023245X. This copy is NOT numbered. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and has faint label mark to front panel.
STEAM NOSTALGIA AROUND NORTHAMPTON
Written by Richard Coleman; Joe Rajczonek.
Stock no. 1817488
Published by Northamptonshire Libraries. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The atmosphere and magic of the local steam railway scene. Large oblong format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette of steam train to front. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 090539111X. Dustwrapper lightly creased to front panel.