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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.
A survey of the country between the Chilterns and the Trent. Colour frontis. B/w photos. The Face Of Britain Series. Lower edge of boards discoloured. Minor foxing to text block. Brian Cook pictorial dustwrapper has price 12s.6d printed to front flap which is crossed out and 7/6 written in pencil, light rubbing to corners and spine, spine is also browned.
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.
THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: AN INFORMAL HISTORY
Written by Peter Sutcliffe.
Stock no. 1818870
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The history of the O.U.P. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Top edge red. ISBN: 0199510849. Light pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Red to top edge of text block is fading. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-creased.
SEVENTIES SPOTTING DAYS AROUND LONDON & THE HOME COUNTIES
Written by Kevin Derrick.
Stock no. 1818214
Published by Strathwood Ltd. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition.
A 96 page colour photographic album depicting the 1970's with coverage of both diesels and electrics from that great period of change on our railways. The captions include items of news, culture, music and personalities of the era to bring back the memories from our youth. Large format. Blue pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9781905276448. Top rear corner lightly bumped, some light scuffing to boards.
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.
Card wraps. B/w photos. Images of England Series. ISBN: 0752424637. A couple of corners are lightly creased.
BEDFORDSHIRE AND THE COUNTY OF HUNTINGDON AND PETERBOROUGH (BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND)
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner.
Stock no. 2128904
1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Peach cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Some foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some edge-chips and nicks; minimal loss.
Card wraps. Chipping to spine, with some creasing. A few marks to covers. Corners are creased. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Small name in ink to first page; some foxing.
THE BIRDS OF HERTFORDSHIRE
Written by Tom W. Gladwin; Bryan L. Sage. Illustrated by Peter Walton.
Stock no. 2127544
Published by Castlemead Publications. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A complete review of the status and distribution of all the species and subspecies recorded in the present administrative county since Sage's earlier work published in 1959. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w distribution maps and illustrations, a few colour photos. ISBN: 0948555017. Couple of small marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.