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MEMORIES OF BANBURY: AN ILLUSTRATED RECORD OF AN OXFORDSHIRE CHILDHOOD
Written by Marjory Lester.
Stock no. 1818559
Published by Marjory Lester. 1st 1986. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Limited edition of 3,000 copies. A lavishly illustrated book of 52 coloured illustrations of Banbury, full of charm and amusing anecdotes and reminiscences. Oblong format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. ISBN: 0951212702. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded from blue to white across half of the front panel and the spine.

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LARK RISE TO CANDLEFORD
Written by Flora Thompson. Illustrated by Sue Scullard.
Stock no. 1818537
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

Green cloth spine with gilt title, colour pictorial paper front and rear boards. B/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's green slipcase in very good condition, small split to either side of one open edge.

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AN INVENTORY OF THE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS IN THE CITY OF OXFORD
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818352
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A concise historical statement and pictorial record of the city. Large format. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Large folding b/w plans. Third impression. Text block lightly browned and grubby. Map present in rear pocket. Cream dustwrapper is a little grubby and is browned to spine.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE OXFORD DISTRICT
Written by James J. Walker.
Stock no. 2127987
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Very good condition.

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.

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BRANCH LINE TO FAIRFORD
Written by Vic Mitchell; Keith Smith; Richard Lingard.
Stock no. 2126410
Published by Middleton Press. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. By Mitchell and Smith, in association with Lingard. B/w photos. 96 pages. ISBN: 0906520525. Spine is faded, with bump to base.

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UNITY IN DIVERSITY: THE SHORT LIFE OF THE UNITED OXFORD HOSPITALS
Written by E.J.R. Burrough.
Stock no. 1815366
Published by E.J.R. Burrough. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of a famous group of hospitals. A narrative of some achievements, some reverses and some memorable characters. A family story which treats the life of a hospital upstairs and downstairs and in the corridors in between. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 095050081X. Spine slightly cocked. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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DIPPING INTO THE WELLS
Written by Angela Spencer-Harper.
Stock no. 2123859
Published by Robert Boyd. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of two Chiltern villages, of Stoke Row and Highmoor, seen through the memories of their inhabitants. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1899536353. SIGNED by author, with dedication to previous owner on title page. Spine a bit faded; light corner creasing.

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THE ROMANO-BRITISH ROADSIDE SETTLEMENT AT WILCOTE, OXFORDSHIRE I EXCAVATIONS 1990-92
Written by A.R. Hands.
Stock no. 1608713
Published by Tempus Reparatum. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. BAR British Series 232. ISBN: 0860547574. Slight discolouration to covers.

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THE CANTERBURY QUADRANGLE ST JOHN'S COLLEGE OXFORD
Written by Howard Colvin.
Stock no. 1608217
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. One of the most famous and beautiful of Oxford's historic buildings. ISBN: 0199201595. Corners bumped.

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ANOTHER KIND OF MAGIC
Written by Mollie Harris. Illustrated by John Ward; John Sergeant.
Stock no. 1713398
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Journeys on foot or bicycle over the hills and in the Cotswold villages. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0701117656. SIGNED by Illustrator 'John Sergeant' with a dedication to front endpaper. Wrapper spine faded and a little grubby.

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THE BANBURY AND CHELTENHAM RAILWAY 1887-1962
Written by J.H. Russell.
Stock no. 1810263
Published by Oxford Publishing. 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0902888455. Top of spine bumped, boards clean. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is bumped/creased at top of spine and lightly browned.

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THE THAMES HIGHWAY A HISTORY OF THE LOCKS AND WEIRS
Written by Fred S. Thacker.
Stock no. 2114739
Published by Fred S. Thacker. 1st 1920. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A bit of fading to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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