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KINGS CAPLE IN ARCHENFIELD
Written by Elizabeth Taylor.
Stock no. 1610649
Published by Logaston Press. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

A remarkable picture of the history of this village in Herefordshire. From the Romans to modern times. From farming and fishing to crime and cider. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 356 pages. ISBN: 1873827946. Vertical creasing to spine. Address sticker to title page. Stain affecting corner of last few pages. Contents clean and bright.

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THE PUBS OF MONMOUTH, CHEPSTOW AND THE WYE VALLEY
Written by Heather Hurley.
Stock no. 1815769
Published by Logaston Press. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

A social history past and present of inns along the welsh borders. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781904396871.

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FROM SLAVERY TO CITIZENSHIP
Written by Richard Ennals.
Stock no. 1208880
Published by John Wiley & Sons. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

'This book reminds us that slavery was not abolished in 1807 but continues in modern forms today'. Green boards, white title to spine. Contributions from Africa, America, Europe and Asia and from discourses in work organisation, occupational health, psychiatry and human rights. 417 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780470028322. SIGNED by author on title page.

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SCIENCE AND SOCIETY IN RESTORATION ENGLAND
Written by Michael Hunter.
Stock no. 1814564
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A systematic assessment of the social relations of Restoration science. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. xii and 233 pages including index. ISBN: 0521228662. Page browning throughout. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small closed tear to top edge of front panel.

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THE GENTLEMAN'S DAUGHTER
Written by Amanda Vickery.
Stock no. 1609663
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

Women's lives in Georgian England. Peach decorative cloth. Colour illustrations. Contained in very good slipcase.

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MASS-OBSERVATION BRITAIN IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
Written by Sandra Koa Wing.
Stock no. 1609647
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

Red-cloth with silver titles and pictorial front board. B/w photos. Contained in grey slipcase which is unevenly faded at edges.

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INDUSTRIAL BIOGRAPHY: IRON WORKERS AND TOOL MAKERS
Written by Samuel Smiles.
Stock no. 1814080
Published by John Murray. 1889. Very good condition.

New Edition. Burgundy cloth. Gilt titles. B/w tissue guarded frontis. Spine sunned and marked. Name & date to front endpaper. Heavy foxing to tissue guard and lighter spots to frontis itself. Small closed tear to vertical edge of page 183 (no loss). A few instances of annotation to margins.

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THE INDUSTRIAL TEAGUES AND THE FOREST OF DEAN
Written by Ralph Anstis.
Stock no. 1812314
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Biography of the Teagues. The industrial revolution brought unforeseen changes to the Teagues and other working families in the Forest of Dean. Six members of the family are comprehensively discussed. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 086299750X. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to verso of front endpaper. Minor foxing to top edge of text block else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-creased and lightly faded to spine.

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THE LEAD SMELTING MILLS OF THE YORKSHIRE DALES
Written by Robert T. Clough.
Stock no. 2120671
Published by Robert T. Clough. 2nd 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Their Architectural Character, Construction and Place in the European Tradition. An economic and social history of the English lead mining and smelting industries as it applies to the Yorkshire Dales. Numerous b/w photos and scale drawings by the author. Large format. Second edition. Limited edition of 750 SIGNED copies. SIGNED by author. This copy is No. 179/750. Light wear to spine and corners. A little page edge browning. Wrapper is browned to edges with a few chips and tears; nicks with minimal loss.

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THE WOMEN OF ENGLAND
Written by Mrs. Ellis.
Stock no. 1505205
Published by Fisher, Son & Co.. 6th circa 1839. Slightly better than good condition.

Their Social Duties and Domestic Habits. Sixth edition. Dark green cloth, blind decoration, gilt titles and gilt head vignette. 356 pages. Spine bumped and worn with 1" split to bottom of rear edge, also darkened. Covers a bit grubby and marked. Front joint cracked, rear joint and a couple of hinges starting to crack. Ink name and date to half title page. Odd margin tear, mark and foxspot but most pages are clean.

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HITCHIN WORTHIES
Written by Reginald L. Hine.
Stock no. 2118264
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1932. Almost very good condition.

Four Centuries of English Life. Limited edition of 1021 copies that have been numbered and Signed by the author. Colour frontis. B/w plates. SIGNED by author to prelims. This is copy No. 674. 3" split to top of spine; some other smaller splits to cloth; a little fraying. Spine and cover edges are unevenly faded. Foxing to outer page edges.

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PAINTINGS OF THE BRITISH SOCIAL SCENE FROM HOGARTH TO SICKERT
Written by E.D.H. Johnson.
Stock no. 1605818
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. 57 colour plates, 158 b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0297789090. Wrapper is price-cut, faded to spine and edge creased with a couple of small tears.

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