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THE SOMERSETSHIRE COAL CANAL AND RAILWAYS
Written by Kenneth R. Clew.
Stock no. 1823385
Published by Bran's Head Books. 2nd 1986. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0715347926. Covers a little sunned, corners lightly rubbed, light cup ring mark to rear cover. Front hinge pulled and half title page starting to detach from bottom of glued gutter else binding is tight. Contents clean.

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HARRY FRIER'S TAUNTON
Written by M.H. Jones. Illustrated by Harry Frier.
Stock no. 1823350
Published by Somerset Books. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The watercolours of Harry Frier epitomise turn-of-the-century Somerset. Working in Taunton from 1883 he recorded street scenes, characters, buildings and views. The author has selected over 125 of the most attractive and important of them. He details Frier's career and life. Oblong format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0861834615. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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INNOVATION AND DISCOVERY: BATH AND THE RISE OF SCIENCE
Written by Peter Wallis; et al.
Stock no. 1823336
Published by The Bath Royal Literary And Scientific Institution; The William Herschel Society. 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

Edited by Peter Wallis with contributions by numerous authors. Georgian Bath. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations throughout, a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780948975967. Reprint with minor corrections. Light rubbing to corners of covers. Contents clean.

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SOUTH AND WEST SOMERSET (BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND)
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner.
Stock no. 2136308
Published by Penguin. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Peach cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap torn off; a few chips and nicks; one repair to verso with tap.

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RADSTOCK COAL & STEAM. THE SOMERSET & DORSET AT RADSTOCK AND WRITHLINGTON VOLUME 2: BUILDINGS, LOCOMOTIVES AND WORKINGS
Written by Chris Handley.
Stock no. 1823192
Published by Millstream Books. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 094897530X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and slightly scuffed.

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STEAMING THROUGH THE CHEDDAR VALLEY
Written by Derek Phillips.
Stock no. 1823179
Published by Oxford Publishing. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. Recollections of the East Somerset and Cheddar Valley Branch Lines including the Wrington Vale Line. 216 pages. ISBN: 0860935515. Very light fading to spine of dustwrapper.

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EARLY INDUSTRIAL HOUSING: THE TRINITY AREA OF FROME
Written by Roger Leech.
Stock no. 2136073
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Royal Commission on Historical monuments England. Supplementary Series: 3. B/w photos. ISBN: 0117009075. Some creasing. Foxing to outer page edges.

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WIVELISCOMBE: A HISTORY OF A SOMERSET MARKET TOWN
Written by Susan Maria Farrington.
Stock no. 2136024
Published by Colden Publications. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0954099214. Wrapper is edge-creased with some marks to verso.

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THROUGH COUNTRYSIDE & COALFIELD
Written by Mike Vincent.
Stock no. 1822905
Published by Oxford Publishing Co. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The full story of a number of railway lines in the are south of Bristol, from many first proposals, through their construction and operation and on to their eventual closure. Large format. B/w photos. B/w track diagrams. ISBN: 0860934284. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed, a couple of minor marks to front board. Text block browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges, rubbed at corners and has a small tear to top of spine.

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THE STORY OF THE WESTBURY TO WEYMOUTH LINE
Written by Derek Phillips.
Stock no. 1822904
Published by Oxford Publishing Co. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. From the battle of the gauges to the present day. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and track plans. ISBN: 0860935140. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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MENDIPS ENGINEMAN
Written by P.W. Smith. Illustrated by Ivo Peters.
Stock no. 1822893
Published by Oxford Publishing. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards. B/w photos. Autobiography. Ten years that the author spent on the footplate, working over the line between Bournemouth and Bath, the "Somerset and Dorset" railway line. ISBN: 0902888153. Text block browned. Dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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BATH ABBEY: A HISTORY
Written by Kenneth Hylson-Smith.
Stock no. 1822834
Published by The Friends Of Bath Abbey. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history. Blue boards, gilt title to spine, vignette to front. B/w photos and illustrations.

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