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LOOKING BACK IN SUSSEX
Written by W.E.P. Done.
Stock no. 2132613
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. The Story of the Manhood and West Wittering Down to Domesday. Bumping to spine. Uneven fading to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; loss to bottom corner of front panel; a few other marks and browning.

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SUSSEX (LITTLE GUIDE)
Written by F.G. Brabant.
Stock no. 2132604
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 8th 1928. Very good condition.

Small format. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 8th edition, revised. Fold-out map to rear. Bumping to corners. Fading to spine. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; Keith Thomas.
Stock no. 1819095
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine and rear cover with gilt title. Front cover is green with black/gilt drawings. The text of this edition is taken from the 1789 edition and includes the first part only, with minor emendations. The additional two letters 'Timothy the Tortoise to Miss Hecky Mulso' and 'On the Sense of Hearing in Fishes', were first published in the 1877 edition of 'The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne', edited by Thomas Bell, 2 vols, published by John Van Voorst. Exquisite full page colour illustrations. A beautiful edition! Contained in publisher's brown slipcase with gilt title to one side and which is scuffed and has a few small marks.

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HERTFORDSHIRE A SHELL GUIDE
Written by R.M. Healey.
Stock no. 1818746
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, dark title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0571118011. Fading to top & tail of spine. Small mottling to boards. Price-cut dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine.

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SURREY (BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND)
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner; Bridget Cherry.
Stock no. 2131968
Published by Penguin. 2nd 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Buildings of England Series. Originally published in paperback in 1962. 2nd edition. Black vinyl boards, gilt title. B/w photos. ISBN: 0140710213. Foxing/browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-chipped, but with minimal loss.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; Keith Thomas.
Stock no. 1818659
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine and rear cover with gilt title. Front cover is green with black/gilt drawings. The text of this edition is taken from the 1789 edition and includes the first part only, with minor emendations. The additional two letters 'Timothy the Tortoise to Miss Hecky Mulso' and 'On the Sense of Hearing in Fishes', were first published in the 1877 edition of 'The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne', edited by Thomas Bell, 2 vols, published by John Van Voorst. Exquisite full page colour illustrations. A beautiful edition! Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition, being scuffed and faded at one edge.

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HAMPSHIRE DAYS
Written by W.H. Hudson.
Stock no. 1818647
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1923. Very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind vignette to front. Light rubbing to board edges. Endpapers browned, some foxing present.

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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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WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL 1079-1979
Written by Frederick Bussby.
Stock no. 1818340
Published by Paul Cave. 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Marking the nine hundredth anniversary of the foundation of Winchester Cathedral in 1079. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations, a couple of photos in colour. xiv and 352 pages including index. ISBN: 0861460626. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper slightly browned.

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ETON ESTABLISHED: A HISTORY FROM 1440-1860
Written by Tim Card.
Stock no. 1817985
Published by John Murray. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

From the College's foundation in 1440 to 1860, by which time the school was very much established. An insight into the development of education over four hundred years, and many of the issues that emerge are still relevant today. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0719560527. Text block lightly browned. Dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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EAST SURREY
Written by Bell Street.
Stock no. 2128567
Published by H.J. Publications. 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased to edges, with couple of repaired tears; some scuffing.

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THE STORY OF SOUTHAMPTON DOCKS
Written by Mike Roussel.
Stock no. 1816694
Published by Breedon Books Publishing Co.. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history and development of the docks over the last two centuries. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 208 pages. ISBN: 9781859837078. A few light scuffs to dustwrapper.

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