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TALES OF THE WEST COUNTRY
Written by Kathleen Fidler. Illustrated by W. Francis Phillipps.
Stock no. 1323265
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Heritage books series. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. 154 pages. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. SIGNED by the author by means of a dedication to front free-endpaper. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Endpapers foxed and partly browned, foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; Keith Thomas.
Stock no. 2140931
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Nearly 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! One small spot to outer page edges. Slip case is a bit better than very good - a few light marks and scuffs.

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THE OLD ROAD
Written by Hilaire Belloc. Illustrated by William Hyde.
Stock no. 2140638
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1911. Very good condition.

Brown cloth. Gilt titles. B/w illustrations. The Road From Winchester to Canterbury. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges; some to page margins.

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A PERAMBULATION OF KENT
Written by William Lambarde.
Stock no. 2140485
Published by Adams & Dart. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A topographical survey of Kent originally written in 1570. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0239000609. Some fading to spine. Browning and some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning.

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BRITISH BUILT AIRCRAFT VOLUME 3 SOUTH EAST ENGLAND
Written by Ron Smith.
Stock no. 2139191
Published by Tempus. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

The third volume of five in the definitive history of the British aircraft manufacturing industry. Blue pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 223 pages. ISBN: 0752429930.

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THE ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; June Chatfield.
Stock no. 1322850
Published by Webb & Bower. 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Introduction by June Chatfield, curator of the Gilbert White Museum. 124 plates in full colour, faithfully reproduced from the hand-coloured engravings of White's contemporaries. Black cloth, silver title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. ISBN: 0906671477. SIGNED by June Chatfield to title-page. Spine bumped. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge creased.

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HURST CASTLE: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by Jude James.
Stock no. 2137693
Published by Dovecote Press. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0946159394. Spine and a couple of edges are browned. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN KENT
Written by Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 2137612
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1923. Very good condition.

Pocket edition. Green cloth, gilt. B/w illustrations. Spine is darkened. Name and date to front endpaper. Foxing and browning.

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OXFORD
Written by Edward Thomas. Illustrated by John Fulleylove.
Stock no. 2137587
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1903. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt design and titles on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. 3200 copies. A. & C. Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. 60 tissue-guarded colour plates. Spine is browned and bumped, with a little chipping/splitting to cloth at corners. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and front endpaper. Foxing. Arms of Colleges cards are stuck to 3 pages of prelims and verso of last text page of book and each chapter heading page thoroughout.

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SUSSEX
Written by Hilaire Belloc. Illustrated by Wilfrid Ball.
Stock no. 2137573
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1913. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. Oriental blue/green pictorial cloth. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. Folding map. 2000 copies printed. Belloc is the author but chose not to be credited. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine; which has possibly been repaired. Crease to bottom corner of front cover. Foxing; heaviest to outer page edges and endpapers.

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HAMPSHIRE
Written by Telford Varley. Illustrated by Wilfrid Ball.
Stock no. 2137554
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

Green decorated cloth, gilt titles to spine. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. Folding map. 3000 copies printed. A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling series. Spine is bumped. A few marks to covers. Joints have white tape repairs - so strengthened. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Plate opposite page 164 has ragged edge. Some foxing and browning.

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MIDDLESEX
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff. Illustrated by John Fulleylove.
Stock no. 2137118
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1907. Almost very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt titles and sabre vignette to front cover and spine. 20 tissue-guarded colour plates. Top edge gilt. Folding map to rear. A & C Black Colour 7s 6d Series. Black's Beautiful Books Booklist to rear (4 sides). Possible first variant or early reprint, but has booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Browning to spine. Some foxing and browning. Plate opposite page 28 is slightly ragged. Grubby margin marks. Margin marks plate opposite page 94. Some hinges are cracked.

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