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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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RIVERS ALDE, ORE AND BLYTH
Written by Robert Simper.
Stock no. 1818402
Published by Creekside Publishing. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.

vol. 3 English Estuaries Series. Large, slim format. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0951992732. Slight fading to spine and rear spine edge.

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SIXTIES SPOTTING DAYS AROUND THE SOUTHERN REGION
Written by Kevin Derrick.
Stock no. 1818361
Published by Strathwood Ltd. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

A 96 page colour photographic album depicting the 1960's with coverage of both seam and diesels from that great period of change on our railways. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 9781905276127.

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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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THE ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; June Chatfield. Illustrated by Gilbert White.
Stock no. 1818338
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st thus 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Introduction by June Chatfield, curator of the Gilbert White Museum. 124 colour illustrations, faithfully reproduced from the hand-tinted engravings of White's contemporaries. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages. ISBN: 0500974098. Full page length inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Top edge of contents lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and has a small closed tear to front spine edge (no loss), remains of label to rear.

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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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MARITIME PORTSMOUTH: A HISTORY AND GUIDE
Written by Paul Brown.
Stock no. 1816633
Published by Tempus. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition.

An invaluable companion to anyone interested in this most historic of ports. Black cardwraps. B/w and colour photos. 160 pages including index. ISBN: 075243537X.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White.
Stock no. 1816516
Published by Bell and Daldy. 1862. Very good condition.

With Miscellaneous Observations and Explanatory Notes. Pages:vi, 426 including index. Bound in brown leather spine with gilt title, dark green cloth boards. Small format. Top edge gilt. Spine lightly rubbed. Binding firm. Bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean.

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