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THE HISTORIES OF LAUNCESTON AND DUNHEVED
Written by Richard Peter; Otho Bathurst Peter.
Stock no. 1320882
Published by W. Brendon And Son. 1st 1885. Good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. vi + 423 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine browned and worn. Cover stained. Joints cracked showing webbing. Light foxing to contents. Some fingermarks and other grubbiness to page margins. The plan of The West View of Launceston Castle is torn.

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EXMOOR TRAVELLERS
Written by Rosemary Anne Lauder.
Stock no. 2134592
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An anthology drawing on the accounts of Exmoor travellers and visitors over the past 200 years. Large oblong format. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0750903155. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut, edge-creased with a tear to base of spine; repaired with sticky tape.

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BY CHANCE I DID ROVE
Written by Norman Jewson.
Stock no. 1320821
Published by Gryffon Publications. 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With an Introduction by David Gould. The history of the Cotswolds and English rural life. B/w photos. Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0948041013. Minimal bumping to spine. Light foxing to textblock and to extract of The Times (1975) which is neatly attached to the front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge creased and a bit grubby.

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THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL IV
Written by John Britton; Edward Wedlake Brayley.
Stock no. 2134499
Published by Vernor & Hood. 1st 1803. Very good condition.

Brown leather spine and corners. Raised bands, gilt title to spine. Marbled boards and endpapers. Includes Devonshire and Dorsetshire. 29 b/w plates. 560 pages + booklist. Spine is faded; a few scuffs. Browning and foxing to covers and pages internally.

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THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL II
Written by John Britton; Edward Wedlake Brayley.
Stock no. 2134495
Published by Vernor & Hood. 1st 1801. Very good condition.

Three quarters brown leather binding, marbled boards. Gilt titles to spine. 524 pages + booklist + index. B/w plates. Contains Cambridgeshire, Cheshire and Cornwall. Spine is faded, with a few marks. Browning and some foxing to marbled boards. Page edge browning and foxing to pages.

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WHITE'S DEVON
Written by William White; W.E. Minchinton.
Stock no. 2134475
Published by David & Charles. Circa 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Reprint edition of History, Gazetter and Directory of Devonshire, 1850. New introduction by Minchinton. Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0715342762. Bumping to spine. Some browning/foxing to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly faded with nicks and chips.

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THE BEACHLEY BOYS
Written by Brian Elks.
Stock no. 2134344
Published by Brian A.F. Elks. 1ST 2007. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780955507311. Fading to spine; some wear to cover edges.

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THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL V
Written by John Britton; Edward Wedlake Brayley.
Stock no. 2134255
Published by Vernor & Hood. 1st 1803. Very good condition.

Brown leather spine and corners, marbled boards. Raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Contains 736 pages + booklist, index. B/w plates. Durham, Essex and Glocestershire (sic). Part of Beauties of England Series. Leather spine has faded, with a few marks. Browning to cover edges; some foxing. Browning and foxing to pages throughout. A few pages have margin edge loss.

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ENGLAND'S GLORY: THE MORELAND STORY
Written by Peter Campion.
Stock no. 1821259
Published by Tempus. 1st 2005. Fine condition.

History of Gloucestershire's Moreland dynasty of match manufacturers. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 0752435671. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to half-title page.

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LORD BLEDISLOE OF LYDNEY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821256
Published by Forest of Dean Newspapers. 1st 1957. Very good condition.

A Tribute to the Right Hon. Viscount Bledisloe Prepared for the Occasion of his 90th Birthday 21st September 1957 by Hart. Cream pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to title page. Contents clean. Clear film (not adhesive) stuck to covers using glue to inside covers as a protection.

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THE INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF DEAN: WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO ITS INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821254
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

xxvii + 466 pages. B/w photos. Covering the Charcoal Iron industry; the Coke Iron industry; Iron Working; Mining of Iron Ore and Ochre; Coal Mining; Stone, Clay and Lime; Gold Mining; Silviculture; Wood Chemical Works and Distillation Works; Fulling Mills, Corn Mills and Agriculture; Paper and Leatherboard; Communications and Transport; Miscellaneous Industries of the Past; The Changed Industrial Scene. Plus Index of Subjects, Place-names and Personal Names. ISBN: 0715352881. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to title page. Ex-lib with minimal stamps and bookplate. Text block grubby. One or two foxspots to margins. Light bumping along lower edge of boards. Pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly creased.

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COLEFORD: THE HISTORY OF A WEST GLOUCESTERSHIRE TOWN
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821253
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fully illustrated history of this West Gloucestershire town and its neightbourhood. xxx + 573 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0862990912. SIGNED by the author (best wishes) to title page. Light tape marks to top of spine and boards. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Text block browned and with some foxing. Else contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and has foxspots to flaps.

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