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WARRIORS FOR THE WORKING DAY CODFORD DURING TWO WORLD WARS
Written by Romy Wyeth.
Stock no. 1321494
Published by The Hobnob Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Stories of heroism, compassion and comradeship. Black boards, silver title to spine. 214 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0946418128. Minmal bumping to spine. Small tear to lower edge of rear panel has been tape repaired on verso.

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CHELTENHAM THEN & NOW IN COLOUR
Written by Sue Rowbotham; Jill Waller.
Stock no. 1321481
Published by The History Press. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A superb collection of photographs of the town. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780752465272. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents fine. Dustwrapper has minimal rubbing at spine and corners.

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THE STROUDWATER CANAL A HISTORY
Written by Michael Handford.
Stock no. 1321480
Published by Amberley Publishing. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition.

First published in 1979, since then the canal as been restored to its former glory. Contains minor revisions and additions to the original text. Cream cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781445619439. Slight rubbing to corners.

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FRAMPTON ON SEVERN AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by Rose Hewlett; Jean Speed.
Stock no. 1321477
Published by The Frampton On Severn Village Hall Management Committee. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The evolution of village life including the manorial system and open-field farming, law and order, poor relief, education, entertainment, the importance of the church vestry and later of the parish council. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and maps. ISBN: 0953633993. SIGNED by both autors to title page. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased with wear and minimal loss to top of spine.

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ASPECTS OF EXETER
Written by Peter Thomas; Jacqueline Warren.
Stock no. 2134883
Published by Baron Jay Ltd.. 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Black boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 090459307X.

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THE TORRINGTON & MARLAND LIGHT RAILWAY
Written by Rod Garner.
Stock no. 2134873
Published by Kestrel Railway Books. 1ST 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0954485971.

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DORSETSHIRE FOLK-LORE
Written by John Symonds Udal; William Barnes.
Stock no. 1321248
Published by Dorset Books; Wheaton Publishers Ltd. 1st thus 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile limited edition (first published 1922) with a foreword by R.N.R. Peeres. With A Fore-Say by William Barnes (The Dorset Poet). Green boards, gilt title to spine. 406 pages. ISBN: 1871164044. Spine bumped. Small nick to top of rear edge of spine. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Heavy foxing to verso of dustwrapper.

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THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL XV PARTS 1 & 2 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by John Britton; J. Norris Brewer; J. Hodgson; F.C. Laird.
Stock no. 2134641
Published by J. Harris. 1814. Almost very good condition.

Brown leather spines and corners; raised bands to spines, gilt titles; marbled covers. Part 1 - Warwickshire and Worcestershire. Part 2 - Wiltshire and Westmorland. 30 and 23 plates respectively. Spines have varying degrees of fading (Part 1 is more faded). Browning to covers. Foxing and browning throughout.

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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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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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