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GREENWICH & BLACKHEATH PAST
Written by Felix Barker.
Stock no. 1819535
Published by Historical Publications Ltd.. 1st thus 1999. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. The old town of Greenwich sits with its feet dangling in the river Thames from which is has always derived much of its prosperity. Adjacent Blackheath is a village with its head in the air, one of villas, sport and relaxation. This is their history. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0948667559.

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LONDON (HISTORIC TOWNS)
Written by W.J. Loftie.
Stock no. 1819530
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1887. Very good condition.

Burgundy cloth, gilt titles. 3 maps (one folding). 223 pages including index plus 16 page publisher advert to rear. Spine faded and slightly stained. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. Spine cocked. Contents clean.

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THROUGH THE WINDOW NUMBER ONE: PADDINGTON TO PENZANCE
Written by GWR.
Stock no. 1819490
Published by GWR. 1st 1924. Good condition.

(Cornish Riviera Route) 300 miles of English country as seen from the G.W.R. trains. Plain cardwraps, blue title to front. B/w illustrations, maps and plates. Biro scribble to rear cover, Covers damp stained and edge-worn. Heavy browning from damp staining to contents (still perfectly readable). Text block browned. Hinges pulled.

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A CLASSIFIED INDEX TO THE TRANSACTIONS, PROCEEDINGS, AND QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON
Written by G. Wareing Ormerod.
Stock no. 1819484
Published by Taylor & Francis. 1st 1858. Almost very good condition.

Including all the memoirs and notices to the end of 1855. Cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind decoration to boards. vi and 149 pages. Spine faded, boards marked. Dedication from 'the author' to front pastedown. Tear to lower edge of front joint. Rear endpaper is creased. Last blank page has lower corner torn away. Top corner crease to contents. A few small scattered foxspots.

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THE DERBYSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL VOLUME CIII FOR THE YEAR 1983
Written by Graeme Barker; D.V. Fowkes.
Stock no. 1819478
Published by Moorland Publishing. 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.

Grey cardwraps. B/w illustrations. Contents include: The Survey and Excavation of a Neolithic Settlement Area at Mount Pleasant, Kenslow; The prehistoric Pottery from Mam Tor: Further considerations; Excavations at Poole's Cavern, Buxton: an Interim Report; The Curzons of Fifteenth-Century Derbyshire; and more.

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SHEFFIELD LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY: A CENTENARY RETROSPECT 1822-1922
Written by William Smith Porter.
Stock no. 1819470
Published by J.W. Northend. 1st 1922. Almost very good condition.

The Birth of the Society; Notes from the Minute Books; Lectures and Papers. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w plates. Boards marked and stained. Endpapers browned. A few scattered foxspots. Some light underlining in blue pencil. Hinges slightly pulled.

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IN SEARCH OF ENGLAND
Written by H.V. Morton. Illustrated by Peter Bailey.
Stock no. 2133157
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Fine condition.

Folio Society Edition. Green pictorial cloth with white title block to spine and black title. Endpapers are A Map of England. B/w illustrations. Contained in green slipcase.

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MONMOUTHSHIRE MEDLEY VOLUME ONE
Written by Reginald Nichols.
Stock no. 1819429
Published by The Starling Press. 1st 1976. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0903434172. SIGNED and dated (no dedication) by the author to free front endpaper. B/w folding maps glue to pastedowns, glue residue clearly seen. Some light browning to prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and has a small closed tear to top of front flap edge.

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BASSALEG RECOLLECTIONS
Written by F.E.A. Yates.
Stock no. 1819428
Published by The Starling Press. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Compiled and edited by Yates. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0903434598. SIGNED and dated by the author (no dedication) to free front endpaper. Small, neat name in ink to top of front pastedown. Light browning to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and scuffed.

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AN INVENTORY OF THE ANCIENT MONUMENTS IN GLAMORGAN VOLUME III: MEDIEVAL SECULAR MONUMENTS PART II: NON-DEFENSIVE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819425
Published by H.M.S.O.. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and Welsh dragon to front. B/w illustrations and colour plates. xxxviii and 398 pages plus b/w plates to rear. ISBN: 011701141X. Tippex to top of free front endpaper. Text block a little browned/grubby, minor foxing to top. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and faded to spine. Strong musty odour present.

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CARDIFF THEN AND NOW
Written by Brian Lee; Russell Harvey.
Stock no. 1819424
Published by Breedon Books Publishing Co.. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Local historian Brian Lee's magnificent collection of photographs of old Cardiff contrasts markedly with the modern photographs taken by his son-in-law Russell Harvey. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1859832539. Light rubbing to top edge of boards. Small grease spot to free front endpaper. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and lightly faded to spine and top edge.

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YESTERDAYS NEWPORT
Written by Terry Underwood.
Stock no. 1819423
Published by Terry Underwood. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Book One Photographs of Old Newport up to and including the Year 1920. Brown cloth, gilt. Sepia photos. ISBN: 0907143008. Spine slightly cocked and worn top & tail. A few marks to endpapers. Text block a little browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small chips.

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