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ESTATES AND THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE
Written by J.H. Bettey.
Stock no. 1820177
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

Know the Landscape series. The effect which different kinds of estates have had on the landscape, particularly since the Norman Conquest, and what clues to look for. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 071346710X. A few minor marks to covers, cover corners lightly rubbed. Small name in ink to top edge of inside cover.

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MAPPING THE RAILWAYS
Written by Julian Holland; David Spaven.
Stock no. 2133557
Published by Collins. 1st thus 2013. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and maps. The journey of Britain's railways through maps from 1819 to the present day. ISBN: 9780007506491. Cover corners are creased. Brown/sticky residue and some indentation marks to top corner of front cover, where a sticky label has been removed.

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BRANCH LINE BRITAIN
Written by Paul Atterbury.
Stock no. 1820147
Published by David & Charles. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A nostalgic journey celebrating a golden age of rail travel. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0715319906.

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OLD MANOR HOUSES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1319359
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

12 tissue-guarded colour plates plus tinted illustrations. Colour pictorial endpapers. Grey cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby with a few light marks. Front joint cracked, rear joint just starting to crack. Some light foxing and fingering but contents generally clean.

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FORTRESS BRITAIN: ARTILLERY FORTIFICATION IN THE BRITISH ISLES AND IRELAND
Written by Andrew Saunders.
Stock no. 1820054
Published by Beaufort Publishing Ltd. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A complete survey of British artillery fortifications, utilizing modern historical and archaeological findings. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations, plans. ISBN: 1855120003. Minor mark to front board. Binding error to rear pastedown and loss to rear endpaper lower corner (minor defects). Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners.

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MOTORING ENCYCLOPEDIA
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819818
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1932. Very good condition.

Complete in 34 weekly parts and bound as one large volume. Instant reference to every detail of motor practice, the care and maintenance of all types of modern cards, how to locate faults, repairs, touring, law for motorists. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Text block speckled. B/w photos and illustrations. Large-scale road map of the British Isles published in sections every week. Boards scuffed. Text block lightly browned. Endpapers browned. Newspaper snippets taped to endpapers. Contents are clean. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown. Last page has largish chip to last page, affecting two lines of text.

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THE MOTORING ENCYCLOPEDIA & TOURING GAZETTEER OF THE BRITISH ISLES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819817
Published by The Amalgamated Press. Circa 1932. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos & illustrations. 820 pages. Boards faded and damp marked. Foxing to endpapers. Browning to text block. Contents are generally clean. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown.

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THE DUNLOP BOOK
Written by Edward J. Burrow; E.R. Cross; A.J. Wilson.
Stock no. 1819816
Published by The Dunlop Rubber Company Limited. Circa 1927. Almost very good condition.

The Motorist's Guide Counsellor and Friend. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. xv and 342 pages including publisher adverts to rear. B/w maps and illustrations. Spine browned, glue inside cloth drying out so spine has crinkled appearance. Boards a little dusty. Front hinge pulled, first section loose in stitching. Text block browned. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown.

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ROADS MADE EASY IN PICTURE AND PEN
Written by Claude Johnson; Lord Montagu.
Stock no. 2133279
Published by The Car Illustrated. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

Intended to enable the motorist to find his way over the great majority of the main roads in England and Wales without the necessity of reading direction boards in detail or making enquiries which are often half-heard or wholly misunderstood! Complied by Johnson and edited by Montagu. Small format. Blue cloth, black titles. Folding map frontis. B/w photos throughout. 186 pages plus adverts. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some grubby marks to covers. Page edges lightly browned else contents clean.

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A CALENDAR OF THE REGISTERS OF THE PRIORY OF LLANTHONY BY GLOUCESTER 1457-1466, 1501-1525
Written by John Rhodes.
Stock no. 2133265
Published by Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 15. Packed with details of people, places and events on the priory's properties including Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire and more. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 234 pages includes index. ISBN: 0900197560. Address label to front pastedown. Wrapper slightly scuffed.

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MAPPING THE RAILWAYS
Written by Julian Holland; David Spaven.
Stock no. 1819073
Published by Collins. Circa 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and maps. The journey of Britain's railways through maps from 1819 to the present day. ISBN: 9780007506491. 2nd printing. Creasing to front cover.

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RIDES ROUND BRITAIN
Written by John Byng. Illustrated by Anne Hayward.
Stock no. 1818578
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Brown cloth spine, marbled boards. B/w illustrations. Top edge dark brown. Spine slightly faded. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase in very good condition.

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