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FORMAL GARDENS IN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND
Written by H. Inigo Triggs. Illustrated by H. Inigo Triggs.
Stock no. 1818347
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Their Planning and Arrangement Architectural and Ornamental Features. Large format. Beige cloth boards with gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations and photos. xxvi and 229 pages. ISBN: 1851490175. Boards clean and bright. Foxing to half-title page else contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.
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HOW TO READ AN ENGLISH GARDEN
Written by Andrew Eburne; Richard Taylor.
Stock no. 1818230
Published by Ebury Press. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Everything about garden features, what they mean and how they came to be there, bringing historic and modern gardens to life. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos & b/w illustrations. 272 pages. ISBN: 9780091909000. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded, especially to spine.
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CYCLING PROFILE ROAD BOOK OF ENGLAND
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818181
Published by Cycling Offices. Circa 1908. Good condition.

A Guide to the Main Routes throughout the Country. Small oblong format. Red pictorial cloth boards. B/w frontis 'An English Village - Wherwell'. 144 pages including index. Linen backed map of England & Wales loosely inserted. All edges red. Book has been affected by damp at some point and this is reflected in the crinkling of the cloth to boards and also the binding. Hinge between '12' and '15' is pullled, split at the top but the binding is firm. The free front endpaper has become stuck to the front endpaper at the gutter edge from the top. Contents otherwise very good. Map is present.
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HEALTH RESORTS OF THE BRITISH ISLANDS
Written by Neville Wood.
Stock no. 1818173
Published by University of London Press Ltd.. 2nd 1919. Good condition.

Second Edition. Health resorts and progress in Hydrology of the time. Cloth boards. B/w plates. xvi and 253 pages including index. Boards scuffed, title to spine faded, corners worn and bumped. Previous owner's 'ex libris' label to front pastedown (small). Browning to text block and a few margin marks. Hinges pulled but binding tight. All plates present.
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NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND
Written by Bill Bryson.
Stock no. 2131299
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2010. Fine condition.

The author takes stock of the nation's public face and private parts. Pictorial boards. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
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S.R. BADMIN AND THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE
Written by Chris Beetles. Illustrated by S.R. Badmin.
Stock no. 1817774
Published by Collins. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Brown cloth. A compilation of the beautiful paintings of S. R. Badmin with accompanying biographical details. ISBN: 0004120205. SIGNED by S.R. Badmin and Chris Beetles (no dedication) to half-title page. Minor foxing to text block. Very light page crinkling. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
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KINGDOM
Written by Jon McNaught. Illustrated by Jon McNaught.
Stock no. 2130078
Published by Nobrow Ltd.. 1st 2018. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards. Two and three colour cartoon style strips. A family sets off for a long weekend in a caravan on the British coast. We follow them through the familiar landscapes of a summer holiday: motorway service stations, windswept cliffs, dilapidated museums and tourist gift shops. An atmospheric and contemplative work, the author/illustrator explores the rhythms of nature, the passing of time, and the beauty and boredom of a summer holiday. ISBN: 9781910620243. Bumping and wear to spine and corners.
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TRAVELS OF A VICTORIAN PHOTOGRAPHER
Written by Roger Hudson. Illustrated by Francis Frith.
Stock no. 1817280
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Fine condition.

The photographs of Francis Frith with texts by various writers, selected by Roger Hudson. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and blocked photograph design to front. B/w photos. 298 pages. Contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase lightly rubbed at corners.
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DAVID GENTLEMAN'S BRITAIN
Written by David Gentleman. Illustrated by David Gentleman.
Stock no. 2129322
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1982. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Beige cloth covers. Large volume. 224 pages. With 350 colour and over 100 black and white illustrations. A most beautiful book! ISBN: 029778126X. Brown spotting/damp marks to bottom corners of covers and some page corners throughout. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine; edge-creased with a few nicks; part of remains of label to rear panel.
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HISTORICAL RECORDS OF BISLEY WITH LYPIATT GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Written by Mary A. Rudd.
Stock no. 2129218
1937. Very good condition.

Privately published - only 250 copies published in this original edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations and photos. Fold-out genealogies. Spine and edge of front cover are faded. Bumping to corners. Foxing to outer page edges.
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A VOYAGE ROUND THE COAST OF GREAT BRITAIN
Written by William Daniell. Illustrated by William Daniell.
Stock no. 1816619
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Edited and introduced by C.J. Shepherd. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and gilt image to front. Colour illustratons. Contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase in fine condition.
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OLD MANOR HOUSES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127831
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1923. Very good condition.

12 tissue-guarded colour plates plus tinted illustrations. Colour pictorial endpapers. Grey cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine. Some browning to spine. Page edge browning; a few foxspots.
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