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WATERLOG A SWIMMER'S JOURNEY THROUGH BRITAIN
Written by Roger Deakin.
Stock no. 2111631
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Encompassing cultural history, autobiography, travel writing and natural history, Waterlog is a personal journey, a bold assertion of the native swimmer's right to roam and an unforgettable celebration of the magic of water. B/w chapter headings. ISBN: 0701166525. SIGNED by author, with dedication to verso of front endpaper. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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A BOOK OF ENGLISH PLACES
Written by Arthur L. Salmon.
Stock no. 1707851
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1935. Very good condition.

Corners bumped.

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ENGLISH CANALS PART I A CONCISE HISTORY
Written by David D. Gladwin; J.M. White.
Stock no. 1807110
Published by The Oakwood Press. 1st 1967. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. B/w plates and maps. 64 pages.

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THE GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY OF ENGLAND
No author listed.
Stock no. 1206928
Published by J. Dodsley. 1st 1765. Very good condition.

Dark brown leather covers, more recent grey leather spine with raised bands and gilt titles. Large folding colour map to front. xi + 397 pages + 2 large folding b/w maps. Colour map has a closed tear repaired on verso. New endpapers.

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THE BOOK OF CANOEING
Written by Alec R. Ellis.
Stock no. 1707062
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1946. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. How to buy or make your canoe and where to take it. Fold-out maps to rear. Wrapper torn with some loss.

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THE TOPOGRAPHER FOR THE YEAR 1791 VOLUME IV
No author listed.
Stock no. 1806601
Published by Robson And Clarke; J. Walker; C. Stalker. 1791. Very good condition.

Containing a variety of original articles, illustrative of the local history and antiquities of england. Embellished with thirteen engravings. Full leather binding, raised bands to spine with gilt title. All plates present. Rear edge of spine starting to crack, small chip in leather at base of spine. Scattered foxspots.

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THE TOPOGRAPHER FOR THE YEAR 1790 VOLUME III
No author listed.
Stock no. 1806600
Published by Robson And Clarke; J. Walker; C. Stalker. 1791. Very good condition.

Containing a variety of original articles, illustrative of the local history and antiquities of england. Embellished with thirteen engravings. Full leather binding, raised bands to spine with gilt title. Two plates missing. Scattered foxing throughout.

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THE TOPOGRAPHER FOR THE YEAR 1790 VOLUME II
No author listed.
Stock no. 1806599
Published by Robson And Clarke; J. Walker; C. Stalker. 1790. Good condition.

Containing a variety of original articles, illustrative of the local history and antiquities of england. Embellished with thirteen engravings. Full leather binding, raised bands to spine with gilt title. Front board split from top to tail at spine edge but still holding by threads. Two plates missing. Some browning to contents but generally clean and tight.

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THE TOPOGRAPHER FOR THE YEAR 1789 VOLUME I
No author listed.
Stock no. 1806598
Published by Robson And Clarke; J. Walker. 1789. Good condition.

Containing a variety of original articles, illustrative of the local history and antiquities of england. Embellished with twelve engravings. Full leather binding, raised bands to spine with gilt title. Front board detached. Scattered foxing and browning to contents else a very good working copy.

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THE WATERING PLACES OF GREAT BRITAIN AND FASHIONABLE DIRECTORY ILLUSTRATED WITH VIEWS
No author listed. Illustrated by W.H. Bartlett.
Stock no. 1806586
Published by I.T. Hinton. 1831. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Three-quarters leather binding with gilt title to spine and marbled paper boards. Marbled endpapers. Engraved title page plus 30 engraved plates. Engraving by J.C. Allen. Edges rubbed, corners worn with some loss to leather at sides. Boards rubbed/scuffed. Front joint cracked, broken at bottom edge where leather has worn away from spine. Rear joint is sound. Some foxing present. Plate opposite page 149 is torn almost right across at the lower margin of the plate not affecting the plate itself. A few other plates may have small closed margin tears. Most plates have browning to margins of page. It is possible that there is a page or more missing at the end although the book appears to be complete in itself - the last printed page number is 216 and this ends partway through a sentence. Overall, a good working copy.

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HAPPY ENGLAND
Written by Marcus B. Huish. Illustrated by Helen Allingham.
Stock no. 2107921
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1909. Very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth. 80 colour plates and 1 black and white portrait of author. A. & C. Black Colour Book series. Reissue in large size. Bumping to corners. Spine is faded/browned, with small split to top. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint is a bit cracked. Foxing to outer page edges. Some page browning.

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GREAT BRITISH RAILWAY JOURNEYS
Written by Charlie Bunce.
Stock no. 1805338
Published by Collins. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

'A glorious insight into the history, landscape and people of Britain from the window of Britain's many and magnificent railway journeys.' Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780007901845. Top corners bumped. Wrapper is slightly scuffed.

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