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Regional architecture of the West of England

by Richardson, A. E. & Gill, C. Lovett

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Published
1924
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First edition. Ernest Benn. London. 1924. Quarto. xx, 188pp. Photo frontispiece, numerous monochrome illustrations. List of Subscribers. Original red cloth, gilt to spine, gilt vignette to upper board. Wear to corners. Spine faded. Wear to top and tail of spine. Spotting to endpapers, otherwise crisp and bright. Signature in pencil to ffep. of William Harding Thompson (1887-1976) Architect, planner,… Read more
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image of The History of Richmond, in the County of York; including a description of the Castle, Friary, Easeby Abbey and other remains of Antiquity in the Neighbourhood.

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First edition. Printed by and for T. Bowman at The Albion Press; and sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; Cradock and Joy; and Newman and Co. London. 1814. 12mo. 436pp. 4 engraved plates. Folding plan of 'Easby Abbey'. Text illustrations. Subscribers' list. Contemporary half calf, relaid to spine, marbled boards, spine in six compartments with raised banding, gilt,… Read more
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image of Some account of the Collegiate Chapel of Saint Stephen, Westminster; with Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Specimens of the Architecture and Ornaments of such Parts of it are now Remaining

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First edition. Published by the Order and at the Expense of the Society of Antiquaries of London. Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. And Sold at the Apartments of the Society at Somerset Place. Sumptibus Soc. Antiquar., Londini.: Publish'd According to Act of Parliament, 23d. April 1795. Elephant Folio. Half-title, 9pp. 14 copper engraved plates. Each plate carries the… Read more
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Adventures with Phantoms

by Hopkins, R. Thurston (Eggar, Sir Arthur, afterword)

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Published
1946
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First edition. Quality Press. London. 1946. 176pp. Original blue cloth, black lettering to spine. Sunned to spine and edges. Toning to endpapers (The previous owner lived in China and Burma) Robert Thurston Hopkins (1884-1958) Writer and ghosthunter. Sir Arthur Eggar of Burma (1877-1947)
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A Natural Body and a Spiritual Body. Some Worcestershire encounters with the Supernatural

by Leatherbarrow, Joseph Stanley

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Published
1983
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First Edition
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First edition. Printed privately for the author by S. H. Watkins and Sons. Great Malvern, Worcestershire. 1983. Large Octavo. 55pp. Original blue paper cover. Stapled binding. Small crease and marginal stain to lower corner of upper cover. A nice crisp copy. Rev. Joseph Stanley Leatherbarrow. (1908 - 1989) MA, PhD, FSA, FRHS. of the Rectory, Martley. A collection of twelve… Read more
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image of Views of the Isle of Wight with guide book. The Isle of Wight. Its towns, antiquities, and objects of interest

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T. Nelson and Sons. London. [1885]. 15cm x 10cm. 96pp. 12 chromolithographs. Text engravings. Original pictorial cloth, gilt, burgundy and black. Rubbed to corners and spine. Occasional spotting. Plates slightly cropped to base. Upper corner tips of last three pages trimmed. Images not affected.
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Walker’s Map of Berkshire

by Walker, C.

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Published
[1840's]
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Folding linen backed, hand coloured map, 42 x 35.5cm, folding to: 12.5x 9.5cm, in the original embossed cloth covers, sl. worn, with original paper label, lower corner chipped. Information on Population in 1841, Fairs, Rivers, Distances, Market Days.
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The Natural History of Oxfordshire

by Plot, Robert [R. P. LLD.]

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Published
1677
Edition
First edition
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First edition. Printed at the Theater in Oxford, and are to be had there: And in London at Mr. S. Millers, at the Star near the West End of St. Pauls Church-yard. 1677. The price in sheets at the Press, nine shillings. To Subscribers, eight shillings. Folio. Imprim. April 13, 1676; Title, with engraved vignette; (7)pp Dedication, with engraved headpiece… Read more
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image of Catalogue from Pike and Tucker. Poultry, Game, Horse and Dog Food Manufacturers. Established 1820.

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Printed by Bennett Brothers Ltd., Counterslip Works, Bristol. nd. (early 1900's) Oblong 8vo (24.5cm x 15cm) 58pp. Covers in green ink. Photo and engraved illustrations. Stapled. Lightly toned, covers a little discoloured. Final page index of prices struck through neatly with pen. Updated prices printed in purple ink. Order forms at rear removed at serration. Within the text is a… Read more
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A History of Altrincham and Bowdon, with an account of the Barony and House of Dunham

by Ingham, Alfred

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Published
1879
Edition
First edition
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First edition. Mackie, Brewtnall and Co. Altrincham. 1879. Quarto. xi, (bl.) 195, (bl.), (1)pp. 7 engraved plates, tinted photo litho plate of the charter, genealogical table. Historiated initials, engraved headpieces and tailpieces. Original brown cloth, faded, rubbed and marked. Gilt lettering to spine, gilt emblem to upper board. Original endpapers. 'Bound at the Guardian Office Warrington' plate to lower… Read more
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Folk Medicine; a chapter in the history of culture

by Black, William George

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Published
1883
Edition
First edition
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First edition. Published for the Folk-Lore Society by Elliot Stock. London. 1883. Octavo. 11, (1), 228pp. Blue cloth, gilt to spine, faded. Short splits to joints at head of spine. Rubbed to extremities. Occasional light spotting. William George Black CBE, FSA (1857 – 1932) Scottish antiquary, lawyer and politician. This is the authoritative English work on medical folklore. Publication of… Read more
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The saving of Spitalfields

by Girouard, Mark et al

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Published
1989
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First edition. Spitalfields Historic Buildings Trust. London. 1989. Quarto. 174pp. Photo and text illustrations. Original covers. Together with Spitalfields Trust 1990 Newsletter loosely inserted. Light rubbing to spine. A crisp copy. Scarce.
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The sword in Anglo-Saxon England.

by Davidson, H. R. Ellis

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Published
1962
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First edition. Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1962. xxvii, 237pp. 16 plates. Original blue cloth, gilt to spine. Edges lightly spotted. A nice copy. Hilda Roderick Ellis Davidson (1914-2006) English antiquarian and academic, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquities.
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Hove and the Great War

by Walbrook, H. M.

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Published
1920
Edition
First Edition
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Cliftonville Press. Hove. 1920. Octavo. xliii, 160pp. Tissue guarded photo frontis., 7 further photo plates. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, embossed to upper board, bumped to corners, bubbled to upper board, a couple of spots to spine, light wear. Edges untrimmed, occasional light foxing/spotting. No inscriptions.
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image of Memorials of Old Chelsea: a new history of the village of palaces. With numerous illustrations by the author.

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First edition. Elliot Stock. London. 1892. Quarto. viii, 428pp. Engraved frontispiece of Cheyne Row, numerous further engravings. Quarter cloth, printed label to spine. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Offsetting to p245. Inscribed to title: "Charles D. Medley from Uncle Will. Xmas 1902." With Chelsea Provenance: from the library of Charles Douglas Medley of 11 Edith Grove Chelsea. Charles Douglas Medley 1870-1963.… Read more
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image of The New State of England, Under our Sovereign, Queen Anne. In three parts. Containing I. An exact and particular description both of England and Wales, through their several counties; with all things remarkable therein, and the best account hitherto of London and Westminster. II Of the original, temper, genius, language, trade, laws, and religion of the English. Of our several orders of men, the nobility, gentry, clergy, and commonality. III. Of the English Monarchy in general, its greatness and power, the Sovereign’s prerogative, dignity, titles and arms; with a compendious history of the Kings and Queens of England to this time. Of the present Queen in particular, Her Court, Forces and Revenues, with the management thereof. Of the present Princes and Princesses of the Royal Blood, and the Line of Succession to the Throne as it stands settled in the Protestant Line. Of the High-Courts of Parliament, Privy Council, and all Courts of Judicature.  With the Newest and Exactest Lists of Her Majesty’s Officers

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Printed for H Mortlock, and J Robinson, in S. Paul's Church-yard. London. 1707. Octavo. (3), (1), (12), (3), 175, (bl.), 71, (bl.), 307, (12), (1) pp. Engraved frontis. Later full calf, spine in 6 compartments with raised bands, gilt rules and lettering. Blind rules to boards. Endpapers renewed. Edges sprinkled red. p.43-4 diagonally torn (possibly a paper fault) with… Read more
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An Introduction to the History of England

by Temple, Sir William

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Published
1708
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Printed by W.S. for Richard and Ralph Simpson near the North Door of St Paul's. London. Third edition. 1708. Octavo. (8), 310pp. Contemporary calf, relaid to spine. Decorative and elaborately blind tooled and speckled to upper and lower boards. Spine in six compartments with raised bands, blind rules, leather label, gilt lettering. Vestiges of floral gilt tooling to… Read more
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image of Gamonia: or, The Art of Preserving Game; and an improved method of making Plantations and Covers explained and illustrated.  With fifteen coloured drawings by T. J. Rawlins, taken on the spot

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Herbert Jenkins. London. 1929. Quarto. 256pp. Coloured frontis., 14 further coloured plates. Original green cloth, gilt to spine. Gilt rules and foliar decoration to the upper and lower boards in the manner of the first Ackerman edition (which is extremely rare). Very slightly rubbed to extremities. Spine a little faded. Light foxing to margin of frontis. A nice… Read more
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image of Parochial Antiquities attempted in the history of Ambrosden, Burcester, and other adjacent parts in the counties of Oxford and Bucks

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A New Edition, in Two Volumes, greatly enlarged from the Author's manuscript notes. Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1818. 2 volumes. 4to. xvii, 583pp. Engraved frontis. port., 3 further plates, two of which are folding; 526pp + indices [3X-4F2] + glossary [A-N], 6 folding engraved plates. [Half titles are not called for in this edition]. Contemporary full calf, spines in six compartments… Read more
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The old home in England (A.D. 1100 to 1830)

by Chappelow, A. C.

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Published
1953
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First edition
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First edition. Quarto. The Old Wooden Shop, Mayfair, London. 1953. xi, (2), 156, (2). Frontis., 50 plates. Original blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, slightly sunned to base of spine. Original protected dustwrapper, soiled and torn with loss. Signed by the author, "With every Good Wish", dated Oct 25th 1954. Publisher's ads/reviews loosely inserted. (2pp)
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