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Beningfield's Countryside
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Beningfield's Countryside

By Gordon Beningfield

London: Allen Lane, 1980 Collection of English landscapes by the eminent wildlife artist, including sketches, watercolours and oil paintings. 141pp with index, illustrated in colour and black and white. Gilt lettering to spine, endpapers illustrated, Spine slightly slanted and minor bumps to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edgewear, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9.75" Tall x 9.25" Wide.

$9.64

The West - A Sailing Companion to the West Coast of Scotland - Gigha to Cape Wrath
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The West - A Sailing Companion to the West Coast of Scotland - Gigha to Cape Wrath

By Ronald Faux

Edinburgh: John Bartholomew & Son Ltd, 1982 Personal impressions of a selection of anchorages on the west coast of Scotland, with anecdotes and historical events. 144pp plus map section to rear, illustrated with photographs in colour and black and white, charts and drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight lean to spine and minor marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions in unclipped DJ with slight edgewear.. First Edition. Khaki Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.64

The Most Beautiful Country Towns of England
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The Most Beautiful Country Towns of England

By Hugh Palmer

London: Thames & Hudson, 2005 Guide to 25 lovely rural and seaside towns, a companion volume to "The Most Beautiful Villages of England". 208pp, illustrated with 256 colour photographs and a map. Gilt lettering. Minor bumping to top of spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edgewear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, extrs postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$16.07

Wales - Epic Views of a Small Country - SIGNED COPY
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Wales - Epic Views of a Small Country - SIGNED COPY

By Jan Morris

London: Penguin Books Ltd, 2000 A celebration of Welsh history and the Welsh people, first published as "The Matter of Wales" in 1984 and revised in 1998. 471pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Some rubbing and creasing to spine and cover and minor marking to edges, otherwise good copy. Signed by the author without dedication to the title page.. Signed by Author. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$19.29

Kendal - A Social History - SIGNED COPY
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Kendal - A Social History - SIGNED COPY

By Roger K Bingham

Milnthorpe, Cumbria: Cicerone Press, 1995 Thorough study of the history of Kendal by a local historian. 448pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, maps and reproductions. Signed by the author without dedication to the title page. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight lean to spine and former owner's name to pastedown, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has some edge and surface wear, otherwise good.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.07

A Hundred Years in Princes Street 1838-1938
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A Hundred Years in Princes Street 1838-1938

By Mary G Grierson

Edinburgh: Jenners, 1938 Volume published to commemorate the centenary of the famous store in Princes Street, Edinburgh. Unpageinated. 46 pages, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Gilt bonnet design to front board, gilt lettering to spine, top edges gilt, fore-edges untrimmed. Minor foxing, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Loosely enclosed, compliment slip from the Directos of Jenners.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Walter C Hodges. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

Our Island Heritage Volume One - From Early Times to the Elizabethans
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Our Island Heritage Volume One - From Early Times to the Elizabethans

By Reader's Digest

London: The Reader's Digest Association Ltd, 1988 First in a series comprising condensations of 'A History of the English-Speaking Peoples', by Winston Churchill and 'Farewell the Trumpets' by James Morris, with other material prepared under the direction of Lord Briggs. 320pp, illustrated in black and white and colour. Gilt design and lettering to front board and spine. Back board slightly bowed and minor bumping to top edge, otherwise very good copy.. First Edition. Red Leatherette Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.64

Blackburn - A Photographic History of Your Town
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Blackburn - A Photographic History of Your Town

By Alan Duckworth

Salisbury, Wiltshire: Black Horse Books, 2002 Pictorial history of Blackburn featuring black and white photographs from the Francis Frith Collection, with text by local historian, Alan Duckworth. 62pp. Minor surface marking to cover and slight marking to half-title page, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. . Presumed First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.29

The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain and Ireland
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The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain and Ireland

By Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins (Editors)

Oxford University Press, 2008 Beautifully produced gazetteer of Britain and Ireland, arranged geographically, combining information, anecdotes and quotations from the lives of our favourite writers. 368pp with index of place names and writers, illustrated throughout with maps, drawings and photographs in colour and black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal rubbing to corners of spine, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor creasing to edges, otherwise very good. Loosely enclosed, some related post cards and book mark. HEAVY BOOK OVER 2Kg, additional postage required.. Third Edition, First Printing. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.22

Bradford in Old Picture Postcards (Back in time)
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Bradford in Old Picture Postcards (Back in time)

By Gary Firth

Zaltbommel, The Netherlands: European Library, 1995 Pictorial record of Bradford before and after World War I, told in 124 black and white photographs from picture postcards. Minor bumping to spine and corners and slight fingermarking to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. Third Edition. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 5.9" Tall x 8.25" Wide.

$9.64

Book of Anglo-Saxon England - English Heritage
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Book of Anglo-Saxon England - English Heritage

By Martin Welch

London: BCA By Arrangement with B T Batsford Ltd, 1992 The archaeology of Anglo-Saxon England from the departure of Roman troops to the end of the 7th century (AD 400-700). 144pp with index, illustrated with 91 black and white drawings and photographs and 9 colour plates. Red endpapers, silver lettering to spine. Minor lean to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear, else very good.. Reprint. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.00

Viking Age England - English Heritage
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Viking Age England - English Heritage

By Julian D Richards

London: BCA By Arrangement with B T Batsford Ltd, 1991 The archaeology of England from AD800 until the Norman conquest. 143pp with index, illustrated with 84 black and white drawings and photographs and 11 colour plates. Red endpapers, silver lettering to spine. Minor bumping to base of spine, otherwise near fine unmarked copy. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine.. First Thus. Black Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.00

Roman Towns in Britain - English Heritage
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Roman Towns in Britain - English Heritage

By Guy de la Bedoyere

London: B T Batsford Ltd, 1992 New copy in publisher's shrinkwrap, date and edition uncertain, circa 1992/3. . Presumed First Edition. Black Cloth Boards. New/New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$16.07

An Illustrated Guide to the Packhorse Bridges of the Lake District
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An Illustrated Guide to the Packhorse Bridges of the Lake District

By Michael Hartwell

Ernest Press, 1994 Selection of short walks, each based around one of the old bridges in the Lake District, giving a personal insight into the area and its flora and fauna. 132pp, illustrated with the author's black and white drawings and maps. Minor surface and e4dge wear with light crease to front cover, otherwise very good/near fin copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by The Author. 5.25" Tall x 8" Wide.

$8.36

Treasures of Britain - The Architectural, Cultural, Historical and Natural Heritage of Britain
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Treasures of Britain - The Architectural, Cultural, Historical and Natural Heritage of Britain

By John Julius Norwich (Editor)

New York: W W Norton & Company Inc, 2002 Guide to Britain's best architecture, art and natural beauty, listing over 2,000 alphabetical entries. 704pp with over 2,000 illustrations, mainly in colour. Red endpapers, black lettering on silver labels to front board and spine, Black ribbon page marker. Minimal bumping to top of spine, otherwise near fine unmarked copy.DJ is price-clipped, with minor creasing at top of spine and negligible surface wear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested.. First Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.86

The Lake District - SIGNED COPY
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The Lake District - SIGNED COPY

By W A Poucher

London: Constable & Co Ltd, 1982 Collection of 100 of Poucher's photographs of the Lake District, arranged in sequence from east to west. 207pp illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners and very minor foxing to top edges, otherwise very good copy. DJ is price-clipped, with slightly faded spine, otherwise very good. Signed by the author to the title page. (No dedication).. Signed by Author. First Edition. Brown Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.86

The Port of Hull
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The Port of Hull

By John Foster Fraser

Leeds & London: Chorley & Pickersgill Ltd (Printed by), 1914 Title to front cover 'The Hull Joint Dock'. Stapled souvenir booklet of the opening of the Hull Joint Dock by King Geoge V and Queen Mary on 26th June 1914. 33pp, illustrated with black and white drawings, 6 colour plates tipped in to brown art paper, and a fold-out plan of the dock to rear. Cover torn and frayed with some loss to spine, cover and endpaper loose, with old sellotape repair and some mustiness to the volume, otherwise internally in very good condition.. Presumed First Edition. Soft Cover. Poor/No Jacket. Illus. by Charles Dixon, Frank H Mason. 8.75" Tall x 11" Wide.

$96.44

Glorious East Anglia - Exploring the British Isles
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Glorious East Anglia - Exploring the British Isles

By Malcolm Day and Hammond Innes

London: Reader's Digest Association Ltd, 2005 Edited reproduction of 'Hammond Innes' East Anglia', with additional material by Malcolm Day. 176pp with index, illustrated throughout with colour photographs and reproductions. Minor bumping at top of spine, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions.. Reprint. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.64

Seven Ages of Britain - The Story of our Nation Revealed By Its Treasures
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Seven Ages of Britain - The Story of our Nation Revealed By Its Treasures

By David Dimbleby

London: Hodder & Stoughton, by Arrangement with the BBC, 2009 The story of how Britain's art reflects the country's history, from Pictish carvings to 20th century |Modernism, in seven sections, each written by a leading expert. 256pp with index, illustrated in colour throughout. Silver lettering to spine. Near fine unread copy in near fine unclipped DJ. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. First Edition, First Printing. Black Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$12.86

The English Year - a Month-by-month Guide to the Nation's Customs and Festivals from May Day to Mischief Night
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The English Year - a Month-by-month Guide to the Nation's Customs and Festivals from May Day to Mischief Night

By Steve Roud

London: Penguin Books, 2006 Chronological guide to celebrations, folklore and customs throughout Britain. 467pp with index, illustrated with 429 photographs and drawings in colour and black and white. Illustrated endpapers. Gilt lettering to spine. Yellow ribbon page marker. Fine unmarked copy. Unclipped DJ has minor marking, otherwise near fine. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class/overseas shipping.. First Edition, First Printing. Red Cloth Boards. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.72

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