British Topography

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West Highland Walks

West Highland Walks

by MacInnes, Hamish

David Gentleman\'s Britain

David Gentleman's Britain

by Gentleman, David

Visits To Remarkable Places

Visits To Remarkable Places

by Howitt, William

The church bells of Warwickshire, their founder, inscriptions, traditions and uses

The church bells of Warwickshire, their founder, inscriptions, traditions and uses

by Tilley. HT [the late] + Walters, HB

Birmingham: Cornish Brothers, 1910 Book. Fair. Hardcover. x, 282 pages + 26 plates + sheet of addenda and corrigenda. In the original red cloth binding, worn, heavily to the edges. Front free end paper and title page are detached. Addenda sheet has old tape stains to the inner margins, but now glued in. Edges of this leaf are shipped and torn. Browned tape repair to the upper edge of page 190. Ink owner's name and address to the front pastedown. End papers browned. A heavy book, extra postage will be... Read more
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£145.00
A dissertation on the pageants or dramatic mysteries anciently performed at Coventry, by the trading companies of that city; chiefly with reference to the vehicle, characters and dresses of the actors, compiled in a great degree [...]

A dissertation on the pageants or dramatic mysteries anciently performed at Coventry, by the trading companies of that city; chiefly with reference to the vehicle, characters and dresses of the actors, compiled in a great degree [...]

by Sharp, Thomas

Coventry: Merridew and son, 1825 Book. Illus. by Jee, D. Good. Hardcover. [vi], 226, [iv]p + 10 plates. 4 pages of engraved music included in the pagination. Some pages printed in black and red. Some light browning throughout, particularly to pages opposite the plates. In remains of original binding, spine torn and with large section missing, boards damp stained. Title page a little creased and frontis spotted..
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£125.00
Shakspeare memorial [Shakespeare]

Shakspeare memorial [Shakespeare]

by Gibbs, Hunt, Halliwell and Rogers

London: S.O. Beeton, 1864 Book. Good. Hardcover. 48p. Folio. With 4 coloured plates. Original embossed and gilt lettered and decorated boards, faded and odd stain. Spine worn and repaired, small sections missing. Pages spotted throughout. Inscribed - Presented to the Penzance Public library by S.O. Beeton Esq at the request of James Orchard Halliwell. + foxed bookplate - The gift of J.O. Halliwell Esq. Penzance Library stamp erased from ffep + pencil note re purchase from Sotheby's in 1964. Aeg..
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£95.00
Papers by Hugh P. Kendall from the Halifax Antiquarian Society Transactions, a finely bound collection of articles

Papers by Hugh P. Kendall from the Halifax Antiquarian Society Transactions, a finely bound collection of articles

by Kendall, Hugh P

Halifax: Halifax Antiquarian Society, 1903. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. A finely bound volume in brown quarter leather with brown cloth- covered boards with raised bands. Being a collection of articles by founder member of the Halifax Antiquarian Society Hugh P. Kendall from the Transactions of the Society, including an obituary of Kendall. This making for a corpus of information on local history topics around Halifax. From the library of noted local... Read more
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£50.00
The Topographer. Originally edited by Revd S Shaw and  Sir Egerton Brydges, now continued by Thomas Phillipps, Esqr. Vol V, part 1

The Topographer. Originally edited by Revd S Shaw and Sir Egerton Brydges, now continued by Thomas Phillipps, Esqr. Vol V, part 1

by Phillipps, Sir Thomas [ed]

Salisbury: J Gilmour [ for the Middle Hill Press ], 1821 Book. Good. Hardcover. [2], 60 pages. Middle Hill paper covered boards, but with a thin leather spine and corner pieces, worn. Spotting throughout. Very browned to first and final pages from contact with the boards. Holzenberg 140. This has the main title page mentioning the Revd S Shaw, but not the additional title page which appears in some copies. Contains - Church notes for a few parishes in Hampshire - Church notes for Kemble, Wilts - Church... Read more
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£85.00
Plantae Varvicenses Selectae: or botanist's guide through the county of Warwick [ Warwickshire ]

Plantae Varvicenses Selectae: or botanist's guide through the county of Warwick [ Warwickshire ]

by Perry, W.G

Warwick: Printed by W. Perry, 1820 Book. Good. Hardcover. [iv], 120 pages. Interleaved - with some 1830s ink notes about locations of plants in Warwickshire. In the 1890s through to about 1905, some of the pages at the rear [from page 92 onwards] have been used for an unrelated diary. The ink diary entries have used both the blank interleaved pages and also the margins of the printed index pages. Bound in modern full leather with new end papers. Spein lightly faded..
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£325.00
The vicinity of Leamington; a guide to the neighbouring towns of Warwick, Coventry, Stratford, Kenilworth and surrounding country. Cover title - Excursions round Leamington

The vicinity of Leamington; a guide to the neighbouring towns of Warwick, Coventry, Stratford, Kenilworth and surrounding country. Cover title - Excursions round Leamington

Leamington: W. Reeve, 1845 Book. Fair. Hardcover. [c1845]. vii, [i], 119p + [5]p ads at rear. frontis and 3 other plates, folding map of county at rear. Map is dated 1844 and is browned. Bound in original cloth, but lacking the spine. Ex library with bookplates to the front and rear pastedowns. Blind embossed stamps to pages and plates throughout..
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£26.00
Shottesbrooke Church, Berkshire. Dedicated to St John the Baptist. Subscriber's copy

Shottesbrooke Church, Berkshire. Dedicated to St John the Baptist. Subscriber's copy

by Mitchell, Arnold Bidlake

London: David Low, 1885 Book. Illus. by William G. B. Lewis. Good. Hardcover. [vi], ii, 25, [1] pages + 11 plates. Complete as listed. In the original paper covered bevelled edged boards with leather spine. Boards worn. Corners of boards are very worn. It states Subscriber's copy at the foot of the front board. Front free end paper browned..
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£95.00
A Llanelli Chronicle

A Llanelli Chronicle

by Hughes, Gareth ( Compiled by )

South Wales: Llanelli Borough Council. Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. 0906821029 . Clean red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titling to spine. Head and tail of spine bumped/turned-in but No damage. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The d/j is NOT clipped, but there is some crumpling/creasing to the top edges of the d/j, and the spine of the d/j has some fading to the base colour of the spine (quite usual as the colour was a cherry-red which... Read more
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£12.00
Pangbourn Church Co Berks [ Pangbourne Berkshire ]

Pangbourn Church Co Berks [ Pangbourne Berkshire ]

by Phillipps, Sir Thomas

[Middle Hill]: [Middle Hill Press] Book. Good. Disbound. Single sheet on thin white paper. Light browning and some spotting. Holzenberg 149. Anastatic printing of a crudely drawn image of the church. 185-.
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£20.00
The antiquities of Warwickshire illustrated from records, leiger-books, manuscripts, charters, evidences, tombes and armes. Beautified with maps, prospects and portraictures

The antiquities of Warwickshire illustrated from records, leiger-books, manuscripts, charters, evidences, tombes and armes. Beautified with maps, prospects and portraictures

by Dugdale, Sir William

Coventry: John Jones, facing the Cross, 1765 Book. Good. Full leather. [xii], 812, [10] pages + maps and plates complete as listed. The only part missing that was missing was the verso of the plate facing page 722 - however a complete plate is now loosely inserted. Repairs to a few pages, some plates laid down on more modern paper including the frontispiece and title page, Kineton , hundred map. Plates between pages 68/69 are window mounted. Light browning to page edges some spotting. In old full leather... Read more
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£1250.00
The Minsters Round the Wrekin Buildwas Haughmond Lilleshull and Wenlock with Ground Plans

The Minsters Round the Wrekin Buildwas Haughmond Lilleshull and Wenlock with Ground Plans

by MacKenzie E C Walcott

London: Simpkin Marshall and Co, 1878. First edition of this book on Buildwas,Haughmond, Lilleshull and Wenlock with Ground Plans of the abbeys. 108 pages with photographic plates and drawings. Light to medium foxing on some pages, little light staining on tops of endpapers, outer covers are faded on edges and worn on corners and top and bottom of spine. A sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. First Edition. Gold Embossed Boards. Good Plus/No Jacket. 11¼ x 8¾ Inches.... Read more
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£120.00
Walks And Wanderings In County Cardigan Being A Descriptive Sketch Of Its  Picturesque, Historic, Antiquarian, Romantic And Traditional Features.  (  Wanderings in Cardiganshire ) 1st Large Paper Edition

Walks And Wanderings In County Cardigan Being A Descriptive Sketch Of Its Picturesque, Historic, Antiquarian, Romantic And Traditional Features. ( Wanderings in Cardiganshire ) 1st Large Paper Edition

by Horsfall-Turner E. R

Bingley, Yorks.: Printed for the Author By Thomas Harrison and Sons,. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1902. 1st Limited, Large Paper, Edition. Hardcover. LARGE PAPER LIMITED EDITION - apparently of only 100 copies but no limitation shown. Measures 11¼" x 9" Tall. In the publisher's original dark BLUE-green cloth binding with gilt titling to the spine and front board. Externally very good, with minor shelf-wear, the corners are rubbed/soft, and some 'pushing'/bumping to... Read more
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£75.00
An historical and descriptive account of Old and New Sarum or Salisbury

An historical and descriptive account of Old and New Sarum or Salisbury

by Hatcher, Henry

Salisbury: Clapperton, Catherine Street, 1834 Book. Fair. Disbound. [iv], iii, [i], 169, [1] pages. Author from COPAC entries. Lacks front free end paper and starts with the title page. Pages lightly browned throughout. Ex library book with many ink stamps throughout. The text block is loosely held in the old paper covered boards with leather spine. Library bookplate to the front pastedown. Pages 165 to the end are detached from the rest of the text block. Some small tears to page edges. Date and... Read more
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£45.00
Picturesque views on the upper or Warwickshire Avon, from its source at Naseby to its junction with the Severn at Tewkesbury: with observations on the public buildings, and other works of art in its vicinity

Picturesque views on the upper or Warwickshire Avon, from its source at Naseby to its junction with the Severn at Tewkesbury: with observations on the public buildings, and other works of art in its vicinity

by Ireland, Samuel

London: R. Faulder, 1795 Book. Good. Hardcover. xviii, 284, [2] pages. Map and 32 plates. Occasional browning and spotting. .Modern half leather binding, some scuffing, also fading to the leather on the spine. Old ink owner's name to the half title page - Jane Bardswell May 22nd 1841. Unnumbered errata leaf present at the end. ESTC T79991.
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£195.00
John Heminge and Henry Condell, friends and fellow actors of Shakespeare and what the world owes to them

John Heminge and Henry Condell, friends and fellow actors of Shakespeare and what the world owes to them

by Walker, Charles Clement

1896 Book. Good. Original Wraps. [iv], 26p. + 8 plates. Original printed wrappers, stained and detached [tape repaired at spine], browned at edges. Printed presentation leaf from 1896 with name of Mr P Cockerill added and ms presentation from him to H Edwin 1907 lower on the page. Some pages have come loose. Brief obituary of CC Walker from Daily Telegraph 1897 pasted to rear free end paper. Jaggard p147 which identifies this as the second edition. Privately printed..
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£25.00
Visitations of Berkshire, 1565, 1623, 1664. Cura Dni Thomae Phillipps, Bart. autographa

Visitations of Berkshire, 1565, 1623, 1664. Cura Dni Thomae Phillipps, Bart. autographa

by Phillipps, Sir Thomas

[Middle Hill]: Typis Medio Montanis [Middle Hill Press], 1840 Book. Good. Disbound. [2], 42p, but page numbers 37 and 38 omitted. Only covers surnames from A - Cantrel, but complete as issued. Printed on flimsy white paper. Anastatic reproduction of Phillipps' own handwriting. Title page set in type. Spotting throughout. Disbound. Chipped, torn and creased at the edges. Paper clip mark to the upper left corner. Holzenberg 154..
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£60.00
Warwickshire delineated; being a concise historical and topographical description of that intersting county; its towns, remarkable villages, antiquities, ruins, castles, noblemen and gentlemen's seats, parks, natural curiosities, rivers, canals, [&c &c]

Warwickshire delineated; being a concise historical and topographical description of that intersting county; its towns, remarkable villages, antiquities, ruins, castles, noblemen and gentlemen's seats, parks, natural curiosities, rivers, canals, [&c &c]

by Smith, Francis

Southam: Francis Smith, 1820 Book. Good. Half leather. First Edition. [iv], 341, [7]p. Folding frontis map of the county, vignette to title page and view of Warwick Castle. Bound in half leather, marbled boards. Binding worn, front board almost detached. A few underlinings in red pencil. Uncoloured map a bit wrinkled, also browned on fold, Priors Marston underlined in red. Eps browning, also title page. Second edition states that about 450 copies of this edition were published. c1820?.
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£90.00
Three hundred years of a family living: being a history of the Rilands of Sutton Coldfield

Three hundred years of a family living: being a history of the Rilands of Sutton Coldfield

by Bedford, Rev W.K. Riland

Birmingham: Cornish Brothers, 1889 Book. Good. Hardcover. [ii], ix, [i], 175, [1] pages + 4p subscribers list. Folding map as frontis, illustration and 3 plates. This copy number 39 of limited edition of 50 copies signed by Wright Dain Peyton + Co. Also with inscription by author - To Colonel Richard Holbeche from his grateful friend WKR Bedford 18th Oct 1900. Original boards worn and stained + smalll dent. Vellum effect spine gilt lettered, worn. Frontis creased where misfolded. Page edges uncut..
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£60.00
Elizabethan Sheldon tapestries - extract from Archaeologia vol lxxiv

Elizabethan Sheldon tapestries - extract from Archaeologia vol lxxiv

by Humphreys, John

Oxford: Printed by Frederick Hall for the Society of Antiquaries of London, 1925 Book. Good. Soft cover. pages [181-202 + 8 pages of illustrations. In card covers and tape spine. Some marks and browning to the covers. Previous owner's ink initials to the front free end paper..
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£10.00
A tapestry in time: a brief history of the Church of St Martin and the Manor of Barcheston. A pamphlet produced to accompany an exhibition held [...] September 2001

A tapestry in time: a brief history of the Church of St Martin and the Manor of Barcheston. A pamphlet produced to accompany an exhibition held [...] September 2001

by Britton, Peter

2001 Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 24p. Illustrated and with original card wrappers which reproduce part of a Sheldon tapestry cushion cover. Very light wear and staples starting to rust..
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£6.00
The Birds of Glamorgan. Compiled for the Ornithological Section of the  Society and Printed As an Annex to the Transaction Volume XCIV on the  Centenary Year of the Society 1967. Plus a Supplement - 1st January 1967 -  31st March 1974.

The Birds of Glamorgan. Compiled for the Ornithological Section of the Society and Printed As an Annex to the Transaction Volume XCIV on the Centenary Year of the Society 1967. Plus a Supplement - 1st January 1967 - 31st March 1974.

by Heathcote A. ; D. Griffin ; H. Morrey Salmon (editors)

Cardiff: The Cardiff Naturalists' Society. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good clean green cloth boards with gilt titling to the spine and to front board. Slight sliver of fading to the head/tail of the spine - In the original publisher's glassine dust- jacket, with black titling to the foot of the front of the d/j and the price 30s 9d net to the foot of the inner flap. Some chips and a some loss to the d/j spine as to be expected with these fragile... Read more
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£10.00
Shakespeare's true life

Shakespeare's true life

by Walter, James

London: James Walter, 1890 Book. Illus. by Gerald E. Moira. Good. Hardcover. For strictly private circulation. iv, 395p. Original cloth, boards stained, spine worn at head and foot. End papers replaced and spine reinforced. Few spots of foxing and very occasional crease. This the large paper edition. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Pages measure 385 x 280mm. Very heavy book, extra postage will be required to send it outside the UK.
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£135.00
Report of the Commissioners appointed under Her Majesty's Royal Sign Manual to inquire into the corrupt practices in the Borough of Barnstaple; together with the minutes of evidence. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty

Report of the Commissioners appointed under Her Majesty's Royal Sign Manual to inquire into the corrupt practices in the Borough of Barnstaple; together with the minutes of evidence. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty

London: George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1854 Book. Good. Half-Leather. xxii, 516 pages. Original half leather now very worn, spine torn and front board jusrt held by cords. Small ticket to front board - R Harper Bookseller and Stationer, 27 High Street, Barnstaple. Previous owner's stamp to end paper and title page - JN Hancock, builder &c, Pilton, Barnstaple. End papers browned. Some light browning throughout..
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£55.00
Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. 2008. New Series  Volume 15. 2009. Trafodion Anrhydeddus Gymdeithas Y Cymmrodorion

Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. 2008. New Series Volume 15. 2009. Trafodion Anrhydeddus Gymdeithas Y Cymmrodorion

by Fulton Helen (editor)

London: Cyhoeddir Gan Y Gymdeithas. Published By the Cymmrodorion Society. As New with no dust jacket. 2009. First Edition. Paperback. In the original publisher's card covers. Near 'As New'. A few light 'score' lines to the rear cover - possibly a printer's flaw - negligible. Internally - NO INSCRIPTIONS or Marks. Published annually from 1893 (Vol. I) the transactions each contain various historical, scientific, art, literary and other essays and reviews - all Welsh related in... Read more
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£14.00