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Glasgow: Post Office Glasgow Directory for 1923-1924, arranged as General, Street, Commercial and Suburban with an Appendix

By: N/A

Price: £56.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Glasgow Post Office Directory Association: 1923

Seller ID: 003881


very thick octavo 22 by 15 cms with text of 1819 pages for the main work plus a further 246 pages of general information and advertisements, numerous inserted advertisements in the text, some coloured, original black cloth, gilt titles light rubbing to spine, webbing showing at title page but holding firm, a sound copy-not loose or shaky-the contents clean and unmarked, no signatures or inscriptions. Overseas buyers please note that it's a heavy book and will need extra... View more info

Sedbergh School Record Of War Service 1914-1918

By: N/A

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Sedbergh, Jackson and Son: 1925

Seller ID: 004031


octavo 23.5 by15 cms This scarce book lists over 1250 ex-pupils of Sedbergh School who served in the armed forces during the First World War. It notes those who lost their lives during the conflict. The text runs to 121 pages and is illustratedwith 3 photographic plates. It's bound in the original vellum with gilt titles, all edges gilt.. A bright, clean copy-no internal marks or inscriptions Covers slightly bowed £24.00 View more info

Rare folding map: Metropolitan Water Board. Map of District

By: N/A

Price: £64.00

Publisher: London, 1932

Seller ID: 004164


a rare coloured folding map on linen showing a sizable part of Southern England from Hertfordshire down to Kent and with the areas covered by the Water Board highlighted in bold colours, green card covers with a 32-page booklet pasted inside the front cover, overall size 65 by 61 cms folded size 17 by 11 cms. cover with the name and emblem of the Water Board in gilt on the front cover. A fine copy £64.00 View more info

Ordnance Survey (Provisional Edition on National Lines)

By: N/A

Price: £62.00

Publisher: London, Ordnance Survey: 1935

Seller ID: 004186


Offered here is a rare large-scale Ordnance Survey map (6 inches to 1 mile) showing part of central London.It measures 72.5 by 58 cms (28.5 by 23 inches) and ranges from the Thames at Tower Bridge up to Islington and includes Docklands, Finsbury, Holborn, London Fields and Hackney. The title is Ordnance Survey (Provisional Edition on National Lines) sheet 52/38 S W . Maps from this large-scale series are rarely found. The are two horizontal fold marks, some minor margi... View more info

The History Of Great Torrington In The County Of Devon

By: Alexander, J J, and Hooper, W R

Price: £56.00

Publisher: 1948

Seller ID: 004187


First and only edition. quarto 28 by 22.5 cms (11 by 8.75 inches) The text runs to 261 pages, including index, and is well-illustrated with many plates of black and white photographs plus 4 coloured plates of coats of arms and a large, decorative coloured map. Bound in the original cream cloth A very clean copy, firm and sound in the binding, no internal marks, signatures or inscriptions. A handsome work. Very scarce View more info

Historic Architecture of Newcastle upon Tyne

By: Allsopp, Bruce edits

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Newcastle, Oriel Press Ltde: 1967

Seller ID: 003360


slim large octavo (25 by 18.5 cms) text of 94 pages, illustrated throughout with photgraphs, some full-page, cream cloth in unclipped dust jacket which is well used otherwise a very clean copy, no internal marks or signatures £14.00 View more info

A History of Trinity College Dublin 1892-1945

By: Bailey Kenneth C

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Dublin, University Press: 1947

Seller ID: 003539


octavo (22.5 by 14.5 cms) text of 274 pages including index, illustrated with 43 photgraphs, original green covers, gilt titles, small inscription on front end-paper, a very good copy, clean and sound £16.00 View more info

The Registers of St Stephen's Walbrook and of St Benet Sherehog London

By: Bannerman, W Bruce

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Harleian Society: 1919

Seller ID: 003878


the original edition complete in two parts as issued, small folio 27 by 19 cms, text of 348 pages plus 4 pages of Harleian Society publications, original brown cloth, gilt titles, free end-papers lightly browned otherwise a very clean and sound set-no internal marks or signatures/ £48.00 View more info

Images of the South Wales Mines

By: Bellamy, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Stroud, Alan sutton: 1993

Seller ID: 003440


quarto (23.5 by 25.5 cms) text of 136 pages illustrated throughout with text and full-page illustrations, many in colour, a very fine copy in unclipped dust wrapper £18.00 View more info

Tyneham. A Lost Heritage

By: Bond L M G

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Dorchester, Longmans: 1956

Seller ID: 003495


first edition in dust wrapper, octavo (27 by 14.5 cms) text of 128 pages, illustrated with 6 plates of photographs. signature and date written inside front cover, small very faint damp marks to front cover, light signs of use to the dust jacket, a nice clean copy otherwise. £17.00 View more info

The Registers of Boughton under Blean,. Kent

By: Boodle, Rev J A

Price: £21.00

Publisher: London, Parish Register Society: 1903

Seller ID: 003847


the original edition, octavo 23 by 15.5 cms text of 120 pages including index, blue cloth with gilt titles to spine, from the Law Society library with their stamp on the half title and title, bookplate and some reference numbers inside front cover, half title and last leaf of index browned, contents very fresh clean and unmarked, firm and sound in the binding £21.00 View more info

A Topographical History of Surrey edited and revised by Edward Walford.

By: Brayley, E W

Price: £142.00

Publisher: London, Virtue and Co.: 1880

Seller ID: 000327


Four volumes, complete set, large quarto (12 x 9.5 inches) illustrated with 3 maps and 72 engraved plates (2 double-page) nicely bound in contemporary half tan morocco, matching cloth sides, all edges gilt, spines dull, some minor signs of use to covers. Note that the text has been revised for this edition but the plates are unchanged re-issues of those in the 1846 edition. There is some light foxing, two leaves slightly frayed in blank outer margins, the corners are... View more info

Chronological History and Graphic Illustrations of Christian Architecture in England...with 86 plates

By: Britton, John

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, M A Nattali: 1835

Seller ID: 003891


thick quarto 29 by 23 cms, main text of 223 pages plus a 65-page appendix and index, .illustrated with 86 engraved plates, bound in old half green morocco, spine richly tooled in gilt, all edges gilt marbled sides and end-papers. The spine title shows it as volume five of the set of Britton's Architectural Antiquities but it was issued as a separate work from the series and is complete in itself. Joints, spine ends and corners rubbed, occasional foxing, faint browning t... View more info

In the Forest of Arden

By: Burman, John

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Birminhgam, Cornish Brothers Limited: 1948

Seller ID: 001521


slim small octavo (7 by 5 inches) illustrated with 7 photographic plates, text of 124 pages, original half buckram, cloth sides, a nice clean and unmarked copy-no signatures or inscriptions £11.00 View more info

Stafford in Olden Times

By: Cherry J L edits

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Stafford, J and C Mort: 1890

Seller ID: 002833

Condition: Fine


large slim octavo (9.8 by 6.5 inches) illustrated with 8 plates, text of 152 pages, original decorative cloth, top edge gilt, minor repair to foot of rear end-paper otherwise a bright, clean and sound copy £16.00 View more info

Soho and its associations

By: Clinch, George

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Dulau & Co: 1895

Seller ID: 004162


octavo 19 by 14 cms (7.5 by 5.5) first and only edition, text of 232 pages including index, illustrated with a frontispiece, original green cloth, gilt titles, front free end-paper removed otherwise a nice clean copy. Rare. £50.00 View more info

The Great Northern Railway in Focus

By: Crawley, John

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Wellingborough, W d Wharton: 2001

Seller ID: 003429


first and only edition, quarto 30 by 21.5 cms (12 by 8.6 inches) text of 176 pages illustrated throughout with photographs, finely printed on glossy paper, small bump to one corner otherwise a fine unmarked copy in unclipped dust wrapper. Please note that it's a heavy book so will need extra postage £26 View more info

Picturesque Old Houses

By: Fea, Allan

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, S H Bousfield & Co: 1902

Seller ID: 003624


first edition, thick octavo 22.3 by 15 cms text of 224 pages including index, many plates of photographs plus some text illustrations, original blue cloth, gilt, top edge gilt, some light overall foxing, slightly heavier on a few leaves, covers bright, sound and firm, text clean and unmarked. £18.00 View more info

Notes and Recollections of Stroud, Gloucestershire

By: Fisher, Paul Hawkins

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co: 1891

Seller ID: 003640


octavo 23 by 15 cms, second edition, text of 378 pages including index, with a portrait of the author and 5 plates, plain black cloth, gilt titles, edges untrimmed, light foxing to first and last leaves including portrait, very slight rubbing to spine ends but a very clean and sound copy £18.00 View more info

Changing London. A Book of Sketches

By: Fletcher, Hanslip

Price: £46.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1928

Seller ID: 004061


the third and final volume and the scarcest in the series, folio 38 by 25.5 cms (15 by 10 inches) illustrated with 40 plates by Fletcher showing street scenes, buildings, squares, interiors etc. almost all in central London but including one of Chiswick and another of Richmond. It's bound in the original boards sewn with cords, paper label on front cover. The text consists of brief descriptions of each scene, Some signs of use to the covers, rear cover with an old ma... View more info