Category: British Topography


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London Illustrated 1604-1851 A Survey and Index of Topographical Books and their plates

By: Adams, Bernard

Price: £34.00

Publisher: London, Library Associatiion: 1983

Seller ID: 003612

thick quarto (26 by 21 cms) text of 586 pages illustrated with frontispiece and 50 photographic illustrations on 24 pages of plates, original black cloth with dust wrapper which has a slightly faded spine otherwise a fine copy-no internal marks or signatures. An un-numbered copy marked as out of series. An invaluable reference work giving detailed descriptions of each book and lists of the plates. Note that this is a heavy book and UK postage will be £12.00 Overseas buy... 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

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

An Illustrated Historical Handbook to the Parish of Chelsea

By: Blunt, Reginald

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, The author: 1900

Seller ID: 003399

octavo (18 by 13 cms) text of 184 pages plus prelims, profusely illustrated with photographic plates, text photos and drawings. folding maps and plans, original cloth, signature on front end-paper, the 3 blank leaves at end with clippings pasted in, covers lightly used and a bit shaky but sound and clean. Note that this copy ws issued withoout the advertisements found in some copies. £22.00 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

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

By: Brayley, E W

Price: £178.00

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

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

In Darkest London

By: Chesterton, Mrs Cecil

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul and Co: 1927

Seller ID: 003625

undated but 1927, octavo 17.5 by 11.5, text of 252 pagess plus advert. leaf, original red cloth, slight wear to spine, faint text browning. mostly to the margins, a bright, clean and sound copy otherwise, no internal marks or signatures. £18.00 View more info

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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

British Castles, or A compnedious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain

By: Fielding, T H

Price: £985.00

Publisher: London, Howlett and Brimmer: 1825

Seller ID: 003830

oblong quarto (10 by 8.5 inches) text of 72 pages illustrated with 25 fine hand-coloured plates, old full calf with elaborate gilt spine, a very clean and sound copy £985.00 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

The Origin and Progress of the Preceptory of St George, 1795-1896

By: Fitzgerald Matier, c

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Spencer and Co: 1910

Seller ID: 003842

octavo (22 by 14 .5cms) text of 148 pages, illustrated with 6 plain plates, original dark blue cloth, all edges gilt, marbled end-papers.A very clean and sound copy-no signatures or inscriptions £28.00 View more info

The Story of the Making of Buchanan Street (Glasgow)

By: Frazer, Daniel

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Glasgow, James Frazer: 1885

Seller ID: 003828

first and only edition, small quarto (22.5 by 18 cms) with a frontispiece and a large folding facsimile plate at end, original roan spine, green boards with gilt design, spine with overall rubbing and slightly worn at top, facsimile plate in several pieces but complete, a very clean and sound copy-no internal marks or inscriptions £18.00 View more info

The Tower of London (vol 1)

By: Gower, Lord Ronald Sutherland

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons: 1901

Seller ID: 003772

volume one of the two-volume set, octavo 23.5 by 17.5 cms, text of 231 pages, illustrated with a coloured frontispiece, a folding plan, 38 plates in photogravure and 16 plates of photographs,original red cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt, small white mark on front cover otherwise a very clean and sound copy-no internal marks or signatures. £22.00 View more info

The West Fields of Cambridge

By: Hall, Catherine and Ravensdale, J R

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge Antiquarian Records Society: 1976

Seller ID: 003423

first edition, octavo (24 by 16.5 cms) text of 168 pages including index, with a folding plan at rear, signature and date inside front cover, fine copy £20.00 View more info

Bygone Putney

By: Hammond, Ernest

Price: £12.00

Publisher: KIngston, Bygone Putney: 1898

Seller ID: 003387

slim octavo (18.5 by 12.5 cms) paper wrappers, text of 87 pages plus advert leaves, illustrated with a double-page map and 5 full-page illustrations, lacks the original card covers, a few of the advert leaves are well-used and chipped, text leaves clean except for occasional faint foxing Very rare £12.00 View more info