Category: British Topography


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A History of Gateshead

By: Manders, F W D

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Gateshead, Gateshead Corporation, 1973

first edition, octavo (22.2 by 14.8 cms) text of 343 pages plus index, very well illustrated with plates, some folding, mainly photographs, The author was the local librarian and there is a printed presentation label with his signature inside the front cover, small mark on fore-edge, unc;lipped dust jacket with some darkening a bright clean and unmarked copy otherwise £17.00 View more info

A History of Trinity College Dublin 1892-1945

By: Bailey Kenneth C

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Dublin, University Press, 1947

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

A Short History of the Scottish Highlands and Isles

By: Mackenzie, w c

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Paisley, Alexander Gardner, 1906

octavo (20 by 13.5 cms) text of 380 pages plus index, illustrated with a coloured map and numerous black and white plates, original cloth, covers with a few small and insignificant marks otherwise a very clean and sound copy-no signatures or inscriptions £20.00 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

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

An Illustrated Historical Handbook to the Parish of Chelsea

By: Blunt, Reginald

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, The author, 1900

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

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

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

Bygone Putney

By: Hammond, Ernest

Price: £12.00

Publisher: KIngston, Bygone Putney, 1898

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

Charterhouse. A History of the School

By: Quick, Anthony

Price: £19.00

Publisher: London, James and James, 1990

large octavo (25 by 17 cms) text of 166 pages plus index, with many photos and other illustrations in the text plus a few in colour, two small address labels on the front end-paper otherwise a near-fine copy in dust wrapper £19.00 View more info

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Fasti Oxonienses, or Annals of the University of Oxford a new edition with additions by Philip Bliss

By: Wood, Anthony

Price: £180.00

Publisher: F C Rivington, 1815

two volumes bound in one, quarto, finely bound in modern half brown calf wirh red and green lettering labels, withdrawn stamp on reverse of first title, a few small blind stamps in the blank lower margins of the title pages and a few other leaves, a few leaves with significant foxing otherwise a nice clean copy. £180.00 View more info

Historic Architecture of Newcastle upon Tyne

By: Allsopp, Bruce edits

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Newcastle, Oriel Press Ltde, 1967

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

History of Glasgow volume 1 Pre-Reformation Period

By: Renwick, Robert and Lindsay, Sir John

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Maclehose, Jackson, 1921

thick octavo (24 by 15 cms) text of 411 pages plus index, ilustrated with 59 photographic plates and 2 large folding plans, original dark grey cloth, gilt titles, a presentation copy from Sir Robert Lindsay with a long inscription by him on the front end-paper, 4 text pages with heavy browning. short tear in one map, spine ends slightly rubbed otherwise a bright clean and sound copy £26.00 View more info

Images of the South Wales Mines

By: Bellamy, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Stroud, Alan sutton, 1993

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

In Darkest London

By: Chesterton, Mrs Cecil

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul and Co, 1927

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

In the Forest of Arden

By: Burman, John

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Birminhgam, Cornish Brothers Limited, 1948

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

Leamington: Vistor's New Guide to the Spa of Leamington Priors and its vicinity

By: MoncrMoncrieff,William Thomas

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Leamington, W G Elliston, 1818

small octavo 16.5 by 10.5 cms, illustrated with a folding plan, original printed boards, covers well used and worn but sound and firm, offered as a cheap copy as it lacks pages 191-206 and the folding map £17.00 View more info