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The Story of Lincoln. An Introduction to the History of the City.


Price: £8.00

Publisher: Lincoln: City of Lincoln Education Committee, 1939.:

Seller ID: 30492

1st ed. Pp.231, b/w frontis. + 11 further b/w plates, many line drawings by Austin Garland and Herbert Steadman, maps to endpapers + 4 further maps, gift inscription to inner free endpaper. Green cloth, gilt title and heraldic shield motif to front, gilt title to spine. VG. View more info

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Grave Matters. A Walk in Kensal Green.

By: ADAMS, Eddie.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London: Gloucester Court Reminiscence Group, 2004. 0953821234:

Seller ID: 43504

ISBN: 0953821234

1st edition. "Grave Matters is designed as a walk of about two hours which will take the participants to a cross section of the interesting and famous people buried in Kensal Green. The aim is to provide information about the times and the lives of those whose graves are visited - be they famous or infamous". 21cms x 24cms. Ring binding. Pp.52, black & white and colour photos and illustrations throughout. Paperback. VG. View more info

Saints in Herefordshire. A Study of Dedications.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: Almely: Logaston Press, 1999. 1873827261:

Seller ID: 42369

ISBN: 1873827261

1st edition. "Herefordshire is peculiar amongst English counties, along with Cornwall, in having many churches dedicated to Celtic saints, and brief biographies of these, as well as of biblical and legendary saints, are included. The illustrations (with one exception) are taken from stained glass in churches in the diocese of Hereford." Pp.xii/68, occasional black & white photo illustrations. Paperback. VG. View more info

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Penhurst Place: A Short Account.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells: C.Baldwin Ltd(printers), nd. (c.1950's). 0:

Seller ID: 36576

Penhurst Place stands close to its village on gently rising ground on the north bank of the upper Medway. It has been the seat of the Sidney family since 1552. Pp.28, 8 black & white plates + double page genealogical table of the Sidney family to centre. Red card cover with armorial shield to front, rusting to staples. G+. View more info

The Matlocks and Bakewell. Famous Derbyshire Health Resorts 1893.


Price: £20.00

Publisher: Matlock: The Arkwright Society, 1984.:

Seller ID: 42174

Facsimile reprint of a guide book to the Health Resorts of Derbyshire. "There were many guide books to the Matlock area printed in the nineteenth century but this one is remarkable in its wide view of local, commercial and industrial activity, combined with a detailed and often personalised description of the hotels, hydros and local attractions and in the range of illustrations." 28cms x 21.5cms. Pp.81, black & white photos and illustrations throughout. Paperback. VG. View more info

Wartime Memories.

By: ANQUETIL, Audrey F.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jersey: publisher unknown, nd. (c. 1994.):

Seller ID: 29811

nd. "This is a true account of my life as a schoolgirl in the Bailiwick of Jersey from 1940 to 1945." Pp. 40, portrait frontis, 21 b/w photographs, signed by author 'Audrey Falle, 1994' to inside rear cover. P/b. VG. View more info

Tales From the Parish Pump. A Hundred years of Parish Councils.

By: ARSCOTT, David.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Seaford: S.B.Publications, 1994. 1857700570:

Seller ID: 35374

ISBN: 1857700570

"In 1894 Gladstone's Liberal government replaced the ancient rule of squire and church in English village life with democraticallly elected parish councils. David Arscott's colourful account of a century of grass-roots politiking highlights many of the amusing incidents, bitter struggles and impressive achievements along the way." Pp.98, black & white photos throughout. Pbk. VG. View more info

Documents Relating to the Foundation and Antiquities of the Collegiate Church of Middleham, in the County of York...

By: ATTHILL, William.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Printed for the Camden Society, 1847. 0:

Seller ID: 33845

With an Historical Introduction, and Incidental Notices of the Castle, Town, and Neighbourhood. 22.5cms x 17.5cms. Pp.30/112, gift bookplate to inside front board(George Hildreth Goldsbrough, Wakefield). Green blind-stamped boards, gilt title to spine. VG. View more info

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Pleshey. The Village and Retreat House.

By: AVERY, Margaret.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bishop's Stortford: Ellis & Phillips Ltd(printers), 1973.:

Seller ID: 41873

"The visitor to Pleshey is quickly aware that it is a place full of history: a Roman fortification, a mediaeval castle, a college of priests, many links with the national life, and now the House of Retreat..." Pp.56, signed by the author to title page, black & white photographs throughout + map and occasional black & white illustrations. Paperback. VG. View more info

Folkestone. The Story of a Town.


Price: £10.00

Publisher: Folkestone: C.H.Bishop, 1973. 0:

Seller ID: 34108

"To those who know the town, it will present a fascinating picture of bygone days, past customs and more recent growth.", b/w frontis.plate + 32 further b/w plates, 9 figure illustrations in the text + 2 plans of Folkestone, signed by author to front free endpaper. Turquoise cloth with gilt roundels to front and gilt title to spine, d/w rubbed with tears and small losses. G+/G-. View more info

The Parish of Camberwell.

By: BLANCH, William Harnett.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London: Stephen Marks / The Scolar Press, 1976.:

Seller ID: 45805

Facsimile reprint published by Stephen Marks for the Camberwell Society. Ye Parish of Camerwell. A Brief Account of the Parish of Camberwell, its History and Antiquities. Originally published in 1875, this is still the principal reference work on the history of Camberwell, Peckham, and Dulwich and their surroundings up to the late nineteenth century. Pp.xvi/486/cviii(appendix + index)/6(list of subscribers), 99 black & white illustrations. Brown cloth, dustwrapper has a removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG. View more info

Records of Huntingdonshire. The Journal of the Huntingdonshire Local History Society. Vol.3 No.7.

By: BURN-MURDOCH, B. (editor).

Price: £7.00

Publisher: St Ives: Burn-Murdoch, B./Norris Museum, 1999.:

Seller ID: 44722

Vol.3. No.7. Oliver Cromwell Anniversary Issue 1599-1999. Contents include: The Last Ceremony of Honour by Alan Richardson; Yours Oliver Cromwell by John Goldsmith; The First Cromwell Museum in Huntingdonshire by John Goldsmith; The James Nayler Affair by David Cozens; Family Loyalties by David Cozens; Some Fit Memorial by Bob Burns-Murdoch; The Farmer of St Ives by Rev. Edwin Paxton Hood; and The Huntingdonshire Local History Society. Pp. 56, occasional black & white illustrations. Paperback. VG. View more info

Macclesfield Memories: An Old Picture Postcard Album.

By: CAMPBELL, Gordon.:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Chester: Cheshire Libraries, 1985.:

Seller ID: 32605

1st ed. 14.5cms x 21cms. Composed entirely of postcards from the Macclesfield area. 147 b/w reproduction of photographic postcards. Pbk, crease to front corners. G+. View more info

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Lincolnshire Links With The USA.

By: COOK, A.M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Lincoln: The Subdeanery, 1956. 0:

Seller ID: 38069

Contents: I. Captain John Smith; II. The Pilgrim Fathers; III.Massachusetts: i. The Planters; ii. The Plantation. Pp.xii/90, frontispiece map (John Smith's Map of New England) + 7 portrait plates + other illustrations throughout. Paperback, minor edge wear. VG. View more info


By: COOKSON, Stanley and HINDLE, Herbert.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: NelsonL Hendon Publishing, 1973.:

Seller ID: 32543

1st ed. "Wycoller is one of three hamlets forming Trawden Forest and lies between Pendle Witch country to the west, and Bronte country to the east... It is perhaps best known for its unique Hall, the home of the Cunliffes for over 200 years." 14.5cms x 22cms. Pp.48, b/w photo illustrations throughout, signed by both authors to the title page. Pbk, crease to lower front corner. G+. View more info

Life in Norfolk.

By: DIXON, G.M., & HARLAND, M.G. & H.J.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Peterborough: Minimax Books Ltd., 1979.:

Seller ID: 9166

1st ed. Illustrated book about Norfolk. Pp. 62, illustd. throughout. P/b. Illustd. covers. 29.5 cm.s x 20.5 cms. G+. View more info

Coventry at War. A Pictorial Account. 1939-45.

By: DOUGLAS, Alton, STRETCH, Gordon and HARDY, Clive.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Studley: Brewin Books. 1983.:

Seller ID: 27868

30cms x 21cms. Pp 111, many b/w illustrations. P/b, illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Writing Local History: A Practical Guide.

By: DYMOND, David.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Bedford Square Press, 1981.:

Seller ID: 31794

1st ed. "This step-by-step guide to the writing of local history describes in simple language the process from basic research to the final presentation of material, with examples of how (and how not) to do it." Pp.10/91, small initials to fep. Pbk. VG. View more info

Borough Hill (Daventry) and its History.

By: EDGAR, William.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London: Taylor and Francis, 1923.:

Seller ID: 39195

1st edition.History of Borough Hill near Daventry, Northamptonshire. Part One covers the general history and topography including its Roman history and its part in the English Civil War. Part Two is a Collection of the Principal Commentaries on Borough Hill including Camden's "Britannia" (1607), Morton's "Natural History of Northamptonshire" (1712), Walpole's "New British Traveller"(1784) and several other important writings on the area., colour frontispiece (Roman Pavement discovered at Borough Hill) + 33 further black & white plates + 8 figure illustration... View more info

Leicester: A Pictorial History.

By: ELLIOTT, Malcolm.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chichester: Phillimore & Co. Ltd., 1983.:

Seller ID: 28749

1st ed. "Leicester is one of those towns which has only recently become aware of the importance of its architectural and historical heritage." 25.2cms. x 19cms. Unpaginated, 7 colour & 161 b/w plates, illustrated endpapers. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w price-clipped. VG/G+. View more info