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Changing March.

By: BEVIS, Trevor.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: March: Westrydale Press, 1988. 90168029X:

Seller ID: 40628

ISBN: 90168029X


A look at the history of the Cambridgeshire town of March. Landscape format. 21cms x 29.5cms. Pp.62, black & white aerial and other photos + line drawing illustrations by the author throughout. Red card covers. VG. View more info

Snippets from Old Peterborough.

By: BEVIS, Trevor.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: March: Privately published by T.A.Bevis, 1994. 0901680559:

Seller ID: 40921

ISBN: 0901680559


"Little bits of history are tucked away in every nook and cranny of towns and villages, in streets, museums, libraries, churches, humble and great houses. Legend and fact mingle, mouldering in darkened corners, in minds and then put away. Here are a few snippets linking our tumultuous and wearying times with the leisurely, homely pace of yesteryear." Pp.42, several black & white photos and line drawings throughout. Paperback. VG. View more info

The Wisbech Martyrs. William Wolsey and Robert Pygott. Executed at Ely October 16th, 1555.

By: BEVIS, Trevor.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: March: Trevor Bevis, 1993. 0901680478:

Seller ID: 41415

ISBN: 0901680478


"At Wisbech two quite ordinary men, convinced of the truth, steadfastly refused to recant. They lit their candles and their earthly lives ended in the consuming flames in the shadow of the grey bulk of Ely cathedral." Pp.18, black & white frontispiece + some figure illustrations. Paperback. Scarce. VG. View more info

High Stewards of the Borough of Cambridge: An Enquiry.

By: KEYNES, Florence Ada.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Privately Printed at the University Press, 1954.:

Seller ID: 41574


1st edition. Provides a sketch of the medieval background of the office of High Steward which does not itself appear in English municipal life until the close of the Middle Ages. There is also a brief account of the holders of the office in Cambridge until the 1950s. Written when the author was 93. Pp.32, errata slip tipped in, these errors corrected neatly in ink to the two pages concerned. Paperback, owner's name (P.R.Smythe) to top of front cover. G+. ** Florence Ada Keynes (née Brown; 1861 – February 1958) was the mother of the renowned economist John Maynard Keynes who became the fir... View more info

The Colleges of Cambridge. (Photographed by Edward Leigh.)

By: LITTLE, Bryan.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bath: Adams & Dart, 1973.:

Seller ID: 27781


1st ed. "Each college is illustrated by a specially taken photograph, so that the book is both an historical and visual record of the traditions and architecture of Cambridge." Pp. 7/192, 33 b/w photographs. Light blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated dustwrapper has minor edge wear. VG/G+. View more info

Cambridge in Brief.

By: MELLANBY, Ruth.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Heffer and Sons Ltd, 1950.:

Seller ID: 40646


1st edition. "This pamphlet is not designed to be a history of the University of Cambridge, but merely to give an indication of the chief features of the various Colleges, and a brief mention of some of the famous men belonging to them." Pp.24, double page map to centre, rusting to staples. Paperback. G+. View more info

Cambridgeshire. (Shell Guide).

By: SCARFE, Norman.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: Faber and Faber, 1983. 0571098177:

Seller ID: 44805

ISBN: 0571098177


1st edition. "What Cambridgeshire is - itsphysical boundaries, its patterns of building, its relationship to East Anglia and the Midlands - emerges, parish by parish..." 23.5cms x 18cms. Pp.224, black & white photos throughout + double page map to end. Fawn cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info