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MY COUNTRY OF THE PELICAN DREAMING. The life of an Australian Aborigine of the Gadjerong, Grant Ngabidj, 1904-1977 as told to Bruce Shaw.
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MY COUNTRY OF THE PELICAN DREAMING. The life of an Australian Aborigine of the Gadjerong, Grant Ngabidj, 1904-1977 as told to Bruce Shaw.

By Grant Ngabidj

Very Good Paperback. clean, no inscriptions . First Edition. An enthralling account of a black man's life (1904-1977) - a panorama of his personal, cultural and individual idioms and his people and universal communalities.with 1904 as a birth date he is close to recalls of the 19th centrury and familiar with those of the 20th century, including the massacres.his story nonetheless based in his Pelican dreaming of the Gadgerong people and their vast Kimberly country, set out in maps & a pic. Dr Bruce Shaw's background matches empathies. 202pp. Please See Photos for Condition. B4

$26.98

Warp and Weft The Somerset and Wiltshire Woollen Industry
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Warp and Weft The Somerset and Wiltshire Woollen Industry

By Kenneth Rogers

FINE BOOK AND FINE WRAPPER. DOUBLE SIGNED Limited Edition. loth. Condition: Fine book Dust Jacket Condition: fine. By Kenneth Rogers FSA with drawings by Alan Andrew. First. 144pp. Well illustrated throughout. Limited edition - number 122 - signed by the author, Ken Rogers and Allan Andrew , (Drawings). A comprehensive review - great reference. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings and map to rear end-papers. The history of the woollen industry in the west country, SOMERSET & WILTSHIRE, which dates back to the 12th century, up until the post WWII, describing the activities of the workers, weavers, machinery and merchants. An excellent copy in like d/w . B2

$60.72

Illustrated London
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Illustrated London

By Peter Ackroyd

VERY GOOD+ THROUGHOUT: Scarce SIGNED COPY - Peter Ackroyd. This fine unread copy is bound in cloth covered boards with bright gilt titling to the spine, tight, white, bright and square. The unclipped dust wrapper is also in mint condition. Lavish, large format picture book about London, with Peter Ackroyd's inimitable text (taken from London: A Biography), new pictures and new captions. Divided into four parts: 1) In the beginning Roman and Medieval London, ending with the Black Death; 2) Red Contrasts the Great Fire of 1666 with the Blitz of 1944, and tells the story of both in gripping narrative; 3) Motley Theatrical London, including street fairs, street theatre, London as mob and crowd etc; 4) Black The industrial revolution, the London poor and homeless, London as centre of empire (including emigration), London prisons, huge expansion of the metropolis (including the London suburbs). Illustrated with over 200 images, including paintings, maps and modern graphics, drawings and other works of art. This large landscape book weighs 1.5 Kilos, Please See Photos for Condition B1

$47.22

The Book of Yearly Recollections of SAMUEL THORNTON, ESQ. of CLAPHAM AND ALBURY PARK, IN THE COUNTY OF SURREY
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The Book of Yearly Recollections of SAMUEL THORNTON, ESQ. of CLAPHAM AND ALBURY PARK, IN THE COUNTY OF SURREY

By Samuel Thornton

240 rough cut pages - hardback. Very Good Internally, slight wear to board edges , firm binding. Full Title " The Book of Yearly Recollections of SAMUEL THORNTON, ESQ.,of CLAPHAM AND ALBURY PARK, IN THE COUNTY OF SURREY.M.P. For that Shire.Born November 6, 1754. Died July 3, 1838. Privately Printed and Published by John Thornton, Samuel Thornton was his great-grandfather. Inscribed "Uncle Reginald, from his affectionate nephew, (Signed) John Thornton. Also nameplate of Reginald Thornton, Birkin House, Dorchester. Please See Photos for Condition.Very Scare book. B3

$134.95

Mark Rolle: His Architectural Legacy in the Lower Otter Valley
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Mark Rolle: His Architectural Legacy in the Lower Otter Valley

By Alan Ford

FINE Author signed pb. 88 pages. RARE SIGNED COPY of this glossy pb. FINE internally with slightly grubby back cover. Mark Rolle: His architectural Legacy in the Lower Otter Valley. Devon, East Devon, Budleigh Salterton, River Otter. Please See Photos for Condition A3

$20.23

Winks and Wagging Tails: Remininiscences of a Nineteen-Forties London Vet.
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Winks and Wagging Tails: Remininiscences of a Nineteen-Forties London Vet.

By Robert E. Ablett

Remininiscences of a Nineteen-Forties LONDON Vet. Memories of a Veterinary Surgeon. Signed and dated by the author 22/8/2011. Fine paperback, Please see photos. A3

$33.73

A STRUTTON Family History
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A STRUTTON Family History

By ALFRED STRUTTON

128 pages hardback. Strutton family history. Scarce. Fine Internally. Fine Binding and boards. Illustrate. d, Family Tree. Please See Photos for Condition. A3

$40.47

A BACKWARD GLANCE
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A BACKWARD GLANCE

By Eileen Briggs

FINE COPY. SIGNED & Inscribed by the AUTHOR. " To Pamela & Dennis, with very best wishes from Eileen Briggs" Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. The author grew up in Bracknell when it was little more than a village. In this book, she contrasts the old with the new in words, poems and photographs, describing the people of the town's past and their vanished way of life. Eileen Briggs, who has lived in Bracknell all her life, was stung by criticisms that her home town had n o history. To prove such criticisms wrong, she has written t his account of Bracknell's past. '. 139 pages + 10 prelims. Many b/w photographs and other illustrations. Red boards in jacket. Condition: There is a small wet stain which only affects the jacket's inner surface. may have been production fault. Please See Photos for Condition Bracknell , Berkshire, A3

$40.47

History of The School of St Helen & St Katherine
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History of The School of St Helen & St Katherine

By Gerald Howat

2003. First edition. Paperback. Fine. 1st Edition. Published by North Moreton Press in 2003, this is the first softback printing of Gerald Howat's A History of The School of St Helen and St Katharine. 163 pages, illustrated card covers, the book is in very good ++ condition . Abingdon, Oxfordshire . A1

$33.73

Wills of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk 1625-1626
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Wills of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk 1625-1626

By Marion E, Allen

Suffolk Records Society. 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good +. FINE condition with Very Good + wrapper. no inscriptions. Published by Boydell Press of Suffolk in 1995 on behalf of the Suffolk Records Society. Hardcover. . Dark green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. Inside the book the pages are in very clean and in excellent order. 283pp. Map end-papers.Volume 37 the fourth volume in a series covering the 17th century wills of Suffolk ALMOST AS NEW A1

$17.53

Fermanagh Remembered: A Family Story.
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Fermanagh Remembered: A Family Story.

By Bernard Burbridge-Gale

First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. 232 pages, illustrated. Burbridge Gale Family History. The atuhor grew up around Kesh and Ederney, served in world war two. This s family history but a large part is of Fermanagh in the 1920's and 1930's. Rare copy. No inscriptions. Very Good Plus condition. S4

$18.89

Golden Years of Keighley (Memories)
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Golden Years of Keighley (Memories)

By Mcilroy, Kevin

Halifax, Yorkshire, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. This is the scarce HARDBACK printing published in association with Harrison & Clough Limited. Large Format. 120 pages. No inscriptions Clean. Wrapper. Golden Years of Keighley is a collection of photographs form a time not-so-long-ago. It is not a history book, rather a nostalgic look at life concentrating on that most eventful period in our recent past centred around the 1940s, 50s and 60s.Each picture is brought to life with generous, well researched captions that will rekindle thoughts of how things were in the Keighley of our childhood, the Keighley of our parents, and perhaps even our grandparents. Inside this book you will find images of everyday life, including people at work, at play, on the move and in the town centre. Every facet of Keighley nostalgia finds a place. Above all these images are intended to bring back memories of how things were in a time that seems like only yesterday... S4

$9.43

Community and Spirit: the story of Holy Ghost Church Exmouth 1915 - 2015
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Community and Spirit: the story of Holy Ghost Church Exmouth 1915 - 2015

By Canham, Siobhan

: Holy Ghost Church Exmouth, 2015. First edition. Paperback. As New. Large Format Soft Cover Book. Church History, Exmouth. 100 pages. As new. Illustrated. includes separate booklet: A Walk through the History of Holy Ghost Church, Exmouth. S4

$13.50

in a nutshell
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in a nutshell

By West, Anne

2000. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Fine Softcover: 40 pages, autobiography with b&w photographs Very lightly read copy : clean text, bright cover, uncreased spine, and free of name, notes etc. S4

$26.99

The Meeting of Dragons: The story of the Priddles of Curry Mallat and of migration into South wales.
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The Meeting of Dragons: The story of the Priddles of Curry Mallat and of migration into South wales.

By Bob Priddle

Bob Priddle, no date. First edition. Paperback. Priddle family. Family History research of the Priddles . Fine book. No inscriptions. Rare Copy. Privately published. Unpaginated. Over 60 pages . Illustrated.. S4

$26.99

Patrick Robert Mitchell: My Story
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Patrick Robert Mitchell: My Story

By Mitchell, Laura

Laura Mitchell, 2015. First edition. Paperback. Fine. SIGNED by Laura Mitchell on Title Page. 153 pages. Illustrated. This story is one that needed to be told. The life story of a a local Sidmouth man named Patrick: a story that is anything but average.. Born in 1929 to a a woman from St Micheals Mount and a Dukes valet, Patrick Mitchell's life is one of wonder, entertainment, and to a good degree pure luck and coincidence. Over the years life leads Patrick on a series of mischievous and unlikely adventures ..... A3

$13.50

Fen Boy First
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Fen Boy First

By Edward Storey

1992. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / fine. Inscription " Signed for Kate Herenius in friendship Edward Storey 26th March 1992" Otherwise fine + book and fine wrapper. 1992. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original moss green paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 189 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs to the centre. Tells the story of a boy growing up during the 1930s and 1940s in the small fenland town of Whittlesey - a town balanced between agriculture and the brick industry. Set against the events of the past as well as the present. Jacket Illustration by Mac Gregory. S4

$26.98

Aston Rowant Parish Through the Ages: A Brief History of Aston Rowant, Chalford, Copcourt, Kingston Blount and Kingston Stert
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Aston Rowant Parish Through the Ages: A Brief History of Aston Rowant, Chalford, Copcourt, Kingston Blount and Kingston Stert

By Di Eaton and Jan Gooders

Author Published, 1988. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. fine internally with a presentation inscription by the authors. Slight rubbing and creasing to covers. 79pp., b/w. illustrations.Inscribed: " To Mary, Thank you for all your help and encouragement. Jan and Di". VERY SCARCE BOOK. S4

$20.23

Three shades of green: the first century of the Devon Dumplings Cricket Club
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Three shades of green: the first century of the Devon Dumplings Cricket Club

By Peter G SPENCER

Exeter, 2001. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Fine, Clean, no inscriptions, paperback. 168 pages. Illustrated. The title tells you nearly everything. Cricket. Devon Dumplings Club. S4

$16.18

Salcombe Harbour Remembered: A Pictorial record of the maritime activities of Salcombe Harbour
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Salcombe Harbour Remembered: A Pictorial record of the maritime activities of Salcombe Harbour

By Len Fairweather, Muriel & David Murch

UK: Privately Printed, 1982. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Used, Large Size softcover. B&W Photographs; 32 pages. A pictorial record of Salcombe . Devon. S4

$13.50

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