Historical Geography

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Historical Geography Books & Ephemera

Great Voyages Of Exploration

Great Voyages Of Exploration

by Brosse, Jacques

History of the Great Western Railway Volume 2 1863 - 1921.

History of the Great Western Railway Volume 2 1863 - 1921.

by MacDermot, E. T.; Clinker, C. R

Shepperton: Ian Allan Limited, 1964. 362 pages. 980g. Green cloth boards FINE in a bright and clean Very Good d/w with repaired tear to top of spine, now in clear removable wrap. Illustrateed with b/w photographs, and fold-out maps. The second fully revised volume of the history of the GWR as it developed into the rail company that is so well known today. . Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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£14.00
Hostage in Peking

Hostage in Peking

by Grey, Anthony

London: Michael Joseph, 1970. 343pp. 600g. Red cloth boards Near FINE with contents tight and clean, in a Very Good edge-rubbed slightly sun darkened d/w. Illustrated with b/w plates.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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£6.84
Fighting Cock #3

Fighting Cock #3

by Williams, Walter

Williams, Walter. Fighting Cock #3 (1964). Original woodcut print in three colors: black, orange and red. 20 in x 24 ½ in (image) 29 in (sheet). Signed by the artist, "Walter Williams 1964 imp." This woodblock print is number 94 of an edition of only 200. IGAS Series No. 62, January 1965. Walter Williams (1920 – 1988) was an African-American painter and printmaker, born in Brooklyn, New York, where he attended the Brooklyn Museum Art School, studying with Ben Shahn, Gregorio Prestopino, Reuben Tam and... Read more
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$4,500.00
More Memories of Huddersfield

More Memories of Huddersfield

by Holland. Phil

Halifax, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom: True North Books, 1997. Not paginated. 690g. Nostalgic photographs of local people, places and events from 1040 to 1970. Illustrated in b/w. Soft covers . The top of the spine is a little damaged probably from a knock or fall, o/w book is Near FINE wth the contents tight and clean.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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£11.97
Pleasure Town: Cheltenham 1830-1860

Pleasure Town: Cheltenham 1830-1860

by Bell, Arthur

RICHARD SADLER, 1981. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st printing. Firmly bound and carefully read. The book is in VG clean condition with some wear to the edge of the hard cover. No inscription or ownership markings. No torn, loose or missing pages. Coloured pictorial cover without a jacket. Illustrated in b/w..
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£6.50
Dr. A. T. Still: Founder of Osteopathy

Dr. A. T. Still: Founder of Osteopathy

by Lane, M. A

Kessinger Pub, 2007. Paperback. New. Kessinger Pub, 2007. Paperback. New. 228 pp. Facsimile reprint of original 1918 edition. Brand new. [B6]
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$15.00
Tarring: A Walk Through Its History

Tarring: A Walk Through Its History

by Davies, Roger

Privately Published, 1990. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st printing. Firmly bound & seems unread. Both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss..
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£10.50
Skyliners: Mainliners, Falcons and Flagships Volume One, North America

Skyliners: Mainliners, Falcons and Flagships Volume One, North America

by George Hamlin

Florida, USA: World Transport Press, 1993. 110 pages, 725g. Pictorial laminated boards FINE. Illustrated with superb, near full page colour photos of the following vintage airliners from the golden age: Boeing 707, 727, 737, Douglas DC-3, DC-4, DC-6, DC-7, DC-8, DC-9, Lockheed Electra and Constellation, Convair-Liner series as well as Convair 880 and 990, Bristol Britannia, and even Se210 Caravelle.. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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£18.00
Salisbury.

Salisbury.

by Joy. David

London: Batsford., 1951. 86 pages. 290g. Red cloth boards with slight foxing to half title page, and contents tight and clean. Near FINE in V.G slightly marked and rubbed d/w with slightly faded spine. One of the `British Heritage' series. Illustrated with 52 b/w photographs, plus map and plan of cathedral.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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£4.28
Teddy Bears and Doodle-bugs: A London Child's View of World War Two

Teddy Bears and Doodle-bugs: A London Child's View of World War Two

by Hollings, Jacqueline

The Book Guild, 2010. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st printing. Firmly bound and very carefully read. There is some minor corner bumping to the hard cover bit otherwise both book & jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or los. Price clipped jacket..
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£8.50
Huddersfield - A Third Selection [ Britain in Old Photographs ]

Huddersfield - A Third Selection [ Britain in Old Photographs ]

by Wheeler. Hazel

Stroud: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1994. 127pp. 270g. A nostalic look at Huddersfield over the past one hundred years, illustrated with over 200 b/w photographs. Soft covers with minimal edgerubbing o/w FINE. SIGNED by author on half-title page.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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£5.13
The Pedant's Revolt: Know What Know-It-Alls Know

The Pedant's Revolt: Know What Know-It-Alls Know

by Barham, Andrea

NY: Delacorte Press/Bantam Dell. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Printing. Hardcover. Like new condition. DJ improved with new, clear mylar cover. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 148 pages .
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$5.79
South African Protocol and Other Formalities

South African Protocol and Other Formalities

by Nicol, Margaret

(Cape Town: Nasionale Boekhandel, 1964). 8vo; original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; dustwrapper; pp. 100 + (viii). Dustwrapper a little rubbed; some tape marks and foxing to endpapers; some spotting to edges and occasionally elsewhere. Good condition. This manual covers such subjects as precedence, social lists and selection of guests, formal calling, visiting cards, invitations, functions and entertainments, modes of address, decorations, orders and medals, and correspondence (official and... Read more
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£12.50
Life of Danton.

Life of Danton.

by Beesly. A.H

London: Longmans, Green., 1899. xv + 355pp. 1.04Kg. Blue cloth boards, which are a little scuffed on extremities, with a small loss of cloth surface to top of spine. Internally there is an inscription to front endpaper and a little darkening to page edges ,o/w contents are tight and clean with a few of the pages still uncut. Illustrated with a frontispiece of a sepia tone portait of Danton with tissue guard. Owing to the weight an extra shipping charge will be incurred.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover.... Read more
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£13.68
Great Western Horse Power

Great Western Horse Power

by Russell, Janet K.L

Yeovil: Oxford Publishing Co., 1995. 224 pages, 1.2kg. Green cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w with crease to top rear edge, now in clear protective wrap. Signed by the author to free-end paper. Illustrated with b/w photographsand scaled line drawings. The use and care of horses, their vehicles and equipment are fully described and illustrated with a selection of period photographs and line drawings.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Half-Leather. Fine/Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
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£33.25
Bygone Fareham

Bygone Fareham

by Moore, Pamela

United Kingdom: Phillimore, 1990. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & jacket are in VG condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss but jacket is price clipped.
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£8.50
Plymouth Through the Lens No.2

Plymouth Through the Lens No.2

by Moseley. Brian [ Compiler]

Plymouth: Published By the Author, 1985. 64 pages. 230g. Soft card covers. Near MINT The 2nd volume of a series making up a photographic history of Plymouth and its surrounding areas. . Soft Cover. Near MINT. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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£13.68
Newgate: London's Prototype of Hell

Newgate: London's Prototype of Hell

by Stephen Halliday

Sutton Publishing, 2006. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. .
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£12.00
Dover in Old Picture Postcards.

Dover in Old Picture Postcards.

by Hollingsbee, Bob

Netherlands: The European Library, 1989. not paginated approx 80 pages, 240g. Oblong formay blue cloth boards Near MINT. Illustrated with 75 b/w photographs with explanatory text.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near MINT/No d/w. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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£12.83
Tratado Clínico Iconográfico Dermatologia Quirúrgica: Primera Seccion de las Leccions de Clínica Quirúrgica

Tratado Clínico Iconográfico Dermatologia Quirúrgica: Primera Seccion de las Leccions de Clínica Quirúrgica

by GINÉ Y PARTAGÁS, D. Juan

Barcelona: Establecimiento Tipográfico la Academia de Evaristo Ullastres, 1880. First Edition. Thick octavo (22.75cm.); contemporary full tree calf, black gilt spine labels, marbled endpapers; [2],xii,[2],838pp. & 20 leaves of plates of which three are comprised of mounted original photographs and 12 are color chromolithographs. Leathera bit rubbed along extremities with some surface scratching to spine, textblock rather uniformly foxed and a bit browned, else Very Good, plates near fine.
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$750.00
Warp and Weft: The Story of the Somerset and Wiltshire Woollen Industry

Warp and Weft: The Story of the Somerset and Wiltshire Woollen Industry

by Rogers, Kenneth, H

Buckingham: Barracuda Books, 1986. 144 pages, 630g. Brown cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w very slightly sunned to rear. No. 95 of a Limited Edition. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings and map to rear end-papers. The history of the woollen industry in the west country, which dates back to the 12th century, up until the post WWII, describing the activities of the workers, weavers, machinary and merchants.. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Near MINT/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12"... Read more
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£29.93
Medicine on Trial: The Appalling Story of Ineptitude, Malfeasance, Neglect, and Arrogance

Medicine on Trial: The Appalling Story of Ineptitude, Malfeasance, Neglect, and Arrogance

by Inlander, Charles B., Lowell S. Levin, and Ed Weiner

New York, New York: Prentice Hall Press, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Used Book: Hard Cover Light edge wear and rubbing to dustjacket. Remainder mark.
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$8.50
Around Woodstock in Old Photographs (Britain in Old Photographs)

Around Woodstock in Old Photographs (Britain in Old Photographs)

by James Bond

Sutton Publishing Ltd, 1991. Book. Near Fine. Paperback. 1st Edition. Excellent clean condition and seems unread. Just very slight corner bumping to the cover. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. Illustrated with b/w photos..
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£7.00
Windsor and Eton: Centuries of Change

Windsor and Eton: Centuries of Change

by Sheila Rooney

Breedon Books Publishing Co Ltd, 2002. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in VG clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. Some light wear to the jacket. Illustrated in b/w. .
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£7.00
Bromley: From the Earliest Times to the Present Century

Bromley: From the Earliest Times to the Present Century

by Horsburgh, E.L.S

Lodgemark Press, 1980. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Reprint of the 1929 edition published by Hodder & Stoughton. Firmly bound and seems unread. Both book & jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings.The jacket has a couple of very small edge tears but no loss. Illustrated in b/w with foldout map at the rear and a colour frontis..
Item Price
£12.00