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The Stranger in Liverpool

By: N/A

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Liverpool, Thomas Kaye: 1843

Seller ID: 000245


"An Historical and Descriptive View of the Town and its Environs". Illustrated in black and white. Page edges tanned. Paper title label to spine. No map. Inscription on first page. View more info

Water:a World of Contrasts

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Water Services Association: 1997

Seller ID: 000696


Great days out at the reservoirs of England and Wales. 82pp. 8 pages of colour photographs. Spine bumped, otherwise very good condition. View more info

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I Know Where I'm Going

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Dundee, J B White:

Seller ID: 002160


Undated pamphlet with suggestions for the tourist in the Northern Highlands of Scotland. 48pp illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy. View more info

Vest Pocket Street Plan of Central London With Index of Streets

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Geographia Ltd:

Seller ID: 004458


Undated folding map of London, price-marked 2/6d, so pre-1971. Scale 4.25" to 1 mile. Drawing of Piccadilly Circus to cover. List of streets to reverse of map, with list of places of interest, theatres and cinemas. Slight marking to cover, colour map has slight crease to one section, otherwise near fine, with no tears. View more info

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Chichester's Picture Map of London

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Frsncis Chichester Map Publisher:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005791


Small volume, issued with the compliments of British Ropes Limited, containing colour street maps of London, tube map, places of interest, street index, etc. 93pp. Gilt emblem to front board and lettering to spine. Boards slightly bowed adn fading to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Edinburgh - A Pictorial Souvenir Map of the City, Let's See Edinburgh with Jean as Pilot

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, C J Cousland:

Seller ID: 006843


Undated single sheet comprising black and white drawn map of Edinburgh, showing places of interest, with article on reverse (11pp) entitled 'Let's See Edinburgh! with JEAN as PILOT, A Flying tour of the Scottish Capital', a description of the city as seen from the air, illustrated with 6 colour and 4 black and white drawings and photographs, one with caption 'We walk in town'. Collectable. View more info

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Kenilworth Castle - An Illustrated Guide with a Short History of the Castle from Earliest Times

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1958

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 006848


Official guide to Kenilworth, told in its historical context. Stapled booklet, 32pp, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and photographs, 8 pages printed on pink paper. Slight edgewear and minor marking to rear panel, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Story of Carlisle Cathedral

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Gloucester, The British Publishing Company Ltd:

Edition: 14th Edition

Seller ID: 006866


Stapled booklet. Undated guide to the Cathedral with short history, circa 1950. 56pp illustrated with black and white pen and ink drawings and photographs. Contemporary advertisements. Staples starting to rust and minor creasing to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Story of St Aidan's Church Bamburgh, with Notes on the Castle

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Gloucester, The British Publishing Company Ltd:

Edition: 10th Edition

Seller ID: 006867


Stapled booklet. Undated guide to the Church and Castle with short history, circa 1950. 36pp illustrated with black and white pen and ink drawings. Contemporary advertisements. Staples starting to rust and minor marking to back cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Picture Post Special Coronation Souvenir Number Two - Vol 59, No 11, 13 June 1953

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Hulton Press Ltd: 1953

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008728


Souvenir copy of the "Picture Post", subtitled "God Save the Queen". Articles on the Household Cavalry, celebrations in Somerset villages, Queens of England, the Commonwealth and the Coronation service in Westminster Abbey. 102pp, illustrated in colour and black and white, and with contemporary advertisements. Edges browned and some creasing, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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Illustrated - Week Ending July 4 1953

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Ltd: 1953

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008729


Articles include "Conquest of Everest, the full story in nine pages of vivid pictures", a Royal Colour Souvenir with a double page colour picture of the Royal Family in Coronation dress, and John Arlott o on Len Hutton's rise to fame. 39pp, illustrated in colour and black and white, and with contemporary advertisements. Corners frayed and staples rusting, otherwise very good copy for age. View more info

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Let's See the Lowlands

By: A A Thomson

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition, 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 000103


Humorous account of a car journey round the lowlands of Scotland. Gilt lettering to spine, top edges tinted. Maps inside covers, front and back. Illustrated with 16 black & white photographs. Foxing to page edges and inside covers. Slight wear to top of spine. View more info

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Dictionary of English Place-Names

By: A D Mills

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford & New York, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: Reissued with Corrections

Seller ID: 008586


Excellent reference volume for travellers and local historians. 388pp with glossary. Minor surface scuffing and tiny corner creases, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Wirral

By: Alan Brack

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Chichester, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1988

Edition: Corrected Reprint

Seller ID: 002075


Revised version of this popular work on the history, architecture and landscape of the Wirral. 208pp with index, illustrated with a map and 16 pages of illustrations in black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal bumping to spine and corners and rippling to pages. Former owner's label to front endpaper, otherwise very good clean copy. Unclipped DJ has minor creasing to edges, otherwise very good. View more info

Somewhere in Scotland - The Western Highlands in Pen and Picture

By: Alasdair Alpin MacGregor

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1948

Edition: Revised & Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 004554


A book of recollections and impressions of the Western Highlands of Scotland. 234pp with index, illustrated with colour frontis from an oil painting by Mary Holden Bird and 54 black and white photographs by the author. Spine faded, some bumping to spine and corners, mark to front board, top edges dusty, light foxing to endpapers and former owner's name in pencil, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Lakeland's Mining Heritage - The Last 500 Years

By: Alastair Cameron (Editor)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Alston, Cumbria, Cumbria Amenity Trust Mining History Society: 2000

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 008181


Study of mining and quarrying carried out in the Lake District from the time of Elizabeth I. 215pp with index, illustrated throughout with photographs in colour and black and white. Title to front board and in gilt to spine. Minor bumping to lower corner and top edge and small mark to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor wear to top edges, otherwise very good. View more info

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Fell Wanderer - the Story Behind the Guide Books

By: Alfred Wainwright

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Kendal, Westmorland Gazette Ltd: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007006


Philosophical and entertaining account of the story behind Wainwright's guide-books. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. Slight slant to spine and some bumping to corners, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear, cut and loss to spine and further loss to top edge of front panel, otherwise good/fair. View more info

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Memories of Birmingham - SIGNED COPY

By: Alton Douglas, Dennis Moore, Jo Douglas (Additonal Research)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Studley, Warks, Brewin Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004494


100 years of photographs of Birmingham people, schools, shops and businesses. 112pp illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Signed by Alton Douglas to the title page. Some creasing to the cover, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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Landmarks of Britain

By: Amy Williams

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Leicestershire, Abbeydale Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004499


Compilation of historical, architectural, cultural and natural sites of interest in Great Britain. 188pp illustrated with over 200 full colour photographs. Boards slightly bowed and bump to head of spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some creasing to edges, with some fraying to bottom edge, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested. View more info

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Walker's Britian - The Complete Pocket Guide to Over 240 Walks and Rambles

By: Andrew Duncan (Editor), George Toulin (Completely Revised by)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, BCA: 1992

Edition: Revised & Updated Edition

Seller ID: 006985


Comprehensive guide for the walker in Britain, first published by Pan/Ordnance Survey in 1982, this revised edition published after the routes were re-walked largely by George Toulmin over a 12 month period. 335pp, illustrated throughout with maps and black and white photographs. Slight creasing to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info