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1 100 Views of Oxford
Penrose & Palmer, No date given probably circa 1925 Staple bound card covers Near Fine 
Unpaginated, 16 leaves, 100 sepia photographic views. In decorated wrappers, tiny amount of wear to overhang, corners slightly bumped, staples rusted but generally a very clean copy. 101900 
Price: 21.60 GBP
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A Pictorial & Descriptive Guide to the Thames from Putney to Cricklade.
2 A Pictorial & Descriptive Guide to the Thames from Putney to Cricklade.
Ward Lock No date given Fifth Edition Very Good Illustrated with mono photos 
Stiff cloth-covered card covers,. Rounded corners. Interesting notice from the publishers bound in saying that 'owing to the Control of Maps Order and other exigencies of the situation it is not at present possible to include the customary complete set of maps and plans in this guide.' Apart from the fact that calling W W 2 a 'situation' might be construed as a slight understatement, this would seem to date the edition fairly accurately. 115982 
Price: 5.40 GBP
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3 Motoring and Hiking Map Section J
W and A K Johnston circa 1920 fold-out map Good 
Covering Aldershot, Aylesbury, Cirencester, Devizes, Henley, Newbury, Oxford, Reading, Salisbury, Swindon and Winchester. Some wear to cover overhangs 103135 
Price: 8.10 GBP
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4 Ordnance Survey half inch map of Bristol and Cardiff
Ordnance Survey 1925 Folded map Good 
Mounted on Linen. Cover design by Ellis Mertin showing open tourer gong through leafy lane. Price 2/9d. Some repair to front cover. 103194 
Price: 7.20 GBP
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The Midlands: Tourist Information and Index of Places
5 The Midlands: Tourist Information and Index of Places
Bartholomew 0702808628 / 9780702808623 Fold-out map Near Fine Illustrated with maps of the Midlands. 
703148 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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Epping Forest: It's literary and historical associations, Addison, William
6 Addison, William Epping Forest: It's literary and historical associations
J. M. Dent & Sons 1946 Hardback no Dust Wrapper Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white plates 
Ex school library with minimal markings. Some shelf wear. 585002 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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Essex Heyday, Addison, William
7 Addison, William Essex Heyday
J M Dent 1949 First Edition Hardback without dust wrapper. Good to Very Good With 35 illustrations on collogravure. 
A fascinating and very readable sketch of social life in seventeenth century Essex. Some shelf wear to covers. 110070 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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View North: A long look at Northern England, Alderson, Frederick
8 Alderson, Frederick View North: A long look at Northern England
Newton Abbot: David & Charles 1968 0715342827 / 9780715342824 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper Fine Near Fine Illustrated with black and white photographs 
The mystique is peeled away from 'the other England', revealing a land of comedy and tragedy, beauty and ugliness, rural splendour and urban squalor. Wrapper now protected in clear acetate. 606063 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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9 Alexander, Matthew More Surrey Tales (SIGNED COPY)
Countryside Books 1986 0905392612 / 9780905392615 First Edition Trade Paperback. UNREAD With illustrations by Don Osmond 
Signed and inscribed by the Author on the half-title. 96pp. 118024 
Price: 10.80 GBP
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Ireby, Allen, Maureen
10 Allen, Maureen Ireby
Kendal: MTP Media 2004 0952604930 / 9780952604938 Staple Bound Card Covers Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white period photographs and a map 
33pp. Ireby is in Cumbria, about 12 miles from Keswick. 761088 
Price: 8.55 GBP
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The Mersey Estuary, Allison, J E
11 Allison, J E The Mersey Estuary
Liverpool University Press 1949 First Edition Medium format paperback. Good. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, drawings, diagrams, maps, and two tipped-in fold-out colour maps of Liverpool and Birkenhead Docks. 
Some cover wear. Previous owner's inscription on endpaper. A 60pp overview of Liverpool docks and the Mersey estuary in the immediate post war period. 695001 
Price: 11.95 GBP
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A History of the County of York: East Riding: Volume V: Holderness: Southern Part, Allison, K J (ed)
12 Allison, K J (ed) A History of the County of York: East Riding: Volume V: Holderness: Southern Part
Oxford University Press [OUP] for the Institute of Historical Research 1984 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Near Fine Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and maps 
Wrapper now protected in removable clear acetate sleeve. Folio (xvi), 22pp. including index and corrigenda Our price includes a shipping adjustment to allow for an extra heavy book or set. Normal shipping/postage rates will apply. We will not ask you for extra shipping. 754001 
Price: 53.55 GBP
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A Little Book of London, Anderson, John
13 Anderson, John A Little Book of London
Oxford University Press 1939 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good. Worn illustrated with black-and-white photographic plates. Map endpapers. 
Wrapper has considerable edge wear and chipping, notably at spine ends and corners. 80 pp. 700113 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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A Short Chronicle Concerning the Parish of Croydon in the County of Surrey, Anderson, John Corbet
14 Anderson, John Corbet A Short Chronicle Concerning the Parish of Croydon in the County of Surrey
1882 Hardback without dust wrapper Very Good Illustrated with maps, etc. 
SUBSCRIBERS COPY, PRINTED PRIOR TO THE FIRST EDITION. no publisher given. No adverts.) Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co., Edinburgh. Recently rebound and rebacked in quarter burgundy morocco on original buckram boards. Gilt titles and decoration. Chapters cover the Geology; Prehistoric, Roman and Saxon Croydon; the Old Church, the Parish Register, the Domesday Book, the site of Croydon Church and Palace, the Archiepiscopal Palace, Lords of the Manor, Manorial, Ancient description and chronology, past topography, miscellaneous, and modern development. Bookplate on front free endpaper . Pages untrimmed. Corners of original boards bumped, but otherwise a very handsome copy. 104114 
Price: 85.50 GBP
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15 Andrew, Martin. Sussex Pictorial Memories.
Waterton Press / Frith Publishing 1998 1842150309 First Edition Hardback with pictorial boards and matching dust w Fine Near Fine 
150 finely detailed sepia period photographs from the Francis Frith collection, with extended captions to pictures and introduction. 116293 
Price: 5.18 GBP
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Bygone Warwickshire, Andrews, William (ed)
16 Andrews, William (ed) Bygone Warwickshire
Hull: William Andrews & Co 1893 Hardback without Dust Wrapper. Very Good. Illustrated in half-tone throughout text. 
Light shelf wear. Ex College library with book plate, stamps, and usual minor imperfections. Stout leathercloth library binding. 284pp including bibliography and comprehensive index. 667028 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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A List of the Master, Wardens, Court of Assistants, and Livery of the Worshipful Company of Innholders of London, Anon
17 Anon A List of the Master, Wardens, Court of Assistants, and Livery of the Worshipful Company of Innholders of London
Worshipful Company of Inholders of London 1997 Staple bound card covers Very Good or Better 
Handwriting on front cover . 35pp 103370 
Price: 5.40 GBP
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Birmingham and District Old and New: Useful Knowledge for Health and Home, Anon
18 Anon Birmingham and District Old and New: Useful Knowledge for Health and Home
Souvenir Magazines Ltd 1933 First edition Hardback without dust wrapper Good to very good Illustrated with period advertising matter. 
Some shelf wear. Gilt titles dulled. (viii) 151pp, 734063 
Price: 14.50 GBP
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Birmingham Post & Mail Year Book and Who's Who, Anon
19 Anon Birmingham Post & Mail Year Book and Who's Who
Kingslea Press 1991 0951752308 / 9780951752302 42nd Issue Hardback without Dust Wrapper. Near Fine Illustrated with black-and-white photographs 
Light shelf wear only. 675024 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Dartmoor: National Park Guide No. 1, Anon
20 Anon Dartmoor: National Park Guide No. 1
Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1976 0117004782 / 9780117004788 Paperback Very Good Illustrated in black-and-white 
582174 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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