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READING: OUR TOWN 1950-2001
Written by Harold Hill.
Stock no. 1826073
Published by Breedon Books Publishing Co.. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An illustrated record of the massive redevelopment that transformed Reading over the 50 years. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 185983275X. A few light 'spots' to front pastedown else a lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

Price: £12.50 £10.63.

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DATCHET PAST
Written by Janet Kennish.
Stock no. 2136327
Published by Phillimore & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1860771033.

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THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL I
Written by John Britton; Edward Wedlake Brayley.
Stock no. 2134496
Published by Vernor & Hood. 1st 1801. Very good condition.

Three quarters brown leather binding, marbled boards. Gilt titles to spine. Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Bucks. 400 pages + List + 29 plates. Spine is faded with some marks. Browning and foxspots to marbled boards. Ink stamp to front pastedown. Page browning and some foxing.

Price: £100.00 £85.00.

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METHODISM IN MAIDENHEAD 1829-1979
Written by Peter Hardiment.
Stock no. 2124205
Published by Barracuda Books. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. B/w photos. Includes a list of ministers. ISBN: 0860231119. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and edges, with some edge-creasing.

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OUR VILLAGE
Written by Mary Russell Mitford. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1317063
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1893. Almost very good condition.

Limited edition of four hundred ad seventy copies of the large paper edition. Dark red cloth, white title label to spine. 256 pages, edges untrimmed. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers faded to spine and edges, title-label to spine rubbed. Name and address in ink to front pastedown. Name in pencil to front endpaper. Browning and foxing to endpapers. Joints starting to crack. Page browning throughout.

Price: £34.00 £28.90.

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THE FLORA OF BERKSHIRE
Written by H.J.M. Bowen.
Stock no. 1814513
Published by Holywell Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w distribution maps to rear. Bookplate to front endpaper and name and date in ink. Slight musty odour present.

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WANDERINGS IN WESSEX: AN EXPLORATION OF THE SOUTHERN REALM FROM ITCHEN TO OTTER
Written by Edric Holmes. Illustrated by Mary M. Vigers; Edric Holmes.
Stock no. 1813284
Published by Robert Scott. Circa 1922. Very good condition.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. Top edge green. B/w full page drawings plus numerous illustrations in the text. 380 pages including index.

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OUR VILLAGE
Written by Mary Russell Mitford. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson; Alfred Rawlings.
Stock no. 2119098
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1910. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles and gilt shepherd vignette to front cover. 16 tipped-in colour plates by Rawlings. Numerous b/w illustrations by Thomson. Top edge gilt. Covers are unevenly browned. A few chips and nicks at cloth; with a little fraying in places. Plate to opposite page 27 is MISSING (mounting card and tissue-guard are still present, but plate no longer there). Some foxing and page browning.

Price: £25.00 £21.25.

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ARCHIE AND THE STRICT BAPTISTS
Written by John Betjeman. Illustrated by Phillida Gili.
Stock no. 1504435
Published by John Murray. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of Archibald Ormsby Gore, the teddy bear. This book tells of his youthful adventures while hunting for history and flying with home-made wings over the Berkshire Downs and over the village with its church, its four chapels and four public houses. Yellow boards with small gilt vignette of teddy and title in gilt to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0719534291. SIGNED by author to half-title page. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Odd tiny spot to covers. Page edges are browned otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss from top 2" of rear fold. Spine slightly faded.

Price: £185.00 £157.25.

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THE BIRDS OF BERKSHIRE
Written by Peter Standley; N.J. Bucknell; Andy Swash; Ian D. Collins. Illustrated by Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 1810932
Published by The Berkshire Atlas Group. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive summary of the records of every species observed in Berkshire since records began. Green boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations and distribution maps. vi and 388 pages including index. ISBN: 0952929708. Includes Birds of Berkshire Bookmark.

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THE WILTS AND BERKS CANAL
Written by L.J. Dalby.
Stock no. 2115159
Published by The Oakwood Press. 1986. Very good condition.

Canal Histories Number C2. Blue cardwraps. B/w plates and illustrations. Fold-out map to rear. ISBN: 085361332X. Some wear to cover edges.

Price: £8.00 £6.80.

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METHODISM IN MAIDENHEAD 1829-1979
Written by Peter Hardiment.
Stock no. 1711780
Published by Barracuda Books. 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. B/w photos. Includes a list of ministers. ISBN: 0860231119. Wrapper unevenly faded.

Price: £10.00 £8.50.

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