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B/w photos. A dramtically personal insight into the SS Great Britain Project and the fight to save this great ship. ISBN: 0297771442. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Boards discoloured along top edge. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and top front panel, top edges worn with lightly chipping. Includes two invitation cards to SS Great Britain Project Royal Banquet 1992.
Charting the evolution and history of one of Britain's finest airliners and one of its greatest disappointments. Large format. B/w and colour photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 1861265158. Dustwrapper lightly scuffed. Dustwrapper also has a previous seller's tag to verso (not visible to front).
Glazed boards. B/w photos. Preface by Sir John Summerson. ISBN: 0900814284. Amendments slip taped into the book at the bottom of the preface page (the tape has browned). Slight bumping and rubbing to spine and corners.
Maroon cloth with gilt titles and vignette. Fold-out map to front. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Fading to spine. Foxing and browning throughout, with a few other marks.
THE TOPOGRAPHY OF MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN BRISTOL: PART I
Written by Roger H. Leech.
Stock no. 2133678
Published by Bristol Record Society. 1997. Very good condition.
Property Holdings In The Early Walled Town and Marsh Suburb North of the Avon. Bristol Record Society's Publications Vol. XLVIII. ISBN: 0901538183. Bumping to spine. Some marks to covers.
2nd edition. 447 pages. 54 b/w plates. Three-quarter dark blue leather binding, green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 4 raised bands to spine. Marbled endpapers. Boards marked, leather binding worn and scuffed, spine faded to brown. Joints repaired with matching green cloth. Very few grubby marks to contents. All plates present, one plate marked, others may have light page browning and light foxing. Pages 213 to 218 have a tiny ink stain to corner.
THE CARTULARY OF ST AUGUSTINE'S ABBEY BRISTOL
Written by David Walker.
Stock no. 2133260
Published by Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Gloucestershire Records Series Volume 10. Gives a depth of topographical and genealogical detail illuminating the social and economic conditions of England in the 12th and 13th centuries. Full text of each item in Latin with a brief summary in English. 599 items listed plus 28 additional documents. Black cloth, gilt titles, xxxvi+439 pages includes index. ISBN: 0900197463. Address label on front pastedown else a fine copy in slightly scuffed wrapper.
WHITE FUNNELS: THE STORY OF CAMPBELL'S STEAMERS 1946-68
Written by Chris Collard.
Stock no. 1819363
Published by Baron Birch. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition.
A evocation of a vanished era, a fight against change, of elemental drama and often accidental humour. Blue glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 086023570X. Corners lightly rubbed, boards slightly scuffed.
Large format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos by Chris Bland. This book celebrates the extraordinary richness of architecture in Bristol of the period 1837-1910. ISBN: 0948975253. SIGNED by author, with a dedication to a previous owner on title page. Light corner creases.
Turquoise glazed boards. B/w photos. 2nd edition. ISBN: 0900814365. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. Page browning.
Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. Browning to spine and cover edges. Some page browning.