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CHELTENHAM THEN & NOW IN COLOUR
Written by Sue Rowbotham; Jill Waller.
Stock no. 1321481
Published by The History Press. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A superb collection of photographs of the town. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780752465272. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents fine. Dustwrapper has minimal rubbing at spine and corners.

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THE STROUDWATER CANAL A HISTORY
Written by Michael Handford.
Stock no. 1321480
Published by Amberley Publishing. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition.

First published in 1979, since then the canal as been restored to its former glory. Contains minor revisions and additions to the original text. Cream cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781445619439. Slight rubbing to corners.

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FRAMPTON ON SEVERN AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by Rose Hewlett; Jean Speed.
Stock no. 1321477
Published by The Frampton On Severn Village Hall Management Committee. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The evolution of village life including the manorial system and open-field farming, law and order, poor relief, education, entertainment, the importance of the church vestry and later of the parish council. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and maps. ISBN: 0953633993. SIGNED by both autors to title page. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased with wear and minimal loss to top of spine.

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CIDER WITH ROSIE
Written by Laurie Lee; Valerie Grove. Illustrated by Peter Bailey.
Stock no. 1321276
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Introduced by Valerie Grove. Pale green cloth spine and rear cover. Cream pictorial front board. B/w illustrations. Pictorial slipcase is just a tiny bit grubby at edges with a couple of light damp stains at lower edges.

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THE BEACHLEY BOYS
Written by Brian Elks.
Stock no. 2134344
Published by Brian A.F. Elks. 1ST 2007. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780955507311. Fading to spine; some wear to cover edges.

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THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL V
Written by John Britton; Edward Wedlake Brayley.
Stock no. 2134255
Published by Vernor & Hood. 1st 1803. Very good condition.

Brown leather spine and corners, marbled boards. Raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Contains 736 pages + booklist, index. B/w plates. Durham, Essex and Glocestershire (sic). Part of Beauties of England Series. Leather spine has faded, with a few marks. Browning to cover edges; some foxing. Browning and foxing to pages throughout. A few pages have margin edge loss.

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LORD BLEDISLOE OF LYDNEY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821256
Published by Forest of Dean Newspapers. 1st 1957. Very good condition.

A Tribute to the Right Hon. Viscount Bledisloe Prepared for the Occasion of his 90th Birthday 21st September 1957 by Hart. Cream pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to title page. Contents clean. Clear film (not adhesive) stuck to covers using glue to inside covers as a protection.

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THE INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF DEAN: WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO ITS INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821254
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

xxvii + 466 pages. B/w photos. Covering the Charcoal Iron industry; the Coke Iron industry; Iron Working; Mining of Iron Ore and Ochre; Coal Mining; Stone, Clay and Lime; Gold Mining; Silviculture; Wood Chemical Works and Distillation Works; Fulling Mills, Corn Mills and Agriculture; Paper and Leatherboard; Communications and Transport; Miscellaneous Industries of the Past; The Changed Industrial Scene. Plus Index of Subjects, Place-names and Personal Names. ISBN: 0715352881. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to title page. Ex-lib with minimal stamps and bookplate. Text block grubby. One or two foxspots to margins. Light bumping along lower edge of boards. Pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly creased.

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COLEFORD: THE HISTORY OF A WEST GLOUCESTERSHIRE TOWN
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821253
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fully illustrated history of this West Gloucestershire town and its neightbourhood. xxx + 573 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0862990912. SIGNED by the author (best wishes) to title page. Light tape marks to top of spine and boards. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Text block browned and with some foxing. Else contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and has foxspots to flaps.

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BETWEEN SEVERN AND WYE IN THE YEAR 1000
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821249
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams. A prelude to the Norman Forest of Dene in Glowecestscire and Herefordscire. ISBN: 0750925515.

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NICHOLLS'S FOREST OF DEAN AND IRON MAKING IN THE OLDEN TIMES
Written by H.G. Nicholls; Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821248
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reprint of the Forest of Dean An Historical and Descriptive Account published in 1858 and Ironmaking In The Olden Times published in 1866. New edition with introduction by Cyril Hart. B/w illustrations. Text block slightly browned. Spine slightly cocked. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners and scuffed to rear panel.

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