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THE STORY OF ALDERSHOT
Written by Howard H. Cole.
Stock no. 2132797
Published by Gale and Polden. 1st 1951. Very good condition.

A History and Guide to the Town and Camp. The home of the British Army. Blue card wraps. B/w photos and illustrations. 406 pages includes index. Spine and top of front cover browned. Light page browning else contents clean.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; Keith Thomas.
Stock no. 1819095
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine and rear cover with gilt title. Front cover is green with black/gilt drawings. The text of this edition is taken from the 1789 edition and includes the first part only, with minor emendations. The additional two letters 'Timothy the Tortoise to Miss Hecky Mulso' and 'On the Sense of Hearing in Fishes', were first published in the 1877 edition of 'The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne', edited by Thomas Bell, 2 vols, published by John Van Voorst. Exquisite full page colour illustrations. A beautiful edition! Contained in publisher's brown slipcase with gilt title to one side and which is scuffed and has a few small marks.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; Keith Thomas.
Stock no. 1818659
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine and rear cover with gilt title. Front cover is green with black/gilt drawings. The text of this edition is taken from the 1789 edition and includes the first part only, with minor emendations. The additional two letters 'Timothy the Tortoise to Miss Hecky Mulso' and 'On the Sense of Hearing in Fishes', were first published in the 1877 edition of 'The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne', edited by Thomas Bell, 2 vols, published by John Van Voorst. Exquisite full page colour illustrations. A beautiful edition! Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition, being scuffed and faded at one edge.

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HAMPSHIRE DAYS
Written by W.H. Hudson.
Stock no. 1818647
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1923. Very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind vignette to front. Light rubbing to board edges. Endpapers browned, some foxing present.

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THE WHITE ROAD WESTWARDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131774
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Take a trip through the lanes of Hampshire, the Somerset valleys, the Dorset woods to the Cornish Coast. 70 exquisite illustrations (colour frontis, 25 full page b/w wood engravings, plus text illustrations and chapter headers & footers). Green boards, silver title to spine. 176 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Some small knocks to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-wear and a few small nicks.

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WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL 1079-1979
Written by Frederick Bussby.
Stock no. 1818340
Published by Paul Cave. 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Marking the nine hundredth anniversary of the foundation of Winchester Cathedral in 1079. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations, a couple of photos in colour. xiv and 352 pages including index. ISBN: 0861460626. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper slightly browned.

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THE BASINGSTOKE AND ALTON LIGHT RAILWAY
Written by Martin Dean; Kevin Robertson; Roger Simmonds.
Stock no. 1317596
Published by Barton Publishers. 1st thus 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The product of many years of research. The authors attempt to answer the questions surrounding the railways unusual history whilst placing it in the social setting of the period between 1900 and 1940. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 122 pages. First published in 1998, this is the 2003 edition with errata. ISBN: 0954561708. Slight mark to top of spine. Light wrinkling to top margins of pages (don't think it is damp but a slight binding error).

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THE STORY OF SOUTHAMPTON DOCKS
Written by Mike Roussel.
Stock no. 1816694
Published by Breedon Books Publishing Co.. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history and development of the docks over the last two centuries. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 208 pages. ISBN: 9781859837078. A few light scuffs to dustwrapper.

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MARITIME PORTSMOUTH: A HISTORY AND GUIDE
Written by Paul Brown.
Stock no. 1816633
Published by Tempus. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition.

An invaluable companion to anyone interested in this most historic of ports. Black cardwraps. B/w and colour photos. 160 pages including index. ISBN: 075243537X.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White.
Stock no. 1816516
Published by Bell and Daldy. 1862. Very good condition.

With Miscellaneous Observations and Explanatory Notes. Pages:vi, 426 including index. Bound in brown leather spine with gilt title, dark green cloth boards. Small format. Top edge gilt. Spine lightly rubbed. Binding firm. Bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; Edward Blyth.
Stock no. 2127739
Published by Wm. S. Orr and Co.. 1850. Almost very good condition.

Green covers with gilt title to spine. With its Antiquities, Naturalist's Calendar etc. A New Edition. With notes by Blyth. B/w illustrations. Bumping to corners. Some marks and scuffs to covers. Foxing, mostly to prelims and outer page edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author.

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THE WINCHESTER DIVER THE SAVING OF A GREAT CATHEDRAL
Written by Ian T. Henderson; John Crook.
Stock no. 1815700
Published by Henderson & Stirk. 1st 1984. Very good condition.

All the details of one of the greatest engineering preservation feats of all time. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0950654981. Spine slightly faded. Musty odour present.

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