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THE HOLE IN THE WALL
Written by Arthur Morrison. Illustrated by Val Biro.
Stock no. 1320412
Published by Folio Society. 1978. Slightly better than very good condition.

Olive green pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped at top and tail, title to spine slightly rubbed. Publisher's blue slipcase is ever so slightly edge rubbed.

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THE RETURN OF THE GREAT BRITAIN
Written by Richard Goold-Adams.
Stock no. 1821258
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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BRITAIN AFTER ROME THE FALL AND RISE 400-1070
Written by Robin Fleming.
Stock no. 1821257
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Part II of the Penguin History of Rome. Black boards, gilt title to spine. xxii and 457 pages including index. ISBN: 9780713990645. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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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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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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ROMAN BRITAIN: A NEW HISTORY
Written by Guy De La Bedoyere.
Stock no. 1821251
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illuminating new account of Britain as a Roman province. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780500051405. Dustwrapper spine slightly faded.

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MOSAICS IN ROMAN BRITAIN: STORIES IN STONE
Written by Patricia Witts.
Stock no. 1821250
Published by Tempus. 2007. Nearly fine condition.

The stories illustrated in mosaics graphically link us to the world of the Romans. Roman culture, the passing of time, and the evocation of protection and prosperity were popular themes along with scenes from the arena and the hunt. This book identifies the figures of known mosaics from Roman Britain and explains what they would have meant to a contemporary viewer and discusses their significance. White pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations and a few colour. ISBN: 9780752434216. Reprint.

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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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THE STORY OF THE 2/5TH BATTALION GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT 1914-1918
Written by A.F. Barnes.
Stock no. 1821242
Published by The Naval & Military Press Ltd.. Nearly fine condition.

Originally published in 1930 by The Crypt House Press. A printed on demand copy. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 1843427583.

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE AT WORK
Written by Stephen Mills.
Stock no. 1821240
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Britain in Old Photographs series. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750915528. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Light creasing to corners.

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STROUD: A PICTORIAL HISTORY
Written by Joan Tucker.
Stock no. 1821239
Published by Phillimore. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A new look at old Stroud. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 085033778X. ?SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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