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AN INVENTORY OF THE ANCIENT MONUMENTS IN CAERNARVONSHIRE (THREE VOLUMES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818359
Published by The Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales. 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Three volumes complete. Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations. Volume I: East is a first edition 1956. Volumes II & III are reprints with the title page and frontis replaced (appears that the originals were torn out) not immediately noticeable. Dustwrappers are lightly browned and a little creased, a few minor foxspots present.
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THAMES: SACRED RIVER
Written by Peter Ackroyd.
Stock no. 1818357
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A biography of the river, from source to sea. Exploring its history from prehistoric times to the present day. 490 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780701172848.
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THE PRE-REFORMATION RECORD OF ALL SAINTS' CHURCH, BRISTOL: THE CHURCHWARDENS' ACCOUNTS
Written by Clive Burgess.
Stock no. 1818356
Published by Bristol Record Society. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Bristol Record Society's Publication Vol. 53. The second of a three-volume series edited by Clive Burgess. White cloth boards, black titles. ISBN: 090153823X.
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THE WESTMINSTER CORRIDOR
Written by David Sullivan.
Stock no. 1818355
Published by Historical Publications Ltd.. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The historical and geographical setting for the building of a small monastery on the edge of the flooding Thames, which in time became Westminster Abbey. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0948667249. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased.
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HISTORY OF THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF WELLS
Written by Edward A. Freeman.
Stock no. 1818353
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1870. Almost very good condition.

Illustrating the History of The Cathedral Churches of the Old Foundation. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, black title to front. xvi and 200 pages including index. Spine browned & worn at top and tail, corners rubbed, boards a little grubby and marked. Front joint cracked but binding tight. Neat name in ink to half-title page.
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AN INVENTORY OF THE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS IN THE CITY OF OXFORD
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818352
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A concise historical statement and pictorial record of the city. Large format. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Large folding b/w plans. Third impression. Text block lightly browned and grubby. Map present in rear pocket. Cream dustwrapper is a little grubby and is browned to spine.
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LONDON: A HISTORY IN MAPS
Written by Peter Barber.
Stock no. 1818351
Published by London Topographical Society. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Publication No. 173 of the London Topographical Society. Drawing on maps, views and related material dating from Roman times to the present day, mainly stemming from the extensive collections of the British Library. Large oblong format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. viii and 380 pages including index. ISBN: 9780902087606. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.
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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE
Written by Oliver Rackham.
Stock no. 1818349
Published by Seven Dials. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

The many-layered story of the British landscape. Large format. Colour photos. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 184188104X.
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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE
Written by Oliver Rackham.
Stock no. 1818343
Published by Phoenix Illustrated. 1st thus 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

The many-layered story of the British landscape. Large format. Colour photos. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 1857999533. Top of spine rubbed. Name in ink to inside front cover. Text block slightly grubby.
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TREASURES OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND: IRISH ANTIQUITIES
Written by Patrick F. Wallace; Raghnall O Floinn.
Stock no. 1818341
Published by Gill and Macmillan. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive introduction to the Irish antiquities collections of the National Museum of Ireland. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0717128296. A few light scuff marks to boards. Text block slightly browned to top. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
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LANDSCAPE DESIGN IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY IRELAND
Written by Finola O'Kane.
Stock no. 1818317
Published by Cork University Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Mixing Foreign Trees with the Natives. A detailed and original study of eighteenth-century landscapes in and around Dublin, of the gardens in the region, and of the aesthetic, political and economic factors which persuaded their owners to create them. Oblong format. Green cloth boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 185918362X.
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OLD COUNTRY LIFE
Written by S. Baring Gould. Illustrated by W. Parkinson; F.D. Bedford; F Masey.
Stock no. 1818312
Published by EP Publishing Limited. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

First published in 1890 by Methuen & Co. Only too often nowadays do we hear people bemoaning the passing of rural peace, quiet and neighbourliness. This book could be considered just another complaint on the subject until we realise that it was first published in 1890. All the ingredients of old country life. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. x and 358 pages. ISBN: 071581107X. Name and address in ink to front pastedown. Browning to text block. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is browned.
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