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THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: AN INFORMAL HISTORY
Written by Peter Sutcliffe.
Stock no. 1818870
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of the O.U.P. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Top edge red. ISBN: 0199510849. Light pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Red to top edge of text block is fading. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-creased.

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BRASENOSE: THE BIOGRAPHY OF AN OXFORD COLLEGE
Written by J. Mordaunt Crook.
Stock no. 1818869
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine and College crest to front. A few colour photos plus b/w illustrations & photos. ISBN: 9780199544868. Light scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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BALLIOL COLLEGE: A HISTORY
Written by John Jones.
Stock no. 1818862
Published by Oxford University Press. 2nd 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Balliol has existed as a community of scholars on its present site without interruption since about 1263. By this token, it is the oldest college in Oxford or Cambridge. Black boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0199201811. Black dustwrapper is a little scuffed to rear panel.

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HERTFORDSHIRE A SHELL GUIDE
Written by R.M. Healey.
Stock no. 1818746
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, dark title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0571118011. Fading to top & tail of spine. Small mottling to boards. Price-cut dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine.

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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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SEVENTIES SPOTTING DAYS AROUND LONDON & THE HOME COUNTIES
Written by Kevin Derrick.
Stock no. 1818214
Published by Strathwood Ltd. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition.

A 96 page colour photographic album depicting the 1970's with coverage of both diesels and electrics from that great period of change on our railways. The captions include items of news, culture, music and personalities of the era to bring back the memories from our youth. Large format. Blue pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9781905276448. Top rear corner lightly bumped, some light scuffing to boards.

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ETON ESTABLISHED: A HISTORY FROM 1440-1860
Written by Tim Card.
Stock no. 1817985
Published by John Murray. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

From the College's foundation in 1440 to 1860, by which time the school was very much established. An insight into the development of education over four hundred years, and many of the issues that emerge are still relevant today. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0719560527. Text block lightly browned. Dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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STEAM NOSTALGIA AROUND NORTHAMPTON
Written by Richard Coleman; Joe Rajczonek.
Stock no. 1817488
Published by Northamptonshire Libraries. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The atmosphere and magic of the local steam railway scene. Large oblong format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette of steam train to front. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 090539111X. Dustwrapper lightly creased to front panel.

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CHALFONT ST GILES
Written by Colin Seabright.
Stock no. 2129537
Published by Tempus. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. Images of England Series. ISBN: 0752424637. A couple of corners are lightly creased.

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BEDFORDSHIRE AND THE COUNTY OF HUNTINGDON AND PETERBOROUGH (BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND)
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner.
Stock no. 2128904
1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Peach cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Some foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some edge-chips and nicks; minimal loss.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE OXFORD DISTRICT
Written by James J. Walker.
Stock no. 2127987
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Chipping to spine, with some creasing. A few marks to covers. Corners are creased. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Small name in ink to first page; some foxing.

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THE BIRDS OF HERTFORDSHIRE
Written by Tom W. Gladwin; Bryan L. Sage. Illustrated by Peter Walton.
Stock no. 2127544
Published by Castlemead Publications. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A complete review of the status and distribution of all the species and subspecies recorded in the present administrative county since Sage's earlier work published in 1959. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w distribution maps and illustrations, a few colour photos. ISBN: 0948555017. Couple of small marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.

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