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THE WORTHING ROAD AND ITS COACHES
Written by Henrey Smail.
Stock no. 1826313
Published by Aldridge Bros. 2nd 1944. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 2nd edition. Endpapers show the road from London to Worthing in strip map form. The Worthing Pageant Series. Boards grubby and lightly marked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few marks mainly to margins.

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WALTER HANCOCK AND HIS COMMON ROAD STEAM CARRIAGES
Written by Francis James.
Stock no. 1826025
Published by Laurence Oxley. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biography of Walter Hancock who produced steam vehicles of many types, from his steam Phaeton of 1836 to the five ton Automaton. This is his life and work as written by his great great grand nephew. The second half of the book contains a reprint of Walter Hancock's Narrative of Twelve Years' Experiments (1824-36) dealing with Steam Carriages ont he Common Roads, together with the original engravings as published in 1838. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0950134775. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to title page. Faint damp patch from dustwrapper to rear board. Minor foxing to endpapers and text block. Tiny nick to lower edge of first couple of pages. Text block a little grubby and dampstained. Orange dustwrapper is damp stained to verso, lightly edge-worn and lightly marked.

Price: £40.00 £34.00.

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CARY'S NEW ITINERARY
Written by John Cary; Thomas Hasker.
Stock no. 1824055
Published by J. Cary. 6th 1815. Almost very good condition.

Sixth edition with improvements. Cary's New Itinerary or An Accurate Delineation of the Great Roads, Both Direct and Cross Throughout England and Wales. With Many of the Principle Roads in Scotland From an Actual Measurement by John Cary Under the Direction and Inspection of Thomas Hasker. Brown leather spine and corners, red title label with gilt title. Raised bands to spine. Green marbled paper boards. Folding map of the UK to frontis plus 6 folding maps. Index to the Direct Roads from London. Coach Directory, list of inns throughout the Metropolis from which mail and other stage coaches depart. Index to Country Seats. 946 pages + 3 page booklist to rear of publications by J. Cary. Rebound with new boards, new leather, new endpapers. Some professional paper repair especially to map of UK which is missing a good portion of the UK (see photo). Text block heavily browned, contents also heavily browned and with foxing, some damp staining to margins, some more so than others, text is legible. All plates present with browning and foxing. Overall a good copy for a book 200 years old.

Price: £140.00 £119.00.

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THE DROVERS' ROADS OF WALES II PEMBROKESHIRE AND THE SOUTH
Written by Shirley Toulson.
Stock no. 2137101
Published by Whittet Books. 1st 1992. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos by Caroline Forbes. ISBN: 0905483987. Some light cover corner creasing.

Price: £20.00 £17.00.

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PACKMEN, CARRIERS AND PACKHORSE ROADS: TRADE AND COMMUNICATIONS IN NORTH DERBYSHIRE AND SOUTH YORKSHIRE
Written by David Hey.
Stock no. 2136877
Published by Landmark Publishing. 2nd 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating stucy of what our roads were used for in the Peak District & South Yorkshire in years gone by. Revised 2nd edition, with extra photographs. Landmark Collector's Library Series. ISBN: 1843060167. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with a faded spine.

Price: £24.00 £20.40.

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ROADS & TRACKWAYS OF NORTH WALES
Written by Tim Prevett.
Stock no. 1322418
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2008. Very good condition.

Landmark Collector's Library. Cardwraps. 159 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781843064206. Slight rubbing and lifting of laminate to corners. Contents fine.

Price: £25.00 £21.25.

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PACKMEN, CARRIERS AND PACKHORSE ROADS: TRADE AND COMMUNICATIONS IN NORTH DERBYSHIRE AND SOUTH YORKSHIRE
Written by David Hey.
Stock no. 1823388
Published by Leicester University Press. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A network of routes travelled by packmen, carriers and packhorse teams carried much of Britain's trade before the era of the turnpike road. In many parts of the country, a wealth of visual evidence survives - holloways, causeys, guide stoops and packhorse bridges. This book studies the system of routes, taking as an example the wild and difficult terrain of Derbyshire and South Yorkshire. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0718511921. Board corners lightly bumped. Minor mark to lower edge of text block. Contents otherwise fine. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top of spine and lightly scuffed.

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THE PILGRIM'S WAY
Written by Derek Bright.
Stock no. 2117632
Published by The History Press. 2012. Fine condition.

Fact and Fiction of an Ancient Trackway. From the Neolithic through to the Victorian pilgrimists, the author brings together a mass of evidence and re-evaluates how we should view this ancient trackway which winds its way from Winchester to Canterbury. Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w photos. B/w illustrations. 158 pages. ISBN: 9780725460857.

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ROADS AND ROADS CONSTRUCTION YEAR BOOK & DIRECTORY 1955-56
No author listed.
Stock no. 1711976
Published by The Carriers Publishing Company Limited. 1956. Good condition.

Has easy reference thumb tabs with sections including: Sand, Grave & Roadstone; Current Practice; Useful Tables; Review of the Year. Covers rippled. Front and rear joints just starting to crack.

Price: £22.00 £18.70.

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MILITARY ENGINEER SERVICES HANDBOOK VOLUME III ROADS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1808312
Published by Government Of India. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

Sixth Edition, 1925. Green cloth spine, light green paper boards. Black titles. viii and 253 pages. Military roads in India. Boards grubby and worn, top & tail of spine worn. Front joint just starting to crack. Name in pencil to front endpaper. One or two instances of annotation.

Price: £35.00 £29.75.

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TURNPIKE ROADS
Written by Ivor Waters. Illustrated by Mercedes Waters.
Stock no. 2108996
Published by Moss Rose Press. 1st 1985. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Limited to 105 copies. B/w illustrations. Green cloth. The Chepstow and New Passage Turnpike Districts. ISBN: 0906134315.

Price: £65.00 £55.25.

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THE HIGHWAY
Written by Edgar B. Schieldrop.
Stock no. 1704495
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1939. Very good condition.

Cloth boards. Colour frontis. B/w photos. Conquest of Space and Time series. Spine browned. Some foxing.

Price: £10.00 £8.50.

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