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DELINEATIONS OF THE NORTH WEST DIVISION OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET
Written by John Rutter.
Stock no. 2133680
Published by Amberley. 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

And of the Medip Caverns. Card wraps. Book originally published in 1829, this is the facsimile edition. ISBN: 9781848682115.

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A SOMERSET POMONA: THE CIDER APPLES OF SOMERSET
Written by Liz Copas.
Stock no. 1820184
Published by Dovecote Press. 1st 2001. Very good condition.

Includes colour photographs of all 80 varieties of cider apple still grown in Somerset's orchards today. Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 1874336873. Light creasing and scuffing to covers. Page 20 has a minor printing stain in the lower margin (not affecting text). Otherwise a lovely copy.

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THE SOMERSET & DORSET THEN AND NOW
Written by Mac Hawkins.
Stock no. 2133555
Published by Guild Publishing. 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

160 pairs of 'then and now' photographs recording the passage of time to be appreciated by local historians and lovers of the English countryside alike. Large format. B/w photos. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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LIFE ON THE LEVELS: VOICES FROM A WORKING WORLD
Written by Tony Anderson.
Stock no. 1820095
Published by Birlinn Limited. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Somerset Levels, home to unique practices, professions and inherited traditions evolved over many years. Features the voices of the farmers, fishermen, peat diggers, withy-growers, basket makers and cider makers of the area past and present, as they reminisce about a now threatened way of life. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781841585048.

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THE EVOLUTION OF A FAMILY FIRM: STOTHERT AND PITT OF BATH
Written by Hugh Torrens.
Stock no. 1819830
Published by Stothert & Pitt Ltd.. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

The metamorphosis of a local ironmonger to an illustrious mechanical engineering enterprise, supplying capital equipment throughout the world. Cream pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos & illustrations. ISBN: 0950602507. '£1.50' written in biro to inside front cover. Small mark to title page.

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THE BOOK OF BATH
Written by John Hatton.
Stock no. 1819829
Published by Baths Management Committee. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Official handbook. B/w photos throughout. 111 pages including adverts to rear. Spine browned, covers foxed. 0.5" split to top of spine. Vertical crease to covers else contents clean.

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JERRY THE STORY OF AN EXMOOR PONY
Written by Eleanor Helme; Nance Paul. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819642
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1930. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth. Black title to spine. B/w drawings. Two-tone frontispiece. Map to endpapers. Second Impression. Spine faded, covers lightly marked. Foxing to endpapers and a little to text block. First and last hinge cracked. Name in ink to top edge of first blank pate. Hinges pulled but binding tight. A few light marks to contents.

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EXMOOR: THE RIDING PLAYGROUND OF ENGLAND
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819576
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 2nd 1935. Almost very good condition.

Second Edition. Exmoor is the land of the horseman and the walker. Little known paths and bridle paths, tracks one comes across when hunting with the Devon and Somerset Staghounds. Contents include chapters on 'The Wild Red Deer', 'Moorland Hacking', 'Some Exmoor Inns' all of great interest to Exmoor. Cream cloth with brown titles and vignettes. 5 b/w plates plus b/w illustrations and two sketch maps (folding). Boards lightly browned. Neat name & date in ink to free front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots mainly to prelims. All plates present.

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MEMOIRS OF SELWORTHY AND WEST SOMERSET
Written by Cicely Elaine Cooper.
Stock no. 2132633
Published by EP Publishing. 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. First published in 1951, the second edition was published in 1966. This book is a reprint of the Second Edition. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854098623. SIGNED by author on front endpaper, which also has previous owners name and address in ink to it. Light fading to cover edges. Some bumping. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with browning.

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GLASTONBURY ABBEY THEN AND NOW
Written by Arthur E. Henderson. Illustrated by Arthur E. Henderson.
Stock no. 2132632
Published by Simpkin Marshall Ltd.. 1st 1935. Very good condition.

Black cloth spine, gilt title. Green decorated boards. Illustrated with drawings by the author and various photographs. SIGNED by author to title page. Very browned tape and tape glue marks to pastedowns and endpapers.

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THE TALE OF GORDANO
Written by Eve Wigan.
Stock no. 2132618
Published by Chatford House Press Ltd.. 2nd 1971. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A history of the Gordano region of Somerset. B/w illustrations. 2nd edition. ISBN: 095008364X. Spotting to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with large repaired tear to rear panel (repaired with sticky tape). Smaller chips to corners of wrapper; some fading.

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SOMERSET 1625-1640
Written by Thomas Garden Barnes.
Stock no. 2132615
Published by Harvard University Press. 1st USA 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A County's Government During the "Personal Rule". Dark beige cloth with black title to spine. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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