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THE MEDIEVAL HOUSES OF KENT: AN HISTORICAL ANALYSIS
Written by Sarah Pearson.
Stock no. 1823444
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Green cardwraps. B/w maps and diagrams, b/w photos. 196 pages. ISBN: 0113000472. Corners of covers lightly rubbed and creased. Contents clean.

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A GAZETTEER OF MEDIEVAL HOUSES IN KENT
Written by Sarah Pearson; P.S. Barnwell; A.T. Adams.
Stock no. 1823423
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Companion volume to The Medieval Houses of Kent and The House Within, presenting a detailed record of 414 medieval houses spread across 107 parishes, many of them dated through dendrochronological analysis. Green cardwraps. B/w plans. ISBN: 0113000499. A nice, clean copy.

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THE HOUSE WITHIN: INTERPRETING MEDIEVAL HOUSES IN KENT
Written by P.S. Barnwell; A.T. Adams.
Stock no. 1823421
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England; HMSO. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Intended as a non-specialist guide to the principal features of medieval houses. Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos & diagrams. ISBN: 0113000480. Spine lightly faded, cover corners lightly creased. Light crease to lower corner of pages (margin only). Contents clean.

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THE IRON INDUSTRY OF THE WEALD
Written by Henry Cleere; David Crossley.
Stock no. 1322505
Published by Leicester University Press. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718512138. Spine and corners bumped. Small white address label to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased and lightly faded to spine and edges.

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HOUSING CULTURE: TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE IN AN ENGLISH LANDSCAPE
Written by Matthew Johnson.
Stock no. 1823404
Published by Smithsonian Institution Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An interdisciplinary study of old houses that brings together recent ideas in studies of traditional architecture, social and cultural history, and social theory by looking at the meanings of traditional architecture in Western Suffolk, England. The study spans the late medieval and early modern periods, looking at the layout and structural details of ordinary houses. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and plans. ISBN: 1560983280. Tail of spine lightly bumped. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper. Otherwise, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top of spine.

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THE SHIPS AND MARINERS OF SHOREHAM
Written by Henry Cheal.
Stock no. 1322297
Published by G.E. & P.P. Bysh. 1st thus 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. 145 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 095075711X. Spine bumped, small dent to top edge of rear cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with wear to top of spine.

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A RAILWAYMAN'S TALES OF OLD BLETCHLEY
Written by A.E. Grigg.
Stock no. 2136116
Published by Baron Birch. 1996. Very good condition.

In this tapestry of tales, the author remembers and recreates the people, places and events of the past in yesterday's town and countryside, and along the lines that put Bletchley at the centre of the universe. Red glazed boards. B/w photos. 176 pages including index. ISBN: 0860235688. Bumping/wear to spine and corners. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Small corner loss to last couple of pages of book.

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THE SHELL CHANNEL PILOT: THE SOUTH COAST OF ENGLAND & THE NORTH COAST OF FRANCE
Written by Tom Cunliffe.
Stock no. 1823136
Published by Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson Ltd.. 4th 2002. Very good condition.

Fourth Edition. An essential working reference for anyone sailing on the South Coast, the Channel Islands, Brittany and Normandy. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour aerial photos and maps. ISBN: 0852885989. Board corners rubbed & bumped. Boards a little scuffed. Contents clean.

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THE HOMELAND HANDBOOKS VOLUME 96 THE SUSSEX HIGHLANDS
Written by G.G. Jackson; Prescott Row.
Stock no. 2136101
Published by The Homeland Association. Good condition.

Stiff cardwraps. Fold-out map next to title page. B/w photos. Bottom 1" of spine is MISSING (Chipped away). Longer split to top of spine. Cover corners are creased - some grubby marks.

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HAMPSHIRE AND THE ISLE OF WIGHT (BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND)
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner; David Lloyd.
Stock no. 2135998
Published by Penguin. 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black vinyl covers, gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0140710329. Small page margin nicks to top of first roughly 22 pages. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine and couple of edges; some nicks and chips.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; Keith Thomas.
Stock no. 1822656
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine and rear cover with gilt title. Front cover is green with black/gilt drawings. The text of this edition is taken from the 1789 edition and includes the first part only, with minor emendations. The additional two letters 'Timothy the Tortoise to Miss Hecky Mulso' and 'On the Sense of Hearing in Fishes', were first published in the 1877 edition of 'The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne', edited by Thomas Bell, 2 vols, published by John Van Voorst. Exquisite full page colour illustrations. A beautiful edition! Still in original shrinkwrap which is a little scuffed and has a tiny hole to one corner. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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GEORGIAN LEWES 1714-1830: THE HEYDAY OF A COUNTY TOWN
Written by Colin Brent.
Stock no. 1822357
Published by Colin Brent Books. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A readable but tightly organised account of Georgian Lewes, a county town at the height of its economic and cultural vigour. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Cream pictorial endpapers, b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0952242303. Name & date in ink to half-title page. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Blue dustwrapper is faded to spine and top front edge, lightly edge-creased and a couple of small nicks to spine.

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