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HISTORICAL ASPECTS OF ROSS
Written by Kevin Brookes; et al.
Stock no. 1610654
Published by Logaston Press; Ross & District Civic Society. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

B/w illustrations. List of subscribers at front of book. ISBN: 1873827717. This is copy number 39 from a limited edition of 200.

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A GLANCE BACK AT LYDNEY DOCKS
Written by Neil Parkhouse.
Stock no. 1610647
Published by Black Dwarf Publications. 1st 2001. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1903599008. Rear cover and last page are corner creased.

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BEFORE THE LAKE MEMORIES OF THE CHEW VALLEY
Written by Lesley Ross.
Stock no. 1610621
Published by The Harptree History Society. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. A history of the Chew Valley, with its farms and cottages, before the reservoir was built in the 1950s and the valley was flooded. ISBN: 0954883209.

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SOMERSET V HITLER
Written by Donald Brown.
Stock no. 1610603
Published by Countryside Books. 1st 1999. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Secret operations in the Mendips 1939-1945. ISBN: 1853065900.

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DORSET'S WAR 1939-45
Written by Rodney Legg.
Stock no. 1610602
Published by The Wincanton Press. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0948699027. Corners rubbed, light creasing to spine. Page corner tips rubbed / creased. Small red sticker to front endpaper.

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THE FIRST EARL OF SHAFTESBURY
Written by K.H.D. Haley.
Stock no. 1816049
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1968. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The first Earl of Shaftesbury (1621-83), Dryden's "false Achitophel", was the most striking politician of his day. Described by one authority as "the Jekyll and Hyde of English politics", he was the patron alike of John Locke and Titus Oates. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. xii and 767 pages including index. Text block slightly grubby. Light browning to pastedowns. Orange dustwrapper edge-worn and creased with a small chip to lower edge of rear panel, slightly faded to spine and a little grubby.

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NEWNHAM-ON-SEVERN A RETROSPECT
Written by Mabel K. Woods.
Stock no. 2125267
Published by Albert E. Smith Ltd.. 1st thus 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A review of the life of people of the Severnside town in all its aspects from early times until the 20th century. Including a fascinating chapter on the Forest of Dean. Reprint of the original 1912 edition. Some uneven fading to covers. Wrapper is price-cut with tear hole next to spine on front panel. A few other closed tears; minimal loss.

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A VIEW OF AVALON: GLASTONBURY, WELLS AND THE SOMERSET LEVELS
Written by Bob Croxford.
Stock no. 1816028
Published by Atmosphere. 1st 2001. Very good condition.

An evocative look at Somerset. An anthology of local writing accompanies the pictures. Oblong format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0952185067. Boards scuffed and bumped at edges. Pencil erasure mark to title page else contents fine.

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BRISTOL AS IT WAS 1914-1900
Written by Reece Winstone.
Stock no. 1610375
Published by Reece Winstone. 2nd 1965. Very good condition.

Second Edition. Blue glazed boards. B/w photos. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription to front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and endpapers.

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IMPRESSIONS OF BRISTOL
Written by Michael B. Edwards. Illustrated by Michael B. Edwards.
Stock no. 1610284
Published by Fragonard Publishing. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Contemporary paintings and drawings of the City, the harbour and Clifton. Large oblong format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w paintings and drawings. ISBN: 0951505203. Wrapper is edge rubbed, with small edge tear to front panel.

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OPERATION BOLERO
Written by Ken Wakefield.
Stock no. 2124821
Published by Crecy Books. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. The Americans in Bristol and the West Country 1942-45. ISBN: 0947554513. Small red sticker to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.

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OLDACRE: A GLOUCESTERSHIRE FAMILY AND BUSINESS 1881-1986
Written by Denys Charnock.
Stock no. 1815915
Published by The Book Guild Ltd.. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of a close knit group with its roots firmly in the English earth but its eyes on the market place and its collective heart very much in the right place. One of the largest manufacturers of animal feed compounds in this country. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0863324819. A few spots to yellow pictorial dustwrapper.

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