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SCOLT HEAD ISLAND
Written by J.A. Steers.
Stock no. 1821272
Published by W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Entirely revised edition. Red cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine. The story of its origin, the plant and animal life of the Dunes and Marshes. Folding maps. xi and 269 pages plus b/w plates to rear. Light mottling to boards. Light rubbing to board edges. Top edge of text block foxed. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and edge-worn, slightly faded to spine.

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THE NEW FOREST (NN 73)
Written by Colin R. Tubbs.
Stock no. 1821263
Published by Collins. 1988. Very good condition.

New Naturalist series. Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002193701. Reprint. Spine lightly creased, edges of covers lightly rubbed. Joints cracked (glued binding dry). One hinge pulled but binding tight.

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GLOUCESTER DOCKS: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by Hugh Conway-Jones.
Stock no. 1821260
Published by Alan Sutton; Gloucestershire County Library. 1st 1984. Very good condition.

County Library Series. A fascinating and, at times, dramatic story of the Gloucester Docks which began in the summer of 1794. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 181 pages plus publisher adverts to rear. ISBN: 0862990858. SIGNED by the author to half-title page (no dedication). Text block lightly browned. A used copy.

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ENGLAND'S GLORY: THE MORELAND STORY
Written by Peter Campion.
Stock no. 1821259
Published by Tempus. 1st 2005. Fine condition.

History of Gloucestershire's Moreland dynasty of match manufacturers. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 0752435671. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to half-title page.

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LORD BLEDISLOE OF LYDNEY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821256
Published by Forest of Dean Newspapers. 1st 1957. Very good condition.

A Tribute to the Right Hon. Viscount Bledisloe Prepared for the Occasion of his 90th Birthday 21st September 1957 by Hart. Cream pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to title page. Contents clean. Clear film (not adhesive) stuck to covers using glue to inside covers as a protection.

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THE INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF DEAN: WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO ITS INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821254
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

xxvii + 466 pages. B/w photos. Covering the Charcoal Iron industry; the Coke Iron industry; Iron Working; Mining of Iron Ore and Ochre; Coal Mining; Stone, Clay and Lime; Gold Mining; Silviculture; Wood Chemical Works and Distillation Works; Fulling Mills, Corn Mills and Agriculture; Paper and Leatherboard; Communications and Transport; Miscellaneous Industries of the Past; The Changed Industrial Scene. Plus Index of Subjects, Place-names and Personal Names. ISBN: 0715352881. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to title page. Ex-lib with minimal stamps and bookplate. Text block grubby. One or two foxspots to margins. Light bumping along lower edge of boards. Pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly creased.

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COLEFORD: THE HISTORY OF A WEST GLOUCESTERSHIRE TOWN
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821253
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fully illustrated history of this West Gloucestershire town and its neightbourhood. xxx + 573 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0862990912. SIGNED by the author (best wishes) to title page. Light tape marks to top of spine and boards. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Text block browned and with some foxing. Else contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and has foxspots to flaps.

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BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. XVIII SOUTH WALES
Written by Thomas Rees.
Stock no. 1821252
Published by John Harris. 1st 1815. Very good condition.

Three-quarter leather binding, raised bands to spine, gilt titles to spine with gilt decoration. Blue marbled paper boards. 33 b/w plates. viii and 917 pages plus book list to rear and index. Spine lightly faded but gilt still bright. Text block lightly browned and lightly marked (does not detract). Some page browning and scattered foxing. A very nice copy considering the age. All plates present.

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BETWEEN SEVERN AND WYE IN THE YEAR 1000
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821249
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams. A prelude to the Norman Forest of Dene in Glowecestscire and Herefordscire. ISBN: 0750925515.

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NICHOLLS'S FOREST OF DEAN AND IRON MAKING IN THE OLDEN TIMES
Written by H.G. Nicholls; Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821248
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reprint of the Forest of Dean An Historical and Descriptive Account published in 1858 and Ironmaking In The Olden Times published in 1866. New edition with introduction by Cyril Hart. B/w illustrations. Text block slightly browned. Spine slightly cocked. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners and scuffed to rear panel.

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AN EXCURSION FROM THE SOURCE OF THE WYE
Written by Mark Willett.
Stock no. 1821247
Published by Fineleaf Editions. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

A facsimile of the first edition printed and published by the author in 1810 at the Cambrian Printing Office. Cardwraps. ISBN: 9780953443703.

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE MILLS IN CAMERA
Written by Stephen Mills; Pierce Riemer.
Stock no. 1821243
Published by Quotes Limited. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition.

This book records the county's industrial past - its craftsmen, millers, machines and buildings - in a largely photographic record, with extensive information, a brief introduction and a useful list of illustrations. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 086023388X.

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