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AN INVENTORY OF THE ANCIENT MONUMENTS IN CAERNARVONSHIRE (THREE VOLUMES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818359
Published by The Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales. 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Three volumes complete. Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations. Volume I: East is a first edition 1956. Volumes II & III are reprints with the title page and frontis replaced (appears that the originals were torn out) not immediately noticeable. Dustwrappers are lightly browned and a little creased, a few minor foxspots present.
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THE PRE-REFORMATION RECORD OF ALL SAINTS' CHURCH, BRISTOL: THE CHURCHWARDENS' ACCOUNTS
Written by Clive Burgess.
Stock no. 1818356
Published by Bristol Record Society. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Bristol Record Society's Publication Vol. 53. The second of a three-volume series edited by Clive Burgess. White cloth boards, black titles. ISBN: 090153823X.
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THE WESTMINSTER CORRIDOR
Written by David Sullivan.
Stock no. 1818355
Published by Historical Publications Ltd.. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The historical and geographical setting for the building of a small monastery on the edge of the flooding Thames, which in time became Westminster Abbey. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0948667249. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased.
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BOSWELL'S JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES WITH SAMUEL JOHNSON
Written by James Boswell.
Stock no. 1818354
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1936. Almost very good condition.

Red leather look cloth, gilt title to spine. Published from the Original Manuscript. xviii and 435 pages including index. Re-bound professionally with new cloth and endpapers. Text block lightly browned. Foxing to prelims and endpapers. The occasional grubby mark or foxspot to conents.
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HISTORY OF THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF WELLS
Written by Edward A. Freeman.
Stock no. 1818353
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1870. Almost very good condition.

Illustrating the History of The Cathedral Churches of the Old Foundation. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, black title to front. xvi and 200 pages including index. Spine browned & worn at top and tail, corners rubbed, boards a little grubby and marked. Front joint cracked but binding tight. Neat name in ink to half-title page.
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AN INVENTORY OF THE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS IN THE CITY OF OXFORD
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818352
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A concise historical statement and pictorial record of the city. Large format. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Large folding b/w plans. Third impression. Text block lightly browned and grubby. Map present in rear pocket. Cream dustwrapper is a little grubby and is browned to spine.
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LONDON: A HISTORY IN MAPS
Written by Peter Barber.
Stock no. 1818351
Published by London Topographical Society. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Publication No. 173 of the London Topographical Society. Drawing on maps, views and related material dating from Roman times to the present day, mainly stemming from the extensive collections of the British Library. Large oblong format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. viii and 380 pages including index. ISBN: 9780902087606. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.
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WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL 1079-1979
Written by Frederick Bussby.
Stock no. 1818340
Published by Paul Cave. 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Marking the nine hundredth anniversary of the foundation of Winchester Cathedral in 1079. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations, a couple of photos in colour. xiv and 352 pages including index. ISBN: 0861460626. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper slightly browned.
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GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRY AROUND BEWCASTLE
Written by J.B.W. Day.
Stock no. 1818339
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This Memoir is the first comprehensive account of the geology of that part of the Border country covered by the Bewcastle (12) Sheet of the One-inch Geological Map of England and Wales. Orange cloth boards, black titles. Colour frontispiece, b/w photos, colour maps (some folding). xi and 357 pages including index. ISBN: 0118800752. Text block browned. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at spine edges and a little grubby.
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THE ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; June Chatfield. Illustrated by Gilbert White.
Stock no. 1818338
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st thus 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Introduction by June Chatfield, curator of the Gilbert White Museum. 124 colour illustrations, faithfully reproduced from the hand-tinted engravings of White's contemporaries. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages. ISBN: 0500974098. Full page length inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Top edge of contents lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and has a small closed tear to front spine edge (no loss), remains of label to rear.
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LANDSCAPE DESIGN IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY IRELAND
Written by Finola O'Kane.
Stock no. 1818317
Published by Cork University Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Mixing Foreign Trees with the Natives. A detailed and original study of eighteenth-century landscapes in and around Dublin, of the gardens in the region, and of the aesthetic, political and economic factors which persuaded their owners to create them. Oblong format. Green cloth boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 185918362X.
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THE RABBIT SKIN CAP
Written by George Baldry; Lilias Rider Haggard. Illustrated by Edward Seago.
Stock no. 1818313
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st thus 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Tale of a Norfolk Countryman's Youth. Written in his old age by George Baldrey and edited by Haggard. The Norfolk Library series. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851150454. A few minor foxspots to pictorial boards. Browning to top of text block. Large inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Price-cut green pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn, slightly faded to spine, a little grubby.
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