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THE ULTIMATE SITE GUIDE TO SCARCER BRITISH BIRDS
Written by Lee G.R. Evans. Illustrated by Raymond Scally.
Stock no. 1819229
Published by Birdguides. 3rd 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Updated 3rd edition. Where to look, when to look, how to get there and the chances of seeing the bird! Pictorial cardwraps. B/w text illustrations. 326 pages. ISBN: 9871898110499. Remains of label to rear cover else covers nice and bright. Previous owner's gold address label to title page and date in ink below. Text block slightly browned. Contents clean.

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FOLLIES & GROTTOES
Written by Barbara Jones.
Stock no. 1819188
Published by Constable. 2nd 1974. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The rise and fall of Folly fashions and a reference section of over 830 follies. 2nd edition, heavily revised and enlarged. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0094593507. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine and top edges.

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MAPPING THE RAILWAYS
Written by Julian Holland; David Spaven.
Stock no. 1819073
Published by Collins. Circa 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and maps. The journey of Britain's railways through maps from 1819 to the present day. ISBN: 9780007506491. 2nd printing. Creasing to front cover.

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WHERE LONDON ENDS ENGLISH PROVINCIAL LIFE AFTER 1750
Written by E.W. Martin.
Stock no. 2131984
Published by Phoenix House Ltd.. 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Being an account of the English country town and the lives, work and development of provincial people through a period of two hundred years. B/w photos and illustrations. Bump to base of spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears/chips; minimal loss; some tape repairs to verso.

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RIDES ROUND BRITAIN
Written by John Byng. Illustrated by Anne Hayward.
Stock no. 1818578
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Brown cloth spine, marbled boards. B/w illustrations. Top edge dark brown. Spine slightly faded. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase in very good condition.

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BETJEMAN'S BRITAIN
Written by John Betjeman; Candida Lycett Green.
Stock no. 1318484
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine, front board has five images in b/w imprinted. B/w photographic endpapers. Full of b/w photos. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Slipcase is slightly worn/scuffed at edges.

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HEALTH RESORTS OF THE BRITISH ISLANDS
Written by Neville Wood.
Stock no. 1818173
Published by University of London Press Ltd.. 2nd 1919. Good condition.

Second Edition. Health resorts and progress in Hydrology of the time. Cloth boards. B/w plates. xvi and 253 pages including index. Boards scuffed, title to spine faded, corners worn and bumped. Previous owner's 'ex libris' label to front pastedown (small). Browning to text block and a few margin marks. Hinges pulled but binding tight. All plates present.

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S.R. BADMIN AND THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE
Written by Chris Beetles. Illustrated by S.R. Badmin.
Stock no. 1817774
Published by Collins. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Brown cloth. A compilation of the beautiful paintings of S. R. Badmin with accompanying biographical details. ISBN: 0004120205. SIGNED by S.R. Badmin and Chris Beetles (no dedication) to half-title page. Minor foxing to text block. Very light page crinkling. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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KINGDOM
Written by Jon McNaught. Illustrated by Jon McNaught.
Stock no. 2130078
Published by Nobrow Ltd.. 1st 2018. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards. Two and three colour cartoon style strips. A family sets off for a long weekend in a caravan on the British coast. We follow them through the familiar landscapes of a summer holiday: motorway service stations, windswept cliffs, dilapidated museums and tourist gift shops. An atmospheric and contemplative work, the author/illustrator explores the rhythms of nature, the passing of time, and the beauty and boredom of a summer holiday. ISBN: 9781910620243. Bumping and wear to spine and corners.

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TRAVELS OF A VICTORIAN PHOTOGRAPHER
Written by Roger Hudson. Illustrated by Francis Frith.
Stock no. 1817280
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Fine condition.

The photographs of Francis Frith with texts by various writers, selected by Roger Hudson. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and blocked photograph design to front. B/w photos. 298 pages. Contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase lightly rubbed at corners.

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DAVID GENTLEMAN'S BRITAIN
Written by David Gentleman. Illustrated by David Gentleman.
Stock no. 2129322
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1982. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Beige cloth covers. Large volume. 224 pages. With 350 colour and over 100 black and white illustrations. A most beautiful book! ISBN: 029778126X. Brown spotting/damp marks to bottom corners of covers and some page corners throughout. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine; edge-creased with a few nicks; part of remains of label to rear panel.

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HISTORICAL RECORDS OF BISLEY WITH LYPIATT GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Written by Mary A. Rudd.
Stock no. 2129218
1937. Very good condition.

Privately published - only 250 copies published in this original edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations and photos. Fold-out genealogies. Spine and edge of front cover are faded. Bumping to corners. Foxing to outer page edges.

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