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ROTOL THE HISTORY OF AN AIRSCREW COMPANY 1937-1960
Written by Bruce Stait.
Stock no. 1327899
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of Dowty Rotol. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951681508. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and lightly faded to spine, light score mark to front panel of wrapper.

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NEW TOWNS OF THE MIDDLE AGES: TOWN PLANTATION IN ENGLAND, WALES AND GASCONY
Written by Maurice Warwick Beresford.
Stock no. 1828071
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st thus 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

First published in 1967 by Lutterworth Press, republished with a new preface. Historical and topographical facts for these towns, specimen plans show what medieval planners thought a town should include. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos, maps and plans. ISBN: 0862994306. Top & tail of spine bumped. Text block slightly grubby. Tape marks to pastedowns. Book has possibly been dropped at some point, leading to rear pastedown tearing (no loss). Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and vertical imperfection to laminate to rear panel (not obliterating text).

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MONMOUTH AND THE RIVER WYE IN OLD PHOTOGRAPHS
Written by Andrew Helme.
Stock no. 1327154
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. From Goodrich to Brockweir. ISBN: 0862994810. Minimal rubbing to corners. Small mark to margin of preliminary pages and to textblock.

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HISTORICAL RECORDS OF BISLEY WITH LYPIATT GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Written by Mary A. Rudd.
Stock no. 1826886
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st thus 1977. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Originally privately published in 1937 in a limited edition of 250 copies. This edition limited edition of 350 numbered copies. Brown boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 090438716X. Text block lightly browned. Pale foxing to prelims and rear endpapers. White dustwrapper is scuffed and creased, unevenly faded and browned. This is copy 172 of 350.

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THE FOREST OF DEAN NEW HISTORY 1550-1818
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1826798
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A superb work of scholarship, the book is of considerable value to historians of Britain's industrial, economic, agricultural and social past as well as to those with a particular interest in the history of the Dean region. Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. xxii and 330 pages including index. ISBN: 0750909579. Text block lightly browned with minor foxing. Slight musty odour present.

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STEEP HOLM: THE STORY OF A SMALL ISLAND
Written by Stan Rendell; Joan Rendell.
Stock no. 1826272
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Steep Holm is a small uninhabited island in the Bristol Channel five miles west of Weston-super-Mare with a long and fascinating history. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750903236. Text block slightly grubby else a nice, clean copy.

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ANDRE CITROEN THE MAN AND THE MOTOR CARS
Written by John Reynolds.
Stock no. 1323058
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Andre Citroen's life and work. Glazed pictorial boards. Foreword by Chris Goffey. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750912588.

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JOHN LELAND'S ITINERARY: TRAVELS IN TUDOR ENGLAND
Written by John Chandler.
Stock no. 2137661
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 086299957X. Bumping and wear along cover edges. A few grubby marks to margins and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some edge-creasing.

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A COTSWOLD YEAR
Written by C. Henry Warren. Illustrated by Raymond Booth.
Stock no. 2136414
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st thus 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0862992338. Bumping to spine and corners. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine; some edge-creasing.

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THE MAKING OF THE SEVERN RAILWAY TUNNEL
Written by Roger Cowles.
Stock no. 2135865
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Severn Railway Tunnel was one of the most striking civil engineering feats of the 19th century. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0862996023. Light spotting to covers. Pale page edge browning. Wrapper a little edge-creased with faded spine.

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GLOSTER AIRCRAFT COMPANY
Written by Derek N. James.
Stock no. 2135799
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1994. Very good condition.

The Old Photographs series. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 160 pages. ISBN: 075240038X. Some wear to cover edges; a little creasing and scuffing.

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THE TOURIST TROPHY IN OLD PHOTOGRAPHS
Written by Bill Snelling.
Stock no. 2135679
Published by Alan Sutton. 1ST 1994. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750906359. Spine and close edges are faded. Some light cover corner creases.

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