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PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORIES OF DEVON & CORNWALL

By: (The Francis Frith Collection)

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Wiltshire, England, The Francis Frith Collection (Selectabook): 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008275

ISBN: 1859370217

Condition: Very Good +


111pp.., plus Index. Sepia-toned photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Photographically-illustrated (Clovelly, Main Street, 1894) card wrapper negligibly scuffed. A stand-alone volume in the 'Photographic Memories Series'. "The images in this series have been selected only from the Frith archive, which is world renowned for the quality and clarity of its photographs . . . in this book, as we make circular tours of these ... View more info

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MY MOORLAND PATIENTS

By: A Yorkshire Doctor [Dr. R.W.S.Bishop]

Price: $14.06

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1926

Edition: 3rd.cheaper

Seller ID: 000399

Condition: Good


x, 242 pp., red cloth boards, four b/w plates, including frontispiece. Book square, random foxing throughout and edges. Minor scuffing, bumps and marks. Previous owner dedication on front pastedown. No dustjacket. A humourous narrative of happier times for the author, in and around the Yorkshire Moors. Contents include: Moors and Moorland Patients, Old Yorkshire Words, Moorland Tragedy, Yorkshire Wit and Humour, Parsons and Squires, Funerals, Curious Cases, Insanity, Hos... View more info

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MILFORD TRAILS

By: Anderson, William

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, Reed: 1977

Edition: Third Edition (Revised)

Seller ID: 012489

ISBN: 0589004727

Condition: Very Good +


187pp., plus 14 pages of b/white photographic illustrations, map illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain boards lightly bumped on one upper foredge corner. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very mildly sunned on spine, minor foxing to reverse. From the jacket flap: "William Anderson did not set foot in Fiordland until 1950, when he handed over his Southland farm to his sons, and with the help of hi... View more info

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THE WOMEN OF MEXICO CITY, 1790-1857

By: Arrom, Silvia Marina

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Stanford, California, Stanford University Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012033

ISBN: 0804720959

Condition: Very Good +


xii, + 384pp., intext b/white halftone plates and tables throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper trivially edgeworn only. Text-block unmarked. This pioneering study confronts three main questions about the era 1790-1857 in Mexico City. Were women's roles as narrow and unimportant as has been assumed? To what extent were women dominated by men? Can significant differences be found between younger and older women, married and single, upper ... View more info

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THE LONELY LANDS : A Guidebook to Argyll

By: Atkinson, Tom

Price: $14.48

Publisher: Barr, Ayrshire, Scotland, Luath Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007103

ISBN: 0946487103

Condition: Very Good +


(viii) + 169pp. + (x). B/white art-illustrated throughout (including frontispiece), mostly by Ann Thomas. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, save for several tiny specks on foredge of textblock. Illustrated limp wrapper nominally edgeworn. Supported by regional advertisements throughout, this guidebook to Argyll covers the areas of Loch Lomond, Glen Coe, Appin, Oban, Crinan, Kintyre, Kyles of Bute, Cowal and the Islands. Book weight approx. 235g. Postage ch... View more info

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A PICTURE OF HAMPSHIRE. (Signed Copy)

By: Baker, John L.

Price: $25.85

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1986

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008345

ISBN: 0709025750

Condition: Very Good +


270pp., b/white line-drawings, by the author, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain russet boards undamaged. Signed by author on title page, otherwise leaves unmarked. Colour art-illustrated (Winchester City Cross', John L. Baker), loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, and mild sunning to spine. "One of England's largest and most beautiful counties, Hampshire is an area of exceptional variety . . . More than 100 ... View more info

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HILLS AND VALES OF THE BLACK MOUNTAIN DISTRICT, on the Borders of Brecon, Monmouth and Hereford

By: Baker-Gabb, Richard

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Hereford, United Kingdom, Lapridge Publications: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010314

ISBN: 0951858939

Condition: Very Good +


81pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Label ghost to ffep., else leaves clean. Art-illustrated (detail from a watercolour of Llanthony Abbey by John 'Warwick' Smith, 1749-1831) card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. "First published in 1913, this book was written at the time of the construction of the first road into the heart of the Black Mountains, by a man who had 'spent a large part of many years exploring these lovely hi... View more info

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WOODEND ON THE FIVE MILE CREEK

By: Barned, Betty Jean

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, (Author) (Printed By the Dominion Press - Hedges & Bell):

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012263

Condition: Very Good +


No date (1985). 174pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plate section (archival sources). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Monochrome, art-illustrated (Vi Barker) card wrapper slightly edgeworn only. Textblock unmarked. Published to coincide with Victoria's sesquicentenary, this history of Woodend and district is well compiled and features : Old Woodend, Early Transport, Buildings, Memoirs of Pioneering Families, Local Schools - Churches - Businesses - Families, Sport, Se... View more info

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DERBYSHIRE GHOSTS & LEGENDS. (Signed Copy)

By: Bell, David

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Berkshire, England, Countryside Books: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 008220

ISBN: 185306260x

Condition: Very Good +


128pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Short inscription, signed by author on title page, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a small, soft crease to lower corner of rear panel, otherwise very good. "Derbyshire is a county steeped in ancient legends and traditions, born of a rich and colourful history and a landscape at once romantic and forbidding . . . David Bell has brought together a remarkable collection of Derbyshire's legacy of the unexplained... View more info

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SHIPWRECKS AROUND WALES. Volume 1

By: Bennett, Tom

Price: $25.85

Publisher: Dyfed, Wales, Happy Fish: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006773

ISBN: 0951211404

Condition: Very Good


112pp., historic b/white halftone plates, plus line-drawn maps, and art illustrrations, throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Norman Court' of Rhosneigr, 1883, Brian Entwistle) card wrapper slightly edgeworn. The rugged coastline of Wales has been the final resting place for at least 14,000 shipwrecks during the last 150 years. This book covers the true stories of over fifty of these tragedies. Some involve heroic local lifeboat r... View more info

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VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN LONDON from Old Photographs

By: Betjeman, John (Introduction and Commentaries by)

Price: $18.80

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010316

Condition: Good+


Unpaginated (approx. 160 pages). B/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain brown boards undamaged. Previous owner's name to ffep., foxing to endpapers, mild tanning to textblock edges, else leaves clean. Number stamp to lower rear pastedown. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edge-rubbed, a couple of tiny nicks, foxing to reverse. " . . . illustrated entirely with contemporary photographs. T... View more info

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A HISTORY OF MEENIYAN 1881-1981: A Century of Progress

By: Boyd, P.M.

Price: $33.84

Publisher: Meeniyan, Victoria, Australia, The Meeniyan Progress Association Centenary Committee: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012611

Condition: Very Good


64pp., intext b/white halftone plates throughout (various sources) together with line-drawn selector and township maps. Saddle-stitched, staple-bound format. Booklet clean and 'square'. Staples clean and holding firmly. Art-illustrated (J. Altenhof) card wrapper lightly edgeworn, with mild fingermarks on plain rear wrap. Title page, and illustrations, on inner front and rear wraps. Textblock unmarked. A concise, most interesting centennial history of the small but progre... View more info

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CURIOSITIES OF NORFOLK : A County Guide to the Unusual

By: Briggs, Josie C.

Price: $16.92

Publisher: Norfolk, England, John Nickalls Publications: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011409

ISBN: 1904136044

Condition: Very Good +


136pp., b/white photographic illustrations and map. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed only. An illustrated guide to the follies, unusual buildings, objects, natural features and street furniture around Norfolk. Book weight approx. 320g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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JOURNEY TO THE CHIANTI : Getting To Know An Ancient Tuscan Region

By: Castelluci, Leonardo

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Italy, Florence Packaging: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011363

ISBN: 8890107936

Condition: Very Good +


208pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Photography by Gian Luigi Scarfiotti. Book clean, square, Spine firm. Matt illustrated boards have one light bump to lower edge of rear panel. Leaves clean. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-nicked only. Contents include: Introduction, Living in Stone, The Chianti in the Museum, Life in the Chianti, Crafts and Trades, The Art of Simple Cooking, Vineyards and Olive Groves, The Commune... View more info

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AUCKLAND, Their Auckland

By: Clark, K.S. (Written and Illustrated by)

Price: $9.40

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand, Lansdowne Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010897

ISBN: 086866071X

Condition: Very Good +


84pp., b/white frontis, plus recto page b/white illustrations throughout by the author, K.S.Clark. Book clean, square. Spine firm, very light bump to head. Art-Illustrated (Clark) gloss illustrated boards negligibly surface-scuffed only. Leaves clean and crisp. This collection of amusing commentary and b/white illustrations by local artist Keith S. Nobby Clark is both a record of some of the victims of Auckland's progress, and a celebration and record of some of its surv... View more info

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THE LAND OF THE LYRE BIRD: A Story of Early Settlement in the Great Forest of South Gippsland

By: Contributors

Price: $30.08

Publisher: Korumburra, Victoria, Australia, The Korumburra and District Historical Society: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013306

ISBN: 0646354973

Condition: Very Good


(xvi), + 450pp., b/white photographic, halftone plate endpapers (different front and rear), frontispiece, and intext plates throughout, plus several line-drawn maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on head and heel. Bright gilt title over illustrated gloss boards. Textblock unmarked. No dustjacket (as issued). Originally published in 1920 by Gordon and Gotch (Aust.), and reprinted by various publishers subsequently, this 2001 edition offers a great insi... View more info

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FOOTPRINTS FROM THE 1840's ON SOUTHERN YORKE PENINSULA (Signed Copy)

By: Cook, Diana

Price: $32.90

Publisher: Minlaton, South Australia, Author (Diana Cook): 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012861

ISBN: 0646172719

Condition: Near Fine


150pp. Line-drawn map frontispiece. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Sketch-art (Walad Cook) textured card wrapper undamaged. Short inscription, "With compliments", signed by author at head of title page, else leaves unmarked. "Footprints . . . " consists of several true stories from the southern Yorke Peninsula, taken from such records as : George Penton's Employes Ledger, Gum Flat and Penton Vale Stations', Inspector Alexander Tolmer's 'Reminiscences... View more info

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ECHUCA-MOAMA: Murray River Neighbours (Signed Copy)

By: Coulson, Helen

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Wangaratta, VIC, Australia, McCabe Prints: 1979

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 012845

ISBN: 0959618716

Condition: Very Good


152pp. Illustrated throughout: b/white or light sepia halftone plates, ditto sketch-art by David McCabe, plus line-drawn township/property maps, river course maps, and several facsimiles. Book clean and square. Spine firm, minor bumps and repair there-on. Art-illustrated (David McCabe) card wrapper minimally edgeworn only. Signed on the title page by author Helen Coulson; signed by the illustrator (David McCabe), along with a separate personal inscription by same, also o... View more info

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THE BASIN 1867-1992: 125 Years. Fire on the Hill: Flowers in the Valley

By: Coxhill, Rick (Edited by)

Price: $26.32

Publisher: The Basin, Victoria, The Basin Progress Association: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: By Other

Seller ID: 005128

ISBN: 0646116436

Condition: Very Good +


v, + 100pp., intext, b/white, archival half-tone plate illustrations throughout, plus contemporary aerial photographic maps, with a supporting line-drawn map. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Signed on title page, in the hand of a significant local identity (mentioned several times within), otherwise leaves clean. Sepia illustrated (photographic and sketch-art) card wrapper nominally bumped and creased. In celebration of 125 years of existence, the story of the expanding ... View more info

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OLD NORFOLK TOWN: The Past in Pictures

By: Davies, K. and K.A.

Price: $12.22

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Authors [K. And K. A. Davies]:

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004404

Condition: Good+


No publication date [c. 1980]. 77pp., sparsely texted, with predominantly captioned sepia halftone plate archival illustrations. Staple-bound, landscape format. Staples firm. Leaves clean. Sticker ghost, minor abrading and edgewear on card wrapper, together with light soiling. A most interesting, pictorial local history of Norfolk Island, and its famous name inhabitants. Supporting the archival illustrations is a list of mutineers who reached Pitcairn Island on the 'Boun... View more info