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The Story of Greenwich

By: Aslet, Clive.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: UK., Ted Smart Ltd: 1999

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02953


Greenwich, the site of Britain's celebration of the new millennium, has been an emblem of British history for over a thousand years. Using beautiful colour illustrations throughout , Clive Aslet presents a beguiling and charismatic portrait of Greenwich and a history of England through the story of this unique English town. There is a birthday dedication on the front end paper,otherwise this is a clean book with a tight binding PLEASE NOTE: International economy shippi... View more info

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History on the Ground : (Sutton History Handbooks)

By: Beresford, Maurice

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Sutton Pub Ltd: 1998

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02610


In this classic book, the author opens up the hidden world of urban, local and landscape history through the imaginative use of old maps and other documentary evidence. In these six studies evidence is brought to bear on particular fields, particular villages, and particular towns. Illustrated throughout with maps, plans and photographs, it is a book which all those interested in local, urban and landscape history will enjoy. The covers show light ware to the corners and... View more info

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Along the Chiltern Ways.

By: Crosher, G.R.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Cassell & Co Ltd: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02303


The Chiltern Ways lanes are the Icknield Ways, the two ancient " green lanes " that run from the Thames at Goring northeastward below the Chiltern escarpment, below the beech- covered hills of Buckinghamshire and the rolling hills of Hertfordshire, skirting the " slumbering Midland plain " until beyond Royston thet reach the rich lands of East Anglia. The author is a wise, knowledgeable and informative guide who has from his earliest years known and loved these beautiful... View more info

Hornchurch & Upminster

By: Evans Brian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Chichester, Phillimore: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01507


A pictorial history of hornchurch & upminster in good condition no d/w View more info

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The Illustrated History of Leeds

By: Grady, Kevin; Burt, Steven

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK., Breedon Books Publishing Co Ltd: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02507


For this second edition the authors have brought their account of the development of the city up to date. Their remarkable narrative is the first detailed study of Leeds through its long history since Parson's pioneering work in 1834. This book provides a readable and authoritative account of the history of the city that will appeal to residents and visitors alike and will serve has an invaluable reference. View more info

Afoot in England

By: Hudson W H

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons,Ltd: 1929

Edition: Reprint 1929

Sellers ID: 01460


The spine is worn on the top and bottom and along the side.This is a delightful little book of walking in england in the turn of the 20thC. View more info

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Beside the Seaside: A Celebration of the Place We Like to Be

By: Struthers, Jane

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02208


There are almost as many stories about the sea as there are pebbles on the beach. this is a book for anyone captivated by the crash of waves on sand, thrilled to the exploits of pirates or delighted in an ice cream at the end of the pier. View more info

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Bibliographical Account of the Works Relating to English Topography

By: Upcott, William

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, EP Publishing Ltd: 1978

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03636


This book, first published in 1818, is a unique key to the literature of English local history. It was originally published in three volumes b ut is produced in a compact one volume edition. The D/W has rippling to its head and foot and the corners are lightly worn it is also a little grubby. This reprint is a good copy of this very rare book in its original 3 volume set. View more info

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Vanishing Dorset

By: Wright, George

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Richmond House Editions: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03245


This is a fascinating little book, which is full of black and white photographs depicting countrylife and farming from 1986-2008 in rural West Dorset. A good, clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info