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1 Wychwoods History: The Journal of the Wychwoods Local History Society, Number Two 1986
The Wychwoods Local History Society Oxford 1986 0951037226 / 9780951037225 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Stapled booklet format. In very good, clean condition. 80pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305345 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
16 Victorian Banburyshire. Three Memoirs: Sarah Beesley 1812-1892; Thomas Ward Boss 1825-1903; Thomas Butler Gunn 1863
Beesley, Sarah ; Boss, Thomas Ward ; Gunn, Thomas Butler The Banbury Historical Society | Robert Boyd Publications 2013 1908738073 / 9781908738073 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
NEW hardback. 310pp. 302780 
Price: 26.00 GBP

 
 
2 Structural Sections in Alcan Aluminium
Alcan Booth Extrusions Limited Cheney & Sons Ltd. Banbury 1972 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. 52pp. In very good, clean condition. Like most of our stock, we have this booklet at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 048736 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
17 The Warwickshire Parish Clergy in the later Middle Ages [Dugdale Society Occasional Papers, No. 17]
Bill, P. A. The Dugdale Society 1967 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Booklet. Stapled binding. Some light underlining in pencil and a few pencilled notes in the margins. Spine slightly faded. 29pp. 103391 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 Pictures in Colour of Oxford, with its University and Colleges. Containing 50 beautifully coloured pictures of the city, surroundings and University of Oxford.
Alfred Savage Alfred Savage | Messrs Jarrold & Sons Limited [c.1905] 1905 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
nd. Date of publication not stated but c. 1905. Blue and grey cloth with pictorial onlay and gilt lettering. A book of 50 picture postcard-style coloured pictures of the area, each with a descriptive paragraph underneath. A gift inscription written on the f.e.p., dated 1906. In very good condition. Some light foxing. Unpaginated. 21cm. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 103743 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
18 Oxford (Britain in Old Photographs)
Blackman, Robert S. The History Press Gloucestershire 2009 0752451286 / 9780752451282 Paperback NEW 8vo - 9.25" Tall 
Brand new paperback. 051845 
Price: 12.99 GBP

 
 
4 Cooper's Oxford: A History of Frank Cooper Limited
Allen, Brigid Archive Services of Oxford Oxford 1989 0951465805 / 9780951465806 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Previous owner's name and date written just inside the front cover. Otherwise, in very good, clean condition throughout. Covers tight. No other marks. 125pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305446 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
19 Saint Frideswide, Patron of Oxford: The Earliest Texts
Blair, John (ed.) The Perpetua Press Oxford 1988 0950848883 / 9780950848884 First Thus Hardback Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Lindsley, Kathleen 
Tidy. Blue covers with white pictorial onlay and titles. Some sun-fading to spine and boards. Very clean throughout, no names or inscriptions. 43pp. 031808 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
5 Munimenta Academica, or Documents Illustrative of Academical Life and Studies at Oxford (Complete in 2 Volumes)
Anstey, Rev. Henry Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer London 1868 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Part I: Libri Cancellarii et Procuratorum; Part II: Libri Cancellarii et Procuratorum, Accedunt Acta Curiae Cancellarii et Memoranda ex Registris Nonnulla. Quarter cloth - brown cloth spines with black paper sides. Boards are significantly rubbed at the edges and corners in particular, though surfaces also rubbed. Spine ends are bumped with some fraying to the cloth at the spine ends. Inscriptions on the front endpapers. Binding is sound and hinges are good. There are quite a lot of passages marked throughout the text with a green chalk pencil - this is three vertical lines of green pencil running through all the marked passages; there are a lot of them. Some pages are uncut at the top edge. A good working or reference set only. pp. cl, 366; [4], 367-859. A VERY HEAVY set- a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Surcharge for posting to UK islands and Northern Ireland; significant surcharge for delivery overseas - all destinations; NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. A discount is available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 035861 
Price: 37.00 GBP

 
20 The World of Flora Thompson
Bloxham, Christine Robert Dugdale Oxford 1998 0946978069 / 9780946978069 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by the author on the title page. There is a slight bump to the top corner of the back cover. Otherwise excellent condition. pp. viii, 232. 303588 
Price: 15.50 GBP

 
 
6 The Changing English Village 1066-1914 : A History of Bledington, Gloucestershire in its Setting 1066-1914
Ashby, M. K. ; with a foreword by Joan Thirsk The Roundwood Press Kineton 1974 0900093358 / 9780900093357 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red cloth binding. VG. Clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is chipped and torn at the edges. Not price clipped (5.50 net on front flap), the DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 425pp. 22cm. 101718 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
21 Came to Oxford
Bone, Gertrude ; illustrated by Muirhead Bone Basil Blackwell Oxford 1953 Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Publisher's original blue cloth. A gift inscription written on the f.e.p. (and dated 1955). Pages, including plates all in very good, clean condition. pp. ix, 133. Dust jacket is unclipped but otherwise worn - some significant loss to the back cover, plus further chips and a couple of tears. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. Discount available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 103803 
Price: 27.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Butterflies of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire
Asher, Jim Pisces Publications Newbury, Berkshire 1994 1874357021 / 9781874357025 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Original burgundy red boards. The spine of the dust jacket is faded but both the book and jacket are in otherwise very good, clean and tight condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. viii, 136. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104264 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
22 Cotswold Ways
Brill, Edith ; illustrated by Michael Stainton Robert Hale London 1985 0709023790 / 9780709023791 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards. Light bruising to the board edges and to the dust jacket edges. A small crease to the front flap of the dust jacket. A little foxing to the rear dust jacket flap. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. ix, 207. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305285 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
8 Northamptonshire in Pictures
At Heart Publications, in Association with The Evening Telegraph At Heart Publications 2008 1845472039 / 9781845472030 Paperback NEW 8vo - 9.75" Tall 
Brand new paperback. 143pp. 043342 
Price: 10.99 GBP

 
23 Maps of My Life
Browning, Guy Square Peg 2008 0224082728 / 9780224082723 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 
Original green boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition - as new.The dust jacket is protected in a fully removable loose clear film sleeve (which does not adhere to book or jacket in any way. Maps of My Life is about places and maps that made an impression on the author's early life. Weaned on maps, educated by maps and ever so slightly in love with maps, he presents a selection of intriguing and quirkily annotated cartographic gems to chart his unsteady progress from pewling toddler to pewling young man via the furthest corners of the Alps, Niagara Falls, the Mediterranean, Central America and darkest Chipping Norton. 228pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 057447 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
9 Isolarion: A Different Oxford Journey
Attlee, James Black Swan London 2009 0552775231 / 9780552775236 Paperback NEW 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Brand new paperback. Isolarion takes its title from a type of fifteenth-century map that isolates an area in order to present it in detail - and in that detail finds a greater truth. For James Atlee, that detail is Oxford's Cowley Road, a teeming, multicultural area of commerce, culture and diversity. 394pp. 051835 
Price: 7.64 GBP

 
24 Jog-Trot Days: Chipping Norton in the 1920s
Burson, Wilf Bodkin Bookshop & Gallery 1980 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
The boards are a little bumped at the spine ends and corners, and there is a brief inscription written in pen on the front endpaper. 95pp. Page edges are slightly tanned / darkened. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 041200 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
10 The Story of [Coventry] Whitefriars
Author Unknown City of Coventry Leisure Services [c.2000] Coventry 2000 0901606545 / 9780901606549 Soft cover Very Good Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
Date of publication not stated, but c. 2000. Stapled binding. Green card covers with gold illustration of Whitefriars on the front cover. In excellent condition. The slightest of bumps to the cover edges. 30pp. 303101 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
25 The Society of Oxford Home-Students: Retrospects and Recollections (1879-1921)
Butler, R. F. & Prichard, M. H. (eds.) The Oxonian Press (For Private Circulation) Oxford 1930 Blue Cloth Very Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Minor wear to cover edges. Pages are lightly tanned. Tidy. 142pp. Image available on request. 041959 
Price: 29.95 GBP

 
 
11 Chronicles of the Royal Borough of Woodstock, compiled from the Borough Records and other Original Documents
Ballard, Adolphus Alden & Company, Ltd, Bocardo Press Oxford 1896 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original brown boards. Light rubs to the edges. Front endpaper has been renewed / repaired - it has the same pattern as pastedown and rear endpaper and pastedown but is a much darker shade of green. Previous owner's name and address written in ink on the reverse of frontis. illustration. Binding is a bit shaken. No loose pages. pp. viii, 149 + advertisement pages. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305362 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
26 Cheneys of Banbury 1767/1967: The Autobiography of a Printer
C. F. Wyatt Limited, Eric Evans M.S.I.A. (designed and produced by) C. F. Wyatt Limited ; Printed in Banbury by Cheney & Sons Limited 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Original white cloth, with white dust jacket. Some light foxing / discolouration marks to the boards and to the dust jacket (underside and outside). Small pale stain to the front cover of the dust jacket. The boards are ever so slightly bowed. A few short nicks to the edges of the dust jacket. A nicely produced book with lots of illustrations. A short history of the well-known Banbury printers, Cheneys, first established in 1767. 36 pages. 28.5 x 39cm. A large and heavy book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply for posting to UK islands; significant surcharge for delivery overseas - all destinations; NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306254 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
 
12 Oxfordshire: A Handbook for Students of Local History
Barratt, D. M. ; Vaisey, D. G. (edited by) Basil Blackwell for Oxfordshire Rural Community Council 1973 0631154205 / 9780631154204 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in very good, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xii, 83. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105437 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
27 The Salt of the Earth: Diary of a Poor Family in Woodstock, 1900
Calcutt, Dorothy The Wychwood Press 2001 1902279069 / 9781902279060 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed on the half-title page by the author, with a note to say 'thanking you' but not inscribed to anyone. No other names or inscriptions. The pages have slightly darkened / tanned. Little used / lightly read in VG clean condition. pp. x, 113. 304141 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
13 Anglo-Saxon Coventry and its Churches [Dugdale Society Occasional Papers, No. 41}
Bassett, Steven The Dugdale Society 2001 0852200781 / 9780852200780 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Booklet. Stapled binding. In excellent condition. Spine slightly faded. 33pp. 103392 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
28 Global Mission: The Story of Alcan, Volume I to 1950
Campbell, Duncan C. Ontario Publishing Company Limited Canada 1985 0919354068 / 9780919354067 First Edition Hardback Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding tight and sound. Oatmeal / beige publisher's original cloth. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Minor rubs to the dust jacket edges. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose archival-quality clear protective sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket from further wear. Founded in 1902 as the Northern Aluminium Company, Limited, renamed Aluminium Company of Canada, Limited in 1925 and then Alcan Aluminium Limited in 1966, Alcan built their Banbury factory in 1931. At its peak the Banbury plant employed around 4000 people and it was closed in 2007. pp. ix, 438. 058012 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
14 I'm Going Down to Vote : A History of the Labour Movement in Banbury 1945-1997
Beere, Andrew G. Reflective Hedgehog London 2011 0956813607 / 9780956813602 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
** BRAND NEW ** paperback. 118pp. 300832 
Price: 12.99 GBP

 
29 Global Mission: The Story of Alcan, Volume I to 1950
Campbell, Duncan C. Ontario Publishing Company Limited Canada 1985 0919354068 / 9780919354067 First Edition Hardback Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding tight and sound. Oatmeal / beige publisher's original cloth. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Minor rubs to the dust jacket edges. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose archival-quality clear protective sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket from further wear. Founded in 1902 as the Northern Aluminium Company, Limited, renamed Aluminium Company of Canada, Limited in 1925 and then Alcan Aluminium Limited in 1966, Alcan built their Banbury factory in 1931. At its peak the Banbury plant employed around 4000 people and it was closed in 2007. pp. ix, 438. 058013 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
15 The History of Banbury: including copious historical and antiquarian notices of the neighbourhood.
Beesley, Alfred Nichols and Son | printed by William Potts, Parsons St., Banbury Banbury 1841 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is an ex-county library reference copy, in a study library binding of twentieth-century cloth. Has the usual library marks to the spine of the boards and inside. This is a good copy and complete, though it has had some repairs over the years, probably when re-bound by the county library. Some discolouration / foxing to plates, some short tears to a few plates at the margins and a few pages. One plate, VI, has been trimmed and re-backed. With the exception of the frontispiece (plate XIII) the remainder of the plates are all bound together at the back of the book. 26 plates in total, complete. The binding is a bit weak around the middle of the book and one leaf, p. 409-10 is coming loose (still just attached at present). A couple of pages have a dark stain to the top edge of the margins, pp. 389-392. This is a good and solid copy of the now very scarce definitive history of Banbury. pp. xvi, 668, [26] plates. PLEASE NOTE this is a very heavy book. No additional postage charges to send within the UK mainland; UK islands, highlands and N. Ireland please ask for a postage quote - a small additional fee will be necessary. Overseas postage will be much higher than our standard postage rate - please enquire if you would like a quote. A discount is on offer if you would like to collect from our shop premises in N. Oxfordshire - please enquire. 104050 
Price: 160.00 GBP

 
30 The Sixpenny Debt And Other Oxford Stories
Cavanagh, Mary; Stemp, Jane; Gordon-Cummings, Jane OxPens United Kingdom 2006 1904623468 / 9781904623465 Soft cover New Book 
Brand new paperback. 300324 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
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