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1 The Buckinghamshire Domesday [The County Edition of Great Domesday Book, 3 Volumes, Limited Edition]
Alecto Historical Editions London 1988 0948459565 / 9780948459566 Limited Edition Hardcover Good Slipcase Poor Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
3 volume set, limited to 1,000 copies. The Folios and Maps volume is hand-numbered, no. 214. Maps present and in very good condition in the front pocket of Folios and Maps. The other volumes are Introduction and Translation, and Domesday Book Studies. All three volumes are bumped at the base of the spine and the Introduction and Translation volume has two little red pen squiggles on a page towards the back of the book. If not for the pen marks I would describe the volumes as Very Good condition. The slipcase is poor, missing one end of the case. These are very LARGE AND HEAVY - overseas postage is likely to be prohibitively expensive. This set is VERY LARGE AND HEAVY - a significant surcharge will apply to international orders as this set will cost a great deal more to send than our standard rate will cover. Shipping to some destinations may not be available - please enquire before ordering. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. UK highlands, islands and N. Ireland will incur an additional charge. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 304995 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
16 Let Herbs Do It : A Collection of Anecdotes and Cooking Suggestions to Enliven the Use of 26 Herbs Which Should Be Staples in Every Kitchen
Bentley, Virginia Williams Studio Vista London 1974 028970474x / 9780289704745 First UK Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Rothman, Robin 
Hardback with dust jacket. Red boards. A few foxing spots to the outer closed textblock page edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 110. The dust jacket has a few grubby marks, some foxing and some light rubs to edges. 049971 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
2 The Paris Review, Number 49
Jonathan Cape | Doubleday & Company 1970 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Rubs to the edges of the card covers. Some discolouration to the white parts of the covers. Light reading creases to the spine. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 206. 308145 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
17 Johnson, Boswell, and their Circle [Bernard Quaritch Bookseller's Catalogue No 1266]. Books and Manuscripts, including new acquisitions from a private collection.
Bernard Quaritch Ltd Bernard Quaritch Ltd 1999 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bookseller's rare book catalogue. Some creasing to the title page. A few light pencil marks in the margins. No names or inscriptions. Slim book. Unpaginated. 103455 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Wiltshire Domesday [The County Edition of Great Domesday Book, 3 Volumes. Limited Edition]
Alecto Historical Editions London 1988 0948459816 / 9780948459818 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
3 volume set, limited to 1,000 copies. The Folios and Maps volume is hand-numbered, no. 424. Maps present and in very good condition in the front pocket of Folios and Maps. The other volumes are Introduction and Translation, and Domesday Book Studies. The volumes are in excellent condition. Presented in a bespoke red solander box. The box is in very good condition but has some slight bruising and some very small marks at the base of the spine. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this set due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 104580 
Price: 105.00 GBP

 
18 Bernardino Mei and Baroque Painting in Siena
Bisogni, Fabio & Ciampolini, Marco (eds.) Parlazzo Chigi Saracini Siena 1998 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - 11.75" Tall 
Black cloth spine with mabled boards. Vol. 2 of Monte Dei Paschi of Siena, 'The Collection of Chigi Saracini'. 45 plates in colour. & further black and white illustrations. A VG copy. No names or inscriptions. Old paperclip mark on the first few pages. Minor light marks to outside edges. 246pp + plates. Heavy book. Overseas postage will be higher than the quoted rate and charged at cost - we will contact you with a price before processing your order. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 027670 
Price: 42.00 GBP

 
 
4 A Study of the Bronze Age Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland and its associated grave-goods. Complete 2 Volume set.
Abercromby, The Hon. John Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1912 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Burgundy red buckram library bindings. Top edges gilt. Complete in 2 volumes. Ex-municipal reference library volumes, i.e. these volumes were held in the library for reference only, not for loan. Library bookplate on the front pastedowns and shelf classification marks at the top edges of the front pastedowns. Blind embossed oval library identification stamp to many pages, mostly to the top margins. Plate II in Volume I has a repaired tear to the top edge; repaired with what looks like a conservation grade paper repair tissue. Contents complete - meet collation. pp. 163 [+ Plates I-LXI]; 128 [+ Plates LXII-CX]. Plates printed in sepia tones, showing numbered artefacts and with descriptions at the bottom of each plate. 33.5cm tall. Please contact us if you would like to see further photographs of these volumes - we can email them to you upon request. Large and heavy volumes. DELIVERY: The cost of sending these within the UK MAINLAND is included in the price. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY: please contact us before ordering. May be available but at significant extra costs. A discount on postage is available for collection from our shop premises in Banbury, Oxfordshire - please enquire. 105357 
Price: 245.00 GBP

 
19 Stars in a Dark Night: The Letters of Ivor Gurney to the Chapman Family
Boden, Anthony Sutton Publishing Stroud, Glos 2004 0750934670 / 9780750934671 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 7.99. 224pp. Stars in a Dark Night restores to print the first published collection of letters which Gurney wrote from the Western Front. 304885 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
 
5 Les grands cineastes que je propose (collection 7e art)
Agel, Henri Les Editions du Cerf Paris 1967 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. Minor wear to the cover edges. Contents VG, clean. No names or inscriptions. 236pp. In French. 302414 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
20 Stars in a Dark Night: The Letters of Ivor Gurney to the Chapman Family
Boden, Anthony Sutton Publishing Stroud, Glos 2004 0750934670 / 9780750934671 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 7.99. 224pp. Stars in a Dark Night restores to print the first published collection of letters which Gurney wrote from the Western Front. 304886 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
 
6 Goody Two-Shoes: A Facsimile Reproduction of the Edition of 1766 [Facsimile edition reproduced from The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books]
An introduction by Charles Welsh The Bodley Head | Holp Shuppan 1981 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Small pocket-sized hardback, with thin card slipcase. Original green cloth. This is a facsimile reproduction of the Griffith and Farran 1881 facsimile edition, reproducing the edition of 1766. pp. xxiv, 156, [4]. In excellent, fine condition, in near fine slipcase. A few very light rubs to the edges of the slipcase. 307241 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
21 Wild Wales: Its People, Language, and Scenery (Pocket edition)
Borrow, George John Murray London 1905 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. 1905 pocket edition. Wild Wales was first published in 1901. Original green cloth, blind stamped pattern to boards, gilt decoration to spine and to centre of the upper board. Top edge gilt. Green ribbon page marker (frayed ends). Thin paper. In nice, clean condition; very light rubs to extremities only. Previous owner's name written neatly at the top edge of the front endpaper (C. F. Hawkes, Nov. 5 1925 - this copy came from the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes). Endpapers and pastedowns browned. Frontis. illustration with tissue guard. pp. xxxi, 733, 16 [publisher's lists]. 17cm tall. An attractive little copy. 309127 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Art of Florence [2 Volume set]
Andres, Glenn M. ; Hunisak, John M. ; Turner, A. Richard ; with principal photography by Takashi Okamura Artabras | Abbeville Publishing [c. 1994] 1994 0896601110 / 9780896601116 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
2 volumes in slipcase. Both volumes and the slipcase are in excellent, fine condition. Beautifully illustrated throughout. More than 700 color images and another 854 duotones and architectural drawings have been reproduced with a meticulous care worthy of the Renaissance craft tradition. 1312 pages. This important and uncommonly beautiful publication analyzes the history of Florentine art in terms of the distinctly Florentine and Tuscan influences that shaped it-an approach never before employed in a study of this breadth and complexity. The fascinating and lucid text by Glenn Andres, John Hunisak, and Richard Turner gracefully links Florentine architecture, sculpture, and painting to the rich social fabric and the dramatic political life of the city. Woven into this compelling history is the most luxurious and comprehensive visual documentation available of Florence's unrivaled treasures. n.d. but this copy is a c. 1994 printing. This set is VERY LARGE AND HEAVY - a significant surcharge will apply to international orders as this set will cost a great deal more to send than our standard rate will cover. Shipping to some destinations may not be available - please enquire before ordering. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. UK highlands, islands and N. Ireland may incur an additional charge. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 306650 
Price: 70.00 GBP

 
22 Naughty Children, an anthology
Brand, Christianna (compiled by) ; illustrated by Edward Ardizzone Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1962 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. 'Every entry has been tried on a carefully selected, reasonably naughty, child, and if it failed to entertain, rejected out of hand.' Publisher's original pale blue boards; slightly faded at the spine ends and very edges of the boards. Lightly bruised spine ends. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There is some quite heavy foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge, which also affects the top margins of some pages. Lighter foxing spots to the outer closed textblock foredge and to the dust jacket. The dust jacket is slightly darkened / tanned at the spine, has light rubs to edges and a few light brown marks to the back cover. A short nick to the top edge of the back cover. Front flap of the dust jacket has been price clipped. pp. 318. 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. 106709 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
 
8 Ardizzone's English Fairy Tales: Twelve Classic Tales
Ardizzone, Edward (selected and illustrated by Edward Ardizzone from the collection of Joseph Jacobs) Andre Deutsch London 1980 0233973060 / 9780233973067 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket are in excellent fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Original plain blue cloth boards; pictorial dust jacket. A super copy. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. In this lovely book 12 traditional English fairy tales are beautifully illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. pp. 78. 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. 106070 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
23 Insect Emporium
Brooks, Susie ; Cooper, Dawn Red Shed Egmont 2016 1405283408 / 9781405283403 First Edition Hardcover New New Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. Include a Limited Edition Print which can be found at the back of the book, just inside the back cover. RRP 12.99. Open up this treasure trove of insects and immerse yourself in a wondrous collection of creatures as nature unfolds around you. Hidden amongst the foliage you'll spy splashes of purple, orange, yellow, green and blue as a cloud of grasshoppers spring into action. And as you wander through, listen out for the buzzing of bees and the flitter of wings as caterpillars transform into a flutter of moths and butterflies. Then pause to admire the twinkling from the fireflies and glow-worms, and remember that your magical journey into this enchanting secret world has only just begun...This beautiful collection of insects contains a limited edition print of Dawn Cooper's gorgeous illustrations, sumptuous gold foil on the jacket and engaging information, making it a glorious gift book that will appeal to anyone who loved Animalium, The Wonder Garden or Creaturepedia. 61pp. A beautifully illustrated picture book, for children and adults alike. 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. 306265 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
9 Ardizzone's English Fairy Tales: Twelve Classic Tales
Ardizzone, Edward (selected and illustrated by Edward Ardizzone from the collection of Joseph Jacobs) Andre Deutsch London 1980 0233973060 / 9780233973067 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket are in excellent near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Original plain blue cloth boards; pictorial dust jacket. A super copy but the book has a slight musty odour and there is some very light foxing to the underside of the dust jacket. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. In this lovely book 12 traditional English fairy tales are beautifully illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. pp. 78. 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. 106075 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
24 The Collected Poems of T. E. Brown
Brown, T. E.; with an Introduction By W. E. Henley Macmillan and Co., Limited 1909 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback. 3rd impression. Original green cloth. The boards are a little bruised and rubbed at the spine ends and slightly faded at the spine. Previous owner's name, address and date written on the front endpaper - the book appears to be from the collection of the late theologian C. H. Dodd, bearing his signature, Mansfield College Oxford address and date of Jan 2016, on the front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and endpapers. Slight superficial cracks to the front inner hinge. The binding is quite firm. Deckled page edges. Frontispiece portrait plate and tissue guard (tissue guard has browned). pp. xxiii, [3], 736, [4]. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 039430 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
10 The People of England: A Short Social and Economic History
Ashley, Maurice Weideneld and Nicolson London 1982 0297781782 / 9780297781783 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper 'to Professor and Sonia Hawkes'. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes and bears his notes and shortened signature (initials) in pencil on the front endpaper. Textblock is annotated with some pencil and pen notes and underlining and there is a typewritten sheet loosely enclosed with Christopher's suggested amendments for the second edition; amendments submitted January 1983. pp. viii, 214. 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. 307039 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
25 The Book of the Inn
Burke, Thomas (selected and edited by) Constable & Co Ltd London 1927 Leather Bound Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Leather bound copy, flexible binding with some light creasing to the covers. Rubs to the spine ends and corners and the binding has faded at the spine and spine edges of the covers. Top edge gilt. Frontis. woodcut illustration of The George Inn, Glastonbury, from a woodcut by Robert Gibbings. No other illustrations. pp. xxiv, 401. 18.8cm. 309115 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
11 Jane Austen - Hamish Hamilton Novel Library. 5 volumes (of 6; not boxed): Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Mansfield Park
Austen, Jane Hamish Hamilton [1947-1949] London 1947 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
All five volumes are in good condition. All lack dust jackets and are rubbed at the spine ends and corners, with lighter rubs to edges. Bound in quarter black cloth, with printed paper sides. The sides are a patterned paper by Curwen Press, designed by Sarah Nechamkin. They would have had dust jackets when published and may have been sold as a boxed set (there was a boxed set of the 6 Jane Austen titles produced but these are without a box). Emma is the missing volume from this set. Sense and Sensibility is a 1st Novel Library edition, of 1948, pp. viii, 374; Pride and Prejudice is a 1st Novel Library edition of 1949, pp. viii, 386, has a small pale stain to the outer closed textblock foredge; Northanger Abbey is a first Novel Library edition of 1948, pp. viii, 236; Persuasion is a reprint of 1951, first published in the Novel Library edition 1947, pp. vi, 254; Mansfield Park is a 1st Novel Library edition of 1949, pp. viii, 479, has a very small brown stain near the top edge of the front cover. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The bindings are all firm and of a uniform size, 17.6cm. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 309093 
Price: 75.00 GBP

 
26 The Folio History of Ancient Greece: 4 Volumes in a Slipcase. The Lyric Age; The Persian Wars; The Classical Age; The Hellenistic Age
Burn, A. R. [The Persian Wars; The Lyric Age]; Hornblower, Simon [The Classical Age]; Walbank, F. W. [The Hellenistic Age] The Folio Society London 2002 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Excellent, fine condition books in a near fine slipcase - a slight mark to one side. Books are all tight and pristine; appear unread. Printed on St. Paul's wove paper and bound in cloth with a printed and blocked design by Grahame Baker. A super set. This set is VERY LARGE AND HEAVY - a significant surcharge will apply to international orders as this set will cost a great deal more to send than our standard rate will cover. Shipping to some destinations may not be available - please enquire before ordering. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. UK highlands, islands and N. Ireland may incur an additional charge. UK postage discount may be available for collection - please enquire. 103478 
Price: 65.00 GBP

 
 
12 The Mind of Rome
Bailey, Cyril (edited by) Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1926 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original red cloth. Spine slightly dull and lightly bruised at ends. Pages are just a little darkened / tanned at the edges. A few pages have some flattened creases to bottom corner. In very good, clean condition throughout. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and inscribed to him from his father. Inscription is written in initials rather than full name and reads C F C H from CPH, Christmas 1926. Binding firm. pp. xii, 515. 105925 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
27 Primitive Labour
Buxton, L. H. Dudley Methuen & Co Ltd Essex Street, London 1924 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original dark green boards. Some light foxing to pages and pages are age-toned / slightly tanned. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and bears his signature and date (1928) on the front endpaper. pp. viii, 272. 105729 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Connoisseur Magazine, An Illustrated Magazine For Collectors. Volumes 1-25 (1901-1909)
Baily, J. T. Herbert (edited by) Otto Limited [1901-1909] Carmelite House, London 1901 First Edition Quarter Leather Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
A complete run of the first 25 volumes from the first issue, Vol. I September - December, 1901. Each volume contains 4 months and each year comprises three bound volumes. All 25 volumes are uniformly bound in a mid-brown quarter morocco with brown cloth sides. Upper panels are gilt ruled. Bound by Birdsall & Son, Northampton. Some rubs to the leather. Some marks to the boards, including a noticeable spillage stain to the boards of one volume (boards only) and some mild pale biopredation marks to the boards. All joints are very good and the bindings are nice and firm. Inside, all hinges are good. Some volumes bear a contemporary bookplate for a William Arthur Durnford. Some foxing to endpapers and to the few plates with the same paper type as the endpapers. All volumes are generously illustrated throughout, including good quality plates with tissue guards. Some plates are tipped-in on different colour pages. In volume I two of these plates are on black paper and both of these black leaves have become very brittle, cracked and torn. Both black leaves are disintegrating; the illustrations themselves are unaffected. Volume 9 has a small dark ink stain on the spine. An attractive uniform set. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this set due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. More photographs can be sent on request. 104586 
Price: 420.00 GBP

 
28 Kaulana na Pua: An Hawaiian Album, 1890-1930
Campbell, James Kimo ; Thompson, Pete ; Vorhies, Aleen (editors) Pueo Press California 1976 0917850009 / 9780917850004 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Some light marks to the covers and a reading crease to the spine. First printing. In very good, clean condition inside. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. This collection of photographs, drawn from archival sources, is a record of, and a tribute to, the Hawaiian people and the lives they led as their world changed around them. Photographers include R. J. Baker, Davey, Montano, Theodore Kelsey. Most of the subjects of these portraits were poor, rural folk or tourist-industry workers, now lost to history. pp. 71. 106018 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
14 Turkey Beyond the Maeander: An Archaeological Guide
Bean, George E. Ernest Benn Limited 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original grey boards. Two review slips loosely inserted; one from the publisher, one from The Times Higher Education Supplement. This copy came from the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) but doesn't bear his signature. There are some marginal notes in pencil (not extensive). The binding is firm. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges but otherwise very good. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 267. Fold-out map in excellent condition. 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. 105937 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
29 Brian Cook's Landscapes of Britain
Casson, Hugh (foreword) ; Master, Simon (introduction by) Batsford London 2012 1849940363 / 9781849940368 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
New hardback. Mini edition. RRP 9.99. The illustrations of Brian Cook from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s have become iconic. His heightened use of colour, in a flat colour poster style, is much imitated, but never surpassed. His jacket covers for the Batsford series of books that celebrated British life are now very collectable. This collection of his best work is a beautiful publication that should be enjoyed not only by collectors but all lovers of good design and illustration. Brian Cook describes his working processes, the then-new printing process that allowed him to pioneer his characteristic bold colours, and the design principles and practical methods of his craft. A stunning book for designers. 128pp. 306773 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
 
15 Morning Rendezvous, Stories (Russian and Soviet Story)
Belov, V. [Vasily] ; translated from the Russian by Eve Manning and Rose Prokofieva Raduga Publishers Moscow 1983 Soft cover Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Small pocket-sized soft back. A gift inscription written in pen at the bottom edge of the half-title page. Light grey marks to the bottom edge of the outer closed textblock page edge. Otherwise very good. Binding firm and pages clean. pp. 384. A collection of short stories. 307956 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
30 Victorian & Edwardian Oxfordshire
Chance, Eleanor Amberley Gloucestershire 2008 1848680309 / 9781848680302 Soft Cover NEW 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New paperback, in excellent fine condition. Brand new, not previously owned. RRP 14.99. 126pp. The photographs, printed here in sepia, depict the farmer and his labourer in the countryside, the traditional industries and the interaction of the city and the university in Oxford. The home life of rich and poor, sports and pastimes, traditional country customs, religious life and education are all depicted in this collection. The text, composed of a series of extracts gathered from a variety of contemporary sources, helps to bring alive these glimpses of life in the county of a time that is only just outside living memory. 047990 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
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