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1 Adderbury: A Thousand Years of History
Allen, Nicholas; with Adderbury History Association Phillimore & Co. Ltd Chichester, West Sussex 1995 0850339944 / 9780850339949 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. The book would be described as very good but there are some pale brown splash marks to the outer closed textblock page foredges. The pages themselves are otherwise clean. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket is very good and not price clipped. pp. xv, [1], 144. 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. 307248 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
16 Bloxham: Village and Folk
Gibbard, David H. Daivd H. Gibbard [c. 1987] 1987 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Soft back. Date of publication not stated but is c. 1987. The covers are creased, with a slight crease visible to the first few pages. Contents in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 92. 308701 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
2 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 
Hardback with dust jacket. 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: 15.00 GBP

 
17 A Cotswold Village or Country Life and Pursuits in Gloucestershire
Gibbs, J. Arthur John Murray Albermarle Street, London 1898 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. No dust jacket. Original red cloth. First edition, 1898. A brief gift inscription in felt pen on the front endpaper. Light scattered foxing throughout. Inner hinges are good. The cloth is in poor to fair condition - frayed and has short splits at the spine ends, and is frayed and chipped at the spine ends, with loss. Corners lightly bruised and rubbed. pp. xvi, 431, plates. 309051 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
3 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 Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red cloth binding. The boards are just a little faded at the very edges and there is a forwards lean to the spine. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks and the binding is firm. The front flap of the dust jacket is price clipped and the DJ is lightly rubbed and bruised at the edges. pp. xxiii, [map], 425. 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. (Books photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308516 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
18 A Cotswold Village or Country Life and Pursuits in Gloucestershire
Gibbs, J. Arthur John Murray Albermarle Street, London 1923 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. No dust jacket. Original red cloth. 1923 reprint; was first published in December 1898. Previous owner's name in pencil at the top edge of the front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout. Inner hinges are good. The cloth is frayed and chipped at the spine ends. Corners lightly bruised and rubbed. pp. xx, 431, plates, 12 (publisher's lists). 309050 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
4 Joseph Ashby of Tysoe 1859-1919: A Study of English Village Life
Ashby, M. K. ; with an introduction by E. P. Thompson The Merlin Press Ltd London 1979 085036180x / 9780850361803 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback. Good condition. There are some reading creases to the spine and a rubbed patch to the front cover. Faint imprints to the front endpaper from an old pencil price mark. Spine faded. A few foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock edge and a few light handling marks to outer closed textblock foredge. Binding is firm and tight. Pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xx, 303. 306739 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
19 A Kind of Magic: An Oxfordshire Childhood in the 1920s [Signed Copy]
Harris, Mollie Oxford University Press 1988 0192813935 / 9780192813930 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Second hand paperback in good condition but with several creases to the front cover. Signed by the author (without dedication / inscription) on the title page. Pages have slightly darkened / tanned. 222pp. 306742 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
5 English Villages (Britain in Pictures)
Blunden, Edmund William Collins London 1942 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second edition. Illustrated, with 12 colour plates and 25 black and white illustrations. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. The boards are clean but there is a bend in the boards towards the bottom of the spine. Lightly rubbed edges, spine ends and corners. The binding is firm, no previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some noticeable foxing to the endpapers and pastedowns and some light occasional foxing to outer closed textblock edges and to pages. 48pp. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges and has some foxing to the back cover. 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. 105098 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
20 Kilsby: The Story of a Village. A study of the social development of communities in the Rugby area, with special reference to the village of Kilsby.
Hatton, Gren Gren Hatton 1988 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Some reading creases to the spine and the spine has faded. Otherwise in VG clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 234pp. 302869 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
6 Ministers and Mandarins: Inside the Whitehall Village
Bruce-Gardyne, Jock Sidgwick & Jackson London 1986 0283994150 / 9780283994159 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. Slightly bruised and faded spine ends. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket unclipped. 252pp. 304571 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
21 Montaillou: Cathars and Catholics in a French Village 1294-1324
Ladurie, Emmanuel Le Roy ; translated by Barbara Bray The Folio Society 2005 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and slipcase are in excellent, fine condition. pp. xxiii, 414. Printed on Gorgeous Wove paper and bound in full red cloth blocked with a design by Francis Mosley. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to international orders as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 102432 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
7 Franklin's Flying Bookshop
Campbell, Jen ; illustrated by Katie Harnett Thames and Hudson London 2017 0500651094 / 9780500651094 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback. Reprint. RRP 11.95. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. A wonderful story, beautifully illustrated. Franklin the dragon loves books and likes to read them out loud for everyone to hear. If only the village folk weren't so terrified of him... Fortunately he finds a kindred spirit in Luna who loves stories just as much. Together they hatch a plan to open a bookshop - a flying bookshop, that is - right on Franklin's back! 308405 
Price: 10.95 GBP

 
22 West of the Moon [Signed Copy]
Langrish, Katherine HarperCollins 2011 000739523X / 9780007395231 Soft Cover NEW 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
New paperback. RRP 8.99. Signed by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). It is a time of dark magic and fearsome creatures - a time of Vikings and Heroes... Alone after his father's death, Peer Ulfsson struggles for survival against natural and supernatural enemies. Then he meets beautiful, adventurous Hilde, who tells him of a land that lies East of the sun and West of the moon. When a dragonship visits their village, Peer and Hilde seize the chance to set sail for this legendary country. But on board they hear whispers of ghosts, murder and witchcraft. What icy-hearted evil awaits them in the new land? 615pp. West of the Moon is abridged from Troll Fell, Troll Mill and Troll Blood, originally published as individual novels. 058120 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
 
8 Willoughby: A Warwickshire Village
Carlisle, W. L. ; Ivens, S. G. ; Mitchell, F. L. ; Reynolds, M. J. ; Troman, S. J. ; Whitfield, R. J. [c. 1989] Willoughby, Warwickshire 1989 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Stapled booklet providing an outline of the history of Willoughby village near Rugby in Warwickshire. Some foxing to a few pages and quite significant foxing to the centrefold. There are a couple of highlighter pen marks in the margins of p. 34, marking a passage in the text. No names or inscriptions. 64pp. 306743 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
23 The Stone Boudoir
Maggio, Theresa Headline Review 2002 0755311248 / 9780755311248 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Red cloth. A slight bump to the top corner of the front board. Otherwise in excellent fine condition throughout. RRP. 14.99. Fascinated by her family's stories of their Sicilian homeland, Theresa Maggio decided to return to her ancestral village of Santa Margherita Belice and to explore the vanishing world they had left behind. She travelled to some of the most obscure and isolated villages in the shadows of Mount Etna, many of which had been all but destroyed by a huge earthquake in 1968. There she found an ancient way of life, where religious processions can consume villagers for days on end and where almonds grow like weeds by the roadside. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 246pp. 302409 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
9 Fenwomen: A Portrait of Women in an English Village
Chamberlain, Mary Virago in association with Quartet Books 1975 0704328003 / 9780704328006 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original purple boards, a little bruised at spine ends. There is a large pale brown stain to the top outer closed textblock edge with a couple of smaller marks to the other edges. Dust jacket flaps are browned. Binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Front flap price clipped. 186pp. A good reading copy. 105319 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
24 A Village in Anatolia
Makal, Mahmut ; translated from the Turkish by Sir Wyndham Deedes with a foreword by Professor Lewis V. Thomas and edited by Paul Stirling Vallentine, Mitchell & Co. Ltd London 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original red boards. A small bump to the top corner of the front board. Fading to the cloth at the base of the spine. The binding is firm and pages clean, though slightly tanned / darkened. First edition. pp. xvi, 190. 105627 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
10 Jay and Village Life
Child, A. W. Lincoln Williams (Publishers) Ltd. London 1934 First Edition Hard Cover Good Very Good 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Boards are faded at the edges. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown, some light age-tanning and foxing to pages. Dust jacket is lightly edgeworn only - not price clipped and now protected inside a removable clear film sleeve. 150pp. 030678 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
25 Our Village
Mitford, Mary Russell ; with wood-engravings by Joan Hassall George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd 1947 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Blue cloth boards, slightly discoloured. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Pages clean. The dust jacket is just about good - it has several c. one inch pieces of loss at the base of the spine and to the back cover; further smaller chips and a few 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 228pp. Refers to the village of Three Mile Cross in Berkshire. 304120 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
11 Aynho: A Northamptonshire Village
Cooper, Nicholas Leopard's Head Press in conjunction with Banbury Historical Society 1984 0904920097 / 9780904920093 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. Bruised at the spine ends. A brief gift inscription written on the reverse of the half-title page. Foxing to the outer closed textblock edges and foxing to the prelims. Binding firm. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xii, 339. 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. 104987 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
26 The Storyteller's Secrets
Mitton, Tony ; illustrated by Peter Bailey David Fickling Books 2009 0385615094 / 9780385615099 First Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
NEW hardback. Lovely silhouette and line drawing illustrations. When twins Toby and Tess meet a mysterious old traveller, they're fascinated by his magical tales of far-off places, strange enchantments and unbelievable miracles. Each time he visits the village he brings them a new tale and a special story-reminder from the bundle that he carries on his back. Most intriguing of all is the Map of Marvels, which shimmers and shifts and invites the children to make incredible journeys of their own. RRP. 12.99. 302397 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
12 The Mountain that Laughed
Drummond, V. H. (written and illustrated by) The Grey Walls Press Limited London 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Drummond, V. H. 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. A small bump and tiny tear to the surface paper at the top edge of the front board. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some light foxing to the endpapers and to the top outer closed textblock page edge. Delightful two-tone illustrations. The binding is firm and pages nice and clean. The dust jacket has a few tears to the edges, some light greyish marks, a small loss to the top edge of the front cover. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. Slim unpaginated children's picture 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 protects the jacket against wear. On an island in the North Sea there is a village called Sanderho, where a little girl, Katafla, lived with her mother and relatives and her pet seal. When Death Rattle the Pirate landed, everybody fled to a neighbouring island, except Katafla and Paul, the charming seal, who hid on the mountain, where they were joined by the mice from the village. With the help of the mountain they frighten the pirates and drive them away and everything ends triumphantly. The whole affair was so funny that the mountain laughs every time he thinks of it. 106134 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
27 Oxfordshire Friendly Societies 1750-1918 [Oxfordshire Record Society Volume 68, 2011]
Morley, Shaun (edited by) Oxfordshire Records Society 2011 090250973X / 9780902509733 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards; no dust jacket, as issued by the publisher. An excellent copy in near fine condition. RRP 25. There is a small bump to the head of the spine and a tiny bump to the top corner of the back cover. Otherwise as new and appears unread. In the late-eighteenth and nineteenth centuries almost every village and town had their own friendly society. This book explodes the myth that the rural counties of southern England were a backwater in the development of friendly societies and presents a full calendar of 755 societies of pre-1974 Oxfordshire. The valuable appendices include a summary of 188 cases involving friendly societies and the courts, and a record of 266 brass and other bands that played at club days. pp. xiv, 508. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations 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. 306348 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Voices of Morebath: Reformation and Rebellion in an English Village
Duffy, Eamon Yale University Press New Haven and London 2001 0300091850 / 9780300091854 Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
An excellent near fine copy in fine dust jacket. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Unclipped dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose archival quality clear protective film sleeve (this does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear). pp. xvi, [12] illustrations, 232. 304345 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
28 Wild Hares and Hummingbirds: The Natural History of an English Village
Moss, Stephen Square Peg 2011 0224086723 / 9780224086721 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. The binding is firm. Pages are clean but age-toned / tanned, particularly at edges. A small very pale (barely visible) mark on the title page. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xiv, 305. 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. 107029 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
14 Cold to the Touch
Fyfield, Frances Sphere London 2009 1847441092 / 9781847441096 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Black boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in nice, clean, tight and unmarked condition. There is some very slight bruising just to the dust jacket edges. Unclipped dust jacket (RRP 19.99). 242pp. Short of work, rejected by the man she craves, spurned by her mother, Jess Hurly is a wreck when Sarah Fortune comes across her in the semi-darkness of a cold London morning. Sarah - lawyer, professional mistress and stalwart friend - recognises her despair and her vulnerability, and knows all too well what damage those emotions can wreak. Jess believes her life can be put right if she could only go home to the village where she grew up, but she is unsure whether she would be welcomed or be rejected again. 305005 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
29 Lost Boy [Signed copy]
Newbery, Linda Orion Children's Books 2006 1842555189 / 9781842555187 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. Signed by the author on the title page. RRP 6.99. pp. 194. New house, new school, new friends - but Matt Lanchester knows it won't all be that easy when he moves from Milton Keynes to Hay-on-Wye. Almost as soon as he arrives he is drawn into a mystery when he sees a roadside memorial marked by a little wooden cross with the initials M.L carved into it. His initials! Then he meets Robbo and Tig and Old Wil Jones and his wife, Gwynnie. There's history here and a well kept village secret - and Matt is desperate to find out more. His new acquaintances are keener on taunting Wil - Wil, the murderer. But that's not Matt' s style. Befriending Wil, and with a sense of a shadowy figure always close by, he learns about a tragedy in the past, helps set the record straight and finally lay to rest the ghost of boy he feels he's come to know.Linda Newbery effortlessly mixes the old with the new, the past with the present, tragedy with triumph as she writes about communities and individuals, facing challenges and being accepted. 307268 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
 
15 Bloxham: Village and Folk
Gibbard, David H. Daivd H. Gibbard [c. 1987] 1987 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Soft back. Date of publication not stated but is c. 1987. There are some minor rubs to the cover edges but overall in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 92. 307411 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
30 Russian Village Prose: The Radiant Past
Parthe, Kathleen F. Princeton University Press Princeton, New Jersey 1992 0691015341 / 9780691015347 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back. Previous owner's name written on the front endpaper, light rubs to cover edges and a few minor marks to the covers. Very light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock page edges. Text pages clean and the binding is firm. pp. xiv, [3], 194. 309009 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
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