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'' The Church on the Hill ''

By: Line, Gerald W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ellesborough Parochial Church Council, 1982


A short history of the Parish Church of St. Peter and St. Paul - Ellesborough, Buckinghamshire. 16 page, stapled booklet which includes a list of Rectors down the centuries .Next post dispatch. View more info

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100 More Village Signs in the County of Norfolk

By: Proctor, Frances and Miller, Philippa

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Norwich, Norfolk, Authors, 1979


The story of Village and Town signs in the county with over 200 illustrations in photographs and pen sketches. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean large format paperback - 103 pages including index. Gift inscription to title page. Next post dispatch. View more info

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150 Years Policing in Watford District and Hertfordshire County

By: Pringle, Nik & Treversh, Jim

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Radley Shaw Publishing, 1991

Edition: Anniversary Edition


Authoritative insight into the evolution of Hertfordshire Constabulary since its formation in 1841. Includes well over 100 photographs and illustrations with many of the pictures from private collections and appearing for the first time in print. Clean, bright hardback in protected dustjacket- 256 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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1873 to 1973 : The First Hundred Years - The Story of Poole Pottery

By: McKeown, Jo ( Designed By )

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bournemouth, Hampshire, Broglia Press,

Edition: Centenary Edition


Looks back on the first century of the Dorset pottery company. Clean, glossy, large format work - 48 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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250 Years of Chiltern Methodism - SIGNED

By: Sutcliffe, Barry P & Church, David C

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Ilkeston, Derbyshire, Moorley's, 1988


SIGNED on the front endpaper with the inscription "Chris, Very best wishes Barry P. Suttcliffe". A very good clean paperback with faded spine. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. 398 pages. View more info

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A Bedfordshire Bibliography : 1967 Supplement

By: Conisbee, L. R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bedford, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire Historical Record Society, 1967

Edition: First Edition


Supplement to the 1962 publication catering for the increasing emphasis being laid on the importance of local history. Clean copy with sunning to spine - 85 pages including an index of authors and editors.Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Bedfordshire Bibliography : Second Supplement

By: Conisbee, L. R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bedford, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire Historical Record Society, 1971

Edition: First Edition


Supplement to the 1962 publication catering for the increasing emphasis being laid on the importance of local history. Clean copy with sunning to spine - 128 pages including an index of authors. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Bedfordshire Bibliography : Third Supplement - 1971-1975

By: Threadgill, A. R

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bedford, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire Historical Record Society, 1978

Edition: First Edition


Supplement to the 1962 publication catering for the increasing emphasis being laid on the importance of local history. Clean copy - 86 pages including an index of authors. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Bedfordshire Bibliography : with some comments and biographical notes

By: Conisbee, L. R.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Bedford, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire Historical Record Society, 1962

Edition: First Edition


Caters for the increasing emphasis being laid on the importance of local history. Internally clean copy in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear/rubbing and sunning to spine - 333 pages including an index of authors and editors and a list of subscribers. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for A Book About London - Its Memorable Plaes,Its Men and Women and Its Historical and Literary Associations

A Book About London - Its Memorable Plaes,Its Men and Women and Its Historical and Literary Associations

By: Davenport Adams, W.H.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Henry & Company, 1890


Divided into three sections:- Stories of Historic Scenes and Events; Stories of Famous Localities and Buildings, and Stories of Crime and Misadventure. Described as a reading copy only as some minor staining to front cover and spine, light wear to spine ends, opening to guttering, but text block is clean - hence a good reading copy. 350 pages + adverts. View more info

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A Brief Chronicle of the First Twenty-Five Years of the Abbeyfield St. Albans Society

By: Andrews, P. G.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: St Albans, Hertfordshire, Not Stated, 1985


A story of dedication, determination, and faith - telling of the scheme to house old people in St. Albans and to help with the immediate problems of the elderly and lonely in the town. Previous owner's details on front pastedown. A very good clean copy illustrated with b.w. photographs. 56 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Brief Guide to Lancing College Chapel

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: England, Not Stated,


Small 4 page brochure t being a guide and history to the Chapel at Lancing College, Sussex. . A few little stain marks and curling to top edge. View more info

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A Brief Guide to the Parish Church of St. Michael & All Angels, Heavitree

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Heavitree, Devon,


12 page pamphlet offering a guide to the church in the Diocese of Exeter which has a history dating back a thousand years. No illustrations, though a rough ground plan. View more info

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A Brief History of the Hospital of Saint Bartholemew

By: Whitteridge, Gweneth, & Stokes, Veronica

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Governors of the Hospital of Saint Bartholomew, 1961

Edition: First Edition


History of the famous London hospital founded in 1123, which is the only one of the mediaeval hospitals of London still to occupy the original site of its foundation. A very good clean hardback illustrated with numerous b.w. plates. 68 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Brief Survey of the History of Bisham Church, Berkshire

By: Jones, H. A. (compiled by)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, Frier & Hayter (printers),


Small 16 page stapled booklet being a guide and history to the Berkshire Church which stands on the banks of the River Thames. 4 b/w photographs by Cyril Roberts. White covers are slightly soiled but internally clean. Undated but last date in book is 1945. View more info