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 ALDIN, CECIL, Old Inns
ALDIN, CECIL
Old Inns
William Heinemann. 1925, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Third printing, 1925. Black cloth, gilt titles, yellow topstain. Sewn binding. No DJ. With color and B&W illustrations by the author, who travelled around the country sketching many venues, copying others from old drawings. His account of his travels is also quite interesting. Book very good with a couple of pulled signatures, some oilspots to cloth at front, wear to boards at edges. Christmas gift inscription on ffep. 149 pp. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15107
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BEACHAM, PETER ET AL
Archaeology of the Devon Landscape: Essays on Devon's Archaeological Heritage
County Planning Dept. Devon County Council. 1980, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0861142861). Soft Cover. A collection of essays by such as D.L. B. Thomas, Michael Swanton, Andrew Fleming, Ian Burrow, Paul Bidwell, Peter Beacham and others on various archaeological structures and diggings in the vicinity. Illustrated with B&W photos and drawings. Very good plus with minor edgewear. 142 pp. Very Good.
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BERNEN, ROBERT
The Hills: More Tales from the Blue Stacks
Hamish Hamilton. 1983, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0241110033). Hardcover. Green cloth, gilt titles. A young Harvard classics prof relocates to a remote pre-industrial Irish village. These are apparently true stories of his life there. Book very good plus with significant aging to cheap paper. DJ also very good plus with dents, rubbing. Original receipt from UK (Ireland) bookshop laid in. 147 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 11426
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 BESANT, SIR WALTER, South London
BESANT, SIR WALTER
South London
New York, New York, Frederick A. Stokes Co. 1898, 1st Thus. Hardcover. First US edition. Green cloth with gilt titles and decoration, top edge gilt. No DJ. With Frontispiece etching by Francis S Walker and 119 B&W illustrations. A historical 'walking tour' of the area, from the time of settlement to publication and with a focus on public sites and monuments, some still surviving at the time of publication. Book very good with wear to spine-ends, and edges of front board, stress spots to sewn binding. 332 pp.. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15343
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 BLYTHE, RONALD, Akenfield: POrtrait of an English Village
BLYTHE, RONALD
Akenfield: POrtrait of an English Village
1959, 1st Edition. Hardcover. First US edition stated, and first state with copyright line crossed out by pub. Aqua cloth binding, gilt titles, yellow topstain. A fascinating interview/survey and study of the lives of the inhabitants in a small English village during the era of publication. Contents arranged by occupation. Book very good with edge spotting, darkening to pastedowns. DJ also very good with edgewear and curling. 286 pp. Very Good/Very Good.