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ALLEN, CHARLES.
RAJ. A Scrapbook of British India. 1877-1947.
London. Book Club Associates / Andre Deutsch, 1977., 142 pages, with old photographs, newspaper cuttings, advertisments, prints in black & white and sepia on almost every page. 10¼" x 8". Near fine except for previous owner's name & date on bottom of half title page. D./w. is slightly faded on spine o./w. near fine. 1977
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Book number: 3154
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.92 | JP¥ 429]
Keywords: India Raj Curzon

 
ANON.
PICTURESQUE WIRRAL. Illustrated in a Series of 31 Views from Original Photographs.
Liverpool. Henry Young, 1913., Second edition, revised and enlarged, published January 1913. First published October 1912. Pages not numbered, but about 62. Black & white photographs. Contents clean & near fine but previous owner's name & date of 1920 on f.e.p. Cover has publisher's clear wrapper & is near fine but its back is marked with 5 spots of ink. 22.75cm. x 15cm. 1913
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Book number: 7718
GBP 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 US$ 22.88 | JP¥ 2500]
Keywords: 5716a Wirral Bidston Birkenhead Caldy Eastham Greasby Hooton Poole Hall

 
ASBURY, HERBERT.
THE BARBARY COAST. An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld.
London. Jarrolds, 1934., 314 pages. 21 b./ w. photographs & prints on 18 pages. Contents clean, except some faint foxing on the half-title, title page & following 2 pages, also some very faint foxing on the end pages. Cover is a bit grubby. No d./w. 1934
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Book number: 7872
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Keywords: Barbary Coast San Francisco Forty-Nine Gold-Rush California Yeba Buena Arthur Putnam

 
AUTHOR NOT STATED.
HORRABRIDGE and DISTRICT. Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four & Part Five.
Horrabridge, Devon. 1980-1982., 5 booklets. Part 1. Horrabridge Village, the Bridge & River Walkham, 16 pages. Part 2. Tin and Copper Mines of Horrabridge, 24 pages. Part 3. Bible Christian, Wesleyan and Anglican Churches of Horrabridge, 26 pages. Part 4. Horrabridge and District Notable Local Families. The Colliers, 20 pages. Part 5. Isaac Foot of Horrabridge,14 pages. All have black & white illustrations and are in near fine condition, no inscription or marks. All stiff card covers are near fine. 21cm. x 15cm. The 5th booklet is about the Foot family, including Michael Foot. 1980
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Book number: 7557
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.15 | JP¥ 1000]
Keywords: 5687a 5712 Horrabridge Devon River Walkham tin mine copper mine Colliers Foot

 
BIRTWISTLE, JOHN.
Wirral Memories, from the archives of Wirral Champion.
Prenton, Wirral. Wirral Champion, 1998., Large size softback. 29.75cm. x 21cm. 96 pages, illustrated in colour and black & white throughout. Stiff card cover, and contents are near fine, no inscription or marks, but corners are slightly bumped. Priced on back £6.95.
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Book number: 8345
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.27 | JP¥ 357]
Keywords: Wirral Champion John Birtwistle 5774 Thornton Hough Birkenhead Wallasey Burton New Brighton Bebington

 
BLUNT, WILFRED.
Isfahan, Pearl of Persia.
London. Paul Elek, 1974., 2nd impression. 208 pages including bibliography & notes. 36 colour photographs and 55 in b./w. by Wim Swaan. 24 illustrations in the text. Contents near fine, clean, no inscription or marks. D./w. is torn on all corners, repared on inside with sellotape, & its price clipped. Cloth cover is near fine. 28cm. x 20.5cm. 1974
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Book number: 8309
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Keywords: Persia Isfahan Shah Mosque Safavid Minarets Iran

 
BOUMPHREY, IAN & MARILYN
YESTERDAY'S WIRRAL. NESTON, PARKGATE & HESWALL.
Wirral. Ian & Marilyn Boumphrey, 1987., Paperback. 3rd reprint. With the help of old postcards, Ian & Marilyn Boumphrey show how 3 small towns on the Wirral have changed in the last 130 years. Pages un-numbered, but about 60, with 2 b./w. postcards per page. Slight bend on top front cover & first few pages, o./w. near fine. 11.75" x 8¼". ISBN 0950725501.( Another copy available for only £1. It has 64 pages but bottom corners of pages 1-46 are damaged, mayby from water, causing some damage to the paper. ISBN 0950725552) 1987
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Book number: 2610
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Keywords: Wirral Parkgate Neston Heswall Cheshire River Dee Birkenhead

 
BROWN, JAMES WALTER.
ROUND CARLISLE CROSS. OLD STORIES RETOLD. Third Series.
Carlisle. Charles Thurnham, 1923., Ex Library. Volume three of books of short stories by Brown on Carlisle. 153 pages. Black & white frontispiece. Cover is worn on edges & corners. Endpages slightly soiled & faintly foxed, otherwise contents clean, no library marks or labels but there is a small red stamp on bottom corner of many pages. 22cm. x 14.5cm. 1923
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Book number: 7395
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Keywords: Carlisle Cumberland John Peel

 
BRUCE, HARRY (TEXT) AND HARRIS, CHIC.(PHOTOGRAPHY)
A BASKET OF APPLES. RECOLLECTIONS OF HISTORIC NOVA SCOTIA.
Toronto. Oxford University Press, 1982... an affectionate tribute to the province's past." A nicely produced book. 83 pages, coated paper with beautiful colour photographs on every page. Red cover and contents are near fine, but inscription opposite the half-title. Near fine d./w. inside cellophane cover. 27cm. x 22cm. ISBN 0195403932 1982
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Book number: 7845
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.84 | JP¥ 857]
Keywords: Nova Scotia Halifax New Brunswick Canada

 
BURN, A. R. AND MARY.
THE LIVING PAST OF GREECE. A time-traveller's tour of historic and prehistoric places.
London. Herbert Press, 1980., Foreword by Lawrence Durrell. 288 pages including a date chart, glossary, bibliography & index. With black & white photographs, drawings, maps & plans. Fine condition, no inscription or marks. Near fine cover. Fine unclipped d./w. 24cm. x 17cm. ISBN 0906969026. 1980
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Book number: 7528
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Keywords: Greece Greek Ithaca Athens Delphi Mycenae Phaistos Vasiliki Acropolis Parthenon Samos Olympia

 
CARTER, GEORGE GOLDSMITH.
FORGOTTEN PORTS OF ENGLAND.
London. Evans Brothers, 1952., 2nd impression, first published 1951. Among the "Forgotten ports" visited are Yarmouth, Blythburgh, Dunwich, Aldeburgh, Orford, Richborough, Reculver, Ebbsfleet, Rye & Sandwich. 206 pages. Frontispiece is a map. 65 b./w. photographs & 3 maps on about 34 pages. Contents clean, no inscription or marks. Cover is near fine. D./w. is slightly worn & nicked on the edges, small tear back top corner, spine is darkened, its not price clipped (25 / -, or £1.25). Endages illustrated with a map of "Ancient Rye 1952
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Book number: 6241
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.54 | JP¥ 714]
Keywords: Deal Dover Lydd Margate Orford Dunwich Pevensey Yarmouth Sandwich Aldeburgh

 
CARWARDINE, MARK.
Last Chance To See." In the footsteps of Douglas Adams.
London. Collins, 2009., Foreword by fellow explorer Stephen Fry.. Published to accompany the BBC's 6 part program "Last Chance to See." In it Carwardine & Fry travelled to the Amazon, to mountains in New Zealand, Central Africa, and the North Pacific, in search of some of the world's most endangered species. 320 pages, including a list of organizations which help protect endangered species around the world. Colour photographs throughout. Cover, contents & d./w. are as new. No inscription or marks. D./w. priced £20.00. 25.25cm. x 19.5cm. 2009
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Book number: 8394
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Keywords: endangered species Stephen Fry Douglas Adams

 
CROSSING, WILLIAM, & LE MESSURIER, BRIAN (EDITED BY)
CROSSING'S DARTMOOR WORKER.
Newton Abbot. David & Charles, 1966., Ex Library. This is a new book by Crossing, but it first appeared in print in 1903 as articles under the title "Presenting Life on Dartmoor." in the Western Morning News. First edition thus. Edited and with an introduction by Brian Le Messurier. 163 pages, 25 b./w. photographs. Apart from a few library marks & stamps, in very good condition. Cover is very good but 2 marks on each side where cover was taped on. Near fine d./w. but top edge was folded under to fit inside library sleeve, not price clipped 30/- ( £1.50). 22.5cm. x 14.5cm. 1966
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Book number: 6946
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Keywords: Dartmoor Devon William Crossing Sheepstor Ditsworthy Hexworthy Mine Bellaford Tor Bovey Tracey Trowlsworthy Brent Tor

 
FAGAN, BRIAN M.
THE RAPE OF THE NILE. Tomb Robbers, Tourists, & Archaeologists in Egypt.
London. Book Club, 1977., Reprint, first published 1975 by MacDonald & Jane's. 399 pages including sources, & index. Illustrated with black & white photographs, maps, & diagrams. Near fine but inscription on front free end page. Near fine d./w. but small tear front top edge,and top edge is slightly bumped. ISBN 035404091X. 1977
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Book number: 5760
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.61 | JP¥ 286]
Keywords: Cairo Nile Egypt pyramids PhilaeBerenice Dendereh Abu Simbel Luxor Nefertitiy Tut-ankh-Amun

 
FIDLER, KATHLEEN.
THE THAMES IN STORY.
London. Epworth Press, 1971., Ex Library. 160 pages. Illustrated with 20 old prints and engravings. 8.75" x 5.5". Stories of events which have taken place over many years, along the River Thames, and the people who worked there. Part of old library label on f.e.p., a 'Withdrawn from stock' stamp on title page, o./w. near fine. D./w. is inside protective sleeve, so near fine, but sleeve was taped on to f.e.p.,this has left a mark ¼" wide down the f.e.p. page, also a white spot (Tippex?) is on top corner of f.e.p., o./w. contents near fine. SBN 716201836. 1971
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Book number: 2198
GBP 1.50 [Appr.: EURO 2 US$ 1.96 | JP¥ 214]
Keywords: Thames Wapping London Cutty Sark Greenwich Whitehall Hampton Court Henley Regatta Boat Race London Docks

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