Goldring Books: Travel - Britain
trouvé: 15 livres

 
AARONOVITCH, DAVID
Paddling to Jerusalem - an Aquatic Tour of Our Small Country
London, Fourth Estate. 2000, First Edition. (ISBN: 1841151017). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. A Fine unmarked copy with VG+ complete dustjacket. In the last summer of the 20th century a large man got into a small boat and went out to discover England, on it's canals and rivers, from the Thames to the Trent, from Camden Lock to Skipton, David Aaronovitch fumbled for the pulse of the least known nation in Britain. Hilarious, provocative and moving, it is the story of what happens when a bad idea gets the better of you and in the process becomes a good idea. 102. Fine/Very Good.
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N° du livre: 003444
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 | CHF 8.5]
Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: Travel, Canals, Rivers 1841151017

 
BAKER, JOHN L.
A Picture of Surrey
London, Robert Hale. 1980, First Edition. (ISBN: 0709181302). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Baker, John L. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page and dated 1980. A Very Good+ clean, tight and unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket. Oblong format. In a series of carefully planned chapters the reader is taken along the roads and rivers of Surrey and through its towns and villages, along the way farm houses, cottages, churches and stately homes are described by the author who contributes original material from many years of research into the history of the county's buildings. Profusely illustrated with the author's own drawings. 4. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author.
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N° du livre: 005636
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 | CHF 12]
Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: Surrey, History, Buildings 0709181302 Baker, John L.

 
SHELBOURN, COLIN AND WARD, DAVID
Stirling Moss - Great Drives in the Lakes and Dales
London, Little Brown. 1998. (ISBN: 0316889113). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A large format volume in pictorial laminated boards. The perfect companion for everyone who enjoys exploring the countryside by car. The book features 15 one day and half-day drives through the breathtaking landscape of one of the most varied and beautiful regions of England. The national parks of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales form the core, but less visited areas such as the Eden Valley and the Forest of Bowland are also explored. All the routes have been chosen by Formula One racing driver, Stirling Moss, and are clearly and entertainingly described by Lakeland author Colin Shelbourn, and illustrated in colour with photographs by David Ward. A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.95 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST 22. Fine/Near Fine.
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N° du livre: 008273
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 | CHF 12]
Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Eden Valley, Forest of Bowlandwensleydale, Cockermouth, Duddon Valley, Ullswater, Cartmel 0316889113

 
GILL, CRISPIN (EDITED BY)
The West Country
London, Oliver & Boyd. 1962, First Edition. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A near Fine unmarked copy with VG+ complete dustjacket which has foxing to the reverse. A coloured photographic tour with descriptive text and history which celebrates England's most popular holiday area. 27 full size plates. A very well kept copy. 105. Near Fine/Very Good.
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N° du livre: 004696
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 | CHF 6]
Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: Travel Britain

 
GURDON, MARTIN
Travels with My Chicken
London, New Holland. 2005, First Edition. (ISBN: 1843309661). Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half title page with amusing wording. 160 pages. Illustrations in the text. When Martin Gurdon set out on a whirlwind publicity tour for his book 'Hen and the Art of Chicken Maintenance', he took with him his suitcase, his hectic itinerary and a chicken. This is the story of their travels around the length and breadth of Britain. 108. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed by Author.
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N° du livre: 008803
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | CHF 7.5]
Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: Travel Around Britain with a Chicken 1843309661

 
HIRST, W.A.
Rambles in the Home Counties
London, Cobden-Sanderson. 1930. Hard Cover, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Black title on blue boards which has some dulling to a portion of lower front and a small mark to spine else clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is light foxing to closed edges and endpapers else clean, tight and unmarked. Map endpapers. An interesting series of rambles in or adjacent to the Home Counties, first published in 1927, containing 19 walks each embellished with historical and local notes with some literary references. Includes an account of a murder at Radlett which a verse of a ballad by William Webb recalls 'They cut his throat from ear to ear, His brains they battered in, His name was Mr. William Weare, He dwelt in Lyon's Inn'. 202. Very Good/No Jacket.
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N° du livre: 005246
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 | CHF 8.5]
Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: Rambles, Home Counties

 
HOME, GORDON
Through the Borders to the Heart of Scotland
London, J.M. Dent. 1924, First Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Red title and thistle and lion motifs on cream cloth boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is a very small neat name to front endpaper else clean, tight and unmarked - a Very Good+ copy. Map endpapers with 16 half tone plates and 36 line drawings. A most delightful small volume which captures the essence of the places, history, buildings and other items of interest. Written by a man whose family has played a notable part on the Scottish side of the Border since the 11th century, when the house of Gospatric first appears in the pages of history and whose descendants took themselves the name of Home. 202. Very Good/No Jacket.
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N° du livre: 005365
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | CHF 7.5]
Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: Scotland, Borders, History, Castles

 
LAUDER, ROSEMARY
A Picture of Devon
London, Robert Hale. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 0709038232). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Wright, Bill. A Fine unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which has a wrap around pictorial and a small mark to iiner front flap and is not price clipped. 65 illustrations by Bill Wright and 1 map. An evocative and carefully researched guide to Devon - 'The English Riviera' - portraying the contrasts of picturesque villages, seaside resorts and the landscape of Dartmoor, all enhanced by the charming line drawings. NOT EX LIB 302. Fine/Very Good.
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N° du livre: 006546
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | CHF 10]
Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: English Riviera, Devon, Dartmoor, Torquay, Brixham, Paignton, Clovelly 0709038232 Wright, Bill

 
MANNIN, ETHEL
England My Adventure
London, Hutchinson. 1972, First Edition. (ISBN: 0091118905). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A near Fine unmarked copy with a little dust marking to top edge with VG+ dustjacket. In the book the author has related places to people, thus she went to Bedford for Bunyan; to Lichfield for Dr. Johnson; to St. Ives for the potter Bernard Leach; to Nottingham on a D.H. Lawrence pilgrimage; Lindisfarne for the saints who made it Holy Island; Wigan to see Orwell's grim picture of the 1930's; Haworth to investigate the Bronte industry; Selborne not only for Gilbert White but also for the Edward Thomas country beyond; Canterbury was the gateway for Conrad's Bishopsbourne and Portland bound up with Thomas Hardy and Tomlinson; Farnham for William Cobbett. 26 illustrations. NOT BOOK CLUB 110. Near Fine/Very Good.
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N° du livre: 004605
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 | CHF 8.5]
Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: Travel Britain, Literary Pilgrimages 0091118905

 
MARRIAGE, JOHN
Colchester - a Pictorial History
Chichester, Sussex, Phillimore. 1988, First Edition. (ISBN: 0850336627). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is price clipped. Colchester is the oldest recorded town in Britain, important in Roman times, it is thought by some to have been Arthur's Camelot before the Saxons prevailed. The book reveals, in a profusion of carefully selected and well captioned illustrations, Colchester as it was in the 19th century up to 1950, when the physical fabric still remained largely Victorian and earlier. 23. Fine/Fine.
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N° du livre: 008062
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 | CHF 12]
Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: Colchester Essex, Local History, Victorian Times 0850336627

 
MCLAREN, MORAY AND KERSTING, A.F.
Scotland in Colour
London, B. T. Batsford. 1954, First Edition. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Gold title and ruling on orange boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good + copy. Dustjacket is complete with some chipping to top. Foreword by Sir Compton Mackenzie. Long essays by Moray McLaren accompany the 32 artistic colour photographs of A.F. Kersting. A marvellous pictorial travelogue in particuarly good condition. 170. Very Good/Very Good.
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N° du livre: 004408
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 | CHF 12]
Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: Travel Scotland, 1950's Photographs of Scottish Scenes

 
MANNING, THE REV. SAMUEL AND GREEN, THE REV. S.G.
England 100 Years Ago - the Charm of Victorian England Illustrated
London, Bracken Books. 1985. (ISBN: 0946495467). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with VG dustjacket which is price clipped. First published in 1885, this is a facsimile of the original in which two clergymen travelled around Victorian England, and their writings provide a delightful perspective of that age, as they conduct the reader on a tour redolent of biographical, literary and historical associations. 165 illustrations. A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.85 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COST 20A. Fine/Very Good.
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N° du livre: 007362
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Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: Victorian Travel in England 0946495467

 
SELBY, BETTINA
Riding North One Summer
London, Chatto & Windus / Hogarth Press. 1990, First Edition. (ISBN: 070113416x). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with dustjacket which is price clipped. 209 pages. 1 map. The author is famous for her marathon bicycle rides along the Himalayas, to Jerusalem and down the Nile. In the summer of 1988 she turned her attention to her home country to explore Britain and she writes vividly and entertainingly of her experiences, riding her trusty 18 gear bicycle, sleeping in a tent and carrying the minimum of equipment. NOT EX LIB 22. Fine/Very Good.
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N° du livre: 002265
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Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: Marathon Bicycle Rides 070113416x

 
SENIOR, MICHAEL
Portrait of South Wales
London, Robert Hale. 1974, First Edition. (ISBN: 070914721X). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with VG dustjacket which has a taped repair. 221 pages. 27 illustrations and 8 maps. The real nature of a place sometimes becomes obscured by the simplified images of it which tradition somehow builds up. South Wales differs radically from its conventional image, and the author sets out to reveal the richness of its scenery and character. The book ranges over a wide spread of subjects and a strikingly varied mixture of places. NOT EX LIB 111. Fine/Very Good.
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N° du livre: 007904
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 | CHF 8.5]
Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: South Walesteifi, Gwaun, Carmarthen, Swansea, Gower, Black Mountain, Fforest Fawr, Brecon, Rhondda, Rhymney, Wye, Usk, Cardiff 070914721x

 
VERNON, TOM
Fat Man on a Roman Road - a Bicycle Exploration of Britain and the British from the Bottom Left-Hand Corner to the Top Right-Hand Corner of the Roman Roads
London, Michael Joseph. 1983, First Edition. (ISBN: 0718123492). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Freeth, William. A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 304 pages with illustrations in the text by William Freeth. Map endpapers. The radio broadcaster and cook's book is about a summer bicycle ride diagonally across Britain - over 600 miles of Roman roads from Topsham in Devon to Musselburgh near Edinburgh. But the book is anything but straight: Tom Vernon flashes tantalising glimpses of individuals and places to make up a moving-picture of a people and their country. The effect is funny, pastoral, chatty, critical and quirky by turns - but always human. 12. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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N° du livre: 008097
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 | CHF 12]
Catalogue: Travel - Britain
Mots-clés: Bicycle Tour on Britain's Roman Roads, Topsham to Montacute, Bath Via Glastonbury, Otterburn Via Hadrian's Wall 0718123492 Freeth, William

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