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ADAMS ILLUSTRATED GUIDE "RYE ROYAL" WITH NOTES ON THE DISTRICT

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Price: £4.50

Publisher: RYE SUSSEX, ADAMS OF RYE: 1968

Seller ID: 119187

Condition: Very Good


Stapled Illustrated Paperback. 185x125mm approx. Seventeenth Edition 96pp. Illustrated Tourist Guide to Rye and District with Street Map b/w Photos and many contemporary trade adverts incl. Deans Rag Books which were made at Rye from 1956. Cover Price 2/- Very Good (Booklet - covers a little rubbed and creased. Contents clean and binding sound. No previous owner name or insc). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. We are pleased to be able to offer the option of card payment at our website where additional images of the item may also be available. View more info

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GUIDE TO ASSISI illustrated 1928

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Price: £5.00

Publisher: Italy, Assisi Tipografia Metastasio: 1928

Seller ID: 118443

Condition: VG


Small P/b 1928 6th ed.Guide Books Italy the Hotel Subasio , Italian guide to Assisi, b/w in line & photographic plates.English text.Fold-out map. Laid-on Hotel plate to front cover.No inscsp, tight binding, clean copy.minor fox tan to paper covers. 64pp. PLS See our image View more info

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GUIDE TO WORCESTER

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Price: £3.00

Publisher: WORCESTER, LITTLEBURY AND COMPANY: 1950

Seller ID: 122006

Condition: Very Good


Early edition.Stapled illustrated card covers, 180 x 125 mm approx. Undated circa 1950's 64pp. Twelfth Edition Price label affixed to front cover Sixpence. 17 b/w photo. illustrations , Street and Road Maps + many trade adverts. VG (Booklet- a little general shelf wear to covers and staples rusty. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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COLLECTION OF TWELVE VIEWS OF WATERLOO AND A PLAN OF THE BATTLE, THE MOST CORRECT PUBLISHED by Gerard Printer at Waterloo

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Price: £90.00

Publisher: WATERLOO, GERARD THE PRINTER: 1845

Seller ID: 124061

Condition: Good


Uncommon.Wedgwood Blue printed Paper wraps, Sewn paperback170 x 145 mm approx. Landscape format. 1845 - per fold out map. 12 lithographic prints and large coloured folded map of the field of battle at end approx 46 x 60 cms when opened. Good (Covers- rubbed, paper foxed and with chips mainly to rear. Margins of illustrations also a little tanned/ finger soiled. Fold out map in good order.No previous owner name or insc. An ephemeral item which was cheaply produced and sold as a souvenir of a visit to the battlefield). Now quite scarce and difficult to source. Please see our images of the item ... View more info

Image for NEW YORK THE METROPOLIS OF AMERICA , early 1920's Photographic Record with Chromograph Illustrations

NEW YORK THE METROPOLIS OF AMERICA , early 1920's Photographic Record with Chromograph Illustrations

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Price: £12.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, --------: 1920

Seller ID: 122610

Condition: VG


Illustrated Stapled Card wraps. 14pp. 32 Colour Chromograph Illustrations of New York + Illus.to covers. Contains interesting footnotes to each illustration. Udated c.1920's.[ Lower Manhattan, Battery Park, Grand Central Terminal, Brooklyn Bridge, Wiliamsburg Bridge, Woolworth Building , Hippodrome etc. A Different Skyline to Today.] internally clean , card covers mild edgewear rub & Col/fade. Rusted staples but binding tight., med handling soil. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

MEMORIES OF LONDON A Picture Souvenir of the World's Greatest City

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Price: £3.50

Publisher: DUNDEE, VALENTINE & SONS:

Seller ID: 10641

Condition: VG


Stapled card wraps, Landscape forrmat.32pp undated circa late 1940's. 28 full colour illustrations from original water-colours in the possession of the Publishers and printed on glossy art paper with 2 page list of notable dates in the history of the city from AD41 to 1946 Victory Day and probably printed at that later date for the anticipated visitors following the end of WWII. VG (Staples a little rusty and a few foxing spots to sky on front cover. No other notable defects). See our image of the product offered for sale. View more info

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BELLEZZE d' ITALIA , Ricardo di Jarino 36 Sepia Italian views

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Price: £4.00

Publisher: ITALY, Ricardo di Jarino:

Seller ID: 119045

Condition: Very Good


Blue-tone Park scene card covered boards+ gilt sun-burst & gilt box area to rear. 36 Sepia views in concertina format. being an older tourist souvenir. Undated VG ( light edgewear , contents clean with no previous owner name or inscp.] Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

Image for INDICATION OF HOUSES OF HISTORICAL INTEREST IN LONDON VOLUME II [ vol 2 ] 11

INDICATION OF HOUSES OF HISTORICAL INTEREST IN LONDON VOLUME II [ vol 2 ] 11

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Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, JAS. TRUSCOTT and SON LTD for the London County Council: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120439

Condition: Good


Slate Blue Paper covered boards with black titles. 205 x 135mm approx. 132pp + vi (index) A work produced following a report of the Historical Records and Buildings Committee of the Council; being essentially; details of houses either having been associated with historical events or distinguished individuals with short biographies of the individuals whose residences have been commemorated. Vol II contains particulars of 21 houses (tablets 33 to 53 incl) With appendix of memorial tablets in London affixed by persons or authorities other than the L.C.C. Good (Book- Moderate shelf wear to extremi... View more info

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INDICATION of HOUSES of HISTORICAL INTEREST in LONDON VOLUME III [vol 3 ] 111

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Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, J.M.DENT for the LONDON COUNTY COUNCIL: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120450

Condition: Good


Slate Blue Paper covered boards with black titles. 205 x 135mm approx. reproductions of the plaques affixed to the properties.135pp + v Appendix. A work produced following a report of the Historical Records & Buildings Committee of the Council; being essentially; details of houses either having been associated with historical events or distinguished individuals. Vol III contains particulars with respect to 21 houses (tablets 54 to 74 incl) Contains an appendix of memorial tablets in London affixed by persons or authorities other than the L.C.C. [William Pitt , Madame Goldschmidt , Thomas de Qu... View more info

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LINDFIELD CHURCH and VILLAGE

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Price: £20.00

Publisher: LINDFIELD SUSSEX / Brighton, PRIVATELY PUBLISHED / King Thorne & Stage Printers: 1930

Seller ID: 123965

Condition: Very Good


Orange Card Covers with Black Printed Titles (Stapled paperback). 140 x 210 mm approx. Landscape Format. 48 pp. Frontis + 12 other illustrations. Undated circa 1930's . No author attributed. Printed by King Thorn and Stace Jubilee St Brighton. A seemingly now scarce guide book to the church and village of Lindfield Sussex compiled mainly from numerous publications to which acknowledgment is given at end. VG A little light shelf wear and soiling to covers with light crease to rear. Staples a little rusty. Previous owner name and date in ink to 1st page (1936) Ink astrix marks to name of a publ... View more info

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RULES FOR OBSEVANCE BY EMPLOYEES 1933 [ London Transport Executive ] RULE BOOK 1933 Reprint including Supplements 1-16;

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Price: £8.00

Publisher: LONDON, LONDON TRANSPORT EXECUTIVE: 1949

Seller ID: 123659

Condition: Very Good


Brown Cloth Boards with blind blocked titles to upper board. 170 x 110 mm approx. 232 pp + xl 1949 Reprint with Instructions in the event of contact with Infectious Disease leaflet pasted to front past down. VG (Book- a little general shelf wear and soiling. Name of previous owner in ink to front free end paper. Binding sound). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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OFFICIAL GUIDE TO BETTWS-Y-COED THE BEAUTY SPOT OF WALES

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Price: £3.00

Publisher: GLASGOW, JOHN MILLER: 1940

Seller ID: 121631

Condition: Good


Illustrated card covers, stapled paperback. 180 x 120 mm approx. 48pp. Fold out map at rear. Numerous b/w photos credited to Judges Ltd. Paper block of quality china clay paper.Undated circa 1940's as reference made to GWR Railway and the town is referred to as a village. Issued under the auspices of the Bettws-y-Coed Urban District Council. Mr R.E.Humphries, Clerk to the U.D.C. Of interest are the many contemporary trade adverts. Swallow Falls Hotel 7 Guineas Weekly. Good (Covers - shelf wear and general soiling/creasing. Contents clean. Staples a little rusty. No other notable defects). Plea... View more info

A GUIDE TO LYME REGIS DORSET WITH SUGGESTIONS FOR WALKS AND RAMBLES IN THE DISTRICT

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Price: £5.00

Publisher: LYME REGIS, DUNSTER'S ( LYME REGIS} LTD: 1949

Seller ID: 123245

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, 185 x 120 mm approx. 32pp. 13 b/w photo. illustrations + 1 line sketch. Double page street map to centre pages and trade adverts to first and last few pages. Undated but circa 1949. Published by Dunsters a prominent shop at the top of the High Street founded in 1835 and said to have been frequented by the fashionable world of Jane Austen for scented notepaper, sealing wax, silks and wools. In 1948 an Art Gallery was installed in the first floor front to enable local artists to exhibit their work. (date of guide attributed to such mention). VG (Booklet- covers respectab... View more info

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ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO BRIGHTON & HOVE

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Price: £4.00

Publisher: BRIGHTON, SOUTHERN PUBLISHING: 1958

Seller ID: 121401

Condition: Good


Stapled Card covers, 180 x 125 mm approx. 128 pp. Illustrated with photographs and original maps. First published in 1947 the copy offered by us is of the twelfth edition 1958. One of the ABC series of Crabtree Holiday Guides. Many contemporary trade adverts to rear.[ inc. Shoreham, Lewes, Rottingdean ,Saltdean] Strret Maps of Main Centres. Good (Booklet - covers a little colour rubbed with mild shelf soiling. Water tide mark stains to margins of first 20pp decreasing in intensity. No previous owner name. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual guide book offered for sale. An intere... View more info

Image for A PICTORIAL AND DESCRIPTIVE GUIDE TO BRIGHTON AND HOVE, THE SOUTH DOWNS, SHOREHAM, BRAMBER , LEWES, NEHAVEN, SEAFORD, ETC. Ward Lock Guide Books Revised Edition

A PICTORIAL AND DESCRIPTIVE GUIDE TO BRIGHTON AND HOVE, THE SOUTH DOWNS, SHOREHAM, BRAMBER , LEWES, NEHAVEN, SEAFORD, ETC. Ward Lock Guide Books Revised Edition

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Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, WARD, LOCK & CO: 1908

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 123348

Condition: Very Good


Red Cloth covered boards with black printed titles and cover price 1/-, 170 x 110 mm approx. viii + 116 pp + 90 pp adverts section for 1908-9 (Sixth Edition - Revised and re- illustrated). Maps and plans as called for +46 pp of b/w photo. illustrations on glossy paper. A significant point of interest of these old ward lock illustrated guide books are the large contemporary advertisement sections which were the main source of income for the publisher; whereby they can be precisely dated; and in which advertisers from all over the UK sought to entice holidaymakers to their resorts. VG (Mild gen... View more info

Image for PICTURES IN COLOUR OF OXFORD WITH ITS UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGES

PICTURES IN COLOUR OF OXFORD WITH ITS UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGES

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Price: £8.50

Publisher: OXFORD, ALFRED SAVAGE: 1900

Seller ID: 120128

Condition: Good


Navy Blue Cloth Bevel edged Boards with laid on colour illustration and Gilt short title to front board. 215 x 190 mm approx. Undated. Circa 1900. Unpaginated. 50 Colour reproductions with text under of Oxford and surrounding neighbourhood published by Alfred Savage, Stationer and Bookseller as a guide book and souvenir, both instructive and interesting for both visitors and residents. Contemporary trade adverts at end for Fry's Five Boys Milk Chocolate and Salter's River Trips to end of volume. Good (Book- Moderate rubbing to cloth, End papers browned and sporadic foxing and tanning to revers... View more info

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HAND-BOOK TO THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ELY WITH ENGRAVINGS

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Price: £45.00

Publisher: ELY, T.A.HILLS: 1852

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121182

Condition: Very Good


Original Blind Blocked Boards with gilt title to front panel. Recent replacement spine with gilt title.195 x 130 mm approx. viii + 68pp + 10pp of trade adverts.Frontis steel engraving with tissue guard + 2 others, 2 floor plans and other engravings and embellishments to some chapter heads and endspieces. Published by an enterprising local bookseller and printer T.A Hills of Minster Place Ely for the use of visitors and tourists to the Cathedral, a feature of the item offered by us are the contemporary adverts to the rear of trades and establishments in the town, not least that of Hills wherein... View more info

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JOHN HEYWOOD'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO BOURNEMOUTH, CHRISTCHURCH, RINGWOOD AND NEW FOREST

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Price: £35.00

Publisher: MANCHESTER, JOHN HEYWOOD: 1891

Seller ID: 124139

Condition: Good


Printed Illustrated Paper Covers, 185 x 125 mm approx.[x] + 40pp +[vi] Frontis + 9 other b/w illustrations from photographs and street map of Bournemouth to centre fold. Undated and edition not stated but 1891 by reference to summer season sailing time of Fast Steamer Windsor Castle and London and North West Railway Adverts. Cover Price One Penny. A scarce ephemeral item which we considered worthy of preservation by the removal of the original rusty staples, the guarding of the pages damaged by rust and then sewing in boards with quarter maroon morocco and old green moire silk effect cloth s... View more info

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ILLUSTRATED GUIDE OF BRUGES

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Price: £10.00

Publisher: BRUXELLES, MAISON D'EDITION A. DE BOECK: 1920

Seller ID: 118969

Condition: Good


Illustrated sewn paperback with light blue paper covers, 205x120mm approx. 76pp. Numerous b/w photo and line illustrations the latter by various artists. Published in the "Standard" Collection of guide books by De Boeck. Undated but attributed as being circa 1920 from text indicating post WWI although there is an advertisement with picture of the Grand Hotel Verriest (now Flanders Hotel - Hampshire Classic) which according to the history of the hotel had a third floor and bay windows added between 1912 and 1920 which do not feature in the image in the guide. Good- ( Booklet- binding so... View more info

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THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON D.C. ITS PRINCIPAL ARCHITECTURAL AND DECORATIVE FEATURES in the colours of the originals

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Price: £20.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., USA, HOWARD GREY DOUGLAS: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122437

Condition: Good


Slate Green Heavy paper covers with cloth quarter binding laced with cord. Laid on colour plate and printed short title in white. Landscape format 240 x 280 mm approx. Bound in 8pp contents booklet on white laid paper. Unpaginated. 22 full colour tipped in plates all as called for. Undated. Copyright date to reverse of front cover1901.Presumed 1st Edition as later copies have black and white illustrations. Good (Book- rubbing and nicks to edges of covers. The book has recently been re-backed with a cloth quarter binding applied. This done as the original glue had failed and the spine was heavi... View more info