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OUR LEWES

By: ARSCOTT , David , Researched in Lewes with Microphone & Camera

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stroud,Gloucester, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 123352

ISBN: 0750936649

Condition: VG+


SIGNED Copy.VG+ P/b.1st.Lewes, the South Downs, Sussex.THe author hexplored the town & recorded the thoughts & experiences of the Lewes follk from all walks of life; and covering a wealth of different trades & industries.From central High Street to the fringes of the town. A vivid celebration of today's community.Profusely illustrated B/w photo-plates.[ mild top edge corner crease continuing top edge following 2 pages, fine throughout, Signed, in name only, by the autho... View more info

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THE SPIRIT OF THE DOWNS Impressions and Reminiscences of the Sussex Downs

By: ARTHUR BECKETT , Historian & Co-Founder South Downs Soc.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: LONDON, METHUEN: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123547

Condition: Good


Publisher's Original Decorative cloth boards, 225 x 145 mm approx. xvi + 366 + 40pp publisher's catalogue for March 1909. Colour Frontis + 19 other full colour plates by Stanley Inchbold as called for. First Edition 1st printing of this collectible book on the Downs written by a prominent local historian and co founder of the South Downs Society. Good (Book- Covers colour rubbed with a little fraying of cloth to head and tail of spine and tiny nick to head probably from ... View more info

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SURREY AND SUSSEX FROM THE BRITANNIA OF WILLIAM CAMDEN

By: CAMDEN, WILLIAM (TRANSLATOR PHILEMON HOLLAND)

Price: £185.00

Publisher: REIGATE SURREY, PRIVATE: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 117985

Condition: Very Good


Black Leather half binding with olive cloth sides, and gilt titles to spine. Signed binding by W H Smith and Son. 260x200mm approx. 65 nos. pp printed on laid paper with grey laid paper end papers. Colophon of :- The Reigate Press 30th September 1905. A Private press established by William Bernard Adeney and John Madden at South Park Reigate. The title to the book as it appears on the handsomely designed title page with wood block shields of the counties and principal to... View more info

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THE SALTDEAN STORY

By: d ' ENNO , Douglas ,

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Chichester, PHILLIMORE & Co Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123468

ISBN: 0850335736

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in near Fine D/j.1st. Large Vol.225x190mm.174pp.illus. 51 illustrations, some in line, some b/w photo-plates.Saltdean - this modern urban complex has proved a fascinating subject for local history research.A lively & perceptive narrative.it reveals how the area was first occupied as far back as the Stone Age.- the Downs - smugglers etc. [ navy cloth gilt titles, No inscsp, book as new ] col-photo illus. Dust Jacket price clipped, no notable defect. now in clear... View more info

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CURIOUS SUSSEX

By: DELORME , Mary , DELORME , Jon ,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120757

ISBN: 0709029705

Condition: Fine


H/b+D/j both FINE as new really yet jacket too tall for the book hence a wrinkling to top edges.not clipped.No inscsp.inner flaps starting to fox tan spot.Social History, country ways , a miscellana - anthology of interesting facts.illustrated over b/w 60 plates & 2 Maps of current day and Speede map of 1610.[ Lewes / Hastings / Glyndebourne / Northiam / Pyecombe / Tangmere etc.] [ Martello Tower / Mad Jack's Pyramid / Cathedral of the Downs / Amberley Wild Brooks / Dick... View more info

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ROTTINGDEAN The Village

By: HARCOURT , Laurian d' ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Sussex, D D Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122388

ISBN: 0954003314

Condition: Fine


FINE P/b.144pp.L d' Harcourt.Social History & History of coastal seaside village edge South Downs Sussex - Rottingdean [ Rudyard Kipling, Bob Copper . ] illustrated b/w plates & in line.[ Laminated p/b, Fine, no inscsp ] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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SUSSEX

By: MAIS , S.P.B. , DIXON-SCOTT , J ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The Richards Press: 1963

Seller ID: 120153

Condition: VG+


Pocket Guide book to Sussex by renouned S.P.B. Mias.illus.Listed b/w plates by J Dixon-Scott.Frontis; Stopham Bridge.255pp.Preface.[ The coast from Bosham - Southwick - & Portslade to Rye ] the Downs Eastbourne to Edburton - Harting.[The Weald , Rother Henfield etc] 5 Forests / Horsham / Ticehurst etc.[book very mild tan end papers & foredge only , No inscsp. no annotaiion] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 12s 6d , bit weary from use , bit grubby to once white rear from ha... View more info

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WILDLIFE WALKS AROUND THE CUCKMERE VALLEY

By: PATRICK COULCHER

Price: £5.00

Publisher: SEAFORD, SUSSEX, S.B.PUBLICATIONS: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title Page

Seller ID: 122318

ISBN: 1857702476

Condition: Fine


SIGNED Copy.Near FINE P/b. 8 x pages full colour photo. plates, few b/w plates and many charming b/w line drawings . This beautiful valley and river estuary which meanders to the channel watched over by the Seven Sisters of the Sussex Downs. Signed, in name only, by the author to the title page with no other inscription or previous owner name. no notable defects to book. Laminated p/b. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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NO PLACE FOR PONIES

By: PRIMROSE CUMMING

Price: £35.00

Publisher: LONDON, J.M.DENT: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122596

Condition: Very Good


Blue Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine,195 x 135 mm approx. vi + 216 pp.Colour frontis and numerous unspecified line text illustrations by Maurice Tulloch.First Edition 1st printing of this children's adventure book in which the Dare family leave their farm in the Wiltshire Downs to live in the Sussex Weald. After much persuasion the children are allowed to take their ponies Snipe and Lawrence to this deeply wooded, rather mysterious area with no stabling or supplie... View more info

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THE RUN OF THE DOWNS

By: RANDLE MANWARING

Price: £2.50

Publisher: HOVE, CALDRA HOUSE LIMITED: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121060

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers (Paperback) 200 x 125 mm approx. 88pp 14 mono illustrations by Gerald Lip. Short guide to the Sussex Downs with author's reminiscences, tales of personalities past and present and poetry. Title from Rudyard Kipling " The Weald is good, the Downs are best- I'll give you the run of 'em East to West. Near Fine (Book- no apparent sign of use and no previous owner name or insc.). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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SUSSEX WOMEN Famous Infamous Unsung

By: SEARLE , Sharon , Teacher

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, JAK Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118888

ISBN: 0952349124

Condition: Fine


Laminate P/b FINE. 1st ed. 41 Sussex Female true stories; breeders / an Amazon / mountaineer / ghost / Saint / philanthropist / war correspondent etc. Teacher Known author on Sussex - born & always lived South Downs.[ no inscsp] £8.99 new. PLS See our image View more info

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DITCHLING PRESERVED Millennium Photographic Exhibition of Listed Buildings in Ditchling , a Sussex Downland Village

By: The Ditchling Society

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ditchling , Sussex, Ditchling Society / Ditchling Museum: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed Copy

Seller ID: 121020

Condition: Fine


FINE. Tall slim Ring-bound P/b in clear Publisher's Plastic protective cover. Research done by the Ditchling History Project.Architecture old Buildings from 14th c. to 19th c. and their usage and occupants ie: Eric Gill & Sopers.[ no inscsp, as new ] Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

BELLS POCKET GUIDES SUSSEX

By: WINBOLT, S E

Price: £12.50

Publisher: LONDON, G BELL & SONS: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1686

Condition: Very Good


Charcoal cloth with gilt lettering,252 pgs plus 2 pgs publishers adverts,2 old map prints of the western and the eastern parts of Sussex to feps,inked name to back of fep.Sussex by S E Winbolt,MA,author of the Roman Folkstone etc.with 64 illustrations from photographs by Edgar and Winifred Ward. For over a 1/4 century the author had been rambling over the country on foot,cycle,train and motor and seen for himself very nearly all places and things descibed in this book,he... View more info