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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 author.No other inscsp. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 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 towns is :- SVRREY AND SVSSEX FROM THE BRITANNIA OF WILLIAM CAMDEN TRANSLATED BY PHILEMON HOLLAND IN 1610 AND HERE REPRINTED IN... 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 / Dickensian flavour Goring Castle / Chichester Moon etc] Please see our actual image 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 handling, even spine fade, edgewear of small nicks, colour rub/fade/loss. .Please see our actual image of the book offered for ... View more info

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THE MISTRESS OF STANTONS FARM

By: MARCUS WOODWARD

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, HEATH CRANTON: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123883

Condition: Fair


Brick Red Cloth Boards with dark brown titles to spine, 220 x 145 mm approx. 204 pp. Frontis + 10 ten other illustrations on 7 plates all as called for. With an introduction by Arthur Beckett founder and editor of The Sussex County Magazine; this is a memoir of Susannah Hooker Stacey better known as "Granma", a remarkable woman; cook, counsellor, friend of the poor and sick; a healer through her herbal potions; a curious mix of well-bred Victorian lady and White Witch. She ran away from home to marry William Stacey of Stantons Farm East Chiltington. East Sussex and is buried at St Mart... 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 supplies of hay and corn on hand it is "No place for Ponies". A book for adventure and country lovers as well as pony specia... 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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THE LONG PASSAGE

By: SAVILLE, MALCOLM , ALICE BUSH ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, EVANS BROTHERS: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124287

Condition: Very Good +


Childrens Fiction set around the South Downs , Brighton Pavilion to front cover. Blue Boards with silver titles to spine.190x130mm approx. Plain end papers. 208. pp. Frontis + 10 other line illustrations by Alice Bush as called for. First published in 1954 the copy offered is a 3rd printing 1964. Story in the Buckingham series where Juliet and her brother Simon holidaying in Sussex come across a former adversary Foxy Simmonds. Set in Brighton. VG+/VG (Book- Negligible shelf wear and fading to extremities.A couple of foxing spots to fore edge of book block and rear free end paper. Binding tight... 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

BELL'S POCKET GUIDES SUSSEX

By: WINBOLT, S E , WARD, EDGAR AND WINIFRED Photographers

Price: £4.00

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 begins with an introduction of the physical character of Sussex.[Ashdown Forest/Petworth/Chichester/Arundel/Cissbury Ri... View more info