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Topography

1.   Maps
2.   Reading & Berkshire
3.   Topography
4.   Topography - Berkshire & Southern Counties

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1.   Maps

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1.   Maps

 

[18750] Alnwick, H.. Picture Atlas of the British Isles, A. Philadelphia: David McKay, 1937. First Edition. Good / Good - Priceclipped. 32 pages. Priceclipped by publisher. This book contains 32 pages of coloured maps and 32 pages of gazetteer printed in two colours.  £10.00

[18668] Baines, J. Mainwaring. Catalogue of Maps and Plans in the Exhibition of Local Maps and Map Making. Hastings: Museum Publications, 1936. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 16 pages. Catalogue of the exhibition held January 11th to February 29th, 1936. Number Ten in the New Series.  £10.00

[1221] Berthon S. and Robinson A.. Shape of the World, The. London: George Philip, 1991. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0540012297. 192pp; black cloth with silver; dustwrapper; a very clean copy; It is a history of mapmaking and scientific invention drawn from many ages and countries, from the first crude maps to the pictures of Apollo 8 in 1968;  £15.00

[7009] Bullock, L. G.. Historical Map of Wales and Monmouth. Edinburgh: John Bartholomew, Double Elephant - over 25" - 50" tall. Map. Good 6.75 x 10"; folding out to 26 x 39"; illustrated coloured map, some creasing to one corner and very small chip to top edge; good clean copy, ideal for framing. Not dated.  £10.00

[1516] Fullard, Harold. University Atlas, The. London: George Philip & Son, 1969. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good 9 x 11.25"; 111pp; green cloth with gilt;  £8.00

[9455] Gill, George. Gill's Atlas Geography. London: George Gill & Sons, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 5 x 7"; 32 pages; paper covers; early school/text book with black and white maps; some pencil marks to margins; bumped to edges. Not dated, but appears c1920.  £4.00

[9454] Gill, George. Atlas Geography Europe. London: George Gill & Sons, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 5 x 7.25"; 44 pages; paper covers; early school/text book with some coloured maps; some pencil marks to margins. Not dated, but appears c1920.  £5.00

[16418] Keipert, Heinrich. Atlas Antiquus. Berlin: Dietrich Reimer, 1863. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: B0013255B8 . Zehn Karten zur Alten Geschichte Entworfen und Bearbeitet. Title page lists 10 maps, in fact there are 14, the index does not include Aegyptus and Phoenice et Palaestina, Roma Urbs and Forum Romanum, Italia, Jerusalem and Palestina oder Kanaan all single page maps with the exception of Italia which is a double page. Spine is damaged, not affecting contents.  £100.00

[11129] Moule, Thomas. Moule's County Maps - The East and South-East of England. London: Bracken, 1994. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 1-85891-199-0. 9 x 12"; 48 pages; red cloth with gilt; illustrated dustwrapper, chipped to edges; vg/g;  £10.00

[24035 ] No Author. Ötztaler Alpen - Ötztal Pitzatal Kaunertal. Munchen: Kompass Verlag, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good Reading Copy Fold-out map 100cms x 70cms (36 x 28 inches) Wonderful colour map, complete but in fragile condition. 1:50000, would appear to be 1960's.  £6.00

[19681] No Author. Plan De Paris. Paris: Librairie Hachette, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 45 pages together with fold-out coloured map. Map is chipped and torn, but almost complete. Liste Alphabétique starts with Abattoirs and finishes with Vélodromes.  £6.00

[23042] No Author. New Chart of the British Isles. Manchester: Richardson (Publishers) Limited, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. Large, muslin-backed, brightly-coloured folding map. Full size 48"x38". Showing Railways, Steamship Routes (with Distances), Ports, Rivers, Canals, Main Roads, Distances between Towns, and Rainfall. With Additional Inset Maps, Diagrams, and Tabulated Motor & Other Information. Natural Scale 1:950,000 or 1 Inch = 15 Miles. Border crammed with information, index gazetteer to towns, motor speed limits and registration marks, approximate fares and time occupied in travelling from London to various parts of the world, times taken by letters from London in times of peace, weights & measures, approximate duration of railway journeys, diagrams showing proportions and numbers of males in the various occupations, the same for females, coinage, legal notes, etc. Green cloth with black titles, a little rubbed at edges and corners. Priced at 42 shillings. Tipped to front pastedown is 'Routes by which goods can be despatched by railway from Sheffield to the principal stations in the United Kingdom.  £25.00

[9287] No Author. D. P. Map with street reference plan of Southall, Greenford & District, The. Harrow: Dudley Press, 1950. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 4.5 x 7.25; fold-out map printed on paper; good; Approx. 4" to a mile;  £4.00

[9279] No Author. Fox's Map and Street Reference Plan - Hayes and District. Harrow: H. A. Fox, 1950. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 4.5 x 7.25; fold-out map printed on paper; good; Approx. 4" to a mile;  £4.00

[8947] No Author. Ordnance Survey Contour Road Map of Land's End and Lizard. Southampton: Colonel Sir Charles Close, 1919. Map. Good folded cloth; Popular Edition Price 2/6 - Scale One Inch to One Mile; good copy, slightly dusty, with some wear to folds;  £15.00

[8283] No Author. Geographia - Large Scale Road Map of Norfolk 3Miles = 1 Inch. London: Geographia, 1960. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Map. Good 4.5 x 7.75"; folded map, opening to 29 x 20", partly split to one fold, otherwise a very good bright copy;  £5.00

[23959] No Author. Bielefeld - Stadt Sparkasse. Bielefeld: Starfold, 64mo - up to 3" tall. Paperback. Good Wonderful colour map presented in a concertina fold-out format. 40cms x 17cms extended. Nice clean copy with no tears.  £5.00

[3995] No Author. Ordnance Survey - Sheet #162 - One-Inch Map of Great Britain - Southend-on-Sea. Chessington: Director General of the Ordnance Survey, by authority of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Paperback. Good full revision 1930, roads 1948, with later corrections, first published 1945, published c1951; previous owners name to front, otherwise a good copy;  £6.00

[24034] No Author. Kandersteg und Undumbegung. Berne: Kümmerly & Frey, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good Fold out colour map - 60cms x 56cms (24x 22 inches) Wonderful colour map. Vergrösserung der 1:50000 mit Bewilliung der Landestopographie vom 7.2.64. Covers are damaged without loss, but map is complete and bright.  £12.00

[21421] Philip, George. Philip's Select Atlas of Physical and Political Geography. London: George Philip & Son, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket. Although not dated, the map of Canada includes the District of Ungava which was a regional administrative district of Canada's Northwest Territories from 1895 to 1912. Free front endpaper and title page are detached but present. This is a new and enlarged edition containing 40 coloured plates, ideal for framing.  £40.00

[17366] Stieler, Adolf. Stielers Hand-Atlas. Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1908. Reprint. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Three-Quarter Leather. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: B00085P728. 100 Karten in kupferstich mit 162 nebenkarten. Front board is detached and lacks spine. Contents clean and bright, includes 238 page place name index. This is a very heavy book. please contact us before ordering.  £300.00

2.   Topography – Reading & Berkshire

[18526] Andrew, Martin. Francis Frith's around Reading. Salisbury: Frith Book Company, 2000. Reprint. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85937-087-X. This evocative collection of archive photographs from the world famous Francis Frith collection shows Reading from mid-Victorian times up to the 1960's.  £15.00
[24896] Aspinall et al. Parliament Through Seven Centuries. London: Cassell for the Hansard Society, 1962. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Poor. 126 pages. Reading and its M.P.'s  £8.00
[16383] Best, Simon and Lorge, James (Editors). Tales of the Undigested - A Charity Cookbook in Aid of the Roy Castle Cause for Hope Appeal. ill. Jesse Dunford-Wood. Reading: Leighton Park School Good Causes Committee, 1995. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: B0013253J2. John Major's crunchy chicken or Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup by Cherie Blair - did they ever serve them at the same table in Number 10.  £6.00
[18520] Boon, George C.. Roman Town - Calleva Atrebatum - At Silchester Hampshire. Reading: Reading Museum, 1976. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Reading Copy 20 pages. Fold-0ut map to front is complete. Literature from University of Reading for a visit to Silchester on Sunday 30th July 2000, together with several photographs are included. Bottom portion of this publication is creased.  £10.00
[16420] Brahms, Johannes. Piano Sonatas - Op.1,2,5. London: Augener, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Poor. ISBN: B00196U6NU. Op.1/2/5/. Green cloth with gilt title and decoration to front. Gold coloured spine with gilt title. Dustjacket has several large tears. University of Reading prize label to front pastedown. Presented to Florence E. Smith - Session 1914-15.  £30.00
[8830] Brigden, Roy (Keeper of the Museum). Museum of English Rural Life. Reading: University of Reading, 1983. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Card. Good 7 x 9.25"; 16 pages; illustrated card covers; illustrated guide; good. Since the publication of this guide, the museum has moved to new permanent premises in Reading.  £4.00
[23943] Childs William Macbride. Town of Reading During the Early Part of the Nineteenth Century, The. Reading: University College, 1967. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 96 pages. Originally published in 1910, this is a very interesting look at Reading history.  £10.00
[11335] Cliffe, David. Stranger in Reading, The - an unofficial guide.. Reading: Reading Libraries, 1978. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Card. Good 5.75 x 8"; 38 pages; yellow card covers with black illustration; g/-;  £5.00
[11594] Dearing, John. Church That Would Not Die, The - A New History of St. Mary's, Castle Street Reading. Reading: Baron Birch, 1993. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0860235262. 8.25 x 10.5"; 120 pages; green cloth with gilt title to spine; dustwrapper; vg/vg; fully illustrated;  £15.00
[15408] Downs, David. Biscuits & Royals. Reading: Fericon Press, 1984. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-950-9996-01. 214 pages. A history of Reading football club 1871-1984 - Come on you Royals!  £25.00
[24312] Downs, David. Biscuits & Royals. Reading: Fericon Press, 1984. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-950-9996-01. 214 pages. A history of Reading football club 1871-1984 - Come on you Royals!  £25.00
[18552] Farrer, E. O.. Dramatic History of Reading. Reading: Reading Standard, 1926. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 8 pages. Presidential address delivered by Alderman E. O. Farrer, J.P., at the annual meeting of the Reading Literary and Scientific Society, on October 8th, 1926. Staples rusty.  £8.00
[18721] Gray, Edward. History and Antiquities of Newbury and Its Environs Including Twenty-Eight Parishes Situate in the County of Berks. Speenhamland: Hall and Marsh, 1839. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Poor / No Jacket. 340 pages. Also a catalogue of plants found in the neighbourhood. Map to front is missing, lacks spine and some dampstaining throughout. This is a good reading copy only.  £50.00
[9217] Green, David - compiled by. Berkshire Christmas, A. Stroud: Budding Books / Alan Sutton, 1998. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-84015-090-4. This is an illustrated anthology drawn from Berkshire's rich literary and historical heritage, and from its folklore and traditions over the years.  £5.00
[22304] Guilding, J. M.. Diary of the Corporation - Reading Records - 4 Volumes. London: James Parker and Co., . First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 468 + 496 + 522 + 556 pages. Four volumes. Blue cloth with black leatherette spines and gilt titles. All ex Reading University Library with minimal stamps. Vol I - Henry VI to Elizabeth (1431-1602). Vol II - James I to Charles I (1603/4-1629), Vol III 5-16 Charles I (1630-1640), Vol IV - Charles I and Commonwealth (1641-1654). Published 1892 -1896. Overseas customers please email for shipping quote, these books weigh 7kg.  £200.00
[4137] Humphreys, Arthur L. - F.S.A.. Streets and Street Lore of Reading, The. Privately Printed, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 5.75 x 9"; 40pp; nice clean copy; A lecture delivered at the Mitford Hall, Three Mile Cross on 2nd March 1926;  £35.00
[1143] Hurry, Jamieson B.. Sumer is icumen in. London: Novello, 1914. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good 7.25 x 10.75"; 53pp; beige board with blue, coloured coat of arms to front cover; top 1.5" of spine missing; both boards bumped and creased; contents very good; inscribed to Harold Gould with the authors compliments; originally published at the time of the unveiling at Reading Abbey of a Memorial Tablet, bearing a facsimile of the Cannon;  £25.00
[4133] Hurry, Jamieson B.. King Henry Beauclerc and Reading Abbey. London: Elliot Stock, 1917. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 7 x 10.25"; 39pp; beige cloth with black, top edge of spine chipped, coloured coat of arms to front board, former owners name in ink to front board; all edges uncut; illustrated; compliment slip from the author loosely inserted to front; printed by E. Poynder and Son, The Holybrook Press, Gun Street, Reading;  £35.00
[10017] Hurry, Jamieson B.. Reading Abbey - Nobile illud et regale Monasterium de Redynge. London: Elliot Stock, 1901. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good 7.5 x 10"; 214 pages; blue cloth with gilt title to spine and gilt title and decoration to front board; all edges gilt; a nice bright copy; short title page inscribed T. D. Pryer Esq. A Souvenir of the Reading Congress With the Authors Compliments; a former owner, J. F. Williams has added his name to the inscription;  £50.00
[9212] Hylton, Stuart. Reading Places, Reading People. Stroud: Berkshire County Council / Alan Sutton, 1992. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-7509-0060-1. 6 x 8.75"; 184 pages; paperback; some browning to edges; illustrated; former owners name to free front endpaper; vg/-;  £8.00
[478] Kerry, Charles, Rev. History of the Municipal Church of St. Lawrence Reading, A. Reading: Private Publication by Author in Forbury Road, Reading and Little Eaton, Derby, 1883. Hardback. Good ISBN: B001U79NQE. 256pp, a few illustrations in line, ex libris bookplate, cover brown cloth gilt with black embossed pattern, spine ripped through top half but still attached, corner bumped, otherwise good copy  £50.00
[9213] King, Lieut. Col. Cooper. History of Berkshire, A. London: Elliot Stock, 1887. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Ex-Library. Fair 5.75 x 9.25"; 294 pages; red cloth boards, blue cloth spine with gilt title; spine and boards almost detached; page edges uncut; ex-library with all the usual stamps; contents good and complete;  £20.00
[21311] Lee, Ronald Jack. Reading As It Was. Nelson: Hendon Publishing, 1973. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: 0-902907-37-9. 44 pages. Black and white illustrations.  £8.00
[19519] Lloyd, Frances. Woodley in the Nineteenth Century. Reading: Reading Libraries, 1977. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Signed by Author. Good ISBN: 0-9501338-9-2. 91 pages. Black and white illustrations throughout. Former owners name to title page.  £30.00
[3254] Macfarlane. C. Legend of Reading Abbey, A. London: Constable, 1898. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 5 x 8"; 248pp + 16pp publishers advertisements; red cloth with gilt; blind stamp title and design to front; great seal of King Stephen frontispiece; edited with introduction and notes by George Laurence Gomme; 22 black and white illustrations;  £35.00
[18537] Marr, peter. Organ in Reading Town Hall, The - A Symposium. Reading: Berkshire organists' Association, 1982. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Inscribed By the Author. Good ISBN: 0-946021-01-5. 68 pages. Inscription to title page - Miss Goodslip(?) Thank you so much for all your work to save this organ. Peter Marr.  £10.00
[18553] Mitford, Mary Russell. Our Village. Bibliolife, Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / . ISBN: 9780554354309. Modern reprint of this classical work. Former owners incription to free front endpaper.  £8.00
[9261] No Author. Book of the Hobbies Exhibition, The. Reading: Rotary Club, 1951. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Card. Good 5.5 x 8.5"; 32 pages; illustrated card covers; catalogue for the Hobbies Exhibition organised by the Rotary Club of Reading, Town Hall Reading, Sat.,June 2nd to Wed., June 6th, 1951- Price one shilling - This book admits One Adult or Two Children on production of tear-off slip. (tear-off slip is still present on this copy); nice clean copy;  £5.00
[6665] No Author. National Institute for Research in Dairying - University of Reading - Final Report 1984-5. Reading: University of Reading, 1985. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Card. Good 6 x 8.25"; 302pp; illustrated card covers; illustrated; front edge pitted, otherwise a good clean copy; frontispiece photograph depicts line-up of the delegacy for the National Institute for Research in Dairying assembled on the steps of Shinfield Manor, now demolished! Various other illustrations.  £30.00
[10162] No Author. County Borough of Reading - Byelaws for regulating the employment of children and for regulating street trading by persons under the age of eighteen years.. Reading: County Borough of Reading, 1934. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good 5.5 x 8.5"; 6 pages; blue paper covers with black titles, slight fading; very good;  £5.00
[10554] No Author. Leisure & Pleasure - A guide to tourism and leisure in Reading and the surrounding area 1984. Reading: Reading Newspaper Group, 1984. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good 8.25 x 11.5". 32 pages, large format pamphlet; g/-  £5.00
[11427] No Author. Royal Counties Agricultural Society - Official Catalogue - Reading Meeting June 22nd, 23rd, 24th & 25th June, 1949. Basingstoke: Royal Counties Society, 1949. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good 5.5 x 8.75"; 440 pages; blue leather with gilt titles, some bumping to edges, otherwise a very good tight copy; a wonderful record of agriculture at that time, with exhibitors including Bovril; Vestey, Shand-Kidd, Iliffe and many more; numerous advertisements;  £50.00
[2504] No Author. Royal, The - Official Matchday Magazine. Reading: Reading Football Club, 1997. Paperback. Good 22 March 1997 v Ipswich Town - 26 April 1997 v Oldham Athletic - 4 January 1997 v Southampton - 15 March 1997 v Bradford City - 12 April 1997 v Wolverhampton Wanderers - 31 March 1997 v Barnsley; all copies in very good condition; £4.00 each or £20 for all six;  £4.00
[2505] No Author. Reading F. C. Match Magazine. Reading: Reading Football Club, Paperback. Good 16 April 1979 v Aldershot - 21 October 1978 v York City; slightly chipped to leading edge otherwise good copies; £3.00 each or £5.00 for both;  £3.00
[16359] No Author. Recipes of the "Rich & Famous". Reading: Coles & Sons, 1987. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-9518797-0-7. In aid of the Battle Hospital Home from Home Appeal ( Battle Hospital is now the site of a Tesco Store ) In the foreword by Sister Anne McDonald, she mentions that she took over from Sue Godfrey who was tragically one of the victims of the Hungerford Massacre.  £10.00
[17070] No Author. Borough of Reading. Regulations with Respect to Dairies, Cowsheds and Milk shops In the Borough of Reading. Reading: Borough of Reading, 1907. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: B001E6HWN2 . 8 page pamphlet. Staples rusty.  £6.00
[24575] No Author. Photographs of the United Kingdom - View Album - Volume I. London: Photo Album Company, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good Not paginated. Wonderful collection of black and white photographs. This may well have been a promotional book as both front and rear pages depict A. H. Bull, The Peoples Draper, Broad St., Reading. Not dated, but front cover is inscribed - To Fred January 30th 1900. From Florence West.  £50.00
[21654] No Author. Reading's Ratler. Reading: University of Reading Students Rag Committee, 1962. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good 48 pages. Do you remember the Rag Weeks??? Wonderful collection of advertisements from the period, unfortunately most of them no longer exist in Reading.  £10.00
[18543] North, Leslie. Royal Reading's Colourful Past. Peppard Common: Cressrelles, 1979. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-85956-047-3. 111 pages. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine; dustwrapper. Illustrations by the author.  £12.00
[23030] North, Leslie. Royal Reading's Colourful Past. Peppard Common: Cressrelles Publishing Company Limited, 1979. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0859560473. 111 pages. Wonderful illustrations by the author. Fascinating history of Reading. Gift inscription to free front endpaper.  £10.00
[17994] Padley, F. C.. Village in the Town, A - Reading's First Conservation Area. Reading: Reading Branch Workers' Educational Association, 1983. Third Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Card. Good ISBN: B0027DNBHC. 32 page card covered pamphlet. Illustrated. Nice clean book.  £10.00
[18551] Phillips, Daphne. Reading Theatres, Cinemas and Other Entertainments. Reading: Reading Libraries, 1978. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-9506044-1-0. 56 pages. Presenting the history of the first theatre in Friar Street, through to the Hexagon.  £8.00
[8833] Railton, Margaret and Barr, Marshall. Royal Berkshire Hospital 1839 - 1989, The. Reading: Royal Berkshire Hospital, 1989. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-9514373-0-5. 6.25 x 9.5"; 354 pages; blue cloth with gilt title to spine and gilt coat of arms to front board, top edge has some very light staining not affecting contents; dustwrapper, with small dent to front; good;  £30.00
[9093] Roberts, Cecil. Gone Afield. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1936. Reprint. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket. 5 x 7.75"; 376 pages; brown cloth with green title, cloth is split on back board at joint with spine; 4 illustrations; map to front endpapers; various Queen Victoria Institute stamps throughout; good tight reading copy;  £12.00
[3252] Robertson, Kevin. Last Days of Steam in Berkshire, The. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1987. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. 7.5 x 10"; 148pp; black cloth with gilt; dustwrapper, mint copy; fully illustrated;  £20.00
[11012] Searing, Roger. Down Memory Lane - Reading between the Wars. Newbury: Countryside Books, 1985. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-905392-56-6. 95 pages. Fully illustrated.  £4.00
[24563] Searing, Roger. Down Memory Lane - Reading between the Wars. Newbury: Countryside Books, 1985. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-905392-56-6. 95 pages. Fully illustrated.  £4.00
[16382] Smith, Ernest. Whiteknights, A History of. Reading: University of Reading, 1957. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Card. Good From 1160 through to 1950, a fascinating history of the area now occupied by University of Reading.  £18.00
[9216] Southerton, P. G.. Reading. Stroud: Budding Books / Alan Stroud , 1998. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-84015-054-8. 6 x 8.5"; 160 pages; paperback; illustrated; vg/-;  £8.00
[13050] Sowan, Adam. Much-Maligned Town, A - Opinions of Reading 1586-1997. ill. Hay, Peter. Reading: Two Rivers Press, 1997. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-901677-12-5. This book brings together for the first time opinions of Reading by sixty-five writers, visitors, and residents over the last four centuries. Included with the book are a set of four postcards issued to accompany the book ISBN 1-901677-12-5, an illustrated bookmark, and a letter referring to New Road from the author to his neighbours dated 29 May, 1998.  £25.00
[13049] Sowan, Adam. Much-Maligned Town, A - Opinions of Reading 1586-1997. ill. Hay, Peter. Reading: Two Rivers Press, 1997. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-901677-04-4. This book brings together for the first time opinions of Reading by sixty-five writers, visitors, and residents over the last four centuries. Included with the book are a set of four postcards issued to accompany the book ISBN 1-901677-12-5, an illustrated bookmark, and a letter referring to New Road from the author to his neighbours dated 29 May, 1998.  £25.00
[2822] Tuck, R. H.. An introduction to The Principles of Agricultural Economics. London: Longmans, 1961. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Ex-Library. Good / Good. 6 x 8.75"; 260pp; green cloth with gilt; dustwrapper, library sticker to front; publishers compliment slip loosely inserted to front; Department of Agricultural Economics University of Reading; very good copy;  £8.00
[24088] Warburton, Erica. More Than One Turn. Fareham: National Poetry Foundation, 1992. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 1-870556-57-7. 42 pages. Cover illustration by Michael Taylor. Poem entitled St. Mary's, The Butts obviously refers to Reading.  £10.00

3.   Topography - General

[9143] Apling, Harry. Norfolk Corn Windmills. Norwich: Norfolk Windmills Trust, 1984. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Fine / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-9509793-0-9. 6.75 x 9.75"; 377 pages; blue cloth with gilt title to spine; dustwrapper priceclipped; illustrated;  £25.00
[8679] Batsford, Harry and Fry, Charles. Cathedrals of England, The. London: Batsford, 1948. Seventh Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 5.5 x 8.5"; 118 pages; blue cloth with yellow titles to front and spine; dustwrapper; edges dusty with light foxing; illustrated; good copy;  £6.00
[8677] Bell, J.H.B., Bozman, E.F. and Fairfax-Blakeborough, J.. British Hills and Mountains. London: Batsford, 1950. Third Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 5.5 x 8.75"; 120 pages; green cloth with gilt titles to spine; dustwrapper, chipped to top edge of spine with minor loss, illustrated by Brian Cook; fully illustrated; good clean copy with dusty edges;  £10.00
[10147] Bond, James and Over, Luke. Ordnance Survey Historical Guides - Oxfordshire and Berkshire. London: George Philip & Son, 1988. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-540-01136-3. 7.5 x 10"; 160 pages; grey cloth with silver title to spine; dustwrapper, priceclipped; vg/g; illustrated;  £12.00
[1148] Bonney, Reverend T. G.. Abbeys and Churches of England and Wales - Descriptive, Historical, Pictorial. London: Cassell, 1890. Second Series. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good 9 x 11"; 274pp; brown cloth with gilt/black illustrations; all edges gilt; a nice clean tight copy; second series;  £40.00
[1135] Boyes and Chester, M & H. Great Walks - North York Moors. London: Printwise Publications, 1992. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. 8 x 10.5"; 176pp; pictorial laminated board; dustwrapper creased to top and bottom edges; a clean copy; 25 walks in the North York Moors National Park;  £10.00
[9978] Brace, Graham (design). Official Handbook of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority. Pembroke: Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority, 1983. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-86075-002-7. 6 x 8"; 52 pages; paperback; illustrated; fold-out map; very good;  £4.00
[9980] Broderick, Alan Houghton. People's France, The - Touraine with Anjou and Maine. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1948. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 5.5 x 8"; 368 pages; red cloth with black titles, some light foxing to edges; dustwrapper, chipped with some small tears and loss to edges; illustrated; good/good-;  £10.00
[24472] Carrington, Beryl and Richardson, Robert. Yesterday's Town: St. Albans : Two Centuries of Town and City. Buckingham: Barracuda Books, 1986. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-86023-263-8. 131 pages. Black and white illustrations throughout. Free front endpaper has been clipped to top corner.  £6.00
[1270] Charbonneaux, Jean and Peters, Eric. Greece in Photographs. London: Thames and Hudson, 1954. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. 12 x 9"; 196pp; blue cloth with gilt ; dustwrapper torn with loss and creased; contents clean; 182 pictures in photogravure by Roger Viollet;  £10.00
[11516] Christie-Miller, John. Development of Stockport 1922-1972, and the History of the Stockport Advertiser, The. Stockport: Stockport Advertiser, 1972. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Hardback. Fine / Very Good. ISBN: 090159833X. 7 x 10"; 166 pages + index; blue cloth with gilt titles; a fine book in a very good priceclipped dustwrapper;  £18.00
[1446] Coe, Michael D.. Mexico. London: Thames and Hudson, 1984. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-500-02105-8. 9.5 x 6.5"; 180pp; red cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; revised and enlarged edition; a nice clean copy; National Geographic archaeological map of middle America loosely inserted to rear; 128 illustrations;  £12.00
[14376] Cowley, Joyce. East Anglia with The Broads, Cambridge, Ely and Peterborough. London: W. & R. Chambers, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. Not dated, but appears to be 1950's. Black and white illustrations throughout. Blue cloth spine with illustrated front board.  £5.00
[16421] Coyne, J. Stirling, Willis, N. P., Etc.. Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland, The - Volume I and II. ill. Bartlett, W. H.. London: James S. Virtue, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Three-Quarter Leather. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: B00196SSTY. circa 1850 (from British library) Green cloth with green leather. Former owners libris label to front pastedowns. Marbled endpapers. Nice clean tight copies with some light foxing throughout. Two volumes.  £350.00
[11391] Cubitt, Heather. Holland in the Time of Rembrandt - Then and There Series . London: Longman, 1971. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0582205220. 5 x 7.5"; 108 pages; paperback; illustrated; g/-;  £5.00
[4091] Cunningham, Stanley. South of Cheviot. London: Heath Cranton, 1937. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. 5 x 7.5"; 160pp; yellow cloth with black; dustwrapper, spine torn to half of length with minor loss; foreword by "Novocastrian" of the Newcastle Weekly Chronicle; 5 illustrations; good copy;  £8.00
[10156] Deschamps, Marion. Portrait of Brittany. London: Hale, 1980. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7091-8118-3. 5.5 x 8.75"; 155 pages; blue cloth with silver title to pale blue background; dustwrapper, chipped to top front edge with some loss; illustrated; g/g;  £12.00
[9253] Dixon-Scott, J. Channel Islands, The - A Book of New Photographs. London: Thomas Nelson, 1956. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. 7 x 9.5"; not paginated; blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front board; dustwrapper in protective sleeve; frontispiece + 39 illustrations with narrative; vg/g+;  £10.00
[10560] Dobai, Péter. Budapest. Budapest: Corvina, 1989. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good ISBN: 963-13-2783-3. 8 x 10"; not paginated; illustrated laminated boards, lightly bumped to corners; no dustwrapper, as issued; fully illustrated with 93 colour photographs; g/-;  £10.00
[11510] Dodd, Christopher. Henley Royal Regatta. London: Stanley Paul, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0091451604. 6.5 x 9.5"; 253 pages; brown cloth with gilt, some very light staining to page edges not affecting contents; dustwrapper; g/vg; illustrated;  £8.00
[2831] Donati Lazzaro (photographer). Florence - Florenz. London: Spring Books, 1959. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good 9 x 12"; 160pp; red cloth with gilt, all edges gilt, good clean copy; text in English, Francais, Deutsch; 3 colour plates, numerous black and white photographs;  £10.00
[10561] Fekete, Gyula. Hungary. Budapest: Corvina, 1988. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 963-13-2790-6. 8 x 11"; not paginated; black cloth with white title to spine; dustwrapper; vg/g; fully illustrated;  £15.00
[10557] Gibb, John and Binney, Marcus (foreword by). Legacy - The Changing Face of the Landscape. London: Cape, 1990. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-224-02681-X. 11 x 9.75" tall; 179 pages; brown cloth with gilt title to spine; dustwrapper; vg/vg; fully illustrated;  £13.00
[7231] Gillieron, Jacques. Kalahari. London: New Holland, 1989. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Fair. 9.75 x 13"; 127pp; blue cloth with gilt; dustwrapper, chipped to corners and with very small tear to back bottom edge; very good copy;  £20.00
[11255] Goddard, T. Russell. Guide to the Farne Islands. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Andrew Reid, 1963. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Leaflet. Good 5 x 7.25"; 31 pages; illustrated pamphlet; revised by Grace Hickling;  £3.50
[13081] Goodall, Gladys M. New Zealand Reflections. Christchurch, NZ: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1974. Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7233-0095-X. Fully illustrated.  £8.00
[10559] Goop, Alfons - Roth, Fritz and Wanger, Harald. Fürstentum Liechtenstein - Der Liebenswürdige Kleinstaat im Herzen Europas. Konstanz: Freidr. Stadler, 1982. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 3-7977-0085-7. 9.5 x 10.75"; 191 pages; orange cloth with gilt titles; vg/vg; fully illustrated; text in German, French and English;  £20.00
[6938] Green, Lawrence G. In the Land of Afternoon. ill. Dorelle. South Africa: Howard B Timmins, 1949. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. 5.5`x 9"; 255pp; beige cloth with green, corners and spine ends bumped, otherwise clean copy with maps to end papers, cover and line drawings by Dorelle, with photographs from the Arthur Elliott Collection in the Cape Archives; dustwrapper, tape repairs to inside with some loss; "here is a taste of cooking and the very perfume of the veld", with his " record best seller Tavern of the Seas, he presented an entirely fresh view of the Cape Peninsula. Now he takes you into a wider field and gives South Africa an inspired narrative of the ancestral home of all Afrikaners.";  £18.00
[4722] Grice, E. C. Le. City of Norwich, The - Illustrating its Interest and Beauty. Norwich: Soman-Wherry Press, 1948. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Card. Very Good 5.75 x 9.25"; 56pp; grey soft card with blue; dustwrapper, chipped to edges; illustrated guide; very good copy;  £10.00
[1173] Gunn, Peter. Yorkshire Dales, The - Landscape with Figures. London: Century Publishing, 1984. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75"; 256pp; green cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; a nice clean copy; a portrait of the seclusion, peace and rare beauty of the Yorkshire Dales;  £10.00
[16815] Harrod, Wilhelmine. Norfolk Guide, The. Bury St. Edmunds: Alastair Press, 1988. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Very Good ISBN: 1-870567-30-7. Places listed alphabetically, index is by family name.  £6.00
[10574] Haywood, Trevor. Walking with a Camera in Herries Lakeland. Tolworth: Fountain Press, 1986. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-86343-023-6. 8 x 10"; 125 pages; blue cloth with gilt title; dustwrapper; fully illustrated; vg/vg;  £6.00
[7246] Hemming, John and Ratter, James. Maraca - Rainforest Island. London: Macmillan, 1993. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. 11 x 10.75" tall; 134pp; black cloth with white; dustwrapper; foreword by HRH The Price of Wales; very good copy;  £10.00
[8282] Higgs, Eric (Abbey Verger). Waltham Abbey - The Abbey Church of Waltham Holy Cross and St. Lawrence. London: Pitkin, 1979. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Very Good 7 x 9"; 16pp; illustrated laminated card covers; fully illustrated; very good copy;  £4.00
[8680] Hobhouse, Christopher. Oxford - As it was And as it is To-day. London: Batsford, 1941. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 5.5 x 8.5"; 120 pages; brown cloth with gilt titles to spine; dustwrapper, illustrated by Brian Cook, a little dusty and chipped to top of spine; edges slightly dusty with signs of foxing; fully illustrated; good copy;  £5.00
[10130] Hoe, Tan Han. Singapore 1988. Singapore: Ministry of Communications and Information, 1988. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. 7 x 9.5"; 324 pages; white cloth with gilt titles; dustwrapper, slightly bumped to edges; vg/g; illustrated;  £14.00
[22927] Jennings, Paul. Paul Jenning's Companion to Britain. London: Cassell, 1981. First Edition. 64mo - up to 3" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-304-30459-X. 207 pages. A wonderful look at Britain.  £12.00
[10143] Jones, E. and Tricker, Roy. County Guide to English Churches. Newbury: Countryside Books, 1992. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 1-85306-179-4. 5.75 x 8"; 352 pages; paperback; good; illustrated;  £6.00
[11324] Kaye, David. Shire County Guide - Lincolnshire and South Humberside. Princes Risborough: Shire, 1989. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Card. Good ISBN: 0852639880. 6 x 8.25"; 64 pages; illustrated card covers; fully illustrated; g/-;  £5.00
[10700] Kiefer, F. J.. Legends of the Rhine from Basle to Rotterdam, The. Mayence: David Kapp, 1869. Second Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hardback. Fair / No Jacket - as issued. 4.5 x 6.5"; 313 pages; red cloth with gilt titles, illustration and decorations; spine faded; all edges gilt; contents very good, but boards are worn;  £25.00
[10550] Koot, Ton. Spell of the Netherlands. Haarlem: Book-Ruygrok, 1952. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 9.5 x 12"; 182 pages; brown cloth, a little grubby, with gilt title to spine and gilt title to front board with red, white and blue tulip decoration; fully illustrated; g/-; preface by His Royal Highness the Prince of the Netherlands; neat inscription to free front endpaper;  £18.00
[10140] Little, Bryan. Portrait of Exeter. London: Hale, 1983. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7090-0777-9. 5.5 x 8.75"; 155 pages; green cloth with gilt title to red background; illustrated; vg/vg;  £12.00
[23475] Loftus, Simon. Puligny Montrachet Journal of a Village in Burgundy. London: Penguin, 1994. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-14-023635-X. 297 pages plus index. Rural France at its best.  £5.00
[794] MacLennan. Colour of Canada, The. Toronto: Canadian Illustrated Library, 1978. Second Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good - Priceclipped. 8.75 x 11.25"; 128pp; brown cloth with gilt; dustwrapper price clipped; a nice clean copy; colour photographs throughout;  £10.00
[2830] Magowan, R. S. (photographer). Rome - Rom. London: Spring Books, 1960. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good 9 x 12"; 160pp; red cloth with gilt, all edges gilt, good clean copy; text in English, Francais, Deutsch; 3 colour plates, numerous black and white photographs;  £10.00
[8061] Mais, S. P. B. and Stephenson, Tom (edited by). Lovely Britain. London: Odhams, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 7 x 10"; 514pp; green buckram with gilt, some spotting; dustwrapper, torn to top edge with some loss; must be 1920's, not a car in sight and horses working the land;  £7.00
[10551] Manker, Ernst. People of Eight Seasons. Gothenburg: Wahlström & Widstrand , 1963. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 91-46-19958-6. 11 x 11.5"; 214 pages; red cloth with black decorations; g/g; fully illustrated; a fascinating look at life in Lapland;  £30.00
[10142] Manning, S. A.. Portrait of Essex. London: Hale, 1977. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7091-6388-6. 5.5 x 8.75"; 191 pages; green cloth with gilt title to light green background; illustrated; g/g;  £6.00
[1162] Manning-Sanders, Ruth. Seaside England. London: B.T. Batsford, 1951. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Fair / Fair. 5.75 x 8.75"; 151pp; grey cloth with gilt; spine water splashed; dustwrapper with inside sellotape repairs to top and bottom spine, not apparent from outside; minor foxing throughout; 69 illustrations;  £25.00
[809] McCula, Hampson D H & M. Victorian and Edwardian Warwickshire from old photographs. London: B. T. Batsford, 1983. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7134-3101-6. 7.75 x 10"; 120pp; green cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; a clean copy; 153 b&w photographs:  £10.00
[13971] Mee, Arthur. Berkshire - The King's England. ill. Kersting, A. F. - Photographs. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1964. Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. Fully revised and edited by C. L. S. Linnell.  £10.00
[4302] Menpes, Mortimer. Brittany. London: Charles Black, 1905. Limited. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Signed by Author. Good 8.5 x 11"; 254pp; white cloth with gilt titles and green and gilt decorations; top edge gilt, other edges uncut; boards a little grubby; 75 wonderful colour illustrations; text by Dorothy Menpes; The edition De Luxe is limited to Three Hundred and Fifty Copies of which this is No.144, signed by the author;  £500.00
[8732] Mitchell, Bill. Bill Mitchell's Yorkshire. Skipton: Dalesman Publishing, 1993. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. As New / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85568-064-5. 5.5 x 8.75"; 101 pages; green cloth with silver titles; dustwrapper; fine, as new;  £8.00
[8774] Mitford, Mary Russell. Mary Mitford's Berkshire - A Selection of views of Berkshire 1798 - 1854 with quotations from the works of Mary Russell Mitford. Reading: Berkshire County Library, 1985. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Soft Card. Good 10 x 12.5"; not paginated; blue card covers with white label and black title to front; twelve black and white prints, printed on cream high quality paper; the contents are loose, but in very good condition; a very good copy;  £100.00
[10231] Morris, Jan. Hong Kong. London: Viking, 1988. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. . Good ISBN: 0-670-80792-3. 6 x 9"; 305 pages; uncorrected book proof; good;  £8.00
[9974] Morrison, John (edited by). Behold Iona - A Guide and Souvenir. Glasgow: The Iona Community, 1959. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 5 x 8"; 32 pages; paperback; illustrated; good;  £5.00
[11042] Nichols, John. Fragile Beauty, A - John Nichols' Milagro Country. Layton, UT: Gibbs M. Smith, 1987. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-87905-282-1. 9 x 12"; 146 pages; yellow cloth with gilt titles; dustwrapper, faded to front; vg/g; fully illustrated, a joyful summing up in words and photographs, of John Nichols' life in New Mexico;  £15.00
[5556] No Author. Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Information Sheet. Pembroke: Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, 1960. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Unbound. Good Three foolscap typed documents, covering 1) Megalithic Monuments, 2) Some outline notes to accompany the geology map of Pembrokeshire, 3) The birds in summer of the rocky coast, with an additional note on how to identify them and all other birds; staples rusty, otherwise good;  £4.00
[5569] No Author. Sidmouth - Devon. Sidmouth: Sidmouth Urban District Council, 1971. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good 7.25 x 5" tall; 128pp + fold out map to rear; illustrated guide; very good copy;  £10.00
[5976] No Author. Memories of Old Lancashire. Bolton: Aurora, 1994. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85926-045-4. 7.75 x 10"; 85pp; illustrated laminated boards; dustwrapper; very good copy;  £5.00
[5416] No Author. Looking at Pembroke. Pembroke: Pembroke Civic Trust, 1985. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Leaflet. Very Good 5.75 x 8.25"; 12pp; guide; vg;  £3.00
[8353] No Author. Trelissick Garden. London: National Trust, 1974. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Card. Very Good 5.75 x 8.25"; 16pp; card covers; very good copy;  £4.00
[17259] No Author. Republic of Venda, The. Johannesburg: C. van Rensburg Publications, 1979. First Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-908393-31-8. Colour illustrations throughout.  £25.00
[4721] No Author. Official Guide to the City of Norwich (England). Norwich: The Norwich Publicity Association, 1948. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good 5 x 7.5"; 132pp; illustrated guide; very good copy;  £15.00
[19499] No Author. Hereford and The Wye Valley. ill. Dixon-Scott, J.. London: Homeland Association, 1929. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Card. Good The Homeland Illustrated No. 12. Black and white illustrations throughout.  £5.00
[11105] No Author. Czechoslovakia - Ancient Modern. Prague: Orbis, 1967. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / No Jacket. 9 x 9.5"; not paginated; illustrated laminated boards, bumped to top and bottom of spine; no dustwrapper; fully illustrated;  £12.00
[8482] No Author. Newark-on-Trent - An Ancient Midland Town. London: Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 4.75 x 7"; 16 pages; illustrated leaflet, staples rusty; sepia photographs throughout; good clean copy. Not dated, but appears c1950  £4.00
[2253] No Author. Views of the U.S.S.R. Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 9 x 11.75"; 271pp; grey cloth with gilt; black and white illustrations. Not dated, but appears to be c1955  £12.00
[1709] No Author. Short History of Saint Nicholas Church Moreton. Dorchester, 1966. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Leaflet. Good 4.75 x 7.25"; 20pp; leaflet; concluding with a note on the apse windows; c 1966?  £4.00
[24473] No Author. Memories of St. Albans. Halifax: True North Books, 2000. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. ISBN: 1-903204-23-2. 104 pages. Fully illustrated with black and white photographs. Gift inscription to free front endpaper.  £10.00
[1494] No Author. Paris Realise par les editions "TEL". Paris: Societe Parisienne D'Expansion Chimique, 1950. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Soft Card. Fair 11 x 14.75"; 35 b&w illustrations of Paris; soft card covers, with protective wrapper torn to rear; contents clean; 4pp text in French and English with location map;  £10.00
[23941] No Author. Skipton Urban District Yorkshire - Official Guide. Skipton: Skipton Urban District Council, First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 88 pages with two fold-out maps. Would appear to be early 1960's. Black and white illustrations.  £7.00
[4719] No Author. Historic and Picturesque Shrewsbury - An Ancient Town in a Beautiful County. Shrewsbury: Shrewsbury and District Chamber of Commerce, 1936. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 5.5 x 8.5"; 48pp; illustrated guide; cover chipped and lightly browned, contents very good;  £12.00
[8706] No Author. Picturesque Derbyshire. : No Data, 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Hardback. Good 6 x 5" tall; 12 black and white pictures of Derbyshire; red buckram boards with gilt title and decoration;  £5.00
[8717] No Author. Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Christ Canterbury, The. Canterbury: The Cathedral, 1938. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 4.75 x 7"; 20 pages; paper covers; good clean copy;  £3.00
[8714] No Author. Leamington, Warwick, and the Neighbourhood. London: Nelson and Sons, 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall. Hardback. Very Good / No Jacket - as issued. 6.5 x 4" tall; 24 pages of text with 12 sepia coloured plates printed on card to one side only; red buckram with gilt title and black decorations; a very good copy. Not dated.  £45.00
[8708] No Author. Illustrated Guide to Bakewell and Haddon Hall. Chesterfield: Wilfred, Edmunds, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 5.5 x 8.5"; 36 pages; red card covers with black; good clean copy; numerous advertisements throughout, including Charles Hicks & Sons, Cab Proprietors, Char-a-bancs, Wagonettes, &c. Not dated, but appears to be c1910;  £10.00
[10556] No Author. Columbus Today - A Portrait in Color. West Bloomfield, MI: Altwerger and Mandel, 1991. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 1-878005-07-3. 8.5 x 10.75"; not paginated; black cloth with gilt title to spine; illustrated dustwrapper; fully illustrated; vg/g; photographed by Ed Kreminski;  £10.00
[11268] No Author. Mid Wales. Cardiff: Wales Tourist Board, 1976. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Card. Good ISBN: 0-900784-51-2. 5.75 x 8.25"; 80 pages; illustrated card covers; g/-;  £4.00
[8352] No Author. Garden at Glendurgan, The - Cornwall. London: National Trust, 1976. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Card. Very Good 5.75 x 8.25"; 15pp; green card covers; illustrated; very good copy;  £4.00
[11332] No Author. Island of Sark, The. Guernsey: Island Views, 1989. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Leaflet. Very Good 5.75 x 8.25"; 12 pages; illustrated guide together with 5 related pamphlets; vg/-;  £3.00
[8705] No Author. Shrewsbury - Historic Town on the lovely River Severn. Shrewsbury: Wilding & Son, 1948. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 5.5 x 8.5"; 48 pages; paper covers; illustrated; advertisements to front and rear; nice clean copy;  £8.00
[8686] No Author. Gloucester. Gloucester: Davies & Son, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / No Jacket. 9.25 x 6.75"; 16 pages; red buckram boards with gold title and decorations to front; front board is blind stamped 'The Cover - Frith's Series - Register No. 227766; sixteen black and white photographic views of Gloucester; very good copy. Not Dated, but appears C1890  £20.00
[24575] No Author. Photographs of the United Kingdom - View Album - Volume I. London: Photo Album Company, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good Not paginated. Wonderful collection of black and white photographs. This may well have been a promotional book as both front and rear pages depict A. H. Bull, The Peoples Draper, Broad St., Reading. Not dated, but front cover is inscribed - To Fred January 30th 1900. From Florence West.  £50.00
[16342] No Author. Chartwell. London: National Trust, 1966. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Leaflet. Good 5.75 x 8.75; 8pp leaflet with picture of Winston Churchill to front; This is a temporary brochure to be used until a permanent guide-book has been prepared;  £4.00
[14276] Parr, Lynn. County Curiosities of England. Cheltenham: This England Books, 1990. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-906324-16-5. An illustrated guide to more than a thousand oddities to be found in the traditional English counties. Inscription to free front endpaper.  £6.00
[14054] Perkins, John et al. Historic Taf Valleys - Volume Two. Merthyr Tydfil: Merthyr Tydfil and District Naturalists' Society, 1982. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. As New / No Jacket. In the Brecon Beacons National Park.  £15.00
[16905] Pevsner, Nikolaus. Buildings of England : Yorkshire - York & The East Riding. London: Penguin, 1972. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-14-071043-4. Numerous black and white photographs.  £15.00
[15911] Pevsner, Nikolaus and Harris, John. Lincolnshire - The Buildings of England. London: Penguin, 1964. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good / Good. A nice clean book with a dustwrapper.  £30.00
[14939] Pevsner, Nikolaus and Wedgwood, Alexandra. Warwickshire - The Buildings of England. London: Penguin, 1966. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. Yellow cloth with gilt title to spine on green background. Dustjacket  £25.00
[682] Piccoli, Raffaello. Book of Italy, The. London: T. Fisher Unwin Ltd, 1916. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good Under the Auspices of HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELENA OF ITALY, Edited by RAFFAELLO PICCOLI 271 pp plus 2 pp poem "Our Warriors Dead" H.E.Hamilton King, blue cloth cover, slight fraying to spine ends, some slight marking to front and back, but otherwise clean copy, with marker ribbon, illustrated with b&w and 6 colour.  £15.00
[10129] Pinkstone, Mark (editor). Hong Kong 1982. Hong Kong: D. R. Rick, Government Printer, 1982. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. 7 x 9.5"; 312 pages; illustrated cloth with white titles; dustwrapper; vg/vg; illustrated; map to endpapers;  £14.00
[796] Plicky, Karla. Praha ve fotografi Karla Plicky. Prague: Nase Vojsko, 1955. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 10 x 13.25"; 221pp plus index in Czech, Russian, English and French; 224 sepia photographs;  £50.00
[3237] Priestley, J. B. (introduced by). Beauty of Britain, The. London: Batsford, 1950. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 5 x 7.5"; 248pp; green cloth with gilt; dustwrapper, small tear to top front edge without loss, minor chipping, illustrated by Brian Cook; 109 illustrations from photographs;  £6.00
[16852] Reeves, William Pember. New Zealand. ill. Wright, F. & W.. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1908. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: B000855O4E. Nice bright clean book, with Maori decorations to spine and front board, titles gilt. Top edge gilt. 75 colour plates with fold-out map to rear. Free front endpaper has been inscribed To From Xmas1901, not too certain why with a publication date of 1908.  £60.00
[3436] Ribnikar, Jara (text). Yugoslavia - One Long Summer. London: McGraw-Hill, 1964. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. 9 x 11.25"; 96pp; illustrated boards, black cloth spine with white; nice clean copy with fold out index; colour and b&w illustrations; mylar cover;  £10.00
[1405] Rodgers, John. English Rivers. London: B. T. Batsford, 1947. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 8.5 x 5.75"; 184pp; faded green cloth with red; dustwrapper chipped; maps to end papers; numerous illustrations throughout; slight foxing to page edges; contents clean;  £10.00
[795] Santala, Erkki. Finland The Land of Lakes. Helsinki: National Board Of Waters and Environment, 1987. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 951-47-0663-3. 8.5 x 12"; 112pp; blue cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; a very clean copy with organisational chart dated 1.9.1987 together with leaflet and compliment slip, some slight bumping to dustwrapper.  £15.00
[10555] Sargent, Shirley. First 100 Years, The - Yosemite 1890-1990. Santa Barbara, CA: Yosemite Park and Curry Co. , 1988. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Card. Fine ISBN: 0-917859-20-0. 9 x 12"; 95 pages; illustrated card covers; fully illustrated; as new;  £10.00
[11630] Shackleton, E.H.. Lakeland Geology - Where to go - What to See. Yorkshire: Dalesman, 1975. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0852062826. 140 pages; paperback with black & white photographs; good;  £5.00
[16381] Sharpe, Sir Montague. Some Account of Bygone Hanwell. Brentford: Brentford Printing and Publishing, 1924. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Soft Card. Good Covers chipped with some minor loss. This is an edition limited to 400 copies.  £150.00
[10301] Short, F.G.. Sinners and Sandalwood - Tales of the Old Pacific . Australia: Jomaru Press, 1997. Limited. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Inscribed By the Author. Good ISBN: 0-646-30751-7. 6" x 8.5"; 195pp; green buckram with gilt titles; no dustwrapper, as published; a story of the islands in the Pacific; 195 of 250 copies; private publication; signed by the author and then another inscription - Best Wishes to David and Michelle, From the Author; 1st Limited Edition 195 of 250 - Private Printing  £45.00
[16264] Sivin, Nathan. Contemporary Atlas of China, The. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1988. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-297-79404-3. A comprehensive survey of the land and its people. Includes complete authorized 1:4000000 maps of modern China with place names in Pinyin and Chinese transliteration.  £15.00
[10225] Skilton, Charles. Old London Postcard Album. London: Skilton & Shaw, 1980. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-7050-0107-5. 7.5 x 10"; 48 pages; illustrated laminated boards; no dustwrapper; very good;  £8.00
[16487] Snaith, Stanley. At Grips With Everest. London: Percy Press, 1937. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: B0014I902G . Faded green cloth with black title to spine. Some light foxing. Black and white photographs.  £10.00
[7770] Spencer, Brian and Porter, Lindsey. Dove and Manifold Valleys, including Dovedale, The. Leek: Moorland Publishing, 1972. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Card. Very Good 5.75 x 8.25"; 52pp; illustrated card covers; illustrated; very good copy;  £5.00
[16849] Stevens, Joan. Short History of Jersey, A. St. Helier: Societe Jersiaise, 1990. Sixth Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-901897-12-4. Mark to front top of cover, contents clean and bright.  £5.00
[4284] Thornycroft, L. B., D.Litt. Story of The Doones in fact, fiction and photo, The. Taunton: Barnicotts, 1950. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. Paperback. Good 7.25 x 4.75"; 150pp + fold out map; paper covers; illustrated; good clean copy for a 60 year old tourist guide; we also have Cheddar and Wookey Hole in the same series; copious illustrations, maps of the district, Lorna Doone glossary; Somerset dialect glossary;  £15.00
[4282] Thornycroft, L. B., D.Litt. Story of Cheddar, The - Its Gorge, Caves and Ancient History. Taunton: Barnicotts, 1949. First Edition. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. Paperback. Good 7.25 x 4.75"; 150pp + fold out map, neatly attached with sellotape; paper covers, a little chipped to edges; copious illustrations, plan of both caves, district road map; very good for 60 year old tourist guide; in the same series we also have Wookey Hole and The Doones;  £20.00
[18424] Tilbrook, Richard. Illustrated Guide to Sark, An. Norwich: Jarrold and Sons, 1973. Reprint. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-85306-405-9. 16 pages, colour illustrations throughout.  £5.00
[6878] Turner, Edmund (edited by). Englishman's Country, The. London: Collins, 1945. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 6.5 x 9"; 318pp; green cloth with gilt; no dustwrapper; 48 plates in colour and 137 illustrations in black & white; good clean tight copy;  £8.00
[4228] Turner, James. Countryside of Britain, The. ill. Smith, Edwin - Photographs. London: Ward Lock, 1977. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good 7.75 x 10.5"; 200pp; brown cloth with gilt; b&w illustrations throughout; nice clean copy; photographs by Edwin Smith; Introduction by Ronald Blythe  £8.00
[1390] Turner, W.J.. Englishman's Country, The. London: Collins, 1945. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. 9 x 6.75"; 319pp; green cloth with gilt; dustwrapper chipped and torn with loss to top edge; contents clean; with 48 plates in colour and 137 illustrations in black and white; introduction by Edmund Blunden; Britain in Pictures series;  £15.00
[11583] Turner, W.J.. Englishman's Country, The. London: Collins, 1945. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 9 x 6.75"; 319pp; green cloth with gilt; dustwrapper chipped; contents clean; with 48 plates in colour and 137 illustrations in black and white; introduction by Edmund Blunden; Britain in Pictures series;  £15.00
[23899] Valkanov, A.. Cherno More; Sbornik - The Black Sea, A Selection. Varna - Bulgaria: Georgi Bakalov, 1978. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Reading Copy / Poor. 635 pages. Front section of this book is devoted to the sea life of the Black Sea, which is presumably why there is Alan Davidson's bookplate to front pastedown. The majority of the book is given over to the history and tourism of the area. Bulgarian language throughout. This book is complete, but most pages are detached from the spine.  £20.00
[10829] Waite, Garth and Vicky. Island - Diary of a Year on Easdale. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1985. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7126-3469-X. 8.5" x 10.5"; 144pp; pictorial boards with identical dustwrapper; vg/vg; illustrated throughout; this book is a detailed and lovingly illustrated account of a newly married couple's first idyllic year on the tiny Scottish Island of Easdale; it took them six years to complete and it will delight anyone who responds to the romance of life on a remote island;  £10.00
[16798] Wilson, Lynn; Wilson, Jim; Nicholas, Jeff. Yosemite National Park : The Cycle of the Seasons. El Portal, CA: Sierra Press, 1993. Third Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-939365-29-4. A magnificent collection of photographs which celebrate the beauty of this majestic landscape.  £6.00
[10552] Zdunic, Drago (Executive Manager). Porec. Zagreb: Assembly of the Commune Porec, 1985. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Buckram. Very Good / Very Good. 9.5 x 12"; 128 pages; red buckram with gilt title to front board; dustwrapper; vg/vg; fully illustrated;  £20.00

4.   Topography - Berkshire & Southern Counties

[1409] Alderman, H. M.. Charm of Old Surrey, The. London: J. Coker and Company, 1935. New and Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. 8.5 x 6"; 215pp; green cloth with black; dustwrapper torn with loss; a very clean copy with minor foxing to edges; 199 illustrations by the author; new and revised edition;  £10.00
[11331] Allen, David J.. Shire County Guide 4 - Sussex. Princes Risborough: Shire, 1987. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Card. Fair ISBN: 0852638825. 6 x 8.25"; 64 pages; illustrated card covers; fully illustrated; g/-;  £5.00
[14397] Andrew, Martin. Francis Frith's Down the Thames. Salisbury: Frith Book Company, 2002. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 1-85937-121-3. This collection features around 150 detailed photographs of the river Thames taken from the Frith archive, with extended captions to pictures and a full introduction.  £5.00
[7002] Astell, Joan. Somerset Scrapbook 1920 to 1940. Bristol: Redcliffe, 1985. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Signed by Author. Very Good 7 x 9.5"; 64pp; illustrated laminated card covers; fully illustrated; signed on title page To Joan from Joan; very good copy;  £6.00
[4577] Atkinson, Mary. Thames-side Book, The. Reading: Osprey, 1973. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0850451078. 6 x 8.5"; 112pp; illustrated laminated boards; photography by Michael Hardwick;  £5.00
[24583] Berkshire County Council. Royal County of Berkshire, The - Official Guide. Gloucester: British Publishing Company, 1984. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. 104 pages. Blue cloth with silver title and coat of arms to front board. Numerous advertisements from the time, most of the advertisers have now been replaced by hi-tech companyies - remember Huntley & Palmer, Racal, Ferranti....  £20.00
[14193] Berkshire Federation of Women's Institutes. Old Berkshire Village Book. Newbury: Countryside Books, 1980. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-905392-03-5. Foreword by 'Miss Read'. Former owners name to short title page.  £5.00
[12847] Bird, Sheila. Tales of Old Cornwall. Newbury: Countryside Books, 1992. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-85306-212-X.  £5.00
[923] Blight, J.T.. Week at The Land's End, A. Truro: Lake & Lake, Princes St. Truro and Simpkin, Marshall & Co. London, 1876. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 203pp, Red cloth covers black embossed pattern, and gilt titles. Spine is lightly sunned. Map of Lands end - fold out. 11 pages of illustrations with numerous illustrations throughout to pages by pen and pencil. the extreme western point of England; its romantic scenery, its natural productions, and its ancient legends.  £40.00
[8784] Branch, Henry. Cotswold and Vale - or glimpses of past and present in Gloucestershire. Cheltenham: Norman, Sawyer & Co., 1904. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 5.5 x 8"; 199 pages; red cloth with gilt title to spine; top edge gilt; foxing to front edge not affecting contents; frontispiece + 46 illustration; good tight book;  £18.00
[16811] Brill, Edith. Cotswold Ways. ill. Stainton, Michael. London: Robert Hale, 1985. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7090-2379-0. The author describes life in the Costwold today and highlights the changes that have occurred over the last twenty years 1965-1985.  £8.00
[890] Burstall, Patricia. Golden Age of the Thames, The. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1981. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7153-8171-7. Grey cloth with gilt. A description of the varied activities during the period 1870 until 1914.  £15.00
[11335] Cliffe, David. Stranger in Reading, The - an unofficial guide.. Reading: Reading Libraries, 1978. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Card. Good 5.75 x 8"; 38 pages; yellow card covers with black illustration; g/-;  £5.00
[11330] Coleman-Cooke, John. Exmoor - National Park Guide No. 8. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1970. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0117004871. 5.25 x 8.5"; 110 pages; paperback; illustrated; g/-;  £5.00
[8183] Daniell, S.. Story of Cornwall, The. Truro: Tor Mark Press, 1980. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Very Good 5.5 x 8.5"; 40pp; illustrated laminated card covers; illustrated pamphlet; very good copy;  £4.00
[868] Daniell, Timothy Tyndale. London on Thames. Chobham: Third Millennium Leisure Limited, 1988. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Signed by Author. Very Good ISBN: 0-9512448-0-9. 5.75 x 8.25"; 252pp; laminated card cover; a very clean copy; an English heritage upstream - from Westminster to Windsor; inscription by author to front page  £7.00
[1283] Davis, M. J.. Round About Middle Thames. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1982. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: 862990327. 8.5 x 6.25"; 192pp; illustrated laminated card covers; 23 b&w illustrations; glimpses of rural Victorian life; selected from the writings of Alfred Williams.  £5.00
[4571] Dickson, Annan. Country of the Thames. London: Chaterson, 1948. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good 5 x 7.5"; 148pp; yellow cloth with green; fully illustrated; good clean copy;  £5.00
[811] Dixon, Mark. An Eton Schoolboy's Album. London: Debrett's Peerage, 1985. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good ISBN: 0-905649-78-8. 9 x 12"; black cloth with white; a very clean copy; illustrated throughout with b&w photographs;  £18.00
[1510] Emanuel, W. V.. River Thames. London: Collins, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Soft Card. Good 7 x 9.5"; 24pp + 11 plates; brown card cover with black; 11 colour plates; small scuff to top edge not affecting contents;  £6.00
[9750] Fowler, Joseph. Sherborne Behind The Seen - Araucaria Cleminshawii. Sherborne: Fowler, 1936. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 8 x 10.5"; 87 pages; beige boards, green cloth spine with black title; boards grubby; all edges uncut; good; A description of Sherborne scenery, its nature and history in its relation to the underlying rocks - the particular contribution to this scenery made by the several outcrops of limestone clay or sand - the faults which displace the rocks and thereby affect the scenery - the peculiar manner in which the hills wheel round about Sherborne - the origin of dry valleys - the history of the river Yeo and formation of its valley at Sherborne;  £15.00
[9737] Francis, Mervyn D. - Descriptive and Historical notes by. Booklet of The Fitzalan Chapel, The - Arundel. Arundel: Arundel Art Company, 1931. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 5 x 7"; 72 pages; brown card covers with black illustration and title; Twenty-two Charming Photographic Illustrations by W. B. Allinson; good;  £15.00
[9274] Fulleylove, John (painted by) and Thomas, Edward (described by). Oxford. London: Black, 1903. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good 6.5 x 9"; 264 pages; blue cloth with gilt titles and gilt/black decorations; 60 colour illustrations each with protective tissue giving description of the illustration; plate 40, A "Study" in the Bodleian Library has been taped into place; good;  £50.00
[1281] Gray R. and Griffiths S.. Book of Wargrave, The. Wargrave: Wargrave Local History Society, 1986. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-9511878-05. 9.5 x 6.25"; 264pp + list of subscribers; blue cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; a very clean copy with small yellow mark to leading edge; The book of Wargrave has been written by the people of Wargrave; b&w illustrations throughout;  £35.00
[18721] Gray, Edward. History and Antiquities of Newbury and Its Environs Including Twenty-Eight Parishes Situate in the County of Berks. Speenhamland: Hall and Marsh, 1839. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Poor / No Jacket. 340 pages. Also a catalogue of plants found in the neighbourhood. Map to front is missing, lacks spine and some dampstaining throughout. This is a good reading copy only.  £50.00
[12372] Green, David. Berkshire Christmas. Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 1998. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-84015-090-4. This is an illustrated anthology drawn from Berkshire's rich literary and historical heritage, and from its folklore and traditions over the years.  £5.00
[9217] Green, David - compiled by. Berkshire Christmas, A. Stroud: Budding Books / Alan Sutton, 1998. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-84015-090-4. This is an illustrated anthology drawn from Berkshire's rich literary and historical heritage, and from its folklore and traditions over the years.  £5.00
[23930] Hadcock, R. Neville. Bradfield - "Around Reading" Official Guide. London: Century Press, First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good Reading Copy 48 pages. Not dated, but foreword refers to the 1931 census. Black and white illustrations. Fold-out map is complete but in two pieces. No. 53 in the Rural England Series.  £5.00
[895] Hadcock, R. Neville & Millson, Cecilia. Story of Newbury, The. Newbury: Countryside Books, 1990. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Very Good ISBN: 1-85306-101-8. 5.75 x 8.25"; 127pp; laminated card cover; a mint condition copy; revised and enlarged edition; b&w photographs throughout;  £7.00
[25095] Hall, Mr. and Mrs. S. C.. Book of the Thames, The - From Its Rise to Its Fall. London: Arthur Hall, Virtue, and Co., 1859. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 516 pages. Green boards with gilt decorations. Numerous illustrations throughout. Good tight clean book. All edges gilt. This book has been professionally rebound in green cloth with original decorations overlaid.  £70.00
[6438] Hall, Mr. and Mrs. S. C. - Harris, Robert A.. Book of the Thames from Its Rise to its Fall, The. London: Charlotte James, 1977. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Signed by Author. Very Good 5.25 x 8.75"; 516pp; green cloth with gilt; reprint of the original 1859 copy; previous owners name and address to free end paper; Preface (to 1977 edition) signed by R. A. Harris; very good copy;  £20.00
[2807] Hockin, J.R.A.. On Foot In Berkshire. London: Alexander Maclehose, 1934. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 5 x 7.5"; 205pp; orange cloth with black; 8 illustrations; good copy; maps to end papers;  £8.00
[924] Hockin, J.R.A.. Walking in Cornwall. London: Methuen, 1944. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 267pp, Maps to end papers, 20 Illustrations, black cloth, pencil underlining to pages 96 & 97. Author of A Foot in Berkshire.  £12.00
[10154] Houghton, Bert. Not just a Berkshire Farmer. Newbury: A. F. Houghton, 1991. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-9514193-0-7. 5.75 x 8.25"; 185 pages; paperback; very good;  £6.00
[3385] Howard, Anthony. Country Ways - A Taste of the Country in Hampshire & Dorset. Newbury: Countryside Books, 1990. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Very Good  £5.00
[21229] Howkins, Christopher. Trees and People : In Surrey and Beyond. Addlestone: Chris Howkins, 1999. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: 1-901087-10-7. 96 pages. Trees and People features some of the trees of our gardens, parks and countryside and the impact they make upon our lives. Corners lightly bumped, otherwise a nice bright clean book.  £5.00
[4136] Humphreys A. L., F.S.A.. The Streets and Street Lore of Reading;. Privately Printed;, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good / No Jacket. 5.75 x 9"; 40pp; boards detached; nice clean copy; A lecture delivered at the Mitford Hall, Three Mile Cross on 2nd March 1926;  £20.00
[10017] Hurry, Jamieson B.. Reading Abbey - Nobile illud et regale Monasterium de Redynge. London: Elliot Stock, 1901. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good 7.5 x 10"; 214 pages; blue cloth with gilt title to spine and gilt title and decoration to front board; all edges gilt; a nice bright copy; short title page inscribed T. D. Pryer Esq. A Souvenir of the Reading Congress With the Authors Compliments; a former owner, J. F. Williams has added his name to the inscription;  £50.00
[16854] Hutton, William Holden. By Thames and Cotswold - Sketches of the Country. London: Archibald Constable, 1908. Second Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: B0016KXFUA. With over 100 illustrations.  £10.00
[5914] Hyland, Paul. Purbeck - The Ingrained Island. London: Gollancz, 1978. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0575024402. 6 x 9.25"; 240pp; green cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; photographs by Bob Groves; good clean copy;  £8.00
[9212] Hylton, Stuart. Reading Places, Reading People. Stroud: Berkshire County Council / Alan Sutton, 1992. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-7509-0060-1. 6 x 8.75"; 184 pages; paperback; some browning to edges; illustrated; former owners name to free front endpaper; vg/-;  £8.00
[478] Kerry, Charles, Rev. History of the Municipal Church of St. Lawrence Reading, A. Reading: Private Publication by Author in Forbury Road, Reading and Little Eaton, Derby, 1883. Hardback. Good ISBN: B001U79NQE. 256pp, a few illustrations in line, ex libris bookplate, cover brown cloth gilt with black embossed pattern, spine ripped through top half but still attached, corner bumped, otherwise good copy  £50.00
[8718] March, William (Inspector of the Palace). Official Guide to Windsor Castle, The - and the Town and Neighbourhood of Windsor. Windsor: His Majesty the King, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Fair 5 x 7.25"; 66 pages + advertisements; buff card covers with title and decorations in green; small chip to bottom edge of spine; small ink tick marks to several pages; good clean copy. Not dated, but appears to be c1925.  £10.00
[7500] Martin, Graham. Historic Churches of the Thames Valley. Bourne End: Spur Books, 1973. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-902875-41-8. 6.5 x 8.75"; 159pp; green cloth with gilt; dustwrapper, very small chip to top front edge and priceclipped; illustrated; very good copy;  £10.00
[21446] Morris, Joseph E.. Haslemere & Hindhead. London: Homeland Association, Fifth Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 96 + xliii pages. Not dated, but has to be early 1900's with a telephone number like 3 for the Royal Huts Family Hotel. Spine is damaged. Vol. 28 of the Series.  £6.00
[6636] Mowat, Bill (Alan Hamilton, editor). Land's End. John O'Groats: Mowat, Hamilton, 1964. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Very Good 6.75 x 9.5"; 52pp; illustrated laminated card covers; fully illustrated guide; very good copy  £8.00
[4132] No Author. Abingdon on Thames. Abingdon: Abingdon Corporation, 1937. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good 5 x 7.25"; 67pp + xxxv pp of advertisements; illustrated; official guide; a nice clean copy;  £10.00
[897] No Author. Planning Handbook Newbury District Council. Wallington: Home Publishing Company Ltd., 1983. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 6 x 8.5"; 64pp; soft cloth cover pamphlet; various advertisement throughout; illustrations and photographs; a very clean copy;  £4.00
[938] No Author. Nicholson's Guides to the Waterways : South East. London: Nicolson, . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: B000SERTQG . Good paperback copy. Some minor dents and creasing, historical, pictorial, map guide.  £5.00
[1130] No Author. Place is Plymouth, The - The going is Easy. Plymouth: Plymouth Marketing Bureau Limited, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Card. Good ISBN: B002LAZFJI. 5.75 x 8.25"; 112pp; soft card cover; local guide c1975; clean copy with minor chipping to spine;  £4.00
[13608] No Author. Rambling for Pleasure Along the Thames. Maidenhead: East Berkshire Ramblers Association, 1980. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good 16 short walks between Windsor and Henley  £5.00
[3031] No Author. Haslemere, Hindhead Guide;. Surrey: Haslemere Preservation Society, 1965. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 5 x 7.25"; 98pp; pamphlet with map inserted to pocket inside rear cover; good copy, b&w illustrations; numerous local advertisements;  £4.00
[3276] No Author. Royal River, The - The Thames from Source to Sea. London: Bloomsbury, 1985. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 8.25 x 11"; 367pp; blue cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; reprint of the 1885 issue; nice clean copy;  £9.00
[11333] No Author. Faringdon Area Guide 2001-2002, The. Faringdon: Heritage Guides for Farringdon Town Council, 2001. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Leaflet. Very Good 6 x 8.25"; 28 pages; illustrated laminated paper covers; vg/-;  £3.00
[7732] No Author. City of Oxford, The. Oxford: Alden Press for The Oxford City Council, 1979. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 6 x 8.25"; 90pp; card covers, slightly worn, with former owners name to top front edge; good clean copy fully illustrated;  £5.00
[9736] No Author. Swanage - Its History, Resources as an Invigorating Health Resort, Botany, and Geology. London: William Henry Everett & Son, 1891. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 5.5 x 8.75"; 119 pages; beige cloth with black titles and illustration, spine and boards worn and grubby; 13 full page illustrations, as described; two maps, the map of Swanage facing title page is torn, but complete;  £50.00
[8281] No Author. Guildhall Totnes. Totnes: No Data, 1970. Paperback. Very Good single page illustrated guide; very good;  £3.00
[10162] No Author. County Borough of Reading - Byelaws for regulating the employment of children and for regulating street trading by persons under the age of eighteen years.. Reading: County Borough of Reading, 1934. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good 5.5 x 8.5"; 6 pages; blue paper covers with black titles, slight fading; very good;  £5.00
[5686] No Author. Compton Acres. Poole: Compton Acres, 1960. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Paperback. Good 7 x 6" tall; 16pp; illustrated guide; good clean copy;  £4.00
[7736] No Author. Sark. Norwich: Jarrold Colour Publications, 1975. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good 5 x 7.5"; 16pp; illustrated laminated card covers with fold out map to front; fully illustrated travel guide;  £4.00
[10699] No Author. About and Around Oxford - A handy guide for visitors with limited leisure;. Cheltenham: Ed. J. Burrow, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 4.75 x 7.25"; 40 pages; illustrated paper covers; illustrated guide; g/-. Not dated, but appears c1935.  £5.00
[10554] No Author. Leisure & Pleasure - A guide to tourism and leisure in Reading and the surrounding area 1984. Reading: Reading Newspaper Group, 1984. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good 8.25 x 11.5". 32 pages, large format pamphlet; g/-  £5.00
[17994] Padley, F. C.. Village in the Town, A - Reading's First Conservation Area. Reading: Reading Branch Workers' Educational Association, 1983. Third Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Card. Good ISBN: B0027DNBHC. 32 page card covered pamphlet. Illustrated. Nice clean book.  £10.00
[19518] Paulden, Sydney. Finchampstead Past, Present and Future. Finchampstead: Finchampstead Society, 1977. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Very Good 70 pages. Black and white illustrations throughout. A tremendous amount of research must have been expended to produce such a unique and interesting publication.  £30.00
[18525] Perkins, Angela. Book of Sonning, The : The Story of an English Village. Chesham: Barracuda Books, 1977. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Signed by Author. Good / Fair. ISBN: 0-86023-051-1. Limited edtition of which this is number 103, dedicated by the author - Anglea Perkins to someone who served Sonning well. L.F.B.Davis. Dustjacket spine is sunned.  £40.00
[4735] Pettit, Paul. Country Life Picture Book of Devon and Cornwall, The. London: Country Life, 1985. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. 8.75 x 12"; 128pp; brown cloth with gilt; dustwrapper, priceclipped; very good copy; fully illustrated;  £8.00
[1289] Prichard, M. and Carpenter, H.. Thames Companion, A. Oxford: Oxford Illustrated Press, 1975. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 9.5 x 6.25"; 194pp; brown with green; dustwrapper; a nice clean copy; illustrated throughout;  £15.00
[885] Reed, Michael. History of Buckinghamshire, A. Chichester: Phillimore & Co., 1993. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 0-85033-637-6. 7.5 x 10"; 136pp; blue cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; a fine copy; 118 illustrations and 14 colour plates;  £18.00
[17629] Russell, Percy. Good Town of Totnes, The. Exeter: Devonshire Association, 1984. Second Impression. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: B001U7AEDK. Comprehensive history of Totnes, includes fold-out map. 107 pages  £12.00
[17030] Sale, Richard. Visitor's Guide to the Cotswolds, The. Ashbourne: Moorland Publishing, 1987. Revised. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-86190-159-2. Where to go, What to do, What to see.  £6.00
[24563] Searing, Roger. Down Memory Lane - Reading between the Wars. Newbury: Countryside Books, 1985. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-905392-56-6. 95 pages. Fully illustrated.  £4.00
[11012] Searing, Roger. Down Memory Lane - Reading between the Wars. Newbury: Countryside Books, 1985. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-905392-56-6. 95 pages. Fully illustrated.  £4.00
[9216] Southerton, P. G.. Reading. Stroud: Budding Books / Alan Stroud , 1998. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-84015-054-8. 6 x 8.5"; 160 pages; paperback; illustrated; vg/-;  £8.00
[13049] Sowan, Adam. Much-Maligned Town, A - Opinions of Reading 1586-1997. ill. Hay, Peter. Reading: Two Rivers Press, 1997. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-901677-04-4. This book brings together for the first time opinions of Reading by sixty-five writers, visitors, and residents over the last four centuries. Included with the book are a set of four postcards issued to accompany the book ISBN 1-901677-12-5, an illustrated bookmark, and a letter referring to New Road from the author to his neighbours dated 29 May, 1998.  £25.00
[13050] Sowan, Adam. Much-Maligned Town, A - Opinions of Reading 1586-1997. ill. Hay, Peter. Reading: Two Rivers Press, 1997. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-901677-12-5. This book brings together for the first time opinions of Reading by sixty-five writers, visitors, and residents over the last four centuries. Included with the book are a set of four postcards issued to accompany the book ISBN 1-901677-12-5, an illustrated bookmark, and a letter referring to New Road from the author to his neighbours dated 29 May, 1998.  £25.00
[19041] Verey, David. Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean. London: Penguin, 1970. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 456 pages. Part of the Buildings of England series edited by Nikolaus Pevsner.  £10.00
[457] Vincent, James Edmund. Highways & Byways in Berkshire. London: Macmillan & Co, 1906. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Fair / No Jacket - as Issued. 443pp, numerous line illustrations, cover green cloth with gilt, split to top 1" of spine edge, fair copy  £30.00
[11183] Vincent, James Edmund and Griggs, Frederick L. ( illustrations by ). Highways & Byways in Berkshire. London: Macmillan, 1919. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 5 x 8"; 430 pages plus maps; blue cloth with gilt titles; illustrated; fair copy; with a few marks to cover, corners and boards slightly rubbed;  £15.00
[13968] Willard, Barbars. Sussex. London: Batsford, 1965. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. Illustrated. Dustwrapper is lightly chipped to edges.  £10.00
[4265] Williamson, J. N.. Spring Days in Devon and other Broadcasts. Longstanton: Henry Williamson Society, 1992. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket. ISBN: 1-87350701-1. 6 x 8.25"; 124pp; large format paperback, in clear plastic cover; ex-library, no stamps, but label to base of spine; very clean copy;  £10.00