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Surgical observations on the constitutional origin and treatment of local diseases; and on aneurisms: including directions for the treatment of disorders of the digestive organs

By: Abernethy, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green: 1829

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Seller ID: 53202

Condition: Fair


Hardback in an original binding of paper on boards, quite worn at the spine and corners, name on front pastedown otherwise no inscriptions. xii + 346 pages + 8pp publishers adverts in front for April 1829 View more info

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The story of Kendal: an outline of the history of the town of Kendal and its people from ancient times to the present day

By: Agnes, Sister

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Kendal, Westmorland Gazette: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32326

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with a crossed out name/date on the front endpaper, but no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has minor edge wear. 64 pages, 10 plates View more info

Recollections of country station life

By: Aland, Harry

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Blaby, Anderson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 59323

ISBN: 0950477761

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased but lightly sunned otherwise appears little used. 70 pages, photos in the text View more info

Image for No time to spare? a history of Summer Fields

No time to spare? a history of Summer Fields

By: Aldridge, Nicholas

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, David Talboys: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27782

ISBN: 0951468200

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book which has a gift inscription signed from the author and his wife, but is otherwise unmarked, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a short closed tear at one corner. xiv + 242 pages, 7 colour photos on plates, 216 b/w photos in the text, lists of staff, bibliography, index View more info

Vaughan College Leicester 1862 - 1962

By: Allaway, A. J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Leicester, Leicester University Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60059

Condition: Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, spine uncreased, card covers rubbed, mark on front cover, no inscriptions. 136 pages, 5 photos on plates, photo frontispiece creased, appendix, notes, index View more info

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Leicestershire Regional Planning Report

By: Allen & Potter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Leicester, W. Thornley & Son: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64528

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xxii + 106 pages, photos on plates, illustrations in the text, many maps on foldouts, and in a pocket at the rear View more info

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Borden: the history of a Kentish parish

By: Allinson, Helen

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Borden, Synjon Books: 2003

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 64368

ISBN: 0904373088

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine faded, appears little used. v + 277 pages, illustrations in the text, index. The revised and expanded second edition View more info

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Images of England: Alcester

By: Amos, Melvyn

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stroud, Tempus Publishing Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24367

ISBN: 0752411705

Condition: Very Good


Very clean, tightly bound paperback original, spine a little faded, appears unread, no inscriptions. 96 pages, 150 photographs View more info

The Archiepiscopal Palace at Croydon

By: Anderson, J. Corbet

Price: £25.00

Publisher: J. Corbet Anderson: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44929

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback, large format (29cm x 19cm), tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles and decoration, cloth is rubbed and worn at edges, corners bumped, small sticker on top corner of front pastedown. 182 pages including subscribers list, 2 illustrations on plates View more info

The Archiepiscopal Palace at Croydon

By: Anderson, J. Corbet

Price: £25.00

Publisher: J. Corbet Anderson: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44930

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback, large format (29cm x 19cm), tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles and decoration, cloth is rubbed and worn at edges, corners bumped. 182 pages including subscribers list, 2 illustrations on plates View more info

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Bygone Leicestershire

By: Andrews, William

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Wakefield, EP Publishing Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44387

ISBN: 0854095594

Condition: Fair in Fair dust jacket


Reading copy, ex school library with the usual stamps on the front endpapers, but otherwise clean and complete, in a worn unclipped dustjacket, tapemarked at the edges. 264 pages, engravings in the text, index. Republished in the 'County History Reprints' series ; View more info

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Calendar of the Herrick manuscripts: deposited on permanent loan at the Leicestershire County Record Office

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Leicester, Leicestershire County Record Office: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37086

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 412 pages + around 100 pp unpaginated index, foldout genealogical table, index. Scarce View more info

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Population of Leicester 1871

By: Anon

Price: £9.00

Publisher: No Publisher Listed: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60863

Condition: Very Good


Clean large format hardback tightly bound in black cloth with gilt titles, small pink mark to rear board, no inscriptions. 32 pages. A list of landowners, their addresses, size of their holdings and the rental value. The binding is very smart and probably 20th century View more info

Image for George III Act of Parliament: for vesting in his Majesty certain parts of the Hayes of Birkland and Bilhagh & of certain commonable lands and open uninclosed grounds in the Township of Edwinstowe within the Forest of Sherwood, in the county of Nottingham

George III Act of Parliament: for vesting in his Majesty certain parts of the Hayes of Birkland and Bilhagh & of certain commonable lands and open uninclosed grounds in the Township of Edwinstowe within the Forest of Sherwood, in the county of Nottingham

By: Anon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan: 1818

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63552

Condition: Good


Disbound, 7.5 x 11.75 inches, pages 813 - 838, clean, no inscriptions View more info

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The records of the Corporation of Leicester

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leicester Museums and Art Gallery: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41713

Condition: Very Good


Clean, stapled, small format paperback original, no inscriptions. 60 pages; View more info

Image for George III Act of Parliament: effectuate a partition or division of certain messuages, lands and hereditaments in the county of Wilts, heretofore the estates of Jonathan Power, Esquire deceased

George III Act of Parliament: effectuate a partition or division of certain messuages, lands and hereditaments in the county of Wilts, heretofore the estates of Jonathan Power, Esquire deceased

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Unknown: 1783

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63555

Condition: Good


Disbound, 7.5 x 11.75 inches, pages 1 - 44, clean, pages foxed, no inscriptions View more info

Image for Verbandsgemeinde Sobernheim - bilder aus vergangenen

Verbandsgemeinde Sobernheim - bilder aus vergangenen

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Germany, Geiger: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35358

ISBN: 3892644764

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with an illustration on the front board and white titles on the spine. No inscriptions. 252 pages, numerous black and white photos of the area from the1880s to the 1980s ; View more info

Image for George II Act of Parliament: for repairing & widening the roads leading from Chippenham Bridge, in the county of Wilts, to the top of Togg Hill in the county of Gloucester; & from Chippenham Bridge to the top of Old Sodbury Hill in the county of Glous

George II Act of Parliament: for repairing & widening the roads leading from Chippenham Bridge, in the county of Wilts, to the top of Togg Hill in the county of Gloucester; & from Chippenham Bridge to the top of Old Sodbury Hill in the county of Glous

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thomas and Robert Baskett: 1752

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63551

Condition: Good


Disbound, 7.5 x 11.75 inches, front cover plus pages 1359 - 1396, back page partially detached, clean, no inscriptions View more info

The Parish Church, Hucknall: Dedication of the War Memorial Chapel by the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Southwell. Sunday June 6, 1920

By: Anon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Hucknall Parish Church: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 59949

Condition: Good


Clean, small format (11*17.5cm), tightly bound paperback original, stapled spine, grey card covers have foxing, no inscriptions. 16 pages, illustrations inside the covers View more info

2 guidebooks to the Welsh Folk Museum, St Fagans

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cardiff, National Museum of Wales: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56734

Condition: Very Good


2 clean and tightly bound size paperback originals, stapled spines, pictorial card covers, no inscriptions. !974 edition: A5 size, 56 pages, plans and photos in the text, foldout plan inside rear cover. Later edition: undated but appears to be 1990s 32 pages, plans and illustrations in the text, foldout maps inside both covers View more info