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[5245] BRUNING, Ted and Keith Paulin HISTORIC ENGLISH INNS. The David and Charles Book
Newton Abbot, U.K: David and Charles, 1982. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 0715381784 Signed by Author Book in fine condition, signed by one of the author's on front free endpaper 'To Ron, best wishes, Ted Bruning." Dustjacket in very good condition, slightly rubbed at back top edge and top spine edge. 253pp including index. With numerous black-and-white photographs throughout the book. From d/j flap - "The story of the English pub spans a thousand years of history, from the ale-house hovels of the Anglo-Saxons, through drovers', coaching, canal and railway inns, to the concrete and glass boxes of today. The second part of the book tells in greater detail the stories of some of England's most historic inns, witnesses to events and characters famous, infamous and some all but forgotten." (Book ref. 5245)   £14.00
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[5243] FREESE, Stanley WINDMILLS AND MILLWRIGHTING
Cambridge, U.K: University Press, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover in very good condition, slightly bumped at spine ends, a few spots on front free endpapers and top and front edges, pages are clean and bright , only the odd tiny spot of foxing at front edge on a few of the pages. Dustjacket in good condition, spine slightly sunned, spine ends and top edge slightly rubbed, a few tiny marks on front cover. xvii,168pp. With 35 plates (black-and-white photographs) and 7 diagrams. Contents - Windmill history and inventions - Design and construction of windmills - Sails and millstones - Building a windmill - The windmill at work - A miller's life - New sail's at Brill, and other post-mill repairs and Windmill removals. (Book ref. 5243)   £24.00
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[5242] WENHAM, Peter WATERMILLS
London: Robert Hale, 1989. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 0709035268 Book in near fine condition, slightly bumped at bottom spine edge, and top front corner edge. Dustjacket in very good condition, tiny nick at top spine edge, bottom spine edge slightly bumped. 254pp, bibliography, index of Mills, and general index. With 104 black-and-white photographs. From d/j flap - "Detailed descriptions of the finest watermills in Britain and a county-by county guide to where they can be found. Information on the condition of the mills, whether they are actually producing flour, or being used for demonstrations, their history, function, individual owners and details of mills open to the public. Also tracing the history of the watermill from its origin in Neolithic times, through Greek and Roman examples to the development of mills in Britain from 8th century AD." (Book ref. 5242)   £22.00
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[5240] LANDER, J.R THE WARS OF THE ROSES
London: White Lion, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover in very good condition, spine ends very slightly bumped, internally in fine condition. Dustjacket in good condition, slightly rubbed at spine ends, and some light marks on back cover. 336pp, including chronological table, and index. With 8 illustrations. From d/j flap - "We re-live through the eyes of contemporary writers - English, French, Flemish, Italian - one of the most turbulent periods of English history. Beginning with Henry IV's usurpation of the throne in 1399, through the civil strife from 1455 to 1471, and to the last battle between the White and Red Rose at Bosworth in 1485." (Book ref. 5240)   £10.00
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[5239] GELB, Norman SCRAMBLE. A Narrative History of the Battle of Britain
London: Michael Joseph, 1986. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 0718126874 Book in fine condition, maps on endpapers. Dustjacket in very good condition, very slight rubbing to top spine edge. xiii, 286pp, including index. With 29 black-and-white photographs. From d/j flap - "The men and women involved in the Battle of Britain tell their own story. The narrative story of the conflict is based around interviews with survivors, diaries, letters, combat reports and official papers." (Book ref. 5239)   £11.00
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[5238] TILDESLEY, Norman W A HISTORY OF THE FAMILY OF TILDESLEY OF STAFFORDSHIRE
. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Bottom spine edge slightly bumped, and one of the illustrations has the last line underneath crossed out in ink, otherwise pages are in fine condition. 138pp. With 10 illustrations, and large folded family tree of the family of Tildesley in County of Staffordshire. in a pouch inside back board. The history of the Tildesley family from the 14th century beginning in the parish of Eccleshall. (Book ref. 5238)   £20.00
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[5237] MOTTRAM, R.H, and Colin Coote THROUGH FIVE GENERATIONS. The History of The Butterley Company
London: Faber and Faber, 1950. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Very light browning to free endpapers. 181pp, including index. With frontispiece (map), and 15 illustrations. (Book ref. 5237)   £12.00
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[5235] THE STORTFORDIAN 1921 - 1923
. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Spine slightly faded, title in gilt on spine not faded. Some foxing on endpapers, and on edges, but only the odd spot of foxing on pages which are clean and bright, no tears or marks, just a hint of light browning at top of pages. 8 - school magazines rebound. The Stortfordian School, Hertfordshire magazines from July, 1921 (No.104) to December, 1923 (No.111). With black-and-white photographs. (Book ref. 5235)   £18.00
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[5234] SMITH, Digby NAPOLEON'S REGIMENTS. Battle Histories of the Regiments of the French Army, 1792-1815
London: Greenhill Books, 2000. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 1853674133 Book in near fine condition, two small black marks at front edge, does not show on pages, which are in fine condition. Dustjacket in near fine condition, spine ends have slight shelfwear. With 15 black-and-white illustrations, and 4 tactical diagrams. From d/j flap - "Detailing the combat histories of the individual regiments which formed Napoleon's vaunted Grande Armee. Examining each unit in turn, giving an overview of the unit's origins, its organisational history, the fate of the standards issued, battle honours borne on all colours and standards, details of the unit's eventual fate after Napoleon's abdication in 1815 and a complete listing of its officer casualties at all the major Napoleonic battles. Also included are 200 biographies of regimental officers." (9"h x 7"w) (25cms x 18cms). (Book ref. 5234)   £18.00
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[5233] ROULSTONE, Michael TAVERNS IN TOWN
St. Ives, U.K.: Balfour/Travellers Rest Assoc, 1973. Illustrated by Alan Roulstone. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good. 085944001X Book in fine condition. Dustjacket in good condition, " closed tear at front bottom edge, top and bottom edges are slightly rubbed. 96pp. With attractive 28 full-page water-colour paintings and several more in black-and-white in text. This is a pictorial anthology of some of London's most popular and picturesque taverns (pubs). (9"h x 7"w) (24cms x 18cms) (Book ref. 5233)   £11.00
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[5232] GUY, Andy and Jim Rees (edited by) EARLY RAILWAYS. A selection of papers from the First International Early Railways Conference
Newcomen Society, 2001. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. 090468508X Book in fine condition, Pictorial boards. viii, 360pp, including index. With numerous illustrations throughout the book. The papers in this volume are a selection from those given at the first International Early Railways Conference in 1998. Contents- Origins - Waggonways - Mechanisation - Transfer of Technology - Thematic studies . Each section has a number of different contributors. (9"h x 7"w) (24.5cms x 17.5cms) (Book ref. 5232)   £15.00
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[5231] ROLT, L.T.C THE THAMES from Mouth to Source
London: B.T. Batsford, 1951. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. Book in very good condition very slightly bumped at spine ends. Previous owner's name and date on front free endpaper. Dustjacket in fair condition, has closed tears at top and bottom edges, piece missing at top spine edge. x, 86pp, including bibliography and index. With coloured frontispiece, 27 coloured plates, from old water colours and aquatints, 3 pencil drawings in text, and one double-page map. Notes on the artist's and illustrations by Francis Maxwell. The author has written a personal account of the Thames, showing how much the river has changed during the two centuries since Canaletto and the many succeeding artists began to paint it. (10"h x 7"w) (25.5cms x 19cms). (Book ref. 5231)   £15.00
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[5230] ALLEN, J.S A HISTORY OF HORSELEY, TIPTON. Two centuries of Engineering Progress
Ashbourne, U.K: Landmark, 1993. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 1901522903 Book and dustjacket in fine condition. 176pp, including index. With numerous black-and-white photographs, plus diagrams. The story of Horseley, one of the country's leading constructional engineering companies over it's 200-year existence from 1792 to 1992, based in Tipton in the West Midlands area of the U.K. In the nineteenth century they manufactured marine steam engines, iron boats and cast iron bridges. (10"h x 7"w) (25.5cms x 18cms). (Book ref. 5230)   £12.00
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[5228] ATKINS, A.G, W. Beard, D.J. Hyde and R. Tourret A HISTORY OF GWR GOODS WAGONS. Volume 2. Wagon Types in Detail
Newton Abbot, U.K: David and Charles, 1976. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 0715372904 Book and dustjacket in fine condition. 128pp, including bibliography and index. With 115 black-and-white photographs, plus numerous diagrams throughout the book. This second volume describes wagon designs in detail, illustrated by photographs and diagrams reproduced mostly at the modelling scale of 4mm to 1ft. (10"h x 7"w) (25.5cms x 17.5cms). (Book ref. 5228)   £12.50
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[5227] ATKINS, A.G, W. Beard, D.J. Hyde and R. Tourret A HISTORY OF GWR GOODS WAGONS. Volume 1. General
Newton Abbot, U.K: David and Charles, 1975. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 0715365320 Book in fine condition. Dustjacket in fine condition. 95pp, including some highlights in the GWR Wagon history and index. With frontispiece, and 50 black-and-white photographs, plus diagrams. This volume discusses GWR freight train working and provides the key to the telegraphic code list of wagon types, including changes over the years which account for variations in previously published lists, and the complete wagon diagram index. . (10"h x 7"w) (25.5cms x 17.5cms). (Book ref. 5227)   £12.50
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[5226] LLOYD, David, Peter Howell and Margaret Richards THE FEATHERS
Ludlow, U.K: Ludlow Historical Research Group, 1986. First Edition. Softcover in near fine condition, slight shelf wear on corners. 66pp, including index. Historic Ludlow - Ludlow Research Paper No.5. With numerous black-and-white photographs throughout the book, plus plans and diagrams of 'The Feathers. The history of 'The Feathers' hotel (which dates back to the seventeenth century) is in the pretty town of Ludlow in the County of Shropshire. Booksellers comment - an excellent read with a lot of fascinating historical detail. (11"h x 8"w) (29.5cms x 21cms) (Book ref. 5226)   £5.00
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[5225] CARMAN, Barry and John McPherson - (edited by) BIMBASHI McPHERSON. A Life in Egypt
London: British Broadcasting Corpn, 1983. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 0563201347 Book in fine condition, previous owner's bookplate and small address label on front free endpaper. Dustjacket in very good condition, 1/2" closed tear at top of spine. Price clipped. 313pp, including bibliography, chronological table of events, and index. With 72 black-and-white photographs, plus pencil drawings in text, and 3 maps. Joseph McPherson arrived in Egypt in 1901, and stayed there until his death in 1946. During that time he wrote thousands of pages of letters home, and this book presents an edited selection of these. He started out in Cairo as a teacher, travelling in his holidays all over the Middle East and Asia Minor. The First World War saw him in Gallipoli describing the doomed campaign and then later in the Sinai desert at the Battles of Romani and Gaza, encouraging his Egyptian cameleers to charge shouting the war-cry of the McPherson clan. He later became 'Mamur Zapt', the Head of the Secret Police in Cairo, on the trail of drug dealers, exotic Madames and the burgeoning Egyptian revolutionaries. One of the editors John McPherson - is the great nephew of Bimbashi, and for a time lived in Bewdley, Worcestershire, U.K. (Book ref. 5225)   £25.00
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[5223] WILLIAMS, Kenneth THE STORY OF TY-PHOO and the Birmingham Tea Industry
London: Quiller Press, 1990. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 1870948289 Book in very good condition - only fault, five small dents on front board. Dustjacket in very good condition, top of spine slightly bumped, also have five small dents on front cover. viii, 132pp, including index. With colour frontispiece, and numerous colour and black-and-white illustrations throughout the book. From d/j flap - "The author has entwined the early days of the tea trade with a graphic sketch of Birmingham from the time it was a small town with 15 streets, 900 houses and 5,500 souls. This with the rapid Victorian expansion is the backcloth he uses against which to tell the story of John Summer, the Coleshill grocer, and his invention in 1903 of the Oriental sounding alliterative and memorable name 'Ty-phoo' tipps." (10"h x 8") (27.5cms x 21.5cms). (Book ref. 5223)   £14.00
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[5222] SMITH, Donald J.M., and Derek Harrison THE HARBORNE EXPRESS
Studley, U.K.: Brewin Books, 1995. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 1858580455 Signed by Author Book in near fine condition, very slightly bumped to top of spine. Dustjacket in very good condition, slight shelf wear along top edge. With inscription by one of the authors on front free endpaper - "With very best wishes. Derek Harrison. December 1995." x, 85pp, including bibliography. With 77 black-and-white photographs, and 8 plans. The authors have traced the history of this much loved railway from the turn of the 20th century to 1995. Harborne is part of the city of Birmingham. (12"h x 8"w) (30.5cms x 21.5cms). (Book ref. 5222)   £18.00
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[5221] WILLIAMS, Ned CINEMAS OF THE BLACK COUNTRY
Wolverhampton, U.K: Uralia Press, 1982. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 0950053368 Signed by Author Limited edition of 1,000 copies, this being number 183. Plus 17-page Supplement. Book in near fine condition, slight shelf wear to spine ends. Dustjacket in very good condition, slightly rubbed at bottom spine edge. Signed and numbered by author. 232p, including index. With numerous black-and-white photographs and illustrations throughout the book. From d/j flap - "From 1910 onwards people built palaces specially for showing films. This book describes what happened in one small industrialised region of Britain. It is a book about architecture, people, social events, technical data, business enterprise, communities, films, music, dreams and vanished illusions. Over one hundred places of entertainment are described, only seven of which were still showing films as this book went to press." The Black Country is in the heart of England and part of the West Midlands area. (12"h x 8"w) (30.5cms x 22cms) (Book ref. 5221)   £45.00
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