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Island Books [formerly of Devon]

Fine and Rare Books at the foot of the South Downs
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Ward Lock, [1924] 8vo., Twelfth Edition, with folding plan as frontispiece, plates and 9 maps and 5 plans (4 folding); original series binding of red cloth wrappers printed in black, radial corners, a very good, bright, clean copy. With advertisement endpapers and 16pp (front) and 80pp (rear) of trade advertisements. (Book ref. 25693)
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Ward Lock, [1926] 8vo., Eleventh Edition, with folding plan as frontispiece, plates and 7 maps and plans (4 folding); original series binding of red cloth wrappers printed in black, radial corners, a very good, bright, clean copy. With advertisement endpapers and 16pp (front) and 80pp (rear) of trade advertisements. (Book ref. 25694)
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Ward Lock, [1952] 8vo., Twelfth Edition, with folding plan as frontispiece, plates and 9 maps and plans (7 folding); original series binding of red cloth wrappers printed in black, radial corners, upper hinge tender else a very good, bright, clean copy. With advertisement endpapers and 8pp (front) and 12pp (rear) of trade advertisements. (Book ref. 25689)
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Edward Stanford, 1886 8vo., Fourth Edition, with folding map as frontispiece; original terracotta cloth, upper board and backstrip lettered in gilt, covers very lightly age-marked else a remarkably bright, clean copy. (Book ref. 25622)
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Macmillan, 1930 Sm. 8vo., with frontispiece, numerous illustrations (many full-page) in the text and a folding map coloured in outline, neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper; original series binding of green cloth, upper board blocked and lettered in blind, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy. Uncommon in this condition. Brockett, 50140; Spielmann & Jerrold 20. (Book ref. 25370)
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James Townsend, Exeter, [1960] 8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece, plates and maps, neat signature on front paste-down; red cloth, gilt back, a very good, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter wanting last inch of backstrip and with small label scar on rear panel. (Book ref. 25280)
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Faber, [1975] 4to., First Edition, with frontispiece, title-vignette, numerous illustrations (a number full-page) in the text, folding coloured map and pictorial endpapers; burgundy cloth, gilt back, very good, clean copy in dustwapper. (Book ref. 25028)
Royal Marines Historical Society, [Southsea, 1986] 8vo., First Edition, with numerous photographs in the text; original pictorial wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, a near fine copy. Royal Marines Historical Society Special Publications 9. (Book ref. 24624)
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Chapman & Hall, 1861 8vo., Second Edition, with a folding engraved map as frontispiece and 3 folding engraved maps; original green cloth, upper board withy blind frame border enclosing title and author in gilt, gilt back, red sprinkled edges, backstrip lightly sunned else a very good, bright, fresh copy. With the engraved bookplates of C J Peacock and Alfred Pounder on front paste-down and front free endpaper respectively. The engraved county maps by Hall (of Cornwall, Devonshire, Dorsetshire and Hampshire) are unusually crisp and clean. A previous owner has encased the cloth covers in clear plastic. Lovely copy of the corrected and expanded version of the original edition of 1855. SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. (Book ref. 24616)
[Plymouth, 1937] 8vo., with a plate; original printed wrappers, sewed as issued, a fine copy. Reprinted from the Annual Reports and Transactions of the Plymouth Institution and Devon and Cornwall Natural History Society, vol. xvii. (Book ref. 8966)
[Plymouth, 1880] 8vo., original printed wrappers, uncut, a very good copy. Reprinted from the 'Transactions of the Devonshire Association', 1880 (Book ref. 3642)
[Plymouth, 1874] 8vo., original printed wrappers, uncut, a near fine copy. Reprinted from the 'Transactions of the Devonshire Association', 1874 (Book ref. 3648)
Plymouth, [1903] 8vo., with 2 plans in the text; original printed wrappers, sewed as issued, a near fine copy. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association, 1903, vol. xxxv. (Book ref. 14063)
Plymouth, [1946-47] 2 vols., 8vo., with 11 plates, a few leaves lightly age-soiled; original printed wrappers, sewed as issued, both very good, bright copies. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association, vol. lxxviii (1946) and vol. lxxix (1947). Very scarce. (Book ref. 14064)
[Plymouth, 1939] 8vo., with 4 plates on 2 and 3 fill-page plans in the text; original printed wrappers, a near fine copy. Reprinted from the 'Transactions of the Devonshire Association', 1939, vol. lxxi. (Book ref. 3680)
Plymouth, [1949] 8vo., with a diagram in the text; original printed wrappers, a near fine copy. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association, 1949, vol. lxxxi. (Book ref. 9023)
[Plymouth, 1916] 8vo.,with 5 plates and illustrations in the text; original printed wrappers, a near fine copy. Reprinted from the 'Transactions of the Devonshire Association', 1916, vol. xlviii (Book ref. 3651)
[Plymouth, 1946] 8vo., original printed wrappers, uncut, a very good copy. Reprinted from the 'Transactions of the Devonshire Association', 1946, vol. lxxviii (Book ref. 3640)
[Plymouth, 1941] 8vo., with 2 plates and several plans in the text; original printed wrappers, a near fine copy. Reprinted from the 'Transactions of the Devonshire Association', 1941, vol. lxxiii (Book ref. 3641)