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Island Books [formerly of Devon]

Fine and Rare Books at the foot of the South Downs
Penguin, [1968] Sm. 8vo., First Edition, with a double-page map as frontispiece, 105 plates on 64 and several illustrations in the text; cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly chafed at edges with minor loss at head and tail of backstrip. With a personal pictorial bookplate on front free endpaper. Buildings of England, BE34. Cherry 34; HB2, HJ3. (Book ref. 11286)
University Press, Cambridge, 1967 8vo., First Edition, with numerous illustrations (a number full-page) in the text, small neat signature on front free endpaper; brown cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter very slightly sunned at backstrip. A remarkable collection of reminiscences drawn from the Huntingdonshire fens, and describing a vibrant way of life now gone for ever. Scarce in this condition. (Book ref. 16069)
[Society of the Friends of Little Gidding, 1951] 8vo., First Edition, with 9 photographs and facsimiles in the text; original printed wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, covers mildly age-marked else a very good, clean copy. (Book ref. 16961)
Hale, [1951] 8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece, 48 plates and a large folding map, neat signature on front free endpaper; decorative cloth gilt, gilt back, a very good, clean copy in the dustwrapper, the latter with minor loss (not affecting lettering) at extremities. Published in Hale's seminal 'County Books' series (Book ref. 16413)
[Peterborough Educational Development Centre, Peterborough, 1981] Roy. 8vo., First Edition, with 11 full-page maps in the text; original illustrated wrappers, comb-bound as issued, a very good, clean copy. (Book ref. 5960)