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Webber (Ronald) THE DEVON AND SOMERSET BLACKDOWNS.
London: Robert Hale. 1976. Double-page map, illusts, 192pp, dustwrapper in loose protective sleeve, ex-lib, small hole where label removed from front pastedown, number and small stamp to title-page. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3776) £8.00
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Watson (J.N.P) CAPTAIN-GENERAL AND REBEL CHIEF The Life of James, Duke of Monmouth. Foreword by His Grace the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, K.T.
London: George Allen and Unwin, 1979. Plates, maps and diagrams, xxiii + 311pp, dustwrapper. Signed by the author on title-page and presentation inscription from him on front endpaper. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include HISTORY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3775) £18.00
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Warren (A.S) A LIFE IN GLOUCESTER AND SOMERSET. With illustrations by his daughter Margaret Frewin.
Gloucester: Thornhill Press, 1973. Textual illusts, 99pp, original card covers. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e- mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK16-3773) £10.00
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[Warner (Richard) and Hunter (Joseph)] THE OMNIUM=GATHERUM: or Bath, Bristol, and Cheltenham Literary Repository. By Us Two. To be Published every Fortnight.
Bath: Printed and sold by Richard Cruttwell, (1814) With 4 plates, 240pp, contemporary half calf, marbled boards and endpapers, lettering piece, boards lightly rubbed, small worm hole to margin of most pages. Contains seven numbers, continuously paginated. All published. Presentation inscription 'From the editor to his friend Dr Charles Parry, 1815.' With the engraved armorial bookplate of Charles Henry Parry to rear pastedown. A curious mixture, including poetry, with little of local interest. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e- mail for a FREE copy, they include LOCAL HISTORY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK16-3772) £115.00
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Warner (Revd. Richard), of Bath A WALK THROUGH SOME OF THE WESTERN COUNTIES of England.
R. Cruttwell, Bath: 1800. With 2 aquatint plates, engraved sketch maps, 222pp + advert leaf, recent qtr calf, cloth boards, some light foxing. Warner travelled from Bath, through Somerset and Devon, eventually crossing into Cornwall on the Tor-point ferry. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include LOCAL HISTORY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3771) £110.00
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Ward, Lock and Co. A NEW PICTORIAL AND DESCRIPTIVE GUIDE TO CLIFTON, BRISTOL, AND DISTRICT. With Notices of the Principal Objects of Interest in the City; Walks, Drives and Cycle Rides in the Vicinity; Railway Excursions; and Notes on the Watering-Places of the Bristol Channel.
Ward, Lock and Co., Limited, London: (1906) Map of the district, section plans of Bristol and Clifton, tramway route plan, and outline map of the Bristol Channel, illusts., xxxix + 160 + xvi + 32 + 40pp, few spots to the original cloth boards, spine faded. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3770) £25.00
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Warburton (Elio) MEMOIRS OF PRINCE RUPERT, and the Cavaliers. Including their Private Correspondence, now first Published from the Original Manuscripts.
London: Richard Bentley, 1849. 3 volumes, frontis, x + 539 and frontis, vi + 492 and frontis, vi + 596pp, recent cloth with portion of spines showing volume number and titles laid down, frontispieces slightly spotty and one with water stain to outer margin. Rupert became a General of the Horse, for the royalist cause, and early on in the Civil War won a battle at Powick Bridge, but at Edgehill left the battle with his cavalry which may have cost the Royalist forces victory. In 1643 he captured Bristol and in 1644 was involved in the relief of Newark and York, before loosing 1500 men in a fierce battle before he captured Liverpool castle. In November 1644, at Marston Moor, he commanded much of the royalist army when it was defeated. His capture of Leicester was reversed when the royalists lost the Battle of Naseby. He went on to surrender Bristol in 1645, he was then dismissed from the service by Charles and took no further part in the command of the Royalist forces. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3769) £150.00
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Walker (David),Xand others. AN ECCLESIASTICAL MISCELLANY Containing A Register of the Churches of the Monastery of St. Peter's Gloucester. A Survey of the Diocese of Gloucester, 1603. Wesleyan Membership in Bristol, 1783.
Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. 1976. 159pp, original cloth. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3768) £15.00
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University of Bristol Reconstruction Research Group GLOUCESTERSHIRE, SOMERSET AND WILTSHIRE, A GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS.
Published for the University of Bristol by J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd. 1949. With 3 folding coloured maps, each laid down on linen, inserted in pockets at the front and rear, 12pp, folio, original card covers. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3763) £20.00
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Trewin (J.C), edited by WEST COUNTRY MAGAZINE. No 2. Volume 5.
Westaway Books, Denham: Summer, 1950. Plates, text illusts, pages numbered 87-156, original wraps. Includes articles on:- Thackeray at Liskeard; Speke of Ilminster; The Quantocks, etc. Contributors include:- C.C. Vyvyan, R. Glynn Grylls, Wendy Monk, etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3760) £8.00
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Trewin (J.C), edited by WEST COUNTRY MAGAZINE. No 1. Volume 5.
Westaway Books, Denham: Spring, 1950. Plates, text illusts, 78pp, original wraps partly faded. Includes articles on:- Admiral Shovell on Scilly; Plymouth; Wordsworth at Racedown; Colliery at Coalpit Heath. Contributors include:- Peter Carew; Victor Bonham-Carter, Anne Treneer, Robin Atthill, etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3759) £8.00
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Trewin (J.C), edited by WEST COUNTRY MAGAZINE. No 4. Volume 2.
Westaway Books, Denham: Winter, 1947-48. Plates, text illusts, pages numbered 245-312pp, original wraps. Includes articles on:- Haccombe; Cloisters at Wells; Bristol; Lord Courtney; Exmoor Birds; Lamorna. Contributors include:- C.C. Vyvyan, Sir Thomas Carew, R.A.J. Walling, Anne Treneer, etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3758) £8.00
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Trewin (J.C), edited by WEST COUNTRY MAGAZINE. No 3. Volume 1.
Westaway Books, Denham: Winter, 1946. Plates, text illusts, pages numbered 145-214pp, original wraps partly faded. Includes articles on:- Totnes, Roads of Wiltshire; Isle of Purbeck; North Devon. Contributors include:- C.C. Vyvyan, Sean O'Casey, Eden Phillpotts, A.L. Rowse, etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3757) £8.00
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Trench (Charles Chenevix) THE WESTERN RISING An Account of the Rebellion of James Scott, Duke of Monmouth.
First edition, Longmans, London: 1969. Plates, 293pp, short tear to dustwrapper. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3754) £16.00
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Taylor (John) NOTABLE PLACES OF THE WEST COUNTRY.
Bristol Times and Mirror, 1883 - 1888. A series of newspaper cuttings from the 'Bristol Times and Mirror' pasted onto 60 blank pages in a specially bound book, cloth, small snag at head of spine, corners slightly rubbed, ex-lib, with label to front pastedown, stamps to front endpaper, number to foot of spine, some glue discolouration to couple of inner margins. Includes articles on Thornbury Castle; Caldicot Castle; Keynsham Abbey; Ashton Court; Nailsea Court; Chepstow Castle; William Tyndale and Little Sodbury Manor House; Westbury College, etc. - --- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3743) £30.00
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Taylor (John) ANTIQUARIAN ESSAYS Contributed to the "Saturday Review." With a Memoir of William George and Portrait.
Bristol: W. Crofton Hemmons, 1895. liv + 383pp, untrimmed in the original qtr. parchment, covers lightly rubbed, endpapers foxed, spine slightly darkened and spotty. LIMITED TO 180 NUMBERED COPIES. Includes articles on Chepstow, Berkeley, Cleeve Abbey, House of Fortescue, Thornbury Castle, etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include LOCAL HISTORY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK16-3742) £25.00
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Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries, edited by D.M.M. Shorrocks and others NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET VOLUME 35.
Creeds, Bridport: 2001-2005 The first 8 parts only, 436pp, original printed wraps. Includes articles on:- Peirs family of Wells; Witham Friary Church; Mellifont Abbey; Portland Stone Trade; Lullington; Flower and Grange Family of Norton St. Philip, etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3725) £25.00
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Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries, edited by D.M.M. Shorrocks and G.J. Davies NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET. VOLUME 31.
Bridport: C.J. Creed, 1980-1986. Illusts, 476pp, recent cloth. Includes articles on:- Shipping in Weymouth; Dorset Windmills; History of Hutton; Shepton Mallet Riot of 1753; Poaching at Wiveliscombe; Orchardleigh Charters; Bridport Textile Industry; Thomas Hardy and the Dorchester Pouncys, etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3724) £35.00
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Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries, edited by T.J. Hunt and J.H.P. Pafford NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET VOLUME 30.
C.J. Creed, Bridport: 1974-1979. Illusts, 459 + 35 page index, complete in the original 13 parts, original printed wrappers, plus the index volume. Includes articles on:- Thomas Hardy and the "Social Law"; Murder of Sarah Pope at Toller Whelme; Dorset's Coastal Defences; Dallimores of Nunney; Gollops of Bowood and Strode; Puppet Players at Beaminster; Thorntons of Sherborne; Agriculture in Somerset in 16th Century, etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3723) £36.00
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Somerset and Dorset and Dorset, edited by G.W. Saunders and Joseph Fowler. NOTES AND QUERIES FOR SOMERSET AND DORSET. VOLUME 22.
Sherborne: Sawtells, 1938. Illusts, 303pp, later cloth, leather label on spine, couple of leaves slightly ragged to fore-edge where carelessly opened, title-page slightly browned. Includes articles on:- Pottery Making at Dunster; Quakers in Dorset; Nunney; Bridgwater Ships; Upton Noble; Manor of Portland; Weymouth Assembly; West Luccombe Manor; Robert Blake; Thornford Sundials; Horsey family; Wyndham family, etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3722) £32.00
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