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[Robert Forsyth]:
The Beauties of Scotland. [Complete in 5 volumes] Containing a clear and full account of the Agriculture, Commerce, Mines, and Manufactures; of the Population, Cities, Towns, Villages, &c. of each county.

Edinburgh and London: Thomson Bonar; John Brown; Vernor & Hood; Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme; et al, 1805. First edition. More than 2,700 pages in total, with c.100 plates, each volume with an additional engraved title, and Volume I with a folding coloured map. Contents mostly very clean and bright. There is some soiling to the prelims of Vol I, but very little elsewhere. A few plates have very pale tidemarks. Vol III has old worm holes to the top margin of many pages, only invading and losing a little text between pages 235 and 294 (see photo). All edges marbled. In new half bindings of green Victorian cloth with marbled boards, with printed paper spine labels. A very attractive set. Near Fine.

Price: 650.00


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edited by Hudson and Nicholson; [William Wordsworth, Rev. Professor Sidgwick]:
A Complete Guide to the Lakes: comprising Minute Directions for the Tourist, with Mr. Wordsworth's description of the Scenery of the Country, &c. and three letters upon the Geology of the Lake District, by the Rev. Professor Sedgwick.

Kendal: Hudson and Nicholson; also London: Longman; Whittaker; 1842. First edition. vii, [i], viii, 134; [ii], 82; 55; plus nine engravings with guards, of which four are scenes, one a plan, and the other four are cross-sections of terrain. The foldout hand-coloured map at the back is in very good clean condition. Neat early ownership name to front free endpaper. Light foxing affecting the plates, and some page edges. Firm, in the original dark green ribbed cloth binding decorated in blind and titled in gilt. A very attractive copy. Very Good+.

Price: 480.00


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W. F. Topham:
The Lakes of England.

London: T.J. Allman, 1869. First edition. 40pp, illustrated with 18 coloured etchings, each accompanied by two pages of descriptive text. Contents very good but for some colour from the cloth affecting the edges of the yellow endpapers and a little to the top corner of the prelims; and the Coniston plate has some soiling to the edges from having been detached. 1886 prize label to pastedown. All edges gilt. In the original binding of red cloth over bevelled boards, decorated in gilt and black. Gilt prize device to lower board. Some discoloration to the upper board from former damp, and some puckering of the cloth. Good firm copy. Good.

Price: 42.00


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A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ripon, Bolton Abbey, Fountains Abbey, Pateley Bridge, Wharfedale, York, Etc. With an appendix for cyclists and motorists. ['Red guides']

London: Ward Lock, 1902-3 Series. Seventh Edition - re-written. 192pp, with photographs, plans and maps in the text, and two fold-out maps. Preceded, interspersed and followed by many pages of advertisements, some being on tinted paper. Contents unmarked and in very good order, with some toning to edges of maps. Octavo, with rounded corners, in the original red cloth over thin boards, with patterned borders and with 'Harrogate' given as the title. Firm, slightly darkened and rubbed. Very good copy. VG.

Price: 40.00


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Charles Hadfield:
The Canals of South and South East England.

Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1969 First edition. 393pp, illustrated. Contents clean and unmarked. In the original blue cloth-textured binding titled in gilt, clean, bright and firm, with very slight blunting to one corner and to spine ends. In the protected unclipped pictorial green dust jacket, very bright and fresh. Very Good+ in near fine dust-jacket.

Price: 55.00


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Charles Hadfield:
The Canals of South and South East England.

Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1969 First edition. 393pp, illustrated. Ex-library copy, with evidences to only the pastedowns, the front free endpaper, and the copyright page. Accidental short biro mark to p.7, and a small nick to margin of p155/156. Contents otherwise in very fresh condition but for an untidy full-width tissue repair to p153/154 (see photo). In the original blue cloth-textured binding titled in gilt, clean, bright and firm, corners sharp. In the protected unclipped pictorial green dust jacket: very bright, head of spine scuffed, small tide stains to spine ends, and light wear to some edges including two short closed tears. VG- in VG dust-jacket.

Price: 35.00


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Burl, Aubrey: with photographs by Max Milligan:
Circles of Stone: the Prehistoric Rings of Britain and Ireland.

London: The Harvill Press, 1999. First edition, first impression. 232pp, gorgeously illustrated with photographs, informative text, and with plans of the layout at each site. Contents fresh and clean. Large square quarto, in the original binding of black paper-covered boards, spine titled in silver. Spine ends very slightly blunted. In unclipped (unpriced) pictorial dust jacket, bright and fresh, with slight knocks to the edges. Lovely copy. Near Fine in near fine dust-jacket.
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Price: 85.00


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