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Celebration of Steam : Kent & Sussex

By: B.K. Cooper

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Ltd: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007541

ISBN: 0711022429

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, pp 128, b&w illustrations throughout. View more info

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Chaucer Illustrated: Five Hundred Years of the Canterbury Tales in Pictures

By: Finley, William Kirkland; Rosenblum, Joseph.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: British Library Board: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005657

ISBN: 0712348166

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper still in original cellophane. First edition, pp xxxiii, 445, colour illustrations, index. This text presents ten scholarly essays, which trace pictorial renditions of 'The Canterbury Tales', from the Ellesmere Manuscript (1410) to the 20th-century illustrations of Rockwell Kent and Eric Gill. The contributors address the way the illustrations illuminate the history of book production, marketing and readership and the writers also consider how artists have interpreted Chaucer's text. Supporting the essays are over 40 colour reproductions, ... View more info

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Kane's Arctic Explorations.

By: Franklin, Sir John.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons.: 1892

Seller ID: 007099

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, LAM boards, no dustwrapper, as issued. With pp444, fold out map charting the discoveries by the American Arctic expedition under the command of Dr Elisha Kent Kane, in search of Sir John Franklin. With numerous b&w illustrations, with tissue guarded frontispiece picture. View more info

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Britain's Motor Industry: The First Hundred Years.

By: Georgano, Nick & Baldwin, Nick.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: G.T. Foulis & Co.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005991

ISBN: 0854299238

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition, with dustwrapper, with some slight shelf wear, otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition. With b&w illustrations. With pp286, bibliography and index. With a foreword by HRH Prince Michael of Kent. Britain's Motor Industry: The First Hundred Years : the Fluctuating Fortunes of Britain's Car Manufacturers, from Queen Victoria's Time to the Present Day. Georgano became a schoolmaster. In 1966 he became a full-time writer and editor. He was Head Librarian at the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu and is a member of the Museum's Advisory Council. THE PACKED WEI... View more info

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Atlas of the Southern Railway.

By: Harman, Richard & Nichols, Gerry.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 007497

ISBN: 0711038295

Condition: As New


Large hardcover, size 28 x 22cm, in landscape style. As New, No dustwrapper, as issued. First edition. With pp 224, b&w maps. With attached bookmark. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Southern Railway was one of the 'Big Four' companies which constituted Britain's railways following the Grouping in 1923 until their nationalisation in 1948. It operated in the southern counties of England from Kent in the east across to Devon and Cornwall in the west, with major termini in London, but in the sou... View more info

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To Fire Committed The History of Fire-Fighting in Kent

By: Harry Klopper

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Whitefriars Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008137

ISBN: 0950981613

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear and marks, small annotation in ink at base of p.239 but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp x, 254, b&w illustrations, adverts to rear, View more info

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The Elham Valley Railway.

By: Hart, Brian.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Wild Swan Books: 2015

Seller ID: 007470

ISBN: 0953877124

Condition: As New


Large hardback in green cloth covers, As New, with dustwrapper, As New, with pp 296, with FEP maps of the South eastern Railway and its branches, with b&w illustrations, maps, tables, diagrams and track plans. A much enlarged edition of an early Wild Swan title, Brian's usual delightful mix of social and railway history, recounting the fascinating story of a by now obscure line that was built as a main route along the battle lines between two warring Victorian railway companies. Subsequently settling down into a single track existence it then burned bright in the last World War (literally) b... View more info

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The Army Quarterly Vol. L, No. 2.

By: Major-General R.J. Collins.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: William Clowes & Sons.: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003765

Condition: Very Good


The July 1945 edition of "The Army Quarterly". Card covers with contents listed on front, some shelfwear and partial loss to base of spine, bumping but otherwise in Very Good condition, b&w illustrations and fold out maps of a battle between the Royal West Kent Regiment and the Japanese during the Japanese invasion of india. View more info

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The Last Days of Steam in Kent

By: Martin Calley

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007488

ISBN: 0862998875

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 136, b&w illustrations. View more info

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Unconquered: The Story of Kent and its Lieutenancy

By: McDine, David

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Allan Willett Foundation: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005967

ISBN: 0992834805

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover bound in faux leather with silver titles and crest, previous owners bookplate but otherwise in Fine condition, slightly shelfworn dustwrapper now enclosed in an archival wrap and in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 276, colour illustrations throughout. History of the County of Kent and it's Lieutenancy with a colourful cast of characters THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Book of the Red Deer and Empire Big Game.

By: Ross, John, Gunn Hugh.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.: 1925

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 003878

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover bound in white buckram with beveled edges, top edge gilt & titles, pasted on colour illustration of red deer, some discolouration to spine and edges, bookplate of H.A. Fooks of Calcutta dated 1927, Very Good condition. Limited edition of 500 (unnumbered), pp 339, 21, 8, b&w illustrations throughout, appendices. A look at hunting in the United Kingdom and beyond, including deerstalking in the Scottish Highlands, deer and boar in Gaelic literature, the red deer in England and New Zealand, and hunting in Canada, Australia, Africa, India, and Malaysia. Canadian topics include car... View more info