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History of Kent by W.H. Ireland-1829-4 volume set-£125.00

 

A New and Complete History of the County of Kent; from the Earliest Records to the Present Time, Including Every Modern Improvement. Embellished with a Series of Views from Original Drawings by Geo. Shepherd, H. Gastineau, &c. with Historical, Topographical, Critical, & Biographical Delineations by W.H. Ireland. Published in 1829.


This is an four volume original set, not a modern reprint in what appears to be the original half leather bindings. Some signs of age and wear to the binding. Inside in very good original condition through out. All the engravings are present, in Vol 1. The Frontispiece map of Kent has half of it missing. Some to be expected slight foxing throughout.
Each volume measure approx. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 2 inches.

Freikorps Insignia by VerKuilen Ager, published in Rochester, New York, USA, 1979-£12.00

In overall very good original condition. Small tear and loss of paper at the top right hand corner of the cover and slight damage to the fly leaf underneath. Some minor signs of age and use.
Paper covers. 58 A4 sized pages bound with plastic binder.

1905 Norfolk Broads Pictures in Colour by Jarrold & Sons

1905 Norfolk Broads Pictures in Colour by Jarrold & Sons.

£12.00

Pictures in colour of the Norfolk Broads with descriptive notes, published in 1905 by Jarrold & Sons, Ltd., London & Norwich.

Contains fifty beautifully coloured pictures.

 

The covers are in very good condition overall. There is some fading and a small area of loss of colour to the red fabric just above the right corner of the cover photo. There are also some other to be expected slight signs of age and wear for a book of this age. Inside is in very good condition through out. The colour to the pictures is very clear and there are no loose pages. The front inside end paper is missing, and there is a very faint inscription in the top right hand corner of the frontispiece.

The book measures 8 ½ x 7 ½ x ½ inches.

History of Kent by W.H. Ireland-1829-4 volume set.

£150.00

A New and Complete History of the County of Kent; from the Earliest Records to the Present Time, Including Every Modern Improvement. Embellished with a Series of Views from Original Drawings by Geo. Shepherd, H. Gastineau, &c. with Historical, Topographical, Critical, & Biographical Delineations by W.H. Ireland. Published in 1829.
This is an four volume original set, not a modern reprint in what appears to be the original half leather bindings. Some signs of age and wear to the binding. Inside in very good original condition through out. All the engravings are present, in Vol 1. The Frontispiece map of Kent has half of it missing. Some to be expected slight foxing throughout.
Each volume measure approx. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 2 inches.

Just William Books by Richmal Crompton-1942, 1955 & 1957-all with Dust Jackets-£7 for the three books.

Just William Books by Richmal Crompton-1942, 1955 & 1957-all with Dust Jackets-£7 for the three books.

William-June 1942 reprint-15th impression. Some wear to the jacket. Inside very good condition. No loose pages, some age discolouration to the paper.

William the Gangster-1955 18th impression-Some wear to the jacket. Inside in very good clean and tight condition.

William the Outlaw-1957 24th impression. Some wear to the jacket. Inside very good condition. No loose pages, some age discolouration to the paper.

Three fly fishing and fly tying books by John Veniard, all with dust covers

Three fly fishing and fly tying books by John Veniard, all with dust covers and in cardboard sleeves.
For sale as a set of three-£25 for the set.

Fly dressing guide-1970 4th edition. Very good condition, some minor rubbing to the edges of the dust cover.

A further guide to fly dressing-1965 1st edition reprint. Very good condition, some minor rubbing to the edges of the dust cover.

Reservoir and lake flies-1970 1st edition. Very good condition, some minor rubbing to the edges of the dust cover.

For sale as a set of three-£25 for the set.

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