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DOWNLAND CHILDHOOD MEMORIES Told by the people of Up Marden, West Marden, Watergate and Compton

By: BERYL TEAGUE & Others

Price: £8.50

Publisher: COMPTON, SUSSEX, COMPTON ARCHIVE: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123156


Illustrated Card Covers, (Stapled Paperback) 210 x 150 mm approx. [iii] + 51 pp. 55 b/w photographic illustrations. Recollections of life as a child in the Parish of Compton and Up Marden with illustrations from the Compton Archive collected over the years by Beryl Teague and Shiela Griggs and published to raise funds for St.Michael's Church Up Marden. Undated circa 1982. Near Fine ( No previous owner name or insc. and no sign of use). Please see our images of the actual... View more info

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THE COMMEMORATION OF THE TERCENTENARY OF HARROW SCHOOL

By: BUTLER, MONTAGU REV.H.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: HARROW ON THE HILL, CROSSLEY AND CLARKE: 1871

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11271


Bevelled cloth boards with black line decs. gilt titles and school crest to front. a.e.g. xxviii +112pp + 64 of old boy facsimile signatures. Steel engraved frontis. + 5 others of which 2 double page being East and West views of the Old School 1819. Preface by Rev. H. Montagu Butler, Royal Charter, Founder's Will, etc. etc. Good (Book- Split to cloth of 45mm approx. front spine fold at tail. General shelf wear to extremities, no cracks to end papers, light foxing to prel... View more info

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UPPINGHAM BY THE SEA. A Narrative of the Year at Borth

By: J.H.S. ( JOHN HUNTLEY SKRINE )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UPPINGHAM, JOHN HAWTHORN: 1908

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 122419


Burgundy cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt blocked school crest to upper panel. 190 x 130 mm approx. 2nd Edition of a book first published in 1878 and written by an assistant master recording the year spent by the school at The Cambrian Hotel, Borth, Mid Wales following a typhoid epidemic at Uppingham Rutland. A book of interest to Uppingham Old Boys (and Girls!) VG (Book- Moderate shelf rubbing to extremities of cloth ,significant offset browning to free e... View more info

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EPSOM COLLEGE 1855-1980 The First 125 Years

By: MICHAEL A. SALMON

Price: £8.00

Publisher: EPSOM, PRIVATELY PUBLISHED: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121052


Blue Cloth Boards with silver titles to spine. 250 x 195 mm approx. xvi + 146pp. Illustrated with many unspecified b/w photos and reproductions of College related ephemera. Near Fine/Near Fine (Book- no previous owner name or insc. College Christmas Card (used) loosely laid in. Dust Jacket- light shelf rubbing to extremities. No notable defects to book or jacket). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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IDOLS & IDYLLS ESSAYS BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL BOY

By: PHILIP INGRESS BELL

Price: £45.00

Publisher: LONDON, BURNS & OATS: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120251


Fawn paper covered boards with ivory cloth quarter binding and laid on paper title pieces to spine and front board.190 x 130 mm approx. x + 120 pp. Collection of essays by then Stonyhurst College pupil Philip Bell with an introduction and notes by a master.The author went on to become an MP and a Circuit Judge. A scarce title. VG (Book- Light shelf wear/soiling to boards. Ink gift inscription from fellow Stonyhurst old boy Leo Gradwell who also had a celebrated legal ca... View more info

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HOW TO READ A COAT OF ARMS

By: SUMMERS , Peter G , FSA FHS

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Sherborne, Alphabooks: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119829


Smaller, slimmer square H/b book as new. no inscp. text P Summers FSA FHS. illustrated in line, brown-tone, by A Griffiths BArch. Pls see our image View more info

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A YEAR'S LETTERS

By: SWINBURNE , ALGERNON CHARLES , SYPHER , Francis Jacques , ed.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, PETER OWEN Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 6638


VG H/b in Good D/j.1st ed.thus.1st British Commonwealth Edition. A Pungent Satire on British Morality" at the turn of the Century [1900's]. The Author is the Poet AC Swinburne; Victorian Poet 1837-1909 : .edited by FJ Sypher. illus. 5 b/w plates Intro; To the author, A Year's letters , Text notes & Explanatory.195pp.[ blue cloth+ gilt-line design, no inscsp. busy blue.decorative end papers."The Swinburne Library" stamp to last blank page fep] Dust Jacket no... View more info