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Beautiful Lakeland

By: Abraham, Ashley P.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 44765


Keswick UK: G. P. Abraham 1912. A celebration of the most storied and lovely 30 square miles in the Kingdom--some, like Abraham, would say on the face of the earth. No dust jacket, 4to in brown cloth with b&w pasted down on front board, illustrated with 32 full-page b&w plates, some (oddly) on blue stock, 52pp, boards worn and a bit frayed, light foxing beginning, text and plates clear, overall Good. View more info

Transatlantic Crossing

By: Allen, Walter

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 41659


New York: William Morrow and Company 1971. Allen selects some forty persons who in the 19th century traveled to American from Britain or vice versa, both famous and otherwise, and who wrote about their observations. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in grey and slate paper, red endpapers, 332pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, near Fine/near Fine. View more info

Britain and the Western Seaways

By: Bowen, E. G.

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 41667


New York: Praeger Publishers, No. 80 in the Ancient People and Places series, 1972. Bowen presents a history of cultural interchange through Atlantic coastal waters, from Neolithic times to the 19th century. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, 61 photographs, 17 line drawings, 27 maps, 1 table, index, 196pp, fore edge of front board heavily dented, contents as new, overall a Fair copy of a useful text. View more info

Tarns of Lakeland, the

By: Cooper, W. Heaton

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 44699


London: Frederick Warne & Company, Ltd. 1960. SIGNED by author on the dedication page. Based on long familiarity, Cooper describes a lesser known attraction of England's Lake District -- the many mountain pools known as tarns. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, 4to in blue cloth, map endpapers, 16 full-page color plates, b&w drawings throughout, index, 237pp, clean and tight, owner's name on half-title o/w no marks, Very Good/Good. View more info

Inside the Real Lakeland

By: Griffin, A. H.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 44643


Preston UK: The Guardian Press [1961] 1963, 4th edition. inscribed on half-title, perhaps by author. A lifelong resident of the English Lake District reveals its scenery, rock-climbing, people, and history. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, map endpapers, 29 b&w plates, line drawings, 240pp, no marks, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Seagates to the Saxon Shore

By: Strugnell, Kenneth W.

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 42274


Lavenham UK: Terence Dalton Ltd 1973. Strugnell provides the history of the coastline north of the Thames estuary and spans the period from Roman times to the present day. Dust jacket with price clipped, 8vo in white cloth, pictorial endpapers, 36 b&w illustrations, bibliography, index, 263pp, top corners of front endpaper and free fly clipped o/w contents as new, near Fine/near Fine. View more info