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Inn of the Few, The White Hart, Brasted 1932-1971 - Katherine & Valerie Preston
Inn of the Few, The White Hart, Brasted 1932-1971 - Katherine & Valerie Preston
Condition Very Good
Soft Cover
Privately published by Valerie Prerston, Biggin Hill, Kent 2018
141pp illustrated in black and white.
Signed by the author
The White Hart, Brasted, famous as the watering hole of the pilots from Biggin Hill during the Battle of Britain and the story of the Prestons from the time when they took over the inn.



Price: 65.00 / $97.50


Vita Sackville-West's Sissinghurst, the Creation of a Garden - Vita Sackvill-West & Sarah Raven
Vita Sackville-West's Sissinghurst, the Creation of a Garden - Vita Sackvill-West & Sarah Raven
Condition Very Good
Published by Virago, London 2014
ISBN 9781844088966
xviii, 382pp illustrated in black and white and with good colour plates.
# 24082sG6



Price: 16.00 / $24.00


The History of Kent in Five Parts, Containing 1. An Exact Topography abd Description of the County. II. The Civil History of Kent. III. The Ecclesiastical History of Kent - John Harris 1719
The History of Kent in Five Parts, Containing 1. An Exact Topography abd Description of the County. II. The Civil History of Kent. III. The Ecclesiastical History of Kent - John Harris 1719
Complete and Condition Very Good
Printed and sold by D.Midwinter, at The Three Crowns in St.Paul's Churchyard 1719
Folio - 450x280 mm.
Dedication, Preface, Ode in Praise of Kent, Subscribers list +592pp. + index xl.
Illustrated in total with 44 plates comprising the large folding engraved map of the County with heraldic border together with maps of Thanet x2, Beacons of Kent, and Romney Marsh.
33 double page depictions of the grand houses of Kent by Kip and Badeslade together with a view of Tunbridge Wells all shown as aerial projections.
Extra fold outs for the panorama of Rochester plus five singles including the frontis porrtait of the author.
Early diced full calf binding with the armorial crest of Sir Simon R.B.Taylor (1783-1815) in gilt to the cover and his library plate to the front paste down.
Sometime rebacked with the original spine relaid and the internal hinges strengthened. The edges and corners lightly worn.
A handsome volume, scarce, complete and in good order.
# 23944

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Price: 3,950.00 / $5,925.00


The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent - Edward Hasted
The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent - Edward Hasted
Condition Very Good
12 volumes, Octavo
Second edition 1797-1801
Published by W.Bristow, Canterbury
Text and plates complete
# 23663

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Price: 1,325.00 / $1,987.50


Graham Clarke's Kent
Graham Clarke's Kent
Condition Very Good
Published by Third Millennium Publishing, Lingfield Surrey 2000
ISBN 0953696936
127pp in colour
The great English tradition of watercolour is alive and well with these views all made in Kent.
# 23156

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Price: 12.00 / $18.00


Picture of Margate and its vicinity - W.C.Oulton
Picture of Margate and its vicinity - W.C.Oulton
Condition good plus
Published by Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, London 1820
Illustrated with a map and twenty views engraved by J.J.Shury from drawings by Captain G.Varlo R.M
vi, 124pp, 20 plates all present and correct.
Pages a little dusty otherwise very good throughout.
Spine sometime reinforced.
# 22997

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Price: 260.00 / $390.00


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