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Image for The governorship of Sir Walter Raleigh in Jersey, 1600-1603, together with some local Raleghana

The governorship of Sir Walter Raleigh in Jersey, 1600-1603, together with some local Raleghana

By: Ahier, Philip

Price: £20.00

Publisher: St. Helier, Bigwoods Printers Ltd: 1971

Seller ID: 29977


Publisher's original red cloth in dust wrapper, dj slightly edgeworn, internally clean, no ownership names, b&w illustrations. ; 6" x 9.5"; 253 pages View more info

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Fig-Blossom

By: Balleine, Hilda

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1922

Edition: First

Seller ID: 30466


Plain, pale blue boards (no d/jkt); a little worn and marked; binding intact, though a little frail. Owners' names on front endpaper. A very scarce novel of Jersey life. Hilda Balleine's dates were 1878-1921; this novel was left complete at her death, and was published posthumously. The Yorkshire Post said of it: "Like a breath of spring wind, heavily laden with the scent of gorse and violets, comes Miss Balleine's book to convince us that out of the winter of sordid... View more info

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St. Martin, Jersey: The Story of an Island Parish

By: Blackstone, Christopher & Katie Le Quesne

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Chichester, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1999

Seller ID: 29986


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated d/jkt, unclipped, bright. Dk red boards, clean and bright; binding tight; gilt titling bright. B/w illustrations.; 4to (8 1/2" x 11"); 380 pages View more info

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A Biographical Dictionary of Jersey, Vol. 2

By: Corbet, Francis L.M. and others

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Jersey, Societe Jersiaise: 1998

Seller ID: 29756


Illustrated b/w d/jkt, unclipped. Grey boards, clean and bright. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 9"); 410 pages View more info

Image for St Lawrence Jersey: A Celebration of Our Parish

St Lawrence Jersey: A Celebration of Our Parish

By: Coutanche, Henry, et al (eds)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: St Lawrence, Jersey, The Parish of St Lawrence: 1999

Seller ID: 29989


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated grey d/jkt, unclipped; clean and bright. Dk red boards, clean and bright; binding tight; gilt titling bright. B/w illustrations. ; 4to (8 1/2" x 11"); 227 pages View more info

Image for Guernsey Through the Lens Again

Guernsey Through the Lens Again

By: Coysh, Victor & Carel Toms

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London and Chichester, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1982

Seller ID: 30934


Hardback in dust jacket, owner's ink name to front endpaper, internally clean, with 209 b&w photographs with captions. ; 9.92 X 7.32 X 0.71 inches; 144 pages View more info

Image for Jersey in Prehistory  A Centre or a Periphery?

Jersey in Prehistory A Centre or a Periphery?

By: Cunliffe, Barry

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Saint Helier, Société Jersiaise: 1995

Seller ID: 29956


Original printed stiff card wraps, in-text figures, author photo, very clean copy, minimal wear. ; 4th Joan Stevens Memorial Lecture - 1994; 6" x 8"; 30 pages View more info

Image for Ville de St. Helier, episode histoqique d'une Histoire Inedite de Jersey / Les Etats, episode historique d'une Histoire Inedite de Jersey.

Ville de St. Helier, episode histoqique d'une Histoire Inedite de Jersey / Les Etats, episode historique d'une Histoire Inedite de Jersey.

By: de la Croix, M.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Jersey, Richard Gosset: 1845 + 1847

Seller ID: 30562


Blk leather half-binding; rather worn; backstrip intact, but rather worn, with losses. Grey boards, a little discoloured. Front joint exposed; binding otherwise intact, but frail. French text. Very scarce. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 240 + 120 pages View more info

The Channel Islnds Schools 1940-45. Record of Events as given in a lecture to British and Allied Teachers at Dulwich College, London, August 1946.

By: Downer, A.A.H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Jersey, The Evening Post: 1946

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 30699


Stapled booklet - stapling oxidised, but intact; hasn't bled; handle with care, even so! Pale brown thick paper wrappers. B/w illustrations. Laid in is a letter + reply to the Nazi-occupied Channel Islands sent from the UK via the Red Cross (see scan), dd August + November 1943.; 8vo (5" x 7"); 16 pages View more info

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Raising a Clameur

By: Foley, L.A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: St. Helier, Foley Publications: 1999

Seller ID: 30937


Publisher's stiff card wrappers, bookplate to title page, internally clean, b&w illustrations. ; 8.11 X 5.91 X 0.39 inches; 127 pages View more info

Image for The development of the Government of Jersey, 1771-1972

The development of the Government of Jersey, 1771-1972

By: Le Hérissier, R. G

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Jersey, States of Jersey: 1972

Seller ID: 29978


Publisher's original blue cloth with silver lettering to front board & spine, no jacket, as issued, minor wear to spine ends, small bookplate to front pastedown, internally very clean, map, bibliography, extensively researched by the author, a VG copy, scarce. ; 9" x 12"; 251 pages View more info

Image for Remarques et Animadversions, sur L'Approbation des Lois et Coustumier de Normandie usitéés es juridictions de Guerneze, et Particulierement en La Cour Royale de la ditte Isle. In two volumes

Remarques et Animadversions, sur L'Approbation des Lois et Coustumier de Normandie usitéés es juridictions de Guerneze, et Particulierement en La Cour Royale de la ditte Isle. In two volumes

By: Le Marchant, Thomas

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Guernesey, L'Imprimerie de Dumaresq et Mauger: 1826

Seller ID: 30017


In two volumes, orig. printed buff boards, 393, 318 pp, covers a trifle marked & darkened, lower corners slightly bumped. Binding tight. Occasional spotting to foredges and pp; pp uncut. Owner's bookplate on front pastedowns. French text. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for A Check List of the Flowering Plants & Ferns Wild on Alderney and its Off-islets

A Check List of the Flowering Plants & Ferns Wild on Alderney and its Off-islets

By: Le Sueur, Frances and David McClintock; revised by Honor Prentice

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Privately Published: 1974

Seller ID: 29762


Stapled booklet - stapling clean and intact. Pink card wrappers; typed, duplicated pages.; 4to (8" x 13"); 23 pages View more info

Image for Histoire Du Methodisme Dans Les Iles De La Manche

Histoire Du Methodisme Dans Les Iles De La Manche

By: Lelievre, Matthieu

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Theophilus Woolmer: 1885

Seller ID: 29932


Decorated dk red boards; bevelled edges; a trifle marked; spine faded; gilt titling + decoration still quite bright. Binding tight. Gilt edges. Bookplate on front pastedown. ; 8vo (5" x 7"); 580 pages View more info

Image for The Maretts of La Haule, Jersey

The Maretts of La Haule, Jersey

By: Marett, Robert

Price: £40.00

Publisher: La Haule, Jersey, Lady Marett: 1982

Seller ID: 29988


Illustrated sepia card wrappers; spine uncreased. B/w illustrations. Owner's name on front endpaper.; 8vo (7" x 10"); 140 pages View more info

Image for A Jerseyman at Oxford

A Jerseyman at Oxford

By: Marett, Robert Ranulph

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1941

Edition: First

Seller ID: 29758


Pale blue d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but a little worn and frail, with tiny losses; a little marked. Blue boards; binding tight. The author was Rector of Exeter College, Oxford, and also a loyal Jerseyman, at the time under occupation by the Germans. Laid in are 3 letters from the author. ; 8vo (6" x 8 1/2"); 345 pages View more info

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Guernsey People

By: Marr, L.James

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Chichester, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1984

Seller ID: 29829


Publisher's hardback in dust jacket, dj spine faded, internally clean, no ownership names, b&w illustrations, the first biographical dictionary of the Bailiwick, scarce. ; 9.76 X 7.32 X 1.02 inches; 245 pages View more info

Image for History of the Bailiwick of Guernsey

History of the Bailiwick of Guernsey

By: Marr, L.James & His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London and Chichester, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1982

Seller ID: 29830


Publisher's hardback in pictorial dust jacket, clean copy, black & white illustrations, first complete history of the Bailiwick for more than a century. ; A History of S; 9.69 X 7.48 X 1.50 inches; 301 pages View more info

Image for Mail Ships of the Channel Islands 1771-1971

Mail Ships of the Channel Islands 1771-1971

By: Mayne, Richard

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Chippenham, Picton Publishing: 1971

Edition: First

Seller ID: 29824


Illustrated white d/jkt, clipped; lightly marked. Red boards, clean and bright; gilt titling bright. B/w illustrations. ; 4to (7" x 10"); 108 pages View more info

Image for Guernsey Ways

Guernsey Ways

By: Moullin, Joan Evelyn

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Guernsey Society: 1970

Seller ID: 30954


Original stiff card wraps with cutaway pictorial panel to cover, no ownership names, b&w illustrations. ; 5.5" x 8"; 62 pages View more info