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[No Author].
Arundel: The Gem of Sussex. (pb) £5.00


[No Author].
Assisi, the Franciscan Holy of Holies and its Mediæval Art: A handbook for students and travellers with 105 illustrations. (pb) £3.00


[No author]
La Basilica di S. Ambrogio. (pb) £6.50


[No author].
Bruges and its Beauties. (pb) £5.00


[No Author]. A Guide to Glastonbury and its Abbey: A Short History of the Abbey Ruins and other Notable Buildings; together with Ground Plan. (pb) £2.50


[No author listed].
The Life and Times of William I: An Illustrated Guide to Places of Interest. (pb) £6.50


[No author].
The Life and Times of Richard III: An illustrated guide to places of interest. (pb) £3.50


[No author].
The Life and Times of Henry VII: An Illustrated Guide to Places of Interest. (pb) £4.00


[No author]
The Official Maldon Town Guide. (pb) £3.00


[No Author].
The Paston Way: an unhurried perambulation encompassing 16 of Norfolk's beautiful churches. (pb) £1.50


[No author].
The Place Names of Skye: A Visitors Guide. (pb) £4.00


[No author]
Pilgrim's Guide to the City of Canterbury: The Official Guide and Historical Record. (pb) £2.50


[No author].
The Popes' Palace, Avignon: Visitors' Guide. (pb) £3.00


[No author].
Saint Michael and All Angels, Stewkley, Buckinghamshire. (pb) £2.00


[No Author].
St. Nicholas Parish Church, Arundel: Buildings before 1380;
Arundel Parish Church, 1380-1480
. (paper leaflets) £1.00


[No author].
St. Peter's Church, Goldhanger: An Early Norman Church by the Blackwater Estuary. (pb) £2.50


[No Author].
365 Churches, Abbeys and Cathedrals: Official Tourist Board Guide. (pb, 2008 edn.) £1.00
365 Historic Houses and Castles: Official Tourist Board Guide. (pb, 2008 edn.) £1.00


[No Author].
A walk round a Saxon church: Holy Trinity Church, Bosham. (leaflet) £2.50


Myrtali Acheimastou-Potamianou
Mystras: Historical and Archaeological Guide. (pb) £12.00


Malcolm Airs
The Buildings of Britain: Tudor and Jacobean, A Guide and Gazetteer. (pb) £8.00


Gabriel Alington
Borderlands: History & Romance of the Herefordshire Marches; illustrations by Dominic Harbour. (pb) £2.50


Geoffrey Ashe
A Guidebook to Arthurian Britain. (hb) £5.00


Patrick Ashmore
Jarlshof: A Walk through the Past. (pb) £5.00


Marcel Aubert and Pierre Morel
Mont Saint-Michel: The Abbey; Visitor's Guide. (hb) £4.00


W. St. Clair Baddeley
Hailes Abbey: A Property of the National Trust. (pb) £4.00


Roberto Bartolini
Florence [revised edition of "Florence and its Hills"]. (pb) £2.50


Darrell Bates
The Companion Guide to Devon and Cornwall. (hb) £5.00


John Bate
Lanterns for the Dead: The Medieval Lanternes des Morts of Central and South-West France. (hb) £20.00


Patricia Beer; photographs by Fay Godwin
Wessex: A National Trust Book. (hb) £5.00 


Abbé Georges Bernès, Georges Veron, Louis Laborde Balen
The Pilgrim Route to Compostela in Search of St. James: A Practical Guide for Pilgrims and Walkers in Spain. (pb) £6.00


Vivian Bird
Warwickshire. (hb) £2.50


Janet & Colin Bord
Mysterious Britain. (pb) £3.50


Frank Bottomley
The Explorer's Guide to the Abbeys, Monasteries and Churches of Great Britain. (hb) £6.00


Sir Harold Brakspear
Battle Abbey: An Illustrated Historical Sketch. (pb) £1.00


Richard Briers
English Country Churches. (pb) £4.50


Simon Brighton
In Search of the Knights Templar: A Guide to the Sites in Britain. (hb) £6.50
In Search of the Knights Templar: A Guide to the Sites of Britain. (pb) £6.50


Ian Broad & Bride Rosney
Medieval Dublin: Two Historic Walks. (pb) £5.00


J. A. Brooks
Britain's Haunted Heritage. (hb) £7.50


R. Allen Brown
Castles from the Air. (hb) £15.00
Dover Castle, Kent. (pb) £2.50


Michael Busselle
Castles in Spain: A Traveller's Guide featuring the National Parador Inns. (hb) £8.00


Peter Caine
The Definitive Guide to the Da Vinci Code Paris Walks. (pb) £4.00


Luciano Canonici
The Land of Saint Francis: Umbria and its Surroundings. (pb) £12.50


Robert A. Carter
A Visitor's Guide to Yorkshire Churches. (pb) £2.50


H. W. Catling, rev.
Notes on Brass-Rubbing, with a list of some brasses in the Oxford region, 6th edn. (pb) £2.50


Russell Chamberlin
Carisbrooke Castle. (pb) £2.50


David Clark
Battlefield Walks: The Midlands. (pb) £4.50
Battlefield Walks: The South. (pb) £4.00


Paul and Tessa Clowney
Exploring Churches: A Guide to Churches, Cathedrals and Abbeys. (pb) £2.50


Glyn Coppack and Peter Fergusson
Rievaulx Abbey. (pb) £1.50


O. E. Craster
Tintern Abbey, Gwent/Abaty Tyndryn; 2nd edn. (pb) £3.50


R. A. Croft and D. C. Mynard
A Guide to the Medieval Landscape of Milton Keynes. (pb) £4.00


Martin Davidson
A Visitor's Guide to A History of Britain: Locations from the TV series. (pb) 7.50


Dewi Davies
Welsh Place-Names and their Meanings. (pb) £1.00


Paul R. Davies and Susan Lloyd-Fern
Lost Churches of Wales and the Marches. (pb) £10.00


P. Théophile Desbonnets
Assisi, in the Footsteps of Saint Francis: A Spiritual Guidebook; 2nd edn. (pb) £3.00


Patricia Dirsztay
Church Furnishings: A NADFAS Guide. (pb) £3.00


Fran And Geoff Doel, Terry Lloyd
Worlds of Arthur: King Arthur in History, Legend and Culture (includes gazetteer). (pb) £5.00


John E. Eckersley
Abbeys Amble. (pb) £5.00


Wyn Evans and Roger Worsley
Eglwys Gadeiriol Tyddewi/St. Davids Cathedral 1181-1981/La Cathedrale de St. Davids/St. Davis Kathedrale. (hb) £7.00


Richard Fawcett, David McRoberts, Fiona Stewart
Inchcolm Abbey and Island. (pb) £3.00


Claudio Ferrata
Assisi Rediscovered. (pb) £4.00


James Forde-Johnston
Great Medieval Castles of Britain. (hb) £6.00
A Guide to the Castles of England and Wales. (hb) £8.00


Joan Forman
Haunted royal Homes. (hb) £6.00


Mario Franchi
Santa Croce: The Church, The Cloisters and the Museum. (pb) £3.00


Alan Franklin
May I Show You Round Ely Cathedral? (pb) £3.00


J. W. Franklin
The Cathedrals of Italy. (hb) £4.00


R. Gilyard-Beer
Cleeve Abbey, Somerset. (pb) £3.50


Stefano Giordano
The Splendour of Monreale. (pb) £12.50


Mark Girouard
Old Wardour Castle. (pb) £1.50


Anthony Goodman; photographs by Michael Cyprien
A Traveller's Guide to Early Medieval Britain. (hb) £4.00


Godfrey Goodwin
Islamic Spain. (pb) £5.00


Howard Green
The Battlefields of Britain and Ireland. (hb) £5.00


Marian Green
A Harvest of Festivals. (hb) £9.00


Donald Gregory
Wales Before 1066 - A Guide. (pb) £2.50
Wales Before 1536 - A Guide. (pb) £3.00


Edward Grierson
The Companion Guide to Northumbria. (pb) £4.00


J. R. C. Hamilton
Jarlshof, Shetland. (pb) £1.50


Muriel Hammond
Castles of Britain, 3: Wales and Northern Ireland. (hb) £2.50


Des Hannigan
Offa's Dyke (South) and the River Wye Valley. (pb) £3.00


Clive Hardy
Francis Frith's Scottish Castles: Photographic Memories. (pb) £6.50


Lord Harlech
Ancient Monuments: East Anglia and the Midlands. (hb) £4.00


Paul Hetherington
Byzantine and Medieval Greece: Churches, Castles and Art of the Mainland and Peloponnese. (hb) £10.00


Florence Higham, intro.
Cathedral Church of St. Saviour & St. Mary Ovarie, Southwark. (pb) £4.00


Thomas Hinde, ed.
The Domesday Book: England's Heritage, Now and Then. (hb) £10.00


Étienne Houvet
An Illustrated Monograph of Chartres Cathedral. (pb) £8.50


M. V. Hughes
The City Saints. (hb) £10.00


Robert Jackson
Dark Age Britain: What to See and Where. (hb) £10.00


Deborah Jaffé
What's Left of Henry VIII. (pb) £3.00


Richard Jenkyns
Westminster Abbey. (hb) £8.50


Michael Jenner
Journeys into Medieval England. (hb) £8.00
Journeys into Medieval England. (pb) £6.00


Paul Johnson
The National Trust Book of British Castles. (hb) £4.00


Duncan Jones and Alison L. Rae
A Wee Guide to Robert the Bruce. (pb) £2.00


Jonathan Keates
Canterbury Cathedral: Official Cathedral Publication; photos Angelo Hornak. (pb) £2.00


Anthony Kemp
Castles in Colour. (hb) £5.00


A. F. Kendrick
The Cathedral Church of Lincoln: A History & Description of its Fabric and a List of the Bishops. (hb, Bell's Cathedral Series) £6.00


John R. Kenyon
Raglan Castle; rev. edn. (pb) £2.00


Nigel & Mary Kerr
A Guide to Anglo-Saxon Sites. (pb) £6.50
A Guide to Medieval Sites in Britain. (hb) £8.00
A Guide to Norman Sites in Britain. (pb) £5.00


Jeremy Knight
Chepstow Castle and Port Wall; Runston Church; Chepstow Bulwarks Camp; revised edn. (pb) £3.00


Elias Kollias
The Knights of Rhodes: The Palace and the City. (pb) £3.00


Lloyd and Jennifer Laing
A Guide to the Dark Age Remains in Britain. (hb) £6.00


Osbert Lancaster
Sailing to Byzantium: An Architectural Companion. (hb) £14.50


Brendan Lehane
The Companion Guide to Ireland. (hb) £6.50


Sue Le' Queux
Haunted Bristol. (pb) £3.50


Pietro Lievore, ed.
Padua, Baptistery of the Cathedral: Frescoes by Giusto De' Menabuoi (XIV c.), 2nd edn. (pb) £8.00


Maurice Lindsay
The Castles of Scotland. (hb) £9.50


M. J. H. Liversidge
The Fourteenth Century Decorated Ceiling in St. Helen's, Abingdon. (pb) £6.50


Tom McNeill
English Heritage Book of Castles. (hb) £15.00
English Heritage Book of Castles. (pb) £9.50


Anne McPherson
Walking to the Saints: A Little Pilgrimage in France. (pb) £6.00


Sir Philip and Lady Magnus-Allcroft
Stokesay Castle, Shropshire. (pb) £1.50


Conleth Manning
Clonmacnoise. (pb) £5.00


Martin Mason and Malcolm Sanders
The City Companion. (hb) £6.50


Mary Mauchline
(w/ Lydia Greeves): Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, North Yorkshire. (pb) £2.50
(w/ Duff Hart-Davis & Hugh Meller): Buckland Abbey, Devon. (pb) £6.50


Donald Maxwell
The Pilgrim's Way in Kent. (pb) £7.50


Arthur Mee
Lincoln. (pb) £6.00
York. (pb) £4.50


Malcolm Miller
Chartres Cathedral. (hb) £3.50
Chartres Cathedral: The Medieval Stained Glass & Sculpture. (pb) £3.00


Mark Morris
Domesday Revisited: A Traveller's Guide. (hb) £8.50


Catherine Morton
Bodiam Castle, Sussex. (pb) £2.50


Richard Muir
The National Trust Guide to Dark Age and Medieval Britain 400-1350. (hb) £8.00


Michael Müller-Wille
Mittelalterliche Burghügel (»Motten«) im Nördlichen Rheinland. (hb) £15.00


Julian Munby and Henry Summerson
Stokesay Castle, Shropshire. (pb) £1.50


Nigel Nicolson and Edward Fawcett
Ightham Mote, Kent. (pb) £4.50


J. G. Noppen, rev. S. E. Rigold
The Chapter House, Westminster Abbey. (pb) £3.00


A. W. Oxford
Guide to Fountains Abbey. (pb) £4.00


B. M. Pande
Qutb Minar and its Monuments. (hb) £7.50


Kathleen Parbury
Women of Grace: A Biographical Dictionary of British Women Saints, Martyrs and Reformers. (hb) £5.00


Arno Parík and Pavel Stecha
The Jewish Town of Prague. (pb) £4.50


Sir Charles Peers
Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight. (pb) £3.50


John Clifford Perks
Chepstow Castle, Monmouthshire; 2nd edn. (pb) £3.50


Ellis Peters
Strongholds and Sanctuaries: The Borderland of England and Wales; photos Roy Morgan. (pb) £4.00


Adrian Pettifer
English Castles: A Guide by Counties. (hb) £6.00
Welsh Castles: A Guide by Counties. (hb) £14.00


David Piper
London: An Illustrated Companion Guide. (hb) £6.50


Mary Pittaluga
The Sistine Chapel. (pb) £3.50


Colin Platt
The National Trust Guide to Late Medieval and Renaissance Britain, from the Black Death to the Civil War. (hb) £15.00
The Traveller's Guide to Medieval England: Eight Tours for the Weekend & the Short Break. (hb) £3.00
The Traveller's Guide to Medieval England: Eight Tours for the Weekend & the Short Break. (pb) £3.50


Enrica Pozzi, gen. ed.
The National Archaeological Museum, Naples. (pb) £5.00


R. B. Pugh and A. D. Saunders
Old Wardour Castle, Wiltshire. (pb) £3.00


William Purcell
Pilgrim's England. (hb) £9.50


Henri Queffélec, photographs by Vincent Robert
Bretagne. (hb) £4.50


Richard Quick, ed.
Discover Norman Britain: Nine Norman Heritage Trails. (pb) £2.00


F. J. E. Raby and P. K. Baillie Reynolds
Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk; 2nd edn. (pb) £1.50


Bernard Rackham
The Stained Glass Windows of Canterbury Cathedral: A Guide for Visitors and Students. (pb) £8.50


C. A. Ralegh Radford
The Bishop's Palace, St. David's, Pembrokeshire, 2nd edn. (pb) £2.50
The Early Christian and Norse Settlements at Birsay. (pb) £3.00
Tintagel Castle, Cornwall. (pb) £3.50


Filippo Raffaelli and Fabio Raffaelli
Passegiate in Toscana e Umbria: Una scelta di itineri inconsueti per capire la terra dei Medici e dei Lorena, spaziando nella vicina patria dei santi e capitani di ventura. Tra storia e curiosità, due regioni ricche di suggestivi paessaggi e tradizioni gastronomiche. (hb) £8.50


Jack Ravensdale
In the Steps of Chaucer's Pilgrims: From Southwark to Canterbury from the Air and on Foot. (hb) £6.00


John E. Ray
Hastings Castle. (pb) £4.00


Derek Renn
Framlingham and Orford Castles. (pb) £2.00


J. S. Richardson and Marguerite Wood; rev. C. J. Tabraham
Melrose Abbey. (pb) £2.50


Anna and Graham Ritchie
Scotland: An Oxford Archaeological Guide. (pb) £11.50


H. Ernest Roberts
Notes on the Medieval Monasteries and Minsters of England and Wales. (hb) £12.50


Nesta Roberts
The Companion Guide to Normandy. (pb) £5.00


David M. Robinson and Colin Platt
Strata Florida Abbey/Talley Abbey. (pb) £4.00


Anna Maria Roda and Barbara Lizzeri, eds.
Cattedrali di Fede: Guida alle Cattedrali Lombarde/Cathedrals of Faith: Lombard Cathedrals Guide. (pb) £3.00


The Earl of Rosslyn
Rosslyn Chapel. (pb) £4.50


Charles Sarazin
Reims. (pb) £3.50


Magnolia Scudieri
Museum of San Marco: The Official Guide. (pb) £2.50


Alastair Service
The Buildings of Britain: Anglo-Saxon and Norman, A Guide and Gazetteer. (hb) £3.50
The Buildings of Britain: Anglo-Saxon and Norman, A Guide and Gazetteer. (pb) £3.00


Mick Sharp
The Way and the Light: An Illustrated Guide to the Saints and Holy Places of Britain. (pb) £8.50


Donn Small, ed.
Explore the New Forest. (pb) £6.00


David Spurr
Devon Churches, Vol. 1: Bideford, Barnstaple & Hartland Peninsula. (pb) £4.00


Joanna Story
Lindisfarne Priory. (pb) £2.50


David & Fiona Sturdy
Historic Monuments of England & Wales. (hb) £4.00.


Henry Summerson
Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland. (pb) £1.50


Chris Tabraham and Fiona Stewart
Urquhart Castle: The Official Souvenir Guide. (pb) £1.50


Rob Talbot & Robin Whiteman
Cadfael Country: Shropshire & the Welsh Border; intro. Ellis Peters. (hb) £15.00


A. J. Taylor
The Jewel Tower, Westminster: Dept of Environment Official Handbook. (pb) £3.00


Arnold Taylor
Beaumaris Castle; 5th edn. (pb) £3.00


David Thackray
Corfe Castle, Dorset. (pb) £3.50


A. Hamilton Thompson
Lindisfarne Priory, Northumberland. (pb) £2.00


Arthur Huxley Thomson
The Cathedral Church of St. Peter in Exeter: Its History, Its Mediaeval Glass, Its Treasures, Its Customs. (pb) £2.50


Richard Tilbrook
Buckfast Abbey. (pb) £2.00


John Timpson
Timpson's Leylines: A Layman Tracking the Leys; photos by Derry Brabbs. (hb) £4.00


Giuliana Todini and Nicola Vox, eds.
The Medieval Rome. (pb) £3.00


Piero Torriti, ed.
Pienza: citta' del Rinascimento. (pb) £4.00


Shirley Toulson
Celtic Journeys in Scotland and the North of England. (pb) £2.00


A. P. Trevor et al
Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd. (pb) £4.50


Bob Trubshaw
Ancient Crosses of Leicestershire and Rutland. (pb) £7.00


Barbara Carpenter Turner
City of Winchester: The Ancient Capital of England. (pb) £3.00


Christopher Turner
London Churches Step by Step. (hb) £7.00


Vallombrosan Benedictine Monks of Saint Apollinare in Classe; rev. Vanda Frattini Godoni
Basilica of S. Apollinare in Classe: Illustrated Art Guide. (pb) £4.50


Rosella Vantaggi
Siena, Town of Art. (pb) £5.00


John Vince
Discovering Saints in Britain, 3rd edn. (pb) £2.50
Discovering Watermills, 5th edn. (pb) £2.00


Michael Watson and Chris Musson
Shropshire from the Air: Man and the Landscape. (pb) £8.00


Albert E. Webb
Glastonbury Abbey: A Hasty Story of the Abbey and a Descriptive Guide to the Abbey Ruins. (pb) £6.50


John West
Our Norman Heritage. (pb) £3.50


J. W. Whiston
Croxall, Staffs. - An Air Photograph of a Deserted Medieval Village. (pb) £4.50


Meadows White
Westminster Abbey; photographs by Derrick L. Sayer. (hb) £5.00


Jeffery W. Whitelaw
Hertfordshire Churches and Other Places of Worship. (pb) £3.50


Arthur Whittingham
Norwich Cathedral Bosses and Misericords. (pb) £4.50


H. R. Wilkins and A. W. Wellings
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Great Warley, Essex: History and Guide. (pb) £5.00


Joy Wilson
Tristan and Iseult: A Cornish Love Story. (pb) £2.50


Roger J. A. Wilson
A Guide to the Roman Remains in Britain, 3rd edn. (hb) £5.00


Hartley Withers
The Cathedral Church of Canterbury: A Description of its Fabric and a Brief History of the Episcopal See, 3rd edn. (hb, Bell's Cathedral Series) £6.00


Geoffrey N. Wright
Discovering Abbeys and Priories. (pb) £2.50


Alan Young and Michael Stead
In the Footsteps of Robert Bruce. (hb) £4.00



Books & journals containing related material

M. W. Beresford and J. K. S. St. Joseph
Medieval England: An Aerial Survey; 2nd edn. (hb) £4.00


Olivier Chaline
The Old Market Square and the Martyrdom of Joan of Arc. (pb) £2.00


Malcolm Norris and Michael Kellett
Your Book of Brasses. (hb) £3.00


W. Norman Paul
Enjoying Old Parish Churches, Vol. 1. (hb) 18.50


Paul White
King Arthur: Man or Myth? 2nd edn. (pb) £1.50



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