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Secret Landscapes: Mysterious Sites, Deserted Villages, and Forgotten Places of Great Britain and Ireland

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Title:Secret Landscapes: Mysterious Sites, Deserted Villages, and Forgotten Places of Great Britain and Ireland
Price:GBP£15.00 (about USD$18.80)
Category:History
ISBN:9781856480802
Book ID:B009-3567
Quantity:1
Publisher:Select Editions, London, 1992
Edition:First Thus
Binding:Hardcover (Printed Boards)
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
Select Editions, 1992, Hardcover (Printed Boards), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First Thus

laminated pictorial boards covers; Dwellings, villages, places of worship, castles and work places have, with the passage of time; decayed and blended into the surrounding countryside. Covering a period of time from 2000 BC to the present century, they all retain a certain atmosphere, mystery and secrecy. The observant lens of Michael Hales has discovered many places which have long been forgotten and buried. Some of these places have never been photographed, while others will be more familiar. Wynford Vaughan-Thomas has written an entertaining and informative text to accompany beautiful and evocative photographs - all of which have been specially commissioned for this fascinating book. Over 130 black-and-white photographs; glossary, map and grid references, bibliography and index. Jacket Illustrations: front - Standing Stones on Dartmoor back: Abandoned powder mills near Postbridge. Devon Reset Edition. Size: 4to - over 9�" - 12" tall. 208 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage; now in archive acetate film protection. Dust Jacket un-clipped. White titles spine. illustrated by b/w. photo's. & b/w. map. Includes glossary, index & suggestions for further reading. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Travel & Places; Local History; Photography; Archaeology. ISBN: 1856480801. ISBN/EAN: 9781856480802. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3567.
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