The Wayfarer’s Book – E-Mansell

The Wayfarer’s Book – E Mansell

The Wayfarer’s Book – E Mansell

“A collection of scraps and oddments of unusual and interesting facts…… gleaned from all manor of places during my years of wondering the countryside” With Ninety-six Drawings by the author and four coloured plates. 192 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over brown cloth. dj vg Book vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me. I will apply a discount for simultaneous purchases, If I remember.


Walking & Strolling around Sidmouth


Bypaths & Strolls around SIDMOUTH two pamphlets

Published by The Sid Vale Association. Strolls 3rd edition early 70’s 40 pages and an inserted folded map. Bypaths 17th edition 32 pages with inserted folded map. Both as new. Through the post anywhere in UK (including Sidmouth)


Yorkshire & nearly Yorkshire

Just a few of the titles available for £2.50, granted Snowdonia is not near Yorkshire but you can get there in a couple of hours, traffic permitting that is.


Odd Corners in the Yorkshire Dales – William T Palmer

5th edition 1948 112 pages with 15 illustrations by J Hardman. Through the post to any UK address


Dalesman Mini Books

Exploring the Lake District by Malcolm Boyes

Exploring the North Yorkshire Moors by Malcolm Boyes

Exploring the Yorkshire Coast by Barry Mitchell

Lakeland A to Z


Peak District Walks by John N Merrill

Roman Derbyshire by Tom Garlick

Shepherd’s Crooks and Walking Sticks by David Grant and Edward Hart

Walking in Airedale

Walking in the Bronte Country

Walking on the Norfth Yorkshire Moors

Walks in Lower Wharfdale by Geoffrey White

Walks in Nidderdale by Geoffrey White

Walks in Upper Wharfedale by Mike Obst

Walks North of York by Geoffrey White and Geoffrey Green

Yorkshire Mysteries and Oddities

Various editions mostly in at least vg condition priced between £2.50 and £5.00

All About Arran – Downie

Downie - All About Arran - HB 181

A 1948 reprint both book and dj vg+. All about Arran for Holiday Maker, Hiker, Mountaineer, Historian, Geologist and Naturalist, no mention of Chief Cook and Bottle washer. 164 pages 170 X 110cm (I would normally have used inches but 1/2 inches make it difficult to type.

I offer it at £2.50 (+p&p if you are not visiting my shop)

The Welsh Peaks – W A Poucher

W. A. Poucher’s guides, first published in the 1960s, are some of the most popular books for fellwalkers, climbers and scramblers ever published. They are packed with guidance on clothing, equipment, accommodation, route finding, distances and times, all in an attractive pocket-sized format to slip into your rucksack. Aspiring landscape photographers will find a chapter of essential tips in each book to help them too. This copy is near fine and available for £2.50.


“Dalesman” Mini Books

I don’t restrict myself to the “Dalesman” magazine, I look out for all their publications even when they stray out of God’s Own County (GOC).


Exploring: The Lake District, North Yorkshire Moors and the Yorkshire Coast (three Books)

Lakeland A to Z


Peak District Walks

Roman Derbyshire

Shepherds Crooks and Walking Sticks

Walking in; Airedale : Bronte Country : North Yorkshire Moors : Lower Wharfedale : Upper Wharfedale

Yorkshire Mysteries and Oddities

All are available along with many other Dalesman publications, though if you intend visiting my shop and you are interested let me know as they are all at home as I intend getting round to reading them, especially the “walking” books. As the bumper sticker should say “Bibliophiles just read about it”.



Walking Drinking and Local History (Huddersfield & Yorkshire)

Colne Valley – Official Guide and Industrial Handbook 1973. 36 page illustrated with fold out map £5.00

FLYING EGGS AND THINGS More Pennine Tales – Henry Livings  126 page hardback with dj £2.50

THE DRINKERS GUIDE TO WALKING – Yorkshire and Humberside 128 pages with illustrations and maps. You must know someone for whom this is a perfect present, though I would have thought the answer to the title is “Don’t”. £SOLD

Through Highways and By-Ways with Bonaventure – Country walks around Huddersfield by Arnold Brook. Published in 1949 by The Huddersfield Examiner, 80 pages with illustrations and maps, small enough to slip in your pocket. £2.50

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