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Portrait Books
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd. Country: United Kingdom. Date: Late 1960s - early 1980s.


Portrait of the Quantocks - Waite (/Portrait Books/Robert Hale) (image)

Portrait of the Quantocks
by Vincent Waite.
London, Robert Hale Ltd, 1969 (Portrait Books series)
Hardcover. Dust wrapper. 189 pages. Black and white plates. Size: Octavo.
ISBN 10: 0709111584 / ISBN 13: 9780709111580


PORTRAIT BOOKS (ROBERT HALE)
Series Note: Portrait Books was a "series of topographical works describing the cities, counties, and regions of Britain and some of the regions of France" (...) "Described variously as neither literature, a history, or a guide book, the works attempted to sum-up the atmosphere of their area, and 'the lives of its people, past and present' ". (source).

The title of each volume begins with the words "Portrait of", e.g. Portrait of Aberdeen and Deeside.

Certain of the titles in this series were later republished in new editions with the titles beginning The Illustrated History of...

Related Robert Hale series:
- County Books
- Regional Books
- Regions of Britain
- Villages series

Title / Author / Publication Year

Aberdeen and Deeside
by Cuthbert Graham

Argyll and the Southern Hebrides
by David Graham-Campbell

Ashdown Forest
by Roger Penn

Avon
by John Hadden

Bath
by John Haddon

Bedfordshire
by David H. Kennett

The Border Country
by Nigel Tranter

The Brown Beacons
by L. J. Mason [Edmund. J. Mason ]

Bristol
by Keith Beace

Broadland
by S. A. Manning [Stanley Arthur Manning]

Buckinghamshire
by John Camp

Cambridge
by C. R. Benstead [Charles Richard Benstead]

Cambridgeshire
by S. A. Manning [Stanley Arthur Manning]

Canterbury
by John Boyle

Cardiff and its Valleys
by Brian Dicks

The Channel Islands
by Raoul Lempriere

Cheshire
by David Bethel

Chester
by David Bethel

The Chilterns
by Elizabeth Cull

The Clyde
by Jack House

Cornwall
by Claude Berry

The Cotswolds
by Edith Brill

Coventry
by E. B. Newbold

Cumbria
by J. D. Marshall

The Dales
by Norman Duerden

Dartmoor
by Vian Smith

The River Derwent
by Walt Unsworth

Dorset
by Ralph Wightman

Edinburgh
by Ian Nimmo

Epping Forest
by Sir William Addision

Essex
by Bryan Little

Exeter
by Bryan Little

The Fen Country
by Edward Storey

Glasgow
by Maurice Lindsay

Gloucestershire
by T. A. Ryder

Gower
by Wynford Vaughan-Thomas

Hampshire
by Noreen O'Dell

Hertfordshire
by Brian J. Bailey

The Howgills and the Upper Eden Valley
by Michael Ffinch

Humbershide
by Ivan E. Broadhead

The Isle of Man
by E. H. Stenning

The Isle of Wight
by Lawrence Wilson

The Isles of Scilly
by Clive Mumford

Kendal and the Kent Valley
by Michael Ffinch

The Lakes
by Norman Nicholson

Lancashire
by Jessica Lofthouse

Leicestershire
by Brian J. Bailey

Limerick
by Mainchin Seoiche

Lincolnshire
by Michael Lloyd

Liverpool
by Howard Channon

London
by Robert Clayton

London River
by Basil E. Cracknell

The Lothians
by Nigel Tranter

Manchester
by Michael Kennedy

The River Medway
by Roger Penn

The Moray Firth
by Cathbert Graham

The New Forest
by Brian Vesey-FitzGerald

Norfolk
by David Yaxley

Northamptonshire
by Peter Gorham Webb]

Northumberland
by Nancy Ridley

North Wales
by Michael Senior

The North York Moors
by Nicholas Rhea

Nottingham
by Emrys Bryson

Oxfordshire
by Christine Bloxham

Pembrokeshire
by Dillwyn Miles

The Pennines
by Roger A. Redfern

Perth, Angus and Fife
by David Graham-Campbell

Plymouth
by J. C. Trewin

The Potteries
by Bill Morland

The Quantocks
by Vincent Waite

The Scott Country
by Marion Lochhead

The Severn
by J. H. B. Peel

The Shakespeare Country
by J. C. Trewin

Sheffield
by B. Bunker

Shropshire
Brian J. Bailey

The Solent
by Barry Shurlock

Somerset
by Bryan Little

Southern Greece
by Brian Dicks

The Sprey
by Francis Thompson

Suffolk
by Allan Jobson

Surrey
by Basil E. Cracknell

Sussex
by Cecile Woodford

The Thames
by J. H. B. Peel

The River Trent
by Peter Lord

West Yorkshire
by Margaret Slack

Wiltshire
by Pamela Street

Windermere
by Christopher B. Taylor

Wirral
by Kenneth Bailey

Wordsworth Country
by Ronald Sands

York
by Ronald Willis

Yorkshire
by Harry J. Scott

The Yorkshire Ouse
by Ivan E. Broadhead



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