Arthur C. Armstrong, Harry R.G. Inglis: Short Spins Round London (North of the Thames) (1907)


Gall & Inglis. Hardcover. With 146 maps and plans/elevation profiles, index. Armstrong was then joint-editor of Cycling, Inglis the author of the Contour Road Book of England. “Designed to include all roads and lanes of practical use to the cyclist within a radius of twenty miles round London, north of the River Thames, in the East, and the Bath road, west… a number of little known by-ways with interesting characteristics are also mentioned.” Includes lamp-lighting tables and other ephemera. 1st ed. Condition: Used – Good. Mild wear to cover, pages generally very good.. ISBN: none. Box MC13

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From the library of the archaeologist Arthur ApSimon (1927-2019). Reminiscences and obituaries in Salon (Society of Antiquaries), Mike Pitts’ Digging Deeper, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelæological Society, Cornish Archaeology (paywall). Recollections of the man himself, as told to son Trevor, here (access).

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A watercolour of Stonehenge by the young Arthur ApSimon.