Village sign books
Below is a complete bibliography of books on village signs and details of how to obtain them.
Village Signs in Norfolk - Books 1, 2 and 3 - by Frances Procter and Philippa Miller - were the first books on village signs and were published by Black Horse Books, alas these charming books are now out of print but a look at second-hand bookshops may be fruitful.
Published by www.alpublications.co.uk
~ Village Signs of England, Scotland and Wales - by Shirley M Addy and Maureen Long - Includes B&W and colour photographs and descriptions of over 100 village signs from all parts of Britain - £4.50
~ Suffolk Signs - Books 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 - by Shirley M Addy and Maureen Long - £4.50 each
~ The Story of Village and Town Signs of Norfolk - by Frances Proctor and Philippa Miller, edited by John Porter - £4.50
~ Village Signs of North Cambridgeshire - by Ian MacEachern - £3 (published by SB Publications at £6.50), last remaining stocks held by Shirley Addy
~ Cambridgeshire Village Signs - Books 2 and 3 - by Ian MacEachern - £4.50 each
~ Lincolnshire Village Signs - Books 1 and 2 - photos by Fred Ham; text by Shirley M Addy and Maureen Long - £4.50 each
~ Kent Village Signs - Books
1 and 2 - by Alan Bignell - £4.50 each
Orders (plus 40p p&p per book) to S M Addy, 2 The Hazels, Wilpshire, Blackburn, Lancs, BB1 9HZ. These books may also be ordered online through www.alpublications.co.uk
Published by Tamagawa University Press, Tokyo
A Forkloric Design in Britain
- Village Signs by Kiyoshi Nishikawa and Michito Oda - 1998.
Town and Village Books by Ken Savage
edition) - £9.00
East Midlands :(Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Nottinghamshire)(rev.) - £10.00
Essex (revised edition) - £11.00
Greater London (revised edition) - £3.00
Hertfordshire (revised edition) - £3.00
Kent .(revised edition) - £10.00
Lincolnshire (revised edition) - £9.00
Norfolk (revised edition) - £18.00
North of England: (Cumbria, Durham, Northumberland) - £4.50
North West: Cheshire - £2.50
Greater Manchester & Merseyside - £2.50
Lancashire - £3.00
South Coast: (Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Wight) - £7.00
South Midlands: (revised edition) (Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire & Rutland) - £6.50
Suffolk (revised edition) - £14.00
Surrey (revised edition) - £4.50
Sussex (revised edition) - £7.50
Thames Valley: (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire) - £ 5.00
West Country: Cornwall & Devon - £4.00
Gloucestershire, Somerset & Wiltshire - £6.50
West Midlands (revised edition): (Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire) - £7.00
Yorkshire - £9.00
Order from Ken Savage, 7 Duck End, Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, PE29 2LW.
Published by SB Publications
The Village Signs of Sussex - by Brigid Chapman - 2006 - £9.95. Available from Maureen Long, 52 London Road, Kessingland, Lowestoft, NR33 7PW - please add 50p p&p per book and make cheque payable to M Long.
Published by Shire Publications
East Anglian Village and Town Signs - by Ursula Bourne - This is now out of print.