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The City of Durham Trust publishes books and Christmas cards and you can use this page to buy them, either through the post (paying with a cheque) or online (paying with your debit or credit card).

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TitleUnit priceQuantityCost
Durham: “a perfect little city?” (2019)
Douglas Pocock
This book’s title recalls the eulogy given the City by Bill Bryson in his Notes from a Small Island (1995), and surveys the many changes to the City since. The question mark in the title says much.
40 pages, 45 illustrations ISBN: 978-0-902776-14-2
£6.00 £5.00
Durham in Poetry (2015)
Douglas Pocock (editor)
An anthology of three dozen poems about Durham, ranging from the eleventh century to the present day. ISBN: 978-0-902776-13-5
£4.50 £3.50
Durham Cathedral: an Architectural Appreciation (2014)
Douglas Pocock (editor)
Essays by Douglas Pocock, Malcolm Thurlby, David Park and Ian Curry, plus 58 illustrations, almost all in colour, exploring the construction, decoration, repair through the centuries and appreciation of the cathedral.
ISBN: 978-0-902776-12-8
£8.50 £6.50
In the Steps of the Masters: Durham in Paintings (2010)
Douglas Pocock
44 pages, 35 colour illustrations ISBN: 978-0-902776-11-8
£5.00 £4.00
The Unmaking of Durham’s Historic Market Place (2010)
Douglas Pocock
24 pages, 14 illustrations ISBN: 978-0-902776-09-6
£3.50 £3.00
The City of Durham Trust Architectural Awards 1990-2009 (2010)
Timothy Clark (editor)
64 pages, 52 colour illustrations ISBN: 978-0-902776-07-1
£5.00 £4.00
The Futures of Durham (2006)
Douglas Pocock
27 pages, 17 black-on-white illustrations ISBN: 978-0-902776-06-7
£2.50 £1.70
Ignatius Bonomi of Durham: Architect (1987)
June Crosby
Monograph: 104 pages, black-on-white illustrations.
£3.30 £2.50

Greetings cards and postcards

Greetings cards come with envelopes, and are blank for your own message. Click any image for a larger version.

ImageDescriptionUnit priceQuantityCost
Greetings card of Crook Hall
Angela Tracy
Greetings card. Blank. A6 (105x148mm)
£0.60 £0.50
Postcard of Crook Hall (small)
Angela Tracy
Postcard. A6 (148x105mm)
£0.30 £0.25
Postcard of Crook Hall (large)
Angela Tracy
Postcard. A5 (211x148mm)
£0.50 £0.40
A view of Durham from the north-west
Anonymous, late 18th century
Greetings card. Blank. A6 (149x105mm)
£0.30 £0.25
Durham (view from Aykley Heads)
John Dobbin, 1854
Greetings card. Blank. A5 (200x140mm)
£0.40 £0.35
Durham Cathedral, south west view
Engraved by B. Winkles after a picture by C. Warren, 1850
Greetings card. Blank. A5 (188x148mm)
£0.40 £0.35
The view from Maiden Castle near Old Durham
William Hutchinson, 1787
Greetings card. Blank. A6 (149x105mm)
£0.30 £0.25
Durham (view of River Wear, Castle, Cathedral and Framwellgate Bridge)
Walter Holmes, 1980
Greetings card. Blank. A5 (210x158mm)
£0.40 £0.35
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