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BRITISH CASTLES
Written by Charles H. Ashdown.
Stock no. 2137581
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Dark green cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 32 colour plates plus line drawings. A and C Black Colour Book in the 7/6 series. Spine is bumped and browned. corners are also bumped. A few marks to covers. Front joint is a bit cracked and pulled. Page browning and foxing.

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GENEVA
Written by Francis Gribble. Illustrated by J. Hardwicke Lewis; May Hardwicke Lewis.
Stock no. 2137579
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 20 colour plates. A and C Black Colour Book in the 7/6 Series. Spine is browned with chip/tear to top, some fraying to cloth and a bit of loss. Small white 'splash' mark to bottom of front cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some page browning. Page 73 is grubby.

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A SHORT HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND
Written by J.F. Kendall.
Stock no. 2137461
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with direct colour photographs taken at The Church Pageant by Elliott and Fry. Also b/w photos. 207 pages including index. A & C Black 7/6 Series. Spine and cover edges are very browned. Some white scuffing marks to front cover. Browning and foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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NUREMBERG
Written by Mrs. Arthur G. Bell. Illustrated by Arthur G. Bell.
Stock no. 2137423
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1905. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover, with small decorations. Top edge gilt. 20 colour plates. 4 page booklist to rear. Assumed early reprint, as 1st printings were not produced with the 4 page booklists to rear. The booklist is dated Spring 1905. Spine and cover edges are browned. Front cover is a bit bowed. Spotting and some chipping to rear cover. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some grubby marks to contents. Plates are clean.

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THE SPIRIT OF PARIS
Written by Frankfort Sommerville. Illustrated by G. Fraipont; Lucien Gautier; Raphael Kirchner; Maurice De Lambert; et al..
Stock no. 2137422
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth with yellow titles and yellow, black, pink and green decorations. A & C Black 7/6 Series. 20 colour plates. Reprint (doesn't have original gilt titles of the 1st edition). Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fade to one edge of rear cover. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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AROUND ST. MALO
Written by Spencer Musson. Illustrated by J. Hardwicke Lewis.
Stock no. 2137417
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1917. Very good condition.

Green cloth, pale yellow titles to spine and front cover. 20 beautiful colour plates and sketch map. Originally published in French in 1912, this is the English edition. A and C Black 7/6 series. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few scuff/wear marks to covers. Name in ink to top of front endpaper. Browning and some light foxing.

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HAUNTS OF ANCIENT PEACE
Written by Alfred Austin. Illustrated by Agnes Locke.
Stock no. 2137416
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1908. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Black/grey patterned border. 20 colour plates. A and C Black 7/6 Series. Originally published in 1902 by Macmillan. 4 page booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks and spots to covers. Foxing to various degrees throughout.

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ADVENTURES AMONG PICTURES
Written by C. Lewis Hind. Illustrated by Louis Grier; Botticelli; Rembrandt; Thomas Gainsborough; et al..
Stock no. 2137413
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1904. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover; black borders. Top edge gilt. With 24 illustrations, 8 of which are reproduced in the colours of the original paintings, and 16 are in b/w. 301 pages, plus 1 page advert for book by the same author. Additional 4 page booklist (dated Spring 1904). A & C Black Colour Book in the 7/6 series. Circa date is taken from the booklist to rear (dated Spring 1904). The 1st printings of this title did NOT have these 4 page booklists, but assumed an early reprint in same year as first. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spotting to covers. Browning to spine. Prelims are roughly opened - one b/w plate has margin tears/ragged edges. Small nick to edge of frontis. Some foxing and browning.

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BATH & BRISTOL
Written by Stanley Hutton. Illustrated by Laura A. Happerfield.
Stock no. 2137410
Published by A. & C. Black. Circa 1915. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black Colour Book 7s 6d Series. 3000 copies printed. Grey cloth, green titles and borders. 20 tissue-guarded colour plates. 2 folding maps. REPRINT! Spine is browned. Marks to covers; bumping. Front joint is a bit cracked. Margin tear to plate guard page 101. Blue mark to verso of plate page 176. Some foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

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OUR LIFE IN THE SWISS HIGHLANDS
Written by John Addington Symonds. Illustrated by J. Hardwicke Lewis.
Stock no. 2137367
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 2nd 1907. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover, 20 colour plates. An A.& C. Black colour Book in the 7/6 series. Second edition. Bumping and wear o spine and corners; chipping to cloth at top and tail of spine. Front endpaper is MISSING. Browning and foxing.

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WORCESTERSHIRE
Written by A.G. Bradley. Illustrated by Thomas Tyndale.
Stock no. 1823538
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Original pale blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. 24 tissue-guarded colour plates. Folding map to rear. Top edge gilt. A & C Black Colour Book 7s 6d Series. viii and 181 pages including index, 2 page publisher adverts for books in same series to rear. Spine browned, red marks to rear cover lower edge and rear edge of spine. Endpapers and prelims browned and fragile. All plates present and lightly browned. Rear joint cracking. Some hinges pulled but binding tight.

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CHESTER
Written by Francis R.G. Duckworth. Illustrated by E. Harrison Compton.
Stock no. 2137268
Published by A. & C. Black. Circa 1913. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles and shield. 20 colour plates, plus fold-out plan to rear. A and C Black 7/6 series. Reprint. 8 page booklist to rear. Circa date is estimated by books on booklist to rear. Spine is browned and bumped. Marks, with some staining to covers. Some foxing and browning throughout.

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