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ISLE OF WIGHT
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff. Illustrated by A. Heaton Cooper.
Stock no. 2137597
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 24 colour plates and map to end of book. A and C Black Colour Book in the 7/6 Series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening to spine; a few small nicks Some large foxspots. Browning to plate margins.

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THE CANARY ISLANDS
Written by Florence Du Cane. Illustrated by Ella Du Cane.
Stock no. 2137594
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

A. & C. Black colour book in 7/6 series. 20 colour plates. White cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Fold-out map to rear. 172 pages, plus 4 original pages to rear (adverts for other books). Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Some marks to covers. Browning to endpapers. Outer page edges are foxed, with some to pages internally. A couple of plates have margin marks.

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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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MOSCOW
Written by H.M. Grove. Illustrated by F. De Haenen.
Stock no. 2137580
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Good condition.

A and C Black 7s 6d shilling series. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and yellow title and small motif to front cover. 16 captioned tissue-guarded colour plates and 16 b/w plates. Fold-out map to rear. Front cover is a bit bowed. Spotting and uneven browning to rest of covers. Front joint is cracked and pulled - webbing showing through - starting to make binding feel weak. Some foxing and browning. Grubby fingermarks. Browning to plate margins. Map to rear in excellent condition!

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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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PROVINCIAL RUSSIA
Written by Hugh Stewart. Illustrated by F. De Haenen.
Stock no. 2137530
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1913. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black Colour Book 7/6 Series. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. 32 colour plates. Assumed a reprint, as top edge is NOT gilt like the first. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing and marks to covers. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing.

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THE CHARM OF GARDENS
Written by Dion Clayton Calthrop.
Stock no. 2137469
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

32 colour plates. Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover; some decorations also. Top edge gilt. A. & C. Black Colour Book 7s 6d Series. 239 pages plus 4 page original booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Chipping and splitting to both side of top of spine; some fraying to cloth; also a bit browned. Some marks to rear cover. Inscription in ink to prelims. Some foxing and browning throughout.

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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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