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LONDON VANISHED & VANISHING
Written by Philip Norman. Illustrated by Philip Norman.
Stock no. 2134074
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1905. Almost very good condition.

A. & C. Black Colour Book. Dark green cloth, gilt. 75 tissue-guarded and captioned colour plates. Front cover is slightly bowed. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; knocks to edges. Marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Half-title page is stuck to front endpaper, with lengthy inscription in ink to verso. Glue marks to front endpaper. A few tissue-guards have small tears - or have partially come out. Foxing and page edge browning to outer page edges, endpapers and margins. All plates present.

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CHESTER
Written by Francis R.G. Duckworth. Illustrated by E. Harrison Compton.
Stock no. 2126191
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1910. 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. Spine is browned. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers, including a fade/damp mark to bottom of rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.

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BONNIE SCOTLAND
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff. Illustrated by Sutton Palmer.
Stock no. 2123624
Published by A. & C. Black. 1912. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

An outline of Scotland's salient features with a glimpse at its history, national character and customs. 75 colour plates. Blue decorated cloth. 254 pages. 9 x 6". An A. & C. Black Colour Book. Some wear to cover corners. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. A little foxing; some margin marks. A couple of tissue guards have become loose, but still inserted. Wrapper is very creased and damaged; has been repaired to verso with brown tape; still some pieces of loss.

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WORLD'S CHILDREN
Written by Dorothy Menpes. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 1314438
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1903. Very good condition.

Deluxe edition limited to 500 copies. White decorated cloth with gilt titles. 100 colour plates. 246 pages, top edge gilt others untrimmed. SIGNED by the artist. This is copy no. 322. Spine and corners bumped. White cloth is slightly grubby. Foxing throughout (affects tissue-guards but not actual plates).

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HAPPY ENGLAND
Written by Marcus B. Huish. Illustrated by Helen Allingham.
Stock no. 2107921
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1909. Very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth. 80 colour plates and 1 black and white portrait of author. A. & C. Black Colour Book series. Reissue in large size. Bumping to corners. Spine is faded/browned, with small split to top. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint is a bit cracked. Foxing to outer page edges. Some page browning.

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BRITISH FLORAL DECORATION
Written by R.F. Felton.
Stock no. 1203241
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 3000 copies printed. A and C Black 7s 6d Series. 26 tissue-guarded colour plates. Joints cracked. Front endpaper detached. Spine browned with a couple of nicks to top. All plates present.

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MIDDLESEX
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff. Illustrated by John Fulleylove.
Stock no. 807364
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt titles and sabre vignette to front cover and spine. 20 tissue-guarded colour plates. Top edge gilt. Folding map to rear. 3000 copies printed. A & C Black Colour 7s 6d Series. Book: all plates present. Spine a little dulled. Corners lightly rubbed.

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OXFORD
Written by Edward Thomas. Illustrated by John Fulleylove.
Stock no. 806637
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1903. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt design and titles on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. 3200 copies. A. & C. Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. 60 tissue-guarded colour plates. Book: all plates present. Corners bumped and rubbed. Joints starting to crack. A few scattered foxspots to contents. Dated 1903 but advert for Cambridge at rear suggests 1907.

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ENGLISH COSTUME 1066-1820
Written by Dion Clayton Calthrop. Illustrated by Dion Clayton Calthrop.
Stock no. 614719
Published by A. & C. Black. 1937. Slightly better than good condition.

A and C Black Colour Book. Colour plates. B/w illustrations. 463 pages. The history and development of Costume in England. Remains of label to front pastedown. Edges a little grubby.

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