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BRITISH BEETLES
Written by E.C. Rye; Canon Fowler.
Stock no. 1821262
Published by L. Reeve & Co. Ltd.. 2nd 1890. Almost very good condition.

An Introduction to the Study of Our Indigenous Coleoptera. Second Edition, Revised and in Part Re-Written by Rev. Canon Fowler. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt vignette of large stag beetle to front. 16 colour plates to rear. Edges rubbed & lightly worn. Boards lightly scuffed. Text block browned. Joints cracked but not broken. Contemporary inscription in ink to front endpaper. All plates present. A few margin marks.

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BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. XVIII SOUTH WALES
Written by Thomas Rees.
Stock no. 1821252
Published by John Harris. 1st 1815. Very good condition.

Three-quarter leather binding, raised bands to spine, gilt titles to spine with gilt decoration. Blue marbled paper boards. 33 b/w plates. viii and 917 pages plus book list to rear and index. Spine lightly faded but gilt still bright. Text block lightly browned and lightly marked (does not detract). Some page browning and scattered foxing. A very nice copy considering the age. All plates present.

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ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE REMAINS OF ROMAN ART IN CIRENCESTER, THE SITE OF ANTIENT CORINIUM
Written by Professor Buckman; C.H. Newmarch.
Stock no. 1821231
Published by George Bell. 1st 1850. Good condition.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front. Tissue-guarded plates, some folding. B/w illustrations. List of subscribers. Spine worn with some splitting at vertical edges, cloth to top of spine has broken away. Boards scuffed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout also affecting plates. Some hinges pulled.

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INDEX TESTACEOLOGICUS, AN ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF BRITISH AND FOREIGN SHELLS
Written by W Wood; Sylvanus Hanley. Illustrated by W. Wood.
Stock no. 1821230
Published by Willis And Sotheran. 1st thus 1856. Very good condition.

Containing about 2800 figures accurately coloured after nature. A New and Entirely revised edition with ancient and modern appellations, synonyms, localities, etc, etc. Three-quarter green leather binding with marbled paper boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt title and decorative tooling. 46 exquisite handcoloured plates. Top edge gilt. Leather spine & corners a little scuffed and worn. Marbled boards scuffed, rubbed at edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint only just starting to crack (very minor). A few scattered foxspots. All plates present. A lovely copy.

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ROMAN ANTIQUITIES AT LYDNEY PARK GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Written by William Hiley Bathurst; C.W. King.
Stock no. 1821229
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1879. Good condition.

A posthumous work of the Rev. William Hiley Bathurst, M.A. with notes by C.W. King. Green cloth, gilt title to spine, gilt vignette to front cover. 30 plates including one tinted and nine in colour. Top & tail of spine worn. Rear board scuffed. Lower front corner has large bump to board. Other corners lightly bumped. Joints cracking but binding still good. Lower corners of contents lightly creased caused by the bump to front board. Contemporary inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Neat date in ink and a blind address stamp to top of title page. A few scattered foxspots. Hinges pulled. All plates present.

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FAIRY TALES; IN VERSE TO WHICH IS ADDED THE CHASE, A TALE OF FANCY
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821082
Published by Joseph Thomas. 1839. Almost very good condition.

New Edition, with Additions. 7 tales: Little Red Riding Hood; Blue Beard; Cinderella; Little Thumb and the Ogre; The Master Cat, or Puss in Books; The Fairy, or Toads and Diamonds; The Chase, a Tale of Fancy. Three-quarters burgundy leather with marbled boards. Gilt title to spine is 'Juvenile Tales 5'. vi and 153 pages. Leather spine & corners worn. Boards scuffed. Front hinge pulled but binding tight. A few grubby marks to contents.

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TOM THUMB: A BURLETTA
Written by Henry Fielding; Kane O'Hara. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 1821080
Published by Joseph Thomas. 1837. Almost very good condition.

No. 4 Thomas's Burlesque Drama. Altered from Henry Fielding by Kane O'Harra. Paperwraps bound in three-quarter calf leather with gilt title to spine and marbled paper boards. B/w illustrations. 34 pages plus 2 page publisher adverts and several blank pages to rear. Marbled endpapers. Spine browned, leather edges rubbed. Heavy foxing to prelims and blank pages to rear. A few grubby marks to contents.

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HABITS, MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF ALL NATIONS FOR THE INSTRUCTION OF THE YOUNG
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821068
Published by Edward Lacey. Circa 1860. Very good condition.

Brown blind stamped boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w plates. vi and 248 pages. Top & tail of spine worn, corners lightly rubbed. Boards clean and bright. Front endpaper missing. Contemporary inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Top corner creases to contents and a few grubby marks.

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THE POETICAL EPITOME; OR ELEGANT EXTRACTS ABRIDGED
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821067
Published by C. Dilly. 1791. Almost very good condition.

From the larger volume, for the improvement of scholars at classical and other schools, in the art of speaking, in reading, thinking, composing, an in the conduct of life. Small, fat, square format. Three-quarters calf leather binding. Marbled paper boards. Marbled endpapers. Pictorial title page. Marbled text block. xx and 532 pages. Boards rubbed and edge-worn. Corners worn. Binding tight. Initials in ink to title page. Foxing and browning throughout. Text block is browned.

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THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. XIII PART I AND II
Written by Rev. Mr. Nightingale.
Stock no. 1821028
Published by J. Harris; Longman And Co.; J. Walker; R. Baldwin et al.. 1st 1813. Very good condition.

Original delineations, topographical, historical and descriptive. Two Volumes. Part I: Shropshire and Somersetshire. Part II: Staffordshire. Three quarter leather binding with blue marbled boards. 5 raised bands to spine. Gilt title to spines and gilt tooling. 31 & 14 plates respectively. Very nice, tight leather binding. Light browning to edge of marbled boards. Spines are lightly faded but gilt is bright. Text block browned on both volumes. Scattered foxing throughout and browning.

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MEMORIALS OF MILLBANK AND CHAPTERS IN PRISON HISTORY
Written by Arthur Griffiths. Illustrated by R Goff; Arthur Griffiths.
Stock no. 1821007
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1st 1884. Almost very good condition.

Written by the Deputy Governor of Millbank Prison at the time. Blue/green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. 468 pages plus 40 pages of publisher adverts to rear. Top of spine frayed with loss, base of spine lightly worn. Cloth to rear board bubbled (air pockets between board and cloth). Joints cracked. Text block browned. One or two grubby marks internally. WH Smith Esq Library stamp embossed to prelims. Contemporary inscription in ink to verso of half-title page. A few foxspots present.

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WALKS IN LONDON (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Augustus J.C. Hare.
Stock no. 1820989
Published by George Allen. 6th 1894. Very good condition.

Sixth Edition (revised) in two volumes. Black cloth boards with red stripes top and tail, gilt title to spines, crest to front boards. All edges red. B/w illustrations. Top & tail of spines rubbed & frayed. Corners worn. Rear boards scuffed. Front joints starting to crack. Some annotation present mainly in volume 2.

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