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POOR JACK
Written by Captain Frederick Marryat. Illustrated by Clarkson Stanfield.
Stock no. 1318474
Published by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans. 1st 1840. Very good condition.

Three-quarter brown leather binding, raised bands, gilt titles and decorations to spine. Marbled boards. 36 b/w plates plus text illustrations. x + 384 pages. Rebound with new endpapers. Contents are grubby, slightly foxed and browned.

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THE GIMCRACK JINGLE ALPHABET
No author listed. Illustrated by Ingles Rhode.
Stock no. 1818423
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1900. Poor condition.

Each letter has an illustration and a verse to accompany it. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards browned and a little grubby. New endpapers. Some professional repair to gutters and also some paper repair. Some pages creased and edge-worn (mainly A-E and V-Z). Grubby marks throughout.

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OUR DARLINGS: AT HOME, IN TOWN, AT THE SEA-SIDE, IN THE COUNTRY, AT PLAY
Written by Mars. Illustrated by Mars.
Stock no. 1818422
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

A picture book with minimal text. Oblong format. Bevelled edge boards. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Green, floral endpapers. 47 pages. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards a little browned and scuffed. Joints repaired. Diagonal corner crease to lower corner of free front endpaper is fragile and liable to tear. Vertical crease to half-title page. Light browning to contents with minor grubby marks in places.

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LA NAVIGATION AERIENNE L'AVIATION ET LA DIRECTION DES AEROSTATS
Written by Gaston Tissandier.
Stock no. 2131329
Published by Librairie Hachette Et Cie. 1st 1886. Good condition.

L'Aviation et la Direction des Aerostats dans les temps anciens et modernes (the aviation and direction of airships in old and modern times). Blue paperwraps. B/w illustrations. Text in French. Re-bound with a near matching blue card, front and rear paperwrap covers glued to card for strength, original spine missing. Some hinges broken but binding is generally tight. One or two scattered foxspots else contents clean.

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REMINISCENCES OF A HUNTSMAN
Written by Grantley F. Berkeley. Illustrated by John Leech; G.H. Jalland.
Stock no. 2130938
Published by Edward Arnold. 1897. Almost very good condition.

Cream spine and corners (appears to have been rebound from original), with original brown title label laid down on spine. Colour and 8 b/w plates. Top edge gilt. A New Edition. Darkening and chipping, with some loss to spine and corners. Bumping to corners. Scuffing also to marbled covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Names in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges.

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STABLE TALK AND TABLE TALK: OR, SPECTACLES FOR YOUNG SPORTSMEN (VOLS 1 & 2)
Written by Harry Hieover.
Stock no. 1817634
Published by Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans. 2nd 1846. Very good condition.

Two volumes bound in one. Brown leather spine & corners, 5 raised bands to spine and gilt title with horse vignettes. Marbled paper sides and endpapers. B/w frontispiece. Red ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt. A nice, tight binding. Board edges lightly rubbed. Red ribbon page marker is detached but present.

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HANDLEY CROSS OR MR. JORROCKS'S HUNT
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 1817631
Published by Bradbury, Agnew & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1854. Almost very good condition.

Leather spine & corners with gilt title to spine and 5 raised bands. Marbled paper sides. 17 hand-coloured steel engravings, numerous b/w engravings on wood. viii and 550 pages. Rebound. Front and rear joint very tight. Front joint pulled between endpaper and frontispiece. All plates present. Contents grubby.

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BRIGHT-PAGES FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES
Written by S. Lecky; E. Lecky. Illustrated by Emily J. Harding.
Stock no. 2130873
Published by Birn Brothers. Circa 1895. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 24 colour illustrations by Harding. Other b/w illustrations. Heavy wear to covers; bumping; some chipping. Spotting to spine. Front endpaper has edge-tears. Joints appear to have been repaired. Foxing and grubby marks to pages throughout.

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PEN AND PENCIL IN PARLIAMENT
Written by Harry Furniss. Illustrated by Harry Furniss.
Stock no. 1817608
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co.. 1st 1897. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title. Grey pictorial boards. Humourous political cartoons. Board edges rubbed, corners worn. Free endpapers heavily browned. Some light crinkling to contents and faint dampstaining to margins.

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THE SEA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by F. Whymper.
Stock no. 2128580
Published by Cassell Petter & Galpin. Very good condition.

Four volumes in two. Three-quarter dark green leather binding. Gilt titles and decorations to spines. B/w illustrations. The Sea, its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril & Heroism. A few small marks/spotting to covers. Brown mark to rear cover of one volume. Foxing and browning to outer page edges and some page margins. Corner creasing to a few pages. Leather to spine and corners is still lovely and bright.

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A TOPOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH
Written by John Britton; J. Evans.
Stock no. 2128227
Published by Sherwood, Neely & Jones. Good condition.

Containing an account of its Towns, Castles, Antiquities, Churches, Monuments, Public Edifices, Picturesque Scenery. White title label to spine. Fold-out map to front. 11 engravings. What appears to be a few library stickers; so probably ex-lib. Partially removed sticker to base of spine; couple of ink stamps to prelims. Uneven fading to covers; some chipping to edges and corners. Bumping. Page edge browning; some foxing.

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A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE NESTS AND EGGS OF BRITISH BIRDS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by F.O. Morris.
Stock no. 2128160
Published by John C. Nimmo. 3rd 1892. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles to spines, vignettes to front covers and bottoms of spines. This is the 3rd edition, thoroughly revised and enlarged with many new plates. 248 plates (232 originals & 12 extra plates for this edition). Bumping and wear to spines and corners; some fraying to cloth. Heavy wear to some edges. Names in ink to prelim pages. Some hinges are pulled. Page edges of some pages are unopened. Volume 3 - plates 105 + 106 are detached. Foxing.

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