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MEMOIR OF DAVIES OF DEVAUDEN
Written by James Davies.
Stock no. 1823681
Published by John W. Parker. 1st 1839. Almost very good condition.

Master of the School and founder of the Church on Devauden Hill, Monmouthshire. With an account of the consecration of the Church to which is appended a small tract, written by himself, entitled, Recollections of the Last Days of William James. Small format. Three b/w plates including frontis. 79 pages. Boards stained and faded. Gilt title to front bright. Corners worn. Contemporary inscription in ink to front pastedown. Front joint starting to crack but binding is still tight. Some page creasing and a few margin marks, one or two vertical edges chipped (not affecting text).

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SONGS OF LOVE AND EMPIRE
Written by E. Nesbit.
Stock no. 2138005
Published by Archibald Constable And Co.. 1898. Very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few small marks to covers. Foxing to prelims, endpapers and outer page edges. Some page browning.

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SYLVIE AND BRUNO CONCLUDED
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Harry Furniss.
Stock no. 2138004
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1893. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, black titles with red borders and black/red vignette to front. 46 b/w illustrations. 423 pages, plus booklist to rear. Browning to spine and cover edges. Red mark and brown 'splash' mark to top of front cover. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some light foxing to endpapers. Browning to outer page edges.

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A ROYAL WARREN OR PICTURESQUE RAMBLES IN THE ISLE OF PURBECK
Written by C.E. Robinson. Illustrated by Alfred Dawson.
Stock no. 1823603
Published by The Typographic Etching Company. 1st 1882. Good condition.

Large format. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and illustrations. Top edge gilt. Other edges deckled. Mottling to cloth of rear board, corners & top & tail of spine rubbed exposing board beneath cloth. Front joint on outside of the front board is split all the way at the vertical edge of the spine. Binding still tight despite this. Endpapers browned. 'Cancelled' stamp in red to front pastedown. Some browning to contents. Overall a decent copy considering the age of the book.

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BESLEY'S VIEWS: DEVONSHIRE
No author listed. Illustrated by G. Townsend.
Stock no. 2137636
Published by H. Besley. Circa 1850. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Green covers with gilt title to front. B/w illustrations by Townsend throughout - no text, only captions of where drawing is depicting. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Nicks to top and tail of spine. Browning and foxing. Some page corners are creased.

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THE RAILWAYS OF ENGLAND
Written by W.M. Acworth.
Stock no. 2136609
Published by John Murray. 2nd 1889. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine with gilt title. Blue cloth covers with gilt title. Second edition, with 56 illustrations. Spine is split nearly all the way down front side, with fraying to cloth. Smaller split to rear side of spine. Marks to covers. Bumping to corners. Bookplates and name in ink to prelims. Front joint is cracked. Foxing to outer page edges. A reading copy.

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PICTURESQUE MEMORIALS OF SALISBURY
Written by Peter Hall.
Stock no. 2136578
Published by W.B. Brodie And Co.. 1st 1834. Good condition.

Large format. Red leather spine and corners; gilt title to spine. A Series of Original Etchings and Vignettes, Illustrative of the Most Interesting Buildings and other Remains of Antiquity , In That City and Neighbourhood. To which is prefixed, A Brief History of Old and New Sarum. Scuffing and chipping to red leather on spine and corners; some loss. Other marks and scuffs to covers. All plates present. Foxing and browning throughout.

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FLOWERS FROM THE HOLY LAND
Written by Robert Tyas. Illustrated by James Andrews.
Stock no. 1823260
Published by Houlston and Stoneman. 1st 1851. Almost very good condition.

Being an account of the chief plants named in scripture; with historical, geographical, and poetical illustrations. Small format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt pattern to spine & front board, blind pattern to front and rear board. 12 colour plates. All edges gilt. Spine browned, boards a little marked and browned. Endpapers are a little grubby. All plates present. Title page is edge-worn with a few minor chips to edges. A few grubby marks and fox spots to contents.

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A NATURAL HISTORY OF BRITISH GRASSES
Written by E.J. Lowe.
Stock no. 1823253
Published by Groombridge & Sons. 1st 1868. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind design to spine & boards. 74 colour plates. Cloth boards lightly bubbled, a few stains, lightly browned, rubbed at edges. Board corners bumped and worn. Text block browned. Front endpapers grubby and creased. Name in ink to front fly. Rear endpapers also grubby & creased, small chip to vertical edge, rear joint cracked. Hinges are pulled but binding is tight. All 74 plates present. Light foxing and browning to contents.

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THE MANCHESTER MAN
Written by Isabella Banks. Illustrated by Charles Green; Hedley Fitton.
Stock no. 1322149
Published by Abel Heywood & Son Ltd.. 1st thus 1896. Good condition.

Large format. Brick red decorative cloth, gilt titles. 3 b/w maps, 42 b/w plates. 480 pages. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by the author (as Isabella Banks) to half title-page. Covers are edge worn and scuffed. A few spots to covers. Foxing to contents and some small marks to margins.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; Thomas Brown.
Stock no. 2135882
Published by Thomas Tegg & Son. 1835. Fair condition.

Brown cloth spine and corners. With Observations on Various Parts of Nature, and The Naturalist's Calendar. Edited by Captain Thomas Brown. 5th edition. Top half of spine is MISSING. Cloth corners have all come off - bumping and wear. Marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and page browning. Contents are generally good.

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OLD LONDON STREET CRIES AND THE CRIES OF TODAY
Written by Andrew W. Tuer.
Stock no. 2135881
Published by Field & Tuer; The Leadenhall Press Ltd.. 1885. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Hand-coloured frontis + b/w plates and illustrations. Grey decorated boards and spine with title-label to front cover. 137 pages plus publisher list to rear, edges untrimmed. This book has been REBOUND - so has NEW grey/pink spine and NEW endpapers. Foxing and marks to outer page edges. Ties still present - a bit grubby and browned. Scuffing to title label on front cover.

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