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BERMUDA DICK
Written by Averil Kear.
Stock no. 1609007
Published by Lightmoor Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The true story of Forest of Dean convicts, including Richard Kear, who were transported to Bermuda. B/w photos. ISBN: 1899889086. SIGNED by author on title page. Owner name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper spine faded.
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THE BEST OF THE MARX BROTHERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1813825
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Groucho, Chinco, Harpo Et Al. Silver/grey cloth with black and white titles and vignettes. B/w photos and colour illustrations. Second printing. Light bumping to top of spine and slipcase edge.
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JULIUS CAESAR AND ROMAN BRITAIN
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 1316506
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. A few small marks to rear cover. Child's name in ink to verso of front free-endpaper and some biro colouring to vignette on title-page. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with damp stain to top edge of front panel, child's name in ink to front flap of wrapper.
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LEONARDO DA VINCI
Written by Kenneth Clark. Illustrated by Leonardo Da Vinci.
Stock no. 1813715
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Large format. Dark brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour pictorial front cover. Colour illustrations. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase which is slightly scuffed.
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MICHELANGELO
Written by Howard Hibbard; Michael Levey. Illustrated by Michelangelo.
Stock no. 1813714
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine, gilt titles. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase in almost fine condition.
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QUEEN VICTORIA
Written by Elizabeth Longford.
Stock no. 1813704
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Introduction by Roy Strong. Illustrated in colour. Fold-out genealogical tree to rear. Contained in publisher's near fine blue slipcase which is slightly scuffed.
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FLYING SECTION 17
Written by Haupt Heydemarck.
Stock no. 1813651
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. Very good condition.

Green cloth boards, black titles. B/w illustrations. 224 pages. Browning to text block and page edges. Cigarette odour present.
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NELSON AND EMMA
Written by Roger Hudson.
Stock no. 1608992
Published by Folio Society. 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Colour and b/w illustrations. Dark blue cloth spine with gilt title. Ivory boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Contained in pictorial slipcase which has some foxing.
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THE SKY MY KINGDOM
Written by Hanna Reitsch.
Stock no. 1813579
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth. B/w photos. The author's life as a military test pilot. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear film and stuck to pastedowns with tape, creating tape marks on free endpapers. Top edge of text block browned. Contents clean.
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THE STORY OF NELSON
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 1406604
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. circa 1960. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Spine a little bumped. Couple of marks to rear board. Contents excellent. Dustwrapper is edgeworn and a little chipped. Foxing to front panel. Rear panel is a little marked. Light vertical creases to both panels.
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RICHARD PARKES BONINGTON 'ON THE PLEASURE OF PAINTING'
Written by Patrick J. Noon. Illustrated by Richard Parkes Bonington.
Stock no. 1813533
Published by Yale Centre For British Art. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Published to accompany an exhibition at the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven (13 November 1991-19 January 1992) and at the Petit Palais, Paris (5 March 1992-17 May 1992). Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. 315 pages. ISBN: 0930606671. Corners lightly rubbed. Spine faded.
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JOHN SURTEES WORLD CHAMPION
Written by John Surtees; Alan Henry.
Stock no. 1813499
Published by Hazleton Publishing. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Autobiography of the racing driver, edited by Henry. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0905138732.
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