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THE ART OF DUNCAN GRANT
Written by Simon Watney. Illustrated by Duncan Grant.
Stock no. 1817328
Published by John Murray. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0719546419. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.
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CRAUFURD'S LIGHT DIVISION
Written by Ian Fletcher.
Stock no. 1817322
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Craufurd was one of the finest officers in Wellington's Peninsular army. This is the story of Craufurd from his early days in Europe to his death in the Peninsular War. Colour & b/w illustrations. 240 pages. ISBN: 0946771014. Name in ink to front endpaper else contents fine.
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AGAINST THE WIND
Written by Cyril Rofe.
Stock no. 1817320
Published by The Elmfield Press. 1st thus 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of the author's escape as a prisoner of war in Poland. Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 070570047X. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Light rubbing to dustwrapper corners.
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APOSTATE
Written by Forrest Reid. Illustrated by Reynolds Stone.
Stock no. 1817318
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Autobiography giving us a delightful picture of the author's childhood and youth in Belfast. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine on blue title block. B/w wood engravings. Top edge blue. Browning to endpapers, blue to top edge has faded. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is edge-chipped with dampstaining to rear vertical edge of spine.
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OUT IN FRONT: THE LESLIE BALLAMY STORY
Written by Tony Russell.
Stock no. 1817314
Published by Mrp. 1st 2004. Fine condition.

Biography of Leslie Ballamy, British inventor and automotive engineer. Green glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1899870695.
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PAINTER OF PASSION: THE JOURNAL OF EUGENE DELACROIX
Written by Eugene Delacroix; Hubert Wellington.
Stock no. 1817282
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1995. Fine condition.

A selection edited by Hubert Wellington. Colour photos. 378 pages. Contained in grey publisher's slipcase in fine condition.
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ALEXANDER THE GREAT
Written by Robin Lane Fox.
Stock no. 1817276
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Fine condition.

Includes revisions by the author and a new preface. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt bust portrait to front. Endpapers show map of Alexander's Route. Colour plates. xvi and 588 pages including index. Contained in publisher's burgundy slipcase which is slightly rubbed.
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GILBERT BAYES SCULPTOR 1872-1953
Written by Louise Irvine; Paul Atterbury.
Stock no. 1817237
Published by Richard Dennis. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Bound in blue leather with gilt title to spine. 192 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0903685647. Binder's copy bound in leather.
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THE BEST OF THE MARX BROTHERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2129400
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Groucho, Chinco, Harpo Et Al. Silver/grey cloth with black and white titles and vignettes. B/w photos and colour illustrations. Contained in a fine slip-case.
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ENGLAND'S CONSTABLE
Written by Joseph Darracott; John Constable. Illustrated by John Constable.
Stock no. 2129376
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Life and Letters of John Constable. Grey cloth, pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Onlay to front cover showing signs of wrinkling. Pictorial slip case is very good, with some light wear.
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THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF JOHN KEATS
Written by Joanna Richardson; John Keats.
Stock no. 2129373
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1981. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cloth spine, gilt title to spine. Decorated boards. B/w photos. Top edge blue. Slip case is very good; couple of chips to corners; a few grubby marks.
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THE WAYFARING TREE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129326
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light blue cloth with silver lettering to spine and vignette of flying geese to front cover. B/w wood engravings throughout. An attractive country book from the pen of "BB" in which he looks back to his boyhood, tells of the friends he made, of expeditions in search of birds and first attempts at fishing and shooting. 8.75x6.5". 198 pages. Spine is unevenly faded/mottled. Page browning, a little foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; small patch of surface paper damage to rear panel; spotting.
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