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MANET BY HIMSELF
Written by Juliet Wilson-Bareau. Illustrated by Edouard Manet.
Stock no. 1327173
Published by MacDonald. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Black cloth, silver title to spine. Colour illustrations. Correspondence & Conversation, Paintings, Pastels, Prints & Drawings. ISBN: 0356191613. Spine and corners slightly rubbed. Contents fine. Wrapper is slightly creased at top edges.

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THE ART OF PAMELA KAY
Written by Michael Spender. Illustrated by Pamela Kay.
Stock no. 1327170
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Including a biographical background to the artist and an informed commentary on the paintings. Oblong format. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0715300326. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is lightly foxed on verso and is faded to edge of rear panel.

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MERLIN'S MAN
Written by Lansdale Humphreys.
Stock no. 1327157
Published by P.M. Heaton Publishing. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Love, War and Adventure in the Life of a Welsh Seafarer (Richard Humphreys). Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 187200606X. Spine slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper has a light mark (label residue?) to front panel and is very slightly edge creased.

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A DISTANT DRUM
Written by Captain J. Pereira.
Stock no. 1327147
Published by S.R. Publishers Ltd.. 1st thus 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

War memories of the Intelligence Officer of the 5th Bn. Coldstream Guards 1944-45, a dedication to the Coldstreamers of the past, present and future. Originally published in 1948. 213 pages. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photo frontis of Captain Ian Liddell. ISBN: 0854097570. Spine bumped. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is lightly browned.

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THE CHURCHILL WAR PAPERS VOLUME I
Written by Martin Gilbert; Winston S. Churchill.
Stock no. 1327131
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

At The Admiralty September 1939-May 1940. Burgundy cloth, gilt title to spine. 1370 pages. ISBN: 0434292036. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Creasing to front free-endpaper and preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased.

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EDWARD THOMPSON OF THE LNER
Written by Peter Grafton.
Stock no. 1327060
Published by The Oakwood Press. 1st thus 2007. Very good condition.

The story of the Chief Mechanical Engineer between 1941 and 1946. B/w photos. New edition (original published by Kestrel Books). Card wraps. ISBN: 9780853616726. Corners slightly rubbed. Crease to lower corner of front cover. Pale page browning to page edges else contents fine.

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JAMES HUNT
Written by Maurice Hamilton.
Stock no. 1327055
Published by Blink Publishing. 1st 2016. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An exclusive and personal insight into one of the world's most charismatic racing drivers. Black boards, silver title to spine. Packed full of colour and b/w photographs. ISBN: 9781910536766. Dent to top edge of rear cover. Contents fine. Some light rubbing to dustwrapper edges.

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ADVENTURER IN ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Jacquetta Hawkes.
Stock no. 1827628
Published by St Martin's Press; George Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The biography of the controversial, pioneering archaeologist whose advances in the techniques of excavation transformed our understanding of man's past. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0312006586. Base of spine lightly rubbed. Small foxspots to text block. Heavy knock to centre of rear board towards lower edge, also affecting the rear panel of dustwrapper (affecting the word 'Professsor'. Pictorial dustwrapper is otherwise lightly edge-rubbed with a few smalll nicks, spine is slightly sunned.

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AULD ACQUAINTANCE
Written by The Marquis of Huntly.
Stock no. 1827613
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Further Reminiscences. The Marquis of Huntly supplements his autobiography, Milestones, with this volume which, assisted by his voluminous correspondence, ranges over a wide field from the throne downwards, through almost every phase of activity. Lord Huntly has had a most varied circle of friends - political, literary, and sporting - and he tells interesting and amusing things about all of them... Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. No date but second impression. Cloth to front board creased, spine & rear board mottled. Base of spine fraying. Text block browned. Some foxing mainly to margins and text block. White dustwrapper is grubby, edge-worn with small chips, browned to spine.

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JOHN SMEATON
Written by A.W. Skempton.
Stock no. 1827610
Published by Thomas Telford. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biography of the famous engineer who was involved with everything from mills, bridges and fen drainage to the Eddystone Lighthouse. B/w illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 07277088X. Top edge of text block browned with some foxing. Else a clean copy. Dustwrapper is lightly browned, title is faded to green on spine.

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FULL THROTTLE
Written by Henry Birkin.
Stock no. 1827543
Published by G.T. Foulis & Co. Ltd.. 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Classic Reprint. A remarkable autobiography of the early years of motor racing. A personal story, often outspoken spiced with a lively sense of humour and told with a can dour that gives an unusual insight into the tensions and fears of a racing motorist. Green imitation leather boards, silver titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854291393. Scuffing to title to spine. Text block browned, foxed to top edge. Lower edge of front pastedown has remains of a label (hidden by front flap of dustwrapper). Contents clean. Green custwrapper is rubbed at corners with tiny chip to top of spine and is a little scuffed.

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GEORGE AND ROBERT STEPHENSON: THE RAILWAY REVOLUTION
Written by L.T.C. Rolt. Illustrated by Kenneth Lindley.
Stock no. 1827540
Published by Longmans. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The life story of the Stephensons, father and son, the story of the birth of the railways, an historical event of which it would be difficult to exaggerate the importance. Terracotta cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Heavy knock to top front edge of boards else boards clean and bright. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine, has a tiny nick to top front edge, grubby to rear panel.

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