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NEWTS AND SALAMANDERS OF EUROPE (POYSER NATURAL HISTORY)
Written by Richard Griffiths. Illustrated by Bas Teunis; Paul Benson; Samantha Elmhurst.
Stock no. 1823704
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Turquoise cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations as well as a few colour photos. xii and 188 pages including index. ISBN: 085661100X. A lovely copy in pictorial dustwrapper which is lightly scuffed.

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MALTA
Written by Frederick W. Ryan. Illustrated by Vittorio Boron.
Stock no. 2138940
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1912. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt title to spine and red title to front cover. 20 tissue-guarded colour plates, sketch map of Malta to rear. Later booklist to rear of book. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing to picture on front cover. Some foxing and page browning. Reprint - circa date from book listed in booklist, published later that this title.

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ITALY
Written by Frank Fox. Illustrated by Ella Du Cane; William Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2137602
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1918. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine; brown title to front cover. Brown and yellow decorations to spine and front cover. Reprint edition, with 64 illustrations (original published in 1913 with 32 illustrations). A and C Black Colour Book in the 20 Shillings Series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some nicks, chips and splits to spine; some fraying to cloth. Heavy foxing to a few pages (e.g. 70/1). Some hinges are pulled.

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FRANCE
Written by Gordon Home. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137596
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. Circa 1918. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine and black title to front cover. Reissued with 64 colour plates. Part of the A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. Spine is browned and gilt faded; tear to top of spine. Bumping to corners. NEW endpapers. Heavy foxing.

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PARIS
Written by Dorothy Menpes. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137590
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Decorations to spine and front cover. 24 plates. A and C Black 6 Shillings Series. Top edge gilt.185 pages plus 6 page original booklist/advertisements. Spine is faded. Some marks and spotting to covers. Hinges are pulled. Foxing.

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SICILY
Written by Spencer Musson. Illustrated by Alberto Pisa.
Stock no. 2137436
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Grey cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover and green and orange decorations. Top edge gilt. 48 tissue-guarded mounted colour plates and fold-out map to rear. Part of the A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. 1-2" split to top of spine; some fraying to cloth; other horizontal tear across top of spine - partially repaired with glue. Browning to spine. Bumping to corners. Some scuffing. Front joint is pulled. Newspaper cutting has been stuck to the rear pastedown. Some browning and foxing.

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SOUTHERN SPAIN
Written by A.F. Calvert. Illustrated by Trevor Haddon.
Stock no. 2137431
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Maroon cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover and yellow and orange decorations. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates and fold-out map to rear. Part of the A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. 1" split to top of spine. Bumping to corners. Some scuffing. Joints are cracked and weak - can see stitching through the paper. Page edge browning. Lower margin has slight loss page 155/6. Browning to margins of plate pages.

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DENMARK
Written by Clive Holland. Illustrated by A. Heaton Cooper.
Stock no. 2137429
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth. 32 colour plates. Popular series. Spine is browned. Some marks to covers. One of first pages of prelims is partially detached. Some page corner tips are creased. Foxing and light browning.

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NUREMBERG
Written by Mrs. Arthur G. Bell. Illustrated by Arthur G. Bell.
Stock no. 2137423
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1905. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover, with small decorations. Top edge gilt. 20 colour plates. 4 page booklist to rear. Assumed early reprint, as 1st printings were not produced with the 4 page booklists to rear. The booklist is dated Spring 1905. Spine and cover edges are browned. Front cover is a bit bowed. Spotting and some chipping to rear cover. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some grubby marks to contents. Plates are clean.

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THE SPIRIT OF PARIS
Written by Frankfort Sommerville. Illustrated by G. Fraipont; Lucien Gautier; Raphael Kirchner; Maurice De Lambert; et al..
Stock no. 2137422
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth with yellow titles and yellow, black, pink and green decorations. A & C Black 7/6 Series. 20 colour plates. Reprint (doesn't have original gilt titles of the 1st edition). Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fade to one edge of rear cover. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE MOTOR ROUTES OF FRANCE PART I
Written by Gordon Home. Illustrated by Gordon Home.
Stock no. 2137412
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. Pink/black decoration to front cover. To the Chateaux of Touraine, Biarritz, The Pyrenees, The Riviera, & The Rhone Valley. 16 full page illustrations in colour, 16 in b/w and 60 maps and plans. A & C Colour Book - Motor Routes Series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine and cover edges. Some cracking to joints. Fold-out map to rear very good indeed! Page edge browning.

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ITALY
Written by Frank Fox. Illustrated by Ella Du Cane; William Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2137365
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1914. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover; vignette to front cover. Fascination of Europe Series. 32 colour plates. Spine is bumped with some chipping and faded. Some marks to covers. Joints are cracked - binding is starting to become weak. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing.

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