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ROLLO IN HOLLAND
Written by Jacob Abbott.
Stock no. 1318930
Published by Brown, Taggard & Chase. 1858. Very good condition.

Rollo's Tour in Europe series. Blue embossed cloth, gilt title to spine. 215 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear. Stain to rear cover. Small name plate to front pastedown. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Foxspots to page margins.

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THE HISTORY OF THE GULAG FROM COLLECTIVIZATION TO THE GREAT TERROR
Written by Oleg Khlevniuk.
Stock no. 2132128
Published by Yale University Press. Circa 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth spine with gilt title, black boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0300092849. 2nd printing.

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BRITAIN AND THE WESTERN SEAWAYS
Written by E.G. Bowen; Glyn Daniel.
Stock no. 2131985
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ancient Peoples and Places Series. Edited by Daniel. B/w maps, diagrams and photographs. ISBN: 0500020760. Mottling to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some edge-creasing.

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THROUGH THE FRENCH CANALS
Written by Philip Bristow.
Stock no. 2131913
Published by Nautical Publishing Company. 2nd 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Nautical Canals of Europe Series. Red boards, gilt title. B/w photos. Second edition. ISBN: 0245509747. Foxing to outer page edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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SAVAGE CONTINENT: EUROPE IN THE AFTERMATH OF WORLD WAR II
Written by Keith Lowe.
Stock no. 1818665
Published by Viking. Circa 2012. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A groundbreaking study of the years that followed the war. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates.xx and 460 pages. ISBN: 9780670917464. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Fourth printing. Text block slightly grubby.

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THE GERMAN PACIFIC LOCOMOTIVE: ITS DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
Written by David Maidment.
Stock no. 1818048
Published by Pen & Sword Transport. 1st 2017. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The design, construction and operation of the full range of pacifics that ran in both parts of Germany, and the large numbers of these locomotives that have been preserved. Oblong format. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w & colour photos. 400 pages. ISBN: 9781473852495.

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AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF THE WINES AND DOMAINES OF FRANCE
Written by Clive Coates.
Stock no. 1817979
Published by Cassell & Co.. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive and detailed personal study of the wines of France. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour maps. 608 pages including index. ISBN: 0304354414. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean. Purple dustwrapper is rubbed at edges and has a few foxspots to verso.

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FORTRESS EUROPE
Written by J.E. Kaufmann; Robert M. Jurga.
Stock no. 1817885
Published by Combined Publishing. 1st USA 1999. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

European fortifications of World War II. B/w photos, maps and diagrams. 431 pages. ISBN: 1580970001. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine and slightly grubby.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA (9 VOLUMES)
Written by Stanley Cramp. Illustrated by Paul Barruel; Robert Gillmor; Peter Hayman; Peter Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2130562
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Packed with colour and b/w illustrations. Taking account of the great advances made in ornithological knowledge in recent years. A detailed and authoritative work. Large format. Volumes 1-3 are reprints, 4-9 are 1st editions. Spotting to covers of a few volumes. Marks to outer page edges, with some foxing. Wrapper spines are faded. Volume 3 wrapper is also price-cut.

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THE GEOGRAPHY OF HUNGARY
Written by Marton Pecsi; Bela Sarfalvi.
Stock no. 2128723
Published by Collet's. Circa 1964. Very good condition.

Buff/beige cloth with green titles. B/w photos and diagrams. Fold-out colour maps. A few marks to covers.

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THE CITY OF FALLING ANGELS
Written by John Berendt.
Stock no. 2128091
Published by Sceptre. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, title to spine. ISBN: 0340824980. SIGNED by author to title page. Foxing to top of outer page edges.

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BIRDS OF PREY OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE
Written by Ian Wallace. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 2127817
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 019217729X. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is foxed with some edge-creasing. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author.

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