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POWER AND GLORY VOLUME 1 1906-1951
Written by William Court.
Stock no. 2133102
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st thus 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The History of Grand Prix Motor Racing. Facsimile of 1966 edition. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1852601841. A few marks to covers. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is lightly foxed.

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TINTERN ABBEY AND ITS FOUNDERS
Written by John Taylor.
Stock no. 2133072
Published by Gwent County Council. 1st thus 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile edition of the original published in 1869. Tintern Abbey - its history as a Christian community, the dissolution of the Abbey and the start of its role as a tourist magnet. Small format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1897915012. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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BRADSHAW'S DESCRIPTIVE RAILWAY HAND-BOOK OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND 1861
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819348
Published by Collins. 2015. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The book that inspired the TV series Great British Railway Journeys. A facsimile of the 1861 edition ISBN: 9780007591893. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small closed tear to top front flap corner.

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THE SEVERN TUNNEL ITS CONSTRUCTION AND DIFFICULTIES 1872-1887
Written by Thomas A. Walker.
Stock no. 1819344
Published by Kingsmead Reprints. 1st thus 1990. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Facsimile of 1891 edition, two diagrams omitted. B/w illustrations. Gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1850260141. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and has a previous yellow price label to rear panel.

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THE OFFICIAL ABC COACH GUIDE FOR GREAT BRITAIN No. 2, 1953 SUMMER SERVICES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819334
Published by Tempest Associates Limited. 1st thus 1992. Nearly fine condition.

Facsimile of the original published in 1953. Pictorial cardwraps.

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BRADSHAW'S JULY 1922 RAILWAY GUIDE
Written by David St John Thomas.
Stock no. 2132815
Published by Guild Publishing. 1st thus 1985. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A reproduction. Fold out map to end of volume. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 1166 pages.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1951 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318784
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2001. Very good condition.

Facsimile of the 1951 Rupert Annual. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Collectors Limited Edition. ISBN: 1902836650. Certificate no. 08929 enclosed. Minimal rubbing to corners. Slight red marks to front edge of spine. Some light foxing. Slipcase has slight wear to lower edges.

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BATH AND BRISTOL
Written by John Britton. Illustrated by Thomas H. Shepherd.
Stock no. 2132575
Published by Frank Graham. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the original first published in 1829. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Large format. B/w illustrations. Bath and Bristol With the Counties of Somerset and Gloucester Displayed in a Series of Views. Including The Modern Improvements, Picturesque Scenery, Antiquities Etc. ISBN: 0900409932. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; some browning.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318643
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2003. Fine condition.

Collectors' Limited Edition Reproduction. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1904329330. A bright copy. Certificate no. 01616 enclosed.

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PEACH'S MOTOR ANNUAL 1905
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818989
Published by Orbach & Chambers. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A facsimile reproduction of a remarkable mail-order catalogue published by Peach in 1905 'with the object of placing descriptions, illustrations, and prices of various Motor Cars, Tricars, Motor Cycles, etc., before intending buyers'. Large, oblong format. Black cloth boards, silver title to front. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0855140011. Tape marks and foxing to dustwrapper flaps and endpapers. Top edge of text block has minor foxing. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown. Price-cut black dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few small chips and tape repair to verso.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318559
Published by Annual Concepts Limited. 1992. Fine condition.

Facsimile of the 5th Rupert annual (1940), the first to be issued in full colour throughout. Due to paper rationing during the war this was probably the ONLY annual to be issued that year. Colour 'wrap-around' pictorial boards. ISBN: 1874507015. Still in original shrinkwrap (torn slightly at spine).

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ENGLISH AND AMERICAN STEAM CARRIAGES AND TRACTION ENGINES
Written by William Fletcher.
Stock no. 1818833
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the 1904 edition. With a new introduction by W.J. Hughes. Mustard boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 0715362321. Spine cocked. Light browning to text block. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and top edge of front panel.

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