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HISTORY (BRITISH)

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A NATURAL HISTORY OF MAN IN BRITAIN (NN 18)
Written by H.J. Fleure. Illustrated by Alison Birch.
Stock no. 1609592
Published by Collins. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green buckram cloth. 38 colour photos, 38 b/w photos, 76 line drawings. Foxing and tape marks to endpapers. Ink number to front pastedown and wrapper flap. Price-cut wrapper is foxed and has some edge tears, repaired with tape to verso.
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OLD ABERGAVENNY IN PHOTOGRAPHS
Written by Albert Lyons.
Stock no. 1609588
Published by Stewart Williams. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 0900807563. Wrapper faded to spine.
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TRELLECH 2000
Written by Julian Wimpenny.
Stock no. 1609578
Published by Bioline. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An Account of Life in Trellech and Catbrook At the Start of the New Millennium. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0952043289.
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HEDGES (NN 58)
Written by E. Pollard; M.D. Hooper; Norman W Moore.
Stock no. 1609577
Published by Collins. 1979. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. A succint and readable book covering all aspects of hedgerows in Britain, their purpose and history, dating methods, flora and wildlife. 256 pages includes index. Numerous plates, text figures and tables. ISBN: 0002190818. Corners bumped. Wrapper spine faded.
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SEND A GUNBOAT: THE VICTORIAN NAVY AND SUPREMACY AT SEA 1854-1904
Written by Antony Preston; John Major.
Stock no. 1814202
Published by Conway. 1st thus 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised edition. A study of the Gunboat and its role in British Policy, 1854-1904. Terracotta cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780851779232. Light browning to text block. Slight tobacco odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned at edges.
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BRITISH BATTLESHIPS 1919-1939
Written by R.A. Burt.
Stock no. 1814199
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Slightly oblong format. B/w diagrams and photos throughout. ISBN: 1854090682. Text block browned. Slight tobacco odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to edges.
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THE ROYAL OFFICE OF MASTER OF THE HORSE
Written by M.M. Reese.
Stock no. 1609533
Published by Threshold Books. 1st 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0901366900. SIGNED by author and also the Duke of Beaufort on title page. Price-cut wrapper. Tape marks to endpapers and wrapper flaps. Wrapper is a little edge rubbed.
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MILTON AND WORLE
Written by Stan Terrell.
Stock no. 1609531
Very good condition.

Card wraps. A Peep Into the Past. The Milton and Worle districts of Weston-super-Mare. B/w illustrations. SIGNED by author on page 2. Signed copy sticker to front cover, which is creased.
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THE BEST H.H.MARTYN & CO. & THE GLOSTER AIRCRAFT CO.
Written by John Whitaker.
Stock no. 1609528
Published by John Whitaker. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. The story of H.H Martyn, a company of art craftsmen that produced work in wood, stone, marble, decorative plasterwork, wrought iron, stained glass, cast bronze, modelling, sculpture, furniture and cabinet making that later developed into aircraft production and the subsequent formation of the Gloster Aircraft Company. ISBN: 0951025201. SIGNED by author on front endpaper. Spine bumped.
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COBBETT'S ENGLAND
Written by William Cobbett. Illustrated by James Gillray.
Stock no. 1609512
Published by Folio Society. 1968. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, pink boards. B/w illustrations. Spine faded. Last page corner creased, with small closed tear. Contained in slipcase with price label mark to rear.
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THE AGE OF SCANDAL AN EXCURSION THROUGH A MINOR PERIOD
Written by T.H. White.
Stock no. 1609511
Published by Folio Society. 1993. Fine condition.

Brown cloth spine, pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. A couple of foxspots to textblock. Contained in slipcase which is a little grubby.
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MEMOIRS OF A GEORGIAN RAKE
Written by William Hickey; Roger Hudson. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 1609510
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Fine condition.

Burgundy cloth spine, blue marbled boards. B/w engravings. Top edge blue. Contained in a slipcase.
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