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SIMPLE HERALDRY CHEERFULLY ILLUSTRATED
Written by Iain Moncreiffe. Illustrated by Don Pottinger.
Stock no. 1318893
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1953. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Explaining Heraldry in a light-hearted and unusual way - with humour and wit. Red cloth, gilt title. Bright colour illustrations. 2nd reprint in same year as first edition. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean although there is a light musty smell throughout. Dustwrapper is sligthly browned and a little worn at spine and corners.

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THE SEVEN YEARS WAR
Written by Julian S. Corbett.
Stock no. 2133167
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

A Study in British Combined Strategy. Introduction by Jeremy Black. Blue pictorial cloth boards with black title label to spine with gilt title. Blue endpapers depict map of North-Western Europe. Colour & b/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Corners and base of spine just very slightly rubbed else a fine copy in dark blue slipcase.

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KING ARTHUR HISTORY & LEGEND
Written by John Matthews; Caitlin Matthews.
Stock no. 2133159
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, full size pictorial onlay to front. Colour plates. Contained in brick-red slipcase which has a very faint mark to spine.

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EARLY SCIENCE IN OXFORD VOL XIV
Written by R.T. Gunther.
Stock no. 2133149
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1945. Very good condition.

Life and Letters of Edward Lhwyd, second keeper of the Old Ashmolean Museum. His letters, presented in chronological sequence and dating from 1684 to 1704, throw new light upon the first materials upon which he founded his new Sciences. Part of the Oxford Books on the History of Science series. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 5 b/w plates and numerous text illustrations. 576 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly faded with one small mark. A few small foxspots to endpapers, pages lightly tanned else contents clean.

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EARLY SCIENCE IN OXFORD VOL XII
Written by R.T. Gunther.
Stock no. 2133146
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1939. Very good condition.

Dr. Plot and the Correspondence of the Philosophical Society of Oxford. Correspondence dating from 1680-1695 recapturing a Golden Age in British Science. Part of the Oxford Books on the History of Science series. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 10 b/w plates. 434 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly faded. Small closed tear in cloth at edge of rear cover. Pages lightly browned with a few foxspots to edge of textblock. Contents clean.

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THE BATTLEFIELDS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE UNSEEN PANORAMAS OF THE WESTERN FRONT
Written by Peter Barton.
Stock no. 1819437
Published by Constable. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The great battlefields of the First World War as you have never seen them before, from the first cavalry skirmishes, through the horrors of the Somme and Passchendaele, to the final weeks of conflict. Panoramic photographs taken by the Royal Engineers and their German counterparts throughout the war for the intelligence purposes. Large oblong format. Red boards, silver title to spine. 376 pages including index. Includes two CD-roms with the full panoramas in interactive, zoomable form and overlay mapping. ISBN: 1841197459. Light rubbing to corners. CDs present but not tested. Contained in publisher's matching pictorial slipcase which is a little faded and is scuffed to rear.

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THE BLITZ THEN AND NOW VOLUME 3
Written by Ken Wakefield; Winston G. Ramsey; et al.
Stock no. 1819436
Published by Battle of Britain Prints International Ltd.. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The final volume in a trilogy detailing the wartime Blitz on Britain. May 1941 - May 1945. Large format. B/w photos. 592 pages. Edited by Ramsey. ISBN: 0900913584. Neat name in ink to free front endpaper. Text block lightly browned/foxed. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly stained to verso (not visible to front).

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THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN THEN AND NOW
Written by Winston G. Ramsey.
Stock no. 1819433
Published by Battle of Britain Prints International Ltd.. 3rd 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. MK II. An After The Battle Publication. ISBN: 0900913258. Text block slightly grubby with minor foxspots to top edge. Small, neat name in ink to top edge of free front endpaper.

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MONMOUTHSHIRE MEDLEY VOLUME ONE
Written by Reginald Nichols.
Stock no. 1819429
Published by The Starling Press. 1st 1976. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0903434172. SIGNED and dated (no dedication) by the author to free front endpaper. B/w folding maps glue to pastedowns, glue residue clearly seen. Some light browning to prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and has a small closed tear to top of front flap edge.

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BASSALEG RECOLLECTIONS
Written by F.E.A. Yates.
Stock no. 1819428
Published by The Starling Press. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Compiled and edited by Yates. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0903434598. SIGNED and dated by the author (no dedication) to free front endpaper. Small, neat name in ink to top of front pastedown. Light browning to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and scuffed.

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YESTERDAYS NEWPORT
Written by Terry Underwood.
Stock no. 1819423
Published by Terry Underwood. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Book One Photographs of Old Newport up to and including the Year 1920. Brown cloth, gilt. Sepia photos. ISBN: 0907143008. Spine slightly cocked and worn top & tail. A few marks to endpapers. Text block a little browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small chips.

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TREDEGAR: THE HISTORY OF AN AGRICULTURAL ESTATE 1300 - 1956
Written by Roger Phillips.
Stock no. 1819419
Published by Tredegar Memorial Trust. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Tredegar agricultural estate spans more than six centuries. The owners, the Morgan family, were the largest land owners in Wales. B/w photos. ISBN: 1854210963. Gift inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Text block a little grubby. Foxing to half-title page. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little scuffed.

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