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AIRFIX: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST PLASTIC KITS
Written by Arthur Ward.
Stock no. 1610216
Published by Ted Smart. 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Reliving the glory days of our plastic air forces, navies or tank fleets. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 000765782X.

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COLLECTING MINIATURE COLOURED COTTAGES
Written by Sam Seabrook; Maggie Seabrook.
Stock no. 1610062
Published by New Cavendish Books. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. A tour round the historic cottages and buildings of Britain through their china models. 130 pages. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 1872727972.

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MODEL RAILWAY LAYOUT, CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN TECHNIQUES
Written by Nigel Burkin.
Stock no. 1814780
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

The basic baseboard construction, shelf layout themes and how to link multi-deck designs together, enabling the user to make the most of a given space. Cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781847971814. Light rubbing to horizontal edges.

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MECCANO MAGAZINE VOL. XXIV No. 1-6 JANUARY - JUNE 1939
No author listed.
Stock no. 1609622
Published by Bentley Films Limited. 1981. Almost very good condition.

Facsimile reprint no. 1. Six complete issues of the famous pre-war Meccano magazine, reprinted in faithful facsimile. Large format. Blue boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0862750008. Covers grubby and marked. Contents generally clean and bright. Wrapper is foxed to verso, edge worn with a couple of tears.

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19TH CENTURY RAILWAY DRAWINGS IN 4MM SCALE
Written by Alan Prior.
Stock no. 2123287
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. 96 pages. Finely detailed drawings for modellers and students of the Victorian railway scene. ISBN: 0715380060. Light marks to endpapers. Wrapper is faded to spine with edge-creasing.

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ARCHITECTURAL MODELLING IN 4MM SCALE
Written by Dave Rowe.
Stock no. 1813166
Published by Wild Swan Publications. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. 67 pages. ISBN: 0906867126.

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TRI-ANG RAILWAYS THE STORY OF ROVEX VOLUME 1 1950-1965
Written by Pat Hammond.
Stock no. 2120685
Published by New Cavendish Books. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0904568571. A few light marks to covers. Pale page edge browning. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased with faded spine and edge of front panel.

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WORLD LOCOMOTIVE MODELS
Written by George Dow.
Stock no. 1811570
Published by Adams & Dart. 1st 1973. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Scale model locomotives in chronological order. Black cloth boards, red title to spine. B/w photos throughout. 168 pages. ISBN: 0239001354. Light browning to endpapers, top edge of text block grubby. Contents clean. Dustwrapper slightly scuffed.

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INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF THE HONEY-BEE
Written by Leslie Bailey. Illustrated by J. Philip Spradbery.
Stock no. 2119571
Published by Land Books. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

B/w photos and illustrations. Bumping to spine. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with large area of surface paper damage, with some loss to front panel. Creasing and some chipping, with a little loss; some marks.

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INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF THE HONEY-BEE
Written by Leslie Bailey. Illustrated by J. Philip Spradbery.
Stock no. 2119554
Published by Land Books. 1st 1963. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and illustrations. Ex-lib. with some usual markings. damage with splitting and chipping to base of spine. Foxing. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with loss and fading.

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PRACTICAL QUEEN REARING
Written by Frank C. Pellett.
Stock no. 2119553
Published by American Bee Journal. 4th 1949. Good condition.

Fourth edition, revised. Red cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos. Ex-lib. with some usual markings. Bumping and wear, with chipping to top and tail of spine and corners. Damp mark to rear cover. Inscriptions to prelims.

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SWARMING ITS CONTROL AND PREVENTION
Written by L.E. Snelgrove.
Stock no. 2119549
Published by I.A.L. Snelgrove. 9th 1946. Almost very good condition.

9th edition. B/w frontis. B/w diagrams. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping to cloth on corner of front cover. Spotting and some foxing to covers. Inscriptions in ink and bookplate to front pastedown. Some foxing, but contents are generally very good.

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