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BUILDING OO GAUGE WAGONS AND VANS FOR MODEL RAILWAYS
Written by David Tisdale.
Stock no. 1815422
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

A fascinating, detailed and well-illustrated book for all those railway modellers who wish to build their own wagons and vans. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos throughout. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 9781847979834.

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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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RIGGING PERIOD SHIP MODELS
Written by Lennarth Petersson.
Stock no. 1815084
Published by Chatham Publishing. 2007. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Intricacies of Square-Rig. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams throughout. ISBN: 9781861760616. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded from green to blue to front and spine.

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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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CLASSIC KITS
Written by Arthur Ward.
Stock no. 1813382
Published by Collins. 1st thus 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Collecting the Greatest Model Kits in the World from Airfix to Tamiya. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780007921393.

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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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MODEL RAILWAYS
Written by Henry Greenly.
Stock no. 2122272
Published by Cassell & Co.. 1st 1924. Good condition.

Their Design, Details and Practical Construction. Brown cloth. With 399 photographs, diagrams and working drawings. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Damp marks to covers and to some pages internally. Foxing.

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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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