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INTO THE RED
Written by Nick Mason; Mark Hales.
Stock no. 1818369
Published by Ten Tenths. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Twenty-one classic cars that shaped a century of motor sport. Limited Edition signed by the authors. Burgundy puffed boards with silver titles. Colour photos. With specially commissioned photographs of every car, and complete with a CD unleashing the power and glorty of their engine sounds, Into The Red is the next best thing to being in the driving seat! Large format. SIGNED by Nick Mason with personal dedication to verso of title page and both authors to facing page. Copy 333 of a limited edition. Slight wear to lower edges of boards. Contained in publisher's grey slipcase with red title to spine whcih is scuffed.
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JOHN COTTON'S BIRDS OF THE PORT PHILLIP DISTRICT OF NEW SOUTH WALES 1843-1849
Written by Allan Mcevey. Illustrated by John Cotton.
Stock no. 1818350
Published by Collins. 1st 1974. Nearly fine condition.

Large oblong format. Limited edition of 850 of which 800 are for sale. Brown & white mottled cloth with brown titles. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0002114399. Copy 17 (of 850). A few minor foxspots present. Contained in publisher's slipcase with pictorial onlay to one side in almost very good condition being unevenly faded and having tape marks to one side.
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MEMOIRS OF MONMOUTH-SHIRE 1708
Written by Nathan Rogers. Illustrated by Linda Waters.
Stock no. 1318392
Published by Moss Rose Press. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Limited to 200 copies. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0906134021. Minimal fading to lower edges of covers. Dustwrapper has been price-cut and is slightly creased at top edges. There are 5 'splash' marks to the front panel (split tea or coffee?).
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THE WINE TRADE OF THE PORT OF CHEPSTOW
Written by Ivor Waters.
Stock no. 1318350
Published by The Chepstow Society. 1st 1967. Very good condition.

1019 copies printed. Card wrap booklet. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Staples rusty. Contents fine.
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BIGGLES LEARNS TO FLY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 1318342
Published by Norman Wright. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The stories in "Biggles Learns to Fly" originally appeared in 1934 in the pages of Modern Boy. When they were collected for publication in the Boys Friend Library, the following year, an editorial hand was responsible for many small textual changes and the complete re-writing of one of the adventures. When the collections was published by Brockhampton Press in 1955 again the corrupted text was used. In this edition the stories are as published in the Modern Boy accompanied by the original illustrations. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Limited to 300 copies. This is copy no. 23.
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STEAM'S LAMENT: BRITISH RAILWAYS STANDARD PACIFICS
Written by Kevin Derrick.
Stock no. 1818155
Published by Strathwood Ltd. 1st 2018. Fine condition.

A photographic album depicting the demise of the British Railway's steam era with coverage of many classes of steam locomotives within the series. Limited to 1000 copies. Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. 128 pages. ISBN: 9781905276868.
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THE LEAD SMELTING MILLS OF THE YORKSHIRE DALES
Written by Robert T. Clough.
Stock no. 1318120
Published by Robert T. Clough. 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Their Architectural Character, Construction and Place in the European Tradition. An economic and social history of the English lead mining and smelting industries as it applies to the Yorkshire Dales. Numerous b/w photos and scale drawings by the author. Large format. Limited edition of 1000 copies. SIGNED by the author, copy no. 977. Cvoers are edge bumped and dusty. Light browning to endpapers. Name and date in biro to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge creased with small hole to top of spine and spine slightly browned. Price on front flap has been blotted out and a 'new' price stamped below.
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SOUTH AND EAST
Written by John Masefield. Illustrated by Jacynth Parsons.
Stock no. 1318119
Published by The Medici Society. 1st 1929. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Limited to 2750 copies. Grey cloth, black vignette and silver titles to front cover. Story in verse set in the time of King Arthur. 6 colour mounted plates (set onto grey card with paper guards). 23 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Heavy foxing else contents clean and plates bright. White pictorial wrapper is grubby and edge worn, small chip to lower edge of rear panel.
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ROARING U50'S.... UNION PACIFIC'S TWIN DIESELS
Written by Harold Keekley.
Stock no. 1818091
Published by George R. Cockle And Associates. 1st 1978. Nearly fine condition.

Great Railroading series. Union Pacific Railroad. Limited to 5000 copies. Pictorial cardwraps. Glued binding. B/w and a few colour photos. 80 pages. ISBN: 0916160068. Copy 3813 of 5000. Bookseller's price label to rear cover.
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READING STEAM IN ACTION
Written by Benjamin L. Bernhart; Victoria E. Bernhart.
Stock no. 1818036
Published by Outer Station Project. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

Reading, PA, USA. Grey pictorial cardwraps. Large oblong format. B/w photos. 84 pages. ISBN: 1891402218. Limited to 1000 copies. Light rubbing to front spine edge.
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EARLY PRESTON AND ITS ENVIRONS
Written by H.H. Halewood.
Stock no. 1817845
Published by Halewood And Sons. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Edited and selected by Halewood. Limited Edition of 700 numbered copies. Red cloth boards, gilt title and decoration to spine. 99 line engravings. ISBN: 0950208302. This copy is numbered 627. One or two foxspots present but generally a nice, clean copy. White pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and lightly edge-worn.
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THE GREAT WHITE WHALE GOES TO WAR
Written by J.L. Muxworthy.
Stock no. 2131460
Published by The Peninsula And Oriental Steam Navigation Company. 1982. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Green boards, gilt titles. Limited edition to 1000 copies. B/w and colour photos. The story of the cruise liner Canberra that went to the Falklands War after three days' preparation. SIGNED by Captain DJ Scott Masson - Captain, SS CANBERRA and Captain CPO Burne, CBE Royal Navy, Senior Naval Officer Naval Party 1710 SS CANBERRA. This is Copy No. 151. Light wear to corners and top and tail of spine.
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