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THE ETHICAL ENGINEER
Written by Harry Harrison.
Stock no. 675663
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1964. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Yellow wrapper has small nick to one corner and slight foxing internally on one fold. Very slight crack to front joint. Wrapper spine lightly darkened, also one edge of rear. Wrapper not price-clipped.

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THE DOGS DO BARK
Written by Barbara Willard.
Stock no. 676277
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1ST 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light foxing to foredge. Wrapper corners lightly rubbed.

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TRISKEL ONE
Written by Sam Adams; Gwilym Rees Hughes.
Stock no. 662916
Published by Christopher Davies. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Slight foxing of endpapers. Wrapper a little grubby.

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LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA
Written by George Meredith.
Stock no. 983482
Published by Bernhard Tauchnitz. 1895. Very good condition.

2 Volumes in 1. Small format Pages: 278, 270. Green cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine. Mark to rear cover.

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CERISE
Written by G.J. Whyte-Melville.
Stock no. 983487
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1st 1866. Almost very good condition.

A novel. First edition. 3 Volumes. Three-quarter red calf binding, marbled boards, gilt lettering on spines. Corners worn. Tops of spines chipped with loss. Spine to Volume I has 2" split.

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ELOPEMENT INTO EXILE
Written by V.S. Pritchett.
Stock no. 983848
Published by Little, Brown and Company. 1st USA 1932. Slightly better than good condition.

Orange cloth. 311 pages. A few foxspots throughout else contents very good. Spine faded, covers a little grubby.

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THE NEWCOMES
Written by William Makepeace Thackeray. Illustrated by Richard Doyle.
Stock no. 984419
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1st 1854. Slightly better than good condition.

First edition. 2 Volumes. Pages: viii, 380; viii, 375. Contemporary three-quarter brown leather binding, marbled boards and edges; raised bands, blind-tooling and gilt-lettered black morocco labels on spine. With Illustrations on steel and wood by Richard Doyle. Book: book plate to front endpaper. Corners worn. Some foxing throughout. Vol II has one 4-page gathering detached. Vol I has one page detached.

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THE ADVENTURES OF FERDINAND COUNT FATHOM VOL I
Written by Tobias Smollett.
Stock no. 985840
Published by W. Johnston. 1771. Good condition.

Second edition. Vol. 1 of 2. Pages: viii, 262. Contemporary full leather binding. Contents very good but boards worn.

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CHAMBERS'S MISCELLANY OF USEFUL AND ENTERTAINING TRACTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 985816
Published by William and Robert Chambers. Very good condition.

7 Volumes. Contemporary half leather bindings, with marbled boards and edges, gilt-lettered black morocco labels on spines. Numerous steel engravings. Corners rubbed but in general a very nice set.

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CHAMBERS'S REPOSITORY OF INSTRUCTIVE AND AMUSING TRACTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 985817
Published by William and Robert Chambers. Circa 1852. Very good condition.

5 Volumes. Contemporary half leather bindings, with marbled boards and edges, gilt-lettered black morocco labels on spines. Numerous steel engravings. Undated but probably the edition issued 1852-54. Corners rubbed. Volume 1 front joint broken, rear joint starting to crack.

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NOONTIDE LEISURE
Written by Nathan Drake.
Stock no. 983817
Published by T. Cadell. 1st 1824. Almost very good condition.

First edition. 2 Volumes in 1. Pages: 302 + 1, 327. Original blind-stamped sea-green cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Engraved frontis. Foxing to prelims else contents very good indeed. Rebacked with original spine laid down. Corners rubbed.

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ROMAN COMIQUE DE SCARRON
Written by Scarron.
Stock no. 983508
1785. Very good condition.

3 volumes. Small format. pages 320; 284; 386. Full vellum bindings with gilt lettering and decoration on spines. Text in French. Volumes I + II a little splayed. Spines darkened.

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