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THE BIRDS OF LONDON
Written by Andrew Self. Illustrated by Fraser Simpson.
Stock no. 1317150
Published by Bloomsbury; Christopher Helm. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The first avifauna to document the current and historical status of every species that has occured int he London Natural History Society's recording area. A complete reference for anyone interested in the birds of the London area. Blue boards, white title to spine. 432 pages (including index). Some colour photos and b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 9781408194041. Spine bumped at top and tail and a few small dents to cover edges. Dustwrapper is just a little creased at edges.

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PIONEER DIESELS AROUND LONDON
Written by Pat Avery.
Stock no. 1815030
Published by Noodle Books. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition.

Diesel traction in London. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781906419820.

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WHERE TO FIND FERNS WITH A SPECIAL CHAPTER ON FERNS AROUND LONDON
Written by Francis George Heath.
Stock no. 1814945
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1885. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine, green illustration of fern leaf to front containing title in black. B/w illustrations. iv and 153 pages plus 4 pages of publisher adverts to rear. Boards marked, rear board creased to top corner. Browning to endpapers. Scattered foxing throughout. A few margin marks. One hinge pulled.

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THE BUILDING OF LONDON
Written by Margaret Potter; Alexander Potter. Illustrated by Margaret Potter; Alexander Potter.
Stock no. 1316889
Published by Penguin. circa 1946. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial paperwraps. Colour lithographs and b/w drawings. Puffin Picture Book No. 42. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Staples rusty. Contents clean.

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THE TUNNEL
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123649
Almost very good condition.

NO text. Not a book, but rather a 'box' that pulls up and out to show concertina style peep through 'view' of Tunnel under the Thames. 5 'pieces'. A tunnel book. 'Box' has become a bit crushed - one side is broken, but still attached on one side. Creasing to fold-out pieces and foxing and browning, but still pieces are remarkable bright. Box is worn and grubby.

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DRAKE'S ROAD BOOK OF THE LONDON AND BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123645
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 1st thus 1840. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth with gilt title and decoration to front cover. Small timetable booklet to inside front cover. Fold-out map to opposite title page. Some b/w illustrations. Advertisements to rear of book. Some marks to covers. Wear to corners. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and endpaper. Front endpaper is creased with old postage stamp and blind stamp along with inscription in ink to verso. Fold-out map to front has a few tears and some tape repairs. Page browning, with some foxing.

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AN EXPLANATION OF THE TUNNEL UNDER THE THAMES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123644
Good condition.

Thin card covers. Blue cloth spine. One text page, with 4 'fold-out' pages, in concertina style. Unusual item. Some creasing. Foxing and browning, with grubby marks. Small inscription in ink down margin of text page. A little surface paper damage to very bottom of text page, with small amount of loss to text.

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THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON IN 1666
Written by Walter George Bell.
Stock no. 1609680
Published by Folio Society. 2003. Nearly fine condition.

An abridgement of the revised edition first published in 1951 by The Bodley Head. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine, red & gilt illustration to front. Endpapers show map of the fire. Colour & b/w illustrations. Contained in a black slipcase.

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LONDON CHARACTERS AND CROOKS
Written by Henry Mayhew; Christopher Hibbert.
Stock no. 1609677
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Fine condition.

Edited and Introduced by Christopher Hibbert. Green pictorial cloth, sepia photo plates. Top edge green. Second printing. Contained in black slipcase.

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LONDON: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Jon E. Lewis.
Stock no. 1814282
Published by Constable. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

2,000 years of the Capital's History by those who saw it happen. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 9781845298753.

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THE ARCHITECTS OF LONDON AND THEIR BUILDINGS FROM 1066 TO THE PRESENT DAY
Written by Alastair Service.
Stock no. 1814247
Published by The Architectural Press. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fresh guide to London't major buildings. Brown cloth boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851390218. Light rubbing to lower edges of boards. Small name in ink to free front endpaper. Light browning to page edges. Pictorial dustwrapper.

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LITTLE WALKS IN LONDON
Written by Yveling Rambaud. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 1507488
Published by Longman, Green And Co.. 1875. Very good condition.

A tutor takes two children on six walks in London to show them a different world, more real, and less flattering which will amuse but give some instructive lessons. Green spine, yellow paper boards with black titles. Text in French and English. 7 full-page b/w illustrations. 57 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby. Bookplate and small bookseller's label to front pastedown. Browning/foxing to endpapers and first and last few pages. Contents generally clean.

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