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TINTIN THE COMPLETE COMPANION
Written by Michael Farr. Illustrated by Herge.
Stock no. 2133451
Published by John Murray. 2002. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This is the first book to explore the sources in real life of all the Tintin adventures and it will delight Tintinologists everywhere. Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 205 pages. ISBN: 0719555221. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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ELINOR M. BRENT-DYER'S CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer; Helen McCelland.
Stock no. 1319155
Published by Armada. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

Notes on the Chalet School books, the ideas behind them and the mysterious Elinor M. Brent-Dyer herself. Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 000693546X. Light rubbing to cover edges. Contents clean.

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THE MUTINY ON H.M.S. BOUNTY
Written by Donald A. Maxton.
Stock no. 1819658
Published by McFarland & Company, Inc.. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.

A guide to non-fiction, fiction, poetry, films, articles, and music. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780786430642.

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ARROWSMITH'S DICTIONARY OF BRISTOL
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819650
Published by J.W. Arrowsmith. 2nd 1906. Almost very good condition.

2nd edition. 447 pages. 54 b/w plates. Three-quarter dark blue leather binding, green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 4 raised bands to spine. Marbled endpapers. Boards marked, leather binding worn and scuffed, spine faded to brown. Joints repaired with matching green cloth. Very few grubby marks to contents. All plates present, one plate marked, others may have light page browning and light foxing. Pages 213 to 218 have a tiny ink stain to corner.

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THE TOBY TWIRL ADVENTURE BOOKS A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE
Written by Sheila Hodgetts; Martin Hockley. Illustrated by E. Jeffrey.
Stock no. 1318813
Published by Toby Twirl Ltd.. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

Hockley, an avid collector himself, has produced this tribute and identification guide to the Toby Twirl books. Green pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0954472004.

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THE TOBY TWIRL ADVENTURE BOOKS A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE
Written by Sheila Hodgetts; Martin Hockley. Illustrated by E. Jeffrey.
Stock no. 1318810
Published by Toby Twirl Ltd.. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

Hockley, an avid collector himself, has produced this tribute and identification guide to the Toby Twirl books. Green pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0954472004.

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THE RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE HANDBOOK OF RAILWAY STATIONS 1904
Written by C.R. Clinker.
Stock no. 2132814
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1970. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Hand-book of Stations Including Junctions, Sidings, Collieries, Works etc. on the Railways in the United Kingdom Showing the Station Accommodation, Crane Power, County, Company and Position. A reproduction of the 1904 first issue. Introduction by Clinker. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine. 600 pages. ISBN: 0715351206. Spine bumped. Wrapper lightly browned and rubbed at edges with small closed tear to rear fold and has a faded spine.

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MEDIEVAL LIBRARIES OF GREAT BRITAIN A LIST OF SURVIVING BOOKS
Written by N.R. Ker.
Stock no. 2132612
Published by The Royal Historical Society. 1964. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. xxxii + 424 pages. 2nd edition. Bumping to spine and a couple of cover edges.

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THE ENCHANTED WORLD OF JESSIE M. KING
Written by Colin White. Illustrated by Jessie M. King.
Stock no. 2132549
Published by Canongate Publishing Limited. 1st thus 1989. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations and photographs throughout. This is the first major book to be published about the life and works of Jessie M. King, who is one of the most important illustrators of the 20th century. Includes a detailed list of bibliographical information. Large format. ISBN: 086241363X. Vertical crease down front cover, just over 1" from cover edge. Pale page edge browning, but contents are sill excellent!

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THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: AN INFORMAL HISTORY
Written by Peter Sutcliffe.
Stock no. 1818870
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of the O.U.P. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Top edge red. ISBN: 0199510849. Light pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Red to top edge of text block is fading. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-creased.

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MOTORCYCLES
Written by Roger Hicks.
Stock no. 1818705
Published by Silverdale Books. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Over 2500 motorcycles from around the world from 1885 to the present day. General Editor: Roger Hicks. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. 544 pages. ISBN: 1856055922. Matching pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and has remains of a small label to lower edge of front panel.

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ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF CLASSIC CARS: SPORTS CARS 1945-1975
Written by Rob De La Rive Box.
Stock no. 1818604
Published by Rebo Productions. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.

A comprehensive work of classic models of some 150 different marques including the history, description, and technical data and production numbers. Red pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 1840531118. Top edge of text block has minor foxing. Slight lean to spine.

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