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FRANCE
Written by Gordon Home. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137596
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. Circa 1918. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine and black title to front cover. Reissued with 64 colour plates. Part of the A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. Spine is browned and gilt faded; tear to top of spine. Bumping to corners. NEW endpapers. Heavy foxing.

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PARIS
Written by Dorothy Menpes. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137590
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Decorations to spine and front cover. 24 plates. A and C Black 6 Shillings Series. Top edge gilt.185 pages plus 6 page original booklist/advertisements. Spine is faded. Some marks and spotting to covers. Hinges are pulled. Foxing.

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VENICE
Written by Lonsdale Ragg; Laura M. Ragg. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137576
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1916. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and yellow to front cover. 75 colour plates. A and C Black 20 Shilling series. Spine is browned with bumping and wear. Some marks to covers. Joints are pulled. Plate to opposite page 82 has margin mark (goes from page 82-84). Some hinges are pulled - binding starting to become weak. Foxing and browning.

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THE DURBAR
Written by Dorothy Menpes. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137561
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1903. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth with orange and blue decorations to spine and front cover. Gilt titles also to front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. 100 colour plates. A. & C. Black Colour Book in the 20 Shillings Series. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Heavy foxing - plate guards are affected, but plates are bright.

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THE THAMES
Written by G.E. Mitton. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137559
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1906. Very good condition.

Pale grey/blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. White and two green colour decorations. 75 colour plates/illustrations - 55 full page with tissue-guards and 20 are chapter headers. Plus fold-out map to rear. 248 pages, plus 2 page original booklist to rear. A and C Black Colour Book in the 20 Shilling series. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Joints are cracked. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges, but some also to pages internally. Plate margins also have some foxing, but mostly browning.

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BRITTANY
Written by Dorothy Menpes. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137520
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1912. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. Mauve cloth with green decoration. Gilt title to spine. Grey/green title to front cover. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. 1" split to top of spine, which is very browned with wear. Rest of covers are unevenly faded with wear; bumping to corners. Foxing. Some guards are browned. Light browning to plate margins.

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WORLD'S CHILDREN
Written by Dorothy Menpes. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137519
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1904. Almost very good condition.

Top edge gilt. A. &. C. Black Colour book. Blue and yellow decorated cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. 100 colour illustrations. 3200 copies. 20 shilling series. Spine and edges of front cover are very browned. Some chipping, with a little fraying to cloth at top corners of spine. Front joint is partially cracked. Hinge cracked at page 32 (and others). Light browning to plate margins. Foxing.

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JAPAN
Written by Dorothy Menpes. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137359
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1905. Almost very good condition.

Blue decorative cloth, gilt title and vignette to spine; yellow title and vignette to front cover. 75 colour plates. A. & C. Black Colour Book 20 Shillings Series. Originally published in 1901 with 100 plates. 8 page booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some fraying and wear to cloth. Browning to covers with some marks. Foxing - mostly to outer page edges and a few page margins. Browning to some margins, including plate pages.

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INDIA
Written by Flora Annie Steel. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137082
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1912. Good condition.

Red decorated cloth with gilt titles. A and C Black's 20 Shillings Series. 75 Colour plates. Top edge gilt. Booklist to rear. Spine is browned with fading to gilt title and decorations. Split to top of spine, smaller nicks with some fraying to cloth. Cover edges are unevenly faded. Covers are marked. Front joint is partially broken (being held by two webbing areas at top and tail. Front endpaper is very browned with lengthy inscription in ink; creased with corner loss; damp marking next to spine. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and some page margins. Light damp staining to margins of plates 114, 116 and 118.

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WAR IMPRESSIONS
Written by Dorothy Menpes. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137055
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1903. Good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles. 216mm x 153mm. xiv, 254 pages. Folding chart. 99 tissue-guarded colour plates. 3000 copies printed. An A. & C. Black Colour Book. Damp staining to bottom corner of front cover. Split to top of spine at front; to about half way down the book. Marks to covers. Corners are bumped. Ink stamp to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and margins. Tear to fold-out page. A working copy ONLY!

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WORLD'S CHILDREN
Written by Dorothy Menpes. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 1314438
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1903. Very good condition.

Deluxe edition limited to 500 copies. White decorated cloth with gilt titles. 100 colour plates. 246 pages, top edge gilt others untrimmed. SIGNED by the artist. This is copy no. 322. Spine and corners bumped. White cloth is slightly grubby. Foxing throughout (affects tissue-guards but not actual plates).

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