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THE ADVENTURES OF TEDDY TAIL OF THE DAILY MAIL
Written by Charles Folkard. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2127780
Published by A. & C. Black. Almost very good condition.

The very first Teddy Tail book. Red, grey and black illustrations of the famous mouse. Brown pictorial boards. Black and red titles. Cloth spine. 31 pages. 11 x 8.5". A fade patches to spine. Corners are bumped/creased. Grubby marks to covers. Foxing to some pages of contents; heaviest to title page and rear endpaper.

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THE CLYDE RIVER AND FIRTH
Written by Neil Munro. Illustrated by Mary Y. Hunter; J. Young Hunter.
Stock no. 2127302
Published by A. & C. Black. 1907. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with seahorse, trident & agricultural motif in gilt. 67 colour plates plus sketchmap at rear of book. 206 pages. Spine is bumped and faded. Bumping and wear to corners Stamp and name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning. All plates present.

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CHESTER
Written by Francis R.G. Duckworth. Illustrated by E. Harrison Compton.
Stock no. 2126191
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles and shield. 20 colour plates, plus fold-out plan to rear. A and C Black 7/6 series. Spine is browned. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers, including a fade/damp mark to bottom of rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.

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A PARTICULAR LUNN: ONE HUNDRED GLORIOUS YEARS ON THE TEST
Written by Mick Lunn; Clive Graham-Ranger.
Stock no. 1815668
Published by A. & C. Black. 2nd 1991. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Second Edition. One hundred glorious years on the Test, the most famous chalkstream in the world. B/w and colour photographs. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0713635223. SIGNED by the author to half-title page with personal dedication and date.

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BONNIE SCOTLAND
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff. Illustrated by Sutton Palmer.
Stock no. 2124218
Published by A. & C. Black. 1905. Very good condition.

An outline of Scotland's salient features with a glimpse at its history, national character and customs. 75 colour plates. Blue decorated cloth. 254 pages. 9 x 6". An A. & C. Black Colour Book. Some scuffing to covers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. All plates are present, foxing and some pulled hinges.

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BONNIE SCOTLAND
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff. Illustrated by Sutton Palmer.
Stock no. 2123624
Published by A. & C. Black. 1912. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

An outline of Scotland's salient features with a glimpse at its history, national character and customs. 75 colour plates. Blue decorated cloth. 254 pages. 9 x 6". An A. & C. Black Colour Book. Some wear to cover corners. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. A little foxing; some margin marks. A couple of tissue guards have become loose, but still inserted. Wrapper is very creased and damaged; has been repaired to verso with brown tape; still some pieces of loss.

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SHOTGUNS AND GUNSMITHS: THE VINTAGE YEARS
Written by Geoffrey Boothroyd.
Stock no. 1813367
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book about the sporting shotgun providing fascinating insight into the lives and skilled work of gunsmiths who helped develop the British shotgun during the late Victorian and Edwardian eras. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 240 pages including index. ISBN: 0713655526.

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FANLIGHTS
Written by Alexander Stuart Gray; John Sambrook; Tony Birks-Hay. Illustrated by Charlotte Halliday.
Stock no. 1813062
Published by Alphabooks; A. & C. Black. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A monograph. Tracing the origins of the fanlight and the social background to their place in English and early American architecture. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 148 pages including index. ISBN: 0713630779.

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TROUT FLIES OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE: THE NATURAL FLY AND ITS MATCHING ARTIFICIAL
Written by John Goddard.
Stock no. 1812855
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An essential reference book. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis, b/w illustrations and colour photos. xiii and 242 pages. ISBN: 0713634464. Faint damp stain to lower edge of boards. Contents clean. Damp staining to lower edge of dustwrapper verso (not visible to front. Light edge-rubbing to dustwrapper.

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THE FAIRY WORLD OF IDA RENTOUL OUTHWAITE
Written by Marcie Muir; Robert Holden.
Stock no. 2122439
Published by A. & C. Black. 1986. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards with silver title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713628340. Light wear to cover corners. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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MILLS AND BIG WHEELS
Written by Peter Firmin. Illustrated by Peter Firmin.
Stock no. 2121991
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1994. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Make it Work! Series. Easy-to-make working models powered by wind, sand and water. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713636238. Light bumping to spine. A few marks to outer page edges.

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GLIDING THE BRITISH GLIDING ASSOCIATION MANUAL
No author listed.
Stock no. 1208189
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 2002. Fine condition.

Originally aimed at giving gliding instructors a general feel of how gliders work, this book is not a technical manual in the usual sense and veers off into areas not directly relevant to the basic theory. Which makes for interesting reading! Glazed pictorial boards. 308 pages.packed with b/w diagrams. ISBN: 0713659475.

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