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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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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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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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BIRDS OF SEYCHELLES
Written by Adrian Skerrett; Ian Bullock; Tony Disley. Illustrated by Mark Andrews; Tony Disley.
Stock no. 1811101
Published by Christopher Helm; A. & C. Black. 1st 2001. Very good condition.

Helm Field Guides. Cardwraps. A comprehensive guide to all species in Seychelles. 242 species illustrated. Colour and b/w illustrations. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 0713639733. Crease to rear cover. Contents fine.

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FLYTYING TECHNIQUES A FULL COLOUR GUIDE
Written by Jacqueline Wakeford.
Stock no. 1713125
Published by A. & C. Black. 1985. Nearly fine condition.

350 full colour illustrations showing different stages of flytying processes combined with the author's expert instructions make this a most attractive and practical book. Large format. Glazed boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0713655321.

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KATE GREENAWAY
Written by M.H. Spielmann. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1312641
Published by A. & C. Black. 1911. Very good condition.

Sixteen examples in colour of the artist's work. Green cloth, gilt titles. Pictorial onlay to front. Tipped-in plates. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing and page browning to text pages. All plates present and in fine condition. Hinge between last page of text and first plate is cracked. This edition "reissued with slight rearrangement of pictures, February 1911".

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THE BOWEN TWINS
Written by Deborah Tindall. Illustrated by T. Cuneo.
Stock no. 1206326
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

Pale green pictorial cloth, black title to spine. 8 colour plates. 247 pages. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxspots to prelims and last few pages. Corners bumped.

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CORNWALL
Written by G.E. Mitton. Illustrated by G.F. Nicholls.
Stock no. 815641
Published by A. & C. Black. 1932. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

32 colour plates, blue cloth, Popular Series. All plates present. Wrapper is price-cut, torn with loss and marked.

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WARWICKSHIRE
Written by Clive Holland. Illustrated by Fred Whitehead.
Stock no. 815638
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st thus 1922. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, 32 colour plates, popular series. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with small loss to corners and top of spine.

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SURREY
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff. Illustrated by Sutton Palmer.
Stock no. 815590
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st thus 1922. Very good condition.

32 illustrations. Blue cloth. Popular series. Spine browned. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Frontis is partially detached.

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