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RED-CAP ADVENTURES
Written by S.R. Crockett. Illustrated by Allan Stewart.
Stock no. 1324189
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

Being the second series of "Red Cap Tales" stolen from the treasure chest of the Wizard of the North. Grey pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 16 colour plates. 411 pages, 8 page catalogue to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight scuffing to the front cover illustration. Light fingermarks to page margins and light foxing to textblock.

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BIRKET FOSTER R.W.S
Written by H.M. Cundall. Illustrated by Birket Foster.
Stock no. 1324078
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1930. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black 20 shilling series. The Life and work of Myles Birket Foster. 73 tissue-guarded colour plates + b/w illustrations. Blue decorated cloth with gilt titles to spine. Reprint of September 1930 advertising the New Series. Spine bumped, faded and foxed. Heavy foxing to textblock and some page margins.

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JULIAN HOME
Written by Frederic W. Farrar. Illustrated by Patten Wilson.
Stock no. 1324053
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1909. Very good condition.

New edition. Blue pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 6 colour plates and some b/w plates. 431 pages plus 10 page book list to rear. Spine and corners bumped with a tiny nick to top of spine. Some slight loss of the title to the spine else covers are beautifully bright. Foxing to textblock, endpapers and prelims.

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ERIC OR LITTLE BY LITTLE
Written by Frederic W. Farrar. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1323786
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1907. Very good condition.

A tale of Roslyn School. Brown pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 368 pages plus 8 page publication list to rear. Spine bumped. Endpapers browned. Some foxing to textblock.

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NOTHING BUT DOGS
Written by K.F. Barker. Illustrated by K.F. Barker.
Stock no. 1824199
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth, green titles. 100 superb b/w illustrations of a variety of dog breeds. The book helps pet-owners and particularly children to understand their dogs better. Spine slightly browned. Contemporary inscription in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Text block browned. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn, chip to top of spine affecting OGS of Dogs in title, surface paper loss to lower edge of rear panel and rear panel is grubby. Musty odour present.

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald; R.A. Nicholson. Illustrated by Gilbert James.
Stock no. 2137599
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1909. Good condition.

Cream cloth, blue decorations and titles to front cover and spine. 16 colour plates plus b/w decorations. Introduction and notes by Nicholson, lecturer in Persian at Cambridge University. Spine is very browned with some scuffing and bumping. Marks to covers. Small nick in cloth to back cover on spine. Joints and hinges are pulled - some chipping to paper. Foxing.

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LAMIA'S WINTER-QUARTERS
Written by Alfred Austin. Illustrated by George Samuel Elgood.
Stock no. 2137588
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1908. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 16 colour plates. 4 page booklist to rear. Spine is bro2wned with small split to base. Damp staining to rear, going through to pages at rear. Foxing.

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SALMON FISHING
Written by W. Earl Hodgson.
Stock no. 2137582
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1906. Good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Gilt vignettes to spine and front cover. Colour frontis plus 7 colour plates. B/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some splits and chips to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Newspaper cuttings to prelims and rear pages of book. Crayon and pencil annotations/underlining/margins, where this book has been previously used. Foxing.

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BRITISH CASTLES
Written by Charles H. Ashdown.
Stock no. 2137581
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Dark green cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 32 colour plates plus line drawings. A and C Black Colour Book in the 7/6 series. Spine is bumped and browned. corners are also bumped. A few marks to covers. Front joint is a bit cracked and pulled. Page browning and foxing.

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GENEVA
Written by Francis Gribble. Illustrated by J. Hardwicke Lewis; May Hardwicke Lewis.
Stock no. 2137579
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 20 colour plates. A and C Black Colour Book in the 7/6 Series. Spine is browned with chip/tear to top, some fraying to cloth and a bit of loss. Small white 'splash' mark to bottom of front cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some page browning. Page 73 is grubby.

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SUSSEX
Written by Hilaire Belloc. Illustrated by Wilfrid Ball.
Stock no. 2137573
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1913. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. Oriental blue/green pictorial cloth. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. Folding map. 2000 copies printed. Belloc is the author but chose not to be credited. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine; which has possibly been repaired. Crease to bottom corner of front cover. Foxing; heaviest to outer page edges and endpapers.

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THE SCENERY OF LONDON
Written by G.E. Mitton. Illustrated by Herbert M. Marshall.
Stock no. 2137560
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1906. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. Grey cloth with green/yellow decorations. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. 4 page newer booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping and fraying to cloth. Browning/fading to spine. Staining to bottom corner of front cover - showing through on pastedown and affecting page margins of prelims, including frontis. Some foxing and browning.

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