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HISTORICAL STEAM LOCOMOTIVES
Written by O.S. Nock.
Stock no. 1820328
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Colour frontis. B/w photos. Light rubbing to board edges. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, faded to spine and heavily scuffed to rear panel.

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LONDON UP TO DATE
Written by George Augustus Sala.
Stock no. 2133854
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1895. Good condition.

Essays describing scenes and characters by 'an authority on London streets'. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, red titles and decorations to front cover. 378 pages. Spine faded and worn with tear in cloth at top. Corners bumped and rubbed. A few faint marks to covers. Newspaper cutting featuring Sala stuck to front pastedown. Endpapers foxed. Pages lightly browned.

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THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF STARS
Written by G.E. Mitton.
Stock no. 1319225
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

Dark green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 11 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations and plates. 207 pages, top edge gilt others untrimmed. Spine bumped, spine and corners slightly rubbed. Heavy foxing to contents. Endpapers lightly browned. Page 169 has an ink amendment (Arcturus crossed out and replacded with Sirius).

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FISHING THE DRY FLY
Written by Dermot Wilson.
Stock no. 1819201
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 2nd 1981. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

2nd edition. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713621346. Laminate to top rear edge of dustwrapper is starting to peel.

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THE ART OF THE WET FLY
Written by W.S. Roger Fogg. Illustrated by W.S. Roger Fogg.
Stock no. 1819199
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The philosophy and technique of wet fly angling. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713619503. Light browning to text block. Dustwrapper spine faded.

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FLY-TYING WITH HAROLD HOWORTH
Written by Douglas C. Townsend. Illustrated by Douglas C. Townsend.
Stock no. 1819197
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Townsend describes and illustrates over 30 flies, some being Harold Howorth's own creations, other his modifications of standard flies. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette of fly to front. 3 colour illustrations. B/w line drawings of flies to chapter headers and footers. ISBN: 0713620528. Dustwrapper spine lightly faded and rubbed.

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THE BRITISH SUBMARINE
Written by F.W. Lipscomb.
Stock no. 1818264
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive and authoritative book on the British Submarine and its place in the Royal Navy. Blue cloth boards, blue title to spine. B/w photos. Reprinted with corrections. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Text block browned. Foxing to prelims and rear endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few chips and loss to top of spine.

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THE LITTLE GREEN ROAD TO FAIRYLAND
Written by Annie R. Rentoul. Illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.
Stock no. 2129479
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1947. Almost very good condition.

8 exquisite colour plates plus 8 b/w plates. Beige cloth, green title and vignette to front cover. 94 pages. 10.5 x 8". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Half cup ring mark to front cover. Spine is faded. Some wrinkling of cloth to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. Contents are still very good indeed! Plates are lovely and bright.

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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2129164
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Yellow/cream cloth, red titles. Four full-page colour illustrations. 331 pages. Spine is faded. Corners are bumped. A few marks to covers. Front joint is cracked, so that webbing is showing through. Foxing to outer page edges. All plates present.

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MOTHER GOOSE'S NURSERY RHYMES
Written by L. Edna Walter. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2129152
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st thus 1948. Almost very good condition.

Cream pictorial cloth with red titles. B/w pictures. 12 colour plates. 216 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; couple of splits to top and tail of spine. Uneven and grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Writing in pencil to front pastedown. Some foxing and grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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CHILDREN'S COSTUME IN ENGLAND
Written by Phillis Cunnington; Anne Buck.
Stock no. 2128788
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

From the 14th to end of the 19th century. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713603712. Page edge browning. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is creased with a few marks and price-cut.

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GUNDOGS THEIR CARE AND TRAINING
Written by Michael Brander.
Stock no. 1816659
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A useful handbook on training for the gundog owner. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713603259. Damp stain to lower edge of rear board. '1977' in blue ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at corners and heavily scuffed, damp stain to rear panel.

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