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BOXWOOD & GRAVER A MISCELLANY OF BLOCKS
No author listed. Illustrated by Reynolds Stone; Cecil Keeling; Derrick Harris; Imre Reiner; Roy Morgan; George Buday; David Gentleman; Diana Bloomfield.
Stock no. 1323565
Published by Westerham Press; Allen Lane. 1st 1958. Very good condition.

Privately printed for Allen Lane. One of 1500 copies. With 40 French-fold leaves and illustrated with 31 wood engravings formerly used in Penguin books here printed on recto pages from the original block. Bound in gilt-titled quarter vellum over wood veneer boards. Spine browned and cover edges also a little browned. Name and address ink stamp to front free-endpaper. Light page edge browning else contents clean.

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UNIVERSAL: A GUIDE TO THE COSMOS
Written by Brian Cox; Jeff Forshaw.
Stock no. 2140969
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2016. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Shiny silver covers with white titles. Some graphs and colour photos. ISBN: 9781846144363. Light bump to top of spine. Some edge-creasing and light scuffs to wrapper.

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THE FIRST OF THE FEW: FIGHTER PILOTS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
Written by Denis Winter.
Stock no. 2139866
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713912782. Page edge browning, with some foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and browned.

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VANISHED KINGDOMS THE HISTORY OF HALF-FORGOTTEN EUROPE
Written by Norman Davies.
Stock no. 2138823
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour & b/w illustrations. 830 pages. ISBN: 9781846143380. Small knock to base of spine. Light page edge browning. A little edge-creasing to wrapper, couple of small nicks.

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THE GREAT MUTINY INDIA 1857
Written by Christopher Hibbert.
Stock no. 2138539
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713910542. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some edge-creasing.

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THE KING OF BEASTS & OTHER CREATURES
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1320426
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Every race and every country has its own increasingly bizarre hang-up and so do animals as Ronald Searle now reveals. Glazed pictorial boards. Humourous colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0713913363. Spine bumped at top and tail. Some pale browning to front cover. Foxing to textblock. Light tobacco smell to contents. Price-cut dustwrapper is browned, mainly at front panel, damp stains to top edges of rear panel.

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WARLORD A LIFE OF CHURCHILL AT WAR, 1874-1945
Written by Carlo D'Este.
Stock no. 1318390
Published by Allen Lane. Circa 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The life of Winston Churchill through the prism of his military service as both a solider and warlord. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 935 numbered pages. ISBN: 9780713997538. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed. 3rd printing.

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THE IRON WOLF AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Yvonne Gilbert; Jennifer Campbell.
Stock no. 2127001
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Striking colour plates by Yvonne Gilbert, b/w drawings by Jennifer Campbell. 19 folk-tales. Brown cloth. 141 pages. ISBN: 071391341X. Foxing to outer page edges and some pages of contents. Wrapper is edge-creased and a bit faded to spine.

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REMBRANDT'S EYES
Written by Simon Schama. Illustrated by Rembrandt.
Stock no. 1805637
Published by Allen Lane; Penguin Press. 1999. Very good condition.

Uncorrected Advance Proof. A dazzling and unconventional biography of the artist. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 702 pages. ISBN: 0713993847. Small closed tear to top edge of front cover (no loss). Light creasing to top vertical edge of a few pages of contents. Otherwise contents clean.

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