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THE NOBLE SAVAGE: JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU 1754-1762
Written by Maurice Cranston.
Stock no. 1823108
Published by Allen Lane; Penguin Press. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The second part of Maurice Cranston's remarkable biography of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Navy blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713990511. Name in ink to front pastedown and top of preface page. Otherwise contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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A HISTORY OF WALES
Written by John Davies.
Stock no. 2135515
Published by Allen Lane. 1st thus 1993. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

718 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713990988. Bumps to spine and corners. Name and address in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chipping; damp stain across bottom edge of front panel.

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FERAL: SEARCHING FOR ENCHANTMENT ON THE FRONTIERS OF REWILDING
Written by George Monbiot.
Stock no. 1321498
Published by Allen Lane. Circa 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A lyrical and gripping story of Monbiot's efforts to re-engage with nature and discover a new way of living. How, by restoring and rewilding our damaged ecosystems on land and at sea, we can bring wonder back into our lives. Grey boards, white title to spine. ISBN: 9781846147487. 8th printing. Spine bumped. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.

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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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THE BATTLE OF HAMBURG
Written by Martin Middlebrook.
Stock no. 2122647
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Allied Bomber Forces Against a German City in 1943. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 424 pages including index. ISBN: 0713910747. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks.

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THE GREAT BRITISH DREAM FACTORY
Written by Dominic Sandbrook.
Stock no. 2120826
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Strange History of Our National Imagination. This is a book about the success and the meaning of Britain's modern popular culture, from Bond and The Beatles to Catherine Cookson and Coronation Street, from Harry Potter, heavy metal and Kate Bush to Damien Hirst, Downton Abbey and Grand Theft Auto. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780241004654. Light bumping to spine. Contents are excellent! Wrapper is edge-creased.

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THE SECRETS OF RUE ST ROCH
Written by Janet Morgan.
Stock no. 2115201
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Intelligence Operations Behind Enemy Lines in the First World War. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713997656.

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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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