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THE LEA-FRANCIS STORY
Written by Barrie Price.
Stock no. 1823995
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of Lea-Francis divides into three eras: 1895-1922 Quality cycles and motor cycles; 1922-35 Expensive light and medium size performance cars; 1936-1962 High efficiency medium sized vehicles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713407859. Pale foxing to prelims. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and grubby to rear panel. Slight musty odour present.

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ABBEYS AND PRIORIES
Written by Edmund Vale. Illustrated by John Mansbridge.
Stock no. 1323246
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

An admirable introduction to the subject of old abbeys. Junior Heritage Books series. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations and b/w photos. Minimal bumping to spine. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss and tears at top edges.

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HOUSES
Written by Edward Osmond. Illustrated by Edward Osmond.
Stock no. 1323245
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Junior Heritage Books series. The growth of the English House from prehistoric times to the 20th century. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 80 pages. Colour illustrations and b/w photos. Spine slightly bumped. Slight fading to cover edges. Gilt stamp to centre of front cover. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with small tear at top of spine and small paper repair to centre of spine.

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CASTLES
Written by R. Allen Brown. Illustrated by John Mansbridge.
Stock no. 1323244
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Junior Heritage series. The story of castles from their origin in Norman times to their decline five centuries later. Orange boards. 80 pages. B/w photos and colour illustrations. Spine very slightly bumped. Light page browning to contents else clean. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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CHURCHES
Written by Edmund Vale. Illustrated by John Mansbridge.
Stock no. 1323243
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Colour illustrations. B/w photos. A Junior Heritage Book. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Two names in ink to front free-endpaper (one crossed out). Light page edge browning and some page corner tips lightly creased. Price-cut wrapper is edge chipped with minimal loss and browned to spine.

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SEA-SHORE LIFE OF BRITAIN
Written by L.R. Brightwell.
Stock no. 1323181
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, 116 pages. Some colour but many b/w plates and photos. Spine very slightly bumped and rubbed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is price-cut (loss to top corner of front flap), edge rubbed, browned and foxed - not as bad as it sounds, still very good.

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MOTORING MY WAY
Written by Stanley Sedgwick.
Stock no. 2139923
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author's wide experience and objective approach to so many classic marques make this a must for enthusiasts. B/w photos. 190 pages plus index. ISBN: 0713432624. SIGNED by author and dated 'October 1976' to title page. Light browning and a few foxspots to outer page edges.

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THE MAINTENANCE AND DRIVING OF VINTAGE CARS
Written by Richard C. Wheatley; Brian Morgan. Illustrated by R.F. Neale.
Stock no. 2139908
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1964. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Companion volume to the same authors' standard work The Restoration of Vintage and Thoroughbred Cars. Black boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to lower front board. B/w photos and illustrations. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink and ink stamp to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; some fading to spine and wear.

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MANUAL OF CULTIVATED CONIFERS
Written by Gerd Krussmann; et al.
Stock no. 2139687
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st thus 1985. Very good condition.

Large format. Green boards with gilt title to spine. Second edition, revised. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0713450398. Bumping and wear along cover edges; some browning and foxing to outer page edges.

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CONIFERS
Written by D.M. Van Gelderen.
Stock no. 2139135
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards with gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0713454091. Slight surface paper damage to part of top edge of front pastedown/endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.

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MAMMALS OF THE SEAS
Written by Richard Mark Martin.
Stock no. 2139129
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0713408251. Page edges are browned. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; chips and nicks to edges; some browning.

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THE LEA-FRANCIS STORY
Written by Barrie Price.
Stock no. 2136803
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of Lea-Francis divides into three eras: 1895-1922 Quality cycles and motor cycles; 1922-35 Expensive light and medium size performance cars; 1936-1962 High efficiency medium sized vehicles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713407859. Browning to page edges. Wrapper is marked in places with fading to spine.

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