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KINO A HISTORY OF THE RUSSIAN AND SOVIET FILM
Written by Jay Leyda.
Stock no. 2132505
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dark grey cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Splash marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with tears and chips; some loss; a few repairs.

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WINGS OVER OLYMPUS
Written by T.H. Wisdom.
Stock no. 2131886
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1942. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Royal Air Force in Libya and Greece in World War Two. B/w photos. Darkening and possible damp marking to cover edges and spine; some spotting. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is torn and chipped with creasing, but tears look to be repaired to verso with tape.

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THE ABC OF GLIDING
Written by Fox Geen.
Stock no. 2131880
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w diagrams. Pale blue boards, black title to spine. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; some loss; grubby in places.

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SMITH OF WOOTTON MAJOR
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 1317956
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1967. Almost very good condition.

Small format, black boards with red decoration and white titles. B/w illustrations. This is the first state of the first edition. Covers are edge worn. Slightly faded spine has possibly been glued down. Foxing and browning to endpapers and textblock.

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TWISTGRIP: A MOTOR CYCLING ANTHOLOGY
Written by L.J.K. Setright.
Stock no. 1817736
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An exciting, splendidly illustrated anthology of motorcycle literature. Edited by Setright. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0047960310. Light page browning. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily rubbed at edges and a little browned & scuffed to rear panel.

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THE TWO TOWERS
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2130860
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Being The Second Part of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Second Edition Revised. Red cloth, gilt title to spine and folding map to rear. 352 pages. 6th impression of the 2nd edition. Light wear to top and tail of spine. A few small marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is worn at edges, with a few small nicks.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by George Soper.
Stock no. 2127182
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue pictorial boards. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 259 pages. Spine and a couple of cover edges are unevenly browned. Bottom corner of front endpaper has been snipped off. Some foxing. All plates present. Wrapper is torn with upto 2" loss to base of spine; loss to corners and top edge of front panel. This is a 2nd impression.

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BOILER HOUSE PRACTICE
Written by J.N. Williams.
Stock no. 2126563
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Bumping to corners. Some fading to cover edges. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased and torn with chips; a little loss; some browning and scuffs.

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WELLINGTON'S MASTERPIECE THE BATTLE AND CAMPAIGN OF SALAMANCA
Written by J.P. Lawford; Peter Young.
Stock no. 2126466
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0049400371. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears; minimal loss.

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THE HOBBIT
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2124727
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 4th 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fourth edition. Green cloth with gilt title to spine, endpapers are maps. 5 colour plates and b/w illustrations. 256 pages. 9 x 5.75". ISBN: 0048231479. A few light marks to covers. School prize plate to free front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.

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THE MAGIC FINGER
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by William Pene Du Bois.
Stock no. 2124362
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 2nd 1974. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Blue and black endpapers. Dramatic b/w illustrations. Wear to spine and edges. Some browning to covers. A little foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good indeed.

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THE ELEPHANT & THE FLOWER
Written by Brian Patten. Illustrated by Meg Rutherford.
Stock no. 1815395
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1970. Very good condition.

Almost-Fables. Contains 16 Almost-Fables. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictorial endpapers. Two-tone and b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0048230928. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Minor foxing to text block and a few grubby marks to contents.

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