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THE SALMON (NMN 16)
Written by J.W. Jones.
Stock no. 2116260
Published by Harper And Brothers. 1st USA 1959. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

American Edition. New Naturalist Monograph no. 16. 27 b/w plates. 24 diagrams. A study of the salmon's life stages. Detailed sections on spawning and homing, and a most interesting conclusion by the eminent author that salmon do not feed in fresh water. This raises an interesting question for those who indulge in fly-fishing! This book beautifully describes the strange and mysterious life history of the salmon. Some spotting to covers. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Previous owners bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Wrapper is unevenly browned.

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THE DEERSLAYER OR THE FIRST WARPATH
Written by James Fenimore Cooper. Illustrated by Louis Rhead.
Stock no. 1311785
Published by Harper And Brothers. circa 1929. Almost very good condition.

Black cloth with large pictorial onlay to front and green title to spine. 3 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 556 pages, top edge yellow. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Marks to rear cover. Inscription in ink and old price in biro to front endpaper, a few small crayon marks to pastedown. Textblock is grubby and there is some fingering to page margins. Some foxing also.

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GAMES AND SONGS OF AMERICAN CHILDREN
Written by William Wells Newell.
Stock no. 1501726
Published by Harper And Brothers. 1st 1883. Almost very good condition.

Collected and compared by William Wells Newell. Beige cloth with pictorial front cover, brown titles to spine with decoration at top and bottom. Blue endpapers. B/w frontis. 242 pages. Covers are grubby with a couple of very small areas of damage. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Front joint is cracked between frontis and title page. Endpapers grubby with patch of tape residue to front endpaper. Small area of surface paper damage near top edge of title page. A few light marks and fingermarks to contents but generally clean.

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GREATEST FIGHTER MISSIONS OF THE TOP NAVY AND MARINE ACES OF WORLD WAR II
Written by Edward H. Sims.
Stock no. 1802879
Published by Harper And Brothers. 1st 1962. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine and publisher vignette to front. B/w illustrations. xxii and 241 pages. Slight damp mottling to boards. Bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is edge-worn with slight loss, scuffed and grubby, faded to spine.

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