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FOUR YEARS IN GREAT BRITAIN 1831-1835 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Calvin Colton.
Stock no. 2135878
Published by Harper And Brothers. 1st 1835. Good condition.

Brown blind decorated cloth with gilt titles to spines. An American's impressions of Great Britain in Victorian times. Volume 1 is probably nearer very good - Bumping and a bit of chipping to corners, some browning and foxing; binding is nice and tight. Volume 2 - is chipped with splits to edges; tear in cloth on rear, but top cloth still present; damp stained; half of title page is MISSING - some heavy foxing and damp marking throughout. Please note, this appears to be a MIXED set with slightly different cloths - possibly bought at different times.

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FAMOUS INDIANAPOLIS CARS AND DRIVERS
Written by Brock Yates.
Stock no. 2134312
Published by Harper And Brothers. 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

American edition. Illustrated with b/w photos. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Bumping to spine. Wrapper is faded to spine with edge-tears/chips and creasing; minimal loss.

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JIPPING STREET: CHILDHOOD IN A LONDON SLUM
Written by Kathleen Woodward. Illustrated by Leon Underwood.
Stock no. 2134066
Published by Harper And Brothers. 1st USA 1928. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth spine and corners; paper covered boards. Tipped-in frontis by Underwood. American edition. Paper title label to spine is starting to unstick. Browning. Bookplate to front pastedown. Wrapper is torn and chipped with some pieces of loss; browned with some foxing.

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LONDON FILMS AND CERTAIN DELIGHTFUL ENGLISH TOWNS
Written by W.D. Howells.
Stock no. 2133988
Published by Harper And Brothers. Circa 1911. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with black titles. B/w plates. Spotting to covers and outer page edges.

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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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