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ADVICE TO JULIA: A LETTER IN RHYME
Written by Henry Luttrell.
Stock no. 2135289
Published by John Murray. 1820. Good condition.

Brown boards; paper title to spine. New edition. Scuffing and marks to covers; uneven fading. Chipping to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing throughout. Some page edge creasing. A reading copy.

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THE SCOTTISH COLOURISTS: CADELL, FERGUSSON, HUNTER, PEPLOE
Written by Roger Billcliffe. Illustrated by J.D. Fergusson; S.J. Peploe; et al..
Stock no. 1822078
Published by John Murray. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Long and widely collected in Scotland, the four early twentieth-century painters known as the Scottish Colourists were largely forgotten in England or further afield - until the last few years. Strong, emotive colour, fluent brushwork and a keen sense of pattern marked their painting as different from and more advanced than anything seen in Britain before. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0719547342. Large bookplate to front pastedown else a fine copy in a fine dustwrapper.

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A FLOWER-HUNTER IN QUEENSLAND & NEW ZEALAND
Written by Mrs. Rowan.
Stock no. 2134444
Published by John Murray. 1898. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. With map and illustrations. School gilt embossed stamp to front cover. Fading and browning/foxing to covers; bumping to corners, some other marks. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Some uncut page edges.

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THE YEAR OF TRAFALGAR
Written by Henry Newbolt.
Stock no. 1320174
Published by John Murray. 1st 1905. Almost very good condition.

Being and account of the battle and of the events which led up to it, white a collection of the poems and ballads written there-upon between 1805 and 1905. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped with nicks at top and tail. Corners and spine edges rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and prelims, tissue-guard to frontis is browned with a tear at lower edge.

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CHRONICLES OF HOLLAND HOUSE 1820-1900
Written by Of Ilchester Earl.
Stock no. 1820995
Published by John Murray. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front board. B/w photos. Top edge red. Ex-lib with usual stamps and bookplates. Spine faded, small split to base of spine. Text block browned.

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THE RETREAT: HITLER'S FIRST DEFEAT
Written by Michael Jones.
Stock no. 2134025
Published by John Murray. Circa 2010. Very good condition.

The story of Hitler's first terrible defeat through first-hand witnesses and a powerful narrative. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780719569722. 3rd printing. Part of original price label stuck to front cover. Page edge browning.

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ROBERT DICK GEOLOGIST & BOTANIST
Written by Samuel Smiles.
Stock no. 1820167
Published by John Murray. 1st 1878. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. Portrait frontis of Dick plus numerous b/w engravings. Cr 8vo. 432pp plus index. Edges of boards lightly rubbed. Front pastedown marked where a bookplate once was. Some hinges pulled. Some scattered foxing to contents.

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TINTIN THE COMPLETE COMPANION
Written by Michael Farr. Illustrated by Herge.
Stock no. 2133451
Published by John Murray. 2002. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This is the first book to explore the sources in real life of all the Tintin adventures and it will delight Tintinologists everywhere. Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 205 pages. ISBN: 0719555221. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER BEYOND THE MYTH
Written by Ronald Anderson; Anne Koval.
Stock no. 2133337
Published by John Murray. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Whistler's art and life are brought together to recreate the extraordinary career of the man behind the myth. Dark red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 544 pages includes index. ISBN: 0719550270. Base of spine slightly bumped. Wrapper edges lightly rubbed and spine just very slightly sunned.

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH GARDENING
Written by Miles Hadfield.
Stock no. 2132141
Published by John Murray. 3rd 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

3rd edition, revised and expanded. Green cloth with red title label, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0719536448. Spotting along edge of rear cover. Wrapper is edge-creased with bottom corner of front flap cut off. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE RETREAT: HITLER'S FIRST DEFEAT
Written by Michael Jones.
Stock no. 1818467
Published by John Murray. Circa 2010. Very good condition.

The story of Hitler's first terrible defeat through first-hand witnesses and a powerful narrative. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780719569722. 3rd printing. Old price label to front cover.

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FALKLANDS, JUTLAND AND THE BIGHT
Written by Barry Bingham.
Stock no. 1818290
Published by John Murray. 1st 1919. Good condition.

Blue cloth with red titles. B/w plates. Spine browned. Front board creased at top front corner. Boards unevenly faded. Corners lightly worn. Rear board bowed. Two inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Page 13/14 and 15/16 have lower corner removed affecting margin only.

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