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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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GRUB, WATER & RELIEF
Written by Adrian Vaughan.
Stock no. 1817501
Published by John Murray. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Tales of the Great Western Railway 1835-1892. B/w photos. ISBN: 071954176X. Slight foxing to text block and prelims. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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COLLECTIONS TOWARDS THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE COUNTY OF HEREFORD (3 VOLUMES)
Written by John Duncumb; William Henry Cooke.
Stock no. 2128333
Published by John Murray. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. 3 volumes. Blue/green cloth with gilt titles to spines. Duncumbs original work is covered in volume I and through to Volume II page 318. B/w plates. Volume III is by Cooke and states that it is a 'Continuation of Duncumb's History'. Volume I contains a general history of Herefordshire and its city and was originally published in 1802, and the first part of a second volume in 1812. Volume III was added later. Due to the death of Charles, 11th Duke of Norfolk (The one who supported Duncumb's work financially), the collection of materials for this work ceased; unsold portions of the work were printed, but not then published and stored until 1837, when the whole stock was purchased by Mr. Thomas Thorpe. Notes inside one of these volumes states this work has been 'Collated as per Upcott'. Varying marks, wear and scuffs to covers. Some page tears/margin tears to older pages in volumes. A few repairs. Volume I contains 14 + 2 extra and lacks index. Volume II - has 2 plates + 1 extra. Volume III has all plates, as listed.

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A RING OF BELLS
Written by John Betjeman; Irene Slade. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2128129
Published by John Murray. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Poems of John Betjeman introduced and selected for the young by Irene Slade. Sensitively illustrated by Ardizzone's b/w line drawings. Pictorial boards and title page. 129 pages includes 22 pages of notes. Bookplate to front endpaper. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine; odd edge nick and chip.

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