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THE RAILWAYS OF ENGLAND
Written by W.M. Acworth.
Stock no. 2136609
Published by John Murray. 2nd 1889. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine with gilt title. Blue cloth covers with gilt title. Second edition, with 56 illustrations. Spine is split nearly all the way down front side, with fraying to cloth. Smaller split to rear side of spine. Marks to covers. Bumping to corners. Bookplates and name in ink to prelims. Front joint is cracked. Foxing to outer page edges. A reading copy.

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THE ZINCALI
Written by George Borrow.
Stock no. 2136096
Published by John Murray. 1923. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. An account of the gypsies of Spain. The 9th, definitive edition. B/w illustrations. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE SLAVE SHIP: A HUMAN HISTORY
Written by Marcus Rediker.
Stock no. 2135922
Published by John Murray. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Maroon cloth with silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780719563027. Page browning. Wrapper is a bit edge creased and faded to spine.

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GYRFALCON
Written by Emma Ford. Illustrated by Antony Rhodes; Andrew Ellis; et al..
Stock no. 2135837
Published by John Murray. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Black cloth, silver title to spine. Stunning colour illustrations and colour photos. ISBN: 0719555140. Some marks to covers; a few small bumps along edges and corners. Page edge browning. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Wrapper is price-cut with browning; 1" closed tear to one corner.

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MUMFIE'S UNCLE SAMUEL
Written by Katharine Tozer. Illustrated by Katharine Tozer.
Stock no. 2135666
Published by John Murray. 1964. Almost very good condition.

Blue boards, red title to spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 160 pages. Cheap edition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine and edges are faded with a bit of spotting and some grubby marks. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are very good.

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ORLANDO'S INVISIBLE PYJAMAS
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1321763
Published by John Murray. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Oblong pictorial paperwraps. Harlequin Books edited by Noel Carrington. 30 pages. Colour & b/w illustrations. Covers are slightly grubby. Staples are rusty. Contents clean.

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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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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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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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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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