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FOREIGN DEVILS ON THE SILK ROAD
Written by Peter Hopkirk.
Stock no. 1827115
Published by John Murray. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The search for the lost cities and treasures of Chinese Central Asia. B/w photos. ISBN: 071953738X. Text block and edge of boards foxed. Contents otherwise clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE IMAGE ON THE GLASS
Written by Laurence Whistler.
Stock no. 1826339
Published by John Murray. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Detailed notes on the engraved glass and a complete check list of work by Laurence Whistler and his sons. Black boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w plates. ISBN: 0719532752. Light browning to text block. Contents clean. Black pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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THE LIFE OF A SCOTCH NATURALIST: THOMAS EDWARD ASSOCIATE OF THE LINEAN SOCIETY
Written by Samuel Smiles. Illustrated by George Reid.
Stock no. 1825647
Published by John Murray. 1905. Almost very good condition.

Popular Edition. Blue calf leather boards, 5 raised bands to spine, red title label and gilt title to spine. Marbled endpapers and text block. B/w plates and illustrations to text pages. Top of spine rubbed & worn. A few marks to rear board. Rugby School crest in gilt to front board. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Scattered foxing throughout. Binding is tight.

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A NAVAL BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY
Written by William R. O'Byrne.
Stock no. 1824564
Published by John Murray. 1849. Very good condition.

Comprising the Life and services of Every Living Officer in Her Majesty's Navy, from the rank of Admiral of the Fleet to that of Lieutenant, inclusive. Compiled from Authentic and Family Documents. A fat Tome. Modern binding with brown cloth spine & corners and grey cloth sides. Gilt title to spine. Marbled text block. 1400 pages. Heavy bump to lower edge of rear board.Light fading to vertical edge of rear board. A few light scuffs to boards. New endpapers. Title page professionally repaired. Text block browned. Some light page browning and marks to contents but remarkable clean for its age.

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BENNIE BLACK LAMB
Written by Cicely Englefield. Illustrated by Cicely Englefield.
Stock no. 1324239
Published by John Murray. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Cloth spine, pale blue pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light foxspots to spine. Endpapers partly browned else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears which have been tape repaired on verso, spine of wrapper is slightly browned.

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THE HISTORY OF THE 9TH (SCOTTISH) DIVISION 1914-1919
Written by John Ewing; Lord Plumer.
Stock no. 1824300
Published by John Murray. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Gilt thistle vignette to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. xviii + 435 pages. 11 b/w folding maps at rear. Light scuffing to boards, top and tail of spine lightly worn. Corners of boards lightly worn. Text block browned with some foxing. Front hinge pulled but binding tight. All maps present.

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RIDING TO THE TIGRIS
Written by Freya Stark.
Stock no. 2140645
Published by John Murray. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue/green cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos. Fading to spine. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with browning; some chips and nicks.

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THE ART OF RECONNAISSANCE
Written by David Henderson.
Stock no. 2137570
Published by John Murray. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles. Bumping and wear along cover edges and to corners. Some browning to base of spine. Homemade presentation plate stuck to front endpaper with inscription in ink. Some foxing and browning.

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THE WELSH REGIMENT OF FOOT GUARDS 1915-1918
Written by C. Dudley Ward.
Stock no. 2137546
Published by John Murray. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w map. Spine is faded. Mottling - possibly from damp to covers. Stain to outer page edges/margins.

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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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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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