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CHURCHILL'S GAME SHOOTING
Written by Macdonald Hastings; Robert Churchill.
Stock no. 1822188
Published by Michael Joseph. 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A textbook on the successful use of the modern shotgun. Fifth revised edition revised by Hastings. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718109627. Fifth impression. Corners lightly bumped. Pencil mark to lower edge of text block (minor). Large bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, faded to spine, grubby to rear panel.

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VILLAGE DIARY
Written by Miss Read. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 2134678
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. A few spots to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine and edges; edge-tears with tape repairs to verso.

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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
Written by Tim Rice; Andrew Lloyd Webber. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320976
Published by Pavilion; Michael Joseph. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Based on the smash-hit musical of the same name that has become a classic in children's entertainment, this book retells in verse and pictures one of the most exciting action-packed stories in the Old Testament. Pictorial glazed boards. Large format. Colour illustrations throughout in Blake's unique style. ISBN: 0907516025. Small card (5.75 x 9.75cm) loosely inserted SIGNED by the illustrator. Spine slightly bumped and lightly browned. Contents clean.

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THE NEW BOY
Written by Doreen Tovey. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 1320444
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. The story of Seeley, replacing Solomon the much-loved siamese cat. Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0718104331. Spine bumped. Foxspots to textblock and endpapers. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and lightly foxed on verso.

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THE STORY OF MR KORAH
Written by Christabel Aberconway. Illustrated by Rex Whistler.
Stock no. 1320428
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey cloth with red spine. Gilt vignette to lower front corner. Delightful tipped-in colour plates and b/w drawings. How Mr. Korah is taken captive by an octopus but lives to tell the tale. Spine and corners bumped. A few light foxspots to textblock. Faint whiff of tobacco to contents. Dustwrapper is just a little grubby.

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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318845
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w wood- engravings throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Spine slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing and page browning to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased and there is slight evidence of the wrapper having been leant on to write.

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EVOLUTION
Written by Raymond Hawkey.
Stock no. 2132956
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

The story of the origins of humankind according to the theory of evolution. Large format. A three-dimensional book with intricate pop-ups. ISBN: 0718127250. Pop-ups in very good working order. Page edge browning; some browning to covers also, bumped at corners.

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NAPOLEON'S RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN
Written by Philippe-Paul De Segur; J. David Townsend.
Stock no. 2132774
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A graphic account of a world-famous event, presenting in addition to the erosion of the Grand Army, a study of Napoleon's disintegration. Translated from the French by Townsend. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Endpapers are maps. 284 pages includes index. Very slight browning to top edge of front cover. Endpapers browned. Pages lightly browned. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Wrapper browned to rear panel, worn at edges with very slight loss.

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IN EXILE FROM THE LAND OF SNOWS
Written by John F. Avedon.
Stock no. 2132473
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The first full account of the Dalai Lama and Tibet since the Chinese conquest. Light grey cloth spine with black title, dark grey paper boards. Maps to endpapers. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718124081. Pale foxing to outer page edges. A little edge-creasing to wrapper, a few tiny nicks.

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BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS
Written by Stuart McNeill. Illustrated by Christian Sepp; Jan Christiaan Sepp.
Stock no. 1819072
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1978. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Printed on light brown paper. Colour illustrations. 234 pages. ISBN: 0718116887. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded and browned, a little grubby.

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THE FEW: JULY-OCTOBER 1940
Written by Alex Kershaw.
Stock no. 1818596
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st UK 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

In the Summer of 1940 a handful of volunteer pilots defied their country to fight when we needed them most. This is the story of their Battle of Britain. Navy blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780718147464.

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WELLINGTON'S WAR: PENINSULAR DISPATCHES
Written by Julian Rathbone.
Stock no. 1818458
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sub-titled: 'Atty, the Long-Nosed Bugger that Licks the French'. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and illustrations. ISBN: 0718123964. Spine and corners bumped. Text block a little browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is dampstained to verso (not visible to front), scuffed to rear panel.

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