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THE CITY OF LONDON
Written by Mary D. Lobel.
Stock no. 2140853
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Very large format. 16 x 12 inches. The city of London from prehistoric times to circa 1520. 99 text pages plus 10 full-colour maps. The British Atlas of Historic Towns Volume III. ISBN: 0198229798. Some light wear to corners. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small nicks; fading/browning to spine.

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A HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER VOLUME V
Written by N.M. Herbert.
Stock no. 2140824
Published by Oxford University Press. 1996. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. The Victoria County History of the County of Gloucester, The Forest of Dean. ISBN: 0197227872. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; minimal loss; some grubby and brown marks.

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KNIGHT'S FEE
Written by Rosemary Sutcliff. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 2140622
Published by Oxford University Press. 1984. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An exciting story of Norman England. Red cloth with gilt title to spine. Black and white illustrations. 241 pages. ISBN: 0192770667. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks; faded to spine; couple of small tears.

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A NEW HISTORY OF IRELAND I: PREHISTORIC AND EARLY IRELAND
Written by Daibhi O Croinin.
Stock no. 2140441
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards with gilt title to spine. Chunky volume. 1219 pages, including large Bibliography and Index. Unpaginated b/w photo plates to rear. ISBN: 0198217374. Foxing and endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks and fading to spine.

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AVIAN INCUBATION: BEHAVIOUR, ENVIRONMENT, AND EVOLUTION
Written by D.C. Deeming.
Stock no. 2140402
Published by Oxford University Press. 2004. Almost very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Some b/w diagrams and illustrations. ISBN: 0198508107. Binding is starting to become a bit weak; joint next to half-title page has become pulled and a little torn.

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THE CHANGELING
Written by William Mayne. Illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
Stock no. 2140268
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Bumping to base of spine. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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A GRASS ROPE
Written by William Mayne. Illustrated by Lynton Lamb.
Stock no. 1323111
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An old legend provides the clues for this delightful treasure hunt in the Yorkshire dales. Red/brown cloth, silver title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 167 pages. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Light damp(?) stain to top edges of covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Dustwrapper is just a little grubby to rear panel and slightly worn at top and tail of spine.

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THE ROLLING SEASON
Written by William Mayne. Illustrated by Christopher Brooker.
Stock no. 1323109
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The drought had lasted for many weeks and there was practically no water left in the wells of the village of Bourne Bridge. Hiram, Sykes, Michael and Ernest went down the canal each day to the town for water. One day Hiram found an ancient book which told how a wheel with a bell on it was rolled down the hill to find water. So he sets out to find water.... Cream boards, brown title to spine. B/w illustrations to text. 175 pages. Slight bumping to spine. Endpapers are light and partly browned. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is just a tiny bit creased at top of spine and a little faded at base.

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THE THUMBSTICK
Written by William Mayne. Illustrated by Tessa Theobald.
Stock no. 1323105
Published by Oxford University Press. 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

According to the deeds, the farm had to be handed over to the Branchers, a small religious sect, unless the Thumbstick that an ancestor of the family had once hidden somewhere in the hills, could be found. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 151 pages. Minimal bumping to corners. Fading to lower edges of front cover and spine. Name in ink to front free-endpaper and rear pastedown. Some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased. Mark to price on front flap of wrapper where a label has been removed.

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SUMMER VISITORS
Written by William Mayne. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 1323100
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

It was another world and he didn't like it... Michael Taylor had looked forward for months to summer camp in Yorkshire, but now he was there he longed to be home again... Yellow boards, burgundy title to spine. 232 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Some light rubbing to wrapper spine and corners.

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BIGGLES IN THE SOUTH SEAS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Norman Howard.
Stock no. 2139824
Published by Oxford University Press. 1943. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, with aeroplane vignette to front and dark brown titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks and a bit of fading to covers. Browning, foxing and some marks to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; a few pieces of loss; some marks.

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BIGGLES SEES IT THROUGH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 2139790
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis + 6 b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading to covers. Browning and some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A little damp marking to edges of pastedowns. Wrapper is edge-creased and torn with loss to top and tail of spine.

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