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DRAWING FOR ILLUSTRATION
Written by Lynton Lamb. Illustrated by Lynton Lamb.
Stock no. 1317549
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An authoritative statement of the illustrator's problems in his essential dealings with authors, publishers, blockmakers and printers. The theoretical, contractual and technical aspects of illustration in books, magazines and advertisements. Blue cloth. gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 211 pages includes index. Slight fading at cover edges. Pages lightly browned. Price-cut wrapper worn at edges, a few nicks at top of spine and old tape mark on verso.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE OXFORD DISTRICT
Written by James J. Walker.
Stock no. 2127987
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Chipping to spine, with some creasing. A few marks to covers. Corners are creased. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Small name in ink to first page; some foxing.

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ADVENTURE FOR TWO
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 2127841
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1945. Good condition.

Red cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 271 pages. Spine is faded, with chips to corners. Damp stains to front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A little red colour smudge from damp marking to edges of frontis and a few other pages; also to outer page edges.

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BIRDS OF PREY OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE
Written by Ian Wallace. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 2127817
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 019217729X. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is foxed with some edge-creasing. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127734
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1936. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Bumping and wear along cover edges. Some browning to spine. All plates present. Some marks to page 241. Wrapper is torn and creased with loss along edges; some grubby marks.

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ALTERNATIVE NUCLEAR FUTURES
Written by John Baylis; Robert O'Neill; Lee Butler; Lawrence Freedman; et al.
Stock no. 2127712
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Role of Nuclear Weapons in the Post-Cold War World. Edited by Baylis and O'Neill with several contributors. ISBN: 019829624X. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some small nicks to corners.

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EXTINCT BIRDS
Written by Errol Fuller.
Stock no. 2127651
Published by Oxford University Press. 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An absorbing study of the world's recently extinct bird species. Large format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0198508379. Couple of bumps along cover edges. Some light white spots to covers. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Slight odour to book (possibly from ink). Wrapper is edge-creased with patch of laminate missing to front panel.

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THE AMAZON RIVER FOREST
Written by Nigel J.H. Smith.
Stock no. 2126613
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

A Natural History of Plants, Animals and People. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780195122077.

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DAMARIS DANCES
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 2126518
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Very good condition.

Cream cloth covers, red titles and vignette. Colour frontis plate. B/w illustrations. 271 pages. Spine is browned. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Contained in a colour PHOTOCOPY wrapper.

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BEHIND THE LAWRENCE LEGEND: THE FORGOTTEN FEW WHO SHAPED THE ARAB REVOLT
Written by Philip Walker.
Stock no. 1816390
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

T.E. Lawrence became world-famous as 'Lawrence of Arabia' during the Arab Revolt of 1916-18. This is the compelling story of the unsung band of officers and spies who made the legend possible. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780198802273.

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MARTIN PIPPIN IN THE DAISY-FIELD
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by John Morton-Sale; Isobel Morton-Sale.
Stock no. 2126259
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st thus 1954. Good condition.

First published by Michael Joseph in 1937, this is a republished edition. Yellow cloth with silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy foxing and fading to spine. Uneven fading to cover edges. Some grubby marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning. Contents are still very good.

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THE CIVIL WARS A MILITARY HISTORY OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND IRELAND 1638-1660
Written by John Kenyon; Jane Ohlmeyer.
Stock no. 2126201
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 019866222X. A few marks to cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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