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HUNT THE ALTMARK
Written by Richard Wiggan.
Stock no. 1817165
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Separating the truth from the myth of this headline-making event of the early days of the Second World War. Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0709197373. SIGNED in ink to front endpaper by a prisoner of 4 months on the Altmark. Faint odour present. Blue dustwrapper is unevenly faded, browned to rear panel and a faint damp stain to lower spine edge.

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PEMBROKESHIRE
Written by Ronald M. Lockley.
Stock no. 2129124
Published by Robert Hale. 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Regional series. Dark orange mottled boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with a few edge-tears and chips, but minimal loss.

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THE GREY WIDOW-MAKER
Written by Bernard Edwards.
Stock no. 1816711
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Twenty-four Disasters at Sea. Two centuries of maritime history, from the near-disastrous race across the Atlantic between paddle-steamers in 1838 to the 'Caribbean Breeze' under Iranian attack in 1985. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0709041918. Dustwrapper spine slightly faded and rear panel a little scuffed.

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PEREGRINE FALCONS
Written by Candace Savage.
Stock no. 2127744
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Foreword by Adrian Forsyth. Colour photos. ISBN: 0709049730. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper a little edge-creased with some foxing to verso.

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BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
Written by Alison Uttley.
Stock no. 2126276
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. County Series. Spine is faded. A few marks and spotting to covers. Small ink marks to endpapers. Page browning.

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RAF BOMBER COMMAND AT WAR
Written by Rupert Matthews.
Stock no. 2125808
Published by Robert Hale. 1ST 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780709083641.

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TOYS
Written by Constance Eileen King.
Stock no. 1609297
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. In addition to a general historical description of each category, the book includes alphabetical entries on the major manufacturers, and also advice for the collector as well as comments on care and cleaning. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0707917126. Corners bumped. Price-cut wrapper is faded to spine, edge creased and torn.

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FISH AND CHIPS
Written by A.G. Street.
Stock no. 2120916
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1964. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. A few faint marks to edge of textblock. Wrapper has small closed tear to top of spine and is very slightly faded to spine, lightly browned to rear and slightly creased at top edge of rear panel.

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ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ARCHERY
Written by W.F. Paterson.
Stock no. 2118756
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0709010729. Some light bumping to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ARCHERY
Written by W.F. Paterson.
Stock no. 2118724
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0709010729. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some light edge-creasing.

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PORTRAIT OF DEVON
Written by Douglas St. Leger-Gordon.
Stock no. 1607059
Published by Robert Hale. 3rd 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 0709118589. Corners bumped. Wrapper is edge creased with light fading.

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THATCHING AND THATCHED BUILDINGS
Written by Michael Billett.
Stock no. 2116989
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 0709172052. Foxing/brown marks to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is price-cut with some foxing to flaps; faded to spine, with edge-creasing.

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