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PRACTICAL FLIGHT TRAINING
Written by Barrett Studley.
Stock no. 2132181
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1930. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w photos and diagrams. Damp staining mark to corners of some pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Page edge browning. Author was chief flight instructor in priory seaplane training squadron Florida.

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FRONTIERSMEN IN BLUE: THE UNITED STATES ARMY AND THE INDIAN 1848-1865
Written by Robert M. Utley.
Stock no. 1818945
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Macmillan Wars of the United States series. A comprehensive history of the achievements and failures of the United States Regular and Volunteer Armies that confronted the Indian tribes of the West in the two decades between the Mexican War and the close of the Civil War. Red cloth boards, blue title block with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Text block browned. Price-cut blue dustwrapper is edge worn and scuffed to rear panel.

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LITTLE MAGIC HORSE
Written by Peter Ershoff; Tatiana Balkoff Drowne. Illustrated by Vera Bock.
Stock no. 2130166
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1st thus 1942. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Russian tale translated by Drowne. Blue cloth, black title to spine. Pink and white pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. SIGNED by translator, with dedications on half-title and title page. Damp marks and spotting to covers. Numbers in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn with uneven fading; some loss.

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ROBINSON CRUSOE
Written by Daniel Defoe. Illustrated by Federico Castellon.
Stock no. 1317724
Published by The Macmillan Company. 2nd 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Macmillan Classics series. White pictorial cloth. 348 numbered pages. B/w illustrations. Minimal bumping/rubbing to spine and corners. Price-cut wrapper is just a little edge worn with a few small chips/tears and lightly rubbed at spine edges.

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TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST
Written by Richard Henry Dana. Illustrated by Charles Pears.
Stock no. 1314856
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1911. Good condition.

A personal narrative of life at sea. Attractive blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration, pictorial onlay to front. Colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. Top edge gilt. 415 pages plus 5 page catalogue to rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn with gilt faded to spine. Scuffing of pictorial onlay to front. Light damp(?) stain to edge of rear cover. Name in ink to front endpaper. Bookworm damage(3 small holes) to front joint which is cracked. Some browning and fingering to contents which are generally clean. Embossed "presentation copy" stamp to title-page. 2 tissue guards missing.

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THE BOOK OF PENNY TOYS
Written by Mabel Dearmer. Illustrated by Mabel Dearmer.
Stock no. 1313589
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.; The Macmillan Company. 1st 1899. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Burgundy cloth spine with green pictorial boards. Full-page colour illustrations throughout. 94 pages, all edges red. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some light scuffing to covers. A few small chips to spine cloth, cleverly disguised with matching ink(?). Quite heavy foxing and a musty smell to contents. A couple of pages have very slightly ragged edges. A very nice copy of an extremely rare book.

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THE PIED PIPER AND OTHER FAIRY TALES OF JOSEPH JACOBS
Written by Joseph Jacobs; W.H. Auden. Illustrated by James Hill.
Stock no. 1605644
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1963. Good condition.

Large format. White illustrated boards. With commentary by W.H. Auden. Colour illustrations. 40 pages. Top and tail of spine split with a little loss and signs of previous glue repair. New endpapers. Some finger marks to margins.

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FISHES THE SOURCE OF PETROLEUM
Written by John Muirhead Macfarlane.
Stock no. 2111453
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1923. Almost very good condition.

Very dark green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Ex-lib. with usual markings and some wear.

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AZALEAS KINDS AND CULTURES
Written by H. Harold Hume.
Stock no. 1603929
Published by The Macmillan Company. 2nd 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Spine and corners bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is edge torn and chipped with a little loss. Wrapper spine faded.

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MERRYLIPS
Written by Beulah Marie Dix. Illustrated by Frank T. Merrill.
Stock no. 1106135
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1st USA 1906. Very good condition.

Green decorative cloth, gilt title to spine, red title to front cover.8 b/w plates. 307 pages. Book: name in ink to front endpaper. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed.

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BIOGRAPHY AS HISTORY
Written by Charles F. Mullett.
Stock no. 596157
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1st 1963. Slightly better than very good condition.

Men and Movements in Europe Since 1500. Blue card wrap booklet. Spine browned.

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FORD THE DUST AND THE GLORY A RACING HISTORY
Written by Leo Levine.
Stock no. 486063
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1968. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of how automobile racing was born, including the great races, the great cars and the great drivers. 630 pages. B/w photos. Top and tail of spine bumped else book fine. Wrapper price-cut and a little edge-chipped with some tape repairs. Second printing.

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