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BLACK BEAUTY
Written by Anna Sewell. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1823079
Published by Jarrolds. Circa 1939. Very good condition.

18 colour plates, specially drawn for this edition. Dark green cloth. Gilt titles to spine. Elaborate gilt decoration to front cover. 291 pages. Top of spine worn with light discolouration to top edge of rear board. Small tear to cloth at front edge of spine. Base of spine bumped to front edge. Front board slightly bowed and tiny nibbles to top edge.. Date stamped to front endpaper. A few foxspots to vertical edge of text block. Light fading to top edge of text block. All plates present. Mark to inner margin of plate facing page 120 and the verso and margin of page 121. Otherwise contents are clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1957
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1823078
Published by Daily Express. 1957. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert in air balloon with springs. 1st story is Rupert & the Crackerjack. 10x7 inches. 107 pages. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Light rubbing to top corners, rear top corner has a small bump. Boards very lightly scuffed. Name in belongs to box and inscription in ink to top of title page. NOT price-cut. Colouring contest and puzzles clean. A few margin marks (light).

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PEPYS'S DIARY (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Samuel Pepys; Robert Latham.
Stock no. 1823077
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Very good condition.

Three volumes. Blue cloth with gilt decorations and titles. Colour and b/w plates. Selected and edited by Latham. Vertical crease to spine of volume I. Contents are clean. Three volumes contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed on base and has a small patch of surface paper loss to spine.

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ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Keynes.
Stock no. 1823076
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour illustrations. xxxi + 415 pages. With an introduction by Keynes. Small mark to lower edge of text block. Else a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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CHRONICLES
Written by Raphael Holinshed.
Stock no. 1823075
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2012. Nearly fine condition.

Green decorated cloth; gilt titles. Selections from the Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland, first collected and published by Raphael Holinshed, William Harrison and Others. Introduction and commentary by Michael Wood. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1973
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1823074
Published by Daily Express. 1973. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial laminated boards - Rupert playing in a tree. 1st story Rupert and the Bouncers. The last cover design by Alfred Bestall - and the first with a white-faced Rupert. This change caused Bestall to resign. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Boards clean and bright, corners lightly bumped. Name in belongs to box. Price-cut. Top edge of text block has minor foxing. Contents are lovely and bright, puzzle pages NOT done.

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THE SIGN OF THE ALPINE ROSE
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Wynne.
Stock no. 1823073
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Jillies expected a lovely peaceful holiday in the Austrian mountains, but it was anything but a peaceful holiday. Green cloth, silver titles. Green endpapers are maps. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Very light mottling to boards. Light page browning else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-chipped and torn.

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FAIREY AIRCRAFT SINCE 1915
Written by H.A. Taylor.
Stock no. 1823072
Published by Putnam. 1988. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Reprint of the 1984 edition. B/w photos. 450 pages. ISBN: 037000065X. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Airplane rubber stamped to front endpaper. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a hard crease to rear edge of spine (not really visible, more to the touch).

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SAS WAR DIARY 1941-1945
No author listed.
Stock no. 1823071
Published by Extraordinary Editions Ltd. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Published to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Special Service Regiment on behalf of the SAS Regimental Association. Very large, heavy format. Beige leather boards. Brass screw binding. 5 raised bands to spine. Light brown titles. B/w photos and maps. This is copy 70. A lovely copy.

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MASERATI TIPO 60 AND 61: THE MAGNIFICENT FRONT-ENGINED BIRDCAGES
Written by Willem Oosthoek; Michel Bollee.
Stock no. 1823070
Published by Dalton Watson. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

From 1959 to 1961 twenty-two Birdcages left the Modena workshop. Light and fast, by 1967 they accumulated almost 170 victories. This is their story, and those of the drivers and racing teams that campaigned them on the tracks of Europe and North America. Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9781854432384. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed, rubbed to top & tail of spine.

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CARRERA RS
Written by Thomas Gruber; Georg Konradsheim.
Stock no. 1823069
Published by Tag Books. 1st thus 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Numbered and limited to 3000 copies. Enlarged and improved from the original 1992 book. Yellow cloth boards, silver titles. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9783950491111. Minor grubby mark to front vertical edge of boards. Else a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed. This is copy 2431 of 3000.

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ONE MORE THAN 10: SINGER AND THE PORSCHE 911
Written by Michael Harley; Rob Dickinson.
Stock no. 1823068
Published by Stance & Speed. 2nd 2016. Slightly better than very good condition.

Second Edition. The Porsche 911 cars that have been restored, reimagined and reborn by Singer Vehicle Design. Large oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780989114943. Board corners lightly rubbed. Boards a little scuffed. Contents clean.

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