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BRITISH PLANT LIFE (NN 10)
Written by W.B. Turrill.
Stock no. 1713658
Published by Collins. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth covers. 6 x 8.5 inches. 315 pages. Depicting colour illustrations of plants of specific interest. A most attractive and informative book. Light mark to front cover. Wrapper is foxed with some edge-chipping and browning.
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THE PEAK DISTRICT (NN 44)
Written by K.C. Edwards; H.H. Swinnerton; R.H. Hall.
Stock no. 1713657
Published by Collins. 2nd 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. 7 colour photos, 49 b/w photos, 15 maps and diagrams. ISBN: 0002131765. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some light foxing. Faint ink number to bottom of wrapper spine.
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IRELAND (NN 84)
Written by David Cabot.
Stock no. 1713656
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 84. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002200791. Corners of first 10 pages have small corner crease. Wrapper lightly worn to corners.
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GOWER (NN 99)
Written by Jonathan Mullard.
Stock no. 1713655
Published by Collins. Circa 2006. As new condition in a as new dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 99. Green boards with gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9780007160679. Still in orginial shrink wrap. Shrink wrap is just starting to show signs of wear.
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CARDIFF YESTERDAY No. 22
Written by Stewart Williams.
Stock no. 1713654
Published by Stewart Williams. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Many subjects are covered by the 203 illustrations - trade, industry, religion, education, public service, sport, entertainment, transport. ISBN: 1870402456. Price-cut wrapper is faded to spine.
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THE QUEEN'S BOOK OF THE RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac; Rex Whistler; Mabel Lucie Attwell; et al..
Stock no. 1505037
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1939. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, red titles and decoration. Colour plates by various well-known artists. 255 pages. Heavy bump to top of spine. Light bumping to base of spine and corners. Lower edges of covers darkened, front cover slightly mottled. Light browning to endpapers. Just an odd mark to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn, top of spine creased. Spine and front panel a little darkened, rear panel grubby.
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QUALITY STREET
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1404573
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1913. Slightly better than good condition.

Elaborately decorated purple cloth covers, large gilt vignette and titles to front and spine. Illustrated endpapers. 22 beautiful tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 197pp. Demy 4to. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine and front board a little darkened. Both joints beginning to crack with webbing showing at bottom of front joint. Inscription in ink and erased writing to half title page. Browning to endpapers and some pages. Couple of small closed tears to page edges. Foxing to prelims and some light fingering. Small pen mark to one page otherwise contents generally clean.
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THE BIG BOOK OF NURSERY RHYMES
Written by Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1505036
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1903. Slightly better than good condition.

A fantastic collection of nursery rhymes! Dark red boards with gilt decorations and titles. Gilt page edges. Colour frontis piece. Many two tone colour plates. B/w text illustrations throughout. 320 pages. 10 x 7.5". Spine bumped and worn with small splits to top and bottom edges, also a little faded and gilt dulled. Corners worn, especially bottom corners. Darkening to covers and rear cover is marked, front less so. Front joint just starting to crack, a few hinges cracked. Light red stain to edge of prelims, grubby mark to margin of frontis Marks and fingermarks to contents and some light foxing but many pages are clean.
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THE WHITE SWANS AND OTHER TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Alice Havers.
Stock no. 1404572
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. circa 1886. Slightly better than good condition.

6 stories translated by Mrs. H.B. Paull. Cream pictorial boards with some gilt decorations. Green cloth spine. Beautiful chromolithograph and tinted illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Some scratches to covers which are a bit grubby. Both joints badly cracked showing webbing beneath. Binding a little loose. Front endpaper is MISSING. Ex Libris label to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to top of 1st page. Rear endpaper is creased with a couple of small tears. Page edges are browned. Some foxing and fingering to page margins. Colour has transferred a little to opposite page from a few illustrations. Last page of text is speckled with tiny brown dots - possibly a printing error.
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PRINCESS BADOURA
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1505035
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

White cloth beautifully decorated in pale green and gilt to front cover. Pale green endpapers. 10 tipped-in paper-guarded richly coloured plates. A tale from The Arabian Nights retold by Housman. Spine browned, bumped and worn with small nicks to cloth at either end. Corners worn. Covers grubby and marked. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown. A couple of hinges cracked but binding still firm. A little foxing and browning. Fingering to contents but generally clean. All plates present and in very good condition.
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THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by J. Finnemore; F.L. Emmanuel.
Stock no. 1404571
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons. circa 1918. Almost very good condition.

Brown boards with gilt title and vignette to front. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Patterned endpapers. 110 pages. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Front board edge a little rubbed. Browning to endpapers and prelims. Name and date to flyleaf. Browning and some foxing to some pages else contents are generally clean.
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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Frank Brangwyn.
Stock no. 1505034
Published by T.N. Foulis. 1920. Very good condition.

Pale brown pictorial cloth with dark brown vignette. 15 tipped-in colour plates reproduced from oil paintings. Each verse surrounded by decorative border. Only top page edge cut. Unpaginated. 10.75 x 8.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine very slightly browned. A few small marks to covers and white spots to spine. A couple of hinges starting to crack but binding remains tight. Some light foxing. All plates present, one plate has scratches. Contents generally clean.
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