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CATCHING MEMORIES
Written by Jerry Hammond. Illustrated by Steve Fantauzzi.
Stock no. 1827853
Published by M Press (media) Ltd.. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The author shares the results of his dedication to carping, tells us about the good mates he's met along the way, and even includes a chapter about his years as a film actor. Black cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w illustration to endpapers and title page. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780957039810. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THROUGH THE MIST
Written by Terry Hearn.
Stock no. 1827851
Published by M Press (media) Ltd.. 1st 2020. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The last in the trilogy. Reflecting the qualities of the author as a gifted angler, communicator, photographer, and above all, as someone driven and consumed by his love for what he does so well. Green boards, gilt titles to front and spine. Colour photos throughout. 470 numbered pages. ISBN: 9780995563087. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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LAKES, LOUGHS AND LOCHS (NN 128)
Written by Brian Moss.
Stock no. 1827232
Published by William Collins. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 128. A comprehensive overview of British and Irish lakes. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Orange endpapers with blue New Naturalist logo repeating. Colour & b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9780007511389. A lovely copy. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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SHALLOW SEAS OF NORTHWEST EUROPE (NN 131)
Written by Peter J. Hayward.
Stock no. 1827228
Published by William Collins. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series No. 131. The natural history of one facet of this complex environment, the bottom-living, or benthic, communities of the seafloor, and their ecological interrelationships. Green cloth boards, NN vignette to spine and front board. Colour photos. Brown endpapers with repeating New Naturalist logo. ISBN: 9780007307296. A lovely copy. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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GULLS (NN 139)
Written by John C. Coulson.
Stock no. 1827227
Published by William Collins. 1st 2019. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series No. 139. The thorny isssues of gull taxonomy and classification, what it means to be a gull, physically, behaviourally and genetically. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. Grey endpapers with repeating New Naturalist logo. ISBN: 9780008201425. A lovely copy. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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FIVE RUN AWAY TOGETHER
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1326632
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with black titles. Blue pictorial endpapers. B/w and two-colour illustrations. Colour frontis. The third Famous Five book. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some very faint white spots to spine edges and a light tape(?) mark to rear cover and spine. Contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a small patch of loss to base of spine, slightly grubby to spine and rear panel and some tears tape repaired on verso. Overall, a nice copy in a decent wrapper of this scarce Blyton first edition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE THREE MUSKETEERS
Written by Alexandre Dumas; George Macdonald Fraser. Illustrated by Roman Pisarev.
Stock no. 1827194
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2021. Fine condition.

Full blocked burgundy leather with gilt titles. Limited edition of 750 copies with an original,tipped in etching printed under the artist's supervision, and signed and numbered by the artist. B/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. Copy 183 of 750 SIGNED by the artist to numbered original print. This is a lovely copy, contained in publisher's slipcase also in fine condition, contained in the original shipping box from Folio Society. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE AENEID
Written by Virgil; Robert Fagles; Bernard Knox.
Stock no. 1827192
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition.

Limited edition of 1750 numbered copies. Bound in Wassa goatskin blocked with a design by Jeff Clements. Colour plates. 448 pages, top edge gilt. Translated by Fagles, introduction and notes by Knox. Copy 222 of 1750 numbered copies. A beautiful example contained in publisher's solander box in almost fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS IN CAMBRIDGE PART ONE (TWO VOLUMES)
Written by Stella Panayotova; Nigel Morgan.
Stock no. 1827178
Published by Harvey Miller Publishers. Circa 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Volume One: The Frankish Kingdoms; Northern Netherlands; Germany; Bohemia; Hungary; Austria. Volume Two: The Meuse Region; Southern Netherlands. Large format. Blue cloth boards. ISBN: 9781905375479. Still in original shrinkwrap! A few minor marks, scuffs and a tiny hole to shrinkwrap. A few minor knocks to board edges. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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MASTER DRAWINGS FROM THE HERMITAGE & PUSHKIN MUSEUMS
Written by Pierpont Morgan Library.
Stock no. 1827132
Published by The Pierpont Morgan Library. Circa 1998. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. This copy would make a wonderful gift. Believed to be hardback in dustwrapper and contained in publisher's slipcase. Still in original shrinkwrap which is a little scuffed.

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ITALIAN FRESCOES: THE BAROQUE ERA 1600-1800
Written by Steffi Roettgen.
Stock no. 1827084
Published by Abbeville Press. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

During the Italian Baroque, some of history's most inspired and imaginative fresco cycles were created in palaces, villas, churches, chapels, monasteries and abbyes; on walls, ceilings, vaults, and domes. Here is the Italian Baroque period in its full grandeur, from the arrival in Rome of the style of Annibale Carracci and his pupils through the end of the eighteenth century. Very large, heavy format. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780789209368. This copy would make a wonderful gift. Pictorial dustwrapper is lovely and bright, minor rubbing to one corner.

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ITALIAN FRESCOES: THE FLOWERING OF THE RENAISSANCE 1470-1510
Written by Steffi Roettgen.
Stock no. 1827082
Published by Abbeville Press. Circa 1997. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Professor Roettgen's concise and authoritative text illuminates such celebrated sites as the Tornabuoni Chapel in Florence, the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, and the Camera degli Sposi in Mantua. She also reveals the charm of lesser-known works, such as those in the tiny town of Issogne, which capture fifteenth-century men and women bargaining and flirting at an outdoor market. Ver large, heavy format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780789202215. 3rd printing of the first edition. This copy would make a wonderful gift. Pictorial dustwrapper is lovely and clean.

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