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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA 9 VOLUMES
Written by Stanley Cramp. Illustrated by Paul Barruel; Robert Gillmor; Peter Hayman; Peter Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2124633
Published by Oxford University Press. 1982. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Packed with colour and b/w illustrations. Taking account of the great advances made in ornithological knowledge in recent years. A detailed and authoritative work. Large format. Volume 1 is a reprint (1982), all other volumes are First editions in their year of publication. Volume 2 has bumping to spine. Some page edge browning to a few volumes. Wrappers have some edge-creasing and a few are price cut; Wrappers to Volumes 1, 3 & 6 are unevenly faded. Still a nice set!

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THE STORY OF SLEEPING BEAUTY
Written by Muriel Levy. Illustrated by Evelyn Bowmar.
Stock no. 2124618
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 413. Red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to top and tail of spine. Some wear along cover edges. Some tears and chips; a little loss to top of spine. Rear panel has large tear; repaired with sticky tape to verso. Wrapper also faded to spine with creasing.

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LAND AND WATER BUGS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by T.R.E. Southwood. Illustrated by H.D. Swain; P. Entwistle; H.M. Entwishle; T.R.E. Southwood; Dennis Leston.
Stock no. 1815854
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1959. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Wayside and Woodland Series. Green leather-look covers with gilt and black titles. With 32 coloured plates by Swain. 31 b/w plates and 153 text figures by Entwistle and the authors. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few tiny closed edge tears.

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THE BIRDS OF SCOTLAND (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Ron Forrester; Ian J. Andrews; et al.
Stock no. 1815846
Published by The Scottish Ornithologists Club. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Matt colour pictorial boards. Filled with superb colour photos plus maps and charts. ISBN: 9780951213902. Some slight scuffing to boards. Contained in green slipcase which is in very good condition.

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FROM THE PENNY DREADFUL TO THE HA'PENNY DREADFUL
Written by Robert J. Kirkpatrick.
Stock no. 2124522
Published by The British Library; Oak Knoll Press. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Bibliographic History of the Boys' Periodical in Britain 1762-1950. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9780712309547. SIGNED by author to title page. Light bumping to base of spine. Contents are fine. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.

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HUNTING SONGS AND MISCELLANEOUS VERSES
Written by R.E. Egerton Warburton.
Stock no. 2124519
Published by Longman, Green, Longman And Roberts. 2nd 1860. Very good condition.

2nd edition. Red leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine and gilt decorations and gilt title to dark title block. Marbled boards and endpapers. Spine has faded. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; a few to some page margins internally.

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TOBY TWIRL IN POGLAND
Written by Sheila Hodgetts. Illustrated by E. Jeffrey.
Stock no. 2124518
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Some wear to spine. Belongs to box is clean. Light creasing to corners. A few grubby margin marks.

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Thomas Bewick; Jenny Uglow. Illustrated by Thomas Bewick.
Stock no. 2124516
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2010. As new condition.

Two volumes. Vol I containing the history and description of land birds; volume II history and description of water birds. Introduction by Jenny Uglow. Blue leather spine with raised bands and gilt titles. Marbled paper boards. B/w illustrations. Still in original shrink wrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Slip case is fine.

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THE FOUR GOSPELS OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST
Written by John Dreyfus; Robert Gibbings. Illustrated by Eric Gill.
Stock no. 2124513
Published by Folio Society; The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st thus 2007. As new condition.

Large format. According to the Authorized version of The King James I. This facsimile edition printed in 2007 (originally 1931), by Memminger MedienCentrum on Favini feltmarked laid paper and bound by G. Lachenmaier in full goatskin leather with Fabriano Tiziano endleaves. This edition is Limited to 2750 numbered copies. Contained in big black 'box'/slip case, with gilt title to spine. This edition also includes a thin volume of Essays by Dreyfus & Gibbings. In stunning condition. This is Copy No. 1463. Contained in original box that is in near fine condition - has a few small bump marks along edges.

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THE CANTERBURY TALES
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Peter Holliday. Illustrated by Eric Gill.
Stock no. 2124512
Published by Folio Society; The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st thus 2010. As new condition.

Large format. Facsimile of the 1929-31 editions. Printed on Corolla Classic Watermark laid paper and bound by G. Lachenmaier in full goatskin leather with Merida Forest endleaves. This edition is Limited to 1980 numbered copies. Wood engravings by Eric Gill. Contained in large black box/slip case that has gilt title to spine. Also contained with this edition, smaller volume; An Essay by Peter Holliday. In exquisite condition! This is Copy No. 678. Contained in original box in Near fine condition; just some light wear. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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BUNNY AND BROWNIE THE ADVENTURES OF GEORGE AND WIGGLE
Written by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. Illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.
Stock no. 2124511
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1930. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine, small pictorial onlay to front cover. 16 full-page illustrations, 8 of which are in colour. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. 1" split to top of spine; a little fraying of cloth. Browning to spine. A few marks and scuffs to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins throughout. All plates present.

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BRIEF BUT GLORIOUS
Written by Charles Messenger.
Stock no. 1815740
Published by ONE. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Brief History of the 8th (Service) Battalion The Royal Fusiliers 1914-18. Red cloth boards, light red title printed vertically to front board. B/w plates and maps. ISBN: 9780955605109. SIGNED by the author (with personal dedication) to title page. Letter to the previous owner from the author regarding the same sellotaped to front pastedown. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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