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THE PLAYER'S BOY
Written by Antonia Forest.
Stock no. 2132019
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with gilt title to spine. When Nicholas Marlow rode away from Colebride at midnight with his near namesake Kit Marlowe, his only thought was to escape from an unbearable situation... ISBN: 057109516X. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper has bottom corner of front panel cut off; browning and edge-creasing; a few small nicks.

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THE SKY BANDITS
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 2132015
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. Circa 1938. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with black title to spine. 4 b/w plates, including frontis. It was towards the middle of the afternoon that two aeroplanes flying wing-tip to wing-tip, headed eastwards towards the bleak moors on which Bleakmoor Prison was situated. The two pilots had planned an amazing escape of one of the prisoners... Light bumping to spine and corners. Some browning to top and tail of spine and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Page edge browning. Ink smudges to a couple of pages of prelims. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; loss to top of spine and a couple of corners; faded to spine. Wrapper also has some grubby marks.

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MILTON'S PARADISE LOST
Written by John Milton. Illustrated by Gustave Dore.
Stock no. 2132010
Published by Capella; Arcturus Publishing Ltd.. 2008. Fine condition.

Complete and unabridged. Large format. Blue leather binding with gilt titles and decorations; raised bands to spine. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781841932514. Stunning edition!

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APPEASING HITLER: THE DIPLOMACY OF SIR NEVILE HENDERSON, 1937-39
Written by Peter Neville.
Stock no. 1818769
Published by The Macmillan Press Ltd.. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Britain's Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Nazi Germany during the Second World War. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0333739876. Scuffing to dustwrapper.

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AUTO UNION ALBUM 1934 - 1939
Written by Chris Nixon.
Stock no. 1818702
Published by Transport Bookman Publications. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Oblong format. 261 pages. B/w photos. A superb photographic record of the racing exploits of the legendary mid-engined Silver Arrows designed by Professor Ferdinand Porsche and professor Robert Eberan von Eberhorst. ISBN: 0851840566. A few light black marks to boards. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication). Half-title page creased and slight surface paper damage where half-title was prised apart from the title page.

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THE ROBERT FELLOWES COLLECTION GRANDS PRIX 1934-1939
Written by Chris Nixon.
Stock no. 1818701
Published by Transport Bookman Publications. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An album comprising more than 300 photographs, most of which have never seen the light of day. Large oblong format. Blue boards, white title to spine. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0851840663. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE ENTHUSIAST'S GUIDE TO VINTAGE SPECIALS
Written by John Bateman.
Stock no. 1818700
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Detailed description of over 80 outstanding specials from the great inter-war period of track and sprint racing. Inspired by and complementary to John Bolster's classic Specials. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 192 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854297944. Pages became stuck together at one point (damp?) and have been prised apart, neatly, some imprints from facing page resulting (minor).

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JAGUAR SPORTS RACING CARS
Written by Philip Porter.
Stock no. 1818699
Published by Bay View Books. 1st thus 1998. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. C-Type; D-Type; XKSS; Lightweight E-Type. Design, development and specification described for each model. IN-depth coverage of motor racing in works and private hands. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1901432211. A lovely copy.

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FERRARI ECURIE GARAGE FRANCORCHAMPS
Written by Gianni Rogliatti.
Stock no. 1818697
Published by Giorgio Nada Editore. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Text in French, Italian and English. Large format. Yellow boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 8879110837. Red & yellow dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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TRACTION ENGINE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION 1900-1930
Written by G.F.A. Gilbert.
Stock no. 1818688
Published by Geoffrey Gilbert. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

All aspects of the design and construction of British traction engines of all types, and road rollers, built in the 20th century. Large format. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. Black boards, gilt title to spine. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to lower half of free front endpaper. Black dustwrapper is a little scuffed.

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THE PINK FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Debra Mcfarlane.
Stock no. 2131864
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Pink pictorial covers with silver title block and decorations to spine. Top edge pink. A little fading to spine, else fine! Slip case is better than very good - some light wear to couple of corners. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE ENCHANTED WOOD
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Dorothy Wheeler.
Stock no. 2131859
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. The First in the Faraway Tree Series. Contained in 2nd edition (1940) dustwrapper. Damp marking/spotting to cover edges. Corners are bumped, with some wear. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Raised, blind address to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Two b/w illustrations have some colouring in. Wrapper is creased and grubby with some tears and chips; loss to some edges and top of spine and rear panel. Smaller chips of loss at corners.

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