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THE RIVER OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2130858
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

The eighth in the Adventure series. An exciting story you just can't put down! Cream pictorial cloth, b/w illustrations. 277 pages. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has large tears to edges of front panel; some chips of loss; creasing.
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THE LORD OF THE RUSHIE RIVER
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 2130484
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards with pictorial illustration to front. 6.75 x 4.25". Full page colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0216901006. Wear to top and tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper a little edge-creased with small amount of fading to spine.
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LITTLE TOOT
Written by Hardie Gramatky. Illustrated by Hardie Gramatky.
Stock no. 2129670
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with silver titles and vignettes. Colour & b/w illustrations. Little Toot is the name of a tug-boat on a river. Some brown spotting to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; a few to page margins. Wrapper is torn and creased with some repairs to verso; top torn of rear panel has a couple of inch loss - with piece inserted to 'disguise' loss.
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MADELINE'S RESCUE
Written by Ludwig Bemelmans. Illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans.
Stock no. 2129344
Published by Andre Deutsch. 2nd 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Madeline falls into the River Seine and is rescued by a clever dog. Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0233955445. Bumping to corners. Browning and some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; a few closed tears and chips, but with minimal loss.
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THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATE
Written by Geoffrey Bennett.
Stock no. 2129273
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Sea Battles In Close-Up Series - No. 4. B/w photos. ISBN: 0711002800. SIGNED by/previously owned by a 4 month prisoner on Altmark. Browning to page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with some tape repairs.
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THE RIVER SEVERN
Written by Keith Kissack.
Stock no. 2128926
Published by Terence Dalton Limited. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0861380045. Some wear to cover edges. Inscription in ink to inside front cover. A few light marks.
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ARMSTRONG'S RIVER EMPIRE
Written by Dick Keys; Ken Smith.
Stock no. 2128429
Published by Tyne Bridge Publishing. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

Tyne Shipyards That Supplied the World. Card wraps. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781857951486. Tiny knocks to corners.
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TACKY'S TUGS W.J. REYNOLDS LTD OF TORPOINT
Written by Stephen Carter.
Stock no. 2128302
Published by Twelveheads Press. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. From the 1920s to the 1970s the first of W.J. Reynolds Ltd was the largest employer of civilian labour in the Cornish town of Torpoint, situated across the River Tamar opposite Plymouth. ISBN: 9780906294666. Couple of tiny knocks to corners.
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DARK POOLS: THE DRY FLY AND THE NYMPH
Written by Charles Jardine.
Stock no. 1816679
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A complete syntheses of all trout-fishing techniques. Tips and advice on rivercraft, techniques and tactics from one of the top fly fishermen in the country. Highly informative on all aspects of river life, including conservation, in addition to the fishing aspect. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 208 pages including index. ISBN: 1852233966. Light browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.
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THE CLYDE RIVER AND FIRTH
Written by Neil Munro. Illustrated by Mary Y. Hunter; J. Young Hunter.
Stock no. 2127302
Published by A. & C. Black. 1907. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with seahorse, trident & agricultural motif in gilt. 67 colour plates plus sketchmap at rear of book. 206 pages. Spine is bumped and faded. Bumping and wear to corners Stamp and name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning. All plates present.
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SIX BOYS IN A BOAT
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 2126761
Published by Howard Baker. 1st thus 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Howard Baker Magnet Volume No. 11. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Magnet Nos. 1643-1650, vol. LVI inclusive. Includes: The Greyfriars Stowaway, Ructions on the River, Six Boys in a Boat, Greyfrairs to the Rescue, Coker takes Command, Mystery on the Thames, Bunter on the Spot, The Secret of the Water-Lily. ISBN: 070300011X. A few grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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THE AMAZON RIVER FOREST
Written by Nigel J.H. Smith.
Stock no. 2126613
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

A Natural History of Plants, Animals and People. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780195122077.
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