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THE SOUTH WALES MAIN LINE PART TWO SEVERN TUNNEL TO NEWPORT
Written by John Hodge.
Stock no. 1818102
Published by Wild Swan Publications. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The author continues his survey of the main line in the 1950s and 60s from the western portal of the Severn Tunnel to the crossing of the Ebbw River on the southern limits of Newport. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 1874103763. Lower board and dustwrapper corners very lightly bumped.
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THE ANGLING TIMES BOOK OF THE WYE
Written by Leslie Baverstock.
Stock no. 1317918
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

All you need to know on how to get the best sport from this great and virtually unspoilt river. B/w photos. 192 pages. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0715382543. Spine bumped. Light page browning/foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and a little grubby to rear panel. Some foxing to verso of wrapper.
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BRIDGES ON THE RIVER WYE
Written by Alan Crow. Illustrated by Barbara Crow.
Stock no. 1817957
Published by Lapridge Publications. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition.

Taking the reader on a journey from the source of one of Britain's loveliest rivers all along its twisting meandering course to the sea via those often unregarded but extremely useful structures, the bridges that cross it. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951858998. A couple of minor foxspots to prelims. Spine slightly faded.
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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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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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THE LORD OF THE RUSHIE RIVER
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1317437
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light brown boards, title to front and spine. Pictorial onlay to front board. Blue illustrated endpapers. Colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. 48 pages. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25". Spine and corners bumped. A few foxspots to contents. Last small b/w illustration has been very neatly coloured in. Dustwrapper (price 2/6) is edge worn with small tears, tiny hole to front edge of spine and slightly grubby to rear panel and spine.
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NIAGARA FALLS AND RIVER
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125807
1948. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. Colour illustrations. Title to front cover is 'Niagara Falls Canada' Colored Pictures and Story. Some scuff/surface paper damage marks to covers. Inscription in ink to inside front cover. Some foxing.
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TIGRIS GUNBOATS THE FORGOTTEN WAR IN IRAQ 1914-1917
Written by Wilfred Nunn.
Stock no. 2125717
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

On the outbreak of the War in 1914 Wilfred Nunn was the commander of the gunboat Espiegle on the East Indies station. His ship was sent to the Arabian Gulf to defend British oil interests, and he thus became the senior naval officer on the Tigris river throughout the Iraq campaign, up to the capture of Bagdad in 1917. ISBN: 9781861763082. Fading along cover edges. Some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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