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MOON IN THE RIVER
Written by Vian Smith. Illustrated by Anthony Colbert.
Stock no. 2123891
Published by Longmans Young Books. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0582153077. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with a few small nicks, some foxing marks.
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AN EARLY VICTORIAN SEVERN BRIDGE
Written by Samuel Baldwyn Rogers.
Stock no. 1208881
Published by Merlin Bookshop. 1st 1974. Nearly fine condition.

Facsmile of the 1845 'Memoranda Relative to a Magnificent Toll-Free Stone Bridge Across the River Severn...Between the New Passage in Gloucestershire and the Black-Rock in Monmouthshire. Small card wrap booklet. 8 pages. ISBN: 0904376001. Staples rusty on spine.
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THE FLORA OF BERKSHIRE
Written by Michael J. Crawley.
Stock no. 1814518
Published by Brambleby Books. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Including those parts of modern Oxfordshire that lie to the South of the River Thames. With accounts of Charophytes, ferns, flowering plants, bryophytes, lichens and non-lichenized fungi. Blue glazed boards, white titles. Fat format. A few colour plates. xv and 1735 pages including index. ISBN: 0954334744.
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THE CANALS OF THE WEST MIDLANDS
Written by Charles Hadfield.
Stock no. 1814395
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1966. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of many well-known canals and river navigations such as the Trent & Mersey, Macclesfied, Staffordshire & Worcestershire, Worcester & Birmingham, the waterways that were later amalgamated into the Shropshire Union system. B/w photos. Red pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine.
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THE BIG BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; C. Bernard Rutley; E.E. Cowper; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by Mary S. Reeve; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1507689
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1932. Good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Front shows a girl on the river. First story is "Judy and the Treasure" by Agnes Frome. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Stain to top inch of spine, top edge of text block and small area alongside on rear cover. Other light stains to spine, rear cover rubbed. Rear joint broken but webbing is holding firmly in place, a few hinges cracked but binding is firm. Ink name and address to front endpaper, a little transfer of ink to pastedown opposite. Light browning and a little foxing.
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THE FLORA OF THE CLYDE AREA
Written by John R. Lee.
Stock no. 1814317
Published by John Smith And Son Limited. 1933. Very good condition.

A handbook of the flowering plants and ferns occurring wild or established within the drainage area of the River and Firth of Clyde. Small format. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. 391 pages. Bookplate to front endpaper. Light browning and minor foxing to text block.
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THE RIVER OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1407032
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The eighth in the Adventure series. An exciting story you just can't put down! Cream pictorial cloth, b/w illustrations. 277 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Some foxing to spine and board edges. Name to top of front endpaper. Some foxing to page edges and endpapers. Grubby mark to rear pastedown. A few light margin marks otherwise contents are clean. Hinge cracked in middle of book. Book leans a little to one side. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears plus chipping to corners. Browning to panels and spine. Some foxing to rear flap and verso. Front flap has vertical crease. Ring mark to front flap visible on verso.
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TOURIST'S GUIDE TO SOUTH DEVON
Written by R.N. Worth.
Stock no. 1609468
Published by Edward Stanford. 4th 1886. Good condition.

Rail, road, river, coast, and moor. With a map and plan. Spine and corners bumped. Covers scuffed and marked. Front joint cracked. Folding map has a tear across one panel, but no loss. Rear joint split, showing webbing.
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TOURIST'S GUIDE TO THE COUNTY OF SUFFOLK
Written by J.E. Taylor.
Stock no. 1609467
Published by Edward Stanford. 2nd 1892. Very good condition.

Excursions by river, railway and road. With a map. Spine and corners scuffed. Small inscription to front endpaper. Front hinge pulled. Map foxed to verso.
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GENE AUTRY AND THE THIEF RIVER OUTLAWS
Written by Bob Hamilton. Illustrated by Dan Muller.
Stock no. 1609204
Published by Adprint Ltd.. 1944. Very good condition.

Pictorial glazed boards. B/w pictures. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to outer page edges and endpapers.
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TIM THINKS OF SOMETHING
Written by Ella Monckton. Illustrated by Patricia Turner.
Stock no. 1316403
Published by F. Warne & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Mr. Water-Rat's general shop on the river bank is completely snow bound! Pictorial paper boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Contents fine. Price-cut wrapper is slightly browned to spine and has a small brown mark (where a label was once stuck) to front flap.
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BY RIVER AND SEA STORIES OF FAR-OFF BOYS AND GIRLS
Written by Mary Entwistle. Illustrated by Helen Jacobs.
Stock no. 1406506
Published by Edinburgh House Press. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Round the World Series No. 5. Cream pictorial board with black title to spine. Blue and black titles to front cover. B/w pictorial endpapers and text illustrations. Colour frontis. 62 pages. 7 x 5". Spine and corners bumped. Small split to top of spine. Light foxing to covers. Light foxing and some fingering to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears. Area of loss to bottom of rear panel. White labels to verso to cover tears and loss. Some spots to front panel (possibly grease). Wrapper is grubby.
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