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BOSTON TO LINCOLN ALSO FROM LOUTH AND HORNCASTLE (EASTERN MAIN LINES)
Written by Vic Mitchell; Keith Smith.
Stock no. 2121304
Published by Middleton Press. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. These historic routes had contrasting environs. The main line was close to a river and often carried fishermen, the Louth link was over the hills and mainly served farmers, while the branch featured a spa. The story of sugar traffic is unusual. Thus a variety of trains abound herein. ISBN: 9781908174802. Small bump to top of spine.
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BIG SUR
Written by Jeff Norman.
Stock no. 2121104
Published by Arcadia. 1st USA 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

Images of America Series. Card wraps. Large format. B/w photos. Big Sur is a river and a region on California's Central Coast. ISBN: 0738529133. Spine is faded.
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THAMES: SACRED RIVER
Written by Peter Ackroyd.
Stock no. 1607633
Published by Vintage. c. 2008. Very good condition.

Card wraps. A biography of the river, from source to sea. Exploring its history from prehistoric times to the present day. 490 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780099422556. Brown mark affecting margin of a couple of pages. Contents clean.
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STOOKE'S TOURIST MAP OF THE RIVER WYE, FROM HEREFORD TO THE SEVERN
Written by Edwin Stooke.
Stock no. 2117187
Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd.. 1892. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Soft leather bound book. Shewing the Navigation of the Streams to Tintern, Salmon Catches to Ross. Many pages of local advertising to rear. 1.5" tear to base of spine. Some scuffing and marks to covers. Foxing and page browning.
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MYSTERY ABOARD THE MURRABIT
Written by Nancy Parker. Illustrated by Nancy Parker.
Stock no. 1504467
Published by F.W. Cheshire. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Why did the uncle of 16 year old German acrobat Max Schiller try to murder him? and why did he set fire to the Murrabit, a paddle steamer on the Murray river. Grey boards with white map lines and titles. Illustrated endpapers. B/w illustrations. 132 pages. SIGNED by author on title page. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy bump to top corner of front cover. Light page browning otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped at ends of spine and folds. Browning to spine, panels and edges of flaps.
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ON DUTY WITH P.C. 49
Written by Alan Stranks; Brian Reece. Illustrated by F.G. Moorsom.
Stock no. 1403896
Published by Juvenile Productions Ltd.. 1952. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows P.C. 49 looking out across the Thames river. Pictorial endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. First Story: The Case of the Rank Outsider. Spine bumped and rubbed. Corners bumped and worn. Front board a little bowed. Foxing to page edges. One plate has a small margin tear. Contents otherwise clean. Wrapper edge-torn with some loss at head and tail of spine. Creasing to wrapper edges.
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THE IMPOSSIBLE PREFECT
Written by Nancy Breary. Illustrated by Leo Bates.
Stock no. 1504223
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1947. Slightly better than good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Lindsay's appointment as a prefect at River Place school astonishes the sixth form, because Lindsay is apparently as casual as she is popular. But the Head knows of what good stuff she is made. Green cloth with brown titles to spine and front. 304 pages, top edge green. 4 b/w plates. Spine bumped and faded, Wear to corners. Brown marks and foxing to spine and cover edges. Ink name and address to front pastedown, Book 14 written to front endpaper. Some light browning and foxing. Dustwrapper has numerous tears, some large, but not a great deal of loss. Creased, edge worn and grubby with foxing.
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RIVERS OF SILENCE
Written by Ashok Kalyan Verma.
Stock no. 1810382
Published by Lancer Publishers & Distributors; Spantech & Lancer. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Disaster on River Nam Ka Chu 1962 and the Dash to Dhaka Across River Megha during 1971. Two episodes of significance during free India's military history. Glazed boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1897829345.
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THE UNKNOWN RIVER: AN ETCHER'S VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY
Written by P.G. Hamerton.
Stock no. 1810359
Published by Seeley, Jackson and Halliday. 1874. Good condition.

Eight b/w illustrations. Green cloth boards, gilt titles, black decorative borders to front and back. All edges gilt. Boards clean and bright. Small split to top rear spine edge. Hinges pulled, some stitches broken and therefore binding a little fragile and loose. One plate missing.
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NORTH SEA PILOT VOL. III
No author listed.
Stock no. 2115477
12th 1960. Very good condition.

12th edition. Comprising The East Coast of England, from Berwick to North Foreland, Including The River Thames and Medway. Black cloth, yellow titles. Some marks and scuffs to covers. Foxing to outer page edges.
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AN INLAND VOYAGE
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Noel Rooke.
Stock no. 1809934
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1912. Very good condition.

The St. Martin's Illustrated Library of Standard Authors. Red cloth boards with gilt titles. Colour and b/w plates. Top edge gilt. Written from a journal the author had kept on a trip down the French river Oise. Spine and gilt title to spine faded. Corners bumped. Hinges slightly pulled but binding is tight. Minor foxing present but overall a bright clean copy.
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THE RIVER OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1712557
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very 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. Corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper chipped and browned with tape strengthening to verso.
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