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THE IMPOSSIBLE PREFECT
Written by Nancy Breary. Illustrated by Leo Bates.
Stock no. 1305928
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a good 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 and corners bumped. Fading to spine and cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers partially browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with slight loss at base of spine and is grubby to rear panel and spine.
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A TOPOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF SURREY
Written by Edward Wedlake Brayley; Gideon Mantell. Illustrated by Thomas Allom.
Stock no. 1205023
Published by G. Willis. 1850. Very good condition.

Five volumes. Brown leather spines and corners, raised bands and gilt titles to spines. Marbled boards and edges. Vol I: viii 472 pages index, 15 b/w plates, one folding colour map and one colour map of the course of the River Mole; Vol II: 486 pages 16 b/w plates; Vol III 527 pages 19 b/w plates; Vol IV: 519 pages 35 b/w plates; Vol V: 442 pages 48 page appendix 42 b/w plates. In total 127 b/w 2 colour plates. Book: all plates present. Corners worn. Contents very good indeed. A handsome set.
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THE SEVERN
Written by Wilson Stephens. Illustrated by Gabriel White.
Stock no. 1204513
Published by Muller, Blond & White. 1st 1986. As new condition in a as new dustwrapper.

Britain's longest river. Small format. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0584111398.
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THE WHITE RIVER BADLANDS
Written by Cleophas C. O'Harra.
Stock no. 1601282
Published by South Dakota School Of Mines. 1976. Very good condition.

Light brown cardwraps. B/w illustrations. A revised reprint of South Dakota State School of Mines Bulletin No. 9, The Badland Formations of the Black Hills Region. Spine slightly faded. Contents clean and bright.
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PICTURESQUE VIEWS ON THE RIVER WYE
Written by Samuel Ireland. Illustrated by Samuel Ireland.
Stock no. 1702397
Published by R. Faulder; T. Egerton. 1797. Almost very good condition.

Picturesque Views on the River Wye, From its Source at Plinlimmon Hill, to its Junction With the Severn below Chepstow: With Observations on the Public Buildings, and Other Works of Art, in its Vicinity. Map showing the course of the River Wye, 30 sepia aquatints plus b/w portrait plate of John Kyrle. xii + 159 pages. Full brown diced calf binding, gilt decorations and title to spine. Green endpapers. All edges gilt. Corners are bumped and worn with some surface loss to leather on rear cover and a couple of corners. Front joint is cracked. All plates present. Some light marks to page margins.
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RIVER LEGENDS OR FATHER THAMES AND FATHER RHINE
Written by Edward Knatchbull-Hugessen. Illustrated by Gustave Dore.
Stock no. 1301508
Published by Daldy, Isbister & Co.. 1st 1875. Almost very good condition.

Attractive brown decorated cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Brown endpapers. 4 full-page b/w illustrations plus numerous text illustrations. 253 pages. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Some light fading/browning to spine. Front joint cracked. Light foxing and a few fingermarks else contents clean.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1987
Written by James Henderson. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 813865
Published by Daily Express. 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

Tall laminated pictorial boards - Rupert with a parrot on his shoulder. 1st story Rupert and the River Pirates. 101 pages. ISBN: 0850791685. Price-cut. Belongs to Box is clean.
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SUMMON THE BRIGHT WATER
Written by Geoffrey Household.
Stock no. 807330
Published by Little, Brown and Company. 1st USA 1981. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A novel set on the banks of the River Severn. ISBN: 0316374393. Wrapper corners lightly rubbed.
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THE RIVER POST
Written by Hertha Von Gebhardt; Oliver Coburn. Illustrated by Irene Schreiber.
Stock no. 594764
Published by Burke Publishing Company Ltd.. 1st UK 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w and green and black illustrations. Translated and adapted by Oliver Coburn and Ursula Lehrburger. A few light marks to covers. Pictorial wrapper is price-cut, with piece cut off rear flap too; also a little grubby, with a few edge-nicks.
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THE RIVER CONWAY
Written by Wilson MacArthur.
Stock no. 593863
Published by Cassell & Co.. 1st 1952. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A journey down the Welsh river. B/w photos. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Dustwrapper: corners rubbed.
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ALBERT UP THE RIVER
Written by Alison Jezard. Illustrated by Margaret Gordon.
Stock no. 590938
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1971. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The 5th book about Albert the bear from London's East End. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0575007133. Book: name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper spine slightly faded.
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PICTURESQUE VIEWS ON THE RIVER WYE
Written by Samuel Ireland.
Stock no. 579047
Published by R. Faulder; T. Egerton. 1st 1797. Very good condition.

Picturesque Views on the River Wye, From its Source at Plinlimmon Hill, to its Junction With the Severn Below Chepstow With Observations on the Public Buildings and Other Works of Art in its Vicinity. Map showing the course of the River Wye, 30 sepia aquatints plus b/w portrait plate of John Kyrle. xii + 159 pages + errata slip. Three-quarter brown calf binding, raised bands, gilt decorations and title to spine. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. 9" x 6.5". All plates present. Prelims foxed. No half-title but no evidence of any removal. Some pencil annotation. Bookplate of J. Arthur Hutton, the famous angling author, on front pastedown. Hutton wrote numerous books on salmon fishing and of particular relevance here given the book title are Wye Salmon and Other Fish; Rod-Fishing for Salmon on the Wye. Slight rubbing to spine. Overall a handsome copy.
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