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ENGINES & ENTERPRISE
Written by John Reynolds.
Stock no. 1822026
Published by Sutton Publishing. 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A lavishly illustrated biography of Sir Harry Ricardo, engineer, scientist and inventor. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750917121. A nice, clean copy in pictorial dustwrapper which is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE ROYAL GWENT & ST. WOOLOS HOSPITALS
Written by Brian Peeling; et al.
Stock no. 1822025
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A century of service in Newport. B/w photos. Large folding map. ISBN: 1874538085. A clean copy with pictorial dustwrapper which is unevenly faded and a little grubby and scored, top of spine worn.

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HOUSES FOR MODERATE MEANS
Written by R. Randall Philips.
Stock no. 1822024
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 4th 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The eighty-four houses and cottages in this book have been chosen for the high standard of their exterior design, combined with economical and convenient planning. No attempts has been made to advocate any particular style. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and plans. Slight mottling to cloth boards. Foxing to endpapers and dustwrapper verso. Some light finger creasing of contents. A little pencil annotation. Dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few small chips, browned to rear panel and a little grubby.

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CURTIS'S FLOWER GARDEN DISPLAYED
Written by Tyler Whittle; Christopher Cook. Illustrated by Edwards Sydenham.
Stock no. 1822023
Published by Magna Books. 1st thus 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

120 Plates from the years 1787-1807 with new descriptions by the authors. Reproductions of plates from the first 25 bound volumes of the Botanical Magazine. Green glazed pictorial boards, colour illustrations. ISBN: 1854221493. Light fading to boards, boards a little scuffed. Text block a little grubby, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed, lightly faded to spine and lightly worn at top of spine.

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SIX MONTHS AT THE CAPE OR LETTERS TO PERIWINKLE FROM SOUTH AFRICA
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by S.E. Waller.
Stock no. 2134844
Published by James Nisbet & Co.. Circa 1896. Good condition.

Grey pictorial cloth. B/w plates. Covers are very grubby, with some possible dam marking. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Grubby marks and some margin marks. A reading copy.

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IN THE TRACK OF THE TROOPS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134843
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Circa 1906. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth. B/w frontis. Spine is browned with a little fraying to cloth at corners. Bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning, foxing and grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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THE BIG OTTER
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134842
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1894. Almost very good condition.

A tale of the Great Nor' West. Brown pictorial cloth with gilt title labels. Floral decorated endpapers. 384 pages. B/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small tear to cloth at top of spine. Inscription in ink and ink stamp to front endpaper. One plate is detached, but loosely inserted - grubby and creased at edges. Some browning and foxing.

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THE FLOATING LIGHT OF GOODWIN SANDS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134841
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Circa 1906. Very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth. B/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Some page edge browning.

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THE PIONEERS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Henry Austin.
Stock no. 2134840
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Circa 1917. Almost very good condition.

A Tale of the Western Wilderness. Blue cloth with black/cream titles. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour frontis. Scuffing to onlay to front cover. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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FAST IN THE ICE
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Matt B. Hewerdine.
Stock no. 2134839
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Almost very good condition.

Adventures in the Polar regions. Green pictorial cloth. B/w frontis. Some browning and wear to spine. Corners are bumped. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges; some foxing.

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DEEP DOWN
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134838
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Circa 1912. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles and some blind/gilt decorations. A Tale of the Cornish Mines. B/w plates. Some wear and a few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; a few to page margins.

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THE GOLDEN DREAM
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134837
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Good condition.

Or Adventures in the Far West. Green pictorial cloth with white titles. 4 b/w plates. Split to top 1" of spine. Smaller nicks and chips to corners. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Joint/hinge next to title page is cracked. Browning and foxing. A reading copy.

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