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WORKING BOATS OF BRITAIN: THEIR SHAPE AND PURPOSE
Written by Eric McKee.
Stock no. 2132434
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A highly original study of boat types based on a lifetime's personal research conducted around the coastline and rivers of England, Scotland and Wales. Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w drawings. 256 pages includes index. ISBN: 0851772773. Base of spine very slightly bumped. Light page-edge browning else contents fine. Wrapper browned mainly at spine and edges, light dampstain to top edge of front panel.

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NELSON AND HIS TIMES
Written by Charles Beresford; H.W. Wilson.
Stock no. 2132433
Published by Harmsworth Bros., Limited. Circa 1898. Very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth. Gilt titles and vignette. Colour frontis. Numerous b/w illustrations. 232 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A few very light marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and rear endpaper. Light dampstain to lower edge of rear endpapers and slight wrinkling of lower edges of last few pages. Contents bright and clean.

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DRAWN FROM PARADISE
Written by David Attenborough; Errol Fuller.
Stock no. 2132432
Published by Collins. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

The Discovery, Art & Natural History of the Birds of Paradise. Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. 251 pages +index ISBN: 9780007487615. A fine copy complete with original wrapround band.

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MERCHANT SAILING SHIPS 1775-1815
Written by David R. MacGregor.
Stock no. 2132431
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st thus 1985. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sovereignty of Sail. The first of a three-part history of merchant shipping. Revised and expanded edition. Large format. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. 224 pages includes index. ISBN: 0851773230. Slight bumped spine and very light page-edge browning else fine. Wrapper browned at top edge.

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THE CONSTRUCTION AND FITTING OF THE SAILING MAN OF WAR 1650-1850
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 2132430
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Every aspect of the building process is covered and for the modelmaker and technical historian this book will answer most, if not all, of their questions. Large format. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. 276 Pages. ISBN: 0851773265. Spine bumped. Light page-edge browning else contents fine. Wrapper browned at edges.

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THE BOY'S OWN VOLUME OF FACT, FICTION, HISTORY AND ADVENTURE CHRISTMAS 1865
Written by S.O. Beeton. Illustrated by Various.
Stock no. 1318704
Published by S.O. Beeton. 1865. Good condition.

Embossed green cloth, gilt. B/w text illustrations and plates. 543 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Name plate to front pastedown. Looks like the prelims have been re-inserted/stitched and the front free-endpaper is missing. Browning to verso of the frontis (which is what you see upon opening the front cover). Child's name and address in ink to textblock. Musty smell to contents.

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POPULAR LECTURES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND HALF HOURS WITH THE ALCHEMISTS
Written by John Henry Pepper.
Stock no. 1318703
Published by Sampson Low And Son. 1855. Almost very good condition.

Green embossed cloth, gilt titles to front and spine. 43 b/w illustrations (mainly text illlustrations). Spine and corners bumped, a few small dents to cover edges. Spine browned. Browning and fingering to page edges. New endpapers. Musty smell to contents (tobacco?).

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THE OLD WOMAN AND HER CHICKEN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318702
Published by Darton & Co.. Circa 1856. Good condition.

Embossed red cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. 4 colour plates (with tissue guards) to include title-page. Half title-page states "There is No Such Thing as a Trifle". 63 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Darkening to covers. Foxing to textblock. Grubby fingermarks to page margins thoughout. Musty smell to contents (tobacco?).

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A YEAR OF COUNTRY LIFE; OR, THE CHRONICLE OF THE YOUNG NATURALISTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318701
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1853. Good condition.

Embossed brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Cream endpapers. 247 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spinea nd corners bumped and worn, cover edges rubbed. Cloth scuffed. Tiny binder's (S.Curtis) sticker to front pastedown. Foxing and fingering to textblock and page margins.

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SONGS FOR CHILDREN FIRST SERIES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318699
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. 1869. Almost very good condition.

Well-known rhymes. Beige cloth, gilt title to front cover. 62 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Mark to gilt title on front cover (gilt still readable). Heavy foxing to contents, some grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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THE SWEET STORY OF OLD
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318698
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1861. Almost very good condition.

A book of bible stories. Green embossed cloth with gilt titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. 3 Kronheim plates with tissue-guards plus b/w illustrations to the start of each chapter. 164 pages plus 8 page publication list to rear. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some fingermarks to page margins. Musty smell to contents (tobacco?).

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A FATHER'S LETTERS TO HIS SON UPON HIS COMING OF AGE
Written by Rev. Dr. Urwick.
Stock no. 1318697
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1903. Almost very good condition.

Purple cloth, gilt title to spine. 117 pages, publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded and speckled with tiny black spots. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Musty smell to contents (possibly tobacco?).

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