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FLORA DOMESTICA: A HISTORY OF BRITISH FLOWER ARRANGING 1500-1930
Written by Mary Rose Blacker.
Stock no. 1822017
Published by The National Trust; Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st USA 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of floral decoration from the delicate bouquets of the sixteenth century to the extravagant displays of the Victorian and Edwardian periods. Includes a useful guide to historic plant and flower varieties available today. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0707803802. Top edge of spine lightly worn with tiny nibble. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and scuffed to rear panel.

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THE WORLD'S BEST TROUT FLIES
Written by John Roberts.
Stock no. 1822016
Published by Boxtree. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

180 of the most successful trout and grayling flies from all over the world. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1852834382. Minor fly dirt to lower inside edge of front board. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and slightly faded to spine.

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FORMULA FERRARI
Written by Umberto Zapelloni.
Stock no. 1822015
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed boards. The first official inside story of the most successful team in the history of Formula 1. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0340834714. Boards a little scuffed. Contents fine.

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THE TRIAL OF THE TEMPLARS
Written by Malcolm Barber.
Stock no. 1822014
Published by Folio Society. Nearly fine condition.

Red decorated cloth. Colour and b/w photos. A fine copy still in original shrinkwrap which has a few grubby marks.

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FRANCIS FRITH'S MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by Tony Cornish; James Plant.
Stock no. 1822013
Published by Frith Book Company. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An evocative collection of archive photographs from the world famous Francis Frith Collection showing Monmouthshire from mid-Victorian times, and depicts the considerable changes it has undergone during the twentieth century. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1859375324. A few grubby marks to free endpaper. Else contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper has the remains of a label and a small tear to top of front flap

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WILDINGS 125 YEAR HISTORY 1874-1999
Written by Sheldon James; Terry Underwood.
Stock no. 1822012
Published by The Newport Printing Co.. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of Wildings retail store in Newport's Commercial Street. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0907143210. Slight bumping and rubbing of board corners. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few closed tears and a few minor marks.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (THE LETTERPRESS SHAKESPEARE)
Written by William Shakespeare; Peter Holland.
Stock no. 1822011
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Edited by Peter Holland. Large format, includes a commentary volume, contained in solander case. Three-quarter bound in green goatskin leather, green marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Commentary volume is bound in green cloth. Limited Edition of 3750. Copy 309 of 3750. A beautiful set. Solander case has a minor bump to top front edge.

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THE FORD THAT BEAT FERRARI: A RACING HISTORY OF THE GT40
Written by John S. Allen; Gordon J. Jones.
Stock no. 1822009
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. The GT40, placed 1-2-3 at Le Mans in 1966 and won the next three consecutive years. ISBN: 1844251136. Reprint. Light ink mark to half-title page. Contents fine.

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WORKTOWN: THE DRAWINGS OF FALCON HILDRED
Written by Peter Wakelin. Illustrated by Falcon D. Hildred.
Stock no. 1822008
Published by RCAHM (Wales). 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition.

A unique personal project to make a visual record of the buildings of a disappearing industrial culture. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781871184471. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Light marks to text block. Contents fine.

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NAPOLEON'S MARSHALS
Written by David G. Chandler.
Stock no. 1822007
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Careers of the key French military commanders. ISBN: 0297791249. Previous owner's address ink stamped to front pastedown. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed. Cigarette odour present.

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KYFFIN WILLIAMS
Written by Nicholas Sinclair; Ian Jeffrey. Illustrated by Kyffin Williams.
Stock no. 1822005
Published by Lund Humphries. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

With an essay by Jeffrey. This book encapsulates all aspects of Wales' most famous living artist and is consequently an invaluable resource for both scholars and art collectors. ISBN: 0853318964. Spine & corners bumped & rubbed. Small white mark to lower edge of front cover. Small nick to lower rear edge. 'LOFT15' written in ink to front endpaper. Else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at corners.

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ABERFAN: THE DAYS AFTER
Written by I.C. Rapoport.
Stock no. 1822004
Published by Parthian. 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Journey in Pictures. The Aberfan tragedy which came to symbolise everything that fashionable decade strove to forget: the negligence of authorities and the dirt of existence, poverty and the class divide. B/w photographs commemorating a past decade, a defunct industry, seeking out the women and families of a male-dominated world. White pictorial cardwraps. Dual language: text in English & Welsh. ISBN: 1902638565. Reprint. White card covers lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

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