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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF BRITAIN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821223
Published by Reader's Digest. 1982. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reader's Digest Nature Lover's Library. Oblong format. Colour illustrations. Reprint. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine with a small nick to top of spine.

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FIELD GUIDE TO THE TREES AND SHRUBS OF BRITAIN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821222
Published by Reader's Digest. 1985. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Reader's Digest Nature Lover's Library. Oblong format. Colour photos. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0276002180. Reprint. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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A HISTORY OF COTTRELL'S COACHES OF MITCHELDEAN
Written by Paul Mason.
Stock no. 1821221
Published by Black Dwarf Publications. 1st 2010. Fine condition.

An illustrated history of this enterprising family and the buses that they operated including a detailed fleet list. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9781903599167.

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THE SPLENDOR OF ROMAN WALL PAINTING
Written by Umberto Pappalardo.
Stock no. 1821220
Published by The J. Paul Getty Museum. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Showcasing the beauty and intricacy of ancient frescoes found in twenty-eight spectacular Roman villas. Terracotta cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780892369584.

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I CAN'T STAY LONG
Written by Laurie Lee.
Stock no. 1821218
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Autobiography. ISBN: 0233967265. SIGNED by the author (dated, no dedication) to title page. Green dustwrapper has a tiny nick to top of front panel and is lightly faded to spine.

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A MOMENT OF WAR
Written by Laurie Lee.
Stock no. 1821217
Published by Viking. Circa 1991. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Last part of Lee's autobiographical trilogy. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 067084019X. SIGNED by the author (dated, no dedication) to title page. Light fading to dustwrapper spine.

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TWO WOMEN
Written by Laurie Lee.
Stock no. 1821216
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1983. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A book of photographs of the author's wife and daughter, accompanied by a commentary of great charm in which he crystallizes his experience of marriage and fatherhood. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0233974679. SIGNED by the author (dated only, no dedication). Also contains relevant newspaper cuttings.

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STEAM AROUND GLOUCESTER
Written by Norman Preedy.
Stock no. 1821215
Published by Peter Watts. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906025095. Boards very slightly grubby, spine slightly faded. Contents clean.

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CACTI
Written by Willy Cullmann; Erich Gotz; Gerhard Groner.
Stock no. 1821214
Published by Alphabooks. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive guide to cacti and their cultivation, including a dictionary of 750 species and over 400 colour plates. Large format. Blue cloth boards, light blue title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0906670373. Lower edge of text block slightly grubby. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased with laminate just starting to peel.

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RSPB COMPLETE BIRDS OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE
Written by Rob Hume.
Stock no. 1821213
Published by Dorling Kindersley. 1st 2002. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. A photographic guide to over 500 species. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos & illustrations throughout. 480 pages including index. ISBN: 0751373540. Text block slightly grubby. Creasing to front joint (printers error). Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and edge-worn.

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WORLD TREE STORY: HISTORY AND LEGENDS OF THE WORLD'S ANCIENT TREES
Written by Julian Hight.
Stock no. 1821212
Published by Julian Hight. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

The result of a five year photographic odyssey to capture 100 ancient historic trees across 39 countries for this fascinating and lovingly researched book. Pictorial cloth boards. Colour photos thorughout. ISBN: 9780993290602. Small, heavy bump to lower board corners, a few pages of contents also have tiny crease caused by the same. Otherwise a fine copy.

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LISA GOES TO RUSSIA
Written by Noel Streatfeild. Illustrated by Geraldine Spence.
Stock no. 1320382
Published by Collins. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A delightful picture of life for ordinary Russian people. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 160 pages. F'cap 4to. SIGNED by the author by means of an inscription at top margin of frontis. Spine bumped. Light foxing, mainly at textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, creased and torn.

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