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THE TRAFALGAR COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin. Illustrated by Clive Farmer.
Stock no. 1819496
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A guide to history's most famous sea battle and the life of Admiral Lord Nelson. Large format. Colour illustrations. 560 pages. ISBN: 1845130189. Small previous owner's white name label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly creased at top edge and possibly slightly faded to spine.

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THE WATERLOO COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin.
Stock no. 1819495
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. The complete guide to history's most famous land battle. ISBN: 185410764X. Small previous owner's name label to front pastedown else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is possibly slightly faded to spine.

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CELEBRATION OF SAIL: THE MARINE ART OF ROY CROSS
Written by Roy Cross. Illustrated by Roy Cross.
Stock no. 1819494
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A volume of work celebrating the peak of the development of the naval and merchant sailing vessel, from the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. Large oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1861267150. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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1815 THE WATERLOO CAMPAIGN
Written by Peter Hofschroer.
Stock no. 1819493
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Wellington, his German Allies and the Battles of Ligny and Quatra Bras. A history of the Waterloo campaign based on new research. Controversial conclusions about Wellington's actions. B/w maps and illustrations. ISBN: 1853673048. Previous owner's small name label to front pastedown. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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RUSSELL'S DESPATCHES FROM THE CRIMEA 1854-1856
Written by William Howard Russell; Nicolas Bentley.
Stock no. 1819492
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Edited with an introduction by Bentley. A day-to-day eyewitness account of the campaign from the first sailing of the expedition to the final surrender of Sebastopol and the Armistice. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 286 pages including index. Vertical crease to spine. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Endpapers and text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and lightly edge-rubbed with slight loss to top of spine.

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FIFTY YEARS OF WESTERN EXPRESS RUNNING
Written by O.S. Nock.
Stock no. 1819491
Published by Edward Everard Ltd. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour plates. 353 pages plus fold-out gradient profiles. Boards slightly grubby. Endpapers browned, foxing to text block. Slight browning to margins of plates. Green pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and strengthened to verso with clear tape, rear panel is scuffed.

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THROUGH THE WINDOW NUMBER ONE: PADDINGTON TO PENZANCE
Written by GWR.
Stock no. 1819490
Published by GWR. 1st 1924. Good condition.

(Cornish Riviera Route) 300 miles of English country as seen from the G.W.R. trains. Plain cardwraps, blue title to front. B/w illustrations, maps and plates. Biro scribble to rear cover, Covers damp stained and edge-worn. Heavy browning from damp staining to contents (still perfectly readable). Text block browned. Hinges pulled.

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BRADSHAW'S APRIL 1910 RAILWAY GUIDE
Written by David St John Thomas.
Stock no. 1819488
Published by David & Charles. 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A new edition of the April 1910 issue of Bradshaw's General Railway and Steam Navigation Guide for Great Britain and Ireland with enlarged type and introduction by David St John Thomas. ISBN: 0715342460. Second Impression. Text block browned. Red dustwrapper is slightly faded and browned to spine, edge-worn with a few small closed tears.

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BRADSHAW'S AUGUST 1887 RAILWAY GUIDE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819487
Published by Augustus M. Kelley; David & Charles. 1st USA 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A new edition of the August 1887 issue of Bradshaw's General Railway and Steam Navigation Guide for Great Britain and Ireland. Facsimile. ISBN: 0715343254. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Text block a little browned. Publisher label pasted over David & Charles as Reprints of Economics Classics Augustus M. Kelley Publishers. Price-cut green dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few closed edge-tears, browned to spine.

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EDGEHILL 1642: THE CAMPAIGN AND THE BATTLE
Written by Peter Young.
Stock no. 1819486
Published by The Roundwood Press. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

English Civil War. Blue covers with black/gilt title label to spine. B/w plates. Rear cover marked white. Light browning to text block. White pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn and chipped.

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GREAT WESTERN WAY
Written by J.N. Slinn.
Stock no. 1819485
Published by Historical Model Railway Society. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

A description of distinctive features of the Great Western Railway with particular reference to the liveries of locomotives, rolling stock, road vehicles, buildings and uniforms, an account of permanent way and signal practice and notes on the original liveries of the companies it absorbed. Green card wraps, yellow titles. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0902835033. Covers lightly creased. Previous owner's name label to inside front cover. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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A CLASSIFIED INDEX TO THE TRANSACTIONS, PROCEEDINGS, AND QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON
Written by G. Wareing Ormerod.
Stock no. 1819484
Published by Taylor & Francis. 1st 1858. Almost very good condition.

Including all the memoirs and notices to the end of 1855. Cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind decoration to boards. vi and 149 pages. Spine faded, boards marked. Dedication from 'the author' to front pastedown. Tear to lower edge of front joint. Rear endpaper is creased. Last blank page has lower corner torn away. Top corner crease to contents. A few small scattered foxspots.

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