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SITTING ON THE EDGE: MODERNIST DESIGN FROM THE COLLECTION OF MICHAEL & GABRIELLE BOYD
Written by Paola Antonelli; Aaron Betsky; Michael Boyd; Philippe Garner.
Stock no. 1814474
Published by San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Published on the occasion of the exhibition which ran from November 20 1998 to February 23 1999. Showcasing one of the most significant and comprehensive collections of modernist furniture in private hands, this lavish publication features more than 150 chairs, tables, and other furnishings and objects, many of which have become modernist icons. Large format. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour illustrations. Essays printed on yellow paper with black/yellow illustrations. ISBN: 0847821676. Pictorial dustwrapper a little scuffed.
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OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE
Written by Christopher Brooke; Roger Highfield.
Stock no. 1814473
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A lavishly illustrated history of Oxford and Cambridge, a 'tale of two cities', with something on them as towns, but chiefly and primarily a history of their universities and colleges, telling their parallel but very different stories. Black cloth boards, brown title block to spine with silver title. B/w photos. ISBN: 0521301394.
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A MOSAIC OF ISLANDS
Written by K. Williamson; J. Morton Boyd.
Stock no. 1814472
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1963. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Some of the many experiences the authors had whilst studying the wild life of some of the most inaccessible places in and around the British Isles. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Endpapers are maps. SIGNED by both authors to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.
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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF THE ATLANTIC ISLANDS
Written by Tony Clarke. Illustrated by Chris Orgill; Tony Disley.
Stock no. 1814471
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2006. Very good condition.

A comprehensive field guide to the birds of the Macaronesian islands - the Canary Islands, Madeira, Azores and Cape Verde Islands. Helm Field Guides. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour plates. ISBN: 9780713660234. Corners lightly rubbed, vertical edge of covers lightly browned. Small name & date in ink plus small personal address label to half-title page.
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A GUIDE TO WARBLERS OF THE WESTERN PALAEARCTIC
Written by Tim Parmenter; Clive Byers.
Stock no. 1814470
Published by Bruce Coleman. 1st 1991. Very good condition.

A comprehensive field guide to the warblers of Europe, the Near East and northern Africa. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour plates and distribution maps. ISBN: 1872842011. Spine faded. Small name and date in ink to front endpaper. Tape marks to endpapers.
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HIGH MOUNTAINS AND COLD SEAS
Written by J.R.L. Anderson.
Stock no. 1814469
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A biography of a remarkable man - an explorer, climber, and author. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0575028068. Lengthy dedication in ink to front endpaper. Light page browning.
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THE SIX MOUNTAIN-TRAVEL BOOKS
Written by Eric Shipton.
Stock no. 1814468
Published by Diadem Books. 1st thus 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Contains six books in one volume: Nanda Devi; Blank on the Map; Upon that Mountain; Mountains of Tartary; Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951; and Land of Tempest. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906371562. Small name & date in ink to front endpaper. Text block lightly browned. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and slightly faded to spine.
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THE SHOREBIRD GUIDE
Written by Michael O'Brien; Richard Crossley; Kevin Karlson. Illustrated by Richard Crossley; Kevin Karlson; et al..
Stock no. 1814467
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. Circa 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Birding by impression. Pictorial limp cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780618432943. Third printing. Spine slightly faded. Small, neat name & date in ink plus small address label to front endpaper.
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MEDITERRANEAN WILD FLOWERS
Written by Christopher Grey-Wilson. Illustrated by Marjorie Blamey.
Stock no. 1814466
Published by Harper Collins. 1998. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Over 2000 plants illustrated in colour and b/w ISBN: 0002199017. Very small previous owner's address label to top corner of front endpaper.
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WHERE TO WATCH BIRDS IN HOLLAND, BELGIUM & NORTHERN FRANCE
Written by Arnoud Van Den Berg; Dominique Lafontaine.
Stock no. 1814465
Published by Hamlyn. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Hamlyn Birdwatching Guides, published in association with BirdLife International. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0600579778. Small name in ink to half-title page.
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RICHARD II: THE ART OF KINGSHIP
Written by Anthony Goodman; James Gillespie.
Stock no. 1814464
Published by Clarendon Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Re-evaluating the evidence to create a new and rounded portrait of this fascinating and much-maligned king. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0198201893. Dustwrapper lightly scuffed.
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COLLINS GUIDE TO THE FERNS MOSSES AND LICHENS OF BRITAIN AND NORTH AND CENTRAL EUROPE
Written by Hans Martin Jahns.
Stock no. 1814463
Published by Collins. 1st UK 1983. Slightly better than very good condition.

Over 750 species described, 655 colour photos. White glazed pictorial boards. 272 pages including index. ISBN: 0002192543. Spine slightly faded (hardly noticeable). Small name and date in ink to front endpaper. Else contents clean.
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