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THE SECRET OF GREY WALLS
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Bertram Prance.
Stock no. 1507445
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The fourth title in the Lone Pine series. Grey/beige cloth, red titles and Lone Pine vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 248 pages. Endpapers are maps. A little foxing/browning to top and bottom edges of covers. Tiny nick to cloth on top edge of front cover. Covers are grubby. A little bubbling to front pastedown. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped, some indentation lines to front panel and spine, possibly been used as a rest. Slightly grubby on both sides. Browning to verso of flaps.
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OLIVER THE WESTERN ENGINE
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by Gunvor Edwards; Peter Edwards.
Stock no. 1316741
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1st 1969. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Railway series no. 24. Small format. Blue boards with orange title and vignette to front. Colour pictures. ISBN: 0718200284. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small tears to front panel (tape repairs on verso) and just a little rubbed to rear panel.
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THE BOOK OF WELLINGTON: THE STORY OF A MARKET TOWN
Written by Robin Bush; Gillian Allen.
Stock no. 1814124
Published by Barracuda Books. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of the town, and more especially of the men and women who peopled it, a story typical of a small English place in Somerset. Blue cloth boards, no titles. Endpapers are maps. B/w photos & illustrations. ISBN: 0860230996. Light rubbing to corners. Inscription in ink to facing page of Half-title. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and lightly scuffed.
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SMALL RAILWAY ENGINES
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by Peter Edwards; Gunvor Edwards.
Stock no. 1316740
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Railway Series No. 22. Small oblong format. Brown boards with white title and vignette to front. Full-page colour pictures. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Some pale page edge browning and pale foxspots to endpapers else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly rubbed at edges, is slightly grubby and has a small tear to top edge of rear panel. There is light foxing to the verso of the wrapper.
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HAYNES RESTORATION MANUAL: CLASSIC CAR INTERIORS
Written by Kim Henson.
Stock no. 1814123
Published by Haynes Publishing. 2010. Fine condition.

The complete, illustrated step-by-step manual. Cleaning; Refurbishing; Replacing. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9781850109327.
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HEATH ROBINSON CONTRAPTIONS
Written by Geoffrey Beare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1814122
Published by Duckworth Overlook. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A collection of brilliant and memorable work by one of the most inventive minds in illustration. Cartoons of crazy inventions. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780715636947. Light rubbing to base of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.
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MAIN LINE ENGINES
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by Gunvor Edwards; Peter Edwards.
Stock no. 1316739
Published by Edmund Ward Ltd.. 1st 1966. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Railway series no. 21. Small oblong format. Brown boards, white title and vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. A few foxspots else contents clean. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners of dustwrapper. A super copy. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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STAGE DOOR: THE BRISTOL HIPPODROME 100 YEARS
Written by Gerry Parker; John Hudson.
Stock no. 1814121
Published by Redcliffe Press Ltd.. 1st 2014. Fine condition.

How it all began... with amusing anecdotes and tales of the theatre's highs and lows. Cardwraps. Colour photos. 119 pages including index. ISBN: 9781908326249.
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VERY OLD ENGINES
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by Gunvor Edwards; Peter Edwards.
Stock no. 1316738
Published by Edmund Ward Ltd.. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Railway series no. 20. Small oblong format. Blue boards, white title and vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations. Very slight bumping to spine and corners. Name in ink to front pastedown (covered by dustwrapper flap). Some foxing to page edges and a few light marks to endpapers else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small tears and lightly browned on rear panel/flap, there are a few foxspots to verso.
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HAYNES THE FIRST 40 YEARS 1960 TO THE NEW MILLENIUM
Written by Jeff Clew.
Stock no. 1814120
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Haynes Publishing Group. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and a few colour photos. ISBN: 1859604188. Edge of text block a little browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge creased.
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POWER OF THREE
Written by Malcolm Saville.
Stock no. 1507444
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The fifth Marston Baines Thriller, set in southern Brittany. A young couple become innocently involved in an evil conspiracy to spread racial intolerance and hatred. Dark blue boards with gilt title to spine. 198 pages. ISBN: 0434962058. Spine bumped, mark to bottom half of spine, possibly label residue and letters F SAV. 11,010 in pen to rear pastedown. Crease to top corner of pages 173 to 186. A few marks to text block and an odd mark to contents. Title page has some indentation lines, possibly used as rest. Dustwrapper is very slightly grubby with residue from small label on front flap.
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HOW TO BUILD A SUCCESSFUL LOW-COST RALLY CAR
Written by Philip Young.
Stock no. 1814119
Published by Veloce Publishing. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. Colour photos. Applies to cars for road rallies, including Marathon, Endurance, Historic & Budget-car Adventure events. ISBN: 9781845842086.
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