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THE NIGHTINGALE
Written by Margaret Baker. Illustrated by Mary Baker.
Stock no. 1318805
Published by Shakespeare Head Press. 1st 1944. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth with nightingale silhouette to front cover. Black titles to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Charming silhouette illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers discoloured and slightly grubby. Child's pretend library markings (in ink) to rear free-endpaper. Some marks to page margins.

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JO'S BOYS
Written by Louisa M. Alcott. Illustrated by Gladys Peto.
Stock no. 1318804
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1918. Almost very good condition.

Blue decorated cloth. 4 pretty pastel colour plates. 358 pages. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear to spine. Spine slightly discoloured and covers slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing throughout and some page browning.

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HILLMAN IMPS TUNING, OVERHAUL AND SERVICING
Written by T.C. Millington.
Stock no. 2132782
Published by Bookmarque Publishing. 1st thus 1987. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 160 pages. B/w photos and diagrams. Covers all models in the Imp range from 1963 - 1969, including Singer and Sunbeam versions. New edition. ISBN: 1870519000. Old price label stuck to rear of wrapper.

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LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Illustrated by Reginald B. Birch.
Stock no. 1318803
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1907. Good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth with gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 269 pages plus catalogue to rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby, spine slightly darkened, spot of ink(?) to front edge of spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing throughout and some grubby fingermarks.

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SPORTING RILEYS
Written by Graham Robson.
Stock no. 2132781
Published by The Oxford Illustrated Press; Haynes. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Title to cover is 'Riley Sports Cars 1926-1938'. An affectionate study addressing many long-running mysteries concerning the Riley sports cars. Colour and b/w photos. Maroon boards, silver title to spine. 204 pages includes index. ISBN: 0946609217. Top corners slightly bumped, light scuff to front cover. Wrapper rubbed at corners with slightly faded spine.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Harry Theaker.
Stock no. 1318802
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth. Oval pictorial onlay to front cover. 48 charming colour plates. A Prince Charming Colour Book. Spine and corners bumped. Cloth slightly grubby and marked. Heavy foxing to textblock. Light page browning to margins of plates.

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LITTLE MARY AND OTHER STORIES
Written by L.T. Meade.
Stock no. 1318801
Published by W. & R. Chambers. Circa 1901. Good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 136 pages. B/w frontis. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby and marked. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned and vertical crease to front free-endpaper. Grubby fingermarks to contents.

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SHELBY FORD GT
Written by Dave Friedman.
Stock no. 2132780
Published by Mbi Publishing. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Shelby American Original Archives 1964-1967, including GT40, Mk. II, Mk. IV and more. In the 1960's Dave Friedman was the official photographer for Shelby American. Packed with colour and b/w photos from the author's archives. Blue boards, silver title to spine. 160 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780760300138. Lower corners very slightly bumped and slight wear to a spot on the lower edge of rear cover. Otherwise a fine copy in wrapper which has small crease to top corner of front flap.

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THE EARLY WORK OF THE GREAT ARCHITECT FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
No author listed. Illustrated by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Stock no. 1819191
Published by Gramercy Books. Circa 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An unabridged reproduction of the contents of seven 1925 issues of the Dutch magazine Wendingen, as published by C. A. Mees and titled 'The Life-Work of the American Architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and plans. ISBN: 0517119188. Board corners rubbed. White pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby & creased, remains of a label to front panel and faded to spine.

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CHAPARRAL
Written by Richard Falconer; Doug Nye.
Stock no. 2132779
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A complete history of Jim Hall's Chaparral Race Cars 1961 to 1970. Green boards, silver title to spine. Packed with b/w and colour photos. 208 pages include index. ISBN: 087938607x. SIGNED by author (Falconer) with personal message about Jim Hall. Spine and lower corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents fine. Wrapper slightly rubbed at top edge, light crease at lower edge of front panel and very slightly browned to spine with a few light indentations.

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FRANK LOCKHART AMERICAN SPEED KING
Written by Sarah Morgan-Wu; James O'Keefe.
Stock no. 2132778
Published by Racemaker Press. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Delving into all aspects of Lockhart's career on the stage of American Automobile racing. Known for his enormous intuitive engineering innovations and winner of races on dirt tracks, Frank's life was sadly cut short while attempting to set the World's Land Speed record in 1928. Pictorial boards. 25 pages of text followed by captioned b/w images. 255 pages with scarlet ribbon marker includes index. ISBN: 9781935240037. Lower rear corner of book and wrapper bumped else a fine copy.

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A PORTRAIT OF USK
Written by Cathy Davies. Illustrated by Anne Leaver.
Stock no. 1819190
Published by Laurels Publishing. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition.

A delightful pictorial record of a much loved town. Oblong format. Cardwraps. B/w sketches. ISBN: 1871124018. Minor foxing to lower edge of text block.

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