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801 Mellanby, Kenneth Farming And Widlife [New Naturalist Series No. 67]
Collins, London 1981 
Green cloth binding, gilt titles to spine. Unclipped dust-wrapper. xiii, 178 pp; A VG+ hardback with dated ink name to front endpaper otherwise very clean and . The pages are clean and tight. Housed in a Near Fine with just a few indentations to the plastic covering only. Overall, a very presentable example indeed. 5663 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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802 Melville, Lewis (ed.) Trial of Duchess of Kingston [Notable British Trials]
William Hodge & Co., London 1927 
Bright red cloth binding, with blind-stamped colophon to front cover, gilt titles to spine. No dust-wrapper. vii, 328pp.; frontispiece, plus eight monotone plates. A Fine copy that is showing some fading to the front board and slight rubbing to the spine-ends. Internally Fine. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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803 Meneghezzi, Ferdinando Commedie Edite e Inedite [Volume I]
Milano, a Spese Della Societa Editrice, Milan 1834 
Text is in Italian. Bound in contemporary or near-contemporary vellum, gilt borders to front and rear panels; gilt titles and gilt decorations to spine. 323 pp.; engraved frontispiece A Very Good, secure and clean copy. The vellum covers are somewhat grubby and the corners are a little bumped. Text is very clean, tight and inscription-free. A presentable example. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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804 Menzies W.J.M. Sea Trout and Trout
Edward Arnold 1936 
First edition, a good example in original publisher's bumped and rubbed green cloth with gilt titles to spine. Bookplate on front pasted endpaper, offsetting on front free endpaper. Foxing on endpapers, page edges and first few pages. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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805 Merlo, Roberto (general editor) Bugatti : International Magazine of Automobiles and Other Objects d'Art [English Edition No. 2]
Giorgio Nada / Haynes Publishing Group 1992 
Pictorial boards; no dust-wrapper. 80 pp.; fully illustrated with colour photographs. A Near Fine copy showing only very minor cover-wear. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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806 Metcalfe, Herbert The Amazing Dr. Khan
Church & Foster, Manchester 1966 
First edition. INSCRIBED to a named recipient by Metcalfe on the front endpaper. Original turquoise cloth, spine-titles gilt; unclipped dust-wrapper bears some splendidly vivid art-work depicting menacing eyes, angry snakes and a scantily-clad screaming woman. 192 pp. A VG+ copy, with minor bumps to the corners and a little browning on the endpapers, in a VG wrapper showing minor edge-wear and a few light marks on the rear panel. A very presentable example housed in a protective dust-wrapper covering. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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807 Michael Lyne Parson's Son
J.A. Allen & Co., London 1974 
Limited Edition. No. 66 of 750 copies, signed by Michael Lyne on limitation page. Landscape quarto in dark green leather binding. All edges gilt. Aside from a hint of darkening to the very edge of the text block, a Near Fine example and very pleasing indeed. 6601 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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808 Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and Eric Idle (SIGNED) The Pythons' Autobiography By The Pythons
Orien Books 2003 
ISBN 0752852930 SIGNED by Michael Palin on the title page. First edition, hardback. Near Fine, very clean and bright in Near Fine slightly bumped and rubbed dustwrapper which is housed in protective removable sleeve. 6386 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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809 Michael Potter (Illustrator) Hong Kong Country Club 1997 Limited Edition Commemorative Book
Hong Kong Country Club 1997 
Hardback Limited Edition (92/250) book of Colourgraph prints of the Hong Kong Country Club. 12 colour plates. VG In publisher's original bumped black leather with gilt titles to spine and front, some sticker marks over title on front. 6967 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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810 Mick Walker John Surtees: Motorcycle Maestro
Breedon Books Derby 
Rare. First edition, hardback. Near Fine, very clean and bright (ink writing to front endpaper)in Near Fine slightly bumped and rubbed price clipped dustwrapper which is housed in protective removable sleeve. Rare hardback edition in original dustwrapper. 6832 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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811 Millard, John. Never A Dull Moment.
Silent Books. 1986. 
The autobiography of John Millard, administrator, soldier and farmer. 226 pp First edition. Original navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine.Slightly bumped otherwise Fine in Near Fine dustwrapper. Superb example with dustwrapper housed in protective removable sleeve. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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812 Miller, Patrick The Natural Man
Grant Richards, London 1924 
The winner of Grant Richards' first novel - this is inscribed by Grant Richards, in pencil, to front free endpaper; a publisher's slip is tipped in to the title-page. 318 pp. Orange cloth covers are a touch grubby and a little rubbed at the corners and spine-ends. Contents are clean and securely-bound, with some browning and spotting to page-edges; the front hinge is just starting. A solid copy with a very good association. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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813 Milligan, Spike The Hound of the Baskervilles [Special 80th Birthday Edition] SIGNED
Virign Publishing Limited, London 1998 
Signed by Spike Milligan to the half-title page. Publisher's dark maroon leatherette binding, with gilt titles and borders to front panel, gilt titles to spine;. 116 pp.; line drawings by Rob Seabury. A Near Fine example. Very uncommon signed. Overall an excellent and attractive example. Sine bumped and a couple of feint marks to covers. Nevertheless a pleasing example. 6248 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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814 Milligan, Spike; Antrobus, John; Miles, Bernard (introduction) The Bedsitting Room
M&J Hobbs, Walton-on-Thames 1970 
First edition. Original black cloth boards, gilt titles to spine. Unclipped dust-wrapper. 73 pp.; eight pages of b/w photographic plates. VG+ [slight fading to the boards] in a VG+ wrapper that is slightly rubbed at the edges and spine-ends. Internally Fine. An excellent copy of this scarce Milligan first. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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815 Mills, Annette Muffin The Mule (Signed by the author and Muffin)
University of London Press 1949 
First edition hardback. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page - To Bert Allen- our very good friend- Annette Mills and Muffin. Muffin name and his hoof print are in a different colour ink, probably from a rubber stamp. Near Fine, bumped otherwise very clean and bright in VG+ dustwrapper (some overall very light wear and rubbing to corners, ) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. Still a very pleasing example of this uncommon children's classic. 
Price: 225.00 GBP
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816 Mills, Arthur. Jewel Thief.
Collins, London 1939 
A star English polo player becomes involved in a jewel theft. First edition hardback, no dustwrapper. Good example in original publisher's purple cloth with silver titles to the spine. 8vo, 250pp, 4pp ads. Showing some overall general wear, rubbing, dustiness, some foxing throughout. Spine bumped and rubbed. Nevertheless a pleasing example of this scrace detective title. 6271 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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817 Mills, John. Sportman's Library.
William Tait, Edinburgh, 1845. 
First edition hardback. pp.xxvi + 431. Portrait frontispiece , plus nine lithographic plates. Original publisher's green cloth with ornate gilt design to spine. externally superb VG+ with just the hint of wear. Internally the plates have discolouration to the blank verso but the images are fresh. p150-154 a trifle pulled and 3mm proud with some assiciated edgewear. Small name has been clipped from the top right hand corner of half title. Nevertheless a very pleasing an attractive example of this gentleman's sporting companion. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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818 Milne, A.A. The World Of Pooh (SIGNED by Christopher Robin)
Methuen, London. 1981 
Reprint hardback in dustwrapper. Near Fine clean and bright in original tan boards with gilt titles. Signed on the title page by Christopher Milne. In VG+ clean and bright pictorial dustwrapper. A very pleasing example indeed. 5474 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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819 Milne, A.A. [The Pooh books:] When We Were Very Young; Winnie-the-Pooh; Now We Are Six; The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by E. H. Shepard. Australian editions.
Methuen, London, Hicks, Melborne. 1952 
4 volumes in dustwrapper. Winnie the Pooh, When We Were Very Young and Now we Are Six - six Australian editions, House At Pooh Corner -fifth Austarlian edition. All books Near Fine, with no ink marks or writing in VG+ dustwrappers showing minor wear, rubbing and a couple of small discreet tears. Overall a very pleasing set indeed. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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820 Milton Shulman Marilyn, Hitler and Me: Memoirs of Milton Shulman
Andre Deutsch, London 1998 
First edition SIGNED by the author on the title page. First edition hardback. Near Fine, very clean and bright in Near Fine dustwrapper which is housed in protective removable sleeve. An outstanding example. Uncommon signed. 6031 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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821 MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, MALAYSIA. MALAYSIA'S CASE IN THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL : Documents Reproduced from the Official Record of the Security Council Proceedings
Ministry Of External Affairs, Kuala Lumpur, 1964 
First Edition softcover. Large 8vo. pp vii, 93. VG original publishers wraps with ink number to front, otherwise clean and bright. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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822 Minney, R.J. The Complete Works of C. S. Calverley
George Bell & Sons, London 1905 
With a biographical notice by Sir Walter J. Sendall, Governor of British Guiana. A VG+ copy in half-blue morocco binding, raised bands with gilt tooling and titling and t.e.g. xxxvii, 514 pp.; portrait frontispiece. Some minor rubbing to the corners and edges and a spot of fading to the spine. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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823 Minney, R.J. The Complete Works of C. S. Calverley
George Bell & Sons, London 1905 
With a biographical notice by Sir Walter J. Sendall, Governor of British Guiana. Fine binding. A VG+ copy in half-blue morocco binding, raised bands with gilt tooling, titling and decorations, t.e.g. xxxvii, 514 pp.; portrait frontispiece. Some minor rubbing to the corners and edges and a spot of fading to the spine. 6979 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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824 Minshull, Roger. THE AMERICAN CITY AND ITS CITIZENS: THE DREAM ON THE MOVE
Book Guild Ltd 1996 
ISBN: 1857761014 / 1-85776-101-4 First edition hardback. Fine in Near fine dustwrapper which is housed in protective removable sleeve. 4533. Amazon 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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825 Mitchell Elyne Light Horse to Damascus
Hutchinson Junior Books 1971 
First edition, hardback. Ex-library with usual stamps and tape marks to endpapers. A good reference example. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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826 Mitchell, Linda C. Grammar Wars: Language As Cultural Battlefield in 17th and 18th Century England
Ashgate Publishing, 2001 
First edition hardback. Fine in dustwrapper which has been protected in removable sleeve. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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827 Mitchell, Mairin. Elcano The First Circumnavigator.
Herder, London. 1958 
First edition. Original light blue cloth with black lettering to the spine.Slightly bumped otherwise fine in VG+ dustwrapper showing slightest wear to the edges. Superb example with dustwrapper housed in protective removable sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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828 Mitton, G. E. Jane Austen And Her Times
Methuen, London 1907 
Second edition, hardback. 8vo 334pp + 40 pp ads . Original publisher's blue cloth boards, showing bumping, and wear to spine, some rubbing and marks to covers. Gilt titles and ornate design to spine, minor foxing to edges and first few pages. Contemporary gift inscription to front endpaper. Some marks to top edge which do not affect the pages. Otherwise internally bright and tight. Overall a pleasing example of this Austen related title. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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829 Mitton, G. E. Jane Austen And Her Times
Methuen, London 1905 
First edition, hardback. 8vo 334pp . Original publisher's blue cloth boards, showing bumping, minor fading to spine, some rubbing and marks. Gilt titles to spine and front, minor foxing to edges and first few pages. Some marks to top edge which do not affect the pages. Otherwise internally bright and tight. Overall a pleasing example of this Austen related title. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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830 Moore, Captain J.E. ; Compton-Hall, Commander R. Submarine Warfare Today and Tomorrow
Michael Joseph Limited, London 1986 
Fine in a VG price-clipped dust-wrapper, rubbed at the head and foot of the spine and at the corners, mild crease-wear. An excellent copy of this Cold War-era assessment of the Soviet nuclear submarine threat and how and if Britain could compete. 308 pages; well illustrated with b/w photographs. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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831 Morgan, Alfred P. The Boy Electrician
Lindsay Publications. 1995 
Paperback reissue by Lindsay Publications. Good clean copy with some slight corner creases and slight fading to spine. may have been slightly damp which has left some feint uneveness to the lower margin, but no damage to text. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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832 Morgan, Evan At Dawn : Poems, Profane and Religious
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London 1924 
First edition. Black cloth covers, noticeably rubbed at the extemities and showing scuffing and marks. 104 pp.; portrait frontipiece. Both front free endpapers have been removed and the pastedowns and half-title are a little grubby. Else, contents are largely clean and are securely-bound; pages 76 -77 are rather grubby, however. A reading-copy, essentially. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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833 Morris, Ivor. [Jane Austen] Mr Collins Considered. Approaches to Jane Austen.
Routledge Kegan Paul, London. 1987 
In this stimulating book, Ivor Morris anatomises one of her best loved characters, Mr Collins. First edition hardback.Near Fine in bright dustwrapper. An excellent example. Dustwrapper housed in protective removable sleeve. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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834 Mortimer, Charles. Brooklands And Beyond.
Goose and Son 1974 
ISBN 090040423x First edition hardback. Near Fine, bumped otherwise very clean and bright in VG+ dustwrapper (some overall very light wear and rubbing, ) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. Still a pleasing example of this uncommon monograph. 6712 
Price: 31.00 GBP
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835 Morton, W. J. T. A Manual of Pharmacy for the Student of Veterinary Medicine
Longman & Co., London 1869 
Fourth edition. Undated (a previous owner has penned his name and the date, 1869, to the front pastedown). Publisher's black cloth with blind-stamped decorations to front and rear board, and gilt titles to spine. 382 pp.; with a fold-out list of medicinal substances used in veterinary practice and a few text drawings. A Good+ copy showing some rubbing to the spine-ends and corners, plus a few marks to the boards. The front and rear inner hinges have cracked but otherwise contents are tight and clean, save for the occasional fox-spot and smudge. A decent copy. Scarce. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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836 Mowbray, Geoffrey Gunners on the Target : Arsenal Football Club 1886 - 1961, Seventy-Five Years of Soccer History
Stanley Paul, London 1961 
First edition hardback. Very Good in a Good Minus, unclipped dust-wrapper. 208 pp.; b/w photographs. Publisher's black cloth with red and white titles to spine. A very clean, tightly-bound copy with no previous owners' marks, in a slightly worn wrapper showing some open and closed tears and chips to extremities; there is a little paper-loss to the lower edge of the front panel. A decent example now housed in a protective dust-wrapper covering. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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837 Mrs Molesworth Fairies Afield
Macmillan & Co., London 1911 
First edition, VG+ in original publisher's bluecloth with gilt titles and decoration to spine and front, t.e.g. Internally clean and bright. Overall a very pleasing example. 7011 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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838 Mudrick, Marvin Jane Austen Irony As Defence And Discovery.
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ 1952 
Hardback in dustwrapper. Near Fine, bumped otherwise very clean and bright in VG+ dustwrapper (some overall very light wear and rubbing, ) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. Still a pleasing example of this uncommon monograph. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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839 Mulvey, Christopher Dominic St John Mulvey
Estcourt Press, Winchester 2005 
095229611X 9780952296119. First edition hardback. Near Fine, very clean and bright in Near Fine dustwrapper which is housed in protective removable sleeve. An oustanding example. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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840 Nahum, Forester-Pegg and Birch The Rolls Royce Crecy
The Rolls Royce Heritage Trust 1994 
ISBN 1872922058 First edition Paperback in pictorial covers as issued. VG showing some signs of reading and light rubbing and uniform fading to the spine. An excellent reference example. , Historical Series No.21. This is a part of a large collection of RR Historical Series which we are listing. 6645 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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841 Nahum, Forester-Pegg and Birch The Rolls Royce Crecy
The Rolls Royce Heritage Trust 1994 
ISBN 1872922058 First edition Paperback in pictorial covers as issued. VG showing some signs of reading and light rubbing and uniform fading to the spine. An excellent reference example. , Historical Series No.21. This is a part of a large collection of RR Historical Series which we are listing. 6654 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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842 Nall, G. H. The Life of the Sea Trout, Especially in Scottish Waters, with Chapters on the Reading and Measurements of Scales.
Seeley, Service & Co., London 1930 
First edition. Hardback with no dust-wrapper. 335 pp.; b/w photographic plates. Good+ condition with evident, quite heavy, foxing to early and latter pages and outer page-edges. Otherwise, a clean and firm copy, in slightly bumped but clean green cloth boards showing a few light marks on the rear panel. A decent reference-copy. 6310 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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843 Nalty, Bernard C. (ed.) ; Westmoreland, General William C. (foreword) The Vietnam War [Classic Conflicts]
Smithmark Publishers, New York, 1996 
Tan buckram boards. Fine in VG+ dust-wrapper [a spot of rubbing to the head and foot of the spine]. Text block is fine. An excellent copy of this densely detailed overview of the conflict. pp.384 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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844 Nash-Williams, V. E. The Roman Frontier In Wales
University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 1969. 
Second Revised Edition. Original brown cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. Some paper marks to front board and top corner clipped on blank front endpaper. In Good dustwrapper showing overall wear, rubbing, creasing and some marks and tear to rear. Nevertheless a nice example of an important reference work. Heavy book, extra postal charges may apply. Dustwrapper housed in protective removable sleeve. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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845 Neal , David S. Roman Mosaics In Britain. An Introduction to Their Schemes And A Catalogue Of Paintings.
Society Promotion of Roman Studies, London. 1981 
Firs edition, softcover in colour covers as issued. Near Fine with numerous ilustrations and complete with two fiche in envelopes at rear. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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846 Needham, Violet ; Bruce, Joyce (illustrator) The Horn of Merlyns
Collins, London 1944 
Second impression (first published in 1943). Yellow cloth hardcover; unclipped dust-wrapper (8s 6d).256 pp.; black-and-white drawings aplenty by Joyce Bruce. A VG, unmarked copy with slight knocks to the corners, a little spotting to the page-edges; in a Good+ wrapper showing some chips - with a little loss to the spine-ends - and edge-wear, plus some fading to the spine. Overall, a very decent copy. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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847 Needham, Violet ; Bruce, Joyce (illustrator) The Horn of Merlyns
Collins, London 1943 
First edition in original dustwrapper .Yellow cloth covers, 256 pp.; black-and-white drawings aplenty by Joyce Bruce. A VG example, boards are a little marked, bumped and rubbed. Contents are clean and tightly-bound, though the edges are a little dusty. In worn dustwrapper, showing chips, tears, some tape repairs to the rear and general dustiness. Nevetheless scarce in original dustwrapper. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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848 Needham, Violet ; Bruce, Joyce (illustrator) The Horn of Merlyns
Collins, London 1943 
First edition .Yellow cloth covers, no dust-wrapper.256 pp.; black-and-white drawings aplenty by Joyce Bruce. A Good copy with no dust-wrapper. Boards are a little marked, bumped and rubbed. Contents are clean and tightly-bound, though the endpapers are a touch spotted, as are the page-edges; the front endpaper bears a couple of previous owners' names and a few erasure marks; there is a stamp on the rear endpaper. 5221 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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849 Needham, Violet; Bruce, Joyce (illustrator) The Boy In Red
Collins, London 1948 
First edition. pp.256 Original yellow cloth, red titles to spine. VG in an original, now highly scarce, unclipped first issue dust-wrapper. Light foxing to the outer page-edges, light rubbing to edges. Dust-wrapper is showing some chips. marks and general wear, with a chip to the foot of spine. The dustwrapper is housed in protective removable sleeve. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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850 Needham, Violet; Bruce, Joyce (illustrator) The House of Paladin
Collins, London 1945 
First edition in dustwrapper. pp.256 Original blue cloth, yellow titles to bumped spine. VG+ (some sunning to spine ends and edges, small bookseller's label to lower edge of front paste down endpaper) in an original, unclipped dust-wrapper. The dustwrapper is in Good condition showing rubbing, small tears,wear, marks and chips to spine. The dustwrapper is housed in protective removable sleeve. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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851 Needham, Violet; Bruce, Joyce (illustrator) The Woods of Windri
Collins, London 1944 
First edition. pp.255 Original yellow cloth, black titles to bumped spine. VG+ (some bumping and edges and spine dusty) in an original unclipped dust-wrapper. The dustwrapper is in Good condition showing slight rubbing, small tears,wear and small chips to edges. The dustwrapper is housed in protective removable sleeve. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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852 Newbolt, Henry Poems New and Old
John Murray, London 1912 
Limited edition of 100 copies, of which this is number 92. SIGNED by Henry Newbolt on the limitation page. In full vellum binding with gilt lettering to front panel and spine. Good condition with noticeable speckling to covers and a little wear to extremities, with a small chip at the head of the spine. Both hinges have started, there is a gift dedication to half-title and some foxing endpapers, otherwise internally clean and tight. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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853 Newton, Bertha My Life in Time
The C.W. Daniel Company, London 1938 
First edition. INSCRIBED at some length by Bertha Newton to the front endpaper. Blue cloth hardcover with gilt titles ro spine. Unclipped dust-wrapper. 236 pp. A Good copy showing some damp-spotting to the upper edges of the book and quite noticeable foxing throughout; housed in a Good Minus wrapper showing edge-wear and a little loss to the head of the spine. Foxing aside, contents are clean and tight. Not a perfect example by any means but a decent copy in scarce wrapper; scarcer inscribed. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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854 Nichols, Beverley. (Whistler, Rex. Illustrates) A Village in a Valley.
Jonathan Cape, London. 1934. 
Superb full leather deluxe publisher's binging in full green morocco, with elaborate gilt design to spine and front cover. T.e.g, 287.pp. Endpapers, black and white frontispiece, title-page design, four full-page drawings, two headpieces and one tailpiece by Rex Whistler. First edition. Aside from some light discolouration to the spine, an excellent copy. Scarce in this binding. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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855 Nichols, Beverley. (Whistler, Rex. Illustrates) A Village in a Valley.
Jonathan Cape, London. 1934. 
Superb full leather deluxe publisher's binging in full green morocco, with elaborate gilt design to spine and front cover. T.e.g, 287.pp. Endpapers, black and white frontispiece, title-page design, four full-page drawings, two headpieces and one tailpiece by Rex Whistler. First edition. Aside from some light discolouration to the spine, an excellent copy. Scarce in this binding. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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856 Nicoll, Maurice The New Man
Vincent Stuart Publishers, London 1955 
Third impression [1950]. Very Good+ condition hardback in a generally Very Good, unclipped dust-wrapper. 153 pp. Publisher's grey cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. Some mild bumping to upper corners and an owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise a crisp, tight and clean copy. In a bright wrapper showing a couple of closed tears and associated creasing to the lower of the front panel, and some chipping to the spine's edges and corners; the spine itself is a touch faded. A very presentable copy, now housed in a protective dust-wrapper covering. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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857 Nimrod Remarks on the Condition of Hunters, The Choice of Horses, and their Management; In a Series of Familiar Letters, originally Published in The Sporting Magazine between 1822 and 1828 with Notes and a Copious Index.
M.A Pittman, London 1837 
Third edition. Brown half-leather with russet-coloured boards; maroon title label to spine. 503 pp. A Good+ copy showing rubbing and scuffing to spine and covers, with some wear to the corners; there is a short crack at the foot of the spine but hinges are secure. Internally tight and clean, with occasional foxing to some leaves. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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858 Nokes, David Jane Austen
Fourth Estate, London 1997 
Green cloth hardcover, unclipped dust-wrapper. A touch of light colour-run to the leading-edge. A near fine, excellent copy in VG+ dust-wrapper. 578 pages; eight pages of illustrations. A detailed biography using unpublished sources, which provides a less perfect profile of the writer. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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859 Nokes, David. Raillery and Rage, A study of Eighteenth Century Satire
The Harvester Press 1987 
First edition, hardback. VG, very clean and bright in VG slightly bumped and rubbed dustwrapper which is housed in protective removable sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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860 Normandy Village. Notes On Normandy Village Hall.
Village Hall Committee. 1932 
Original green card printed covers.10pp, 10pp appendicies. VG+ small crease to front cover, otherwise in excellent condition. An interesting piece of local Surrey history, 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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861 Normanton, Helena (ed.) Trial of Alfred Arthur Rouse [Notable British Trials]
William Hodge & Co., London 1952 
Reprint edition. Bright maroon cloth binding, gilt titles to spine. No dust-wrapper.. x, xlviii, 316 pp.; frontispiece, plus eight monotone plates and one fold-out plan. Ex-Libary copy with usual stamps and stickers, in slightly bumped original cloth boards. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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862 Norton, Mary. Bedknob and Broomstick [aka Bedknobs and Broomsticks]
Dent, London. 1957 
First revised edition which merged. The Magic Bed-Knob (1945) and Bonfires and Broomsticks (1945) into a single story, with new illustrations (by Eric Blegvad). Hardback in price-clipped dust-wrapper. 192 pp., with coloured title page and line drawings aplenty. A very clean and tightly-bound copy in publisher's turquoise cloth boards, with some light rubbing to the corners and spine-edges and a hint of spotting to the outer page-edges. There is an inscription (non-authorial) on the front free endpaper and some creasing to the edge of the dedication page. In a vibrant, clean wrapper showing some quite heavy rubbing and some chipping to the spine-edges and corners. Overall an attractive copy housed in a protective dust-wrapper covering. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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863 Norton, Mary. The Borrowers.
Dent, London. 1966 
Early reprint, seventh edition hardback in dustwrapper. Clean and bright Near Fine in original publisher's turquoise cloth boards, with text and design to spine and front. In VG dustwrapper showing overall rubbing, small closed tears and creases and some wear. The dustwrapper is housed in aprotective removable sleeve. A pleasing example. 5508 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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864 O'Rourke, P. J. Age and Guile Beat Youth, Innocence and a Bad Haircut
Picador, London 1995 
First edition hardback with unclipped dust-wrapper. INSCRIBED by O'Rourke on the first blank-page. Near Fine condition in a Near Fine wrapper. An excellent copy, now housed in a removable dust-wrapper covering. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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865 Oliner, Samuel P.; Lee, Kathleen M. Who Shall Live? : The Wilhelm Bachner Story
Academy Chicago Publishers, Chicago 1996 
Hardback with dust-wrapper. INSCRIBED by Samuel Oliner (to named recipient) on the front free endpaper. 277 pp.; b/w photographs. Very Good+ condition in slightly bumped black cloth covers. There is also some faint spotting to page-edges. In a clean, sharp, unclipped wrapper showing a few light marks and minor creasing to extremities. Internally clean and tight. A very decent copy, now housed in a protective dust-wrapper sleeve. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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866 Ommanney, F.D. South Latitude.
Longmans, Green and Co., London. 1938. 
''It was written in odd half-hours in the routine of a ship's work, frequently in heavy seas - with the author's typewriter lashed to the cabin table. It has the sting of the salt-spray in its pages.a purely personal account of life in the Antarctic, among the whalers in South Georgia, and on board the Royal Research Ship Discovery II. We must go back to Melville's Moby Dickfor anything to equal the whaling chapters.'' First edition. 308 pages.Original bright green cloth covers with gilt titles. Quarto. Numerous illustrations, maps and map endpapers. VG+ ( edges a little dusty in G+ dustwrapper showing some rubbing and slight chipping to the spine. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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867 Onions, Oliver The Hand Of Kornelius Voyt.
Hamish Hamilton, London 1939 
First edition, VG+ in original publisher's pale green cloth with red titles to spine and design to front. Contemporary ink name to f.e.p., some foxing, bumping, and feint chip offsetting to front board. In heavily worn dustwrapper showing, chips tape strengthening to rear, tears and dustiness. The dustwrapper is housed in a protective removable sleeve. An excellent gap filler for a collection. Rare. 5840 
Price: 195.00 GBP
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868 Orczy, Baroness Old Hungarian Fairy Tales
Dean and Sons, London 1895 
First edition. Bound in publisher's green, ornately illustrated, pictorial cloth with bevelled edges, and gilt and black lettering to front panel and spine; the spine's gilt has dulled somewhat. All edges gilt - the gilt on the leading edge is a touch scuffed. 95 pp.; with beautiful two-tone coloured illustrations throughout. Generally Very Good condition with noticeable bumping to corners, and rubbing and fraying to spine-ends. Gift dedication to half-title. Else, unmarked, internally clean and securely bound - the front and rear hinges are starting and a couple of gatherings are separating. Pages are showing uniform tanning to margins and just the occasional fox-spot. Overall, a very attractive copy indeed, however. Scarce in its first edition. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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869 Osler, William An Alabama Student and Other Biographical Essays
Oxford at the Clarendon Press : Henry Frowde, London, New York and Toronto 1908 
Original red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. No dust-wrapper. [x], 334 pp.; black-and-white frontispiece, plus occasional illustrations. A VG copy with some mild fading to spine, rubbing to the spine-ends and light knocks to the corners. Text is clean and the binding firm; some light foxing to the endpapers and page-edges, plus a tidy previous owner's name to front free endpaper. A very presentable copy. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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870 Oswald, Adrian; Hildyard, R. J. C.; Hughes, R. G. English Brown Stoneware 1670-1900
Faber and Faber, London 1982 
Brown cloth boards, gilt titles to spine. Unclipped dust-wrapper. 308 pp.; very well illustrated with colour and b/w photographuc plates, with some line drawings and illustrated endpapers. A Fine, unmarked copy in a Fine dust-wrapper. A superb example. 
Price: 90.00 GBP
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871 Oughton, Frederick The Personal Diary of 'Mick' Mannock
Neville Spearman, London, 1966. 
First edition hardback in dustwrapper. 221pp, Near Fine in original publisher's blue boards with gilt titles to the spine. In VG dustwrapper showing overall light wear, rubbing and some dustiness. Overall a pleasing example of this scarce book. The dustwrapper is housed in aprotective removable sleeve. 5499 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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872 Ould, Charles The Illustrious Gorilla And Other Fables
Collet's Holding, Cercle Litteraire, 1947. 
First edition hardback in scarce dustwrapper. VG+ in original publisher's bumped blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to the spine. Small 8vo, 63pp. Showing dusty edges, feint foxing, otherwise internally VG+. In VG dustwrapper shoping minor wear, rubbing, chipping to spine ends and some dustiness. Overall, a very good example indeed. The dustwrapper is housed in protective removable sleeve. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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873 Oxenbury, Helen ; Pienkowski, Jan Helen Oxenbury's ABC of Things
William Heinemann, London 1971 
First edition. Oxenbury's witty alphabet book; Jan Pienkowski, whose first Meg and Mog book was published a year later, assisted with the design and layout. Pictorial cloth boards, no dust-wrapper. Unpaginated; with a full-page colour illustration for each letter. A generally VG copy showing some rubbing and marks to the boards; internally tight and clean, with some light handling and occasional marks to some leaves.Overall, a decent copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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874 Oxenham, Elsie Jeanette. The Abbey Girls Again
Collins Clear-Type Press 
Reprint edition. In original publisher's bumped light blue cloth with silver titles to faded spine and cover. Colour Frontispiece. Previous owner's name on Endpaper. Spotting to page edges.6743 
Price: 36.00 GBP
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875 P. E. Irving Phil Irving: An Autobiography
Turton and Armstrong, Sydney 
ISBN-10: 0908031491 ISBN-13: 978-0908031498 First edition hardback published in Australia..Rare hardback issue. Near Fine, (neat ink name to endpaper) bumped otherwise very clean and bright in VG+ dustwrapper (some overall very light wear and rubbing,) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. Still a pleasing example of this rare monograph. 6845 
Price: 215.00 GBP
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876 Page, John John Bright: The Man of the People
S. W. Partridge and Co., London. 1892 
Undated - a Sunday school bookplate to the inside front cover is dated 1892. Pictorial green cloth boards, with gilt titles to upper cover and spine, and gilt vignette of Bright, also to upper cover. 160 pp.; with numerous b/w engravings and a portrait frontispiece which has a couple of repaired closed tears. A VG copy showing some browning to pages and very light rubbing to the covers. Pages are tight, clean and unmarked. A very decent copy - the book's colours retains their sharpness. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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877 Palin, Michael Hemingway's Chair
Methuen, London 1995 
First edition hardback. INSCRIBED at dated to named recipient (Ian) on the title page. 280 pp. Fine in Near Fine, unclipped dust-wrapper showing just a spot of rubbing to the head of the spine. Internally clean, crisp and tight - appears unread. An excellent example, now housed in a protective dust-wrapper covering. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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878 Parker, Eric. Shooting by Moor, Field and Shore
Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, London 1928 
Deluxe edition hardback c.1928, VG in green quarter morocco with 5 raised bands and gilt titles to spine, gilt vignette to front. Slight wear to leather. Overall a very pleasing example. 7019 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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879 Parkinson, C. Northcote The Evolution of Political Thought
University of London Press, London 1958 
Green cloth boards, spine titles in gilt. Unclipped dust-wrapper. 312 pp. A Near Fine copy - spine-ends are just a little rubbed - in a VG wrapper showing a little wear to the spine-ends and corrners. Contents are very clean and firmly-bound - there is a small stain to the front free endpaper. Overall, an excellent example. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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880 Parry, Judge [Edward Abbott ] ; Rusden, Athelstan D. (illustrations) The Scarlet Herring and Other Stories
Smith, Elder, and Co., London 1899 
First edition. Original green pictorial cloth with gilt spine-titles, red fish vignette and titles to front cover; all edges gilt. 253, [4] pp.; attractively illustrated with half- and full-page drawings by Rusden. A VG copy with some evident marks to the boards and some rubbing to the extremities. Internally clean, tight and free from inscriptions; the endpapers are showing some ghosting. Overall, a very good example. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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881 Pathfinder & Dalziel Hugh Breaking and Training Dogs. Being concise directions for the proper education of dogs... both for the field and as companions
L. Upcott Gill 1909 
Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged by J. MaxteeAn excellent example in original publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles to spine and front. Embossed design to front cover. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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882 Patrick Ryan How I Won the War
Frederick Muller Ltd, London 1963 
First edition, VG, some foxing to page edges and front cover. In VG dustwrapper (some overall wear, rubbing, small chips and tears) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. 6890 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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883 Patton, Don ; Clowes, Paul (illustrations) Brown Jug
George Routledge & Sons., London. 1936 
First edition. Brown buckram covers with gilt horse's head vignette on the front, title titles to spine. Unclipped dust-wrapper. viii, 311pp with illustrations by Paul Clowes. A VG+ copy, with only faint marks to the page-edges and minor rubbing to extremities, in a VG+ wrapper showing small chips to the corner and spine-ends and a few marks to the rear panel. Contents are clean, tightly-bound and flat - a previous owner's name (in pencil) graces the front free endpaper. Overall, an excellent copy in a very presentable, scarce dust-wrapper. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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884 Peacock, William (ed.) ; Wheeler, C. B. (notes) Selected English Essays
Oxford University Press /Humphrey Milford 1918 
Third edition. Handsomely bound in full black morocco with ornate gilt floral decorations to boards and spine; raised bands and gilt titles to spine; all edges gilt and floral endpapers. xii, 668 pp. A Very Good copy showing a little sunning to spine and just a little faint scuffing to the boards. Clean and tight internally - there are a few random pen jottings on page 65. Otherwise, a very attractive example. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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885 Pearsall W.H. & Pennington W. The Lake District
Collins 1973 
First edition hardback. Near Fine, very clean and bright in Near Fine price clipped dustwrapper which is housed in publisher's sleeve. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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886 Pearsall, W. H. Mountains and Moorlands [New Naturalist series No. 11]
Collins, London 1950 
Original green cloth with gilt titles to spine. Unclipped dust-wrapper. xv, 312 pp.; 47 colour and 34 black-and-white photographs; 48 maps and diagrams. A VG+ copy [there are a number non-authorial inscriptions to the front free endpaper; slightly dusty top edge] in a VG wrapper which is slightly dulled at the spine and showing some light foxing to the rear panel. Internally clean and tightly bound. Overall, a very good example. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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887 Pearson, Harry Rolls-Royce and the Rateau Patents
Rolls Royce Heritage Trust 1989 
ISBN-10: 0951171089 ISBN-13: 978-0951171080 First edition Paperback in pictorial covers as issued. VG showing some signs of reading and light rubbing and uniform fading to the spine, small ink marks on front cover. Small ink name to title page. An excellent reference example. Technical Series No.1. This is a part of a large collection of RR Historical Series which we are listing. 6657 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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888 Peel, H.M. Fury: Son of the Wilds
Harrap. London 1959 
First edition hardback in dustwrapper. First edition hardback. VG, bumped. (slight toning to pages, offsetting to half title, ink name and marks to endpapers, fading to top of spine) otherwise clean and bright in Good dustwrapper (some overall wear, chips to spine, creases, darkening to spine and rubbing, ) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. Still a pleasing example of this uncommon title. Rare in dustwrapper.6723 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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889 Pelmear, Kenneth (compiler); Morpurgo, J.E. Rugby Football : An Anthology
George Allen and Unwin, London 1958 
Bound in tan cloth, silver titles to spine. Unclipped dust-wrapper. 357 pp.; black-and-white photographs. . VG+ [light spotting to the outer page-edges, light marks to the front endpaper] in a VG wrapper that is showing light edge-wear; a closed tear to the head of the spine has been relatively discreetly repaired with tape. A very good copy 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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890 Pemberton-Billing, Noel High Treason : A Play in Three Acts
Privately published; printed at the Botolph Printing Works, London 1929 
A drama (based on Fritz Lang's Metropolis) which was first performed at the Strand in London in 1928. Limited issue of just 25 copies - this is number 24. Inscribed by Pemebrton-Billing to a named recipient on the limitation page. Undated (circa 1929) ix, [3], 76 pp. Padding maroon morocco boards, gilt titles; top edge gilt, deckled page-edges, marbled endpapers. Unfortunately, the front panel has become detached and the spine-ends are a little frayed. Contents are clean and tight with some sporadic, albeit light foxing to page-edges and early and latter matter. A decent binding or reference copy. Rare. 
Price: 145.00 GBP
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891 Pereira, W. D. Time of Departure
Robert Hale, London 1956 
First edition hardcover. 192 pp. Very Good condition (endpapers are quite heavily foxed; light spotting to outer page-edges and minor rubbing to the book's extremities) in a bright, clean and unclipped dust-wrapper showing some minor chips and wear to extremities. Internally clean, tight and inscription-free. A decent copy, now housed in a protective dust-wrapper covering. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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892 Perrin, W. G. Boteler's Dialogues [Publications of the Navy Records Society Vol. LXV]
Navy Records Society 1929 
Blue buckram spine over cream buckram boards; gilt coat-of-arms to upper cover. xxxix, pp. . A generally VG copy, bumped at the upper corners and slightly rubbed at the other extremities. The boards and spine also have a few marks and the spine is slightly faded. Contents are clean, unmarked and tight, with just a little spottting to page-edges. A clean, solid copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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893 Peter E. Baughan Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: North and Mid Wales
David & Charles 1980 
ISBN 0715378503 First edition hardback in dustwrapper. Near Fine, very clean and bright in Near Fine slightly bumped and rubbed dustwrapper showing hint of discreet fading to the spine. The dustwrapper is housed in protective removable sleeve. An excellent example and part of a collection of other titles in the series. 6776 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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894 Petre, F. Loraine Napoleon and the Archduke Charles
John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1909 
pp.413 (+18). Includes five fold-out maps, eight mono illustrations. Bound in pale blue loth with gilt titles to spine and upper panel. VG+ [customary fade to spine, light edge-wear, knocks to the upper corners, foxing to the outer page-edges and early matter, off-setting to endpapers, owner's inscription to front FEP]. The text block is otherwise VG+. Generally, an excellent copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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895 Phil Irving Black Smoke
Research Publications 1978 
ISBN-10: 0959839844 Revised edition, hardback. Published same year as the first edition. Near Fine, very clean and bright in Near Fine slightly bumped and rubbed Slightly spine faded dustwrapper which is housed in protective removable sleeve. 6848 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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896 Phil Irving Rich Mixture
Vincent Publishing Company 1977 
First English Edition Hardback. Near Fine, very clean and bright, ink name to front endpaper. In VG+ slightly bumped and rubbed spine faded dustwrapper which is housed in protective removable sleeve. Some spine lean, nevertheless still a pleasing example. 6885 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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897 Phil Irving Tuning For Speed
Turton and Armstrong, Sydney 1996 
ISBN-10: 0908031297 ISBN-13: 978-0908031290 Sixth edition hardback in dustwrapper. Near Fine, bumped otherwise very clean and bright in VG+ dustwrapper (some overall very light wear and rubbing, ) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. Still a pleasing example of this uncommon monograph. 6849 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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898 Phil Irving Motorcycle Engineering
Clymer Publications, Los Angeles 1973 
Paperback in card covers as issued. Creasing to spine, some loose pages, otherwise an excellent reference example. 6924 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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899 Philp, Brian. The Excavation Of The Roman Forts Of The Classis Britannica At Dover 1970-1977.
Kent Archaeological Society. 1981 
First edition. The film on the dustwrapper is a little creased, which seems to be a production fault with this book. Otherwise, Near Fine in dustwrapper. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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900 Picazo, J. (Editor) Glucagon In Gastroenterology
MTP press. 1979 
The proceedings of an International Workshop held in Madrid on 31 My 1978 under the auspices of the Medical Scholl of Universidad Complutense, Madrid. First edition. 146pp . Superb Near Fine in dustwrapper. amazon 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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