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BUMBLEBEES (NN 98)
Written by Ted Benton.
Stock no. 1709263
Published by Collins. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Colour photos.

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NATURE CONSERVATION (NN 91)
Written by Peter Marren.
Stock no. 1709262
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 91. A review of the conservation of wildlife in Britain 1950-2001. Colour and b/w photos.

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FRESHWATER FISHES OF THE BRITISH ISLES (NN 75)
Written by Peter S. Maitland; R. Niall Campbell.
Stock no. 1709261
Published by Collins. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 75 Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 21 colour photos and over 200 b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN to verso of title page is 0002193833 but this is incorrect as this ISBN matches NN No.74 (Ferns). ISBN provided is on verso of dustwrapper of this title. Wrapper spine faded as is common with this title. Slight foxing to top of outer page edges.

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LADYBIRDS (NN 81)
Written by Michael E.N. Majerus.
Stock no. 1709260
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 81. 16 colour plates and over 150 b/w photos and drawings. Light stain to base of wrapper spine.

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BIGGLES SEES TOO MUCH
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1709259
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. The final complete Biggles novel to be issued. Wrapper edge-worn.

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THE BLACK PERIL
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 1709258
Published by John Hamilton. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, black title to spine. A Biggles Story. Colour frontis. 4 blue & white plates. Spine faded. Front joint slightly cracked. Neat name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. All plates present. but two plates have been carefully reattached with small pieces of cellotape, is common for these plates to become loose as they were only tipped in with glue.

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BIGGLES DEFIES THE SWASTIKA
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1709257
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1941. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black titles, vignettes of bi-plane to front cover and spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 249 pages plus one page biography and 5 page book list at rear. Inscription in ink to front endpaper and front pastedown. Some foxing to outer page edges. Rare unclipped pictorial wrapper has titles from Biggles Sees it Through to Biggles Hist the Trail on rear panel, there is some edge chipping/ slight loss.

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BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1709256
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles to front and spine. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 179 pages. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper torn chipped with a few small areas of loss.

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THE BIGGLES OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1709255
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1938. Good condition.

Containing three Biggles stories: Biggles Flies East, Biggles Hits The Trail and Biggles & Co.. Brown pictorial cloth. A thick volume. Although this edition states 'reprint' on copyright page, this copy is believed to be a first edition and reprint refers to the individual titles. Corners bumped and worn. Front joint cracked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A couple of prelim pages have been reinserted with tape. Rear joint badly cracked.

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THE HAUNTING OF ALAIZABEL CRAY
Written by Chris Wooding.
Stock no. 1709254
Published by Scholastic Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Amongst the dark streets of London dwells an unimagineable terror. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. SIGNED by author, 'To David and Jenny' on title page. Small bump to top of spine. Pictorial wrapper is a little edge-creased with a small chip at top of spine

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MONTMORENCY
Written by Eleanor Updale.
Stock no. 1709252
Published by Scholastic Press. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The first Montmorency adventure. SIGNED by author to title page.

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MOTHER GOOSE'S BOOK OF NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1709251
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1945. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue pictorial cloth. White title to spine. 4 colour plates by Bestall. Numerous b/w illustrations. Piece of paper pasted on to front endpaper with a inscription in ink written on it. Wrapper browned, edge-worn and price-cut.

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