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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES (6 VOLUME SET)
Written by James R. Holton; Judith A. Curry; John A. Pyle.
Stock no. 2111775
Published by Academic Press. 2002. Fine condition.

Large format. Blue covers with black titles. Edited by Holton, Curry and Pyle. Contains many diagrams and tables.

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF OCEAN SCIENCES (6 VOLUMES)
Written by John H. Steele; Karl K. Turekian; Steve A. Thorpe.
Stock no. 2111774
Published by Academic Press. 1st 2001. Fine condition.

Diagrams and maps. Large format. Edited by Steele.

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SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION IN TWO VOLUMES
Written by Robert Falcon Scott.
Stock no. 2111773
Published by Smith, Elder & Co.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Volume I - Being the Journals of Captain Scott. Volume II - Being the reports of the journeys & the scientific work undertaken by Dr. E.A. Wilson and the surviving members of the expedition. Arranged by Leonard Huxley. With a preface by Sir Claments R. Markham. Photogravure frontispieces, 6 original sketches in photogravure by Dr. E.A. Wilson, 18 coloured plates (16 from drawings by Dr. Wilson), 260 full-page and smaller illustrations from photographs taken by Herbert G. Ponting and other members of the Expedition; Panoramas and Maps. Bumping and wear to corners and spine. Heavy wear, with splitting to spine on one volume; fraying to cloth. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Foxing and page browning throughout.

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JOURNAL OF A TOUR IN MAROCCO AND THE GREAT ATLAS
Written by Joseph Dalton Hooker.
Stock no. 2111772
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1878. Good condition.

Leather spine and corners. Gilt title to spine. Marbled boards. A Tour in Morocco (spelt Marocco throughout the book). B/w illustrations. Front board is split down spine and is now being held on by threads to top of binding. Wear to cover edges. Some scuffing. Foxing and page browning. Contents are generally very good.

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TRAVELS IN THE ATLAS AND SOUTHERN MOROCCO
Written by Joseph Thomson.
Stock no. 2111771
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st USA 1889. Very good condition.

American edition. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. A Narrative of Exploration. B/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Nicks to corners. Fold-out map to front is a bit chipped, with a few tears.

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SWORDS OF THE BRITISH ARMY
Written by Brian Robson.
Stock no. 2111770
Published by National Army Museum. 1996. Fine condition.

The Regulation Patterns 1788-1914. Large format. B/w photos. Revised edition.

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FARTHEST NORTH (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Fridtjof Nansen.
Stock no. 2111769
Published by Archibald Constable & Company. 1897. Very good condition.

Two volumes. Green/blue cloth, gilt titles. 16 colour plates, 120 b/w plates. Bumping and wear to spines and corners and cover edges. Uneven fading to cover edges and spines. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to one volume. Foxing and page browning.

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WITH SCOTT: THE SILVER LINING
Written by Griffith Taylor.
Stock no. 2111768
Published by Erskine Press; Bluntisham Books. 1997. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Dark blue covers with gilt title to spine, white title and vignette of penguin to front cover. Introduction by D.W.H. Walton. Fold-out map. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. Some marks to covers. Surface damage to cover edge. Pages inside are wrinkled from damp.

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THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON IN 1666
Written by Walter George Bell.
Stock no. 2111767
Published by Folio Society. 2003. Fine condition.

An abridgement of the revised edition first published in 1951 by The Bodley Head. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine, red & gilt illustration to front. Endpapers show map of the fire. Colour & b/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2111766
Published by Folio Society. 1976. Nearly fine condition.

Colour pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations throughout. An Agony, In Eight Fits. Spine is faded. Contained in a very good slip-case that has some browning and grubby marks.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1310855
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1914. Good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth spine with green title, green covers. 12 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 185 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Title to spine is rubbed with grubby mark to top of spine and some very light spotting. Neat Shakespeare quote written in ink to front endpaper. Joints cracked. Light creasing to lower corner of one plate, all others present and fine. Some light fingermarks to page margins.

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SHERLOCK HOLMES COMPLETE STORIES
Written by Arthur Conan Doyle. Illustrated by Francis Mosley.
Stock no. 2111765
Published by Folio Society. 1993. Fine condition.

Five volume set: The Case-book; His Last Bow; The Return; The Memoirs; The Adventures. Green cloth boards with black silhouette of holmes, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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