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OBSERVATIONS ON THE RIVER WYE
Written by William Gilpin.
Stock no. 1810956
Published by R. Blamire. 1782. Very good condition.

Full brown leather binding, gilt title and decorations to spine. xi + 99 pages. 14 aquatint plates. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges; a bit of scuffing to leather. Small splits to top and tail of spine. Still very good for its age! Page edge browning.

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THE BUTLIN BEAVER ANNUAL No. 3
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1504411
Published by Fairhaven Books. Almost very good condition.

Hours of fun and laughter with Enid Blyton, Des O'Connor, Johnny Leach. Yogi, Huck and the Flintstones. Edited by Blyton. Colour pictorial covers. Illustrated endpapers. Colour illustrations. 61 pages. Spine bumped with small splits to ends, clear tape repair to top. Corners bumped, wear to corners and cover edges. Covers slightly rubbed.Some foxing, mainly to endpapers. Light page edge browning. Joints and some hinges just starting to crack at top but binding still firm. Erased pencil entries to a couple of puzzles.

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I'M SHY BOY HERE'S MY STORY
Written by Monty Roberts. Illustrated by Sisko Tahon-Raulo; Philippa Raulo.
Stock no. 1810955
Published by Monty And Pat Roberts, Inc.. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of Monty Roberts's mustang companion, Shy Boy. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781929256617. SIGNED and dated by Monty Roberts (no dedication) to half-title page.

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THE CHILDREN'S OWN TREASURE BOOK
Written by A.A. Milne; Alison Uttley; Enid Blyton; et al. Illustrated by Trefor Jones; C. Walter Hodges; Maben; et al..
Stock no. 1504410
Published by Odhams Press. 1947. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Full of delightful stories, poems and intriguing features. Blue textured cloth, gilt title to spine, embossed vignette and title to front. First story is "The Princess Who Could Not Laugh" by Milne. Colour frontis, over 300 b/w text illustrations. 319 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Light marks to covers. Small tear to bottom edge of frontis and title page. Foxing to text block. Contents very good, just an odd mark. Dustwrapper has a few pieces of loss, mainly to top edge of rear panel. A few tears and creases, some clear tape to verso to repair and strengthen. Spine a bit sunned.

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A GEOLOGY FOR ENGINEERS
Written by F.G.H. Blyth; M.H. De Freitas.
Stock no. 1810954
Published by Edward Arnold. 1992. Very good condition.

Seventh Edition. Written to provide students of engineering with a recent text in geology for use during their first degree in Civil Engineering or Mining. Cardwraps. x and 325 pages including index. ISBN: 0713128828. Loss to top rear corner of covers. Contents fine.

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THE FIELD GUIDE TO WATER WELLS AND BOREHOLES
Written by Lewis Clark.
Stock no. 1810953
Published by John Wiley & Sons. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

Geological Society of London Professional Handbook series. A practical introduction to the design and construction of boreholes and wells. A guide for practising geologists and water engineers whose task is to design and implement water drilling projects. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0471932116. Cover edges browned, corners rubbed. Contents clean, no underlining.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE SPITEFUL LETTERS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1314582
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1946. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The fourth story of the Five Find-Outers - and Dog. Green cloth, red titles and vignette of magnifying glass to front cover. B/w illustrations. 166 pages. Spine bumped and foxing to textblock else a fine copy. Dustwrapper is bright and complete with minimal rubbing to top and tail of spine and some very very slight foxing. A super copy. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE MISSING NECKLACE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1314581
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1947. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The fifth book in the mystery series. Cream cloth, red lettering and magnifying glass vignette. Spine bumped with some foxing. Foxing to endpapers and textblock else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly worn to top of spine, minimal rubbing to base of spine and corners. Pale foxing to wrapper flaps. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE MG LOG
Written by Peter Haining.
Stock no. 1810952
Published by Souvenir Press. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A celebration of the world's favourite sports car. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0285631446.

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THE MYSTERY OF BANSHEE TOWERS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Lilian Buchanan.
Stock no. 1314580
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark blue boards, silver titles and magnifying glass vignette. B/w illustrations. Being the 15th Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog Spine slightly bumped. Foxspots to textblock. Very pale browning to endpapers. Light stain to a couple of pages (text still readable). Dustwrapper is bright and complete with some browning and foxing to flaps and on verso. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE CHILDREN'S GIFT BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton; J.M. Barrie; Rudyard Kipling; et al. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; John Tenniel; et al..
Stock no. 1504409
Published by Odhams Press Limited. 1946. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Contains choice examples of the best stories which have ever been written plus new stories by popular modern authors. Maroon cloth, gilt titles to spine, blind vignette to front cover. Colour pictorial endpapers, nearly 300 b/w illustrations. Colour frontis. 320 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. A few small light marks to covers. One hinge cracked. Contents very good, brown marks to just a few page edges. Dustwrapper has stiff paper stuck to verso to reinforce, only parts of flaps not affected. Edge creasing, tears and wear with small triangle missing from bottom of front panel. Marks to rear panel where it has been used as a rest when writing.

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BEAUTIFUL YORKSHIRE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1810951
Published by The Yorkshire Post. Circa 1920. Almost very good condition.

9.75 x 7.5 ins. Blue cloth, gilt title and vignette to front. Published circa 1920. Beautiful 'period' sepia photographs throughout. Covers heavily damp marked. Light browning to contents else clean.

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