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HERBERT STRANG'S ANNUAL 1921
Written by Herbert Strang; et al.
Stock no. 447261
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1921. Almost very good condition.

13th year. Large format. Cloth spine. Covers are worn. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. All plates are present.

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RED DATA BIRDS IN BRITAIN
Written by Leo Batten; C.J. Bibby; et al. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 820191
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Action for Rare, Threatened and Important Species. Published for The Nature Conservancy Council and The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Red cloth boards, gilt title & vignette to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0856610569. Book and contents fine. White pictorial wrapper is creased at edges and marked to front panel with tiny amount of loss to vertical edge.

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ANIMAL STORYTIME
Written by Anne Pickstock; et al.
Stock no. 446669
Published by Collins. 1st 1975. Fine condition.

First story is Vernon Vole Loses His Vote. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. An anthology of stories. ISBN: 0001381792.

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KHAKI OPINION: VOL. I
Written by W.M. Picken; et al.
Stock no. 630773
Published by W.J.W. Hamill. 1917. Almost very good condition.

An Illustrated Magazine for all in Khaki. November 1916-October 1917. 12 issues. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and illustrations. SIGNED by publisher and possibly other contributors to front pastedown. Front endpapers appear to have been hand illustrated in ink by artist signed as S.W.D. Covers scuffed and marked. Some creasing. Photograph of a soldier pasted to rear pastedown (unidentified).

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WILD ANIMAL STORIES
Written by George Manville Fenn; Arthur J. Daniels; et al. Illustrated by E.B.S. Montefiore.
Stock no. 819382
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st circa 1898. Almost very good condition.

A Panorama Picture Book. Printed in Bavaria 867. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, pictorial paper boards with colour illustration of leopard on a tree branch with five monkeys. 6 full page colour three dimensional scenes. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Top corner of spine bumped. Endpapers lightly browned. Hinges pulled. One double page spread with text on one side and three dimensional scene on facing page is detached. Small closed tear with no loss to one lower page margin. A very nice copy. All panoramas in excellent condition. Reduced from £420.

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A FAIRY GARLAND
Written by Charles Perrault; Madame D'Aulnoy; et al. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 383507
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

Being nine Fairy Tales from the Old French. Blue cloth covers, gilt title to spine. 12 superb colour plates throughout. 251 pages. 9.5 x 7". Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed and spine slightly faded. Some light page edge browning and some light foxing else contents clean.

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THE COMPLETE AQUARIST'S GUIDE TO FRESHWATER TROPICAL FISHES
Written by John Gilbert; et al.
Stock no. 817598
Published by Ward Lock Limited. 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Blind fish to front cover. Colour photos. ISBN: 0706318978. Wrapper is price-cut with tape to edges and some chips.

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TECHNICAL PAMPHLETS 1964-65
Written by G. Pallett; et al.
Stock no. 817238
Published by Draughtsmen's & Allied Technicians' association. 1965. Very good condition.

Session 1964-65. Vol XLV. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Contains: An Introduction to Heat Conduction; Some Useful Hints in Practical Surveying, Building Construction and Other Memoranda; Overhead Runway Beam Design; Notes on the Design of Mild Steel Chimneys; An Introduction to the Pneumatic Circuit; Gear Manufacture Book 3 Spiral and Helical Gears; Gear Manufacture Book 4 Straight Bevel Gears; Safety Principles in Machinery Design; Use of Analog Computers in Design. Ex-lib. MInimal stamps. A clean bright copy.

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THE CHEERY BOOK FOR BOYS & GIRLS
Written by Paul Beaufoy; Violet M. Methley; Josephine Elder; et al.
Stock no. 443867
Published by Lewis's Ltd.. Circa 1930. Very good condition.

Large format. Bright yellow pictorial boards and spine. Front shows boy and girl reading a book. First story is "The Expelling of Jimmie Russle" by Beaufoy. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Covers a bit grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. All plates present. Some foxing.

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THE PICK OF BOYS' STORIES
Written by Percy Dent; Percy F. Westerman; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Rogers; et al..
Stock no. 815682
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1935. Good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour plates + b/w illustrations. First story is 'Gorilla Jim's Pets' by Dent. Edges are worn. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing.

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STORIES FOR BOYS
Written by W.K. Holmes; Percy F. Westerman; et al.
Stock no. 815681
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1950. Almost very good condition.

Cream cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. First story is 'THe Captain's Cannon' by Holmes. Colour frontis and b/w plates and illustrations. Corners worn. Spine browned. Covers worn. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some foxing.

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STORIES FOR BOYS
Written by W.K. Holmes; Percy F. Westerman; et al.
Stock no. 815683
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1950. Almost very good condition.

Cream cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. First story is 'THe Captain's Cannon' by Holmes. Colour frontis and b/w plates and illustrations. Corners worn and bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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