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RUSSELL'S DESPATCHES FROM THE CRIMEA 1854-1856
Written by William Howard Russell; Nicolas Bentley.
Stock no. 1819492
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Edited with an introduction by Bentley. A day-to-day eyewitness account of the campaign from the first sailing of the expedition to the final surrender of Sebastopol and the Armistice. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 286 pages including index. Vertical crease to spine. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Endpapers and text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and lightly edge-rubbed with slight loss to top of spine.

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HEATH ROBINSON ARTIST AND COMIC GENIUS
Written by John Lewis; Nicolas Bentley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2121642
Published by Constable. 1973. Very good condition.

The book covers the serious illustrations as well as the comic drawings. Colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. Introduction by Nicolas Bentley. Card wraps. ISBN: 0094592209. Uneven browning to covers. Some light creasing to corners. Foxing to outer page edges and a few pages internally.

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THE BEASTLY BIRTHDAY BOOK
Written by Nicolas Bentley. Illustrated by Nicolas Bentley.
Stock no. 1313082
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Quotations from works as diverse as those of Chaucer, Chesterton, Binstead and Byron. Grey cloth with red title to spine and vignette to front cover. 182 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly browned and light foxing to edges of covers. Endpapers partially browned, some foxing. Contents unused. Heavy foxed dustwrapper is also very browned to spine and and rear panel edges, is edge worn with loss and section of loss to top of spine and front panel.

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NICHOLAS BENTLEY'S BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by Nicolas Bentley. Illustrated by Nicolas Bentley.
Stock no. 660895
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1965. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Avian Alphabet. B/w pictures. Humourous rhymes. Pictorial wrapper front flap creased with spine slightly sunned.

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NICHOLAS BENTLEY'S BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by Nicolas Bentley. Illustrated by Nicolas Bentley.
Stock no. 666622
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Avian Alphabet. B/w pictures. Humourous rhymes. Spine a little bumped, slight fading to boards. Wrapper edge-worn and grubby. Contents fine.

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