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THE ITALIAN LAKES
Written by Richard Bagot. Illustrated by Ella Du Cane.
Stock no. 2138991
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1908. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. Blue pictorial cloth showing image of lake and reflections, surrounded by vine and grapes design to front cover and spine. Gilt titles to front cover and spine. 68 tissue-guarded colour plates. 2 page original booklist, plus 4 page additional booklist (reprint). Wear to cover edges. Bumping to corners. Front endpaper has possibly been reinserted and glued. Rear joint is cracked and weakening; can see stitching. Page edge browning and some foxing.

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BUCKINGHAMSHIRE AND BERKSHIRE
Written by G.E. Mitton. Illustrated by Sutton Palmer.
Stock no. 2137603
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1920. Very good condition.

Green decorated cloth., gilt title to spine, dark title to front cover. 60 colour plates and folding sketch map. 20 shilling series A. & C. Black Colour Book in the 20 shillings series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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OXFORD
Written by Edward Thomas. Illustrated by John Fulleylove.
Stock no. 2137587
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1903. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt design and titles on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. 3200 copies. A. & C. Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. 60 tissue-guarded colour plates. Spine is browned and bumped, with a little chipping/splitting to cloth at corners. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and front endpaper. Foxing. Arms of Colleges cards are stuck to 3 pages of prelims and verso of last text page of book and each chapter heading page thoroughout.

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PLANT-LIFE
Written by Charles A. Hall. Illustrated by Charles A. Hall; C.F. Newall.
Stock no. 2137577
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. Circa 1929. Good condition.

74 full-page illustrations, includes 24 photographs and 50 colour plates. Blue-grey and pink decorated cloth. Gilt title to spine and yellow/brown title to front cover. 380 pages. A. & C. Black Colour Book in the 20 Shillings Series. Heavy bumping and browning to cover edges and spine. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing and browning. Plate facing page 322 and pages 323-327 are NOT bound in, but loosely inserted.

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SUSSEX
Written by Hilaire Belloc. Illustrated by Wilfrid Ball.
Stock no. 2137573
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1913. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. Oriental blue/green pictorial cloth. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. Folding map. 2000 copies printed. Belloc is the author but chose not to be credited. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine; which has possibly been repaired. Crease to bottom corner of front cover. Foxing; heaviest to outer page edges and endpapers.

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THE SCENERY OF LONDON
Written by G.E. Mitton. Illustrated by Herbert M. Marshall.
Stock no. 2137560
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1906. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. Grey cloth with green/yellow decorations. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. 4 page newer booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping and fraying to cloth. Browning/fading to spine. Staining to bottom corner of front cover - showing through on pastedown and affecting page margins of prelims, including frontis. Some foxing and browning.

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THE THAMES
Written by G.E. Mitton. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137559
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1906. Very good condition.

Pale grey/blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. White and two green colour decorations. 75 colour plates/illustrations - 55 full page with tissue-guards and 20 are chapter headers. Plus fold-out map to rear. 248 pages, plus 2 page original booklist to rear. A and C Black Colour Book in the 20 Shilling series. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Joints are cracked. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges, but some also to pages internally. Plate margins also have some foxing, but mostly browning.

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ANCIENT TALES AND FOLKLORE OF JAPAN
Written by Richard Gordon Smith. Illustrated by Richard Gordon Smith; Mo-No-Yuki.
Stock no. 2137558
Published by A. & C. Black. Circa 1908. Almost very good condition.

Grey cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Decorations also to front cover and spine. 62 colour plates. A & C Black Colour Book in the 20 Shillings Series. 4 page booklist to rear. Early edition, but has 4 page (later) booklist to rear. 1-2" tear/damage vertically and then horizontally to top of spine, which is also browned. Bumping to corners. Marks to covers. Some page margin tears (e.g. front endpaper and page 92. Foxing and browning throughout.

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YORKSHIRE
Written by Gordon Home. Illustrated by Gordon Home.
Stock no. 2137557
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1912. Almost very good condition.

Brown and green decorated cloth with Yorkshire rose design. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. 71 tissue-guarded colour plates plus sketch map. Top edge gilt. 1500 copies printed. A & C Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. 8 page booklist to rear. Circa date from books listed to booklist at rear. Tear and hole to top of spine; a bit of loss. Corners are bumped. Bumping and chipping along top edge of rear cover. Joints are a bit cracked. Small stain to margin of plate opposite page 274. Map foxed. Some other foxing throughout.

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HAMPSHIRE
Written by Telford Varley. Illustrated by Wilfrid Ball.
Stock no. 2137554
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

Green decorated cloth, gilt titles to spine. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. Folding map. 3000 copies printed. A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling series. Spine is bumped. A few marks to covers. Joints have white tape repairs - so strengthened. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Plate opposite page 164 has ragged edge. Some foxing and browning.

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GEORGE MORLAND
Written by Walter Gilbey; E.D. Cuming.
Stock no. 2137552
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. A. & C. Black Colour Book 20 Shilling series. 50 colour plates. 290 pages plus 2 page original booklist. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Piece of loss/hole to top corner of spine. Some scuffing to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Rear joint is pulled. Foxing and browning, mostly to outer page edges.

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CAMBRIDGE
Written by M.A.R. Tuker. Illustrated by W. Matthison.
Stock no. 2137538
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. 77 tissue-guarded colour plates & folding town plan. Blue decorated cloth, gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 3000 copies printed. Spine is browned. Bumping to corners and spine. Red stain to rear cover. A few nicks to cloth on spine. Joints are a bit cracked. Browning. A few hinges are pulled. Foxing.

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