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THE WORLD
Written by Ascott R. Hope.
Stock no. 1826300
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1915. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine, blind decorations to both spine and front cover. Peeps at Many Lands. 32 full page colour illustrations. New edition. Spine and covers are a bit browned with some grubby marks. Some foxing and browning throughout. Some hinges pulled but binding tight.

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HOLLAND
Written by Beatrix Jungman. Illustrated by Nico Jungman.
Stock no. 1825644
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1904. Good condition.

De Luxe edition limited to 300 numbered copies and signed by the illustrator. White cloth, blue borders and orange tree design with gilt titles. 75 tissue-guarded plates. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by the artist (no dedication) and numbered 128 (of 300). Spine browned, boards marked and grubby. Top & tail of spine worn and fraying. Front hinge pulled with residue surface paper from front endpaper stuck to half-title page. Rear hinge pulled wide, free rear endpaper is stuck to rear pastedown (possibly a binding error). Some inner hinges pulled else the binding is tight. Some foxing present especially to tissue-guards but not the plates themselves. Small damp stain to margins and lower corner of last few pages and plates.

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EGYPT
Written by R. Talbot Kelly. Illustrated by R. Talbot Kelly.
Stock no. 1825638
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1902. Almost very good condition.

De Luxe Limited Edition of 500 numbered copies, signed by the author. Bevelled boards. Heavy duty cloth boards with gilt titles and colour pattern. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. xiii and 239 numbered pages. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) and numbered 238 (of 500). Boards grubby and stained, rear edge of spine has a small patch of cloth fraying.Joints cracked, rear endpaper missing. Binding of first few pages weak and will possibly disintegrate further so that the pages are loose. Binding glue drying out and thus a few weak spots. A few foxspots throughout. All plates present and clean.

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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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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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LANCASHIRE
Written by F.A. Burton. Illustrated by Albert Woods.
Stock no. 2137541
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. Circa 1921. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine. 32 colour illustrations. Map at rear. South Manchester School gilt embossed stamp to front cover. Spine is browned with some chipping to cloth. Marks to covers; possibly damp marks. Some browning and foxing to pages. Plate opposite page 28 slightly edge-worn. Slight damp stains to margins of plates.

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BRITTANY
Written by Dorothy Menpes. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137520
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1912. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. Mauve cloth with green decoration. Gilt title to spine. Grey/green title to front cover. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. 1" split to top of spine, which is very browned with wear. Rest of covers are unevenly faded with wear; bumping to corners. Foxing. Some guards are browned. Light browning to plate margins.

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WAR SKETCHES IN COLOUR
Written by Captain S.E. St. Leger.
Stock no. 2137507
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1903. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Red and orange/dark yellow borders to spine and front cover. 66 colour plates. B/w illustrations. A and C Black 20 Shillings Series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges; a few to margins. All plates present.

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EGYPTIAN BIRDS
Written by Charles Whymper. Illustrated by Charles Whymper.
Stock no. 2137437
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Fawn cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Yellow, green and orange decoration to spine; 51 tissue-guarded colour plates as well as 11 line drawings in text. 2 page original booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Black mark to top edge of outer page edges (over gilt). Joints are a little cracked. Small damp marks along top edge and bottom corner of front endpaper. Some foxing and marks throughout. Light browning to plate margins.

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SICILY
Written by Spencer Musson. Illustrated by Alberto Pisa.
Stock no. 2137436
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Grey cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover and green and orange decorations. Top edge gilt. 48 tissue-guarded mounted colour plates and fold-out map to rear. Part of the A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. 1-2" split to top of spine; some fraying to cloth; other horizontal tear across top of spine - partially repaired with glue. Browning to spine. Bumping to corners. Some scuffing. Front joint is pulled. Newspaper cutting has been stuck to the rear pastedown. Some browning and foxing.

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THE LAKE OF GENEVA
Written by Francis Gribble. Illustrated by J. Hardwicke Lewis; May Hardwicke Lewis.
Stock no. 2137434
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles to spine and and front cover. Top edge gilt. 60 tissue-guarded colour plates. Folding map. 4 page booklist to rear. The rarest of the Black's 20 Shilling Series. Assumed early edition/reprint in same year as 1st edition - as has 4 page booklist to rear. Spine is browned with a few chips and splits to top; some fraying to cloth. Corners are bumped. A bit of scuffing to rear cover. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Joints are starting to crack a little. Some foxing and browning.

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