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THE A & C BLACK COLOUR BOOKS
Written by Colin Inman.
Stock no. 2137674
Published by Werner Shaw Ltd.. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The definitive bibliography of over 800 books in 50 different series. Also inlcuded is an alphabetical list of authors and artists. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0907961053. A few very light foxspots to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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THE ROMAN SOLDIER
Written by Amedee Forestier; Ian A. Richmond. Illustrated by Amedee Forestier.
Stock no. 2137598
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with black titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. Some Illustrations Representative of Roman Military Life With Special Reference to Britain. 15 Colour plates. Others in photogravure. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven darkening and fading to cover edges and spine. Some grubby marks and wear to covers. A few hinges are pulled - especially page 33 and 113.. Some foxing/browning.

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THE WORLD
Written by Ascott R. Hope.
Stock no. 2137592
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.

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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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GALLOWAY
Written by J.M. Sloan. Illustrated by James Faed.
Stock no. 2137585
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Dark decoration. 24 colour plates and one in b/w. A and C Black Colour Book in the 6 Shillings Series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning with darkening marks to covers and spine. Small name in ink to front pastedown. Browning to plates at top gutter corner. Browning to contents. Some hinges are pulled.

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SALMON FISHING
Written by W. Earl Hodgson.
Stock no. 2137582
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1906. Good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Gilt vignettes to spine and front cover. Colour frontis plus 7 colour plates. B/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some splits and chips to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Newspaper cuttings to prelims and rear pages of book. Crayon and pencil annotations/underlining/margins, where this book has been previously used. Foxing.

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BRITISH CASTLES
Written by Charles H. Ashdown.
Stock no. 2137581
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Dark green cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 32 colour plates plus line drawings. A and C Black Colour Book in the 7/6 series. Spine is bumped and browned. corners are also bumped. A few marks to covers. Front joint is a bit cracked and pulled. Page browning and foxing.

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GENEVA
Written by Francis Gribble. Illustrated by J. Hardwicke Lewis; May Hardwicke Lewis.
Stock no. 2137579
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 20 colour plates. A and C Black Colour Book in the 7/6 Series. Spine is browned with chip/tear to top, some fraying to cloth and a bit of loss. Small white 'splash' mark to bottom of front cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some page browning. Page 73 is grubby.

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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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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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