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NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORER IN TROPICAL SOUTH AFRICA
Written by Francis Galton.
Stock no. 1818425
Published by Ward, Lock & Co.. 4th 1891. Very good condition.

The Minerva Library of Famous Books. An Account of A Visit to Damaraland in 1851. Fourth Edition with a new map and an appendix bringing up the history of Damaraland to a recent date. Also Vacation Tours in 1860 and 1861 by George Grove et al, edited by Galton. Three-quarter leather binding with raised bands to spine and red title label with gilt title. Burgundy cloth boards with school crest to front. Marbled endpapers and text block. B/w plates. Spine a little scuffed but boards nice and bright. School prize-plate to front pastedown. Scattered foxing present.
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THE GIMCRACK JINGLE ALPHABET
No author listed. Illustrated by Ingles Rhode.
Stock no. 1818423
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1900. Poor condition.

Each letter has an illustration and a verse to accompany it. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards browned and a little grubby. New endpapers. Some professional repair to gutters and also some paper repair. Some pages creased and edge-worn (mainly A-E and V-Z). Grubby marks throughout.
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OUR DARLINGS: AT HOME, IN TOWN, AT THE SEA-SIDE, IN THE COUNTRY, AT PLAY
Written by Mars. Illustrated by Mars.
Stock no. 1818422
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

A picture book with minimal text. Oblong format. Bevelled edge boards. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Green, floral endpapers. 47 pages. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards a little browned and scuffed. Joints repaired. Diagonal corner crease to lower corner of free front endpaper is fragile and liable to tear. Vertical crease to half-title page. Light browning to contents with minor grubby marks in places.
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LA NAVIGATION AERIENNE L'AVIATION ET LA DIRECTION DES AEROSTATS
Written by Gaston Tissandier.
Stock no. 2131329
Published by Librairie Hachette Et Cie. 1st 1886. Good condition.

L'Aviation et la Direction des Aerostats dans les temps anciens et modernes (the aviation and direction of airships in old and modern times). Blue paperwraps. B/w illustrations. Text in French. Re-bound with a near matching blue card, front and rear paperwrap covers glued to card for strength, original spine missing. Some hinges broken but binding is generally tight. One or two scattered foxspots else contents clean.
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REMINISCENCES OF A HUNTSMAN
Written by Grantley F. Berkeley. Illustrated by John Leech; G.H. Jalland.
Stock no. 2130938
Published by Edward Arnold. 1897. Almost very good condition.

Cream spine and corners (appears to have been rebound from original), with original brown title label laid down on spine. Colour and 8 b/w plates. Top edge gilt. A New Edition. Darkening and chipping, with some loss to spine and corners. Bumping to corners. Scuffing also to marbled covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Names in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges.
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STABLE TALK AND TABLE TALK: OR, SPECTACLES FOR YOUNG SPORTSMEN (VOLS 1 & 2)
Written by Harry Hieover.
Stock no. 1817634
Published by Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans. 2nd 1846. Very good condition.

Two volumes bound in one. Brown leather spine & corners, 5 raised bands to spine and gilt title with horse vignettes. Marbled paper sides and endpapers. B/w frontispiece. Red ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt. A nice, tight binding. Board edges lightly rubbed. Red ribbon page marker is detached but present.
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THE LIFE OF A FOX WRITTEN BY HIMSELF AND EXTRACTS FROM THE DIARY OF A HUNTSMAN
Written by Thomas Smith. Illustrated by Thomas Smith; G.H. Jalland.
Stock no. 1817632
Published by Edward Arnold. 1st thus 1896. Very good condition.

New Edition with the author's illustrations and coloured plates by G.H. Jallard. White vellum spine & corners, black title block to spine with gilt title. Marbled paper sides. Tissue guarded plates. Top edge gilt. Boards grubby and scuffed.Paper board edges worn. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint just starting to pull, binding tight. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Tissue guard missing to frontis. All plates present.
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HANDLEY CROSS OR MR. JORROCKS'S HUNT
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 1817631
Published by Bradbury, Agnew & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1854. Almost very good condition.

Leather spine & corners with gilt title to spine and 5 raised bands. Marbled paper sides. 17 hand-coloured steel engravings, numerous b/w engravings on wood. viii and 550 pages. Rebound. Front and rear joint very tight. Front joint pulled between endpaper and frontispiece. All plates present. Contents grubby.
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BRIGHT-PAGES FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES
Written by S. Lecky; E. Lecky. Illustrated by Emily J. Harding.
Stock no. 2130873
Published by Birn Brothers. Circa 1895. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 24 colour illustrations by Harding. Other b/w illustrations. Heavy wear to covers; bumping; some chipping. Spotting to spine. Front endpaper has edge-tears. Joints appear to have been repaired. Foxing and grubby marks to pages throughout.
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PEN AND PENCIL IN PARLIAMENT
Written by Harry Furniss. Illustrated by Harry Furniss.
Stock no. 1817608
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co.. 1st 1897. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title. Grey pictorial boards. Humourous political cartoons. Board edges rubbed, corners worn. Free endpapers heavily browned. Some light crinkling to contents and faint dampstaining to margins.
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NOTES ON PENHOW CASTLE
Written by Octavius Morgan; Thomas Wakeman.
Stock no. 2130069
Published by Monmouthshire & Caerleon Antiquarian Association. 1973. Almost very good condition.

Pink cardwraps. Reprint edition. Some surface paper damage to covers.
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THE SEA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by F. Whymper.
Stock no. 2128580
Published by Cassell Petter & Galpin. Very good condition.

Four volumes in two. Three-quarter dark green leather binding. Gilt titles and decorations to spines. B/w illustrations. The Sea, its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril & Heroism. A few small marks/spotting to covers. Brown mark to rear cover of one volume. Foxing and browning to outer page edges and some page margins. Corner creasing to a few pages. Leather to spine and corners is still lovely and bright.
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