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ENGINES & ENTERPRISE
Written by John Reynolds.
Stock no. 1822026
Published by Sutton Publishing. 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A lavishly illustrated biography of Sir Harry Ricardo, engineer, scientist and inventor. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750917121. A nice, clean copy in pictorial dustwrapper which is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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JANSSEN BROTHERS ARENDONK
Written by Ad Schaerlaeckens.
Stock no. 2134815
1st 1984. Almost very good condition.

The Greatest Pigeon Fanciers of All Time. B/w photos. Spotting and browning to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some margin marks. Musty odour to book.

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A BOOK FOR A RAINY DAY OR RECOLLECTIONS OF THE EVENTS OF THE YEARS 1766-1833
Written by John Thomas Smtih; Wilfred Whitten.
Stock no. 2134804
Published by Methuen & Co.. 1st thus 1905. Good condition.

White spine, blue boards, gilt titles. Edited, with an introduction and notes by Whitten. With illustrations from contemporary prints. Marks and browning to covers, which are also bumped, with some chipping at corners. Front joint is cracked; front endpaper is nearly detached. Many plates are detached, but loosely inserted. Browning/foxing to outer page edges, which are a bit ragged.

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DIARY OF WILLIAM TAYLER, FOOTMAN 1837
Written by William Tayler; Dorothy Wise; Ann Cox-Johnson.
Stock no. 2134798
Published by St. Marylebone Society. 1962. Almost very good condition.

Card wraps. St. Marylebone Society Publication No. 7. Browning to spine and cover edges. Creasing to some cover corners.

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MEMOIRS OF A BOW STREET RUNNER
Written by Henry Goddard.
Stock no. 2134797
Published by Museum Press Limited. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Autobiography of a Bow Street Runner giving a first-hand account of the life of a police-detective over a century ago. Brown cloth, silver title to spine. B/w frontis. Bumping to corners. Light fading to cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is grubby with small stain to front panel; some tears and chips; repairs to verso.

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WHIZZO THE MOTOR SPORTING LIFE OF BARRIE WILLIAMS
Written by Paul Lawrence.
Stock no. 1321187
Published by Tfm Publishing. 1st 2008. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781903378625. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn.

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RHONDDA COAL, CARDIFF GOLD
Written by Richard Watson.
Stock no. 1821988
Published by Merton Priory Press. 1st 1997. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Insoles of Llandaff, Coal Owners and Shippers. Tracing the rise and decline of a leading South Wales coal owning family, from their early 19th century origins as Worcester timber merchants who moved to the new docks at Cardiff, through their acquisition of collieries in the Rhondda and involvement with the Taff Vale and other early railway schemes, to their emergence as major figures in the industry. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and photos. ISBN: 1898937265. Top & tail of spine bumped. Text block slightly grubby. Removal of labels to endpapers has left residue and also some slight surface paper damage. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased with faint scoring to rear panel and 2"closed tear to fold of rear flap.

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ADOLF HITLER
Written by Maurice E. Kelly.
Stock no. 1821975
Published by Universal Books Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Hitler's life or work from his travels and his private life, his prowess as an orator or as a statesman, his interest in architecture and the arts, to his involvement with the army and the Hitler Youth. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0908240880. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Dustwrapper almost fine. Musty odour present.

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THE DIARIES OF VICTOR KLEMPERER (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Victor Klemperer.
Stock no. 1321118
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Two volumes. I Shall Bear Witness 1933-1941; To the Bitter End 1942-1945. B/w photos. Burgundy cloth. Books are fine. Slipcase is lightly scuffed.

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PEPYS'S DIARY (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Samuel Pepys; Robert Latham.
Stock no. 1821961
Published by Folio Society. 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Three volumes. Blue cloth with gilt decorations and titles. Colour and b/w plates. Selected and edited by Latham. Second printing. Minor foxing to text block. Else contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.

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MY LIFE IN ART
Written by Constantin Stanislavsky; Simon Callow.
Stock no. 1821940
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Autobiography of the Russian stage actor and director, Constantin Stanislavki. Introduction by Simon Callow. Cream and black decorative boards with red titles. 454 pages. B/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is faintly scuffed and has a few minor knocks to one closed edge.

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THE BEST OF THE MARX BROTHERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1321078
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Groucho, Chinco, Harpo Et Al. Silver/grey cloth with black and white titles and vignettes. B/w photos and colour illustrations. Top of spine very slightly bumped. Contained in publisher's silver slipcase which has a small, faint mark and a couple of light scratch marks to one panel.

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