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ALEXANDER THE GREAT
Written by Robin Lane Fox.
Stock no. 1817276
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Fine condition.

Includes revisions by the author and a new preface. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt bust portrait to front. Endpapers show map of Alexander's Route. Colour plates. xvi and 588 pages including index. Contained in publisher's burgundy slipcase which is slightly rubbed.
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GILBERT BAYES SCULPTOR 1872-1953
Written by Louise Irvine; Paul Atterbury.
Stock no. 1817237
Published by Richard Dennis. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Bound in blue leather with gilt title to spine. 192 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0903685647. Binder's copy bound in leather.
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THE BEST OF THE MARX BROTHERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2129400
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Groucho, Chinco, Harpo Et Al. Silver/grey cloth with black and white titles and vignettes. B/w photos and colour illustrations. Contained in a fine slip-case.
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ENGLAND'S CONSTABLE
Written by Joseph Darracott; John Constable. Illustrated by John Constable.
Stock no. 2129376
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Life and Letters of John Constable. Grey cloth, pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Onlay to front cover showing signs of wrinkling. Pictorial slip case is very good, with some light wear.
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THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF JOHN KEATS
Written by Joanna Richardson; John Keats.
Stock no. 2129373
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1981. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cloth spine, gilt title to spine. Decorated boards. B/w photos. Top edge blue. Slip case is very good; couple of chips to corners; a few grubby marks.
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THE WAYFARING TREE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129326
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light blue cloth with silver lettering to spine and vignette of flying geese to front cover. B/w wood engravings throughout. An attractive country book from the pen of "BB" in which he looks back to his boyhood, tells of the friends he made, of expeditions in search of birds and first attempts at fishing and shooting. 8.75x6.5". 198 pages. Spine is unevenly faded/mottled. Page browning, a little foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; small patch of surface paper damage to rear panel; spotting.
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GUNNING FOR THE ENEMY WALLACE MCINTOSH
Written by Mel Rolfe.
Stock no. 2129277
Published by Grub Street. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The moving story of the hard early life of McIntosh and how the RAF finally accepted him. B/w photos. ISBN: 1904010458. SIGNED by William McIntosh (who this book is about). This appears to have been his person copy, as his name and address sticker is stuck to title page.
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BARNES WALLIS DAMBUSTER
Written by Peter Pugh.
Stock no. 2129274
Published by Icon Books. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1840466855. SIGNED by members of the Dambusters Squadron.
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CHURCHILL A LIFE (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Martin Gilbert.
Stock no. 2129207
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition.

2 volume set. Dark blue cloth spines, gilt titles to spines. Black/silver covers. B/w photos. Pictorial slip case is almost very good - has splits to edges and some scuffing.
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THE PERFECT ENGLISH SPY SIR DICK WHITE AND THE SECRET WAR 1935-90
Written by Tom Bower.
Stock no. 2129182
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0434000809. Page browning. Some edge-creasing and light wear to wrapper.
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CAUGHT IN THE ACT THE STORY OF MY LIFE
Written by Richard Todd.
Stock no. 2129173
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light blue covers with silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0091638003. Small bump to base of spine and a couple of corners. Wrapper has a bit of creasing and is faded to spine.
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BRUNEL AN ENGINEERING BIOGRAPHY
Written by Adrian Vaughan.
Stock no. 2129134
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 2006. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green covers with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9780711030787. Couple of white marks to spine. Marks to endpapers; slight odour to book.
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