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THE RURAL INDUSTRIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES II
Written by Helen E. Fitzrandolph; M. Doriel Hay.
Stock no. 1823399
Published by EP Publishing Limited. 1st thus 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Vol 2: Osier-growing and basketry and some rural factories. A Survey made on behalf of the Agricultural Economics Research Institute Oxford. Facsimile reprint, first published 1926 by Oxford University Press. Brown Cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715812327. Light browning to endpapers and text block. Contents clean. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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THE RURAL INDUSTRIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES III
Written by Helen E. Fitzrandolph; M. Doriel Hay.
Stock no. 1823394
Published by EP Publishing Limited. 1st thus 1978. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Vol 3: Decorative Crafts and Rural Potteries. Facsimile reprint, first published 1927 by Oxford University Press. Brown Cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715812556. Light browning to endpapers else contents clean. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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THE MASTING AND RIGGING OF ENGLISH SHIPS OF WAR 1625-1860
Written by James Lees.
Stock no. 2136552
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1979. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Rigging, mastmaking and sailmaking. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. 196 pages including index. ISBN: 085177136X. Wrapper is stuck to book with clear adhesive film. Browning to page edges. Wrapper is also faded to spine.

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SHIP MODELS: THEIR PURPOSE AND DEVELOPMENT FROM 1650 TO THE PRESENT
Written by Brian Lavery; Simon Stephens.
Stock no. 2136522
Published by Zwemmer. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The National Maritime Museum at Greenwich houses one of the most celebrated collections of ship models in the world and its riches are presented here, from the magnificent Navy Board models of Samuel Pepy's day through replicas of frigates, steamships, clippers, battleships, cargo and passenger ships, to aircraft carriers and submarines. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 0302006540. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning and grubby marks.

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THE GLOSTER & AW METEOR: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR THE MODELLER
Written by Richard J. Caruana; Richard A. Franks.
Stock no. 2136282
Published by Sam Publications. 1st 2004. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w and colour photos and illustrations. Modellers Datafile No. 8. ISBN: 0953346587. Some creasing to cover corners. Browning to outer page edges.

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SCALE MODEL AIRCRAFT IN PLASTIC CARD
Written by Harry Woodman.
Stock no. 2136266
Published by Model & Allied Publications. 1st 1975. Almost very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0852424353. Nearly 1" tear to top of spine; smaller nicks to other sides of spine. Some corner creasing to covers; a few marks. Page edge browning.

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HOROLOGICAL HINTS AND HELPS
Written by F.W. Britten.
Stock no. 1822289
Published by The Technical Press Ltd.. 4th 1943. Good condition.

Routh Edition revised and enlarged. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front board. B/w diagrams. Cloth to boards bubbling a little as glue is drying out. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed, small patch of discolouration to spine, gilt title to spine is rubbed. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing present throughout and a few page creases. Overall a good working copy.

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PRACTICAL LIGHTPLANE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION FOR THE AMATEUR
Written by W.J. Fike.
Stock no. 2135205
Published by W.J. Fike. 2nd 1965. Very good condition.

2nd edition. Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. Some marks to covers. Page browning.

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INDUSTRIAL AND MECHANISED MODELLING
Written by Dave Rowe.
Stock no. 2135194
Published by Wild Swan Publications. 1st 1990. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. 72 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906867843. Light creasing.

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BLACKTHORN LORE AND THE ART OF MAKING WALKING STICKS
Written by John Murchie Douglas. Illustrated by Ron Davison.
Stock no. 1822038
Published by Alloway. 1988. Very good condition.

The lore of Blackthorn and while not a botanical treatise, this book is intended for a wide readership including the naturalist and the country craftsman. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0907526160. Reprint. A nice copy with a musty odour present.

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ENGLISH CHURCH WOODWORK: A STUDY IN CRAFTSMANSHIP DURING THE MEDIAEVAL PERIOD A.D. 1250-1550
Written by F.E. Howard; F.H. Crossley.
Stock no. 2134792
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt titles; blind decoration to front cover. Numerous b/w photos throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Paper tape joint repairs to list of subscribers pages to front of book.

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FLORA DOMESTICA: A HISTORY OF BRITISH FLOWER ARRANGING 1500-1930
Written by Mary Rose Blacker.
Stock no. 1822017
Published by The National Trust; Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st USA 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of floral decoration from the delicate bouquets of the sixteenth century to the extravagant displays of the Victorian and Edwardian periods. Includes a useful guide to historic plant and flower varieties available today. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0707803802. Top edge of spine lightly worn with tiny nibble. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and scuffed to rear panel.

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