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SHIP MODELS: THEIR PURPOSE AND DEVELOPMENT FROM 1650 TO THE PRESENT
Written by Brian Lavery; Simon Stephens.
Stock no. 1820041
Published by Zwemmer. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine 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. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE ARTS & CRAFTS MOVEMENT
Written by Steven Adams.
Stock no. 1819381
Published by Grange Books. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. History of the revolutionary movement. ISBN: 1856278573. Damp stains to vertical edge of free endpapers. Else contents clean.

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ENGLISH COUNTRY CRAFTS
Written by Norman Wymer.
Stock no. 2132680
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Colour frontis. A survey of their development from early times to present day. Green cloth. B/w photos. Frontis is detached, but loosely inserted. Wrapper is unevenly browned with some foxing; nicks to corners.

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THE MASTING AND RIGGING OF ENGLISH SHIPS OF WAR 1625-1860
Written by James Lees.
Stock no. 1819116
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Rigging, mastmaking and sailmaking. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. 196 pages including index. ISBN: 085177136X. Text block browned, foxing to top edge. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to top edge. Slight odour present (cigarettes?).

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RUSSIAN KERCHIEFS AND SHAWLS
Written by Olga Gordeyeva.
Stock no. 1818407
Published by Aurora Art Publishers. 1st 1985. Fine condition.

Presenting all types of Russian kerchiefs and shawls of the eighteenth to the twentieth century. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. Contained in a card slipcase.

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THE OLD DEVON FARMHOUSE
Written by Peter Brears.
Stock no. 1818346
Published by Devon Books. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illustrated study and catalogue of the Devon Farmhouse Collection held at Torquay Museum. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 185522626X. Top corners bumped. Light marks to boards. Free front endpaper replaced with another. Text block a little grubby. A few margin marks to contents.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SEWING
Written by Meriel Tilling. Illustrated by Barbara Firth.
Stock no. 1318132
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer book no. 57. With 8 colour plates, 44 b/w photographs and numerous diagrams in the text. ISBN: 0723215421. Slight bumping to spine. Contents are lightly browned but clean. Dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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TRADITIONAL COUNTRY CRAFTSMEN
Written by John Geraint Jenkins.
Stock no. 1817954
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. 2nd 1978. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. An essential book for the student of rural life. Red cloth. B/w photos. ISBN: 0710087268. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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A LIFETIME WITH LOCOMOTIVES AND LAYOUTS
Written by Tony Wright.
Stock no. 2131597
Published by Warners Group Publications. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w and colour photos throughout. Tony Write takes a pictorial journey of over half a century through the wonderful hobbies of railway enthusiasm and railway modelling. ISBN: 9781907292064. Tiny chip to laminate at top of spine. Contents are fine!

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MAKING TRACKS RAILWAY MODELLING BY DESIGN
Written by Paul A. Lunn.
Stock no. 2131520
Published by Atlantic Publishers. 1st 2010. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781902827223. Cover corners are creased.

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CREATING A BACKSCENE A RAILWAY MODELLING COMPANION
Written by Paul Bambrick; John Ellis-Cockell.
Stock no. 2131511
Published by Ian Allan. 1ST 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780711038424. A few small knocks to corners.

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MODERN SOFT TOYS AND HOW TO MAKE THEM
Written by Hilda Hincks.
Stock no. 2130309
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. All with full sized patterns. Wear to cover edges. Foxing. Some corner creasing.

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