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RANK AND BADGES, DATES OF FORMATION, NAVAL AND MILITARY DISTINCTIONS, PRECEDENCE, SALUTES, COLOURS AND SMALL ARMS, IN HER MAJESTY'S ARMY AND NAVY AND AUXILIARY FORCES
Written by Ottley Lane Perry.
Stock no. 2133493
Published by Ray Westlake Military Books. 1st thus 1986. Very good condition.

Revised edition. Including A Record of the Naval and Military Forces in the Different Counties of Great Britain and Ireland. Originally published in 1887. This is a Limited edition to 300 copies. ISBN: 0950853062. This is Copy No. 34 (written in ink to verso of title page). Crease to spine. Some marks to covers. Previous owners small label stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1944 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT IN MORE ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319270
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1996. Fine condition.

Collectors Limited Edition. Reproduction of the 1944 Rupert annual. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1874507694. Contained in original card slipcase.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 (FACSIMILE) - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319269
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1997. Fine condition.

Collector's Limited Edition Facsmile of the 1945 soft cover Rupert Annual. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1874507945. Contained in original slipcase which has evidence of removal of a label to rear.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1941 (FACSIMILE) - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319210
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1993. Fine condition.

Enjoy Rupert's rarest and most sought-after adventures with this beautiful facsimile of the 1941 annual, widely considered to be the best ever. Everything from the colour of the ink to the specially selected paper is true to the original, the only difference being the addition of a slipcase to keep this collector's item in perfect condition. ISBN: 1874507112. Book still in slipcase with closure tab which has not been opened. Slight rubbing to corners of slipcase.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319209
Published by Annual Concepts Limited. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsimile of the 5th Rupert annual (1940), the first to be issued in full colour throughout. Due to paper rationing during the war this was probably the ONLY annual to be issued that year. Colour 'wrap-around' pictorial boards. ISBN: 1874507015. Spine is faded and slightly bumped. Contents fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1943 (FACSIMILE) - MORE RUPERT ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319208
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1995. Nearly fine condition.

A limited and numbered edition of the 1943 Rupert annual. Colour pictorial card wraps. Front cover shows Rupert with lantern in hand looking up at birds and butterflies with his friends around him. 119 pages. ISBN: 1874507546. Minimal rubbing at corners of covers. Contents fine. Slipcase is slightly rubbed at edges and title flap may have been re-glued?

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1939 (FACSIMILE) - THE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319201
Published by Daily Express. 1991. Nearly fine condition.

Facsimile of the 4th Rupert annual (1939). Colour pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Black/red/white illustrations throughout. 125 pages. The 'look and feel' of the original perfectly captured by this magnificent reproduction. ISBN: 085079241X. Still in original shrinkwrap but lower corners of book worn through and slightly rubbed. Old price sticker to rear cover/shrinkwrap.

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THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LOCOMOTIVE A POPULAR HISTORY 1803-1896
Written by Clement E. Stretton.
Stock no. 1820007
Published by Bracken Books. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the 1896 edition. ISBN: 1851702474. Browning to text block and page margins of prelims. Blue pictorial dustwrapper with yellow titles is lightly scuffed.

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THE JOURNEY MILE BY MILE
Written by S.N. Pike.
Stock no. 1819965
Published by Silver Link Publishing. 1st thus 1988. Fine condition.

Waterloo Edition. What to see on every mile of the journey between London and towns of the South and South-West. Title to front cover is 'Travelling on the Southern Railway'. Originally published in 1940s. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w maps. 35 pages including adverts. Light page browning else contents fine.

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MILE BY MILE ON THE LMS
Written by S.N. Pike.
Stock no. 1819964
Published by Silver Link Publishing. 1st thus 1988. Fine condition.

The journey between Euston and St. Pancras and the North and North-West described in detail through 188 main line stations. Originally published in 1940s. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w maps. 40 pages including adverts. Light page browning else contents fine.

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MILE BY MILE ON THE LNER
Written by S.N. Pike.
Stock no. 1819963
Published by Silver Link Publishing. 1st thus 1988. Fine condition.

Kings Cross Edition. The journey between London and the North described in detail with an account of features of interest and beauty to be seen from the train. Card wraps. A facsimile of the 1947 edition. B/a maps. 40 pages including adverts. Light page browning. Contents fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1955 (FACSIMILE)
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319123
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 2004. Fine condition.

Limited edition of 11,000 copies. Reproduction of the 1955 annual. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Contained in original slipcase. Includes certificate no. 08342.

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