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NORTH-COUNTRY FLIES
Written by T.E. Pritt.
Stock no. 2120449
Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. 2nd 1886. Almost very good condition.

12 plates, 11 of which are hand-painted illustrations from the author's own drawings, with particulars of the dressings and season of each fly. Book also contains chapters on fishing the Minnow, The Creeper, The Stonefly, and The Worn in clear water, with an extra plate showing the hooks necessary therefore. Second edition. This book has been expertly rebacked with original spine laid down. Plates are all present - but plate 4 is missing its tissue-guard. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few scuff marks. Bookplate to front pastedown. Ink stamp to half-title page. A few light margin marks and browning; a little foxing.

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THE FAVOURITE PICTURE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by John Absolon; Halbot Knight Phiz Browne; John Gilbert; Thomas Landseer; John Leech; J.S. Prout; Harrison Weir; et al..
Stock no. 1315589
Published by Grant and Griffith. circa 1870. Almost very good condition.

'A gallery of delights designed for the amusement and instruction of the young with several hundred illustrations'. New Edition. Large format. Cloth spine with orange decorated boards. Hand-coloured illustrations. 32 pages (printed on one side only). Covers are worn. New endpapers. Light foxing and grubby fingermarks to pages. A decent copy of an early edition.

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THE FAVOURITE PICTURE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by John Absolon; Halbot Knight Phiz Browne; John Gilbert; Thomas Landseer; John Leech; J.S. Prout; Harrison Weir; et al..
Stock no. 1315585
Published by Grant and Griffith. circa 1950. Good condition.

'A gallery of delights designed for the amusement and instruction of the young with several hundred illustrations'. Large format. Cloth spine with green decorated boards. Printed on linen backed paper. Hand-coloured illustrations. 32 pages (printed on one side only). Professionally re-backed with new blue cloth spine and new endpapers. Covers are edge worn, scuffed and scratched with surface-paper damage to rear cover. Some fingermarks, light foxing and creases to page corner tips. Although all the pages are present they are not in number order (possible binding error?).

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HISTORIES OR TALES OF PAST TIMES TOLD BY MOTHER GOOSE WITH MORALS
Written by M. Perrault; G.M. Gent.
Stock no. 2119370
Published by The Nonesuch Press. 1925. Very good condition.

Limited to 1250 numbered copies. Written in French by Perrault and Englished (sic) by G.M.Gent. Decorative paperboards, blue cloth spine with gilt title. Hand-coloured illustrations to chapter headers. The text-paper is Dutch Mould-Made and the cover paper is Chinese. 128 pages. 6.25 x 4 inches. Uneven fading to spine. Some scuffing and wear to covers. Corners are bumped. Some page browning. Foxing to outer page edges.

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PEEPSHOW OF THAMES TUNNEL
No author listed.
Stock no. 1315146
circa 1850. Good condition.

Cream card wraps with hole to front cover to peep through, decorative paper onlay to rear cover. 6 hand-coloured scenes bound accordion style. Covers are edge worn and a little grubby. Three of the paper folds have been replaced, the first two very neatly and have been coloured to match what was previously there (when the book is closed you can see the colour), the other fold replaced did not need colour. Other folds have small tears or old tape repairs. The scenes are all in excellent condition, without major faults.

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THAMES TUNNEL PEEPSHOW
No author listed.
Stock no. 1315145
circa 1843. Good condition.

1200 feet long, 76 feet below high water mark, was 8 years building and cost £446,000, opened the 25th day of March 1843. Bound accordion style, 4 hand--coloured scenes (includes front cover which has 2 holes cut out - peepholes). Contained in a slipcase with onlay to front (same as front cover of book). Rear cover is creased and colour (black) has been touched up to rear cover and edges of front cover. I think that the slipcase has been repaired/reinforced.

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THE KICKLEBURYS ON THE RHINE
Written by M.A. Titmarsh.
Stock no. 1504364
Published by Smith, Elder & Co.. 1st 1850. Very good condition.

Leather binding with raised bands to spine, mottle pattern to front and back. Gilt titles and decoration. Mottled endpapers with gilt borders. 7.25 x 5.5". 15 hand-coloured illustrations with paper guards. 87 pages plus 2 page publication list. All edges gilt. A little rubbing to spine and cover edges. Small patches of wear to covers, hardly noticeable because of mottle pattern. Two words in tiny writing to top edge of verso of front endpaper. A little foxing, mainly to prelims. Just a very odd mark to contents.

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THE KICKLEBURYS ON THE RHINE
Written by M.A. Titmarsh.
Stock no. 1314124
Published by Smith, Elder & Co.. 2nd 1866. Almost very good condition.

2nd edition. Burgundy cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. 87 pages plus publishers booklist to rear. Top edge gilt. 15 plates hand-coloured. Tissue-guard to frontis. Yellow endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A few light spots to covers. Light pink damp stains to edges of endpapers. Browning to half-title, tissue-guard of frontis and to last page of booklist. Foxing and some page edge darkening throughout. A good example of the 2nd edition.

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NOTITIA VENATICA A TREATISE ON FOX-HUNTING
Written by Robert T. Vyner; William C.A. Blew. Illustrated by Henry Aiken; et al..
Stock no. 2114975
Published by John C. Nimmo. 1892. Fair condition.

Embracing the General Management of Hounds. A New Edition Revised, Corrected and Enlarged by William C.A. Blew. With 12 hand coloured plates. Large format. Red cloth with gilt titles. Spine is worn and faded. Some scuffing to covers. Bumping and wear to edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Hand coloured plates - 1 is MISSING and 4 are detached, but still present. Foxing throughout. Some weakness to binding/stitching. A working copy.

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BRITISH WILD FLOWERS
Written by C. Pierpoint Johnson. Illustrated by John E. Sowerby.
Stock no. 1809256
Published by John Van Voorst. 1863. Very good condition.

Green cloth. All edges gilt. Gilt titles. 89 hand-coloured tissue-guarded plates plus frontis, 2 b/w plates. Corners bumped and rubbed. Bookplate to front pastedown. Joints strengthened neatly with matching paper. Small hole in center of free front endpaper. Inscription in ink messily crossed out to verso of free front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots. All plates present and beautiful.

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COSTUMES OF BRITISH LADIES FROM THE TIME OF WILLIAM THE 1ST TO THE REIGN OF QUEEN VICTORIA
No author listed.
Stock no. 1809112
Published by Dickinson & Son. Circa 1840. Almost very good condition.

Very large format (14.5" x 10.75"). Three quarters leather binding, marbled sides. Gilt title to spine. Elegant, colour floral title page. 49 mounted colour lithographs with tissue guards and accompanying text describing the era. Subscribers list to rear. Edges rubbed and scuffed, marbled sides scuffed. Joints starting to crack but binding still firm and tight. Subscribers list is MISSING from the rear. All plates present, some have a few small foxspots. Overall a nice copy of a scarce item.

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BRITISH WILD FLOWERS
No author listed. Illustrated by Jane Loudon.
Stock no. 1808982
Published by William Smith. 1847. Very good condition.

Contemporary three-quarters morocco, raised bands to spine and gilt title. Marbled boards, endpapers and text block. 60 hand-coloured lithographs. Printed title page. xvi and 311 pages including index. Early reprint. Edges of boards rubbed with some slight loss of leather in places. Marbled boards are scratched and scuffed. Binding is lovely and tight. All plates present. Scattered foxing and grubby marks throughout also affects plates, some worse than others. Overall a desirable copy.

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