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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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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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THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND ESQ.
Written by William Makepeace Thackeray. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2114233
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1956. Nearly fine condition.

Limited to 1500 copies. Salmon-pink textured cloth. Black/gilt title label to spine. Illustrations coloured by hand in the studio of Walter Fischer. Bookplate to front pastedown (From previous owner). SIGNED by Ardizzone. This is copy no. 753. Contained in original slip-case that is in better than very good condition, with just a little fading to edges.
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THE ART OF ANGLING
Written by Richard Bowlker.
Stock no. 2112412
Published by Longman, Orme And Co.. 1839. Good condition.

Containing directions for Fly-Fishing, Trolling, Bottom Fishing, Making Artifical Flies etc. Hand coloured frontis. B/w illustrations. Book has been rebacked, with new spine and title box. Covers are heavily browned and marked. New endpapers. Name in ink to top of title page. Some foxing and page browning.
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GERANIACEAE THE NATURAL ORDER OF GERANIA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Robert Sweet.
Stock no. 2111584
Published by James Ridgway. Very good condition.

This is Volumes 1 & 2 ONLY (of a 5 volume set). More modern binding of plain green covers. 192 beautiful hand coloured engraved plates. Comprising the numerous and beautiful mule-varieties cultivated in the gardens of Great Britain, with directions for their treatment. Plain covers are very marked, with uneven browning. Corners are bumped and worn. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Page browning and some foxing. A few margin marks. Some tissue-guards are worn and creased, but all present, as are all hand coloured plates.
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LECTURES ON BOTANY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by William Curtis.
Stock no. 2111578
Published by William Phillips. 1903. Very good condition.

Dark green leather binding with gilt titles and decorations. This is 3 volumes that have been bound into two books. Elaborate manuscript presentation; leaf inscribed 'To Anne Hoare...' bound into the front of each volume. 119 hand-coloured plates. All edges gilt. Some light bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A bit of scuffing along some cover edges. Some foxing and page browning internally. Hand coloured plates are all present and exquisite!
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THE MAN OF SNOW
No author listed.
Stock no. 2110375
Almost very good condition.

Small format. Purple boards with black title strip to spine. Contains 3 delighful hand coloured plates. 124 pages. Boards faded. Contents foxed but generally clean.
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COOKE'S TOPOGRAPHY
Written by George Alexander Cooke.
Stock no. 2110102
Published by C. Cooke. Almost very good condition.

3 volumes in one: Topographical and Statistical Description of the County of Northumberland; North Wales; South Wales. Map of South Wales has been hand-coloured. Splitting and chipping to edges of spine. Back of spine is very darkened. Bumping and wear to corners. Some foxing and page browning.
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BRITISH GAME BIRDS AND WILDFOWL
Written by Beverley R. Morris.
Stock no. 2109803
Published by Groombridge & Sons. 1st 1855. Very good condition.

Large format. Red leather spine and corners. Raised bands and gilt title to spine. Green decorated cloth with gilt vignettes. 60 hand-coloured engraved plates. Wear to cover edges; some darkening marks to edges of leather. Front joint is cracked, with some chipping. Some foxing and grubby marks to pages internally, but illustrations are exquisite!
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AN HISTORY OF FUNGUSSES, GROWING ABOUT HALIFAX (VOLUME II)
Written by James Bolton. Illustrated by James Bolton.
Stock no. 2109298
1st 1788. Good condition.

An History of Agarics, growing about Halifax. Volume 2 (of 4). Large format. Leather spine with red title label, gilt title. Marbled boards. Exquisite hand coloured plates! Marbled boards are clean and bright. A few marks to leather spine. New, modern endpapers. Frontis is possibly missing. Damp stain to top half of all pages. All plates present. A good copy of a scarce item.
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