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A CHEPSTOW NOTEBOOK
Written by Ivor Waters. Illustrated by Mercedes Waters; Bryan Woodfield.
Stock no. 2140000
Published by Moss Rose Press. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Limited to 100 copies. Black cloth. B/w illustrations. Street plans by Woodfield. ISBN: 0906134072. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded and foxed to spine and edges; some creasing; a few small nicks.

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THE BOOK OF MARGERY KEMPE
Written by Margery Kempe; B.A. Windeatt; Alice Thomas Ellis. Illustrated by Chris Daunt.
Stock no. 1823913
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Very good condition.

A Woman's Life In The Middle Ages. Imitation vellum binding with bright colour decoration to front cover. B/w illustrations. Book is in fine condition. Publisher's slipcase is lightly scuffed, has a slightly sticky mark left to one side by a label, fading to one open edge.

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THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN
Written by Christopher Hill.
Stock no. 1823912
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Slightly better than very good condition.

Radical Ideas during the English Revolution. Studies the beliefs of different groups of the time along with the social and emotional impulses that gave rise to them. Black cloth boards, red title to spine. Book in fine condition. Publisher's slipcase is lightly scuffed.

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ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE 1912-1918
Written by Brad King.
Stock no. 1823904
Published by Hikoki Publications. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Tracing the development of the men and machines of the Royal Navy, from the first uncertain beginnings with airships until the service was unwillingly absorbed by the newly-formed Royal Air Force in April 1918. Large format. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour illustrations of camouflage and markings. ISBN: 0951989952. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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HIGH IN THE EMPTY BLUE: THE HISTORY OF 56 SQUADRON, RFC/RAF 1916 TO 1920
Written by Alex Revell.
Stock no. 1823901
Published by Flying Machine Press. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

56 Squadron RFC/RAF, the first squadron equipped with the SE5 fighter, was the most famous and highest-scoring British fighter squadron of World War One. This definitive history was written from official squadron records, interview with squadron members, logbooks, diaries, and letters home. Large format. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour illustrations of the colours and markings of the aircraft. ISBN: 0963711032. A nice, clean copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine and rear panel spine edge.

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ENGLISH MYTHS AND TRADITIONS
Written by Henry Bett. Illustrated by Michael Ayrton.
Stock no. 1323076
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A sequel to English Legends. B/w illustrations. 148 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little rubbed and foxed, small piece missing to top edge of front panel.

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THE DECORATIVE TWENTIES
Written by Martin Battersby; Philippe Garner.
Stock no. 1823887
Published by Whitney Library Of Design. 1st USA 1988. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New edition thoroughly and sympathetically revised by Philippe Garner, with a short biography of Battersby. Large format. B/w & colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0823012735. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE DECORATIVE THIRTIES
Written by Martin Battersby; Philippe Garner.
Stock no. 1823886
Published by The Herbert Press. 1st thus 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New edition revised by Philippe Garner, who also provides a comprehensive survey of Battersby's source material. Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0906969905. Light rubbing to board corners. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.

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HADRIAN'S WALL
Written by Jessie Mothersole. Illustrated by Jessie Mothersole.
Stock no. 1823878
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1922. Very good condition.

Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. 6 colour plates. 8 b/w plates. 2 maps. B/w text illustrations. Top edge green, other edges untrimmed. Spine browned, boards a little grubby, corners lightly bumped. Contemporary inscription in ink to to front endpaper. All plates and maps present.

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TURNER AND GEORGE THE FOURTH IN EDINBURGH 1822
Written by Gerald Finley. Illustrated by J.M.W. Turner.
Stock no. 1823875
Published by Tate Gallery; Edinburgh University Press. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Written to complement the exhibition 'Turner and George IV in Edinburgh 1822'. Examines JMW Turner's proposal for a grand series of paintings of the Royal visit to Scotland. Oblong format. Beige cloth boards, gilt title to spine on brown title block. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0852244320. Text block has minor foxing. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned across top front panel edge.

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NORTH COUNTRY HUNTING HALF A CENTURY AGO
Written by Newton Wynne Apperley.
Stock no. 1823871
Published by W. Dresser & Sons. 1st 1924. Almost very good condition.

Fox hunting in the county of Durham. Red cloth spine with gilt title, blue cloth boards with gilt vignette of fox to front. A few b/w plates. A bulky tome of 632 pages including index. Spine slightly faded. Lower edges of boards are nibbled exposing board beneath cloth. Joints pulled but binding tight. Light browning and minor foxing to text block. Small mark to top of front endpapers. Contents clean.

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THE GARDEN OF WALES
Written by Stewart Williams.
Stock no. 2139940
Published by Stewart Williams. 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The Vale Series Vol III. Photographs of The Vale of Glamorgan. Some fading to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and a couple of edges.

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