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UNBEATEN TRACKS IN JAPAN
Written by Isabella L. Bird.
Stock no. 2126388
Published by John Murray. 1905. Almost very good condition.

An Account of Travels in the Interior Including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrine of Nikki. Red leather covers, elaborate gilt decorations to spine, with black title box and gilt title. Marbled endpapers and outer page edges. B/w illustrations. Popular edition. Small tear to top of spine; some chipping. Wear to cover edges and corners. A few scuff marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint is a bit cracked/weak. Foxing to some pages.

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DESCRIPTIONS OF THE RAPACIOUS BIRDS OF GREAT BRITAIN
Written by William Macgillivray.
Stock no. 2126387
Published by MacLachlan And Stewart. 1st 1836. Very good condition.

Leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine, with gilt title. 2 b/w plates and text illutrations. Spine is faded, with wear. Bookplate to front pastedown. Names in ink to free front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning.

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; Omar Khayyam; A.S. Byatt. Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat; Stephen Raw.
Stock no. 2126386
Published by Folio Society. 2012. Fine condition.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia, Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with an introduction by Byatt, full page colour illustrations throughout by Puttapipat, Top edge gilt. Blue Nigerian Goatskin spine with gilt title, purple vendome cloth sides. Gilt endpapers. Originally published in 1859. 69 pages. In superb condition. Still with original slip case, which has large pictorial onlay to one side; just a few light marks to edges.

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AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF GARDENING
Written by J.C. Loudon.
Stock no. 2126318
Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown And Green. 3rd 1825. Good condition.

Contemporary rebound brown leather covers. This is the third edition. Comprising the theory and practice of horticulture, floriculture, aboriculture, and landscape-gardening, including all the latest improvements; A general history of gardening in all countries, and a statistical view of its present state, with suggestions for its future progress, in the British Isles. Many hundred engravings on wood by Branston. This has been rebound in leather, with darker original leather spine laid down. Wear and scuffing to covers, with some chipping. Some damp markings and foxing internally. Nicks to a few page margins; a little loss.

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THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2126223
Published by E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.. 1928. Very good condition.

In which Pooh builds a house and Tigger is unbounced... Beautifully rebound edition. Rebound by Sangorski in red leather, with gilt vignettes to front and rear cover. Gilt title to spine, which also has raised bands. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. B/w illustrations. An exquiste edition! Front cover is ever so slightly bowed. A little fading to spine. Bumping to a couple of corners, with a bit of wear. Scuff down rear edge of spine, so that red of leather has rubbed away. Gilt is vibrantly bright. Light foxing, mostly to endpapers and prelims; a few small margin marks. This would still make a wonderful gift for the Pooh Bear collector!

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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2126053
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1977. Nearly fine condition.

Limited edition of 300 copies (not 490 copies, as incorrectly printed to book information page) SIGNED by Christopher Milne. Bound in crimson leather with gilt decorations to front cover and spine. Cream pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. All edges gilt. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the book's first publication. ISBN: 0416589200. SIGNED by Christopher Milne to prelims. This is Copy No. 2. A few slight marks/imperfections to the leather to front cover. Includes SIGNED slip from the Chairman & managing director of Methuen Children's Books and the Chairman of The Chaucer Press stating that there are in fact 300 copies of this specific edition, not 490. Contained in slip case that has uneven fading and some grubby marks.

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THE BIRD
Written by Jules Michelet. Illustrated by H. Giacomelli.
Stock no. 2125965
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. 1883. Almost very good condition.

Red leather binding with raised bands to spine. Marbled endpapers and outer page edges. New edition, Revised. Scuffing and wear to covers; some chipping of leather. Split to top of spine. Looks like a library/area crest in gilt to front cover. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper.

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THE MAGAZINE OF SCIENCE AND SCHOOL OF ARTS VOLUME I
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125964
Published by W. Brittain. 3rd 1842. Fair condition.

Intended to illustrate the most useful, novel and interesting parts of Natural History and Experimental Philosophy, Artificial Processes, Ornamental Manufactures, and the Arts of Life. Third edition. Illustrated with over 200 engravings. Parts of leather spine are MISSING. Covers are heavily worn and scuffed. Foxing and grubby marks internally. A reading copy.

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SHEFFIELD AND DISTRICT WHO'S WHO 1905
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125949
Published by Sir W.C. Leng & Co.. 1905. Good condition.

Maroon leather binding. Gilt titles. B/w photos. Front joint is broken, but cover still being held on by leather. Wear and scuffing to spine, with some splits. Marks to outer page edges and some page margins. A reading copy only!

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TRAVELS THROUGH FRANCE AND ITALY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Tobias Smollett.
Stock no. 2125942
1766. Good condition.

Leather spine and corners. Marbled boards. Containing observations on Character, Customs, Religion, Government, Police, Commerce, Arts, and Antiquities. With a particular description of the Town, Territory, and Climate of Nice: To which is added, A Register of the Weather, kept during a Residence of Eighteen Months in that City. Book has been sympathetically rebacked in contemporary style. New endpapers. Heavy wear and some chipping and loss to corners. Scuffing to marbled boards. Some browning to pages.

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS (2 VOLS)
Written by Thomas Bewick. Illustrated by Thomas Bewick.
Stock no. 2125941
1809. Very good condition.

Two volumes, green leather spine and corners, raised bands, gilt titles and decorations on spine. Newcastle, printed by Edward Walker for R.E. Bewick; sold by him and Longman and Co. London. Vol I Land Birds; Vol II Water Birds. Wood engravings by Bewick. Spines are very browned. Wear to corners. Foxing and page browning.

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HER MAJESTY'S ARMY & HER MAJESTY'S INDIAN AND COLONIAL FORCES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Walter Richards. Illustrated by G.D. Giles.
Stock no. 1816293
Published by J.S. Virtue & Co Limited. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

A descriptive account of the various regiments now comprising the Queen's forces, from their first establishment to the present time (vols I & II) and In India and the Colonies (vol III). Large format. Three-quarter leather binding, volumes 1 & 2 black leather with grey cloth sides, volume 3 burgundy leather with blue cloth sides. Gilt title to spines. Each volume has colour vignette to title page with tissue guard in place. Beautiful colour plates. Volume I has a cup ring stain on front side, is rubbed at corners. Front hinge between contents and list of illustrations is broken. Tissue guard is present, is creased with a few foxspots and a few small tears to gutter edge. Volume II is rubbed at corners. Tissue guard present but browned and worn at gutter edge. Prelims are detached (title page to vi of contents due to broken hinge. Between pages 262-263 a page containing three b/w photos of men in uniform has been expertly inserted. Hinge between page 264 and 265 broken. Volume III is rubbed at corners with slight loss of leather to base of spine. Tissue guard is missing between frontis and title page. Front section detached from title page to page vi of contents, cracked joint between title page and frontis. Pages 3-6 not bound in (but present). All plates are present throughout the set and in excellent condition. A few foxspots thoughout. A few cracked/pulled hinges. Some pencil annotation present to margins (comparatively little).

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