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MILESTONES IN MOTORSPORTS: MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SLR
Written by Gunter Engelen.
Stock no. 2137991
Published by Hatje Cantz Verlag. 1st 2015. Fine condition.

Large format. Silver cloth with black title to spine; large b/w picture to front cover. This is Limited to 999 Copies. Stunning photography in b/w on metallic paper to first half of book. Contained in a double slip case in black, with silver car outline on it. ISBN: 9783775740012. This is Copy No. 703. Slip cases are in near fine condition - some light wear.

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SKETCHES IN GOWER
Written by Robert Lucas. Illustrated by Mary Wood.
Stock no. 2137961
Published by The Gower Society. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Mary Wood completed her sketch book in the middle of the 19th century. Colour illustrations. Limited to 1000 copies. ISBN: 0905928784. This is Copy No. 323. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks and faded to spine.

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CUSTER CATASTROPHE AT THE LITTLE BIG HORN 1876
Written by Richard Upton.
Stock no. 2137849
Published by Upton And Sons, Publishers. 1st USA 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Battle of the Little Big Horn Series: Volume Eleven. B/w photos and illustrations. Early Rare Accounts and Publications by Early Writers That Form the Basis for Much of the Current Books and Programs of Today. Specially bound and produced in an edition of 50 numbered copies. ISBN: 9780912783499. SIGNED by author/compiler. This is Copy No. 41.

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5,000 MILES WITH THE CHESHIRE YEOMANRY IN SOUTH AFRICA
Written by John H. Cooke.
Stock no. 2137729
Published by Mackie & Co. Limited. Circa 1914. Good condition.

Large format. Red cloth with black titles. Limited Edition to 500 Numbered Copies. A series of articles, compiled from letters and diaries written by officers, Non-commissioned Offices and men of the 21st and 22nd (Cheshire) companies of Imperial Yeomanry, relating their experiences during the South African War in the years 1900-1901: also articles from "The Times", "The Times' History of the War," and other papers relating to the marches, movements and operations of the two companies. B/w photos. SIGNED by author (compiler) to Front endpaper, with dedication. Also signed to Numbered page; This is Copy No. 214.Bumping and wear to spine and corners; fading to spine, with fraying to cloth all up rear side of spine split - a few threads are holding on. Joints are cracked. Foxing to outer page edges. Some margin marks.

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1898-1998 SERVE & OBEY: THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF WEST MONMOUTH SCHOOL
Written by Arthur Crane.
Stock no. 1823612
Published by West Monmouth School. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. 129 pages. ISBN: 0953466809. Top edge of text block a little grubby. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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TIME I WAS DEAD: PAGES FROM MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2137496
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode Limited. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

Larger format. Red leather spine with gilt title. Red cloth covers. Limited edition to 100 copies numbered and signed by the author. Colour and b/w plates and illustrations. SIGNED by author to verso of title page. This is Copy No. 23. Some wear to cover edges; a little fading. A couple of grubby, what look like finger marks to rear cover. Foxing and browning to varying degrees throughout the book.

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REGIMENTAL FIRE! THE HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY OF WORLD WAR II 1939-1945
Written by R.F. Johnson.
Stock no. 2137383
Published by H.A.C.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Leather bound - very dark blue, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. This is a Limited edition. Fold-out maps and b/w photos. This is Copy No. 106 - Presented to Capt. J.F.K. Cheston-Porter. Browning along bottom edge of front cover. Wear to spine. Page edge browning; light foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and chips; some fading and marks.

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SPLENDOUR OF THE SOMERSET & DORSET RAILWAY
Written by Alan Hammond; Christine Hammond.
Stock no. 2137375
Published by Millstream Books. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Limited edition to 2500 numbered copies. ISBN: 9780948975905. This is Copy No. 1231. Wrapper has light edge-creasing and slight fade to spine.

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LIFE IN A SCOTTISH COUNTRY HOUSE
Written by Paul Harris.
Stock no. 2137368
Published by Whittingehame House Publishing. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Story of A.J. Balfour and Whittingehame House. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Limited edition to 750 copies. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0951498509. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Brown staining to outer page edges/margins. Small newspaper cutting stuck to rear pastedown with tape.

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THE BOOK OF ALMONDSBURY
Written by Roy S. Walker.
Stock no. 1823552
Published by Barracuda Books. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of Almondsbury and its people to 1920. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Limited edition with list of subscribers to rear. ISBN: 0860232816. This is copy 218. Foxing to top edge of text block. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Slight musty odour present.

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SCALACRONICA: THE REIGNS OF EDWARD I, EDWARD II, AND EDWARD III
Written by Thomas Gray; Herbert Maxwell.
Stock no. 1823541
Published by James Maclehose And Sons. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

A chronicle written in Anglo-Norman French and translated here by Sir Herbert Maxwell. Documenting the history of Britain until 1363, one of the few early chronicles written by a layman. Limited edition of 95. White vellum spine with gilt title, Red cloth boards with gilt vignette to front. Handmade paper, deckle-edged. Top edge gilt. 18 colour plates of heraldic shields with tissue guards. This is copy 33 of 95. Boards & spine mottled. Bookplate to front pastedown. A few foxspots present. All plates present minus three tissue-guards.

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THE HOLKHAM BIBLE
Written by Michelle P. Brown.
Stock no. 1322499
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Nearly fine condition.

A glorious Folio Society facsimile edition of a unique medieval Picture-Bible which first surfaced in 1816 when it was bought by Thomas Coke of Holham Hall. Large format. Three quarter bound in blue leather, raised bands to spine, gilt decorations to spine. Blue patterned cloth boards with leather onlay to front containing title in red and gilt vignette. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. Illuminated manuscript. Limited to 1750 numbered copies and 25 lettered copies. Complete with Commentary by Michelle P. Brown which is bound with a blue cloth spine with gilt title and blue paper boards with white title onlay to front. This is copy no. 356. The Bible and the commentary are in fine condition contained in the original solander box which just has a tiny dent to lower edge of front side.

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