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RANK AND BADGES, DATES OF FORMATION, NAVAL AND MILITARY DISTINCTIONS, PRECEDENCE, SALUTES, COLOURS AND SMALL ARMS, IN HER MAJESTY'S ARMY AND NAVY AND AUXILIARY FORCES
Written by Ottley Lane Perry.
Stock no. 2133493
Published by Ray Westlake Military Books. 1st thus 1986. Very good condition.

Revised edition. Including A Record of the Naval and Military Forces in the Different Counties of Great Britain and Ireland. Originally published in 1887. This is a Limited edition to 300 copies. ISBN: 0950853062. This is Copy No. 34 (written in ink to verso of title page). Crease to spine. Some marks to covers. Previous owners small label stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges.

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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. 2133374
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. Contained in original slip case which has full colour onlay to one side; in excellent condition apart from a couple of small marks.

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FAUST
Written by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 1819858
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

A Limited Edition of 250 copies. Large paper edition with an extra coloured plate "The Witches' Revel". Contains 31 colour plates with tissue guards (additional plate to trade edition). Decorated vellum boards, gilt titles. Plain endpapers. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by the artist. Copy 192 of 250 numbered editions. Vellum is rubbed and marked, spine browned. Corners worn. All plates and tissue-guards present. Remains of a label to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers. Half-title page is browned. Some tissue-guards creased. Some light marks to gutter edge of a few plates and facing pages. Plates beautiful and bright. Contained in a purpose made solander case with leather spine.

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THE BIG BOOK OF HARLEY-DAVIDSON
Written by Thomas C. Bolfert.
Stock no. 2133305
Published by Harley Davidson, Inc. 1st USA 1989. Very good condition.

Large format. Leather-style binding. Brown covers with gilt titles and motif. Limited edition to 1500 copies. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0962411302. This is Copy No. 1016. Small surface paper damage patch to title page. Browning to page margins and outer page edges.

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CALL TO ARMS: THE STORY OF BUCKS' CITIZEN SOLDIERS FROM THEIR ORIGINS TO DATE
Written by Ian F.W. Beckett.
Stock no. 1819616
Published by Barracuda Books. 1st 1985. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Buckinghamshire's Citizen Soldiers. Large format. B/w photos. 144 pages including list of subscribers. Limited edition. ISBN: 086023245X. This copy is NOT numbered. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and has faint label mark to front panel.

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THE LANGLEY STORY ILLUSTRATED
Written by Donald E. Waite.
Stock no. 1819555
1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition.

An Early History of the Municipality of Langley (Canada). Limited Edition of 100. Brown cloth padded boards, gilt titles. B/w photos & illustrations. 280 pages including index. ISBN: 0919213618. Gilt 'The' in title to spine is lightly rubbed. Covers lightly rubbed. Copy 69 of 100 SIGNED by the author. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Contained in brown slipcase with previous owner's name in gilt which is in very good condition, some scuffing.

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IAN WALKER RACING: THE MAN AND HIS CARS
Written by Julian Balme.
Stock no. 1819501
Published by Coterie Press Limited. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Ian Walker embraced all aspects of post-war motorsport, from rallying to racing, driver to team manager, car manufacturer to car dealer. In just ten years he had done the lot. Large square format. Black cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w photos throughout. This is a limited edition. ISBN: 9781902351476. Pictorial dustwrapper has some light scuffing. Contained in publisher's green slipcase which is still in original shrinkwrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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BANKSY'S BRISTOL: HOME SWEET HOME
Written by Steve Wright. Illustrated by Banksy.
Stock no. 1819378
Published by Tangent Books. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.

The unofficial guide; limited to 6,000 copies. A celebration of Banksy's street art in his home city of Bristol. Matt black pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9781906477004. Matt boards a little scuffed.

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B.R.M. THE SAGA OF BRITISH RACING MOTORS VOLUME 2
Written by Doug Nye; Tony Rudd.
Stock no. 2132983
Published by Motor Racing Publications Ltd.. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Spaceframe Cars 1959-1965. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Limited print run (nos. 301-2500 out of total print run of 2,500 Numbered Copies). Standard binding. ISBN: 1899870008. A few small knocks to corners. This is Copy No. 1984. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.

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LOTUS SEVEN & THE INDEPENDENTS
Written by Dennis Ortenburger.
Stock no. 2132800
Published by Coterie Press Limited. 1st 2004. Fine condition.

Featuring the Lotus Seven and a History of the World's Independent Builders. Telling the story of the life and times of this "four wheeled motorbike", detailing for the first time the many Seven derivatives that have been manufactured the world over. Limited edition of 50 specially bound hand numbered copies. Black cloth, embossed title to spine. All edges gilt. Gold ribbon page marker. Colour and b/w photos throughout. 208 pages includes index. ISBN: 1902351126. Copy no. 23. Gold bookplate on front endpaper SIGNED by author and publisher. A superb copy.

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THE GREAT WAR MEDAL COLLECTORS COMPANION
Written by Howard Williamson.
Stock no. 2132630
Published by Anne Williamson. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. The definitive reference work for collectors and researchers of Great War Campaign and Gallantry Medals. Limited edition to 3,500 copies. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780952754442. A few small knocks to corners. A couple of small indentation marks to covers. SIGNED by author to title page. This is Copy No. 841.

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