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FLIGHT AND AIRCRAFT ENGINEER VOL. XLIX
No author listed.
Stock no. 1824290
Published by Flight Publishing Co. Ltd. 1946. Almost very good condition.

First Aeronautical Weekly in the World, founded January 1909. Volume XLIX covers January to June, 1946. Nos 1932 to 1956 bound in one volume. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations and a few colour, some folding illustrations. Ex-library in library binding. Boards grubby and marked, spine faded and stained. Text block browned. Library markings to front endpaper and some magazine title pages. Binding is tight. Old post-it note stuck to page 57 pulling surface paper from page. A few foxspots and some page browning but contents generally clean.

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NAVY & ARMY ILLUSTRATED VOL. I & II
Written by Charles N. Robinson.
Stock no. 1824289
Published by Hudson & Kearns; George Newnes Limited. 1985. Almost very good condition.

Very large format. Black calf leather spine & corners, dark green textured cloth boards with gilt title to front. No title to spine. From volume I Friday December 20th 1985 through to volume II Friday 11th December 1896, complete in one volume. B/w photos throughout. Leather spine rubbed and scuffed, boards scuffed and worn at lower edges. New endpapers. Some pages not bound in (but present). Some title pages have loss/tape marks. Tape repair to width of page 139 now yellowed with age. A few margin marks and tears.

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BOYS OWN PAPER SUMMER NUMBER FOR 1887
Written by G.A. Hutchison; et al. Illustrated by Alfred Pearse; et al..
Stock no. 1824198
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. 1887. Almost very good condition.

Edited by G.A.Hutchison, stories by numerous authors. First item (a poem) is 'A Holiday Discovery' by Somerville Gibney. Blue & white pictorial paper wraps. Staple binding. B/w Frontis by Alfred Pearse plus numerous b/w illustrations by multiple people throughout. Adverts to front and rear. Staples rusty and bleeding therefore binding is a little fragile especially for the covers. Spine is worn with a little loss. Covers are browned. A few marks mainly to margins but overall a good copy for a magazine of this age!

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CRIME STORIES FROM THE 'STRAND'
Written by Geraldine Beare; H.R.F. Keating. Illustrated by David Eccles.
Stock no. 2139228
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Very good condition.

Selected by Geraldine Beare with an Introduction by H.R.F. Keating. Lilac/blue pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine is faded and browned. Slip case is generally very good - bumping with some scuff/score marks and other marks.

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THE BEST OF HOT ROD MAGAZINE 1949-1959
No author listed.
Stock no. 2138666
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st USA 2003. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. From the Editors of Hot Rod Magazine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0760313172. Book has been covered with clear adhesive film; fading to spine.

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CRIME STORIES FROM THE 'STRAND'
Written by Geraldine Beare; H.R.F. Keating. Illustrated by David Eccles.
Stock no. 2138368
Published by Folio Society. 1993. Very good condition.

Selected by Geraldine Beare with an Introduction by H.R.F. Keating. Lilac/blue pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. 4th printing. Spine and edges next to spine are very faded. Some page edge browning. Slip case is better than very good.

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BO-PEEP: A MAGAZINE FOR THE NURSERY JUNE 1885
No author listed.
Stock no. 2137114
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1885. Almost very good condition.

Paperwraps. B/w illustrations. Starts at page 81 through to 96. Some creasing, wear and marks to covers. Foxing and margin marks.

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ILLUSTRATORS ISSUE TWENTY-FOUR FRENCH MOVIE POSTERS
No author listed. Illustrated by Boris Grinsson; Clement Hurel; Jean Mascii; et al..
Stock no. 2135115
Published by Geoff West. 2018. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781907081491.

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ILLUSTRATORS ISSUE TWENTY-SIX
No author listed. Illustrated by John Millar Watt; Petar Meseldzija; Philip Mendoza.
Stock no. 2135114
Published by Geoff West. 2019. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781907081668.

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AUTOSPORT 50TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821764
Published by Autosport. 2000. Very good condition.

Celebrating 50 years of the best in motorsport, special collector's edition of Autosport Magazine. Large format. Cardwraps. Packed with colour photos. A nice, used copy.

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OVER THE FRONT VOLUME 25 NUMBER 1 SPRING 2010
Written by Steven A. Ruffin.
Stock no. 1818974
2010. Nearly fine condition.

Issued quarterly by the League of World War One Aviation Historians. Edited by Ruffin. Colour cardwraps. B/w photos. 96 pages.

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC INDEX 1888-1988
Written by Willbur E. Garrett.
Stock no. 1816940
Published by National Geographic Society. 1989. Fine condition.

One Hundred Years of the National Geographic magazine. Brown leather spine with gilt title, black cloth boards with gilt vignette to front. Marbled endpapers. Colour & b/w photos throughout. 1215 pages. All edges gilt. Also includes Maps of the United States and the World in slipcase with booklet. Second printing. Contained in publisher's slipcase. Map supplement also present.

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