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APPLES: A GUIDE TO IDENTIFICATION OF INTERNATIONAL VARIETIES
Written by John Bultitude.
Stock no. 1826662
Published by The Macmillan Press Ltd.. 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Compiled and written specifically to enable anyone interested in eating or growing apples to identify a specific variety. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0333349717. Reprint. Spine a little faded, horizontal edges of boards are lightly rubbed. Hefty knock to top rear edge of boards with damage to board but not to contents. Contents are clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine, base of spine has a small chip, verso of spine is foxed.

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WORLD BAYONETS: 1800 TO THE PRESENT
Written by Anthony Carter.
Stock no. 1826612
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 4th 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Revised and Expanded edition. An illustrated reference guide for collectors. Includes more advice to novice collectors on the international marketplace, the basis for selecting items for collections, means of renovating and restoring bayonets and methods of storage and display. Over 270 b/w photographs of bayonets. Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1854093444. Boards clean. Foxing to top edge of text block. Else contents clean. Red pictorial dustwrapper is very clean.

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THE ANNOTATED HOBBIT
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Douglas A. Anderson. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 1325875
Published by Guild Publishing. 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive gloss on this classic book. Large format. Black boards with gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations to text. 335 numbered pages. Some light finger creases to page margins else contents clean.

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THE GOLDEN AGE OF CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATION
Written by Richard Dalby. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith; Kay Nielsen; Edmund Dulac; Millicent Sowerby; Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1826337
Published by Michael O'Mara books Limited. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Short biographies of more than 50 of the artists whose talents helped to create the Golden Age. Large format, green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1854790412. Top edge of text block lightly browned with minor foxing. Else a nice, clean copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is also nice and clean.

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ART OF THE NEW NATURALISTS
Written by Peter Marren; Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 1325702
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

The history of the artwork of the dustwrappers, describing the frantic workings behind the seemingly serene collection of illustrations that have shaped Britain's most iconic natural history series. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Blue endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. ix and 310 pages including index. ISBN: 9780007284719. Spine slightly bumped. Contents fine. Blue wrap around label is torn at spine.

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THE OXFORD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MARITIME HISTORY (4 VOLUMES)
Written by John B. Hattendorf; et al.
Stock no. 1825866
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with black title labels to spine and front cover; gilt titles. Volume 1 covers Actium, Battle of, Ex Voto; Volume 2: Factory Ship, Navies: Japan; Volume 3: Navies: Portugal, Shipyards; Volume 4 Siebe, Augustus, Zheng He, Index. ISBN: 9780195130751. Minor scuffing to gilt title affecting 'A' of 'Maritime' to front of volume 1, minor scuffing of gilt titles to spines. A few minor grubby marks to text blocks. Contents are clean.

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1001 WONDERFUL THINGS
Written by Walter Hutchinson.
Stock no. 1324995
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Very good condition.

Light brown cloth with black titles and vignettes to front and spine. 512 pages. B/w photos throughout of 1001 wonderful things, index at rear. Spine and corners bumped. A few small marks to covers. Page browning throughout out else contents clean.

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DICTIONARY OF THE PLACE-NAMES OF WALES
Written by Hywel Wyn Owen; Richard Morgan.
Stock no. 1324736
Published by Gomer Press. 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

An important new standard reference work for scholars of language, landscape and settlement history, and for those general readers who are fascinated by the place-names of Wales. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. 506 pages. ISBN: 9781843239017. Reprinted with corrections. Spine and corners bumped. A few small indentations to edge of front cover. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just lightly edge creased.

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THE DICTIONARY OF 20TH CENTURY BRITISH BOOK ILLUSTRATORS
Written by Alan Horne.
Stock no. 1324225
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Information about some 1,000 British illustrators, the lesser known as well as the masters in the field. Large format. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. 456 pages. ISBN: 1851491082. Spine very slightly bumped. A nice, bright copy.

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DICTIONARY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION
Written by Alan Jay Christensen.
Stock no. 1824435
Published by McGraw-Hill. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

A unique, comprehensive reference that defines the language of today's landscape architecture, planning, construction, and environmental science, covering specifics such as irrigation, plant science, soil science, wetlands, landscape ecology, horticulture, and land planning. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and sketches in the text. ISBN: 0071441425. Board corners lightly rubbed. Boards a little scuffed, top of spine bumped. Small knock to top rear edge of board. Text block a little grubby else contents clean.

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CHILDREN'S BOOKS OF YESTERDAY
Written by Philip James; C. Geoffrey Holme.
Stock no. 1323931
Published by The Studio Ltd.. 1933. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The Studio Special Autumn Number. Large format. Green cloth, blue titles. 128 pages. Full of b/w photos and some colour illustrations. Spine bumped. Slight browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is browned and a little grubby and chipped with some loss.

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MATTERS OF FACT
Written by Margery Fisher.
Stock no. 1323772
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Aspects of Non-fiction for Children. Dark brown boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0340035773. Spine slightly bumped. Light foxing to textblock. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and a little browned at edges.

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