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CHINA THE FACTS
Written by P.T. Etherton.
Stock no. 1326566
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Yellow cloth, black title to spine. 257 numbered pages. B/w photos, folding map at rear of book. Spine bumped. Endpapers browned. Foxing to contents else clean.

Price: £28.00 £23.80.

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AS I WALKED OUT ONE MIDSUMMER MORNING
Written by Laurie Lee. Illustrated by Leonard Rosoman.
Stock no. 1326538
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author walks to and lives in Spain, making a living by playing his fiddle. Orange boards, gilt title to spine. 252 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0233961178. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers lightly browned. Price-cut wrapper is just a little edge creased else bright.

Price: £14.00 £11.90.

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PRIVATE GARDENS OF BUENOS AIRES
Written by Janick De Oliveira Cezar.
Stock no. 1827152
Published by Ediciones Lariviere. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A glimpse into eighteen private gardens that are typical of the subtropical climate of Buenos Aires. Pale green cloth boards, dark green title to spine. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9879528077. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

Price: £30.00 £25.50.

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VENICE AND ITS LAGOON
Written by Giulio Lorenzetti.
Stock no. 1827118
Published by Edizioni Lint Trieste. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reprint from the 1961 edition. Small format. Cream cloth boards, blue titles and black illustration to front. B/w photos. Folding maps. Text block a little grubby. Tiny crease to tip of top corners, light diagonal crease to top corner of prelims. Else a clean copy. Blue dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and has a biro mark crossing out to rear panel (price?).

Price: £68.00 £57.80.

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THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO
Written by Marco Polo; Ronald Latham.
Stock no. 1826967
Published by Folio Society. 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Reissued. Black cloth spine with gilt title, red cloth sides. Maps to endpapers. Colour plates. Fourth printing. Tiny stain to top and bottom edge next to gilt tooling, spine is a little scuffed. Else a lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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ARCHITECTURE OF AN ISLAND: THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF BAHRAIN
Written by Fiona Clark.
Stock no. 1826753
Published by Miracle. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Embodies both the economic and physical enhancements that are taking place in the Kingdom. Large format. Matt white boards with foil titles. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9789990137361. Boards a little scuffed. Top rear corner bumped. Contents clean. Internet directory on CD is MISSING from inside rear cover.

Price: £20.00 £17.00.

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THE GARDENS OF PORTUGAL
Written by Helena Attlee.
Stock no. 1826701
Published by Francis Lincoln Ltd. 1st 2008. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The gardens of Portugal borrow something from every phase of the country's sea-faring history, bringing together ideas from East and West in a style that is confident, flamboyant, slightly exotic but always distinctly Portuguese. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780711226937. Corners of boards rubbed and bumped. Boards are marked with foxing and damp. Foxing to prelims else contents are clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge creased, verso is damp stained at top rear edge and is foxed.

Price: £24.00 £20.40.

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SPANISH GARDENS
Written by Marquis De Casa Valdes.
Stock no. 1826674
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1st 1987. Good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Marquesa de Casa Valdes was brought up to love nature and spent part of her childhood and youth in the beautiful regions of north-east Spain, where the pinewoods almost meet the sea. During her travels, she has been able to study the gardens of other latitudes and climsates, giving her a sound basis from which to define more clearly the art and skills involved in gardening. Large format. Green cloth boards, white titles. Colour & a few b/w photos. ISBN: 8485861035. Some light scuffing to boards. Small knock to lower edge of front board. Front joint is broken. Else binding is tight. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at edges.

Price: £42.00 £35.70.

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AN INDIAN BOYHOOD
Written by Noel Sircar. Illustrated by Olga Lehmann.
Stock no. 1325822
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. A lovely account of a young boy's experiences growing up in Indian. Bold b/w illustrations. The author paints a vivid picture of life in India, as well as demonstrating the universal nature of "growing up." Small, light mark to lower edge of front cover. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with some loss, a bit grubby and marked to rear panel.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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MEXICO CITY (WORLD CITIES)
Written by Peter M. Ward.
Stock no. 1826397
Published by John Wiley & Sons. 2nd 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Revised Second Edition. Mexico City is one of the largest and most dynamic 'megacities' of the world. The last four decades of dramatic growth have seen great economic, demographic, political and social change. Does such profound change threaten the fabric of urban life in Mexio? Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 047197529X. Inscription in ink to half-title page, minor foxing to top edge of text block else contents clean. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

Price: £56.00 £47.60.

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ISLES OF GOLD: ANTIQUE MAPS OF JAPAN
Written by Hugh Cortazzi.
Stock no. 1826342
Published by John Weatherhill. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A selection of over 90 of the most attractive, remarkable, and historically significant European and Japanese maps of Japan. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Colour maps, some folding. ISBN: 0834801841. Foxing to text block, contents clean. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

Price: £36.00 £30.60.

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THE TIMES COMPREHENSIVE ATLAS OF THE WORLD
No author listed.
Stock no. 1325738
Published by Times Books. 2001. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Very large format. Tenth Edition reprinted with changes. Black cloth boards, silver titles. Superb colour maps. Blue ribbon page marker. ISBN: 0723007926. Slight bumping to spine. Contents fine. Some light scuffing to dustwrapper. Contained in slipcase which is lightly scuffed and and rubbed at edges.

Price: £48.00 £40.80.

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