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BRITISH BEETLES THEIR HOMES AND HABITS
Written by Norman H. Joy.
Stock no. 1821266
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1933. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Including chapters on how to identify, collect and study. B/w photos and illustrations. Green cloth boards, top edge green. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Text block lightly browned. Hinges pulled. A few foxspots and margin marks present. All plates present. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is heavily browned, stained and is worn at edges with loss to top of spine.

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BRITISH BEETLES
Written by E.C. Rye; Canon Fowler.
Stock no. 1821262
Published by L. Reeve & Co. Ltd.. 2nd 1890. Almost very good condition.

An Introduction to the Study of Our Indigenous Coleoptera. Second Edition, Revised and in Part Re-Written by Rev. Canon Fowler. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt vignette of large stag beetle to front. 16 colour plates to rear. Edges rubbed & lightly worn. Boards lightly scuffed. Text block browned. Joints cracked but not broken. Contemporary inscription in ink to front endpaper. All plates present. A few margin marks.

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REGIONAL STEAM: AROUND BRITAIN IN THE 1950S
Written by Brian Morrison.
Stock no. 1821195
Published by The Railway Herald. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9780956258106.

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THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. XIII PART I AND II
Written by Rev. Mr. Nightingale.
Stock no. 1821028
Published by J. Harris; Longman And Co.; J. Walker; R. Baldwin et al.. 1st 1813. Very good condition.

Original delineations, topographical, historical and descriptive. Two Volumes. Part I: Shropshire and Somersetshire. Part II: Staffordshire. Three quarter leather binding with blue marbled boards. 5 raised bands to spine. Gilt title to spines and gilt tooling. 31 & 14 plates respectively. Very nice, tight leather binding. Light browning to edge of marbled boards. Spines are lightly faded but gilt is bright. Text block browned on both volumes. Scattered foxing throughout and browning.

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COMPLETE BRITISH RAILWAYS MAPS AND GAZETEER FROM 1830-1981
Written by C.J. Wignall.
Stock no. 1820597
Published by Oxford Publishing. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

Card wrap edition. Large format. ISBN: 0860932729. Spine lightly faded. Corners lightly rubbed. Contents clean.

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BEALINE TO THE ISLANDS
Written by Phil Lo Bao; Iain Hutchison.
Stock no. 1820547
Published by Keats Publishing. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition.

The story of air services to offshore communities of the British Isles by British European Airways, its predecessors and successors. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951895842. Spine slightly faded.

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JOHN BULL, LIMITED
Written by George W. Hills.
Stock no. 1820471
Published by Regent Publishing Co.. Almost very good condition.

Travels around the United Kingdom. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w plates. Rear board a little scuffed, spine slightly faded, titles bright. Corners lightly worn. Name in ink to front endpaper. Annotations in biro to rear endpaper. A few scattered foxspots. All plates present.

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THE BRITISH STEAM RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVE 1825-1925
Written by E.L. Ahrons.
Stock no. 2133802
Published by Bracken Books. 1st thus 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A complete, accurate and detailed history of the British steam locomotive during is first century. Large format. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and line drawings. 391 pages including index. ISBN: 1851701036. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BRITISH FLORA
Written by George Bentham; J.D. Hooker; A.B Rendle.
Stock no. 1820166
Published by L. Reeve & Co. Ltd.. 1930. Almost very good condition.

A Description of the Flowering Plants and Ferns Indigenous to, or Naturalised in The British Isles. For the Use of Beginners and Amateurs. By G. Bentham, Revised by J.D. Hooker, Seventh Edition revised by A.B. Rendle. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. lxi and 606 pages including index. From the library of botanist and author David McClintock (personal bookplate to front pastedown). Covers rubbed, corners bumped. Text block browned. Neat margin notes in pencil throughout. Large ink stain to page 190-191 but text still readable.

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THE PORTRAIT IN BRITAIN AND AMERICA
Written by Robin Simon.
Stock no. 1317544
Published by Phaidon; Oxford. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With a Biographical Dictionary of Portrait Painters 1680-1914. Large format. Colour and b/w reproductions of paintings. 255 pages includes index. ISBN: 0714823864. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Dustwrapper a little scuffed.

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DISASTERS ON THE SEVERN
Written by Chris Witts.
Stock no. 1816708
Published by Tempus Publishing Ltd. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition.

A fascinating catalogue of incidents. A record of the tribulations of man trying to harness the powers of this great waterway and the perils risked by living alongside it. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0752423835.

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