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EAGLES, HAWKS AND FALCONS OF THE WORLD (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Leslie H. Brown; Dean Amadon. Illustrated by Roger Tory Peterson; et al..
Stock no. 1820533
Published by Country Life. 1979. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. 125 full-colour paintings. Brown/terracotta cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette. ISBN: 060043124X. Contained in publisher's slipcase with large brown pictorial onlay to all sides which is scuffed and rubbed at edges.

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PLAYBOX ANNUAL 1914
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1319579
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1914. Good condition.

Green cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board. 4 colour plates. Two-tone and b/w illustrations, including some by Wain. Covers edge worn. Spine worn with split at base. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Front joint cracked and frontis missing. Ragged edges and margin tears to plates. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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PLAYBOX ANNUAL 1913
No author listed. Illustrated by S.J. Cash; Hilda Cowham; E.M. Taylor; et al..
Stock no. 1319578
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1913. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine, pictorial front board. Colour plates, b/w and two-tone illustrations. 208 pages. Covers are edge worn. Spine worn. Rear cover is grubby. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Front joint is cracked (between frontis and title-page). Some light fingermarks at page margins else contents clean.

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SUNDAY READING FOR THE YOUNG 1900
No author listed. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; A.G. Walker; W.H.C. Groome; Helen Miles; George Woolliscroft Rhead; Charles Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 2133964
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. 1900. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth boards with white decorative borders and embossed white illustration of girl and boy to front. Bevelled edges. Colour frontispiece entitled 'Preparing for the Flower Service'. B/w illustrations by various artists. 412 pages plus 24 page publisher advert to rear. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to over edges. A few marks to covers and uneven fading to rear. Reward plate to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Some page browning.

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MOTORS AND MOTOR-DRIVING
Written by Alfred C. Harmsworth. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 2133944
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 2nd 1903. Very good condition.

Pages: xx, 456 + 4. Original brown decorated cloth. Illustrations by H. M. Brock, H. Tringham and from Photographs. Badminton Library series. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to pages.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 2016
Written by Stuart Trotter; Mara Alperin; et al. Illustrated by John Harrold; Alfred Bestall; Stuart Trotter; et al..
Stock no. 2133894
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert and friends on the water, with picnic baskets. First story is 'Rupert and the Iceberg' from the 1986 annual. ISBN: 9781405283519. SIGNED by Stuart Trotter, with dedication to a previous owner on title page. Also contains a small laminated card that says 'The Followers of Rupert 2016 Signed Annual.

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THE TENTH HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Grace Lodge; Robert MacGillivray; Hilda McGavin; et al..
Stock no. 1319508
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine, red boards with gilt titles. Colour plates and illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Slight mottling to covers. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with slight loss to top and tail of spine.

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ENID BLYTON'S MARIGOLD STORY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Hilda Boswell; Dorothy Hall; et al..
Stock no. 1319507
Published by John Gifford Ltd.. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black spine with gilt title. Pretty pictorial boards. Colour plates and two-tone illustrations. Stories, poems, puzzles, strip pictures etc. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Foxing, mainly at textblock but affecting some page margins too. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with slight loss, largest piece of loss to lower edge of rear cover (2.5 x 6cm).

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THE PRADO MASTERPIECES
Written by Erica Witschey. Illustrated by Fra Angelico; Botticelli; Raphael; et al..
Stock no. 2133785
Published by Thames and Hudson. Circa 2016. Fine condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with dark blue titles to spine. Featuring works from one of the world's most important museums. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780500970744. Still in original shrink wrap - so UNREAD, with original paper wrap around band.

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PHEASANTS, PARTRIDGES AND GROUSE (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Steve Madge; Phil Mcgowan. Illustrated by Norman Arlott; et al..
Stock no. 1820292
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Guide to the Pheasants, Partridges, Quails, Grouse, Guineafowl, Buttonquails and Sandgrouse of the World. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations and distribution maps. ISBN: 0713639660. Light stain to lower edge of text block and vertical margin of front endpaper. Else fine. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased.

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BIRDS OF THE INDONESIAN ARCHIPELAGO: GREATER SUNDAS AND WALLACEA
Written by James A. Eaton; Bas Van Balen; et al. Illustrated by Richard Allen; Norman Arlott; et al..
Stock no. 1820290
Published by Lynx. 1st 2016. Nearly fine condition.

An ornithological field guide covering the vast chain of the Indonesian archipelago. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations and distribution maps. ISBN: 9788494189265. Vertical creasing to prelims. Text block lightly browned.

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BIRDS OF PERU (PRINCETON FIELD GUIDES)
Written by Thomas S. Schulenberg; Douglas E. Stotz; Daniel F. Lane; et al. Illustrated by Dale Dyer; Daniel F. Lane; et al..
Stock no. 1820286
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st thus 2010. Very good condition.

Revised and Updated Edition. A authoritative field guide to this diverse, neo-tropical landscape. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780691130231. Covers lightly creased and lightly scuffed. Spine is slightly faded. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean.

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