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SURREY
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff. Illustrated by Sutton Palmer.
Stock no. 2137601
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1906. Good condition.

A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. A focus on the special charm of Surrey. Blue cloth with bramble design. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 75 colour plates captioned on tissue guard. Folding map. Damage to top of spine; small vertical split and then longer horizontal split across top of spine. Front endpaper is MISSING. Joints are cracked and weak. Marks down margin/joint to page 169 and plate, which is pulled. Some other joints are pulled. A reading copy.

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THE SALONIKA FRONT
Written by A.J. Mann. Illustrated by William T. Wood.
Stock no. 2137600
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1920. Good condition.

War Front Series. Blue embossed cloth. Gilt title to spine. 32 colour plates, 8 b/w plates + folding colour map. Spine is browned and bumped. Foxing and spotting to covers, which are also bumped along edges, with some other marks. Some foxing and browning. Contents are still generally very good.

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OXFORD
Written by Edward Thomas. Illustrated by John Fulleylove.
Stock no. 2137587
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1903. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt design and titles on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. 3200 copies. A. & C. Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. 60 tissue-guarded colour plates. Spine is browned and bumped, with a little chipping/splitting to cloth at corners. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and front endpaper. Foxing. Arms of Colleges cards are stuck to 3 pages of prelims and verso of last text page of book and each chapter heading page thoroughout.

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THE THAMES
Written by G.E. Mitton. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137559
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1906. Very good condition.

Pale grey/blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. White and two green colour decorations. 75 colour plates/illustrations - 55 full page with tissue-guards and 20 are chapter headers. Plus fold-out map to rear. 248 pages, plus 2 page original booklist to rear. A and C Black Colour Book in the 20 Shilling series. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Joints are cracked. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges, but some also to pages internally. Plate margins also have some foxing, but mostly browning.

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ANCIENT TALES AND FOLKLORE OF JAPAN
Written by Richard Gordon Smith. Illustrated by Richard Gordon Smith; Mo-No-Yuki.
Stock no. 2137558
Published by A. & C. Black. Circa 1908. Almost very good condition.

Grey cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Decorations also to front cover and spine. 62 colour plates. A & C Black Colour Book in the 20 Shillings Series. 4 page booklist to rear. Early edition, but has 4 page (later) booklist to rear. 1-2" tear/damage vertically and then horizontally to top of spine, which is also browned. Bumping to corners. Marks to covers. Some page margin tears (e.g. front endpaper and page 92. Foxing and browning throughout.

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A SHORT HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND
Written by J.F. Kendall.
Stock no. 2137461
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with direct colour photographs taken at The Church Pageant by Elliott and Fry. Also b/w photos. 207 pages including index. A & C Black 7/6 Series. Spine and cover edges are very browned. Some white scuffing marks to front cover. Browning and foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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LONDON TO THE NORE
Written by W.L. Wyllie; M.A. Wyllie. Illustrated by W.L. Wyllie; M.A. Wyllie.
Stock no. 2137438
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1905. Almost very good condition.

Brick red/brown cloth, black and gilt picture of sailing ship to front cover, Big Ben to spine. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 60 tissue-guarded colour plates with b/w chapter head and tail pieces. 3000 copies printed. A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling series. Split/tear to spine at top, vertically and horizontally. Bumping to spine and corners. Marks to covers; some spotting. Couple of inch crack/crease to top corner of front cover; some damage to pastedown on verso. Creasing in same place to prelims, including frontis. Erased inscription to front endpaper. Grubby margin marks to contents pages/list of illustrations. Foxing and browning to outer page edges; a few margin marks, but contents are generally still very good.

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SOUTHERN SPAIN
Written by A.F. Calvert. Illustrated by Trevor Haddon.
Stock no. 2137431
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Maroon cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover and yellow and orange decorations. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates and fold-out map to rear. Part of the A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. 1" split to top of spine. Bumping to corners. Some scuffing. Joints are cracked and weak - can see stitching through the paper. Page edge browning. Lower margin has slight loss page 155/6. Browning to margins of plate pages.

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DERBYSHIRE
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff. Illustrated by W. Heaton Cooper.
Stock no. 2137425
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Blue cloth. 32 colour plates. Popular series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing.

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THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS OF SCOTLAND
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff. Illustrated by W. Smith.
Stock no. 2137421
Published by A. & C. Black. 1907. Good condition.

A and C Colour Book in the 10 Shillings Series. 40 colour plates plus folding map. Purple decorative cloth. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 4 page booklist to rear. Large splits to top and tail of spine one on either side. Some chipping to and fraying of cloth on spine, which is also browned. Corners are bumped. Mark to margin of plate page 66; guard partially detached page 226. Map is creased. Some foxing and marks.

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NATURAL HISTORY ANIMALS
Written by George Jennison. Illustrated by E.H. Fisher.
Stock no. 2137419
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

An Illustrated Who's Who of the Animal World. 16 colour plates plus b/w photos. Blue cloth, gilt titles and embossed elephant head vignette. A and C Colour Book. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some brown spotting and uneven marking to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins.

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BATH & BRISTOL
Written by Stanley Hutton. Illustrated by Laura A. Happerfield.
Stock no. 2137410
Published by A. & C. Black. Circa 1915. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black Colour Book 7s 6d Series. 3000 copies printed. Grey cloth, green titles and borders. 20 tissue-guarded colour plates. 2 folding maps. REPRINT! Spine is browned. Marks to covers; bumping. Front joint is a bit cracked. Margin tear to plate guard page 101. Blue mark to verso of plate page 176. Some foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

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