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WILLIAM TELL TOLD AGAIN
Written by P.G. Wodehouse; John Houghton. Illustrated by Philip Dadd.
Stock no. 1823896
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1904. Very good condition.

A very early reprint of this early Wodehouse work. Brown pictorial cloth. 16 colour plates described in verse by John W. Houghton with tissue-guards. 105 pages. Top edge gilt. Re-issue of 1st edition, 2 pages of ads to rear: third printing. Spine lightly sunned. Boards slightly grubby. Endpapers browned. Foxing throughout. Plates generally clean.

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MOTHER GOOSE'S NURSERY TALES
Written by L. Edna Walter. Illustrated by Charles Folkard; J.H. Hartley.
Stock no. 1323066
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. Circa 1936. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 16 colour plates (10 by Folkard and 6 by Hartley). 219 pages. A book of well-known and loved fairy tales. Spine and corners bumped, spine slightly faded. Inscription in ink (dated 1936) and some ink writing to front free-endpaper. Contents clean.

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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2138968
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1917. Good condition.

Brown/brick red pictorial cloth and spine. 12 colour plates by Folkard, plus other b/w illustrations to text. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some uneven fading and mottling, with marks. Foxing throughout. All plates present.

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WILLIAM TELL TOLD AGAIN
Written by P.G. Wodehouse; John W. Houghton. Illustrated by Philip Dadd.
Stock no. 2138092
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. Circa 1936. Very good condition.

Brick red/brown pictorial cloth. 16 colour plates described in verse by John W. Houghton with tissue-guards. 105 pages. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper, which is also creased to corners. Page browning throughout, including to plate margins.

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BUCKINGHAMSHIRE AND BERKSHIRE
Written by G.E. Mitton. Illustrated by Sutton Palmer.
Stock no. 2137603
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1920. Very good condition.

Green decorated cloth., gilt title to spine, dark title to front cover. 60 colour plates and folding sketch map. 20 shilling series A. & C. Black Colour Book in the 20 shillings series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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ITALY
Written by Frank Fox. Illustrated by Ella Du Cane; William Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2137602
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1918. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine; brown title to front cover. Brown and yellow decorations to spine and front cover. Reprint edition, with 64 illustrations (original published in 1913 with 32 illustrations). A and C Black Colour Book in the 20 Shillings Series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some nicks, chips and splits to spine; some fraying to cloth. Heavy foxing to a few pages (e.g. 70/1). Some hinges are pulled.

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THE ROMAN SOLDIER
Written by Amedee Forestier; Ian A. Richmond. Illustrated by Amedee Forestier.
Stock no. 2137598
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with black titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. Some Illustrations Representative of Roman Military Life With Special Reference to Britain. 15 Colour plates. Others in photogravure. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven darkening and fading to cover edges and spine. Some grubby marks and wear to covers. A few hinges are pulled - especially page 33 and 113.. Some foxing/browning.

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FRANCE
Written by Gordon Home. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137596
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. Circa 1918. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine and black title to front cover. Reissued with 64 colour plates. Part of the A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. Spine is browned and gilt faded; tear to top of spine. Bumping to corners. NEW endpapers. Heavy foxing.

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THE WORLD
Written by Ascott R. Hope.
Stock no. 2137592
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1915. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine, blind decorations to both spine and front cover. Peeps at Many Lands. 32 full page colour illustrations. New edition. Spine and covers are a bit browned with some grubby marks. Some foxing and browning throughout.

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HOW TO ENJOY PICTURES
Written by J. Littlejohns. Illustrated by Diego Velasquez; Rembrandt; George Morland; et al..
Stock no. 2137578
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1933. Almost very good condition.

Larger format. Dark titles. Vignette in gilt to front cover. Tipped-in plates, plus other smaller text illustrations/diagrams. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some margins.

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PLANT-LIFE
Written by Charles A. Hall. Illustrated by Charles A. Hall; C.F. Newall.
Stock no. 2137577
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. Circa 1929. Good condition.

74 full-page illustrations, includes 24 photographs and 50 colour plates. Blue-grey and pink decorated cloth. Gilt title to spine and yellow/brown title to front cover. 380 pages. A. & C. Black Colour Book in the 20 Shillings Series. Heavy bumping and browning to cover edges and spine. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing and browning. Plate facing page 322 and pages 323-327 are NOT bound in, but loosely inserted.

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VENICE
Written by Lonsdale Ragg; Laura M. Ragg. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137576
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1916. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and yellow to front cover. 75 colour plates. A and C Black 20 Shilling series. Spine is browned with bumping and wear. Some marks to covers. Joints are pulled. Plate to opposite page 82 has margin mark (goes from page 82-84). Some hinges are pulled - binding starting to become weak. Foxing and browning.

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