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BIRDS OF SEYCHELLES
Written by Adrian Skerrett; Ian Bullock; Tony Disley. Illustrated by Mark Andrews; Tony Disley.
Stock no. 1811101
Published by Christopher Helm; A. & C. Black. 1st 2001. Very good condition.

Helm Field Guides. Cardwraps. A comprehensive guide to all species in Seychelles. 242 species illustrated. Colour and b/w illustrations. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 0713639733. Crease to rear cover. Contents fine.

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POMPEII
Written by W.M. Mackenzie. Illustrated by Alberto Pisa.
Stock no. 1810066
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles. 20 colour plates with tissue guards plus a few b/w plates. 179 pages plus fold-out map and publication list to rear. Boards marked, spine browned, corners worn. Bookplate to front pastedown. 2" closed tear to top vertical edge of front endpaper. Endpapers browned. All plates present. A few minor foxspots present.

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FLYTYING TECHNIQUES A FULL COLOUR GUIDE
Written by Jacqueline Wakeford.
Stock no. 1713125
Published by A. & C. Black. 1985. Nearly fine condition.

350 full colour illustrations showing different stages of flytying processes combined with the author's expert instructions make this a most attractive and practical book. Large format. Glazed boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0713655321.

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KATE GREENAWAY
Written by M.H. Spielmann. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1312641
Published by A. & C. Black. 1911. Very good condition.

Sixteen examples in colour of the artist's work. Green cloth, gilt titles. Pictorial onlay to front. Tipped-in plates. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing and page browning to text pages. All plates present and in fine condition. Hinge between last page of text and first plate is cracked. This edition "reissued with slight rearrangement of pictures, February 1911".

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SHOTGUNS AND GUNSMITHS: THE VINTAGE YEARS
Written by Geoffrey Boothroyd.
Stock no. 1807836
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book about the sporting shotgun providing fascinating insight into the lives and skilled work of gunsmiths who helped develop the British shotgun during the late Victorian and Edwardian eras. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 240 pages including index. ISBN: 0713655526. A nice copy in a pictorial dustwrapper which is slightly rubbed and creased at edges.

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ENGLISH COSTUME
Written by Dion Clayton Calthrop. Illustrated by Dion Clayton Calthrop.
Stock no. 1603972
Published by A. & C. Black. 1941. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A and C Black Colour Book. Colour plates. B/w illustrations. 463 pages. The history and development of Costume in England. Spine, corners and edges bumped. Spine and edges of boards faded. Name in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge torn and chipped with significant loss to spine.

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THE BOWEN TWINS
Written by Deborah Tindall. Illustrated by T. Cuneo.
Stock no. 1206326
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

Pale green pictorial cloth, black title to spine. 8 colour plates. 247 pages. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxspots to prelims and last few pages. Corners bumped.

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CORNWALL
Written by G.E. Mitton. Illustrated by G.F. Nicholls.
Stock no. 815641
Published by A. & C. Black. 1932. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

32 colour plates, blue cloth, Popular Series. All plates present. Wrapper is price-cut, torn with loss and marked.

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WARWICKSHIRE
Written by Clive Holland. Illustrated by Fred Whitehead.
Stock no. 815638
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st thus 1922. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, 32 colour plates, popular series. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with small loss to corners and top of spine.

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CORNWALL
Written by G.E. Mitton. Illustrated by G.F. Nicholls.
Stock no. 815592
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st thus 1925. Very good condition.

32 colour plates, blue cloth, Popular Series. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing.

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SURREY
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff. Illustrated by Sutton Palmer.
Stock no. 815590
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st thus 1922. Very good condition.

32 illustrations. Blue cloth. Popular series. Spine browned. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Frontis is partially detached.

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SURREY
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff. Illustrated by Sutton Palmer.
Stock no. 815594
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st thus 1922. Very good condition.

32 illustrations. Blue cloth. Popular series. Spine browned. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. all plates present.

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