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THE BRITISH SUBMARINE
Written by F.W. Lipscomb.
Stock no. 1818264
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive and authoritative book on the British Submarine and its place in the Royal Navy. Blue cloth boards, blue title to spine. B/w photos. Reprinted with corrections. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Text block browned. Foxing to prelims and rear endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few chips and loss to top of spine.
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THE LITTLE GREEN ROAD TO FAIRYLAND
Written by Annie R. Rentoul. Illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.
Stock no. 1318103
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1947. Good condition.

8 exquisite colour plates plus 8 b/w plates. Cream cloth, green title to spine and front cover. Plain endpapers. 94 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Grubby marks to spine and front cover. Printed title on front cover has smudged. Rear joint is cracked. Grubby fingermarks to page margins. Some hinges pulled.
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TWO HUNDRED POPULAR FLIES AND HOW TO TIE THEM
Written by Tom Stewart.
Stock no. 1817662
Published by Adam & Charles Black; Ernest Benn. 1984. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An omnibus edition of the four volumes of the late Tom Stewart's Fifty Popular Flies. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos & illustrations. ISBN: 071362664X. Reprint. Endpapers and text block slightly grubby in appearance. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is also slightly grubby.
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THE LITTLE GREEN ROAD TO FAIRYLAND
Written by Annie R. Rentoul. Illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.
Stock no. 2129479
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1947. Almost very good condition.

8 exquisite colour plates plus 8 b/w plates. Beige cloth, green title and vignette to front cover. 94 pages. 10.5 x 8". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Half cup ring mark to front cover. Spine is faded. Some wrinkling of cloth to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. Contents are still very good indeed! Plates are lovely and bright.
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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2129164
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Yellow/cream cloth, red titles. Four full-page colour illustrations. 331 pages. Spine is faded. Corners are bumped. A few marks to covers. Front joint is cracked, so that webbing is showing through. Foxing to outer page edges. All plates present.
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MOTHER GOOSE'S NURSERY RHYMES
Written by L. Edna Walter. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2129152
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st thus 1948. Almost very good condition.

Cream pictorial cloth with red titles. B/w pictures. 12 colour plates. 216 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; couple of splits to top and tail of spine. Uneven and grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Writing in pencil to front pastedown. Some foxing and grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2129036
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Yellow/cream cloth, red titles. Four full-page colour illustrations. 331 pages. Title to spine has faded. Couple of small nicks to top of spine. A few marks to covers. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Joints are a bit cracked. Some foxing.
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CHILDREN'S COSTUME IN ENGLAND
Written by Phillis Cunnington; Anne Buck.
Stock no. 2128788
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

From the 14th to end of the 19th century. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713603712. Page edge browning. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is creased with a few marks and price-cut.
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GUNDOGS THEIR CARE AND TRAINING
Written by Michael Brander.
Stock no. 1816659
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A useful handbook on training for the gundog owner. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713603259. Damp stain to lower edge of rear board. '1977' in blue ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at corners and heavily scuffed, damp stain to rear panel.
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EDINBURGH
Written by Rosaline Masson. Illustrated by John Fulleylove.
Stock no. 2127196
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1907. Almost very good condition.

21 full-page colour illustrations. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Reprint with slight alterations. Top edge gilt. A & C Black Colour Book. Spine is browned. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Chipping and some fraying along top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing throughout. All plates present.
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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2126385
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1912. Very good condition.

The De Luxe limited edition of 250 copies. Cream pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Large format. 12 wonderful tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown paper with captioned tissue-guards plus b/w text illustrations. 209 numbered pages, top edge gilt and others untrimmed. Burgundy silk page marker. SIGNED by Publishers. This is Copy No. 184. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening/browning to spine. A few grubby marks to covers. Yellow stain to one corner of rear cover. Front joint is cracked. Foxing to pages in varying degrees; some pages just have foxing to outer page edges. All colour plates are present and in excellent condition!
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THE FASCINATION OF IRELAND
Written by L. Edna Walter.
Stock no. 2125948
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1913. Very good condition.

Green decorated cloth with gilt titles. B/w photographs by the author. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. B/w frontis has 1" closed margin tear.
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