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A DICTIONARY OF TROUT FLIES
Written by A. Courtney Williams.
Stock no. 1819202
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 5th 1973. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Fifth Edition. Includes flies for sea-trout and grayling. 199 flies illustrated in colour. ISBN: 0713613769. Text block slightly browned, slightly grubby. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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FISHING THE DRY FLY
Written by Dermot Wilson.
Stock no. 1819201
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 2nd 1981. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

2nd edition. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713621346. Laminate to top rear edge of dustwrapper is starting to peel.

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THE ART OF THE WET FLY
Written by W.S. Roger Fogg. Illustrated by W.S. Roger Fogg.
Stock no. 1819199
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The philosophy and technique of wet fly angling. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713619503. Light browning to text block. Dustwrapper spine faded.

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NYMPHS AND THE TROUT
Written by Frank Sawyer.
Stock no. 1819198
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Revised edition. Gilt title to spine. A few b/w plates and illustrations. 272 pages including index. ISBN: 0713610743. Page browning throughout else clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly browned.

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FLY-TYING WITH HAROLD HOWORTH
Written by Douglas C. Townsend. Illustrated by Douglas C. Townsend.
Stock no. 1819197
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Townsend describes and illustrates over 30 flies, some being Harold Howorth's own creations, other his modifications of standard flies. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette of fly to front. 3 colour illustrations. B/w line drawings of flies to chapter headers and footers. ISBN: 0713620528. Dustwrapper spine lightly faded and rubbed.

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A MANUAL OF FALCONRY
Written by Michael Woodford.
Stock no. 2132676
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Covering every aspect of falconry from choosing a hawk for training; individual species used in falconry; game hawking; rook hawking and a bibliography. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks; a few marks.

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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. 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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