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THE PRIVATE DIARIES OF SIR H RIDER HAGGARD 1914-1925
Written by D.S. Higgins.
Stock no. 1819587
Published by Cassell. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Edited by D.S. Higgins. Peach cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0304306118. SIGNED by Higgins to title page (no dedication).

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RIDER HAGGARD: THE GREAT STORYTELLER
Written by D.S. Higgins.
Stock no. 1819583
Published by Cassell. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Exploring the many mysteries of Haggard's life and in doing so, revealing a man more complex than has hitherto been acknowledged. Peach cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0304308277. Light creasing to spine. Text block slightly dusty. Dustwrapper slightly faded to spine.

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BUNTER COMES FOR CHRISTMAS
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by C.H. Chapman.
Stock no. 1819263
Published by Cassell. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light blue boards with black titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 218 pages. Colour frontis present. Minor foxing to prelims and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with slight loss, grubby to rear panel and has 'JF' in ink to spine. Front flap of dustwrapper has tape residue to vertical edge.

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THE CIVILIZING MISSION
Written by A.J. Barker.
Stock no. 1819231
Published by Cassell. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Italo-Ethiopian War 1935-6. The historical, political and economic causes of the war, tracing the growth of discord from the nineteenth century. Light tan cloth boards, black title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0304932019. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Minor foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and worn, Author name to front panel has surface paper loss (author name no longer visible).

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RORKE'S DRIFT
Written by Adrian Greaves.
Stock no. 2132530
Published by Cassell. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A masterly account of this heroic battle which won a record of eleven Victoria Crosses and has become a byword for bravery ever since. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and maps. 446 pages includes index. ISBN: 0304359602. SIGNED by author. Wrapper edge very slightly rubbed. Spine very slightly bumped.

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CAPTAIN BLIGH AND MR CHRISTIAN
Written by Richard Hough.
Stock no. 2132328
Published by Cassell. 1st thus 1979. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Men and the Mutiny. Dark blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w plates. 320 pages includes index. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Wrapper rubbed at top front edge and spine faded.

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A HISTORY OF COACHBUILDING
Written by George Oliver.
Stock no. 2131931
Published by Cassell. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. Tape marks to endpapers, pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with closed tear to top of front panel.

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THREE JAYS GO TO TOWN
Written by Pat Smythe. Illustrated by J.E. McConnell.
Stock no. 2131622
Published by Cassell. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Three Jays qualify to compete in the Championship at the Horse of the Year Show. They stay in London where they meet up with Jacky's cousin Darcy. But the trouble started when Darcy took Jimmy to watch him test a new plane just before they should be competing in the Finals. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and wrapper, which also has some nicks.

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THREE JAYS LEND A HAND
Written by Pat Smythe. Illustrated by Keith Money.
Stock no. 2131621
Published by Cassell. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The seventh adventure of the Three Jays. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Bumps to top and tail of spine. Foxing to outer page edges and wrapper, which is also edge-creased with nicks to corners.

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PASSION FLOWERS
Written by John Vanderplank.
Stock no. 1818231
Published by Cassell. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Colour photos and b/w line illustrations. 176 pages. ISBN: 0304340766. Dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE FIRST BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1917-1918
Written by Raymond H. Fredette.
Stock no. 2131464
Published by Cassell. 1st 1966. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

& The Birth of the Royal Air Force. Blue boards. B/w photos. Wrapper has been stuck to book with clear adhesive film (can not be easily undone, without damage). Some browning.

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TURNER'S ENGLAND 1810-38
Written by Eric Shanes. Illustrated by J.M.W. Turner.
Stock no. 2129868
Published by Cassell. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Red/maroon boards, gilt title to spine. Images of Turner's watercolours. ISBN: 0304319538. Wear along cover edges. Foxing and marks to outer page edges. Contents are still excellent! Some edge-creasing to wrapper, which is also faded to spine.

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