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THE SECRET OF THE VILLA ROSA
Written by Malcolm Saville.
Stock no. 1318578
Published by Collins. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

When Uncle Joe invites the Buckinghams to stay with him in the romantic medieval town of Orvieto, he little realises the danger he is leading them into... Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 157 pages. ISBN: 0001606034. Spine bumped. Pencil erasure mark to front free-endpaper. Some light page corner creases to preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn and price-cut.

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INHERITANCE AND NATURAL HISTORY (NN 61)
Written by R.J. Berry.
Stock no. 1318500
Published by Collins. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This absorbing book is about genetics as it applies to the world around us. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. New Naturalist series. ISBN: 0002190842. Spine and corners bumped. Price-cut wrapper has been covered with clear plastic which is stuck to the edges on the inside.

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MELISANDE
Written by Margery Sharp. Illustrated by Roy McKie.
Stock no. 1318458
Published by Collins. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Memoir of a remarkable operatic soprano (a dog!). B/w drawings. Spine bumped. Some erased writing to front free-endpaper else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly grubby and edge worn with minimal loss.

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NORWAY 1940
Written by Francois Kersaudy.
Stock no. 1818375
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1990. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

No episode in the British conduct of the Second World War is more shameful than the story here brilliantly and often excitingly told... Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 000215546X.

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THE BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWER BIRDS
Written by William T. Cooper; Joseph M. Forshaw. Illustrated by William T. Cooper.
Stock no. 1818360
Published by Collins. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Very large format. Gorgeous full-page colour illustrations. Orange cloth spine, beige cloth sides. A feast for the lover of beautiful bird paintings and an essential work of reference for the ornithologist. ISBN: 00021144710. Top & tail of spine and corners lightly bumped. Bump to top corner has carried on through to contents meaning that the corner tip of each page is creased (only affecting margin). Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at corners else nice and bright. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and bumped, small split to lower rear edge.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA
Written by John G. Williams. Illustrated by Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1818334
Published by Collins. 1982. Very good condition.

Over 660 species illustrated in full colour illustrations. White pictorial boards. ISBN: 0002191792. Boards a little grubby. Contents clean.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by John G. Williams.
Stock no. 1818333
Published by Collins. 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

From Rhodesia to the Red Sea. Red cloth. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0002120216. Fifth impression. Pencil erasure to top corner of front endpaper. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and covered with clear laminate.

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THE PATH TO LEADERSHIP
Written by Field-Marshall Montgomery.
Stock no. 1318388
Published by Collins. 2nd 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An essay in the art of the leadership of men. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 255 numbered pages. B/w frontis plate. Some light browning and foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is lightly browned/foxed on verso and is slightly edge rubbed.

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THANKS TO JENNINGS
Written by Anthony Buckeridge.
Stock no. 1318381
Published by Collins. 1957. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Colour frontis. 256 pages Spine slightly bumped. Covers slightly faded at edges. Pages lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to spine and corners.

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THE UPSIDE-DOWN MEDICINE
Written by Racey Helps. Illustrated by Racey Helps.
Stock no. 1318238
Published by Collins. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

A Barnaby Littlemouse Book. Oblong format. Pictorial paper boards. Pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents clean.

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MY FRIEND WILBERFORCE
Written by Racey Helps. Illustrated by Racey Helps.
Stock no. 1318237
Published by Collins. 1st 1947. Very good condition.

A Barnaby Littlemouse Book. Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned, contents clean.

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BARNABY IN SEARCH OF A HOUSE
Written by Racey Helps. Illustrated by Racey Helps.
Stock no. 1318236
Published by Collins. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

Barnaby is a cute little wood-mouse who loses his house, takes a journey with a dustman and finds a new home at last. Pictorial boards and endpapers. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. 47 pages. Oblong format, 5.5 x 6.75". Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents clean.

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