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FOLLIES & GROTTOES
Written by Barbara Jones.
Stock no. 1819188
Published by Constable. 2nd 1974. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The rise and fall of Folly fashions and a reference section of over 830 follies. 2nd edition, heavily revised and enlarged. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0094593507. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine and top edges.

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THE BATTLEFIELDS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE UNSEEN PANORAMAS OF THE WESTERN FRONT
Written by Peter Barton.
Stock no. 1819161
Published by Constable. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The great battlefields of the First World War as you have never seen them before, from the first cavalry skirmishes, through the horrors of the Somme and Passchendaele, to the final weeks of conflict. Panoramic photographs taken by the Royal Engineers and their German counterparts throughout the war for the intelligence purposes. Large oblong format. Red boards, silver title to spine. 392 pages including index. Includes CD-rom with the full panoramas in interactive, zoomable form and overlay mapping. ISBN: 9781472111920. DVD present. Pictorial slipcase is faded at edges, paper spine to same is edge-worn, rear board is lightly scuffed.

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THE GOREY ALPHABET
Written by Edward Gorey. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 1318736
Published by Constable. 1st UK 1961. Almost very good condition.

Published in the US in 1960 as "The Fatal Lozenge". Small format. Pink pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Covers are faded to spine and edges, some wear to top corner of front cover. Name plate to front free-endpaper. A few foxspots else contents clean.

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THE SOMME
Written by Peter Barton.
Stock no. 1819030
Published by Constable. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A new panoramic perspective. The Battle of the Somme 1916. In association with the Imperial War Museum. Over 50 extraordinary panorama illustrate almost the entire battleground - view that are often starkly counterintuitive to pictures conjured by our mind's eye... Oblong format. Terracotta boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos & illustrations. ISBN: 9781845293994.

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FIRST VICTORY: BRITAIN'S FORGOTTEN STRUGGLE IN THE MIDDLE EAST, 1941
Written by Robert Lyman.
Stock no. 1817822
Published by Constable. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A gripping narrative of a series of vital victories that heralded the real turning point in Britain's fortunes. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. xiii and 336 pages including index. ISBN: 9781845291082. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine and rear panel spine edge.

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BY FIRE AND SWORD
Written by Peter Reid.
Stock no. 1817527
Published by Constable. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Rise and Fall of English Supremacy at Arms: 1314-1485. Black boards, silver title to spine. A few colour plates and b/w maps. ISBN: 9781845295264. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine.

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THE GREAT HEDGE OF INDIA
Written by Roy Moxham.
Stock no. 2129985
Published by Constable. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of one of the least-known wonders of Queen Victoria's India... Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1841192600.

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SAUCY POSTCARDS
Written by Marcus Hearn.
Stock no. 2129144
Published by Constable. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Bamforth Collection. Slightly oblong format. Colour pictorial boards. ISBN: 9781472105462. 6th printing.

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SILVER GHOSTS & SILVER DAWN
Written by W.A. Robotham.
Stock no. 2129131
Published by Constable. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The author's work at Rolls-Royce. From cars to military vehicles. ISBN: 0094566909. Foxing and some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; creased; a little loss.

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STONEHENGE
Written by Aubrey Burl.
Stock no. 1815885
Published by Constable. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A New History of the World's Greatest Stone Circle. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1841199648. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine, and lightly edge-creased.

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ARCHANGEL 1918-1919
Written by Edward Ironside.
Stock no. 1813812
Published by Constable. 1st 1953. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Field Marshal's account of the twelve months of his command in North Russia. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w plates. Blue dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn, rear panel grubby.

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HEATH ROBINSON ARTIST AND COMIC GENIUS
Written by John Lewis; Nicolas Bentley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2121642
Published by Constable. 1973. Very good condition.

The book covers the serious illustrations as well as the comic drawings. Colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. Introduction by Nicolas Bentley. Card wraps. ISBN: 0094592209. Uneven browning to covers. Some light creasing to corners. Foxing to outer page edges and a few pages internally.

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