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THE LORD OF THE RINGS
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2134781
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1979. Very good condition.

The Deluxe India Paper Edition. Black cloth with gilt titles spine and decoration to front cover. All 3 books in one volume. Paper is wafer thin. ISBN: 004823091X. Covers have a few light marks. Fold-out maps appear to have a couple of mis-folds, but also couple of small tears along crease lines. Pages next to fold-out maps have faint crease lines. A few margin marks. Original box is almost very good - lid has tear to one corner; also scuffing and some marks.

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THE HOBBIT OR THERE AND BACK AGAIN
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 1320936
Published by Folio Society; George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition.

Deluxe edition and first Folio Society edition. Brown leather spine gilt title and vignette, brown cloth covers with gilt vignette to front. 286 pages. Colour plates. ISBN: 0048231274. Spine is rubbed. Some pale page browning. Original slipcase is worn at corners but no splits.

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RETURN TO POWER
Written by Michael Frostick.
Stock no. 2134310
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Grands Prix of 1966 and 1967. B/w photos. Large format. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is very browned with foxing to spine.

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DECISION THEORY
Written by D.J. White.
Stock no. 1820360
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1969. Almost very good condition.

Peach cloth boards, gilt title to spine. This report covers the main aspects of a research project, the objective of which was to ascertain the content of Decision Theory and its relevance to practical decision-making. ISBN: 0046580255. Ex-lib with usual library markings and stickers. Edges of sloth spine worn and fraying. Corners rubbed. Contents clean.

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BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE DESIGN 1825-1960
Written by Graham Glove. Illustrated by J.H. Court.
Stock no. 2133786
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Larger format. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Browning to cover edges. Surface paper damage to front pastedown. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with grubby marks and browning.

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KINO A HISTORY OF THE RUSSIAN AND SOVIET FILM
Written by Jay Leyda.
Stock no. 2132505
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dark grey cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Splash marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with tears and chips; some loss; a few repairs.

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WINGS OVER OLYMPUS
Written by T.H. Wisdom.
Stock no. 2131886
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1942. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Royal Air Force in Libya and Greece in World War Two. B/w photos. Darkening and possible damp marking to cover edges and spine; some spotting. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is torn and chipped with creasing, but tears look to be repaired to verso with tape.

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THE ABC OF GLIDING
Written by Fox Geen.
Stock no. 2131880
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w diagrams. Pale blue boards, black title to spine. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; some loss; grubby in places.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by George Soper.
Stock no. 2127182
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue pictorial boards. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 259 pages. Spine and a couple of cover edges are unevenly browned. Bottom corner of front endpaper has been snipped off. Some foxing. All plates present. Wrapper is torn with upto 2" loss to base of spine; loss to corners and top edge of front panel. This is a 2nd impression.

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BOILER HOUSE PRACTICE
Written by J.N. Williams.
Stock no. 2126563
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Bumping to corners. Some fading to cover edges. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased and torn with chips; a little loss; some browning and scuffs.

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WELLINGTON'S MASTERPIECE THE BATTLE AND CAMPAIGN OF SALAMANCA
Written by J.P. Lawford; Peter Young.
Stock no. 2126466
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0049400371. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears; minimal loss.

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THE HOBBIT
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2124727
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 4th 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fourth edition. Green cloth with gilt title to spine, endpapers are maps. 5 colour plates and b/w illustrations. 256 pages. 9 x 5.75". ISBN: 0048231479. A few light marks to covers. School prize plate to free front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.

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