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RIDING TO THE TIGRIS
Written by Freya Stark.
Stock no. 2140645
Published by John Murray. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue/green cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos. Fading to spine. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with browning; some chips and nicks.

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ORLANDO THE JUDGE
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 2140594
Published by John Murray. 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A marmalade cat who has the strangest adventures - having to be a Judge for instance when he not only looked very handsome in his wig but was also very wise! Oblong format. Brown pictorial boards showing Orlando in his Very Grand Wig. Gorgeous colour and b/w pictures throughout. 30pp. 7.25 x 8.75". ISBN: 0719505917. Some foxing, mostly to outer page edges. Child's name and date in pencil crayon to front pastedown. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips/nicks and marks; closed tear to rear panel.

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THE RIDDLE OF THE PAINTED BOX
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 2138566
Published by John Murray. 1st thus 1950. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth, red titles (cheap edition). B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing. Wrapper is grubby and foxed with some chips and nicks; a little loss.

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THE ART OF RECONNAISSANCE
Written by David Henderson.
Stock no. 2137570
Published by John Murray. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles. Bumping and wear along cover edges and to corners. Some browning to base of spine. Homemade presentation plate stuck to front endpaper with inscription in ink. Some foxing and browning.

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THE WELSH REGIMENT OF FOOT GUARDS 1915-1918
Written by C. Dudley Ward.
Stock no. 2137546
Published by John Murray. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w map. Spine is faded. Mottling - possibly from damp to covers. Stain to outer page edges/margins.

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THE RAILWAYS OF ENGLAND
Written by W.M. Acworth.
Stock no. 2136609
Published by John Murray. 2nd 1889. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine with gilt title. Blue cloth covers with gilt title. Second edition, with 56 illustrations. Spine is split nearly all the way down front side, with fraying to cloth. Smaller split to rear side of spine. Marks to covers. Bumping to corners. Bookplates and name in ink to prelims. Front joint is cracked. Foxing to outer page edges. A reading copy.

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THE ZINCALI
Written by George Borrow.
Stock no. 2136096
Published by John Murray. 1923. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. An account of the gypsies of Spain. The 9th, definitive edition. B/w illustrations. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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MUMFIE'S UNCLE SAMUEL
Written by Katharine Tozer. Illustrated by Katharine Tozer.
Stock no. 2135666
Published by John Murray. 1964. Almost very good condition.

Blue boards, red title to spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 160 pages. Cheap edition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine and edges are faded with a bit of spotting and some grubby marks. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are very good.

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ADVICE TO JULIA: A LETTER IN RHYME
Written by Henry Luttrell.
Stock no. 2135289
Published by John Murray. 1820. Good condition.

Brown boards; paper title to spine. New edition. Scuffing and marks to covers; uneven fading. Chipping to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing throughout. Some page edge creasing. A reading copy.

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A FLOWER-HUNTER IN QUEENSLAND & NEW ZEALAND
Written by Mrs. Rowan.
Stock no. 2134444
Published by John Murray. 1898. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. With map and illustrations. School gilt embossed stamp to front cover. Fading and browning/foxing to covers; bumping to corners, some other marks. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Some uncut page edges.

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THE YEAR OF TRAFALGAR
Written by Henry Newbolt.
Stock no. 1320174
Published by John Murray. 1st 1905. Almost very good condition.

Being and account of the battle and of the events which led up to it, white a collection of the poems and ballads written there-upon between 1805 and 1905. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped with nicks at top and tail. Corners and spine edges rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and prelims, tissue-guard to frontis is browned with a tear at lower edge.

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THE RETREAT: HITLER'S FIRST DEFEAT
Written by Michael Jones.
Stock no. 2134025
Published by John Murray. Circa 2010. Very good condition.

The story of Hitler's first terrible defeat through first-hand witnesses and a powerful narrative. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780719569722. 3rd printing. Part of original price label stuck to front cover. Page edge browning.

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