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SHORT STORIES
Written by Ernest Hemingway; David Hughes. Illustrated by Ian Beck.
Stock no. 2133171
Published by Folio Society. 1997. Fine condition.

Black cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Selected and with an Introduction by David Hughes. Contained in red slipcase which is very lightly scuffed.

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WILLIAM RUSSELL SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT OF THE TIMES
Written by Roger Hudson.
Stock no. 2133169
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1995. Fine condition.

Brown elaborately decorated pictorial cloth. B/w photos. Contained in black very slightly scuffed slipcase.

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MOTOR-CYCLING FOR WOMEN (THE MOTOR-CYCLIST'S LIBRARY)
Written by Betty Debenham; Nancy Debenham.
Stock no. 1819459
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

A book for the lady driver, side-car passenger, and pillion rider. Written by a pair of young adventurous lady motorcyclists who entered trials competitions on equal terms with men in the 1920s. Cream paper boards, cloth spine. Small format. B/w photos. 80 pages plus adverts to front and rear. Boards a little browned and scuffed. Previous owner's address label to front pastedown. Light browning to endpapers. Light top corner creasing throughout. Rare in the first edition!

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MOTOR CYCLING MANUAL
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819458
Published by Temple Press Limited. 2nd 1912. Almost very good condition.

Second Edition. Revised and enlarged. A complete guide to the motorcycle, how to understand it, and how to drive it. Compiled and illustrated by the Staff of "Motor Cycling". Pictorial cloth boards, green title to front, black title to spine, onlay to front. B/w illustrations. 216 pages including index plus adverts to rear. Spine browned, cloth on front board is starting to come unstuck from board and is thus a little crinkled. Boards browned and scuffed. Endpapers and text block browned. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Binding tight. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown.

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MOTORCYCLES SIDECARS AND CYCLECARS: CONSTRUCTION, MANAGEMENT, REPAIR
Written by Victor W. Page.
Stock no. 1819457
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1919. Good condition.

A comprehensive, non-technical treatise, defining all forms of lighter, self-propelled vehicles, principles of operation, construction and practical application of components in leading American and Foreign machines. Burgundy cloth boards, black titles. B/w illustrations, some folding. 550 pages including index. Third impression. Spine faded, split to front edge with fraying, rear edge has a couple of small holes in cloth. Corners lightly rubbed. Boards just a little stained/marked. Inscription in ink to top edge of front endpaper messily crossed out. Text block browned. Tear to fold of folding illustration on page 84 (no loss). Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown.

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THE GREAT NOVELS
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Geoff Grandfield.
Stock no. 2133168
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Fine condition.

Six volume set comprising: Brighton Rock; The Power and the Glory; The Heart of the Matter; The End of the Affair; The Quiet American; and A Burnt-Out Case. Green cloth, red & black illustration to front boards. Red endpapers. B/w illustrations. A fine set in matching cloth-covered slipcase which has a bump to one corner.

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THE BOOK OF THE A.J.S. (THE MOTORCYCLIST'S LIBRARY)
Written by W.C. Haycraft.
Stock no. 1819456
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1927. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A complete guide for owners and prospective purchasers of A.J.S. motor-cycles. Dealing with every phase of the subject, including chapters on driving, touring, legal matters, insurance, tracing faults, and overhauling. Cream pictorial boards, cloth spine. Small format. B/w photos and illustrations. x and 154 pages. Boards lightly scuffed. A few scattered foxsots mainly to prelims. Tape mark to front and rear pastedowns and inside dustrapper flaps. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and a little edge-worn.

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THE SEVEN YEARS WAR
Written by Julian S. Corbett.
Stock no. 2133167
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

A Study in British Combined Strategy. Introduction by Jeremy Black. Blue pictorial cloth boards with black title label to spine with gilt title. Blue endpapers depict map of North-Western Europe. Colour & b/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Corners and base of spine just very slightly rubbed else a fine copy in dark blue slipcase.

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CAUTIONARY TALES AND OTHER VERSES
Written by Hilaire Belloc. Illustrated by Posy Simmonds.
Stock no. 2133166
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Fine condition.

Bright pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. 160 pages. Contained in bright red slipcase which has a couple of faint marks.

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EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 2133165
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Yellow decorated cloth. Illustrations by the author, hand-coloured for this edition by Richard Beards. Cover design and colouring of illustrations by Richard Beards. 286 pages. A beautiful book. Introduced by Blake. Spine slightly sunned else a fine copy in matching yellow decorated slipcase.

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INVENTIONS OF THE MIDDLE AGES
Written by Chiara Frugoni.
Stock no. 2133164
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Black cloth spine with gilt title. Vivid pictorial boards illustrating some of the inventions. From table forks to buttons and underwear! Colour illustrations. 186 pages includes index. Contained in red slipcase which has a tiny spot and a few light scuff marks on one side.

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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AND THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS (TWO VOLUMES)
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by John Tenniel.
Stock no. 2133163
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Fine condition.

Red cloth spines with gilt titles. Blue boards, with red vignettes. Red and white text illustrations. Spines just very slightly sunned. Contained in pale blue slipcase which has a couple of very small faint marks.

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