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"PLAIN OR RINGLETS?"
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 1818387
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1st 1860. Good condition.

Red leather boards with gilt title to spine, raised bands, and vignettes to spine and corners of boards. Marbled endpapers. B/w wood engravings, 13 hand coloured steel engravings. Top edge gilt. Spine lightly rubbed at edges and raised bands. Gilt is bright. A few minor marks to boards. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint pulled. Foxing present mainly to margins and endpapers. All plates present.
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COWBOY SAM AND DANDY
Written by Edna Walker Chandler. Illustrated by Jack Merryweather.
Stock no. 1318449
Published by E.J. Arnold & Son Ltd.. 1st 1963. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, colour pictures. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing to endpapers. Contents are a little grubby and have a light musty smell. Dustwrapper is grubby, ink mark to title list on rear panel and some slight loss to spine and corners.
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COWBOY SAM AND MISS LILY
Written by Edna Walker Chandler. Illustrated by Jack Merryweather.
Stock no. 1318448
Published by E.J. Arnold & Son Ltd.. 1st 1963. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Yellow pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers damp stained. Foxing to endpapers. Contents are slightly finger creased. Dustwrapper is very grubby and edge worn with slight loss to spine and corners.
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A GARLAND FOR GIRLS
Written by Louisa M. Alcott.
Stock no. 1318447
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1893. Almost very good condition.

Copyright edition. Blue/grey cloth, gilt titles and vignette. B/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Some spotting to spine. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Some light foxing else contents clean.
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TALES FOR YOUNG PERSONS
Written by Hannah More.
Stock no. 1318446
Published by T. Allman. 1839. Good condition.

Small format. Brown cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine and gilt vignette to front cover. 278 pages, all edges gilt. B/w frontis and title-page illustration. Spine and corners bumped. Stains to covers. Name and address in ink to front pastedown. Some marks to contents.
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THE HISTORY OF SANDFORD & MERTON
Written by Thomas Day.
Stock no. 1318445
Published by Milner & Sowerby. 1865. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Black embossed cloth, gilt title to spine. 433 pages plus publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Textblock is grubby. Front joint cracked. Ink initials to verso of frontis. Foxing to prelims and general light grubbiness to contents.
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THE WARS OF THE BRUCES: SCOTLAND, ENGLAND AND IRELAND 1306-1328
Written by Colm McNamee.
Stock no. 1818386
Published by Tuckwell Press. 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A very readable narrative of a momentous episode in British history. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1862320225. Reprint. A few minor marks to text block. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed to rear panel.
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CENTENARY HISTORY OF THE ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS 1898-1998
Written by John S.G. Blair.
Stock no. 1818385
Published by Scottish Academic Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of the Royal Army Medical Corps throughout its first century as a Corps of the British Army. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Pink pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
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BETWEEN GENIUS AND GENOCIDE: THE TRAGEDY OF FRITZ HABER, FATHER OF CHEMICAL WARFARE
Written by Daniel Charles.
Stock no. 1818384
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The first man to fix nitrogen from the air, which led to mass production of agricultural fertilisers; winner of the Nobel Prize; the creator of chemical warfare; a German patriot destroyed by the Nazis... Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0224064444.
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MYSTERY SHIPS (TRAPPING THE "U" BOAT)
Written by Alfred Noyes.
Stock no. 1818383
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1916. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth boards, black titles. 181 pages. Cloth spine split along front edges and also to lower half of title to spine. Boards a little marked and stained. Front joint split at bottom but still tight. A few marks to contents.
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1812 NAPOLEON IN MOSCOW
Written by Paul Britten Austin.
Stock no. 1818382
Published by Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 264 pages. ISBN: 1853671959.
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THREE VICTORIES AND A DEFEAT: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE FIRST BRITISH EMPIRE 1714-1783
Written by Brendan Simms.
Stock no. 1818381
Published by Basic Books. 1st USA 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The dramatic story of the rise and decline of British eighteenth century imperial power. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and illustrations. xvii and 802 pages including index. American Edition. ISBN: 9780465013326. Spine concave from binding process. Text block a little grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby.
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