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THE DECROLY CLASS
Written by Amelie Hamaide.
Stock no. 985178
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1931. Very good condition.

Ovide Decroly was a Belgian doctor, who developed a model of education which emphasised the importance of children learning in problem-solving situations within educational settings, mirroring so far as possible real life. Pages: xxviii, 318. Preface by Ed. Claparede. Translated. Jean Lee Hunt. Original brown cloth. 39 b/w plates. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Corners rubbed. A few marks to covers.

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AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PRESENT PRACTICE OF SURVEYING AND LEVELLING
No author listed.
Stock no. 985220
Published by E. & F.N. Spon. 1859. Very good condition.

A Plain Explanation of the Subject and of the Instruments Employed Together With Suitable Plans, Sections and Diagrams also Original Finished Engravings of the Field Instruments. First edition. Pages: viii, 162 + plates. Original blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering. 9 folding plates at rear. Covers lightly browned.

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REPORT OF THE NINETEENTH MEETING OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVENCEMENT OF SCIENCE
No author listed.
Stock no. 985352
Published by John Murray. 1850. Slightly better than good condition.

Includes: Luminous Meteors; Nebuli; Influence of Carbonic Acid Gas on the Health of Plants; The Heat of Combination; Vitality of Seeds; Railway Bar Corrosion; Electrical Observations. Pages: xlvi, 144, 11, 6, plates + 8. Original paper boards. Pages uncut. 10 plates, 5 folding. Contents very good. Backstrip missing. Corners worn.

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THE BOOK OF LITTLE BLACK BROTHER
Written by Emily Huntley. Illustrated by Margaret E. Voelcker.
Stock no. 985518
Published by United Council For Missionary Education. Circa 1900. Good condition.

Large oblong format. Colour pictorial boards. Green cloth spine. Red and black illustrations. Stories of little black children. Joints cracked. Corners worn. Contents very good.

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GOOD QUEEN BESS
Written by Brenda Girvin. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 985523
Published by David Nutt. Circa 1900. Very good condition.

Large oblong format. Colour pictorial boards. 23 colour plates. New endpapers. Contents fine. Corners worn. A few marks to covers.

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HARRY DRUIDALE FISHERMAN FROM MANXLAND TO ENGLAND
Written by Henry Cadman.
Stock no. 985571
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1898. Slightly better than good condition.

Pages: xvi, 321 + 2. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering. 40 b/w plates. Some ink annotation throughout - capital 'o' and 'd' in the whole book marked in. Covers a little marked. REDUCED FROM £110

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THE PRAISE OF WALES
Written by L. Winstanley.
Stock no. 985587
Published by The Welsh Outlook Press. 1st 1933. Slightly better than very good condition.

Grey card wraps. 38 pages. Poetry. Cover edges creased.

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BOOKANO ZOO NO. 1
Written by S. Louis Giraud.
Stock no. 985643
Published by Strand Publications. Circa 1939. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial boards and spine. 6 animal pop-ups. Animals in Fact, Fancy and Fun. Corners lightly rubbed. All pop-ups in good working order.

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ET MOI AUSSI JE SUIS PEINTRE
Written by F. Meaulle.
Stock no. 985747
Published by Librarie D'Education Nationale. Circa 1904. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pages: 280. Original red decorated cloth, all edges gilt. 100 b/w plates.

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MEMOIRS OF THE HOUSE OF BRANDENBURG
No author listed.
Stock no. 985760
Published by J.Nourse. 1751. Very good condition.

First edition. Small format Pages: viii, 286. Contemporary half black leather binding with gilt-lettered red morocco label on spine, marbled boards and endpapers. Top egde gilt. From the earlist accounts to the death of Frederick I King of Prussia by the hand of a master to which are added two dissertations. Foxing throughout. REDUCED FROM £140.

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THE YOUTH'S INSTRUCTER AND GUARDIAN FOR 1852
No author listed.
Stock no. 985763
Published by J. Mason. 1852. Very good condition.

First edition. Pages: iii, 572. Contemporary three-quarter leather binding with gilt-lettered black morocco label on spine, marbled boards. 12 engraved plates. A few foxspots.

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MENTAL IMPROVEMENT OR THE BEAUTIES AND WONDERS OF NATURE AND ART VOLUME I
Written by Priscilla Wakefield.
Stock no. 985775
Published by Darton And Harvey. 1795. Fair condition.

Second edition. Small format. Pages: iii, 196. Contemporary quarter leather with marbled boards, paper label on spine. In a series of instructive conversations. Endpapers missing. Edges browned, else contents very good. Boards worn.

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