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HEDGES (NN 58)
Written by E. Pollard; M.D. Hooper; Norman W Moore.
Stock no. 1816297
Published by Collins. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. A succinct and readable book covering all aspects of hedgerows in Britain, their purpose and history, dating methods, flora and wildlife. 256 pages includes index. Numerous plates, text figures and tables. ISBN: 0002113406. Front cover and base of spine has a light splash mark. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Browning and foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and publisher's clear plastic cover is browned.

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PEDIGREE: WORDS FROM NATURE (NN 56)
Written by Stephen Potter; Laurens Sargent.
Stock no. 1816296
Published by Collins. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. This volume is about neither plants, animals nor other creatures, but about their names and about words which have their origins in Nature. ISBN: 000213179X. Foxing and browning to top edge of text block else a nice copy. Publisher's clear duraseal cover has been removed from dustwrapper (no damage), spine slightly faded.

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NUTSHELL LIBRARY
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1816295
Published by Collins. Slightly better than very good condition.

Very small format. Set of 4 volumes - "Chicken Soup With Rice", "Pierre", "One Was Johnny" and "Alligators All Around". Cream/peach boards, black titles and vignettes. Colour illustrations. Approx 30 pages to each volume. Contained in a pictorial slip-case. Dustwrappers faded and a little rubbed to spines else books are in fine condition. Contained in a pictorial slipcase which is heavily faded with a small tear to surface paper at lower corner.

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CLASSIC SHORT STORIES (3 VOLUMES) ENGLISH, RUSSIAN & AMERICAN
Written by Alexander Pushkin; Washington Irving; Mrs. Gaskell; et al. Illustrated by Rod Waters; Paul Gulla; Roman Pisarev.
Stock no. 2126050
Published by Folio Society. 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Three volume set, each volume bound in different colour cloth. Light spotting to couple of cover edges. Small bump to one edge of one volume. Contained in very good slip case that has some marks and scuffs.

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THE COLLECTED STORIES OF NIKOLAI GOGOL
Written by Nikolai Gogol; Constance Garnett; Philip Hensher. Illustrated by Peter Suart.
Stock no. 2126049
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Fine condition.

Translated by Garnett, introduced by Hensher. Vivid red black and gold pictorial front cover and spine. Frontis & 10 colour illustrations. Contained in better than very good slip case that has some light indentations and marks.

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SELECTED POEMS
Written by W.B. Yeats. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats.
Stock no. 2126048
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour plates. Spine has faded to yellow. Slip case is unevenly faded.

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THE TRUCE
Written by Primo Levi. Illustrated by Jane Joseph.
Stock no. 2126046
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Nearly fine condition.

A Survivor's Journey Home from Auschwitz. Translated by Stuart Woolf, Introduction by David Mendel. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine, silver design. Pale blue endpapers. B/w etchings. Spine is browned. Slip case is better than very good; small mark to one corner; light marks.

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE HOUSE OF MEDICI
Written by Christopher Hibbert; Harold Acton.
Stock no. 2126045
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Nearly fine condition.

The Medici were superlative patrons and collectors of art. Blue cloth. Colour photos. Top edge gilt. Some rubbing to gilt on spine. Contained in very good slip case that has bumping to corners and wear to some edges.

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THE QUEST FOR THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE
Written by Glyn Williams.
Stock no. 2126044
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

Blue/green pictorial boards. Endpapers are maps. Colour plates. 614 pages. Slip case is better than very good; a few marks and light scuffs.

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INTO THE DARK CONTINENT
Written by Henry Morton Stanley; Frank McLynn.
Stock no. 2126043
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Fine condition.

Dark brown cloth with gilt and black titles and decorations. The Travels of Henry Morton Stanley. Edited and introduced by McLynn. Photos. Map loosely inserted to rear. Slip case has a couple of large splits to two corners.

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THE SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM
Written by T.E. Lawrence.
Stock no. 2126042
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Fine condition.

Pictorial cloth. Maps drawn by Reginald Piggott. B/w photos. Foreword by Wilfred Thesiger. Introduction by Michael Asher. Contained in better than very good slip case; a few light marks.

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Written by Lawrence James.
Stock no. 2126040
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2006. Fine condition.

Elaborately decorated blue cloth. This edition follows the second edition, with minor emendations and the inclusion of a new Afterword by the author. Colour illustrations. Slip case is better than very good; a few light marks and scuffs.

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