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Early British Railways

By: Barman, Christian

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, King Penguin: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009586

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with 16 plates, small slim 12mo, pp 40, slight foxing to the endpapers (and very slightly to the first few pages), a neat inscription on the front endpaper, pictorial boards with slightly bruised lower corners, showing only very slight signs of wear, in a dustwrapper which is price-clipped and just a little worn, spine slightly browned. Postage will be reduced. View more info

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British Shells

By: Duncan, F. Martin

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011186

Condition: Fair


Illustrated with 16 colour plates, 12mo, pp 32, slight foxing to the title page, very slight foxing to the plates, otherwise clean and sound internally, pictorial boards a little stained along the top margin, a bit marked and rubbed, corners slightly worn, spine fraying but virtually complete (lacking a tiny portion at the head, and a small piece of the lower joint). Postage will be reduced. View more info

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English Ballet

By: Leeper, Janet

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, King Penguin: 1945

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 009574

Condition: Good


Second edition, revised. 16 pages of colour plates (costume and set designs by Piper, Messel, Whistler etc), small slim 12mo, pp 36, very faint age-toning but really very good internally, pictorial cover by Kay Ambrose, slightly browned and slightly worn. Overall a much better than average copy of a book which frequently occurs in a worn state. [Postage will be much reduced.] View more info

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Fishes of Britain's Rivers and Lakes

By: Norman, J.R.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011177

Condition: Fair


16 colour plates (from Donovan's work of 1802-1808), 12mo, pp 32, hinge slightly cracked before the plates section but still strong, pictorial boards a bit worn, spine lacking tiny portions at head and foot, lower margin of the upper cover shelf-worn, corners a bit worn. Postage will be reduced. View more info

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Ur : The First Phases

By: Woolley, C. Leonard

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011175

Condition: Very Good


First edition, 16 colour plates, 12mo, pp 40, clean internally with no markings, pictorial boards, very slightly worn, spine slightly faded. Postage will be reduced. View more info