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Woodcuts of Albrecht Durer

By: Barlow, T.D.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011185


Well illustrated, 12mo, pp 111, pages slightly waved at bottom edge, otherwise very clean and sound internally, pictorial boards slightly rubbed and marked. Postage will be reduced. View more info

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Early British Railways

By: Barman, Christian

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, King Penguin: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009586


Illustrated with 16 plates, small slim 12mo, pp 40, slight foxing to the endpapers (and very slightly to the first few pages), a tiny original bookseller's label has left a slight mark on the opposite endpaper, pictorial boards showing only very slight signs of wear, in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped but which is a little worn and frayed, with a tear and wrinkle on its upper cover (without loss). 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


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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British Shells

By: Duncan, F. Martin

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011187


Illustrated with 16 colour plates, 12mo, pp 32, foxing to the title page, slight foxing to the plates, otherwise clean and sound internally, pictorial boards a bit marked and rubbed, corners very slightly worn, spine lacking a tiny portion at the head, slightly browned. Postage will be reduced. View more info

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The English Tradition in Design

By: Gloag, John

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, King Penguin: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012606


Illustrated with black and white photographs, 12mo, pp 72, pictorial boards. A very neat contemporary inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally. The pictorial boards are showing only the faintest signs of wear. More importantly, they are not faded, which is a common fault with this title. [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


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


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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Edible Fungi

By: Ramsbottom, John

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, King Penguin: 1943

Seller ID: 012872


Well illustrated with 16 colour plages by Rose Ellenby, (cover designed by her also), slim 12mo, pp 36, slightly age-toned, some foxing to endpapers, slightly affecting the last plate also, pictorial boards a little dull and foxed, spine browned, otherwise the binding is complete, sound and tight. [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


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