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    • BATSFORD, [1950]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., Second Edition, with coloured frontispiece, numerous plates in monochrome and endpaper maps in green, some very faint offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; blue cloth, gilt back, blue top, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. One of the scarcer titles in Batsford's 'Face of Britain' series, first published in 1936. With splendid wrap-around dustwrapper artwork by Brian Cook. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. leer más
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    • JANE'S, [1979]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 4to., First Edition, with numerous photographs in the text; original pictorial wrappers, a very good, clean copy. Published in the series 'WW2 Fact Files'. As usual in this series, a fully illustrated directory arranged by country and class with good statistical detail and interesting photographs. Law 1639. leer más
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    • MACDONALD AND JANE'S, 1978
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 4to., First Edition, with numerous photographs in the text; original pictorial wrappers, a very good, clean copy. Published in the series 'WW2 Fact Files'. As usual in this series, a fully illustrated directory arranged by country and class with good statistical detail and interesting photographs. Law 1775 leer más
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    • MACDONALD AND JANE'S, 1978
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 4to., First Edition, with numerous photographs in the text; blue cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Published in the series 'WW2 Fact Files'. As usual in this series, a fully illustrated directory arranged by country and class with good statistical detail and interesting photographs. Law 1775 leer más
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    • BATSFORD, [1944]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., Second Edition, with coloured frontispiece, title-vignette, coloured and monochrome plates, and illustrations in the text, small signature on front free endpaper; terracotta cloth, backstrip lettered in black, boards moderately faded at upper outer corners else a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. With splendid wrap-around dustwrapper artwork by John Nash. First published in 1938. leer más
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    • BATSFORD, [1937]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with coloured frontispiece, numerous plates in monochrome, several illustrations (a number full-page) in the text and endpaper maps in green, some light offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; beige cloth, upper board and backstrip lettered in black, red top, fore-edge mildly spotted else a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly browned at backstrip. Published in Batsford's 'The Face of Britain' series with striking wrap-around dustwrapper artwork by Brian Cook. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. leer más
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    • BATSFORD, [1936]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with coloured frontispiece, coloured plate, numerous plates in monochrome and endpaper maps in green; green cloth, upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in darker green, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly browned at backstrip. With 32pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end. Published in Batsford's 'The Face of Britain' series with wrap-around dustwrapper artwork by Brian Cook. leer más
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    • VIKING, [2009]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with plates, maps in the text and endpaper maps; black cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Splendid narrative account by an acknowledged master. THE ORIGINAL EDITION IS SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. leer más
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    • FABER, [1934]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with title-vignette and illustrations in the text, free endpapers browned; green cloth, gilt back, red top, uncut, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter with only the lightest browning at backstrip. EXTREMELY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. leer más
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    • NAUTICALIA, [SHEPPERTON], [2010]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 13 vols., 8vo., cloth, a fine set in unclipped dustwrapper, the whole set housed in publisher's board slip-case. High quality facsimiles (books and dustwrappers) of the first editions of the thirteen volumes of the immortal series, presented in a handsome slip-case. The set comprises Swallows and Amazons, Swallowdale, Peter Duck, Winter Holiday, Coot Club, Pigeon Post, We didn't mean to go to Sea, Secret Water, The Big Six, Missee Lee, Picts and Martyrs, Great Northern. leer más
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    • CAXTON PUBLISHING COMPANY, [1913]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 3 vols., roy,. 8vo., First Edition, with mounted coloured frontispieces (with overlays and cutaways) on front paste-downs, plates, and very numerous illustrations and diagrams in the text; dark red cloth, upper boards elaborately blocked and lettered in black, gilt backs, a near fine copy in unclipped, mildly age-soiled dustwrapper. The supplementary fourth volume, published separately in 1920, is not present with this copy. EXTREMELY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. leer más
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    • SEELEY & CO., 1886
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Roy. 8vo., First Edition, with title-vignette, 12 fine etched plates and numerous delightful illustrations in the text, some occasional and generally inoffensive spotting; original green cloth, upper board framed in blind and blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt back, gilt top, primrose endpapers, a very good, bright, clean, crisp copy. With 2pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Cordeaux & Merry 473. leer más
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    • R H PORTER, 1891
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with fine chromo-lithographed frontispiece (original tissue guard present), 5 fine chromo-lihtographed plates (all original tissue guards present) and folding map coloured in outline; original blue cloth, upper board and backstrip lettered in gilt, chocolate endpapers, uncut, a remarkably well-preserved, bright, crisp copy. With List of Subscribers and 8pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end. THE FIRST COMPLETE SUSSEX AVIFAUNA. Very scarce in this condition. Freeman 408; Tate, p.207. leer más
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    • FOLIO SOCIETY, 2007
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition thus, with coloured frontispiece and 12 coloured plates; pictorial blue cloth, gilt back, blue endpapers, a fine copy in publisher's board slip-case. VERY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. leer más
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    • [THE PEOPLES HISTORY, SEAHAM], [2002]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with photographs in the text; pictorial wrappers, a near fine copy. leer más
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    • TED SMART, [1997]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 7 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, with numerous illustrations throughout; coloured cloth, backstrips lettered in silver, a near fine set in unclipped dustwrapper, the set housed in publisher's illustrated board slip-case. The series comprises The Magician's Nephew, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Horse and his Boy, Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair, The Last Battle. COMPLETE SETS IN THIS CONDITION ARE SCARCE. leer más
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    • CASSELL, [1956-58]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 4 vols., roy. 8vo., First Edition, with maps and genealogical tables, tiny signature on front free endpaper of first volume; red cloth, gilt backs, red tops, a very good, bright, clean set in unusually bright, clean, dustwrapper (one wrapper chafed at headband). A handsome set; fine, crisp and clean internally with no trace of the usual fore-edge spotting, and only the very faintest marking and chafing to the wrappers. SETS OF FIRST PRINTINGS ARE UNCOMMON IN THIS CONDITION. Woods, A138(a). leer más
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    • CASSELL PETTER & GALPIN, N.D. [C.1880]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 6 vols., roy. 8vo., with frontispieces (original tissue guards present) and many hundreds of woodcut illustrations (a number full-page) in the text, preliminaries and titles lightly spotted as often, fore-edges faintly spotted; original brown cloth, upper boards blocked in gilt and black, gilt backs, gilt tops, black endpapers, a remarkably well-preserved, bright, crisp copy. The set comprises: Vol. I: General (Thornbury); Vol. II: General (Thornbury); Vol. III: Westminster and the Western Suburbs (Walford); Vol. IV: Westminster and the Western Suburbs (Walford); Vol. V: The Western and Nor... leer más
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    • CASSELL, N.D. [1885-1886]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 6 vols., roy. 8vo., with frontispieces (original tissue guards present) and many hundreds of woodcut illustrations (a number full-page) in the text; original pictorial red cloth, upper boards elaborately blocked and lettered in gilt and black, bevelled boards, gilt edges, primrose endpapers, corners lightly bruised, fade-mark on upper board of third volume else a remarkably well-preserved, bright, clean set in publisher's original pictorial binding. A HANDSOME SET IN PUBLISHER'S ORIGINAL BINDING. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. leer más
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    • FOLIO SOCIETY, [2019]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition thus, with frontispiece, coloured and monochrome illustrations, and printed endpapers; pictorial yellow cloth, backstrip lettered in black, a near fine copy in publisher's blocked slip-case. leer más
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