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1 Adams, A.B. John James Audubon
Putnam 1966 1st edition Hard covers, dust jacket Good V.g. 
Slight edge wear to jacket. Fore-edge untrimmed. 
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2 Akeroyd, J.R. et al. (eds.) David A. Webb Memorial Issue
Botanical Society of the British Isles 1996 Watsonia vol. 21 part 1 Paper covers V.g. No Jacket 
Contains the obituary and bibliography of David Allardyce Webb (1912-1994), Irish botanist and co-founder of Flora Europaea, along with some papers from a conference held posthumously in his honour. 154, (6) pp. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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3 Aldington, Richard Lawrence of Arabia: a biographical enquiry
Collins 1955 1st edition Hard covers, no dust jacket Good No Jacket 
Owners bookplate; front hing weak. Sporadic foxing to fore-edge. 448 pp. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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4 Alexander, John T. Catherine the Great: Life and Legend
Oxford U.P. 1989 0 19 505236 6 / 9780195052367 1st US edition Hard covers, dust jacket Fine Fine 
Biography of one of Russia's most colourful rulers. xiii, 418 pp. 
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5 Alfred, Baron von Wolzogen Raphael Santi: his life and his works
London: Smith, Elder 1866 1st English edition Full calf, raised bands, red label with title on  V.g. No Jacket 
Bound in full calf, raised bands, red label with title on spine. Waterstaining to frontispiece; all edges marbled. xii, 259 pp. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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6 Allwood, M.C. The third and fourth generation (2 vols.)
The author, Wivelsfield Green 1940 1st edition Publisher's cloth V.g. No Jacket 
No inscriptions. Corners bumped, otherwise little used. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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7 anon. Eugne Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc 1814-1879
Academy Editions 1980 Library binding Good No Jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps etc. A scarce centennial memoir with several scholarly articles, including some by the subject of the memoir. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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8 Archer, F. Poacher's pie
Isis Large Print 1976 1 85089 485 X / 9781850894858 Large Print Edition Paper covers Fine No Jacket 
Scarcely used. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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9 Astley, Sir J.D. Fifty years of my life in the world of sport at home and abroad (2 vols.)
Hurst & Blackett 1894 1st edition Publisher's red cloth, gilt motif on front cover V.g. No Jacket 
2 vols. Some pages uncut. Corners bumped, spines lightly sunned, but overall a nice set. (SamCam is one of his descendents, for those who care about such things). 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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10 Attenborough, D. Life on air: memoirs of a broadcaster
BBC Books 2002 0 563 53461 3 / 9780563534617 1st edition Hard covers, dust jacket Fine Fine 
Little used. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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11 Aubrey, John Brief Lives: a selection based upon existing contemporary portraits
The Folio Society 1975 7th printing (1992) of 1975 edition Publisher's half cloth, gilt title, in slip case As new As new 
A highly collectible edition of Aubrey's masterpiece of biographical conciseness. 324 pp. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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12 Aurousseau, M. The letters of Ludwig Leichhardt (3 vols.)
Hakluyt Society / Cambridge U.P. 1968 1st edition Hard covers, dust jacket V.g. V.g. 
Little used; jacket almost intact. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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13 Axon, W.E.A. Cheshire gleanings
Tubbs, Brook & Chrystal, Manchester 1884 1st edition Publisher's brown cloth V.g. No Jacket 
Library bookplate, corners bumped and worn. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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14 Backhouse, James The life and correspondence of William and Alice Ellis of Airton
Philadelphia: Henry Longstreth 1850 2nd edition, revised and corrected Full leather binding, gilt title on gilt-banded s V.g. No Jacket 
The rare Philadelphia edition. Ex-library copy with bookplates of Friends' Library at Rose Street and New York Monthly Meeting library; discreet labels on spine, no other ownership marks. Bound in full leather (worn at corners) with scarcely raised bands delineated in gilt, with gilt title on spine. Mild foxing to extremities and occasionally within. Frontispiece of Friends' Meeting House at Airton, West Yorkshire by A. Kollner of Philadelphia. x, 334 pp. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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15 Bailey, E. Charles Lyell (British Men of Science)
Nelson 1962 1st edition Hard covers, dust jacket V.g. V.g. 
Jacket price-clipped. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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16 Bailey, I. Never sing louder than lovely
Hutchinson 1983 0 09 150460 0 / 9780091504601 Reprint of 1982 edition Hard covers, dust jacket Good Good 
Ex-library copy. Jacket with protective cover. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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17 Baldwin, S. John Ray (1627-1705), Essex naturalist
Baldwin's Books 1986 1st edition Paper covers V.g. No Jacket 
No inscriptions; a tidy copy. 80 pp. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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18 Balfour-Browne, Frank Water Beetles and other things: half a century's work
Dumfries: Blacklock, Farries & Sons 1959 1st edition Hard covers, dust jacket V.g. V.g. 
A little used copy in sl. soiled jacket. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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19 Barnes, Julian Arthur & George
Jonathan Cape 2005 0 224 07703 1 / 9780224077033 1st edition, 4th impression Decorated hard covers, no jacket V.g. No Jacket 
As new, lacking only the jacket. 360 pp. The strange story of Arthur Conan Doyle and some 'menacing and obscene letters'. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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20 Barr, Elaine George Wickes, royal goldsmith 1698-1761
Studio Vista / Christies 1980 0 289 70877 X / 9780289708774 1st edition Hard covers, dust jacket V.g. V.g. 
Remains of price sticker on jacket flap; pages faintly tanned at edges. xiii, 210 pp. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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