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Nature in Britain, Turner, W. J. (editor)
101 Nature in Britain
Turner, W. J. (editor)
London Collins 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book in original dust jacket. Light brown cloth boards with gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 48 beautiful color plates and 132 illustrations in black and white. Introduction by Geoffrey Grigson. 324 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (21/-net on front inside flap), has a few short closed edge tears, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023544

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Soldier and the Gentlewoman, Vaughan, Hilda
102 The Soldier and the Gentlewoman
Vaughan, Hilda
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1932 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page, in original dustjacket. Clean unfaded rose colored cloth boards with black title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner names, writing or marks; very small label from "Personal Book Shop", Boston, Mass. at lower left inside corner of front free endpaper. 287 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with gorgeous photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a man who comes back from World War I to an estate in Wales he has inherited ifrom a soldier friend. Here he discovers a woman whose most passionate love is for the land on which she and her ancestors were born, and she will stop at nothing to keep it. 018284

Price: 100.00 USD
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THE SCOTTISH TARTANS: WITH HISTORICAL SKETCHES OF THE CLANS AND FAMILIES OF SCOTLAND, W. & A.K. Johnston
103 THE SCOTTISH TARTANS: WITH HISTORICAL SKETCHES OF THE CLANS AND FAMILIES OF SCOTLAND
W. & A.K. Johnston
London W. & A. K. Johnston Ltd. 1945 Hardcover Fine Good Jacket William Semple, Illustrator 
Unknown edition in original unclipped dust jacket (6'-net on front inside flap). Small book measuring approx. 4-1/2" x 6-1/4". Very clean yellow-gold cloth boards with black lettering and coat of arms on covelr, black lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and glossy, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in full color, showing Tartan plaids for each clan with an example of a clansman wearing the colors. Illustrated by William Semple. 120 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has some chips and edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. No date of publication - circa 1945. 025269

Price: 25.00 USD
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Irish: A Novel, Wagner, Donald R.
104 Irish: A Novel
Wagner, Donald R.
Alexandria, VA Shamrock Press & Publishing Co. 1980 0-910583-00-5 / 9780910583008 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by author. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clea nand bright. Clean green endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: " To Mae Magill - Best Wishes Now and Always - D. R. Wagner - Aug. of '83." 575 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with slight edge wear and several small faint spots to front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young fun-loving Irishman nicknamed Irish joins the Army during the Korean War, and the rigorous discipline of military life is no match for his free spirit. Large 8vo. Fiction. 016456

Price: 25.00 USD
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Savile Row - An Illustrated History, Walker, Richard
105 Savile Row - An Illustrated History
Walker, Richard
New York Rizzoli 1989 0847810208 / 9780847810208 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near FIne Jacket 
First Edition (so stated) in unchipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with clean gold endpapers - no names,writing or marks. Very slight age-toning to page edges. Beautifully illustrated in full color and black and white. 192 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025613

Price: 20.00 USD
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Rural Rides with Ralph Wightman Through Cobbett's England, Wightman, Ralph
106 Rural Rides with Ralph Wightman Through Cobbett's England
Wightman, Ralph
London Cassell & Company, Ltd. 1957 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Ern Brooks, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright with no writing or marks. 188 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings by Ern Brooks. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, with very slight edge wear and a few tiny closed edge tears, tiny chips at top spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Great Britain. 014146

Price: 18.00 USD
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Illustrated Shepherd's Life, William Henry Hudson
107 Illustrated Shepherd's Life
William Henry Hudson
London The Bodley Head 1987 0370311019 / 9780370311012 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First published by Methuen & Company Ltd. in 1910, this is the First Edition published by The Bodley Head (London) 1987. Beautifully illustrated, clean book in clean unclipped dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Foreword by P. J. Kavanagh. 224 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026055

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Phasian Bird, Williamson, Henry
108 The Phasian Bird
Williamson, Henry
London Faber and Faber 1948 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published in mcmxlviii on copyright page. Clean blue boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. Slight fading to edges. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 341 pgs. Clean dustjacket with original price of 5s on front inner flap has small edge and corner chips, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "Salar the Salmon," this is the story of a game bird, a hybrid pheasant, in the period of change that came upon the countryside, opening in the winter of 1937. 5" x 8". Birds. 017171

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Phasian Bird, Williamson, Henry
109 The Phasian Bird
Williamson, Henry
London Faber & Faber 1948 First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dustjacket ( "First published in mcmxlviii" on copyright page). Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very narrow spot of fading at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are unmarked, with very light foxing to first few pages at front and rear of book. Illustrated dustjacket is clean, price clipped at bottom corner of front inside flap, very shallow chipping at top spine edge, with small surface scrape at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a game bird in the period of change that came upon the countryside, and these facts are sest down as part of the background of the bird's life. Set on a small coastal farm in England's premier game-shotting county, Norfolk, the story opens in the winter of 1937 and closes a day or two after Christmas of 1944. 017875

Price: 35.00 USD
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The English Channel: A History, Williamson, J. A.
110 The English Channel: A History
Williamson, J. A.
New York World Publishing Co. 1959 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with gold wave decoration, crisp black lettering on cover and spine. Faintest surface wear at base of spine, no fraying, no tears, no wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 381 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs, maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of the English Channel and its part in the development of English life and history and that of the Western world. 8vo. Great Britain. 016269

Price: 30.00 USD
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Malefice, Wilson, Leslie
111 Malefice
Wilson, Leslie
New York Pantheon 1992 0-679-42403-2 / 9780679424031 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Small remainder mark to top page edges. 168 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "A startlingly imaginative, terrifying novel of the occult--set against the backdrop of England's civil war and accompanying religious turmoil." 8vo. Fiction. 012460

Price: 12.00 USD
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Old Shrines and Ivy, Winter, William
112 Old Shrines and Ivy
Winter, William
New York Macmillan 1906 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Later printing, lovely old decorated American trade binding. Clean blue-green cloth boards with green and gold decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 296 pages. Photos and tales about landmarks in Great Britain. 026484

Price: 14.00 USD
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Shameful Flight - The Last Years of the British Empire in India, Wolpert, Stanley
113 Shameful Flight - The Last Years of the British Empire in India
Wolpert, Stanley
Oxford University Press, USA 2006 0195151984 / 9780195151985 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page and in clean unclipped dust jacket. White boards with yellow spine, gold lettering on spine. Light soiling. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 238 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (28.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Birtain's precipitous and ill-planned disengagement from India in 1947 - condemned as a "shameful flight" by Winston Churchill -- and its catastrophic effect on South Asia. 023174

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Island: A Cavalcade of England, Young, Francis Brett
114 The Island: A Cavalcade of England
Young, Francis Brett
New York Farrar Straus & Company 1946 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with gold line drawing map of England on cover, gold lettering on spine. Slight fading to spine and board edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 451 pgs. Copyright page states "First published in November 1944 by William Heineman Ltd., London". This is the American edition. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, very slight browning to edges; photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Book-length poem on the history of England. 8vo. Poetry. 014952

Price: 15.00 USD
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