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Savile Row - An Illustrated History, Walker, Richard
101 Savile Row - An Illustrated History
Walker, Richard
New York Rizzoli 1989 0847810208 / 9780847810208 First 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
102 Rural Rides with Ralph Wightman Through Cobbett's England
Wightman, Ralph
London Cassell & Company, Ltd. 1957 First 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
103 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
104 The Phasian Bird
Williamson, Henry
London Faber and Faber 1948 First 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
105 The Phasian Bird
Williamson, Henry
London Faber & Faber 1948 First 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.
106 The English Channel: A History
Williamson, J. A.
New York World Publishing Co. 1959 First 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
107 Malefice
Wilson, Leslie
New York Pantheon 1992 0-679-42403-2 / 9780679424031 First 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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Shameful Flight - The Last Years of the British Empire in India, Wolpert, Stanley
108 Shameful Flight - The Last Years of the British Empire in India
Wolpert, Stanley
Oxford University Press, USA 2006 0195151984 / 9780195151985 First 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
109 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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