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10 Decades of Mountaineering - an Exhibition Guide - (Fell & Rock Climbing Club of the English Lake District)
Fell & Rock Climbing Club. 2007, 1st Edition. Illustrated Card Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 33p beautifully produced and well-illustrated exhibition guide to mark the centenary of the Fell & Rock Climbing Club of the English Lake District. Clean, unmarked and mint. See scans. Fine.
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Book number: 007436
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.25 US$ 32.14 | JP¥ 3512]
Keywords: Climbing Guide Rock Mountains Mountaineering England English Lake District Mountaineering Boks Bibliography Biography, Books & Book Collecting Mountaineering Z-Others Ephemera

 
157 Art Photos of the Isle of Man with Map and Guide
Isle of Man, Phillips Bazaar. Coloured Illustrated Card Cove, Oblong Quarto. ? Edwardian album of photos of the Isle of Man. Many views of Scenery, harbour, promenade with trams, carrages, people and mor e people. Map and two sides of description. 9 plates of the steamers of the island. Grubby and disbound but plates complete and presentable. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: 000893
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.5 US$ 11.57 | JP¥ 1264]
Keywords: Isle of Man Douglas Photo Photographic Views View Album Snaefell Railway Transport

 
1953 Coronation Souvenir "Historic and Educational Map of the Route of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II... .
1953, 1st Edition. Large 28"x 20" coloured folded map of the route of the procession. in a folding wraper. One fold split and wrapper creased. See scans. Good.
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Book number: 005053
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.29 | JP¥ 1124]
Keywords: Kings and Quens Royalty Coronation 1953 History Family History & Genealogy

 
Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales - "Coed-Y-Glyn" - Auction Sale Prospectus 1958
Aberdovey, Fleetwood & Company. 1958, 1st Edition. Card Covers, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 8p prospectus in card folder for sale of this finely appointed sesaside residence"Coed-y-Glyn", Aberdovey.House pictured on front cover and 5 other pictures inside.To be sold by Auction at the Residence on 10th September 1958. Now Philip Avenue, Aberdovey LL35 0PY VG condition. See scan. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 006723
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 19.29 | JP¥ 2107]
Keywords: Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales - "Coed=y=Glyn" - Philip Avenue, Aberdovey LL35 0PY Auction Sale P History Art, Crafts, Jewelry, Wood & Metalwork & Painting Ephemera

 
Abram & Westleigh - Auction Sale Prospectus of Land in the County of Lancaster - 1880 - with Two Coloured Maps
1880, 1st Edition. Folded to Quarto. The cover states: "Particulars and Conditions of Sale of very valuable Mines, Building Land, Farm and Beer-House, situate at Abram & Westleigh in the County of Lancaster. To Be Sold By Auction at Royal Hotel Wigan 28th May 1880. By Mr. Joseph Hill". Map Labelling Lots - "Plan Of Property Situate at Abram & Westleigh in the Chancery of Halton & Worsley. All Fields Marked with their Names and Owners. Split at bottom fold of Middle Section of three repaired - old and new repairs. 22 Lots.Sheet for Lots 1-13 Missing. Second Sheet Gives Details of Beer-House. Farmhouse and Cottages and Mines. Lots 14 - 22.But all Lots Are Shown on Plan. Mines Under A Moiety of the Highway Leading From Golborne To Leigh. Map measures 2" x 30" and is lighly foxed with a few splits alomg folds. Map a bit grubby but still highly collectable.. Good +.
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Book number: 004751
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 US$ 28.29 | JP¥ 3091]
Keywords: Lancaster Wigan Abram Westleigh Estate Plans Estate Sale Halton & Worsley. History Maps & Cartography

 
An Act (of Parliament) for Giving the Commissioners of Sewers for the City of London the Same Powers As the Commisdsioners of Sewers for Counties Have; and to Oblige Collectors for the Sewers to Account.
Charles Bill Printers to the Queen. 1709. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 6p original 1709. p.211-213. No covers. Slight toning but otherwise VG and unmarked. Very Good.
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Book number: 004068
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.43 | JP¥ 702]
Keywords: London Sewers Sewer History of public Health Act of Parliament Edwin Chadwick England General History Medicine

 
An Act for Preventing Delays in the Execution of the Trust Reposed in the Governors of the Hospital of King James, Founded in Charterhouse, at the Charges of Thomas Sutton Esq ; for the Benefit of the Said Hospital
London, 1st Edition. Disbound from a larger Book, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Disbound from a larger volume.Undated but c.1721. 2p.Toned but otherwise unmarked. See scans. Near Very Good.
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Book number: 006468
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.71 | JP¥ 843]
Keywords: Act of Parliament Charterhouse Charterhouse King James Hospital London Thomas Sutton General History Z-Others

 
Act of Parliament for the Buying and Selling of Cattle in Smithfield and for Giving Leave for Bringing Up Calves Dead to London As Formerly
London, Charles Bill - Printer to the King.. 1709, 1st Edition. Disbound from a larger Book, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Disbound from a larger volume.Toned and a worm line at bottom away from text. 4p p.143-144.but otherwise unmarked.Two leaves almost detached. See scans. Good+.
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Book number: 006471
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.71 | JP¥ 843]
Keywords: Act of Parliament Smithfield Market Selling of Cattle General History Z-Others

 
An Act for Continuing Several Impositions and Duties, to Raise Money by Way of Loan and for Exporting British Copper and Brass-Wire Duty-Free; and for Circulating a Further Sum in Exchequer Bills, in Case a New Contract Be Made in That Behalf; and Concern
London, Charles Bill - Printer to the King.. 1709, 1st Edition. Disbound from a larger Book, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Full title: An Act for continuing several impositions and duties, to raise money by way of loan and for exporting British copper and brass-wire duty-free; and for circulating a further sum in Exchequer bills, in case a new contract be made in that behalf; and concerning the oaths to be administred in relation to Italian thrown silks, and touching oyls and plantation-goods of foreigners, taken or to be taken as prize; and concerning drugs of America to be imported from Her Majesties plantations; and for appropriating the monies given in this session of Parliament; and for making our debentures for two transport ships in this Act names; and to allow a further time for registring debentures, and for relief of persons who have lost such tickets, Exchequer bills, debentures, tallies or orders, as in this Act are mentioned. Disbound from a larger volume.18p p.191-206. Toned and some foxing. but otherwise unmarked. See scans. Near Very Good.
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Book number: 006473
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.71 | JP¥ 843]
Keywords: Act of Parliament Copper Brass Wire Italian Silk Export Import General History Z-Others

 
An Act to Preserve the Rights of Patrons to Advowsons
London, Charles Bill - Printer to the King.. 1709, 1st Edition. Disbound from a larger Book, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Disbound from a larger volume.4p; p.263-264. Toned but otherwise unmarked. See scans. Near Very Good.
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Book number: 006475
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.71 | JP¥ 843]
Keywords: Act of Parliament General History Z-Others

 
An Act for Rendring More Effectual the Laws Concerning Commissions of Sewers.
London, Charles Bill - Printer to the King.. 1709, 1st Edition. Disbound from a larger Book, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Disbound from a larger volume.4p; p.217-218. Toned but otherwise unmarked. See scans. Near Very Good.
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Book number: 006476
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.71 | JP¥ 843]
Keywords: Act of Parliament Sanitation Sewers General History Medicine Z-Others

 
An Act for Making Perpetual an Act for the Better Preventing the Counterfeiting the Current Coin of This Kingdom.
London, Charles Bill - Printer to the King.. 1709, 1st Edition. Disbound from a larger Book, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Disbound from a larger volume.4p; p.317-318. Toned and wormholes at bottom of leaves not affecting text.but otherwise unmarked. See scans. Near Very Good.
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Book number: 006478
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.86 | JP¥ 1405]
Keywords: Act of Parliament Numismatic Coin Collecting Forgeries General History Z-Others

 
An Act for the Queen, Most Gracious, General, and Free Pardon
London, Charles Bill - Printer to the King.. 1709, 1st Edition. Disbound from a larger Book, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Disbound from a larger volume.14p p.291-302. Toned but otherwise unmarked. See scans. Near Very Good.
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Book number: 006472
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.71 | JP¥ 843]
Keywords: Act of Parliament Queen Ann General History Z-Others

 
The Admiralty Buidings from Country Life - Half Leather Bound from the Admiralty House Library with Relevant Ephemera Bound in.
London, Country Life. 1923, 1st Edition (as such). Half-Leather, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Four short articles from Country Life and "The Architectuarl Review 1923-1925 includes "The Veil of the Admiralty" "The Admiraly Building Whitehall I & II. With associated newspaperr cuttings, illustatred admiralty gretings/christam cards reproducing engravings and a 1923 2p typewritten adiscourse on the Grinling Gibbons carving on either side of the Admiralty Board Room Mantel-Piece. Clearly bound for the Admiralty House library with stamps. Half leather folio with filing number on front board. Some fingermarks, well thumbed and one gutter split but remains tight; edges worn. See scans. Good.
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Book number: 005683
GBP 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 37.5 US$ 41.14 | JP¥ 4496]
Keywords: Navy Arcitectire Admiralty House London Grinling Gibbons Carving Wood Carving General Military Ephemera

 
Adstock and Great Horwood, Bucks - Auction Sale Particulars 1921
Buckingham, Messrs. Hearn & Hearn. 1921, 1st Edition. Stapeled, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Auction prospectus: 1921 Adstock & Great Horwood, bucks, sale particulars, of "Hinton's Farm". Original particulars sale brochure, for the agricultural property of "Hinton's Farm", grass farm and small holding with cottage and garden, of the late Mr. Joseph Sear. To be sold at the Bell Hotel, Winslow, solicitors - Hearn & Hearn, Buckingham.Folio folding to tall 4to. In VG condition but no plan as intimated. Five lots including a thatched cottage at Great Horwood. See scans. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 004877
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Keywords: Auction Sale Estate Auction Prospectus Sale Particulars Adstock Great Horwood Buckingham Buckinhamshire Hinton's Farm Winslow History Maps & Cartography Family History & Genealogy

 
Album Views - the Isle of Man
Douglas Isle of Man, W. Cowin & Co. Gilt Illustrated Boards, Oblong Quarto. Very nice late Vitorian/Edwardina View album with bright gilt design on front board. Concertina folding plates include a wide panorama of the Loch Promenade Douglas with trams, carriages and crowds of people! 16 pages of plates in total with another panorama of Douglas from Douglas head with many boats in the harbour. Smaller photos of Port Errin, railway on Snaefell etc. Tight and clean - would be nesar fine but for a 1.5cm snag on edge of rear board. Not affecting platesresr. Very Good -/No Jacket.
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Book number: 000863
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Keywords: Isle of Man Douglas Photo Photographic Views View Album Snaefell Railway Transport

 
Anticipation Containing the Substance of His M----Y's Most Gracious Speech to Both H---S of P--L--T, on the Opening of the Approaching Session, Together with a Full and Authentic Account of the Debate Which Will Take Place in the H--E of C--S......... . .
London, T.Becket. 1778, 2nd Edition. Disbound from a larger Book, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Printed for T. Becket, 1778, 1778. Pages vi, (2), 74. A successful witticism, forecasting the King's and indeed all the speeches (including those of Burke and Fox) at the opening of Parliament. With an unpaginated leaf - 'The Gentlemen trading to the East-Indies, West-Indies, and other parts, who intend taking over or sending thither any pamphlets this season, are hereby informed, that this work is authentic, faithful, and strictly impartial; and as the nice and discerning eye of the British islands and settlements near us, must feel an interest in these matters, good allowance will be given in taking quantities. Also the best Dutch wax, and stationary wares.' Disbound from larger volume so begins with title page. Little toned but near VG; no marks or signatures. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 003453
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 US$ 20.57 | JP¥ 2248]
Keywords: Politics Houses of Parliament History Foreign Travel & Topography

 
Ashburnham, Bexhill - a Small Watercolour C. 1920
. Small watercoulur of a Georgian house - sign post penclled in Ashburnham Huse, Bexhill ( East Sussex) Size 175 x 245mm. VG but for some rubbing at lower right - not detracting. Unsigned.
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Book number: 004552
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.86 | JP¥ 1405]
Keywords: Ashburnham East Sussex Watercolour Drawing Art, Crafts, Jewelry, Wood & Metalwork & Painting

 
Attleborough (Norfolk) - (Auction Prospectus) " Particulars and Conditions of Sale of a Highly Desirable Estate Comprising Small Farms, Cottages, and Accommodation Lands... To Be Sold by Auction " 1884
Attleborough, Salter & Simpson. 1848, 1st Edition (as such). Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Attleborough, Norfolk Particulars and Conditions of Sale of a Highly Desirable Estate comprising Small Farms, Cottages, and Accommodation Lands.. to be sold by auction at the Royal Hotel.. 28th day of August 1884. 7pp. folding plan, coloured in outline, completed memorandum on verso. 1884. Covers area between Attleborough, Great Ellingham and Deopham. Clean and VG. Very Good/No Jacket (as issued).
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Book number: 003218
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.75 US$ 36 | JP¥ 3934]
Keywords: Estate Auction Attleborough Norfolk England Ephemera Great Ellingham Fiddlers Green Deopham Maps & Cartography

 
Auction Sale Prospectus of Estates in Sussex - in the Parishes of Bolney, Cowfold and Twineham, West Chiltington and Thakeham - Prospectus with Large Coloured Maps 1900
London E.C. Messrs. Hughes, Hooker & Co. 1900, 1st Edition. Stapled A4, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Full title: Sussex. In Favourite Residential and Hunting Districts. The Particulars, Plans and Conditions of Sale of an Important and Valuable Freehold Residential and Sporting Estate and Freehold Farms & Small Holdings in the Parishes of Bolney, Cowfold and Twineham, West Chiltington and Thakeham. for sale by Auction.. at the Mart, Tokenhouse Yard, near the Bank of England in the City of London on Thursday, the 26th day of July , 1900 at two o'clock iin five lots. - Lot 1: Eastridge in the parishes of Bolney, Cowfold and Twineham. Fairly comprehensive description of the house, details of the rooms with sizes, details of the stabling, pleasure grounds and parkland which includes various other properties - Nye's Hill Farm, Nye's Hill Cottage, Dawes Farm, Red House Cottage, Ridgeland Farm and other unnamed buildings. Lot 2: Southlands Farm in West Chiltington. Lot 3 Estate known as New House, Hatches and Park farms in West Chiltington. Lot 4. Meadow land in Thakeham Lot 5. Property known as Much Mead on Nye Timber Common. With two very large coloured maps. Condition is good, except that the staples have almost rusted through and there are some creases to the outer covers. Maps in very good condition. Essential local history. See scans and email for more. Good +.
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Book number: 007673
GBP 48.00 [Appr.: EURO 56 US$ 61.71 | JP¥ 6743]
Keywords: Auction Sale Prospectus of Estates in Sussex - in the Parishes of Bolney, Cowfold and Twineham, West Chiltington and Thakeham - Prospectus with Large Coloured Maps 1900 Eastridge Full title: Sussex. In Favourite Residential and Hunting Districts. The Part

 
Auction Sale Catalogue for the Barnby Dun Estate (Near Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire) 21 Lots Described with Folding Coloured Plan at Auction 27 April 1940. Dn7 5sh Dn3 1dy Dn6 0dy
Northallerton, Joseph Hunt (Solicitors). 1940, 1st Edition. Stapled Binding, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Auction sale prospectus for the Barnby Dun Estate (comprises 820.946 acres divided into 21 lots), with folding coloured plan for sale by auction at "The Woolpack Hotel" Doncaster on 27 April 1940. 25p with 21lots described including "Ling House Farm", "Poplar House Farm", The Old Manor House, The Manor Farm, White House Farm, Fenwick House Farm and Riddings Farm. The Plan in a pocket at the end measures 20 x 29" (51x74cms) at a scale of 6" to the mile and includes many lots about Barnby Dun and also Stainforth, All in VG condition, staples rusting but sound. Some relevant annotations and and a signed and stamped receipt for Lot 10 - "The Manor House" sold for £3,900. There are copies in the Doncaster archives (wanting the plan) and the National Archives. Postcodes DN7 5SH DN3 1DY DN6 0DY. See scans. Very Good.
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Book number: 009327
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 75.75 US$ 83.57 | JP¥ 9132]
Keywords: Northallerton Doncaster West Riding of Yorkshire Hatfield Dncaster The Woolpack Hotel" Doncaster on 27 April 1940. 25p with 221lots described including "Ling House Farm", "Poplar House Farm", The Old Manor House, The Manor Farm, White Huse Farm, Fenwick H

 
The Balliwick of Guernsey - (the Isands of Guernsey, Alderney and Sark)
Guernsey, The Star and Gazette Company Ltd. 1978, 1st Edition?. Illustrated Card Covers, Oblong 4to. Unpaginated but 48p. Many period sepia photos - some views but many of people and activities.Undated but 1930's. Sewn binding with cord. Condition good - some age spots on front cover and corners a bit dog eared but no other significant marks or signatures. See scans. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 007228
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Keywords: England English History Guernsey Channel Islands Sark Jersey Guernsey Architecture Farms Farmhouses History Ephemera

 
Barnt Green - Mearse Lane "Spadesbourne" - Auction Sale Prospectus 1958
Birmingham, Edwards, Son & Bigwood. 1958, 1st Edition. Card Covers, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 4p prospectus in card folder for sale of "Spadesbourne", Barnt Green. By the direction of the owner. House pictured on front cover.To be sold by Auction at Regent House, St.Philip's Place, Colmore Road, Birmingham on 10th July 1958. Postcode B45 8HL ? VG condition. See scan. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 006722
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.29 | JP¥ 1124]
Keywords: Barnt Green - Mearse Lane "Spadesbourne" - Auction Sale Lickey Hills History Art, Crafts, Jewelry, Wood & Metalwork & Painting Ephemera

 
The Bear Wood Estate - Finchampstead, Wokingham & Sandhurst, Berkshire. Auction Sale Prospectus 1911-1912 - Incomplete. But with 9 Original Sepia Photos of the District.
London, Messrs Trollope. 1911, 1st Edition. This collection comprises parts of the auction sale prospecti of the great auction sales of the Bearwood Estate in Wokingham in 1911 and 1912. The collection comprises two original coloured maps, card covers of three sales (+ one duplicate) and papers for lots 2-42 (including Bourton Villa, Shute End Lodge, Embrook House, Folly Farm House, Winnersh Grove and etc. Also Lots 51-88 (including Langley Pond Farm, Barkham Post Office, The Old Leather Bottle, polo ground and tennis courts, Finchampstead Post Office and etc. The coloured maps are 1) Plan No.6 comprising lots 59-66 all on the west side of the Railway from Ambarrow Farm through Wellington College to Queen's Bridge. - measures 22 1/12 " x 17" (57x43 cms) 2) Plan No 9 covering a large area from Sandhurst in the SE to Finchampstead in the SW and north to nine mile ride encompassing many numbered lots. Size 41" x 30" (102x72cms) The sales lasted over several days in 1911 and 1912 and further research is required to apportion these papers to specific auction days. The most useful part of this lot are the two maps. The sale particulars are disbound and have edge chips. The large map has been roughly folded but is intact and collectable. Included are 9 contemporary sepia photos of Bearwood Church. Bearwood School House, The Woods, Standen's lodge, Dance's Lodge, White's Lodge, and Bearwood School. See scans and email for more scans including the photos. Fair/Good.
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Book number: 008136
GBP 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 70 US$ 77.14 | JP¥ 8429]
Keywords: Land Sale Auction Sale Particulars. Berkshire Wokingham Sandhurst Crowthorne Finchampstead Ambarrow Farm through Wellington College to Queen's Bridge. - Bourton Villa, Shute End Lodge, Embrook House, Folly Farm House, Winnersh Grove and etc. Also Lots 51-

 
Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire Naturalists Trust Limited - Reserves Handbook
Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire Naturalists Trust Limited -. 1978, 1st Edition ?. Orange Card, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 68+2p. well put together woth drawingsa and maps. Bound with slide binder.Details of 13 reserves in Bedfordshire and 15 in Huntingdonsgire + 2 roadside reserves. Inrternally clean and unmarked. Front illustrated card cover has some small marks beside the spine. See scans. Very Good.
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Book number: 008785
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.29 | JP¥ 1124]
Keywords: Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire Naturalists Trust Limited - Reserves Handbookr Natural History

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