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Recent Arrivals from C & J Read

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London: The Museum Book Store, 1925 pp.152 including covers. Lists 1544 items including the Original Manuscript Journals of Captain Alexander Home, R.N., of Bushenburn, when Companion with Captain Cook on his last Voyage, 1777-79 which gives an account of his death. Printed blue paper wrapers with darkened spine and lesser darkening to edges. Rear top corner missing. Otherwise a good… Read more
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LONG SUNSET Memoirs of Winston Churchill's Last Private Secretary

by Browne, Anthony Montague

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C & J Read
Published
1995
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Fine
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1st Edition
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9780304344789
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London: Cassell, 1995 pp.xii 376 including Index and Appendices plus 16 pages of photographs. Navy boards, gilt. Fine in fine protected dustjacket.
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RAND McNALLY HANDY RAILROAD ATLAS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Published
1973
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Good
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U.S.A.: Rand McNally & Company, 1973 pp.64, comprising railroad maps of the States. Together with Railroad Information Tables. Pictorial card covers with railroad company logos on the front. Some light creasing and partial fading to front cover. Shows and identifies all U.S. railroads with mileage between key points and kinds of service offered.
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING SINGER SEWING MACHINE MODEL 201

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Great Yarmough Borough Council Planning Department Instruction booklet pp.64, illustrated with explanatory photographs and drawings. Coloured card covers. Very good.
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RADIO & TELEVISION ENGINEERING DEFINITIONS AND FORMULAE FOR STUDENTS

by Starr, A. T.

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C & J Read
Published
1957
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Very Good
Edition
4th Edition
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London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1957 pp.vi 66, illustrated with drawings, circuit diagrams and tables. Grey card covers. Staples rusted. Otherwise near fine.
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SCALE MODELS HANDBOOK 1964

by Farish, Graham

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C & J Read
Published
1964
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Good
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Bromley: Graham Farish Ltd., 1964 Stapled booklet. pp.46, illustrated with photographs and drawings. Pictorial card covers. Little shelf wear and faint watermark to top edge.
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THE CASE OF THE BLACK-EYED BLONDE

by Gardner, Erle Stanley

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Published
1948
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Good
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First British Edition.
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London: Cassell & Co. Ltd., 1948 Authorized Economy Standards. pp.221. Yellow cloth with patchy browning to spine. A good clean and tight copy
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SOMETHING ABOUT A SOLDIER

by Harris, Mark

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C & J Read
Published
1958
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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London: Andre Deutsch, 1958 pp.191. Blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. A near fine clean copy in a near fine protected dustjacket.
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London: Department of the Environment, 1972 pp.64 with green card covers. Black plastic comb binding with lower half broken with pieces missing but pages holding together. Ex-library with number lightly stamped in bottom margin inside front cover and 'Last Copy' stamped in top corner of first page only. Rear cover faded to yellow.
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SAMMY THE RUNAWAY MASTIFF Sammy Breaks out of his Kennel

by Stead, Vince

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C & J Read
Published
2006
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Fine
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1st Edition
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9781598243147
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Montgomery, Alabama: E-Book Time LLC, 2006 pp.102. Pictorial glossy card covers. As new.
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JAMES PAGET UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL The First 25 Years

by Sturzaker, Hugh

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C & J Read
Published
2007
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Fine
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1st Edition
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BookPublishingWorld, 2007 pp.xx 516 including Index and Bibliography. Illustrated with photographs in colour and black and white. Pictorial card covers. As new. Heavy book which will require extra overseas shipping.
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NEWSPAPERING IN THE OLD WEST A Pictorial History of Journalism and Printing on The Frontier

by Karolevitz, Robert F.

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C & J Read
Published
1965
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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New York: Bonanza Books, 1965 pp 192. Illustrated throughout with period photographs. Yellow cloth with black number at base of spine. Ex-College Library with new front endpaper having one pale pink stamp in bottom corner of title page and stamps on top and fore edge of page block. A Very Good Clean Copy in Dustjacket sealed with clear adhesive… Read more
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THE ROYAL ENGINEERS JOURNAL VOL. LVI. SEPTEMBER, 1942

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Published
1942
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Very Good
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Chatham: The Institution of Royal Engineers, 1942 pp.xiii 177 - 264. Illustrated with photographs and a drawing. Blue paper wrappers with fading to spine and edges.
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THE HERITAGE TRAIL The Changing Face of the old City of Norwich

by Norwich City Olanning Department

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Published
1986
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Good
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1st Edition
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Norwich: Norwich City Council, 1986 pp.ii 32, illustrated with sepia photographs and plans on cream paper. Pictorial card covers with some light marks.
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5 MINUTE FARMYARD TAILS

by Baxter, Nicola

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C & J Read
Published
1999
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Fine
ISBN
9781900466011
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Leicester: Armadillo Books, 1999 Produced for Bookmart Ltd. by Nicola Baxter, Diss, Norfolk. pp 80 with coloured illustrations by Jenny Press. Pictorial laminated boards, Fine in Near Fine Protected Dustjacket.
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THE GRAFTER'S HANDBOOK

by Garner, R. J.

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Published
1947
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Good
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1st Edition
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£52.88

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London: Faber and Faber Ltd., 1947 pp.223 including Index, Appendix and References. Illustrated with photographs and many explanatory drawings showing methods of many types of grafting. Green cloth, gilt with fading to spine and some loss of colour to boards. Pages clean and tightly bound. Author's inscription on title page "Robert J. Garner October 24th 1947". In a good protected… Read more
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CAMERA WORK The Complete Ohotographs 1903-1917

by Stieglitz, Alfred

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C & J Read
Published
2013
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Fine
ISBN
9783836544078
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£33.05

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Koln: Taschen, 2013 pp.552 illustrated throughout with sepia tinted photographs. Black boards with title in white. Fine in fine protected dustjacket. Heavy book which will require extra overseas shipping.
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PADDINGTON'S CARTOON BOOK

by Bond, Michael

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C & J Read
Published
1979
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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London: William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., 1979 A Fontana Picture Lions stapled book. pp.32, illustrated in colour by Ivor Wood. Pictorial card covers with a little light creasing near spine edge. Very good.
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BRICK BUILDING IN ENGLAND From The Middle Ages to 1550

by Wight, Jane, A.

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C & J Read
Published
1972
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780212984008
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London: John Baker, 1972 pp 439 plus 48 pages of photographs with drawings and maps in the text. Ex-Library with new endpapers in Library binding having the dustjacket sealed to the boards in clear adhesive plastic. Stamp and numbers on Title page and on verso and one stamp in bottom corner of last page of index. A Good Tight… Read more
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KEW PALACE

by Charlton, John

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C & J Read
Published
1957
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Good
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957 pp.ii 30, plus 4 pages of photographs and with illustrations in the text by Eric Fraser. pictorial card covers with rust marks around staples and some fading around spine. Otherwise a very good clean copy.
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