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AMATI, NICOLO - Violins by: Catalogue of Objects of Virtue and Watches the Propert of the Earl of Cromer .... Also Violins by Nicolo Amati the property of Arthur Collis and others which are to be sold at auction ...

Item No. 17907

London: Christie, Manson & Woods, May 20, 1946. 14-page auction catalogue. 8vo. Wire stitched; a little creased.

£15.00

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ASPREY & CO: Their substantial & beautifully illustrated catalogue of luxury goods including much in the Art Deco style.

Item No. 17075

Item No. 17075

Item No. 17075

Item No. 17075

Item No. 17075

London: Asprey & Co. c. 1930. Profusely illustrated priced catalogue. 4to (11 x 9 inches), 195-pages. Original grained cloth-backed glazed coloured pictorial boards. Corners bumped else very good. Letter from Aspreys dated 1930 at one time affixed to the title with a paper clip leaving resultant rusty mark.

Luxury goods illustrated, amongst much else, include: luggage, dressing cases, enamel and silver toilet sets, sports sticks, motor mascots, field glasses, desk sets in shagreen. tortoiseshell cigarette tubes, cut glass, pens, gold cigar boxes, woven gold and platinum purses, etc. etc. Much in the Art Deco style.

£600.00

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ATKINS, SAMUEL ELLIOTT (Clerk of the Company) & OVERALL, WILLIAM HENRY ( Librarian to the Corporation of the City of London): Some Account of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers of the City of London.

London: Privately Printed, 1881. 11 plates & illustrations, one being a mounted photograph of John Harrison's tomb. Large 8vo (10 x 7 inches), pages: xvii:v:346, original half morocco, spine blocked and lettered in gilt, upper cover lettered in gilt and blocked in gilt with the arms of the Company, top edge gilt. Extremities rubbed, light wear to headbands, paper of upper inner joint cracked but very firm. Overall a very good copy in the de-luxe issue binding of half-morocco. 

£285.00

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BELL, R.C. & BELL, ROBERT; WHITMORE, JOHN; & SWEENY, JAMES: Unofficial Farthings 1820-1870. & Bell's Unofficial Farthings, a Supplement by Bell, Whitmore, & Sweeny

Item No 14862

London: Seaby, 1975. First edition of the main work. Illustrations. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 iches), 248-pages, original cloth; very good in slightly edge creased but good dustwrapper. With the attractive bookplate of the token collector David Perry on front pastedown. The supplement a First Edition. Malvern: Whitmore, 1994. 43-plates. 4to (10 x 7 3/4 inches), 237-pages. Softback. Original glazed pictorial wrappers; a few marks to upper wrapper, headband creased else good. With the small bookplate of the token collector David Perry.

£120.00

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BERRY, GEORGE: Seventeenth Century England: Traders and their Tokens.

Item No. 14846

London: Seaby, 1988. First edition. Illustrations. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 168-pages. Original cloth; very good in dustwrapper which has fading at backstrip & lower panel.

£15.00

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BHUSHAN, JAMILA BRIJ: Indian Jewellery, Ornaments and Decorative Designs.

Item No. 9907

Bombay: D.B. Taraporevala Sons & Co., no date. First edition. With 3 colour plates depicting 10 designs, 471 line drawings and over 360 half-tone illustrations. Folio, pp.xviii:168:plates, original cloth-backed boards in dustwrapper; binding corners and headbands bumped, cloth at lower headband frayed, and a worm-hole to back cover; dustwrapper with a number of short creased tears (small amount of loss) to outer edges; internally page edges browned, ink inscription on front free-endpaper, else generally good.

£18.00

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CASPAL, JOHN: Making Fire & Light in the home pre-1820.

t19107

Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 2000. Reprint. Profusely illustrated in b&w. 4to (11 x 8 3/4 inches), original cloth; good in slightly edge creased dust jacket.

Weight 1.5 kg thus extra overseas postage will be requested. 

£25.00

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COMINO, MARY: Gimson and the Barnsleys "wonderful furniture of a commonplace kind".

Item No. 19110

London: Evans Brothers, Numerous illustrations. 4to ( 10 x 7 1/2 inches), 224-pages. Original cloth; light foxing to endpapers else good in good dust jacket. 

£12.00

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DELABERE COLLECTION: A Catalogue of the Most Singular, Rare, and Valuable Collection of Portraits by the Passes, Delaram etc. Some of them Unique. Being the contents of a Very Celebrated Book .... most of them Very Brilliant Impressions, and in the Finest condition. Which will be sold by Auction by Mr Christie at his Great Room, Pall Mall, on Friday March 29, 1811.

Item No. 17488

Item No. 17488

Item No. 17488

London: 1811. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 inches), 44-pages. 152-Lots. Old half calf, marbled boards, the spine lettered in gilt, "Mr. Bindley's Portraits 1811".

Spine chipped, both boards detached, title dust marked.

Buyers names and prices realised added in a contemporary hand, perhaps that of James Bindley (1737-1818; a commissioner of stamp duties; a collector of books & engravings). The title page is inscribed at head, "Mr Bindley, Stamp Office". The sale of Bindleys collection upon his death raised over £29,000.

Very rare. No copy cited on Copac.

£800.00

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FEY, MARSHALL: Slot Machines. A Pictorial History of the first 100 Years.

Item No. 19144

Reno: Liberty Bell, 1989. Coloured ilustrations throughout. 4to (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches), 256-pages. Original white colour illustrated white laminated boards. Corners bumped, headbands browned, margins of title tanned else good.

Weight 2.230 kg thus extra overseas postage will be requested. 

£15.00

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FLOWER, GARY & KURTZ, BILL: Pinball. The Lure of the Silver Ball.

Item No. 19139

Secaucus: Chartwell, 1988. 1st edition. Well illustrated in colour. 4to (11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches), 125-pages plus index. Original cloth; excellent in like dust jacket. 

£13.00

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GRIMSHAW, M.E: Silver Medals, Badges and Trophies from Schools in the British Isles 1550 - 1850.

Cambridge: M.E. Grimshaw, circa 1980. First edition. Illustrations. 4to (10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches), 64-pages. Softback. Original silver pictorial wrappers. Corner bumped. Gift inscription.

£25.00

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HAGENEY, WOLFGANG: Chinese Ceramics. Decorative Motifs from Chinese Pottery. Designer's Notebook 3.

Item No. 14914

Rome: Edition Belvedere, 1983. First edtion. Coloured plates. Folio (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches). Softback, original glazed coloured pictorial wrappers; headband and corners a little bumped.

£15.00

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HAGENEY, WOLFGANG: Graphicolor Vo. 1: 300 Graphical Motifs with Fantasy all in Color. Belvedere Designbook. Fashion Textiles Graphic Designs. Vol. 1 Part 1.

Item No. 14906

Rome: Edition Belvedere, 1985. Second edtion. Coloured plates. Folio (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches). Softback, original glazed coloured pictorial wrappers. Very good.

£45.00

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HAGENEY, WOLFGANG: Graphicolor Vo. 2: 300 Graphical Motifs with Fantasy all in Color. Belvedere Designbook. Fashion Textiles Graphic Designs. Vol.1 Part 2.

Item No. 14905

Rome: Edition Belvedere, 1985. Second edtion. Coloured plates. Folio (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches). Softback, original glazed coloured pictorial wrappers;headband and corners a little bumped.

£45.00

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HAGENEY, WOLFGANG: Oriental Flowers. Belvedere Paperback: Fashion Textiles Graphic Designs Vol. 4.

Item No. 14904

Rome: Edition Belvedere, 1981. First edtion. Coloured plates. Folio (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches). Softback, original glazed coloured pictorial wrappers; headband rubbed, text block detached from wrappers.

£35.00

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HAMILTON, WALTER: French Book-Plates, a handbook for Ex-Libris Collectors.

Item No. 17800

London: George Bell, 1892. 1 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Frontispiece, title vignette & plates. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 175-pages. Original green cloth. Some spotting and a few chips to the binding; overall sound.

£35.00

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HATTON, CHRISTOPHER: [LEWIS C. LOYD and DORIS MARY STENTON, Editors]: Book of Seals. To Which is Appended a Select List of the Works of Frank Merry Stenton.

Item No. 6818

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1950. First edition. Portrait, black & white plates. 4to, pp.lxv:457:[6, list of subscribers], original dark blue cloth in dustwrapper; binding very good; dustwrapper spine browned and scuffed, headbands torn and chipped (some loss) and with a number of short tears to edges; internally, endpapers browned, else a very good.

£60.00

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HAWKINS, EDWARD (Edited by Augustus W. Franks & Herbert A. Grueber): Medallic Illustrations of the History of Great Britain and Ireland to the Death of George II.

London: Spink, 1978. Originally published by the British Museum in 1885. Two volumes. Illustrations. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: 724 & 866, original black cloth; crease to fore-edge of 9 leaves, headbands a little bumped but overall very good. With the attractive bookplate of the collector David Perry on front pastedown.

£55.00

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HORNSBY, PETER R. G: Pewter of the Western World 1600-1850.

Item No. 19141

Exton, PA: Schiffer, 1983. First edition. Profusely illustrated in b&w. Folio (12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches), 381-pages. Original cloth gilt; very good in dust jacket which has faded at the spine.

Weight 2.230 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£12.00

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JAEGGLI-WEBER, H: The Swiss Postmarks and Postal Cancellations from 1843 to 1862.

Item No. 15597

Lucerne: Edelmann, n.d. 874 reproductions of postmarks. 8vo (8 1/2 x 6 inches), 76-pages (of text). Original blue cloth blocked in red & black; covers now laminated. Very good.

£55.00

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KENYON, OTIS ALLEN: Carpets and Rugs. How they are made, How to select them, How to care for them.

Item No. 19134

North Canton, Ohio: The Hoover Company, 1923. First edition. 3 coloured folding plates (one badly folded) and photographic illustrations. 8vo (8 1/ x 5 3/4 inches), 168-pages. Original green ribbed cloth; very good. Name on front pastedown. 

£18.00

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KRAUSE, CHESTER L: Wisconsin Obsolete Bank Notes and Scrip.

Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1994. Profusely illustrated. 4to (11 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches), 528-pages, original cloth in dust jacket; excellent.

£25.00

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LAMB, ROBERT A: A Catalogue of French Emegency Tokens of 1914 - 1922.

no publisher or place stated: 1967. Illustrations. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 49-pages, softback; original tan grained wrappers; very good.

£35.00

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MACQUOID, PERCY: A History of English Furniture. With plates in colour after Shirley Slocombe and numerous illustrations. The Age of Mahogany.

Item No. 17036

London: Medici Society and Laurence & Bullen, 1923. Folio (15 x 11 inches), 271-pages, original bevelled burgundy cloth, 2 1/2 inches of upper right spine gnawed away not affecting the volume internally.

£30.00

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MACQUOID, PERCY: A History of English Furniture. With plates in colour after Shirley Slocombe and numerous illustrations. The Age of Satinwood.

Item No. 17034

London: Medici Society and Laurence & Bullen, 1928. Folio (15 x 11 inches), 260-pages, original bevelled burgundy cloth, top edge gilt; narrow band of fading at head of spine where dust jacket incomplete else very good in the edge chipped and torn dust jacket. Very heavy, extra postage will be requested.

£35.00

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NICHOLLS & CLARKE LTD: Catalogue No. 37 Baths, Lavatory Basins, Plumber's Brasswork, Stoves, Heating Appliances, Modern Tiled Fireplaces ...... etc.etc.

Item No. 19146

London: Nicholls & Clarke, c. 1937. Profusely illustrated catalogue. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 1/4 nches), 672-pages. Original cloth. Margins tanned. Binding spotted and soiled although very sound.

Weight 2.230 kg thus extra postage will be requested. 

£15.00

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OLIVER, TONY L: TLO MILITARIA Sales Catalogue Number One. Military Sake Cups, bottles, & trays.

Item No. 19132

Eton Wick: Tony L. Oliver, 2001. Well illustrated in colour. 4to (11 3/4 x 8 inches). A priced catalogue of 405 items - each illustrated. Original coloured pictorial wrappers; good. 

£22.00

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OMAN, CHARLES: A Catalogue of the Plate belonging to the Bank of England.

Item 18029

Item No. 18029

London: for the Govenor and Company of the Bank of England, 1967. Frontispiece and 46 photographic plates. 4to (11 x 8 1/2 inches), 56-pages, original linen blocked in gilt; excellent.

£65.00

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PINKERTON, JOHN: An Essay on Medals: Especially those of Greece, Rome, and Britain. A New Edition, Corrected. Greatly Enlarged and Illustrated with Plates.

Item No. 18807

London: for J. Edwards, 1789. Volume 1 only. 3 engraved plates. 8vo (8 x 5 inches), pages: xlviii:302, contemporary full tan calf, spine rubbed and chipped, lower board partly detached. Engraved armorial bookplate of Matthew Lewis on front pastedown & another on front free endpaper.

£12.00

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POLLEN, JOHN HUNGERFORD: Ancient and Modern Furniture and Woodwork in the South Kensington Museum.

Item No. 19109

 

London: Chapman & Hall, 1874. Coloured frontispiece and mounted photographic plates. 8vo (10 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches), 415-pages. Publisher's half roan. Binding poor, rubbed, chips, & splits. Damp-marking to frontispiece, text tanned.

Weight 1.6 kg thus extra overseas postage will be requested. 

£25.00

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ROYAL NUMISMATIC SOCIETY: Coin Hoards. Vol. VII.

Item No. 18811

London: Royal Numismatic Society, 1985. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 6 inches), 456-pages. Original blue cloth.Some minor damp discolouration.

£12.00

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SANDERS, WILLIAM BLISS: Examples of Carved Oak woodwork in the Houses and Furniture of the 16th & 17th Centuries. With 25 illustrations photo-lithographed from the original Sketches of the Author.

Item No. 19111

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1883. First edition. 25 plates. Folio (17 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches), unpaginated. With 4-page list of subscribers. Original blue cloth over bevelled boards. Upper outer hinge ragged, corners rubbed through. Damp tide mark to the plates but not to text, inner joints cracked, title tanned. Weight 2 kg thus extra overseas postage will be requested. 

£18.00

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SERVEN, JAMES E: Colt Firearms 1836 - 1958.

Item No. 18677

Item No. 18677

Santa Ana: By the Author, 1958. 2nd printing. Profusely illustrated. 4to (12 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches), 387-pages. Original cloth with a gilt plaque to upper cover in a poor dust jacket which has loss. Upper inner joint split but holding on webbing otherwise very good. Weight 2.3 kg thus extra overseas postage will be requested

£40.00

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SHANDON COLLECTION: Catalogue of the Celebrated Assemblage of Works of Art and Vertu, known as the Shandon Collection Formed during the last half-century by that well-known Amateur Robert Napier. Chinese and Japanese Porcelain ... Ancient and Modern Pictures ... Silver ... Bronzez ... Chinese Enamels .... Which will be sold by Auction by Messrs. Christie, Manson, and Woods at their Great Rooms ... on Wednesday, April 11, 1877. 3432 Lots sold over 20 days.

Item No. 17497

Item No. 17497

London: 1877. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches), 222-pages, original red cloth blocked in blind and lettered in gilt. Very good.Together with the volume published after the sale, the auction catalogue but with the names of the buyers and the prices realised. This 4to (10 x 7 1.2 inches), 195-pages, original red cloth; a large portion of the backstrip detached but present.

The sale total was £49,744.4.6. Rare.

£280.00

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SHAW, HENRY & MEYRICK, SIR SAMUEL RUSH: Specimens of Ancient Furniture drawn from Existing Authorities by Henry Shaw F.S.A.

Item No. 19092

Item No. 19092

Item No. 19092

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1866. Title in red & black, Additional lithographic title (plate 1) and a further 73 lithographic plates on stout paper. 4to (11 1/2 x 9 inches), text pages (4):57, 20th Century 1/4 black polished calf, green cloth sides, ornamental gilt border to sides, spine gilt on bands with blue lettering piece. Very good and very clean internally.

Weight 2.3 kg thus extra overseas postage will be requested. 

£300.00

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SPINK & SONS: Spink & Sons Monthly Numismatic Circular. Volume XIV, Nos. 157-168.

Item No. 18815

London: Spink & Sons, 1906. Illustrations. Folio (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches), pages: xix:8760-9509, original red cloth; binding very damp-marked, internally very good.

£38.00

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SPINK & SONS: Spink & Sons Monthly Numismatic Circular. Volumes 1 & 2 (in one), Nos. 2-24, Jan. 1893-Nov. 1894.

Item No. 18816

London: Spink & Sons, 1893. Illustrations. Folio (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches), pages: 35-951, binder's cloth; binding very damp-marked, internally with some tanning, corner of one leaf torn away with slight loss. With, at end Spink's December 1893 "Piccadilly List of Selected Coins and Medals for Sale", 16-pages.

£48.00

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TEMPLE, KEITH: Pinball Art.

Item No. 19125

London: Blossom, 1991. First edition. Profusely illustrated in colour. 4to (12 x 9 1/4 inches), 127-pages. Original cloth, excellent in like dust jacket. 

£32.00

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TEMPLE, KEITH: Pinball Art.

Item No. 19124

London: Blossom, 1991. First edition. Profusely illustrated in colour. 4to (12 x 9 1/4 inches), 127-pages. Original cloth, good in dust jacket which is snagged at the headband, corner rubbed. 

£25.00

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TEMPLE, KEITH: Pinball Art.

Item No. 19123

London: Blossom, 1991. First edition. Profusely illustrated in colour. 4to (12 x 9 1/4 inches), 127-pages. Original cloth, good in dust jacket which has s pull at the headband.

£25.00

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THURO, CATHERINE M.V: Oil Lamps 3. Victorian Kerosene Lighting 1860-1900.

Item No. 19112

Toronto: Collector Books, 2001. First edition. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. 4to (11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches), 287-pages. Original coloured pictorial laminated boards - excellent.

Weight 1.2kg thus extra overses postage will be requested. 

£30.00

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THURO, CATHERINE M.V: Oil Lamps II: Glass Kerosene Lamps.

Item No. 19131

Paducah, Kentucky, 1983. Profusely illustrated. 4to (11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches), 156-pages plus index & values (updated to 2003). Original coloured pictorial laminated boards. Publisher's ink stamped announcement on front pastedown. 

£15.00

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TILL, WILLIAM [Medallist]: Descriptive particulars of English Coronation Medals from ... Edward the Sixth to ... Queen Victoria; subjoined are desultory memoranda of many of the most choice ... medals and medallions of illustrious personages distinguished in British history.

Item No. 18808

London: John Hearne, 1846. Second edition, with the Author's last corrections. 8vo (7 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches), pages: xix:108:(4, advertisement for William Till, Medallist, 17 Great Russell Street, London). Original grained grey/blue cloth; binding spotted, headbands rubbed. Frontispiece and title foxed otherwise internally very clean. Contemporary inscription on front free endpaper. Uncommon.

£90.00

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VALKO, GEORGES: Uber den Druckprozess und di Abarten der Stehenden Helvetia 1882-1907.

Item No. 15601

Bern: Zumstein, 1978. Black & white plates. 8vo (10 x 7 inches), 78-pages. Original green cloth; very good.

£25.00

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VALKO, GEORGES: Uber die Frankaturen 1882 bis 1907.

Item No. 15600

Bern: Zumstein, 1986. Coloured illustrations. 8vo (10 x 7 inches), 62-pages. Original blue cloth; very good.

£20.00

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