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Britain in Pictures

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Britain in Pictures

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The Story of Scotland, Darling, F. Fraser
1 The Story of Scotland
Darling, F. Fraser. Collins, London, 1947. fourth edition, Hardback, 230mm x 165mm decorated card boards, 48+pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Good +/Good +. Owners inscription. Book is an austerity production, block a little darkened by age with edges grubby. Spine and boards clean, plates all present and clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some darkening of age, light wear to spine and edges, some tiny loss at ends of spine, but still presentable with protection. A brief but lucid, well-illustrated account of the Scottish nation and its character, from the Britain in Pictures series. Catalogue: Britain in Pictures. Keywords: Scotland, Glasgow, Stuart, Edinburgh. 991

Price: 5.00 GBP
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Wild Flowers in Britain, Grigson, Geoffrey
2 Wild Flowers in Britain
Grigson, Geoffrey. Collins, London, 1944. first edition, Hardback, 228mm x 165mm pink decorated boards, 48+pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Good/Fair. Gift Inscription. Spine and boards bumped, edges a little chipped, faint foxing to front endpaper, pages and plates clean. Dustwrapper has wear and chipping to edges, some staining to front. Volume in the "Britain in Pictures" series offers an engaging and discursive narrative by Grigson on the wild flowers of Britain, with illustrations. Catalogue: Britain in Pictures. Keywords: Britain, flowers, Grigson. 7160

Price: 5.25 GBP
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Life Among The English, Macaulay, Rose
3 Life Among The English
Macaulay, Rose. Collins, London, 1946. first edition, Hardback, 228mm x 165mm red decorated card boards, 48+pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Good +/Good. Spine and boards bumped, just a little chipped, pages and colour plates noce and clean. Dustwrapper has some wear and chipping to edges, basically clean and entire. A short-compass account of how the English people have lived over the centuries, with illustrations including 8 plates in full colour. Part of the "Britain in Pictures" series of books. Catalogue: Britain in Pictures. Keywords: England, Anglo-Saxon, church, people. 7161

Price: 5.50 GBP
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Sporting Pictures of England, Paget, Guy
4 Sporting Pictures of England
Paget, Guy. Collins, London, 1945. first edition, Hardback, 230mm x 165mm decorated card boards, 48+pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Good/Good. Book is a wartime production, darkened by age with foxing to endpapers, block edges grubby, loss of 1 sq cm at top of spine. Plates all present and clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) has wear and chipping to edges, loss ofd 1 sq cm at top of spine but still presentable, with protection. Volume in "Britain in Pictures" series considers the greatest sporting painters of England, with full-page examples of their work. Catalogue: Britain in Pictures. Keywords: Landseer, Stubbs, hunt, horse. 967

Price: 5.00 GBP
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Boy Scouts, Reynolds, E.E.
5 Boy Scouts
Reynolds, E.E.. Collins, London, 1944. first edition, Hardback, 228mm x 165mm green decorated card boards, 48+pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/Good. Chipping to edges of boards and spine, some inward bowing of boards, block clean save for a handful of light pencil marks. Dustwrapper (now protected) has chipping to edges, small stain to front. From the "Britain in Pictures" series of books, this is an illustrated guide to the history and activities of the Boy Scouts. Catalogue: Britain in Pictures. Keywords: Scouting, boys, Baden-Powell, camp. 7182

Price: 8.50 GBP
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