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1 Thoroughbred Sires and Dams- 1940
The Blood Horse 1941 Limited to 500 Copies. Leather Near Fine None Leather 8vo - over 7 
1/500. The book is clean and tight, with one water mark about the size of a quarter on the back cover. It is bound in brown leather with gilt edges and some stamps in the form of horseshoes, horses, etc. on the four corners of the front and back cover. A beautiful book recording all of the horses racing in 1940, as far as I can tell. Also, Seabiscuit is listed as Swing On. 
Price: 130.00 USD
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2 Meredith, Gertrude Euphemia The Descendants of Hugh Amory 1605-1805
Chiswick Press 1901 First English Edition. Near Fine Quarto 
373 pages with colophon. Unmarked. Spine lettered in Gilt. 8" x 10" Calf colored binding cloth. Hinges tight. Large family Genealogical chart in rear pocket. Privately printed. Lovely copy. Near Fine condition, with only the lower corners bumped slightly. Frontispiece photogravure with tissue guard of Wrington Church, Somersetshire. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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3 Murray, W.H.H. How John Norton Kept His Christmas
Platt & Peck 1911 Decorated Boards Fine Minus None Decorated Boards 8vo - over 7 
Reprint of the 1890 edition. Other than a private ex libris plate on the inside front cover of the book and a soiled spine, the book is fine plus. Sharp corners, tight and clean. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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4 Wilkes , John English Liberty,being a Collection of Interesting Tracts, from the Year 1762, to 1769 Inclufive. Containing the Private Correspondence , Public Letters Speeches, and Addresses, of John Wilkes Esq. Volume the Second.
T. Baldwin 1769 First English Edition. Contemporary Calf Good Plus Contemporary Calf Large Quarto - 12 
Text near fine. Leather covered boards detached. Royal Quarto. Title page missing upper right section corner and the title letters "BERTY" from LIBERTY. Volume Two only. The pages are very supple and I find no other rips, tears or missing pieces/pages. The boards are in fact in decent condition other than being detached, and the spine is almost entirely intact, although it is missing a piece of the leather covering the binding at the top of the spine. 153 pages, with the rear endpaper being detached. There is no publication date given however its condition and binding indicate that it was printed soon after the letters were written. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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