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Vintage Craft Books

Make it Yourself! Handicraft for Boys and Girls by Bernice Wells Carlson (1950)
Make it Yourself! Handicraft for Boys and Girls
by Bernice Wells Carlson (1950)
838 Ways to Amuse a Child by June Johnson (1960)
838 Ways to Amuse a Child
by June Johnson (1960)
Coloured Paper Craft for Schools by Frederick T. Day (1956)
Coloured Paper Craft for Schools
by Frederick T. Day (1956)
Pottery Made Easy by John Wolfe Dougherty (1939)
Pottery Made Easy
by John Wolfe Dougherty (1939)
Appliqué Design and Method by Kathleen Mann (1941)
Appliqué Design and Method
by Kathleen Mann (1937)
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Rare Entomology Books

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Rare Mountaineering Books

Everest: Kangshung Face by Stephen Venables (1989)
Everest: Kangshung Face
by Stephen Venables (1989)
Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage by Hermann Buhl
Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage
by Hermann Buhl
I'll Climb Mount Everest Alone by Dennis Roberts
I'll Climb Mount Everest Alone
by Dennis Roberts
On The Heights by Walter Bonatti
On The Heights
by Walter Bonatti
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Vintage Travel Posters

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Limited Editions Club

The Book of Job illustrated by Arthur Szyk
The Book of Job
illustrated by Arthur Szyk
The Circus of Dr Lao by Charles G. Finney & illustrated by Claire Van Vliet
The Circus of Dr Lao
by Charles G. Finney & illustrated by Claire Van Vliet
Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen & Illustrated by Per Krohg
Peer Gynt
by Henrik Ibsen & Illustrated by Per Krohg
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad & illustrated by Lynd Ward
Lord Jim
by Joseph Conrad & illustrated by Lynd Ward
The Golden Cockerel by Alexander Pushkin & illustrated by Edmund Dulac
The Golden Cockerel
by Alexander Pushkin & illustrated by Edmund Dulac
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