3069 WRIGHT, Thomas. Universal Architecture. London: 1755. 2 parts in 1 vol., oblong folio (278 x 463mm.) 22 engraved plates only (of 24). (Title-pages torn, repaired, mounted and somewhat soiled with minor loss, the majority of text leaves torn and repaired with some loss affecting text, light browning, spotting and occasional minor soiling to plates, missing plates Fp and M.) Early 19th Century half-calf (extremities bumped and scuffed, boards somewhat soiled).

3083 OUTHERBOURG, Philip James de. The Romantic and Picturesque Scenery of England and Wales. London: printed for Robert Bowyer, 1805. Folio (460 x 310mm.) Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece, hand-coloured aquatint additional decorative title, 17 hand-coloured aquatint plates, all engraved by William Pickett and coloured by John Clarke. (Old light damp-staining along top edge affecting margins of all plates, some light browning and occasional soiling.) Contemporary half-morocco (somewhat scuffed, joints splitting, chipped at head and foot of spine).

3008 FLEMING, Ian. Dr No. London: Jonathan Cape, 1958. First edition, 8vo (190 x 122mm.) (Occasional minor spotting or browning.) Original cloth (bumped at head and foot of spine), dust-jacket (minor tears and nicks, slightly soiled and browned).

Dr. No was the sixth novel in Fleming's James Bond series,  published in 1958. When the book was first released in the UK, it was the first of Fleming's books to be met with negativity, however it had a more positive reception in America. In 1964, Dr. No was released on the French market with 480 000 French-language copies of the six Bond novels sold that year.

3126 FOLIO SOCIETY (publishers). - Arthur Conan DOYLE. The Hound of the Baskervilles. London: 1987. 8vo (219 x 154mm.) Occasional illustrations by Edward Bawden. Original decorated cloth, slipcase (slightly soiled). - And twenty-two others published by the Folio Society (23).

The Hound of the Baskervilles was the third book featuring Sherlock Holmes published by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The book began as a serial for The Strand Magazine from August 1901 to April 1902.

The story is set in Dartmoor, Devon and tells the tale of murder by a suspected supernatural hound.

3100 BLYTON, Enid. The Valley of Adventure. London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd., 1947. First edition, 8vo (198 x 130mm.) Illustrations by Stuart Tresilian. (Occasional minor soiling or light spotting.) Original decorated cloth (extremities lightly bumped), dust-jacket (minor nicks and bumps). Provenance: presentation inscription to front-free endpaper. - And twenty-four others, all by Blyton (25).

Beloved children's author Enid Blyton's The Adventure Series by Enid Blyton tells the story of Philip, Jack, Dinah, and Lucy-Ann who solve mysteries. Incredibly, it is rumoured that Blyton wrote all eight novels in less than a week.

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