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PEACOCK PIE
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2132024
Published by Faber & Faber. 1953. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. New Edition. Bumping and scuffing, with wear and edge chipping to cover edges. Couple of small splits to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page browning. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; tape repairs to verso; some loss; grubby marks.

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STORIES FROM THE BIBLE
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2131670
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A new and more lavish format (originally published in 1929). Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations throughout. 420 pages. Erased pencil inscription to front endpaper. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips that have been repaired with sticky tape to verso.

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THE MAGIC JACKET & OTHER STORIES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Irene Hawkins.
Stock no. 2130666
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1943. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Green cloth with blue title to spine and decoration to front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges; some foxing.

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THE STORY OF MOSES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2130045
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1959. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 110 pages. Ex-lib. with many usual markings - ink numbers to spine, Ink stamps to a number of pages; card-holder and tipped-in date list to front. Foxing to outer page edges; some grubby marks, however, contents are generally very good. Wrapper has ink numbers to spine, which is also faded; some chipping and creasing.

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THE THREE MULLA-MULGARS
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop.
Stock no. 2126734
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1st USA 1919. Very good condition.

The adventures of three monkeys! Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine front cover, which also has vignette. 8 beautiful colour plates and 4 full page b/w plates. Also b/w chapter head and tail pieces. American edition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to a few pages and outer page edges. Ragged edges to some pages, where it appears that the pages were at one time uncut.

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THIS YEAR: NEXT YEAR
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 2123608
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Text surrounded by colour boarder. Small splits to top and tail of spine on both sides, with chipping and some loss. Foxing, mostly to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with a few pieces of loss; some foxing and marks.

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TALK OF MANY THINGS
Written by Richard Wilson; Walter De La Mare; Eleanor Farjeon; Enid Blyton; et al. Illustrated by Phyllis Denton; et al..
Stock no. 1405887
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

A book of true fact and true fancy in prose and verse, compiled by Wilson. Red cloth, black titles and vignette. Colour and b/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Damp mark to bottom of front board. Endpapers lightly browned. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to page edges. A few margin marks otherwise contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears plus slight loss to bottom of spine. Red mark to bottom of front panel. Wrapper is grubby,

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PEACOCK PIE - A BOOK OF RHYMES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1405775
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1916. Almost very good condition.

Colour frontis, numerous b/w text and full page illustrations throughout. Green cloth covers, gilt illustration and titles to front. 178 pages. 8.5 x 6.75". Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Board edges darkened. Both joints beginning to crack. Heavy browning to endpapers, tissue guard and title page. Some foxing, worst on prelims and last couple of pages and page edges.

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CRUSADERS
Written by Hugh Chesterman; Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Hugh Chesterman.
Stock no. 1315571
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

A book of poems. Blue cloth, black titles and large pictorial onlay to front. 2 tipped-in colour plates, b/w illustrations throughout. 78 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A few light marks to covers, white mark to base of spine. Inscription in ink (biro) to front endpaper. Contents clean.

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COME HITHER VOLUME II
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Diana Bloomfield.
Stock no. 2118036
Published by Kestrel Books. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of poems. Pale green boards with gilt title to spine. Numerous b/w wood engravings to text. ISBN: 0722654715. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine and edges; some foxing.

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COME HITHER VOLUME I
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Diana Bloomfield.
Stock no. 2118030
Published by Kestrel Books. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of rhymes and poems for the young. Light green boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w text wood engravings. ISBN: 0722654707. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine; uneven spotting (foxed to verso).

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THE THREE MULLA-MULGARS
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop.
Stock no. 2116027
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.. 1941. Very good condition.

The adventures of three monkeys! American edition. Light brown cloth, black title to spine. 12 beautiful colour and b/w plates, b/w chapter head and tail pieces. SIGNED by illustrator, with inscription and dedication to previous owner. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to outer page edges.

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