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DRAWN FROM LIFE
Written by E.H. Shepard. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1507534
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Continuing the story of Shepard's childhood from 1890, when his mother died until his wedding day. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w text illustrations. 217 pages. 8.5" x 6.5". Spine bumped. Faint blotchy marks to covers. Pen inscription to front endpaper, small bookseller's label to pastedown. Just a few fox spots. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, with tears and chips, rear panel is grubby, a few fox spots.
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G.J. CHURCHWARD A LOCOMOTIVE BIOGRAPHY
Written by H.C.B. Rogers.
Stock no. 1609585
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 0043850618. Price-cut wrapper is faded to spine, with finger mark to front panel.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE LIFE AND SHIP MODELS OF NORMAN OUGH
Written by Alistair Roach.
Stock no. 1814224
Published by Seaforth Publishing. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Biography and ship models of one of the greatest ship modellers of the twentieth century. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations, a few colour photos. ISBN: 9781473879478.
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THE LIFE OF LEWIS CARROLL
Written by Langford Reed.
Stock no. 1609545
Published by W. & G. Foyle Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red paperboards, beige cloth spine. Gilt titles to front cover and spine. 142pp. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Wrapper is edge creased and chipped; scuffed and a little grubby.
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MEMOIRS OF A GEORGIAN RAKE
Written by William Hickey; Roger Hudson. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 1609510
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Fine condition.

Burgundy cloth spine, blue marbled boards. B/w engravings. Top edge blue. Contained in a slipcase.
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THE LIFE OF MOZART
Written by Edward Holmes; Christopher Hogwood.
Stock no. 1609508
Published by Folio Society. 1992. Fine condition.

Including his Correspondance. Edited with an introduction and additional notes by Christopher Hogwood. Red cloth spine wiht gilt title, blue cloth boards with embossed gilt oval portrait to front. Music score to endpapers. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. Contained in a slipcase.
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KLONDY: A DAUGHTER OF THE GOLD RUSH
Written by Klondy Nelson; Corey Ford.
Stock no. 1814134
Published by Robert Hale Limited. 1st 1958. Very good condition.

Biography of a woman caught up in the Klondike Gold Rush 1897. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. A few minor marks to boards. Minor foxing to endpapers and text block.
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ILYA REPIN
Written by Grigori Sternin; Jelena Kirillina. Illustrated by Ilya Repin.
Stock no. 1814127
Published by Parkstone International. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ilya Repin was a leading Russian painter and sculptor who is most famous for his involvement with the Russian Itinerant movement. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9781844849161. Pictorial wrapper is lightly rubbed at edges and a little grubby. Rear panel has a grease mark to top.
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A TIME TO DANCE, NO TIME TO WEEP
Written by Rumer Godden.
Stock no. 1507427
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An Autobiography. Brown boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w photographs. 243 pages. ISBN: 0333422805. Wear to ends of spine. Small bumps to top edges of covers. Page 229 is grubby. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and faded to spine and folds.
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LONG AGO WHEN I WAS YOUNG
Written by E. Nesbit; Noel Streatfeild. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1316710
Published by Ronald Whiting & Wheaton Ltd.. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

E. Nesbit was born in 1858 and she died in 1924. She wrote these reminiscences of her childhood and schooldays long after she was grown up and they were first published in 1895-6 as a series of magazine articles. Long foreword by Streatfeild. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Characteristic line drawings by Edward Ardizzone visually interpret the author's vivid childhood memories. 127 pages. Spine and corners bumped. There are a couple of small splash marks to lower edges of covers. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and page edges else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and foxed with slight chipping to top and tail of spine and a small nick to front edge of spine.
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BRIDGE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC
Written by Wallace Reyburn.
Stock no. 1609406
Published by Harrap. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of John Rennie, one of the greatest engineers of the Industrial Revolution. ISBN: 0245508880. Wrapper spine faded.
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MAY GIBBS MOTHER OF THE GUMNUTS - HER LIFE AND WORK
Written by Maureen Walsh. Illustrated by May Gibbs.
Stock no. 1208664
Published by Angus & Robertson Publishers. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Snatches of interviews, notes from sketchbooks, letters and autobiographical jottings. Large format. Pale green spine and dark green covers. 228 pages. B/w photos plus b/w and colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0207151784. Book and wrapper very slightly bumped at top and tail of spine. Contents fine.
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