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WHILE I REMEMBER
Written by Anthony Buckeridge.
Stock no. 1406142
Published by David Schutte. 1999. Very good condition.

Blue card wraps. 95 pages. Autobiography of Anthony Buckeridge. An introduction by David Bathurst. Slightly revised. ISBN: 0952148218. Spine and corners a little bumped. Name and address label to title page. Contents very good.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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ARTHUR RACKHAM HIS LIFE AND WORK
Written by Derek Hudson. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2122425
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition.

Large format. Maroon cloth, black title label with gilt title to spine. Green and white pictorial endpapers. Beautiful colour and b/w plates throughout (including photos, also b/w text illustrations. 180 pages. An invaluable book for the Rackham collector. Bookplate to front pastedown. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little scuffing/white marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Contained in original slip case that has a little wear to a couple of corners.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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MY FATHER AND EDWARD ARDIZZONE
Written by Edward Booth-Clibborn. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2122420
Published by Patrick Hardy Books. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Lasting Friendship. Large format. B/w illustrations. A brief account of the friendship between the author's father and Edward Ardizzone. The illustrations in the book are based on the Christmas cards that Edward and Catherine sent out annually and for which Edward did a special picture each year. ISBN: 074440018X. Wrapper is faded to spine, with a little edge-creasing; a couple of indentation and dirty marks to rear panel.
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EDMUND DULAC
Written by Colin White. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2122418
Published by Studio Vista. 1st 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Profusely illustrated with exquisite examples of Dulac's work. Large format. Light blue cloth boards, dark title to spine. 205 pages plus index. ISBN: 028970751X. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning.
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PORTRAIT OF A COUNTRY ARTIST
Written by Ian Niall. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2122416
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. Niall's affectionate portrait of his friend. ISBN: 0575028688. Wrapper is edge creased, with a bit of fading to spine.
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ARTHUR RACKHAM - A LIFE WITH ILLUSTRATION
Written by James Hamilton. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2122412
Published by Pavilion Books Ltd.. Circa 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1851457089. 2nd printing of this edition. Spine slightly faded. A little wear to corners.
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THE PERILOUS ROAD TO ROME & BEYOND FIGHTING THROUGH NORTH AFRICA & ITALY
Written by Edward Grace.
Stock no. 2122374
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Memoirs of a Gordon Highlander. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781844155606. Light bumping to corners. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.
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BEHIND ENEMY LINES WITH THE S.A.S. AMEDEE MAINGARD, CODE NAME 'SAM', SOE AGENT IN FRANCE 1943-1944
Written by Paul McCue.
Stock no. 2122373
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of Amedee Maingard who was a young Mauritian studying in London in 1939 and who volunteered for the British Army. ISBN: 9781844156184. A few small marks to covers. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.
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TOWER OF STRENGTH
Written by Tyrone O'Sullivan.
Stock no. 2122333
Published by Mainstream Publishing. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The story of the author and Tower Colliery Hirwaun South Wales. ISBN: 1840185007.
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SNIPER ON THE EASTERN FRONT THE MEMOIRS OF SEPP ALLERBERGER KNIGHTS CROSS
Written by Albercht Wacker.
Stock no. 2122303
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1844153177.
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WHAT! ALREADY? SEARLE AT 90
Written by Ronald Searle; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1316276
Published by The Pensionable Parrot Press. 1st 2010. Fine condition.

A celebration with comments by the artist and an introduction by Blake. Signed/Limited edition of 280 copies. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. SIGNED by the artist, this is copy no. 64. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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FAR OUT ISN'T FAR ENOUGH
Written by Tomi Ungerer. Illustrated by Tomi Ungerer.
Stock no. 1316272
Published by Methuen London Ltd. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A record, in vivid words and enchanting pictures of the years the artist and his wife spent on the wild Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. 170 numbered pages. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0413556301. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little rubbed at spine and corners.
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