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THE LANTERN BEARERS
Written by Rosemary Sutcliff. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 1317669
Published by Oxford University Press. 3rd 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An exciting chronicle bringing to life the turbulent period of the last Romans in Britain. Purple cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Slight rubbing and fading to cover edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.
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THE LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129094
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The last gnomes in Britain live by a Warwickshire brook. Cloudberry, the restless one, determines to explore the Folly to its source. He goes and does not return. Thus the story begins when his three brothers build a boat and set out to find him. Grey/blue boards with coloured title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0416145000. Light bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is faded to spine with a few marks, chip to one corner.
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THE LAST BATTLE
Written by C.S. Lewis. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 2129085
Published by The Bodley Head. 2nd 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Light bumping to spine and corners; some browning along cover edges. Foxing and a few grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned with some closed tears and chips; a little loss; couple of blue ink rings to front panel.
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PIGEON POST
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 2129046
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1956. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Pictorial endpapers of the Hill Country. B/w illustrations. Some fading to cover edges. A little bowing to front cover. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby and scuffed with creasing; some chipping and a few tears/nicks, but minimal loss.
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A STRANGER AT GREEN KNOWE
Written by Lucy M. Boston. Illustrated by Peter Boston.
Stock no. 2127237
Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The wild and timeless garden at Green Knowe has a visitor - a visitor from the wilder and more ancient jungles of Africa. Light blue boards, black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 158 pages. 8 x 5". Spine and cover edges are a bit browned. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some foxing; edge-creased with a few chips and tears, but minimal loss.
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WATERSHIP DOWN
Written by Richard Adams.
Stock no. 2125699
Published by Rex Collings. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A rabbit with extra-sensory perception - what rubbish, or so the chief rabbit of the warren thought. He ignored Fiver's warning of impending disaster; he was wrong. Second Edition. Green covers with gilt title to spine and bunny vignette to front cover. Folding map to rear of book. ISBN: 0901720313. 5th printing of 2nd edition. Corners are bumped. Couple of marks to covers. Fading along very edges of covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and faded spine.
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CITY OF GOLD AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
Written by Peter Dickinson. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1813291
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 10 x 7 ins. 24 full page colour illustrations and b/w textual illustrations throughout. A highly unusual rendering of 33 Old Testament stories by the author, who has fused the individual stories into an account of the development of the scattered Tribes of Israel, who were to build the Temple in Jerusalem; suffer a decline, culminating in the destruction of the City of Gold. Each story is re-told with vigor from a different contemporary perspective, as would have been the case in the earliest oral traditions before these stories were written down. A Carnegie Medal winner. ISBN: 0575028831. Minor foxing to top edge of text block and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.
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PIGEON POST
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1316067
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth. Gilt title to front cover and spine. Illustrated endpapers of 'The Hill Country'. B/w text illustrations. 383 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few light marks to covers. Page 281/2 has 1" loss to lower edge of page (slight loss of text on page 282 but story still readable). Some fingermarks to contents and some foxing.
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WATERSHIP DOWN
Written by Richard Adams.
Stock no. 1811458
Published by Rex Collings. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A rabbit with extra-sensory perception - what rubbish, or so the chief rabbit of the warren thought. He ignored Fiver's warning of impending disaster; he was wrong. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette of two rabbits to bottom corner of front cover. Folding map to rear of book. ISBN: 0901720313. Light vertical crease running the length of the spine (reading line). Tiny dint to base of spine just above the gilt 's' of 'Collings' (publisher). Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Boards clean. Spine slightly cocked. Light foxing to endpapers. Text block and first few text pages lightly browned. Otherwise, contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby with a few small edge-nicks. Includes a SIGNED letter in response to the previous owner who wrote to Richard Adams after reading the book. A real treasure!
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PIGEON POST
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1404304
Published by Jonathan Cape. 2nd 1936. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Pictorial endpapers of the Hill Country. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped and a little faded. Slight bumping to corners. Small mark to rear board. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Enapapers lightly browned and foxed. Some foxing and marks to contents but many pages are clean.
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THE LAST BATTLE
Written by C.S. Lewis. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 1312673
Published by The Bodley Head. 2nd 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few light foxspots else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is just a little edge rubbed, slightly grubby and foxed.
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CITY OF GOLD AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
Written by Peter Dickinson. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2114524
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 10 x 7 ins. 24 full page colour illustrations and b/w textual illustrations throughout. A highly unusual rendering of 33 Old Testament stories by the author, who has fused the individual stories into an account of the development of the scattered Tribes of Israel, who were to build the Temple in Jerusalem; suffer a decline, culminating in the destruction of the City of Gold. Each story is re-told with vigor from a different contemporary perspective, as would have been the case in the earliest oral traditions before these stories were written down. A Carnegie Medal winner. ISBN: 0575028831. SIGNED by illustrator. Light fading to base of spine. Couple of small foxspots to endpapers. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.
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