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RUPERT ANNUAL 1949
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2131072
Published by Daily Express. 1949. Very good condition.

Last Rupert annual issued in card wraps - Rupert carol singing. 1st story Rupert & Ninky. 120 pages. 9.5x7 ins. Rubbing and wear to spine. Repaired split to base of spine. NOT price-cut. Name and date in ink to belongs to box. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still nice and bright.
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THE STORY OF DULCIBELLA AND THE FAIRIES
Written by Alice Raiker. Illustrated by Hilda T. Miller.
Stock no. 2131068
Published by Lewis's Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Large pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. Heavy wear, with scuffing to covers; some surface paper damage; damp mark to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Margin marks to pages.
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BIGGLES FLIES NORTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Will Narraway.
Stock no. 2131063
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1939. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light brown/orange cloth with brown titles and compass logo to front cover. Title and fir tree to spine (NO author name). Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 2nd Issue. A little bumping and wear to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and nicks; a little loss to top of spine. Last Biggles title to rear of wrapper is 'Biggles, Secret Agent' - making it a 2nd issue.
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MOTHER GOOSE THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2131061
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

A selection of favourite nursery rhymes chosen by Rackham and illustrated with 13 delightful colour plates plus b/w plates, text illustrations and decorations. Grey decorated cloth. Blue titles. 160pp includes index of first lines. 8 x 6". Spine is browned and bumped. Spotting to covers and edges. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. A few margin marks. Creasing to corner/edge of frontis.
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THE HOBBIT
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2130838
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 2nd 1979. Fine condition.

Deluxe edition. Black cloth with gilt title to spine and serpent design to front cover. 286 pages. Colour plates. ISBN: 0048231274. Contained in original box that is nearly very good - has some bumps, small splits to edges (a couple repaired with tape).
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TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2130752
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. Circa 1929. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with black title to spine and border to front cover. 12 colour plates, b/w head and tail pieces. 255 pages. Spine is faded; some other uneven fading to covers. Marks, including what appear to be splash marks to front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. All plates present.
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THE GAY DOLPHIN ADVENTURE
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Bertram Prance.
Stock no. 2130747
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Third book in the Lone Pine series. Beige cloth with gilt title to spine and front cover with lone pine vignette. B/w illustrations. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; but most tears are repaired to verso with sticky tape. Some grubby marks to wrapper.
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ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Joyce Mercer.
Stock no. 2130573
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth with dark title to spine and pictorial onlay to front cover. 5 colour plates and many b/w illustrations. 320 pages. Spine is faded, with foxing. Uneven fading and foxing to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2130469
Published by Daily Express. 1940. Slightly better than good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Picture of Rupert drawing on wall on front cover. Colour pictures throughout. Bottom 1-2" of spine are split at one edge and then horizontally across - so a piece is dangling. Other splits to edges of spine; some chipping. Surface paper damage/loss to a couple of cover corners. Foxing to covers and to most pages throughout.
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A CHILD'S BOOK OF HOURS
Written by Constance Irving; Noel Irving.
Stock no. 2130370
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1920. Slightly better than good condition.

13 full-page coloured illustrations, many other illustrations to text. Printed on thick card, linen-hinged. Tall folio measuring 15 x 9.5". Cloth backed pictorial boards. Delightful rhymes featuring the hours of the day from morning to school-time, dinner time etc. Beautifully illustrated and unusually bound. Heavy wear to covers; scuffing, bumping. Some page creasing. Browning and grubby marks to pages. One of last pages has surface paper damage/lifting.
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KONIG NUSSKNACKER UND DER ARME REINHOLD
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 2130365
Published by Literarische Anstalt Rutten & Loening. 17th Almost very good condition.

Large format. Ein Kindermahrchen in Bildern. Text in German. 'King Nutcracker and Poor Reinhold'. A child's dreams of the fairy town of toys. Hand coloured illustrations. Book has been rebacked with new endpapers. Scuffing to original covers which have been laid down. Creasing, foxing and some margin marks to pages.
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PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2130358
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1912. Almost very good condition.

This is the "New Edition", a reprint of the first but with a new colour frontis and an additional 7 b/w drawings. 50 superb tipped-in colour plates distributed throughout the book. Numerous b/w drawings including some full-page. Green cloth, elaborate gilt decorations to front cover and spine. 126 pages. Large format, 11.25 x 8.5 inches. Fading and spotting to spine. A few marks to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates present.
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