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RUPERT ANNUAL 1951 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318644
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsimile of the 1951 Rupert Annual. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Collectors Limited Edition. ISBN: 1902836650. A few tiny red spots to rear cover and spine. Slipcase is just a little rubbed at corners and evidence of label removed from rear panel of slipcase.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1953 (FACSIMILE) - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318643
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 2003. Fine condition.

Collectors' Limited Edition Reproduction. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1904329330. A bright copy. Certificate no. 01616 enclosed.

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PEACH'S MOTOR ANNUAL 1905
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818989
Published by Orbach & Chambers. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A facsimile reproduction of a remarkable mail-order catalogue published by Peach in 1905 'with the object of placing descriptions, illustrations, and prices of various Motor Cars, Tricars, Motor Cycles, etc., before intending buyers'. Large, oblong format. Black cloth boards, silver title to front. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0855140011. Tape marks and foxing to dustwrapper flaps and endpapers. Top edge of text block has minor foxing. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown. Price-cut black dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few small chips and tape repair to verso.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318559
Published by Annual Concepts Limited. 1992. Fine condition.

Facsimile of the 5th Rupert annual (1940), the first to be issued in full colour throughout. Due to paper rationing during the war this was probably the ONLY annual to be issued that year. Colour 'wrap-around' pictorial boards. ISBN: 1874507015. Still in original shrinkwrap (torn slightly at spine).

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ENGLISH AND AMERICAN STEAM CARRIAGES AND TRACTION ENGINES
Written by William Fletcher.
Stock no. 1818833
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the 1904 edition. With a new introduction by W.J. Hughes. Mustard boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 0715362321. Spine cocked. Light browning to text block. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and top edge of front panel.

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THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF GLAMORGANSHIRE AND ITS FAMILIES
Written by Thomas Nicholas.
Stock no. 2131979
Published by Stewart Williams. 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Facsimile of 1874 Longmans Green edition. Green cloth, gilt title and vignette. Some spotting to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; couple of closed tears; minimal loss.

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THE AUTOMOBILE SHOW CRYSTAL PALACE
No author listed.
Stock no. 2131824
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the 1903 show catalogue. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0850591503. 1" split to top of front joint. Wrapper is price-cut with some browning.

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THE WOMAN AND THE CAR
Written by Dorothy Levitt.
Stock no. 2131749
Published by Hugh Evelyn. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A chatty little handbook for all women who motor or want to motor. B/w photos. A facsimile of the 1909 edition. Fascinating reading, an insight into early motoring. ISBN: 0238789675. Tape glue marks to pastedowns, endpapers and wrapper flaps. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with couple of small pin holes to rear panel.

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THE DAISY; OR, CAUTIONARY STORIES IN VERSE
Written by Elizabeth Turner.
Stock no. 1318037
Published by John Harris. Circa 1900. Good condition.

Small format, 5 x 3.75". Cardwraps. 30 b/w engravings on wood. 66 pages plus publication list. Facsimile of 1807 edition. Adverts to rear of the book dated 1899-1900. Covers are grubby and edge worn. Tiny booksellers sticker inside front cover. Front joint is reparied with white paper. Contents are browned. Contained in custom made blue cloth covered box.

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THE LUCK OF THE LAYTONS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1317927
Published by Enid Blyton Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

Paperwraps. Facsimile of the story, originally published c.1930 by Birn Brothers. B/w illustrations.

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WENDY WINS THROUGH
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1317925
Published by Enid Blyton Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

Paperwraps. Facsimile of the story, originally published c.1930 by Birn Brothers. B/w illustrations.

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THE HOLKHAM BIBLE
Written by Michelle P. Brown.
Stock no. 2131381
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Facsimile edition. Large format. Three quarter bound in blue leather, raised bands to spine, gilt decorations to spine. Blue patterned cloth boards with leather onlay to front containing title in red and gilt vignette. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. Illuminated manuscript. Limited to 1750 numbered copies and 25 lettered copies. Complete with Commentary by Michelle P. Brown which is bound with a blue cloth spine with gilt title and blue paper boards with white title onlay to front. This is Copy No. 3. In original box/case in near fine condition; just a few tiny marks and wear. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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