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THE SHIP THAT SAILED TO MARS
Written by William M. Timlin. Illustrated by William M. Timlin.
Stock no. 1314201
Published by George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.. 1st 1923. Good condition.

One of the classic works of fantasy and the author's solitary children's book. Only 2000 copies printed of which 600 were used for the American edition. Large format. Vellum spine with gilt titles and decoration. Grey paperboards. 48 magical colour plates. Both calligraphic text and plates are mounted on grey art paper making this a truly unusual item. Spine and corners bumped and worn, some chipping to top and tail of spine. Covers are grubby and marked, edges are rubbed. There is some surface paper damage to covers, particularly at edges. Binding re-stitched. Some damage to front endpaper. Small margin tears. Apart from some slight fingering all plates seem fine. A good copy of this scarce item.
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PEER GYNT
Written by Henrik Ibsen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1314197
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Peer Gynt is first and foremost a poetic fantasy, although based on a real person who lived Norway c1800. About his exploits, not much more is known than is found in Asbjornsen's book Norwegian Fairy Tales, in which Peer Gynt's chief exploits lie in the direction of fighting and conqueroring trolls. Admirably depicted by the "Goblin Master" in 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Cream and brown pictorial endpapers. 255 pages. Spine bumped. Endpapers lightly browned. Name and date in ink to front fly-leaf. Dustwrapper is edge worn/torn/chipped with small section of loss to centre of spine, some foxing to wrapper.
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WINTER WOOD
Written by Steve Augarde.
Stock no. 1503550
Published by David Fickling Books. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Final part of the trilogy about the Various. Life is changing for Midge, her discovery of the hidden tribes is like a dream to her now, their existence all but forgotten. But the voice that calls out to her in the winter darkness is real enough. Black boards with gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 504 pages. ISBN: 9780385605632. Erased pencil writing to top corner of half-title page.Top edge of text block browned. Dustwrapper is very slightly grubby to rear panel and has a couple of brown spots on front panel.
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BLACKLIGHT
Written by Andrew Skilleter. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 1606219
Published by Doctor Who Books. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Written by the illustrator, the book chronicles his Doctor Who career and is packed with beautiful colour illustrations of his work. Large format. ISBN: 1852774158. Small mark to front board. Front endpaper creased. Mark to title page. Wrapper has a few light indentation marks.
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FAL THE DRAGON HARPER
Written by Peter Patterson. Illustrated by Johannes Steuck.
Stock no. 1809621
Published by The Hawthorn Press. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition.

An adventure story, a magical tale, a fantasy and a metaphor for life. Cardwraps. B/w chapter footers. ISBN: 1869890434. Corners lightly rubbed. Text block slightly grubby. Contents fine.
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THE WITCH TRADE
Written by Michael Molloy. Illustrated by David Wyatt.
Stock no. 1711988
Published by The Chicken House. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Abby and Spike are drawn into a world of witches, hidden caverns, fabulous boats, captive children, lost parents, and a quest to find Ice Dust - the source of magical powers... Turquoise boards, silver title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 285 pages. ISBN: 1903434319.
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PURE DEAD WICKED
Written by Debi Gliori. Illustrated by Debi Gliori.
Stock no. 1711981
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Red suede (imitation?) covers with silver titles and vignette. B/w chapter headers. 252 pages. ISBN: 038560159X.
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INKSPELL
Written by Cornelia Funke; Anthea Bell. Illustrated by Carol Lawson; Cornelia Funke.
Stock no. 1313455
Published by The Chicken House; Scholastic Inc.. 1st USA 2005. Fine condition.

American edition. Blue cloth with silver titles and vignettes. Pink endpapers. 635 pages. B/w chapter headers and footers. ISBN: 0439554004. SIGNED limited edition of 500 copies. This is copy no. 390 signed by the author. Contained in a lovely pictorial slipcase which is ever so slightly bumped at corners. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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LIGHTSLEEP
Written by Matthew S. Batham.
Stock no. 1313451
Published by Matthew S. Batham. 1st 2006. Very good condition.

A magical adventure set in a mysterious world of witches and warlocks. Pictorial cardwraps. 167 pages. ISBN: 1904623395. SIGNED by the author to half title-page and to a promotional card tucked inside the book. Spine faded (although it may meant to be like this!?). Lower edge of first 30 pages have a crease at the inner margin (book possibly dropped at some point?).
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FERGUS CRANE
Written by Paul Stewart. Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Stock no. 1711041
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Thrill to the Stupendous Adventure as young Fergus attempts to rescue his schoolfriends from a dastardly villain. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 215 pages plus epilogue. ISBN: 0385607199. SIGNED by authors to title page. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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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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FERGUS CRANE
Written by Paul Stewart. Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Stock no. 1312667
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Thrill to the Stupendous Adventure as young Fergus attempts to rescue his schoolfriends from a dastardly villain. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 215 pages plus epilogue. ISBN: 0385607199. SIGNED by author and illustrator to title-page.
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