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BAYARD
Written by Christopher Hare. Illustrated by Herbert Cole.
Stock no. 2138967
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

'The Good Knight Without Fear and Without Reproach'. Tales for Children From Many Lands Series. Red cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Spine and couple of edges are faded. Front joint is starting to weaken. Page browning and some foxing.

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THE KEY OF THE CASTLE
Written by Elisabeth Kyle. Illustrated by Joanna Troughton.
Stock no. 2138014
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Long Ago Children's Books Series. Black pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0434949221. Wear along cover edges. Wrapper has a few marks and small nicks to edges.

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BRICK HISTORY - AMAZING HISTORICAL SCENES TO BUILD FROM LEGO
Written by Warren Elsmore.
Stock no. 1322750
Published by The History Press. 1st 2016. Fine condition.

45 large scenes made from Lego and 30 small buildable projects. A journey into the most pivotal moments of world history. Softback pictorial wraps. 256 pages. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780750967570.

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WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 1320622
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine very slightly bumped. Some light foxing to textblock and page margins. Pictorial wrapper is not price-cut, is slightly edge rubbed and last title listed on rear flap is "Stone Age Man in Britain".

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HENRI IV
Written by G. Montorgueil. Illustrated by H. Vogel.
Stock no. 1320311
Published by Boivin & Cie, Editeurs. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

Collection D'Albums Historiques series. Title on front cover is "Henri IV Roy de France & Navarre". Large format. Green pictorial cloth. 70 numbered pages, the leaves are tipped onto stubs. Colour illustrations throughout and includes 4 double-spread illustrations and 4 colour plates mounted on green paper. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. There is light page browning else the contents are clean.

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A HANDY HISTORY OF ENGLAND FOR THE YOUNG
Written by H.W. Dulcken. Illustrated by Dalziel Brothers.
Stock no. 2134185
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1874. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth with gilt titles and black decorations. Upwards of 200 illustrations engraved by Dalziel Brothers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few marks. Joints are a little cracked. Some margin marks internally.

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SIMPLE CUSTOM CHEERFULLY ILLUSTRATED
Written by Iain Moncreiffe. Illustrated by Don Pottinger.
Stock no. 1318894
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book about the conventions and rites that influence your conduct. Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignettes to front cover. Colour illustrations to text. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers lightly browned else contents clean although there is a light musty smell throughout. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and slightly grubby.

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EGYPTIAN MUMMIES A POP-UP BOOK
Written by Milbry Polk. Illustrated by Roger Stewart.
Stock no. 2132957
Published by Bloomsbury Children's Books. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Unwrap a mummy to see what lies beneath its bandages...lift the layers of a Pharaoh's coffin..help an ancient priest remove the organs from a soon-to-be-mummified body! Paper Engineering by Jose R. Seminario. ISBN: 0747535922. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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SHORT STORIES FROM EUROPEAN HISTORY - SWEDEN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318790
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1851. Almost very good condition.

Small fromat. Embossed grey cloth with gilt title to spine. Yellow endpapers. 198 pages plus publication list to rear. B/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Musty smell to contents.

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THE ROMAN SOLDIER'S HANDBOOK
Written by Lesley Sims. Illustrated by Ian McNee.
Stock no. 1318071
Published by Usborne Publishing Ltd.. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Everything a beginner soldier needs to know. Red boards, gilt title to spine and front cover. 80 pages. Full of colour illustrations to text. ISBN: 0746069081. Dustwrapper is price-cut and slightly edge creased, there was a small label to top of front panel which has left a slightly sticky mark.

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SHORT STORIES FOUNDED ON EUROPEAN HISTORY SPAIN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1406374
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. circa 1855. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth with blind border to front and back and gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 226 pages. 5.5" x 4". Spine and corners are bumped. Small split in cloth of spine. Covers are a little scuffed. Name plate to front pastedown. Glue marks to front pastedown by label. Foxing, mainly to page edges and fingering to contents.

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A GALLERY OF HEROES AND HEROINES
Written by Sir Harry Johnston. Illustrated by Joseph Simpson.
Stock no. 1504786
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. circa 1915. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, tan pictorial boards, dark titles. Grey paper. Features 12 heroes/heroines with a tipped in colour plate for each. 140 pages. Spine is bumped, worn and lighter in places (damp stained?). Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby. Light browning to endpapers and a few brown spots to rear endpapers. Faint black marks to half-title page and page opposite. Tissue guard to frontis marked. Contents very good. All plates present.

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