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MEMOIRS OF AN INFANTRY OFFICER
Written by Siegfried Sassoon. Illustrated by Lynton Lamb.
Stock no. 1326762
Published by Folio Society. 1977. Very good condition.

Decorated brown cloth. B/w illustrations. Top edge brown. Third impression. Spine slightly bumped. Slipcase is very slightly faded at opening edges.

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BB A CELEBRATION
Written by BB; Tom Quinn. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1326742
Published by Wharncliffe Publishing Limited. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A unique collection of BB's country and field sports writings. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photographic plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1871647169. Spine bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed but otherwise bright.

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GOING FISHING
Written by Negley Farson. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1326733
Published by White Lion Publishers. 1st thus 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New edition. Tales of fishing between the two world wars. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 143 numbered pages. ISBN: 0856179507. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Some erased pencil writing to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and faded to spine (which is also slightly grubby).

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PERRAULT'S COMPLETE FAIRY TALES
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1326732
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Translated from the French by A.E.Johnson and others. Blue boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 183 numbered pages. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Foxing to endpapers and to top edge of textblock. A slight musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn and slightly grubby, rear panel is foxed and lightly browned.

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1326717
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1920. Very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth with gilt title to spine and elaborate peacock and elephant design to front cover. 20 superb colour plates, tipped onto cream card with decorative border and each with a tissue-guard. Spine bumped. Some light marks to covers. Small tear to top edge of front free-endpaper and also to a couple of text pages. Some light foxing to contents else clean. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1326669
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Tales from the Thousand and One Nights. White cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Colour plates. Third printing. Gold slipcase is slightly edge rubbed.

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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1326509
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Very good condition.

Tales from the Thousand and One Nights. White cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Colour plates. Third printing. Some very light marking to cover edges. Contained in a gold slipcase which is slightly edge rubbed.

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THE DALE READERS - SECOND PRIMER
Written by Nellie Dale. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1326492
Published by George Philip & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

New Edition, entirely reset in large type. Yellow pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations throughout. Easy to read text. Unpaginated. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners a little rubbed. Covers grubby. Contents generally clean.

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CLASSICS OF THE MACABRE
Written by Daphne Du Maurier. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1326478
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A sumptuous volume of dramatic and compelling stories from one of the best-known and most-loved storytellers. Grey boards, red titles to spine. Stunning colour illustrations. Contains: Don't Look Now, The Apple Tree, The Blue Lenses, The Birds, The Alibi and Not After Midnight. ISBN: 0575040505. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Herbert Cole.
Stock no. 1326439
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1909. Very good condition.

Flowers of Parnassus series (famous poems illustrated). Small format (5.75 x 4.5"). Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. 75 numbered pages. B/w plates and text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some grubby fingermarks to contents and endpapers lightly browned.

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THE FAIRY WORLD OF IDA RENTOUL OUTHWAITE
Written by Marcie Muir; Robert Holden.
Stock no. 1827079
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st UK 1986. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book tells of Outhwaite's Melbourne background and childhood, of her successful career in Australia and overseas. It also considers her place in the 'Golden Age' of English book illustration. Large format. Green boards with silver title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713628340. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and has a small slit at front spine edge (0.5", no loss).

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POEMS BY CHRISTINA ROSSETTI
Written by Christina Rossetti. Illustrated by Florence Harrison.
Stock no. 1326350
Published by The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.. Circa 1910. Very good condition.

Olive green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. 36 tipped-in colour plates mounted on grey card with captioned tissue guards plus 36 b/w illustrations. 369 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 2" thick. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Foxing to prelims and textblock. Endpapers lightly browned. Front joint is just starting to crack. A nice copy of this beautiful book.

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