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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1609202
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Very good condition.

Tales from the Thousand and One Nights. White cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Colour plates. Spine darkened, a little rubbing to covers. Corner creasing to a couple of pages but otherwise contents are near fine. Contained in red slipcase which has several indentation marks to one panel.
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THE COMPLEAT ANGLER
Written by Izaak Walton. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1609189
Published by Harrap. 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. Colour plates and b/w line drawings. ISBN: 024554223X.
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LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1406749
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 2nd 1950. Almost very good condition.

The letters are written by a countryman to a younger friend abroad and they describe the routine of country life throughout the year. A tranquil book designed for casual reading, with superb b/w illustrations perfectly in keeping with the subject and the mood. Green boards. Green endpapers are maps. 281pp. 8.5 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Spine is browned. Board edges a little browned. Endpapers a little browned. A little foxing and some marks to page edges. Rear endpaper and previous page are partially stuck together.
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THE LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1507236
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1942. Almost very good condition.

A story about the last gnomes in Britain, their exploration of the Folly Brook and their search for Cloudberry, their long-lost brother who went up the Folly and never returned... Grey cloth, red titles. Enchanting b/w wood-engravings. 200 pages. (The true first edition, as this book was later published with colour plates). Spine and corners bumped and worn, spine faded and lightly browned. A couple of small marks to covers. Bump to top of spine has caused crease to top inside corner of all pages. Residue from label(?) on front endpaper. Erased pencil tick to verso of front endpaper. Some light foxing and browning to endpapers and text block. Text pages very good.
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1406744
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Top edge green. Green endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations. A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine is faded and has a brown mark. Erasure mark to half title page. Contents are excellent. Contained in a slipcase that has a slight bump to one side and has a few marks.
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SERIOUS BUSINESS
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by J.H. Dowd.
Stock no. 1507234
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1937. Good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Dark red titles to front cover and gilt title to spine. Large format. Beautiful colour and b/w pictures of children going about their 'business'. Covers are damp stained and book has slight musty smell. A little bumping to spine and corners. Half page ink inscription to front pastedown and small bookseller's label. Some marks and foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with some loss, surface loss to most of rear panel so unreadable, hole to front fold, crease to front flap, browned and grubby.
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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1406743
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1944. Slightly better than good condition.

Translated by Fitzgerald, introduction by Housman. Red cloth covers, elaborate gilt vignette and title to front cover. 4 superb tipped-in colour plates. Decorations surrounding text. 94 pages. Bumping to spine, corners and top and bottom edge of rear board. Spine and part of rear board faded and a little foxed. Boards are mottled. Bookplate to front pastedown and inscription plus '198' written on front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Inner bottom corner of all plates a little creased.
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THE COUNTRYMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1507232
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1941. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown cloth covers with cream cloth spine extending to margin of covers. Brown title to spine. 14 full page b/w plates plus head pieces, insets and tail pieces. 286 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Crease to top corner of rear cover. Covers grubby and marked. Rear joint starting to crack, a few hinges cracked but binding is firm. A couple of pencil numbers to front endpaper and grubby fingermarks. A few marks to contents but many pages are clean. A couple of margin tears including one to b/w plate.
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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
Written by C.S. Evans. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1507227
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1920. Slightly better than good condition.

Decorated paper boards. Red cloth spine. Delightful silhouette illustrations throughout. Tipped-in colour frontis plate. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Spine faded. Covers grubby with light crease to top corner of front cover. Ink inscription to front endpaper, partially crossed out. Light browning and foxing to endpapers and prelims. Foxing and a few marks to contents, nick to edge of one page. A few creases to edge of frontis.
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DOWN THE RIVER
Written by H.E. Bates. Illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker.
Stock no. 1609109
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Re-issue of the famous book originally published in 1937. 83 b/w wood engravings. Bates paints a rare picture of rural England, along the Ouse and Nene rivers. Large format. ISBN: 0575001445. Spine and corners bumped. Edge of one page is not trimmed correctly. Price-cut wrapper (corner of text missing).
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DIARY OF A WAR ARTIST
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1609101
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1974. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 214 pages. ISBN: 0370104986. Spine and corners bumped, light fading to covers. A few scattered pencil annotations. Wrapper is lightly edge worn with some tiny chips.
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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald; A.S. Byatt. Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat; Stephen Raw.
Stock no. 1814013
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2012. Fine condition.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia, Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with an introduction by Byatt, full page colour illustrations throughout by Puttapipat, Top edge gilt. Blue Nigerian Goatskin spine with gilt title, purple vendome cloth sides. Gilt endpapers. Originally published in 1859. 69 pages. Contained in gold coloured slipcase with pictorial onlay to one side. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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