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MONARCHS OF MERRIE ENGLAND VOL I (WILLIAM I TO HENRY III)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2129091
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w text illustrations. 2 colour plates. 3-4" split to top of spine; smaller split to base. Vertical crease to centre of covers; some chipping to corners. Corner creasing and some page browning; contents are still generally very good. A reading copy.
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DOGS OF EVERY DAY
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2129089
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode Limited. 1st 1933. Almost very good condition.

"These verses specially written to accompany Mr. Aldin's drawings have appeared in the pages of "Punch" from time to time". Large format. Red cloth, dark titles. 12 monochrome plates plus some b/w text illustrations. Spine is browned. A few grubby and scuff marks to covers. A few pale foxspots. Illustrations are very good!
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THE SENSITIVE PLANT
Written by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2129086
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1911. Very good condition.

Cream vellum, elaborate gilt decoration to front cover. Gilt titles to spine. De-Luxe edition. 18 mounted tissue-guarded colour and tinted plates. Plus delicate tinted illustrations on every page. An exquisite book. 128 pages. Uneven browning/spotting to covers, especially spine. Front cover a little bowed. Inscription in ink to bottom of half-title page. A few light margin marks. Some browning and a little creasing to a few tissue-guards. Top page corners to pages at beginning of book (upto roughly page 22/23) have a bit of creasing. Tipped-in colour plates are stunning!
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POE'S TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION
Written by Edgar Allan Poe. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2129024
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1935. Slightly better than very good condition.

Publishers special binding of green leather (morrocco) with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Marbled endpapers; 12 colour plates with captioned tissue guards, 17 full page b/w illustrations. 317 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine is browned. Small bookplate to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few light margin marks. Still a lovely copy!
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THE CABIN IN THE WOODS
Written by A. Windsor-Richards. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129017
Published by The Friday Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is price-cut with a few small nicks and chips to corners.
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PHILANDERING ANGLER
Written by Arthur Applin. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128984
Published by Hurst & Blackett Ltd.. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

'This book is not only for those who fish but also for those who philander, taking it for granted that there are still a few carefree spirits who, rather than waste their lives in the pursuit of wealth and power, escape to philander with Pan and Aphrodite, and are content to enjoy the banquet these not so mythological gods provide....' Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Full page b/w wood engraving illustrations and chapter headers & footers. 176 pages. Some spotting to rear cover. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing throughout - mostly to outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is also foxed, with some chipping and small amounts of loss.
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FUN & FANTASY A BOOK OF DRAWINGS
Written by A.A. Milne; E.V. Knox. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2128979
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Pictorial boards. Introduction by A.A. Milne. 7 colour plates, with verses by E.V. Knox. B/w illustrations. The artists illustrations from Punch Magazine. Heavy bumping and wear to covers; some splash/stains to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Some corner creasing. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is grubby, creased with tears and chips; a few pieces of loss; some tape repairs.
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BB A CELEBRATION
Written by BB; Tom Quinn. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128938
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. Some page edge browning.
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THE PETER PAN CALENDAR 1976
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2128891
1976. Almost very good condition.

Beautiful Rackham Illustration from 'Peter Pan' for each different month! Card wraps. Some chipping to top 'spine'; a little loss. Acetate cover has corner missing. Creasing to cover corners and some page corners. Rear cover is creased. Some browning. Some fading to front cover. Illustrations are still very good.
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HISTORY OF THE WAR IN THE PENINSULA
Written by William Napier; Brian Connell.
Stock no. 2128732
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1973. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cloth with beautiful gilt decoration. A few tiny marks to covers. Slip case is very good - some bumping, browning and a few marks.
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INDIAN SUMMER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128636
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

BB, in his personal Indian Summer, records his own vivid impressions of summer's end. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Exquisite scraperboard illustrations. 183 pages. ISBN: 0718123670. A bit of fading to spine. Contents are excellent.
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RED VAGABOND
Written by G.D. Adams. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128634
Published by The Batchworth Press. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A vividly told tale of a fox set against the background of wild life on the Welsh border. Red cloth. Gilt title to spine. Superb b/w wood engravings. 189 pages. Slight fades to top and tail of spine. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some chips and tears; a bit of loss; foxing to rear panel.
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