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THE RED TRUE STORY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 1506754
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1895. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles to spine and illustration to front cover. Black endpapers. Numerous b/w illustrations. 419 pages. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine faded. Covers a little grubby. Some foxing to contents but otherwise clean. Tissue-guard to frontis browned.
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ALP LEGENDS
Written by Johannes Jegerlehner. Illustrated by M. Todhunter; Rudolf Munger.
Stock no. 1506474
Published by Sherratt & Hughes. 1st 1926. Very good condition.

Dark green cloth covers with black titles. 37 tales. Translated by I.M. Whitworth. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 205 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few small marks to covers. Light browning to endpapers. Just a few fox spots to contents.
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THE SILVER TREASURE
No author listed. Illustrated by Bee Willey.
Stock no. 1405691
Published by Orion Children's Books. circa 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Eight prints from The Silver Treasure by Geraldine McCaughrean. Contained in glazed pictorial card folder. Prints all present and in excellent condition. Cover is a little creased and corners are a little bumped.
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MY BOOK OF BEAUTIFUL LEGENDS
Written by Christine Chaundler; Eric Wood. Illustrated by A.C. Michael.
Stock no. 1505691
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. circa 1928. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, front cover shows St. George and the Dragon, spine shows The Golden Fleece and gilt titles. 54 stories including St George and the Dragon, Cupid and Psyche, The Pied Piper etc. 12 excellent colour plates. 367 pages. Covers dampstained, rear cover worst. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to front cover. A few light fox spots to text block. Contents very good.
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RIP VAN WINKLE
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1505529
Published by William Heinemann. 1st thus 1916. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown paperboards with spider web illustration. Titles in gilt to front cover. Cheaper issue with 24 illustrations in colour and many new illustrations in the text. 36 pages. Top of spine split on both sides for approx. 1" on front edge and 2.5" on rear edge. Wear to spine edges with some loss of surface. Bump to base of spine. Wear to corners. A couple of small marks to rear cover. One hinge cracked. Endpapers browned. Foxing throughout otherwise contents generally clean. All plates present.
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LE MORTE D'ARTHUR
Written by Sir Thomas Malory. Illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley.
Stock no. 1315527
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, a facsimile of the definitive 1927 J M Dent edition. Bound in full Nigerian goatskin, gold blocked with the design of the 1927 edition. Printed on specially made paper with hand-made end papers and gilding on three edges. 624 pages, 11.75 inches x 9 inches. Includes a separate booklet with an essay by Professor Anthony S G Edwards. This is copy no. 784. Slipcase just has a few very faint, light marks, otherwise as new. Also includes the original Folio advertises pamphlet for the volume.
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THE STORY OF KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS
Written by Howard Pyle. Illustrated by Howard Pyle.
Stock no. 1315218
Published by Barnes & Noble Inc.. 1st thus 2011. Very good condition.

Red boards with silver titles and black silhouette illustrations. Colour illustrations. 437 pages, all edges silver. ISBN: 9781435133464. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. A couple of tiny dents to cover edges and a small scratched patch to rear cover. Contents fine.
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THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ARTHURIAN LEGENDS
Written by Ronan Coghlan.
Stock no. 2118526
Published by Claremont Books. 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1854718223. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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ROBIN HOOD
Written by E. Charles Vivian. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 1505097
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. circa 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"The Sunshine Series".Blue cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 16 Colour plates. 128 pages. 10 x 7.5". A little wear to corners and cover edges. Light browning to endpapers and prelims. Foxing, mainly to page edges and text block. Faint mark to verso of frontis, possibly something been stuck there but no surface paper damage. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with a couple of small chips. Spine browned. Surface paper damage to rear panel. Corner cut from front flap, price above.
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A WONDER BOOK
Written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1505080
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1922. Good condition.

Attractive red cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 24 full page illustrations in colour, 16 of which are tipped-in to cream paper and have captioned tissue guards. 20 b/w drawings.206 pages. Top edge blue. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine faded, uneven fading to rear cover, uneven darkening to front cover. 1 plate is missing and 6 are detached, some of which are the tipped in colour plates and the complete page and tissue guard are detached, page edges on some ragged. Rear joint and a couple of hinges cracked. Some browning and foxing to contents but generally clean.
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THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLE
Written by Howard Pyle. Illustrated by Howard Pyle.
Stock no. 1504633
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st UK 1905. Slightly better than good condition.

Contains The Story of Lancelot, The Book of Sir Tristram parts I, II and III and The Book of Sir Percival. Grey cloth, large vignette of man with sword and shield to front with orange titles, decoration and titles to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 328pp. 9.5 x 7". Spine bumped with nicks to cloth at base.Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby with browning to spine and rear cover. Front joint and a few hinges cracked. First gathering pulled. Light brown stain to bottom inside corner of last few pages and pastedown. Endpapers grubby. Contents generally clean.
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RIP VAN WINKLE
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2116536
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1917. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cheaper issue with 24 colour plates (with tissue guards) and b/w text illustrations. New impression. Brown boards, dark brown titles and cobweb design to front, brown title to spine. Green illustration to endpapers. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Foxing throughout, although heaviest to prelims, last pages and outer page edges. All plates present. Wrapper is unevenly browned with some foxing and scuffing; creased with some closed tears and chips; a little loss to corners.
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