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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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FAIR TOURAINE
Written by Margaret Aulton. Illustrated by Margaret Aulton.
Stock no. 1606752
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1925. Good condition.

Stories and Legends of the Loire. Very large format (12.5 x 10.25"). Black cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Beautiful b/w sketches. Spine and corners bumped and worn, a little splitting at top and tail of spine. Rear board is scuffed and marked, with some surface damage. Some scratch marks to front board. Some splitting to front joint. Elegant inscription on half-title page. Contents generally very good.

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THE RED TRUE STORY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 1403653
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 bumped, browned and a little worn at top. Corners are bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Foxing and some fingering throughout.

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SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT
Written by Michael Morpurgo. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2115805
Published by Walker Books. 1st thus 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

An extraordinary adventure of King Arthur's greatest knight. Large format. Card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1844287300. Light edge-wear to covers.

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THE LEGENDS OF KING ARTHUR
Written by Rhiannon Ifans. Illustrated by Helen Holmes.
Stock no. 1810303
Published by Y. Lolfa. 1st 1990. Very good condition.

Lilac glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0862432103. Small holes to board edges else a clean copy.

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JOHN O'LONDON'S CHILDREN'S LIBRARY
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1313914
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Four volumes: Tales From the Arabian Nights; The Knights of the Round Table; Tales of Ancient Greece; Tales of Robin Hood. Each edited by Enid Blyton. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Those in "Knights" illustrated by Robinson. Each volume has red covers with black titles. Slight bumping to spine and a little rubbing to cover edges. Colouring to the b/w illustrations. Dustwrappers are edge worn with slight loss to top and tail of spine of "Knights", tears to "Arabian Nights" but generally bright and clean. Contained in a slipcase (custom made?) which is slightly worn.

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DANISH FAIRY LEGENDS AND TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen.
Stock no. 1312919
Published by William Pickering. 1st 1846. Good condition.

Cream boards and spine. 197 pages plus publication list to rear. Covers are grubby, corners worn and edges rubbed. Spine has been professionally replaced with cream board (black titles). Front free-endpaper professionally replaced with a name and date in ink to this page (1904). Name in ink to top margin of title-page. Foxing to contents and some slight damage to the rear endpapers/front pastedown. Overall this is a very decent copy of this scarce antiquarian children's book.

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NIA AND THE MAGIC OF THE LAKE
Written by Margaret Isaac. Illustrated by Angela Hoppe Kingston.
Stock no. 2114405
Published by Apecs Press. 1ST 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0953726738. SIGNED by author to title page. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning and grubby margin marks. Wrapper is Edge creased.

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A WONDER BOOK
Written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1710414
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1922. Almost very 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. 1" splt to cloth on side of spine. Rear cover scuffed/marked. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges. All plates present. Spine faded.

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SINBAD POP-UP STORYBOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2112948
Published by Grandreams Limited. 1994. Very good condition.

6 pop-up scenes. Glazed pictorial boards. 7.5 x 10.25". Bumping to spine and corners. Pop-ups in very good working order.

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