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THE AMBIVALENCE OF BERNARD MANDEVILLE
Written by Hector Monro.
Stock no. 1818868
Published by Clarendon Press. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A consideration of The Fable of the Bees and also Mandeville's little-known other books including a pamphlet on public executions and another on public brothels, a medical treatise on nervous indigestion.Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0198120613. Light browning to text block. Blue dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and lightly scuffed.

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THE JOURNAL OF THE T.E. LAWRENCE SOCIETY VOL. X No. 1
Written by Jeremy Wilson; T.E. Lawrence.
Stock no. 1818397
Published by The T.E. Lawrence Society. 2000. Very good condition.

Blue card wraps. Autumn 2000. 84 pages. Edited by Wilson. Small mark to front cover and inside front cover.

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MONMOUTHSHIRE WRITERS
Written by W.J. Townsend Collins.
Stock no. 1318140
Published by R.H. Johns Limited. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

More than 50 writers represented by quotation, biography and comment. A Literary History and Anthology. Uneven fading to covers. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Pages opposite the photographs are slightly browned. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks; grubby to spine.

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WHERE THE SHADOWS LIE
Written by Pia Skogemann; J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 1817667
Published by Chiron Publications. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

A Jungian Interpretation of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Originally published in Danish. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9781888602456.

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ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Written by Walter Raleigh.
Stock no. 2128910
Published by Edward Arnold. 1st 1895. Very good condition.

Beige cloth with gilt title and brown vignettes. What appears to be an appraisal of some of Stevenson's works and whether they would last the test of time. Some foxing and browning to pages.

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ROMANTIC MODERNS
Written by Alexandra Harris. Illustrated by Edward Bawden; E. Mcknight Kauffer; et al..
Stock no. 2127856
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st USA 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780500251713. A few grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.

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DICK WHITTINGTON FACT AND FABLE
Written by John Attwood.
Stock no. 2119732
Published by Regency Press. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0721207391. White mark to front cover. Corners are bumped. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.

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YSBRYD Y CWLWM: DELWEDD Y GENEDL YN EIN LLENYDDIAETH
Written by R.M. Jones.
Stock no. 1712817
Published by Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Text in Welsh. 457 pages. ISBN: 0708314643. Wrapper edge-creased.

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MYTH, SYMBOL AND MEANING IN MARY POPPINS THE GOVERNESS AS PROVOCATEUR
Written by Giorgia Grilli.
Stock no. 1707357
Published by Routledge. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Mary Poppins immortalised by Disney is a far cry from the character created by Pamela Lyndon Travers in the 1930s. Drawing on the social history of the governess in England, Grilli rescues Mary Poppins from the sentimental Disney treatment and restores her to her truly revolutionary character. Translated by Jennifer Varney. Yellow glazed pictorial boards. 178 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780415977678. Corners bumped.

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PICTURE-BOOK WORLD
Written by Bettina Hurlimann; Brian W. Alderson.
Stock no. 1705877
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Modern picture-books for children from twenty-four countries with a bio-biographical supplement by Elizabeth Waldmann. Colour illustrations. 216 pages. Board edges worn with bumped corners. Ink stamps to prelims. Wrapper faded and grubby with edge-creasing and chipping.

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MASTERWORKS OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE VOLUME 1
Written by Francelia Butler; et al.
Stock no. 1705875
Published by Chelsea House Publishers; The Stonehill Publishing Company. 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Early Years C. 1550- c. 1739. Volume one ONLY. ISBN: 0877543755. Publisher Allen Lane Stickers added with additional ISBN of 0713916966. Wrapper grubby.

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MASTERWORKS OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE VOLUME 2 1550-1739 THE EARLY YEARS
Written by Francelia Butler; et al.
Stock no. 1705874
Published by Chelsea House Publishers; The Stonehill Publishing Company. 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

372 pages. ISBN: 0877543763. Publisher Allen Lane Stickers added with additional ISBN of 0713916974. Wrapper torn with some loss.

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