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ISLAND NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Stock no. 1505925
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Nelson's Classics in Leather series. Consisting of The Beach of Falesa, The Bottle Imp and The Isle of Voices. Green leather soft covers, gilt titles and circular vignette. Small format 6.25 x 4.25". Top edge gilt. B/w frontis. 281 pages plus book lists. Wear to ends of darkened spine with slight loss to top edge. Corner tip of rear cover missing. Faint light marks to covers. Name in pencil to prelims. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a little loss from ends of spine. Panels grubby, spine darkened.
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THE OPEN WINDOW
Written by E. Temple Thurston. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1505922
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1915. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title and decoration to spine and blue title/border to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 4 Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 286 pages plus book list. Spine bumped, worn and browned. Lower corner on rear cover bumped. A little wear to corners. Joints and quite a few hinges cracked. Endpapers browned. Contents very good.
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THE MAN WHO LOST HIS WAY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405425
Published by MacDonald & Co.. 1st 1959. Slightly better than good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The man who lost his way was Noel Marsden, an ex-Commando officer and the place he lost it was almost at the gates of a decaying country house in Inverness. Black cloth with yellow title to spine. 192 pages. Ex-library with W.H. Smith Library label plus remains of another label and ink date stamps to front pastedown. Library address stamps to rear endpapers and last page of text. Spine and corners bumped. Front joint and a couple of hinges cracked. Small inner margin tears to several pages. Page 95/96 partially detached. Some page numbers ringed in blue ink and Browning to rear endpaper. Some light foxing and a few grubby marks but many pages are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Foxing to front flap. Slim piece of tape to very edge of flap. Rear panel is a little creased.
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THE UNKNOWN QUANTITY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405410
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Dark orange boards with black title to spine. 254 pages. Slight bumping to spine and corners. A few small marks to covers. Address label to top of front pastedown. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and page margins. Browning to page edges. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn with several tears and a couple of small areas of loss. Brown tape has been stuck to verso at top edge and down spine. Wrapper is grubby. An early reprint.
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NO MOTIVE FOR MURDER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405347
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1958. Slightly better than good condition.

Dark pink boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. 190 pages. A murder novel. Ex-library with remains of labels to front endpapers and ink stamps to prelims, endpapers and the top of several pages of text. Biro marks to endpapers and top of page 60. Foxing to page edges. A few marks to margins. Spine and corners bumped. Covers are marked and grubby.
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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by William Shakespeare; Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1405264
Published by The Temple Press. 1st thus 1939. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. 304 pages. 9 x 6.5 inches. 12 colour plates, many b/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Fading to spine and board edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Part of an illustration (like one opposite page 36) stuck to front endpaper. Browning to prelims. Some foxing mainly to page edges. Plates all present and in very good condition.
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ROB LINDSAY AND HIS SCHOOL
Written by H.C. Preston MacGoun. Illustrated by Preston MacGoun.
Stock no. 1405214
Published by William J. Hay; Samuel Baxter's & Sons. 1905. Almost very good condition.

A Reminiscence of Seventy-Five Years Ago. Grey/buff pictorial boards, cream spine. Described as 'A simple chapter in the homelier life of Scotland'. 45 pages. 7 x 5.75". Lovely b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, browned and worn with 3"split to one side. Small part of backstrip is missing. Corners worn. Covers grubby. Couple of hinges cracked. Endpapers browned. Some foxing to page edges. Page edges uncut.
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DIXON HAWKE'S CASE BOOK NO. 17
Written by Dixon Hawke.
Stock no. 2120994
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. Fair condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. Thrilling Detective Stories. Front cover is pretty much detached; with creasing and some edge tears. Foxing and some page browning. A reading copy only.
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TO BE A FARMER'S BOY
Written by A.G. Street.
Stock no. 2120971
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Light fading to a couple of cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with very browned spine; foxing and some edge-creasing; a few chips and nicks, mostly to corners, with a little loss.
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THE BUTTON-BOX AND OTHER ESSAYS
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2120970
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1968. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 190 pages. B/w chapter headers. ISBN: 0571087523. SIGNED by author, with dedication to previous owner to front endpaper. Bottom of spine bumped. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with spine browned and some edge-creasing; a few marks.
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MOONRAKING
Written by A.G. Street. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 2120943
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1936. Very good condition.

Yellow cloth, black title to spine. Full-page b/w illustrations. Bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing.
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TO BE A FARMER'S BOY
Written by A.G. Street.
Stock no. 2120924
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1935. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Bumping and wear along cover edges and to spine. Grubby marks and browning to covers. Name to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
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