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THE ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL IN HER SEARCH FOR GOD
Written by George Bernard Shaw. Illustrated by John Farleigh.
Stock no. 2124085
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1932. Almost very good condition.

Black boards, white titles and illustration. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Looks like top of spine has been repaired with glue. Some scuffing to edges. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper.

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THE WORKS OF RABELAIS
Written by Francois Rabelais. Illustrated by Gustave Dore.
Stock no. 2124071
Published by Chatto & Windus. Fair condition.

Faithfully translated from the French. B/w illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles. Spine has been rebacked, with small amount of original spine laid down. However, does not look like it has been restitched; front joint is nearly broken. Other wear and chipping to corners. Foxing to some pages. A working copy only!

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MR. PICKWICK ON THE ICE AT THE MANOR FARM
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 2124067
Very good condition.

Small format. Card wraps. What appears to be a seasonal booklet from Coleman's Mustard. Colour illustrations. Staples to spine have rusted. A few marks to covers. Damp staining mark to corners of last half of book (around 4 leaves of book).

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2124062
Published by Alexander Gardner. 1909. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt vignettes to cover and spine. Colour frontis and b/w plates. 296 pages. Bumping to spine and along a couple of cover edges. A few small splash fade marks. Wear to cover edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some page browning and foxing.

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A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT
Written by Mark Twain. Illustrated by David Hughes.
Stock no. 1317179
Published by Folio Society. Fine condition.

Factory manager Hank finds himself transported to legendary Camelot, but soon discovers that King Arthur’s court isn’t quite as chivalrous as he thought. Pale grey pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap.

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COLD COMFORT FARM
Written by Stella Gibbons. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1609968
Published by Folio Society. 9th 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Decorative green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour plates. A few marks to outer page edges. Contained in green slipcase which has some surface damage at one corner.

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LORNA DOONE
Written by R.D. Blackmore. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Charles E. Brittan.
Stock no. 1317064
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; Boots the Chemists. circa 1930. Very good condition.

Published for Boots The Chemist. Large format. Blue cloth with gilt decorations and titles. 16 tipped-in colour plates. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned and some light fingering/foxing to contents.

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SHAKESPEARE: A REVIEW AND A PREVIEW
Written by J.W. MacKail; John Milton; et al. Illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker; Demtrios Galanis; Gordon Ross; Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1814821
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1939. Slightly better than very good condition.

Tall, slim format. Beige cloth boards, red titles and crest to front board. Essays concerning Shakespeare. 4 illustrations to rear by different artists. A few minor marks to boards. Light page edge browning.

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THE SILMARILLION
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien.
Stock no. 1814798
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 1st 1977. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Published posthumously although the origins of the book stretch back 60 years long before the Hobbit! The story of the First Age in Tolkien's world. Fold-out map to rear. ISBN: 0048231398. Foxing to endpapers and text block. Fold-out map to rear browned and lightly crinkled. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly edge-rubbed.

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THE WAR OF THE RING
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien.
Stock no. 1814797
Published by Unwin Hyman. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The History of The Lord of the Rings Part Three. Christopher Tolkien takes up the story of the writing of The Lord of the Rings with the Battle of Helm's Deep and the drowning of Isengard by the Ents. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 476 pages. Colour frontis. ISBN: 0044406851. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine, corners lightly bumped. Green dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY - AS YOU LIKE IT
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1814792
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

Lovely green cloth covers with gilt titles and decorations. 40 beautiful tissue guarded tipped in plates. 142 pages. 10 x 7.5". Boards covered with laminate which has cracked at spine edge. Light mottling to lower edge of front board. A few scattered foxspots.

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THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1814791
Published by William Heinemann. Circa 1910. Very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt vignette and title to front cover, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. 40 very pretty colour plates. 170 pages. Large, heavy format (10.5 x 8"). Edges rubbed. Gilt still bright. Scattered foxing and browning to contents. All plates present.

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