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SPLEEN AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Pierre-Victor Baron De Besenval; Havelock Ellis.
Stock no. 821854
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Translated from the French of De Besenval by H.B.V. with an introduction by Ellis. Brown cloth spine, gilt titles. Pictorial boards. Limited edition of 1000 copies. Top edge gilt. Copy no. 262. A few tiny wormholes to endpapers. Corners bumped and rubbed. Spine a little marked.

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ANGOLA AN EASTERN TALE
Written by Jacques-Rochette De La Morliere; Augustus John.
Stock no. 821858
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

Translated by H.V.B. with an introduction by John. Brown cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial boards. Limited edition of 1000 copies. Copy no. 96. Contents very good but rear board has large brown stain. Corners bumped and rubbed.

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SALAR THE SALMON
Written by Henry Williamson. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 820486
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 1936. Almost very good condition.

Pale grey/blue silk moire covered boards. Silver title and vignette to spine. Green pictorial endpapers. 16 Full page colour plates. B/w chapter headers and footers. Spine browned, covers unevenly browned. Name in ink to verso of half-title page. All plates present. Contents creased diagonally across top half of page. Still a reasonable copy.

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VILLAGE DIARY
Written by Miss Read. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 820335
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Edges lightly rubbed. Text block a little grubby. One or two margin marks but contents generally clean. Green & cream pictorial wrapper is edge-worn with loss at corners and a 1" loss to top front corner.

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THE TADPOLE OF AN ARCHANGEL, THE PETRIFIED EYE
Written by Major W.P. Drury.
Stock no. 383820
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1st 1904. Very good condition.

And other Naval stories. Orange cloth with black titles and vignettes. 269 pages plus 6 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Light browning to endpapers.

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A MASQUE OF DAYS
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 819347
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1901. Good condition.

From the last essays of Elia. Attractive pictorial boards, cream cloth spine. Blue and yellow decorated endpapers. Pretty colour illustrations on every page. Unpaginated. Pages printed one side only and unopened. 11 x 8.5". Covers scuffed, edges & corners worn, Top & tail and front edge of spine a little frayed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Rear joint pulled. A few foxspots and light marks to contents. Small closed tear to lower margin of one page (no loss).

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THE SAINT AND THE HUNCHBACK
Written by Donald A. Stauffer.
Stock no. 383562
Published by Simon & Schuster. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A young Irish monk and his companion set off over the northern seas to find adventure and convert unbelievers. Grey cloth, brown title to spine and authors monograph to front cover. 246 pages, top edge green. Spine and corners bumped. Covers and contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper (design by Artzybasheff) is edge chipped with slight loss to spine and corners.

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A HERO FOR REGIS
Written by Jack Hoffenberg.
Stock no. 630333
Published by Arthur Barker Limited. 1st 1963. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark brown boards, gilt title to spine. Wrapper spine browned.

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THE SMALL GENERAL
Written by Robert Standish.
Stock no. 630334
Published by Peter Davies. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, red title to spine. Wrapper is torn with some loss.

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WALES: TO-DAY AND TO-MORROW
Written by T. Stephens.
Stock no. 630261
Published by Western Mail. 1907. Almost very good condition.

Religion, Politics, Education, Art, Literature and Industry. 80 writers, 80 portraits. Green cloth, gilt. 389 pages. 9.5 x 6". Endpapers browned. A few margin marks. All plates present. Some plates almost detached. Contents generally clean.

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KENT AUTHORS TODAY
Written by Geoffrey Handley-Taylor.
Stock no. 817882
Published by Eddison Press Ltd.. 1st 1973. Slightly better than good condition.

A checklist of authors born in Kent or living in Kent. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0856490113. Book: Ex-lib, stamps to prelims, else contents very good.

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OEUVRES COMPLETES DE VICTOR HUGO
Written by Victor Hugo.
Stock no. 817790
Published by Societe Typographique Belge. 1837. Good condition.

2 Volume Set. Nouvelle Edition. Volume I has 6 b/w plates (including frontis). Volume 2 has 3 b/w plates. 3/4 marbled boards with leather spines. Edges and corners are very worn. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Some foxing throughout. 1 plate is a bit dampstained. Volume 1 frontis is nearly detached. Some creasing/chipping to page edges. Volume 2 has tissue-guard present at page 45 - but believed should have been bound in next to frontis. Reduced from £120.

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