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BACHELORS AND A BACHELOR'S CONFESSIONS
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2113503
Published by William Heinemann. Circa 1918. Fair condition.

Small format. Grey boards, colour pictorial onlay to front. 3 tipped-in colour plates. B/w illustrations. Spine is MISSING - just stitching showing through and keeping binding together. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Tipped-in colour plates are in excellent order. Binding is becoming weak. A reading copy.
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PERSONAL EFFECTS
Written by Barbara Willard.
Stock no. 1502235
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1939. Very good condition.

Grey patterned covers with blue titles to spine. 337 pages. Some bumping to spine and corners. A little erased pencil writing to front endpapers. Contents generally clean.
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MOSTLY BRILLIANT
Written by Douglas Adams.
Stock no. 1207941
Published by Pan. As new condition.

Boxed set of five titles: Mostly Harmless; Life, The Universe And Everything; The Restaurant at the End of the Universe; The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy; So Long and Thanks For All the Fish. ISBN: 0330410210.
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THE LUNATIC AT LARGE
Written by J. Storer Clouston; Hugh Greene. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1710188
Published by The Bodley Head. 1974. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Book not illustrated but colour pictorial wrapper by Quentin Blake. The Bow street library. Introduced by Greene. ISBN: 037010921X. Price on wrapper front flap has been crossed through with ink.
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THE TWISTED ROOT OF JAARFINDOR
Written by Sean Wright.
Stock no. 1207813
Published by Crowswing Books. 1st 2004. As new condition in a as new dustwrapper.

Lia-Va is an 18 year old addict, a black sword-wielding princess, who has claimed her throne by killing her father in a bloody battle... Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1905100000. SIGNED by author.
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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MR. BADMAN
Written by John Bunyan. Illustrated by George Woolliscroft Rhead; Louis Rhead.
Stock no. 1605662
Published by William Heinemann. 1900. Very good condition.

Large format. Decorated blue-grey boards with gilt titles. 12 illustrations by George Wooliscroft Rhead and Louis Rhead. Corners bumped and worn with surface loss. Scattered foxing.
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BEN-HUR
Written by Lew Wallace.
Stock no. 2112666
Published by David McKay Company. 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Contains the story of Ben-Hur, Maps of Jerusalem and Travels in the Mediterranean, Plan of Circus Racing Chariot, Diagrams of many fighting galleries and much, much more. Large format. Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. ISBN: 0679203923. Some page browning. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some marks and edge-creasing.
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IVANHOE
Written by Sir Walter Scott.
Stock no. 2112665
Published by David McKay Company. 1972. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine and partial sword to front cover. B/w and two-colour illustrations. This is a reprint of the edition published by The Felix Gluck Press Limited. American edition. Contains The story of Ivanhoe; Armour, Shields, Weapons, Tournaments and Jousts, Coins, Fortresses and Castles. A Glossary of Chivalry and much more... ISBN: 067920394X. Light bumping along cover edges. Some page browning. Wrapper is faded to spine, with couple of closed edge-tears.
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THACKERAYANA NOTES AND ANECDOTES
Written by William Makepeace Thackeray. Illustrated by William Makepeace Thackeray.
Stock no. 2112160
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1880. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine and gilt/black vignettes to front cover. Depicting Humorous Incidents in his School Life, and Favourite Scenes and Characters in the Books of his Every-day Reading. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping to cover edges. Some fraying to cloth at edges. Some foxing and page browning. Page edges are 'scraggy', where some pages have been uncut - but have been 'cut', but not neatly - some tears to these pages.
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THE COMING OF SASKA
Written by Doreen Tovey. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 1108781
Published by St. Martin's Press, New York. 1st USA 1977. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. American Edition. ISBN: 0718115597. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Contained in a UK dustwrapper (Michael Joseph pub.), that is edge-creased with browning to rear panel and has some damp staining.
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THE CUNNING WOMAN'S GRANDSON
Written by Charlotte M. Yonge. Illustrated by W.S. Stacey.
Stock no. 1501739
Published by National Society's Depository. Fair condition.

A Tale of Cheddar a Hundred Years Ago. Pictorial front cover and spine with gilt titles. Five full page illustrations in b/w. 234 pages plus publication list. Spine has possibly been glued back into place. Spine chipped at top and bottom with some loss. Corners worn. Covers grubby with glue residue on back cover. Front endpaper seems to have been deatched and now glued to back of frontis. All plates present but one plate has surface paper damage, as does page opposite, and one has an edge tear. A reading copy.
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JEAN OF STORMS
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1108689
Published by Bettany Press. 1st thus 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

A full-length adult novel by the author of the Chalet School books, originally serialised during 1930 in the Shields Gazette. Green cardwraps. 254 pages. ISBN: 0952468034. A little bumping along bottom edge of front cover; a little creasing to a couple of corners. Contents are excellent.
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