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NO OTHER MEDICINE
Written by Gordon Scott MacGregor.
Stock no. 811552
Published by Gordon Scott Macgregor. 1st 1984. Fine condition.

A Study In Human Behaviour. Fictional characters followed through a period of critical change on the island of Singapore. Green pictorial card wraps.
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LE THEATRE DE MONSIEUR DE MARIVAUX
Written by Monsieur De Marivaux.
Stock no. 810343
Published by Arkstee & Merkus. 1754. Almost very good condition.

Four volumes. Small format. 5.5 x 3 inches. Full tree calf binding. Raised bands, gilt titles and decorations to spines. B/w frontis to each volume. Title pages in red and black with b/w vignette. Title label missing from Volume 4. Spine edges slightly cracked. A nice set.
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SUMMON THE BRIGHT WATER
Written by Geoffrey Household.
Stock no. 807330
Published by Little, Brown and Company. 1st USA 1981. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A novel set on the banks of the River Severn. ISBN: 0316374393. Wrapper corners lightly rubbed.
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MOLLY PINCH AND OTHER CRAVEN STORIES
Written by Rowland Cragg.
Stock no. 597965
Published by W. Nicholson & Sons Ltd.. 1910. Slightly better than good condition.

Red pictorial paperwraps. Yorkshire dialect stories. Light page-edge browning. 2" missing from backstrip.
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THE PERVERSE WIDOW AND THE WIDOW
Written by Richard Steele; Washington Irving. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 379977
Published by The Macmillan Company Of Canada Limited. 1st thus 1909. Very good condition.

Two short stories in one volume. 3 tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown card plus b/w text illustrations. Small format. Brown boards with onlay to front. Spine slightly bumped. Page browning to endpapers and some light foxspots to contents else clean.
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MATE IN THREE
Written by Bernice Rubens.
Stock no. 595991
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1966. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A sad but funny story about a strange kind of marriage. Laminate on wrapper starting to split at spine edge. Wrapper has a small closed edge-tear.
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THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 595605
Published by George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.. 1st 1929. Slightly better than very good condition.

Publisher's de-luxe binding. Olive green morocco with gilt titles. Front cover has coloured leather inlaid illustration. Pictorial endpapers. 12 colour plates. A handsome book. Light bump to one edge of front cover. A little bumping to spine. A few brown marks to rear cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates are present and in fine condition - a really lovely copy of this special publishers edition.
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THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 378786
Published by David McKay Company. 1st USA 1929. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This is the U.S. edition. Light blue cloth, gilt vignettes and titles to spine and front cover. Top edges gilt. White design on green endpapers. 232 pages. 10 x 7.5". 12 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. Spine very slightly bumped and rubbed. Top 2" of spine and a tiny section to top edge of rear cover faded. A few tiny spots to edge of textblock. Endpapers are browned. Dustwrapper is edge torn with tape repairs on verso, loss to top of spine and slightly grubby on rear panel.
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THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS
Written by Thomas Ingoldsby. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 592196
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st thus 1907. Very good condition.

Olive green cloth, gilt titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Large format. Dark green pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt, others uncut. 24 mounted colour plates with captioned tissue guards, 12 full-page tinted illustrations plus numerous b/w drawings. Book: all plates present. Tissue guard to frontis heavily foxed not affecting plate. Title page lightly foxed. Spine slightly faded and bumped. Corners rubbed.
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THE MASTER OF PEN Y BRYN
Written by E. Tegla Davies.
Stock no. 592163
Published by Christopher Davies. 1st 1975. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The action of this novel takes place during the Tithe war of the 19th century. ISBN: 0715401793. Dustwrapper: price-cut. Spine browned.
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RAINING CATS AND DONKEYS
Written by Doreen Tovey. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 591952
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1967. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 156 pages. Name and date in ink to front pastedown. Pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-creased with a couple of small nicks and a couple of very small edge-tears.
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CARMEN
Written by Prosper Merimee. Illustrated by Rene Bull.
Stock no. 739084
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1916. Very good condition.

Large heavy format. Red textured cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. Grey pictorial endpapers. 16 colour plates with captioned tissue guards. B/w text illustrations. 203 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Some slight darkening of covers and gilt to spine slightly darkened. Light foxing. A nice copy.
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