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RUDYARD KIPLING COLLECTED SHORT STORIES (5 VOLUMES)
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Philip Bannister.
Stock no. 1814035
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Five volume set. Red boards with gilt titles and single illustration to spine and front cover. Colour frontis and b/w plates. Couple of minor marks to boards of volume 1. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's matching red slipcase with title & portrait image in gilt to one side.

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THE HISTORY OF TOM JONES
Written by Henry Fielding. Illustrated by Derrick Harris.
Stock no. 1813920
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1973. Very good condition.

Second Folio Edition. Brown decorative patterned boards. B/w illustrations. Top edge green. Spine slightly faded, title to spine rubbed. A few small marks to covers. Bookplate to free front endpaper and evidence of removal of a larger label. Contents clean. Contained in publisher's marbled green slipcase which is worn at edges.

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NO MOTIVE FOR MURDER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2123172
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1958. Very good condition.

Dark pink boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. 190 pages. A murder novel. Bumping to corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Book affected by tobacco odour.

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THE UNKNOWN QUANTITY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2123167
Published by John Hamilton. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, paper label with black title to spine. 254 pages. Spine is a little faded. A few scuff marks to covers. Page edge browning. Book affected by tobacco odour.

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NO MOTIVE FOR MURDER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2123165
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1958. Very good condition.

Dark pink boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. 190 pages. A murder novel. A little uneven fading to spine. A few marks to covers. Small ink numbers to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Book affected by tobacco odour.

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THE MAN WHO LOST HIS WAY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2123137
Published by MacDonald & Co.. 1st 1959. Good condition.

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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven mottling to covers. Boots 'Booklovers library' sticker to front cover. Some page browning. Book affected by tobacco odour.

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BOBBY BOCKER
Written by A.G. Street.
Stock no. 1316535
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. A delightful novel of crabbed old age mellowing through contact with young. Spine slightly bumped. Foxing to textblock and a few light marks to prelims. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and foxed on verso.

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SECRET BOMBER
Written by Sandy Powell.
Stock no. 1813846
Published by Allan Wingate. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A novel which will enthrall many who share a passionate interest in Flight, adventure, and suspense. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. SINGED by the author with a gift dedication to title page. Text block browned. Cigarette odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to verso, faded to spine with a small tear to rear spine edge, rear panel a little grubby.

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THE UNKNOWN QUANTITY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813790
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A fast paced thriller. Brown cloth, black title to spine. 254 pages. Boards marked, spine creased. Text block browned, contents clean. Cigarette odour present.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1316416
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1919. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt titles with gilt vignette. 40 tissue-guarded tipped in colour plates. xxiv and 143 pages. Spine bumped at top and tail with very slight wear, corners very slightly rubbed. Spine very slightly browned. Name plate to front pastedown. All plates present and in fine condition. Foxing otherwise contents clean. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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KIDNAPPED
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Annie Newnham.
Stock no. 2122939
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1987. Nearly fine condition.

Bright blue pictorial cloth. Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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LORNA DOONE
Written by R.D. Blackmore. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Charles E. Brittan.
Stock no. 1506950
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; Boots the Chemists. circa 1930. Almost 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 worn, tiny splits to cloth at ends of spine. A few small marks to front cover, spine darkened. Ink inscription to front endpaper. A little foxing, mainly to prelims and text block. All plates present, one has slight damage where it has been stuck to page opposite.

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