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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1406744
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Top edge green. Green endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations. A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine is faded and has a brown mark. Erasure mark to half title page. Contents are excellent. Contained in a slipcase that has a slight bump to one side and has a few marks.
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THE STORY OF PETER TSCHAIKOWSKY - THE FIRST PART
Written by Opal Wheeler. Illustrated by Christine Price.
Stock no. 1507190
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This fascinating picture of the brilliant composer is perfect for young readers. Orange cloth covers with black titles. B/w illustrations. 99 pages of text and illustrations plus 19 pages of musical scores. Minimal bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little darkening to some cover edges. A couple of page corners creased. Some foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped, foxed and has a few small pen lines to front panel. Spine slightly faded.
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THE STORY OF SHIRLEY TEMPLE
Written by Grace Mack.
Stock no. 1507180
Published by The Saalfield Publishing Company. circa 1934. Good condition.

The intimate, authentic life and experiences of this five-year-old star. Red pictorial boards, small format 5.25 x 4.75". B/w photos. Unpaginated, approx. 0.75" thick. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some marks to covers. Joints starting to crack. Contents browned. Foxing to endpapers, text block and prelims.
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THE BEST OF THE MARX BROTHERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1813825
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Groucho, Chinco, Harpo Et Al. Silver/grey cloth with black and white titles and vignettes. B/w photos and colour illustrations. Second printing. Light bumping to top of spine and slipcase edge.
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ERTE
Written by Jean Tibbetts. Illustrated by Erte.
Stock no. 1813355
Published by Saturn Books. 1998. Very good condition.

Costume designs by Erte. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1862220131. Corners lightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Grubby marks to title page (affecting facing frontispiece) and last page else contents clean.
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PICTURE SHOW ANNUAL 1938
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506886
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1938. Good condition.

Blue cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Monochrome photos. Title page MISSING and possibly another as front endpaper is followed by page 1. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Spine is very faded. Covers slightly grubby with a few light scratches to front cover. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Joints cracked. Contents browned but otherwise very good.
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THE LION HAS WINGS
Written by John Ware.
Stock no. 1812965
Published by Collins. 1st 1940. Very good condition.

The Epic of the famous Korda film. White Circle Film Edition. Collins Novel Volume 504. Blue pictorial cardwraps. Small format. 188 pages plus publisher adverts to rear. Spine creased from reading. Pages browned.
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THE TRAGEDY OF MR. PUNCH
Written by Russell Thorndike; Reginald Arkell. Illustrated by Arthur Watts.
Stock no. 1506738
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1923. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

A Fantastic Play in Prologue and One Act. Introductory essay by Max Beerbohm. 9 tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown paper. 61 pages. 11 x 8.5". Beige cloth spine, patterned boards in shades of grey, black titles. Top corners bumped. Light browning to cover edges. Some foxing, mainly to text block. All plates present but two have corner creases. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss from top of spine, tears to tops of folds and top of spine with tape repairs on verso. Spine browned and some light browning to edges of panels. Price label to front panel.
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WINSOR MCCAY HIS LIFE AND ART
Written by John Canemaker; Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Winsor McCay.
Stock no. 2122440
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Revised and Expanded edition. Foreword by Sendak. This the only biography of one of America's greatest and most influential cartoonists, Winsor McCay (1867-1934), the universally acknowledged first master of both the comic strip and the animated cartoon. Although invented by others, both genres were developed into enduring popular art of highest imagination through McCay's innovative genius. He attributed his considerable success to "an absolute craving to draw pictures all the time." ISBN: 0810959410. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with small nick to edge of rear panel.
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THE ART OF RADIO TIMES
Written by David Driver. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone; et al..
Stock no. 2122415
Published by BBC. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The First Sixty Years (1920s-1970s). A history of illustration in the Radio Times magazine since 1923, showing the work of artists who were commissioned since the first issue. The Radio Times is a weekly magazine giving details of the BBC radio and television programmes. Large format. Brown cloth boards, light brown titles. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0563179066. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small nicks and browned.
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NO STRINGS ATTACHED
Written by Matt Bacon.
Stock no. 2122413
Published by Virgin Books. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Inside Story of Jim Henson's Creature Shop. Introduction by Brian Henson. Large format. Black boards, silver title to spine. Packed full with colour photos. 191 pages. Foreword by Anthony Minghella. Introduction by Brian Henson. ISBN: 185227669X. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.
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SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1608854
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. c. 1912. Very good condition.

Beautifully decorated green cloth covers, gilt title to spine. Illustrated endpapers. 25 super tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 197 pages. 10.5 x 8". Spine and corners bumped; a few marks to covers. Endpapers foxed / browned. A few scattered foxspots but contents generally clean and bright.
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