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FILM FUN ANNUAL 1953
No author listed.
Stock no. 1316861
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1953. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Covers edge worn with slight loss of paper covering to corners. Front joint is cracked showing webbing, possible loss of free-endpaper? Some small page edge tears and light page edge browning.

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PAT & ROALD
Written by Barry Farrell.
Stock no. 1814617
Published by Hutchinson of London. 1st UK 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A compelling account of Patricia Neal's near fatal illness, from a series of massive strokes, and her road to recovery and further acclaim as an actress. Her husband, the celebrated Children's Author, Roald Dahl, was instrumental in her return to full health. Red boards, black title to spine. Grey endpapers. B/w photos. ISBN: 0091030307. Base of spine shelf worn. Light browning to endpapers. Vertical crease to front flap of dustwrapper. Dustwrapper lightly browned and rubbed at corners.

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THE ENGLISH FAIR
Written by David Kerr Cameron.
Stock no. 1814125
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. B/w photos. Colourful, boisterous and often bawdy, the oldtime fairs punctuated the routine of the year like exploding stars. ISBN: 0750917725. Tape marks to endpapers and dustwrapper flaps.

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STAGE DOOR: THE BRISTOL HIPPODROME 100 YEARS
Written by Gerry Parker; John Hudson.
Stock no. 1814121
Published by Redcliffe Press Ltd.. 1st 2014. Fine condition.

How it all began... with amusing anecdotes and tales of the theatre's highs and lows. Cardwraps. Colour photos. 119 pages including index. ISBN: 9781908326249.

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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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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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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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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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PICTURE SHOW ANNUAL 1934
No author listed.
Stock no. 1608222
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1934. Good condition.

Blue cloth spine. Colour and b/w photos. Pictorial boards. Cloth spine faded. Corners worn. Brown stain marks and surface damage to rear board. Plate facing page 65 is detached, but still present.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1405218
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Spine bumped, browned and a little worn. Bumping and wear to corners. A few light marks to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown and to verso of half- title page. Both joints cracked. Some light fingering otherwise contents clean. One plate partially detached leading to the very tip of one corner being torn else plates are in fine condition.

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THE GREAT BRITISH DREAM FACTORY
Written by Dominic Sandbrook.
Stock no. 2120826
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Strange History of Our National Imagination. This is a book about the success and the meaning of Britain's modern popular culture, from Bond and The Beatles to Catherine Cookson and Coronation Street, from Harry Potter, heavy metal and Kate Bush to Damien Hirst, Downton Abbey and Grand Theft Auto. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780241004654. Light bumping to spine. Contents are excellent! Wrapper is edge-creased.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2118167
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine, with some wear. A few marks to covers. Damp mark to top of outer page edges. Some browning and foxing.

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