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MRS. MALONE
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1609526
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st thus 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. Red endpapers. B/w illustrations. Small format. Brown staining to lower board edges, also affecting rear endpapers and last couple of pages. Contents generally clean and bright. Wrapper foxed and stained, especially to verso; corners worn, with small tear at top edge.
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EAST OF SUEZ
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Donald Maxwell.
Stock no. 1316705
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

A selection of Eastern Verses from the Poetical works of Kipling. Large format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and front cover. Illustrated in colour and line. 72 pages. Top edge blue. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. There is a faint splash mark to the front cover (only visible in certain light). Foxing to contents else clean.
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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Stock no. 1406823
Published by Geddes & Grosset. 1st thus 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This volume belongs to a series of stories old and new, prepared specially for children. Beautiful colour plates in the style of Millicent Sowerby + numerous b/w illustrations. Pictorial glazed boards. Pictorial endpapers. 125 pages. 7.5 x 6". ISBN: 1855345501. Bumping to spine and corners. Tape residue marks to front endpaper. Light page edge browning. Plate all present but page numbering in contents list is wrong. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed
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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1406743
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1944. Slightly better than good condition.

Translated by Fitzgerald, introduction by Housman. Red cloth covers, elaborate gilt vignette and title to front cover. 4 superb tipped-in colour plates. Decorations surrounding text. 94 pages. Bumping to spine, corners and top and bottom edge of rear board. Spine and part of rear board faded and a little foxed. Boards are mottled. Bookplate to front pastedown and inscription plus '198' written on front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Inner bottom corner of all plates a little creased.
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POEMS
Written by Ivor Waters.
Stock no. 1609080
Published by Moss Rose Press. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Limited to 100 copies. Poems by the Chepstow historian. ISBN: 0906134382. Pale damp staining to cloth along board edges. Inscription to front endpaper.
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SUNLIGHT AND SCARLET
Written by Ivor Waters; Antonio Machado.
Stock no. 1609079
Published by Moss Rose Press. 1st thus 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt titles to spine. Selected poems by Machado with English versions by Ivor Waters, the Chepstow historian. Limited edition of 100 copies. ISBN: 0906134404. Fading / mottling of cloth along board edges. This is copy no. 71 of 100. Wrapper spine faded.
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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald; A.S. Byatt. Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat; Stephen Raw.
Stock no. 1814013
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2012. Fine condition.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia, Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with an introduction by Byatt, full page colour illustrations throughout by Puttapipat, Top edge gilt. Blue Nigerian Goatskin spine with gilt title, purple vendome cloth sides. Gilt endpapers. Originally published in 1859. 69 pages. Contained in gold coloured slipcase with pictorial onlay to one side. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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BARRACK-ROOM BALLADS
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Ian Ribbons.
Stock no. 1813905
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1991. Fine condition.

Quarter brown cloth with yellow and brown decorated boards. Yellow and brown illustrations. Folio Society display copy rubber ink stamp to front endpaper. No slipcase as issued.
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ARCADIAN BALLADS
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1406638
Published by Heinemann Educational Books. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Tall format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 48 pages. ISBN: 0435147722. Erased pencil mark to top of front endpaper. A little foxing to edge of text block. Contents very good. Spine of dustwrapper a little faded and rubbed.
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A FLOWER FAIRY ALPHABET
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1507128
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Brown chequerboard design with colour onlay to front. 24 colour plates. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. One hinge starting to crack. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little grubby.
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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1316415
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

A wonderful edition of this classic poem beautifully illustrated with 20 colour tipped in plates with tissue guards. Cream cloth boards with gilt decorations and titles. 11.25 x 8.75". Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly browned and covers a little grubby. All plates present, a couple of small corner creases else fine. Some pale foxing and fingering. Large but neat inscription in ink to verso of frontis mount else contents clean.
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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Fish.
Stock no. 1506979
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited. 1st 1922. Almost very good condition.

Large format, 11.75 x 9.25". Black cloth spine with gilt titles and decoration. Orange, black and gilt decorated matt boards. Illustrated endpapers. 20 colour plates including half-title design. Black, orange and white illuminated letter at the start of each Quatrain. Top edge orange, others uncut. 108 pages. Spine bumped, worn and darkened. Bumping and wear, heavy in places with loss, to corners and cover edges. Covers a little grubby and foxed. A couple of hinges starting to crack but binding is firm. Some light foxing and browning and an odd mark to contents. All plates present, some tissue guards creased. Contained in slipcase that is fraying along top and bottom edges were covering is becoming unstuck.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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