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MAGICAL TALES: MYTH, LEGEND AND ENCHANTMENT IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Written by Carolyne Larrington; Diane Purkiss.
Stock no. 1327553
Published by Bodleian Library. 1st 2013. Fine condition.

An engaging blend of words and images showing how books make magic by weaving old myth into new fantasy... Cardwraps. 188 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781851242641.

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MAGICAL TALES: MYTH, LEGEND AND ENCHANTMENT IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Written by Carolyne Larrington; Diane Purkiss.
Stock no. 1327098
Published by Bodleian Library. 1st 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.

An engaging blend of words and images showing how books make magic by weaving old myth into new fantasy... Cardwraps. 188 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781851242641. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Contents fine.

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PRINTING TYPES: THEIR HISTORY, FORMS AND USE
Written by D.B. Updike.
Stock no. 1827615
Published by Oak Knoll Press; The British Library. 4th 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This is the combined edition, volumes I & II. Foruth Edition, expanded. A classic study of typography from the dawn of printing to the twentieth century. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. A fat volume. ISBN: 0712347348. Spine is slightly concave but does not affect overall contents. Contents are clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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CHILDREN'S FICTION A HANDBOOK FOR LIBRARIANS
Written by Sheila Ray.
Stock no. 1326885
Published by Brockhampton Press; Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 2nd 1972. Good condition.

Second revised edition. Purple card wraps. 239 pages. Designed to meet the needs of students reading for the Library Association final examination. ISBN: 0340159146. Covers are well sunned and faded to spine. Creasing to spine (where book has been held open). Foxing to textblock and prelims.

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WHAT ARE THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD?
Written by Peter D'Epiro; Mary Desmond Pinkowish. Illustrated by Richard Beards.
Stock no. 1827318
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

And 60 Other Great Cultural Questions. Black cloth spine with gilt title, colourful pictorial paper boards. Brown endpapers. B/w illustrations. Second printing. Gilt title to spine is lightly rubbed. Else a lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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APPLES: A GUIDE TO IDENTIFICATION OF INTERNATIONAL VARIETIES
Written by John Bultitude.
Stock no. 1826662
Published by The Macmillan Press Ltd.. 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Compiled and written specifically to enable anyone interested in eating or growing apples to identify a specific variety. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0333349717. Reprint. Spine a little faded, horizontal edges of boards are lightly rubbed. Hefty knock to top rear edge of boards with damage to board but not to contents. Contents are clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine, base of spine has a small chip, verso of spine is foxed.

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WORLD BAYONETS: 1800 TO THE PRESENT
Written by Anthony Carter.
Stock no. 1826612
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 4th 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Revised and Expanded edition. An illustrated reference guide for collectors. Includes more advice to novice collectors on the international marketplace, the basis for selecting items for collections, means of renovating and restoring bayonets and methods of storage and display. Over 270 b/w photographs of bayonets. Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1854093444. Boards clean. Foxing to top edge of text block. Else contents clean. Red pictorial dustwrapper is very clean.

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THE OXFORD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MARITIME HISTORY (4 VOLUMES)
Written by John B. Hattendorf; et al.
Stock no. 1825866
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with black title labels to spine and front cover; gilt titles. Volume 1 covers Actium, Battle of, Ex Voto; Volume 2: Factory Ship, Navies: Japan; Volume 3: Navies: Portugal, Shipyards; Volume 4 Siebe, Augustus, Zheng He, Index. ISBN: 9780195130751. Minor scuffing to gilt title affecting 'A' of 'Maritime' to front of volume 1, minor scuffing of gilt titles to spines. A few minor grubby marks to text blocks. Contents are clean.

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1001 WONDERFUL THINGS
Written by Walter Hutchinson.
Stock no. 1324995
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Very good condition.

Light brown cloth with black titles and vignettes to front and spine. 512 pages. B/w photos throughout of 1001 wonderful things, index at rear. Spine and corners bumped. A few small marks to covers. Page browning throughout out else contents clean.

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DICTIONARY OF THE PLACE-NAMES OF WALES
Written by Hywel Wyn Owen; Richard Morgan.
Stock no. 1324736
Published by Gomer Press. 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

An important new standard reference work for scholars of language, landscape and settlement history, and for those general readers who are fascinated by the place-names of Wales. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. 506 pages. ISBN: 9781843239017. Reprinted with corrections. Spine and corners bumped. A few small indentations to edge of front cover. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just lightly edge creased.

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THE DICTIONARY OF 20TH CENTURY BRITISH BOOK ILLUSTRATORS
Written by Alan Horne.
Stock no. 1324225
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Information about some 1,000 British illustrators, the lesser known as well as the masters in the field. Large format. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. 456 pages. ISBN: 1851491082. Spine very slightly bumped. A nice, bright copy.

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DICTIONARY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION
Written by Alan Jay Christensen.
Stock no. 1824435
Published by McGraw-Hill. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

A unique, comprehensive reference that defines the language of today's landscape architecture, planning, construction, and environmental science, covering specifics such as irrigation, plant science, soil science, wetlands, landscape ecology, horticulture, and land planning. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and sketches in the text. ISBN: 0071441425. Board corners lightly rubbed. Boards a little scuffed, top of spine bumped. Small knock to top rear edge of board. Text block a little grubby else contents clean.

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