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THE LANTERN BEARERS
Written by Rosemary Sutcliff. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 1317669
Published by Oxford University Press. 3rd 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An exciting chronicle bringing to life the turbulent period of the last Romans in Britain. Purple cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Slight rubbing and fading to cover edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.
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DAWN WIND
Written by Rosemary Sutcliff. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 1317668
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of a boy and a dog in Saxon times. Purple cloth, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. 241 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Name and date in black ink to front free-endpaper, name scribbled out. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is bright.
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THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 1817221
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1982. Fine condition.

Green cloth spine with gilt title and decorations. Grey patterned boards. B/w illustrations. Top edge grey. Contained in publisher's slipcase in fine condition.
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HARD TIMES FOR THESE TIMES
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 1817220
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1983. Fine condition.

Green cloth spine with gilt title and decorations. Yellow patterned boards. B/w illustrations. Top edge yellow. Contained in publisher's slipcase in fine condition.
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ADAM AND PARADISE ISLAND
Written by Charles Keeping. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 1506809
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition.

The story of a muddy creek with a small island in the middle called Paradise. How the local people fought against the decision to build a motorway. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Striking colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0192798421. Light page edge browning and some light browning to spine.
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WILLIE'S FIRE-ENGINE
Written by Charles Keeping. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 1506804
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1980. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 019279728X. Spine lightly browned. Laminate has a lot of small vertical creases, production error. Light browning to some page edges otherwise contents clean.
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FRIEND MONKEY
Written by P.L. Travers. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 2116395
Published by Collins. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Lime green boards with black title to spine. B/w frontis by Keeping. ISBN: 0001952404. Bumping to base of spine. Scuff mark along front cover. White correction fluid mark to front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some edge-wear.
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DAMIEN, THE LEPERS' FRIEND
Written by John R. Milsome. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 1402418
Published by Burns & Oates. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of Father Damien, whom Robert Louis Stevenson was to call 'one of the world's heroes and exemplars'. Pale grey boards with man riding a pony in red. Red titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 125 pages. Spine and corners bumoed. A little foxing / browning to board edges and spine. Foxing to top of text block otherwise contents are clean. Dust wrapper is edgeworn with a couple of small nicks. Spine is darkened and wrapper is grubby.
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JACK THE TREACLE EATER
Written by Charles Causley. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 381169
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A book of poems for children. Brown boards with gilt title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. 96 pages. ISBN: 033342963X. Spine bumped and slightly worn. Light finger creases to page margins else contents bright and clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn, sunned to spine and has a light stain to top front corner.
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THE ROBBERS
Written by Nina Bawden. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 425831
Published by Victor Gollancz. 3rd 1984. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Philip has lived in a castle his whole life...then he has to take a trip to London and meets Darcy... Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0575026952. SIGNED by author, with inscription on title page. Wrapper spine a little sunned.
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