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FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS
Written by Mrs. Rodolph Stawell; Dr. R. Macfie; J.H. Fabre. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1323068
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

Retold from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos' Translation of Fabre's "Souvenirs Entomologiques" by Mrs. R.Stawell. Cream cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations. Embossed vignette of dragonfly to rear board. 12 colour plates. vii and 184 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some light scuffing/marking of covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers are browned. Foxing to textblock and page margins. Plates fine.

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RAINBOW HOUSES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
Written by Arthur Vine Hall. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1322926
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1923. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A book of poems. Red cloth, black titles. 92 pages. 6 colour plates. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Endpapers partly browned, light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is a little edge chipped, slightly grubby and a little browned to spine.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Maurice Detmold; Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2138345
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Colour illustrations. Spine is a bit faded. Slip case is better than very good - a few scuffs along bottom edge.

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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1822386
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Very good condition.

Tales from the Thousand and One Nights. White cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Colour plates. Third printing. Spine browned. Contents clean. Contained in gold coloured slipcase which is scuffed with some surface paper loss, bumped at open corners.

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THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold; David Eccles.
Stock no. 1822385
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles. The illustrations are based on original b/w drawings by Detmold, recreated in colour by Eccles. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed.

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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1821673
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

Tales from the Thousand and One Nights. White cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Colour plates. Second printing. A few light brown marks to boards. Contained in publisher's slipcase with light rubbing to corners.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Maurice Detmold; Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1320915
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Nearly fine condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Colour illustrations. Third printing. Slight damp stain to base of spine else book is excellent. Green slipcase is slightly scuffed with a tiny nick at spine.

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THE FABLES OF AESOP
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2126057
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles and illustration to front. Pictorial endpapers. 23 beautiful tipped-in colour plates with tissue-guards. Assumed 1st edition. Spotting/browning to spine; some chipping to cloth at top and tail; a little fraying. Wear along cover edges; a few small nicks at corners. Some foxing and browning, mostly to prelims. All plates present. Bottom corner of page 144 has small piece torn off.

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THE BOOK OF BABY BIRDS
Written by Florence E. Dugdale. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1507451
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1913. Good condition.

Large format. Beige cloth spine with brown title. Cream paper boards with circular pictorial onlay of a small chick. 19 mounted colour plates of baby birds. 120 pages. Covers are very worn, picture on onlay is completely worn away. Spine has been rebacked and there are new endpapers. Covers grubby with some browning. Ink inscription to half-title page. A few marks and a little foxing to contents but many pages are clean. All plates are present, pages on which warbler and yellow hammer plates are mounted have been reinserted, edges are grubby. Crease to frontis page but not to plate.

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THE CHILDREN'S LIFE OF THE BEE
Written by Maurice Maeterlinck. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1506489
Published by Allen & Unwin. 1st UK 1920. Almost very good condition.

Readable & informative. Selected and arranged by Alfred Sutro and Herschel Williams. Blue cloth with gilt titles and colour pictorial onlay. 8.5 x 5.5". 5 colour plates. 192 pages. Spine bumped, worn and browned. A little bumping and wear to corners. Covers a bit grubby. One hinge starting to crack and joint cracked by frontis. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to contents but clean otherwise. All plates present.

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FRIENDLY ANIMALS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1504045
Published by Oxford University Press. Slightly better than good condition.

Green Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. Some wear to spine and cover edges. Staples rusty causing small marks to covers and pages, centre pages detached. Loss of surface paper on covers alongside lower staple. Contents very good.

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FRIENDLY ANIMALS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 623274
Published by Oxford University Press. Almost very good condition.

Green Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. Covers a little grubby. Spine rubbed. Covers and contents lightly creased. A few small grubby marks to contents.

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