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FIFTY FABLES OF LA FONTAINE
Written by Jean De La Fontaine; Norman R. Shapiro; Sarah Bakewell. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1821900
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Translated by Shapiro, introduced by Bakewell. Green goatskin leather binding with gilt titles. Limited edition of 1000, each copy numbered and signed by Quentin Blake. Colour illustrations. Top edge gilt. This is copy 55 of 1000 and SIGNED by Quentin Blake. A beautiful copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is in almost fine condition with a minor knock to to spine edge.

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THE ROALD DAHL TREASURY
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake; Raymond Briggs; Babette Cole; et al..
Stock no. 1321016
Published by Jonathan Cape. Circa 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Red boards, yellow title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224046918. 5th printing of this edition. Minimal bumping to spine and light rubbing to corners. Tiny dent to top edge of rear cover. Dustwrapper is fine.

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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
Written by Tim Rice; Andrew Lloyd Webber. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320976
Published by Pavilion; Michael Joseph. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Based on the smash-hit musical of the same name that has become a classic in children's entertainment, this book retells in verse and pictures one of the most exciting action-packed stories in the Old Testament. Pictorial glazed boards. Large format. Colour illustrations throughout in Blake's unique style. ISBN: 0907516025. Small card (5.75 x 9.75cm) loosely inserted SIGNED by the illustrator. Spine slightly bumped and lightly browned. Contents clean.

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FIFTY FABLES OF LA FONTAINE
Written by Jean De La Fontaine; Norman R. Shapiro; Sarah Bakewell. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1821639
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Translated by Shapiro, introduced by Bakewell. Green goatskin leather binding with gilt titles. Limited edition of 1000, each copy numbered and signed by Quentin Blake. Colour illustrations. Top edge gilt. Copy 180 SIGNED by Quentin Blake. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.

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MATILDA
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320965
Published by Guild Publishing. 1988. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations to text. Spine and corners bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is worn, faded to spine and grubby to flaps.

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BLACK MISCHIEF
Written by Evelyn Waugh. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1821460
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Fine condition.

Folio Collectables series issued without a slipcase. Blue cloth boards, yellow titles and black design to front and rear. B/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Black ribbon page marker. A fine copy. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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TROUBLE ON THUNDER MOUNTAIN
Written by Russell Hoban. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320462
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The O'Saurus family rebuild Thunder Mountain with the aid of their friends... Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0571193595. Spine slightly bumped. A lovely copy contained in a slightly edge worn dustwrapper that has a couple of small tears along the bottom edge.

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MRS ARMITAGE AND THE BIG WAVE
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320430
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Mrs Armitage and Breakspear the dog go surfing! Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224046292. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. A tiny indentation to rear cover. Contents fine.

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THE LIFE OF BIRDS
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320309
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Wonderfully acute observations of how birds behave become a commentary - kindly, but penetrating - on human nature. The pictures in this book are bigger, broader, and more sombre, but no less lively than Blake's much-loved and hugely admired children's book illustrations. Oblong format. Lilac cloth, black title to spine. 59 pages. ISBN: 038560985X. SIGNED by Quentin Blake to the front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and just a tiny bit grubby.

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THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320102
Published by Folio Society. 1976. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations throughout. An Agony, In Eight Fits. Spine is faded and spine edges of covers also affected. Small nick in cloth to front edge of spine. Small brown spot to front free-endpaper. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is browned at edges and slightly worn with a couple of small splits at lower edges.

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ROALD DAHL'S COMPLETELY REVOLTING RECIPES
Written by Josie Fison; Lori-Ann Newman; Felicity Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1820269
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

A gloriumptious collection of favourite Roald Dahl recipes brought up to date. Blue glazed pictorial boards holding spiral bound recipes. ISBN: 9780224085359.

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THE ILLUSTRATED CHRISTMAS CRACKER
Written by John Julius Norwich. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2133553
Published by Atlantic Books. 1st thus 2013. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. Colour illustrations. 64 pages. ISBN: 9781782392514. Wrapper has a few small marks.

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