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SONGS FROM ALICE
Written by Lewis Carroll; Don Harper. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2123883
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

Brown glazed pictorial boards with white titles. Superb colour illustrations plus brown and white drawings. Decorated endpapers. ISBN: 0713618795. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few grubby finger marks to prelims. Page edge browning.

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THE LITTLE GREEN ROAD TO FAIRYLAND
Written by Annie R. Rentoul. Illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.
Stock no. 1814759
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1922. Good condition.

8 exquisite colour plates plus 8 b/w plates. Boards covered with hand painted paper with pink and cream floral design on green background. Paper title label to front board. Pictorial endpapers. Professionally re-backed with blue cloth and paper title label to spine. Corners of painted boards have been expertly touched up. Name in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing. Front & rear joint cracked. Endpapers affected by damp. Two colour pictures of fairies have been stuck to the prelims. All plates present.

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AUCASSIN AND NICOLETE
Written by Harold Child. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1316854
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1911. Very good condition.

Translated and edited by H. Child. Cream cloth with blue titles and decoration. 6 beautiful colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. 131 pages. Text surrounded with decorative gilt. Spine and corners bumped. Spine browned. Covers grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown.

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KATE GREENAWAY
Written by M.H. Spielmann; G.S. Layard. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 2123739
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1905. Almost very good condition.

Reprint of the 1st 1905 edition with minor alterations. Blue decorated cloth. Gilt titles. B/w and colour plates. Spine and some cover edges are very browned. Crease to front cover. Bumping to corners. New endpapers. One plate is detached, but loosely inserted; creasing to edges. Foxing to outer page edges.

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TRACTION ENGINES
Written by Philip Wright.
Stock no. 1814394
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive account of the Farm Engine, the Road Engine, the Steam Roller and the Steam Wagon. Colour frontis plus b/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 071360607X. Top edge of text block foxed. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and edge-creased.

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AUCASSIN AND NICOLETE
Written by Harold Child. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1407186
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Translated and edited by H. Child. White decorated cloth with gilt titles and blue/gold decoration. 6 beautiful colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. 131 pages, top edge gilt. Text surrounded with decorative gilt. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine is browned. Bumping to bottom of both boards and side of front board. Front cover rubbed. Rear cover marked and grubby. Front joint beginning to crack. Small bookseller's label to bottom of front pastedown. Browning to endpapers, prelims and last page of text. A little foxing mainly to page edges. Plates are bright.

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REMBRANDT
Written by Mortimer Menpes; C. Lewis Hind. Illustrated by Rembrandt.
Stock no. 1814271
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1905. Very good condition.

Large format, Brown cloth. Mounted colour illustrations. Edges lightly rubbed. Free endpapers browned. All plates present. New pastedowns, some professional strengthening of sections using cloth.

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BRITISH NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS
Written by Richard Bagnold Jones.
Stock no. 1814069
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A factual study of the few narrow-gauge railway lines that remain open at the time of writing in England, Wales, the Isle of Man, and Scotland. Grey cloth boards, blue title to spine. B/w photos. Light creasing to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small closed tears.

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A DREADFUL OF DRAGONS
Written by Peggy Blakeley. Illustrated by Frank Francis.
Stock no. 2123242
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1975. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. And other collections of creatures and people and things put together for fun. Colour illustrations. Very little text. ISBN: 0713615559. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Uneven browning to covers.

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BADGES AND INSIGNIA OF THE BRITISH ARMED SERVICES
Written by W.E. May; William Y. Carman; John Tanner.
Stock no. 1814029
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Royal Navy; The Army; and The Flying Services. Large format. Red cloth boards, black title block to spine with gilt title. 6 colour plates, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713613440. Lower board edges rubbed. Text block a little grubby. Page 100 stained but legible. Contents otherwise clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and scuffed.

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PEEPS AT MANY LANDS: IRELAND
Written by Katharine Tynan. Illustrated by Francis S. Walker.
Stock no. 1813289
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and black title to front with a pictorial onlay. Colour plates. 87 pages plus publisher adverts to rear. Boards unevenly faded. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to contents. All plates present.

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GREAT FLIGHTS
Written by E. Colston Shepherd.
Stock no. 1812900
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1939. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Epics of the XXth Century. B/w plates. Small nick to top of spine. Foxing to text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small chips (also to centre of spine), strengthened to verso with clear tape.

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