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TALES OF THE TAUNUS MOUNTAINS
Written by Olive Dehn. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2129153
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Blue buckram, blue titles. B/w illustrations. 119 pages. Lower front corner worn. Covers just a little grubby. Some foxing. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. ,

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TRAINS AND RAILWAYS
Written by Philip Gagg. Illustrated by Harold Sheild.
Stock no. 2128777
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1971. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blackwell's Learning Library No. 38. Pictorial boards. Colour plates, b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 063106740X. Ex-lib. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few marks to covers. Normal library stamps etc. Wrapper has some browning and chips to corners and spine; minimal loss.

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THE BABE'S BOOK OF VERSE
Written by Madeleine Nightingale. Illustrated by C.T. Nightingale.
Stock no. 1816752
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1924. Very good condition.

Slim format. Grey paper boards with onlay to front board. 44 pages. B/w woodcuts. Reprint. Boards browned. Fading inscription in ink to front pastedown. A few grubby fingermarks to contents.

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THE CAROLINGIAN EMPIRE
Written by Heinrich Fichtenau.
Stock no. 1815113
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1968. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Studies in Mediaeval History No. 9. This book is more concerned with the strains and stresses in Carolingian society and the conflicts that arose from then than with a systematic enumeration of all the known details. Orange cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0631053409. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is grubby, has a closed tear to top front edge and remains of price label to rear flap.

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A THING TO BE EXPLAINED
Written by Laurence Houseman. Illustrated by C.T. Nightingale.
Stock no. 1506925
Published by Basil Blackwell. Almost very good condition.

Jolly Books series. Blue patterned covers with white title block. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 29 pages. Minimal bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine and some cover edges, damp stian to base of spine and lower edge of rear cover. Some light browning and foxing to contents but otherwise pages are clean. Line of surface paper damage to frontis, looks like it has been stuck to title page. Book has a smell of smoke.

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TOLD AGAIN
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
Stock no. 1506138
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1935. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with yellow vignette and titles. 8 colour plates plus black and white illustrations. 320 pages. 8 x 5.5". 19 tales. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Browning to spine and edges of front cover. Some marks to covers. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown. Pencil inscription to front endpaper. A couple of hinges cracked but binding is firm. Light foxing and an odd mark to contents.

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THE SECRET MOUNTAIN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 1506112
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1st 1941. Good condition.

The third story of the strange adventures of the Secret Island children. Green cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 192 pages. 8.25 x 6". 2nd Printing. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Browning to edge of spine. Covers a bit grubby. Front joint badly cracked showing webbing. Rear joint and a couple of hinges cracked. Name in ink to creased front endpaper. Endpapers are marked with some light browning. A few marks to contents. Poor condition front panel and spine of dustwrapper present but have been stuck to stiff card.

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JAMES
Written by Kathryn. Illustrated by Kathryn.
Stock no. 1315863
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The artist bought herself a new pen which drew beautiful shapes... it did more than this... it drew James! Black boards with white titles. Lovely text and b/w illustrations throughout. Minimal bumping and rubbing to spine and corners. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and slightly chipped with minimal loss, small mark to front edge.

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VILLAGES
Written by John N.T. Vince. Illustrated by W.G.D. Hill.
Stock no. 2120798
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blackwell's Learning Library No. 43. Edited by John Cutforth and J.C. Gagg. Colour & b/w illustrations. Easy-to-read text. ISBN: 0631067809. Light bumping to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is edge-creased with browning; a few edge-tears and chips; scuffing to spine, which is also faded.

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CRUSADERS
Written by Hugh Chesterman; Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Hugh Chesterman.
Stock no. 1315571
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

A book of poems. Blue cloth, black titles and large pictorial onlay to front. 2 tipped-in colour plates, b/w illustrations throughout. 78 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A few light marks to covers, white mark to base of spine. Inscription in ink (biro) to front endpaper. Contents clean.

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TROTTERS
Written by Margaret Baker. Illustrated by Mary Baker.
Stock no. 2119454
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

A story about PIGS - Tubby who was fat, Teeny who was small amd Trotters who was most trouble... Wonderful silhouette illustrations throughout. Orange cloth. 83pp. 8.5 x 6.5" Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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NUMBER FOURTEEN JOY STREET
Written by Olive Dehn; Madeleine Nightingale; Margaret Baker; et al. Illustrated by Harry Rountree; Mary Baker; A.H. Watson; et al..
Stock no. 2119367
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green decorated cloth and endpapers. Tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading/browning to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with edge-tears and chips; some tape repairs to verso; small pieces of loss.

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