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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Elenore Plaisted Abbott.
Stock no. 1318757
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1941. Good condition.

Black cloth, large pictorial onlay to front. Cream decorated endpapers. 9 colour plates. 308 pages. 9.5 x 7". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Dent to top edge of rear cover. Title to spine has faded. Rear cover is grugbby. There is loss to the corners of the pictorial onlay. Rear joint is cracked. Some light grubby fingermarks at page margins else contents clean.

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CAPTAIN SIR RICHARD FRANCIS BURTON
Written by Edward Rice.
Stock no. 1818664
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. Circa 1990. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Secret Agent who made the Pilgrimage to Mecca, Discovered the Kama Sutra, and Brought the Arabian Nights to the West. Black cloth spine with gilt title, blue paper boards. ISBN: 0684191377. Third printing. Spine lightly creased. Text block slightly grubby. Slight pulling to top 2" between half-title page and title page. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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STALIN: THE GLASNOST REVELATIONS
Written by Walter Laqueur.
Stock no. 1818244
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A reconsideration of Josef Stalin, the demonic dictator who ruled over the Soviet Union for the better part of three decades. Black cloth spine with red title, grey boards. ISBN: 0684192039. A few minor marks to vertical edge of front board. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is creased to front flap and unevenly faded to spine.

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EDMUND DULAC
Written by Colin White. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2129627
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st USA 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Profusely illustrated with exquisite examples of Dulac's work. Large format. Light blue cloth boards, dark title to spine. 205 pages plus index. ISBN: 0684147912. SIGNED by author to prelims. Bumping to cover edges and a couple of corners. Red pen mark and some foxing to outer page edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is unevenly browned, with a few marks.

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THE BAR SINISTER
Written by Richard Harding Davis. Illustrated by E.M. Ashe.
Stock no. 2128684
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. Circa 1903. Very good condition.

Beige cloth with gilt titles; dog crest to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Chipping to top of spine. Darkening to spine. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Some grubby margin marks.

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LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Illustrated by Reginald B. Birch.
Stock no. 1816550
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1886. Poor condition.

Blue cloth boards with red decorations. B/w drawings. xi & 209 pages plus publisher adverts to rear. Second issue with 'J.J. Little & Co.' printed to verso of title page. Boards damp mottled and faded, top & tail of spine worn with a little loss. Front joint split revealing cloth beneath. Inscriptions and ink stamps to first blank page. Foxing and dampstaining to top edges throughout. Hinges pulled but tight. A working copy of the early work.

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THE MAN WHO LOVES GIANTS
Written by David Shepherd. Illustrated by David Shepherd.
Stock no. 2126866
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st USA 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An artist among elephants and engines. David Shepherd's Autobiography. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations, colour plates. 164 pages. ISBN: 068414509X. SIGNED by author to title page. Some wear along cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a little browning.

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THE STORY OF SIEGFRIED
Written by James Baldwin. Illustrated by Peter Hurd.
Stock no. 2125097
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1931. Very good condition.

Scribner Illustrated Classics Series. Dark cloth with gilt title to spine; large pictorial onlay to front cover. 6 colour plates. Spine is browned. Bumping to corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. All plates present.

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THE STORY OF ROLAND
Written by James Baldwin. Illustrated by Peter Hurd.
Stock no. 2125094
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1930. Very good condition.

Scribner Illustrated Classics Series. Dark cloth with gilt title to spine; large pictorial onlay to front cover. 9 colour plates. Some fading to covers. Corners are bumped. Some scuffing. A little surface paper damage to top of front endpaper and pastedown. Foxing.

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LULLABY-LAND
Written by Eugene Field. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2124003
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head; Charles Scribner's Sons. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with blind titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Songs of Childhood. Bumping to corners. Uneven browning to covers. Grubby marks to endpapers and a few page margins.

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STRAWBERRY DRESS ESCAPE
Written by Crescent Dragonwagon. Illustrated by Lillian Hoban.
Stock no. 1507484
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Emily sang as she flew around her field three times. The schoolroom had been hot, dusty and boring when Emily said 'yes' to the open window, the smell of honeysuckle, the buzzing of bees. This is the story of her escape to the wonder and magic of a late spring afternoon. Blue cloth with black titles to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations. 10.25 x 8.25". ISBN: 068413912X. Spine bumped, a little wear to spine and corners. Ink inscription to front endpaper, smudge to top corner, light stain to outside edge. Fingermark to half-title. Rest of contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few chips and tears, spine darkened and writing faded, panels grubby, remains of small label on front panel.

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SEA AND LAND
Written by N.S. Shaler.
Stock no. 1813803
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st 1894. Almost very good condition.

Features of coasts and oceans with special reference to the life of man. Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Corners bumped. Ink stamp to verso of free front endpaper. A few pulled hinges. A few minor grubby marks.

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