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BIRDS BRITANNICA
Written by Mark Cocker; Richard Mabey.
Stock no. 2124712
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observations and experiences from more than 1,000 naturalists and bird lovers. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. x and 518 pages. ISBN: 0701169079. Some fading and wear along cover edges. Wrapper is price-cut and edge-creased with fading.

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MERCHANTMAN REARMED
Written by David W. Bone. Illustrated by Muirhead Bone.
Stock no. 1815851
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A record of the author's remarkable record of his service during the Second World War. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Vertical crease to spine created from use. Spine slightly cocked. Foxing to endpapers and text block. 'Checked 20 Apr 2007' ink stamp to front endpaper as well as a neat name in ink. Front hinge pulled but binding tight. Blue dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small chips and tears, foxing present also.

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ELIZABETH
Written by David Starkey; Susan Doran.
Stock no. 1815732
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Accompanying a major exhibition at the National Maritime Museum 2003, Greenwich, to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of Queen Elizabeth I. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. xiii and 287 pages including index. ISBN: 0701174765. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE WORKS OF RABELAIS
Written by Francois Rabelais. Illustrated by Gustave Dore.
Stock no. 2124071
Published by Chatto & Windus. Fair condition.

Faithfully translated from the French. B/w illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles. Spine has been rebacked, with small amount of original spine laid down. However, does not look like it has been restitched; front joint is nearly broken. Other wear and chipping to corners. Foxing to some pages. A working copy only!

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THE ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer. Illustrated by Keith Henderson; Norman Wilkinson.
Stock no. 2123943
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st thus 1911. Very good condition.

Large format. Grey/blue cloth with gilt titles. Rendered out of the French into (Old/middle) English by Chaucer. Tissue-guarded colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few corner tips have a little fraying to cloth. Foxing - heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges; some to page margins.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 1814763
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 125 pages. Top edge gilt. Boards a little marked but gilt to front still bright. Cloth backstrip has been re-glued directly to spine, loss to top & tail, touched up with blue ink to sides. Rear hinge pulled. A few marks to contents. A few scattered foxspots. One plate has a corner crease.

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MORE TRAMPS ABROAD
Written by Mark Twain.
Stock no. 2123578
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1897. Very good condition.

Maroon cloth with gilt titles. 486 pages + 32 page publishers catalogue to rear. Bumping to spine and corners. Gilt title is a bit faded. Publishers catalogue to rear is dated 1897. Foxing.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 1507692
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1908. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 125 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine rubbed/speckled. Heavy foxing to text block and some lighter foxing to contents. Scratch to top edge of text block. Dustwrapper has numerous edge tears with some loss, large tear to bottom half of front fold. White labels stuck to verso at top of spine and bottom of folds. Wrapper is grubby.

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THE JUMBLIES
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 1407178
Published by Chatto & Windus. 3rd 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Grey/green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 5.75 X 8.75". ISBN: 0701112993. Browning to spine and boards. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little creased. Wrapper is price-cut with new publisher price sticker above. Spine and front panel faded. A few marks to rear panel.

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SIMPLE SIMON
Written by Helen Reid Cross.
Stock no. 1609538
Published by Chatto & Windus. 2nd Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Small format. Orange illustrated boards, black titles. Some fading to spine and board edges. Browning to endpapers. Wrapper is foxed, torn and chipped with loss.

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ALBION: THE ORIGINS OF THE ENGLISH IMAGINATION
Written by Peter Ackroyd.
Stock no. 1814167
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Discovering the roots of English cultural history in the Anglo-Saxon period, and tracing it through the centuries. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. Colour pictorial endpapers. Colour plates & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1856197212.

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SPOTTY
Written by Margaret Rey. Illustrated by H.A. Rey.
Stock no. 1813606
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1972. Very good condition.

Spotty is a rabbit. Cream cloth spine, blue pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0701102039. Boards scuffed. Faint grease stain to front board. A few marks to contents but illustrations nice and bright.

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