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DRAWN FROM PARADISE
Written by David Attenborough; Errol Fuller.
Stock no. 2132432
Published by Collins. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

The Discovery, Art & Natural History of the Birds of Paradise. Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. 251 pages +index ISBN: 9780007487615. A fine copy complete with original wrapround band.

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MARY POPPINS IN THE PARK
Written by P.L. Travers. Illustrated by Mary Shepard.
Stock no. 2132415
Published by Collins. 1965. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Orange mottled boards, black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 254 pages. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and creased, with loss and a few marks.

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MARY POPPINS OPENS THE DOOR
Written by P.L. Travers. Illustrated by Mary Shepard.
Stock no. 2132414
Published by Collins. 1966. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue mottled boards. Black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Foxing to outer page edges. This book appears to have the wrong title wrapper with it (Just 'Mary Poppins on the wrapper). Wrapper is badly creased and torn in places with a few pieces of loss; faded to spine with some foxing.

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THE BRITISH CHARACTER: STUDIED AND REVEALED
Written by Pont. Illustrated by Pont.
Stock no. 2132410
Published by Collins. 3rd 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Humorous b/w illustrations. With an Introduction by E.M. Delafield. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is browned with foxing and some grubby marks; a few tears and nicks, but minimal loss.

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MAPPING THE RAILWAYS
Written by Julian Holland; David Spaven.
Stock no. 1819073
Published by Collins. Circa 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and maps. The journey of Britain's railways through maps from 1819 to the present day. ISBN: 9780007506491. 2nd printing. Creasing to front cover.

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RED SHIFT
Written by Alan Garner.
Stock no. 1318609
Published by Collins. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. A story in which lives which appear to be lived in different historical periods are bound together by a power outside of space and time. ISBN: 0001841572. Spine bumped. Small chip to top of front corner. Page browning to edges of endpapers. Name in ink to half-title and ink name stamp to title-page. Some foxing to dustwrapper which is slightly edge rubbed with small tear and minimal loss at top front corner.

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TAKE JENNINGS FOR INSTANCE
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Mays.
Stock no. 1318608
Published by Collins. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Jennings joins the Natural History club. Colour frontis, 4 b/w illustrations. Red boards, black title to spine. 256 pages, top edge red. Spine bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and grubby with a tiny chip to top corner of rear panel.

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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318593
Published by Collins. Circa 1945. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, Gilt titles and decoration to front cover. 4 tipped-in colour plates. Pictorial title page. Decorative orange border to each page. 94 pages. 11 x 7.75". Spine and corners bumped. Covers unevenly faded. Small hole to front edge of spine at base, spine is also a little faded. Removal of a small label to front free-endpaper. Light corner creases to plates.

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THE ISLES OF SCILLY (NN 103)
Written by Rosemary Parslow.
Stock no. 1818978
Published by Collins. Circa 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780002201506. Still in original shrinkwrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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NUTSHELL LIBRARY
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1318581
Published by Collins. 1st UK 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Very small format. Set of 4 volumes - "Chicken Soup With Rice", "Pierre", "One Was Johnny" and "Alligators All Around". Cream/peach boards, black titles and vignettes. Colour illustrations. Approx 30 pages to each volume. Contained in a pictorial slip-case. Some very slight grubbiness to dustwrappers. Slipcase is slightly edge rubbed.

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THE SECRET OF THE VILLA ROSA
Written by Malcolm Saville.
Stock no. 1318578
Published by Collins. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

When Uncle Joe invites the Buckinghams to stay with him in the romantic medieval town of Orvieto, he little realises the danger he is leading them into... Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 157 pages. ISBN: 0001606034. Spine bumped. Pencil erasure mark to front free-endpaper. Some light page corner creases to preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn and price-cut.

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INHERITANCE AND NATURAL HISTORY (NN 61)
Written by R.J. Berry.
Stock no. 1318500
Published by Collins. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This absorbing book is about genetics as it applies to the world around us. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. New Naturalist series. ISBN: 0002190842. Spine and corners bumped. Price-cut wrapper has been covered with clear plastic which is stuck to the edges on the inside.

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