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THE HISTORY OF THE LONDON RIFLE BRIGADE 1859-1919
Written by Frederick Maurice.
Stock no. 1824302
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

Rebound with terracotta cloth. B/w photos and folding maps. xx and 515 pages including index. Boards faintly m ottled, spine lightly faded, title label missing. Page browning throughout. Binding tight.

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SMITH-DORRIEN
Written by Colin R. Ballard.
Stock no. 1824299
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

The service of General Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien. Blue cloth boards, navy blue title to spine. Frontis & b/w maps. Spine faded and mottled, light mottling to boards. Text block lightly browned and a little dusty. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean.

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THE HISTORY & RECORDS OF QUEEN VICTORIA'S RIFLES 1792 - 1922
Written by C. A. Cuthbert Keeson.
Stock no. 1824275
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1923. Good condition.

Dark green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and red regimental badge to front. Folding maps. Corners of boards lightly bumped. Gilt title to spine is bright. Browning and foxing to contents. Neat name in ink to title page. Rear fly is torn and missing approx 1/2. Last two blank endpapers have hand written eulogy which is affected by snail damage. Hinges are pulled but binding generally tight. A few instances of annotation. Two large maps loose in book to rear, some tears to folds.

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A CHILD'S DAY
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Carine Cadby; Will Cadby.
Stock no. 1323710
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1912. Very good condition.

A book of rhymes. B;ue cloth with dark blue titles and pictorial onlay to front. 56 numbered pages. Lovely b/w tipped-in photography plates of a young girl in different poses. Printed on grey paper. Spine and corners bumped, spine slightly darkened. Rear cover is partly discoloured with a few small pink marks. Small mark to pictorial onlay. Front cover is slightly warped. Some light foxing to the plates and light browning to the endpapers.

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A CHILD'S DAY
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Carine Cadby; Will Cadby.
Stock no. 1824070
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1920. Almost very good condition.

A book of rhymes. Beige boards with brown titles and decorative frame to pictorial onlay. 56 numbered pages. Lovely b/w tipped-in plates of a young girl in different poses. Printed on burnt orange coloured paper. Spine split at front and rear edge. Boards a little scuffed and marked. Gift inscription in ink to front pastedown. Minor discolouring to lower edge of prelims. One or two plates have minor corner creases.

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PEACOCK PIE: A BOOK OF RHYMES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1824059
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1916. Very good condition.

Green cloth boards, gilt illustration and titles to front. Colour frontis, numerous b/w text and full page illustrations throughout. 178 pages. Boards a little rubbed at edges and lightly marked to rear board. Gilt to boards is bright. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers and text block browned. Title page browned. A few marks to contents. Slight musty odour present.

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BROOMSTICKS AND OTHER TALES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Bold.
Stock no. 2140154
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Cream/beige cloth spine with title label and gilt titles. Grey boards. Limited edition to 278 Numbered and Signed copies. B/w woodcuts. SIGNED by author to verso of half-title page. This is Copy No. 51.Spine is browned and worn. Title block is a bit faded and worn. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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LOST LONDON
Written by E. Beresford Chancellor. Illustrated by J. Crowther.
Stock no. 2134139
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1926. Very good condition.

Being and description of Landmarks which have disappeared pictured by J. Crowther circa 1879-87 and described by E. Beresford Chancellor. Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles. Colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few marks to covers. Small nick to top of spine. Foxing to prelims, endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. All plates present. Cigarette smoke odour.

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LEWIS CARROLL
Written by Derek Hudson.
Stock no. 2123934
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition.

An Illustrated Biography. Card wraps. ISBN: 009464280X. Spine is browned with vertical crease.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1814880
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1915. Very good condition.

Cheap Edition (no plates present). A Fairy-tale for a Land-Baby. Dark blue cloth spine with gilt titles. Lighter blue boards, black titles and illustration to front cover. B/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Gilt to spine faded. Corners of boards rubbed. Musty odour present. Contents clean. A nice copy.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2123538
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 3rd issue 1919. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cream cloth spine with green title, green paper boards. 12 exquisite tipped-in colour plates, mounted on captioned paper with borders. Lovely b/w illustrations (full-page and text). 185 pages. Top edge green. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Some uneven fading to covers. Some foxing throughout. All plates present. Wrapper is edge-creased and worn, with a little surface paper damage to rear panel.

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PEACOCK PIE: A BOOK OF RHYMES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1405775
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1916. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth boards, gilt illustration and titles to front. Colour frontis, numerous b/w text and full page illustrations throughout. 178 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Board edges darkened. Both joints beginning to crack. Heavy browning to endpapers, tissue guard and title page. Some foxing, worst on prelims and last couple of pages and page edges.

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