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HOUSEHOLD TALES BY THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1324394
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth. Colour title-page which is double spread. Numerous b/w illustrations. Spine bumped with slight browning to top and tail. Some foxing else clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn withs ome loss, uneven fading to panels (spine looks like it may be faded but was actually printed like this).

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DOGS OF CHARACTER
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1323933
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

How to care for your dog. Illustrated with delightful sketches of all sorts of dogs on cream background. Brown cloth, gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front. vii & 116 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Small mark to top corner of front cover. Inscription in ink to front fre-endpaper and tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Endpapers are browned. Some foxing to contents.

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LOST, STOLEN OR STRAYED
Written by Marion Ashmore. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1323771
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1931. Good condition.

The adventures of an Aberdeen Terrier. Orange cloth, black titles and vignette of Scottie dog to front. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. 97 pages. Corners are bumped. Covers are grubby. Name plate to front pastedown. Foxing throughout.

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HAPPY COUNTRYMAN
Written by C. Henry Warren. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1323739
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 2nd 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The reminiscences of a countryman, born and bred in East Anglia. Decorated with Tunnicliffe's striking engravings. Green cloth. 152 pages. 8.75 x 5.75". Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Price-cut wrapper is edge chipped, slightly foxed and browned to spine.

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IT'S MY DELIGHT
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2140732
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1949. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A thorough and entertaining discourse on the art of hunting by orthodox methods. Numerous b/w engravings. Blue/green cloth. 3rd printing. Spotting and some damp marking to covers. Front cover also has a school library gilt stamp. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some grubby marks; nicks and chips at edges.

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THE CHILDREN'S CARGO
Written by Cynthia Asquith; A.A. Milne; Walter De La Mare; Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by A.H. Watson; Margaret Tempest; Daphne Jerrold.
Stock no. 2140258
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1930. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth boards, with paper title to spine and front cover. 8 tipped in colour plates and b/w illustrations. Paper title labels are very browned, with some to spine missing. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates present.

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MANKA THE SKY GIPSY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2140183
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

The Story of a Wild Goose. Cream cloth spine, with gilt title; blue cloth covers. B/w frontis and b/w text illustration. 258 pages. Staining to top of spine, which is also browned and bumped. Small nick to blue cloth where it attaches to cloth spine on front cover. Bumping to corners. Browning to cover edges and page edges.

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HOUSEHOLD TALES BY THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1823898
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Based chiefly on the Bohn collection of 1884 for which Andrew Lang wrote the introduction, but a few stories from other versions included. 56 b/w illustrations & 5 coloured plates including double-spread title page. Yellow cloth boards, blue titles. 303 pages. Text block browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and edge-rubbed, spine heavily faded and also rear panel at spine edge, a few edge-chips and scuffing.

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BUNNYBOROUGH
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1322839
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1946. Very good condition.

Reissue of 1919 edition. Yellow cloth. Colour illustrations of Bunny Rabbits. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink (pink ink) to half-title page. Joint between frontis and hinge cracked (almost broken). Contents are otherwise bright and clean.

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BLASTING & BOMBARDIERING
Written by Wyndham Lewis.
Stock no. 1822867
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The autobiography (1914 to 1926) of Wyndham Lewis: painter, novelist, satirist and controversialist. Orange cloth boards, black title to spine. B/w plates. Boards lightly browned. Text block browned. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout. Dustwrapper is heavily browned, marked, and lightly edge-worn, four lines of pencil writing to plain rear panel. Musty odour present.

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THE JOKER AND JERRY AGAIN
Written by Eleanor Helme; Nance Paul. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2135781
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1941. Good condition.

Grey cloth, red title to spine. Two-tone frontis and b/w illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed. Staining to covers with other grubby marks. Bookplate with name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some margin marks to pages. A reading copy.

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RHYMES OF FLOOD & FIELD
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by Frank Adams.
Stock no. 2135684
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

Limited to 1500 copies. B/w illustrations. Brown cloth spine, red/brown covers. Uneven darkening/browning to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some pages appear uncut.

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