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MOLLY WHUPPIE
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 2140374
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

Molly and her two sisters find themselves lost in the forest.... they come across a house which isn't the safe refuge they hoped for! Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. Oblong 7.5 x 9.75". ISBN: 0571119425. A little fading to spine. Contents are still excellent.

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THE LORD FISH
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Rex Whistler.
Stock no. 2140153
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1933. Almost very good condition.

Contains: The Lord Fish, A Penny A Day, The Jacket, Dick and the Beanstalk, Hodmadod, The old Lion, Sambo and the Snow Mountains. Purple cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 4 full-page b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some scuffing. Brown marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer pages edges.

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YOUR BOOK OF BRIDGES
Written by Eric De Mare. Illustrated by Gordon Cullen.
Stock no. 1823883
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1963. Very good condition.

The Your Book Series. Dark orange boards, yellow title to spine and vignette to front. B/w photos and drawings. Written for children. Spine slightly faded. Boards lightly bowed. Corners lightly rubbed. A couple of small foxspots to endpapers, text block browned. Else contents clean.

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FIFTY YEARS WITH MOTOR CARS
Written by A.F.C. Hillstead.
Stock no. 2139877
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. The author's life in motoring and motor sport. Browning and a little foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has a few chips and nicks to edges; light foxing.

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THOSE BENTLEY DAYS
Written by A.F.C. Hillstead.
Stock no. 1823864
Published by Faber & Faber. 1953. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author was the first sales manager for Bentley and shares his inside knowledge of the early difficulties and famous early customers. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Third impression June 1953. Text block browned, contents clean. Green, yellow & red dustwrapper is lightly browned and lightly rubbed at top of spine.

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NURSERY RHYMES FOR CERTAIN TIMES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Elinor Darwin.
Stock no. 1322974
Published by Faber & Faber. 1947. Almost very good condition.

The most completely satisfying book of nursery rhymes and jingles that have ever been published! Peachy-orange cloth. Brown line drawings throughout. Introduction by De La Mare. 120 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some light finger creases to page margins.

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THE STORY OF JOSEPH
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1322955
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial paper boards with peach spine. B/w line drawings. 83 pages. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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NURSERY RHYMES FOR CERTAIN TIMES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Elinor Darwin; Moyra Leathem.
Stock no. 1322946
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 1956. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The most completely satisfying book of nursery rhymes and jingles that have ever been published! Grey cloth. Two-tone line drawings throughout (coloured by Leathem). Introduction by De La Mare. 124 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Slight fading to cover edges. Endpapers browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is lightly foxed, edge chipped with loss to top and tail of spine.

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STORIES FROM THE BIBLE
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Irene Hawkins.
Stock no. 1322940
Published by Faber & Faber. 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Purple cloth with red title block to spine and gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. White pictorial wrapper is edge chipped with slight loss and is ever so slightly grubby.

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THE BASIS OF BREEDING RACING PIGEONS
Written by Leon F. Whitney.
Stock no. 2139605
Published by Faber & Faber. 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brick red/brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 184 pages including index. ISBN: 0571082602. Some spotting to covers. Marks and some foxspots to outer page edges. Front endpaper is a bit creased. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing, some nicks and a few marks.

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THE LORD FISH
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Rex Whistler.
Stock no. 2139508
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1933. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Contains: The Lord Fish, A Penny A Day, The Jacket, Dick and the Beanstalk, Hodmadod, The old Lion, Sambo and the Snow Mountains. Purple cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 4 full-page b/w illustrations. Limited edition of 68 Signed and Numbered copies printed on English hand-made paper. SIGNED by author to prelim page, this is Copy No. 59. Some light wear and fading to covers. There are some page edges which are ragged, with grubby marks and a few nicks/chips, where page edges were not fully cut. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some marks and nicks and chips; grubby/marked to spine.

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NIGHT OF THE MICHAELMAS MOON
Written by Erik Hutchinson. Illustrated by Alan Howard.
Stock no. 1322922
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. A drama of cat and bird life set against the magnificent background of the spires and roofs of London. Covers edge rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with tear to top front corner (repaired on verso).

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