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TROUBLE ON THUNDER MOUNTAIN
Written by Russell Hoban. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320462
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The O'Saurus family rebuild Thunder Mountain with the aid of their friends... Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0571193595. Spine slightly bumped. A lovely copy contained in a slightly edge worn dustwrapper that has a couple of small tears along the bottom edge.

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CRUCIBLE OF WAR
Written by Fred Anderson.
Stock no. 2133997
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Seven Years' War and the Fate of the Empire in British North America 1754-1766. Black paper boards, cream title to spine. B/w illustrations. xxv and 862 pages including index. ISBN: 0571205356. Bumping to corners. A few light marks to covers.

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THE ELDER EDDA: A SELECTION
Written by Paul B. Taylor; W.H. Auden.
Stock no. 1820090
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 1969. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Poetic or Elder Edda is a famous collection made about A.D. 1200 of old Icelandic poems on cosmogony, mythology and the tradition of Norse heroes. This translation from the Icelandic conveys the power, sharpness and precision of the original. Prefaced with a most helpful introduction by Professor Peter Salus and Paul B. Taylor. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0571090664. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine and slightly grubby.

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STORIES FOR FIVE-YEAR-OLDS
Written by Sara Corrin; Stephen Corrin. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2132407
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

And Other Young Readers. Green boards with black title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Pale browning to outer page edge. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with some creasing, but only small amounts of loss.

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STALIN'S NEMESIS: THE EXILE AND MURDER OF LEON TROTSKY
Written by Bertrand M. Patenaude.
Stock no. 1318387
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of one of the twentieth century's most notorious political murders: the assassination of Leon Trotsky. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780571228751. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed, tiny piece torn from top corner of rear panel.

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STALIN'S NEMESIS: THE EXILE AND MURDER OF LEON TROTSKY
Written by Bertrand M. Patenaude.
Stock no. 1818240
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The story of one of the twentieth century's most notorious political murders: the assassination of Leon Trotsky. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780571228751.

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THE BEWITCHED BROOMSTICKS AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Charles Duncan. Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Stock no. 2130668
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Stories of unusual happenings including a clock which makes faces, a duck which loses its quack and trees which run away. Light brown cloth. B/w illustrations. 8 x 5". 109pp. Spine is faded. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks to corners.

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THE MAGIC JACKET & OTHER STORIES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Irene Hawkins.
Stock no. 2130666
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1943. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Green cloth with blue title to spine and decoration to front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges; some foxing.

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THE BEWITCHED BROOMSTICKS AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Charles Duncan. Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Stock no. 2130398
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Stories of unusual happenings including a clock which makes faces, a duck which loses its quack and trees which run away. Light brown cloth. B/w illustrations. 8 x 5". 109pp. Fading and bumping to cover edges. Large prize plate stuck in between half-title and title page. Foxing. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; grubby marks, minimal loss.

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THE CHILLY DRAGON AND OTHER TALES
Written by Charles Duncan. Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Stock no. 2130397
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Full-page b/w drawings illustrate 9 tales, most concerning animals. 112pp. 8 x 5.5" Bookplate to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and nicks; minimal loss. A few grubby marks.

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MINI: THE TRUE AND SECRET HISTORY OF THE MAKING OF A MOTOR CAR
Written by Simon Garfield.
Stock no. 1817503
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A fascinating story of British endeavour, ingenuity and masterful marketing. Blue boards, white title to spine. Red endpapers. B/w photos and a few colour. ISBN: 9780571248094.

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FFANGS THE VAMPIRE BAT AND THE KISS OF TRUTH
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Stock no. 2130342
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A wildly inventive fantasy with splendidly exuberant illustrations. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0571138411. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper edge-creased.

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