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EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1318906
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Yellow cloth covers with green titles and vignettes. 20 tipped-in colour plates. 134 pages. 11" x 8.5". Spine and corners bumped. Damp stain to edge of rear cover. Covers are slightly marked. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers browned and some foxing to contents. Creases to some plates and large crease to plate opposite page 16.

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ONCE ON A TIME
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318903
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1925. Good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis plus numerous b/w text and full-page illustrations. A book written in 1915 "for the amusement of my wife and myself at a time when life was not very amusing" - A.A. Milne. Originally published in 1917 with illustrations by H.M. Brock. 269 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers grubby. Top corner of front free-endpaper has been neatly removed. Front joint cracked (between endpaper and half-title). Foxing to contents. Some hinges cracked causing contents to be a little loose.

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MOTORCYCLES SIDECARS AND CYCLECARS: CONSTRUCTION, MANAGEMENT, REPAIR
Written by Victor W. Page.
Stock no. 1819457
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1919. Good condition.

A comprehensive, non-technical treatise, defining all forms of lighter, self-propelled vehicles, principles of operation, construction and practical application of components in leading American and Foreign machines. Burgundy cloth boards, black titles. B/w illustrations, some folding. 550 pages including index. Third impression. Spine faded, split to front edge with fraying, rear edge has a couple of small holes in cloth. Corners lightly rubbed. Boards just a little stained/marked. Inscription in ink to top edge of front endpaper messily crossed out. Text block browned. Tear to fold of folding illustration on page 84 (no loss). Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown.

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LE PETIT PRECEPTEUR
Written by F. Grandineau.
Stock no. 1318820
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 16th 1894. Good condition.

First step to french conversation for the use of young beginners. Small format. Brown embossed cloth with gilt title to spine. A few b/w plates. Short simple sentences in english and french. 176 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers damp stained. Name in pencil to front pastedown. Name and inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Front free-endpaper is missing. A few page corner tips are lightly creased. A few pencil tick marks to contents and some pencil writing to rear free-endpaper.

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY & OTHER FAIRY TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCH
Written by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2132994
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Dark red-brown simulated leather cloth, stamped in gilt on both front and back covers with differing cupid designs. Gilt lettering and 4 gilt cupid designs on spine. White endpapers. 30 magnificent colour plates, mounted on vellum-like paper with black descriptive letterpress beneath and all framed with elaborate border design in black. Some light wear to top and tail of spine and corners. Rubbing away of gilt to bottom of front cover. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates are present - 4 have minor corner creases.

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THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1318730
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Embossed border and gilt picture to front cover. 16 attractive tipped-in, tissue-guarded and captioned colour plates. 235 pages. 8.25 x 6.25". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to contents. All plates present and in fine condition.

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ONCE ON A TIME
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318726
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis plus numerous b/w text and full-page illustrations. A book written in 1915 "for the amusement of my wife and myself at a time when life was not very amusing" - A.A. Milne. Originally published in 1917 with illustrations by H.M. Brock. 269 pages. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Covers slightly grubby. Frontis is part detached and lightly browned at margins. Some light foxing to contents.

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BIGGLES AND THE PLANE THAT DISAPPEARED
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2132523
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards black title to spine. 6 b/w illustrations. 159 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with edge-creasing and some chips and nicks, but virtually no loss.

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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2132497
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1ST 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 8 yellow and black illustrations. Pictorial title page. 192 pages. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and margins. Wrapper is very faded to spine with chips and tears; but minimal loss.

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THE GREAT ESCAPER
Written by Simon Pearson.
Stock no. 2132183
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 2013. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Life and Death of Roger Bushell Love, Betrayal, Big X and The Great Escape. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781444760637. SIGNED by author to title page. A few marks to outer page edges. Light wear to wrapper edges.

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PETER PAN AND WENDY
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 1318595
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1981. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue pictorial boards with gilt titles. 12 charming colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 185 pages. Originally published in 1921. ISBN: 0340246294. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded.

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THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
Written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1318594
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Good condition.

Lovely decorated grey cloth covers. Gilt title to spine and dark blue decoration to front with red title. 25 exquisite tipped-in colour plates and other b/w text illustrations. 195 pages. 10.75 x 8 inches. Spine and corners worn. Spine faded with splash mark. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Joints and some hinges cracked. Endpapers partly browned. Large foxspots to textblock. There is a musty smell to contents. Beautiful plates bright, contents generally clean.

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