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THE BOY'S BOOK OF THE MOTOR-CYCLE
Written by John Harrison.
Stock no. 2132369
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1928. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with black/cream titles and decorations. B/w diagrams throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Underlining and annotation to a few pages, including pages 80, 112 & 113. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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BIGGLES FLIES EAST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 1318554
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Cream card wraps with red titles. Soft cover pyramid edition. Colour frontis. 256 pages. Spine and spine edges faded. Covers slightly grubby. Foxing to contents. Inscription and a name in pencil to front free-endpaper.

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BIGGLES CHARTER PILOT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Mendoza.
Stock no. 2131795
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1943. Very good condition.

Red cloth, dodo & crocodile vignette. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 157 pages. Spotting to spine (mostly to top). Front cover is a little bowed. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE SCHOOL IN THE WOODS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by G.M. Anson.
Stock no. 1318321
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Good condition.

Cream cloth, blue title and vignette to spine and blue vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plate plus 5 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers are discoloured. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper and name and address in green crayon below. Rear joint and one joint cracked. Some light foxing and fingering to contents.

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THAT LITTLE GREY MOUSE
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1318232
Published by Humphrey Milford. Circa 1916. Very good condition.

Green spine with pictorial front board. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 5" x 3.75". Spine bumped. Small brown splash(?) mark to front cover/spine edge. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some pale page browning else contents clean.

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TOBY AT TIBBS CROSS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1318096
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1944. Very good condition.

Cream cloth with green title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. An exciting story with a background of farm life in wartime. Spine and corners bumped with a small nick to top of spine. A few light marks to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Pale foxing and some light page edge browning.

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THE SCHOOL IN THE WOODS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by G.M. Anson.
Stock no. 1318081
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Good condition.

Cream cloth, blue title and vignette to spine and blue vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plate plus 5 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Spine browned. Front free-endpaper has been removed. Light foxing to contents. A couple of hinges are cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis.

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DIMSIE GOES BACK
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve.
Stock no. 1318078
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1927. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Beige cloth with gilt titles and brown vignettes to spine and front cover. 277 pages. Colour frontis plus 4 b/w plates. Spine bumped. Erased pencil writing to front pastedown. Name in pencil to front free-endpaper. Foxspots to page margins and textblock. Scarce dustwrapper is grubby and worn with loss, large section of loss to lower front panel.

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VER BECK'S BEARS IN MOTHER GOOSE LAND
Written by Hannah Rion. Illustrated by Frank Ver Beck.
Stock no. 1318018
Published by Humphrey Milford. Circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

Cloth backed boards with circular paper onlay to front. Green pictorial endpapers. 3 colour plates plus b/w or half tones to each page and many smaller b/w vignettes. Covers are edge worn, spine and corners bumepd. Covers a bit grubby. Some foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents. Small brown stain to edges of most pages (only affects textblock and outer page margins (not text or pictures). Inscription in ink to half-title.

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CAPTAIN ANNE
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by M.D. Johnston.
Stock no. 2130763
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1939. Good condition.

Brown cloth with dark titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 288 pages. Covers are very faded; unevenly. Spotting to front cover. Partially erased inscription to front endpaper. Foxing and page browning.

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PEG-LEG AND THE INVADERS
Written by Peter Dawlish. Illustrated by Jack Matthew.
Stock no. 2130671
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue/green cloth with black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. Browning to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browning; chipping and some creasing.

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TAIL-WAGGER'S GREAT BOOK
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Josephine Elder; Joe Walker; et al. Illustrated by Eileen Soper; Grace Lodge; et al..
Stock no. 2130496
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Very good condition.

Green pictorial boards. Colour frontis. B/w photos and illustrations. Edited by Mrs. Strang. An anthology of stories by different authors. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few nicks to top and tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins.

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