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THE WIZARD OF OZ
Written by L. Frank Baum. Illustrated by W.W. Denslow.
Stock no. 1819312
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 2nd 1926. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Second Edition. Red cloth boards, black title to spine. Large pictorial onlay to front picturing Scarecros and Tinman. B/w illustrations. 189 pages. Top & tail of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Pictorial onlay is a little scuffed. Front endpaper is MISSING. Front hinge starting to pull. A few grubby marks to contents (not bad at all for age). Text block browned.

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MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS: HER ENVIRONMENT AND TRAGEDY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by T.F. Henderson.
Stock no. 1819232
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1905. Good condition.

A biography of Mary Stuart. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spines & vignette to front boards. 102 b/w illustrations including 2 photogravure plates. Spines browned. Uneven browning to boards. Boards marked and grubby. Front board of volume I has the remains of a sticker to top. Rear board of volumes II heavily faded. Inscription in ink and browning to front endpapers. Joints cracked. Some neat pencil annotation to volume I. Foxing throughout.

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PERRY ON TENNIS
Written by Fred J. Perry.
Stock no. 2132674
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. Very good condition.

Green cloth with black titles. Expert advice for all on Lawn Tennis. B/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning and light fading to edges.

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THE DOVER PATROL 1915-1917 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by R.H. Bacon.
Stock no. 1818292
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. Almost very good condition.

Navy cloth boards, gilt title to spines. 101 b/w illustrations, 12 charts and 21 plans and diagrams, some folding. A few scuff marks to boards, corners rubbed. Front joint pulled and front endpaper missing in volume I. Neat name in ink to front pastedown. Scattered foxspots to contents.

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THE CONCISE STORY OF THE DOVER PATROL
Written by R.H. Bacon.
Stock no. 1818288
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1932. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 25 b/w illustrations and charts and 12 diagrams. Heavy foxing throughout.

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MARGARET'S BOOK
Written by H. Fielding-Hall; Alfred H. Miles. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318046
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1913. Good condition.

Red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations. All edges gilt, 12 mounted colour plates with tissue-guards & numerous b/w/ illustrations. 283 pages. Pale blue illustrated endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine and cover edges faded. Some small marks to covers. Inscription in ink and a blank name-plate to verso of frontis page. Heavy foxing to contents and some light fingermarks to page margins.

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AN EXILED KING GUSTAF ADOLF IV OF SWEDEN (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Sophie Elkan.
Stock no. 2125659
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

Purple cloth with gilt titles to spines. B/w plates. Spines are both faded and bumped. A few marks to covers. Some corners are bumped. Foxing. Some uncut page edges.

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A DEATHLESS STORY OR THE 'BIRKENHEAD' AND ITS HEROES
Written by A.C. Addison; W.H. Matthews.
Stock no. 2124574
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. Good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine and small vignette to front cover. Being the only full and authentic account of the famous shipwreck extant, founded on collected official, documentary, and personal evidence, and containing the narratives and lives of actors in the most glorious ocean tragedy in history. B/w plates. Covers are very heavily damp stained - so that they look almost mottled. Joints are cracked; some weakening to binding. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing and some page browning. Still a good reading copy.

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A BOOK OF OLD BALLADS
Written by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 1208889
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

Large format. Brown suede covers with gilt titles and vignettes. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 16 superb colour plates. Poems that are "the very essence of the British spirit" selected and introduced by Nichols. All plates present. Spine slightly bumped. Rear cover a little scuffed. 4 x 4 inch piece cut from top corner of front endpaper. Contents near fine.

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MARGARET'S BOOK
Written by H. Fielding-Hall; Alfred H. Miles. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1507454
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1913. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations. All edges gilt, 12 mounted colour plates with tissue-guards & numerous b/w/ illustrations. 283 pages. Pale blue illustrated endpapers. Spine faded, bumped and worn with tiny nicks to cloth at ends. Water(?) stain to top corner of rear cover alongside spine. A few other small marks to covers, corners bumped and worn. Front pastedown faded, ink inscription to front endpaper. Rear pastedown also faded with some leeching of colour from cover, to top inside corner, from stain on verso. A few hinges starting to crack but binding is firm. Contents have a few marks and fox spots but most pages are clean. All plates present.

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HELEN'S BABIES
Written by John Habberton. Illustrated by Carrie Solomon.
Stock no. 2119974
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. Circa 1914. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt pictorial spine, gilt titles and vignette to front. 16 charming tissue guarded colour plates plus numerous b/w line drawings. Illustrated endpapers. All edges gilt. 248 pages. Some uneven fading to covers. Bumping to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few tissue-guards to plates are a little creased. All plates present. A little foxing.

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HELEN'S BABIES
Written by John Habberton. Illustrated by Carrie Solomon.
Stock no. 1505348
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. circa 1914. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt pictorial spine, gilt titles and vignette to front. 16 charming tissue guarded colour plates plus numerous b/w line drawings. Illustrated endpapers. All edges gilt. 248 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Gilt dulled on darkened spine. One hinge cracked. Light browning to endpapers. An odd mark to contents but generally clean. All plates present, glue marks to edges of a couple from binding process.

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