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Macmillan & Co. Ltd.

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NEPOMUK OF THE RIVER
Written by Roger Pilkington. Illustrated by Peter Edwards.
Stock no. 1506210
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1962. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A story set in Bavaria featuring the Branxomes, their cruiser the Dabchick and a valuable carving. Red boards with blue titles, vignette of Dabchick on front cover and small spire on spine. B/w illustrations. 224 pages. Minimal bumping to spine. Tiny hole to spine in author's surname. Child's writing to page 138 and one word to publisher's page. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, spine is faded. Pale blue stains to bottom of rear panel, small mark to front panel and tiny amount of surface paper damage. Revised price label to front flap.

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DON JOHN'S DUCATS
Written by Roger Pilkington. Illustrated by Peter Edwards.
Stock no. 1506208
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Exploring the River Meuse in the Dabchick, the Branxome children hear a curious tale about treasure stolen from the city of Namur, and at once set to work investigating. Orange cloth covers with dark titles and boat vignette. B/w illustrations. 205 pages. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. A few faint dark spots to covers. Book leans to one side a little. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and text block. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small tears and chips also slightly grubby with some foxing.

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THE CHESTERFIELD GOLD
Written by Roger Pilkington. Illustrated by Piet Klaasse.
Stock no. 1506207
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Branxome family and their boat, Dabchick, find themselves in foreign waters, and involved in an exciting adventure full of mystery and thrills. Orange cloth covers with blue titles and vignettes. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Spine a little bumped and very slightly browned. Lower corners bumped. Ink inscription to front pastedown, contents otherwise clean. A little light foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and browned to edges and rear panel with some foxing.

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THE DAHLIA'S CARGO
Written by Roger Pilkington. Illustrated by Peter Edwards.
Stock no. 1506206
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

For their summer holiday the Branxome children exchange boats with Swedish friends and, aboard the Anka, set out to cross Sweden by river, lake and canal. The holiday has hardly begun when the mysterious behaviour of a man aboard a fishing boat arouses their curiosity. Tan boards with black titles and small vignette to spine. B/w illustrations. 233 pages. Spine lightly bumped and small bump to bottom edge of rear cover. Small white mark to outside edge of front cover. Light browning to endpapers and 1"faint blue line to front endpaper. Foxing to text block, mainly top edge. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped with slight loss from bottom of front panel. Spine lightly browned, rear panel grubby/foxed. Revised price sticker to front flap.

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THE MOUNTAIN OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1608020
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1949. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Blue titles. 327 pages. The fifth story in the Adventure series. Spine and corners bumped. Covers marked, with small area of surface damage to front board. Joints cracked, showing webbing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Wrapper is creased and chipped with some loss; edge tears repaired to verso with tape; foxed.

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JUST SO STORIES
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 2120882
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1902. Almost very good condition.

Red and black and white pictorial cloth with white titles. B/w illustrations. Some bumping and wear tos pine and corners. A little uneven fading to cover edges. Chipping/fraying to cloth at top and tail of spine. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; odd margin mark, but contents are still very good!

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STORIES FROM THE PENTAMERONE
Written by Giambattista Basile. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1505660
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1911. Very good condition.

Red leather covers with thin gilt diagonal lines and borders, raised bands to spine with green title blocks and gilt titles. 30 tales plus 32 colour plates (with captioned tissue guards) to contents. 303 pages. 9.5 x 7.25". A little wear to corners and cover edges. Spine slightly faded. Covers lightly rubbed and scratched. Front joint cracked by frontis. Some browning to prelims, marks to outside edge of half-title page. Just an odd mark to contents. All plates present, edge of frontis is a bit ragged.

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STANDARD FOUR-FIGURE MATHEMATICAL TABLES
Written by L.M. Milne-Thomson; L.J. Comrie.
Stock no. 1208314
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Good condition.

A comprehensive set of the numerical values of the elementary functions which are in constant use in mathematics. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine. 245 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Front cover spotted with slightly creasing of cloth. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean.

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ANIMAL STORIES
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1404867
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1932. Slightly better than very good condition.

Terracotta leather boards with gilt titles to spine and front plus vignettes to front, spine and back. Marbled endpapers. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Top of spine a little bumped. Tiny pinhole to front spine. A little light foxing mostly to page edges. A lovely copy of this very scarce binding. Contained in red box which is worn at corners and edges. One corner of lid is torn. Crack to one side of base of box. Some marks to box which is generally grubby but has kept the book inside clean.

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THE CUCKOO CLOCK
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1404824
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Facsimile reprint of the 1931 children's edition. Illustrated with 16 colour plates and numerous line drawings. Burgundy cloth with gilt titles and decoration. Pictorial endpapers. Top edge purple. ISBN: 0333290593. Spine and corners a little bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is a little edge worn. Spine is faded. Light uneven fading to panels.

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THE VALLEY OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2119195
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. The third in the adventure series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to spine. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper, with a couple of tape marks. Heavy foxing/browning to outer page edges, going through to page margins. Wrapper is very creased with tears and chips; loss to top and tail of spine and corners; A few tape repairs to verso.

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OUR VILLAGE
Written by Mary Russell Mitford. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson; Alfred Rawlings.
Stock no. 2119098
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1910. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles and gilt shepherd vignette to front cover. 16 tipped-in colour plates by Rawlings. Numerous b/w illustrations by Thomson. Top edge gilt. Covers are unevenly browned. A few chips and nicks at cloth; with a little fraying in places. Plate to opposite page 27 is MISSING (mounting card and tissue-guard are still present, but plate no longer there). Some foxing and page browning.

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