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HEMINGWAY'S BOAT
Written by Paul Hendrickson.
Stock no. 2128089
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Everything He Loved In Live, and Lost, 1934-1961. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781847921932. Wrapper has some light edge-wear.

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THE GENE AN INTIMATE HISTORY
Written by Siddhartha Mukherjee.
Stock no. 2127713
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2016. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781847922632. Light foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small marks.

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POSTERS BY MAURICE SENDAK
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2127705
Published by The Bodley Head. 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

Very large format. Pictorial card wraps. A collection of posters designed by Sendak. Introduction also by Sendak. ISBN: 0370310381. Some light corner creasing.

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FLUTES AND CYMBALS
Written by Leonard Clark. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2127665
Published by The Bodley Head. 1973. Very good condition.

Poetry for the young. Large format. Orange pictorial boards. 103 pages. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0370010906. Bumping to a couple of corners and cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning.

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THE RELUCTANT DRAGON
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum.
Stock no. 2127485
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1959. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Pink boards, black title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0370009509. Bumping and some fading to spine. Foxing to pages. Wrapper is foxed with tears and chips; pieces of loss to top and bottom of spine.

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THE ALFIE TREASURY
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2127419
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 2012. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large square format. Turquoise cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Contains 7 Alfie stories: Alfie Gets in First; Alfie's Feet; Alfie Gives a Hand; An Evening at Alfie's; Alfie and the Birthday Surprise; Alfie Wins a Prize; Alfie and the Big Boys. Exquisite colour illustrations throughout! ISBN: 9780370332444. Wrapper is edge-creased with a little fading to spine.

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PUGWASH ALOFT
Written by John Ryan. Illustrated by John Ryan.
Stock no. 2127232
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1958. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Colour pictorial boards. Colour and two-tone illustrations. Some fade marks to spine, which also has 1" loss to top and smaller chips and nicks to base. Joints have been strengthened with white paper tape. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few grubby marks to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges. Binding/stitching is starting to come loose, so that binding is now weak. Wrapper is very torn and chipped with loss, but picture to front panel is still complete.

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A HOLE IS TO DIG
Written by Ruth Krauss. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2126019
Published by The Bodley Head. 1976. Very good condition.

A first book of first definitions. Green pictorial boards. Brown text and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0370018060. Spine is faded. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper.

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BERLIN 1936: SIXTEEN DAYS IN AUGUST
Written by Oliver Hilmes.
Stock no. 1816277
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A captivating account of the Nazi Olympics - told through the voices and stories of those who were there. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781847924339.

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JACK JOUETT'S RIDE
Written by Gail E. Haley. Illustrated by Gail E. Haley.
Stock no. 1317402
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st UK 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Originally published in the USA - this is UK edition. One man riding against many mounted soldiers.... ISBN: 0370020383. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is lightly browned with some very slight wear to top edges and price scribble over with red biro.

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GOING GANGSTER
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 2125707
Published by John Lane; The Bodley Head. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

What are they - Kidnappers or Rescuers - the Lockett family find themselves launched upon a most unusual enterprise... Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Decorated endpapers, b/w illustrations, 267 pages. Spine is browned. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn in two pieces down spine, with pieces of loss to spine and edges and corners. Wrapper is also foxed and browned.

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FRESH NEWS FROM SHERWOOD
Written by Donald Suddaby. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 2125025
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Seven entirely new tales about Robin Hood. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is foxed and edge-creased with a few small tears; minimal loss.

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