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TIMBER BUILDING IN BRITAIN
Written by R.W. Brunskill.
Stock no. 1828021
Published by Victor Gollancz; Peter Crawley. 1st thus 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Revised edition. The Construction of Timber Buildings and Roofs. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0575056118. Base of spine lightly shelf worn. Name plate to front endpaper. Else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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THE SHEEP-PIG
Written by Dick King-Smith. Illustrated by Mary Rayner.
Stock no. 1325616
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Charming story of a pig which thinks it's a sheepdog. B/w text illustrations. Winner of the Guardian Childrens's Fiction award 1984 and made into the film "Babe". Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0575033754. Third impression of the first edition. Spine very slightly bumped with a little fading to top of spine. Some foxing to textblock else contents clean. Dustwrapper is very slightly faded to spine.

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A CREEPY COMPANY
Written by Joan Aiken.
Stock no. 1323828
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An ensemble of spooky stories. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 156 pages. ISBN: 0575055448. SIGNED by the author for Robin to title-page. Spine very slightly bumped. Slight evidence of some pencil erasure to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is bright and complete.

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BLEWCOAT BOY
Written by Leon Garfield. Illustrated by Elizabeth Finn.
Stock no. 809004
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1988. As new condition in a as new dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Acorn Modern Classics. Black and white illustrations. 112 pages. 'When you go shopping for a dad, you got to be careful. You don't want any old rubbish...'. ISBN: 0575043946.

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ACE
Written by Dick King-Smith. Illustrated by Liz Graham-Yooll.
Stock no. 595112
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Ace is a young pig that befriends the farmer so that he can't bear to send him to market wtih the other piglets. 'Who ever heard of a pig that can understand the Queen's English! Can you imagine such a thing, Ace...?' Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0575047259.

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ALBERT UP THE RIVER
Written by Alison Jezard. Illustrated by Margaret Gordon.
Stock no. 590938
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1971. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The 5th book about Albert the bear from London's East End. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0575007133. Book: name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper spine slightly faded.

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TICKLE THE PUBLIC
Written by Matthew Engel.
Stock no. 583720
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

100 years of the popular press. B/w photos. 352 pages. ISBN: 057506143X. Dustwrapper has a few tiny foxspots to spine, mostly clustered towards the top.

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THE PUPPY SISTER
Written by S.E. Hinton. Illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers.
Stock no. 425823
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Aleasha the puppy loves her new family - but she wants to be able to play human games and to eat at their food table... Purple boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0575061944. A couple of marks to bottom edges of front cover. Spine a little bumped. Wrapper grubby to rear.

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THE EXCELLENCY OF THE ENGLISH TONGUE
Written by F.E. Halliday.
Stock no. 673986
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Where has our language come from? ISBN: 0575020202. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly worn at corners.

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THE ETHICAL ENGINEER
Written by Harry Harrison.
Stock no. 675663
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1964. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Yellow wrapper has small nick to one corner and slight foxing internally on one fold. Very slight crack to front joint. Wrapper spine lightly darkened, also one edge of rear. Wrapper not price-clipped.

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BLEWCOAT BOY
Written by Leon Garfield. Illustrated by Elizabeth Finn.
Stock no. 619090
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Acorn Modern Classics. Black and white illustrations. 112 pages. 'When you go shopping for a dad, you got to be careful. You don't want any old rubbish...'. ISBN: 0575043946. Tail of spine very lightly bumped.

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THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF STORIES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
Written by Anna Sewell; Edward Lear; Hilaire Belloc; et al.
Stock no. 619576
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 696 pages. Spine and corners lightly bumped. A few small light stains to edges of covers. Small mark to rear cover. Contents clean. Dustwrapper price-cut, edge-torn and chipped with loss.

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