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HEROES AND HEROINES
Written by Eleanor Farjeon; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Rosalind Thornycroft.
Stock no. 1318294
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1933. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. History in rhyme. Spine and corners bumped and worn. 1" loss to base of spine and very slight loss at top. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and some fingering to contents. Dustwrapper is worn with loss at edges, grubby and foxed.

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ALBERT AND HENRY
Written by Alison Jezard. Illustrated by Margaret Gordon.
Stock no. 2131048
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Albert the friendly bear is lent a gypsy caravan and goes on holiday to Kent. Yellow boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0575004703. Bumping to base of spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a faded spine; a few small chips to edges.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley; Kathleen Lines. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 2130676
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 2nd 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

With text specially prepared by Kathleen Lines. Green boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 222 pages. ISBN: 057500259X. Bumping to spine and corners. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with a few small pieces of loss; also browned to spine.

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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Justin Todd.
Stock no. 2129335
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st thus 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. Light blue endpapers. A dazzling array of colour pictures which paint anew the topsy-turvy world Alice discovers at the bottom of the rabbit hole. ISBN: 0575032634. Some knocks/dents to cover edges. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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THE INCREDIBLE CLOUD MACHINE
Written by Stephen Wyllie. Illustrated by Roger Nannini.
Stock no. 2126640
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition.

Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. A Look and Play book. Unfolds into a big novelty picture with moving parts to hang on your wall! Paper Engineering by David Hawcock. ISBN: 0575052503. Spine a little faded. All parts in very good working order.

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MORE PRAYERS AND GRACES
Written by Allan M. Laing. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1814724
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1957. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Second Little Book of Unusual Piety. Blue boards, gilt title to spine; vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Slight browning to top & tail of spine. Price-cut yellow pictorial dustwrapper is slight faded to spine, edge-worn and grubby, small piece of loss to rear panel.

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DOLPHIN ISLAND
Written by Arthur C. Clarke.
Stock no. 2123403
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1963. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A Science Fiction Story. Red boards, gilt title to spine. A Story of the People of the Sea. Bottom 2" of spine are faded; smaller fade to top of spine. Corners are bumped. Foxing/browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped; piece of loss to front flap (including some text) and around 2" loss to base of spine; smaller loss to top of spine. Some marks also to wrapper.

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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Justin Todd.
Stock no. 1507371
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st thus 1984. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. Light blue endpapers. A dazzling array of colour pictures which paint anew the topsy-turvy world Alice discovers at the bottom of the rabbit hole. ISBN: 0575032634. A little wear to spine and corners. Pen inscription to front endpaper and faint erased writing to top corner. Light foxing and browning to endpapers, foxing to top edge of text block. An odd mark/fingermark to contents. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a faded spine and a tiny bit grubby.

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A SKETCHBOOK OF BIRDS
Written by Ian Niall. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2123277
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Introduction by Niall. A selection of pages from Charles Tunnicliffe's many sketchbooks in which he recorded his observations of birds in the field. Oblong format. Brown boards with title to spine. Wonderful colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0575026405. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly faded with edge-creasing.

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CITY OF GOLD AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
Written by Peter Dickinson. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1813291
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 10 x 7 ins. 24 full page colour illustrations and b/w textual illustrations throughout. A highly unusual rendering of 33 Old Testament stories by the author, who has fused the individual stories into an account of the development of the scattered Tribes of Israel, who were to build the Temple in Jerusalem; suffer a decline, culminating in the destruction of the City of Gold. Each story is re-told with vigor from a different contemporary perspective, as would have been the case in the earliest oral traditions before these stories were written down. A Carnegie Medal winner. ISBN: 0575028831. Minor foxing to top edge of text block and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.

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THE SILENT PLAYMATE
Written by Naomi Lewis. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 1315869
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Collection of Doll Stories. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. For doll lovers of all ages. Black and white illustrations throughout. 219 pages. ISBN: 0575026189. Minimal bumping to spine and corners.

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JENNY AND THE SHEEP THIEVES
Written by Griselda Gifford. Illustrated by Carol Lawson.
Stock no. 2117683
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 3rd 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0575020199. Small patch of surface paper damage to front cover. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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