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NOGGIN AND THE MOON MOUSE
Written by Oliver Postgate. Illustrated by Peter Firmin.
Stock no. 1507122
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A visitor comes to the land of Nog - a visitor who covers everybody with soap bubbles. Brown boards with white titles to spine. Two-tone illustrations. 47 pages. ISBN: 0718202341. Bumping to spine and corners. Light foxing to text block. Contents very good. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with some chipping and a little grubby. Small tear to top edge of rear panel repaired on verso with clear tape.
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FIFTY-TWO STORIES OF SCHOOL LIFE AND AFTER FOR BOYS
Written by Alfred H. Miles.
Stock no. 1507121
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. Almost very good condition.

52 stories by various authors split into 5 sections, School and Home, Among the Indians, After School, Peril and Adventure and East and West. Red Pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Gilt vignette and title block to spine. All edges gilt. B/w plates. 460 pages plus book list. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers a little grubby and marked. Rear joint and some hinges cracked but binding is firm. Embossed address stamp and crease to edge of front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. A few light marks to contents.
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WEIRD TALES FROM NORTHERN SEAS
Written by R. Nisbet Bain. Illustrated by Laurence Housman.
Stock no. 1507120
Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1893. Almost very good condition.

From the Danish of Jonas Lie. Light blue mottled cloth with gilt titles labels. Full-page b/w illustrations. 201 pages, top edge gilt. Spine and corners bumped. Spine browned, covers slightly grubby with some darkening to cover edges. One hinge cracked. Pencil monogram to front endpaper. Some very light foxing and fingering else contents clean. Light browning to endpapers.
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NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN FAIRY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by R.C. Armour.
Stock no. 1507119
Published by Gibbings & Company Limited. 1st 1905. Slightly better than good condition.

Folklore and Legends. Red cloth with gilt vignette to front, gilt titles and decoration to spine. 7.25 x 5". 32 tales. 16 b/w plates. 192 pages. Spine bumped with nicks to cloth at ends, also browned. Corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby with a few marks and some uneven fading/darkening. Front joint and a couple of hinges cracked but binding is firm. Name in pencil to front endpaper. Ink spot affects margins of pages 97- 116, some more than others. A few other small marks to contents. Some light browning and foxing.
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THE ANNOTATED BROTHERS GRIMM
Written by Brothers Grimm; Maria Tatar.
Stock no. 1507118
Published by W.W. Norton & Company Inc.. circa 2004. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Maria Tatar collects these timeless stories in a sumptuous and visually powerful presentation that promises to reshape our understanding of the Grimms. Large heavy format, 10.25 x 8.75". Blue boards with gilt titles, decoration and vignette. Colour and b/w illustrations by various illustrators. 462 pages. ISBN: 0393058484. 2nd printing. Top of spine bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn.
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BIGGLES AND THE PLANE THAT DISAPPEARED
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1813694
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1963. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards black title to spine. 6 b/w illustrations. 159 pages. Boards clean. Name in ink to front pastedown. Tick marks in blue pen to titles in series page facing title page. Else contents clean. Name in ink to front flap of dustwrapper. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-creased and scuffed, tick marks to titles on rear panel and a little grubby.
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BIGGLES AND THE MISSING MILLIONAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813693
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Hampton Library Series. Orange boards, black title to spine. With no clues, and the whole world to chose from, Biggles, Algy and Ginger embark on an adventure as exciting as anything in their long history of successful scoops. Boards & text block a little grubby. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper has a ink stamp in the shape of a flower to the front flap, is lightly rubbed at corners and strengthened to verso with clear tape, rear panel is scuffed.
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MURDER BY AIR
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813692
Published by Latimer House Ltd.. 1951. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A "Steeley" story. Blue boards, black title to spine. 150 pages. 7.5 x 5". Completely revised and reset. 3rd impression. Board edges browned. Spine cocked. Front joint cracked. A few grubby marks. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-creased and chipped, grubby to rear panel, tape repairs to verso.
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WINGS OF ROMANCE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813691
Published by Latimer House. 1st thus 1951. Almost very good condition.

Blue boards, black title to spine. A Steeley Adventure. 152 pages. Revised and reset edition. Boards a little grubby and marked. Spine slightly cocked. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing present.
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BIGGLES AND THE POOR RICH BOY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1813690
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1961. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Another case from the records of Biggles and the Special Air Police. Brown boards. Green titles. Colour frontis. 182 pages. Text block and front endpaper a little grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and grubby to rear panel.
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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1813689
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 8 yellow and black illustrations. Pictorial title page. 192 pages. Boards clean, shelf wear to base of spine. Foxing to text block and some page margins. Inscription in ink to front endpaper crossed out. 'that was a good story' written in ink after 'The End'. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with slight loss, pen marks to front flap and books marked off to rear flap list.
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BIGGLES TAKES THE CASE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1813688
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and small vignette to front. B/w text illustrations. 189 pages. Front board bowed. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to text block and a few page margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and strengthened to verso with clear tape.
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