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FOKKER DR.I TRIPLANE
Written by Paul Leaman. Illustrated by Harry Dempsey; Paul Leaman.
Stock no. 2127774
Published by Classic. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A World War One Legend. Large format. Black covers, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour artwork by Dempsey. Line drawings by author. ISBN: 1903223288. Very slight tobacco odour to pages. Pale page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.

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GREEN HEARTS FIRST IN COMBAT WITH THE DORA 9
Written by Axel Urbanke.
Stock no. 2127773
Published by Eagle Editions. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The men of III./JG 54 and JG 26 united in defense of their homeland 1944-1945. Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos. Fold-out pages of colour illustrations of aircraft. ISBN: 0966070607. Very slight odour to book. Small bump to base of spine. Page edge browning. Wrapper is ever so slightly browned to spine, with edge-creasing.

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STEAM LOCOMOTION (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Edward Cecil Poultney.
Stock no. 2127772
Published by Caxton Publishing Company Limited. 1st 1951. Very good condition.

Large format. Red leather-look covers with gilt titles to spines. The Construction, Working Principles, and Practical Operation of Steam Locomotives. Some fold-out pages. A little bumping to corners. Some light wear to edges. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edge; a few margin marks. Contents are still very good indeed!

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THE COMPLETE PICTORIAL GUIDES A READER'S EDITION (10 VOLUMES)
Written by Alfred Wainwright. Illustrated by Alfred Wainwright.
Stock no. 2127771
Published by Frances Lincoln. Circa 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Printed after the 50th anniversary edition, this Special edition has enlarged type and images. Different colour cloths, with gilt titles. ISBN: 9780711229532. Spines are a bit browned. Slip case is grubby in places with edge-chipping; bumped to corners.

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THE TWINS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127770
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1910. Good condition.

Large format. 24 gorgeous colour plates. The story of Snip and Snap, two spaniel puppies. Grey paperboards with colour onlay to front. Pictorial endpapers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of splits to spine, which is also grubby, with a little fraying to top and tail. Some scuffs and surface paper damage to onlay to front cover. Damp marks to edges of rear covers, but only goes through a little to rear endpapers. Damp marks also to corners of front cover. Page browning, with the odd foxspot. Hinges are pulled in places, so that binding is starting to weaken, a few magic tape repairs. Illustrations are still wonderful!!

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THE MONGREL PUPPY BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127769
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1912. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth spine, buff paper boards, black title and illustration of mongrel puppies behind bars to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Life and adventures of a mongrel pup! Spine has completely faded to brown and has splits and chips, with some loss and fraying to cloth. Chipping along cover edges. Bumping to corners. A little bowing to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning; odd foxspot. Contents are still generally very good.

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THE JACKIE JACKDAW BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2127768
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1914. Almost very good condition.

Off-white cloth with orange titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. Pretty colour and b/w illustrations accompany short verses for children. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to coves. Small patch of surface paper damage to onlay to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Pencil colouring to half-title page, which also has 1" margin tear. Some grubby margin marks.

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CHAMPION OF THE MAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by H. Gooderham.
Stock no. 2127767
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1938. Good condition.

Blue cloth with sailing ship decoration to front cover and palm tree to spine. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 286 pages. 2nd impression published in same year as first edition. 1* to bottom of half-title page. 2nd issue. Spine is browned with bumping; a little fraying to cloth at top and tail. Bumping and wear to corners. Some marks and foxing to covers. Inscriptions in ink to verso of front endpaper. Frontis has margin nicks and some creasing. Foxing throughout.

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MY OWN FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 2127766
Published by Arrowsmith. 1st 1895. Almost very good condition.

Pale blue cloth, gilt titles; blue decoration to front cover. B/w illustrations. Gilt to spine is faded, spine is also browned; some chips to cloth at top and tail; a little fraying. Bumping and wear to corners. Browning to cover edges. Some foxing. A few pages have small chips/nicks to margins.

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WILLIAM AND THE TRAMP
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2127765
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gold titles to front cover and spine. Gold saluting William on spine. B/w illustrations. 248 pages. Light bumping to spine. Surface paper damage to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is browned to verso with wear along edges and corners; some creasing to top and tail of spine.

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DREAMLAND SHORES
Written by Norman Ault. Illustrated by Norman Ault.
Stock no. 2127764
Published by Humphrey Milford. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

A Book of Verse for Children and Others. Large format. Green cloth spine with yellow title and blue/yellow vignette. 6 tipped-in colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping/scuffing to edges. A few grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Frontis plate has 1" closed tear. Plate to opposite page 56 is creased to corners, with creasing and some browning to edges of page.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1937 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127763
Published by Daily Express. 1937. Almost very good condition.

The second Rupert annual. Colour pictorial boards showing Rupert and chums on a bridge. 1st story Rupert and the Snow Machine. Red cloth spine, black lettering. 124 pages. 7.5x10". Red and black illustrations throughout. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Chipping and wear along cover edges. A few small scuff marks to covers, with a few pencil marks and some foxing/grubby marks. Name and date in belongs to box in ink. Some minor colouring to first 31 pages (A blue pencil colour has been used). Foxing to outer page edges and page margins and some pages internally. Binding is nice and tight for its age. A couple of hinges are a little pulled. A few small page margin nicks/tears.

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