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THIS YEAR, NEXT YEAR
No author listed. Illustrated by Beryl Reid.
Stock no. 1505805
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth spine. Grey boards, pictorial onlay. Charming tipped-in colour plates plus b/w illustrations. The Jingle Books No. 2. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby and marked with lots of light scratches to onlay. Joints have been strengthened with tape, neatly done. Endpapers a bit grubby and browned. Rusty marks to pages alongside spine from staples. A couple of numbers in child's writing to verso of half-title page. A few marks to contents, some creases and a few fox spots. All plates present, small mark to frontis and last plate.
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TO MAKE YOU LAUGH
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by Louis Wain; W. Foster; G.H. Thompson; et al..
Stock no. 1505804
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows bear family, red titles. 11.25 x 9.25". Colour and b/w illustrations. Verses featuring animals. No. 2336. Boards slightly warped. Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Some fading, scratches and marks to covers. Front joint slightly cracked. Contents are lightly browned with an odd mark and fox spot, one page margin tear.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1938 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1405327
Published by Daily Express. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Reproduction of the third Rupert annual. Pictorial paper-covered boards showing Rupert waving from a tree. Red cloth spine. Red, black and white pictures throughout. 125 pages. ISBN: 0850791979. Corners bumped and a little rubbed. Some rubbing to board edges. Contents very good. Copy no. 03253.
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MY PLAYTIME STORY BOOK
Written by Edric Vredenburg; Gurney Slade; Constance Heward; et al. Illustrated by Beatrice Mallet; E.H. Stanton; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1505803
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Father Tuck's Golden Gift Series. Cloth spine with black titles, pictorial covers, front shows puppies looking at toy soldiers, rear shows children blowing bubbles. Two-tone illustrations. Edited by Vredenburg. No. 831. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Small grid drawn in pencil on rear pastedown. One hinge cracked. Browning to endpapers. Light foxing and an odd grubby mark to contents.
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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 1405326
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A handsome new edition with the characters sensitively portrayed and the action evocatively and faithfully depicted by the 1963 winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. Colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Pale green boards. Gilt title to spine. 240 pages. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. ISBN: 0722657463. A little bumping to spine. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is a little edge worn and creased. Contained in a pictorial slipcase which is a little bumped and the corners. A little foxing to top and bottom and a couple of marks panels.
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THE SHIP OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1405325
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The sixth book in the Adventure series. Cream pictorial cloth, blue titles. B/w illustrations throughout. 327 pages. 8 x 5.5". Bumping to spine and corners. Top edge of boards foxed. Prize presentation plate to front pastedown. Some foxing to page edges. Top edge of text block dusty. Pictorial wrapper is edge worn with some chipping. Small tear to top of fold between spine and rear panel. Spine and top edge of wrapper browned.
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GRAVELOT
Written by Vera Salomons. Illustrated by Hubert-Francois Gravelot.
Stock no. 1208573
Published by John & Edward Bumpus Ltd. 1st 1911. Very good condition.

XVIIIth Century French Book Illustrations. The Life and Art of Hubert-Francois Gravelot, engraver and book illustrator. Blue cloth, gilt titles, gilt decoration to front cover. 21 photogravures from negatives by the author. 83 pages plus plates. Spine bumped. Spine and cover edges slightly faded. Bookplate to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Some light foxing to contents.
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THIRTY YEARS FARMING ON THE CLIFTON PARK SYSTEM
Written by William Lamin; Christabel S. Orwin.
Stock no. 1208572
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1944. Very good condition.

How to Supply Humus, Texture and Fertility by the Aid of Deep-Rooting Grasses. Foreword by Orwin. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Slim format. 110 pages includes index. Spine and cover edges faded. Small dent to foredge of covers. Pages browned but clean.
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THE MODERN BOOK OF LIGHTHOUSES LIFE-BOATS AND LIGHTSHIPS
Written by W.H. McCormick.
Stock no. 1208571
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1936. Very good condition.

Beige cloth, black titles and vignette to spine. Numerous sepia plates. 142 pages. Includes, loosely inserted, several pieces of related ephemera. Spine bumped, corners rubbed. Rear cover slightly marked. Small sticker on front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Foxspots to edge of textblock. Contents clean.
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COUNTRY MATTERS
Written by Clare Leighton. Illustrated by Clare Leighton.
Stock no. 1208570
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Dark red cloth, gilt title. Large format. Wonderful b/w wood engravings. 160 pages. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear. Spine faded. Name in ink to front endpaper. Colourful bookplate to half-title page. Occasional light foxing to contents but generally bright and clean.
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THE SEVEN LAMPS OF ARCHITECTURE
Written by John Ruskin. Illustrated by John Ruskin.
Stock no. 1208569
Published by George Allen. 4th 1883. Good condition.

Fourth Edition. Large format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. 14 b/w plates. 222 pages. All plates present. Corners bumped and slightly worn. Small tears in cloth at top and tail of spine. Two inch split in cloth to rear edge of spine and small split at top. A few small marks to covers. Endpapers browned. Bookplate to front pastedown. Contemporary inscription in ink on front endpaper. Contents bright and clean.
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CHANGE RINGING
Written by Wilfrid G. Wilson.
Stock no. 1208568
Published by Faber & Faber. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The art and science of change ringing on church and hand bells. B/w photos. 238 pages. Spine and corners slightly rubbed. Wrapper flaps taped to book. Inscription in ink on front endpaper. Contents fine.
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