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WILD FLOWERS OF CHALK & LIMESTONE (NN 16)
Written by J.E. Lousley.
Stock no. 1607746
Published by Collins. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist no. 16. Green cloth. With 52 colour and 29 b/w photos, plus 20 maps and 15 diagrams. 254 pages includes index. Spine faded. Some foxing to outer page edges and endpapers. Wrapper is browned to spine and has some foxing; slight wear at edges.
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TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY IN THE CEVENNES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1607745
Published by Folio Society. 1969. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine faded. Contained in a pale green slipcase.
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OH! POOR AMELIA JANE!
Written by Kathleen Ainslie. Illustrated by Kathleen Ainslie.
Stock no. 1404910
Published by Castell Brothers Ltd.. 1905. Very good condition.

Small format. Pictorial card wraps. Text in script. Colour illustrations. Corners and spine rubbed. Covers are grubby. Page edges are browned. Contents are clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 1908
Written by Evelyn Sharp; Mrs. Molesworth; L.T. Meade; Felix Leigh; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Alice Talwin Morris; et al. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; John Hassall; Charles Robinson; Helen Stratton; Arthur H. Buckland; Joseph Simpson; et al..
Stock no. 1505419
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. 1908. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Green cloth covers with gilt titles, peacocks either side of rose bush to front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations. 192 pages. First story - Toby and the Football Boots by Evelyn Sharp. Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth on bottom edge. 1" Vertical split to cloth about an inch up from base of spine plus small hole to front edge. Decoration to covers is rubbed and rear cover is marked. 0.5" tear to outside edge of prelims including to frontis. A couple of hinges cracked, tear to pages alongside one of them, next to spine. Few spots of surface paper damage to contents page and page opposite. Fingermarks to contents and some light foxing.
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THE GIRL'S OWN ANNUAL VOL XXIX
No author listed.
Stock no. 1505418
Published by Girl's Own Paper. 1908. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Blue pictorial boards show lady holding pen and gilt paper, gilt titles. Vol. XXIX - Oct 5, 1907 to Sept 26, 1908 plus supplement. Colour & b/w plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine bumped and worn with small splits to either end, also some fraying and fading. Covers a bit grubby with white marks to outside edges (damp?). Name in ink to front endpaper. Joints cracked. Name to top of index page. A little browning and foxing otherwise contents are generally clean. All plates present.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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OSWALD BASTABLE AND OTHERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; H.R. Millar.
Stock no. 1404909
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Limited. 1st 1905. Almost very good condition.

Burgundy cloth with gilt titles and vignette. 369 pages. B/w plates. Spine bumped, worn and faded. Corners bumped and rubbed. Board edges slightly rubbed. Covers are marked. Name stamp to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Foxing and some marks to margins. Some small tears to page edges. A couple of pages have been roughly opened at rear of book.
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SPORT IN WILDEST BRITAIN
Written by H. Hesketh-Prichard. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1404908
Published by Philip Allan. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Eight reproductions of etchings by D. Watkins-Pitchford (BB). Foreword by Eric Parker. 236 pages. Spine is bumped and faded. Corners a little bumped. Some marks to covers. Brown mark to bottom of front pastedown. Heavy browning to half-title page and last page of text. Foxing mainly to prelims and page edges.
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THE GIRL'S OWN ANNUAL VOL 27
Written by Lady Margaret Sackville; Gordon Stables; Mrs. George De Horne Vaizey; et al. Illustrated by Henry Ryland; G.H. Edwards; Percy Tarrant; et al..
Stock no. 1404907
Published by Girl's Own Paper. 1906. Very good condition.

Vol XXVII covers October 1905 - September 1906. Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles to spine and front. Pictorial endpapers. Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Large heavy format. Spine and corners a little bumped. Covers are bright. Front joint cracked at title page. Tissue guard for frontis is creased. Front endpaper creased. Browning to endpapers. Some light foxing otherwise contents clean.
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THE GIRL'S OWN ANNUAL - VOLUME 11
Written by Gordon Stables; et al. Illustrated by John Allen; et al..
Stock no. 1505417
Published by Girl's Own Paper. 1890. Good condition.

Contains issues from October 5th 1889 - September 27th 1890. Large format. Red cloth with gilt titles and decorations. 11 colour or b/w plates including title page. Front cover and spine very stained and marked (damp?). Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small dark mark to rear cover. Joints cracked. Some pages are loose but none seem to be totally detached. Some foxing and an odd mark but most pages are clean.
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THE GIRL'S OWN ANNUAL - VOLUME 44
Written by Flora Klickmann.
Stock no. 1505416
Published by Girl's Own Paper. Slightly better than good condition.

Red decorated cloth, gilt title to spine, green title and floral border to front, pictorial onlay shows girl stood in snow with bird on her hand. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Large heavy format. First story The World is my Kingdom. 704 oages. Spine bumped and worn, faded at top, 4” split to front edge has been glued back into place. Wear to corners. Lines of residue to rear cover, possibly from label. A little foxing and an odd mark to contents but most pages are clean. Frontis tissue guard creased.
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THROUGH WOODLAND AND MEADOW & OTHER POEMS
Written by Helen J. Wood; E. Nesbit; Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by Marie Low; Maud West.
Stock no. 1505415
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1891. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format, 12.5 x 10". Pictorial light brown textured cloth shows white roses with green leaves. Gilt titles to spine and front. Brown and gold endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Spine bumped and worn with fraying and nicks to cloth at either end. Front edge of spine has been split for approx. 7" and repaired. Covers slightly grubby, a few tiny black spots to rear cover. Front joint just starting to crack, a few hinges cracked. Last illustration/text page has ragged edge. Some light browning and foxing to contents but generally clean otherwise. Colours still bright.
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THE COMPLETE ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; Jean Hersholt. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel.
Stock no. 1404906
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1st thus 1949. Slightly better than very good condition.

All of the 168 stories by Hans Christian Andersen (some never before translated into English and a few never before published) translated into English by Jean Hersholt. 6 volumes.Blue spine with silver titles. Pictorial boards. Hand coloured illustrations. SIGNED by translator and illustrator to last page of volume 6. Limited edition of which this is 1351. Slight bumping to spines and corners. Light browning to board edges of volume 6. Small patch (approx 1.5") at top of text block edge is browned. Contents are clean. Slip case is edge worn and a little scuffed. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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