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CHILD WHISPERS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1316062
Published by J. Saville & Co.. 1st 1922. Very good condition.

Enid Blyton's first book for children. Oblong format. Yellow pictorial cardwraps. 24 pages. A book of poems for children. Covers edge slightly rubbed and covers just a little grubby. Some pale brown marks to contents and some foxspots. This is a nice copy of a very scarce book. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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FIVE GO TO SMUGGLER'S TOP
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1316054
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black titles. Blue pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis, b/w and two-colour illustrations. Spine bumped. Some very light spotting to covers and rubbing to spine edges. Light foxing to outer page edges. Tiny piece of loss to lower corner of page 53 (margin only - no text). Some light brown marks to page margins. Contents generally very clean. Original dustwrapper is not price-cut, is slightly edge rubbed/creased with some slight loss to top and tail of spine and light browning to spine. With SIGNED bookmark (not dedicated to anyone). This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE DECAMERON OF GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO
Written by Giovanni Boccaccio; Richard Aldington. Illustrated by John Buckland-Wright.
Stock no. 2121848
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

A limited edition of 1750 numbered copies, bound in red leather with a blocked design in gilt and green. Includes a booklet entitled 'The Happy Art of Narration' Readings of Boccaccio and the Decameron. B/w aquatints. Dark green ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt. Translated by Richard Aldington. This is Copy No. 683. Booklet is also in Fine condition. All contained in a green 'box' case, with gilt title to spine; in Fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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WAR AND PEACE
Written by Leo Tolstoy. Illustrated by Feliks Topolski.
Stock no. 2121847
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

This edition is Limited to 1750 Numbered copies. Bound by Real Lachenmaier, Germany, In Wassa Goatskin blocked with a design by Jeff Clements. Translated and with an introduction by Rosemary Edmonds. With a special booklet 'What is War and Peace?' by John Bayley - 12 pages. This is Copy No. 1662. Booklet is also in fine condition. Contained in large black 'box' case, which is also in Fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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A COMING OF AGE AN ANGLER'S SEARCH FOR SOLITUDE CONTINUES
Written by Stuart Harris. Illustrated by Adam Entwistle.
Stock no. 2121616
Published by The Little Egret Press. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Brown boards with gilt title to spine. Colour photos and some drawings throughout. Limited edition to 500 Hardback Copies. This is Copy No. 71 (bookplate stating this stuck to free front endpaper. Also Certificate SIGNED by author and Designer loosely inserted. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE OTHER POINT OF VIEW
Written by Chris Purkis. Illustrated by Chris Purkis.
Stock no. 1405526
circa 2008. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards. Blue pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. Top of spine a little rubbed. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed. Remains of a white sticker to top of front panel. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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BIRMINGHAM TO WOLVERHAMPTON VIA TIPTON INCLUDING THE HARBORNE BRANCH (MIDLAND MAIN LINES)
Written by Vic Mitchell; Keith Smith.
Stock no. 2121311
Published by Middleton Press. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. Now over 150 years old, this important and busy section of main line once had many more stations and an intensive local steam worked service serving them. This past era is extensively illustrated, as is the transition to a modern crucial link in today's network. The little known line to Harborne is also revealed in much detail. ISBN: 9781906008253. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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BEETROOT FOR BREAKFAST
Written by John A. Ward.
Stock no. 1811966
Published by Tucann. 1st 2010. Fine condition.

Tales from the Land Girls of Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire as collected by John A. Ward. Cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781907516054. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTER RAILWAY AND THE AVON AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE RAILWAY
Written by Colin G. Maggs.
Stock no. 1811965
Published by The Oakwood Press. 2nd 1992. Fine condition.

2nd enlarged edition. Oakwood Library of Railway History 26. Green card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0853614350. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY VOLUME ONE DUDLEY-WALSALL-LICHFIELD-BURTON
Written by Bob Yate.
Stock no. 1811963
Published by The Oakwood Press. 1st 2010. Fine condition.

(including the Black Country Branches). Oakwood Library of Railway History 154A. Blue cardwraps. B/w photos. 312 pages including index. ISBN: 9780853617006. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 1315584
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1912. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The De Luxe limited edition of 250 copies. Cream pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Large format. 12 wonderful tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown paper with captioned tissue-guards plus b/w text illustrations. 209 numbered pages, top edge gilt and others untrimmed. Burgundy silk page marker. SIGNED by the publishers, this is copy no. 148. Spine and corners very slightly bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to top and tail of spine and tears which have been tape repaired on verso the wrapper is also lightly browned and foxed. An exceptionally nice copy of this scarce edition made even more desirable by the original dustwrapper being present. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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A PASSION FOR FLYING 8000 HOURS OF RAF FLYING
Written by Tom Eeles.
Stock no. 2120269
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. An account of the authors' flying history. ISBN: 9781844156887. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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