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JUST WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2131396
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1922. Good condition.

Red cloth, black titles to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. 248 pages and 4 pages of adverts to rear. Covers are VERY grubby/marked. Mottling and darkening to all of covers. Corners are bumped. Marks to endpapers, outer page edges and pages internally. Binding is still tight.
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PAMWE CHETE THE LEGEND OF THE SELOUS SCOUTS
Written by R.F. Reid-Daly.
Stock no. 2131385
Published by Covos-Day. 2000. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards with black titles. B/w photos and maps. A soldier's story about soldiers. ISBN: 0620237562. Wrapper front flap is creased.
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THE HOLKHAM BIBLE
Written by Michelle P. Brown.
Stock no. 2131381
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Facsimile edition. Large format. Three quarter bound in blue leather, raised bands to spine, gilt decorations to spine. Blue patterned cloth boards with leather onlay to front containing title in red and gilt vignette. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. Illuminated manuscript. Limited to 1750 numbered copies and 25 lettered copies. Complete with Commentary by Michelle P. Brown which is bound with a blue cloth spine with gilt title and blue paper boards with white title onlay to front. This is Copy No. 3. In original box/case in near fine condition; just a few tiny marks and wear. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131379
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Spine is faded. Corners are nice and sharp. All plates are present and fine. Foxing throughout book, but still very good! Contained in original (rare) wrapper with pictorial onlay to front panel. Edge-creasing to wrapper, with a few tears and chips, but minimal loss.
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THE ROMANCE OF KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE
Written by Alfred W. Pollard; D'Arthur Malory's Morte. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2131378
Published by Easton Press. 2011. Fine condition.

Large format. Cream leather with raised bands to spine, gilt titles and decorations. Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition, to 400 copies. Adapted by Pollard. Mohawk Superfine eggshell finish paper especially milled by Mohawk Fine Papers, Cohoes, New York. Cowhide leather imported from Italy by Cortina Leathers of New York. Lithography by Falcon Press, Nashville, Tennessee. Custom binding by Kingsport Book, Church Hill, Tennessee. This Easton Press edition reproduces the contents of the original as first published in 19717 by MacMillan and Company, Limited, London. Contains 16 colour plates and other b/w illustrations and plates. All edges gilt. A stunning book. Heavy! This is Copy No. 5, stated on first title page and to original certificate, which is still present and inserted loosely at front. All plates are present and in fine condition. Contained in original clip case which is in slightly better than very good condition; a few small marks. An absolutely stunning edition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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JUST WILLIAM - THE STORY OF THE FILM
Written by Richmal Crompton.
Stock no. 2131335
Published by George Newnes. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth covers. Includes the script of the film. 248 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading/browning to spine. Couple of small ink numbers to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some margins. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; loss to top and tail of spine and corners; faded to spine and edges.
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WILLIAM'S HAPPY DAYS
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2131333
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 3rd 1932. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black titles on front cover and spine. Orginally published in 1930, this is the Cheap Edition. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. A little mottling from offsetting to covers. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped with some loss; repaired to verso with magic tape.
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STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131330
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1911. Very good condition.

Custom red leather binding with raised bands to spine, with gilt title to spine, gilt border to front, small circular onlay of the Little Mermaid. 28 tipped-in colour plates with captioned paper guards. Each text page has a decorative green header and footer and is bordered by a double green line. This appears to have been specially rebound into its red leather covers; NEW endpapers. Spine has some light fading. Foxing, mostly to outer page edges and page margins. All plates present and in fine condition. Contained in custom made slip case, which appears to use old endpapers; in very good condition.
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THE LITTLE BLACK SAMBO BOOKS (6 VOLUMES)
Written by Helen Bannerman. Illustrated by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 2131328
Published by Chatto & Windus. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Six books. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. The Stories of: Little Black Mingo; Little Black Quibba; Little Black Bobtail; Little Black Quasha; Little Black Sambo; Sambo And The Twins. Contained in pictorial slip-case. ISBN: 0701150017. ALL are reprints in the 1970s. Only 3 have their dustwrappers, they are all edge-creased with chips and wear. Box is only fair-good - has complete split along one edge.
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BLOSSOM A FAIRY STORY
Written by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. Illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.
Stock no. 2131326
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine with gilt title. Marble-effect boards with white title-label to front cover. 8 beautiful colour and 8 beautiful b/w plates plus some b/w text illustrations. 94 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. All plates present.
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TICKLES OR THE SCHOOL THAT WAS DIFFERENT
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 2131324
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. 2nd Good condition.

Red pictorial cloth with black titles. B/w frontis. 160 pages. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Fading to spine. A little fraying to cloth on corner. Scuffing/marks to rear cover. Surface paper damage to front pastedown, where it appears that a bookplate has been removed. Rear joint is cracked. Foxing throughout - but heaviest to outer page edges. Some hinges are pulled. Margin tears to a couple of pages.
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TARZAN OF THE APES
Written by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Illustrated by Bob Eggleton.
Stock no. 2131237
Published by Easton Press. 2012. Fine condition.

Large format. Deluxe Signed, Limited edition to 800 copies. Exquisite green leather binding with raised bands to spine. Red and gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Frontis is a tipped-in colour plate - folded in half. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity. Tipped-in colour plates with guards. All edges gilt. SIGNED by artist to special page directly after front endpaper. This is Copy No. 412. Also comes with it's original certificate of authenticity, also SIGNED by artist and witnessed. A stunning copy! In original green cloth slip case that is near fine; couple of lightest marks to top one side. Pictorial onlay and gilt titles to one side of slip case. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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