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RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2125669
Published by Daily Express. 1985. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Collectors numbered edition. Facsimile of the first Rupert annual (1936). Red/black pictorial cloth. Red, black and white illustrations throughout. A collectors item in itself. ISBN: 0850791499. Couple of corners and base of spine are lightly bumped. Contents are fine! This is Copy No. 5003. Wrapper is edge-creased; still has wraparound band, which has a couple of small nicks.

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THE BROWN FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 2125665
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1904. Very good condition.

Brown cloth with gilt decoration to spine and illustration to front. All edges gilt. 8 colour plates. Numerous b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine. Brown splash mark to rear cover. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some foxing. All plates present.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2125663
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

The Raphael House Library series. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 12 charming colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 135 pages, publication list to rear. Wear to covers; some browning. Scuff marks with heavy wear to covers to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and grubby margin marks. All plates present; some margin marks.

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY & OTHER FAIRY TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCH
Written by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2125652
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Dark red-brown simulated leather cloth, stamped in gilt on both front and back covers with differing cupid designs. Gilt lettering and 4 gilt cupid designs on spine. White endpapers. 30 magnificent colour plates, mounted on vellum-like paper with black descriptive letterpress beneath and all framed with elaborate border design in black. A few light grubby marks to covers. Small split in cloth to base of spine. A few scuff marks to rear cover. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some pages internally. All plates are present and in excellent condition.

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ELFIN SONG
Written by Florence Harrison. Illustrated by Florence Harrison.
Stock no. 2125649
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1926. Very good condition.

A book of verse and pictures. Cream cloth spine, brown title and decoration. Cream boards with brown title and pictorial onlay to front. Grey pictorial endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates tipped onto brown card with captioned tissu guards. B/w text illustrations. 142 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Some scuff marks and browning. Insription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to some pages internally. Plates are in beautiful, fine condition.

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WATERSHIP DOWN
Written by Richard Adams.
Stock no. 1317396
Published by Rex Collings. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A rabbit with extra-sensory perception - what rubbish, or so the chief rabbit of the warren thought. He ignored Fiver's warning of impending disaster; he was wrong. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette of two rabbits to bottom corner of front cover. Folding map to rear of book. ISBN: 0901720313. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed, light vertical crease to centre of spine. Evidence of removal of a name(?) plate to front free-endpaper, a few light marks to rear endpapers. Text block is slightly grubby. Contents are clean. 2nd edition dustwrapper is slightly grubby and edge worn with small nicks at spine and corners.

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THE GALLEON
Written by Ronald Welch. Illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
Stock no. 2125565
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An exciting story set in the Elizabethan period, Robert's ships foil a Papist plot to free Mary Queen of Scots from imprisonment in Wales. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0192713248. Bumping to spine and a couple of cover edges. Foxing and a few marks to outer page edges. Some page corners are creased. Wrapper has publisher's original duraseal cover attached to verso of wrapper, which has some creasing and browning.

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PILOT'S FLYING LOG BOOK NO. 2
Written by Wing-Cmdr G.P. Dfc Gibson.
Stock no. 1610645
Published by After The Battle. 1976. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, black title. An exact facsimile reproduction of the Flying Log Book of Wing Comander Guy Gibson, VC, DSO, DFC. The written entries end on September 16, 1944. Corners scuffed with some wear to cloth. Small red sticker to front pastedown. Contents near fine.

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THE WORLD OF PETER RABBIT (COMPLETE SET OF THE TALES WITH BOOKSHELF)
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2125362
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1973. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Complete set of the Tales Of Peter Rabbit. 23 books in total housed in original Peter Rabbit wooden bookshelf which has been painted pink. These books are mostly 1973 printings, all except books 12 and 23. Name in pencil to inside some titles. Wrappers are in various states of browning, with edge-creasing; a few chips and nicks; mostly to corners and top and tail of spine. Original shelf has some wear and bumps and chips to edges, but still very good.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2125359
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1938. Almost very good condition.

Green leather with gilt title and vignette to spine, gilt vingettes to covers. This is the publisher's Deluxe binding edition. B/w illustrations. Spine is very browned with wear and scuffs. Bumping to corners. Name indentation and marks to top of front cover. Other marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and a few to page margins, else contents are still very good.

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BILL BADGER AND THE BIG STORE ROBBERY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2125357
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1967. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

It was a dark and fearsome night on the canal when disaster struck the Wandering Wind... A Hamish Hamilton "Reindeer" book. Pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 120 pages. ISBN: 0241913470. SIGNED by author/illustrator to title page. Ex-lib. with most usual markings, especially to prelims. Bookplate to front pastedown. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with tape marks to flaps; creased with some chips and tears; minimal loss.

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MR. GALLIANO'S CIRCUS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by E.H. Davie.
Stock no. 2125353
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red covers, black titles. Colour frontis and black and white illustrations throughout. 218 pages. Couple of small fade marks to spine. Inscription in pencil to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Roughly 4 b/w illustrations internally have been coloured in with pencil colours. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped; piece of loss to rear panel. Some repairs with magic tape to verso. A few marks also to wrapper.

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