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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1817300
Published by Daily Express. 1946. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps - Rupert looking out through a window. 1st story - Rupert on Coon Island. 120 pages. 9.5 x 7 inches. This annual has not been reproduced in a facsimile edition. Light creasing to covers and scuffing/rubbing to spine. Top & Tail of spine worn with slight loss. NOT price-cut. Name in belongs to box. Harsh vertical crease from top to tail of page 33/34 which is starting to tear from lower edge (binding error). Small closed tear to lower margin of page 35/36. Contents otherwise clean.
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MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT ROME
Written by Lawrence Norfolk. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 1817269
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Edited and introduced by Lawrence Norfolk. Brown leather spine with gilt title, pictorial cloth sides. Full page colour illustrations. Top edge brown. xviii and 301 pages. Contained in a slightly marked black publisher's slipcase.
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THE FLY
Written by Andrew Herd. Illustrated by Paul Cook.
Stock no. 1817249
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Limited edition of 599 copies of which 99 are bound in leather (this copy is cloth bound). Gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1899600191. Binder's file copy, thus un-numbered. A few minor marks to cloth boards. Contents fine.
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OLD FATHER THAMES
Written by Peter Stone. Illustrated by John Searl.
Stock no. 1817246
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st 1997. Fine condition.

Limited edition of 993 copies of which 93 are full-bound in leather (this copy bound in cloth). ISBN printed inside book is: 189600091 but incorrect. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette of Father Thames to front. Blue ribbon page marker. B/w chapter headers. Binder's file copy, thus un-numbered. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE FIGHTING BARBEL
Written by Peter Wheat.
Stock no. 1817244
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st thus 2000. Fine condition.

Limited Edition of 800 copies of which 100 are bound in leather (this copy is bound in cloth). Blue cloth boards, silver titles and gilt vignette of fish to front. B/w photos and illustrations. Yellow ribbon page marker. Binder's file copy and thus un-numbered. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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CASTING AT THE SUN
Written by Christopher Yates. Illustrated by Clare Hatcher.
Stock no. 1817243
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st thus 1995. Fine condition.

Light green cloth boards with gilt titles and onlay to front cover. Limited Edition of 1497 of which the first 137 are quarter-bound in leather (this copy is cloth bound). Illustrations in colour from original line drawings by Clare Hatcher, watercoloured by Charles Trevor Harrop. ISBN: 1899600000. Binder's file copy and so un-numbered and pictorial onlay missing to front board. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE WHOPPER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1817242
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st thus 1997. Fine condition.

The story of Hoppy an expert fisherman even though he is only 10 and one of his legs was in irons. Limited Edition of 998 copies of which 98 are bound in leather (this copy is bound in cloth). ISBN is printed as: 1899 600 067 but incorrect. Red cloth boards, white titles and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 101 pages. Binder's file copy, un-numbered. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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SHADOWS & REFLECTIONS
Written by Chris Yates.
Stock no. 1817241
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st thus 1999. Fine condition.

An anthology of carp fishing collected by Chris Yates. Limited Edition of 888 numbered copies, of which 98 are bound in leather (this copy is bound in cloth). Small format. Green cloth boards with gilt title to front and vignette of carp. B/w chapter headers. Green ribbon page marker. ISBN: 1899600132. Binder's file copy, un-numbered. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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A ROMANTIC VALLEY IN WALES THE HISTORY OF THE VALE OF NEATH
Written by D. Rhys Phillips.
Stock no. 1817234
Published by West Glamorgan Archive Services; Neath Borough Council. 1st thus 1994. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Facsimile of the 1925 edition. Limited to 500 copies. 816 pages. Binder's file copy and therefore not numbered. Cream pictorial dustwrapper has some scoring to vertical edge of spine.
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BENTLEY THE 1938/1939 OVERDRIVE CARS
Written by Mervyn Frankel; Ian Strang.
Stock no. 2129338
Published by Academy Books. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A specialised book concerned with the whereabouts of the survivors of the 200 "M" series Bentleys manufactured in 1938 and 1939 by Bentley Motors (1931) Limited, which company was then in the ownership of Rolls-Royce. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 1873361181. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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WILD & GARDEN PLANTS (NN 80)
Written by Max Walters.
Stock no. 2129337
Published by Collins. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 80. 16 colour plates and over 60 b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0002193760. Dustwrapper spine is faded.
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THE KNAVE OF HEARTS
Written by Louise Saunders. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish.
Stock no. 2129317
Published by Artists & Writers Guild. Circa 1925. Very good condition.

Large format. Spiral bound cardwraps. Stunning colour illustrations. Book is contained in a maroon cloth case and then in a marbled board slip case with leather spine with raised bands. Couple of damp mark to front cover. Creasing, with some chipping to corners and top and tail of spiral binding; a little loss. Page corner creasing. Maroon case is excellent. Slip case is edge-worn with some scuff marks; small patch of surface paper damage to rear.
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