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THE BOOK OF THE FLOWER FAIRIES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 2123947
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1936. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Contains poems and pictures from Flower Fairies of the Spring, Summer and Autumn. Green cloth with gilt titles and vignette. 72 glorious colour plates. Grey/green endpapers. Small bump to top of spine. Light vertical crease to front endpaper. Inscription in ink to half-title page, which is also foxed. Some foxing, mostly to outer page edges; a few to page margins. Contents are still in excellent condition. Wrapper is edge-torn and creased, with some small pieces of loss.

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THE BOOK OF FAIRY POETRY
Written by Dora Owen. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 2123940
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

A collection of fairy poems by poets such as Keats, De La Mare, Lang, Milton, Rosetti, etc. edited by Dora Owen. Grey cloth, blue titles and vignettes. Illustrated endpapers. 16 beautiful tipped in and guarded colour plates mounted on grey card. 180pp. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Damp mark down edge of front cover. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. All plates are present - some have corner creasing to them.

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THE EARTH AND ITS MECHANISM
Written by Henry Worms.
Stock no. 2123936
Published by Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green. 1st 1862. Almost very good condition.

Being an account of the various proofs of the rotation of the earth. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. Some marks and scuffs to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing. A few page edges are uncut.

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THE ELEMENTS OF MATERIA MEDICA AND THERAPEUTICS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Jonathan Pereira.
Stock no. 2123935
Published by Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans. 2nd 1842. Almost very good condition.

Second edition, enlarged and improved. Leather spines and corners. Marbled boards. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedowns and title pages of books. Leather starting to come unstuck on spine of Vol 2. Chipping along cover edges. Damp markings to page margins and corners. Some foxing.

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PEEPS INTO NISTERLAND
Written by Julia Hunt; Frederick Hunt.
Stock no. 2123852
Published by Casmelda Publishing. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Guide To The Children's Books of Ernest Nister. Large format. Dark red cloth, gilt titles. Numbered Limited edition of 500 copies. ISBN: 095521680X. SIGNED by authors to front pastedown. Limited edition Bookplate also to front pastedown. This is Copy No. 71. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.

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TIP + TOP GO CAMPING
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 2123847
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. 1st 1962. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps with green patterned spine. 6 double page pop-ups. Some wear and light browning to spine. Corners are bumped, with a bit of creasing. Couple of indentation marks to rear cover. All pop-ups in excellent working order. All moveables in excellent working order.

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THE LITTLE WONDER BOX (6 VOLUMES)
Written by Jean Ingelow.
Stock no. 2123844
Published by Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh. 1st 1887. Almost very good condition.

Contains full six title set (Wonder the First - Wonder the Sixth). Titles include: The Ouphe of the Wood; The Fairy Who Judged Her Neighbours; The Prince's Dream; The Snowflake and Water-Lily; A Lost Wand and Rocking The Cradle. Stiff cardcovers with flower patterns. B/w frontis's. All contained in original patterned cardboard box. Spines show some signs of wear; split to top of one; some scuffing to others. Foxing. First book has damp mark, with wrinkling to front cover. Original box is browned with marks; splits to edges; a bit of loss; damp mark to title onlay to top of box.

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THE COMBAT HISTORY OF THE 21. PANZER DIVISION (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Werner Kortenhaus.
Stock no. 2123841
Published by Helion & Company. 1ST 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Second volume in this set is a 24 page Map Book in soft cover. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781907677717.

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WILD & GARDEN PLANTS (NN 80)
Written by Max Walters.
Stock no. 2123835
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. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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THE NEW FOREST (NN 73)
Written by Colin R. Tubbs.
Stock no. 2123834
Published by Collins. 1st 1986. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series no. 73. Green cloth. 1800 copies printed. 20 colour photos and over 100 photos and diagrams in b/w. ISBN: 0002191075. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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FERNS (NN74)
Written by Christopher N. Page.
Stock no. 2123833
Published by Collins. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 74. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 21 colour photos and over 160 photos and diagrams in b/w. ISBN: 0002193833. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine. Contents are excellent.

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2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE VOLUME ONE SPARTAN TO NORMANDY JUNE 1943 TO JUNE 1944
Written by Christopher Shores; Chris Thomas.
Stock no. 1815143
Published by Classic Publications. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A completely rewritten and greatly expanded account of this important command's vital contribution to the Invasion of Normandy and the eventual defeat of the Third Reich in Western Europe. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 1903223407.

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