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PEEPING PANSY
Written by Marie Queen Of Roumania. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2140868
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1919. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Rebound in dark yellow cloth with black titles and decorations. 8 delightful tissue-guarded and captioned mounted colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Light wear to cover edges. NEW endpapers. half-title page has magic tape along edges and some marks and foxing. Tissue-guard to frontis is almost detached and has creasing/tears. Top corners of pages are creased, from what appears to be a previous heavy bump to book. Foxing, browning and margin marks. In new slip case that is a little better than very good - light wear at edges.

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S ANNUAL 1924
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2140867
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1924. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Front cover shows little girl in green frock, holding green basket in which a pixie is riding. Another five pixies are walking alongside. Some 'creasing'/scuffing to covers, with browning and marks. Inscription in ink to belongs to box; browning. Foxing and browning to varying degrees throughout the book. Margin tear to top of one plate page.

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S RAINY-DAY TALES
Written by Agnes Grozier Herbertson; John Lea; Cecily M. Rutley; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2140865
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1933. Good condition.

Large format. Yellow cloth spine with black title. Pictorial front cover shows children in a cart with toys, being pulled along. 4 colour plates. First story is 'Looking for a Master' by Herbertson. B/w illustrations. Spine is grubby and worn. Indentation and scuff marks to rear cover; marks to covers. Prize plate to front endpaper. Page browning and foxing. Creasing to pages; some grubby margin marks to pages and plates pages.

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S ANNUAL 1933
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2140864
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1933. Almost very good condition.

Fuschia pictorial covers. Front cover shows little girl with green umbrella dog and slogan "Hul-lo everyone! Full of Good Things". Colour plates and two-tone illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping/surface paper damage. Some scuffing to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Name in ink to belongs to box. Foxing and browning to varying degrees throughout book.

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CHILDREN'S STORIES FROM FRENCH FAIRY TALES
Written by Doris Ashley. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2140863
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, colour pictorial front board. 12 charming colour plates plus b/w illustrations. The Raphael House Library of Charming Gift Books series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some chipping to corners. Scuffing and browning to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, which has shadow transfer through to half-title page. Foxing and browning to pages, mostly outer page edges; some grubby marks. A few hinges are pulled.

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S FAIRY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2140861
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. 1st 1932. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth with black titles and vignettes. 12 pretty colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. Spine is faded with some browning and wear. Corners are bumped. Some grubby and other marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to various degrees throughout book, but heavies to prelims and outer page edges and margins. All plates present. Plate opposite page 136 has tape repair to corner (picture not affected). Margin tear and creasing to page 235 (text not affected).

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PINOCCHIO
Written by Carlo Collodi. Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith.
Stock no. 2140856
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated paper front board. 18 colour illustrations. Slip case is very good - a few scuff marks that show a little surface paper damage. Contents are excellent!

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THE SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Thomas Pakenham.
Stock no. 2140855
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2011. As new condition.

Three-quarter bound in brown cloth, gilt titles to spines. Includes paintings, photographs, caricatures and cartoons. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Slip case appears to be in fine condition.

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ATLAS OF IRELAND
Written by G.F. Mitchell; J.P. Haughton.
Stock no. 2140854
Published by Royal Irish Academy. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition.

Very large format. Green leather with gilt titles and vignette. Prepared under the direction of the Irish National Committee for Geography. Limited edition to 250 copies. All edges gilt. Presented in a solander case of goatskin with padded watersilk lining. Colour and b/w maps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0901714135. This is Copy No. 2. Even though it says 'SIGNED' with copy number, this copy appears to NOT be signed. Has printed signatures of author of Foreword and Introduction. Some wear to gilt edges. A few scuff marks to leather covers. Leather case is scuffed with wear and marks; a few marks to padded lining.

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THE CITY OF LONDON
Written by Mary D. Lobel.
Stock no. 2140853
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Very large format. 16 x 12 inches. The city of London from prehistoric times to circa 1520. 99 text pages plus 10 full-colour maps. The British Atlas of Historic Towns Volume III. ISBN: 0198229798. Some light wear to corners. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small nicks; fading/browning to spine.

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[C]ARTOGRAPHY MAP-MAKING AS ARTFORM
Written by William J. Smyth; William Laffan; Mic Moroney.
Stock no. 2140852
Published by Crawford Art Gallery; Raven Design. 1st IRELAND 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. White boards with titles. Colour and b/w photos, maps and illustrations. Published to coincide with the exhibition of the same name at the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork. ISBN: 1874756066. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks and some grubby marks.

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BRITISH DOGS AT WORK
Written by A. Croxton Smith. Illustrated by G. Vernon-Stokes.
Stock no. 2140849
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1906. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Blue, black and brown decorations to spine and front cover. 20 colour plates. A and C Black Colour Book in the 7/6 Series. Spine is browned, with wear. Some grubby marks to covers. Frontis is detached, but loosely inserted. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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