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NODDY'S CASTLE OF BOOKS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Beek.
Stock no. 591408
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; C.A. Publications Ltd.. Very good condition.

Five small format paperwrap books contained in shaped pictorial slipcase with opening doors at front. B/w illustrations. A few small edge-tears to cover edges. Some foxing and a few illustrations have been coloured in. Contained in a very good original shaped card case with has some edge-wear and a bit of creasing.
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GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD MORNING
Written by Lord Houghton. Illustrated by Walter Severn.
Stock no. 739083
Published by Day & Son. Circa 1880. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Purple embossed cloth with gilt title and decoration to front. Attractive illustrations with decorated text and paper guards. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to spine and cover edges. Previous owner's name and date and ink to front endpaper. A couple of hinges cracked. Some light foxing but contents generally bright and clean.
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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 738962
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

Deluxe edition bound in limp olive green morocco with gilt decorations to front cover and spine. Pink pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. All edges gilt. Spine is browned and worn. with slight loss to top. Edges are rubbed with slightly worn corners. Some light scuffing to rear cover. Previous owner's inscription in ink to half-title page. Tiny booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. A couple of hinges slightly cracked, some light fingering to page margins. Very light browning to half-title page and light creasing to last page. Contents generally very clean.
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REAL FAIRIES
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 590889
Published by J. Saville & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1923. Very good condition.

Brown cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. A book of poetry. Small format. Enid Blyton's second book. Corners bumped. Endpapers very lightly browned. Page 23 has skillfully repaired closed tear.
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THE COMPLEAT ANGLER
Written by Izaak Walton. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 738893
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

Bound in brown leather with embossed decoration at front edges and with gilt titles. Top edge gilt. Two-tone green pictorial endpapers. 12 tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Tiny worn patch to lower edge of rear cover. Some very faint marking to covers. Light foxing throughout. Lower corner of half-title and frontis creased, tiny nick to edge of half-title page. All other plates fine condition.
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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 738899
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt titles, vignette and border. Top edge gilt. Pink pictorial endpapers. Delightful b/w illustrations throughout. 103 pages. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed to head and tail, spine has faded patches to centre and base. Lower edge of rear cover is very slightly faded. Covers generally bright and clean. Previous owner's name in ink to half-title page. One hinge cracked. A few very light finger marks to page margins. The book itself is a nice, clean copy. Original wrapper is in two halves (detached along rear edge of spine), spine is browned and has 2.5" loss at top, 1" loss at centre and slight loss at base, also patch of loss to top corner of rear panel. The wrapper looks as though it was originally too small for the book (0.5cm too small along top edge).
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TWO THOUSAND MILES OF WANDERING IN THE BORDER COUNTRY, LAKELAND AND RIBBLESDALE
Written by Edmund Bogg.
Stock no. 590790
Published by Edmund Bogg. 1st 1898. Slightly better than good condition.

Large paper edition. Three-quarter dark blue leather binding with raised bands, gilt title and decoration to spine. Dark blue boards with gilt title to front. Marbled endpapers. xxi + Errata page + 364 pages + 263 pages. Includes list of subscribers. Numerous b/w photos and illustrations. Contents detached from covers but otherwise tight, foxing to endpapers but generally clean and bright. Corners a little worn.
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THE CAMBRIAN POPULAR ANTIQUITIES
Written by Peter Roberts.
Stock no. 590723
Published by E. Williams. 1st 1815. Very good condition.

The Cambrian Popular Antiquities or An Account of Some Traditions, Customs, and Superstitions of Wales With Observations as to Their Origin. 9 colour + 1 b/w plate + b/w text illustrations. viii + 360 pages. Modern three-quarter leather binding, gilt title and decorations to spine. Marbled boards. Book: Ex-lib. Minimal stamps. One small stamp to title page and one to verso of title page (no stamps to plates). Half-title has been strengthened at foredge. All plates present. A handsome copy.
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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Henriette Willebeek Le Mair.
Stock no. 738815
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

Large oblong format. Brown cloth spine, brown pictorial boards. Pretty colour plates. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Cover edges very very slightly grubby. Large but light foxspots throughout. One plate was detached, now reinserted but with slightly ragged edges. A nice copy of the first edition.
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THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 590317
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1ST 1929. Very good condition.

A jovial domestic portrayal of Goldsmith's classic. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 232 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners are bumped. A few light marks to rear cover. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges. Front hinge next to frontis and title page is cracked. All plates are present and beautifully bright!
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WHERE THE BLUE BEGINS
Written by Christopher Morley. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 738540
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1922. Almost very good condition.

Gissing lived alone on the Canine Estates, had an income of 1000 bones a year but was not happy... A story about dogs. 4 unusual colour plates and 16 b/w line drawings. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover and spine. Blue and white pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt. 227 pages. Spine and corners bumped with a little wear. Covers slightly grubby and spotted. Name plate to front pastedown. Front joint cracked at top (between pastedown and endpaper) and at base (between free-endpaper and half-title page). Foxing to prelims. Some light fingering to page margins. Contents generally clean.
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NODDY'S ARK OF BOOKS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 589971
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co.. Circa 1952. Very good condition.

Five small format paperwrap books contained in shaped pictorial slipcase with opening door at front. Story books are: Noddy and the flying elephant; Big-ears loses some jewels; Noddy and the 3 bears; Noddy's car rides in the air; Noddy and the big balloon. B/w illustrations. Noddy and the flying elephant - this has some extensive damage to covers - looks like they've been 'nibbled' around the edges and to centre of front cover. Some light edge-wear to covers of other titles. Overall still very good - in original slip-case that is a bit worn at edges.
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