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MORE WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 732891
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1929. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. 254 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers and outer page edges lightly foxed. Wrapper is just slightly edge chipped, but otherwise complete. Some small closed tears to outer edges, 1" closed tear to spine. Brown paper reinforcements to outer edges of verso. Overall, wrapper is grubby with small stain to front panel. Still a desirable copy of a very scarce wrapper.
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WILLIAM THE OUTLAW
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 732898
Published by George Newnes Limited. 2nd 1927. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. 256 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Fox spots to prelims and outer page edges. A bright copy in dustwrapper which is edge rubbed with a couple of small closed tears and slight chipping to corners. Large closed tear to top edge of rear panel continuing to spine, leading to some loss (1" x 0.5") to surrounding area of spine. Small patch of loss to top corner of front panel. Slight marking to rear panel. A nice copy of the 2nd edition.
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DENTON HALL AND ITS ASSOCIATIONS
Written by William Weaver Tomlinson. Illustrated by T. Eyre MacKlin.
Stock no. 576343
Published by Walter Scott Ltd.. 1st 1894. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Limited to 250 copies. B/w illustrations. Denton Hall is one of the few examples of Jacobean architecture extant in Northumberland. Copy no. 141. Cover edges darkened. Corners lightly rubbed. Contents fine.
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A COMPLEAT HISTORY OF SOMERSETSHIRE
No author listed.
Stock no. 576344
Published by E. And R. Nutt. 1730. Very good condition.

Containing The Geographical Description of the County in Alphabetical Order; the Ecclesiastical History, The Civil History, The Natural History, The Literary History, The Antiquities, A Map of the County, An Account of the Gentlemens Seats etc. Full tree calf binding. Raised bands and gilt decorations to spine. Folding b/w map. Table of distances. Pages 720 to 912 (complete). Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper, book plate to front endpaper. Corners bumped and rubbed. Contents exceptionally clean and bright. Map Present.
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NOTITIA PARLIAMENTARIA OR AN HISTORY OF THE COUNTIES, CITIES AND BOROUGHS IN ENGLAND AND WALES
Written by Browne Willis.
Stock no. 576351
Published by Robert Gosling. 1715. Very good condition.

Full brown leather binding, gilt titles and raised bands to spine. xl + 183 pages + extensive booklist. An History of the Counties, Cities and Boroughs in England and Wales. Bedford, Berks, Bucks, Cambridge and Cheshire. Rebacked with modern spine. Some light page browning. REDUCED FROM £200.
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WHAT IS THE TRUTH?
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by R.J. Lloyd.
Stock no. 426501
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Farmyard Fable for the Young. Large oblong format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0571131557. SIGNED by author - "For Jenny, David's Wife. Greetings from Ted Hughes 15th November 84" on front endpaper. Very small amount of red marking to one corner of outer page edges. Wrapper is a little creased to edges.
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NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY ASSOCIATED WITH A FLY FROM GLOUCESTER TO ABERYSTWITH AND FROM ABERYSTWITH THROUGH NORTH WALES
Written by Thomas Turner. Illustrated by D. Cox.
Stock no. 575974
1st 1840. Fair condition.

Brown leather spine with gilt title and decorations. Green cloth covers. 11 b/w plates plus portrait frontis. The journey was undertaken July 31st to September 8th 1837. Privately printed. Author's bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint broken else contents are very good with all plates present. Top of spine repaired. Corners slightly bumped. REDUCED FROM £160.
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THE COTTAGE HOMES OF ENGLAND
Written by Stewart Dick. Illustrated by Helen Allingham.
Stock no. 576017
Published by Edward Arnold. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Large format. White cloth, gilt title to spine and front cover. Gilt-ruled decoration. Top edge gilt. 64 tissue-guarded colour plates. Limited edition of 500 copies. SIGNED by illustrator (Allingham). Copy no. 475. All plates present. Contents very good. Rear cover soiled, front cover and spine browned. REDUCED FROM £480.
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BELFORD REGIS OR SKETCHES OF A COUNTRY TOWN
Written by Mary Russell Mitford.
Stock no. 576025
Published by Richard Bentley. 1st 1835. Very good condition.

Three volumes. Three-quarter green leather binding. Raised bands and gilt titles to spines. Marbled boards. Mitford's novel is based largely on the town of Reading in Berkshire where the author lived for a number of years. No half-title in Volume 1 but not sure it was ever present. Final blank leaves present in all three volumes. Spines very slightly faded but overall a handsome set of this rare first edition.
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THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 576038
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1ST 1929. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

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 slightly bumped and rubbed. Tiny bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Hinge between frontis and half-title page cracked. Contents fine. A few tiny foxspots to edge of textblock. Pictorial wrapper is soiled and torn with loss at edges.
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WHERE THE BLUE BEGINS
Written by Christopher Morley. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 575952
Published by William Heinemann. 1st UK 1925. 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. Bright 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 and rubbed. Spine slightly darkened with a few faint spots at base. Otherwise covers bright and clean. Endpapers browned. First hinge is cracked at the top. Contents and plates are fine.
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MONSTER RUPERT 1931
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 575806
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co.. 1st 1931. Good condition.

First in the Monster Rupert series. Black pictorial boards. Front shows Rupert looking at a wolf in a four-poster bed. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations throughout. Cover edges worn. Spine worn with surface paper loss, frayed at top and tail and held on with clear tape which extendsto front and rear cover. Rear cover scratched. Front cover bright and clean. Rear joint cracked. Light foxing to front and rear endpapers. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some colouring to b/w pictures and colouring to contents page else contents bright and clean Slight margin loss to a couple of pages. Reduced from £265.
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