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PORSCHE 911 THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY 1977 TO 1987
Written by Brian Long.
Stock no. 1317992
Published by Veloce Publishing. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Volume 3 in the series. Large format. Dark grey boards, silver title to spine. Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 190370636X. Spine and corners bumped. Small, light damp stain to lower inner margins of endpapers. Light fingermarks to rear free-endpaper. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is also lightly damp stained at lower edges (visible only on verso) and slightly edge rubbed. Small tears at lower folds tape repaired on verso.
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LIFE IN THE WEST OF IRELAND
No author listed. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats.
Stock no. 1317990
Published by Maunsel & Company Limited. 1st 1912. Fair condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 8 tipped-in colour plates, plus line drawings and reproductions from paintings. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Small worn patch to lower edge of rear cover. A couple of tiny indentations to cover edges. Cloth is slightly dusty. Endpapers are partly browned. Front joint is cracked, rear joint is broken but webbing is still holding the book together. Light foxing to textblock. Contents are clean and plates fine. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby with some slight loss and small holes to spine. Spine of wrapper is browned.
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THE JOLLY PICNIC
Written by C. Nelson. Illustrated by Walter Trier.
Stock no. 1317988
Published by Sylvan Press. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Bright colour pictures throughout. Once a year, in the spring, Farmer Jolly had a picnic... Covers are grubby with vertical creases at centre, lower front corner creased, slight loss of paper covering to corners and an old tape mark to lower edge of front cover. Front joint is partially cracked at lower 2". Neat name in ink to top margin of title-page. There is light foxing to the contents. One page has a tear and crease at top edge.
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THE SECRET SEVEN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by George Brook.
Stock no. 1317987
Published by The Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream boards, red title to spine and front cover. Colour frontis and two-tone illustrations throughout. 96 pages. Spine is very slightly cocked causing front board to lean over textblock a little. Browning and a few marks to cover edges. Erased inscription to front endpaper. Signature: 'Love from Enid Blyton' to title page - however this signature is NOT genuine! Foxing to outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; close tears to top of spine.
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THE GREY LADY
Written by Henry Seton Merriman. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1317867
Published by Smith, Elder & Co.. 1st thus 1897. Almost very good condition.

Grey cloth, gilt titles. 12 b/w plates. 342 pages plus 2 page booklist to rear. Grey endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers grubby and marked, particularly to rear. Front joint slightly cracked. Some hinges partially cracked. A few foxspots else contents clean.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1951 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1317865
Published by Daily Express. 1951. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert at front of a huge snow scene. 1st story Rupert and Doctor Lion. 124 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine and corners slightly bumped and cover edges lightly rubbed. Price NOT cut and NOT inscribed. Puzzle pages untouched. Contents beautifully bright and clean.
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SAILPLANES 1920 - 1945
Written by Martin Simons.
Stock no. 1817933
Published by Equip. 2nd 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Describing and illustrating more than 120 types of sailplane, designed, built and flown in many countries during the quarter century following the first organised gliding competition on the Wasserkuppe in 1920. Large format. B/w pictorial boards. B/w photos and colour diagrams throughout. ISBN: 3980677346. 2nd revised edition. Fading to spine and spine edges.
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JUST WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2131396
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1922. Good condition.

Red cloth, black titles to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. 248 pages and 4 pages of adverts to rear. Covers are VERY grubby/marked. Mottling and darkening to all of covers. Corners are bumped. Marks to endpapers, outer page edges and pages internally. Binding is still tight.
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THE HOLKHAM BIBLE
Written by Michelle P. Brown.
Stock no. 2131381
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Facsimile edition. Large format. Three quarter bound in blue leather, raised bands to spine, gilt decorations to spine. Blue patterned cloth boards with leather onlay to front containing title in red and gilt vignette. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. Illuminated manuscript. Limited to 1750 numbered copies and 25 lettered copies. Complete with Commentary by Michelle P. Brown which is bound with a blue cloth spine with gilt title and blue paper boards with white title onlay to front. This is Copy No. 3. In original box/case in near fine condition; just a few tiny marks and wear. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131379
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Spine is faded. Corners are nice and sharp. All plates are present and fine. Foxing throughout book, but still very good! Contained in original (rare) wrapper with pictorial onlay to front panel. Edge-creasing to wrapper, with a few tears and chips, but minimal loss.
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THE ROMANCE OF KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE
Written by Alfred W. Pollard; D'Arthur Malory's Morte. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2131378
Published by Easton Press. 2011. Fine condition.

Large format. Cream leather with raised bands to spine, gilt titles and decorations. Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition, to 400 copies. Adapted by Pollard. Mohawk Superfine eggshell finish paper especially milled by Mohawk Fine Papers, Cohoes, New York. Cowhide leather imported from Italy by Cortina Leathers of New York. Lithography by Falcon Press, Nashville, Tennessee. Custom binding by Kingsport Book, Church Hill, Tennessee. This Easton Press edition reproduces the contents of the original as first published in 19717 by MacMillan and Company, Limited, London. Contains 16 colour plates and other b/w illustrations and plates. All edges gilt. A stunning book. Heavy! This is Copy No. 5, stated on first title page and to original certificate, which is still present and inserted loosely at front. All plates are present and in fine condition. Contained in original clip case which is in slightly better than very good condition; a few small marks. An absolutely stunning edition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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JUST WILLIAM - THE STORY OF THE FILM
Written by Richmal Crompton.
Stock no. 2131335
Published by George Newnes. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth covers. Includes the script of the film. 248 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading/browning to spine. Couple of small ink numbers to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some margins. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; loss to top and tail of spine and corners; faded to spine and edges.
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