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WILLIAM'S HAPPY DAYS
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2131333
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 3rd 1932. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black titles on front cover and spine. Orginally published in 1930, this is the Cheap Edition. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. A little mottling from offsetting to covers. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped with some loss; repaired to verso with magic tape.
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STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131330
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1911. Very good condition.

Custom red leather binding with raised bands to spine, with gilt title to spine, gilt border to front, small circular onlay of the Little Mermaid. 28 tipped-in colour plates with captioned paper guards. Each text page has a decorative green header and footer and is bordered by a double green line. This appears to have been specially rebound into its red leather covers; NEW endpapers. Spine has some light fading. Foxing, mostly to outer page edges and page margins. All plates present and in fine condition. Contained in custom made slip case, which appears to use old endpapers; in very good condition.
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THE LITTLE BLACK SAMBO BOOKS (6 VOLUMES)
Written by Helen Bannerman. Illustrated by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 2131328
Published by Chatto & Windus. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Six books. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. The Stories of: Little Black Mingo; Little Black Quibba; Little Black Bobtail; Little Black Quasha; Little Black Sambo; Sambo And The Twins. Contained in pictorial slip-case. ISBN: 0701150017. ALL are reprints in the 1970s. Only 3 have their dustwrappers, they are all edge-creased with chips and wear. Box is only fair-good - has complete split along one edge.
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BLOSSOM A FAIRY STORY
Written by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. Illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.
Stock no. 2131326
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine with gilt title. Marble-effect boards with white title-label to front cover. 8 beautiful colour and 8 beautiful b/w plates plus some b/w text illustrations. 94 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. All plates present.
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TICKLES OR THE SCHOOL THAT WAS DIFFERENT
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 2131324
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. 2nd Good condition.

Red pictorial cloth with black titles. B/w frontis. 160 pages. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Fading to spine. A little fraying to cloth on corner. Scuffing/marks to rear cover. Surface paper damage to front pastedown, where it appears that a bookplate has been removed. Rear joint is cracked. Foxing throughout - but heaviest to outer page edges. Some hinges are pulled. Margin tears to a couple of pages.
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TARZAN OF THE APES
Written by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Illustrated by Bob Eggleton.
Stock no. 2131237
Published by Easton Press. 2012. Fine condition.

Large format. Deluxe Signed, Limited edition to 800 copies. Exquisite green leather binding with raised bands to spine. Red and gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Frontis is a tipped-in colour plate - folded in half. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity. Tipped-in colour plates with guards. All edges gilt. SIGNED by artist to special page directly after front endpaper. This is Copy No. 412. Also comes with it's original certificate of authenticity, also SIGNED by artist and witnessed. A stunning copy! In original green cloth slip case that is near fine; couple of lightest marks to top one side. Pictorial onlay and gilt titles to one side of slip case. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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MOTOCOURSE 1976-77
No author listed.
Stock no. 2131231
Published by Hazleton Publishing. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Maroon cloth boards with gilt title to spine. B/W and colour photos. 200 pages. ISBN: 0905138023. Small fade mark to top of spine. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and chips; small amount of loss to top of spine.
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THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by H.J. Owen.
Stock no. 2131078
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1922. Almost very good condition.

A Fairy Tale From Grimm. Large format, 11.25 x 8.75". Blue cloth with pictorial onlay to front cover and yellow titles. 8 mounted colour plates and some line drawings to text. 37 numbered pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some pencil writing to front cover. Rubbing to cloth, with some colour loss in places. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to some pages. Plates are exquisite! A few hinges are a little pulled. Grubby margin marks.
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BIGGLES FLIES NORTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Will Narraway.
Stock no. 2131063
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1939. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light brown/orange cloth with brown titles and compass logo to front cover. Title and fir tree to spine (NO author name). Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 2nd Issue. A little bumping and wear to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and nicks; a little loss to top of spine. Last Biggles title to rear of wrapper is 'Biggles, Secret Agent' - making it a 2nd issue.
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MOTHER GOOSE THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2131061
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

A selection of favourite nursery rhymes chosen by Rackham and illustrated with 13 delightful colour plates plus b/w plates, text illustrations and decorations. Grey decorated cloth. Blue titles. 160pp includes index of first lines. 8 x 6". Spine is browned and bumped. Spotting to covers and edges. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. A few margin marks. Creasing to corner/edge of frontis.
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THE FOXHOUNDS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND THEIR MASTERS AND HUNTSMEN
Written by Humphrey F. De Trafford; et al. Illustrated by Cuthbert Bradley; et al..
Stock no. 2130948
Published by Walter Southwood & Company. 1906. Very good condition.

Large format. Heavy volume! Red leather spine and corners. Raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Gilt vignette to front cover. Colour frontis. B/w plates and photos. Spine and edges are unevenly faded. Slight bow to front cover. Marks to outer page edges, with a few margin marks.
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THE HOBBIT
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2130838
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 2nd 1979. Fine condition.

Deluxe edition. Black cloth with gilt title to spine and serpent design to front cover. 286 pages. Colour plates. ISBN: 0048231274. Contained in original box that is nearly very good - has some bumps, small splits to edges (a couple repaired with tape).
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