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STEAM LOCOMOTIVE DESIGN: DATA AND FORMULAE
Written by E.A. Phillipson.
Stock no. 2126383
Published by Locomotive Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Contains 27 folding plates. Spine is browned. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Joints have slight cracking. Foxing and browning to some pages. Mis-folds to a few fold-out diagram pages. Odd margin mark.

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EDMUND DULAC'S FAIRY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2126380
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1916. Almost very good condition.

De-luxe edition limited to only 350 signed and numbered copies. 15 glorious tipped-in colour plates mounted on vellum, each mount edged with gold. White cloth elaborately decorated with gilt to front cover and spine. Vellum endpapers. Deckled edges. 170 pages. 11.5 x 9". SIGNED by Dulac to verso of a free front endpaper. This is Copy No. 52. Spine and edges are browned. Bump to bottom of spine. Some grubby marks to cloth. Surface paper damage to front pastedown, where it appears that something has been removed (possibly a bookplate). Front endpaper has inscriptions in ink; one crossed out, with tape glue marks, where again it appears that something has been removed. Rear pastedown also has some surface paper damage. Edge tear to margin on one contents page. Some darkening and grubby margin marks to pages. All plates are present and beautifully bright.

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DOMENICO GHIRLANDAIO ARTIST AND ARTISAN
Written by Jean K. Cadogan. Illustrated by Domenico Ghirlandaio.
Stock no. 2126249
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. A look at one of the most popular artists of fifteenth-century Florence. ISBN: 0300087209. Contents are excellent! Wrapper has a little edge-creasing with small nick/chip to one corner.

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THE CHILDREN AT THE POLE
Written by Lionel Fable. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 2126237
Published by George G. Harrap & Company. 1st 1914. Almost very good condition.

From the "Willy Pogany Children" series. A small fold-out panorama with the story on one side and a poem on the other. Colour illustrations above the text of the poem. Pictorial boards. Couple of stains to edges of covers. Bumping and chipping; some scuffing to edges. Small remains of sticker to bottom edge of cover. Names in ink to top of one cover and to inside. Some foxing. Possible page repair to pages 7/8, where it looks like it has been reglued/stuck back together.

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THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2126223
Published by E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.. 1928. Very good condition.

In which Pooh builds a house and Tigger is unbounced... Beautifully rebound edition. Rebound by Sangorski in red leather, with gilt vignettes to front and rear cover. Gilt title to spine, which also has raised bands. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. B/w illustrations. An exquiste edition! Front cover is ever so slightly bowed. A little fading to spine. Bumping to a couple of corners, with a bit of wear. Scuff down rear edge of spine, so that red of leather has rubbed away. Gilt is vibrantly bright. Light foxing, mostly to endpapers and prelims; a few small margin marks. This would still make a wonderful gift for the Pooh Bear collector!

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BEN THE BULLFINCH
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2126106
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ben and Biddy, the two bullfinches, were found in the middle of the road, too young to move. Sheila and Peter took them home to feed and look after them... Yellow boards, blue title to spine and vignette of a reindeer to front cover. Lovely b/w illustrations. 119 pages. A Hamish Hamilton Reindeer book. Bumping to spine and corners; a couple of small nicks. Indentation mark to spine. Some foxing to pages throughout. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and tears; damp marked in places; with some other marks, especially to rear panel.

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THE FABLES OF AESOP
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2126057
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles and illustration to front. Pictorial endpapers. 23 beautiful tipped-in colour plates with tissue-guards. Assumed 1st edition. Spotting/browning to spine; some chipping to cloth at top and tail; a little fraying. Wear along cover edges; a few small nicks at corners. Some foxing and browning, mostly to prelims. All plates present. Bottom corner of page 144 has small piece torn off.

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HEATHLANDS (NN 72)
Written by Nigel Webb.
Stock no. 2126056
Published by Collins. 1986. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series No. 72. Green cloth. 20 colour photos and over 100 b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0002190206. Tiny bump to base of spine. Some page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.

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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2126053
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1977. Nearly fine condition.

Limited edition of 300 copies (not 490 copies, as incorrectly printed to book information page) SIGNED by Christopher Milne. Bound in crimson leather with gilt decorations to front cover and spine. Cream pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. All edges gilt. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the book's first publication. ISBN: 0416589200. SIGNED by Christopher Milne to prelims. This is Copy No. 2. A few slight marks/imperfections to the leather to front cover. Includes SIGNED slip from the Chairman & managing director of Methuen Children's Books and the Chairman of The Chaucer Press stating that there are in fact 300 copies of this specific edition, not 490. Contained in slip case that has uneven fading and some grubby marks.

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THE TALE OF JOHNNY TOWN-MOUSE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2126051
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1919. Good condition.

Brown boards, white lettering. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 84 pages. Early Reprint. Spine has been re glued (appears to have at one time been detached). Some chipping. Bumping and wear to corners. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some grubby margin marks and the odd foxspot. Front joint is a bit cracked.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 2126005
Published by Country Life. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format, purple pictorial boards, cloth spine. Delightful lithographed colour illustrations throughout. Bumping to a couple of corners. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Odd margin mark. Illustrations are beautifully bright! Wrapper is faded to spine, with a few closed tears to edges; a couple have tape repairs to verso. Some edge-creasing also to wrapper.

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CHILDREN STILL
Written by John F. Macpherson. Illustrated by H.R. Millar.
Stock no. 2125999
Published by Shakespeare Head Press. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 4 tipped-in colour plates. B/w illustrations. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner to front endpaper. Also includes a hand written postcard from the author to the same previous owner. Chipping along bottom of spine; some fraying/loss to cloth. Bumping to corners. A few marks to covers. Some foxing. What look like browned glue marks to pastedowns. All plates present.

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