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RUPERT ANNUAL 1982
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1817124
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1982. Very good condition.

Tall laminated boards. Front cover shows Rupert jumping with springs on his feet. First story is: Rupert & Ping Pong. 92 pages. ISBN: 0850791200. SIGNED by Alfred Bestall 'with love from Rupert and Alfred E. Bestall '82' to title page. Bestall was a close neighbour of the previous owner's Aunt. Corners lightly bumped & worn. Small split to base of spine. NOT inscribed. Price-cut. Contents fine.
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GAME BIRDS
Written by Charles Coles. Illustrated by Maurice Pledger.
Stock no. 2129028
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition.

Very large format. Limited edition of 250 numbered copies signed by the author and artist. Green leather spine with raised bands and gilt title. Green cloth sides with small gilt vignette to front. 24 tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations and chapter headers. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by Author and Illustrator to Limited edition page. This is Copy No. 26. Some light rubbing/wear to spine. Absolutely stunning book! Contained in a slip case that has some spotting.
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SOURCES OF CREATIVITY WAYS TO INSPIRATIONS
Written by Gregor Lersch.
Stock no. 2129026
Published by Floraldesign Edition. 2004. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour photos. B/w photos. Dual-Language edition - text in German and English. Couple of small chips to corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still excellent.
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TIP + TOP AND THE MOON ROCKET
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 2129025
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. 1st 1964. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cardwraps. Six pop-up scenes. Wear to spine. Some creasing to cover corners. Tear to edge of first pop-up. Some mis-folds and creases to a few pop-ups. Couple of tape repairs to another pop-up.
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POE'S TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION
Written by Edgar Allan Poe. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2129024
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1935. Slightly better than very good condition.

Publishers special binding of green leather (morrocco) with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Marbled endpapers; 12 colour plates with captioned tissue guards, 17 full page b/w illustrations. 317 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine is browned. Small bookplate to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few light margin marks. Still a lovely copy!
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THE DANDY MONSTER COMIC 1942
No author listed.
Stock no. 2129020
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1942. Fair condition.

Front cover shows Korky fishing with sausages from the front of a boat called Dandy. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. Binding is weak; joints are nearly broken and showing stitching. Splitting to top and tail of spine; some wear of loss to spine. Heavy wear to edges and corners. Belongs to page has inscriptions in ink. A few brown paper tape repairs to hinges of prelims. Foxing throughout. Some page tears. A fair copy of a very scarce wartime annual.
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THE CABIN IN THE WOODS
Written by A. Windsor-Richards. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129017
Published by The Friday Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is price-cut with a few small nicks and chips to corners.
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THE STURMEY-ARCHER STORY
Written by Tony Hadland.
Stock no. 2128947
Published by Tony Hadland. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0950743127. SIGNED by author to title page. Crease to couple of corners of front cover and a some pages internally.
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MOTOCOURSE 1976-77
No author listed.
Stock no. 2128898
Published by Hazleton Publishing. 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. Some wear along cover edges. A few indentation marks to rear cover. Contents are still excellent! Wrapper is browned and foxed to spine; edge-creased with a few chips and nicks; a few tiny chips of loss; especially to one corner. A couple of scuff marks to wrapper.
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GREEN WILLOW AND OTHER JAPANESE FAIRY TALES
Written by Grace James. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 2128894
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

40 exquisite tissue-guarded colour plates, mounted on brown card. 38 tales and legends collected from many sources. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. 281 pages, all edges blue. Some fading to covers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some browning and light foxing. All plates present. A few corner creases to plates and pages.
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THE FAMILY THE STORY OF CHARLES MANSON'S DUNE BUGGY ATTACK BATTALION
Written by Ed. Sanders.
Stock no. 2128893
Published by Rupert Hart-Davis. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, light blue title to spine. ISBN: 0246105283. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a few chips and nicks; a couple of damp marks to verso.
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THE SWALLOWS & AMAZONS ADVENTURES (6 VOLUME SET)
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome; Nancy Blackett.
Stock no. 1816941
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Boxed set of 6 of the 'Swallows & Amazons' titles: Swallows and Amazons; Swallowdale; Peter Duck; Pigeon Post; We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea; The Picts and the Martyrs. Contained in publisher's slipcase, just lightly scuffed.
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