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ORLANDO'S INVISIBLE PYJAMAS
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1321763
Published by John Murray. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Oblong pictorial paperwraps. Harlequin Books edited by Noel Carrington. 30 pages. Colour & b/w illustrations. Covers are slightly grubby. Staples are rusty. Contents clean.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1321762
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Top edge green. Green endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine is slightly bumped and faded with a couple of small foxspots. Green to top edge of textblock is lightly marked white. A few light scuffs to slipcase and a tiny dent to one edge.

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POWER AND GLORY: THE HISTORY OF GRAND PRIX MOTOR RACING VOLUME 2 1952-1973
Written by William Court.
Stock no. 1822628
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1852601884. Small patch of pencil erasure to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and slightly grubby.

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THE FAIRY TALES OF CHARLES PERRAULT
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1321761
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Beautiful red cloth covers with elaborate gilt decoration. Colour plates and b/w chapter headers & tails. 185 pages, top edge red. Book is fine. Slipcase is slightly scuffed with bump to one of the spine corners.

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PETER PAN OR THE BOY WHO WOULD NOT GROW UP
Written by J.M. Barrie; Andrew Birkin. Illustrated by Paula Rego.
Stock no. 1321760
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1992. Nearly fine condition.

Introduced by Andrew Birkin. Blue cloth, with silver titles and decoration. Unusual style colour plates. Minimal bumping to spine else book is fine. Slipcase is lightly edge worn and scratched and has a few grubby fingermarks.

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TONY BROOKS: POETRY IN MOTION
Written by Tony Brooks.
Stock no. 1822627
Published by Motor Racing Publications Ltd.. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Autobiography of a supreme Grand Prix driver. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781899870837. Spine slightly cocked. Verso of dustwrapper is foxed.

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DAN GURNEY: THE ULTIMATE RACER
Written by Karl Ludvigsen.
Stock no. 1822626
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A stunning tour de force opens this new biography of Dan Gurney as Karl Ludvigsen chronicles one of the most dramatic periods of the American racer's career - the 60 days in May and June of 1967 in which he qualified on the front row at Indy and won at both Le Mans and Spa. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and a few colour photos. ISBN: 1859606555. Some light crinkling to some pages through fingering (not grubby). White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and slightly grubby.

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NAPIER: THE FIRST TO WEAR GREEN
Written by David Venables.
Stock no. 1822625
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The extraordinary story - spanning from Queen Victoria's reign through to the 1960s - of Britain's first internationally successful racing cars, the inspirational men who built and competed in them, and the engines later used to achieve a series of world land speed records. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854299890. Green dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and mottled to verso (not visible to front).

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JAGUAR A TRADITION OF SPORTS CARS
Written by Bernard Viart; Michel Cognet.
Stock no. 1822624
Published by Foulis; Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0854294562. Light mottling to boards and verso of dustwrapper. Light pencil erasure marks to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and rubbed at corners. Musty odour present.

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THE ASCENT OF MAN
Written by J. Bronowski; Melvyn Bragg.
Stock no. 1321756
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2012. Nearly fine condition.

New foreword by Melvyn Bragg. Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Blue paper boards with blocked design. Colour & b/w illustrations. xvii and 302 pages. Book appears fine but is still in original shrinkwrap. The shrinkwrap has torn at front panel.

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THE SELFISH GIANT AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Oscar Wilde; Jeanette Winterson. Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith.
Stock no. 1321755
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Introduced by Jeanette Winterson. Blue cloth spine with silver titles, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Some slightly grubby marks to shrinkwrap.

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THE GRAND PRIX 1906 TO 1972
Written by L.J.K. Setright.
Stock no. 1822623
Published by Nelson. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0171480252. Some scuffing to boards. Light browning to text block. Pencil erasure mark to front endppaer. Foxing to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is mottled to verso (not visible to front). Musty odour present.

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