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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD VOLUME 11: OLD WORLD FLYCATCHERS TO OLD WORLD WARBLERS
Written by Josep Del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; David Christie.
Stock no. 1814426
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt titles. Colour photos, plates and distribution maps. 798 pages including index. ISBN: 9788496553064. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD VOLUME 15: WEAVERS TO NEW WORLD WARBLERS
Written by Josep Del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; David Christie; et al. Illustrated by Norman Arlott; Hilary Burn; et al..
Stock no. 1814425
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt titles. Colour photos and plates. Distribution maps. 879 pages including index. ISBN: 9788496553682. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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HBW AND BIRDLIFE INTERNATIONAL ILLUSTRATED CHECKLIST OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD VOLUME 1: NON-PASSERINES
Written by Josep Del Hoyo; N.J. Collar. Illustrated by Richard Allen; Norman Arlott; et al..
Stock no. 1814424
Published by Lynx. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Text based on the initial contributions from the authors of the Handbook of the Birds of the World Volumes 1-7 and Special Volume. Large format. Blue cloth boards with white titles. Colour illustrations and distribution maps. 903 pages including index. ISBN: 9788496553941. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Winifred Darch; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Florence Harrison; Mary Strange Reeve; et al..
Stock no. 1507725
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial front and spine, front shows girl feeding doves. Includes "Captain Betsy" by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. 6 colour plates. 160 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Light foxing to covers, rear cover slightly grubby. Title page and contents page detached from bottom threads. Foxing and odd grubby mark to contents.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by M.I.K. Carruthers; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Brenda Girvin; Barbara Euphan Todd; et al. Illustrated by Florence Harrison; M.D. Johnston; C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1507724
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1925. Very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine with pictorial onlay showing girl with holly. Pictorial front board shows same girl walking dog. First story is "Black Into White" by Carruthers. Also includes "Biddy's Bright Idea" by D.F. Bruce. 6 colour plates including frontis by Harrison. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped, wear to corners and cover edges. Light marks to rear cover. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Contents foxed. All plates present.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE OXFORD ANNUAL FOR GIRLS 10TH YEAR
Written by Bessie Marchant; C. Bernard Rutley; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Thora Stowell; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Joan Griffith; Mary Strange Reeve; M.A. Peart; et al..
Stock no. 1507723
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1928. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial front cover shows two young ladies in cloche hats carrying Christmas presents. Pictorial spine. Orange and grey endpapers showing an Arabian scene. 10th year. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small flap with crease to onlay at top of spine. Colours bright on covers. Ink inscription to front endpaper. A little foxing to contents. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped, loss from top of spine and rear panel. Spine and panels slightly faded and foxed. Stain to spine in title.
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THE CHILD'S BOOK OF VERSE
Written by William Rands; Christina Rossetti; Robert Louis Stevenson; et al. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1507722
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1st 1951. Almost very good condition.

Sunshine Series. Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 16 colour plates. 128 pages incl index. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers a little grubby with remains of label to top corner of front cover. A couple of hinges cracked but binding is firm. Contents foxed but generally clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Rene Cloke.
Stock no. 1507721
Published by P.R. Gawthorn Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, black titles, 10 x 7.5". 8 charming colour plates plus lots of other two-tone illustrations. 104 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine very faded. Foxing, mainly to text block and to pages 28 and 29. All plates present.
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TUB-TIME TALES
Written by Madeline Barnes. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1507720
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1920. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 8 beautiful colour plates plus b/w chapter headers and footers. 11 tales. 79 pages. Wear to spine and corners. Covers darkened to edges with some light foxing and a few marks. Bottom 3.5" of front joint broken, next to frontis. A couple of hinges cracked. Light brown marks to a few bottom margins. A few fox spots. Tears to a couple of pages alongside spine. All plates present, one has grubby mark, mostly to margin, one has 1" tear to bottom margin.
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THE MONSTER RUPERT
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1507719
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

Front cover shows Rupert pulling small boy out of hole in road. Pale green pictorial boards, red cloth spine. 200 cut-outs and five stories. (Later reprints had 120 cut-outs and four stories). Contains Rupert in Trouble Again; Rupert and the Old Man of the Sea; Rupert the Witch and Tabitha; Rupert and the Wilful Princess; Rupert Goes Hiking. Wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Light stain to bottom corner of front cover. Small dark spot to spine. Pen inscription to title page and belongs to box completed. A couple of hinges cracked. Odd fox spot and mark to contents. Cut-outs completed and unused.
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WARD LOCK & CO'S WONDER BOOK 1928
Written by Harry Golding.
Stock no. 1507718
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. 1928. Slightly better than good condition.

Twenty-third year of issue. Cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows kneeling child looking at characters by book. 12 colour plates plus two-tone and b/w illustrations to text throughout. Pictorial endpapers by Maybank. First story is So-Sleepy Buts a Jar of Jam. 264 pages. 10" x 7.25". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Scratches to covers and a couple of small pieces of surface loss. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Just a few small marks to contents. All plates present but one has pencil writing to verso and one has a 2" edge tear.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE STORY WONDER BOOK
Written by Harry Golding; May Wynne; Anne Anderson; Christine Chaundler; Jessie Pope; et al. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; Inez Topham; S.B. Pearse; Margaret Tarrant; et al..
Stock no. 1507717
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Good condition.

Pictures & Stories for Boys & Girls. Cloth spine with dark titles and vignette. Front cover shows boy putting shoe on doll. Illustrated endapers. First story is The Sea Babies by May Wynne. 8 colour plates plus b/w and two-tone illustrations. 264 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Rear cover scratched. Spine darkened. Name to front endpaper. Rear joint and one hinge badly cracked, some other hinges cracked so binding weak. Colouring to rear endpapers. All plates present. A few marks to contents.
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