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THE GOLLIWOGG'S DESERT ISLAND
Written by Bertha Upton. Illustrated by Florence Upton.
Stock no. 1318243
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1906. Good condition.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Large, oblong format. Wonderful colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby and scuffed, stain to spine edge of front cover where colour has seeped from cloth. Inscription in pencil to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Front joint is cracked (between endpaper and title-page). Contents are foxed and slightly grubby. A nice copy overall.
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RAILWAY MAP OF THE ISLAND OF SODOR
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by C. Reginald Dalby.
Stock no. 1318231
Published by Edmund Ward Ltd.. 1st 1958. Good condition.

A brightly coloured map of the place where Thomas and his friends live and work. The linen-backed map opens to measure 22" by 11.5". Pictorial card wraps. Covers are edge worn, clear tape to spine. Map is a little creased with some light foxing and a few small nicks at folds.
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VANCOUVER ISLAND RAILROADS
Written by Robert D. Turner.
Stock no. 2131483
Published by Golden West Books. 1st USA 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. American edition. ISBN: 0870950460. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; faded to spine with some grubby marks.
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NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND
Written by Bill Bryson.
Stock no. 2131299
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2010. Fine condition.

The author takes stock of the nation's public face and private parts. Pictorial boards. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
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BALLOON LAGOON AND THE MAGIC ISLANDS OF POETRY
Written by Adrian Mitchell. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 2131151
Published by Orchard Books. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Get yourself lost in exotic islands of magical verse. A collection bursting with poems for every passing mood. Glazed pictorial boards. Black and white illustrations ISBN: 1860394469. SIGNED by author with ink drawing to front endpaper.
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TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2130752
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. Circa 1929. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with black title to spine and border to front cover. 12 colour plates, b/w head and tail pieces. 255 pages. Spine is faded; some other uneven fading to covers. Marks, including what appear to be splash marks to front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. All plates present.
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HISTORY OF THE ISLAND OF MULL VOL. I
Written by J.P. Maclean.
Stock no. 1817536
Published by Forgotten Books. 1st thus 2018. Fine condition.

Classic Reprint Series regenerating facsimiles of historically important writings. History of the island of mull embracing description, climate, geology, flora, fauna, antiquities, folk lore, superstitions, traditions. With an account of its inhabitants together with a narrative of Iona, the sacred Isle. Volume I. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780282564735.
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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1317734
Published by Pan Macmillan Children's Books. 1st thus 1994. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Facsimile of the first book in the "adventure series", originally published in 1944. Cream and red pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0333610032. Some very slight grubbiness to textblock.
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WORRALS OF THE ISLANDS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2129449
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Story of the War in the Pacific. Pale blue cloth, black titles, colour frontis. Full page monotone pictures. Spotting to covers. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; a few small pieces of loss; some browning and grubby marks.
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THE WAR IN THE RYUKYU ISLANDS
Written by Gordon Warner.
Stock no. 2129139
1st 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. Operation Iceberg. Some wear along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2128080
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1979. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards, red titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0333084063. Ex-lib. with usual markings. Foxing to outer page edges. Page 93/94 is torn and taped back together. Wrapper is wrinkled with part of price torn off to front flap; magic tape 'repairs'.
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FIVE ON KIRRIN ISLAND AGAIN
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 2128069
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

Red textured boards, black title to spine. Dark blue pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis. B/w and two-tone illustrations. 192 pages. Spine and cover edges are faded/darkened. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper; name in ink to verso of half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Page browning; some corners are lightly creased. Contained in a colour PHOTOCOPY 'wrapper'.
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