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ON WINGS OF MAGIC
Written by Andre Norton; Patricia Mathews; Sasha Miller.
Stock no. 1503287
Published by Tom Doherty Associates. 1st USA 1994. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Witch World: The Turning Book 3. A powerful story of the heroic women of the Witch World struggling to rebuild the shattered world that the Turning has left behind. Black boards with gilt titles to spine. 409 pages. ISBN: 0312850263. Ex-library, library wallet stuck to rear endpaper. Surface paper damage to front pastedown and erased pencil writing on front endpaper, wrapper is partially stuck to rear pastedown. Text pages very good. Dustwrapper has protective cover fitted, slightly edge worn underneath.

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A TREASURY OF VERSE FOR LITTLE CHILDREN
Written by M.G. Edgar. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 1402965
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1926. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, green title and vignette. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. New and revised edition. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A few small white marks to front board. Name in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers are browned. Foxing throughout especially to prelims and page edges.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE
Written by J.K. Rowling.
Stock no. 1503286
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Harry Potter's 6th year at Hogwarts. Pictorial boards. 607 pages. ISBN: 0747581088. A little bumping to spine and corners. Wear to one corner. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn, front panel is slightly wrinkled at top. Water marks to verso

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THE CURSE OF SEAL VALLEY
Written by Joyce Stranger.
Stock no. 1402964
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

Sula has been washed ashore with a poor seal pup. The villagers are wary of her and are influenced by the wild outpourings of Gwyn. Purple glazed pictorial boards. 122 pages. ISBN: 0460069543. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Scratch to laminate on rear cover resulting in a tiny piece of surface paper damage. Small brown mark affecting bottom edge of text block otherwise contents clean.

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HYMNS AND PRAYERS FOR CHILDREN
Written by Elsa Jane Werner. Illustrated by Corinne Malvern; Rachel Taft Dixon.
Stock no. 1503285
Published by Frederick Muller Limited. 2nd 1960. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue pictorial glazed boards show two children kneeling holding prayer book. Illustrated endpapers. Colour and two-tone illustrations. Spine bumped and worn with small splits at either end. Wear to corners and cover edges. Light stain to spine and covers alongside. Light vertical crease to rear cover, Belongs to box completed with some crossing out, address written below. Vertical yellowed tape line on rear pastedown. A few staple holes to top margin of first page of text, associated marks to two pages following. Contents very good.

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THE FARTHEST SHORE
Written by Ursula Le Guin.
Stock no. 1503284
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 3rd 1975. Slightly better than good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The third and final part of the Earthsea triology. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. Purple pictorial endpapers showing a map of Earthsea. 206 pages. ISBN: 0575016035. Ex school library, school stamps to a few page margins. Strip of clear sticky tape to pastedowns overlaps to covers. Spine bumped. Contents very good apart from school stamps. Book leans to one side a little. Dustwrapper has been covered in clear adhesive film and has some edge wear, remains of tape and labels to spine.

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THE DISCWORLD ALMANAC. THE YEAR OF THE PRAWN
Written by Terry Pratchett. Illustrated by Bernard Pearson; Paul Kidby.
Stock no. 1402963
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

For the city of Ankh-Morpork and surrounding Ares and Benefices. Being an essential guide to all aspects of life. Pictorial cream boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0385606834. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents clean.

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PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLAND
Written by Kate Douglas Wiggin.
Stock no. 1503283
Published by Gay and Bird. 1st 1898. Good condition.

Being extracts from the commonplace book of Penelope Hamilton. Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles. Green and white thistle design endpapers. 287 pages plus 8 page publication list to rear. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Spine and top edges of covers darkened. Covers a little grubby. Front endpaper is MISSING. Rear joint cracked. Remains of label and small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Name in ink to half-title page. One hinge cracked. Foxing and some marks to contents.

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ELSIE'S MOTHERHOOD
Written by Martha Finley.
Stock no. 1503282
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth with black titles and border decoration. Colour frontis. 376 pages. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine faded and a few small marks to covers. Front endpaper is MSSING so webbing showing on front joint. Text block foxed.

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THE HISTORY OF BRITISH STEEL
Written by John Vaizey.
Stock no. 1809661
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based on the original documents of the steel firms and the steel industry. Black boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0297767046. A few minor marks to boards. Text block lightly browned, contents fine. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.

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THE ADVENTURES OF MARMADUKE PURR CAT
Written by Celia Lucas. Illustrated by Susan Cutting.
Stock no. 1402962
Published by Tabb House Ltd.. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Marmaduke has the ability to speak human language as well as Miaowpurrese and to read and write. With these remarkable gifts he is able to take a job as a courier on a coach tour for cat loving children and adults. Green boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 140 pages. ISBN: 0907018874. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Crease to top corner of front endpaper. Contents clean. Wrapper is a little edge worn.

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THE ARTHURIAN LEGENDS AN ILLUSTRATED ANTHOLOGY
Written by Richard Barber.
Stock no. 1809660
Published by Dorset Press. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, silver title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 0880290501. Price-cut dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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