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THE MEMOIRS OF BARON VON MUFFLING
Written by Carl Von Muffling.
Stock no. 1711564
Published by Greenhill Books. 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Prussian Officer in the Napoleonic Wars. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. xxxvii and 517 pages. ISBN: 1853672734. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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ABOUT FAIRIES AND OTHER IMPORTANT PEOPLE
Written by Daisy Sewell. Illustrated by Jeannie McConnell.
Stock no. 1502917
Published by H.R. Allenson. circa 1937. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth with black title to front cover. 5 colour plates including frontis. 76 pages plus book list. Spine is bumped, faded and foxed. Covers are unevenly faded, browned and marked. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Frontis is detached and has a couple of small edge tears. Endpapers are browned. Some marks to contents but generally clean.

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THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF SANTA CLAUS
Written by L. Frank Baum. Illustrated by Mary Cowles Clark.
Stock no. 1502916
Published by Exposition Press. 2nd 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Originally published in 1902, this second edition is reprinted in its original format to retain the charm of early publishing. The story of Santa from his childhood days through his youth, maturity and later years. Green textured covers with gilt titles. Green and white illustrations. 206 pages. ISBN: 0682473863. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Rear endpapers are slightly grubby. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped. Front panel slightly faded, small hole to rear edge of spine, rear panel a bit grubby and scuffed.

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SEA RANGERS ALL
Written by Ethel Talbot.
Stock no. 1502915
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1948. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The legends and superstitions of Cornwall play their part in the adventures that befall a jolly crew of Sea Rangers who go to camp on the Cornish coast. Pale green cloth covers with blue titles and zig-zag line. Colour frontis. 256 pages. Covers are unevenly faded. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Light browning to page edges and endpapers, a little foxing. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with a little loss at top of spine. Spine is faded with 3 small holes near centre.

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BIGGLES' SECOND CASE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1502914
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 2nd 1949. Very good condition.

Red boards, black titles and vignette to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. The case of the pirate U-Boat. A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine slightly browned, a few small marks to covers. Foxing, mainly to page edges and prelims.

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DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA
Written by Miguel De Cervantes; Marjorie Hill; Audrey Walton. Illustrated by Robin Jacques.
Stock no. 1502913
Published by Peter Lunn. 1st thus 1947. Slightly better than good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt title to spine. 7.5 x 4.5". B/w illustrations. 240 pages. Some damp staining to covers. Spine bumped and a little faded. Rear joint cracked. Browning to endpapers. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Rest of contents very good. Price-cut dustwrapper has tears and loss from top of spine and front panel, has been repaired with tape which has yellowed. Spine browned and stained.

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THE PETER PAN PICTURE BOOK
Written by J.M. Barrie; Daniel O'Connor. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 1502912
Published by G. Bell & Sons Ltd.. 1923. Slightly better than good condition.

New Edition, reset with new illustrations. Large format. Green pictorial cloth. Green/cream pictorial endpapers. 24 colour plates + b/w line drawings to text. The story of Sir J.M. Barrie's play, retold by Daniel O'Connor and illustrated by Alice B. Woodward. Spine, corners and cover edges worn. Small splits to cloth at base of spine. A few small marks to covers. Belongs to box completed in ink. Outside edge of front endpaper is a bit ragged. All plates present but 1 x 0.75" piece missing from lower edge and tear to inside edge of one. Numerous marks and grubby fingermarks to contents.

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THE BROWNIE SCOUTS
Written by Maria Konopnicka. Illustrated by Molly Bukowska.
Stock no. 1502911
Published by Polish Book Depot. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Translated from the Polish by K. Zuk-Skarszewska. Blue boards, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 255 pages Corners are bumped. Some fading to spine and cover edges. Light stains to outside edge of front cover. Front joint starting to crack. Light browning to endpapers. Pencil writing erased from front endpaper. Contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with a few small areas of loss. White labels stuck to verso of base of spine. Panels are grubby and stained.

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WHO'S WHO IN THE ZOO
Written by J.B. Morton. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1313227
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1933. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Orange cloth, white title block to spine. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations throughout. 173 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Cloth slightly grubby, title to spine just starting to rub away. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Neat colouring to a few of the b/w illustrations. On page has a large margin tear and another has a small piece of loss to lower margin.

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A DOZEN DOGS OR SO
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1313226
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

Brown cloth, dark brown titles. A selection of verses which have appeared in 'Punch', all of which are about dogs. Twelve colour plates plus frontis plus b/w illustrations. 47 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light marks to covers. Foxing to contents otherwise clean.

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FAIRY TALES BY HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 1313225
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1924. Almost very good condition.

Sumptuous light blue moire silk binding, gilt decorated front cover and spine. 12 superb colour plates plus 17 full-page line drawings and numerous other decorations. Cream pictorial endpapers. 197 pages. 11.25 x 8.75". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Light scuff marks to rear cover. 1" to edge of front cover looks to have been nibbled by a rodent(?). Name plate to front pastedown has been removed. There is damage to the preliminary pages and to the rear endpapers that was possibly caused by bookworm (damage finishes at list of illustrations, the frontis mount is damaged by the frontis remains in fine condition. Light foxing to contents. All plates are present and in fine condition.

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1313224
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

A wonderful edition of this classic poem beautifully illustrated with 20 colour tipped in plates with tissue guards. Cream cloth boards with gilt decorations and titles. 11.25 x 8.75". Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Covers are ever so slightly grubby. There are some pencil erasure marks to front free-endpaper and a date has been written in ink to top corner of same page. Light foxing and pale page browning to contents else clean. All plates present and in fine condition.

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