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WILD ORCHIDS OF CAMERON HIGHLANDS
Written by Cheam May Choo; Antony Van Der Ent; Embi Abdullah; Balu Perumal.
Stock no. 1807964
Published by Reach. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Showcasing the beauty of wild orchids found in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia, and creating public awareness on the rich biodiversity present. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. 208 pages. Thin edge of fading to horizontal edges of boards. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is heavily faded to front panel.

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THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF FAIRIES
Written by Anna Franklin. Illustrated by Paul Mason; Helen Field.
Stock no. 1807963
Published by Paper Tiger. 1st thus 2004. As new condition.

Collector's edition. Green leather binding with raised bands. Gilt decoration and titles. Pictorial onlay to front. All edges gilt. Silk moire endpapers. Ribbon page marker. Colour & b/w illustrations. 288 pages. A beautiful book! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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DOCTOR WHO: THE SEVENTIES
Written by David J. Howe; Mark Stammers; Stephen James Walker.
Stock no. 1807962
Published by Doctor Who Books. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The second decade. A meticulous record of Doctor Who's most momentous decade. Large format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos throughout. SIGNED by John Pertwee to Half-title page. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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DRAWN FROM PARADISE
Written by David Attenborough; Errol Fuller.
Stock no. 1807961
Published by Collins. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

The Discovery, Art & Natural History of the Birds of Paradise. Large format. Pictorial boards. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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TOM ADAMS' AGATHA CHRISTIE COVER STORY
Written by Julian Symons. Illustrated by Tom Adams.
Stock no. 1807960
Published by Paper Tiger. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, silver titles. Large format. Colour illustrations of over 90 of Adams' highly individual cover paintings accompanied by perceptive and incisive comments from well-known crime-writer Julian Symons with introductions and commentaries by Tom Adams himself. Pictorial wrapper is lightly foxed and lightly browned.

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  • ART

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THE SKULL OF AGARASH (LONE WOLF No.1)
Written by Joe Dever. Illustrated by Cyril Julien; Brian Williams.
Stock no. 1807959
Published by Red Fox. 1st 1994. Very good condition.

A graphic novel. An exciting and original tale of mystery and high adventure set in the fantastic world of Magnamund. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. Edges rubbed. Contents clean.

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PETER PAN AND WENDY
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Robert Ingpen.
Stock no. 1807958
Published by Templar Publishing. Circa 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Centenary Edition. Red boards with gilt title to spine and blind vingette to front cover. Beautifully illustrated in colour! Reprint. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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HOW TO BUILD MOTORCYCLE-ENGINED RACING CARS
Written by Tony Pashley.
Stock no. 1807957
Published by Veloce Publishing. 2010. Very good condition.

SpeedPro Series. This book takes the reader from the conception of a budget racing car right through to its appearance on the racetrack, with the whole process described in easy to understand steps. Primarily aimed at cars for hillclimbing and sprinting events. Cardwraps. Colour photos & b/w diagrams. 128 pages including index. Corners lightly rubbed. Contents clean.

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IMAGE OF THE TIGER
Written by Amiri Baraka; Thomas McEvilley. Illustrated by Dial Thornton.
Stock no. 1807956
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The first major monograph on Thornton Dial's American folk art. Large format. Red cloth boards, black title to front, embossed title to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. 160 pages. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE A.B. FROST BOOK
Written by Henry M. Reed. Illustrated by A.B. Frost.
Stock no. 1807955
Published by Wyrick & Company. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive, detailed appraisal of Frost's life and art. Encompassing his early work in book illustration for such authors as Theodore Roosevelt and Lewis Carroll, his long and productive years at Harper & Brothers and Charles Scribner's Sons and his collaboration with Joel Chandler Harris on the Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit books. Large format. Light tan cloth boards, black titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. xiv and 162 pages including index. A clean copy in a pictorial wrapper which is faded at spine and has a small closed tear to lower front corner, rubbed at other corners.

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EDWARD ARDIZZONE'S WORLD THE ETCHINGS AND LITHOGRAPHS
Written by Nicholas Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1807954
Published by The Unicorn Press; Wolseley Fine Arts. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An Introduction and Catalogue Raisonne. Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 144 pages. A few marks to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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DOCTOR WHO 30TH ANNIVERSARY: TIMEFRAME THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by David J. Howe.
Stock no. 1807953
Published by Doctor Who Books. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A tribute to thirty years of a British legend, 1963-93. Large format. Dark grey boards, silver title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. 122 pages. Edges lightly rubbed, contents fine. Wrapper is edge-rubbed and scuffed.

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