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THE SATURDAY BOOK 10
Written by Leonard Russell; Osbert Sitwell; Walter De La Mare; Alison Uttley; et al. Illustrated by Robert Gibbings; C.F. Tunnicliffe; Ronald Searle; Joan Hassall; et al..
Stock no. 1323685
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tenth anniversary issue. Red cloth with gilt title to spine and vignettes to front cover. 288 pages. Full of colour and b/w photos and drawings. Corners slightly bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge chipped and foxed.

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OUR TIM PICTURES & STORIES
Written by Edith E. Carter; W. Percival Westell; et al.
Stock no. 1323683
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1910. Fair condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front board showing portrait of a terrier dog. Colour frontis "waiting for Master". B/w text illustrations and photos. 160 pages. Covers are edge worn. Some foxing to rear cover. Both joints are broken causing front free-endpaper to be almost detached. Contents browned, creasing to rear free-endpaper.

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BOYS OWN PAPER SUMMER NUMBER FOR 1887
Written by G.A. Hutchison; et al. Illustrated by Alfred Pearse; et al..
Stock no. 1824198
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. 1887. Almost very good condition.

Edited by G.A.Hutchison, stories by numerous authors. First item (a poem) is 'A Holiday Discovery' by Somerville Gibney. Blue & white pictorial paper wraps. Staple binding. B/w Frontis by Alfred Pearse plus numerous b/w illustrations by multiple people throughout. Adverts to front and rear. Staples rusty and bleeding therefore binding is a little fragile especially for the covers. Spine is worn with a little loss. Covers are browned. A few marks mainly to margins but overall a good copy for a magazine of this age!

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THE CATHEDRALS OF ENGLAND: THE NORTH AND EAST ANGLIA
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner; Priscilla Metcalf; et al.
Stock no. 1824190
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Bright pink spine with gilt title, grey boards. B/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 2016
Written by Stuart Trotter; Mara Alperin; et al. Illustrated by John Harrold; Alfred Bestall; Stuart Trotter; et al..
Stock no. 1323530
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert and friends on the water, with picnic baskets. First story is 'Rupert and the Iceberg' from the 1986 annual. ISBN: 9781405283519. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 2016
Written by Stuart Trotter; Mara Alperin; et al. Illustrated by John Harrold; Alfred Bestall; Stuart Trotter; et al..
Stock no. 1323529
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert and friends on the water, with picnic baskets. First story is 'Rupert and the Iceberg' from the 1986 annual. ISBN: 9781405283519. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 2016
Written by Stuart Trotter; Mara Alperin; et al. Illustrated by John Harrold; Alfred Bestall; Stuart Trotter; et al..
Stock no. 1323528
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert and friends on the water, with picnic baskets. First story is 'Rupert and the Iceberg' from the 1986 annual. ISBN: 9781405283519. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine.

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THE CHILD'S OWN ANNUAL 95TH VOLUME
Written by Alys Myers; et al.
Stock no. 1824094
Published by The Child's Own Magazine Office. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine. Front cover matches fronispiece 'Christmas Eve' by Hilda Lambert depicting three children in outdoor wear under umbrella in the snow. 7 pages to front and three pages to back of adverts (including pastedowns). First story is The Wild Rabbit of Brittany by Alys Myers. B/w illustrations plus one colour tipped in plate. Boards lightly scuffed, damp stain to vertical edge of front board. Light browning and a few light foxspots to contents. Binding is tight.

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THE TRADITIONAL BOWYER'S BIBLE VOLUME ONE
Written by Steve Alley; Tim Baker; et al.
Stock no. 1824071
Published by Bois D'Arc Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Detailed instructions for the home craftsman to make fine bows and arrows of natural materials. From choosing wood to applying finishes, making contruction easy even for the first-time bowyer. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and drawings. A few light, minor marks to boards. Text block very slightly browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and lightly scuffed. Overall a very nice copy.

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PINTO'S PANTO OR ROUND-ABOUT TALES IN POETRY, MUSIC, PICTURE & PROSE
Written by Hilda Hall; Langford Reed; Barbara E. Todd; et al. Illustrated by Various.
Stock no. 1323385
Published by Fleetgate Publications. Circa 1931. Almost very good condition.

"In 5 Distinct Rounds". Blue cloth spine, pictorial front board. Colour frontis plate. B/w and two-tone illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Cover edges rubbed. Rear cover is a bit marked. Hinges cracked but binding still tight, foxing to textblock. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper.

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CLONTARF: IRISH HISTORIC TOWNS ATLAS: DUBLIN SUBURBS No. 1
Written by Colm Lennon; et al.
Stock no. 2140960
Published by Royal Irish Academy. 1st IRELAND 2018. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w and colour maps and illustrations. ISBN: 9781908997722. Creasing to covers with pencil mark to front cover; bumping to corners. Contents are still excellent!

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BIRDS OF ARGYLL
Written by Tristan Ap Rheinallt; Clive Craik; Paul Daw; et al.
Stock no. 2140682
Published by Argyll Bird Club. 1ST 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780955777707. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper, which is a dedication to previous owner from the Chairman of the Argyll Bird Club. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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