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HOW THE MOON BEGAN
Written by James Reeves; Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2130150
Published by Abelard-Schuman. 1st 1971. Good condition.

Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A folk tale adapted from Grimm. Ex-lib. with some usual markings, book appears to have been covered with clear adhesive film. Foxing to outer page edges.

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ENGLISH FABLES AND FAIRY STORIES
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
Stock no. 1317423
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of well-know English fairy-tales and folk-tales. Pink cloth, gilt title to spine. Decorated endpapers. Colour illustrations and b/w text illustrations throughout. 234 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is edge worn and slightly grubby, spine browned.

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EXPLOITS OF DON QUIXOTE
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1406808
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 12 full page colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Top edge red. 219 pages. Ex-library with various ink stamps. Label, plus remains of another label and small area of surface paper damage to front endpaper. Large (4.5 x 7.5") piece of white paper stuck to front pastedown. Bumping to spine and corners. Browned tape marks to top and bottom of both boards. Brown marks to half title page and last blank page. Contents otherwise generally clean. A few marks to text block edge. Red top of text block has faded. Dustwrapper has been price cut by publisher with new small price label stuck to front flap. Small label to bottom of spine. Wrapper is a little edge worn and browned on verso.

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ARCADIAN BALLADS
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1406638
Published by Heinemann Educational Books. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Tall format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 48 pages. ISBN: 0435147722. Erased pencil mark to top of front endpaper. A little foxing to edge of text block. Contents very good. Spine of dustwrapper a little faded and rubbed.

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MORE PREFABULOUS ANIMILES
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1405924
Published by Heinemann. 1st Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Prefabulous animiles are ludicrous and loveable, incredible and insane. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations every page. ISBN: 0434958948. Very pale browning to endpapers. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed.

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MORE PREFABULOUS ANIMILES
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1505516
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Prefabulous animiles are ludicrous and loveable, incredible and insane. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations every page. ISBN: 0434958948. Very light browning and foxing to endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrappper is slightly edge worn.

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THE PATH OF GOLD
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Krystyna Turska.
Stock no. 1502589
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The sick King needs the Water of Life to restore him to full health but which of his three sons will find the water first. Taken from the Grimm tale, The Water of Life, this fresh and lucid retelling has all the ingredients of a classic fairy tale. Grey boards with blue titles to spine. B/w Illustrations. 104 pages. ISBN: 241021545. Light bumping to spine. A little foxing to text block. Dustwrapper has closed tear to front panel, is a little edge worn and original price has been crossed out on front flap.

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RAGGED ROBIN
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Stock no. 1710162
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

James Reeves takes children on a magical poetic tour through the alphabet - here is King Arthur in Avalon, Brand the Blacksmith, Moths and Moonshine, Noah, etc. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0744511089.

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ARCADIAN BALLADS
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1307512
Published by Heinemann Educational Books. 1st thus 1978. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Tall format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 48 pages. ISBN: 0435147722. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.

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THE SHADOW OF THE HAWK
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Anne Dalton.
Stock no. 585059
Published by Collins. 1st 1975. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. A collection of stories from the Lays of Marie de France. ISBN: 0001844628. Wrapper has edge-tear to rear.

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THE SPRINGTIME BOOK
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Colin McNaughton.
Stock no. 621726
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth. The illustrator's first book. B/w illustrations. A collection of prose and poetry chosen and arranged by James Reeves. ISBN: 0434958956. Corners bumped. Pictorial wrapper has a few closed-edge tears. Repair to verso with clear tape and small amount of loss to rear edge.

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QUEST AND CONQUEST
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Joanna Troughton.
Stock no. 614396
Published by Blackie. 1st 1976. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pilgrim's Progress Retold. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0216901588.

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