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MEDIEVAL LIBRARIES OF GREAT BRITAIN A LIST OF SURVIVING BOOKS
Written by N.R. Ker.
Stock no. 2132612
Published by The Royal Historical Society. 1964. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. xxxii + 424 pages. 2nd edition. Bumping to spine and a couple of cover edges.

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THE GENESIS OF FLIGHT
No author listed.
Stock no. 1817988
Published by University of Washington Press. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Aeronautical History Collection of Colonel Richard Gimbel. Produced by The Friends of the United States Air Force Academy Library. Large format. Dark blue cloth, silver title to spine and vignette to front. Colour photos of original items in collection. ISBN: 0295978112. Remains of a bookseller label to front endpaper. Text block slightly grubby. CD is still present in pocket to rear. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and worn at corners with closed tears.

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OF THE DECORATIVE ILLUSTRATION OF BOOKS OLD AND NEW
Written by Walter Crane. Illustrated by Various.
Stock no. 2128763
Published by Bracken Books. 1st thus 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reproduction of the 1896 original edition, a comprehensive guide to many facets of early work in the field and important evidence of Victorian taste and the influences with shaped it. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 243 pages. ISBN: 0946495416. Some browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has a few marks and is faded to spine.

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WHO'S WHO IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS A TREASURY OF THE FAMILIAR CHARACTERS OF CHILDHOOD
Written by Margery Fisher.
Stock no. 1816654
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A personal collection of characters, some famous and others less familiar, from the world of children's fiction. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and vignette to front board. Red and white pictorial endpapers. Colour and b/w plates plus b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0297770373. Light browning to text block, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE POSTMASTER OF IPSWICH
Written by Janet Ing Freeman.
Stock no. 2127128
Published by The Collector Ltd. 1997. Very good condition.

William Stevenson Fitch, Antiquary and Thief. Card wraps. Some wear to cover edges.

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THE OSBORNE COLLECTION OF EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS 1566-1910 A CATALOGUE
Written by Judith St. John; Edgar Osborne.
Stock no. 2124560
Published by Toronto Public Library. 1966. Very good condition.

Reprint edition, with Minor corrections. Green/blue spine and covers, gilt title. Bumping to corners. Some uneven fading to cover edges and some page edges internally.

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SLIGHTLY FOXED - BUT STILL DESIRABLE
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1815454
Published by Souvenir Press. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

"Ronald Searle's Wicked World of Book Collecting" - the unvarnished truth of the book-seller's jargon is here exposed in one of the funniest and most entertaining books - a must for book sellers and collectors alike. Brown cloth. 124pp. 12 x 8.75". ISBN: 028562945X. Text block has minor foxing. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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A HISTORY OF CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATION
Written by Irene Whalley; Tessa Rose Chester.
Stock no. 2123931
Published by John Murray; Victoria & Albert Museum. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 0719545846. Couple of corners are bumped. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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THE ZHIVAGO AFFAIR
Written by Peter Finn; Petra Couvee.
Stock no. 1814840
Published by Harvill Secker. Circa 2014. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle over a Forbidden Book. The story of a forbidden book that became a symbol of freedom and rebellion in the battle between East and West. Doctor Zhivago. Lilac boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781846557125. Second printing.

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THE COLLECTOR'S BOOK OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Written by Eric Quayle.
Stock no. 2122426
Published by Studio Vista. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Describing works from the late 16th century to the present day.Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0289702038. A few light marks to covers. Wrapper is a little faded to spine.

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THE IBIS JOURNAL 4 PHANTASIES AND DREAMS
Written by Geoffrey Beare. Illustrated by Robert Anning Bell; Arthur Hughes; Florence Mary Anderson.
Stock no. 1812716
Published by The Imaginative Book Illustration Society. 1st 2011. Fine condition.

Introduction by Geoffrey Beare. Articles about illustrations of Robert Anning Bell; Arthur Hughes; and Florence Mary Anderson. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w & colour illustrations. 144 pages. ISBN: 9780953559640. A lovely copy.

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THE IBIS JOURNAL 1 ASPECTS OF ILLUSTRATION
Written by Robin Greer; et al. Illustrated by Willy Pogany; Alice B. Woodward; et al..
Stock no. 1208609
Published by The Imaginative Book Illustration Society. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

White pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Bibliographies and essays on book illustration. Includes articles on Alice B. Woodward and Willy Pogany. ISBN: 095559602.

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