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THE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES OF NILS
Written by Selma Lagerlof. Illustrated by H. Baumhauer.
Stock no. 1323724
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st UK 1950. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Beige/blue illustrated cloth with red titles. 8 colour plates and numerous b/w textual illustrations throughout. The charming story of a farmer's son who is bewitched by a small elf and transformed into a tiny creature the size of an elf; and how the boy then learns, through his adventures, to be kind to animals. The Children's Illustrated Classics. Spine bumped. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss. Old (and browned) tape reinforcements to edges of wrapper. Spine of wrapper is slightly sunned. Verso of wrapper is browned.

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LITTLE PETER
Written by Lucas Malet. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1323723
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1909. Very good condition.

A Christmas Morality. Pretty cream pictorial boards. Gilt titles. 8 colour plates mounted on grey captioned card. 175 pages. 8.75 x 6.5". Spine and corners bumped. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Name plate to front pastedown. Heavy foxing throughout and endpapers slightly browned. Plates present and in fine condition.

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NIGHTS WITH UNCLE REMUS
Written by Joel Chandler Harris. Illustrated by J. Shepherd.
Stock no. 1323722
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1925. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 367 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed. Some foxing to textblock.

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UNCLE REMUS
Written by Joel Chandler Harris. Illustrated by J.A. Shepherd.
Stock no. 1323721
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1924. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Colour frontis plate, a few other colour plates, many b/w illustrations. 287 pages. 8.25 x 5.75". Ninth impression. SPine bumped. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. Endpapers lightly browned. Some foxing to textblock.

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PRINCE BOOHOO AND LITTLE SMUTS
Written by Harry Jones. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1323720
Published by Gardner, Darton & Co.. 1st 1896. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Endpapers show man with telescope looking at moon. Spine and corners bumped, covers edge rubbed. A few small, light marks to covers. Endpapers are foxed and browned, textblock is foxed. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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STORIES FROM THE FAERIE QUEENE
Written by Mary Macleod. Illustrated by A.G. Walker.
Stock no. 1323719
Published by Gardner, Darton & Co.. 1st 1897. Very good condition.

Mustard cloth covers with gilt titles. Lady with lion to front cover, Knight to spine. Rippled white lines to front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 394 pages plus publication list. Spine and corners bumped, covers slightly edge rubbed. A few light foxspots to contents. Textblock is slightly browned.

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THE BEST ADVENTURE
Written by Norman Dale. Illustrated by Diana John.
Stock no. 1323718
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The successor to 'Secret Service' and 'Dangerous Treasure' featuring Peter and Ginger. Cream cloth with black titles to spine and vignette to front cover. Front endpaper is a sketch map. B/w illustrations. 127 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Small patch at base of spine is darkened. Light foxing to textblock and light browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to base of spine (and slight loss at top). Rear panel is foxed and grubby.

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TOT HE CHAPEL PERILOUS
Written by Naomi Mitchison.
Stock no. 1323716
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A new history of the Grail. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 172 pages plus 4 page booklist. Minimal bumping to spine. Slight discolouration to covers. Endpapers slightly browned and foxed else contents clean. Dustwrapper is browned to verso and has a few tiny tears at edges, rear panel is slightly grubby.

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THE TRAVELLER
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by John Piper.
Stock no. 1323715
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Light grey cloth with gilt title to spine. 4 colour illustrations lithographed by the Baynard Press. Tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Pale browning to endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is heavily browned on verso, is edge worn, chipped and torn to spine with some loss at top.

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LITTLE MISCHIEF BUBBLE BOOK
Written by Ralph Mayhew; Burges Johnson. Illustrated by Rhoda C. Chase.
Stock no. 1323714
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1920. Very good condition.

The tenth Bubble Book. Small format. Pictorial paperboards. 3 rhymes with accompanying gramophone records. Colour illustrations. Covers lightly edge rubbed and foxed. Some browning to title-page and last text page. Records are untested but present and complete.

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PEACOCK PIE
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1323713
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st thus 1946. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth, red title to spine and black vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations to text. Covers are grubby at edges and slightly spotted. Spine slightly bumped and browned. Endpapers are foxed. Pencil erasure mark to front free-endpaper else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge chipped with loss, browned to spine and edges. Loss to spine as well.

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A SNOWDROP
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Claudia Guercio.
Stock no. 1323711
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1929. Very good condition.

No. 20 of The Ariel Poems. Large-paper edition limited to 500 copies. Green boards with gilt title to front. 2 text pages, edges untrimmed. B/w text illustrations and a full-page colour illustration. SIGNED by the author to limitation page, this is copy no. 70. Light, old tape marks to corners of endpapers. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed.

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