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THE SILMARILLION
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien. Illustrated by Ted Nasmith.
Stock no. 1318972
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Containing several shorter works beside The Silmarillion proper. Black cloth, silver title to spine. 18 beautiful colour plates to contents. 365 pages. 10 x 7". ISBN: 0261103660. A few light marks to covers. Light bump/crease to lower corner of front cover. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.

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THE STORY OF ROBINSON CRUSOE TOLD IN PICTURES
Written by Daniel Defoe. Illustrated by Dudley D. Watkins.
Stock no. 1318971
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.; John Leng & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Famous Books in Pictures Series. Cream pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some staining to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and textblock, a few light fingermarks to page margins.

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THE STORY OF TREASURE ISLAND TOLD IN PICTURES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Dudley D. Watkins.
Stock no. 1318970
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.; John Leng & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Famous Books in Pictures series. Cream pictorial boards. Green pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations - two per page with text below. 122 pages. Some light staining along cover edges. Foxing to textblock.

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THE STORY OF OLIVER TWIST TOLD IN PICTURES
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Dudley D. Watkins.
Stock no. 1318969
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.; John Leng & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Famous Stories in Pictures series. 2 b/w illustrations per page with text below each one. Cream boards, red titles and illustration to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 122 pages. Spine slightly bumped, browning to lower cover edges and a few other light marks to covers.Number '2' written in black biro to top margin of front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock.

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WANDERING WIND
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318968
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1967. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Hamish Hamilton Reindeer Book. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine and minimal rubbing at corners. A few tiny foxspots to textblock else contents fine. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed and grubby.

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PAPLLOT, CLIGNOT ET DODO
Written by Francis Steegmuller; Norbert Guterman. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney.
Stock no. 1318967
Published by Collins. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Text in French. Translated from Wynken, Blynken and Nod. B/w dream-like illustrations. Also includes the English text. Pictorial boards. Some slight browning to spine. Very slight wear along top edges of pages (possibly where paper has stuck together in the past?). Pale page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is lightly browned and edge rubbed.

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THE LITTLE BOOKROOM
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1318966
Published by Oxford University Press. 2nd 1956. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Short stories for children chosen by Farjeon. Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations to text. SPine and corners bumped. Spine and cover edges sunned, some other spots to covers. Light damp stain to lower edge of rear cover. Pale page browning throughout else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn and slightly grubby with damp stain showing on verso of rear panel.

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FAITHFUL FRIENDS
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Cecil Aldin; et al..
Stock no. 1819578
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Fair condition.

Green cloth spine, green patterned boards with colour pictorial onlay by Frank Adams, showing boy holding dog with horse. Colour & b/w illustrations. Boards rubbed. Joints split, rear joint just holding on by one cord. Name in pencil to front pastedown. Front section detached. Foxint to endpapers. Contents grubby. A good reading copy.

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LOST, STOLEN, OR STRAYED
Written by Marion Ashmore. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819574
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1934. Almost very good condition.

The adventures of an Aberdeen Terrier. First Cheap Edition. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Green cloth. Covers unevenly faded, slight bubbling of cloth to rear board. Name & address in ink to free front endpaper. Scattered foxing to contents.

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FLAX: POLICE DOG
Written by Svend Fleuron. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819573
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1931. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

'There was dog and not wolf in Flax, He loved human beings, but there must be something genuine abou them-and they must love him. Then he would serve them with the whole of his great dog-heart.' Flax is an Alsation dog. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 10 full-page b/w illustrations. Damp staining to boards. Endpapers lightly browned, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with some loss, strengthened to verso at edges with clear tape.

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CHRISTMAS EVE
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819572
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Almost very good condition.

Buff/brown boards with red title to front cover, which reads 'An Old Fashioned Christmas Eve'. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. 6 tipped-in colour plates. 7.5 x 6". Professionally re-backed with original spine laid down. A few small stains to boards. Name to front pastedown, inscription in ink sideways-on to free front endpaper. Browning to contents. All plates present and clean.

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A DOG DAY
Written by Walter Emanuel. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819570
Published by William Heinemann. 1911. Almost very good condition.

New and Cheap Edition. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25 inches. Brown cloth spine. Cream pictorial boards. Cute colour illustrations. Cloth spine and corners lightly rubbed. Boards a little scuffed. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots. Hinges lightly pulled.

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