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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2131853
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Bumping to spine. Browning and a few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some nicks and chips to edges; what appears to be light damp marking to verso.

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BIGGLES SEES IT THROUGH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 2131852
Published by Oxford University Press. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Orange pictorial cloth. Front cover shows plane and skis. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 'Thin' edition. 2nd issue. Spine and cover edges, especially one to front cover are faded. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins.

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BIGGLES IN BORNEO
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2131851
Published by Oxford University Press. 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Palm tree, plane & aircraft carrier vignette to front. Title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 185 pages. Some foxing to covers. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges and a few margins. Very scarce wrapper is creased with some closed tears and chips, but with minimal loss; surface paper lifting to part of title on front panel; grubby marks to rear panel.

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BIGGLES IN THE SOUTH SEAS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Norman Howard.
Stock no. 2131850
Published by Oxford University Press. 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, with aeroplane vignette to front and dark brown titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Light fading to cover edges. Ink stamp to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with 1" loss to top of spine; a few other chips and nicks and a few grubby marks.

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A CHRISTMAS MANGER
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harwood.
Stock no. 2131846
Published by Penguin Books. Circa 1965. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book 103. The nativity scene in colour and in three dimensions. Scissors not required, all outlines ready to press out. Pictorial cardwraps. Top of spine has damage and a bit of loss to cloth. Couple of chips along cover edges. All contents are still present and UNUSED (Not pressed out). Pale foxing.

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MAKE YOUR OWN ZOO PART ONE
Written by Trix. Illustrated by Trix.
Stock no. 2131845
Published by Penguin. 1st 1945. Very good condition.

A Puffin Cut-Out Picture Book (Picture Puffin No. 40). 6 animal models plus scenery. Pictorial stiff paper wraps and pages. Foxing to covers and throughout. Tiny nick to one page edge. All pages are present and UNUSED! Staples have rusted. Scarce item.

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THE LAST BATTLE
Written by C.S. Lewis. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 1818591
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The seventh and last of the Narnian stories. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Fading to top and tail of spine and horizontal edge next to spine. Text block browned. 5 tiny blue biro marks to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few tiny chips, browned to spine and rear panel, , front flap has blue pen mark, rear panel has insignificant red pen doodle.

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MOUNTAIN AND MOORLAND BIRDS
Written by R.B. Talbot Kelly. Illustrated by R.B. Talbot Kelly.
Stock no. 1818588
Published by Penguin. 1st 1947. Nearly fine condition.

Colour pictorial paperwraps. Colour lithographs and b/w drawings. Puffin Picture Book No.65. Staples rusted and slightly bleeding.

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THE FAIRY TALES OF CHARLES PERRAULT
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131833
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Beautiful red cloth covers with elaborate gilt decoration. Colour plates and b/w chapter headers & tails. 185 pages, top edge red. Some light surface rubbing to gilt at base of spine. Contents are fine. Slip case is better than very good - a few light marks/scuffs.

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THE SELFISH GIANT AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Oscar Wilde. Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith.
Stock no. 2131813
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.

Introduced by Jeanette Winterson. Blue cloth spine with silver titles, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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THE ISLE OF VOICES AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2131812
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

A selection from The Complete Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson published by The Modern Library, New York in 2002. 14 colour plates including frontispiece. Black cloth with silver and blue blocked design, silver title to spine. Slip case is better than very good - some scuff marks to a few edges.

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THE PASSING SHOW
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2131800
Published by My Garden. 2nd 1937. Very good condition.

A Garden Diary by an Amateur Gardener. Red cloth, silver titles to spine. B/w illustrations. Orange sun to endpapers. 112 pages. A scarce Johns title. Light fade to spine. Bookplate from a previous owner to front endpaper.

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