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THE DRAGON WITH A THOUSAND WRINKLES
Written by Mary Daem. Illustrated by Marc Tolon Brown.
Stock no. 1817706
Published by Ginn and Company. 1st 1971. Very good condition.

A Magic Circle Book. The story of William the Dragon. Oblong format. Pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. 15 pages. Boards scuffed. '20p' and name in ink to front endpapers.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1983
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 2131082
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1983. Nearly fine condition.

Tall 4to glazed boards - Rupert in plane flown by clown. 1st story Rupert and the Black Circle. 92 pages. ISBN: 0850791308. NOT price-cut or inscribed. Contents are excellent!

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THE CHILLY DRAGON AND OTHER TALES
Written by Charles Duncan. Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Stock no. 2130397
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Full-page b/w drawings illustrate 9 tales, most concerning animals. 112pp. 8 x 5.5" Bookplate to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and nicks; minimal loss. A few grubby marks.

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PAST WATCHFUL DRAGONS
Written by Walter Hooper.
Stock no. 1317727
Published by Fount Paperbacks. 1st UK 1980. Very good condition.

A revised and expanded version of the essay of the same name that appeared in Imagination and the Spirit, edited by Charles Huttar and published in 1971. A guide to C.S.Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia. ISBN: 0006260829. Some very light rubbing to cover edges and contents lightly browned else clean.

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DRAGON ISLAND
Written by J. Bissell Thomas. Illustrated by Vernon L. Soper.
Stock no. 2124991
Published by Robert Hale Limited. 1ST 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles and embossed illustration to front. 6 beautiful colour plates of dragons. A few b/w text illustrations. A little browning to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. There is also a stain to outer page edges, but it only seeps through to page margins on endpapers. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with loss to top of spine; has damp marks to some edges; some foxing.

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THE DRAGON'S FEATHERS
Written by Arnica Esterl; Patricia Crampton. Illustrated by Andrej Dugin; Olga Dugina.
Stock no. 1317035
Published by Ragged Bears Limited. 1st 1993. Fine condition.

The story of a journey from which a young man returns older and wise. Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1857140432.

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A DREADFUL OF DRAGONS
Written by Peggy Blakeley. Illustrated by Frank Francis.
Stock no. 2123242
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1975. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. And other collections of creatures and people and things put together for fun. Colour illustrations. Very little text. ISBN: 0713615559. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Uneven browning to covers.

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GREG HILDEBRANDT'S BOOK OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL DRAGONS
Written by Gail Peterson. Illustrated by Greg Hildebrandt.
Stock no. 1813761
Published by Little Brown. 1st 1994. Fine condition.

Five extraordinary dragons from all over the world are featured in this very large pop-up fantasy book. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Paper Engineering by Keith Moseley. ISBN: 0316152404. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1983
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 2122895
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1983. Very good condition.

Tall 4to glazed boards - Rupert in plane flown by clown. 1st story Rupert and the Black Circle. 92 pages. ISBN: 0850791308. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut.

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THE BOOK OF THE DRAGON
Written by Judy Allen; Jeanne Griffiths.
Stock no. 1506565
Published by Orbis Publishing. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This illustrated history of the dragon includes stories, quotations, speculations and tentative suggestions which show the dragon through the differing interpretations from ancient Greece to Mexico, from Hinduism to the pagan cults, in classical art and stonemasonry. Black matt boards with silver titles to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. 128 pages. A little surface paper damage to top corner of rear cover. Browning to edges of endpapers. Light foxing to text block. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a tear to top of rear panel by spine.

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THE BLACK MOUNTAIN SHEEP
Written by Caroline Downey. Illustrated by Caroline Downey.
Stock no. 1405664
Published by Caroline Downey. 1st 2006. Very good condition.

Proper Dragon Tales No. 1 Pictorial cardwraps. Square format. Colour illustrations. 8.25" x 8.25". ISBN: 095536180X. SIGNED by author to title page. Spine and corners a little worn. Crease to middle of rear cover. Contents bright and clean.

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THE ADVENTURES OF THE THREE BOLD BABES
Written by S. Rosamond Praeger. Illustrated by S. Rosamond Praeger.
Stock no. 1505424
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1897. Almost very good condition.

Large oblong format. Red cloth spine, pink pictorial boards. Delightful colour illustrations every page of the three Babes and the Dragon. Spine bumped, worn and slightly faded. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers unevenly faded and slightly grubby. Tiny bookseller's label to front pastedown. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Top edge of title page is slightly ragged. Inscription to verso of creased front endpaper. Tears repaired on 4 pages, one of which was approx. 4". A few marks to contents but generally clean.

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