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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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HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE
Written by J.K. Rowling.
Stock no. 1317692
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Harry's 6th year at Hogwarts. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Adult version. ISBN: 074758110X. Spine and corners bumped, some light marks to covers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.

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THE LAST BATTLE
Written by C.S. Lewis. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 2129085
Published by The Bodley Head. 2nd 1958. 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. Light bumping to spine and corners; some browning along cover edges. Foxing and a few grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned with some closed tears and chips; a little loss; couple of blue ink rings to front panel.

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INVISIBLE MAGIC
Written by Elisabeth Beresford. Illustrated by Reg Gray.
Stock no. 2128248
Published by Rupert Hart-Davis. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Roy breaks a spell which for hundreds of years has imprisoned Princess Elfrida-of-the-Castle and made her invisible... Green boards, gilt title to spine. 158 pages. B/w chapters headers. Wrapper has a few light brown dots to one edge.

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A WIND FROM NOWHERE
Written by Nicholas Stuart Gray.
Stock no. 2127853
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, gilt title to spine. "When Tamsin picked a particularly odd-looking fungus and then dropped it, she was asking for trouble. The fungus was magic, and it was offended". ISBN: 0571111823. Bumping to spine and corners. Some browning along cover edges. Top corner of front endpaper has been cut off. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; a few small chips; some fading to edges.

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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Robert Ingpen.
Stock no. 1816419
Published by Templar Publishing. Circa 2009. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A beautiful new edition bringing together Carroll's complete and unabridged work with more than 70 colour illustrations. Blue/grey boards, blue foil title, blind vignette to front. Pictorial endpapers. 191 pages including illustrator's note. ISBN: 9781840119688. Second printing. Light rubbing to board corners. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and lightly edge-rubbed, slight chipping to top of spine.

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THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER
Written by C.S. Lewis. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 2125330
Published by Geoffrey Bles Ltd.. 1957. Almost very good condition.

Pale blue boards, silver title to spine. Illustrated front endpapers. B/w text illustrations. 223 pages. Spine is browned. Bumping to corners. Uneven brown staining and spotting to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. A little foxing to outer page edges. Contents are very good.

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THE HOBBIT
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2124727
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 4th 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fourth edition. Green cloth with gilt title to spine, endpapers are maps. 5 colour plates and b/w illustrations. 256 pages. 9 x 5.75". ISBN: 0048231479. A few light marks to covers. School prize plate to free front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.

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FERGUS CRANE
Written by Paul Stewart. Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Stock no. 1208833
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Thrill to the Stupendous Adventure as young Fergus attempts to rescue his schoolfriends from a dastardly villain. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 215 pages plus epilogue. ISBN: 0385607199. SIGNED by author and illustrator on title page.

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ONE FOR SORROW TWO FOR JOY
Written by Clive Woodall.
Stock no. 1208803
Published by Duckworth. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial card wraps. Welcome to Birddom, a land where magpies rule! 'An epic tale in the tradition of Watership Down and Lord Of The Rings.' White card wraps. 257 pages. ISBN: 0715632973. 1st state of first edition. SIGNED by author on title page. A few pages lightly browned.

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THE CRY OF THE ICEMARK
Written by Stuart Hill.
Stock no. 1814712
Published by The Chicken House. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A glorious story of how 14 year old Thirrin becomes queen of the Icemark and finds some extraordinary allies. Blue boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 1904442560. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page.

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COUNT KARLSTEIN
Written by Philip Pullman. Illustrated by Diana Bryan.
Stock no. 1507659
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2002. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Who would dare to go outdoors on All Souls' Eve, knowing that the Demon Huntsman is on the prowl? Whitbread Award Winner. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Small b/w silhouette illustrations to text. 242 pages. ISBN: 0385605110. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Name and a couple of small marks to endpapers. A few marks to text block and light page edge browning. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with small amount of loss from ends of spine.

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