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MELISANDE
Written by Margery Sharp. Illustrated by Roy McKie.
Stock no. 1318458
Published by Collins. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Memoir of a remarkable operatic soprano (a dog!). B/w drawings. Spine bumped. Some erased writing to front free-endpaper else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly grubby and edge worn with minimal loss.
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HEROES AND HEROINES
Written by Eleanor Farjeon; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Rosalind Thornycroft.
Stock no. 1318294
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1933. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. History in rhyme. Spine and corners bumped and worn. 1" loss to base of spine and very slight loss at top. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and some fingering to contents. Dustwrapper is worn with loss at edges, grubby and foxed.
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THE CECIL ALDIN BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin; P.G. Wodehouse; et al. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318011
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1932. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Contributions by Wodehouse and numerous others. 8 colour plates, 7 half-tone plates and 95 b/w drawings. Pink-beige buckram cloth with orange title labels to spine and front cover. Spine very slightly bumped with a tiny bit of wear to base. Top corner of rear cover is slightly darkened. Endpapers are lightly browned and there is light foxing to the prelims. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby with loss, large tear to top of front panel and tape reinforcements to edges on verso.
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THE RECTORY UMBRELLA AND MISCHMASCH
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Lewis Carroll.
Stock no. 1317985
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1932. Very good condition.

Foreword by Florence Milner. Blue decorated cloth with gilt title to spine, green title to front cover (which denotes 2nd issue of 1st edn). 193 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to contents.
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SOMETHING IN THE CELLAR
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1817987
Published by Souvenir Press. 1999. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Ronald Searle's Wonderful World of Wine. Large format. Dark red boards with gilt title to spine. Humerous full page b/w and colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0285627651. Reprint. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly browned and slightly grubby.
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THE FOLIO BOOK OF COMIC SHORT STORIES
Written by David Hughes. Illustrated by Paul Cox.
Stock no. 2131292
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Selected and introduced by David Hughes. Colour & b/w illustrations. Slip case is better than very good - a few small marks and wear.
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GILES 1954-55 ANNUAL FACSIMILE
Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 2131273
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. Nearly fine condition.

Collectors Limited Edition. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Facsimile of Giles No. 9. ISBN: 1904329020. Still has certificate of authenticity. Copy No. 0590. Contained in slip case in very good condition; some rubbing and wear to corners.
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STUFF AND NONSENSE
Written by A.B. Frost. Illustrated by A.B. Frost.
Stock no. 1317818
Published by John C. Nimmo. Circa 1884. Very good condition.

Amusing b/w cartoons and limericks. Pictorial paper-covered boards, red cloth spine. Brown decorative endpapers. 10.5 x 8". 92 pages. Covers are edge worn and slightly grubby, spine is worn at top and tail and is slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Grubby fingermarks to page margins throughout.
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THE DOUBTFUL GUEST
Written by Edward Gorey. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 2131130
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Being a tale - perhaps an allegory - of deceptive simplicity, with universal meaning for all civilized men and women. Oblong format. Yellow pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0396076289. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and edges; some closed tears; repaired with tape to verso; foxed.
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THE STRUWWELPETER ALPHABET
Written by Harold Begbie. Illustrated by F. Carruthers Gould.
Stock no. 2130993
Published by Grant Richards. 1st 1900. Good condition.

Brown pictorial boards, red cloth spine. 10.5 x 8.5". Colour plates and humourous verse. Spine is browned, with a couple of small holes to cloth. Covers are very browned/grubby with scuffing and Wear. Joints are cracked; can see webbing through and binding is weak. Contents are generally very good; a few margin marks.
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THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF FILM FUN
Written by Graham King. Illustrated by Ronald Saxby.
Stock no. 2130929
Published by Clarkes New Press. 1st Thus 1985. Almost very good condition.

The Comic Anatomy of Film Fun 1920-1962. Celebrating over 2,000 issues of Film Fun. Large format. Black pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0948451017. Creasing to spine and corners. Wear to edges.
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PEN AND PENCIL IN PARLIAMENT
Written by Harry Furniss. Illustrated by Harry Furniss.
Stock no. 1817608
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co.. 1st 1897. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title. Grey pictorial boards. Humourous political cartoons. Board edges rubbed, corners worn. Free endpapers heavily browned. Some light crinkling to contents and faint dampstaining to margins.
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