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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1405218
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Spine bumped, browned and a little worn. Bumping and wear to corners. A few light marks to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown and to verso of half- title page. Both joints cracked. Some light fingering otherwise contents clean. One plate partially detached leading to the very tip of one corner being torn else plates are in fine condition.
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SIX ENID BLYTON PLAYS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1505687
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1935. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green covers with black titles to spine and front cover. 6 plays. 166pp. 6.75 x 4.25". Spine and corners bumped. Faint arc from cup(?) to front cover. Four pieces of crossed out writing to front pastedown. Light browning to front endpapers, more browning to rear endpapers. Foxing to text block and page edges. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge torn and chipped, edge tears and 2.5" tear to front panel repaired on verso with clear tape. 1.5" tear to rear flap. Panels grubby, spine browned.
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WHIMSICALITIES: A PERIODICAL GATHERING
Written by Thomas Hood. Illustrated by Thomas Hood; John Leech; George Cruikshank; W. Harvey.
Stock no. 2120776
Published by E. Moxon Son & Company. Circa 1879. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial binding, gilt titles. To which are added: 'York and Lancaster' and 'Lost and Found' - A Fragment. The 'Epping Hunt' and 'Eugene Aram'. A majority of the content gathered in this volume, were originally contributed to the New Monthly Magazine, during the Author's late Editorship. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to spine, which also has chipping and fraying to cloth along bottom edge and small split to top of spine, again with a little fraying of cloth. Bookplate and inscription in ink to front pastedown. Marks to outer page edges. Some foxing.
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THE PLAY'S THE THING!
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1315522
Published by The Home Library Book Company. 1st 1927. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

12 musical plays for children aged 8 to 15. 24 full-page b/w drawings by Alfred Bestall and music by Alec Rowley. Large format. Green cloth, black title to spine. Covers are badly damp stained (think the original colour was green but not 100% sure). Spine and corners bumped and worn. Foxing to endpapers and browning to textblock. Scarce original wrapper is worn to spine and corners with loss, large tear to rear edge of spine. A few light stains to wrapper.
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BROWNIKINS AND OTHER FANCIES
Written by Ruth Arkwright. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2119802
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. 1910. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Large pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates, mounted on brown stiff paper. Other b/w illustrations around text. Music is by J.W. Wilson. Creasing and some wear to covers. A little light scribble to front cover. Some foxing and page browning. Some grubby margin marks.
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SEVEN LITTLE PLAYS FOR CHILDREN
Written by Rose Fyleman.
Stock no. 2119723
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 7th 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Seventh Edition. Small format. Blue paper boards, white title block to front. Spine and cover edges are a little faded. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and chipped, with a few tears and a little loss; some surface paper damage to front panel.
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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1315175
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

A Trilogy With A Prelude By Richard Wagner. 2 Volumes in 1: The Rhinegold and The Valkerie; Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods, originally published in 1910 and 1911. 48 dramatic colour plates and b/w decorations. Blue cloth, black titles. Green/white pictorial endpapers. Large format. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. A few small marks to covers. Name plate to front pastedown. Heavy foxing to contents (which affects frontis) but otherwise clean.
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GRANNIE GRAY
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Joan Jefferson Farjeon.
Stock no. 2118628
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Plays and Singing-Games for Children. Dark pink cloth with dark titles. B/w illustrations. 148 pages. Bumping to corners. Uneven fading to covers. Paper 'snowflake' stuck to front endpaper. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby to spine and edges. A few tears and chips; a little loss; some repairs to verso with sticky tape.
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THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by J. Finnemore; F.L. Emmanuel.
Stock no. 1404571
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons. circa 1918. Almost very good condition.

Brown boards with gilt title and vignette to front. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Patterned endpapers. 110 pages. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Front board edge a little rubbed. Browning to endpapers and prelims. Name and date to flyleaf. Browning and some foxing to some pages else contents are generally clean.
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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2118167
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine, with some wear. A few marks to covers. Damp mark to top of outer page edges. Some browning and foxing.
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THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner; Margaret Armour. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2118149
Published by William Heinemann. 1920. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Trade edition. Brown cloth. Gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Cream and orange pictorial endpapers. Part of the trilogy of 'The Ring of the Niblung'. With a prelude by Richard Wagner. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. 34 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, covered with captioned tissue-guards. Text in a play format. Some wear to spine and corners. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges; a little foxing. Wrapper is worn and scuffed along edges; creased with some tears and chips; a little loss to top of spine. Some marks to wrapper.
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JENNINGS SOUNDS THE ALARM
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Val Biro.
Stock no. 1607303
Published by David Schutte. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

Seven Plays for Radio. Why is Jennings standing in a puddle wearing only one shoe? Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0952148226. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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