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ALICE IN WONDERLAND AND THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Written by Adrian Mitchell.
Stock no. 2113791
Published by Oberon Books. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

A new stage adaption by Mitchell. Pictorial cardwraps. 114 pages. ISBN: 1840022566. Some light browning to covers.

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THE BOOK OF THE ARMY PAGEANT HELD AT FULHAM PALACE
Written by F.R. Benson.
Stock no. 2113266
Published by Sir Joseph Causton & Sons. 1910. Very good condition.

Tall format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Red leather spine and corners. Floral covers. 20th June to 2nd July. 1910. Some wear to spine and cover edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Page browning.

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ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON & THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
Written by S. Lyle Cummins. Illustrated by G.L. Stampa.
Stock no. 1402363
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1922. Slightly better than good condition.

Small format. Grey boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 2 plays for children. Spine and corners bumped. Couple of marks to boards. Small ink marks to top of textblock. Endpapers are browned. Names written in pencil by Dramatis Personae to first play. First few pages are creased on inner margin. Foxing mainly to page edges. Some pencil marks to text. Biro line next to inner margin on one page.

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THE MAGIC PENCIL
Written by Rose Fyleman.
Stock no. 1502157
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

And other plays from my tales. New plays adapted from eight of the author's tales. Blue cloth covers with dark blue titles. 145 pages. Top and bottom of spine faded, cover edges browned, spine a little stained. Some wear to corners. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing, mostly to endpapers and page edges. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped. Spine is faded and panels are grubby.

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THE LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES
Written by Frank Corsaro. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1808214
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Stone cloth with gilt title to spine and brown/red vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations and endpapers. The Glyndebourne Version. ISBN: 0370305779. 'D' inked to vertical edge of text block but no damage inside seen. Top edge of text block a little dusty. Contents fine. Clear acetate wrapper has loss to top and bottom (possibly the reason for the 'D').

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PEER GYNT
Written by Henrik Ibsen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1311322
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Peer Gynt is first and foremost a poetic fantasy, although based on a real person who lived Norway c1800. About his exploits, not much more is known than is found in Asbjornsen's book Norwegian Fairy Tales, in which Peer Gynt's chief exploits lie in the direction of fighting and conqueroring trolls. Admirably depicted by the "Goblin Master" in 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Cream and brown pictorial endpapers. 255 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A few light marks to covers and a scratch mark/couple of small holes to centre of spine. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Some light fingermarks to contents and a couple of grubby marks to textblock.

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THE TRAVAILS OF SANCHO PANZA
Written by James Saunders.
Stock no. 1501694
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1970. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Some favourite episodes from Cervantes' story of Don Quixote and his long suffering servant Sancho Panza woven into a boisterous and humane comedy play. Black boards with gilt title to spine. 111 pages. ISBN: 43523787X. Patch of surface paper damage near top edge of rear cover approx. 2 x 3cm. A little bumping to spine and corners. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with browning to spine and folds.

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PETER PAN
Written by J.M. Barrie.
Stock no. 1310691
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1928. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Or the Boy Who Would Not Grow Up. The Plays of J.M. Barries Series. Blue cloth with white title labels. 160 pages. Minimal rubbing to spine, light browning to endpapers, foxing to textblock and prelims. A super copy in very scarce dustwrapper (priced at five shilling net on spine) which is slightly grubby, has a browned spine and has some slight loss to top edge of rear panel and to top and tail of spine.

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THE LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES
Written by Frank Corsaro. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1310236
Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1st USA 1984. Very good condition.

Large format. Beige cloth with gilt title to spine and brown/red vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations and endpapers. The Glyndebourne Version. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Small dents to lower edges of covers.

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STORMEN
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1309090
Published by Aktiebolaget Hasse W. Tullbergs Forlag. Very good condition.

Text in Swedish. Large format. Red leather covers with gilt titles and vignettes. Marble-effect endpapers. 40 tipped-in colour plates. 263 pages, all edges red. Spine and corners slightly rubbed/worn. Name in ink to front fly-leaf. A few small marks to page margins. Plates all present and in fine condition.

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THE SWEEP AND THE DAFFODIL
Written by Mabel Constanduros. Illustrated by Harry Folkard.
Stock no. 1806816
Published by Alston Rivers Ltd.. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Humorous poems, monologues and a burlesque play, eminently suitable for performance by children. Red cloth boards, blue title to front. Four coloured plates and numerous b/w illustrations. Staining to spine. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is very neatly repaired with a sheet of closely matching coloured paper to underside, helping to disguise loss to spine and edges.

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QUALITY STREET
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 2105532
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

A Comedy in Four Acts. Large format. Elaborately decorated blue/lilac cloth covers, large gilt vignette and titles to front and spine. Illustrated endpapers. 22 beautiful tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w text illustrations.198 pages. All plates present. Spine and corners slightly worn with small nick in cloth at base of spine. Spine and cover edges are browned. Browning to edge of textblock. Contents bright and clean.

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