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THE CHILDREN'S ANNUAL A HISTORY AND COLLECTOR'S GUIDE
Written by Alan Clark.
Stock no. 2128850
Published by Boxtree. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. An invaluable reference book. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1852832126. Some browning and grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine.
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OF THE DECORATIVE ILLUSTRATION OF BOOKS OLD AND NEW
Written by Walter Crane. Illustrated by Various.
Stock no. 2128763
Published by Bracken Books. 1st thus 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reproduction of the 1896 original edition, a comprehensive guide to many facets of early work in the field and important evidence of Victorian taste and the influences with shaped it. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 243 pages. ISBN: 0946495416. Some browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has a few marks and is faded to spine.
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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CLASSIC CARS
Written by David Lillywhite.
Stock no. 1816917
Published by Thunder Bay Press. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Over 1000 of the world's finest automobiles, from the first models to today's supercars. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. 544 pages including index. ISBN: 1571459901. A few minor grubby marks to text block, scuffing to rear cover.
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THE LAND OF NARNIA
Written by C.S. Lewis; Brian Sibley. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 1317606
Published by Collins Lions. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An exciting guide to the Narnia books, explaining how their creator came to write them, the sort of person he was, and the hidden meaning of some of the Narnia stories. Navy blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and colour and b/w text illustrations. A super book for Narnia devotees. 96 pages. 10 x 8". ISBN: 0001911619. Some very faint spotting to covers. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly worn at spine and corners.
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WHEN WE WERE YOUNG
Written by William Feaver.
Stock no. 2128535
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition.

Two Centuries of Children's Book Illustration. Large format. Yellow pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0500270759. Contents are excellent. Light fading to spine.
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EDWARD ARDIZZONE'S WORLD THE ETCHINGS AND LITHOGRAPHS
Written by Nicholas Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2128462
Published by The Unicorn Press; Wolseley Fine Arts. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An Introduction and Catalogue Raisonne. Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 144 pages. ISBN: 0906290570. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is faded to spine, with a few marks.
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FOLIO 60: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE FOLIO SOCIETY 1947-2006
Written by Paul W. Nash.
Stock no. 2128401
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

60 Years of fine books produced by the Folio Society. Grey boards, gilt titles on green title block. B/w & colour illustrations. 472 pages. Pictorial slip case is very good - just a few light marks and small chip of surface paper damage to Blake illustrated onlay to one side.
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THE TOBY TWIRL ADVENTURE BOOKS A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE
Written by Sheila Hodgetts; Martin Hockley. Illustrated by E. Jeffrey.
Stock no. 2128338
Published by Toby Twirl Ltd.. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Hockley, an avid collector himself, has produced this tribute and identification guide to the Toby Twirl books. Green pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0954472004.
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WHAT ARE THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD?
Written by Peter D'Epiro; Mary Desmond Pinkowish. Illustrated by Richard Beards.
Stock no. 2128035
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

And 60 Other Great Cultural Questions. Black cloth spine with gilt title, colourful pictorial paper boards. Brown endpapers. B/w illustrations. 3rd printing. Contained in black slipcase which is just slightly scuffed.
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DRAWING FOR ILLUSTRATION
Written by Lynton Lamb. Illustrated by Lynton Lamb.
Stock no. 1317549
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An authoritative statement of the illustrator's problems in his essential dealings with authors, publishers, blockmakers and printers. The theoretical, contractual and technical aspects of illustration in books, magazines and advertisements. Blue cloth. gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 211 pages includes index. Slight fading at cover edges. Pages lightly browned. Price-cut wrapper worn at edges, a few nicks at top of spine and old tape mark on verso.
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WHO'S WHO IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS A TREASURY OF THE FAMILIAR CHARACTERS OF CHILDHOOD
Written by Margery Fisher.
Stock no. 1816654
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A personal collection of characters, some famous and others less familiar, from the world of children's fiction. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and vignette to front board. Red and white pictorial endpapers. Colour and b/w plates plus b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0297770373. Light browning to text block, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
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THE LIGHTHOUSES OF TRINITY HOUSE
Written by Richard Woodman; Jane Wilson.
Stock no. 1317487
Published by Thomas Reed Publications Limited. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of the lights, the buildings that housed them and the men who kept them. Large format. Black cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos throughout. 256 pages includes index. ISBN: 190405000X. Corners very slightly rubbed, pictorial wrapper very slightly rubbed at edges. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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