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Written by Jules Verne. Illustrated by W.F. Phillipps.
Stock no. 1319189
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Childrens Illustrated Classics series. Pale blue cloth with black title labels and gilt titles. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460050842. Spine bumped. Erased heavy pencil mark to front free-endpaper. Else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and scuffed.

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Written by Douglas Adams; Adam Roberts. Illustrated by Jonathan Burton.
Stock no. 1319010
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Sequel to 'The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy'. Dark sparkling covers with gilt vignette to front cover. Colour plates. A super copy in original slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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Written by Alan Garner.
Stock no. 1318609
Published by Collins. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. A story in which lives which appear to be lived in different historical periods are bound together by a power outside of space and time. ISBN: 0001841572. Spine bumped. Small chip to top of front corner. Page browning to edges of endpapers. Name in ink to half-title and ink name stamp to title-page. Some foxing to dustwrapper which is slightly edge rubbed with small tear and minimal loss at top front corner.

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Written by Henry A. Fagan. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 1507676
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A space ship landed on the moon but sent no signals and did not return. Five years later another expedition lands, and a survivor of the previous party is discovered. Blue boards, sliver titles, silver vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 221 pages. SIGNED by author, with inscription and date, to blank page opposite title page. Spine is lightly browned, top edge foxed, browned and bumped. Name and date in ink to half-title page. Some foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped, slightly grubby and browned, corners cut from front flap and top of rear flap.

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Written by Arthur C. Clarke.
Stock no. 2123403
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1963. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A Science Fiction Story. Red boards, gilt title to spine. A Story of the People of the Sea. Bottom 2" of spine are faded; smaller fade to top of spine. Corners are bumped. Foxing/browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped; piece of loss to front flap (including some text) and around 2" loss to base of spine; smaller loss to top of spine. Some marks also to wrapper.

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Written by Hugh Walters.
Stock no. 1404081
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Prime Minister of Great Britain and the President of the United States have vanished, probably into the Bermuda Triangle! Blue boards, silver title to spine. 125 pages. ISBN: 0571115845. A little bumping to spine. Couple of white marks to front cover. Contents excellent. Dustwrapper is a little edgeworn. Spine is faded and a little browned at the bottom. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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Written by Harry Edmonds.
Stock no. 1402072
Published by Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The story moves from a lonely mansion in Yorkshire where a brilliant but eccentric scientist conducts mysterious experiments to a lonely yacht in the Indian Ocean. Dark blue boards with red titles in a lighter blue panel on the spine. 254 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Small white mark to front cover. Light browning to endpapers and an odd fox spot otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edgeworn and creased with some loss. Front flap is detached from rest of wrapper. Rear panel is grubby. Sellotape to bottom of spine on verso.

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Written by Madsen Pirie.
Stock no. 1501648
Published by Arctic Fox Books. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Blacker than the night itself, the ship from deep space bears a single occupant: a sleeping boy. Black boards, silver title to spine. 139 pages. ISBN: 9780955584411. A lovely copy.

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Written by Marilyn Sadler. Illustrated by Roger Bollen.
Stock no. 383923
1st 1984. As new condition.

Alistair Grittle was a sensible boy. One day something unusual happened... He was picked up by a space ship and whisked off into space! Large format. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0241112338. A super copy.

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Written by Harry Harrison.
Stock no. 675663
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1964. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Yellow wrapper has small nick to one corner and slight foxing internally on one fold. Very slight crack to front joint. Wrapper spine lightly darkened, also one edge of rear. Wrapper not price-clipped.

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Written by John Rowe Townsend.
Stock no. 688953
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

It started with the disappearance of Harmony's sister... ISBN: 0192714414. Wrapper has a few small closed edge-tears.

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Written by Shane Johnson. Illustrated by Shane Johnson; Don Ivan Punchatz.
Stock no. 803738
Published by Titan Books. 1ST 1989. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1852862157.

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