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SAINT JOAN OF ARC
Written by Vita Sackville-West. Illustrated by Chris Daunt.
Stock no. 1320422
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine and sword vignette to front. Blue maps to endpapers. Colour frontis. Woodcuts as chapter headers. Spine lightly faded. A couple of small marks to front cover. Contained in publisher's sliver slipcase which is scuffed.

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THE CANTERBURY TALES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer. Illustrated by Edna Whyte.
Stock no. 1320330
Published by Folio Society. 4th 1970. Very good condition.

Quarter brown leather, cream cloth covers. Two volume set. B/w woodcuts. Leather spines are slightly worn. Publisher's grey slipcase is a little grubby with a 2" split along lower edge.

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LITTLE LESSONS FOR LITTLE LEARNERS
Written by Mrs. Barwell.
Stock no. 2134186
Published by John Harris. 4th 1838. Almost very good condition.

4th edition, with new an additional woodcuts. Small format. B/w engravings. In Words of One Syallable. Uneven fading to covers. Bumping and light chipping to corners. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing; mostly to prelims.

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DAME WIGGINS OF LEE AND HER SEVEN WONDERFUL CATS
Written by John Ruskin. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 2133897
Published by George Allen. 1st 1885. Almost very good condition.

A Humorous Tale Written Principally by a Lady of Ninety. Brown cloth, gilt vignette & title to front. 22 woodcuts. With new illustrations by Greenaway. Nearly 2" split to cloth at base of spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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A CATECHISM OF THE STEAM ENGINE
Written by John Bourne.
Stock no. 2133319
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1885. Good condition.

Dark brown cloth with gilt title to spine. In its various applications in the arts, to which is now added a chapter on air and gas engines and another devoted to useful rules, tables and memoranda. New Edition, Much Enlarged and Mostly Rewritten. Illustrated with 212 woodcuts. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers; some spotting. Front endpaper is MISSING! Foxing to outer page edges. A few grubby marks.

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THE TYGER TRAY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128138
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1971. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A rich blend of mystery and excitement involving an Indian tray, a tiger skin and some very powerful hocus-pocus! Purple boards with gilt title to spine. B/w woodcut illustrations. ISBN: 041665830X. Ex-lib. with ink stamps to a couple of pages of prelims. Sticky tape marks to covers and rear endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and faded to spine.

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THE BABE'S BOOK OF VERSE
Written by Madeleine Nightingale. Illustrated by C.T. Nightingale.
Stock no. 1816752
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1924. Very good condition.

Slim format. Grey paper boards with onlay to front board. 44 pages. B/w woodcuts. Reprint. Boards browned. Fading inscription in ink to front pastedown. A few grubby fingermarks to contents.

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A HOUSE FOR A MOUSE
Written by Cicely Englefield. Illustrated by Cicely Englefield.
Stock no. 1816547
Published by John Murray. 1st 1936. Very good condition.

The mouse that wanted a house of her own. Brown and cream pictorial boards. Green cloth spine. Delightful woodcuts throughout. 7 x 5". 41 pages plus booklist. Green cloth spine faded and foxed but title to spine still bright. Name in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Contents clean.

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BILLY WINKS
Written by Cicely Englefield. Illustrated by Cicely Englefield.
Stock no. 1816409
Published by John Murray. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of an impertinent lizard and how he lost his tail. Fuschia and green pictorial boards. Delightful woodcuts throughout. 41pp plus booklist. 6.75 x 5". Light rubbing to board edges. Fading to top and tail of cloth spine. Blue pencil crayon scribble to front board. Contents clean. Matching pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few chips which affect 'Bil' of the title to spine (missing).

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DEEP SEA CHANTIES
Written by Frank Shay; William McFee. Illustrated by Edward A. Wilson.
Stock no. 1316787
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

Old Sea Songs with elegant engravings. Large format. Cream spine with blue boards and title onlay to front. Colour and b/w decorations and woodcuts. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine grubby and small piece of title-label on spine missing. Front cover is discoloured causing browning to title-label. Light foxing to contents.

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DAME WIGGINS OF LEE AND HER SEVEN WONDERFUL CATS
Written by John Ruskin. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1314808
Published by George Allen. 1st thus 1885. Very good condition.

A Humorous Tale Written Principally by a Lady of Ninety. Dark green cloth, gilt vignette & title to front. 22 woodcuts in b/w taken from the hand coloured edition of 1823, 4 of the illustrations are by Kate Greenaway. 20 pages. Plain endpapers. Spine and corners bumped, small splash mark to lower edge of rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing and fingermarks to contents but generally they are clean. Joints are cracked but binding still tight.

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THE LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2113813
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

A story about the last gnomes in Britain, their exploration of the Folly Brook and their search for Cloudberry, their long-lost brother who went up the Folly and never returned... Grey cloth, red titles. Enchanting b/w wood-engravings. 200 pages. (The true first edition, as this book was later published with colour plates). Bumping and wear to spine and corners; spotting to couple of corners. Some browning and uneven fading; especially to spine, which also has a damp mark to base. Bookplate to front endpaper. Some foxing - mostly to outer page edges and endpapers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is in two halves, with spine MISSING; tape marks to edges; much creasing and tears; but both panels are mostly complete!

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