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THE FIFTH HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Mary Kendal Lee; et al..
Stock no. 1318584
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red cloth spine. Gilt titles. Coloured endpapers and illustrations. 192 pages. 10 x 7.5 inches. Spine and corners bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss to top and tail of spine and corners. Wrapper is just a little grubby.

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THE ELEVENTH HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Grace Lodge; Hilda McGavin; Robert MacGillivray; et al..
Stock no. 1318583
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; Dennis Dobson Ltd.. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine, orange boards with gilt titles. First story is 'What's Happened to Michael?'.Colour plates and illustrations. Spine bumped. Crossword not done. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with a tape repair on verso. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby.

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A LIFE OF PICASSO VOLUME II: 1907-1917
Written by John Richardson. Illustrated by Pablo Picasso; et al..
Stock no. 1818958
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1996. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The second volume only of a four-volume biography. The Painter of Modern Life. Grey boards, black title to spine, red signature to front. B/w photos & illustrations. ISBN: 0224031201. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine, scuffed to rear panel with a little creasing.

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A LIFE OF PICASSO VOLUME I: 1881-1906
Written by John Richardson. Illustrated by Pablo Picasso; et al..
Stock no. 1818949
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The first volume only of a four-volume biography. Exploring Picasso's Spanish roots: his intensely Andalusian nature, his adolescence in Corunna and Madrid, his discovery of himself in the solitude of the mountains, and his passion for Barcelona, where he became the hero of Catalan 'modernisme'. Pale lilac boards with black title to spine and portrait to front board. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0224030248. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Lower edge of text block grubby. Contents clean. Clear glassine dustwrapper with title & author to front panel is browned to spine and has a few tiny closed edge-tears.

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CLASSIC CAR PROFILES NOS. 61-96
Written by Anthony Harding. Illustrated by Gordon Davies; James Leech; et al..
Stock no. 1818783
Published by Profile Publications. 1st 1967. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine with gilt title, cream boards with gilt title and vignette. Colour illustrations. B/w photos. Includes: The "Bullnose" Morris Cowley; The Coopper-Bristol F.2.; The Chitty-Bang-Bangs; The Maserati 250F Grand Prix Car; and many more. Tape marks to boards and some tape repair which has yellowed to some colour pages. Foxing to endpapers. Some front covers of bound volumes scuffed. Label with name and date in ink to top front endpaper. Text block browned. Contents crinkled as if from damp but no staining. Musty odour present.

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CLASSIC CAR PROFILES NOS. 1-24
Written by Anthony Harding. Illustrated by Gordon Davies; James Leech; et al..
Stock no. 1818782
Published by Profile Publications. 1st 1966. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine with gilt title, cream boards with gilt title and vignette. Colour illustrations. B/w photos. Includes: The Model T. Ford; THe 1908 & 1914 G.P Mercedes; The Rolls-Royce Phantom I; and so on. Musty odour present.

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THE CHUMMY BOOK - NINTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Dorothy Russell; Constance Heward; Dixon Rutherford; et al. Illustrated by Peter Fraser; Honor C. Appleton; Hilda Cowham; Mabel Lucie Attwell; et al..
Stock no. 1318355
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Pictorial front cover shows black cat and white dog, blue spine with white titles and horse's head. First story is 'The Housing Problem'. 287 pages plus one page book list. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby. Small dent to top edge of rear cover. Vertical crease to rear cover. Endpapers browned. Heavy foxing to contents, mainly textblock and some other marks.

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THE JENNY WREN STORY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell; H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1318352
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Green cloth spine, pictorial front board. 2 colour plates by Lucie Attwell, B/w text illustrations by various artists. First story is "The Sick Doll's Diary". 9.75" x 7". Spine and corners worn, lower 1" of spine was split and has been glued down. Edges rubbed. Joints cracked. Foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents.

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THE LAND OF MY FATHERS
Written by W. Lewis Jones; Geoffrey of Monmouth; William Watson; Giraldus Cambrensis; et al. Illustrated by Christopher Williams; Augustus John; Frank Brangwyn; et al..
Stock no. 1317977
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

A Welsh Gift Book. Cream cloth with red titles and vignettes. 127 numbered pages. Tipped-in colour plates mounted on captioned brown card. B/w plates. Spine slightly bumped. Covers very slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing throughout, particularly to textblock.

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THE GRAPHIC STORY READER BOOK 1
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Cecil Aldin; et al..
Stock no. 1317963
Published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. 144 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 2 full page colour illustrations by Louis Wain. Numerous illustrations by Cecil Aldin and others. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Grubby fingermarks to contents and endpapers lightly browned.

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EVERY GIRL'S STORIES
Written by Grace Aguilar; Maria Edgeworth; E.H. Knatchbull-Hugessen; et al. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway; et al..
Stock no. 1317889
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1896. Good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis by Kate Greenaway. B/w illustrations throughout. 501 pages, all edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small name in ink to front free-endpaper and prize inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Lower corner of rear cover and of most page corner tips damaged from a fire. Foxing throughout.

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LITTLE FOLKS 1888
Written by Theo Gift; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Walter Crane; Harold Copping; et al..
Stock no. 1317887
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1888. Good condition.

Cloth spine, pictiorial front board shows a boy and a girl ice-skating. Serial stories are: Little Oddity and King Penguin Land. Chromolithograph and tinted plates, b/w text illustrations. Covers are worn, grubby and foxed. Spine bumped. Front joint is partly broken. Rear joint cracked. Foxing to contents.

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