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AIRLINERS OF THE 1930S
Written by John Stroud; Bill Gunston. Illustrated by John Batchelor; et al..
Stock no. 2127798
Published by Phoebus. 1980. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. The Illustrated International Aircraft Guide. Colour artwork by Batchelor. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. Some browning to cover edges and page edges. A little creasing to corners.

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JOLLY TIMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Chris G. Temple; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 2127788
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards show children drawing on blackboard. First story is "The Elf-Girl and the Prince". Pretty colour plates by Temple. B/w illustrations throughout including one small picture by Wain featuring 3 cats in the sea. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Inscription in ink to belongs to page. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is creased with a few large tears and chips; only a little loss to a couple of corners and top of spine.

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MY OWN FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 2127766
Published by Arrowsmith. 1st 1895. Almost very good condition.

Pale blue cloth, gilt titles; blue decoration to front cover. B/w illustrations. Gilt to spine is faded, spine is also browned; some chips to cloth at top and tail; a little fraying. Bumping and wear to corners. Browning to cover edges. Some foxing. A few pages have small chips/nicks to margins.

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MINI CRUCIBLE
Written by Jane Buck; Claude Koenig. Illustrated by Anthony Abrahams; David Backhouse; David Bailey; et al..
Stock no. 2127737
Published by Gallery Pangolin. 2014. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. Colour photos. A later addition after 'Crucible' and Crucible 2 exhibitions in Gloucester Cathedral. This shows off some of the artists' other work.

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EAGLES, HAWKS AND FALCONS OF THE WORLD
Written by Leslie H. Brown; Dean Amadon. Illustrated by Roger Tory Peterson; et al..
Stock no. 2127688
Published by Country Life. 1st 1968. Very good condition.

Large format. Two volumes. 125 full-colour paintings. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette. Some foxing, mostly to endpapers and prelims of books. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Contained in original pictorial slip case that has some wear and a few scuffs to it.

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ALL FEMALE CAST
Written by Ann Elliott. Illustrated by Ann Christopher; et al..
Stock no. 1816467
Published by Gallery Pangolin. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

Exhibition catalogue of bronze sculpture by an all female cast. Cardwraps. 70 pages.

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THE ROALD DAHL TREASURY
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake; Raymond Briggs; Patrick Benson; et al..
Stock no. 2127417
Published by Ted Smart. 1st thus 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Four themed sections - Animals, Magic, Friends and foes, and Matters of importance - take the reader on a journey into Dahls unique imagination. Large format. White glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 444 pages. Light bumping to spine. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.

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SEVEN MASTER PRINTMAKERS INNOVATIONS IN THE EIGHTIES
Written by Riva Castleman. Illustrated by Jim Dine; David Hockney; Jasper Johns; et al..
Stock no. 2126543
Published by The Museum of Modern Art. 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Museum of Modern Art New York. Oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0870701940. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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THE BOOK OF DECORATIVE FURNITURE ITS FORM, COLOUR, & HISTORY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Edwin Foley. Illustrated by Edwin Foley; et al..
Stock no. 2126391
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles to spines; blind titles and decorations to front covers. With One Hundred Reproductions in Full-Colour Facsimile of Drawings by the Author, and One Thousand Text Illustrations; Correlated Charts of British Woodwork Styles and Contemporaries; Decorative Furnishing Accessories; Principle Trees; &c. Bumping and wear to spines, corners and cover edges. Tear to top of spine on Volume II. Other smaller nicks and chips, with some fraying to cloth. What looks like damp marks to bottom of front cover of Volume II. Spotting to covers. All plates present. Foxing, mostly to endpapers and outer page edges.

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BOYS AND GIRLS A LADYBIRD BOOK OF CHILDHOOD
Written by Robert Elms; Wayne Hemingway; Alan Titchmarsh; et al. Illustrated by Martin Aitchison; John Berry; John Kenney; Eric Winter; et al..
Stock no. 2125857
Published by Ladybird Books Ltd. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Larger format. Beautifully illustrated with artwork from sixty years of Ladybird Books, Boys and Girls is a celebration of childhood. Everyone has a favourite Ladybird Book, which is yours? ISBN: 9780723259718. Bumping to bottom of spine and a couple of corners. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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SONGS AND VERSE
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake; Russell Ayto; Axel Scheffler; et al..
Stock no. 2125848
Published by Ted Smart. Circa 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Produced for The Book People Ltd. A visual feast zinging with colour and wit. Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224070657. Wrapper a bit edge-creased and faded to spine.

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CATARACTONIUM: ROMAN CATTERICK AND ITS HINTERLAND. EXCAVATIONS AND RESEARCH, 1958-1997 PART II
Written by P.R. Wilson; et al. Illustrated by E.R. Lyons; et al..
Stock no. 2125625
Published by Council For British Archaeology. 1st 2002. Very good condition.

Large format. Heavy cardwraps. B/w illustrations. One fold-out page. ISBN: 1902771249. Bump to base of spine. Contents are still excellent.

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