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THAMES: SACRED RIVER
Written by Peter Ackroyd.
Stock no. 1818357
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A biography of the river, from source to sea. Exploring its history from prehistoric times to the present day. 490 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780701172848.
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STAG HUNTING WITH THE "DEVON AND SOMERSET" 1887-1901
Written by Philip Evered. Illustrated by H.M. Lomas.
Stock no. 1818318
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1902. Very good condition.

An Account of the Chase of the Wild Red Deer on Exmoor. Red cloth boards, gilt titles, gilt vignette of stag head to front. Colour and b/w photos. B/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. Spine slightly faded, small split in cloth to head of spine at either side. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. A few scattered foxspots to contents.
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THE TALE OF TINY TUTAK
Written by Hanna Wiig. Illustrated by Sven Skauge.
Stock no. 1317983
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1959. Almost very good condition.

Tiny Tutak is an Eskimo boy living far away near the North Pole. He sets off with his tiny bow and his tiny spear to hunt for food. Small format. Red paper boards, white titles and illustration to front. Pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping along cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning. Foxing to outer page edges.
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FLYING AN EPITOME AND A FORECAST
Written by Claude Grahame-White.
Stock no. 2131577
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos throughout. Spine is browned. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges; foxing; also to page margins. Wrapper is very badly damaged; torn with half of spine MISSING: other pieces are taped back together on a white sheet of paper (now browned); tape marks etc.
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A TRAMP ABROAD
Written by Mark Twain. Illustrated by Mark Twain; W.F. Brown; True Williams; B. Day.
Stock no. 2131113
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1880. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth covers, black illustration and gilt titles to front and spine. Floral endpapers. 564 pages. 32 pages of adverts to rear dated August 1880, so this is a reprint edition in same year as first (first had a catalogue dated June 1880). 314 b/w illustrations to text throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of small splits to cloth at top of spine, which is also browned. A few small white 'splash' spots to covers. Foxing and margin marks.
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THE SHADOWLESS MAN
Written by Adelbert Von Chamisso. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 2130448
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1910. Almost very good condition.

Blue illustrated cloth showing man with cape and stick walking toward the reader. Red titles on yellow background. Colour frontis with tissue guard. 16 b/w plates and b/w text illustrations. 106 pages. Scuffing to covers. Bumping along edges and corners. Browning and marks to rear cover. Marks and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.
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TWENTY-FOUR PORTRAITS
No author listed. Illustrated by William Rothenstein.
Stock no. 2130287
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1923. Very good condition.

Cloth spine, white title labels to spine and front cover. With critical appreciations by various hands. Second Series. Limited edition to 1500 copies. Spine and a couple of cover edges are browned. Bumping and wear to corners and top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
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PUSS IN BOOTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Karen Avery.
Stock no. 2129903
Published by Chatto & Windus. Circa 1975. Very good condition.

A Peepshow Book. 360 degree book, use the ties to display. Pink glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0701121426. Bumping to cover edges. All pop-ups in excellent working order. Ties still present for use.
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CINDERELLA
No author listed. Illustrated by Louise Scott.
Stock no. 2129902
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1979. Very good condition.

A Peepshow Book. Glazed pictorial boards. Opens up 360 degrees to reveal 5 pop-up scenes. ISBN: 0701124172. All pop-ups in excellent working order. Bumping to spine. Ties are still present for use.
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CARAVAGGIO: A LIFE
Written by Helen Langdon. Illustrated by Caravaggio.
Stock no. 2129112
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Green cloth covers with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Colour plates. ISBN: 0701160632.
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VAN GOGH'S EAR THE TRUE STORY
Written by Bernadette Murphy.
Stock no. 2128889
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2016. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial boards. On 23 December 1888 Vincent Van Gogh cut off his ear. B/w and colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781784740610.
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SPINNERS OF THE BIG TOP
Written by Pamela Macgregor-Morris.
Stock no. 2127447
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Illustrated with photographs by Rex Coleman and David Simpson. Yellow boards, gilt title to spine. Name and address sticker to front endpaper. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and tears, but minimal loss.
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