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SOMETHING FOR CHRISTMAS
Written by Palmer Brown. Illustrated by Palmer Brown.
Stock no. 1317599
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st UK 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of a little mouse's search for a very special Christmas gift. Delightful colour illustrations. Pale blue cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Small format. Slight bumping to spine. Some light foxing to top edge of textblock else contents fine. Some small marks to dustwrapper and a light vertical brown mark to edge of front panel, dustwrapper spine is lightly browned.

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OLD-TIME STORIES
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2127499
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

2nd issue. Red cloth, gilt titles. Circular gilt vignette to front cover. 6 richly coloured plates mounted on green sugar-paper, plus numerous b/w illustrations (many full-page). Translated from the French by A.E. Johnson. 2nd issue. A few marks to covers. Corners are bumped. A little browning to spine; some fading to gilt. Vertical creasing to front endpaper and half-title page. Foxing and browning, mostly to prelims and outer page edges. A few margin marks. All plates present.

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GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
Written by Jonathan Swift; Elaine Moss. Illustrated by Hans Baltzer.
Stock no. 1815757
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1961. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cream cloth spine, blue pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. Board edges rubbed. Light staining to cloth spine. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with loss, browned and damp stained to spine.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1208804
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Green cloth, gilt titles & vignettes. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. 319 pages. All plates present. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Gilt faded from spine. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, name and address on half-title. Frontis plate has ragged edges and is repaired on verso. Page 67 has a closed margin tear. Some foxspots to contents. Brown mark from old paperclip on a couple of pages.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1406768
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1915. Slightly better than good condition.

A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Green cloth, gilt titles & vignettes. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. 319 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine and cover edges darkened. Gilt on spine is dulled. Large score mark to rear cover. Newspaper cuttings have been stuck to front endpaper. Small booksellers label and small patch of newsprint to front pastedown. Front joint beginning to crack. Browning to endpapers and tissue guard to frontis. Name and numbers (Isa 14/20) written in ink on front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Some fingering. Plates all present.

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LITTLE BROTHER & LITTLE SISTER
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1607965
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Deluxe edition, limited to 525 numbered and signed copies. Bound in light grey cloth with gold pictorial spine. Gold pictorial white label to front cover. Top edge gilt, others uncut. 13 tipped-in colour plates and 43 b/w drawings. Mauve on white pictorial endpapers. 250pp. 12 x 9.5". SIGNED by Rackham. Limited edition: this is copy number 352 of 525. Spine and corners bumped, with some wear to the cloth. Some marks to boards. Cracking ans splitting to front joint. Endpapers browned. Bookplate pasted to half-title page. All colour plates present: last plate is corner creased but all others are in fine condition. A few scattered foxspots. Contents generally clean and bright, but pages 248-9 are browned.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2119373
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Green cloth, dark titles & vignettes. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. 319 pages. Spine is faded and foxed. Uneven fading and some other marks to covers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small splits to top and tail of spine; with fraying of cloth. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing. All plates present.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1504580
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1915. Slightly better than good condition.

A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Green cloth, dark titles & vignettes. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. 319 pages. Rear joint has been repaired and the spine has been reglued. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine and rear cover. Covers mottled and marked. Two letters in ink to front pastedown. Half-title page and tissue guard to frontis very browned. All colour plates present, tear to top margin of one whilst does reach illustration. Just a few fox spots. Contents mostly clean just an odd mark.

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THE SPORT OF OUR ANCESTORS
Written by Lord Willoughby De Broke. Illustrated by G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 2117026
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1921. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth, gilt titles. 20 plates. Top edge gilt. Spine is extremely faded, with bumping and some chipping to cloth along top edge. Marks to covers. Page browning. Some foxing, mostly to outer page edges. All plates present.

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YOUNG CLIMBER
Written by Robert Bateman.
Stock no. 2116394
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Sports Fiction Series. Brown cloth boards with gilt titles. Spine and a couple of cover edges are faded. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some pages internally. Wrapper is price-cut with foxing, grubby marks; some chipping and creasing; minimal loss.

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SPORTING VERSE
Written by Adam Lindsay Gordon. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 2113378
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. 8 tipped-in colour plates. Uneven fading and marks to covers. Some foxing and page browning. All plates present.

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OLD-TIME STORIES
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2110319
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1921. Almost very good condition.

2nd issue. Red cloth, gilt titles. Circular gilt vignette to front cover. 6 richly coloured plates mounted on green sugar-paper, plus numerous b/w illustrations (many full-page). Translated from the French by A.E. Johnson. 2nd issue. Damp marks to edges of covers. Wear to spine. Foxing to pages. Contents are very good.

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