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FIFTY YEARS OF A LONDONER'S LIFE
Written by H.G. Hibbert.
Stock no. 1820981
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st 1916. Almost very good condition.

Light blue/grey cloth boards, brown titles. 18 b/w plates. Spine browned and worn at top & tail with some fraying. Corners worn, small bump to lower front edge of board. Grubby marks to boards. Text block browned. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Front hinge pulled and frontis almost detached. Scattered foxing throughout.

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FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS
Written by Mrs. Rodolph Stawell; J.H. Fabre. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1319027
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st USA 1921. Very good condition.

Retold from Alexander Teixeira De Mattos' translation of Fabre's "Souvenirs Entomologiques". Green cloth, gilt titles and borders. 12 beautiful tipped in colour plates with tissue guards. 271 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. A few small marks and some slight scuffing to covers. Some foxspots to contents, mainly at page edges.

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A NATURALIST'S SKETCHBOOK
Written by Clare Walker Leslie. Illustrated by Clare Walker Leslie.
Stock no. 2129156
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st USA 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pages From the Seasons of a Year. Large format. Beige spine, white boards. Revised and Expanded edition of Notes from a Naturalist's Sketchbook. ISBN: 0396089895. A few small indentation marks to covers. Foxspots to outer page edges. Some page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning and a few marks.

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THE HORNS OF DANGER
Written by Mabel Esther Allan.
Stock no. 1314765
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st USA 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Marissa doesn't believe in ghosts.... until she sees the horns in the wood. Tan coloured boards with black title to spine. 190 pages. ISBN: 0396079873. SIGNED by the author to front endpaper. Spine bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is faded to spine and just a little rubbed at spine and corners.

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A DREAM OF HUNGER MOSS
Written by Mabel Esther Allan.
Stock no. 1314753
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st USA 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pale grey boards with dark blue title to spine. 188 pages. ISBN: 0396082246. SIGNED by the author to front endpaper. Spine bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is sunned to spine and a little rubbed to spine and corners.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1309185
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. Very good condition.

Modern three-quarter dark green leather binding with gilt lettering and decoration on spine; marbled boards. 12 colour plates by Jessie Willcox Smith plus two-colour text illustrations. 362 pages Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Wear to edges of preliminary pages. Large crease to top corner of page 19/20. Page edges lightly browned and fingered. Some pale marks to the edges of some pages, including some plates.

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GYPSY'S COUSIN JOY
Written by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps. Illustrated by Mary Fairman Clark.
Stock no. 1106197
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. Circa 1895. Almost very good condition.

Attractive pale green cloth with red wagon wheel and lasso vignette. B/w plates. 289 pages. Contents very good but joints cracked and corners bumped. Covers nice and bright.

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GYPSY BREYNTON
Written by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps. Illustrated by Mary Fairman Clark.
Stock no. 1106196
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. Circa 1894. Very good condition.

Attractive pale green cloth with red wagon wheel and lasso vignette. B/w plates. 262 pages. Corners bumped and rubbed. Covers and contents clean and bright.

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GYPSY'S SOWING AND REAPING
Written by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps. Illustrated by Mary Fairman Clark.
Stock no. 1106195
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. Circa 1896. Very good condition.

Attractive pale green cloth with red wagon wheel and lasso vignette. B/w plates. 286 pages. Rear board slightly marked with small dent but overall a very bright copy.

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THE RETURN OF PETER GRIMM
Written by David Belasco. Illustrated by John Rae.
Stock no. 383810
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

A harrowing ghost story, novelised from the play. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine, large pictorial onlay to front cover. 344 pages. 3 colour plates (tissue-guard to frontis). Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Cover edges rubbed. A few small ink spots to rear cover and small dent to edge. Some scuffing to pictorial onlay. Grubby fingermark to margin of title-page and a few other margins. Ink stamp (Eastern Oregon State Hospital) to illustrations contents page. Contents generally clean.

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