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STALIN'S NEMESIS: THE EXILE AND MURDER OF LEON TROTSKY
Written by Bertrand M. Patenaude.
Stock no. 1318387
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of one of the twentieth century's most notorious political murders: the assassination of Leon Trotsky. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780571228751. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed, tiny piece torn from top corner of rear panel.
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STALIN'S NEMESIS: THE EXILE AND MURDER OF LEON TROTSKY
Written by Bertrand M. Patenaude.
Stock no. 1818240
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The story of one of the twentieth century's most notorious political murders: the assassination of Leon Trotsky. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780571228751.
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HARDY FERNS
Written by Reginald Kaye.
Stock no. 1818225
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1968. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos, b/w illustrations. 203 pages. ISBN: 0571082084. Pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Text block slightly browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a ink annotation to bottom of front flap, a few small brown marks to spine.
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A FRENCH ALPHABET
Written by Margaret Cardew. Illustrated by Margaret Cardew.
Stock no. 2131050
Published by Faber & Faber. Circa 1945. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Grey cloth, pictorial front cover. Oblong format. Nice colour illustrations. Boards are a bit bowed. Some spotting to edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is creased and browned with tears and chips; some small areas of loss; ink writing to front panel.
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CHRISTMAS 1993 or SANTA'S LAST RIDE
Written by Leslie Bricusse. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 2130789
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This sparkling poem tells how wars, bureaucracy and politics make life more and more difficult for Santa Claus, until the dreadful Christmas of 1993 drives him to issue an ultimatum....... Glorious full page colour illustrations and b/w vignettes. Tan cloth covers. 12" x 8.5". Unpaginated. Large format. ISBN: 0571146511.
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THE BEWITCHED BROOMSTICKS AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Charles Duncan. Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Stock no. 2130668
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Stories of unusual happenings including a clock which makes faces, a duck which loses its quack and trees which run away. Light brown cloth. B/w illustrations. 8 x 5". 109pp. Spine is faded. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks to corners.
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THE MAGIC JACKET & OTHER STORIES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Irene Hawkins.
Stock no. 2130666
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1943. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Green cloth with blue title to spine and decoration to front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges; some foxing.
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THE BEWITCHED BROOMSTICKS AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Charles Duncan. Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Stock no. 2130398
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Stories of unusual happenings including a clock which makes faces, a duck which loses its quack and trees which run away. Light brown cloth. B/w illustrations. 8 x 5". 109pp. Fading and bumping to cover edges. Large prize plate stuck in between half-title and title page. Foxing. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; grubby marks, minimal loss.
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THE CHILLY DRAGON AND OTHER TALES
Written by Charles Duncan. Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Stock no. 2130397
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Full-page b/w drawings illustrate 9 tales, most concerning animals. 112pp. 8 x 5.5" Bookplate to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and nicks; minimal loss. A few grubby marks.
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MINI: THE TRUE AND SECRET HISTORY OF THE MAKING OF A MOTOR CAR
Written by Simon Garfield.
Stock no. 1817503
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A fascinating story of British endeavour, ingenuity and masterful marketing. Blue boards, white title to spine. Red endpapers. B/w photos and a few colour. ISBN: 9780571248094.
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FFANGS THE VAMPIRE BAT AND THE KISS OF TRUTH
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Stock no. 2130342
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A wildly inventive fantasy with splendidly exuberant illustrations. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0571138411. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper edge-creased.
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THE STORY OF MOSES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2130045
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1959. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 110 pages. Ex-lib. with many usual markings - ink numbers to spine, Ink stamps to a number of pages; card-holder and tipped-in date list to front. Foxing to outer page edges; some grubby marks, however, contents are generally very good. Wrapper has ink numbers to spine, which is also faded; some chipping and creasing.
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