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THE SAM PIG STORYBOOK
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Cecil Leslie.
Stock no. 1321667
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1965. Almost very good condition.

35 of the best Sam Pig stories. Beige cloth with red title label and gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Stains to edges of some pages. Some light foxing.

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VENICE
Written by James Morris.
Stock no. 1822381
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A portrait of an eccentric city. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w photos. Slight wear to top of spine. Text block is browned and has minor foxing. Contents generally clean. Price-cut blue dustwrapper is browned to spine, rubbed at corners and scuffed to rear panel.

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DEVON: A SHELL GUIDE
Written by Ann Jellicoe; Roger Mayne.
Stock no. 1822363
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The authors have made an intensive exploration of the county for their re-writing of the Shell Guide to Devon. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0571048366. Light mottling & scuffing to boards. Text block browned. A few foxspots present. Dustwrapper is browned and edge-rubbed with slight loss of surface paper to corners, small pen mark (writing) to top of front flap.

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GROWLTIGER'S LAST STAND AND OTHER POEMS
Written by T.S. Eliot. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1321619
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With: The Pekes and the Pollicles and The Song of the Jellicles. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Superb colour pictures throughout. A brilliant new interpretation of three favourite poems from Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. ISBN: 0571138829. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is lightly edge rubbed and lightly foxed on verso.

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ITALIAN RENAISSANCE STUDIES
Written by E.F. Jacob.
Stock no. 1822187
Published by Faber & Faber. 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Edited by E.F. Jacob. A cross-section of Italian civilization in the later fifteenth century. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Second impression. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Top edge of text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine , lightly browned at top rear edge, couple of minor stains to spine and top & tail of spine lightly chipped.

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PIGEON RACING ADVANCED TECHNIQUES
Written by Jan Aerts; Inge Moore.
Stock no. 2134813
Published by Faber & Faber. 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. 191 pages. ISBN: 0571082874. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Musty odour to book. Wrapper is edge-creased with some small nicks and browning.

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TROUBLE ON THUNDER MOUNTAIN
Written by Russell Hoban. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320462
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The O'Saurus family rebuild Thunder Mountain with the aid of their friends... Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0571193595. Spine slightly bumped. A lovely copy contained in a slightly edge worn dustwrapper that has a couple of small tears along the bottom edge.

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THE ELDER EDDA: A SELECTION
Written by Paul B. Taylor; W.H. Auden.
Stock no. 1820090
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 1969. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Poetic or Elder Edda is a famous collection made about A.D. 1200 of old Icelandic poems on cosmogony, mythology and the tradition of Norse heroes. This translation from the Icelandic conveys the power, sharpness and precision of the original. Prefaced with a most helpful introduction by Professor Peter Salus and Paul B. Taylor. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0571090664. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine and slightly grubby.

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STORIES FOR FIVE-YEAR-OLDS
Written by Sara Corrin; Stephen Corrin. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2132407
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

And Other Young Readers. Green boards with black title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Pale browning to outer page edge. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with some creasing, but only small amounts of loss.

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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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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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