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AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE BENTLEY CAR 1919-1931
Written by W.O. Bentley.
Stock no. 2129752
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1964. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Colour frontis. B/w photos. 192 pages. Sticky brown tape marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a faded spine; tape (which is browning) to fold edges. Slight odour to book.
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TREE AND LEAF
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2129346
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 2nd 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Containing essays by Tolkien "On Fairy-stories and Leaf by Niggle". Written in the period 1938-1939 when the Lord of the Rings was beginning to unfold itself. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Top edge green. ISBN: 0048240206. Browning to edges of covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning and some foxing. Wrapper is unevenly faded.
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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by George Soper.
Stock no. 2127182
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue pictorial boards. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 259 pages. Spine and a couple of cover edges are unevenly browned. Bottom corner of front endpaper has been snipped off. Some foxing. All plates present. Wrapper is torn with upto 2" loss to base of spine; loss to corners and top edge of front panel. This is a 2nd impression.
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BOILER HOUSE PRACTICE
Written by J.N. Williams.
Stock no. 2126563
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Bumping to corners. Some fading to cover edges. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased and torn with chips; a little loss; some browning and scuffs.
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WELLINGTON'S MASTERPIECE THE BATTLE AND CAMPAIGN OF SALAMANCA
Written by J.P. Lawford; Peter Young.
Stock no. 2126466
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0049400371. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears; minimal loss.
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AERO ENGINES FOR STUDENTS
Written by R.A. Beaumont.
Stock no. 1610253
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1943. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Small format. B/w photos and diagrams. Folding table to rear. Bumping and rubbing to board edges; a little darkening. Edge of fold-out tale is creased and has small tear. Wrapper is edge creased and chipped with some loss; a little grubby.
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THE HOBBIT
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2124727
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 4th 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fourth edition. Green cloth with gilt title to spine, endpapers are maps. 5 colour plates and b/w illustrations. 256 pages. 9 x 5.75". ISBN: 0048231479. A few light marks to covers. School prize plate to free front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.
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THE MAGIC FINGER
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by William Pene Du Bois.
Stock no. 2124362
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 2nd 1974. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Blue and black endpapers. Dramatic b/w illustrations. Wear to spine and edges. Some browning to covers. A little foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good indeed.
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THE ELEPHANT & THE FLOWER
Written by Brian Patten. Illustrated by Meg Rutherford.
Stock no. 1815395
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1970. Very good condition.

Almost-Fables. Contains 16 Almost-Fables. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictorial endpapers. Two-tone and b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0048230928. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Minor foxing to text block and a few grubby marks to contents.
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DAYS AND NIGHTS OF GAME FISHING
Written by William B. Currie. Illustrated by Charles Jardine.
Stock no. 1814739
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Catching wild fish in wild places is the theme of this book. ISBN: 0047990244. Foxing to top edge of text block and browning to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.
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LANCASHIRE FOR ME A LITTLE AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by T. Thompson.
Stock no. 1208781
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

In this book the author leaves his dialect stories to give us an account of his early days and later literary and other adventures including his experiences in film writing and broadcasting. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. 237 pages. Spine bumped. Names and dates in ink on front endpaper. Light foxing to prelims and page margins. Price-cut wrapper is foxed and torn at edges with slight loss.
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JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Michel Simeon.
Stock no. 1814640
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1981. Very good condition.

The adventures of James Henry Trotter and an oversized peach! A fast-paced, hilarious saga, in the best traditions of the fantastic. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 110 pages. 9.5 x 6.5". ISBN: 0048230782. Seventh impression. Rubbing to top & tail of spine.
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