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George Newnes Limited

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THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLE
Written by Howard Pyle. Illustrated by Howard Pyle.
Stock no. 1504633
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st UK 1905. Slightly better than good condition.

Contains The Story of Lancelot, The Book of Sir Tristram parts I, II and III and The Book of Sir Percival. Grey cloth, large vignette of man with sword and shield to front with orange titles, decoration and titles to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 328pp. 9.5 x 7". Spine bumped with nicks to cloth at base.Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby with browning to spine and rear cover. Front joint and a few hinges cracked. First gathering pulled. Light brown stain to bottom inside corner of last few pages and pastedown. Endpapers grubby. Contents generally clean.
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WILLIAM THE FOURTH
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1404228
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1924. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with black titles to front and spine. 250 pages and 2 pages of adverts to rear. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and a little worn. Spine is browned and has a small hole on front joint. Covers are marked. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Some joints are cracked.
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THE PLAY'S THE THING!
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2116905
Published by The Home Library Book Company; George Newnes Limited. 1st 1927. Good condition.

Very large format. Orange cloth, black titles to spine. Music by Alec Rowley. 24 full page illustrations. Pictorial endpapers. Spine is bumped and faded. Corners are bumped and worn, with a bit of cloth fraying. Cover edges are faded, with wear. Joints are cracked, with wear, showing webbing through. Foxing throughout. Some plays have pencil marks/names next to characters lists. All plates present.
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DAME SLAP AND HER SCHOOL
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Dorothy Wheeler.
Stock no. 2116828
Published by George Newnes Limited. Circa 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, brown titles. Two b/w illustrations per page. 92 pages. There was no school on Breezy Hill for the children, so Dame Slap, a dear kindly old rabbit opened one. Bottom and top 1" of spine and cover edges are faded. Corners are bumped, with light wear. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with much wear and some chips along edges; faded and grubby to spine; loss to top and tail of spine.
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WILLIAM THE SHOWMAN
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1713442
Published by George Newnes Limited. 11th 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title label to spine and vignette of William to front cover. B/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing on outer page edges. Large closed tear to front panel of wrapper which is generally grubby.
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WILLIAM THE FOURTH
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1713440
Published by George Newnes Limited. 30th 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black title strips to spine and vignette of William to front cover. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper edge-creased with some rubbing and chipping.
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WILLIAM AGAIN
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1504083
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1923. Good condition.

Red cloth, black title to spine. 253 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine has splits to top and bottom and small split to front edge. Also faded with some loss of cloth at base of spine. Bumping and wear to corners. Covers marked with small dent and tear to cloth on rear cover. Top inch of front endpapers very grubby, small amount of ink writing to pastedown. Surface paper damage to rear pastedown, board showing. Browning to endpapers. Contents generally clean.
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FOUR-AND-TWENTY BLACKBIRDS
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Lilian Buchanan.
Stock no. 1503803
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A delightful story with the Sussex Downs as background, in which the Grays move from the Midlands to open a cafe in a little town near to the sea. Orange boards, black title to spine. 159 pages. B/w illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Bottom edge of rear cover slightly marked. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Pages browned with foxing, mostly to edges. A couple of marks to prelims and endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn, with a few small tears, creases and chips. Crease to rear panel, a few fox spots on verso.
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THE TREASURE OF LOOTERS' ISLE
Written by Michael Poole.
Stock no. 1810346
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Juvenile adventures of the hunt for stolen treasures from all over Europe during WWII. Orange cloth, brown titles to spine and front cover. 192 pages. Small mark to front edge of spine else boards clean. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and slightly grubby.
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SHIPS AT WORK
Written by A.C. Hardy.
Stock no. 2115588
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with black titles. B/w photos. Uneven fading/darkening to covers. Wear to top and tail f spine, with a little fraying to cloth. Foxing to outer page edges and pages throughout.
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MR. PINK-WHISTLE INTERFERES
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Dorothy M. Wheeler.
Stock no. 2115453
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Pink cloth, black titles. 159 pages. B/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. White mark to front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is very badly torn and extremely creased with extensive tape repairs; some loss at edges, but mostly still present.
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JOHN O'LONDON'S CHILDREN'S LIBRARY
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1313914
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Four volumes: Tales From the Arabian Nights; The Knights of the Round Table; Tales of Ancient Greece; Tales of Robin Hood. Each edited by Enid Blyton. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Those in "Knights" illustrated by Robinson. Each volume has red covers with black titles. Slight bumping to spine and a little rubbing to cover edges. Colouring to the b/w illustrations. Dustwrappers are edge worn with slight loss to top and tail of spine of "Knights", tears to "Arabian Nights" but generally bright and clean. Contained in a slipcase (custom made?) which is slightly worn.
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