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PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319224
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1951. Almost very good condition.

Burgundy boards. Gilt title to spine. Embossed decoration and vignette to front. 16 colour plates. 122 pages. 10 x 7.25". Spine bumped. Slight fading to spine and cover edges. White mark to rear edge of spine. Foxing, mainly at page edges and prelims.

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MOTHER GOOSE AND HER FRIENDS TOMMY TUCKER'S STORIES
Written by Maude Radford Warren; Eve Davenport. Illustrated by Charles A. Federer.
Stock no. 1319204
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1925. Very good condition.

Stories based on mother goose nursery rhymes. Green cloth with black titles, pictorial onlay to front cover. Blue pictorial endpapers. 12 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 361 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Rear cover is just a little grubby from fingermarks. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Page browning to half title-page and to rear fly-leaf. Some fingermarks to page margins.

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FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS
Written by Mrs. Rodolph Stawell; Dr. R. Macfie; J.H. Fabre. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1819857
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

Retold from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos' Translation of Fabre's "Souvenirs Entomologiques" by Mrs. R.Stawell. Cream cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations. Embossed vignette of dragonfly to rear board. 12 colour plates. vii and 184 pages. Covers slightly grubby and a little scuffed. Text block browned. Contemporary gift inscription in ink to free front endpaper has bled through to imprint on half-title page. Foxing to endpapers. Half-title page and last page heavily browned. A few margin marks. All plates present. Plate opposite page 64 (Psyche) has a closed tear to the mount which has been expertly repaired.

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RENEGADE
Written by Robyn Young.
Stock no. 1819792
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Insurrection trilogy book 2. King Edward of England marches on Scotland his campaign to unite the British Isles under one crown inspired by an Arthurian prophecy. One man alone can thwart Edward's plan, Robert Bruce. A historical novel. ISBN: 9780340963678. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Text block lightly browned and a few pale foxspots present. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and a little scuffed.

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INSURRECTION
Written by Robyn Young.
Stock no. 2133340
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Blood, Battle Betrayal - the first book in the epic trilogy telling the story of Robert The Bruce. Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. 488 pages plus character list, glossary and bibliography. ISBN: 9780340963647. SIGNED by author. Small bump at base of spine. Pages lightly browned. Wrapper has very light rubbing at edges and is complete with red wraparound band.

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PICKLES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133295
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Telling the story of Pickles the puppy who is always getting into a pickle! Large format. Brick red cloth spine, with gilt title. Green cloth covers with orange and gilt titles. 24 delightful colour plates. Spotting to covers. Bumping to covers. Some hinges are pulled; a few gatherings are detached/stitching is broken. Chipping to page edges; a little loss; foxing. Wrapper is badly creased and torn with some loss; most of picture to front is complete.

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MERRY AND BRIGHT
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133294
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Brown boards with large pictorial onlay to front. Delightful full-page colour illustrations of doggies. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks/browning to covers. Foxing throughout.

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MY PETS AND THEIR WAYS
No author listed. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; J.H. Hartley; G.F. Christie; Hubert Whatley; et al..
Stock no. 2133290
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1917. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows girl, two dogs, cat and duck, red titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. Short stories and verses. First story is Mischief. 1" tear hole to top of spine; a little fraying to cloth. Chipping and bumping along cover edges and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Name in ink to belongs to box. Foxing and margin marks throughout. Front joint is partially cracked.

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THE NEW MOTORING
Written by W.H. Berry.
Stock no. 2133270
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1919. Almost very good condition.

A fascinating insight into the early days of motoring. Olive green cloth, black titles. Numerous b/w plates. 283 pages plus 20 pages of motoring related adverts. All plates present. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Foxing to endpapers. Front and rear joints cracked. Edge of textblock browned. Occasional foxspots to contents but generally clean. Address label to rear pastedown.

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FARM YARD PUPPIES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819647
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1911. Good condition.

Chappie takes his friend Chips on a tour of the Farm Yard. Grey pictorial cloth with orange titles. Front cover shows the dogs and a sleeping pig. Colour & b/w illustrations. Pictorial boards faded and dampstained. New endpapers. Foxing throughout and grubby marks to content.s Chapter headers have been coloured in with paints which have imprinted on facing blank page.

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THE RED PUPPY BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819646
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Green/grey cloth spine, pictorial paper boards show the red puppy with white bow and red title to front. 12 colour plates. The adventures of a cheeky puppy! Boards edge-rubbed and worn at corners, a few marks. Front joint cracked but binding holding. Crossed out inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Light foxing and light marks to contents, illustrations bright.

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1318955
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1927. Slightly better than good condition.

Popular edition. Red cloth stamped in gilt with peacock design. 12 tipped-in colour plates. 8 x 6". Spine and corners bumped and worn with some damp staining, particularly to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. 1 plate mount (with plate on) is detached but still present. Some page browning and foxing.

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