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THE MONGREL PUPPY BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318012
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth with orange titles, illustration of 3 puppies to the front (one sitting on cushion). 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Life and adventures of a mongrel pup! Spine and corners bumped and worn, split to lower 2" of rear edge of spine. Some grubby marks to front cover. Name, date and a couple of initials in ink to front free-endpaper. Light damp stain to top of inner margins of front endpapers and to top corner of rear free-endpaper. Some light foxing and a few grubby fingermarks to contents.

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THE LAND OF MY FATHERS
Written by W. Lewis Jones; Geoffrey of Monmouth; William Watson; Giraldus Cambrensis; et al. Illustrated by Christopher Williams; Augustus John; Frank Brangwyn; et al..
Stock no. 1317977
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

A Welsh Gift Book. Cream cloth with red titles and vignettes. 127 numbered pages. Tipped-in colour plates mounted on captioned brown card. B/w plates. Spine slightly bumped. Covers very slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing throughout, particularly to textblock.

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131567
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Popular edition. Red cloth stamped in gilt with peacock design. 12 tipped-in colour plates. 8 x 6". Bumping and wear to spine and corners; browning to spine, with chips and nicks to cloth. Grubby marks to cover edges. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. Plates are fine, with just a few foxspots to versos.

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THE DAINTY BOOK
Written by Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 2131560
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

White pictorial boards with gilt title to front. Pretty colour pictures accompany verse for children. Browning, foxing and marks to covers; some surface paper rubbing/lifting. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Margin marks to pages.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131379
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Spine is faded. Corners are nice and sharp. All plates are present and fine. Foxing throughout book, but still very good! Contained in original (rare) wrapper with pictorial onlay to front panel. Edge-creasing to wrapper, with a few tears and chips, but minimal loss.

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EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131066
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

Light grey cloth with blue decorations to front cover. 19 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w portrait of Dulac. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some spotting to covers. Partially erased inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing throughout; also to plate mount pages, but plates are still fine!

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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2130872
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Boots the Chemists. Good condition.

Published for Boots The Chemist. Large format. Red cloth covers, gilt titles. 16 colour tipped-in plates. Many b/w illustrations. 319 pages. 10 x 7.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some fraying and chipping to cloth on spine. Marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Marks to margins. There are a few pages which have closed margin tears (one which goes through text). There are two page margin tears, with pieces of loss. All plates present. A reading copy.

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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2130476
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1919. Very good condition.

Large format, 9.75 x 7.5". Blue cloth, gilt titles and green decorations. 16 tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. Spine is faded. Some spotting to covers. Bumping to some cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. All plates present.

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PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2130358
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1912. Almost very good condition.

This is the "New Edition", a reprint of the first but with a new colour frontis and an additional 7 b/w drawings. 50 superb tipped-in colour plates distributed throughout the book. Numerous b/w drawings including some full-page. Green cloth, elaborate gilt decorations to front cover and spine. 126 pages. Large format, 11.25 x 8.5 inches. Fading and spotting to spine. A few marks to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates present.

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NAUGHTY RED LION, BEWARE!
Written by Susan Leigh. Illustrated by Nigel Mould.
Stock no. 2130347
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

"Something special happened when the queer, loveable, laughable animals pictured on the shields of the Knights of Castle Gallantry came alive to go adventuring". Red cloth, black titles and vignette. Illustrated endpapers. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 112 pages. 8.25 x 5.5". Browning to top and tail of spine. A couple of bumps. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Pale pencil colouring to one b/w illustration internally. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; piece of loss to top corner of rear panel.

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MY OWN NURSERY RHYME BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Helen Jacobs.
Stock no. 2130306
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1913. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover showing a mother reading a book to her children. 4 plates. B/w illustrations. Slight bowing to covers. Darkening to spine. Wear to cover edges. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Foxing and marks throughout.

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EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2130268
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1915. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Large format. Yellow cloth covers with black titles and vignettes. 19 tipped-in colour plates and 1 b/w portrait of Dulac. Published for The Daily Telegraph by Hodder & Stoughton. Some browning to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and margins. All plates present. Several plates have creasing to them. Wrapper is MISSING spine, but most of front and rear panels are present - torn and chipped with some marks.

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