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THE EWING OMNIBUS
Written by Juliana Horatia Ewing.
Stock no. 2136423
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1935. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Orange cloth, dark titles. Eight complete stories. Containing: Jackanapes; Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances; Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories. Spotting to covers. Newspaper cutting of Ewing stuck to front endpaper. Wrapper is torn with some loss; grubby and scuffed.

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DARKIE AND CO.
Written by Howard Spring. Illustrated by Norman Hepple.
Stock no. 1322058
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1932. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth with blue titles, windmill vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 288 pages. Covers a bit grubby and marked. Endpapers browned. Some foxing to contents.

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DIMSIE MOVES UP AGAIN
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce.
Stock no. 2135777
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Good condition.

Beige cloth with black swan borders and titles. Colour frontis. 288 pages. Darkening to spine and cover edges; some grubby marks. Rear joint a bit cracked. Foxing and browning; some marks. A reading copy.

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MR. BUNNYKINS BUILDS A BUNG'LO
No author listed.
Stock no. 1321685
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Almost very good condition.

Very small format (12 x 9.5 cm). Blue boards, pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. Spine and corners bumped, some fading to covers. Pencil scribbles to rear cover. Grubby fingermarks and some erased pencil markings to contents.

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EARLY VICTORIAN ENGLAND 1830-1865 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by G.M. Young.
Stock no. 2134963
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1934. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles. B/w plates. Marks to covers, some fading and splash marks to spines. Some pencil underlining. Foxing and browning.

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A STUDY OF HISTORY VOLUME IV
Written by Arnold J. Toynbee.
Stock no. 2134961
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1940. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of small splits to spine, which is also browned. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing and page browning.

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A STUDY OF HISTORY VOLUME V
Written by Arnold J. Toynbee.
Stock no. 2134957
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1940. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; small nick to top of spine. Browning to spine. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON
Written by Jim Corbett.
Stock no. 2134636
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 2nd 1945. Good condition.

Orange cloth with black title to spine. Second edition. With an introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett and a preface by Lord Linlithgow. Covers are unevenly faded with what appear to be damp marks and splashes. Lengthy inscription to verso of dedication pages. A few small page margin nicks/chips. Page browning.

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THE BOY'S BOOK OF THE MOTOR-CAR
Written by John Harrison.
Stock no. 2133953
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Orange cloth with black titles and decorations. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1319207
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Circa 1936. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Light spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing. Dustwrapper has loss at all edges, is grubby and is missing the front flap.

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US
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133292
Published by Humphrey Milford. Almost very good condition.

Pale yellow cloth boards with black vignette of 'US' to front. Six colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 44 pages. 'A Story in Seven Breaths'. The story of Smut, a little black puppy of the Scotch terrier breed and his six-year old mistress. Corners are a bit bumped. Grubby marks to covers. A few prelim pages are detached, but still present. Some foxing, including to outer page edges.

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THE GREAT ADVENTURE
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819648
Published by Humphrey Milford. 1st 1920. Fair condition.

A parody of Alice set in Bunnyborough. Large format. Grey cloth spine, pictorial paper boards with orange title to front. Pictorial endpapers. 17 colour plates including title page. Boards marked, edge-worn. Front joint split, cords still holding. Rear joint starting to crack. A few scattered foxspots and browning to page edges. Some hinges pulled. Binding is still generally tight. All plates present.

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