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THE TWINS IN THE NEW FOREST
Written by E.H. Parsons. Illustrated by Joan Wanklyn.
Stock no. 1828132
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The twins school burnt down half-way through term and so they found themselves with weeks and weeks in the New Forest with nothing to do but ride and care for their aunt's ponies. Second Impression. Red cloth boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and half-title page. Joints lightly pulled. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small chip to lower edge of front panel, is lightly edge-worn with a few closed tears (no loss) and is grubby to rear panel.

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THE PORTUGUESE SEABORNE EMPIRE 1415-1825
Written by C.R. Boxer.
Stock no. 1327780
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive record of nearly four centuries of exploitation and bureaucracy in India, the Orient, Africa and Brazil, and a detailed study of the fleets, the men, the missions and racialism involved in this extraordinary maritime achievement. Blue cloth with green title labels to spine (and gilt titles). B/w photos & maps. 426 pages including index. ISBN: 0090979400. Spine slightly bumped. Cover edges lightly faded. Foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed, slightly faded to spine and with a small tear to lower edge of front panel.

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HELEN, BALLET STUDENT
Written by Linda Graeme.
Stock no. 1827900
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Junior Novel. Helen's sixteenth birthday present is an audition at the Lincoln School of Ballet. Readers will be enchanted with this story and its true atmosphere of a real ballet school. Blue cloth boards, dark blue title to spine. B/w chapter headers. Third impression (undated). Boards a little mottled and marked. Spine is a little cocked. Name in pencil to top edge of front endpaper (erasure has been attempted unsuccessfully). Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a little loss, repaired to verso with clear tape, rear panel is a little grubby.

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AULD ACQUAINTANCE
Written by The Marquis of Huntly.
Stock no. 1827613
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Further Reminiscences. The Marquis of Huntly supplements his autobiography, Milestones, with this volume which, assisted by his voluminous correspondence, ranges over a wide field from the throne downwards, through almost every phase of activity. Lord Huntly has had a most varied circle of friends - political, literary, and sporting - and he tells interesting and amusing things about all of them... Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. No date but second impression. Cloth to front board creased, spine & rear board mottled. Base of spine fraying. Text block browned. Some foxing mainly to margins and text block. White dustwrapper is grubby, edge-worn with small chips, browned to spine.

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THATCHED WITH GOLD: THE MEMOIRS OF MABELL, COUNTESS OF AIRLIE
Written by Mabel Airlie; Jennifer Ellis.
Stock no. 1827141
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Mabell, Countess of Airlie, lifelong friend of Queen Mary and for over fifty years her lady-in-waiting. These are her memoirs edited and arranged by Jennifer Ellis, telling the story of a long and colourful life spanning the epoch between the horse-drawn carriage and the jet airliner, the cavalry charge and the H Bomb. Maroon cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Text block lightly browned. Red to top edge of text block very faded. Light browning to endpapers. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn, chipped at corners with some slight loss, 1.5" closed tear to top rear corner, lightly browned.

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WESTOVER
Written by Richmal Crompton.
Stock no. 1326449
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Beige cloth, green title to spine. 159 pages. Spine and corners bumped, spine slightly darkened and a few small specks to covers. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn, spine is faded and rear panel is grubby.

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WESTOVER
Written by Richmal Crompton.
Stock no. 1326441
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth, green title to spine. 159 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed, couple of small dents to lower edges of covers. Remains of a label to front free-endpaper (label mostly removed). Foxing else contents clean.

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FROST AT MORNING
Written by Richmal Crompton.
Stock no. 1326268
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The childhood of three 'unwanted' children. Pink cloth, black title to spine. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Textblock is slightly dusty. Price-cut wrapper is edge chipped with slight loss to spine and is a bit grubby, especially to rear panel.

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MATTY AND THE DEARINGROYDES
Written by Richmal Crompton.
Stock no. 1326265
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1956. Very good condition.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. 255 numbered pages. Slight bumping to spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Foxspots to textblock.

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ON YOUR TOES, SUSIE!
Written by Lee Wyndham. Illustrated by Gwyneth Mamlok.
Stock no. 1826291
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

After four years of hard training Susie is to dance on her points. A book for all ballet lovers; for little girls who see themselves as great ballerinas but who do not quite understand how hard they must work. Green boards, blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. Minor foxing to endpapers, prelims and text block. Name in ink to front endpaper. One or two margin marks to contents. Pink pictorial dustwrapper is edge-creased with a few small closed tears and is a little grubby.

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1001 WONDERFUL THINGS
Written by Walter Hutchinson.
Stock no. 1324995
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Very good condition.

Light brown cloth with black titles and vignettes to front and spine. 512 pages. B/w photos throughout of 1001 wonderful things, index at rear. Spine and corners bumped. A few small marks to covers. Page browning throughout out else contents clean.

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CHIMPY
Written by Harry Fleming.
Stock no. 1323692
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The idea of selling Chimpy to a zoo was altogether too much to bear... so Trudy and Dennis look to team up with the circus. Blue boards, black titles and vignettes. 135 numbered pages. Spine very slightly bumped and browned. Endpapers partly browned and foxed. Top edge of textblock is foxed. Dustwrapper is slightly edge chipped with minimal loss, a little grubby to rear panel and browned to spine. Verso of wrapper is heavily browned/foxed.

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