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TATTERCOATS AND OTHER FOLK TALES
Written by Winifred Finlay. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135460
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, title to spine. B/w illustrations. Most of the stories in this collection come from Scotland and the North of England. 18 pages. ISBN: 0718211359. Endpapers and page edges are browned. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine with a few small edge-tears.

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A HISTORY OF THE UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY VOLUME IV
Written by Cecil C.P. Lawson. Illustrated by Cecil C.P. Lawson.
Stock no. 1820885
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This volume continues the study of uniforms worn by the Cavalry up to the Napoleonic wars, and surveys the Artillery, Engineers, Pioneers, the many ephemeral Emigre Corps, the Highland Fencibles and the Hanoverian Army. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine. 3 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 197 pages plus index. ISBN: 0718202031. Top of spine lightly bumped. Lower corner to rear board bumped. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly faded to edges.

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A HISTORY OF THE UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY VOLUME V
Written by Cecil C.P. Lawson. Illustrated by Cecil C.P. Lawson.
Stock no. 1820882
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This volume covers not only the Napoleonic wars but also the strife between Canada and America concentrating on the Regular Infantry and of Volunteer and Militia units at home and abroad. There is a large section on Canada. Three colour plates and many b/w illustrations. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine. 184 pages includes index. ISBN: 071820204X. Top of spine bumped and corresponding light crease to inside corners of contents. Some foxing present mainly to gutter edges also plate margins. Pink pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and lightly creased at top edge.

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TWIST OF GOLD
Written by Michael Morpurgo.
Stock no. 1318959
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Entrusted by their sick mother with the golden tore, the only possession of their ancient and proud family, Sean and Annie O'Brien set out to find their father in America. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. 226 pages. ISBN: 0718239717. Lancastria binding by Askews of Preston (small binders sticker to rear pastedown). Joints have been reinforced. Foxing to contents else clean. Spine bumped, a few light marks to front cover. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased/rubbed.

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MISS WIRTLES REVENGE
Written by Michael Morpurgo. Illustrated by Graham Clarke.
Stock no. 2129801
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1ST 1981. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Interesting colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0718239806. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Page edge browning, also foxing to outer page edges.

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DUKE THE LOST ENGINE
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by Gunvor Edwards; Peter Edwards.
Stock no. 1407137
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1974. Almost very good condition.

Small oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictures. Railway Series No. 25. ISBN: 0718208404. Spine and corners a little bumped. Two small labels (including original price label) to rear board. Couple of scratches to front cover. Bottom corners of a few pages lightly creased. Some light foxing.

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HOW THE WORLD WAS WON FOR MICE: THE DRAMATIC STORY OF SUPERMOUSE RAFFLES
Written by Pamela Dalton. Illustrated by Jean De Lemos.
Stock no. 1808265
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

The adventures of a brave band of mice, led by their dare-devil chief, Field-marshal Raffles. Glazed boards. B/w illustrations. 102 pages. ISBN: 0718221109. Corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and text block. Contents clean.

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THE BLUE ROSE
Written by Maurice Baring. Illustrated by Anne Dalton.
Stock no. 447022
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition.

Which suitor will find the blue rose and win the hand of the emperor's wise and beautiful daughter? Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0718221001. Diagonal crease to front endpaper. Book is otherwise in fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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PRINCE STAR
Written by Anne Dalton. Illustrated by Anne Dalton.
Stock no. 427908
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1st UK 1985. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 071822101X. Spine and corners a little bumped. Some grubby marks to covers. Some light page creasing to a few pages, but contents still bright.

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MERMAIDS, MOONRAKERS AND HOBGOBLINS
Written by Dinah Starkey. Illustrated by Garry Colton.
Stock no. 403154
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Rich legends of Wessex. Blue boards, metallic blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718211529. SIGNED by the author on front endpaper "Lots of love from Dinah Starkey". Spine very slightly bumped. Initials (JAB) in ink to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is sunned to spine and has new publishers price sticker to front flap.

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