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DAWKS AND THE DUCHESS
Written by Meta Mayne Reid.
Stock no. 1502050
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

If Dawks had not given Bap a worm he would never have been taken to the Disbanding Circus or met Duchess and Donizetti and his Doves - and that was where this series of adventures in and out of school began for the three Peyton children and their friend. Pale orange boards with red vignette to front cover and red titles and vignette to spine. B/w frontis. 203 pages. Top of spine heavily bumped. Spine slightly faded. A few small marks to covers. Light page edge browning and an odd grubby fingermark but contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with area of loss at top of spine and label repairs to spine and folds on verso. Spine browned and rear panel a bit grubby.

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THE STONE-FACED BOY
Written by Paula Fox. Illustrated by Donald A. Mackay.
Stock no. 1709659
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comic and rueful story about people and the human condition, especially in families. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper: corners worn, price-cut.

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PLACE MILL
Written by Barbara Softly. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 1108690
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards with black titles and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has some closed tears and chips; a little loss to base of spine; creased.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 2112052
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1909. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 32 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, mounted on brown card with tissue guards. All edges gilt. Goble's most desired work. Spine is browned. Covers are unevenly faded. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, a few page margins and outer page edges. 4 plates have light creases.

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MORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF LAND FORMS
Written by Walther Penck; Hella Czech; Katherine Cumming Boswell.
Stock no. 2111703
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Contribution to Physical Geology. Translated by Czech and Boswell. B/w photos and diagrams. 429 pages includes index. Minor bumping along cover edges. Light page browning. Wrapper is browned to spine with some spotting. Small chips at top of wrapper spine and closed tear at base.

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WITH GENERAL FRENCH AND THE CAVALRY IN SOUTH AFRICA
Written by Charles Sydney Goldmann.
Stock no. 2111576
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1903. Good condition.

Maroon cloth spine, with gilt title; rest of covers are black. Many fold-out pages of maps etc. Some b/w photos. Spine has been rebacked, with original laid down; a little chipping and loss to original. Bumping and wear to corners. A few marks to covers. New endpapers. Frontis is MISSING. Foxing to some pages and outer page edges. A few page corner losses.

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KIM
Written by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 1310314
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1901. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth covers. Gilt title to spine and gilt elephant head vignette to front cover. 413 pages, top edge gilt. B/w photo plates. 8 x 5.25 inches. Spine and corners bumped. A couple of very small marks to front cover. Name to half-title, foxing throughout else contents clean. With extremely scarce dustwrapper with six shillings printed to bottom of spine and 14 titles listed as "uniform editions" on rear panel. Dustwrapper is a bit grubby and worn at spine and corners, there is a large closed tear across the front panel. A nice copy with a decent wrapper.

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THE VALLEY OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2110018
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. The third in the adventure series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Dark patch to base of spine for 1-2". Letter ink stamps to prelims. Some foxing. Rear joint a little cracked. Wrapper has 1-2" pieces of loss to top and tail of spine; rest of wrapper is edge-chipped, with creasing and smaller pieces of loss; some tape repairs.

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THE MOUNTAIN OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1308177
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Blue titles. 327 pages. The fifth story in the Adventure series. Spine bumped and slightly faded. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Front joint just a little twisted and starting to crack. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dustwrapper is chipped and browned to spine with some slight loss.

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THE SEA OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1308166
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Another exciting story in the 'Adventure' series. Cream pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. 321 pages. 8 x 5". Spine and corners bumped, some slight browning to spine. Book leans to one side a little. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and worn with slight loss, torn to top of spine and spine browned.

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THE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Mrs. Dinah Craik. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1306490
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

"The best popular fairy stories selected and rendered anew by the author of John Halifax, Gentleman". Originally published in 1863, this is the first edition with Warwick Goble illustrations. Large, heavy format. Blue-green cloth with elaborate gilt decoration to front cover and gilt title and decorations to spine. 32 beautiful colour plates with captioned tissue guards. 378 pages, top edge gilt. Large format. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. A few very light marks to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Front joint is cracked as are a couple of hinges. Small piece of surface paper damage to page 100 and verso of plate where possibly pages were lightly stuck together. Foxing throughout else contents clean. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE REVOLT OF THE YOUNG MACCORMACKS
Written by Violet Geraldine Finny. Illustrated by Edith Scannell.
Stock no. 1106745
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1898. Almost very good condition.

Pink/red pictorial covers. B/w illustrations. Spine is very browned. Covers are marked and worn. Ink stamp to front endpaper. Some page browning and a few foxspots.

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