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NEPOMUK OF THE RIVER
Written by Roger Pilkington. Illustrated by Peter Edwards.
Stock no. 1506210
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1962. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A story set in Bavaria featuring the Branxomes, their cruiser the Dabchick and a valuable carving. Red boards with blue titles, vignette of Dabchick on front cover and small spire on spine. B/w illustrations. 224 pages. Minimal bumping to spine. Tiny hole to spine in author's surname. Child's writing to page 138 and one word to publisher's page. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, spine is faded. Pale blue stains to bottom of rear panel, small mark to front panel and tiny amount of surface paper damage. Revised price label to front flap.

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THE CHESTERFIELD GOLD
Written by Roger Pilkington. Illustrated by Piet Klaasse.
Stock no. 1506207
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Branxome family and their boat, Dabchick, find themselves in foreign waters, and involved in an exciting adventure full of mystery and thrills. Orange cloth covers with blue titles and vignettes. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Spine a little bumped and very slightly browned. Lower corners bumped. Ink inscription to front pastedown, contents otherwise clean. A little light foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and browned to edges and rear panel with some foxing.

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THE MOUNTAIN OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1608020
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1949. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Blue titles. 327 pages. The fifth story in the Adventure series. Spine and corners bumped. Covers marked, with small area of surface damage to front board. Joints cracked, showing webbing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Wrapper is creased and chipped with some loss; edge tears repaired to verso with tape; foxed.

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STANDARD FOUR-FIGURE MATHEMATICAL TABLES
Written by L.M. Milne-Thomson; L.J. Comrie.
Stock no. 1208314
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Good condition.

A comprehensive set of the numerical values of the elementary functions which are in constant use in mathematics. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine. 245 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Front cover spotted with slightly creasing of cloth. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean.

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THE VALLEY OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2119195
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. The third in the adventure series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to spine. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper, with a couple of tape marks. Heavy foxing/browning to outer page edges, going through to page margins. Wrapper is very creased with tears and chips; loss to top and tail of spine and corners; A few tape repairs to verso.

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OUR VILLAGE
Written by Mary Russell Mitford. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson; Alfred Rawlings.
Stock no. 2119098
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1910. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles and gilt shepherd vignette to front cover. 16 tipped-in colour plates by Rawlings. Numerous b/w illustrations by Thomson. Top edge gilt. Covers are unevenly browned. A few chips and nicks at cloth; with a little fraying in places. Plate to opposite page 27 is MISSING (mounting card and tissue-guard are still present, but plate no longer there). Some foxing and page browning.

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OUR VILLAGE
Written by Mary Russell Mitford. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson; Alfred Rawlings.
Stock no. 1314829
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1910. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles and gilt shepherd vignette to front cover. 16 tipped-in colour plates by Rawlings. Numerous b/w illustrations by Thomson. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few small white spots to covers. Joints cracked but binding still tight. 5 of the plates have small, light corner creases and the last plate has some foxing. All plates present and otherwise in fine condition. Pale page browning and some foxing affecting the tissue-guards and textblock.

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STALKY & CO.
Written by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 1607276
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1899. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine and elephants head vignette to front. 272 pages. Top edge gilt. Corners bumped, top and tail of spine worn with some small splits in cloth. Endpapers foxed. Foxing / brown marks to some pages (32-60).

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THE MAGIC CITY
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by H.R. Millar.
Stock no. 1314626
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1910. Fair condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles and vignettes to front and spine. 333 pages plus 2 page booklist to rear. Top edge gilt. B/w illustrations. Spine is very worn and has been glued. Cloth is grubby and worn. Gilt to spine has rubbed off. Front joint was broken but has been re-glued. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some page corner creases. Some hinges cracked. Grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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THE THREE NAUGHTY CHILDREN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1314610
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth. Pictorial title page. Two-tone illustrations throughout text. 23 short stories. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Light splash stain to spine and spine edges of covers. Minimal browning to endpapers else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn, 3" tear to rear spine edge, a few small marks and light splash mark to spine. Reprint in same year as first edition.

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THE ENID BLYTON NATURE READERS NO. 26
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2116940
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Contains "Freckles The Thrush" and "The Little Ploughman". Pictorial card wraps. Two-tone text illustrations. Creasing to cover corners. Some marks to covers.

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THE LITTLE WHITE DUCK AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2116883
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition.

Short stories, numerous two-colour illustrations. Cream pictorial cloth. 192 pages. Some grubby marks to covers. Spine a bit faded. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing.

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