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THE HISTORY OF THE DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LIGHT INFANTRY 1914-1919
Written by Everard Wyrall.
Stock no. 2137730
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1932. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette/crest to front cover. With a foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall. With 21 illustrations and 21 maps. Some light wear to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown. A couple of plates are loosely inserted to front, as is dedication page. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is scuffed with marks; tears and chips; name in pencil to top of front panel; minimal loss.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE PANTOMIME CAT
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1823633
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1954. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Being the Seventh Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Cream covers, green titles and magnifying glass vignette. B/w illustrations. 181 pages. Covers grubby, spine slightly cocked. Small bump to lower board corners. Text block browned and page edge browning. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn, top of rear panel 5.5cm x 11cm across missing, titles to rear flap messily highlighted with blue crayon.

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FIRST TERM AT MALORY TOWERS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stanley Lloyd.
Stock no. 2137440
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth, green titles and vignette. Blue and green pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. 153 pages. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Slight fade to very edge of a couple of edges. Some light knocks along cover edges. White mottling to pasetdowns at edges (from glue underneath). Foxing and some browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with a faded spine; some edge-tears and chips; a few small areas of loss along edges. Wrapper has some tape repairs with magic tape to verso.

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THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT IN THE WAR 1914-1918
Written by Everard Wyrall; G.F. Milne.
Stock no. 2137379
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w fold-out maps. Spine is bumped and browned. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning.

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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1322767
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Purple cloth, gilt titles to spine and vignettes to front cover. Blue pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. 103 pages. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Some spotting to spine. Light foxing to textblock. Rear joint is starting to crack. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.

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BABAR'S ABC
Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2137049
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 2nd 1949. Almost very good condition.

Black cloth spine, yellow pictorial boards. Brown pictorial endpapers. A great ABC book with colour pictures to every page and a list of words to rear which can be found within the pictures. 8.5 x 6.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping. Name in ink to top of letter to readers page. Browning to page edges; the odd foxspot. Repaired margin tear to 'F' page. Light crayon marks to 'S' page. Joints are partially cracked.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE STRANGE BUNDLE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Treyer Evans.
Stock no. 2137022
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition.

Being the Tenth Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Why did a man rush out of his house in the middle of the night, in his dressing-gown and slippers, carrying a bundle? Yellow boards, green titles and magnifying glass vignette. B/w illustrations. 179 pages. Spine is faded with some grubby marks. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A couple of small page margin tears.

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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1322663
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 2nd 1927. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles, vignette and border. Top edge gilt. Pink pictorial endpapers. Delightful b/w illustrations throughout. 103 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Heavy foxing and page browning - mainly at first few and last few pages. The half title-page is missing from this copy.

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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1322662
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 14th 1926. Very good condition.

The first in the Milne Pooh quartet in which we meet Winnie-The-Pooh for the first time in the Teddy Bear, poem 'A bear, however hard he tries, Grows tubby without exercise...' Delightful rhymes and illustrations. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and vignettes to front cover. Cream pictorial endpapers. B/w text illustrations. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Light foxing.

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THE BRILLIANT CAREER OF WINNIE-THE-POOH
Written by A.A. Milne; Ann Thwaite. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2136847
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A biography of the immortal bear of very little brain. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0413667103. A few marks to covers and endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips to corners.

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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2136224
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 5th 1924. Almost very good condition.

The first in the Milne Pooh quartet in which we meet Winnie-The-Pooh for the first time in the Teddy Bear, poem 'A bear, however hard he tries, Grows tubby without exercise...' Delightful rhymes and illustrations. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and vignettes to front cover. Cream pictorial endpapers. B/w text illustrations. Top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; spine is also browned with some fraying to cloth on edges. Marks to covers. Browning to pages. Marks to margins throughout.

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THE SOUTH WALES SQUIRES
Written by Herbert M. Vaughan.
Stock no. 1823112
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

A Welsh picture of social life. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front board. B/w plates. Spine browned/faded but gilt title still bright. Corners of boards lightly rubbed. Small split to cloth at front edge of spine. Text block browned and grubby. Endpapers browned. A few scattered foxspots to contents also affecting margins of plates. Tiny nick to top edge of a few pages including one plate.

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