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MR. PUNCH'S MOTOR BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2133455
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Large format. Humourous b/w cartoons in typical Punch style. Spine is split all way down centre; some chipping. Corners are bumped. Damp stained to rear cover and rear panel of wrapper. Some foxing, although contents are still in generally good condition. Wrapper is grubby and torn and chipped, with some loss. A reading copy only!

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MOTOR DO'S AND DON'TS
Written by Harold Pemberton.
Stock no. 2133438
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1923. Very good condition.

Small format. Brown boards with full-page colour pictorial onlay to front. Some b/w diagrams and illustrations. 56 pages includes index. Corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers rubbed at edges. Contents lightly browned else clean. Small address label to rear pastedown.

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TARZAN AND THE JEWELS OF OPAR
Written by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
Stock no. 2133425
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Further exciting exploits of Tarzan of the Apes. Light grey boards, black title to spine. 247 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Slight fading to cover edges. A few tiny spot to covers and a horizontal crease to rear cover. Name in ink on front endpaper. Attractive pictorial wrapper has pale dampstain to lower edge, closed tears at spine folds and is a little grubby to rear panel.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE PANTOMIME CAT
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 2133406
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 7th 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Being the Seventh Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Cream covers, green titles and magnifying glass vignette. 181 pages. Some foxing and browning to covers, endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with a few nicks.

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EIGHT O'CLOCK TALES
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Dorothy M. Wheeler.
Stock no. 2133400
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 3rd 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A book of short stories by the children's favourite writer. Small format. Green cloth, dark titles. 185 pages. B/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Heavy foxing and browning to outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is grubby with tears and chips - loss to top and tail of spine.

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THE VERY YOUNG CALENDAR 1930
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1319131
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1930. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwrap calendar, which is bound together with blue cord through punched holes at top. One and two colour illustrations, with a verse for each month of the year. A few grubby brown marks to covers and a few light marks internally. Couple of months have markings to them, where calendar was used in 1930! 'April' has tear to one hole at top - so now only attached by the one hole. A scarce item!

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THE FAIRY GREEN
Written by Rose Fyleman.
Stock no. 1319039
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1919. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with gilt titles and decoration/vignette to front. 7 x 4.5". Poetry for children. Spine and corners bumped. Covers damp stained. Grubby fingermarks and light page browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight chipping and rear panel is slightly grubby.

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THE HOLIDAY ROUND
Written by A.A. Milne.
Stock no. 1318844
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1912. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title and decoration to spine, embossed title to front cover. Sketches that have previously appeared in 'Punch'. Publication lists to rear of book dated Autumn 1912 and July 1912. Spine bumped. Foxspots, mainly at textblock.

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THE BRITISH AMPHIBIA AND REPTILES
Written by L. Harrison Matthews. Illustrated by L. Harrison Matthews.
Stock no. 2132669
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards decorated with black illustrations. Field Study Books Series. B/w illustrations. Colour illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with foxing, browning, edge-creasing and chipping; a little loss.

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SUSSEX (LITTLE GUIDE)
Written by F.G. Brabant.
Stock no. 2132604
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 8th 1928. Very good condition.

Small format. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 8th edition, revised. Fold-out map to rear. Bumping to corners. Fading to spine. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE COMPLETE MOTORIST
Written by Filson Young; W. Gordon Aston; Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 2132564
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 8th 1915. Good condition.

8th edition (rewritten and revised). With a letter from Rudyard Kipling. With 14 diagrams and 24 illustrations. Covers are unevenly browned, faded and marked. Gilt embossed stamp to front cover. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing.

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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2132540
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 5th 1924. 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 is faded, with some bumping, also to corners. Name and date in ink to verso of front endpaper. Page edge browning, a few light foxspots.

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