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THE HISTORY OF THE SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY (PRINCE ALBERT'S) 1914-1919
Written by Everard Wyrall.
Stock no. 2109024
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Good condition.

Leather spine and corners. Cloth covers. With 29 portraits, 7 other illustrations and 21 maps. Large format. Heavy wear to top of spine. Damp marks/browning to covers. Front joint is cracked and therefore prelims detached. Some foxing. A little pen annotation to a couple of pages; damp to some page edges. Creasing, browning and a few tears to fold-out plans. All illustrations and plans are present.

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RUTHLESS ROGER
Written by Geoffrey Lowis. Illustrated by Winslade.
Stock no. 1307018
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A lively, stirring tale of pirates on the Spanish Main, thrilling but never frightening, told by a sailor with a glorious sense of humour. Red cloth, dark blue titles and vignette to front. Colour and b/w illustrations. 48 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Light page browning to half-title and last text page. Some light fingering else contents clean. White pictorial wrapper is grubby and edge worn, chipped to spine with loss, extensive tape repairs on verso.

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THE LITTLE NORTHERNERS
Written by Inger Johanne; Gwendolen Wade.
Stock no. 1106556
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1932. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Translated by Wade. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Spine and corners are bumped, with some wear. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with a bit of loss to top and tail of spine and corners; inscription in ink to front flap.

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EIGHT LITTLE PLAYS FOR CHILDREN
Written by Rose Fyleman.
Stock no. 2105432
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 8th 1936. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth, small title label to front cover. Bottom 1cm of spine is missing. Some grubby marks to covers; wear to edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and creased, with some loss; now disguised by being stuck to piece of paper beneath.

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A PRINCESS COMES TO OUR TOWN
Written by Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Gertrude Lindsay.
Stock no. 1305709
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Orange cloth, gilt titles. 12 plates. 119 pages plus 8 page publication list to rear. Spine slightly bumped. Some slight darkening to cover edges and covers grubby with spots to rear cover. Front joint and a couple of hinges cracked. Contents clean.

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BABAR LEARNS TO DRIVE
Written by Laurent De Brunhoff; Olive Jones.
Stock no. 1204176
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1969. Very good condition.

The Adventures of Babar on Television. Glazed pictorial boards. Large format. Repaired margin tears to last two pages.

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BABAR KEEPS FIT!
Written by Laurent De Brunhoff; Olive Jones.
Stock no. 1204175
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1970. Very good condition.

The Adventures of Babar on Television. Glazed pictorial boards. Large format. Base of spine chipped. Laminate chipping to sides of spine.

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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1202182
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 10th 1925. Almost very good condition.

Deluxe red leather binding with gilt decoration to spine and vignette/border to front cover. All edges gilt. 99 pages. B/w text illustrations. 2ND edition of the Deluxe calf binding, although 10th edition of this title overall. Damp mark to bottom edge of front cover that is 1" in height at most. Damp is also to rear cover at base, next to spine and in triangular patch outwards. Chipping to leather at base of spine, with a little loss. Bumping to top of spine and corners. A few scuff marks to covers. Damp patches go through to pastedowns and endpapers and few pages of book either side. Browning and foxing. Some grubby margin marks. Covers nice and bright.

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PLAYTIME & COMPANY
Written by E.V. Lucas. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1801536
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine. Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Rhymes for children. Corners lightly worn, covers a little scuffed, red spine slightly faded. Contents clean.

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THE SECOND MOTOR BOOK
Written by T.R. Nicholson.
Stock no. 824251
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1964. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Age Of Adventure 1919-1939. B/w photos.

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BABAR AT HOME
Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 630036
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1942. Almost very good condition.

Third English Edition. Very large format 14.5" x 10.5". Grey cloth spine, red pictorial stiff paper boards. Blue pictorial endpapers depicting elephants. 40 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards a little scuffed. Contents clean and bright.

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BABAR AT HOME
Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 630032
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition.

Maroon pictorial boards, light blue cloth spine, wonderful colour illustrations throughout. Blue/grey pictorial endpapers, Very large format. 40 pages. Edges rubbed, corners worn, covers lightly scratched. Top & tail of cloth spine worn, a couple of holes to cloth of spine. Tape marks to front & rear joints and some pages, front & rear joint pulled. Small closed tear to title page. A few grubby marks to contents. Repaired tear to page 21 with yellow tape mark. Some edge-loss to rear pastedown. Still a nice book.

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