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LUCY BROWN AND MR. GRIMES
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2134789
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1937. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Very large format (14 x 8.25"). Pictorial boards, green spine. Delightful colour illustrations with text in script. Printed on one side of pages only. Text later changed as this story of a little girl who was befriended by an old gentleman is now considered to be "politically incorrect". Ardizzone's second book. Page edge browning, with a few foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips to cover edges; small loss along top edge of rear panel.

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LITTLE TIM AND THE BRAVE SEA CAPTAIN
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2134788
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Very large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour lithographs throughout. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Scuff marks and browning to rear cover. Red mark to front cover. Front joint is partially cracked. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Green crayon to verso of one page (plain page). Margin marks to some pages.

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TIM TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2134785
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green pictorial paper boards. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 0192796429. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; some margin marks. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; minimal loss.

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TIM AND CHARLOTTE
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2134784
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green and purple pictorial boards. Charming colour and b/w drawings throughout. Charlotte is mysteriously washed up on the beach near Tim's home... the fourth book in the series of Tim's adventures. ISBN: 0192795627. NOTE: Contained in a later dustwrapper (c.1956). Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Later wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; some green marks to rear.

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LITTLE TIM AND THE BRAVE SEA CAPTAIN
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321107
Published by Oxford University Press. 1964. Almost very good condition.

Second edition, completely redrawn with additional text. Pictorial boards. Smaller format than the first edition. Colour and b/w illustrations. Covers are edge worn, small tape marks at edges. Library label to front free-endpaper. Finger creases and some grubby marks to contents.

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TIM'S FRIEND TOWSER
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321106
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format, Pink pictorial boards, blue spine. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Light foxing to textblock. Later dustwrapper (c1971) is just a little edge rubbded and creased.

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MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON
Written by Jim Corbett.
Stock no. 2134636
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 2nd 1945. Good condition.

Orange cloth with black title to spine. Second edition. With an introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett and a preface by Lord Linlithgow. Covers are unevenly faded with what appear to be damp marks and splashes. Lengthy inscription to verso of dedication pages. A few small page margin nicks/chips. Page browning.

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MOHAWK VALLEY
Written by Ronald Welch. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 1320991
Published by Oxford University Press. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An exciting and fast-moving story of the early days in North America. Green boards. B/w text illustrations. 226 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Small mark to rear free-endpaper which has transferred to dustwrapper flap too. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn and faded to spine.

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BIGGLES IN SPAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1320692
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1942. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with black title to spine and front cover and vignette of planes flying over madrid to front cover. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Slight wear to rear edge of spine. A couple of page corners creased. Some small pin(?) marks to frontis. Foxing to textblock.

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BIGGLES FLIES EAST
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1320689
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1949. Almost very good condition.

Orange boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages. Covers edge worn and slightly faded to spine. Foxing to endpapers and textblock.

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MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE: SELECTED ESSAYS
Written by Donald M. Frame. Illustrated by Carol Wald.
Stock no. 1821305
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st thus 1982. Nearly fine condition.

The Oxford Library of The World's Great Books. Burgundy cloth spine with raised bands and gilt titles & decoration. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt tooling decoration. Marbled Endpapers. Red ribbon page marker. Colour illustrations. All edges gilt.

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OF UNCLES AND AUNTS
Written by Bettina Ehrlich. Illustrated by Bettina Ehrlich.
Stock no. 1320446
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. 8.75 x 5.75". Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light marking to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with tiny holes at front edge of spine.

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