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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Written by Kathleen Lines. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 2131035
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book of Nursery Stories. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON
Written by Jim Corbett; Maurice Hallett; Lord Linlithgow.
Stock no. 2131025
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red/orange cloth, black title to spine and tiger vignette to front cover. The true account of Major Corbett's experiences with man-eating tigers in the jungles of the United Provinces. B/w photos. American edition. With an Introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett and a Preface by Lord Linlithgow. Sixth printing. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; only a little loss.

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CAPTAIN ANNE
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by M.D. Johnston.
Stock no. 2130763
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1939. Good condition.

Brown cloth with dark titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 288 pages. Covers are very faded; unevenly. Spotting to front cover. Partially erased inscription to front endpaper. Foxing and page browning.

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PEG-LEG AND THE INVADERS
Written by Peter Dawlish. Illustrated by Jack Matthew.
Stock no. 2130671
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue/green cloth with black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. Browning to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browning; chipping and some creasing.

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TINA AND NINA
Written by Hans Baumann. Illustrated by Wanda Zacharias.
Stock no. 2130574
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st thus 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine, colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Some spotting to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with foxing.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA (9 VOLUMES)
Written by Stanley Cramp. Illustrated by Paul Barruel; Robert Gillmor; Peter Hayman; Peter Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2130562
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Packed with colour and b/w illustrations. Taking account of the great advances made in ornithological knowledge in recent years. A detailed and authoritative work. Large format. Volumes 1-3 are reprints, 4-9 are 1st editions. Spotting to covers of a few volumes. Marks to outer page edges, with some foxing. Wrapper spines are faded. Volume 3 wrapper is also price-cut.

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TAIL-WAGGER'S GREAT BOOK
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Josephine Elder; Joe Walker; et al. Illustrated by Eileen Soper; Grace Lodge; et al..
Stock no. 2130496
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Very good condition.

Green pictorial boards. Colour frontis. B/w photos and illustrations. Edited by Mrs. Strang. An anthology of stories by different authors. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few nicks to top and tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins.

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PETER PAN IN SCARLET
Written by Geraldine McCaughrean. Illustrated by David Wyatt.
Stock no. 2130465
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The official sequel to J.M. Barrie's 'Peter Pan'. A beautiful gift edition featuring a specially adapted version of the text, which magical, glowing, full-colour illustrations throughout. Includes three beautiful prints of artwork from the book. Limited to 1500 copies. ISBN: 9780192728357. SIGNED by Author/Illustrator to special numbered bookplate to verso of front endpaper. This is Copy No. 492. Slip case is very good - so wear and a little bumping to corners.

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THE DARE CLUB
Written by Ierne L. Plunket.
Stock no. 2130428
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition.

Yellow and green patterned boards. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 160 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing and browning to covers, endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Bookplate to front endpaper.

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A CHILD'S BOOK OF HOURS
Written by Constance Irving; Noel Irving.
Stock no. 2130370
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1920. Slightly better than good condition.

13 full-page coloured illustrations, many other illustrations to text. Printed on thick card, linen-hinged. Tall folio measuring 15 x 9.5". Cloth backed pictorial boards. Delightful rhymes featuring the hours of the day from morning to school-time, dinner time etc. Beautifully illustrated and unusually bound. Heavy wear to covers; scuffing, bumping. Some page creasing. Browning and grubby marks to pages. One of last pages has surface paper damage/lifting.

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THE SERVANTS
Written by Iris Murdoch.
Stock no. 2130360
Published by Oxford University Press; Welsh Arts Council. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Opera in Three Acts. Libretto by Iris Murdoch, based on her play 'The Servants and the Snow'. Music by William Mathias. Musical score. This SIGNED edition is Limited to 125 numbered copies. SIGNED by author and others. This is Copy No. 55. Contained in a plain white 'dustwrapper', which has grubby marks, scuffs and edge-creasing.

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THE BEACH OF FALESA
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson; Glyn Jones.
Stock no. 2130359
Published by Oxford University Press; Welsh Arts Council. 1974. Very good condition.

Large format. Black cloth spine, with gilt title. Orange pictorial boards. This is a SIGNED, Limited edition to 100 numbered copies. Opera in Three Acts. Libretto by Jones based on a short story by Stevenson. Music by Alun Hoddinott. Musical score. This is Copy No. 2. SIGNED by authors/contributors to same page.

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