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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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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Winifred Darch; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Florence Harrison; Mary Strange Reeve; et al..
Stock no. 2130302
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial front and spine, front shows girl feeding doves. Includes "Captain Betsy" by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. 6 colour plates. 160 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks. Wrapper has tears and chips; minimal loss, also faded to spine.

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NANCY RETURNS TO ST. BRIDE'S
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by M.D. Johnston.
Stock no. 1317709
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1946. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth covers, blue title to spine. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 288 pages Spine and corners bumped. Fading to cover edges and foxing to spine. Remains of a prize-plate to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby, tears to spine and some loss to spine and edges.

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OXFORD TREASURY OF FAIRY TALES
Written by Geraldine McCaughrean. Illustrated by Sophy Williams.
Stock no. 2129830
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A collection of traditional fairy tales which have been loved for years. ISBN: 0192781286. Edge-creasing to wrapper.

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THE SERENDIPITY SHOP
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 2129403
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, red title to spine and vignette to front cover. 205 pages. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. Top and tail of spine are faded; some browning to cover edges. Bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped; with loss to top and tail of spine and surrounding areas; sticky tape repairs; some to verso, but some visible to edges of wrapper.

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OUTCAST
Written by Rosemary Sutcliff. Illustrated by Richard Kennedy.
Stock no. 1317673
Published by Oxford University Press. 4th 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A magnificent novel of Roman Britain. Blue cloth, silver title to spine. Full page b/w illustrations. 229 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper, name scribbled out. Dustwrapper is slightly worn to spine and corners.

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DAWN WIND
Written by Rosemary Sutcliff. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 1317668
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of a boy and a dog in Saxon times. Purple cloth, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. 241 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Name and date in black ink to front free-endpaper, name scribbled out. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is bright.

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INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION AND GLOBAL GOVERNANCE
Written by Walter Mattli; Thomas Dietz.
Stock no. 2128931
Published by Oxford University Press. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Contending Theories and Evidence. ISBN: 9780198716723. 3rd printing.

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