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NUTCRACKER
Written by E.T.A. Hoffmann. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1321620
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with silver titles and embossed decoration to the front. Pictorial endpapers. Colour pictures throughout. Large format. ISBN: 0370308409. Spine slightly bumped, minimal fading to cover edges. Some erased pencil markings (old price) to half title-page. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and lightly browned to spine.

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MERCENARIES AND THEIR MASTERS: WARFARE IN RENAISSANCE ITALY
Written by Michael Mallett.
Stock no. 1822242
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Concentrating mainly on fifteenth century, a period when standing armies emerged in Italy and when the 'modern' trends were just as discernible here as elsewhere in Europe. Also looking back to the middle ages and the fourteenth century and then forward to the Italian Wars (1494-1530) when foreign armies disputed the European balance of power on Italian soil. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0370105028. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Top edge of text block lightly faded. Contents clean. Blue dustwrapper is browned to spine and top edge, slightly grubby.

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THE STORY ABOUT PING
Written by Marjorie Flack. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
Stock no. 1321539
Published by The Bodley Head. 1954. Almost very good condition.

Ping is a beautiful young duck who lives on a boat on the Yangtze river. Blue pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some grubby marks to covers. Light foxing to contents. Stitching pulled causing contents to be a little loose but still attached to covers.

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THE LITTLE TRAIN
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2134786
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A beautiful book! Pictorial boards, Colour illustrations throughout. Oblong format, 7.25 x 9.5". ISBN: 0370020200. Light bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is browned, with fading to spine; creased at edges and corners; a few closed tears, but virtually no loss.

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OUTSIDE OVER THERE
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1321163
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ida's baby sister is snatched away by the goblins... Red cloth, gilt titles. Oblong format. Large colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0370304039. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Tiny dent to lower edge of front cover. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Slight musty smell to contents. Price-cut dustwrapper is slightly worn to spine and corners and is faded to spine and spine edge of rear panel.

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THE LITTLE STEAMROLLER
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321102
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format, pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0370020235. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is a little edge worn.

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COUNT BAKWERDZ ON THE CARPET
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by Babette Cole.
Stock no. 2134679
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition.

And other incredible stories. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations to text. 125 pages. 8 x 5.5". ISBN: 0370301617. Some browning/foxing to outer page edges.

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THE GOLDEN AGE
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish.
Stock no. 1320460
Published by John Lane; The Bodley Head. 1st 1900. Very good condition.

18 b/w plates and b/w illustration to title page. Maroon cloth with gilt decorations to front. 252 pages, top edge gilt others untrimmed. 8x6". Spine and corners bumped. Name in ink and inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to contents.

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FRESH NEWS FROM SHERWOOD
Written by Donald Suddaby. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 1320456
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Seven entirely new tales about Robin Hood. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn, grubby and marked to rear panel.

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THE SEVEN VOYAGES OF SINBAD THE SAILOR
Written by S.G. Hulme Beaman. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman.
Stock no. 1320427
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

8 unique colour plates, b/w text illustrations. Orange cloth covers, blue vignette and titles. 71 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers grubby. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, textblock and prelims.

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ZEPPELIN NIGHTS
Written by Jerry White.
Stock no. 2133430
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

London In The First World War. A magnificent panorama of a struggling yet flourishing city. Dark blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 356 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781847921659.

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THE WONDERFUL WORLD BOOK
Written by Kate Petty. Illustrated by Jennie Maizels; Ruth Wickings.
Stock no. 1319101
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2000. Good condition.

The whole world is in your hands with this amazingly interactive book.Travel to the north, south, east or west over land and sea..Explore oceans and continents, hurricanes and earthquakes, people and places. Let the flaps, tabs and pop-ups take you on a journey that is truly out of this world! Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 037032711X. Boat missing from Amazon river scene. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed, tiny indentation to lower edge of rear cover.

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