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THE PUFFIN BOOK OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY CHILDREN'S STORIES
Written by Judith Elkin. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1320483
Published by Viking. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Cream endpapers. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0670820563. Spine and corners bumped. Evidence of some pencil erasure and also a label removed from front free-endpaper. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed, sunned to spine.

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A MOMENT OF WAR
Written by Laurie Lee.
Stock no. 1821217
Published by Viking. Circa 1991. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Last part of Lee's autobiographical trilogy. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 067084019X. SIGNED by the author (dated, no dedication) to title page. Light fading to dustwrapper spine.

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FRANK RICHARDS - THE CHAP BEHIND THE CHUMS
Written by Mary Cadogan.
Stock no. 1319703
Published by Viking. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. A book about the life and works of Frank Richards. Full of photgraphs and pictures. 258 pages. 9.5 x 6.25". ISBN: 0670819468.

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CHURCHILL AND THE KING: THE WARTIME ALLIANCE OF WINSTON CHURCHILL AND GEORGE VI
Written by Kenneth Weisbrode.
Stock no. 2134019
Published by Viking. 1st USA 2013. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black spine with gilt title, grey/blue boards. American edition. ISBN: 9780670025763. Page edge browning.

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CASTAWAYS OF THE FLYING DUTCHMAN
Written by Brian Jacques. Illustrated by Ian Schoenherr.
Stock no. 1319397
Published by Viking. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w vignettes to text. The story of the boy and his dog who were trapped aboard the ghost ship The Flying Dutchman. ISBN: 0670899259. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Light page browning.

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THE PENGUIN BOOK OF ART WRITING
Written by Martin Gayford; Karen Wright.
Stock no. 1819790
Published by Viking. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

620 pages including index. The most lively and readable writing on art. ISBN: 0670867594. Browning to text block and page edges. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE BOUNTY: THE TRUE STORY OF THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
Written by Caroline Alexander.
Stock no. 2132690
Published by Viking. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An account of one of the most infamous episodes in the history of seagoing voyages. Colour & b/w illustrations. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 491 pages includes index. ISBN: 067003133X.

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TURNER THE EXTRAORDINARY AND MOMENTOUS TIMES OF J.M.W. TURNER
Written by Franny Moyle.
Stock no. 2132689
Published by Viking. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Dark grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour reproductions of Turner's work included. ISBN: 9780670922697.

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THE BOUNTY: THE TRUE STORY OF THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
Written by Caroline Alexander.
Stock no. 2132323
Published by Viking. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An account of one of the most infamous episodes in the history of seagoing voyages. Colour & b/w illustrations. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 491 pages includes index. ISBN: 067003133X. Lower spine of book and wrapper bumped. Very light scuff marks to rear of wrapper.

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DRESDEN: THE FIRE AND THE DARKNESS
Written by Sinclair McKay.
Stock no. 1819003
Published by Viking. 1st 2020. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Was Dresden a legitimate military target when the Allies obliterated it in 1945 or was the bombing a last act of atavistic mass murder in a war already won? Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780241389683. Grubby mark (finger print) to vertical edge of text block else a fine copy.

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THE LITTLE HORSE BUS
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2132130
Published by Viking. 1st thus 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Oblong format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0670850950. Inscription in ink to front pastedown.

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1318123
Published by Viking. 1st thus 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. Marvellous new b/w illustrations throughout. 189 pages. 9.5 x 6.25". ISBN: 0670852473. Minimal bumping to top and tail of spine. Some light rubbing to wrapper edges.

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