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INSIDE THE PERSONAL COMPUTER: A POP-UP GUIDE
Written by Sharon Gallagher. Illustrated by Christopher Finch.
Stock no. 2135790
Published by Viking. 1984. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. An Illustrated Introduction in 3-Dimensions. Paper engineering and design by Ron Van Der Meer. ISBN: 0670801143. Pop-ups in very good working order. A few small mis-folds.

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FANTASTIC MR FOX
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2135610
Published by Viking. 1st thus 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Boggis, Bunce and Bean plan a trap for Mr Fox - but he's far too clever to fall for it! New illustrations. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations to text. 80 pages. 9.5 x 6.25". ISBN: 0670852503. What looks like an impression/mark of a bookmark to front pastedown/endpaper. Page browning and a little foxing. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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THE SCHOOLMOUSE
Written by Dick King-Smith. Illustrated by Phil Garner.
Stock no. 2135464
Published by Viking. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Flora, a young mouse of above-average intelligence, makes use of her classroom home by joining in the lessons. But she is left alone to continue her education when her family flee across country. Green board with gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations throughout. 142 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". ISBN: 0670850616. A few marks to covers. Name in pencil by child to front endpaper. Some marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and faded to spine.

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HELL RIDERS THE TRUTH ABOUT THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE
Written by Terry Brighton.
Stock no. 2135386
Published by Viking. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A vivid and detailed account of the charge and bloody melee, largely told by the survivors themselves. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates. 370 pages including index. ISBN: 0670915289. SIGNED by author to title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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THE COLOUR IDENTIFICATION GUIDE TO CATERPILLARS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Jim Porter.
Stock no. 2135356
1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photographs. ISBN: 0670875090. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner to title page. A few light marks to covers. Wrapper has some fading to spine, with grubby marks in places.

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THE MOTH AND THE MOUNTAIN
Written by Ed Caesar.
Stock no. 1321493
Published by Viking. Circa 2020. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The untold story of Britain's most mysterious mountaineering legend, Maurice Wilson. A true story of Love, War and Everest. Blue boards, copper title to spine. 259 pages. ISBN: 9780241262313. 4th printing. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine. Slight rubbing to spine and corners of wrapper.

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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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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. 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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