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BOSWELL'S JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES WITH SAMUEL JOHNSON
Written by James Boswell.
Stock no. 1818354
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1936. Almost very good condition.

Red leather look cloth, gilt title to spine. Published from the Original Manuscript. xviii and 435 pages including index. Re-bound professionally with new cloth and endpapers. Text block lightly browned. Foxing to prelims and endpapers. The occasional grubby mark or foxspot to conents.

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THE COUNTRY OF THIRTY SIX THOUSAND WISHES
Written by Andre Maurois. Illustrated by D'Adrienne Segur.
Stock no. 1318158
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1930. Fair condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. 11 colour plates (including frontis). B/w illustrations. Spine and corners are bumped and worn, cloth to spine is frayed and has been stuck down with glue. Covers are scuffed, scored and grubby. There is a large mark to lower edge of front cover (beside spine). Front free-endpaper is missing. 2 plates are loose with ragged edges. There is heavy foxing and fingering to the contents and the half-title page is browned. A fair copy.

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ARTHUR RACKHAM HIS LIFE AND WORK
Written by Derek Hudson. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318099
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An introduction to the man behind the work with comments on his technique and achievements. Bibliography at rear. Re-issued with a revised checklist of Rackham's work. Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour tipped-in plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0434353507. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Old price written in biro to top corner of front free-endpaper (crossed out with pencil). Damp stains to lower corners of first 12 pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tape repairs and some fading to spine and edges.

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THE VILLAGE POLICEMAN
Written by Ian Niall.
Stock no. 1317919
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Basing his story on police records and the private papers of a real-life policeman, the author reconstructs the life of any village policeman in the first four decades of the 20th century. Lilac boards, gilt title to spine. 181 pages. ISBN: 0434510173. Spine bumped. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and foxed, wrapper spine is slightly darkened.

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ARCHITECTURE IN AN AGE OF SCEPTICISM
Written by Denys Lasdun; Christopher Alexander; Norman Foster; et al.
Stock no. 2130595
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Square format. Red cloth with silver titles. B/w photos and diagrams. A Practitioners' Anthology Compiled by Lasdun. With 12 contributors. ISBN: 0434910708. Damp marking to top edges of covers. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine with some damp staining to verso.

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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 2128242
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Edition. Cream pictorial paperboards. Green titles. Red and white pictorial endpapers. 108 pages. Delightful colour illustrations. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is verybro9wned to spine; some edge-tears and chips; a little loss; some tape repairs to verso.

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OLD MANOR HOUSES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127831
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1923. Very good condition.

12 tissue-guarded colour plates plus tinted illustrations. Colour pictorial endpapers. Grey cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine. Some browning to spine. Page edge browning; a few foxspots.

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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 2126417
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1949. Very good condition.

New Edition. Cream pictorial paperboards. Green titles. Red and white pictorial endpapers. 108 pages. Delightful colour illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning and light foxing.

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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 2126414
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1945. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth. Green titles, maroon picture. Red/white endpapers. Colour illustrations. Spine is a bit browned. Couple of ink numbers to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has been torn in two pieces to spine and taped back together again; loss at tip, tail and small piece to middle of spine. Rest of wrapper is creased with some grubby marks.

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LITTLE RED FOX AND CINDERELLA
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Katherine Wigglesworth.
Stock no. 2126283
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1956. Almost very good condition.

Dark yellow cloth with black titles and vignettes. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine and a few cover edges are faded. Some brown marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES - SIMPLE SIMON
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Gustav Hjortlund.
Stock no. 2125845
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. Good condition.

Yellow pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. 9.5 x 7.5". Boards are a little bowed. chipping along edges and to base of spine. Splash marks to front cover. Browning to rear cover. Ink marks to title page. Contents are generally very good.

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CINDERELLA
Written by Jan Pienkowski; Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 2124897
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.; Gallery Five. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Jan Pienkowski Fairy Tale Library. A very small book, yellow lettering/illustrated boards. Multi-coloured endpapers. Colour and b/w silhouettes. ISBN: 0434956287. Wear to cover corners. A few marks to outer page edges.

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