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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318816
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1939. Almost very good condition.

A Trilogy With A Prelude By Richard Wagner. 2 Volumes in 1: The Rhinegold and The Valkerie; Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods, originally published in 1910 and 1911. 48 dramatic colour plates and b/w decorations. Blue cloth, black titles. Green/white pictorial endpapers. Large format. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some light marks to covers. Inscription in pencil to verso of front free-endpaper (large but neat). Some light foxing and fingering to contents but generally clean.

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HAUNTED HOUSE
Written by Jan Pienkowski. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski; Jane Walmsley.
Stock no. 2132951
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1982. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 spooky pop-up scenes with moveable parts. Paper engineer Tor Lokvig. ISBN: 043495635X. All pop-ups and moveables appear in very good working order. One side of string has come unstuck to spider inside front cover.

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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG: THE RHINEGOLD AND THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2132696
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and decoration to front cover. A reissue of the title originally published in 1910, with Rackham's beautiful illustrations. ISBN: 0434619817. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine; top corner of front flap has been cut off; a few small nicks to edges.

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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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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. 2124894
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.; Gallery Five. 1st 1977. 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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to outer page edges.

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