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THE GREAT ADVENTURE OF HARE
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 2138013
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New edition. Cream boards, green titles & decoration to cover. Red pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. 105 pages. Some light foxing and marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; minimal loss; some marks.

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HAUNTED HOUSE
Written by Jan Pienkowski. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski; Jane Walmsley.
Stock no. 2137403
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1982. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 spooky pop-up scenes with moveable parts. Paper engineer Tor Lokvig. ISBN: 043495635X. Bumping and fading to spine. Duck wings are NOT flapping. Clock handles are Missing. Ghost tab NOT working.

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RIP VAN WINKLE
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1322153
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1917. Good condition.

Cheaper issue with 24 colour plates (with captioned tissue guards) and b/w text illustrations. Brown boards, gilt title and brown cobweb design to front, brown title to spine. Green illustration to endpapers. Covers are edge worn. Spine is damaged with loss at top and bottom. Some foxing and margin marks to contents. One hinge is cracked (stitching holding binding together). Foxing and browning to tissue-guards but plates still bright.

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TURNER'S HUMAN LANDSCAPE
Written by Eric Shanes. Illustrated by J.M.W. Turner; Joseph Mallord William Turner.
Stock no. 1322120
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. 382 pages. A mass of information on the historical and artistic influences on Turner. ISBN: 0434695025. Spine slightly bumped. Price-cut wrapper is just a little creased at top edges.

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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 2135793
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, pictorial onlay to front. Green and white illustrated endpapers. Colour illustrations. 109 pages. The second in the Little Grey Rabbit series. Spine is a bit browned. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and chips; couple of repairs; a little loss; some marks.

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MRS. MOUSE SPRING-CLEANS
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Katherine Wigglesworth.
Stock no. 2135096
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Little Brown Mouse series. Green pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 70 pages. Top 1" of spine has been repaired on both sides - appears to have possibly been reglued. Some marks to covers. Some page browning; the odd foxspot. Wrapper is price-cut and has been extensively repaired by mounting and gluing onto backing and colouring in missing parts. Tears and pieces of loss still can be seen.

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THE GREAT ADVENTURE OF HARE
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 1321346
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

Brown boards, red titles. Circular pictorial onlay to front cover. Delightful colour illustrations. Red pictorial endpapers. 107pp. Some light wear to cover edges and corners. A few small marks to covers. Light foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Name in ink to verso of first illustration page, small ink spot affects top margins of some pages. Some page corners have been lightly creased.

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ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY HIS LIFE AND TIMES
Written by Curtis Cate.
Stock no. 1319600
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The first full-length biography of Saint-Exupery written in English. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 608 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 043411040X. Spine bumped, slight rubbing to corners. Dustwrapper is sunned to spine and a little edge rubbed.

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OLD MANOR HOUSES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1319359
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

12 tissue-guarded colour plates plus tinted illustrations. Colour pictorial endpapers. Grey cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby with a few light marks. Front joint cracked, rear joint just starting to crack. Some light foxing and fingering but contents generally clean.

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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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