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LIAISON 1914 A NARRATIVE OF THE GREAT RETREAT
Written by Edward Spears.
Stock no. 1320192
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1930. Almost very good condition.

Burgundy cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and photos. 597 pages. New impression, October 1930 (same year as first edition). Spine and corners bumped. Some fading to spine and spine edges on covers. Some foxing. A few small tears at margins of maps and some slight edge creasing.

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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1320085
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1939. 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 worn. Covers mottled, small stains to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Crack between free-endpaper and half-title. Foxing to contents. Some page corners 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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THE STORY OF BENJAMIN SCARECROW
Written by Joy Parker. Illustrated by Joy Parker.
Stock no. 1319317
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1946. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth, red titles. Green vignettes to front cover. B/w and colour text illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. White marks to front edge of spine and lower edge of front cover. Damp stains to lower cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. White pictorial dustwrapper is very grubby, edge worn, torn and creased with section of loss a lower edge of rear panel.

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ACROSS THE PARALLEL
Written by George Odgers.
Stock no. 1819717
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Australian 77th Squadron with the United States Air Force in the Korean Air War. This is the Korean war in all its strange diversity, drama and tragedy. 239 pages including index. B/w photos. Browning to endpapers and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper has loss across the top of front panel and spine, slight loss to base of spine.

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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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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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