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THE TREASURE HUNTERS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by E. Wilson; Joyce Davies.
Stock no. 2129482
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1940. Good condition.

Pale blue cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w text illustrations. 184 pages. SIGNED by author, with dedication to front endpaper. Bumping to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Grubby and a few pen marks to covers. Illustration to page 12 has been neatly coloured in. Hint of colour to illustrations on another few pages. Corner creasing to a few pages; small margin tears/chips of loss to other pages. Still a good tight reading copy.
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LET'S PRETEND
Written by Georgette Agnew. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2129480
Published by J. Saville & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Vellum spine with gilt title and vignette; blue cloth covers with gilt title. A book of poems for children. Limited edition to 150 copies, SIGNED by both author and illustrator. Delightful b/w line and silhouette drawings. SIGNED by author and illustrator; this is Copy No. 114. Bumping to spine and corners. Some margin marks and foxing throughout, with light odour to book. Still a nice copy of this special edition!
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THE LITTLE GREEN ROAD TO FAIRYLAND
Written by Annie R. Rentoul. Illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.
Stock no. 2129479
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1947. Almost very good condition.

8 exquisite colour plates plus 8 b/w plates. Beige cloth, green title and vignette to front cover. 94 pages. 10.5 x 8". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Half cup ring mark to front cover. Spine is faded. Some wrinkling of cloth to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. Contents are still very good indeed! Plates are lovely and bright.
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CURTAIN UP
Written by Noel Streatfeild.
Stock no. 2129474
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, silver titles and vignette. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; a bit of loss to corners and top and tail of spine; a few grubby marks.
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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2129425
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

A wonderful edition of this classic poem beautifully illustrated with 20 colour tipped in plates with tissue guards. Cream cloth boards with gilt decorations and titles. 11.25 x 8.75". Spine is browned, with a few scuffs and small nicks. Bumping to corners. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some foxing throughout. A couple of repaired margin tears. All plates are present, two have corner creases; but still bright.
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THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS
Written by Thomas Ingoldsby. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2129422
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st thus 1907. Very good condition.

Olive green cloth, gilt titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Large format. Dark green pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt, others uncut. 24 mounted colour plates with captioned tissue guards, 12 full-page tinted illustrations plus numerous b/w drawings. Browning to spine. Bottom corner of front cover is bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and page margins. All plates present. One plate has small corner crease. Uncut page edges show some creasing.
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BARBARA RAE SKETCHBOOKS
Written by Richard Cork. Illustrated by Barbara Rae.
Stock no. 2129420
Published by Royal Academy of Arts. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An interview with the artist, Barbara Rae, one of the boldest of contemporary artists, moved as much by her emotions as her senses to record the visible world. Large format. Dark grey boards, silver titles. Lavish colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9781907533105. Content are stunning!
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1946 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1817300
Published by Daily Express. 1946. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps - Rupert looking out through a window. 1st story - Rupert on Coon Island. 120 pages. 9.5 x 7 inches. This annual has not been reproduced in a facsimile edition. Light creasing to covers and scuffing/rubbing to spine. Top & Tail of spine worn with slight loss. NOT price-cut. Name in belongs to box. Harsh vertical crease from top to tail of page 33/34 which is starting to tear from lower edge (binding error). Small closed tear to lower margin of page 35/36. Contents otherwise clean.
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THE FLY
Written by Andrew Herd. Illustrated by Paul Cook.
Stock no. 1817249
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Limited edition of 599 copies of which 99 are bound in leather (this copy is cloth bound). Gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1899600191. Binder's file copy, thus un-numbered. A few minor marks to cloth boards. Contents fine.
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THE FIGHTING BARBEL
Written by Peter Wheat.
Stock no. 1817244
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st thus 2000. Fine condition.

Limited Edition of 800 copies of which 100 are bound in leather (this copy is bound in cloth). Blue cloth boards, silver titles and gilt vignette of fish to front. B/w photos and illustrations. Yellow ribbon page marker. Binder's file copy and thus un-numbered. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE WHOPPER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1817242
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st thus 1997. Fine condition.

The story of Hoppy an expert fisherman even though he is only 10 and one of his legs was in irons. Limited Edition of 998 copies of which 98 are bound in leather (this copy is bound in cloth). ISBN is printed as: 1899 600 067 but incorrect. Red cloth boards, white titles and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 101 pages. Binder's file copy, un-numbered. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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SHADOWS & REFLECTIONS
Written by Chris Yates.
Stock no. 1817241
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st thus 1999. Fine condition.

An anthology of carp fishing collected by Chris Yates. Limited Edition of 888 numbered copies, of which 98 are bound in leather (this copy is bound in cloth). Small format. Green cloth boards with gilt title to front and vignette of carp. B/w chapter headers. Green ribbon page marker. ISBN: 1899600132. Binder's file copy, un-numbered. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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