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BENTLEY THE 1938/1939 OVERDRIVE CARS
Written by Mervyn Frankel; Ian Strang.
Stock no. 2129338
Published by Academy Books. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A specialised book concerned with the whereabouts of the survivors of the 200 "M" series Bentleys manufactured in 1938 and 1939 by Bentley Motors (1931) Limited, which company was then in the ownership of Rolls-Royce. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 1873361181. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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WILD & GARDEN PLANTS (NN 80)
Written by Max Walters.
Stock no. 2129337
Published by Collins. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 80. 16 colour plates and over 60 b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0002193760. Dustwrapper spine is faded.
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THE KNAVE OF HEARTS
Written by Louise Saunders. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish.
Stock no. 2129317
Published by Artists & Writers Guild. Circa 1925. Very good condition.

Large format. Spiral bound cardwraps. Stunning colour illustrations. Book is contained in a maroon cloth case and then in a marbled board slip case with leather spine with raised bands. Couple of damp mark to front cover. Creasing, with some chipping to corners and top and tail of spiral binding; a little loss. Page corner creasing. Maroon case is excellent. Slip case is edge-worn with some scuff marks; small patch of surface paper damage to rear.
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FOLKTALES OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN
Written by Dee Brown. Illustrated by Caroline Smith.
Stock no. 2129305
Published by Folio Society. As new condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. This edition is based on the 1993 edition, with minor emendations. Slip case is very good - faded to a couple of edges. Still in original shrink wrap - Unopened!
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THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA & ARABIA AND EGYPT AND NUBIA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by David Roberts.
Stock no. 2129192
Published by Folio Society. 2014. Fine condition.

Large format. Red decorated cloth, gilt titles. Stunning colour illustrations. The material printed in these two volumes was original meant to be in three. Volumes are in stunning condition! Slip cases have some scuff marks and wear.
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THE SENSITIVE PLANT
Written by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2129086
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1911. Very good condition.

Cream vellum, elaborate gilt decoration to front cover. Gilt titles to spine. De-Luxe edition. 18 mounted tissue-guarded colour and tinted plates. Plus delicate tinted illustrations on every page. An exquisite book. 128 pages. Uneven browning/spotting to covers, especially spine. Front cover a little bowed. Inscription in ink to bottom of half-title page. A few light margin marks. Some browning and a little creasing to a few tissue-guards. Top page corners to pages at beginning of book (upto roughly page 22/23) have a bit of creasing. Tipped-in colour plates are stunning!
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1980
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1817126
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1980. Very good condition.

Tall format glazed boards - the first Rupert annual in this format. Cover design of Rupert playing with glove puppets. 1st story Rupert and the Flavours. ISBN: 0850790964. SIGNED by Alfred Bestall 'With love from Rupert and Alfred E. Bestall '80' to title page. Bestall was a close neighbour of the previous owner's Aunt. Tiny nick to base of spine. Corners lightly rubbed. Price-cut. NOT inscribed. A few minor marks to title page and contents page else contents clean.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1982
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1817124
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1982. Very good condition.

Tall laminated boards. Front cover shows Rupert jumping with springs on his feet. First story is: Rupert & Ping Pong. 92 pages. ISBN: 0850791200. SIGNED by Alfred Bestall 'with love from Rupert and Alfred E. Bestall '82' to title page. Bestall was a close neighbour of the previous owner's Aunt. Corners lightly bumped & worn. Small split to base of spine. NOT inscribed. Price-cut. Contents fine.
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GAME BIRDS
Written by Charles Coles. Illustrated by Maurice Pledger.
Stock no. 2129028
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition.

Very large format. Limited edition of 250 numbered copies signed by the author and artist. Green leather spine with raised bands and gilt title. Green cloth sides with small gilt vignette to front. 24 tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations and chapter headers. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by Author and Illustrator to Limited edition page. This is Copy No. 26. Some light rubbing/wear to spine. Absolutely stunning book! Contained in a slip case that has some spotting.
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SOURCES OF CREATIVITY WAYS TO INSPIRATIONS
Written by Gregor Lersch.
Stock no. 2129026
Published by Floraldesign Edition. 2004. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour photos. B/w photos. Dual-Language edition - text in German and English. Couple of small chips to corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still excellent.
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TIP + TOP AND THE MOON ROCKET
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 2129025
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. 1st 1964. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cardwraps. Six pop-up scenes. Wear to spine. Some creasing to cover corners. Tear to edge of first pop-up. Some mis-folds and creases to a few pop-ups. Couple of tape repairs to another pop-up.
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POE'S TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION
Written by Edgar Allan Poe. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2129024
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1935. Slightly better than very good condition.

Publishers special binding of green leather (morrocco) with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Marbled endpapers; 12 colour plates with captioned tissue guards, 17 full page b/w illustrations. 317 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine is browned. Small bookplate to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few light margin marks. Still a lovely copy!
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