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THE DESERT WAR TRILOGY (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Alan Moorehead.
Stock no. 1318944
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition.

All volumes are red cloth covered boards with different blue, black and grey pictures. Volume 1: Mediterranean Front; Volume 2: A Year of Battle; Volume 3: The End In Africa. B/w photos. A super copy in origianal slipcase which is just a ltitle edge rubbed.

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COLD COMFORT FARM
Written by Stella Gibbons. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1318943
Published by Folio Society. 10th 2006. Fine condition.

Decorative green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour plates. A super copy in origianal slipcase.

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THE SIEGE AND FALL OF TROY
Written by Robert Graves. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 1318942
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Green cloth rear board and spine with gilt title. Front board has pictorial paper covering. Green endpapers are maps. Full page colour plates. A super copy with just minimal rubbing at corners in origianal slipcase.

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THE SHOOTING PARTY
Written by Anton Chekhov; John Sutherland. Illustrated by Francis Mosley.
Stock no. 1318941
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Green decorated cloth. Gilt title to spine. Translated and edited by Ronald Wilks. Introduction by Sutherland. Colour illustrations. A super copy in origianal slipcase which has a light scratch mark to one panel.

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE HOUSE OF MEDICI
Written by Christopher Hibbert; Harold Acton.
Stock no. 1318939
Published by Folio Society. 4th 2003. Fine condition.

The Medici were superlative patrons and collectors of art. Blue cloth. Colour photos. Top edge gilt. A super copy in origianal slipcase which is slightly rubbed at corners.

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HIDE AND SEEK - THE STORY OF A WARTIME AGENT
Written by Xan Fielding.
Stock no. 1318938
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Fine condition.

Introduced by Clare Mulley. This edition follows the text of the first edition (1954), with minor emendations. Beige decorated cloth. Includes a fold-out map in pocket at back of book. 204 pages. B/w photos. A super copy in origianal slipcase.

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GREAT CONTEMPORARIES
Written by Winston S. Churchill.
Stock no. 1318937
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2015. Fine condition.

Essays on great men. The text of this edition follows that of the 1938 second revised edition, with minor emendations. Red cloth spine with white title, blue boards. 345 pages. Green endpapers. B/w photos. A super copy in origianal slipcase.

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THE TWELVE CAESARS
Written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus; Robert Graves. Illustrated by Raymond Hawthorn.
Stock no. 1318936
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Fine condition.

Re-Issue. Brick-red cloth with blue and gold decoration. Gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. A super copy in original slipcase.

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COLLINS CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by Edward Boyd; Jane Shaw; Enid Blyton; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Boswell; Racey Helps; Jean Walmsley Heap; et al..
Stock no. 1318935
Published by Collins. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows Santa hanging from a TV Aerial! First story "The strange happening at number 8" by Boyd. Includes "The Page That Blew Away" by Blyton. 5 colour plates plus b/w and two-tone illustrations. Spine bumped, corners worn. Removal of a plate to verso of front free-endpaper. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Remains of dustwrapper is tucked inside book.

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THE GOLDEN BOOK OF COMICS
Written by Felix Kay; Enid Blyton; W.E. Johns; et al. Illustrated by Various.
Stock no. 1318934
Published by Odhams Press Ltd.. 1950. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The 2nd Golden Book of Comics. Yellow cloth covers with red title to spine and embossed decoration to front cover. 320 pages. 32 pages in full colour, 32 pages in 2 colour, over 900 illustrations. First story is "Buster's Circus Parade" by Felix Kay. Johns story is "The Case of the Mysterious Gunshots". Blyton story is "He Lost His Head!". Spine and corners bumped, covers slightly grubby. Foxing and grubby fingermarks to textblock and contents. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby.

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THE ABC BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318933
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards showing three small children with three "ABC" balloons. Lovely colour illustrations throughout. Lots of rhymes, poems and stories. Spine bumped and rubbed. Corners worn. Covers slightly grubby with small pen mark to front. Small pen mark to front free-endpaper. Name in belongs to box has been partially erased. Grubby fingermarks to contents.

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BEDTIME STORIES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318932
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Circa 1951. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows a clock in the background with a boy and a girl infront - the boy is reading to the little girl, who is cuddling a doll of colour. First story is 'The Lollipop Shop'. Two-tone illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, covers edge rubbed. Light creases to covers. Name in ink in belongs to box. Some foxing and fingering to page margins.

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