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A TREASURY OF MARK TWAIN
Written by Mark Twain; Roy Blount. Illustrated by Rod Waters.
Stock no. 1821045
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Introduced by Roy Blount Jr. Silver/grey pictorial boards with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Grey endpapers. 266 pages. Glue visible to joints through endpapers (not sticky and is a binding fault). Contained in publisher's slipcase with a few minor marks.

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WALDEN
Written by Henry David Thoreau; Colin Ward. Illustrated by Michael Renton.
Stock no. 1821044
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1980. Very good condition.

Introduced by Colin Ward. Blue cloth spine with gilt title, pale green paper boards with willow leaf design. Endpapers and top edge yellow. B/w illustrations. Spine faded. Top edge of text block slightly dusty. Contents clean. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost very good condition, grubby and fading, one inside corner starting to split.

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DR WORTLE'S SCHOOL
Written by Anthony Trollope; John Rae. Illustrated by Robin Jacques.
Stock no. 1821043
Published by Folio Society. 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

Brown cloth spine with black title labels; gilt titles. Beige boards with brown floral boarders. Introduction by Rae. B/w illustrations. Second impression. A fine copy in publisher's slipcase wjhich is stained and worn at closed edge corners.

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THE CLAVERINGS
Written by Anthony Trollope; Max Egremont. Illustrated by Alexy Pendle.
Stock no. 1821042
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Introduced by Max Egremont. Blue cloth spine with black title labels and gilt title. Light green paper boards with floral border. B/w illustrations. Top edge blue. A fine copy in publisher's slipcase which is bumped on one edge and scuffed on one side.

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ANTONY MAITLAND'S ENCORE
Written by Antony Maitland.
Stock no. 1319997
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st thus 1982. Very good condition.

A pop-up book of scenes from the theatre. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Paper engineering by Tor Lokvig. ISBN: 0722657781. Slight rubbing to spine edges. Front cover spine edge has faded. Contents fine.

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THE MAGIC TOYSHOP
Written by Peter Seymour. Illustrated by Michael Welply.
Stock no. 1319996
Published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

Step into the magic toyshop and enter a world where clowns walk, bears talk, and a toy soldier and ballerina can fall in love! Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Three-dimenstional panoramas. Paper engineering by Rodger Smith. ISBN: 0001386921. Spine and front cover spine edge is sunned. Contents fine.

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A DAY IN THE ZOO
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319995
Published by Kestrel Books; Viking Press, NY. 1st thus 1980. Slightly better than very good condition.

Six sights to be seen on a visit to the zoo. A reproduction of the antique pop-up book. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0722657064. Very slight fading to front cover edge. Contents fine.

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THE NATIVITY
No author listed. Illustrated by Borje Svensson.
Stock no. 1319994
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Book folds out into one long pop-up scene. Paper engineering by James Roger Diaz. ISBN: 0722657641. Some fading to spine and cover edges. Initials and date in ink inside front cover.

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OUR CHANGING WORLD
Written by Ingrid Selberg. Illustrated by Andrew Miller.
Stock no. 1319993
Published by Collins. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition.

Six revolving pictures, each showing a different type of habitat. Pull the tabs to transform the scenes from day to night, summer to winter or high tide to low tide. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0001837672. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some fading and browning to spine and cover edges. A few small foxspots to contents.

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THE CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319992
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st thus 1980. Very good condition.

A reproduction from "The Children's Tableaux", first published in 1896 by Ernest Nister. Glazed pictorial boards. 5 wonderful pop-up scenes. ISBN: 0510000908. Minimal bumping/rubbing to spine and corners. Slight wear to spine edges. Some fading to covers. Pale browning to spine and a small damp stain to rear edge of spine. Contents fine.

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THE POP-UP BOOK OF GNOMES
Written by Wil Huygen. Illustrated by Rien Poortvliet.
Stock no. 1319991
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1979. Almost very good condition.

The secret world of the gnomes brought to life in wonderful pop-up scenes with moving parts. Glazed pictorial boards with see-through window on front cover. Paper engineering is by Tor Lokvig. ISBN: 0722656742. Initials and date in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing to contents. One tab is missing (the one to pull the otter). Some light browning to covers.

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THE DWINDLING PARTY
Written by Edward Gorey. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 1319990
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Wonderful pop-up pictures showing how the members of the MacFizzet family disappeared one by one! Paper engineering by Ib Penick. ISBN: 0434941301. Minimal bumping/rubbing to spine and corners.

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