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THE CLASSICAL WORLD
Written by Robin Lane Fox.
Stock no. 1318898
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.

An Epic History of Greece and Rome. With a new introduction by the author. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Vignette to front cover. Top edge gilt. Colour and b/w photos. 671 pages includes index. Some slight scuffing to original slipcase else a fine copy.

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LIVES OF THE LATER CAESARS
Written by Anthony R. Birley. Illustrated by Sue Scullard.
Stock no. 1318897
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Grey patterned leather. B/w wood engravings. xxxvii and 583 pages including index. Top edge silver. Book is fine. Slipcase has a bump and a split to one edge.

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COUNT BELISARIUS
Written by Robert Graves; Lindsey Davis. Illustrated by David Hughes.
Stock no. 1318896
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Black buckram spine, gilt titles. Vivid illustrated covers. Colour illustrations. Minimal rubbing to lower corners. Slipcase is very slightly scuffed.

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THE AGE OF GOLD
Written by H.W. Brands.
Stock no. 1318895
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2015. Fine condition.

The California gold rush and the new American dream. Black cloth with gilt titles. Black endpapers are maps. B/w photos. 562 pages. Original slipcase has a few light scuff marks.

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SIMPLE CUSTOM CHEERFULLY ILLUSTRATED
Written by Iain Moncreiffe. Illustrated by Don Pottinger.
Stock no. 1318894
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book about the conventions and rites that influence your conduct. Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignettes to front cover. Colour illustrations to text. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers lightly browned else contents clean although there is a light musty smell throughout. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and slightly grubby.

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SIMPLE HERALDRY CHEERFULLY ILLUSTRATED
Written by Iain Moncreiffe. Illustrated by Don Pottinger.
Stock no. 1318893
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1953. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Explaining Heraldry in a light-hearted and unusual way - with humour and wit. Red cloth, gilt title. Bright colour illustrations. 2nd reprint in same year as first edition. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean although there is a light musty smell throughout. Dustwrapper is sligthly browned and a little worn at spine and corners.

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STRUWWELPETER
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 1318892
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. Good condition.

Title inside book is "The English Struwwelpeter or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures". Red cloth spine, pictorial front cover showing shock-headed Peter. Book list on rear cover. Colour illustrations. Covers are worn and scuffed. Damp stain to rear cover. Front joint is cracked at top half. Contents are browned but generally clean with a few small margin tears.

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TALLY HO
Written by Moyra Charlton. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1318891
Published by Putnam. 8th 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of an Irish Hunter. Pale orange cloth, dark brown titles. Colour frontis and 6 b/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Foxspots to contents. Price-cut dustwrapper is browned and discoloured with wear to spine and corners.

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KIDNAPPED
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth.
Stock no. 1318890
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. Circa 1937. Very good condition.

The Adventures of David Balfour. Black cloth with large pictorial onlay to front and gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Colour title page and plates. Fold-out map. 289 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Cloth slightly grubby. Some scuffing to pictorial onlay. Top and bottom edges of textblock have been neatly trimmed during binding process, fore-edge has been roughly cut with some pages roughly opened causing marginal loss. Name in red felt-tip to front fly-leaf.

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BOBBY BEAR'S ANNUAL 1933
Written by Aunt Kitsie.
Stock no. 1318889
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1933. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine. Colour pictorial front cover. Front cover: BB up ladder pasting on title, while Maisie Mouse and Ruby Rabbit spill paste pot. 'Makes another splash!'. B/w and Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and cover edges rubbed. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers are foxed. Grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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WOODLAND STORIES
Written by H. Mortimer Batten. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 1318888
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles. Tales of animals and birds. Colour plates, b/w text illustrations and photos. Unpaginated. Spine and corners bumped. Spine and cover edges faded and cloth a little grubby. Some foxing to contents.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 1318886
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Prince Charming Colour Books For Children series. Green cloth, black titles. 48 colour plates (which includes the endpapers). 340 pages plus booklist to rear. Spine bumped. Rubbing to cover edges. Some foxing to contents.

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