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TIM TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2134785
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green pictorial paper boards. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 0192796429. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; some margin marks. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; minimal loss.

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TIM AND CHARLOTTE
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2134784
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green and purple pictorial boards. Charming colour and b/w drawings throughout. Charlotte is mysteriously washed up on the beach near Tim's home... the fourth book in the series of Tim's adventures. ISBN: 0192795627. NOTE: Contained in a later dustwrapper (c.1956). Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Later wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; some green marks to rear.

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MY BOOK OF FAVOURITE FAIRY TALES
Written by Edric Vredenburg. Illustrated by Jennie Harbour.
Stock no. 2134783
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1928. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine with black title. Pictorial front cover. Retold by the editor (Vredenburg) & others. 12 colour plates. B/w illustrations. Heavy wear to cover edges; chipping and bumping. Scuffing and uneven fading to covers. Old date in ink to front endpaper. Old name in pencil, mostly erased to front pastedown. Neat colouring to a couple of advert pages to rear. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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OTTO OF THE SILVER HAND
Written by Howard Pyle. Illustrated by Howard Pyle.
Stock no. 2134782
Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. 1st 1888. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt/black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. B/w plates and other b/w illustrations. Uneven browning/darkening to covers. Wear to corners; a few small nicks at cloth. Bookplates to front pastedown and front endpaper. Browning to prelim and outer page edges; some foxing.

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THE LORD OF THE RINGS
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2134781
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1979. Very good condition.

The Deluxe India Paper Edition. Black cloth with gilt titles spine and decoration to front cover. All 3 books in one volume. Paper is wafer thin. ISBN: 004823091X. Covers have a few light marks. Fold-out maps appear to have a couple of mis-folds, but also couple of small tears along crease lines. Pages next to fold-out maps have faint crease lines. A few margin marks. Original box is almost very good - lid has tear to one corner; also scuffing and some marks.

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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2134780
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 4th 1928. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles, vignette and border. Top edge gilt. Pink pictorial endpapers. Delightful b/w illustrations throughout. 103 pages. Spine is browned with bumping and wear to top and tail. Corners are bumped. A few small marks to covers. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, prelims, outer page edges and a few to page margins. Contents are generally still very good.

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THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2134779
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1928. Good condition.

In which Pooh builds a house, Small gets lost and Tigger is unbounced... Salmon pink cloth. Gilt vignette and lettering. Top edge gilt. Numerous b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is browned with a few small nicks/chips to top and tail. Cup ring and other splash marks to covers. Browning to endpapers. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. Foxing/browning to outer page edges; some margin marks. Page margin tears to a few pages. Contents are still generally very good.

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THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by John Tenniel.
Stock no. 2134778
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1872. Good condition.

Red leather spine and corners; marbled boards and endpapers. 50 illustrations by Tenniel. 222 numbered pages. Some of the red leather has browned, with wear. Corners are bumped. Scuffing/score marks to covers. This is possibly a contemporary rebinding. Inscriptions in ink to half-title page. 32nd thousand to title page. Browning to page edges and margins; some foxing and grubby marks.

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THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK MINGO
Written by Helen Bannerman. Illustrated by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 2134776
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. 4th Almost very good condition.

Small format (5.25 x 3.5"). Green cloth, red title and black vignette to front cover, black title to spine. 143 pages. Colour illustrations. Printed on one side of the paper only. Spine is browned with spotting. Wear along cover edges. Front joint is a bit cracked. Small repair to tear to front endpaper. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some foxing throughout and to outer page edges. Rear endpaper has torn torn off (with loss).

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LITTLE DEGCHIE-HEAD
Written by Helen Bannerman. Illustrated by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 2134775
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. 1st 1903. Good condition.

An Awful Warning to Bad Babas. The story of a little girl who lost her head in a fire! Small format. Beige covers, oval pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour illustrations. Rebacked with new spine and endpapers; some fading. Heavy wear to cover edges; bumping. A little surface paper damage from repair. Foxing/browning to outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk.
Stock no. 1822022
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Hand-bound in quarter vellum, centenary limited edition of 1000 copies. Pictorial paper boards showing Ratty and Mole on the river to front and Toad to rear. Etching hand-printed, signed and numbered by the artist, and tipped onto a special limitation page of thick laid paper. Around 100 illustrations by Charles van Sandwyk, with 16 tipped-in colour plates. Presented in a cloth-bound solander box. Top edge gilt. A stunning limited edition celebrating the centenary of a beloved classsic. This is no. 55 of 1000 copies. Minor bump to lower front edge of vellum spine (hard to photograph). Couple of minor 'dints' to top edge of text block, again, hard to photograph. Contents beautiful. Solander box is also fine. Contained in original Folio Society shipping box.

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AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FISHING AND FLIES
Written by Malcolm Greenhalgh.
Stock no. 1822018
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A guide to the huge range of flies now being used by fly-fishers around the world, whether fishing for the traditional quarry of trout and salmon, or for bonefish and permit on tropical flats, or for striped and sea bass from Atlantic beaches, or for toothy predators in Amazonian tributaries, of for pike in northern lakes. Matt blue pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007852932.

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