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SHORT STORIES
Written by Ernest Hemingway; David Hughes. Illustrated by Ian Beck.
Stock no. 2131870
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Black cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial boards. Selected and with an Introduction by David Hughes. Re-issued, with a new binding. Slip case is better than very good - a few scuff marks.

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TOPGEAR SUPERCARS THE WORLD'S FASTEST CARS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2131869
Published by BBC Books. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Split into sections: Italy, Germany, Great Britain, The Rest of the World, The Battles. Stunning colour photography throughout. ISBN: 9781849903394.

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ITALIAN MOTORCYCLES
Written by Mick Walker.
Stock no. 2131868
Published by Aston Publications. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. A comprehensive account of the industry and individual machines. More than 300 marques are described. ISBN: 0946627614. Some wear to cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some grubby marks.

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COMPETITION CAR CONTROLS
Written by Ian Bamsey; Alan Lis.
Stock no. 2131867
Published by Foulis; Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0946132615.

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THE WEEPING PUSSY WILLOW
Written by Tamara Frankel. Illustrated by Simon Frankel.
Stock no. 2131866
Published by John Martin's House, Inc.. Circa 1947. Almost very good condition.

A Merry-Go Round Book. How an earthworm found out the reason for the Pussy Willow's sadness and how she stopped weeping. Blue spine, yellow pictorial boards. Delightful colour illustrations. Marks and some scuffs to covers. Crease to edges of covers, going through to pages. Margin marks and foxspots.

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THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CLASSIC MOTORCYCLES
Written by Mirco De Cet.
Stock no. 2131865
Published by Rebo Publishers. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. A Comprehensive Survey of Motorcycle History. ISBN: 903661497X.

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THE PINK FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Debra Mcfarlane.
Stock no. 2131864
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Pink covers with silver title block and decorations to spine. A little fading to spine, else fine! Slip case is better than very good - some light wear to couple of corners. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF RUSSIA
Written by Aleksandr Afanas'Ev; Norbert Guterman; Maria Tatar. Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat.
Stock no. 2131863
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Fine condition.

Red leather spine with gilt title. Beige cloth front and back with pictorial design. Translated by Guterman, introduced by Tatar. Set in Ehrhardt. Frontispiece and 15 pen and ink illustrations. Top edge red. Slip case is better than very good - a couple of small bumps.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1960
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2131860
Published by Daily Express. 1960. Almost very good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert with lantern, pulling a large sledge of holly. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Chipping to laminate, with some loss, mostly to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing to title page, outer page edges. Magic Paintings are DONE! Crossword has been done in pencil. Page margin marks.

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THE ENCHANTED WOOD
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Dorothy Wheeler.
Stock no. 2131859
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. The First in the Faraway Tree Series. Contained in 2nd edition (1940) dustwrapper. Damp marking/spotting to cover edges. Corners are bumped, with some wear. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Raised, blind address to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Two b/w illustrations have some colouring in. Wrapper is creased and grubby with some tears and chips; loss to some edges and top of spine and rear panel. Smaller chips of loss at corners.

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BIGGLES SETS A TRAP
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2131858
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biggles is on the trail of an extraordinary series of murders. History and excitement combine to make this a thrilling detective story. Red boards, black lettering. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. Tape glue marks to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges, a few page margins and prelims. Small name in ink to front pastedown. Wrapper has a few nicks and small chips, but minimal loss to edges.

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BIGGLES & CO.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 2131857
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1936. Good condition.

Stone cloth with black titles and vignette to spine and front cover. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine is browned. Front cover is bowed. Damp staining to covers (white marks). Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.

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