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THE WAR OF THE WORLDS
Written by H.G. Wells; Iain Sinclair. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2129249
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition.

Brown cloth with gilt/black titles and decorations. Introduced by Sinclair. Colour plates. This Folio edition follows the text of the authoritative 1924 Atlantic edition, with minor emendations. Slip case is very good - some wear and scuff marks.
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IN COLD BLOOD
Written by Truman Capote.
Stock no. 2129248
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition.

A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences. Black cloth spine and rear board, white title to spine. Printed pictorial cloth front board. B/w frontis. Slip case is better than very good; a few small marks and light knocks to edges.
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THE SOUTHERN GATES OF ARABIA
Written by Freya Stark; Sara Wheeler.
Stock no. 2129247
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Fine condition.

A journey in the Hadhramaut. Blue cloth wi8th silver titles. B/w photographic onlay to front cover. B/w photos. Introduction by Wheeler. Maps by Kevin Freeborn. This title was first published by John Murray in 1936. This edition follows the text of the reprint in December 1936, with minor emendations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
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THE TEN MOST BEAUTIFUL EXPERIMENTS
Written by George Johnson; Michael Brooks.
Stock no. 2129246
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2014. Fine condition.

Yellow cloth spine, blue title. Pictorial covers. Colour & b/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 44
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129244
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1961. Very good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps. Two stories with rhymes, puzzles and games. Front cover shows Rupert juggling with the shopping! 1st story: Rupert and the March Hare, 2nd story: Rupert and the Dutch Boy. One of the more scarce Adventure Books. (No's 40-50 being the most difficult to find). Couple of small nicks to top and tail of spine. Wear and a bit of creasing to a couple of cover corners. Foxing to covers, outer page edges and some page margins. Windmill maze puzzle has been faintly completed in pencil. Illustrations are nice and bright.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 43
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129243
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1960. Very good condition.

Pictorial front cover shows Rupert playing with giant dominoes. 2 stories: Rupert and the Land of Games, Rupert and Redwing. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Wear to corners and top and tail of spine. Foxing to covers, outer page edges and some page margins. Vertical creasing to maze puzzle page. Illustrations are still bright.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 42
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129242
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1960. Very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. Front cover shows Rupert dressed as a clown and waving with two seaside donkeys on the beach in the background. 1st story: Rupert and the Concert Party, 2nd story: Rupert and the Big Cracker. Colour illustrations. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Colouring page has been neatly done. Illustrations still nice and bright.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 41
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129241
Published by Daily Express. Circa 1960. Very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. Pictorial front cover shows Rupert on a hobby-horse dressed as a cowboy. 1st story: Rupert and the Wild West Game, 2nd story: Rupert and the Baby Cloud. Colour illustrations. Staples to binding have started to rust; a few marks to pages around these. Small nicks to top and tail of spine. Foxing and a few marks to covers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Crossword puzzle has been completed in pencil. Illustrations are still bright!
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 40 - SUMMER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129240
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Circa 1959. Very good condition.

Two stories: Rupert and Santa's Holiday and Rupert and the Dandylion. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Small nicks to top and tail of spine. Staples to binding have started to rust; a few marks to pages next to this. Some foxing to covers and page margins. Illustrations are still beautifully bright!
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 35 - WINTER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129239
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Circa 1958. Very good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps. First story Rupert and the Angry Dolls. Second story Rupert and Will o' the Wisp. Colour illustrations. Small splits to top and tail of spine. Foxing to covers. Odd margin mark.
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 36 - SPRING ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129238
Published by Daily Express. Very good condition.

Rupert Spring Adventures. 2 stories: Rupert and the Toy's Hospital plus Rupert and the Big Nest. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Browning to covers. Maze puzzle has been done with pen and pencil (a bit messy!). Page corner tips are creased to some pages. Odd margin mark, but illustrations are lovely and bright!
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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 35 - WINTER ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2129237
Published by Daily Express; Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. Circa 1958. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps. First story Rupert and the Angry Dolls. Second story Rupert and Will o' the Wisp. Colour illustrations. Snowman to front cover has been outlined in blue biro. Creasing to covers, with chipping and a bit of loss along bottom edge of front cover. Creasing to page corners throughout. A few margin marks, but illustrations are still bright.
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