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CORUNNA
Written by Christopher Hibbert.
Stock no. 2126011
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. The history of the Battle of Corunna, part of the Peninsular War in 1809. Spotting to spine and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some to page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with some foxing and browning. A few tiny nicks at corners.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF OBSERVER'S BOOKS
Written by Peter Marren; John Carter.
Stock no. 2126009
Published by Peregrine. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observers Series No. 99. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0952026856. SIGNED by authors, with dedication to a previous owner on title page. Bump to top of spine and bottom edge of rear cover. Contents are excellent.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF OBSERVER'S BOOKS
Written by Peter Marren; John Carter.
Stock no. 2126008
Published by Peregrine. 5th Slightly better than very good condition.

Observers Series No. 99. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0952026856. SIGNED by author (Peter Marren), with dedication to a previous owner. 5th impression. Red title to spine has faded. Some bumping to top and tail of spine. Contents are excellent!

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND
Written by Peter Marren. Illustrated by Mick Burgess.
Stock no. 2126007
Published by Peregrine. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Observers Series No. 100. A History and Bibliography of the 'Wayside and Woodland' series, together with other nature books for young and old, published by Frederick Warne from 1865-1983. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0953654370. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner to title page. Very small bump to top fo spine. Contents are excellent.

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COLLECTING OBSERVER BOOKS
Written by Richard Fuller.
Stock no. 2126006
Published by Richard Fuller. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

What Else? Glazed pictorial boards. A Guide on how to fine them! SIGNED by author to half-title page. Small bump to top of spine.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 2126005
Published by Country Life. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format, purple pictorial boards, cloth spine. Delightful lithographed colour illustrations throughout. Bumping to a couple of corners. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Odd margin mark. Illustrations are beautifully bright! Wrapper is faded to spine, with a few closed tears to edges; a couple have tape repairs to verso. Some edge-creasing also to wrapper.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) BUYS A FARM
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 2126004
Published by Country Life. 1st 1942. Very good condition.

Yellow pictorial card wraps. Large format. 32pp. Beautiful colour lithographic illustrations throughout. Just under 1" split to base of spine; smaller split to top. Creasing to cover corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Surface paper lifting (two lines) to inside front cover, where it appears that a previous inscription has been erased. A few margin marks; some corner creasing to pages. Illustrations are still lovely and bright!

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WIGLEY
Written by Rosemary Barnes. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2126003
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Circa 1949. Almost very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Some fading and browning to top and tail of spine. Small area of surface paper damage to rear cover. Bumping to corners. Wear along cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is price-cut and badly torn, with nearly half of the front panel and flap MISSING! Loss also to top of spine. What is left of wrapper is grubby with creasing.

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MARY POPPINS FROM A TO Z
Written by P.L. Travers. Illustrated by Mary Shepard.
Stock no. 2126002
Published by Collins. 1st 1963. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark pink cloth, black title to spine and vignette of Mary to front cover. 26 short episodes, one for each letter of the alphabet. Pale foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with some foxing and a few grubby marks.

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TISZA TALES
Written by Rosika Schwimmer. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 2126001
Published by Doubleday, Doran & Co Inc.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles. 8 colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Small bookplate to verso of front endpaper. Foxing and some margin marks. Some colouring to b/w illustrations.

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BB A CELEBRATION
Written by BB; Tom Quinn. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2126000
Published by Wharncliffe Publishing Limited. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A unique collection of BB's country and field sports writings. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photographic plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1871647169. Wrapper is price-cut with a little edge-creasing and a few marks.

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CHILDREN STILL
Written by John F. Macpherson. Illustrated by H.R. Millar.
Stock no. 2125999
Published by Shakespeare Head Press. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 4 tipped-in colour plates. B/w illustrations. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner to front endpaper. Also includes a hand written postcard from the author to the same previous owner. Chipping along bottom of spine; some fraying/loss to cloth. Bumping to corners. A few marks to covers. Some foxing. What look like browned glue marks to pastedowns. All plates present.

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