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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales, Andersen, Hans, Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson
1 Andersen, Hans, Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales
Nottingham: Hodder & Stoughton for Boots, nd Boots Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by W Heath Robinson 
A really lovely copy of this Heath Robinson illustrated version of Han's Andersen's Fairy Tales; unusually it still has its dustwrapper. It has obviously been treated with loving care during its life; Maroon cloth with gold gilt decoration and lettering to upper pane; and spine; Hno handwriting inside; only fault is a very small amount of foxing to very tips of pages, mainly towards the end of the book; d/w not clipped; pasted on illustration to front of d/w; heavy - excess P&P required; Thick 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Spam Tomorrow, Anderson, Verily
2 Anderson, Verily Spam Tomorrow
London Rupert Hart-Davis, 1956 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
1st edition; 8vo hbk in d/w; green cloth boards; name on fep; foxing mainly to blocked foredges; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED COPY; on fep 'Irene Baily - Dear Irene Bailey! Dear Simon Gough! DEAR SHEILA! Thank you for having Spam Tomorrow. Love Verity'; foxing to blocked page edges; slight spine slope; d/w a little chipped at edges near spine and has an inconspicuous cup ring on front (see picture) ; we have more inscribed books by this author, and letters by her in stock; ask for details; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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The Robbers, Bawden, Nina; Illus Keeping, Charles
3 Bawden, Nina; Illus Keeping, Charles The Robbers
London; Gollancz; 1979 1979 0575026952 / 9780575026957 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Charles Keeping 
1st ed; h/b; d/w; vg-/vg+; 8vo; 144pp; slightly worn; slight damage inside front cover; ex lib with rubber stamps; d/w also illus Keeping; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Five on a Treasure Island An Adventure Story for Boys and Girls, with Thirty-Two Full Page Drawings by Eileen a Soper, Blyton, Enid
4 Blyton, Enid Five on a Treasure Island An Adventure Story for Boys and Girls, with Thirty-Two Full Page Drawings by Eileen a Soper
London Hodder & Stoughton 1947 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo hbk in d/w; book has navy mottled leatherette styled covers with gold gilt lettering; as does spine; slight wear to corners and edges; gift inscription on fep (not authors) ; d/w not price clipped (6/-) ; minor chipping to spine end; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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The Dog That Went to Fairyland, Blyton, Enid
5 Blyton, Enid The Dog That Went to Fairyland
UK Brockhampton 1944 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- Illustrated by Eileen Soper 
Landscape 4to hbk with illustrated board covers; 1st ed. 36pp; 18 colour plates; pictorial eps printed in dull blue; minor flaking to spine; slight rubbing to board edges; no handwriting inside; stitching slightly slack; very clean; vg-; ; Enid Blyton Picture Book; Vol. 6; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 36 pages 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Captain Jim, Bruce, Mary Grant
6 Bruce, Mary Grant Captain Jim
London: Ward, Lock, nd Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Hbk in d/w; vg/vg-l; very attractive copy; pictorial olive green cloth cover; no handwriting inside; b/w plates; d/w undated but copy looks c1920 ; original price 4/- on d/w; ; Popular Gift Books of Mary Grant Bruce; Vol. 242; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Kept Women Can't Quit, Fair, A A (Aka Gardner, Erle Stanley)
7 Fair, A A (Aka Gardner, Erle Stanley) Kept Women Can't Quit
London Heinemann 1961 1st UK Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
1st UK ed; 8vo hbk in d/w; small rubber stamp on fep saying Gerald Benson Library and address - presumably meaning belonging to the library or personal collection of Gerald Benson. Nice clean crisp copy; d/w not price clipped; d/w has slight wear, but overall would say it Is vg/vg; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Little Tales of Misogyny, Highsmith, Patricia
8 Highsmith, Patricia Little Tales of Misogyny
London William Heinemann Ltd 1977 0434335177 / 9780434335176 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
1st edition hbk in d/w; vg+/vg; short stories; book has no handwriting inside eg names/details of previous owners; d/w not price clipped; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Puzzle Book of Dogs, Hubbard, Clifford L B
9 Hubbard, Clifford L B The Puzzle Book of Dogs
London Frederick Warne 1956 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by B Butler 
Small Square 8vo hbk in d/w; Book in dustwrapper in really nice condition; most attractive dustwrapper that matches the design on the book cover; no handwriting inside book; lovely colour plates of dog varieties; d/w is price clipped, but generally a gorgeous example - a collectors copy; vg+/vg; we have taken the year of publication as 1956 from the printing number 351.356 ; Illustrated Books for Children; Square Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Gently in an Omnibus Three Complete Novels of Alan Hunter's Famous Chief Inspector Gently - Gently Does It; Gently through the Mill; Gently in the Sun, Hunter, Alan
10 Hunter, Alan Gently in an Omnibus Three Complete Novels of Alan Hunter's Famous Chief Inspector Gently - Gently Does It; Gently through the Mill; Gently in the Sun
UK Cassell 1966 First Edition Thus; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
1st UK edition; hbk in d/w; vg+/vg+; no inscriptions or handwriting inside; d/w complete and not price clipped; UK 1st edition thus; ; Chief Inspector George Gently; Cassell Crime Connoisseur; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Grave Mistake, Marsh, Ngaio
11 Marsh, Ngaio Grave Mistake
UK Collins Crime 1978 0002312670 / 9780002312677 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
1st edition hbk in d/w; 8vo; vg++/vg; lovely copy of book - scarlet cloth boards with gold lettering to spine; no handwriting inside; very clean; hardly if ever read; d/w has a couple of very small closed tears at edges, neatly repaired on inside; not price clipped (4.50) ; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 280 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Chronicles of Avonlea In Which Anne Shirley of Green Gables and Avonlea Plays Some Part, and Which Have to Do with Other Personalities and Events, Including the Hurrying of Ludovic, Old Lady Lloyd, Thtraining of Felix ..etc., Montgomery, L M
12 Montgomery, L M Chronicles of Avonlea In Which Anne Shirley of Green Gables and Avonlea Plays Some Part, and Which Have to Do with Other Personalities and Events, Including the Hurrying of Ludovic, Old Lady Lloyd, Thtraining of Felix ..etc.
London Harrap 1912 0245555617 / 9780245555619 First Edition; First Printing Hardback Very Good- Illustrated by George Gibbs 
1st edition 1st impression; 306pp +8pp catalogue; colour frontis of Anne Shirley by George Gibbs; this is replicated in square mounted and pasted on front cover (as produced) l gilt lettering to upper pane; and to spine; no handwriting in book eg names; pages generally nice and clean, still white and book is good and sound, and without hinge cracking; the binding is grey cloth; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 140.00 GBP
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Nineteen Eighty-four  The Facsimile of the Extant Manuscript, Orwell, George & Peter Davison (Ed) & Daniel G. Siegel (Preface)
13 Orwell, George & Peter Davison (Ed) & Daniel G. Siegel (Preface) Nineteen Eighty-four The Facsimile of the Extant Manuscript
London Secker & Warburg 1984 043635022X / 9780436350221 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Not available to amazon customers due to weight/postage costs. Large 4to in d/w; xix; 381; Very nice copy except for small closed tear at top of d/w; previous owners bookplate inside; no handwriting eg names inside; d/w not clipped; extremely heavy - this book will require an excess postage charge, which will vary with destination. Please ask. ; 13.70 X 10.30 X 1.90 inches; 381 pages 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Summer Adventure., Pudney, John.
14 Pudney, John. Summer Adventure.
London:: Evans Bros First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
1st edition hbk in d/w; book is very clean, without any handwriting eg names, inside; a nice copy of an extremely scarce title; slight wear to d/w folds, especially at fold ends; price clipped; Fred & I; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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The Elusive Grasshopper, Saville, Malcolm
15 Saville, Malcolm The Elusive Grasshopper
London: Newnes 1951 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Bertam Prance Signed by Author
1st edition hbk in d/w; signed by Malcolm saville on half title page - says - Signed by the Author Malcolm Saville' ; an almost very good copy of book in an almost very good copy of d/w; just a few general signs of wear commensurate with age/use rather than any major faults; small name/postcode just inside cover; d/w not price clipped (8/6) ; ; Lone Pine; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Pookie Puts the World Right, Wallace, Ivy
16 Wallace, Ivy Pookie Puts the World Right
UK Collins 1955 1872885195 / 9781872885193 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
4to; Hardback; no d/w; 4to; name box filled in; lovely bright illustrations typical of the old Pookie books; generally a nice clean copy, just the occasional small mark; vg; Pookie; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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