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Merchantmen-at-Wat, Bone David  W
1 Merchantmen-at-Wat
Bone David W
Chatto & Windus

1919, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG-, 
First hand account of the British Merchant Navy during WW1 with pencil drawings by the War-Artist Muirhead Bone. xiii+259pp. Nicely printed on coated paper, bottom edges uncut. Contents generally VG, a little finger marking to a few margins, binding a little slack. Original blue cloth boards, slightly marked and rubbed on extremities. 016669 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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2 Mr Paul
Bone Gertrude
Jonathan Cape

1921, 8vo, Cloth: Good, 
Original green cloth with rubbed paper title label to spine, 295pp, illustrated with woodcuts, fore and lower edges rough cut. some wear to cloth edges, bookplate to front pastedown. A Limited edition of 750 copies of which this is No 721, signed by the author and illustrator. X016664 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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3 Cook-a-Hoop : A Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press January 1950 -December 1961
Chamber David & Sandford Christopher
Private Libraries Association
0900002034 / 9780900002038
1976, 1st: Tall 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
Bibliograpgy of the books printed by this famous Private Press from September 1949 to December 1961 and a listing of Prospecturses 1920-62 with illsutraions from the books. 126pp. VG copy in dw. 014413 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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4 Folk Tales of Bengal
Day Lal Behari
Macmillan & Co Ltd

1912, 1st Thus: Small 4to, Decorative Boards: Good+, 
274pp, with 32 full page illustrations in colour by Warwick Goble. Contents VG, clean and unmarked. Original red cloth with gilt title and elaborate gilt decoration, spine and rear slightly faded, head of spine frayed. X019314 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Peacock Pie : A Book of Rhymes, De La Mare Walter
5 Peacock Pie : A Book of Rhymes
De La Mare Walter
FABER & FABER

1946, New Edition: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, Fair
New edition illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. 107pp. Original cloth and dustwrapper, cloth along top edge dusty. Dust wrapper has significant loss to edges with some slight fading. X009548 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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6 More Morrow A Book of Drawings
George Morrow
Methuen & Co Ltd

1921, 1st Edition: 8vo, Hardcover: Good, 
Orig yellow paper pictorial boards, spine worn to edges and chipped, pp xviii, 97, black and white drawings, many of which first appeared in Punch. X000352 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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7 Our Girls in Wartime
Gordon Hampden
John Lane

1st: Large 8vo, Paper Covered Boards: VG-, 
Nice humourous poems about Women at work in WW1 with tri-tone comic illustrations. 25pp + 27 plates. Undated but 1918. Contents VG, clean and unmarked, original paper covered boards rubbed on edges and to rear, cloth spine. 016143 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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8 Dan Dare Pilot of the Future Operation Saturn
Higgs Mike
Hawk Books Ltd
0948248815 / 9780948248818
1989, 1st Thus: Folio, Glazed Boards: VG, 
Third Deluxe Collector's Edition, illustrated laminated hard covers, unpaginated, colour artwork by Frank Hampson and Desmond Walduck. This story ran in the Eagle magazine from February 1953 to May 1954. VG clean copy, slight bumping to boards. Heavy - please enquire for postage costs X017280 
Price: 29.95 GBP
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9 Brave Boys and Girls in Wartime
Lea John
BLACKIE

1918, 1st: Small 4to, Paper Covered Boards: VG-, 
Stirring stories of WW1, mainly of interest for the 9 colour plates by H M Brock, plus other B&W illustrations. c.60pp. Generally a VG copy given that this is cheaply produced book not intended for a long live. Bpard edges wotn and very slight spotting to edges, but binding firm and cloth spine undamaged. Gift inscription to top of title pages dated November 1918. 015907 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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10 Comforting Thoughts
Mabel Lucie Attwell
Valentine & Sons

16mo, Soft Cover: Very Good, 
Original illustrated thin card stapled covers, 12pp, with colour illustration on each page, undated. A title in the Golden Thoughts Booklet series X017949 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Hours of Gladness, Maeterlinck M
11 Hours of Gladness
Maeterlinck M
George Allen

1912, 1st Thus: 4to, Decorative Cloth: VG-, Good
Translated by Teixeira de Mattos with superb tipped in colour plates by E J Detmold. 181pp. Printed on laid paper with rough cut edges. A little age toning to edges, slight spotting to some page edges but not affecting the colour plates. Original decorative cloth/gilts boards, bright and clean, just a little wear to spine ends. Complete with dust wrapper - some loss to spine ends, a few small closed edge tears, spine discoloured and marked, but a rare survivor. 016996 
Price: 99.00 GBP
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12 Birds of Ireland
Martyn Anglesea
Blackstaff Press

1983, 1st: Large Folio (Landscape), Hardcover in Slipcase: Fine, 
Half calf marbled boards, raised bands, bound by Sydney Aiken, Co. Down. No 41 of a Limited Edition of 250 copies.. Signed by Martyn Anglesea, Ulster Museum, also signed by the Designed Wendy Dunbar. of Blackstaff Press. 9pp. Paintings of Richard Dunscombe Parker (c1805-81) - 40 colour plates. Notes on the colour plates, List of Illustrations of Irish Birds, Bibliography - pages 97 - 113. Fine copy, Heavy - please enquire for postage costs. X019573 
Price: 650.00 GBP
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13 Hamewith
Murray Charles
Constable & Co Ltd

1917, First Illustrated: 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Original blue cloth with gilt titling and illustration, 139pp, with an introduction by Andrew Lang, and with a loose presentation letter by the illustrator. X010588 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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12 Illustrations to the Pickwick Club, Onwhyn T
14 12 Illustrations to the Pickwick Club
Onwhyn T
Albert Jackson

1894, 1st: Small 4to, Paper Wrapper: VG-, 
The Onwhyn engravings to illustrated Dicken's Pickwick Papers in 1847, but not used and unprinted until this set was produced in 1894. Paper wrappers and 2pp loose account of the plates and contents. 12 loose engravings on thick laid paper. Edges of wrappers have some small tears but good for age. The plates are clean but do have some scattered foxing affecting some plates more than others. Scarce set. 015707 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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15 After the Funeral
Paul Scott
The Whittington Press

1979, Limited Edition: Foli, Hardcover: VG, 
Original marbled paper boards with red cloth spine and gilt titling, xiv/19pp with full page illustrations by Sally Scott, and a preface by Roland Grant, a limited edition of 200 copies on hand made paper, this being a Review copy, signed by Sally Scott and Roland Grant. Published in association with William Heinemann. X011128 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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Oxfordshire : A Shell Guide, Piper John
16 Oxfordshire : A Shell Guide
Piper John
FABER & FABER

1953, 2nd (revised): Small 4to, Cloth: Fine, VG
The Oxfordshire volume of the famous 'Shell Guide' series - this is the 'new edition' of 1953, the hard bound edition which replaced the original pre-war softback. 68pp. A fine copy in original cloth boards, unmarked and still bright. The dust wrapper is VG, unclipped and undamaged, just a little light spotting on the flaps and rear panel. A fine collectable example. 016280 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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17 The Book of Simple Delights
Raymond Walter
J M Dent & Sons Ltd

1912, 4th Edition: 16mo, Hardcover: VG, 
Original light grey cloth with gilt titling and black decoration, 288pp, 4th illustrated edition, with drawings by Herbert Cole. X016673 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Arabella in Africa, Swettenham Frank
18 Arabella in Africa
Swettenham Frank
John Lane

1925, 1st: Small 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, 
Car travel in North Africa in the 1920s - notable as the first book illustrated by Rex Whistler. xi+237pp. VG clean copy with all plates in excellent condition, lacks map at rear. Oldish rebinding in paper covered boards with cloth spine. 017344 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Morte D'Arthur : A Poem, Tennyson Alfred
19 Morte D'Arthur : A Poem
Tennyson Alfred
Chatto & Windus

1912, 1st: Small 4to, Paper Covered Boards: VG-, 
Tennyson's classic poem produced in the form of an medieval illustrated manuscript by Alberto Sangorski. 24pp. Contents generally VG and bright, just a little slight soilng to page margins. Original paper covered boards worn on edges and discoloured, spine professionally rebacked with cloth. 015885 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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20 These Things Also Are Spring's
Thomas Edward
Folio Press

1988, 1st: Large 8vo, Paper Covered Boards: Fine, 
Poems selected by Patrick Garland with wood-engravings by James Bostock. 70pp. Laid paper in marbled paper covers boards with silk cloth spine. Unobtrusive embossed name stamp to corner of front end-paper. Fine copy, no faults, with original clear acetate cover. 016544 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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