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The Picts And The Martyrs or Not Welcome At All

By: Arthur Ransome

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81653


First edition in a dust jacket. The dust jacket is complete with minor shelf wear, the spine is sunned/faded; unclipped showing 8s 6d. The underlying green boards are in good condition. The endpapers are clean with a pictorial bookplate from the previous owner. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. The top edge is greyed. View more info

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Missee Lee

By: Arthur Ransome

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81654


First edition in a dust jacket. The dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, spine is sunned/faded; unclipped showing 7s 6d. Slight markings on the underlying green boards but otherwise in good condition. Top edge is greyed and a little foxed. Endpapers are clean, outline of the map has bled through to the next page; previous owner's pictorial bookplate. Text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Big Six

By: Arthur Ransome

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1941

Seller ID: 81655


Second impression in a dust jacket. That's jacket has a small tear on the top end of the spine which is also sunned/faded; unclipped showing 7s 6d. The top edge is greyed and a little foxed. Previous owner's bookplate on the endpapers; which are a little browned. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Five Have A Mystery To Solve

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81567


First edition in a dust jacket. 184 pages. The book is firmly bound. Dust jacket is scuffed and creased along the edges, unclipped showing 7s 6d. The edges are a little foxed and marked, red cloth boards are in good condition. There is some wear along the hinges, evidence of gum marks from a book plate on the endpapers; but internally the book is clean and free of foxing. Illustrations by Eileen Soper. View more info

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The Wombles Of Wimbledon

By: Elisabeth Beresford

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Earnest Benn Limited: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 81552


Contains the stories The Wombles At Work illustrated by Barry Leith and The Wombles To The Rescue illustrated by Margaret Gordon. First edition in a dust jacket. Inscribed by the author "thank you for having me and The Wobbles to Exeter! Elisabeth Beresford". The jacket is complete with only two small marks on the front cover; unclipped showing £3.75 net. Some slight foxing on the interior of the jacket but otherwise clean. Internally there is a little foxing on... View more info

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Escape To Persia

By: Katharine Hull & Pamela Whitlock

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81656


First edition in a dust jacket. Illustrated by Pamela Whitlock. Dust jacket is chipped and scuffed along the edges, grubby more so on the back, spine is sunned/faded; unclipped showing 7s 6d. The book is tightly bound, the underlying red cloth boards have a little fading along the top edge and side but generally in good condition. The red top edge has faded, the other edges are browned with a little foxing. Previous owner's pictorial bookplate on the end papers, a little... View more info

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Oxus In Summer

By: Katharine Hull & Pamela Whitlock

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81669


First edition in a dust jacket, 312 pages. Illustrated by Pamela Whitlock. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket has significant loss at the top and base of the spine, chipped and scuffed along the edges, a closed tear at the top and a 2 inch closed tear at the bottom; the back page is scruffy; unclipped showing 7s 6d. Light foxing on the endpapers; previous owner's bookplate. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Wind In The Willows

By: Kenneth Grahame

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London,, Methuen,:

Seller ID: 81551


First UK Rackham edition. Introduction by A A Milne. 178 pages. Dust Jacket in poor condition: tears along the edges which have been internally taped, significant loss to both spine ends. The boards have slight fading corresponding to the missing pieces of the dust jacket. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is firm. Internally the book is clean and unfoxed. Top edge faded green, the other edges are a litt... View more info

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The Wind In The Willows

By: Kenneth Grahame

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1936

Seller ID: 81666


Early EH Shepard illustrated edition in a dust jacket, 312 pages. The book is tightly bound, 312 pages. The dust jacket is chipped and scuffed along the edges, the spine is sunned/faded. The top edge is green with one mark and a little faded, the edges are slightly foxed and browned. Slight foxing on the endpapers, the text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info