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ROMAN ANTIQUITIES: OR AN ACCOUNT OF THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE ROMANS; DESIGNED TO ILLUSTRATE THE LATIN CLASSICS, BY EXPLAINING WORDS AND PHRASES, FROM THE RITES AND CUSTOMS TO WHICH THEY REFER., ADAM, ALEXANDER
1 ADAM, ALEXANDER ROMAN ANTIQUITIES: OR AN ACCOUNT OF THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE ROMANS; DESIGNED TO ILLUSTRATE THE LATIN CLASSICS, BY EXPLAINING WORDS AND PHRASES, FROM THE RITES AND CUSTOMS TO WHICH THEY REFER.
London THOMAS TEGG & SON 1834 Hard Back Good Book 175x110mm Approx 
Original green cloth boards with laid on paper title block to spine. 528pp. Approx 100 Engravings on wood and steel, and numerous notes and improved indices by James Boyd.to illustrate the Latin Classics - words. phrases, rites & customs .Good. Names of previous owners in ink to front paste down and to title page. End papers and binding sound. Corners rounded with shelf wear to boards but no fraying of cloth. The title block is brittle - chipped and browned being consequently virtually illegible. PLS See our image. 
Price: 13.00 GBP
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MORE NURSERY RHYMES , The Three Little Pigs , Simple Simon & The House That Jack Built illustrated by Artist Frank Adams, ADAMS , Frank , Artist
2 ADAMS , Frank , Artist MORE NURSERY RHYMES , The Three Little Pigs , Simple Simon & The House That Jack Built illustrated by Artist Frank Adams
London & Glasgow BLACKIE & Son Ltd 1935 Hard Back Good Book 145x115mm Approx. Adams , Frank , 
UNCOMMON title.Undated c. 1930's? pos.1st? Three classic Nursery Rhymes illustrated by Renouned Artist Frank Adams with humour. 27 full-page b/w.Small pocket-size Square H/b card-boards. Cloth spine , Colour plate Frontis of 3 pigs ; same as the cover. Unpaginated- 62pp..[ almost erased childs name - feint outline, no other inscsp. or annotation., light spot-dot marks to page margins of light handling. centre-hessian exposure to 2 pages but sewn bindings sound. fade to cloth spine.small edgewear corner col rub/loss. a 15x6mm area missing from front cover.Spotting also to rear plain card. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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THE LETTERS OF A PORTUGUESE NUN  (MARIANNA ALCOFORADO)  Revised edition, ALCOFORADO, MARIANNA  PRESTAGE, EDGAR (TRANSLATOR)
3 ALCOFORADO, MARIANNA PRESTAGE, EDGAR (TRANSLATOR) THE LETTERS OF A PORTUGUESE NUN (MARIANNA ALCOFORADO) Revised edition
London DAVID NUTT In the Strand 1897 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
2nd Revised Edition.Green cloth boards with gilt titles to front board, 170x115mm approx. 80pp incl. Bibliography and opinions on the 1st edition. 24pp Introduction by the translator followed by the text of 5 letters written in 1667 by Marianna Alcoforado who had been "let down" by her lover a French Army Officer. The bibliography runs to 6 pages and is testament to the intensity and power of the letters. VG (Minor shelf wear to boards, Front free end paper replaced, a few foxing spots to prelims and last few pages. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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LITTLE WOMEN  , abridged c.1910, ALCOTT , Louisa M , FORDYCE , W Dingwall ,
4 ALCOTT , Louisa M , FORDYCE , W Dingwall , LITTLE WOMEN , abridged c.1910
London Thomas Nelson and Sons 1910 Hard Back Poor+ Book 260x200 mm Approx Little , Norman 
Hard Card boards.illus.8 Colour tipped-in plates by Norman Little all dated 1910 & all clean without fox tan.LM Alcott's childrens Classic abridged by W Dingwall Fordyce. 64pp.[Undated book, ink inscsp.1917. book is as in an annual format , covers softened over time shows crease-lines now , edgewear rub/smll losses, book paper fox tan spotting light to med. throughout.faded blue cloth spine, Red coated lass with broom to front. sound binding. PLS See our images. 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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THE DECAMERON OF GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO , 2 vols set . The First Five Days  & The Last Five Days, ALDINGTON , RICHARD  Translater
5 ALDINGTON , RICHARD Translater THE DECAMERON OF GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO , 2 vols set . The First Five Days & The Last Five Days
London THE FOLIO SOCIETY 1954 Hardcover VG Book 250x160mm Approx. Buckland-Wright 
2 Voll.set.H/b VG.both 1st ed.1954/5 Folio ed. illustrated with aquatints by Buckland-Wright.Translated by R Aldington. Green/red line decoration to brown boards.The First & Last 5 Days - set in Italy 600 years ago - classic tales of everday Comedy of life.395pp + 324PP resp.[Bright gilt titles to spines.minor handling markings, minor corner creasing.vg , sound copy , no inscsp , paper lightly creamed , fox tan to end papers.A handsome set. PLS See our image. 
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SANINE A Russian Love Novel & Russian Classic, ARTZIBASHEV, Michael , PINKERTON, Percy - Transllator
6 ARTZIBASHEV, Michael , PINKERTON, Percy - Transllator SANINE A Russian Love Novel & Russian Classic
NEW YORK Illustrated Editions Company 1932 1st Edition Thus Hard Back Poor+ Book 205x140mm Approx. Wright , Cameron , 
Interior Good but covers poor.A Russian Classic A Tale of love & all its problems, mentaly & physically Interior Good but covers poor.Beige cloth quarter binding with blue cloth sides, gilt decs. red title blocks with gilt titles. 205x140mm approx.Applied head bands, all edges of book block stained red. 328pp + 1 of publisher's adverts. Frontis + 6 other full page (one double page) b/w line illustrations + many other unspecified chapter head and tail pieces by Artist Cameron Wright. ( Significant wear/ damp damage to book cloth. Previous owner name in ink to front free end paper. No other notable defects. The book would also make a good project for rebinding using either the blocked illustration or one of the numerous illustrations in the book ( see our images) as a template for a laid on tooled leather inset or onset to a full leather binding). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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THE WORLD OF ICE Or The Whaling Cruise of the Dolphin and The Adventures of Her Crew in the Polar Regions, BALLANTYNE , R M ,
7 BALLANTYNE , R M , THE WORLD OF ICE Or The Whaling Cruise of the Dolphin and The Adventures of Her Crew in the Polar Regions
London Blackie & Son Ltd / Blackie's Library of Famous Books 1930 Hard Back VG Good- Book 195x130mm Approx 
H/b Dust Jacket VG/Gd-.Undated c.1930's. Red+ gilt titles & blind embossed decs.Colour Frontis ;-" The Two Parties Mingled Together with the Utmost Confidence".Publisher Blackies Library of Famous Books. Boy's Adventure Classic Fiction with author Biographical Note & Preface.Contents listing 26chpts..223pp.[ bright clean red book no inscsp. tight binding. light-med fox tan to foredge , 1st/last page margins.] cream col illus D/j not clipped,some spine fade to red lettering.llittle grubby from handling, small edgewear loss max 5x10mm spine base but no tears/creases. now in clear proprietary protective cover.[.d/j lists Lt.Colonel Brereton's Famous Stories /G A Henty titles & 71 other titles to rear] PLS See our image 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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8 BARKER, CICELY MARY HOW ZINNIA GOT HER NAME Flower Fairies Friends
London FREDERICK WARNE Penguin Group 2004 0723253587 / 9780723253587 1st Edition Thus Hard Back Fine Book 145x135mm Approx. Barker , Cicely Mary 
Book as new , Hard Cover , Fine , 1st edition thus , illustrated by the late Cicely Mary Barker , Unpaginated - 20pps , Pink covered boards with Zinnia Fairy Illust to front board with publisher's flower shape cut away , based on the original Flower Fairies books , a charming of a small book for the younger child 
Price: 1.00 GBP
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HERO LEGENDS OF THE WORLD, BAUMANN , Hans , HOLZING , Herbert ,
9 BAUMANN , Hans , HOLZING , Herbert , HERO LEGENDS OF THE WORLD
London New York DENT DUTTON 1975 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ Good+ Book 220x140mm Approx Holzing , Herbert , 
H/b , Dust Jacket , VG+/Good+. 1952. Dent/Durtton Childrens Classics.C.I.C series no 95.Colour Frontis & b/w illustrated by Artist Herbert Holzing.Exotic, rich & compelling tales by Hans Baumann. English text by S Humphries.Outstanding collection global Myths Folk tales & Legend worldwided. Set in 4 parts; - Eastern Europe & Siberia / Africa / Asia & Australia / America. Intro; [ brown boards with black title blocks with gilt decs. surround & tiles; both spine & front.book itself is Fine as new, however neat ink name to fep[ 1st blank page] D/j not price clipped.spine med even fade,edgewear tiny nicks, light creasings , small col rub/loss max 5x3mm to front base. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective sleeve .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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THE WOMBLES AT WORK, BERESFORD , ELILSABETH , GORDON , MARGARET ,
10 BERESFORD , ELILSABETH , GORDON , MARGARET , THE WOMBLES AT WORK
London ERNEST BENN Ltd 1974 0510096816 / 9780510096816 1st Edition Hardcover VG+ VG+ Book 215x140mm approx. GORDON , MARGARET 
VG+/VG+ 2nd impression 1974.The Wombles of Wimbledon.illustrated in -line by Artist M Gordon.191pps. E Beresford.:- small furry creatures that live in large burrows in Hyde Park with Uncle Bulgaria. as seen on TV.[ modern classics] book and Dust Jacket no notable defects,no inscsp , not price clipped , no spine fade , white paper starting to fox tan. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT FACSIMILE 1937 Annual, BESTALL , ALFRED
11 BESTALL , ALFRED MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT FACSIMILE 1937 Annual
London DAILY EXPRESS 1986 0850791650 / 9780850791655 First Thus Hard Back Near Fine Book 255x190mm Approx BESTALL, ALFRED 
1937 Annual FACSIMILE.Thicker format H/b near FINE. Paper covered illustrated boards red cloth spine. Numbered Collectors' Edition with most of the wrap around promotional band ( price cut away) Very minor bump to top corners and minor rubbing. No previous owner name or inscp. Boards bright and clean.[ This book Belongs to is blank] PLS See our image 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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RUPERT and the Young Dragon , Rupert Colour Library series, BESTALL , Alfred , HARROLD , John ,
12 BESTALL , Alfred , HARROLD , John , RUPERT and the Young Dragon , Rupert Colour Library series
Maidenhead PURNELL Books 1976 0361034873 / 9780361034876 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ Good Book 245x185mm Approx. HARROLD , John , 
H/b D/j VG+/Gd.1st ed. 45pp. Rupert Colour Library series.Rupert's adventures with his new friend the young Dragon.Written as a Story [ not in verse] internally Fine. no inscsp.tight binding, col illus end papers. Laminated boards light edgewear. [col illus Dust Jacket not clipped, no tears/loss , med edgewear colour rub/fade/loss with assoc. crease lines mainly base edges. PLS see our actual image. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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The NEW RUPERT Colour STORY BOOK, BESTELL [ Tourtel ] No Author stated
13 BESTELL [ Tourtel ] No Author stated The NEW RUPERT Colour STORY BOOK
Maidenhead PURNELL Books 1954 Hard Back VG+ Book 255 x 210m Approx 
H/b VG+. 2 Tales in Full Colour with a brown bear + 2 Tales in red two-tone strip-pictures with verse beneath.Unpaginated.book thoughout Fine , tight binding, clean , thick paper-card pages ," This Book Belongs to" however is filled in and dated 1955. miniscule corner creasing to outer boards, bright and clean covers. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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EDELWEISS Fur Frauensinn und Frauenherz Eine Auswahl aus der Neueren und Neueten Lyrik, BETTEL , Dr Karl ,
14 BETTEL , Dr Karl , EDELWEISS Fur Frauensinn und Frauenherz Eine Auswahl aus der Neueren und Neueten Lyrik
STUTTGART DRUCK und VERLAG von Greiner & Pfeiffer 1885 Hard Back Very Good Book 175x125mm Approx 
Undated c. 1885.GERMAN TEXT. Red H/b with Gilt decorative boards. Classic 19th century Poetry.Wonderful illustrations - profusely illus. A real charm of a book. Gilt to top,side and base foredge of book.Internally VG very clean copy throughout.small neat fading ink inscsp to 1/2 title page.fox tan 1st/last few pages only. Publisher adverts to rear.after Index.Light thuimb-size stain to rear.Sunned spine.Please see our actual images 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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MAGAZINE ANNUAL   NUMBER 4, BLYTON , ENID
15 BLYTON , ENID MAGAZINE ANNUAL NUMBER 4
London EVANS Brothers Ltd 1957 1st Edition Hard Back Near Fine Good Book 210x135mm Approx 
Near FINE H/b in Good D/j.1st ed 1957.No 4.141pp. bright red boards+ bright gilt lettering , orange-tone pot of gold game+ red-tone bees & honey Games to end papers. A very clean copy of this book. no inscsp , no annotation,no notable defect. with red/blue/green/ blue/orange tone illustration+ in line. [ Noddy , Quiz , Brer Rabbit, Amelia Jane / Mr Twiddle etc] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 7/6 , colour rub/ loss creasing to extremities bit mainly to spine, small loss top spine.now in clear easily removable protective proprietary cover. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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NODDY HAS AN ADVENTURE All Aboard for Toyland no 17, BLYTON , Enid ,
16 BLYTON , Enid , NODDY HAS AN ADVENTURE All Aboard for Toyland no 17
London SAMPSON LOW / Marston & Co.Ltd / Dennis Dobson Ltd 1970 0361004192 / 9780361004190 Hard Copy Very Good Very Good Book 90x140mm Approx. 
VG H/b in VG D/j.[ internal FINE throughout] c.1970's. No 17. Colour illustrated all pages.60pp This Book Belongs to is blank.[ No inscsp. tight binding,illus. end papers, Fine throughout, minor edge & spine-fold col/rub/loss/spots ] Dust Jacket not clipped, minor edgewear col/rub/crease/dot-loss & fade to spine. Other titles listed to rear jacket inner flap. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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NODDY and the BIG BALLOON ,  The Noddy Ark kBook no 5, BLYTON , Enid , BEEK ,
17 BLYTON , Enid , BEEK , NODDY and the BIG BALLOON , The Noddy Ark kBook no 5
London SAMPSON LOW / Marston & Co./ C.A.Publications Ltd 1951 1st Edition Paper Back Good Book 80x105mm Appox. 
Very Small P/b. c.1951.[undated 1st ed] 3x4 inches square] Original Artist Beek: illustrated in b/w with col.cover.internal story cream card pages are Fine.throughout.no loss . no colour-in. no annotation.No inscsp.tight binding, stapled.[ covers good, small area sky loss.minor edgewear. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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NODDY HAS MORE ADVENTURES The Tiny Noddy Book no 2, BLYTON , Enid , BEEK ,
18 BLYTON , Enid , BEEK , NODDY HAS MORE ADVENTURES The Tiny Noddy Book no 2
London SAMPSON LOW / Marston & Co./ C.A.Publications Ltd 1951 1st Edition Paper Back Good + Book 75x90mm Appox. Beek 
Uncommon.Very Small P/b. c.1951.[undated 1st ed] 3+ half x3 inches square] Original Artist Beek: illustrated in b/w with col.cover.Story pages clean throughout without loss or colour-in [ No inscsp.No annotation.sound tight binding, stapled. paper-card pages creamed End papers+ foredge tanned] covers med fox tanning.light edgewear & crease.col rub/loss spine.no loss, VG for this book. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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FIVE FALL INTO ADVENTURE no 9, BLYTON , Enid , SOPER, Eileen ,
19 BLYTON , Enid , SOPER, Eileen , FIVE FALL INTO ADVENTURE no 9
London HODDER & STOUGHTON 1950 1st Edition Hard Back G Book 190x126mm Approx Soper , Eileen , 
H/b.1st ed. Artist Eileen Soper.[Julian ,Dick ,George ,Anne & dog Timmy] Children's illustrated adventure.[ ink inscsp.top blank page, grubby red cloth, light spine fade with label mark-outline., a sound binding, med fox tan throughout] a Read only copy, or substitute.Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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20 BLYTON , Enid , SOPER, Eileen , FIVE FALL INTO ADVENTURE no 9
London HODDER & STOUGHTON 1950 1st Edition Hard Back G Book 190x126mm Approx Soper , Eileen , 
H/b.1st ed. Artist Eileen Soper.[Julian ,Dick ,George ,Anne & dog Timmy] Children's illustrated adventure.[ ink inscsp.top blank page, grubby red cloth, light spine fade with label mark-outline., a sound binding, med fox tan throughout] 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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