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"Ask Mamma" or The Richest Commoner in England. (Illustrated by John Leech). Jorrocks Edition.
Bath: George Bayntun, 1926. Jorrocks Edition. Pp.x/425, coloured frontispiece + 19 full page wood engravings and many further wood engravings in the text, a couple of spots to endpapers. Blue illustrated cloth with gilt title to spine, slightly rubbed with small bumps to corners. G+.
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Book number: 42635
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Keywords: Surtees Ask Mamma Richest Commoner England John Leech Illustrated Jorrocks Edition Humour Horses Comic Fiction 43982 Fiction: : General

Niccolina Niccolini.
London: Gardner, Darton & Co, nd. (c.1897). By the author of 'Mademoiselle Mori', 'Atelier Du Lys', 'The Secret of Madame De Monlac', etc. Ex convent library. Pp.10, minor spotting mainly affecting preliminary pages and closed page edges,endpapers browned, armorial bookplate of Convent of the Immaculate Conception OSF Bocking Essex to inside front board. Dark gree cloth with light green line decoration and gilt title to front and spine. G+.
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Book number: 43831
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.5 US$ 38.84 | JP¥ 4065]
Keywords: Margaret Roberts Niccolina Niccolini Fiction Novel 45166 Fiction: : Victorian

Watership Down.
London: Allen Lane / Kestrel Books, 1982. 0713915137. First in this edition, published ten years after the original. Pp.478, owner's name to inside front board, a few spots to closed page edges not affecting pages internally. Dark green cloth. Dustwrapper (illustrated by Pauline Baynes) is price-clipped and has sunning to spine, creasing and small chip to top of spine and 2cm vertical tear to top rear corner at fold. Scarce in this edition. VG/G+.
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Book number: 45765
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Keywords: Richard Adams Watership Down Children Fiction Rabbits Pauline Baynes 47317 Childrens Fiction

This Above All.
London: George G.Harrap & Co.Ltd, 1924. 1st edition. By the author of "The Man Who Lived Alone". Pp.319, front free endpaper absent, browning to title page, pencil gift message to inside front board, final page has a 2" tear exposing hinge webbing to lower inner spine. Red cloth with black title to front and spine. A scarce title. Good.
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Book number: 39000
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Keywords: Almey St John Adcock This Above All Fiction 39946 Fiction: : General

It Was A Dark And Stormy Night.
London: Viking/Penguin, 1991. 0670846201. 1st ed. Hardback. "It was a dark and stormy night, the rain came down in torrents, there were brigands on the mountains, and wolves, and the chief of the brigands said to Antonio, 'I'm bored - tell us a story!'.." 30cms x 24.5cms. Unpaginated, wonderful colour illustrations throughout. Illustrated boards, matching d/w is price clipped. VG/VG.
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Book number: 30838
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Keywords: Janet Allen Ahlberg Dark Stormy Night Illustrated Childrens Fiction Story 30237 Childrens Fiction

A Captive in the Land.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1962. 1st ed. Fiction. A tense novel, it offers an authentic, vivid and above all unbiased picture of Russia. Pp. 376, spotting to fep. and closed page edges not affecting text. Dark red mottled cloth, gilt title to spine, illustd. d/w (jacket designed by P. Youngman Carter). G+/G+.
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Book number: 12788
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Keywords: Aldridge a Captive in Land Fiction Russia Youngman Carter A6379 Fiction: : General

An Apartment Called Freedom.
London: Kegan Paul International, 1996. 0710305508. 1st English edition. Originally published in Arabic as Shakait Al Horaia. "This novel caused a sensation when first published in Arabic. With extraordinary frankness, it relates the experiences of four young men who have come to study at university in Cairo in the late 1950s before returning to their home countries in the Gulf..The young men are fictional but symbolize the process of development of a generation of young men, who before the great oil boom, were sent abroad from their highly traditional home countries to face the new world of revolutionary Egypt." Pp.x/241. Turquoise cloth, dustwrapper (illustration by Henry Iles). VG/VG.
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Book number: 45933
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Catalogue: Fiction
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Indonesian Folk Tales.
Jakarta: Penerbit Djambatan, 1975. Nine Indonesian Folk Tales retold by Margaret Muth Ali Basah. Contents: I.Si Kabayan (West Java); II. Malin Kundang (Sumatra); III. Loro Jonggrang (Central Java); IV. The Story of Minangkabau or The Buffalo's Victory (West Sumatra); V. The River Banyuwangi (East Java); VI. Buaya and Beruk (Sumatra); VII. The Cock of Panji Kelaras (Central Java); VIII. Ringkitan and the Cuscus (Sulawesi); IX. Pa Dungu (Java). 18cms x 11.5cms. Pp.70, ink-stamped number to half-title page. Paperback. Scarce. VG.
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Book number: 45126
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Keywords: Margaret Muth Ali Basah Indonesian Folk Tales Java Sumatra Sulawesi Children Fiction Mythology 46600 Childrens Fiction

Retrato En Sepia. (Portrait in Sepia).(Signed).
Madrid: Areté, 2001. 8401341558. 12th edition. Spanish edition. A sequel to Allende's 'Daughter of Fortune' as it follows Eliza Sommers' grand-daughter - Aurora del Valle..War and history are important in this novel; Allende has confided she always does thorough historical research for her novels for accuracy. Also, she describes the ultra conservative characteristics of Chilean society at that time".(Wiki). Pp.345, inscribed by the author to half-title page. Black cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. Dustwrapper has removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG.
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Book number: 37708
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Keywords: Isabel Allende Signed Retrato en Sepia Spanish Language Aurora Del Valle Sommers Feminism War History Love 34935 Fiction: : Spanish

The Scarlet Goose.
USA: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1970. 1st ed. Fiction. Captures the dramatic conflict of a break with tradition in this story of a young Renaissance artist. Pp. 306/1Biography. Scarlet cloth, illustrated d/w, slight rubbing to edges and cover. VG/G.
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Book number: 10627
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Keywords: Almedingen Scarlet Goose Fiction Renaissance Artist A3659 Fiction: : General

Abra of Poictiers: A Story of the Days of S.Hilary.
London: James Nisbet & Co, 1900. 0. 1st edition. Historical fiction account of the life of the fourth century bishop and Early Church Father, St.Hilary. Pp.x/189, endpapers browned. Green cloth, publishers 'file copy' label to front, spine slightly rubbed. VG.
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Book number: 34223
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Keywords: Ames Abra Poictiers Story Days S Hilary Religious Historical Fiction Early Church Father 34587 Fiction: : General

Collected Short Stories.
London: Hutchinson, 1980. 1st ed. "Kingsley Amis's 'Collected Short Stories' contains almost everything that he has published in that genre." Pp. 303, owner's name to fep. Yellow cloth, d/w has sunning to spine and lower front wrap. G+/G+.
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Book number: 22926
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Keywords: Amis Collected Short Stories A19545 Fiction: : General

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales.
Harmondsworth: Penguin. 1994 (rep). "This selection of Andersen's fairy tales includes his best-known and most-loved stories". Pp 194. Some b/w illustrations. P/b. Illustrated cover. VG.
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Book number: 18718
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Keywords: Andersen Juvenile Fiction Thumbelina Snow Queen Little Mermaid A13758 Childrens Fiction

Effie's Friends; Or Chronicles of Woods and Shore.
London: James Nisbet, 1875. Victorian children's short stories written anonomously by Lady Augusta Noel ,wife of Ernest Noel and daughter of General George Thomas Keppel. Stories include: The Swallow's Story; The Peacock's Story; The Sparrow's Story; and The Seagull's Story. Pp.192, head and tailpiece illustrations by W.Harry Rogers, some spotting to closed page edges not affecting pages internally. Maroon bevelled cloth with gilt decorated title to front and spine, slightly rubbed. VG.
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Book number: 33315
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Keywords: Lady Augusta Noel Keppel Effies Friends Chronicles Woods Shore W Harry Rogers Victorian Childrens Fiction 27496 Fiction: : Victorian

The Episode Guide to the Galaxy.
London: Future Publishing, 1996. "Fact-packed episode guides to: Babylon 5, Star Trek: Voyager, Space: 1999". P/b with illustrated cover; crease to rear cover. G+.
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Book number: 21205
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Keywords: Episode Guide Galaxy Babylon 5 Star Trek Voyager Space 1999 Tv Science Fiction A16655 Fiction: : Science Fiction

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