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Tessa Evelegh HOME-MADE CHRISTMAS with 35 beautiful easy-to-make projects
Cico Books, 2009 First Edition. Book Condition: Near Fine Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Size: 9.5" x 9.5" approx. Appears unread. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; ISBN: 190652582X. ISBN/EAN: 978-1-906525-82-8. Inventory No: 0035649. (Book ref. 0035649) £8.50
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Donald Buchanan MERRY CHRISTMAS Santa Claus His Book Being the Children's Full Story Told for the First Time
author, 1960 Edition Unstated. Binding: Hardcover. Illustrator: Rosalind Turvey. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. This is the author's working mock-up of this book, which was eventually published by Inncourt Press in 1961. The jacket cover and title page are hand-drawn, as are several pages and chapter heads throughout the book. The text is limited to the first 3 pages, in typescript and pasted in. There are a number of loose leaves enclosed, with typed or ms notes for the production of the book.A fascinating insight into the writing and pre-production of a book, with original artwork.It is contained within a stamped envelope addressed to the author - from editor or agent, probably. Size: 7" x 5" approx. The publication date given above is an estimate only, there being no date given in the book. Illustrator: Rosalind Turvey. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Children; Britain/UK; 1960s; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 0034532. (Book ref. 0034532) £125.00
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Dickens, Charles Christmas Books: The Oxford Illustrated Dickens
Oxford University Press, 1987 Later Edition. Book Condition: Very Good. Rebound in full black padded leather with brass corners and gilt titles; initials M.S.B on front corner. Size: 7.5" x 5" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Fiction Classic & Modern ; ISBN: 0192545140. Inventory No: 0030880. (Book ref. 0030880) £10.00
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Westall, Robert THE CHRISTMAS CAT
Methuen, 1991 First Edition Reprinted. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Illustrator: Lawrence, John. Book Condition: Very Good + Book. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good + Jacket. Inscription on endpaper. Foxing on jacket foldins. Packed weight 330g Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Illustrator: Lawrence, John. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Children; Inventory No: 0014844. (Book ref. 0014844) £6.00
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Baldacci, David The Christmas Train
Macmillan, 2002 First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Packed weight 430g Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Fiction Classic & Modern ; ISBN: 1405005750. Inventory No: 0013613. (Book ref. 0013613) £4.00
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Montgomery, Stuart Poetry Supplememt Compiled for the Poetry Book Society Christmas 1976
Poetry Book Soc, 1976 First Edition. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good Book. Packed weight 160g Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 300 grams. Category: Poetry; Literary Criticism & Essays ; Inventory No: 0012367. (Book ref. 0012367) £6.00
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Wainwright, John The Life and Times of Christmas Calvert...assassin
Little, Brown, London, 1995 Uk 1st. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Fiction Classic & Modern ; Inventory No: 001612. (Book ref. 001612) £5.00
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CHRISTMAS PRESENT EXHIBITION Small Pictures By English and French Artists.
London: Roland , Browse and Delbanco., 1959. Card Wrappers. Fine. Paperback 16 page catalogue of 153 works -not illustrated . Priced - ie Keith Vaughn, Graham Sutherland Josef Herman, Louis Le Broquy , all for 28 gns. also include Fred Uhlman. John Minton. Boudin, Georges Lemmen, Bernard Dunstan etc.. fine copy. (Book ref. 011477) £4.00
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GILBERT Davies: SOME ANCIENT CHRISTMAS CAROLS With The Tunes To Which They Were Formerly Sung In The West Of England
John Nichols And Son, 1823. 2nd edn. Contemporary half calf on marbled paper-laid boards (edges of spine at head a little worn - otherwise VG). Pp. x + 79 (previous owner's neat inscription on prelim and some light spotting). (Book ref. 55526) £100.00
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Saville, Malcolm: CHRISTMAS AT NETTLEFORD
(Children's Book Club not dated) Cr 8vo 192pp. bw ills. ep maps. Blue boards. A few small red marks on the eps where adhesive has been removed. Page edges browned. Spine a little cocked. Otherwise a very clean, bright copy. No dj. (Book ref. 10540) £5.25
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Warrell & Warrell: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY - AN ORIGINAL PANTOMIME FOR CHILDREN
(Blackburn, Leeds not dated) Small 4to pbk 43pp. Words, music and dances. Stapled booklet. List of performers sellotaped to inside of front cover. Good. (Book ref. 10058) £5.00
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Bruce, charles: TWYFORD HALL or ROSA'S CHRISTMAS DINNER AND WHAT SHE DID WITH IT
(Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell 1893) Crown 8vo blue decorated cloth. 131, 16pp. Boards rubbed. Well read and a little shaken., but otherwise sound. Good. (Book ref. 8590) £7.50
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-: DANDY AND BEANO PRESENT THE COMICS AT CHRISTMAS
(Thomson, 1997) Large demy 4to. 137pp. col. comic strip. VG/VG (Book ref. 7743) £6.50
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Nettel, R: SANTA CLAUS
(Gordon Fraser 1957) 8vo 69pp. bw ills. Paper-covered illustrated boards. Good (Book ref. 4983) £5.00
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: CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD
(New Orchard Editions 1985) Small 4to 160pp. bw and col ills. VG+ in Good (slightly torn) dustwrapper. (Book ref. 4979) £7.50
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Gorey, Edward The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas * SIGNED BY EDWARD GOREY *
New York, U.S.A.: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1997. Illustrated by Edward Gorey. First Edition. Very Fine/Fine. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 0151004153 Signed by Author FIRST EDITION Bound in the publishers pink hardboards with black title lettering to spine. The pages and distinctive colour illustrations by Edward Gorey are in excellent condition throughout and are squarely bound. Book sits solid and tight and is in as new condition. Housed in the matching dustwrapper which has been neatly priceclipped. Protected in a removable archival book sleeve to preserve its condition. The photograph provided is a picture of the book and the dustwrapper and we are happy to send more images on request. A lovely, fresh example of this much loved book from the strange and wonderful world of Edward Gorey. This is the first printing and has been SIGNED by Edward Gorey on a special Harcourt, Brace and Co. publishers bookplate which has been carefully affixed to the front free endpaper. A beautiful copy of a perennial Edward Gorey favourite ! (Book ref. 000420) £175.00
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Prodigies and Prodigals Brought to Book By Guinness
Arthur Guinness, Son & Company, 1939. Illustrated by Groves-Raines. Card. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall The staples have rusted, leaving small stains in the centrefold, and have been rplaced by neatly-tied thread. A bright, clean copy with no other markings and no creases. This is one of the annual promotional booklets sent to doctors by the brewers Guinness (in the hope of medical endorsement of their product). This edition was first printed in 1939 and then re-issued after the War in 1946. Our copy still has the compliments slip dated Christmas 1946. 20 colourfully-illustrated pages printed on heavyweight paper. (Book ref. 008258) £30.00
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Christie, Agatha. Hercule Poirot's Christmas
London: Collins - The Crime Club. Early Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ. 12mo Blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt titling on spine. No ownership inscription. 251 pages clean and tight. (Book ref. 129522) £4.00
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Llewellyn Peter Journey Towards Christmas 1st Ammunition Company 2nd NZEF Official History
War History Branch New Zealand, 1949. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 457pp, roll of honour, honours & awards, illus, photos, fold-out maps, extremities a little rubbed, light foxing, otherwise very good condition (Book ref. 004523) £35.00
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Dinter Elmar and Paddy Griffith Not Over By Christmas NATO's Central Front in World War II
Anthony Bird, 1983. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 088254876X 178 pgs, index, flap of jacket is price-clipped otherwise book and dust jacket are in very good condition. (Book ref. AB004282) £45.00
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