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  • The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame
    The Wind In The Willows (English, Hardback) Kenneth Grahame, Arthur Rackham

    ' The author invited Arthur Rackham to illustrate his book, but Rackham said he was too busy - a decision he was happily able to reconsider in 1936 when he was approached by the American publisher of the Limited Editions Club.

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  • The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff
    The Eagle of the Ninth (English, Hardback) Rosemary Sutcliff, C.Walter Hodges

    At the end he embraces a different, more hopeful future - not in Rome but 'under the pale and changeful northern skies' - acquiring a farm in the Downs, and marrying the girl next door.

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  • Alice's Adventures In Wonderland And Through The Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
    Alice's Adventures In Wonderland And Through The Looking Glass (English, Hardback) Lewis Carroll

    Lewis Carroll's two Alice stories are renowned for their fantastic plots and use of nonsense. The edition, containing both stories, features John Tenniel's original illustrations.

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  • Fables by Aesop
    Fables (English, Hardback) Aesop, Stephen Gooden

    Aesop is believed to have lived in the sixth century B.C., a slave on the Greek island of Samos. The Fables had already been popular for centuries before Roger L'Estrange published a new English translation in 1692, with the declared intention of making a comprehensive selection addressed to children.

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  • A Book Of Nonsense by Edward Lear
    A Book Of Nonsense (English, Hardback) Edward Lear

    Edward Lear, the 20th child of a London stockbroker, entered the household of Lord Stanley as little more than a servant, but his sense of humour soon made him welcome above stairs and he began to amuse the children with comic drawings and rhymes. This book was first published in 1846.

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  • Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
    Fairy Tales (English, Hardback) Hans Christian Andersen

    Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales originally appeared in batches each Christmas in the mid-19th century, and Spink's English translation was first published in 1960. This edition has Heath Robinson's illustrations, dating from 1899.

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  • Little Women And Good Wives by Louisa May Alcott
    Little Women And Good Wives (English, Hardback) Louisa May Alcott

    Written in six weeks, and at first thought by its editor to be 'dull', this story of an American family - four sisters and their mother living through the months while father is away in the Civil War - has a universal and enduring appeal.

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  • Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe
    Tales of Mystery and Imagination (English, Hardback) Edgar Allan Poe

    Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) was one of the leading illustrators from the golden age of British book illustration. Fairy-tale and fantasy were his forte and in later life he responded to the dark stimulus of Poe's gothic tales with gleeful appreciation of their macabre and otherworldly qualities, claiming afterwards that he had quite succeeded in frightening himself! For lovers of the thrilling and...

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  • Peter Pan by James Matthew Barrie
    Peter Pan (English, Hardback) James Matthew Barrie

    Barrie's classic tale of the boy who wouldn't grow up. It started life as a series of stories made up for the five Llewelyn Davies boys, who were virtually adopted by Barrie after being orphaned. This edition has F.D. Bedford's illustrations, which first appeared in the author's own day.

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  • Sherlock Homes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sherlock Homes (English, Hardback) Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sidney Paget

    in `The Bruce Partington Plans' Holmes is skulking in the London Underground with a dead body when his patriotic services are called upon to find some stolen state secrets in the run-up to World War I.

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  • The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen
    The Snow Queen (English, Hardback) Hans Christian Andersen

    When Kay gets a splinter of the wicked troll's magic mirror in his heart it becomes hard and cold - just like a lump of ice. Kay is abducted and bewitched by the chillingly beautiful Snow Queen and his loyal sister, Gerda is prepared to face anything to find her brother and bring him home.

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  • Russian Fairy Tales by Gillian Avery
    Russian Fairy Tales (English, Hardback) Gillian Avery, I.IA. Bilibin

    The famous stage-designer Ivan Bilibin was a self-taught artist who was lucky enough to be offered the commission of a lifetime at the very start of his career.

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  • Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
    Just So Stories (English, Hardback) Rudyard Kipling

    A collection of the well-known stories, including "How the Whale Got His Throat," "The Elephant's Child," and "The Butterfly That Stamped"

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  • A Apple Pie and Traditional Nursery Rhymes by Kate Greenaway
    A Apple Pie and Traditional Nursery Rhymes (English, Hardback) Kate Greenaway

    This charming volume brings back into print some of the finest illustrated children's books from the Arts and Crafts Movement: Kate Greenaway's much-loved alphabet book, A Apple Pie, along with a selection of her illustrated nursery rhymes.Greenaway's drawings conjure up a never-never land of rural simplicity and innocence?an escape from the squalor of Victorian cities?that is as delightful now as...

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  • Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
    Black Beauty (English, Hardback) Anna Sewell, Lucy Kemp-Welch

    Here is the compelling tale of a spirited young Thoroughbred that captured the hearts of readers throughout Victorian England when it was first published in 1877. This masterfully illustrated classic is skillfully adapted by Newbery Award-winning author Robin McKinley and remains faithful to the original. With simple text to read aloud to young children, it's little wonder that The Boston Globe...

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  • The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss
    The Swiss Family Robinson (English, Hardback) Johann Wyss, Louis Rhead

    Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life

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  • Cinderella by C.S. Evans
    Cinderella (English, Hardback) C.S. Evans, Arthur Rackham

    A mistreated kitchen maid, with the help of her fairy godmother, attends the palace ball on the condition that she leave before midnight

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  • Alice in Wonderland / Alice through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
    Alice in Wonderland / Alice through the Looking Glass (English, Hardback) Lewis Carroll

    A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters

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  • The Happy Prince And Other Tales by Oscar Wilde
    The Happy Prince And Other Tales (English, Hardback) Oscar Wilde, Charles Robinson

    Since then the stories have been constantly reprinted and, despite the author's disclaimer, children have made the tales their own, a particular favourite being 'The Selfish Giant' - the highly moral story of the giant who banished children from his garden, so that spring never came.

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  • The Happy Prince and Other Tales by Oscar Wilde
    The Happy Prince and Other Tales (English, Hardback) Oscar Wilde

    A pleasure seeking prince, a selfish giant, and more: Wilde's fairy tales, first published in 1888, for childlike people from eighteen to eighty."

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