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Written by Graham Oakley. Illustrated by Graham Oakley.
Stock no. 1314369
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Sampson the church cat confounds science... Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Delightful colour pictures every page. ISBN: 0333167848. Covers are edge rubbed. Name and date in blue biro to top margin of title-page. Some faint foxing at page margins otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is torn and has a small piece missing to top edge of front panel.

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Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1314366
Published by Pan Books. 1st thus 1972. Almost very good condition.

A Piccolo Picture Book. Green cardwraps. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0330234404. Covers are creased and slightly faded at edges. Name and date in black biro inside front cover. Corner tips slightly creased. Some slight foxing to outer page edges.

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Written by Graham Oakley. Illustrated by Graham Oakley.
Stock no. 2116115
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st thus 1990. Nearly fine condition.

A collection of three books including; The church mice spread their wings, The church mice adrift, and The church mice at bay. Oblong format, glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0333516451. Spine is a little faded. A few foxspots to endpapers.

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Written by John Phillips.
Stock no. 1504014
Published by The Bannisdale Press. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

'A New Kind of Story-Book'. Phototale Number Two. B/w photos of Jimmie the puppy and Jane the kitten accompany the story. Pictorial cardwraps. 41 pages plus phototale list to rear. Wear to spine and corners and a little to cover edges. Odd spot to covers. Staples rusty. Contents clean.

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No author listed. Illustrated by Winifred Martin.
Stock no. 1504009
Published by Sampson Low. Almost very good condition.

A "Teddy Bear Book". Orange pictorial boards 7.5 x 4.75". Colour illustrations to each page with two lines of text below. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine slightly faded. Covers a little grubby and marked. Contents pulled but a piece of string has been tied around contents and spine keeping them securely in place. Contents have slight browning to page edges.

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Written by Ann Spencer. Illustrated by Ann Spencer.
Stock no. 2115980
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Cat lovers may purr; gastronomes may send their compliments to the chef BUT the story of Augie the gourmet cat contains a severe warning for both... Large format. Blue boards. B/w illustrations. Bump to spine. Grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with some marks and edge-creasing.

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Written by Ierne L. Plunket.
Stock no. 1503989
Published by Ivor Nicholson & Watson Ltd.. circa 1933. Slightly better than good condition.

Pictorial paper boards. 3 colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Spine browned, a few marks to covers. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Small dark spot (ink?) to first page of text and page opposite. Two hinges cracked but binding still tight. A little light foxing and browning to contents.

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Written by A.W. Ridler. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2115923
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1912. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine with black title. Oval pictorial onlay of a pussy playing croquet. 5 mounted coloured plates internally with b/w illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Chipping to corners; with a little loss. Some grubby marks to rear cover. Foxing to outer page edges. Colour plates are lovely and bright!

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Written by W. Perring; A.J. Macgregor. Illustrated by A.J. Macgregor.
Stock no. 1503952
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. circa 1958. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Series 401. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Some loss from either end of spine. Corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby. Easy 2 written in pen to top edge of front pastedown. Pencil ticks to titles on last page. A couple of pages have marks but most are clean and bright. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a faded spine and writing to top edge of front panel. Also grubby.

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Written by Gladys Williams. Illustrated by Ronald Ferns.
Stock no. 1503946
Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1st thus 1972. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

All the adventures of the best-loved cat in Catstown brought together in one book plus seven new stories. Red cloth, black titles to spine. Charming illustrations in b/w and colour. 214pp. 8.75 x 6.5". ISBN: 0416673104. Spine and corners bumped. Front and rear endpapers are MISSING. Tape residue to both pastedowns. Loss of surface paper on rear pastedown. Small brown mark affects prelims, another to text block affects about 15 page corners. A few marks to contents. Dustwrapper has masking tape along top and bottom edge on verso. Some edge wear and chipping, cracking to laminate on spine and small patch of surface paper damage. Foxing to tops of flaps.

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Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1403424
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1947. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Brown boards, pictorial onlay to front, dark brown titles 84 pages. 5.75 x 4.25". Colour plates. Spine and corners a little bumped. Board edges are a little browned. A few hinges are lightly pulled. Small piece of surface paper damage to top of pages 54 and 55 (both pages blank). Some light fingering otherwise contents are generally clean. Dustwrapper is edgeworn with tears and creases. Large piece missing from bottom of rear panel as well as loss to top and bottom of spine. Large tear to front panel has been mended with sellotape which is now browned. Bottom corner of front flap has been cut off. Wrapper browned and a bit grubby.

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Written by Anthony H. Euwer; Wallace Irwin. Illustrated by Anthony H. Euwer.
Stock no. 2115787
Published by The Little Book Concern. 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsimile reproduction of the Second Edition. With Observations and Deductions for the Enlightenment of the Human Race From Infancy to Maturity and Even Old Age. Humorous verse and prose. Brown pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0946014051. Some light wear to cover edges.

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