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THE SMALLER BIRDS
Written by Eric Fitch Daglish. Illustrated by Eric Fitch Daglish.
Stock no. 1501577
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Animals in Black and White Volume Four. Text and woodcuts. Cream covers with black titles and ornate animal and bird themed border around titles on front cover. 47 pages. 20 birds featured. Some bumping to spine, corners and cover edges. Some edges darkened. Large presentation plate to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped with large closed tear to front panel which has been repaired on verso. Small hole to fold of front flap. Wrapper is grubby with a browned spine.

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BIG MAMA MAKES THE WORLD
Written by Phyllis Root. Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.
Stock no. 1401893
Published by Walker Books. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A creation myth like no other in the world! Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine a little bumped. Contents are bright and clean. Dustwrapper is slightly rubbed at spine and corners with a couple of light scratch marks.

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THE LEGEND OF LORD SNOOTY AND HIS PALS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1401892
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Very large format. Burgundy cloth. Colour and b/w illustrations of the Beano book characters. Spine and corners bumped. Small dent to top of rear board. Contents clean and bright. Dustwrapper is edge creased and rubbed.

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BUNNYBOROUGH
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1501576
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition.

Reissue of 1919 edition. Yellow cloth. Colour illustrations of Bunny Rabbits. Covers very grubby. Some bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Crossed out ink inscription to front pastedown, some transfer of ink to front endpaper. Large closed tear to last page into illustration. Some foxing. Contents generally clean.

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THE SHIP IN THE BOTTLE
Written by Gregor Ian Smith. Illustrated by Gregor Ian Smith.
Stock no. 1501575
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1948. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine, pictorial front cover of pirates. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 78 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers are grubby. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Foxing, mainly to endpapers. Some marks and grubby fingermarks to contents.

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THE BIG ALFIE OUT OF DOORS STORYBOOK
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 1401891
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

White glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Four new stories and four new poems introduce Alfie to the magic of the countryside, the excitement of the seaside, the mystery of night-time and the rhythm of the seasons. Corners and spine a little bumped. Name plate to front endpaper. A couple of grubby marks, else contents are clean and bright. Dustwrapper is edge creased with large vertical crease to front flap. Spine is slightly browned.Small piece of clear tape to top of verso of spine.

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THE MANY ADVENTURES OF WINNIE THE POOH
Written by Walt Disney. Illustrated by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 1401890
Published by Ladybird. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners a bumped. Contents in very good condition. Wrapper is creased at edges and to rear panel. Spine is faded. Small tear and patch of surface paper damage to rear cover, covered by tape on verso.

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THE LITTLE OLD ENGINE
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 1501574
Published by Edmund Ward Ltd.. 1st 1959. Very good condition.

Railway Series no. 14. Small oblong format. Cream boards, brown title and vignette to front. Colour pictures. Bumping to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby. Name in ink to front endpaper. A few small marks to contents.

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WHO KILLED COCK ROBIN?
No author listed. Illustrated by Paul Henning.
Stock no. 1501573
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

"An old story re-told in modern colour photography". Red cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour photo illustrations. Top edge of spine slightly faded. Corners bumped and worn. Light crease to first photograph. Contents slightly pulled. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little grubby. Spine is browned.

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PRINCESS GIFT BOOK 1968
No author listed.
Stock no. 1401889
Published by Fleetway Publications Ltd.. 1968 Almost very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Couple of scratch marks to front cover. Name in belongs to box. NOT price-cut. A few margin marks. Crosswords and a couple of other puzzles completed.

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SNAILSLEAP LANE
Written by Beshlie. Illustrated by Beshlie.
Stock no. 1401888
Published by Hart-Davis; Gallery Five Ltd.. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The companion volume to "Romany Wood". Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. A couple of small marks else contents clean. Book has a slight musty smell. Dustwrapper is edge creased. Spine is a little faded. New price sticker to front flap. Couple of scratch marks to rear panel. Foxed to verso.

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HAPPY SEASONS
No author listed. Illustrated by Ernest Nister.
Stock no. 1401887
Published by Intervisual Communications Inc.. Slightly better than very good condition.

A 1990 Appointment Calendar With Revolving Pictures by Ernest Nister. Featuring revolving pictures beautifully reproduced from rare antique originals first published at the end of the 19th century. Beige pictorial glazed boards, spiral bound. Spine a little bumped and faded. All moveables in excellent working order. Contents clean and unused.

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