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THE MYSTERY OF CABIN ISLAND
Written by Franklin W. Dixon.
Stock no. 1502251
Published by Grosset & Dunlap. circa 1940. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Hardy Boys story. Brown cloth with dark brown titles and vignette to front cover. Orange and white pictorial endpapers. B/w frontis. 214 pages. Top of spine bumped. Rear joint cracked. F8 in pink pen to front endpaper. Name erased from verso of front endpaper. Contents generally clean, just a few fox spots. Dustwrapper edges are slightly nibbled with a few chips. Small hole near centre of rear flap fold.

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HAZEL AND THE WELL-DRESSING
Written by Kitty Spencer.
Stock no. 1502250
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1961. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

A story from the Derbyshire Dales. Green boards with cream titles to spine. No illustrations. 192pp. 7.5 x 5". Some small faded areas to covers. Spine and top corners bumped. Erased writing to front endpaper. Foxing, mainly to top text block edge. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped. Patches of surface paper damage to front panel and spine. Rear panel a little grubby.

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JESSICA'S MOTHER
Written by Hesba Stretton. Illustrated by Victor Prout.
Stock no. 1502249
Published by The Religious Tract Society. circa 1909. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth shows lady warming her hands by a fire, pale pink titles. Gilt title to spine with picture of girl. B/w plates. 116 pages plus publication list. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few light grubby marks to covers. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Some foxing but contents generally clean.

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WHEN MY SHIP COMES HOME
Written by Chris Massie. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1502248
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Vincent runs free in the sunlight of an east coast island and, it is to here, he returns when his new life in London crashes about his ears. Maroon boards with yellow titles to spine. 173 pages. Heavy bump to top of spine. Ink stamp and small bookseller's sticker to front endpapers. Dustwrapper illustrated by Ardizzone. Dustwrapper has clear tape stuck to top and bottom of spine and folds to strengthen and repair tears. Flaps have had triangular piece cut from top and bottom. Spine lightly browned.

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ROYAL ESCAPE
Written by Maureen Peters. Illustrated by Shyam Varma.
Stock no. 1502247
Published by Jones Blakey. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

While the children are admiring a painting they are suddenly transported back to the year 1646 the time of the Civil War between King and Parliament. Red boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 124 pages. ISBN: 0903546000. Light bumping to spine. Small patch of ink scribble to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is a little edge worn and grubby.

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SUE BARTON STUDENT NURSE
Written by Helen Dore Boylston.
Stock no. 1502246
Published by The Bodley Head. 1956. Good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

This is the story of a girl's first year of training as a hospital nurse. Pale blue boards with dark blue titles. 207 pages. Some bumping to spine, corners and cover edges. Slight browning to some cover edges. Printing problem with some of the pages between 97 and 127 making text difficult to read. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped. Tear to base of spine and the spine is a little faded. Remains of sticker to front panel.

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THE RED-SPOTTED HANDKERCHIEF & OTHER STORIES
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Kathleen Gell.
Stock no. 1311970
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

Cream boards, red title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour and b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Covers slight grubby and lower corner of rear cover is damp stained.

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RAILWAY RIBALDRY
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1311969
Published by Ian Allan. circa 1969. Very good condition.

Green pictorial card wraps. B/w humorous illustrations. Heath Robinson at his best! Slight rubbing to cover edges. Crease to lower corners of front cover and title-page. Contents clean.

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JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert.
Stock no. 1311968
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.. 1st US 1961. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed design to front cover. Green endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations. 118 pages. Colophon at rear states "Bound by The Book Press, New York", making this the second printing of the first edition. Spine and corners bumped, some grubby marks to covers. Foxspots to pastedowns and to outer page edges. One plate has a very slightly ragged edge a outer millimeter (it just sticks out past the rest of the textblock). Contents clean.

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THE DANDY MONSTER COMIC 1939 (FACSIMILE)
No author listed.
Stock no. 1311967
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Special Facsimile Edition of the first ever Dandy annual originally published in 1938. Colour pictorial boards. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. 128 pages. ISBN: 1845132173. Top corner are bumped otherwise a fine copy. Original slipcase is bright with just a tiny nick at base.

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THE CHURCH MICE IN ACTION
Written by Graham Oakley. Illustrated by Graham Oakley.
Stock no. 1311966
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1983. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. The eighth story about the Church Mice and Sampson the Church Cat. ISBN: 0333336356. Price-cut wrapper is just a little edge creased.

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THE FOXBURY FORCE
Written by Graham Oakley. Illustrated by Graham Oakley.
Stock no. 1311965
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st 1994. Very good condition.

Every morning all the constables of Foxbury Constabulary paraded in front of the police station. And once a month at this time, the Town Burglars did a little light burgling, the Force were after them as quick as a flash and the burglars gave themselves up by tea-time. But one day they didn't... Large format, pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 033358595X. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed, spine faded. Corner crease to one page. Green in stamp to front endpaper (transferred slightly to pastedown).

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