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MAKE-BELIEVE
Written by Elizabeth Goudge. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 1501693
Published by Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Make-Believe stories are collected from earlier volumes of short stories and appear together for the first time in this edition with coloured frontispiece and line illustrations. Light blue/green covers with gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. 232 pages. Spine and top cover edges faded. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears and chips. Spine is faded. A repair to top of spine and front panel has been attempted on verso by sticking on a white label.

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THE SECRET OF HOLLOW HILL
Written by Garry Hogg. Illustrated by Drake Brookshaw.
Stock no. 1501692
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1951. Very good condition.

Green covers with gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 214 pages. Spine bumped and worn. Top corners worn, lower corners worn and frayed. A little foxing.

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THE LADYBIRD BOOK OF AIRCRAFT
Written by David Carey. Illustrated by B. Knight.
Stock no. 1501691
Published by Ladybird Books. Almost very good condition.

Ladybird Series 584. Blue pictorial paper boards, front showing illustration of Concorde. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine, corners and cover edges worn. Spine heavily bumped. Covers a bit grubby and scuffed. Contents clean.

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SNEEUWWITJE EN DE ZEVEN DWERGEN
Written by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 1501690
Very good condition.

A version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs with text in Dutch. Oblong format. Red cloth spine with pictorial boards. Colour illustrations to each page with spaces to attach stickers of scenes from the Walt Disney film. Spine is bumped with a small hole towards base. Corners and cover edges are worn. Name and four small patches of tape residue on front pastedown. Pages are a little wrinkled but clean and all stickers are present and in very good condition.

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CAPTAIN COBWEBB AND THE QUOGS
Written by Gordon Boshell. Illustrated by Trevor Stubley.
Stock no. 1501689
Published by Macdonald and Jane's. 1st 1978. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Two brothers set off for Devil's Peak armed with only two bags of pebbles to tackle seven-foot spiders! Maroon boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 104 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Some stains to covers. Ex-library with couple of ink stamps. Bookplate to front endpaper. Text block is stained in two places and there are stains to associated page edges. Some marks to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and creased. Label stuck to base of spine. Verso of wrapper is stained but very little of stains show through to front of wrapper. Bookseller's label to front flap.

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WILD ORCHIDS OF CAMERON HIGHLANDS
Written by Cheam May Choo; Antony Van Der Ent; Embi Abdullah; Balu Perumal.
Stock no. 1807964
Published by Reach. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Showcasing the beauty of wild orchids found in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia, and creating public awareness on the rich biodiversity present. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. 208 pages. Thin edge of fading to horizontal edges of boards. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is heavily faded to front panel.

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THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF FAIRIES
Written by Anna Franklin. Illustrated by Paul Mason; Helen Field.
Stock no. 1807963
Published by Paper Tiger. 1st thus 2004. As new condition.

Collector's edition. Green leather binding with raised bands. Gilt decoration and titles. Pictorial onlay to front. All edges gilt. Silk moire endpapers. Ribbon page marker. Colour & b/w illustrations. 288 pages. A beautiful book! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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DOCTOR WHO: THE SEVENTIES
Written by David J. Howe; Mark Stammers; Stephen James Walker.
Stock no. 1807962
Published by Doctor Who Books. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The second decade. A meticulous record of Doctor Who's most momentous decade. Large format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos throughout. SIGNED by John Pertwee to Half-title page. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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DRAWN FROM PARADISE
Written by David Attenborough; Errol Fuller.
Stock no. 1807961
Published by Collins. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

The Discovery, Art & Natural History of the Birds of Paradise. Large format. Pictorial boards. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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TOM ADAMS' AGATHA CHRISTIE COVER STORY
Written by Julian Symons. Illustrated by Tom Adams.
Stock no. 1807960
Published by Paper Tiger. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, silver titles. Large format. Colour illustrations of over 90 of Adams' highly individual cover paintings accompanied by perceptive and incisive comments from well-known crime-writer Julian Symons with introductions and commentaries by Tom Adams himself. Pictorial wrapper is lightly foxed and lightly browned.

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THE SKULL OF AGARASH (LONE WOLF No.1)
Written by Joe Dever. Illustrated by Cyril Julien; Brian Williams.
Stock no. 1807959
Published by Red Fox. 1st 1994. Very good condition.

A graphic novel. An exciting and original tale of mystery and high adventure set in the fantastic world of Magnamund. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. Edges rubbed. Contents clean.

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PETER PAN AND WENDY
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Robert Ingpen.
Stock no. 1807958
Published by Templar Publishing. Circa 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Centenary Edition. Red boards with gilt title to spine and blind vingette to front cover. Beautifully illustrated in colour! Reprint. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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