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SUPER GRAN SUPERBOX
Written by Forrest Wilson. Illustrated by David McKee.
Stock no. 1402725
Published by St. Michael; Marks And Spencer P.L.C.. 1983. Very good condition.

A set of three card wrap books. Titles are Super Gran, Super Gran Rules OK, Super Gran is Magic. All books have coloured pictorial wraps. B/w illustrations. Contained in a blue pictorial slip case. Spine and corners a little bumped and rubbed. Contents generally clean. Slip case is bumped and edge rubbed.

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BARBROOKE GRUBB OF PARAGUAY
Written by C.T. Bedford.
Stock no. 1402724
Published by Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd.. 1927 Slightly better than good condition.

The story of his great work amongst savage South American Indians and his many adventures on land and water told for boys and girls. Pictorial thick paper boards. B/w illustrations. 59 pages plus 4 page book list to rear. Spine is worn and rubbed with paper at top and bottom missing. Corners bumped and rubbed. Scratch to rear cover. Covers a little grubby. Front joint and a couple of hinges cracked but binding remains firm. Foxing mainly to prelims and page edges.

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ASTRONOMY SIMPLY EXPLAINED TO GIRL GUIDES
Written by Fred W. Murrary.
Stock no. 1402723
Published by James Brown & Son. 1926 Almost very good condition.

Simply explained for beginners. Revised edition. Blue / grey cardwraps with pictorial front cover. B/w illustrations within text. 61 pages with 5 page book list to rear. Spine rubbed with small split at bottom. Corners rubbed and a little grubby. A few pale marks to margins otherwise contents generally clean.

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BRINGING DOWN THE AIR PIRATE
Written by John F.C. Westerman.
Stock no. 1402722
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. circa 1935. Almost very good condition.

Beige decorated cloth with titles to spine and front. 253 pages plus four page catalogue to rear. Colour frontis. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A little fraying to top of spine. Rear panel is a little grubby. Prize inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to a few pages otherwise contents are generally clean.

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FIVE GO ADVENTURING AGAIN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1402721
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1943. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black titles. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Faint spotting to covers. Name and address in ink to front endpaper and small ink initials(?) to rear pastedown. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is just slightly edge worn and a bit grubby to spine and rear panel. Writing on spine is a little faded.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1502888
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1968. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The last book to be illustrated by Rackham. Grahame himself originally approached Rackham to illustrate his book but at that time it could not be managed. It was thirty years later that Rackham finally consented. The pictures were finished just as World War II broke out and were originally published in America by the Limited Editions Club. Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. 12 lovely colour plates plus 15 line illustrations in the text. 178 pages. 9.5 x 6". Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Some marks to front cover, splashes and a few tiny specks of white. Slight fading to edges. Name and date in pen to front endpaper. Surface paper damage to bottom edge of pastedown and front endpaper. One hinge starting to crack. Very little foxing. Price-cut dustwrapper has large tear across front panel which has tape residue and label to verso from attempted repair. Some loss of paper from base of spine. Edge is chipped and spine is a little faded.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa.
Stock no. 1502887
Published by MacDonald. 1957. Almost very good condition.

Large format, green cloth spine with black title. Green pictorial boards. Charming colour and b/w text illustrations. Spine bumped and faded at top and bottom with small splits and fraying. Covers slightly grubby and foxed. Pen name and date to top of title page. Mark to verso of rear endpaper otherwise contents very good.

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OLLIE'S SKI TRIP
Written by Elsa Beskow. Illustrated by Elsa Beskow.
Stock no. 1502886
Published by Ernest Benn. 1st UK 1981. Good condition.

Pictorial boards. The story of six year old Ollie who is given his first pair of real skis. Charming full page colour illustrations plus b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0510000711. Brown stains and wrinkling to base of spine and bottom corner of rear cover. Spine browned and foxed. Covers grubby, a couple of small patches of surface paper damage to front cover. Name in pen to top margin of front pastedown. Brown stains to rear endpapers linked to marks on covers. Rest of contents generally clean.

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HERE AND THERE
Written by Evelyn Stebbing; Ethel Talbot; Alice Massie; Jessie Leckie Herbertson; et al. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton; Harry Rountree; Frank Hart; et al..
Stock no. 1502885
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Poor condition.

Brown cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows a young boy with a shopping basket. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First Story is The Lost Dog. Both joints broken, contents only hanging on by a thread or two. Covers grubby and worn. Transfers stuck to verso of frontis. Contents generally clean.

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ALADDIN AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1502884
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1981. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Stunning colour illustrations. ISBN: 0571116566. Spine is broken about one inch from top, spine and corners bumped. Score mark to rear cover. Contents very good.

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TRUBLOFF
Written by John Burningham. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 1502883
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1967. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Charming colour illustrations. The mouse who wanted to play the Balalaika. Spine bumped, a few small bumps to cover edges. A couple of small marks to covers. Contents very good.

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MR. MUNCH...CEREALS
Written by Dilys Owen. Illustrated by Claude Kailer.
Stock no. 1502882
Published by Frederick Muller. 1st 1974. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards, b/w illustrations, 60 pages. ISBN: 0584637136. Slight bumping and wear to spine and corners. Light score marks to rear cover. Contents clean

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