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STEPSISTERS FOR LORNA
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1501997
Published by Girls Gone By. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition.

Complete and unedited. Pictorial cardwraps. 223 pages. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 1904417310. A lovely copy.

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THE MANY MICE OF MR. BRICE
Written by Theo LeSieg; Dr. Seuss. Illustrated by Roy McKie.
Stock no. 1402227
Published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.. 1973. Almost very good condition.

A Beginner Book. Glazed pictorial boards. Pop-up scenes and moveable parts. ISBN: 0001712187. Spine and corners bumped and a little rubbed. Spine browned. Residue of a price sticker to front board. Some grubby marks. A few tabs are creased. Most moveables working well except for post box in last scene. A little surface paper damage to top of a couple of pages.

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BUGZ AN EXTRATERRESTRIAL POP-UP BOOK
Written by Ron Van Der Meer. Illustrated by Ron Van Der Meer.
Stock no. 1402226
Published by Running Press. 1994. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Here you'll find astonishing new theories about the ridiculous insect life that appears to inhabit a remote moon of Saturn. Glazed yellow boards. Colour illustrations. American edition. ISBN: 1561383392. Spine bumped and faded. Uneven fading to covers. Contents are excellent.

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THE DISTANCE ENCHANTED
Written by Mary Gervaise.
Stock no. 1501996
Published by John Goodchild. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Three excited girls meet in a cafe, it's their last day at school and their conversation bubbles with enthusiasm as they look to the future - 'the distance enchanted' as Gay calls it. Pale orange boards with red titles to spine. 160 pages. ISBN: 0903445646. Top of spine and edge of rear cover heavily bumped. Pale page edge browning. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge worn with remains of label to front cover.

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TRAVELS OF LITTLE LORD THUMB AND HIS MAN DAMIAN
Written by Lothar Meggendorfer. Illustrated by Lothar Meggendorfer.
Stock no. 1402225
Published by William Collins. 1981. Very good condition.

A reproduction of an antique book. Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 Moveables. Originally published in 1889. ISBN: 0001011375. Spine and corners bumped. Bottom of front edge a little bumped. Fading to spine and cover edges. Foxing mainly to endpapers and page edges. Moveables are in very good working order.

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MUSEUM OF THE MIND
Written by Paul Spooner. Illustrated by Paul Spooner.
Stock no. 1402224
Published by Museum Of Automata. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Explore the hidden shallows of your own mind by making a full fourteen-inch-high paper head! Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Large format ISBN: 0951872508. Corners a little rubbed. Rear cover a little browned. Contents clean and unused.

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BIRD-BONKER STANLEY
Written by Andrew Griffin. Illustrated by Andrew Griffin.
Stock no. 1402223
Published by Ticktock Publishing. 2001. Very good condition.

Stanley is fed up feeling cold. He wants to fly to somewhere warm just as birds do, except for Gordon the pigeon who never goes anywhere. Glazed read pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Large format. Also included is a CD Rom. ISBN: 1860071627. Spine a little bumped and faded. Bottom corners bumped. A little surface paper damage to front endpaper otherwise contents are clean. CD present but untested.

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MORE ADVENTURES OF PINKIE
Written by Agnes Ruff. Illustrated by Conrad Bailey.
Stock no. 1501995
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Everything from haircuts and picnics to painters in the house makes for lively adventures for Pinkie Brown and her younger brother Poppet.Blue covers with red titles to spine and vignette of girl feeding pig to front cover. B/w illustrations. 93 pages plus publication list. Bumping to spine and corners. Slight fading to top of spine. Page 43/44 has tear alongside spine with crease to inside corner also small margin tear. A little foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper has loss at top of spine with creasing and tear to front panel, repair attempted on verso with white label. Also some chipping and a few small margin tears.

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BIGGLES' CHINESE PUZZLE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2001077
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 2nd 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, red title to spine with scottie dog decoration. Colour frontis and 5 other colour plates. Wrapper has couple small chips at top and tail of spine, scuffed rear panel.

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MORE ADVENTURES OF THE BRYDONS
Written by Kathleen Fidler. Illustrated by T.R. Freeman.
Stock no. 1501994
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1952. Very good condition.

Beige/green boards with blue titles to spine and vignette of cyclists to front cover. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 159 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to spine and rear cover. A few page corners torn off. Heavy foxing and some marks to contents.

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THE WEATHER
Written by Francis Wilson. Illustrated by Philip Jacobs.
Stock no. 1402222
Published by Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.; Purnell. 1987. Very good condition.

BBC Weatherman Francis Wilson explains the mysteries of the world's weather and reveals the secrets of forecasting in this colourful action pop-up book. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. A unique 3-d pop-up book. Paper Engineering by Paul Wilgress. ISBN: 0361075162. Spine and corners bumped. Spine a little faded. Remains of a sticker to bottom of front board. Contents clean and pop-ups in very good working order.

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THE GENIUS OF LOTHAR MEGGENDORFER
Written by Maurice Sendak; Waldo H. Hunt; Lothar Meggendorfer. Illustrated by Lothar Meggendorfer.
Stock no. 1402221
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1985. Very good condition.

Reproductions of some of Meggendorfer's finest animated comic creations. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards with moveable scene to front. 6 moveable full-page pictures with last one showing how it works on the rear. An appreciation by Sendak and introduction by Hunt. ISBN: 0224028456. Spine bumped. Small split to front of spine. Browning to covers. A few grubby marks but contents generally clean. All moveable parts appear in excellent working order.

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