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JOSEPHINE KEEPS HOUSE
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1502138
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green pictorial boards. 8 coloured illustrations plus b/w drawings. 63pp. 7 x 5.5". The Miniature Series. Small split to base of spine has been repaired. A little bumping to spine and corners. Small pencil numbers to front endpaper. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with a little loss at top and bottom of spine. Rear panel is grubby.

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TRAILER TRIO
Written by Emma Atkins Jacobs. Illustrated by Pelagie Doane.
Stock no. 1502137
Published by Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth with green title and caravan vignette. B/w illustrations. The three children trek across America in an old car and caravan. Light bumping to spine and corners. A couple of very small bumps to lower edge of rear cover. Spine and edges of covers are unevenly faded. A little light browning to endpapers. Small mark to text block edge. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge torn with some loss especially to top of spine and top edge of front panel. Spine slightly faded. Tape repair on verso.

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MERRIE BRANDON
Written by F.O.H. Nash.
Stock no. 1502136
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1947. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth with dark brown titles. Colour frontis. 191 pages. A Girl Guide Story. A little bumping to spine and corners. Fading to top edges of spine and front cover. A couple of small indentations to cover edges. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Top edge of text block grubby. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and creased with a little loss from top and bottom of spine and front panel. Rear panel is grubby.

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ISLAND OF HAPPY EXILES
Written by Fay King. Illustrated by Betsy Smith.
Stock no. 1502135
Published by Dennis Dobson. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

When the Jones family decided to go back to the island to live, things didn't prove to be so straightforward as they had expected. Dark blue boards with silver titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 158 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Light vertical crease to rear cover. Some heavy foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn, foxed and the spine is slightly browned.

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THE WANDERBODIES
Written by Ronald Deadman. Illustrated by Graham Humphreys.
Stock no. 1502134
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1972. Slightly better than good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Is Smudger dreaming or has he really been thrown forward in time to the year 3050 AD, to a world populated by expressionless, ghost-like figures who call themselves Somebodies and Nobodies? Orange boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 120 pages. ISBN: 0340157445. Ex-library, only a couple of stamps and a label removed from front endpaper. Top corner of front cover bumped. Some ink marks to front pastedown. Small closed tear to rear endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with a very faded spine, small original price sticker to front flap.

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CHILDREN I HAVE KNOWN
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Stock no. 1502133
Published by James R. Osgood, Mcilvaine & Co.. 1st 1892. Very good condition.

Also contains Giovanni and the Other. Brown cloth covers with black titles and vignette of boy to front cover. Gilt titles to spine. 4 b/w plates. 243 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks to covers and a few small indentations to cover edges. Small bookseller's stamp to front pastedown. Neat ink inscription to front endpaper. Light browning to rear endpapers. Some foxing and a couple of marks to contents but generally clean.

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HEADLONG INTO ADVENTURE
Written by Arthur Waterhouse. Illustrated by Kay.
Stock no. 1502132
Published by The Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story starts as a quiet Cornish holiday for Ken and Paula Barry, but it rapidly becomes an exciting smuggling adventure set on both sides of the Channel. Pale blue boards with dark blue titles. B/w frontis and two-tone illustrations. 127 pages. Some bumping to spine and corners. Spine and some cover edges lightly browned. Endpapers lightly browned. Grubby fingermark to contents page. A little foxing. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with small square of loss from bottom of front panel. Rear panel a little grubby.

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ASTERIX IN SPAIN
Written by Rene Goscinny. Illustrated by Albert Uderzo.
Stock no. 2112816
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1971. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Comic strip story. ISBN: 0340149345. Some bumping to spine and corners. A few grubby marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges.

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ASTERIX OPERATION GETAFIX
Written by Rene Goscinny. Illustrated by Albert Uderzo.
Stock no. 2112815
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition.

The Book of the Film. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0340529458.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1957
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1402320
Published by Daily Express. 1957. Almost very good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert in air balloon with springs. 1st story is Rupert & the Crackerjack. 10x7 inches. 107 pages. Spine and corners are bumped. Book leans a little to one side. Covers are grubby. Slight page edge browning. Colouring contest has been messily completed with a few marks transferring to opposite page. NOT price -cut or inscribed. A few grubby marks otherwise contents are generally clean.

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ZIMMY THE LION
Written by David Hand. Illustrated by David Hand.
Stock no. 2112813
Published by Juvenile Productions Ltd.. 1948. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour illustrations. An Animaland Colour Cartoon Story. Light wear to covers. A little foxing to outer page edges.

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DOGMATIX AND THE UGLY LITTLE EAGLE
Written by Rene Goscinny. Illustrated by Albert Uderzo.
Stock no. 2112812
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1ST 1983. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0340335378. Bumping to spine, with some 'chew' marks. Contents are still excellent.

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