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THOMASINA
Written by Pamela Rogers. Illustrated by Esme Eve.
Stock no. 1108509
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of Thomasina, no ordinary doll and Harriet Brown's adventures with her. Red boards, black titles and vignette. Colour frontis plate, b/w text illustrations. 63 pages. 7.5 x 4.75". Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut, heavily repaired with white sticky labels to verso; some loss and much edge-creasing; ink marks to rear panel.

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LET'S LOOK AT TRAINS
Written by Ernest F. Carter. Illustrated by Kenneth E. Carter.
Stock no. 1108508
Published by Frederick Muller Limited. 1st 1964. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Maroon covers with gilt title to spine. B/w and two-tone illustrations. A little spotting to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some browning.

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THE PORCUPINE TWINS
Written by Jane Tompkins. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
Stock no. 1108507
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream mottled boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; some creasing.

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THE TURRET
Written by Margery Sharp. Illustrated by Garth Williams.
Stock no. 1108506
Published by Collins. 2nd 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Had anyone suggested that when Miss Bianca resigned from being Chairwoman of the Mouse Prisoners' Aid Society the whole organisation might turn against her, they would have been shouted down in horror by the entire mouse population. Yet that is exactly what ha pagesened... The third book about Miss Bianca is a memorable story with enchanting illustrations. Green mottled boards, gilt title to spine. 142 pages. Light wear along cover edges. A little surface paper damage along edge of front pastedown. Couple of foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks and nicks.

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THE BATTLE OF THE GALAH TREES
Written by Christobel Mattingley. Illustrated by Gareth Floyd.
Stock no. 1108505
Published by Brockhampton Press. 2nd 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green covers with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Light wear along cover edges. Small ink scribble mark to top of front endpaper. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-tears and chips; minimal loss; stains and some scuffing to rear panel.

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FIDDLER'S QUEST
Written by Patricia Lynch. Illustrated by Isobel Morton-Sale.
Stock no. 1108504
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1945. Very good condition.

Green cloth with dark blue title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Light bumping and wear along cover edges and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges.

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HENRY HOBBS, ALIEN
Written by Kathryn Cave. Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Stock no. 1108503
Published by Viking. 1st 1990. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Spine is faded. Some bumping along cover edges and to corners. Small inscription in ink to front pastedown.

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UNCLE CHARLE'S SCRAP YARD
Written by Donald Smee. Illustrated by Biro.
Stock no. 1108502
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow covers, purple title to spine and vignette to front cover. An Antelope Book. B/w illustrations. Light wear along cover edges. Some foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with some foxing and browning; a couple of small nicks to edges.

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WHERE THE RUSHES GROW GREEN
Written by A. Windsor-Richards. Illustrated by Edward Osmond.
Stock no. 1108501
Published by Hutchinson of London. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, red title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. The story of a water vole. Heavy bump along bottom edge of front cover. Ex-lib. with markings; some remains of label to front endpaper; a few ink stamps. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is nice and bright.

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THE BOOKSHOP ON THE QUAY
Written by Patricia Lynch. Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum.
Stock no. 1108500
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 3rd 1966. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green covers with gilt title to spine. Two-colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Ex-lib. with markings, mostly to front endpaper; white sticky labels and ink stamps; some surface paper damage. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned with edge-creasing and some small nicks.

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STORIES FOR LITTLE FOLK
Written by Christine Chaundler; Dorothy Russell; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Katharine Oldmeadow; May Wynne; et al.
Stock no. 1108499
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Cloth spine. Repeated pattern to boards; boy and girl stood underneath tree, looking up. 4 colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story is 'The Little Old Woman and the Queen That Came To Tea' by Chaundler. Stories and rhymes. Pinnacle Series. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is a little chipped and nicked to corners; minimal loss; some edge-creasing.

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THE SPANIARDS CAME AT DAWN
Written by Ronald Syme. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 1108498
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue covers with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. A little fading to top and tail of spine. Browning/foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with loss to top and corners; surface paper damage to front panel; grubby marks to rear panel.

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