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No author listed.
Stock no. 1401990
Published by National Geographic Society. circa 1997. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. 5 intricate and detailed pop-up scenes, includes Tutankhamun, Pompeii and the Maya. Full colour throughout. Spine a little bumped. A few light marks. Parrot moveable on The Maya page not working but all other pop-ups and moveables are in good working order.

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THE HUMS OF POOH
Written by A.A. Milne; H. Fraser-Simson. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1501688
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1929. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Very large format Beige cloth spine. Green and beige pictorial upper board. A selection of Pooh Bear's lyrics from Winnie-The-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner, set to music by H. Fraser-Simson. B/w text illustrations by the famous Pooh Bear illustrator, E.H.Shepard. Dustwrapper has been repaired and stuck to spine of book. Cover corners worn. Joints have possibly been glued. Endpapers partially browned. Front endpaper edge creased. A couple of small marks to prelims, rest of contents very good. Repaired dustwrapper is worn on flap folds with a split, browned and grubby.

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ROBOT
Written by Jan Pienkowski. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 1401989
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1981. Very good condition.

Tall format, glazed pictorial boards. Colourful pop-ups. Paper engineering James Roger Diaz, Tor Lokvig and Marcin Stajewski. Corners are bumped. Spine is bumped and a little rubbed at bottom. Couple of light scratches to boards. A little foxing. Some tabs are creased. Pop-ups and moveables are in very good working order.

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GRAN'POP'S BOOK OF FUN
Written by Lawson Wood. Illustrated by Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 1501687
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format, pictorial card wraps. Superb full page colour illustrations of Gran'pop monkey and his friends and relations. Small split at top of spine and some loss of surface paper. Wear to edges and corners. Creasing to bottom corner of rear cover. Covers a bit grubby with some small indentations. A couple of light marks to contents but generally clean.

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SUPERMAN A POP-UP BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Curt Swan; Bob Oksner; Jerry Serpe.
Stock no. 1401988
Published by Random House. 1st 1979. Almost very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Pop-ups and pull-tabs and wheels. Spine and corners a little bumped. Pop-up on statue page not working. Others are in good working order. Contents generally clean.

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HAUNTED HOUSE
Written by Jan Pienkowski. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski; Jane Walmsley.
Stock no. 1501686
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1980. Good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 spooky pop-up scenes with moveable parts. Paper engineer Tor Lokvig. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine a little faded. Many pop-ups have tears and/or creasing. Spider from first pop-up is present but not in correct place. One pull tab on third pop-up does not work.

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THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1401987
Published by Piccolo. 1980. Almost very good condition.

A Piccolo Pop-up Book. Glazed pictorial boards. Spine and corners bumped. Couple of bumps to bottom of boards. One pop-up creased. One moveable not working and there may be a piece missing. Some tabs are lightly creased. A few light marks otherwise contents are generally clean.

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MASTERMAN READY
Written by Captain Marryat. Illustrated by D. Murray Smith.
Stock no. 1501685
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1896. Very good condition.

Three-quarter brown leather binding with raised bands and gilt lettering on spine, marbled boards. Top edge of text block gilt. Marbled endpapers. 3 b/w plates. 5.25 x 7.5". 340 pages. Some wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Foxing throughout but most to prelims and page edges.

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THE CHILDREN'S THEATRE
Written by Franz Bonn. Illustrated by Franz Bonn.
Stock no. 1401986
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition.

A reproduction of the 1878 antique pop-up book. Contain 4 pop-up scenes of theatre stage and characters from fairy tales. Spine and corners bumped. Spine is faded and has a small split at the front. A couple of marks else contents are clean. Pop-ups excellent.

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MINK WAS NO ORDINARY CAT
Written by Jane Thornicroft. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1401985
Published by Pen-In-Hand Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Go behind the scenes in the real world of the Cats. Find our what your cat is thinking as he dozes by the fireside, where he goes when he sets off along the garden wall and why he sometimes refuses to come home. Brown boards, blue title to spine. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners a little bumped. Name and date to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. One page may have come out and been re-inserted as it seems slightly bigger than the rest. Some light foxing to prelims and page edges. Dust wrapper is slightly edge worn with a couple of tears. Spine is browned and wrapper is grubby with light yellow marks to rear cover.

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THE KERRY CARAVAN
Written by Patricia Lynch. Illustrated by James Hunt.
Stock no. 1401984
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1967. Very good condition.

Green boards with black title to spine and vignette of a caravan to front board. B/w illustrations. 175 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Ink stamp to half-title page. Top of front joint cracked and front endpaper may be missing. Foxing mainly to textblock edges else contents clean.

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ANNE-MARIE AND THE PALE PINK FROCK
Written by Brigid Knight. Illustrated by Isobel Morton-Sale.
Stock no. 1401983
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1953. Very good condition.

A South African story of a delightful family of children faced with having to leave their farm under the hills, for their father is dead and their mother can no longer manage it alone. The pale pink frock helps to save the farm through the discovery of a long-lost relation... Pale blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 4 full page b/w drawings plus colour frontis. Spine and corners bumped. Spine is browned. Small bump to top of front board. Foxing especially to endpapers. Small stain to textblock. Reprint in the same year as first edition.

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