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HAPPY FAMILIES
Written by Barbara Willard. Illustrated by Krystyna Turska.
Stock no. 1311515
Published by Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc.. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An anthology of stories capturing the very essence of the family, where temper tantrums give way to heroism and bitter feuds to staunch loyalty and love. Yellow cloth with blue title to spine and vignette to front cover. 256 pages. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0027930106. Spine bumped. Front free-endpaper removed. Dustwrapper is just slightly edge rubbed.

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A DOUBLE LIFE
Written by Louisa M. Alcott; Fay Weldon.
Stock no. 1311514
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st UK 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

"Newly discovered thrillers of Alcott", preface by Weldon. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. 246 pages. ISBN: 0333490339. Page browning and light foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and has a small tear to base.

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PUPPET'S PROGRESS
Written by Jan Bussell.
Stock no. 1311513
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Autobiography sharing his hopes, disappointments and successes as a puppet master. Red boards. B/w photos. Spine and corners bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is faded, torn at spine and corners with ink spots to front panel and some faint writing to top edge of rear panel.

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STORIES OF KING ARTHUR
Written by Blanche Winder. Illustrated by Harry Theaker.
Stock no. 1311512
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Prince Charming Colour Books For Children series. Blue cloth, red titles, pictorial onlay to front. 20 colour plates (including the endpapers). 208 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Some light spotting to covers. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxing and fingering but generally contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn with tape repairs and damp staining evident on verso. Light scratch marks to rear panel of wrapper.

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FOG HOUNDS, WIND CAT, SEA MICE
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 1311511
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st 1984. Fine condition.

A collection of short stories in the Flying Carpets series. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 62 numbered pages. ISBN: 0333365747.

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OLD PETER'S RUSSIAN TALES
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Faith Jaques.
Stock no. 1311510
Published by Nelson. 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Originally published in 1916, this new edition is charmingly illustrated in black and white. Green covers, gilt decorations to spine. 243 pages. 8.5 x 6 inches. ISBN: 0172212014. Spine and corners bumped. Ex-company library (ATV Network Ltd) with just a stamp/biro numbers to front endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is ever so slightly grubby.

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THE BLUENOSE PIRATE
Written by Frank Knight. Illustrated by Patrick Jobson.
Stock no. 1311509
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1956. Good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A thrilling yarn of ships in the days of sail. Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vignette. 257 numbered pages. B/w text illustrations. Ex-lib with stamps and label remains. Faded spine and cover edges, slight bumping to spine. Contents are generally clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with small tear to base of spine.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Peter Mabie.
Stock no. 1311508
Published by John Martin's House, Inc.. 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Merry-Go-Round Book. Blue spine, peach pictorial boards. Lovely colour illustrations. Suitable for the very young. Slight wear to spine. Inscription in blue biro to inside of front cover. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with white sticker repair to verso, faded to spine and slightly grubby.

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ETHEL & ERNEST
Written by Raymond Briggs. Illustrated by Raymond Briggs.
Stock no. 1311507
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of Raymond Brigg's parents told in a deeply moving and very funny strip cartoon format. Brown boards, gilt titles to spine. ISBN: 0224046624. Spine bumped. Contents fine. White pictorial wrapper is price-cut, slightly creased at top and tail of spine and just a little grubby on rear panel.

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SYLVIA'S SECRET
Written by Bessie Marchant. Illustrated by W.E. Wightman.
Stock no. 1311506
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. 6 b/w plates. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Prize plate to front pastedown. Some page browning else contents clean.

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SING AS WE GO
Written by Constance M. White.
Stock no. 1311505
Published by Hutchinson Junior Books Ltd. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pale blue boards, dark title to spine. 152 pages. ISBN: 0090888502. Spine slightly bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small chips and just slightly grubby.

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THE TEN FAIRIES
Written by E.A. Gregory. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1311504
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1950. Almost very good condition.

New Steps For Tiny Folks series. White pictorial paperwraps. B/w text illustrations. Staples rusty. White wrappers are just a little grubby. There is a small split to the base of the spine. Contents clean.

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