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PONY CLUB CAMP
Written by Jane Eliot.
Stock no. 1502286
Published by Collins. 1st 1967. Very good condition.

A Spitfire Book. The Pony Club needed a bit more life so a Pony Club camp was organised and what an event it turned out to be. Small format 5.25 x 3.5". Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 128 pages. Covers are edge worn and the spine is creased. Insides of covers are foxed, pages are browned.

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JAMIE THE STORY OF A PUFFER
Written by John Denton. Illustrated by Stanley Smith.
Stock no. 1502285
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of a small boat that 'puffed' between the Western Islands of Scotland and the mainland, carrying cargoes of coal or bricks. Small oblong format, blue covers with red titles to spine. Colour illustrations. 62 pages. Some bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Light browning to endpapers and just an odd mark to contents. Dustwrapper has large tear to rear panel, edges are worn and chipped. Most of laminate is missing. Remains of sticker to front panel.

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THE BRILLIANT CAREER OF WINNIE-THE-POOH
Written by Ann Thwaite. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1312022
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A biography of the immortal bear of very little brain. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0413667103. Spine slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is very lightly edge creased.

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WALT DISNEY'S TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson; Walt Disney.
Stock no. 1502284
Published by Collins. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The story of the film, based upon the screen play by Lawrence Edward Watkin. Red boards with black titles to spine and sunset vignette to front cover. 8 colour plates show stills from the film, b/w text illustrations. 127 pages plus cast list. Light bumping to spine and corners. A few small white marks to covers. Two small red spots to text block. A little foxing. Slight damage to edge of one colour plate. Dustwrapper has loss at base of spine and bottom of rear panel. Also creased, edge worn and grubby on rear panel.

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MAN WITH THREE FINGERS
Written by Malcolm Saville.
Stock no. 1402402
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1971. Very good condition.

A Lone Pine Adventure. Pictorial boards. ISBN: 0001602233. Spine and corners bumped and a little rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Small tear to top of rear endpaper. Pages are browned with a little foxing otherwise contents are clean.

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THE WILD SWANS
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; Amy Ehrlich. Illustrated by Susan Jeffers.
Stock no. 1312021
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st UK 1982. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards. Colour illustrations. A retelling of a Hans Andersen fairy tale. ISBN: 0333326598. Fading to top of spine and to cover edges beside spine. Contents fine. Price-cut wrapper is chipped and torn at edges with large section of loss to spine and rear panel beside spine.

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WARNE'S PLEASURE BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Written by S.B. Alverton; Irene Heath; Norman Hunter. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman; Sylvia Venus; et al..
Stock no. 1502283
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1929. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Front cover shows head and shoulders of young girl. Picture on spine is of young girl blowing bubbles. First story is "A white feather fairy". Colour frontis plus two-tone and b/w pictures. Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Front joint cracked alongside frontis. Ink inscription to verso of front endpaper. A couple of hinges cracked. Two illustrations neatly coloured in. One plate partially detached. Foxing, mostly to title page. Some marks to contents but generally clean.

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LITTLE MR. HUFFY-PUFFY
Written by Adelaide Makower.
Stock no. 1402401
Published by Collins. circa 1946. Almost very good condition.

Oliver named the small white bear given to him by his Gran Mr. Huffy-Puffy because when his limbs were moved they made a whirry breathy noise. Maroon cloth boards with white titles to the spine and a white bear vignette to the front board. Colour frontis. Two tone and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners are bumped. Small dent to top of front board. Bottom board edges are a little rubbed. Boards generally a bit grubby. A few grubby marks and foxspots but contents generally clean.

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THE OLIVE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 1502282
Published by Dover Publications Inc.. 1968. Almost very good condition.

Complete and unabridged, republication of the 1907 edition. Green pictorial cardwraps. 8 colour plates plus b/w plates and text illustrations. 335 pages. Cover edges are worn with some lifting and loss of laminate. Top corners of both covers are creased. Front joint starting to crack but still firm. Light foxing to text block.

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FULL CRY
Written by J. Ivester Lloyd. Illustrated by T. Ivester Lloyd.
Stock no. 1312020
Published by Duckworth. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

A collection of hunting sketches. Large format. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 148 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, fading to spine. Some writing and b/w illustration (taken from blurb of missing wrapper?) pasted on to front pastedown. Year written in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned, some foxing to contents which are otherwise clean.

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LETTER FROM REACHFAR
Written by Jane Duncan.
Stock no. 1402400
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1975. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

In this absorbing letter Jane Duncan takes the reader behind the scenes of her beloved Reachfar and the exotic Caribbean settings of St. Jago. Red boards with gilt titles to spine. 152 pages. ISBN: 0333187555. Ex library with stamps to endpapers and publisher information page. Some surface paper damage to front and back pastedowns. Some foxing. Spine and corners bumped. Small dent to top edge of rear board. Bottom edge of boards darkened. Dustwrapper is edge worn and has small white label to spine.

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THE ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE
Written by Daniel Defoe. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1312019
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. circa 1947. Very good condition.

"The Sunshine Series". Pictorial boards, cloth spine. 16 colour plates. 128 pages. 10 x 7.25". Spine and corners bumped and corners slightly worn. Light foxing to endpapers and prelims. Light damp stain to top edge of rear pastedown. There is some fingering to page margins but generally the contents are clean.

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