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RETOUR DE KING
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1503661
Published by Les Presses De La Cite. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Title in English is Gimlet Comes Home. Beige boards with blue titles to spine and front board plus vignette of a stag. 188 pages. Text in French A little bumping to spine and corners and a few small marks to covers. Large corner of page 33/34 has been torn off and repaired with clear tape, which is now browned. Text affected is still readble. Pages are browned but clean. Small marks to rear pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn, creased and chipped with a faded spine, rear panel is a little grubby.

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FLIGHT TO AN ISLAND
Written by Pamela Sykes. Illustrated by David Smee.
Stock no. 1503660
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1970. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

When Dinah won the Mannering Trophy for her essay on flying, the hundred pounds prize money enabled her to take up flying once again and become involved with a mystery on their familiar local airfield, ISBN: 0340042354. A little bumping to spine and corners. Black spot to top edge of front cover. Name, writing and small drawing to front endpaper, bookseller's sticker and black marker pen lines to front pastedown. Rest of contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a black mark to top edge of front panel.

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THE VILLAGE SECRET
Written by Rodie Sudbery.
Stock no. 1503659
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

When Katy, Sue and Roger went to stay with their grandmother in Yorkshire they found that one room of her house was always kept locked. She wouldn't tell them why but Katy was determined to find out. Pale green boards, gilt titles to spine. 128pp. 8 x 5". ISBN: 0233971939. Small light brown mark to rear endpaper. Two black marks to top and bottom edge of text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a slightly faded spine and a brown spot to rear flap. A few fox spots on verso.

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FOULSHAM'S BOOK OF FRETWORK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1503658
Published by W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

How to make 100 useful articles. A section on how to become a skilled fretworker and a section of things to make. Blue cloth spine, dark blue boards with pictorial onlay to front. B/w illustrations and diagrams. 62 pages. Spine split for full length. Wear to onlay, covers have some small marks and worn edges. Ink stamps, 4 to front pastedown, 2 to rear endpapers. Some foxing and marks to contents.

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THE SECRET NIGHT FLYER GAME
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Gary Rees.
Stock no. 1503657
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

An adventure games based on "Biggles and the Dark Intruder". Mysteries to solve, maps to follow, codes to crack. Contains dice and various cards. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0340501189. Slight wear to cover edges. A few light indentation marks to covers. A couple of page corner tips creased, contents clean. Cards and dice still present and contained in original vinyl wallet which has a couple of tears.

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MOBY-DICK A POP-UP BOOK
Written by Sam Ita. Illustrated by Same Ita.
Stock no. 1713327
Published by Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

This famous story brought to life in a vivid three-dimensional graphic novel. ISBN: 9781402745287. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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YEOVIL 150 YEARS OF RAILWAYS
Written by B.L. Jackson.
Stock no. 1713326
Published by The Oakwood Press. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

Oakwood library of railway history no. 128. Card wraps. B/w track layout diagrams. B/w photos. ISBN: 0853616124. SIGNED by author.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1949 (FACSIMILE)
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1713325
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1999. Fine condition.

Pictorial card wraps. A superb reproduction of the last soft-cover annual. Collectors' Limited Edition. ISBN: 1902836170. Complete with certificate. No. 03704. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case, some very light edge-wear.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1940 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1713324
Published by Annual Concepts Limited. 1992. Very good condition.

Facsimile of the 5th Rupert annual (1940), the first to be issued in full colour throughout. Due to paper rationing during the war this was probably the ONLY annual to be issued that year. Colour 'wrap-around' pictorial boards. ISBN: 1874507015. Spine faded. Includes flyer.

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PUFFING BILLY
No author listed. Illustrated by Justin Michman.
Stock no. 1503656
Published by Peter Haddock. Good condition.

A Big Time Wonder Book Read-With-Me. Pictorial glazed boards. 8.5 x 6.5". Story in rhyme. Colour and blue and white illustrations. Backstrip is MISSING. Clear tape stuck to top of spine. Some wear to corners and cover edges. Contents lightly edge browned otherwise clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1944 (FACSIMILE) - RUPERT IN MORE ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1713323
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Collectors Limited Edition. Reproduction of the 1944 Rupert annual. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1874507694. Copy no. 3951. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case, faded to edges. Spine faded.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1948 (FACSIMILE) - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1713322
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1998. Fine condition.

Collector's Limited Edition Facsimile of the 1948 soft cover Rupert Annual. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1874507724. Copy no. 2382. Contained in a very good slip-case, one mark to rear edge of spine.

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