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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
No author listed. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1401914
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. 24 colour plates. The Sunshine Series. Cloth spine is bumped and a little worn. Corners are bumped. Board edges are a little rubbed. A little fading to rear board. Endpapers are browned. Couple of hinges are pulled. Foxing throughout. All plates present.

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CHIGLEY GOODNIGHT STORIES
Written by Janice M. Godfrey. Illustrated by Peter Adby.
Stock no. 1401913
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition.

From the BBC TV programme. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Browning to page edges else contents clean.

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CAMBERWICK GREEN BEDTIME STORIES
Written by Janice Godfrey. Illustrated by Peter Adby.
Stock no. 1401912
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1st 1971. Very good condition.

Slim volume. Grey pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners a little bumped. Browning to page edges and a little foxing.

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BADOLI THE OX
Written by Myles Bourke. Illustrated by Stella Bailey.
Stock no. 1401911
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth. Tipped-in, tissue-guarded colour plates. Spine bumped and browned with fraying to top and bottom. Corners bumped and rubbed. Splash marks to front cover and scratch marks to rear. A little foxing, otherwise contents are bright and clean.

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HARRY WHARTON'S ENEMY (PART ONE)
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 1501595
Published by Howard Baker. 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Howard Baker Magnet Volume No. 16. Includes Magnet issue nos. 1422-1427 and 1469-1470. Green boards with gilt title to spine. Bumping to spine and corners. Fading to some cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Light stain to page 7. Dustwrapper is faded to spine and parts of front cover and flaps. Slightly edge worn and chipped.

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BILLY BUNTER OF BUNTER COURT
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 1501594
Published by Howard Baker Press. 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Magnet Volume No. 3. The Bunter Court collection of stories, comprising eight issues of The Magnet. Issue nos. 910-917. Green boards, gilt title to spine, b/w illustrations. A little bumping to spine and corners. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with a browned spine and price-cut.

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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS
Written by George Fyler Townsend.
Stock no. 1401910
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. circa 1886. Almost very good condition.

A new edition, revised, with notes by Townsend. Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles . B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers are unevenly faded and a little scuffed. Front and rear joints cracked with some webbing showing. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing and some grubby marks. A few pages are becoming detached.

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WHERE THE BLUE BEGINS
Written by Christopher Morley. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1709035
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Gissing lived alone on the Canine Estates, had an income of 1000 bones a year but was not happy... A story about dogs. 4 unusual colour plates and 16 b/w line drawings. Bright blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover and spine. Blue and white pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt. 227 pages. Top and tail of spine slightly worn with a couple of small nicks. Corners rubbed. Faint damp marks to corners of some pages. Otherwise covers and contents beautifully bright and clean.

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BIGGLES GOES HOME
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1709034
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. Black vignette on front cover - Biggles in a parachute. Colour frontis, b/w chapter headers. 160 pages. Small amount of surface paper damage to front endpaper. Wrapper very slightly grubby, with faded red title to spine.

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TO WORLDS UNKNOWN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1709033
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Further adventures in Space for Rex Clinton and his friends, this time culminating in the evacuation of the threatened planet Parvo. Red boards, black title to spine and vignette to front cover. 6 colour plates. 157 pages. Wrapper edge worn with a grubby rear panel and some small chips.

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GIMLET GETS THE ANSWER
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1709032
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Grey patterned boards with blue title and scottie dog vignettes to spine. 4 b/w plates. 192 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has some large closed tears and edge-wear/chipping.

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THE GREYFRIARS ADVENTURERS
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 1501593
Published by Howard Baker. 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Howard Baker Magnet Volume No. 12. Includes Magnet No.s 1588 - 1598 (Incl.). Green boards, gilt title to spine. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge worn, a tiny bit grubby with a faded spine.

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