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Written by L.M. Montgomery.
Stock no. 1402482
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1935. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth with embossed decoration to front and black title to spine. Red endpapers. 318 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A little fraying to cloth on spine. Spine faded and a few marks to boards. Foxing throughout. Name in ink to front endpaper and title page. Couple of page corners torn off.

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Written by Hanna Wiig. Illustrated by Sven Skauge.
Stock no. 1502438
Published by Chatto & Windus. Almost very good condition.

Tiny Tutak is an Eskimo boy living far away near the North Pole. He sets off with his tiny bow and his tiny spear to hunt for food. Small format. Red paper boards, white titles and illustration to front. Pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Spine faded, covers a bit grubby. Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Erased pencil writing to front endpaper, title page and one other page. Contents generally clean.

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Written by Lena Tyack. Illustrated by Charles Horrell.
Stock no. 1402481
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. circa 1914. Almost very good condition.

Green decorated boards with gilt title block and decorations to spine. B/w frontis and 4 b/w plates. 319 numbered pages plus 32 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine and edge of rear board browned. Couple of marks to rear board. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Rear joint and some hinges cracked. Browning to endpapers and pages of book list. Foxing and some grubby marks.

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Written by Ivy L. Wallace. Illustrated by Ivy L. Wallace.
Stock no. 1502437
Published by Collins. 1953. Almost very good condition.

The Animal Shelf Series. Small format (5.5 x 4.25"). Cream pictorial boards. Lovely colour illustrations throughout. Spine is damaged at top and bottom, bumped and repaired with glue near centre. Corners bumped and worn, covers grubby. Book leans to one side. Crease to front endpaper, ink inscription to verso. Contents very good.

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No author listed.
Stock no. 1502436
Published by D. & W. Gibbs Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Promotional booklet for Gibbs Dentifrice. The fourth Ivory Castle fairy book with pictures to paint and rhymes to read. Pictorial card wraps with 32 page booklet inside. B/w, two-tone and colour illustrations. Cover edges worn with some closed tears. Damage to top of spine, base is bumped. Covers a little grubby. Staples rusty. Grubby fingermark to title page and Gibbs Ink stamp to last page otherwise contents clean and unused.

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Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 1402480
Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. circa 1929. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Adventures in California. Red boards with black titles and decorations to spine and vignette of a sailing ship to front board. Colour frontis. 126 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing particularly to endpapers and page edges. Top of text block a little grubby. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with 4cm piece missing from bottom of spine. Browning to spine. Rear panel grubby.

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No author listed.
Stock no. 1502435
Published by Nutt & Co. Ltd.. Fair condition.

Oblong format (4.25 x 8"). Pictorial paperwraps. An untearable (linen backed paper) book. Colour illustrations. Spine and covers are worn and grubby with some surface paper loss. Some marks to pages and page edges are grubby from use.

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Written by K. Hatchwell. Illustrated by Raffray.
Stock no. 1402479
Published by Litor Publishers Ltd.. Very good condition.

Tots' Tale Series. Yellow pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Small format. Spine bumped, rubbed and browned. Corners bumped. Covers grubby. A little surface paper damage to front endpaper plus a crayon mark. Pale edge browning otherwish contents generally clean.

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No author listed. Illustrated by Miriam Schapiro.
Stock no. 1502434
Published by Pomegranate Artbooks. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

Small, 3.5" square, concertina style bookmobile. Colourful pictures of clothes on one side, plain colours on verso. Paper structure by Anna Wolf. ISBN: 1566405890. Crease to one of first squares. Slight wear to some corners. Contained in a slipcase which is bumped, edge worn and partially faded.

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Written by William B. McMorris. Illustrated by Albert Orbaan.
Stock no. 1402478
Published by Dennis Dobson. 1st 1961. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pale blue boards. Pictorial endpapers. B/w line drawings. 192 pages. New material and revisions. Spine and corners bumped. Bottom edge of front board bumped. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Price -cut dustwrapper is edge worn and a little chipped. Old label marks to front flap. Wrapper is a little grubby and foxed on verso.

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No author listed. Illustrated by T. Pym.
Stock no. 1502433
Published by William Wells Gardner. circa 1916. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown cloth covers with bevelled edges and gilt titles. Black, partially embossed, decoration of children to front cover. One full page illustration plus two poems for each month of the year. Small format 6 x 4.5". Unpaginated. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some loss at top and bottom of spine. Covers grubby and marked (damp?). Presentation plate to front endpaper. Front joint cracked. Hinge cracked. 6 of the illustrations have been neatly coloured in. A few marks/grubby fingermarks to contents.

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Written by Rex Sawyer.
Stock no. 1808795
Published by The Hobnob Press. 1st thus 2004. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of a newspaper like no other, written and printed every week for over forty years in the remote South Wiltshire village of Bowerchalke by its remarkable vicar, the Revd Edward Collett. Originally published as The Bowerchalke Parish Papers: Collett's Village Newspaper, 1878-1924 in 1989 by Alan Sutton Publishing. A completely revissed and reset edition with additional illustrations. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. x and 166 pages including index. ISBN: 0946418225. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Base of spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwapper is unevenly faded and lightly edge-worn.

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