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THE BUMPER BIGGLES BOOK
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1402742
Published by Chancellor Press. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Five Adventures of the Intrepid Aviator. Blue cloth, embossed aeroplane decorations to front cover, silver title to spine. 720 pages. Stories are: Biggles Pioneer Air Fighter; Biggles Flies South, Biggles in the Orient, Biggles Defies the Swastika; Biggles in the Jungle. ISBN: 0907486320. Spine and corners bumped. Mark to bottom of front board. Foxing and a couple of marks to text block edges. Pictorial wrapper is edge worn. Staining (possibly damp) to top and bottom of rear panel.

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THOMASINA
Written by Pamela Rogers. Illustrated by Esme Eve.
Stock no. 1402741
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of Thomasina, no ordinary doll and Harriet Brown's adventures with her. Red boards, black titles and vignette. Colour frontis plate, b/w text illustrations. 63 pages. 7.5 x 4.75". Spine bumped and very slightly faded. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Some light fingering to page margins but contents largely clean. Dust wrapper is edge worn and creased with a few tears and a couple of areas of slight loss. Small sticker to bottom of front flap covering the price. Rear panel is grubby. Top and bottom of spine have been reinforced with white labels on verso.

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THE BOY WHO KICKED PIGS
Written by Tom Baker. Illustrated by David Roberts.
Stock no. 1502923
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1999. Very good condition.

A Children's book, not for the faint-hearted child, written by Tom Baker of Dr. Who fame. Black boards with pink oblong containing white titles. B/w illustrations. 126 pages. ISBN: 057119771X. SIGNED by author to title page. Also includes SIGNED postcard. Covers a little scuffed. Light page edge browning. A nice copy.

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A NATURALIST ON THE PROWL
Written by E.H.A.. Illustrated by R.A. Sterndale.
Stock no. 1502922
Published by W. Thacker & Co.. 1894. Very good condition.

Or In the Jungle. Green pictorial cloth shows monkeys by tree, bevelled edges, gilt titles. 80 b/w illustrations. 257 pages plus publication lists. Spine and corners bumped and owrn. Spine darkened, mark to rear board, covers a bit grubby. Unused bookplate to front pastedown. Ink name and date to prelims. Light page browning, contents generally clean.

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L'ILE INTERDITE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1402740
Published by Presses De La Cite. 1950. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Worrals Investigates translated into French by H. Pacquet. Grey/green boards with darker green titles and vignette to front cover. 192 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Board edges are browned. Cloth a little wrinkled on front cover. Very top of front joint beginning to crack. Writing (possibly name) in ink to title page. Pages browned. Top of textblock dusty. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with a couple of small tears. Spine is a little browned and rear panel grubby.

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POINT HORROR THE R.L. STINE SPECIAL EDITION
Written by R.L. Stine.
Stock no. 1502921
Published by Scholastic Children'S Books. 1st 1996. Very good condition.

A triple dose of terror...The Baby-sitter, The Baby-sitter II and The Baby-sitter III. From the minute that Jenny accepts the Hagen baby-sitting job, she knows she has made a terrible mistake. Red covers with yellow titles and eye peering through hole. 378 pages. ISBN: 0590542869. Minimal bumping and wear to spine and corners. Large neat name, address and writing to front endpaper. Small mark to text block. Light page edge browning.

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ORDINARY JACK
Written by Helen Cresswell. Illustrated by Jill Bennett.
Stock no. 1502920
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The first book of the Bagthorpe Saga. It's hard to be ordinary when the rest of your family is brilliant. Red boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 191 pages. ISBN: 0571111149. SIGNED by author with dedication and date on front endpaper. Spine slightly bumped. White mark to lower edge of rear cover. Grubby fingermarks to rear endpaper. Dustwrapper very slightly edge worn.

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THE BEACHCOMBERS
Written by Helen Cresswell. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1502919
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

As soon as Ned set eyes on the Pickerings he knew there had been a mistake... They were everything his mother disliked. Yet he stayed on because of the Beachcombers - he found them on the beach with their enchanting boat "The Sea Queen"... Dramatic b/w illustrations. Peach covers, gilt titles. 126pp. Cr 8vo. ISBN: 0571099327. SIGNED by author with dedication and date on half-title page. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Rear pastedown has wrinkles (binding error). Dustwrapper is a little edge worn with a faded spine and grubby rear panel.

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1402739
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A 'King of the Commandos' Adventure. A desperate treasure hunt in siamese jungle, which began harmlessly enough as a fishing holiday in the Highlands of Scotland. Gimlet and 'Cub' Peters lead an expedition to vindicate a dead man's faith. Green cloth, colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers, especially the rear one are mottled and stained. A little foxing to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with a few small tears.

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PHILIPPA DRIVES ON
Written by Rosamond Bertram. Illustrated by Elizabeth Tait.
Stock no. 1402738
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

A powerful car and a good road and 17 year old Philippa was happy. Her first war time job brought her bigger thrills than she had ever dreamed about. Blue boards with dark blue titles. B/w illustrations. 199 pages. Spine and corners a little bumped. A little fading to spine and board edges. Some page browning and foxing, mainly to prelims and page edges, otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edgeworn with a few small tears . Spine is faded. Some foxing. Rear panel has a few marks.

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WILLIAM AND THE MASKED RANGER
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Henry Ford.
Stock no. 1502918
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1966. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Gilt vignette of William saluting to spine. B/w illustrations. Dustwrapper has been stuck to part of spine and rear cover leaving white marks. Top corners and base of spine bumped. Small piece missing from outside edge of pages 27-30. Just an odd fox spot. Dustwrapper is stained/browned to inside to correspond with marks on book. Edge worn with some small tears and chips. A little loss from top of spine area. Rear panel is lightly browned with a few numbers written in pen.

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PELLE JANSSON
Written by Hans Peterson. Illustrated by Palle Bregnhoi.
Stock no. 1402737
Published by Burke Books. 1st 1973. Very good condition.

Pelle and his family move from North Sweden to Gothenburg. He must learn to adapt to town living and to make new friends. Glazed pictorial boards. Two tone illustrations. 119 pages. Translated from Swedish by Hanne Barnes. ISBN: 0222001402. Spine a little bumped and rubbed. Corners slightly bumped. Contents clean.

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