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SWORD AT SUNSET
Written by Rosemary Sutcliff.
Stock no. 1807898
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A modern interpretation of King Arthur. Black boards, gilt title to spine in red title label. Endpapers are maps. 480 pages. Top of spine bumped. Text block a little grubby. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. Last few pages have top corner crease else contents very good. Yellow wrapper is in very good condition with slight browning to edges.

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HERE COMES MUMFIE
Written by Katharine Tozer. Illustrated by Katharine Tozer.
Stock no. 1807897
Published by John Murray. 1943. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, pink titles and picture of Mumfie the elephant to front. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Reprint. A few light marks to covers. Spine is grubby and title slighlty faded. Rear joint cracked but binding tight. Foxing to prelims and endpapers else contents clean.

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THE WOMBLES TO THE RESCUE
Written by Elisabeth Beresford. Illustrated by Margaret Gordon.
Stock no. 1807896
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1974. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Minor foxing to top edge of text block else a very nice copy in a pictorial wrapper which is lightly scuffed.

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THE RIVER AT GREEN KNOWE
Written by Lucy M. Boston. Illustrated by Peter Boston.
Stock no. 1807895
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1959. Good condition.

Blue cloth boards with white title to spine. B/w illustrations. Boards marked and scuffed. Endpapers a little grubby. Contents very good.

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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 1807894
Published by Chatto & Windus. Circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

Title is "Alice in Wonderland" to covers. The St. Martin's Illustrated Library of Standard Authors series. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Circular onlay to front cover. 12 colour plates. Spine browned, gilt title to spine is illegible. Fraying to top of spine. Boards unevenly browned, small mark to front board. A few scattered foxspots mainly to endpapers and text block. Prize plate to prelims. All plates present.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE
Written by J.K. Rowling.
Stock no. 1807893
Published by Ted Smart. Circa 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Winner of the 1997 Smarties Gold Award. Following the adventures of Harry Potter as he discovers the magical, the dangerous, and unpredictable world of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Pictorial boards. 223 pages. Rear panel of wrapper lightly scuffed. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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SECRET TREASURES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1401990
Published by National Geographic Society. circa 1997. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. 5 intricate and detailed pop-up scenes, includes Tutankhamun, Pompeii and the Maya. Full colour throughout. Spine a little bumped. A few light marks. Parrot moveable on The Maya page not working but all other pop-ups and moveables are in good working order.

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THE HUMS OF POOH
Written by A.A. Milne; H. Fraser-Simson. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1501688
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1929. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Very large format Beige cloth spine. Green and beige pictorial upper board. A selection of Pooh Bear's lyrics from Winnie-The-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner, set to music by H. Fraser-Simson. B/w text illustrations by the famous Pooh Bear illustrator, E.H.Shepard. Dustwrapper has been repaired and stuck to spine of book. Cover corners worn. Joints have possibly been glued. Endpapers partially browned. Front endpaper edge creased. A couple of small marks to prelims, rest of contents very good. Repaired dustwrapper is worn on flap folds with a split, browned and grubby.

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ROBOT
Written by Jan Pienkowski. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 1401989
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1981. Very good condition.

Tall format, glazed pictorial boards. Colourful pop-ups. Paper engineering James Roger Diaz, Tor Lokvig and Marcin Stajewski. Corners are bumped. Spine is bumped and a little rubbed at bottom. Couple of light scratches to boards. A little foxing. Some tabs are creased. Pop-ups and moveables are in very good working order.

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GRAN'POP'S BOOK OF FUN
Written by Lawson Wood. Illustrated by Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 1501687
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format, pictorial card wraps. Superb full page colour illustrations of Gran'pop monkey and his friends and relations. Small split at top of spine and some loss of surface paper. Wear to edges and corners. Creasing to bottom corner of rear cover. Covers a bit grubby with some small indentations. A couple of light marks to contents but generally clean.

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SUPERMAN A POP-UP BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Curt Swan; Bob Oksner; Jerry Serpe.
Stock no. 1401988
Published by Random House. 1st 1979. Almost very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Pop-ups and pull-tabs and wheels. Spine and corners a little bumped. Pop-up on statue page not working. Others are in good working order. Contents generally clean.

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HAUNTED HOUSE
Written by Jan Pienkowski. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski; Jane Walmsley.
Stock no. 1501686
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1980. Good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 spooky pop-up scenes with moveable parts. Paper engineer Tor Lokvig. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine a little faded. Many pop-ups have tears and/or creasing. Spider from first pop-up is present but not in correct place. One pull tab on third pop-up does not work.

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