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JUST WHAT I LIKE
Written by K.E. King; A.R.T. Haverfield; Norman Hunter; Madeline Barnes; et al. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees; Warwick Reynolds; Gordon Robinson; Florence Mary Anderson; Ruth Cobb; et al..
Stock no. 1317823
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards with cloth spine. A collection of short stories by various authors. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. First story 'The Little Brass Knob'. Spine bumped. Corners worn. Covers slightlty edge rubbed. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. Frontis is part detached at top.

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PROFESSOR BRANESTAWM'S TREASURE HUNT
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by James Arnold.
Stock no. 2131064
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1937. Good condition.

A terrific treasure hunt with unexpected perils. The Professor's inventions include invisible glass and an expandable house that can be enlarged at will to contain extra guests! Yellow cloth, black title to spine and illustration to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis. B/w text illustrations throughout. 230 pages. The first in the series to be illustrated by James Arnold. Spine is grubby and faded. Damp staining to rear cover. Bumping to corners. Marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges, which also have damp marking to some. Margin marks to pages.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 31ST YEAR
Written by Barbara C. Freeman; Norman Hunter; Ruth Ainsworth; et al. Illustrated by Harry Rountree; Cicely Mary Barker; Peter Fraser; Kenneth Harrow; et al..
Stock no. 2128131
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Beige cloth spine with dark titles. Pictorial front cover shows four children at a campfire. Colour plates plus colour and b/w illustrations. Marks to spine; splash mark to top. Scuff marks to covers. Wear and bumping to corners. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing and some grubby margin marks.

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COUNT BAKWERDZ ON THE CARPET
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by Babette Cole.
Stock no. 2123587
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition.

And other incredible stories. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations to text. 125 pages. 8 x 5.5". ISBN: 0370301617. Foxing to outer page edges.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 28TH YEAR
Written by Norman Hunter; Cicely Englefield; Barbara Euphan Todd; Cicely Mary Barker; et al. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman; H.M. Brock; Harry Rountree; Cicely Mary Barker; Rene Bull; et al..
Stock no. 1505762
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial front board by Topham showing children with puppies. Cream Spine with black titles and vignette. Orange and green flowered endpapers. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. First story is "The Hole In The Road" by Madeline Barnes. Spine bumped. Corners and cover edges are bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby with light scratches to front cover. Both joints and a couple of hinges starting to crack. A couple of margin tears. Puzzle partially completed. Some foxing and browning. Contents generally clean. All colour illustrations present.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 34TH YEAR
Written by W.J. Banks; Barbara C. Freeman; Norman Hunter; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; Vernon L. Soper; Rene Bull; et al..
Stock no. 1505759
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1938. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. Front cover shows two children dancing in costume. First story 'Children of the Igloo'. Colour plates & b/w text illustrations. Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at ends, also darkened. Wear to corners and cover edges. Some light scratches and foxing to covers. Both joints and a few hinges cracked. Ink inscription, dated 1938, to verso of frontis. Just an odd mark/fox spot to contents. One colour plate has been stuck into place with clear tape, now yellowed.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 28TH YEAR
Written by Norman Hunter; Cicely Englefield; Barbara Euphan Todd; Cicely Mary Barker; et al. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman; H.M. Brock; Harry Rountree; Cicely Mary Barker; Rene Bull; et al..
Stock no. 1505561
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Pictorial front board by Topham showing children with puppies. Cream Spine with black titles and vignette. Orange and green flowered endpapers. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. First story is "The Hole In The Road" by Madeline Barnes. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges, tiny split to base of spine. Front cover is grubby with some scratches and pencil marks. Both joints cracked showing webbing beneath, front endpaper detached, rear endpaper almost detached with ragged edges. A couple of hinges cracked. Colouring to a couple of illustrations and crossword completed in pencil. Contents generally clean. Odd margin tear. All plates present but one has a tear and the frontis is partially detached.

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PROFESSOR BRANESTAWM UP THE POLE
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by George Adamson.
Stock no. 1314805
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The 4th book about Professor Branestawm. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 130 pages. ISBN: 0370012429. Spine slightly bumped. Light brown spot to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper (ink very slightly smudged). A few light foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tears but only minimal loss and is grubby to rear panel.

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FOR ME
Written by Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Norman Hunter; et al. Illustrated by Gregor Ian Smith; Jack Greenall; et al..
Stock no. 2113114
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine. Pictorial boards, front cover shows very young child and doll. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Some marks to covers. Spine is browned, with wear. Bumping to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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PROFESSOR BRANESTAWM'S DICTIONARY
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by Derek Cousins.
Stock no. 1207708
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1973. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A humourous and interesting look at the english language! Purple boards. B/w illustrations throughout. 64pp. 7.5 x 5". ISBN: 0370012496. Wrapper price-clipped with faded spine.

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PROFESSOR BRANESTAWM'S TREASURE HUNT
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by James Arnold.
Stock no. 593036
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1937. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A terrific treasure hunt with unexpected perils. The Professor's inventions include invisible glass and an expandable house that can be enlarged at will to contain extra guests! Yellow cloth, black title to spine and illustration to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis. B/w text illustrations throughout. 230 pages. The first in the series to be illustrated by James Arnold. Spine slightly faded with darker patch at base. Small foxspots to endpapers, prelims and edge of textblock. A few foxspots to contents but generally near fine. Scarce original dustwrapper is in two halves, browned, and torn at edges with loss to top 1/3 of spine and to lower rear corner. Reduced from £120.

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THE FRANTIC PHANTOM AND OTHER INCREDIBLE STORIES
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by Geraldine Spence.
Stock no. 734970
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Continuing the funny saga of the mythical kingdom of Incrediblania. Purple boards with gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 93 pages. ISBN: 0370109074. Spine and corners bumped. Date and old price in ink to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is price-cut and faded to spine.

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