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I SAW ESAU
Written by Iona Opie; Peter Opie. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2130821
Published by Ted Smart. 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Dark green boards, gilt title to spine. Packed full with colour and b/w illustrations. 160 pages. "The Schoolchild's Pocket Book", a book of rhymes. Originally published by Williams & Norgate Ltd in 1947. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing.

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THE CLASSIC FAIRY TALES
Written by Iona Opie; Peter Opie.
Stock no. 1507623
Published by Oxford University Press. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Each tale has an historical introduction, showing the development of the story. Colour & b/w illustrations. 255 pages. ISBN: 0192115596. Base of spine bumped. A couple of faint horizontal lines to front endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a slightly faded spine and small piece of surface paper loss to bottom edge of front panel. Some light browning to verso.

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I SAW ESAU
Written by Iona Opie; Peter Opie.
Stock no. 1316533
Published by Williams and Norgate Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Rhymes you knew at school, all collected together for the first time and combined with the Opie's valuable notes, witty and erudite. Blue cloth. Spin and corners bumped. A couple of small faded patches to spine. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Price-cut wrapper is foxed and has a couple of patches of loss to spine (corresponding with the faded patches to the book).

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BABIES AN UNSENTIMENTAL ANTHOLOGY
Written by Iona Opie; Peter Opie. Illustrated by Bob Graham.
Stock no. 1506564
Published by John Murray. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A view of babyhood that is original, robust, and above all entertaining. Square format, grey boards. Silver title to spine. Great b/w text illustrations throughout. 142 pages. Top of spine bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with a couple of light marks to rear panel. A nice copy.

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A NURSERY COMPANION
Written by Iona Opie; Peter Opie.
Stock no. 1207901
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1980. As new condition in a fine dustwrapper.

This volume, the celebration of an epoch, brings together the contents of more than a score of early 19th century children's booklets including classics such as 'Dame Wiggins Of Lee', 'House That Jack Built' etc. Hundrens of illustrations throughout - many in colour. Grey boards, red title to spine. Red endpapers. 12 x 8". 128 pages. ISBN: 0192122134.

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A NURSERY COMPANION
Written by Iona Opie; Peter Opie.
Stock no. 1301028
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This volume, the celebration of an epoch, brings together the contents of more than a score of early 19th century children's booklets including classics such as 'Dame Wiggins Of Lee', 'House That Jack Built' etc. Hundrens of illustrations throughout - many in colour. Grey boards, red title to spine. Red endpapers. 12 x 8". 128 pages. ISBN: 0192122134. Corners bumped. A few tiny dents to cover edges. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and has a little wear to spine and corners.

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