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MRS ARMITAGE AND THE BIG WAVE
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320430
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Mrs Armitage and Breakspear the dog go surfing! Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224046292. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. A tiny indentation to rear cover. Contents fine.

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THE LIFE OF BIRDS
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320309
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Wonderfully acute observations of how birds behave become a commentary - kindly, but penetrating - on human nature. The pictures in this book are bigger, broader, and more sombre, but no less lively than Blake's much-loved and hugely admired children's book illustrations. Oblong format. Lilac cloth, black title to spine. 59 pages. ISBN: 038560985X. SIGNED by Quentin Blake to the front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and just a tiny bit grubby.

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EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 2133993
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

Yellow decorated cloth. Illustrations by the author, hand-coloured for this edition by Richard Beards. Cover design and colouring of illustrations by Richard Beards. 286 pages. A beautiful book. Introduced by Blake. Spine appears to have a little fading. Fifth printing. Slip case is very good.

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THE BIRTHDAY BOOK
Written by Michael Morpurgo; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley; Emma Chichester Clark; et al..
Stock no. 2130581
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An illustrated treasury of stories and poems in aid of The Prince's Foundation for Children & the Arts in celebration of HRH The Prince of Wales's sixtieth birthday. Edited by Morpurgo and Blake. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780224083607. Small fade mark along top edge of front cover. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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PATRICK
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2129862
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1980. Almost very good condition.

"This is the story about a young man called Patrick, who set out from his house one day to buy a violin". Large format. White pictorial glazed boards. Large colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224614630. Bumping and wear to spine, corner and cover edges. Covers are browned. Front endpaper is MISSING. A few margin marks.

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QUENTIN BLAKE'S NURSERY RHYME BOOK
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1814627
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224021443. Spine lightly browned. A few minor foxspots.

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SIMPKIN
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1407059
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 022403734X. Slight bumping to spine.

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PATRICK
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1814106
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1980. Very good condition.

"This is the story about a young man called Patrick, who set out from his house one day to buy a violin". Large format. White pictorial glazed boards. Large colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224614630. Spine and lower edge of boards bumped. A few minor marks to prelims.

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WORDS AND PICTURES
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1504440
Published by Chris Beetles Ltd.. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating insight into the work of the Children's Laureate in his own words and pictures. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Packed full with colour and b/w pictures. Limited edition, printed for Chris Beetles Ltd. of 2000 copies. ISBN: 0224032666. SIGNED by illustrator on title page. Top corners bumped. A little wear to spine and corners. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with light fading to spine and uneven fading to panels.

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