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Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1317524
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue pictorial boards with colour illustrations throughout. Spine and corners ever so slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is just a little rubbed at corners.

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No author listed.
Stock no. 2127391
Published by Collins. Circa 1951. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour pictorial front cover. Red spine. Contains an ABC, counting upto 10, The Three Pigs and The Three Bears. Colour illustrations. Inscription in ink to belongs to page. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with half of rear flap MISSING, most of front panel is present.

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Written by Janet Grahame Johnstone; Anne Grahame Johnstone. Illustrated by Janet Grahame Johnstone; Anne Grahame Johnstone.
Stock no. 2127220
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1969. Very good condition.

An ABC of children's names and rhymes! Large format. Cream glazed pictorial boards. Delightful colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0603047556. Corners are bumped. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. A few page edges are creased.

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Written by Lynette Ruschak. Illustrated by Bonnie Matthews.
Stock no. 2126594
Published by Dorling Kindersley. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

A lift-the-flap, pull-the-tab, turn-the-wheel, pop-up alphabet book! Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 075137153X. All in excellent working order, except for one tab (Dawn), which is not working.

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No author listed. Illustrated by Ed Emberley.
Stock no. 2126425
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The letters of the alphabet are introduced by a variety of animals busy with their own activities. Oblong format. Yellow/gold cltoh with black decorations. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0460069152. Bumping to spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some tears and chips; loss to top and tail of spine. A few tape repairs to verso of wrapper.

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Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Connolly.
Stock no. 2125811
Published by H.A. and W.L. Pitkin Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial paper wraps. A-Z book of road safety with pictures to colour. Some browning. Staples to spine have rusted. NO pages have been coloured in; all clean. A few foxspots.

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No author listed.
Stock no. 2125756
Published by Bookano Strand Publications Ltd.. Circa 1949. Almost very good condition.

Bookano Series. A book in which all the letters of the alphabet stand up in life-like form when the pages open. Blue cloth spine, pictorial boards. Covers are very grubby and marks; pen to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, which also has corner tip torn off. All pop-ups are in excellent working order. Some foxing. Rear endpapers/pastedown has pen doodles.

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Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Flora White.
Stock no. 2125360
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Good condition.

Pale cloth covers with gilt titles. Oblong pictorial onlay to front cover, with other decorations bordering it. Colour plates throughout, which accompany the alphabet. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Erased pencil drawing to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. Binding is a little weak; a few hinges are pulled; some chips and tears where plates are bound in. A few plates have margin tears and grubby margin marks. A reading copy.

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No author listed. Illustrated by T.H. Collins.
Stock no. 2125234
Published by Dean & Son. Fair condition.

Card wraps. Dean's Charming Graphic Alphabet Series. Colour illustrations. Spine is damaged, with some loss; chipping and splitting. Name in ink to front cover. Covers and pages are foxed. A reading copy.

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Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2125175
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1937. Good condition.

Yellow pictorial boards. Brown pictorial endpapers. A great ABC book with colour pictures to every page and a list of words to rear which can be found within the pictures. 8.5 x 6.5". Spine is split all the way down front edge; so that webbing is showing; some chipping and loss to top of spine. Corners are bumped, with some chipping. Grubby marks to covers; a few scuffs. Name to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins, else contents are still generally very good.

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Written by Edward Gorey. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 2124070
Published by Harcourt, Brace & Company. Circa 1997. Very good condition.

Or, After the Outing. An Appalling Alphabet which introduces a gallery of enchanting tots and produces a gasp of involuntary mirth when they attain Dreadful Demise. Slight oblong format. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 5.25 x 6". ISBN: 0151003084. 2nd printing of this edition. Bumping along top and bottom cover edges. Top edge is also a little faded. Very lengthy inscription in ink to previous owner. Rest of contents are excellent!

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Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1814942
Published by Frederick Warne. Circa 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

Appley Dapply, Benjamin Bunny, Cottontail and more of Peter's friends help teach the alphabet. In three sections. ISBN: 0723256373. A few minor marks and light creases to cover. Friezes in excellent condition.

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