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SLEEPING BRONTO
Written by Keith Faulkner. Illustrated by Graham Kennedy; Jonathan Lambert.
Stock no. 1506844
Published by Marks & Spencer. 2001. Very good condition.

A Pop-up Jurassic Classic Fairy Tale. Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A little wear to lower corners. Light scratches to rear cover. Title page looks grubby from transfer of colour from pastedown. Contents clean, pop-ups in very good condition.

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THE PETER RABBIT SPECTACULAR
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1406237
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.

A Giant Pop-up and Play Book, includes stand-up figures, props and a book of plays. Large square format, glazed pictorial boards, with one large pop-up in centre. ISBN: 0723241619. Contained in original shrinkwrap which has a few light marks. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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ROCKWELL KENT GREETING CARD BOOK
Written by Theodore Menten. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent.
Stock no. 2122577
Published by Dover Publications Inc.. 1st USA 1976. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Edited by Menten. Contains 16 different cards, with envelopes. ISBN: 0486232425. Some light creasing to cover corners. Page edge browning. Contents are unused - not cut out to make the cards/envelopes.

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THE ART OF MAURICE SENDAK
Written by Selma G. Lanes. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2122444
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1981. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Pictorial cloth. "Sendak's Life and Works are explored in affectionate detail, including many colour and b/w illustrations and folding plates, a moveable scene and a facsimile of the tiny mock-up that Sendak first made for the story that would later become Where The Wild Things Are". ISBN: 0370303865. A lovely copy.

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BOOKANO STORIES No. 1
Written by S. Louis Giraud.
Stock no. 1506497
Published by Strand Publications. Good condition.

With pictures that spring up in model form. 6 superb pop-ups: In The Jungle; The Goblin Carpenters' Shop; The Gorgeous Butterfly Sips The Orchid' An Ostrich Ride; The Maypole Dance; Dick Turpin's Ride. Colour pictorial boards. Other b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and worn with some loss of paper covering, mainly from rear edge and base. Vertical creases to centre. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Covers a bit grubby with some scuffing and browning. A few hinges cracked, a couple badly, but binding is firm. Some browning and foxing to contents. Part of one of the characters is missing from the second pop-up and the fourth and fifth pop-up need simple repairs.

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BOOKANO STORIES NO. 4
Written by S. Louis Giraud.
Stock no. 1506496
Published by Strand Publications. Almost very good condition.

With Pictures that Spring Up in Model Form. 5 pop-ups; first one is "Pipes Of Pan". Spine bumped and worn, vertical crease to centre and wear to edges, also lightly browned. Wear to corners and cover edges. A few hinges cracked but binding is firm. Name in ink to top margin of verso of front endpaper. Neat colouring to about 3 b/w illustrations. Some foxing and browning to contents. All pop-ups work well, a couple of small tears to first one.

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ALI BABA AND THE FORTY THIEVES
No author listed. Illustrated by Dinah.
Stock no. 1405922
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons. Almost very good condition.

A Father Tuck "Come To Life" Little Book. Small format. Red spine, pictorial boards. Colour text illustrations and two lovely pop-up scenes. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers a little grubby. Inscription in ink to title page. Foxing to title page and page edges.

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THE CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1608760
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition.

A reproduction from "The Children's Tableaux", first published in 1896 by Ernest Nister. Glazed pictorial boards. 5 wonderful pop-up scenes. ISBN: 0510000908. Popups in good working order.

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AIR LAND AND SEA IN POP-UP ACTION PICTURES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1316148
Published by Purnell & Sons, Ltd.. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. 4 bright pop-ups. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. There is some slight lifting of the laminate at spine edges. Contents are clean and pop-ups in excellent working order.

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK ANIMATED PICTURES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1316147
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial boards. Inside both covers there is a colour illustration with movable parts. One other colour illustration and two-tone illustrations throughout. Covers are edge rubbed/worn. Old biro price to top of rear cover by spine. Name in blue biro to top of title-page. Staples are rusty causing some slight staining at inner margins of pages. Some light fingering to contents else clean. Movable parts are in good working condition.

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FAIRY TALES
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1315993
Published by Birn Brothers. Almost very good condition.

Card wraps. Scarce item! 11 poems/nursery rhymes/fairy tales. Including: Sleeping Beauty; Little Red Riding Hood; Goldilocks and the Tree Bears; Beauty and the Beast; 3 Little Pigs; Jack and the Beanstalk; Old Mother Hubbard; Cinderella; Babes in the Wood; Jack and Jill; Dick Whittington. Black, red and white illustrations. Front cover includes a circular moving piece, showing small pictures of the contents. Covers are edge rubbed, slight chipping of surface paper to spine. Some very light scratches to covers (including the word 'beauty' scratched below the window. Moveable wheel is a little loose but still frimly held in place. Pale page edge browning. Staples rusty. Some foxing to margins of centre pages. A nice copy of a very scarce Blyton item.

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THE THREE BILLY-GOATS GRUFF
Written by P.C. Asbjornsen; Jorgen Moe.
Stock no. 2121993
Published by Rudolf Steiner. Circa 1980. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. 3 page fold-out moveable book. ISBN: 8290024088. Some creasing and foxing to item. Moveable still appears to work.

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