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NODDY'S HOUSE OF BOOKS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 2121856
Published by Sampson Low. Slightly better than very good condition.

Six small format paperwrap books contained in pictorial slipcase shaped like a house with opening door at front. B/w illustrations. The Tiny Noddy Books nos 1-6: A Tale of Little Noddy; Noddy Has More Adventures; Noddy Goes to the Seaside; Noddy has a Shock; Noddy Off to Rocking-Horse Land; Noddy and Big-Ears Have a Picnic. Each book is small format (3.5" x 3") with pictorial cardwraps, 36 b/w illustrations with text below. Books are in lovely condition; just some foxing to outer page edges and some light page browning. Contained in original - fragile 'box'; which has creasing; tear to top of box.

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TABLE, LAY YOURSELF!
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 1315875
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. 1st 1960. Good condition.

Oblong format. White cloth spine with red dots, pictorial cardwraps with moveable tab to front cover. 8 pop-up scenes with moveable tabs. Red biro scribble marks and blue biro child's name to front cover. Covers slightly browned. Old tape(?) mark to edge of front cover. Pop-ups appear to be in good working order.

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THE LAND OF LONG AGO - A VISIT TO FAIRYLAND WITH HUMPTY DUMPTY
Written by L.L. Weedon. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy.
Stock no. 1315804
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1898. Good condition.

Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Floral decorated endpapers. 6 beautiful pop-up scenes which are illustrated by chromolithographs. B/w text illustrations throughout. A book of traditional fairy tales. Spine professionally replaced and joints reinforced. Corners worn. Scratch marks to rear cover. Creases to the bases of the pop-up scenes but otherwise the pop-ups are complete, bright and working. Contents are been reinforce with tape at inner margins. Page corner tips lightly creased and some finger and other marks to contents.

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NODDY'S ARK OF BOOKS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1505690
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co.. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition.

Five small format paperwrap books contained in shaped pictorial slipcase with opening door at front. Story books are: Noddy and the flying elephant; Big-ears loses some jewels; Noddy and the 3 bears; Noddy's car rides in the air; Noddy and the big balloon. B/w illustrations. Noddy and the Flying Elephant has neat colouring to the first illustration and a light corner crease to the front cover. Big-ears loses some Jewels has two creases and a small nick to the rear cover. All books have light foxing to covers and light browning to pages. Contained in original ark case which is slightly edge worn with a couple of tiny tears and fox spots. Slightly faded to front.

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THE SURPRISE PICNIC
Written by John S. Goodall. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 1405159
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1977. Almost very good condition.

Small oblong format. The cats go for a picnic and end up with more than they expected! Delightful colour illustrations with half-page "transforming" pictures which change the scene when the page is turned. No text. ISBN: 0333216768. Corners a little bumped. Spine a little faded. Rear endpaper is MISSING. Light marks to front endpaper. Contents clean.

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NODDY'S SHOP OF BOOKS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1505655
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1958. Poor condition.

Five little card wrap books contained in box shaped to look like a sweetshop with opening door at front. All 5 books are present but one is missing its covers and one is missing its rear cover. Three have tape repairs to covers. Tinny's hat has been coloured in every book ans there is some foxing but contents of books are generally good. Sweetshop box is battered and worn with loss from top edge, doors still present. A bit grubby and foxed. Sold W.A.F.

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THE MARY FRANCES HOUSEKEEPER
Written by Jane Eayre Fryer. Illustrated by Julia Greene; Albert C. Mowitz.
Stock no. 1505538
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

The story of Mary Frances and the Doll People for whom she builds a house to live in complete with furniture. Colour and b/w plates of dolls, clothing and furniture. Numerous b/w illustrations. Designed for the colour pictures to be cut out and the b/w pictures to be used for tracing and creating other dolly items. Blue cloth, large pictorial onlay to front cover. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few small marks to covers and onlay. Gilt on spine dulled. Large white label stuck to front pastedown covering another label underneath. 1623 in ink to front endpaper. Some hinges cracked. A few grubby fingermarks to contents. Some contents (furniture pages) are missing, one is detached.

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REVOLVING PICTURES
Written by Ernest Nister.
Stock no. 1404960
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1979. Slightly better than very good condition.

A reproduction from an Antique Book by Ernest Nister. Original published in 1892. Pictures changed by moving the tab. Glazed boards. ISBN: 0001956477. Spine a little bumped. Creasing to the laminate on the rear board. Slight bumping to edge of front cover. All revolving pictures in very good working order.

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BOOKANO ZOO NO. 1
Written by S. Louis Giraud.
Stock no. 1505389
Published by Strand Publications. Slightly better than good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial boards and spine. 6 animal pop-ups. Animals in Fact, Fancy and Fun. Spine very worn to edges with some loss of surface paper. Also wear to corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby. Rear joint is badly cracked, webbing showing, front joint just starting to crack, a few hinges cracked. Name in pen to title page. Just an odd mark to contents. All pop-ups work well but last one has been neatly repaired with clear tape.

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SHREWBETTINA GOES TO WORK
Written by John S. Goodall. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 1505362
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

A charming pop-up picture book. Small oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. No text. ISBN: 0333315790. Tiny nick to bottom edge of front cover. All pop-ups work well just tiny crease to edge of second one.

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WHAT THE CHILDREN LIKE
Written by F.E. Weatherly; Ernest Nister; et al. Illustrated by Ernest Nister.
Stock no. 1404845
Published by Ernest Nister. circa 1897. Slightly better than good condition.

A pop-up book with introduction by Weatherly. 5 pop-up scenes plus numerous b/w illustrations. Green cloth spine, pictorial front board shows children dancing around a Christmas tree. Decorative endpapers. Nister no. 853. Spine bumped and worn. Corners bumped and very worn. Board edges are scuffed. Boards are scratched and a bit grubby. Front joint cracked. Endpapers and page edges browned. Staples rusty. One page, which has ragged edges, is detached. 4" tear to last page of text plus other smaller tears to page edges and margins. Light colouring to several illustrations. Some fingering to contents. Horse's tail slightly creased in second pop-up, and couple of small patches of surface paper damage in deer pop-up. Other pop-ups nice and bright.

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8192 CRAZY PEOPLE
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Trier.
Stock no. 2118929
Published by Atrium Press Ltd.. Nearly fine condition.

Spiral bound, pictorial boards. Pages divided into three-parts to turn over and make 8192 crazy people.

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