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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. 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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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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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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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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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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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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