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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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