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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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NODDY AND HIS FRIENDS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1505121
Published by Purnell & Sons, Ltd.. Very good condition.

A Pop-up Picture Book. 3 pop-ups. Oblong format. Yellow glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 36103413X. Reprint. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners with nick to spine. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Faint erased pencil writing to top corner of front pastedown. Some creasing to pop-ups but all work correctly. Small tear to second pop-up. Fingering to page edges and a few foxspots but generally clean.
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NODDY'S ABC POP-UP
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1505119
Published by Purnell. 1st 1968. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Blue glazed pictorial boards. 3 pop-up scenes. ISBN: 0361000375. Bumping to a couple of corners. Spots of wear to spine and corners. Small patch of scribble to top corner of front pastedown. Last page has browning to top corner. A few fox spots to page edges. Pages otherwise clean and all pop-ups in very good condition.
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THE THREE BEARS
Written by Molly B. Thomson. Illustrated by Molly B. Thomson.
Stock no. 1315086
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Very good condition.

A shaped 'Peep-Through' book with windows which allow you to peep through to the following pages. Charming! Colour illustrations throughout. Pictorial cardwraps. Slight creasing to shaped page edges and some slight foxing else contents clean.
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NODDY POP-UP BOOK NODDY GOES TO THE FAIR
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1404599
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; C.A. Publications, Ltd.. 1st 1954. Very good condition.

Noddy Goes To The Fair. Spiral-bound red glazed pictorial boards. Blue patterned pastedowns. Colour illustrations. 5 pop-up scenes. Spine bumped. Some foxing to endpapers. Small crease to part of second pop-up otherwise pop-ups are in very good condition. Contents clean.
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KELLOGG'S FUNNY JUNGLELAND MOVING PICTURES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1504887
Published by W.K. Kellogg. 1909. Slightly better than good condition.

Card wraps. Pictures of jungle animals in strips which can be moved around to form peculiar creatures! A few lines of rhyme to each page. Covers creased and worn, small closed tear to top edge of front cover. Scribble to elephant's head on front cover, surface paper damage to centre of rear cover. Light marking to a couple of pages from light dampstain. Some creasing and wear. Staples rusty. All strips present. Some illustrations slightly off line.
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NICHOLAS AND TIMOTHY FARMYARD POP-UP STORY BOOK
Written by Kitty Styles.
Stock no. 1404434
Published by Sampson Low. circa 1954. Very good condition.

Timothy's Dad has to go to the vets to get medicine for Mr. Dubbin. So Timothy and Nicholas decide to help out on the farm. Spiral bound. Red pictorial boards. 5 pop-ups. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners a little bumped. Wire of spiral coming away from bottom of spine. Contents clean. Pop-ups in very good working order. .
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ANDY PANDY'S JUMP-UP BOOK
Written by Maria Bird. Illustrated by Matvyn Wright.
Stock no. 1404363
Published by Purnell. Very good condition.

From the television Watch With Mother programme. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. 5 pop-up scenes, colour illustrations. Large format. Spine and corners bumped. Laminate lifting on spine with couple of small holes to front edge. Light foxing to rear board. Some foxing to contents which are otherwise clean. Pop-ups in very good working order.
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OUR VILLAGE SHOP
Written by Jean Sawyer. Illustrated by Faith Jaques.
Stock no. 1504593
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

An old-fashioned model shop with its contents ready to cut out and assemble. With Memories Of A Village Shop by Sawyer. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 0434944432. Slight wear to cover edges and top corner tips. Light browning to cover edges. Contents clean and unused.
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