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Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop.
Stock no. 2126734
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1st USA 1919. Very good condition.

The adventures of three monkeys! Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine front cover, which also has vignette. 8 beautiful colour plates and 4 full page b/w plates. Also b/w chapter head and tail pieces. American edition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to a few pages and outer page edges. Ragged edges to some pages, where it appears that the pages were at one time uncut.

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No author listed. Illustrated by J. Farrar.
Stock no. 2126733
Very good condition.

A Rhyming Story. 'Title' on front says 'A Present From Topsy'. A shaped book with easy-to-read print and colour illustrations. Wear to spine, with small split to base. Some foxing. Staples have rusted.

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Written by Jean De Brunhoff; A.A. Milne. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2126696
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 3rd 1936. Almost very good condition.

Smaller format. Orange pictorial boards. Preface by A.A. Milne. Colour illustrations throughout. This is the Third and Cheaper English Edition. Bumping and wear along cover edges and to corners; some chipping with loss. Fading to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2126695
Published by Frederick Warne; Ted Smart. Circa 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The complete collection of original tales 1-23. Small hardback books with blue boards, white titles, illustration to front board, and white dustwrappers, colour illustrations. Contained in pictorial cardboard box which opens out at the top. Produced for The Book People. ISBN: 9780723264552. Some light edge-creasing to wrappers. Contained in original box that has some bumping and wear - but still in very good working order. A little chipping to a couple of corners.

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Written by B. Clayton Tomlinson. Illustrated by M.E. Stewart.
Stock no. 2126685
Published by Serif Books. 1st 1952. Good condition.

Blue cloth. Two-tone illustrations. SIGNED by author; a dedication/presentation copy to his wife. What is possibly a proof copy, with another set of what appears to be identical pages loosely inserted. Covers are very marked with scuffs. Foxing to outer page edges. One hinge is badly pulled/broken, with stitching showing, but still attached. A few page marks.

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Written by Will Nickless. Illustrated by Will Nickless.
Stock no. 1317449
Published by Oliver and Boyd. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An animal story. Green cloth with silver title to spine and vignettes to front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. 135 pages. 9 x 6". Spine and corners bumped and some very slight fading to cover edges. Small mark to front free-endpaper, light browning to endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn/torn with minimal loss at corners and white sticky paper repairs to verso.

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Written by John S. Goodall. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 2126605
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition.

Small oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. More adventures of Paddy the pig. Delightful colour illustrations with half pages to transform the pictures. ISBN: 0333331885. Spine appears a little faded. Contents are still excellent.

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Written by Hans De Beer. Illustrated by Hans De Beer.
Stock no. 2126585
Published by North South Books. 1st USA 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Pop-up pages and wheels to turn. You never know where Lars, the little polar bear, will pop-up! ISBN: 1558582266. All pop-ups in excellent working order. A little bumping to spine.

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Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2126521
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition.

The last book to be illustrated by Rackham. Grahame himself originally approached Rackham to illustrate his book but at that time it could not be managed. It was thirty years later that Rackham finally consented. The pictures were finished just as World War II broke out and were originally published in America by the Limited Editions Club. Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. 12 lovely colour plates plus 15 line illustrations in the text. 178 pages. Front cover is a little bowed, with some ink writing. Fading to spine and gilt to spine. Top corner of front endpaper has been cut off. Foxing to outer page edges, but contents are still very good.

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Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1317442
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, with black title label and gilt title to spine. Plain endpapers. 12 Colour plates. B/w chapter headers. ISBN: 0416532608. Very slight rubbing to cover edges. Minimal staining to edges of covers. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and a bit damp stained to spine and rear panel.

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Written by Berniece Freschet. Illustrated by Gina Freschet.
Stock no. 2126455
Published by Weekly Reader Books. Circa 1978. Almost very good condition.

Bookclub edition. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0684159317. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing.

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Written by Laurent De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Laurent De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2126426
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. A little browning to spine. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing. One closed tear is repaired with tape to verso. Damp mark along one edge of wrapper.

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