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WORDS BEASTS & FISHES
Written by Marmaduke Dixey. Illustrated by Clifford Webb.
Stock no. 1322218
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

21 witty and accomplished fables. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Striking b/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Foxing else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge chipped, browned to spine and a little grubby.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1322211
Published by The Heritage Illustrated Bookshelf. 1st thus 1940. Very good condition.

This is the cheaper edition of the American edition. Bound in blue cloth. Gilt pictorial design of Mrs Toad to front cover. Gilt title to the spine. All edges rose coloured. 190 pages. 9.5 x 6". 12 coloured plates and text illustrations to chapter headings. Spine bumped and slightly faded. Light mark to edge of front cover. Contents clean.

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ANIMAL STORIES
Written by Walter De La Mare.
Stock no. 1322207
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1939. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A selection of stories and rhymes chosen, arranged and in some part rewritten by Mare. Red decorated cloth with gilt title and vignette to spine. B/w text illustrations. 420 pages. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby, browned to spine with some loss at top of spine.

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CHARLOTTE'S WEB
Written by E.B. White. Illustrated by Garth Williams.
Stock no. 1322206
Published by Harper & Row. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. Blue pictorial spiderweb endpapers. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss to spine and corners, a bit grubby to rear panel and some slight damp staining. A nice copy of an early reprint.

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JACKO AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Jean Sutcliffe. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 1322205
Published by The Bodley Head Ltd. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Jacko is a high-spirited monkey. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 96 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Small mark to edge of front cover. Light foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and slightly grubby. There is also another wrapper with this copy which has been kept bright and clean (just a few minor foxspots) by the wrapper on top.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1322174
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st thus 1990. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. Very large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 072323650X. Spine and corners bumped. Laminate covering boards is badly creased (error during binding process). Contents are fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased with laminate lifting at edges.

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RAKKETY TAM
Written by Brian Jacques. Illustrated by David Elliot.
Stock no. 1322166
Published by Puffin Books. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A New Tale of Redwall. Rakkety Tam MacBurl is a brave border warrior who has travelled south in search of adventure..but adventure finds him! Red boards, metalic green title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0670910694. Spine slightly bumped, covers slightly edge rubbed. Small spotst to top edge of textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge worn.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame; Alan Bennett. Illustrated by James Lynch.
Stock no. 1322150
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Very good condition.

Introduction by Alan Bennett. Green silk moire, gilt decorations and title. Colour plates. 8th printing. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed and a couple of light marks to covers. Contents fine. Slipcase missing.

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THE LEGEND OF LUKE
Written by Brian Jacques. Illustrated by Fangorn.
Stock no. 1322145
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A tale of Redwall. Turquoise blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations to chapter heads. ISBN: 0091768624. Slight bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is just a little creased to top and tail of spine.

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THE WORLD OF PETER RABBIT THE COMPLETE COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL TALES 1-23
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1322135
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st thus 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A beautiful boxset of the Peter Rabbit books. Each small volume has blue boards with colour illustration to front. Colour illustrations throughout. The text has been reset and the illustrations reproduced. ISBN: 9780723275923. Books and wrappers are fine and the box has minimal bumping at edges. A super set.

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THE BEAR WHO WENT BOO!
Written by David Walliams. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 1322134
Published by Harper Collins Childrens Books. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A mischievous picture book packed with snow and surprises. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780008149536. Dustwrapper is a little rubbed/worn at spine and corners and has a tear to top rear corner.

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TOOT & PUDDLE
Written by Holly Hobbie. Illustrated by Holly Hobbie.
Stock no. 1322129
Published by Little, Brown and Company. Circa 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Toot takes off to see the world and Puddle stays home... Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0316365521. 6th printing. "Abby Honor Book" sticker to front of dustwrapper.

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