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Written by Lorna Lewis. Illustrated by Lucy Dawson.
Stock no. 1322126
Published by Collins. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A children's novel with charming illustrations by Lucy Dawson. White cloth boards with brown titles and vignette to front lower corner. 7 pencil sketches on light buff paper. 106 pages. Foxing to covers and large foxspots to spine. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Heavy foxing to textblock. Some page corner tips creased. Dustwrapper is grubby, foxed and worn with slight loss to spine and corners and tape repair on verso of spine.

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Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by John Worsley.
Stock no. 1322118
Published by Purnell. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with gilt titles to front and spine. Colour illustrations throughout. 10.5 x 8". ISBN: 0361055013. Rubbing to spine and corners, small split to top of spine. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly rubbed at spine and corners with small tear to top of spine.

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Written by Holly Hobbie. Illustrated by Holly Hobbie.
Stock no. 1322116
Published by Little, Brown and Company. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Puddle searches for Toot when he doesn't return home.... Blue pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0316365130. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is worn to spine and corners with small tears.

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Written by Dorothy M. Wheeler. Illustrated by Dorothy Wheeler.
Stock no. 2136246
Published by Juvenile Productions Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Bumping and a few nicks to top and tail of spine. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. A few margin marks.

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Written by Mard. Illustrated by Beshlie Heron.
Stock no. 2136212
Almost very good condition.

White cloth, gilt titles. Pretty colour pictures. A story about chihuahuas. SIGNED by author (Looks like M. Diana Russell Allen). Uneven browning and marks to covers. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1322110
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st thus 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The five stories about Tom Kitten in one volume: The Tale of Tom Kitten, The Tale of Samuel Whiskers, The Tale of Ginger and Pickles, The Tale of Miss Moppet, and The Tale of the Pie and the Patty Pan. Large format. White pictorial glazed boards, colour & b/w illustrations. Large format. ISBN: 0723232881. Spine slightly bumped. Price-cut wrapper is slightly creased and lightly browned at edges.

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Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 1322109
Published by Ted Smart. 1st thus 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

60th Anniversary Edition. Large square format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0583346111. Small erasure mark to top corner of front free-endpaper. Minimal bumping to spine.

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No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 2136061
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. An eight page story of Ricky the Rabbit with a stunning fold out pop-up scene to the rear of the book. No. 106 to bottom left corner of front cover. Title to title page is 'Easter' - but this IS text of 'Ricky the Rabbit' when compared to other copies. Creasing and tape repairs to cover corners. Paper tape repairs to strengthen joints. Creasing to page corners; browning. Pop-up has been repaired - but now broken - figures to front of pop up do not 'pop' and have come unstuck (torn). Inscription in ink to belongs to/dedication/gift page.

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Written by Posy Simmonds. Illustrated by Posy Simmonds.
Stock no. 2135983
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Everyone in the neighbourhood was terribly sad to hear from Nick and Sophie that their cat Fred had died. Late one night they are awakened by a curious 'Meeeyow'. Something baffling was about to begin in the garden which will amaze even the most experienced catwatcher... Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations with balloon captions. ISBN: 0224024485. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner and small cat drawing. Spine is browned with a few small knocks. Contents are still excellent!

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Written by Robin Jarvis. Illustrated by Robin Jarvis.
Stock no. 1321873
Published by Purnell. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Book one of 'The Deptfort Mice'. Pictorial laminated boards. B/w text illustrations. 243 pages. ISBN: 0361085486. Spine slightly bumped. Page edge browning throughout. Top of textblock is dusty/marked.

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Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1321847
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Captain Bill Badger and his friends are off on a journey to World's End, where they have been told they can have their leaky old barge made new again. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations throughout. 88 pages. Early Bird Series No. 12. ISBN: 071820171X. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Some light spotting to textblock. Slight evidence of erased pencil marks to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper flaps are lightly browned else a nice, bright wrapper.

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Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 2135896
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1937. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial paperboards showing puppy in dog kennel. B/w illustrations of cute little pup. Grubby marks to covers. Bumping and chipping to corners. Front joint is partially broken at top of pages; binding starting to become weak. Marks to outer page edges and page margins.

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