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THE GOLDEN APPLE
Written by Max Bolliger; Roseanna Hoover. Illustrated by Celestino Piatti.
Stock no. 2135893
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1970. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. Full page colour illustrations. Simple text. 12 x 8.5". ISBN: 0370015363. Some browning to covers. Bumping to spine and corners. Margin marks to most pages. Wrapper is price-cut with some closed tears and chips; foxing and grubby marks; minimal loss.

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COCOLO
Written by Bettina. Illustrated by Bettina.
Stock no. 2135852
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large, tall format. Yellow cloth with red title and donkey vignette. Beautiful lithographed colour and b/w illustrations. 14 x 10". The story of a little donkey. Printed by W.S. Cowell. What appears to be damp spotting to covers. Slight musty odour. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing - heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips - some loss to corners and edges; foxed with some grubby marks and browning.

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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 2135793
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, pictorial onlay to front. Green and white illustrated endpapers. Colour illustrations. 109 pages. The second in the Little Grey Rabbit series. Spine is a bit browned. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and chips; couple of repairs; a little loss; some marks.

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THE UNHAPPY HIPPOPOTAMUS
Written by Nancy Moore. Illustrated by Edward Leight.
Stock no. 2135789
Published by The Vanguard Press. 1st USA 1957. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pink cloth spine, black pictorial boards. Full-page illustrations. American edition. Spine is foxed and unevenly browned. Wear to cover edges. Marks to covers. Crayon to front cover and front pastedown. A few margin marks, but contents are generally very good.

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DOG NELSON, A.B.
Written by Gordon Vice-Admiral Campbell. Illustrated by Peter Fraser.
Stock no. 2135780
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1938. Good condition.

Cream boards with blue vignette to front. Red cloth spine. Colour frontis plate, contains many b/w text illustrations and colour plates throughout. 91 pages. 8.5 x 6.5". Chipping/heavy bump to top edge of front cover. Staining and browning to covers and to pages throughout. Stains get larger to page near rear of book. A reading copy. Frontis is nearly detached.

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SKUNK AND BADGER
Written by Amy Timberlake. Illustrated by Jon Klassen.
Stock no. 2135736
Published by Scholastic Children'S Books. 1st 2020. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Colour pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. No one wants a skunk. They are unwelcome at the front door. They should never, ever be allowed to move in. But Skunk is Badger's new roommate, and there's nothing that Badger can do about it. ISBN: 9781407199399.

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FAVOURITE TALES FROM BEATRIX POTTER
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2135705
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st thus 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Boxed set of 2 large format books; red boards. One title is 'Peter Rabbit Tales' and other is 'Tom Kitten Tales'. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0723283095. Very light edge-creasing to wrappers. Slip case is very good - a few small knocks.

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MUMFIE'S UNCLE SAMUEL
Written by Katharine Tozer. Illustrated by Katharine Tozer.
Stock no. 2135666
Published by John Murray. 1964. Almost very good condition.

Blue boards, red title to spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 160 pages. Cheap edition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine and edges are faded with a bit of spotting and some grubby marks. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are very good.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2135611
Published by Viking Kestrel. 1st thus 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. Cream endpapers. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. 9.5 x 6.25". 175 pages. ISBN: 0670802417. Light edge-creasing to wrapper; spine a bit sunned.

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PRICKLY ORPHANS
Written by Ann Williams. Illustrated by Tony Morris.
Stock no. 2135587
Published by MacDonald. 1ST 1987. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0356117057.

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THE DAY THE GUINEA-PIG TALKED
Written by Paul Gallico. Illustrated by Dulac.
Stock no. 2135582
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The enchanting story of Cecile and her guinea pig. White pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 44 pages. Spine is browned. A few marks to covers. Foxing to first and last pages and outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with browning and foxing; chipped to top of spine.

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THE DAY JEAN-PIERRE WAS PIGNAPPED
Written by Paul Gallico. Illustrated by Dulac.
Stock no. 2135581
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1964. Very good condition.

Who could be so wicked as to "pignap" the beloved guinea pig of Cecile? Blue pictorial boards, delightful colour and b/w illustrations. Spine is bumped with some browning and a few marks.

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