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ANIMAL STORY

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JUST SO STORIES
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 2127083
Published by Weathervane Books. 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. American Edition. ISBN: 0517266555. Some light bumping. Wrapper is edge-creased with a browned spine.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Nancy Barnhart.
Stock no. 2127080
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1933. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Colour frontis. Uneven browning/foxing to covers. Inscriptions in pencil and ink to front endpaper/pastedown. Some foxing and browning throughout.

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LITTLE BEAR'S FRIEND
Written by Else Holmelund Minarik. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2127078
Published by Harper & Row. 1960. Very good condition.

An 'I CAN READ' book. Glazed pictorial boards. Two-colour illustrations. Some browning/foxing to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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MR. TWINK FINDS A FAMILY
Written by Freda Hurt. Illustrated by Nina Scott Langley.
Stock no. 2127058
Published by The Epworth Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, black title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 123 pages. Mr. Twink is a black cat. The Eighth story of Mr Twink. Pale browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small tears/nicks; some marks and foxspots.

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THE SHIP'S CAT
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Alan Aldridge.
Stock no. 2127003
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

The Adventures and Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on The Spanish Maine. Narrated in verses with 'Divers Cunning and Fantastical' full colour pictures. Glazed pictorial boards. Large format. ISBN: 0224014412. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to spine.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS - THE CLASSIC EDITION
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2126988
Published by Dean. 2004. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large (and heavy) format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 254 pages. Introduction by Brian Sibley. ISBN: 0603560369. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.

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THE THREE MULLA-MULGARS
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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TOPSY
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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THE STORY OF BABAR THE LITTLE ELEPHANT
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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THE WORLD OF PETER RABBIT
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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IN CHINGALEE
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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THE NITEHOOD
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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