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THE MOUSE BOOK
Written by David Bellamy. Illustrated by Sheila Mackie.
Stock no. 2127355
Published by Oriel Press. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The delightful yet sad story of Apodemus - a long-tailed field mouse. Beautiful colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. Decorated endpapers. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. 64 pages. ISBN: 0853622000. Pale foxing to outer page edges. A little edge-creasing to wrapper.
THE TREE THAT SAT DOWN
Written by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated by Isobel Morton-Sale; John Morton-Sale.
Stock no. 2127317
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth. Colour frontis. B/w line drawings. Small white mark to spine. A few light marks to covers and some to endpapers. Wrapper is browned to spine, with a few marks; edge-creased and chipped, with a few small tears; only a little loss.
MRS BEAK-DUCK AND HER FRIENDS IN THE WOOD
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 2127277
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. 1933. Good condition.
Small format. Reissue. Boards have strips and circules, with colour pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Top 1" of spine is MISSING; splits to base of spine. Browning also to spine. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Creasing to some pages. Grubby marks and foxspots etc. to contents.
MILLICENT MOUSE AND HER FUNNY WEE HOUSE
Written by Arthur Mansbridge. Illustrated by Jessie May Ellerby.
Stock no. 2127243
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1927. Fair condition.
Brown boards, with dark brown titles. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Backstrip is MISSING. Some marks to covers. Colouring (possibly watercolouring) to b/w illustrations throughout. A reading copy.
SNUG AND SERENA PICK COWSLIPS
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Katherine Wigglesworth.
Stock no. 2127242
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition.
Grey boards with white titles and pretty illustration to front. Delightful colour illustrations throughout. 72 pages. Tear to top 1" of spine; a little loss. Wear and bumping to corners. Rear joint/hinge is a bit cracked; can see webbing beneath. A few grubby margin marks.
ESCAPE TO THE DOWNS
Written by Hester Knight. Illustrated by Raoul Millais.
Stock no. 2127238
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth with white title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some foxing.
THE TWINS AND TABIFFA
Written by Constance Heward. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 2127236
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1937. Almost very good condition.
Tabiffa is a big black cat who belongs partly to Peter but mostly to Binkie and Dinkie the four-year old twins. Peach paperboards with large pictorial onlay to front. Cute colour and b/w illustrations. Chipping to base of spine; a little loss. Wear to cover edges. Some grubby marks to covers. Foxing and a few margin marks.
WANDA GAGG'S STORY BOOK
Written by Wanda Gagg.
Stock no. 2127231
Published by Coward-McCann Inc.. Circa 1932. Almost very good condition.
Oblong format. Beige cloth, black and orange titles and silhoueets to front cover. B/w illustrations. Compliation of 3 of the author's stories: Milliions of Cats; The Funny Thing; Snippy and Snappy. Light bumping to spine and corners. A few grubby marks to covers. Half-title page is MISSING. Front endpaper is almost detached and has large tape repairs to tears. Contents are still very good.
THE WHITE PANTHER
Written by Theodore J. Waldeck. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
Stock no. 1816418
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1944. Very good condition.
Red/brown cloth with white title to spine and vignette of panther to front. Pictorial endpapers of panther with her litter and white kitten. B/w illustrations. 127 pages. Spine faded and browned, a few minor marks to boards. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Contents clean.
THE GREAT BIG TREASURY OF BEATRIX POTTER
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1816413
Published by Leopard. 1st thus 1996. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. White pictorial glazed boards. Nineteen stories of Peter Rabbit and his friends. With the exception of 'The Tailor of Gloucester' and 'The Pie and the Patty-Pan' - which have been edited - this volume contains the complete and unabridged texts of the original stories. 235 pages. ISBN: 0752904469. Some slight crinkling to contents. Foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.
POO & PUSHTI
Written by Kathleen Nixon. Illustrated by Kathleen Nixon.
Stock no. 1816410
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1959. Almost very good condition.
Pindi Poo, the little black Dachshund puppy, was sitting in the garden waiting for her friend Pushti, the Siamese kitten, to come and play with her. Pushti lived with his mother and his two sisters but wished he lived with Poo instead so you can imagine how delighted they were when Poo's mistress arranged for Pushti to live with Poo for good... Cream boards, red titles & vignette of Poo & pushti to front. Charming b/w & colour illustrations. Boards a little grubby, red scribble to lower edge of rear board. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. Loss to lower corner of front endpaper and a 1.5" tear. Contents clean with a little creasing.
Written by Cicely Englefield. Illustrated by Cicely Englefield.
Stock no. 1816409
Published by John Murray. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
The story of an impertinent lizard and how he lost his tail. Fuschia and green pictorial boards. Delightful woodcuts throughout. 41pp plus booklist. 6.75 x 5". Light rubbing to board edges. Fading to top and tail of cloth spine. Blue pencil crayon scribble to front board. Contents clean. Matching pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few chips which affect 'Bil' of the title to spine (missing).