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No author listed. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 720038
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

The Uncle Toby Tales. Orange cloth spine, pictorial boards. Super colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Corners slightly worn, board edges just a little faded. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Musty smell to contents. A lovely copy.

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Written by Michael Bedard. Illustrated by Michael Bedard.
Stock no. 720282
Published by Walker Books. 1st 2000. Fine condition.

Each day at the Colossal Duck Factory, newly hatched ducks roll off the assembly line, destined for the plates of hungry alligators... Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Bright colour pictures. ISBN: 0744575303. SIGNED and dated with illustration of duck head to frontendpaper by Bedard. Very slight bumping to corners. Contents as new.

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Written by H.A. Rey. Illustrated by H.A. Rey.
Stock no. 729990
Published by Chatto & Windus. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Spiral bound stiff card wraps. Full-page colour pictures which fold out/lift-the-flap to reveal a new scene. Covers worn along spine edge and edge rubbed. Slight creasing to covers. Ink name stamp and tiny booksellers sticker to inside of front cover. Some light creasing to folded flaps and some grubby fingermarks but generally contents very good.

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Written by Dorothy Richards. Illustrated by Elsie Thomas.
Stock no. 721798
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

Pink pictorial boards, green titles. Small format. Colour illustrations. Brown mark to base of spine. Old price in ink to front pastedown. Some light browning to margins.

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Written by Mollie Kaye. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 722638
Published by Collins. 1st 1944. Good condition.

One in the series of Potter Pinner books. Blue cloth spine, pictorial boards. Cute colour illustrations. Spine and cover edges faded. Corners slightly worn. Pencil doodle to rear board (faint). Small flower doodle to front endpaper. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. Front joint cracked.

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No author listed.
Stock no. 722725
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1890. Very good condition.

No. 9 in the Cinderella Series. Pictorial card wraps. 14 page booklet with 6 full-page chromolithograph illustrations. Corners of covers chipped with slight loss. Spine split from top to first staple. Small chip to side of front cover. Some minimal loss to top corners of 3 pages. A nice bright copy.

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Written by Elsie Church. Illustrated by Cathryn Taylor.
Stock no. 723288
Published by Collins. Circa 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Bonnie Book. Slappy doesn't like being a duck! Green pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Slight wear to corners. Lower corner of title page torn out. Some grubby marks to page margins and some light foxing. Small worn spot to top edge of rear cover. Pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut and edge-worn with some loss to rear panel and a grubby mark to rear panel.

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Written by Clive Woodall.
Stock no. 724377
Published by Ziji Publishing. 1st 2005. Fine condition.

The sequel to One For Sorrow. Man and nature are at war with each other. Which is darker - evil from without or from within? Orange pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 0715634135. SIGNED by author to title page. Minimal rubbing to cover corners.

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Written by Mary Warden. Illustrated by Michael Lambart.
Stock no. 729363
Published by Sandle Brothers Ltd.. 1st 1945. Very good condition.

Small format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 32 pages. Slight wear to spine. Rear board a bit grubby. Tiny patch of surface paper damage to front board. Small bookseller's sticker to rear pastedown. A couple of fingermarks to page margins else contents clean.

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Written by Harrison Weir. Illustrated by Harrison Weir.
Stock no. 738371
Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. Circa 1885. Very good condition.

Told in pictures and prose. Large format. Red cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners worn, covers a little grubby. Joints repaired. Evidence of removal of name plate(?) to front pastedown. Grubby fingermarks throughout. Small closed tear to rear free-endpaper.

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Written by Comus; R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 738889
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1857. Almost very good condition.

Comus is the pseudonym of R.M. Ballantyne. Red embossed cloth with gilt title and vignette to front. Eight colour plates. Contains music accompanied by the verse and a short story. Spine and corners worn. Damp stain to lower edge of front cover (4.5 x 1") affects the lower edges of the front endpapers and first 12 pages (including 3 plates - margins only, pictures not affected). Previous owner's name and address in ink to front endpaper. Some light foxing and fingering, a small closed tear and light creasing to front endpaper. Not as bad as it sounds, still a nice copy.

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Written by Michael Bond. Illustrated by Leslie Wood.
Stock no. 718224
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1969. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The third book about Thursday the orphan mouse. Burgandy boards with white title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Very slight bumping to corners. Contents are fine. Pictorial wrapper is rubbed at corners and lightly browned to rear.

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