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BEYOND THE PALE & OTHER STORIES
Written by William Trevor. Illustrated by Lyndon Hayes.
Stock no. 2131871
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Short stories selected and introduced by William Trevor. Pictorial cloth boards with silver title to spine. Colour illustrations. Small knock to top of spine. Contents are fine! Slip case is very good - some scuff marks.

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SHORT STORIES
Written by Ernest Hemingway; David Hughes. Illustrated by Ian Beck.
Stock no. 2131870
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Black cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial boards. Selected and with an Introduction by David Hughes. Re-issued, with a new binding. Slip case is better than very good - a few scuff marks.

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THE DOWNHILL CROCODILE WHIZZ AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Margaret Mahy. Illustrated by Ian Newsham.
Stock no. 1818428
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1986. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of ten enchanting tales of varying lengths for five to nine year-olds. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 130 pages. ISBN: 0460062379. SIGNED by the author with dedication and a drawing to title page. Child's name & room number in black pen to front pastedown. Heavy foxing to text block and edge of prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a closed tear repaired to verso with clear tape so that it is barely visible to rear panel.

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LIE-DOWN STORIES
Written by Natalie Joan. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1318353
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Stories by Natalie Joan, delightfully illustrated with 8 colour plates and b/w drawings in the text. Beige cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board showing mother putting child to bed. 77 pages. 10" x 7.25". Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Front joint has been repaired with white paper tape. Contents are pulled causing them to be a little loose. Some light foxing and other marks but generally contents clean.

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THE JENNY WREN STORY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell; H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1318352
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Green cloth spine, pictorial front board. 2 colour plates by Lucie Attwell, B/w text illustrations by various artists. First story is "The Sick Doll's Diary". 9.75" x 7". Spine and corners worn, lower 1" of spine was split and has been glued down. Edges rubbed. Joints cracked. Foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents.

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LITTLE FOLKS' PICTURE STORY BOOK
Written by Ethel Talbot; Constance Heward; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright.
Stock no. 1318325
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1921. Good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth spine. Pictorial front board shwoing girl and boy running after a small dog with a doll in its mouth. 6 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. An anthology of stories and verse, first story is "Betty". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Cover edges worn with some small indentations. Damp stain to lower edge of rear cover and spine edge browned. Small brown stain to edge of front cover and "Miss Ruck" and "5" written in red biro to top of front cover. Name and address in ink to front pastedown, name and date in ink to free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Some light foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents (including a few plate margins but pictures unaffected).

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ENID BLYTON READERS 1
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1318209
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition.

Decorated cardwraps. Two-tone text illustrations throughout. 128 pages. 13 short stories, the first being "The Peppermint Party". Inscription in ink inside front cover. Foxing else contents clean.

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ENID BLYTON READERS 3
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1318208
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1954. Very good condition.

Decorated card wraps. Two-tone illustrations. Covers a bit grubby and creased. Ink school stamps inside covers and 1966 in black biro to inside front cover. Lower page corner tips slightly creased. Contents clean.

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ENID BLYTON READERS 4
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1318207
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1954. Almost very good condition.

Decorated cardwraps. Two-tone text illustrations throughout. 128 pages. 15 short stories, the first being "The Conjuring Wizard". Covers creased and grubby. School ink stamp to inside covers. 1966 in black biro to inside front cover. Lower page corner tips and some other page corners are creased. There is some light fingering to margins else contents clean.

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FIRESIDE TALES
Written by Sibyl B. Owsley. Illustrated by Chris G. Temple.
Stock no. 1317930
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1933. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine with black title and vignette. Colour front board showing 2 children with their teddies and pixies. 8 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers edge worn. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to centre of title-page. Foxing to contents. Small repair with white tape to rear joint.

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DUMPY BOOK FOR CHILDREN
No author listed. Illustrated by Peter Fraser.
Stock no. 1317888
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1937. Almost very good condition.

Grey pictorial boards. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. First story 'Little Pink Pig and His Three-Legged Stool'. Spine and corners bumped. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Joint between frontis and title-page is cracked. Light foxing to contents.

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A DIVERSITY OF CREATURES
Written by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 2131373
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine, elephant head vignette to front. A mix of poems and stories. 441 pages and 4 page booklist to rear. Wear to cover edges. Name and address label to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is marked with edge-creasing; tears and chips; a few small bits of loss.

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