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MR. BADGER'S SUCCESSFUL PLAN
Written by Margaret Ross. Illustrated by Margaret Ross.
Stock no. 1327763
Published by The Museum Press; The Soho Gallery Ltd. 1945. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette of Mr. Badger to front cover. Full page colour pictures throughout. Pink and white text illustrations. Reprint of June 1945 (1st was March 1945). Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few light marks to covers. Pencil mark to front cover. Stitching pulled to cloth on front cover. Front joint is pulled and cracked.

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BILL BADGER AND THE SECRET WEAPON
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1327617
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1983. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Big Ginger and his gang of robber cats have found a secret weapon which endangers all canal travellers. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 138 pages. First published in 1961 by Hamish Hamilton as Bill Badger's Finest Hour. ISBN: 041626770X. Ex-Lib with ink stamps to front pastedown colophon page and removal of front free-endpaper. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Small and faint mark to top edge of front cover. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine with a small mark to base of spine (from an old sticker, no longer present), creasing to top and tail of spine.

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BADGER (NN 114)
Written by Timothy J. Roper.
Stock no. 1827234
Published by Collins. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book explores every aspect of the biology and behaviour of these fascinating animals. New Naturalist Series 114. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. Blue endpapers with repeating New Naturalist logo. ISBN: 9780007320417. Minor crease to cloth at top of spine. Top edge of text block has some pale foxing. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby to rear panel.

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BILL BADGER'S VOYAGE TO THE WORLD'S END
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323395
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Captain Bill Badger and his friends are off on a journey to World's End, where they have been told they can have their leaky old barge made new again. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations throughout. 88 pages. Early Bird Series No. 12. ISBN: 071820171X. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers are grubby, pencil writing erased from front endpaper. Some grubby marks to page margins. Textblock is lightly foxed. Price-cut wrapper (with 'new' publisher price of 10/- net/50p net printed beside this) is slightly foxed and edge worn, wear to base of spine with small patch of surface paper damage to rear panel.

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SLEEPY TIME TALES OF PRIMROSE WOOD
Written by Sheila Hodgetts.
Stock no. 2138067
Published by Purnell & Sons, Ltd.. Very good condition.

Green pictorial cardwraps. Small oblong format. Twelve New Five Minute Bedtime Stories. Two tone illustrations. Creasing and grubby marks to spine. Browning and foxing to outer page edges and some to page margins.

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BILL BADGER'S VOYAGE TO THE WORLD'S END
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1321847
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Captain Bill Badger and his friends are off on a journey to World's End, where they have been told they can have their leaky old barge made new again. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations throughout. 88 pages. Early Bird Series No. 12. ISBN: 071820171X. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Some light spotting to textblock. Slight evidence of erased pencil marks to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper flaps are lightly browned else a nice, bright wrapper.

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BILL BADGER AND THE PINE MARTENS
Written by David Severn. Illustrated by Geoffrey Higham.
Stock no. 1319037
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Small format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Covers edge rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned. Light foxing and fingering to contents but generally clean. Price-cut wrapper is browned and chipped with loss, also edge rubbed.

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WANDERING WIND
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318968
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1967. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Hamish Hamilton Reindeer Book. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine and minimal rubbing at corners. A few tiny foxspots to textblock else contents fine. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed and grubby.

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BILL BADGER'S FINEST HOUR
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318148
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Reindeer Book. Brown and green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 138 Pages. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges rubbed. Contents clean. Book leans to one side. Dustwrapper is worn at spine and corners with slight loss.

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THE BADGERS OF BEARSHANKS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129408
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of a year in the life of a badger and his mate. Superb b/w illustrations (full-page and to text). Brown boards, silver title to spine. 95 pages. 8.5 x 6.5". Bumping to spine. Browning to endpapers and page edges. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and chips; small loss to base of spine and top edge of rear panel. Illustrations are still in lovely condition!

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THE BADGERS OF BEARSHANKS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128223
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of a year in the life of a badger and his mate. Superb b/w illustrations (full-page and to text). Brown boards, silver title to spine. 95 pages. 8.5 x 6.5". Some light wear along cover edges. Award plate to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Small damp mark to page edge of last few pages of book. Wrapper is browned, creased with many edge-tears and chips; some loss to corners and top and tail of spine.

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A BABY SISTER FOR FRANCES
Written by Russell Hoban. Illustrated by Lillian Hoban.
Stock no. 2121584
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1965. Almost very good condition.

Card wraps. Colour illustrations. Frances the appealing little badger who is the heroine of 'Bedtime for Frances', has now acquired a baby sister! ISBN: 0571092284. Book has been covered with clear adhesive film. Some uneven browning; a few grubby marks. Creasing to corners. A few marks to outer page edges.

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