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THE PEEP OF DAY
No author listed.
Stock no. 2134728
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1902. Good condition.

A series of the earliest religious instruction the infant mind is capable of receiving. Beautiful chromolithograph illustrations. 184 pages. Blue cloth, gilt titles and daisy vignettes. New Edition. This book has author pencilled in as: Lee Favell Mortimer to half-title page. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some wear and knocks. Inscriptions in ink to half-title page. Some foxing and marks throughout. Corner loss to page 29/30. 2" margin tear to page 92 (plate page).

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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
Written by Tim Rice; Andrew Lloyd Webber. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320976
Published by Pavilion; Michael Joseph. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Based on the smash-hit musical of the same name that has become a classic in children's entertainment, this book retells in verse and pictures one of the most exciting action-packed stories in the Old Testament. Pictorial glazed boards. Large format. Colour illustrations throughout in Blake's unique style. ISBN: 0907516025. Small card (5.75 x 9.75cm) loosely inserted SIGNED by the illustrator. Spine slightly bumped and lightly browned. Contents clean.

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THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF HYMNS
No author listed. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1320431
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1929. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. Illustrated endpapers. 12 beautiful tipped-in colour plates. 84 pages. 10 x 7.5". A selection of popular hymns and musical scores. Spine bumped, corners rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed. Foxing to textblock.

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BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Grace Lodge.
Stock no. 1819778
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1957. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A book of Bible stories and prayers for children at night. Light blue cloth spine with gilt title. Dark blue boards with gilt vignette to front. Three colour plates, blue and black illustrations throughout. Ninth impression. A few marks to board covers. Light browning to base of spine. Light browning to endpapers. Text block browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss.

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THE SWEET STORY OF OLD
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318698
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1861. Almost very good condition.

A book of bible stories. Green embossed cloth with gilt titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. 3 Kronheim plates with tissue-guards plus b/w illustrations to the start of each chapter. 164 pages plus 8 page publication list to rear. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some fingermarks to page margins. Musty smell to contents (tobacco?).

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KING OF KINGS
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Kathy Wyatt.
Stock no. 1318041
Published by Lion Publishing. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of the man who changed the world - Jesus Christ. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Photographic plates and b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 085648038X. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed. Foxspots to textblock.

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NOAH'S ARK
Written by Jerry Pinkney. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
Stock no. 1817626
Published by Chronicle Books. Circa 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A Caldecott Honor Book. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Full page colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9781587172014. 4th printing.

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NOAH'S ARK
No author listed. Illustrated by Isabelle Brent.
Stock no. 2130739
Published by Little, Brown and Company. 1st USA 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. American edition. ISBN: 0316108375. Page edge browning. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.

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THE STORY OF MOSES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2130045
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1959. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 110 pages. Ex-lib. with many usual markings - ink numbers to spine, Ink stamps to a number of pages; card-holder and tipped-in date list to front. Foxing to outer page edges; some grubby marks, however, contents are generally very good. Wrapper has ink numbers to spine, which is also faded; some chipping and creasing.

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THE LITTLE PICTURE HYMN BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 2124284
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1938. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A selection of popular Hymns inc. Onward Christian Soldiers, All Things Bright and Beautiful etc. 5.5" x 4.5". Blue cloth, gilt title to front. Illustrated endpapers. 11 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. Foxing and page browning. Small inscription in ink to verso of front endppaer. Wrapper has a few marks with some edge-creasing and closed tears.

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THE CHRISTMAS STORY
No author listed. Illustrated by Isabelle Brent.
Stock no. 1317044
Published by Pavilion Books Ltd.. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

From the King James Version. Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. Full page colour illustrations throughout. Large text. 9.5 x 8". ISBN: 1851453660. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Contents fine.

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CITY OF GOLD AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
Written by Peter Dickinson. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1813291
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 10 x 7 ins. 24 full page colour illustrations and b/w textual illustrations throughout. A highly unusual rendering of 33 Old Testament stories by the author, who has fused the individual stories into an account of the development of the scattered Tribes of Israel, who were to build the Temple in Jerusalem; suffer a decline, culminating in the destruction of the City of Gold. Each story is re-told with vigor from a different contemporary perspective, as would have been the case in the earliest oral traditions before these stories were written down. A Carnegie Medal winner. ISBN: 0575028831. Minor foxing to top edge of text block and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.

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