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BEN THE BULLFINCH
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2126106
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Ben and Biddy, the two bullfinches, were found in the middle of the road, too young to move. Sheila and Peter took them home to feed and look after them... Yellow boards, blue title to spine and vignette of a reindeer to front cover. Lovely b/w illustrations. 119 pages. A Hamish Hamilton Reindeer book. Bumping to spine and corners; a couple of small nicks. Indentation mark to spine. Some foxing to pages throughout. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and tears; damp marked in places; with some other marks, especially to rear panel.
THE WHITE BLACKBIRD
Written by Alfred De Musset; Julian Jacobs.
Stock no. 2125133
Published by The Rodale Press. 1st 1955. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green boards, black title to spine and picture to front cover. Two colour illustrations. A little browning to endpapers. Original glassine wrapper is browned with some edge-tears and chips, but very minimal loss.
THE COOL RIDE IN THE SKY
Written by Diane Wolkstein. Illustrated by Paul Galdone.
Stock no. 1814296
Published by World's Work. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An adaption of the tale 'Straighten Up and Fly Right'. A sly buzzard entices one animal after another into taking a "cool ride" with him. Then the monkey, wanting to protect his friends, devises a plan to force the buzzard to "straighten up and fly right." Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0437860205. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.
THE CATS HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH THE STORY
Written by Patricia E. Barnard. Illustrated by Jessica Gatty.
Stock no. 1507487
Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A story for children about sparrows. The cats are in the story to liven it up! Large format, red boards. B/w illustrations, 43 pages. SIGNED by author, with best wishes, on title page. A couple of very light scratches to front cover. Light smudge to top corner of title page. Author's name and address label to last page. Text pahes very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn with fading to spine and folds.
THE BOOK OF BABY BIRDS
Written by Florence E. Dugdale. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1507451
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1913. Good condition.
Large format. Beige cloth spine with brown title. Cream paper boards with circular pictorial onlay of a small chick. 19 mounted colour plates of baby birds. 120 pages. Covers are very worn, picture on onlay is completely worn away. Spine has been rebacked and there are new endpapers. Covers grubby with some browning. Ink inscription to half-title page. A few marks and a little foxing to contents but many pages are clean. All plates are present, pages on which warbler and yellow hammer plates are mounted have been reinserted, edges are grubby. Crease to frontis page but not to plate.
THE BIRD BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Roland Green.
Stock no. 1406350
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1926. Slightly better than good condition.
Red cloth spine, pictorial boards. 8 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. An informative bird book for children. Spine bumped and slightly faded. Corners very bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Rear board a little grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some joints are cracked. A little foxing mainly to endpapers. Some fingering and grubby marks to some page margins.
NODDY'S BOOK OF BRITISH BIRDS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Beek.
Stock no. 1812853
Published by Chivers & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition.
An advertising booklet for Chivers jelly with colour pictures of birds pasted in, plus b/w illustrations by Beek. Glue has browned around and on the colour bird pictures which are pasted in.
THE MAGICAL COCKATOO
Written by Margery Sharp. Illustrated by Faith Jaques.
Stock no. 1506508
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Lally misses her brother as there is no-one to do dares with, but the white porcelain cockatoo comes to life, on moonlit nights, and gives her dares instead. Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. 10 full page line drawings. 75 pages. ISBN: 0434963054. Heavy bump to top of spine, top inside corners of all pages creased as a result. Small mark to bottom edge of front endpaper. Small brown mark to rear endpapers. Text pages clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, creased to top of lightly browned spine and to bottom of front panel.
CAT & CANARY
Written by Michael Foreman. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1405642
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 1984. Almost very good condition.
Tall format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 086264075X. SIGNED by author to half title page. Top of spine badly bumped. Corners and bottom of spine a little bumped. Surface paper damage to rear pastedown. Small closed tear to rear endpaper. Contents very good.
Written by Alice Whitby. Illustrated by Sara W.M. Fallon.
Stock no. 1314844
Published by George Allen. 1st 1901. Almost very good condition.
Cloth spine, black titles. Pictorial front cover. Three colour illustrations. Covers edge worn and slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Both joints were cracked and have been repaired. A little foxing and fingering but contents generally clean.
THE FIVE BLACK COUSINS
Written by J. Murray Allison. Illustrated by John Austin.
Stock no. 1504459
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1924. Very good condition.
And Other Bird Rhymes. White cloth covers with gilt vignette and titles to front cover. 7.75 x 5.5". Small b/w illustrations. 63 pages. Some page edges uncut. SIGNED by author to front endpaper, with dedication and date. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby with light stains along top edge of front cover. Endpapers browned. Some foxing and a very odd fingermark to contents.
BIRDS OF OUR GARDENS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Roland Green; Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1503507
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1942. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
B/w photos and drawings. Green cloth, gilt titles. 160 pages. 8 x 5.5 inches. Spine bumped. Erased name to front endpaper and rear pastedown. Contents browned with some light foxing. Tiny hole to rear joint. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few tears and chips, tear to base of spine repaired on verso with clear tape. Most of surface paper is missing from spine and is also missing from edges of front panel. A couple of small holes to grubby rear panel.