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BIMBO AND TOPSY
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Lucy Gee.
Stock no. 2138008
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1943. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading and dark brown patches to top and tail of spine. Foxing and browning to varying degrees throughout. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap cut off; foxed with some other marks and wear; tears and chips to top and tail of spine; some tape repairs to verso; a bit of loss.

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THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS
Written by Michael Morpurgo. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2137772
Published by Harper Collins Childrens Books. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A children's novel by Michael Morpurgo, Children's Laureate 2003-2005. The incredible tale of a deserted village, a lifelong friendship, and one very adventurous cat... Set in 1943. ISBN: 0007182457. SIGNED by author to title page. Some uneven browning to prelim pages. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine.

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PUSS IN BOOTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 2137349
Published by Murray's Children's Books. 1978. Very good condition.

An all-action treasure hour pop-up book. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Six wonderful pop-ups, some with moving tabs. Last pull tab is weak/broken - a few small closed tears at edges - still works, with care! Rest of pop-ups/moveables very good.

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THE SECRET HARBOUR
Written by Sam Smith. Illustrated by Sam Smith.
Stock no. 1322752
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1975. Very good condition.

'A Very Nice Book about Boats Introducing the Crew Cats'. Nobody loves old boats - except the Crew Cats. They take them to the Secret Harbour where they are looked after and start their lives again... Oblong format. Blue pictorial boards, colour illustrations. ISBN: 0510225020. Spine slightly bumped, corners slightly rubbed. Small ink (blue biro) marks to first few pages else contents clean.

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THE BOOK OF CATS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2137115
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Untearable book. Spine appears chipped away. Wear to cover edges. Corner creasing to covers. Page browning; some light foxing.

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THE LAUGHING KITTEN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Paul Kaye.
Stock no. 2137024
Published by The Harvill Press. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A charming story of two mischievous kittens, illustrated by b/w photos. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 8.25 x 5.5". Unpaginated. Fade mark to top of front cover. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and creased with some chips of loss.

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THE CHURCH MOUSE
Written by Graham Oakley. Illustrated by Graham Oakley.
Stock no. 1322730
Published by Templar Publishing. 1st thus 2008. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong red boards. The first Church Mouse book, superbly illustrated in colour. Modern Classics Series. ISBN: 9781840115666. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.

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MORE CHURCH MICE CHRONICLES
Written by Graham Oakley. Illustrated by Graham Oakley.
Stock no. 1322729
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st thus 1990. Very good condition.

A collection of three books including; The Church Mice Spread Their Wings, The Church Mice Adrift, and The Church Mice at Bay. Oblong format, glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0333516451. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Contents fine.

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THE SHIP'S CAT
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Alan Aldridge.
Stock no. 1322713
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

The Adventures and Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on The Spanish Maine. Narrated in verses with 'Divers Cunning and Fantastical' full colour pictures. Glazed pictorial boards. Large format. ISBN: 0224014412. Slight bumping to spine and corners, light scuffing to covers. Dent to edge of rear cover. Some slight surface paper damage to corners of endpapers (front and rear). A few foxspots but contents generally clean.

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A DARK, DARK TALE
Written by Ruth Brown. Illustrated by Ruth Brown.
Stock no. 1322711
Published by Andersen Press. 1985. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Minimal text. The story of cat and a mouse. ISBN: 0862640016. Some slight bumping to spine. Inscription in ink and a name plate to front pastedown. Contents fine.

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FUN WITH MRS THUMB
Written by Jan Mark. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley.
Stock no. 1322412
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Mrs. Thumb is a genteel wooden doll living quietly in her doll's house when one day, the cat comes to play... Text in rhyme. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0744525349. Spine of dustwrapper is sunned.

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TIPTOES THE MISCHIEVOUS KITTEN
Written by Noel Barr. Illustrated by P.B. Hickling.
Stock no. 1322393
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 497. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and grubby, 10 titles listed on rear flap (the last being The Sleepy Water Vole).

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