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HURRAH FOR THE CIRCUS!
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by E.H. Davie.
Stock no. 2128992
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The second story of Mr. Galliano's famous circus. Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is creased with a few small tears and chips; minimal loss; spine is grubby.

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AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND
Written by George MacDonald. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2128985
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Children's Illustrated Classics series. Beige and blue decorated cloth and endpapers. 8 colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Joint next to title page is a bit cracked. Foxing to outer page edges. A few light marks. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; some loss to top and tail of spine; creasing.

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WILLIAM THE GANGSTER
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2128983
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st thus 1934. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, black title on spine. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Spine is spotted and faded. Some wear to corners and edges. Browning with some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Ink doodle to last page underneath text.

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BIGGLES PRESSES ON
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2128982
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards with white title to spine and scottie dog design. Embossed scottie dogs to covers. 6 colour plates. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and small tears; minimal loss.

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JUST WILLIAM'S LUCK
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2128981
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles on spine and front cover. This is the only full-length William book (the others being made up of short stories) and was based on Val Guest's screenplay for the 1947 film of the same name. 264 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. A few scuff marks to covers. Some marks and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2128980
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.; E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.. Very good condition.

Tales for children from many lands. Red cloth with gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front. 8 colour plates. Spine is a bit faded. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. All plates present.

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FUN & FANTASY A BOOK OF DRAWINGS
Written by A.A. Milne; E.V. Knox. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2128979
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Pictorial boards. Introduction by A.A. Milne. 7 colour plates, with verses by E.V. Knox. B/w illustrations. The artists illustrations from Punch Magazine. Heavy bumping and wear to covers; some splash/stains to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Some corner creasing. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is grubby, creased with tears and chips; a few pieces of loss; some tape repairs.

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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2128978
Published by Collins. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Large format (29cm x 22cm). Green cloth, gilts and vignettes to spine and front cover. 8 colour plates plus numerous b/w text illustrations. 128 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers, with some fading to border/rubbing away. Some foxing and browning. One plate page (page 48) has margin tear - but doesn't affect illustration.

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JOSEPHINE KEEPS HOUSE
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2128977
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Buff paper-covered boards with cream cloth spine. Colour onlay to front cover. 8 exquisite colour plates plus 16 b/w illustrations. 64 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of dents to cover edges. Stains to covers. Heavy foxing throughout. Some colouring.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2128976
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

The Treasure House Library series. Cloth spine with cream pictorial boards. 6 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 115 pages (abridged text) plus 1 page booklist. 8.75 x 7". Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping along cover edges. Some scuffing, especially to covers. Some foxing and margin marks. Colouring to b/w illustrations on pages 62/63.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2128975
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1951. Almost very good condition.

The last book to be illustrated by Rackham. Grahame himself originally approached Rackham to illustrate his book but at that time it could not be managed. It was thirty years later that Rackham finally consented. The pictures were finished just as World War II broke out and were originally published in America by the Limited Editions Club. Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. 12 lovely colour plates plus 15 line illustrations in the text. 178 pages. Spine is unevenly faded, with some wear. Bumping to corners. A few scuff and other marks to covers. Tape marks/surface paper damage to pastedowns. Some foxing, mostly to outer page edges and margins.

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FANNY MCFANCY A PASSION FOR FASHION
Written by Patricia Thackray. Illustrated by Sandra Forrest.
Stock no. 2128958
Published by Green Tiger Press. Circa 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tall slim format. Written in verse. Red boards, pink title to spine. 'Fanny McFancy of Whooping Crane Square was a bird of fashion, a bird of great flair...' Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0881381136. Second printing. Top & tail of spine and corners lightly rubbed, lower corners lightly bumped. Contents clean. Pink pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, lightly unevenly faded at edges.

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