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WILLIAM AND THE TRAMP
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2136105
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gold titles to front cover and spine. Gold saluting William on spine. B/w illustrations. 248 pages. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks and chips; some scuffs to rear panel, which also has small edge-tear.

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WILLIAM THE EXPLORER
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2136091
Published by George Newnes. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt titles and vignette of William to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 256 pages. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with tear to one corner; some foxing and browning.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1972
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2136087
Published by Daily Express. 1972. Very good condition.

Pictorial glazed boards - Rupert and chums enjoying a picnic. 1st story Rupert's Deep Sea Adventure. 115 pages. 10 x 7 inches. Spine is a little faded. Corners are bumped. Name in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Some browning/foxing to outer page edges.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1966
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2136086
Published by Daily Express. 1966. Almost very good condition.

Dark blue laminated boards. Front cover shows Rupert and chums in a flying saucer. First story - Rupert and the Magic Ball. Includes Magic Paintings. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some chipping. Split to top of spine. Names in ink in belongs to box. Price-cut. Some ink marks and doodles to pages throughout. Magic Paintings are DONE.

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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Charles Pears; T.H. Robinson.
Stock no. 2136067
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Fair condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine and leaf vignettes. 'Lewis Carroll' in gilt to front cover. Small format Colour frontis and 3 other colour plates. B/w illustrations. 190 pages. Spine and edges are darkened/browned. Bumping and wear. Some fraying to cloth at top and tail of spine. Frontis is partially detached. Some hinges are pulled; webbing showing through. Heavy page browning; some foxing. A few pages are partially detached. This is a reading copy ONLY!

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GULLIVER IN BROBDINGNAG
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 2136066
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format (13 x 9.5"). Red cloth spine, pictorial boards. Two pop-up scenes inside of covers. Colour illustrations to text pages. Bumping and spotting/fading to spine. Wear to cover edges; bumping also to corners. Damp stain to margin of last few pages. Eagle pop-up to rear is repaired with tape - but now weakened where folds/old tears are.

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MOKO AND KOKO IN THE JUNGLE
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 2136065
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. No. 104 to bottom left corner. 7 page story, plus large pop-up scene to rear. Creasing to cover corners; a little chipping. Page creasing, with some browning and foxing. Pop-up is generally good - very good - some creases and repairs. Free swinging monkey is present - and two free standing characters/tress.

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PETER AND SALLY ON THE FARM
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 2136064
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial stiff cardwraps. Green cloth spine. No. 302 to end of text pages. 8 page story plus large very detailed pop-up scene to rear. Spotting to cloth spine. Creasing to cover corners. Staining to bottom of pages 3 - 8. Pop-up is in very good working order; a few creases; only 2 (of 5) free standing characters are present and loosely inserted.

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TONY AND THE CIRCUS BOY
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 2136063
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. vg Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. 8 page story, plus large pop-up scene to rear, showing inside of the Big Top! Some spotting to front cover; cloth spine starting to come away to bottom. Some cover corner creases. Text is very good indeed! Pop-up to rear in very good working order!

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HOW COLUMBUS DISCOVERED AMERICA
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 2136062
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Stunning double-page pop-up of the Santa Maria complete with sails and rigging. Ship wheel to front cover with turns to reveal the journey of Columbus. 8 pages of text. Name in ink to top of front cover. Crease to bottom corner of front cover. Small rust ring mark to first page, from moveable to front cover. Some page creasing. Foxing - also to pop-up. Ship pop-up to rear still 'pops', with 'rigging' - but has some repairs.

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RICKY THE RABBIT
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 2136061
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. An eight page story of Ricky the Rabbit with a stunning fold out pop-up scene to the rear of the book. No. 106 to bottom left corner of front cover. Title to title page is 'Easter' - but this IS text of 'Ricky the Rabbit' when compared to other copies. Creasing and tape repairs to cover corners. Paper tape repairs to strengthen joints. Creasing to page corners; browning. Pop-up has been repaired - but now broken - figures to front of pop up do not 'pop' and have come unstuck (torn). Inscription in ink to belongs to/dedication/gift page.

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THE DREAMKEEPER
Written by Robert Ingpen. Illustrated by Robert Ingpen.
Stock no. 2136014
Published by Dragon's World Children's Books. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A letter from Robert Ingpen to his granddaughter Alice Elizabeth. ISBN: 1850282226. Wrapper is faded to spine and front edge.

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