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THE SECRET GARDEN
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1828082
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and navy line drawings to front and spine. Green endpapers. 8 colour plates including frontis. Sixth printing. Very pale foxing to spine. Else a lovely copy. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed (VG).

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THE SILVER BRANCH
Written by Rosemary Sutcliff; Julia Eccleshare. Illustrated by Roman Pisarev.
Stock no. 1828061
Published by Folio Society. 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

Introduced by Julia Eccleshare. Grey pictorial cloth with gilt title to spine. Full-page b/w illustrations. Third printing. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has some light scuffing (VG+).

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WINNIE-THE-POOH
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1327767
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

Dark green cloth, gilt titles to spine, gilt border and vignette to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt. Absolutely delightful b/w illustrations of Pooh Bear and friends. A children's classic. Spine and corners are bumped. Spine is a little darkened. Light mark to front edge of spine and a few small wrinkles to cloth at front edge. Some foxing to text block. There are some slightly grubby fingermarks to page margins and a couple of joints/hinges are cracked. Still a very decent copy of a scarce first edition.

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WATERSHIP DOWN
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 1828052
Published by Penguin Books; Kestrel Books. 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Illustrated Edition. One dim, moonlit night a small band of rabbits leave the comfort and safety of their warren, and set out on a long and dangerous journey... Brown cloth spine with black title and vignette and 4 gilt lines, cream paper boards. Full page colour and b/w text illustrations throughout. Fold-out map to rear. 550 pages. ISBN: 072265197X. Reprint. Brown cloth spine is lightly faded. Minor foxspots to text block. Some pale foxing internally mainly to verso of frontis and the title page. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to spine & worn at top & tail of spine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly edge-rubbed and a little scuffed.

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CHILDREN'S BIBLE STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by Peter Malone.
Stock no. 1327766
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Beige decorated buckram cloth, blue title block to spine with gilt title. Frontis and 12 colour illustrations. Book is fine. Blue slipcase is scuffed with a light splash mark to one panel.

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LION ANNUAL 1954
No author listed.
Stock no. 1327765
Published by The Amalgamated Press Limited. 1954. Very good condition.

The first Lion annual. Colour frontis, b/w comic strips and illustrations. Colour pictorial boards, grey cloth spine. 144 pages. 10.5 x 8". Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Covers edge rubbed with slight wear to corners. Rear cover is lightly browned. Faint damp stain to edge of front cover. Front joint is slightly cracked. Endpapers lightly browned. Some light marks to page margins else contents clean.

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RANDOLPH CALDECOTT'S JOHN GILPIN AND OTHER STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1327764
Published by Frederick Warne (Publishers) Ltd.. 1st thus 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Containing The Diverting History of John Gilpin, The House That Jack Built, The Frog He Would A-Wooing Go and The Milkmaid. Brown boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front board. Mustard yellow endpapers. Colour illustrations and b/w text illustrations throughout. 80 pages. 12 x 8.5". ISBN: 072322062X. Spine and corners bumped. Evidence of erased pencil writing to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased.

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MR. BADGER'S SUCCESSFUL PLAN
Written by Margaret Ross. Illustrated by Margaret Ross.
Stock no. 1327763
Published by The Museum Press; The Soho Gallery Ltd. 1945. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette of Mr. Badger to front cover. Full page colour pictures throughout. Pink and white text illustrations. Reprint of June 1945 (1st was March 1945). Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few light marks to covers. Pencil mark to front cover. Stitching pulled to cloth on front cover. Front joint is pulled and cracked.

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BIBLE ALPHABET
No author listed. Illustrated by Ambrose Dudley; et al..
Stock no. 1327762
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Cream pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations throughout depicting the alphabet and Bible characters/scenes. Covers are slightly edge worn and grubby. A couple of small patches of surface damage to rear cover. Page corner tips very slightly creased else contents clean. Tiny booksellers sticker to inside front cover.

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A YEAR OF STORIES AND THINGS TO DO
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 1327761
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A timeless treasury of classic Shirley Hughes poems and stories, with crafts, games and activities for every month. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Packed full of delightful colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780370332482. Slight rubbing to corners and spine slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge creased.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; Margaret Hughes. Illustrated by Sara Silcock.
Stock no. 1327760
Published by Albany Books. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

Told by Hughes. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to textblock and page edge browning.

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HUCKLEBERRY FINN
Written by Mark Twain. Illustrated by Edward Burra.
Stock no. 1327758
Published by Paul Elek. 1st thus 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Camden Classics series with introduction by Walter Allen. Grey cloth, gilt title to spine. 307 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped, slightly rubbed and a little faded with fading at cover edges as well. Light page browning and some light foxing to textblock. Initial M written in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and torn with some loss (small tape repairs on verso), a couple of small ink marks to front panel.

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