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Written by Paul Gallico. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1827696
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st thus 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This legend of Dunkirk, first published during the grim days of 1941, has proved to be one of the minor classics of the war. Embellished by 4 magnificent full-colour plates plus dramatic b/w illustrations, this is a truly special edition. Royal blue cloth, with white titles amd b/w vignette to front cover. 55 pages. Light fading to top edge of spine and rear board. Neat name and date in ink to front endpaper. Couple of light rust marks to gutter of front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly chipped at corners, some scuffing to front panel, rear panel has a few closed tears and is lightly browned. Overall a lovely copy.

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Written by Astrid Lindgren. Illustrated by Hans Arnold.
Stock no. 1327295
Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1st UK 1974. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0416814506. Spine and corners bumped, corners slightly worn. Some grubby fingermarks to first couple of pages.

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Written by John Sheridan. Illustrated by Malcolm Livingstone.
Stock no. 1327291
Published by Marshall Cavendish Children's Books Limited. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations to every page with text below. ISBN: 0856855138. Spine and corners bumped. Remains of a small label to rear cover, also a few small marks to front cover. Foxing to first few and last few pages, musty smell to contents.

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Written by Patrick Woodroffe. Illustrated by Patrick Woodroffe.
Stock no. 1327273
Published by Dragon's World. 1st 1976. Good condition.

Anyone can make a hole, Tinker did something very different... he ate them! Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0905895444. Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly faded and has a 2" split to base of spine. Barcode sticker to rear cover. Contents clean.

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Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1327272
Published by Chancellor Press. 1984. Almost very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Five adventures of the intrepid aviator! Contains Biggles Pioneer Air Fighter; Biggles Flies South; Biggles in the Orient; Biggles Defies The Swastika; and Biggles In The Jungle. ISBN: 0907486320. Spine bumped with small split at top, Pale page browning else contents clean.

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Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1327271
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. Spine slightly bumped. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to textblock. Contents browned but clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed and a little grubby to rear panel.

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Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1327270
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, silver titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Small mark to rear cover. Some pencil writing to front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock and some margin marks.

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Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1327269
Published by University of London Press Ltd.. 1st 1943. Good condition.

A story of Combined Operations. Red cloth, black titles and vignette to front cover. Colour frontispiece, 10 other b/w illustrations. 7.5 x 5". 192 pages. Frontis is MISSING from this copy. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby. Some ink marks to front pastedown. Foxing to textblock. Rear joint is cracked causing last page to be detached (but still present).

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Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1327268
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1949. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Light blue boards, silver title on front cover and spine. Colour frontis plus b/w plates. 180 Pages. Third impression. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some slight fading to cover edges and spine. Endpapers browned, foxing to textblock and page margins. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby with old tape marks (tape no longer present). Some loss to both flaps.

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Written by Gladys M. Spratt; Elsie J. Oxenham; Alfred Bestall; et al; Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; M. Sankey; et al..
Stock no. 1327267
Published by The Girl's Own Paper Office. Good condition.

Large heavy format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Includes Oxenham story "Peggy and the Brotherhood" and Brent-Dyer story "The Robins Make Good". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some damp staining to covers. Name and address in ink to front free-endpaper. Some page browning and foxing and some light fingermarks to page margins. Generally contents clean.

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No author listed.
Stock no. 1327266
Published by P.R. Gawthorn Ltd.. 1948. Very good condition.

Includes articles on air, road, rail & radio links to the Commonwealth. Plus numerous illustrated stories. Colour and b/w photos. Blue cloth, gilt titles. 416 pages. Spine and corners bumped, some fading to spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Light foxing to textblock. Contents clean.

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Written by Viola Bayley; Noel Streatfeild; Mollie Chappell; Kathleen Fidler; et al. Illustrated by D.L. Wynne; Frank Varty; William Stobbs; et al..
Stock no. 1327265
Published by Collins. Very good condition.

Red spine, front board shows girl sitting down in school uniform with books and a tennis racket. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations throughout. First story Walls of Snow by Bayley. Spine bumped. Corners worn and covers slightly edge rubbed. Textblock and some page margins are a little grubby else contents clean.

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