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WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN SUMMER
Written by E.L. Grant Watson. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1321425
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Ladybird series 536. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine is bumped. Heavy pencil number to front free-endpaper (blue open winged design). Child's name in pencil to top margin of title-page. Some light foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small tears at corners, is scored and slightly grubby. This is the last title listed on rear flap.

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GUMNUT BABIES
Written by May Gibbs. Illustrated by May Gibbs.
Stock no. 1321416
Published by Angus & Robertson. Circa 2006. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Australian Children's Classics series. Light brown boards, white title to spine. Combined edition of the Gumnut stories. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0207197679. 3rd printing of this edition. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and faded to both folds.

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THE RED INDIAN OMNIBUS BOOK
Written by J. Fenimore Cooper.
Stock no. 1321414
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. n.d. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Contains The Last of the Mohicans, The Pathfinder and Deerslayer. Rust colour cloth with black titles to spine and front. Spine slightly bumped, corners a little rubbed. Prize plate and light crease to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Text block is a bit dusty. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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A REGENCY LADY'S FAERY BOWER
No author listed. Illustrated by Amelia Jane Murray.
Stock no. 1321412
Published by Holt Rinehart & Winston. 1st USA 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

American edition. Cream boards, gilt titles. Beautiful colour illustrations. ISBN: 0030061091. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Dustwrapper is slightly creased at edges and very slightly faded to spine.

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THE FAIRY KITES
Written by Ethel K. Crawford. Illustrated by Florence Harrison.
Stock no. 1321410
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Beige cloth spine with blue title. Blue title and yellow/blue illustration of castle to front. Colour frontis, 6 b/w plates. 96 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers browned and a little grubby with erased pencil marks to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers browned, foxing to contents. Large tear to one page has been neatly repaired.

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GANGSTA GRANNY
Written by David Walliams. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 1321408
Published by Harper Collins Childrens Books. 1st 2011. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ben's granny is a textbook granny and an international jewel thief! Black boards, gilt title to spine. Red endpapers. B/w illustrations. 296 pages. ISBN: 9780007371440. Spine bumped. Top edge of text block is lightly foxed. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.

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BLACK BEAUTY
Written by Anna Sewell. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1321401
Published by Jarrolds; Boots the Chemists. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 18 tipped-in plates in colour, specially drawn for this edition. Published for Boots The Chemist. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some light scratch marks to covers and browning to spine. Foxing and a musty smell to contents. Plates present and fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1960
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2135126
Published by Daily Express. 1960. Fair condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert with lantern, pulling a large sledge of holly. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Top 1-2" of spine are MISSING. Rest of spine has varying amounts of splitting to both sides. Corners are bumped with wear. Belongs to box has name erased. NOT price-cut. Grubby marks. Some doodles in places (e.g. front endpaper), some crayoning in, crayon also to Magic Paintings - which are DONE. Some creasing to pages and grubby marks. This is a WORKING copy ONLY!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1969
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2135125
Published by Daily Express. 1969. Almost very good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert sitting on rock looking into stream. 1st story Rupert & the Whistlefish. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Top 1" of spine is MISSING. Belongs to box has name erased. NOT price-cut. Some margin marks. Puzzles are clean.

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THE CORAL ISLAND
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Leo Bates.
Stock no. 2135124
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1964. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Children's Illustrated Classics Series. Beige and green decorated cloth. 8 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Damp staining to top edges of pages. Wrapper is edge-creased with chips and nicks; some uneven fading.

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THE MIDDY AND THE MOORS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Henry Austin.
Stock no. 2135123
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Dark red pictorial cloth. An Algerine Story. B/w frontis and b/w illustrations. 242 pages plus 6 page booklist to rear. Splash stains/marks to covers; bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. A reading copy.

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THE WILD MAN OF THE WEST
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2135122
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Maroon pictorial cloth, gilt titles. A Tale of the Rocky Mountains. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some scuffing and marks. Prize plate to front pastedown. Some foxing and grubby marks. Page of the booklist to rear is loose.

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