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BUNTER KEEPS IT DARK
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by C.H. Chapman.
Stock no. 1819262
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1960. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, black titles to spine and front cover. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Ex-library with remains of library labels and stamps. Tape marks to boards. Top & tail of spine is split at corners. Vertical surface paper loss to pastedowns where tape has been removed. Closed tear (no loss) to top edge of prelims also affecting the margin of colour frontis. Front endpaper missing. Text block browned with some foxing. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn, loss to base of spine and small library sticker just below '27' on spine. Two lines of tape placed horizontally across the verso of the dustwrapper has bled through and is visible to front of same (mainly to flaps).

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1991
Written by James Henderson; Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold; Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1819257
Published by Daily Express. 1991. Fine condition.

Tall format glazed boards - Rupert on rock at seashore with dove. Pictorial endpapers by Alfred Bestall, cover design by John Harrold. ISBN: 0850792428. Boards clean and bright. NOT inscribed or price-cut. A lovely copy.

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TOBY TWIRL AND THE REINDEER
Written by Sheila Hodgetts. Illustrated by E. Jeffrey.
Stock no. 1819255
Published by Toby Twirl Ltd.. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

A christmas story and activity sticker book. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9780954472016. A very nice copy.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1980
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1819254
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1980. Very good condition.

Tall format glazed boards - the first Rupert annual in this format. Cover design of Rupert playing with glove puppets. 1st story Rupert and the Flavours. ISBN: 0850790964. Boards clean and bright. NOT inscribed or price-cut. Browning to page edges. Fairly strong smell of cigarettes present.

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DOCTOR DOLITTLE IN THE MOON
Written by Hugh Lofting. Illustrated by Hugh Lofting.
Stock no. 2132965
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, purple titles and borders. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Spine and cover edges are browned/faded. Name to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased and torn with chips of loss; some browning.

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SOME TRIUMPHS OF MODERN EXPLORATION
Written by B. Webster Smith.
Stock no. 2132964
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Grey cloth with black titles and decoration. 6 b/w plates. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and marks to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present. Wrapper is price-cut with large tears and chips; some loss; very creased.

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EXPLORER A POP-UP BOOK
Written by Robert D. Ballard.
Stock no. 2132963
Published by Turner Publishing, Inc.. 1st USA 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

By the man responsible for discovering the Titanic. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Join the explorer Bob Ballard 20,000 feet deep in the ocean in a bathyscape that has crashed into the side of an undersea volcano. Find out what happens on this and five other exciting expeditions including exploring the wreck of the Titanic. ISBN: 1878685082. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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THE MOST AMAZING POP-UP SCIENCE BOOK
Written by Jay Young.
Stock no. 2132962
Published by Watts Books. 1st 1994. Very good condition.

A unique interactive book with working models. Glazed pictorial boards. Paper engineering and original text by Jay Young, in association with the Science Museum, London. ISBN: 0749614811. Slight tear to kaleidoscope. Everything else is in very good working order!

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MONSTER ISLAND
No author listed. Illustrated by Ron Van Der Meer; Atie Van Der Meer.
Stock no. 2132960
Published by Hamish Hamilton Childrens Books. 1st 1981. Almost very good condition.

So this is romantic marvelous Monster Island. How do we get down Fred? The travel agent didn't say, Lucy. Hold on, Fred. That bird's going to help us out... Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour pop-up illustratons throughout with moveable parts. Paper engineers: Tor Lokvig and John Strejan. ISBN: 024110582X. Small tear and basket detached (but still present) to first scene. One moveable appears to have come undone.

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LEONARDO DA VINCI A THREE-DIMENSIONAL STUDY
Written by Jerome R. Corsi. Illustrated by Leonardo Da Vinci.
Stock no. 2132959
Published by Pomegranate. Circa 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Here are some of Leeonardo's most magnificent studies presented in three dimensions. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 1566409888. A few small knocks to corners and cover edges. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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EGYPTIAN MUMMIES A POP-UP BOOK
Written by Milbry Polk. Illustrated by Roger Stewart.
Stock no. 2132957
Published by Bloomsbury Children's Books. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Unwrap a mummy to see what lies beneath its bandages...lift the layers of a Pharaoh's coffin..help an ancient priest remove the organs from a soon-to-be-mummified body! Paper Engineering by Jose R. Seminario. ISBN: 0747535922. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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EVOLUTION
Written by Raymond Hawkey.
Stock no. 2132956
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

The story of the origins of humankind according to the theory of evolution. Large format. A three-dimensional book with intricate pop-ups. ISBN: 0718127250. Pop-ups in very good working order. Page edge browning; some browning to covers also, bumped at corners.

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