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THE FIRST BIGGLES OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1320696
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1957. Almost very good condition.

Contains 4 full-length stories: Biggles Sweeps The Desert, Biggles In The Orient, Biggles Delivers The Goods and Biggles Fails To Return. Red boards, black titles. B/w illustrations. 640 pages. Spine and corners bumped, fading to spine. Child's name in red biro to endpapers and to one page margin. Some creases to pages and a few light marks.

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BIGGLES AND THE PIRATE TREASURE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1320694
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1954. Very good condition.

A feast of danger and adventure with Biggles & Co. Blue boards decorated with embossed scottie dogs, with red scottie dogs to spine. 6 colour plates. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Foxing, mainly to first few and last few pages and also textblock.

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BIGGLES FOLLOWS ON
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1320693
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 4 double-sided b/w plates. 158 pages. Spine and corners bumped, some fading to spine. Heavy foxing.

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BIGGLES IN SPAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1320692
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1942. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with black title to spine and front cover and vignette of planes flying over madrid to front cover. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Slight wear to rear edge of spine. A couple of page corners creased. Some small pin(?) marks to frontis. Foxing to textblock.

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BIGGLES' SECOND CASE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1320691
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 3rd 1950. Very good condition.

Red boards, black titles and vignette to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. The case of the pirate U-Boat. Spine bumped and faded. Heavy foxing to textblock and page margins. Endpapers are browned. A few page corner tips are lightly creased.

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BIGGLES FLIES EAST
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1320689
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1949. Almost very good condition.

Orange boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages. Covers edge worn and slightly faded to spine. Foxing to endpapers and textblock.

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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1320688
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 8 yellow and black illustrations. Pictorial title page. 192 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some light marks to covers. Heavy foxing. Child's pencil writing to rear free-endpaper.

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AMELIARANNE KEEPS SCHOOL
Written by Constance Heward. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 1320687
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1949. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards with blue cloth spine. Illustrated endpapers. Full page colour pictures throughout. B/w text illustrations. Unpaginated. 8.75 x 6.25". Corners bumped, edges rubbed. Spine faded. Contents well fingered with some grubby marks and light creases. Rear joint is partly cracked, tear to inner margin of rear free-endpaper/last page.

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THE FOLIO BOOK OF CHILDREN'S POETRY
Written by Penelope Lively. Illustrated by Lesley Barnes.
Stock no. 1821372
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2018. Slightly better than very good condition.

Introduced by Penelope Lively. Blue cloth boards with blocked anima design to front and rear, white title to spine with gold and white mice. Endpapers are red with Dachshund pattern. Colour illustrations to text. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase bumped at top open edge and a little scuffed.

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RUPERT AND KING PIPPIN - RUPERT LITTLE BEAR LIBRARY No. 12
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 2134474
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

Yellow pictorial boards, priced one shilling on front cover. Rupert and King Pippin. 2" split to base of spine. Bumping to cover edges and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Page browning, a few foxspots and some margin marks.

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MY FIRST BOOK OF FABLES
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Mansbridge.
Stock no. 2134473
Published by Collins. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations througout. Light foxing to outer page edges and endpapers. Front pastedown starting to lift from the front board. Wrapper is torn to top of spine, with a bit of loss; grubby marks to rear panel.

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BIG BOOK OF FAIRY TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm; Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2134472
Published by The Children's Press. Circa 1950. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format, pictorial boards and spine. 4 pretty colour plates plus b/w text illustrations throughout. Well-known favourites by Grimm and Andersen. Small chip to top of spine. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing throughout! Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; a little loss; foxed and browned.

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