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THE TALE OF TWO BAD MICE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2131891
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1947. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black titles. Colour pictorial onlay to front. 85 pages. Colour illustrations. Horizontal crease across rear cover. Bumping to spine and corners. Ink stamp to half-title page. Marks to outer page edges.

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THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2131890
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1950. Very good condition.

Cream/buff boards, pictorial onlay, brown titles. 59 numbered pages. Small format. Colour illustrations. Bumping to spine and cover edges.

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THE TALE OF SQUIRREL NUTKIN
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2131889
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1945. Almost very good condition.

Orange boards, brown titles. Circular pictorial onlay. 85 pages. Colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping. Some marks to covers. Ink stamp to half-title page. Grubby marks to outer page edges.

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PILOT OF THE HIGH ANDES
Written by Frederic Nelson Litten.
Stock no. 2131884
Published by Hutchinson's Books for Young People. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Beige cloth with brown/red titles to spine and front cover. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping along cover edges. Some offsetting to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is torn with some loss; marked.

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THE WEEPING PUSSY WILLOW
Written by Tamara Frankel. Illustrated by Simon Frankel.
Stock no. 2131866
Published by John Martin's House, Inc.. Circa 1947. Almost very good condition.

A Merry-Go Round Book. How an earthworm found out the reason for the Pussy Willow's sadness and how she stopped weeping. Blue spine, yellow pictorial boards. Delightful colour illustrations. Marks and some scuffs to covers. Crease to edges of covers, going through to pages. Margin marks and foxspots.

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THE PINK FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Debra Mcfarlane.
Stock no. 2131864
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Pink covers with silver title block and decorations to spine. A little fading to spine, else fine! Slip case is better than very good - some light wear to couple of corners. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1960
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2131860
Published by Daily Express. 1960. Almost very good condition.

Glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert with lantern, pulling a large sledge of holly. Magic painting pages. 115 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Chipping to laminate, with some loss, mostly to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Foxing to title page, outer page edges. Magic Paintings are DONE! Crossword has been done in pencil. Page margin marks.

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THE ENCHANTED WOOD
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Dorothy Wheeler.
Stock no. 2131859
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. The First in the Faraway Tree Series. Contained in 2nd edition (1940) dustwrapper. Damp marking/spotting to cover edges. Corners are bumped, with some wear. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Raised, blind address to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Two b/w illustrations have some colouring in. Wrapper is creased and grubby with some tears and chips; loss to some edges and top of spine and rear panel. Smaller chips of loss at corners.

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BIGGLES SETS A TRAP
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2131858
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biggles is on the trail of an extraordinary series of murders. History and excitement combine to make this a thrilling detective story. Red boards, black lettering. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. Tape glue marks to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges, a few page margins and prelims. Small name in ink to front pastedown. Wrapper has a few nicks and small chips, but minimal loss to edges.

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BIGGLES & CO.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 2131857
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1936. Good condition.

Stone cloth with black titles and vignette to spine and front cover. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine is browned. Front cover is bowed. Damp staining to covers (white marks). Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.

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RUN AWAY HOME
Written by Antonia Forest.
Stock no. 2131856
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A "Marlow Family" story. A tensely exciting plot. Dark blue boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0571118372. Foxing to outer page edges; some page corner tip creasing. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.

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ADVENTURES OF THE JUNIOR DETECTION CLUB
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2131855
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Introducing a new set of W.E. Johns' characters, 3 boys who decide to set up as private detectives. Red boards, gilt titles to spine. 158 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers, including white mark along bottom edge of rear cover. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is creased with some chips and tears; but minimal loss. Marks to wrapper, with some colouring in of title.

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