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CHIMPY
Written by Harry Fleming.
Stock no. 1323692
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The idea of selling Chimpy to a zoo was altogether too much to bear... so Trudy and Dennis look to team up with the circus. Blue boards, black titles and vignettes. 135 numbered pages. Spine very slightly bumped and browned. Endpapers partly browned and foxed. Top edge of textblock is foxed. Dustwrapper is slightly edge chipped with minimal loss, a little grubby to rear panel and browned to spine. Verso of wrapper is heavily browned/foxed.

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WILLIAM'S TREASURE TROVE
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1323691
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1962. Very good condition.

Green boards, gilt titles. 192 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers partly browned. Foxing to textblock.

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WILLIAM THE EXPLORER
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1323690
Published by George Newnes. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition.

Green boards, gilt titles and vignette of William to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Some margin marks and small piece missing from one margin.

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MY UNCLE'S STRANGE VOYAGES
Written by Richard G. Robinson. Illustrated by John Verney.
Stock no. 1323689
Published by Andre Deutsch Limited. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sea-tales of a unique kind. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 156 pages. 8 x 5.25". Spine bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and edge creased to rear panel.

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PEACOCK PIE
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Rowland Emett.
Stock no. 1323688
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st thus 1941. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A book of rhymes. Beige cloth with dark green titles. B/w line drawings. Spine and corners bumped. Small dent to lower edge and stain to top edge of front cover. Light page browning and fingering else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss, rubbed at edges and a little grubby to rear panel.

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LA RAMILLE MISTIGRI
Written by Benjamin Rabier. Illustrated by Benjamin Rabier.
Stock no. 1323687
Published by Garnier Paris. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations to every page. 24 pages, text in French. Staples rusty. Covers very slightly faded at edges with a few small marks to front. A couple of pages are lightly browned else contents clean.

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DICK TURPIN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1323686
Published by J. Dicks. Circa 1875. Good condition.

No. 10 in the Bow Bells Nursery Tales series. Pink paperwraps. 8 pages each with a large colour illustration and text below. Covers grubby, mainly at edges. Chip to lower corner tip of front corner. Inscription in ink to top margin inside front cover. Foxing to contents. Stitching has been pulled causing contents to be slightly loose.

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PLAYTIME
Written by Chas. Herbert. Illustrated by Jaques Browne.
Stock no. 1323684
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1923. Fair condition.

Cardwraps, front shows kittens playing with two girls watching through a window. 2 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. Frontis and title-page almost detached, old tape marks to verso of frontis and inside front cover. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Staples rusty.

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OUR TIM PICTURES & STORIES
Written by Edith E. Carter; W. Percival Westell; et al.
Stock no. 1323683
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1910. Fair condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front board showing portrait of a terrier dog. Colour frontis "waiting for Master". B/w text illustrations and photos. 160 pages. Covers are edge worn. Some foxing to rear cover. Both joints are broken causing front free-endpaper to be almost detached. Contents browned, creasing to rear free-endpaper.

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THE FAIRCHILD FAMILY
Written by Mrs. Sherwood; Mary E. Palgrave. Illustrated by Florence M. Rudland.
Stock no. 1323681
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

Edited with an introduction by Palgrave. Blue pictorial cloth. 469 numbered pages plus booklist to rear. Top edge gilt, lower edge untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped. Covers a little grubby, spine faded. Endpapers and textblock foxed.

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CHICKABIDDY STORIES
Written by Edmund Mitchell. Illustrated by S. Barham.
Stock no. 1323680
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1921. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth covers with red titles and yellow decoration and chicks, small oval onlay to front. 7 stories. 4 tipped-in colour plates on brown mounts plus b/w illustrations. 110 pages. 7 short stories. Spine and corners bumped. Some light foxing and fingering to endpapers. Fingermarks to page margins. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to top and tail of spine.

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ANIMAL LAND THE CREATURES OF CHILDREN'S FICTION
Written by Margaret Blount.
Stock no. 1323678
Published by Hutchinson of London. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

What is the source of the appeal of Rupert Bear, of the Cheshire Cat, of Smaug and the Hobbits, of Winnie the Pooh, of Mr. Toad? Dark green titles and decorations to pale green cloth covers. B/w illustrations. 356 pages. ISBN: 009118410X. Spine slightly bumped. Pale foxing and fingering to textblock. White dustwrapper is very slightly browned and edge creased.

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