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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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THE SEVEN CHAMPIONS OF CHRISTENDOM
Written by F.J. Harvey Darton. Illustrated by Norman Ault.
Stock no. 1323677
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 415 pages. top edge gilt. Colour frontis and title-page, b/w plates. Spine and corners bumped, tiny split to top of spine. Rear cover is lightly scuffed. Name plate to front pastedown. Inscription in ink and name in pencil to half title-page. Endpapers foxed. Contents clean.

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THE ARABS
Written by R.B. Serjeant. Illustrated by Edward Bawden.
Stock no. 1323674
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book no. 61. Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w lithographed pictures throughout. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Spine slightly rubbed and browned. Endpapers lightly browned.

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PAPER BIRDS
Written by R.B. Talbot Kelly. Illustrated by R.B. Talbot Kelly.
Stock no. 1323673
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book no. 52. Model birds to cut out and make. Colour lithographed pictures. Pictorial card wraps. Printed by W.S. Cowell. Staples rusted, covers detached from contents. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Old price sticker to front cover (1s 6d + 5d purchase tax). Contents complete and clean.

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A CHRISTMAS MANGER
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harwood.
Stock no. 1323672
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1959. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book 103. The nativity scene in colour and in three dimensions. Scissors not required, all outlines ready to press out. Pictorial cardwraps. Includes the story of the birth of Jesus according to St Luke. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Light browning to rear side of cut-outs (fronts and illustrations bright). All pieces present, a few are almost detached.

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15 NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Clarke Hutton.
Stock no. 1323671
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1941. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 17. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Covers have been reattached with glue, some seepage has caused damage to the last page. Some light foxspots but contents are clean. 2nd issue of the 1st edition.

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HEADS BODIES & LEGS
Written by Denis Wirth-Miller; Richard Chopping.
Stock no. 1323670
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps 7 x 4". Mix and match heads bodies and legs. A baby puffin Picture Book. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Contents complete, clean and undamaged. Printed price on rear cover has been covered with an amended price sticker (price ninepence).

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