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MISTER BANNOCK
Written by Edgar Primrose Dickie. Illustrated by Savile Lumley.
Stock no. 1320447
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A nonsense story. Red cloth, black titles and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. 91 pages. Covers are mottled, fading to top front edge. Spine bumped. Tiny dents to lower edges of covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to contents. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and a little grubby to rear panel, foxed on verso.

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OF UNCLES AND AUNTS
Written by Bettina Ehrlich. Illustrated by Bettina Ehrlich.
Stock no. 1320446
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. 8.75 x 5.75". Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light marking to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with tiny holes at front edge of spine.

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THORNTREE MEADOWS
Written by Roger Nett. Illustrated by John Nash.
Stock no. 1320445
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A pig, a hippo and an aardvark and their adventures. Red boards, black title to spine. Two colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Covers a little warped. A few tiny foxspots to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn with heavy foxing.

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ANNA ALL ALONE
Written by Martha Sandwall-Bergstrom; Joan Tate.
Stock no. 1320443
Published by Blackie. 1st UK 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Translated by Tate. Set in Sweden, this is the second book about Anna the orphaned servant girl. Orange boards, gilt title to spine. 119 pages. ISBN: 0216905303. Some light fading to cover edges. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is price-cut and lightly browned.

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HARRY HEDGEHOG OF BUTTERCUP BANK
Written by Winifred Hunt. Illustrated by Joan Rickaby.
Stock no. 1320442
Published by Blandford Press Ltd.. Circa 1947. Good condition.

Small, oblong format. Red cloth spine, green pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 47 pages. Covers are edge rubbed. Spine slightly bumped. Prize plate to front pastedown and some ink writing. Joints were broken and have been repaired with masking tape. First page (frontis) is badly creased and torn with slight loss at lower edges (and a tape repair). Some light foxing to contents. Contents are well fingered with light marks at margins.

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THE KITTEN THAT DISAPPEARED
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1320441
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1966. Very good condition.

John & Mary Book No. 6. Yellow cloth spine, with pictorial covers. Colour illustrations. Some slight wear at cover edges. Contents clean.

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STORIES FROM EVERYWHERE
Written by Rhoda Power. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1320440
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A collection of myths and folk tales from around the world. Blue cloth, black titles and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Some light spotting to spine, a faint damp stain to top corner of front cover. Endpapers are lightly browned and foxed, some foxing and a couple of other marks to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn, torn and foxed, loss to top and tail of spine and some slight loss at corners.

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A FLY WENT BY
Written by Mike McClintock. Illustrated by Fritz Siebel.
Stock no. 1320439
Published by Collins and Harvill. 2nd 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations to contents. Simple story told in rhyme. 62 pages. 9 x 6.5". Spine bumped, covers edge rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn.

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BIRTHDAYS FOR ROBIN
Written by Helen Sewell. Illustrated by Helen Sewell.
Stock no. 1320438
Published by Robert Hale Limited. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

Robin wants a dog for his birthday.... Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations to every page. A picture book for small children. Covers are edge rubbed and a bit grubby. Light page browning and a very light musty smell to contents.

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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1320437
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

Continuing the the story of the Little Grey Men who find themselves as refugees when they receive the appalling news that their beloved Folly is drying up and they must move at once. Fully illustrated with exquisite water-colours and fascinating little b/w sketches. 16 colour plates. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 200 pages. Wonderful! Spine and corners bumped. Some rubbing to covers. Name in blue biro to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to contents.

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MUFFIN'S SPLENDID ADVENTURE
Written by Annette Mills. Illustrated by Molly Blake.
Stock no. 1320436
Published by University of London Press Ltd.. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue covers with dark blue title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Light spotting to covers. Some light foxing to textblock. Light tobbaco smell to contents. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and lightly foxed.

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THE WIZARDS OF RYETOWN
Written by A. Constance Smedley; L. Agnes Talbot.
Stock no. 1320435
Published by Hurst & Blackett Ltd.. 1905. Almost very good condition.

A fairy tale. Brown cloth with black titles and dark brown vignettes. 269 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers grubby. Foxing throughout and some fingermarks. Light tobbaco smell to contents.

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