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R. CALDECOTT'S PICTURE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1319581
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Good condition.

Contains the Diverting History of John Gilpin; The House That Jack built; An Elegy on the Death Of A Mad Dog and The Babes In The Wood. Large, square format. Cream pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. Sepia line drawings. Free-endpapers missing (front and rear). Spine and corners bumped. Small mark to spine edge of front cover, covers slightly grubby. Colouring and pencil scribbles to contents.

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R. CALDECOTT'S PICTURE BOOK No. 2
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1319580
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Good condition.

Beige pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations throughout. Page edges red. 9.1 x 8". Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few marks to covers. 1.5" cut to top edge of front cover (goes all the way through the cover). Front free-endpaper removed. Large tears to first couple of pages (caused by a knife?). Some foxing and browning to contents.

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PLAYBOX ANNUAL 1914
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1319579
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1914. Good condition.

Green cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board. 4 colour plates. Two-tone and b/w illustrations, including some by Wain. Covers edge worn. Spine worn with split at base. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Front joint cracked and frontis missing. Ragged edges and margin tears to plates. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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PLAYBOX ANNUAL 1913
No author listed. Illustrated by S.J. Cash; Hilda Cowham; E.M. Taylor; et al..
Stock no. 1319578
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1913. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine, pictorial front board. Colour plates, b/w and two-tone illustrations. 208 pages. Covers are edge worn. Spine worn. Rear cover is grubby. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Front joint is cracked (between frontis and title-page). Some light fingermarks at page margins else contents clean.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1959
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319577
Published by Daily Express. 1959. Almost very good condition.

Laminated pictorial boards. Front cover has head and shoulders of Rupert with sea in the background. First story is Rupert and the Copper Bird. Spine and corners bumped, slight wear to spine. NO names, price NOT cut. Some pencil marks to a few pages. Butterfly puzzle and colour contest partially done. Contents generally clean.

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FIVE GO DOWN TO THE SEA
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1319576
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 5th 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This is the Five's 12th adventure, where they spend the summer at Tremannon Farm, with it's mysterious deserted tower by the sea and the forgotten secret of the Wreckers way. Red boards with black lettering. Blue/black endpapers. B/w and two-tone illustrations throughout. 191 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.

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LITTLE MISS MOTH
Written by Amy Le Feuvre.
Stock no. 1319575
Published by Pickering & Inglis. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red Cord Series of interesting and instructive stories. "The story of three maidens Charity, Hope, and Faith. Blue cloth, black title to spine, red title to front cover. Colour frontis and 3 b/w plates. 207 pages. Spine bumped. Two plates are detached but still present. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and slightly grubby with a small peice missing to lower edge of rear panel.

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THE TRUE HISTORY OF A LITTLE RAGAMUFFIN
Written by James Greenwood. Illustrated by Phiz; J. Gordon Thomson.
Stock no. 2134028
Published by Ward, Lock And Tyler. Circa 1866. Good condition.

Rebound in red cloth, new black title label to spine, what appears to be original front cover laid on. B/w illustrations. Fading to spine. Some spotting to covers. NEW endpapers. Some foxing and browning throughout.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1996
Written by Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold; Gina Hart.
Stock no. 1319570
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1996. Very good condition.

No. 61. Front cover shows Rupert and friends with Little Bo Peep and castle in back ground. ISBN: 1874507600. Bump to top corner of front cover, minimal rubbing to corners and spine. Contents fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1997
Written by Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1319569
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

No. 62. Tall format, glazed boards. Front cover shows Rupert in his special pond skates. ISBN: 1874507856. Foxspots to prelims and textblock.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1991
Written by James Henderson; Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold; Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1319568
Published by Daily Express. 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Tall format glazed boards - Rupert on rock at seashore with dove. Pictorial endpapers by Alfred Bestall, cover design by John Harrold. ISBN: 0850792428. A couple of tiny nicks at lower edge of front cover. Contents fine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 2006
Written by Jim Henderson. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1319567
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert and a baby Yak on top of a reindeer. ISBN: 0850793203. SIGNED by Alan Murray (couplets) to contents page. Spine faded. Contents fine.

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