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WONDERMENT: THE LISBETH ZWERGER COLLECTION
Written by Theodor Storm; E.T.A. Hoffmann; Oscar Wilde; O. Henry; E. Nesbit; Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger.
Stock no. 1318963
Published by North South Books. 1st 2014. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Six of the world's beloved children's stories: Little Hobbin, The Nutcracker, The Canterville Ghost, The Gift of the Magi, The Deliverers of Their Country, How the Camel Got His Hump. Foreword by Peter Sis. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 170 numbered pages. ISBN: 9780735841871. SIGNED by artist to title-page. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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THE GALLEON
Written by Ronald Welch. Illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
Stock no. 1318961
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1971. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

An exciting story set in the Elizabethan period, Robert's ships foil a Papist plot to free Mary Queen of Scots from imprisonment in Wales. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0192713248. Ex-lib with labels, stamps and other library marks to preliminary pages. Spine and corners bumped, small faded patch at top of spine. Light tape mark to lower edge of front cover. Some brown marks (splash marks?) to front endpapers, also half-title. Textblock is just a little grubby. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss at top of spine which is also faded and also have a patch of surface paper damage to base. Old tape to edges on verso has yellowed causing discolouration on front edges. Barcode label to rear panel of wrapper.

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DAY OF THE DRAGON
Written by Anthony Horowitz.
Stock no. 1318960
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Power of Five, Book 4. A fantasy thriller. Blue boards, silver title to spine. 174 pages. ISBN: 0416113923. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock and light page browning throughout. Child's pencil name and address to half title-page. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.

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TWIST OF GOLD
Written by Michael Morpurgo.
Stock no. 1318959
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Entrusted by their sick mother with the golden tore, the only possession of their ancient and proud family, Sean and Annie O'Brien set out to find their father in America. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. 226 pages. ISBN: 0718239717. Lancastria binding by Askews of Preston (small binders sticker to rear pastedown). Joints have been reinforced. Foxing to contents else clean. Spine bumped, a few light marks to front cover. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased/rubbed.

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THE NAUGHTIEST GIRL IN THE SCHOOL
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by W. Lindsay Cable.
Stock no. 1318957
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Orange cloth, black titles. B/w text illustrations. 184 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight mottling to cloth. Some foxing to contents. Tiny booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. 2 of the b/w illustrations have been neatly coloured in. Worn and torn dustwrapper with some loss to spine and corners and larger piece of loss to lower corner of front panel. Old tape repairs have yellowed on front and verso. Large tear across spine and onto front panel. Rear panel and spine are slightly grubby. Still a nice copy of the first edition in very scarce original dustwrapper.

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DON'T GO OUT TONIGHT
Written by Babette Cole. Illustrated by Babette Cole.
Stock no. 1318956
Published by Doubleday. 1st USA 1982. Very good condition.

American Edition. A Creepy Concertina Pop-up book. Pictorial card wraps. Wonderful ghostly pop-ups. ISBN: 038518090X. Covers are slightly edge rubbed and faded. Contents are fine.

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THE BETTANYS OF TAVERTON HIGH
Written by Helen Barber.
Stock no. 1318952
Published by Girls Gone By. 1ST 2008. Nearly fine condition.

How Madge and Joey pull together in the face of adversity is the theme of this much-awaited forerunner to the Chalet School series. Pictorial cardwraps. 303 pages. ISBN: 9781847450548. Minimal rubbing to corners. Contents fine.

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THE INTELLIGENCE CORPS SAVES THE ISLAND
Written by M. Frow.
Stock no. 1318951
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Circa 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is price-cut and a little edge worn at corners. Rear panel is slightly grubby.

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RETURN TICKET
Written by Alan Delgado. Illustrated by Edward Lewis.
Stock no. 1318950
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1965. Good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

What happens when a railway station, closed for reasons of government economy, is turned into a self-service grocery store? Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. 120 pages. B/w text illustrations. Ex-lib with some markings. Spine bumped. Front free-endpaper has been removed. A couple of pages have black crayon scribbles. Textblock is grubby. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.

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THE SECRET LEDGE
Written by Dorothy Keen. Illustrated by John Harris.
Stock no. 1318949
Published by C. & J. Temple Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A boy and girl find a box of stolen jewels and are pursued by the thieves. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 151 numbered pages. Colour frontis and some b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is just slightly edge worn and rear panel is slightly grubby.

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MACPHERSON'S CARAVAN
Written by Lavinia Derwent. Illustrated by Dorothy Clark.
Stock no. 1318947
Published by Burke Publishing Company Ltd.. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Macpherson, the Glasgow message-boy, and his friends travel in a gypsy caravan and have many adventures. Red boards with black title to spine. Black and yellow illustrations. 124 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Name in black biro to front pastedown. Some foxing else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed, and slightly grubby/foxed to rear panel.

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BUNDLE'S BELONGINGS
Written by M.E. Rotton. Illustrated by Cicely Steed.
Stock no. 1318946
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Bundle's real name is Catherine Mary and her belongings are her family. Blue cloth with black titles and border lines. B/w illustrations. 224 pages. Spine faded and slightly bumped. Some damp staining to cover edges. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, foxed and grubby, slight loss to top and tail of spine.

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