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LISA GOES TO RUSSIA
Written by Noel Streatfeild. Illustrated by Geraldine Spence.
Stock no. 1320382
Published by Collins. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A delightful picture of life for ordinary Russian people. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 160 pages. F'cap 4to. SIGNED by the author by means of an inscription at top margin of frontis. Spine bumped. Light foxing, mainly at textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, creased and torn.

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THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE
Written by Rev. W. Awdry.
Stock no. 1320381
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 23rd 1981. Nearly fine condition.

Blue glazed pictorial boards. Small oblong format. Colour illustrations throughout. 62 pages. ISBN: 0718200012. SIGNED by the author to title-page. Pale foxing to endpapers.

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THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK SAMBO
Written by Helen Bannerman. Illustrated by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 1320380
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1938. Almost very good condition.

Small format (5.5 x 4"). Blue boards with black title to spine and decoration to front cover with pictorial onlay to centre of front cover. Colour illustrations. 113 pages. Printed on one side of the paper only. Spine slightly bumped with small white mark at top. Some fingermarks and other spots to contents.

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THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK QUIBBA
Written by Helen Bannerman. Illustrated by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 1320379
Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1943. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Pictorial pastedown front and rear. Unpaginated. Covers a bit grubby. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Grubby fingermarks to pages. Dustwrapper is very grubby with a brown mark to rear panel and some loss to top and tail of spine.

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THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK MINGO
Written by Helen Bannerman. Illustrated by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 1320378
Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pink cloth, black titles. Colour illustrations. Covers are faded at spine and edges. Name in ink to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is grubby, browned to spine with slight loss at top of spine.

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THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK QUASHA
Written by Helen Bannerman. Illustrated by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 1320377
Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1940. Good condition.

Small format. Yellow cloth. Colour illustrations to every other page. Pages not numbered. Spine bumped, covers a little grubby. Child's name in crayon to front pastedown. Foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents. Dustwrapper is foxed, grubby and edge worn with loss to spine and corners.

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THE STORY OF SAMBO AND THE TWINS
Written by Helen Bannerman. Illustrated by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 1320376
Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A New Adventure of Little Black Sambo. Small format. Green cloth, black titles. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Light page browning. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn, small piece along top rear edge is detached, spine browned and small hole to front edge of spine.

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THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK BOBTAIL
Written by Helen Bannerman. Illustrated by Helen Bannerman.
Stock no. 1320375
Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format, blue pictorial paperboards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Light score marks to covers. Light fingermarks to title-page. Blue pictorial wrapper is slightly grubby.

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THE PEEK-A-BOOS' HOLIDAY
Written by Tom Preston. Illustrated by Chloe Preston.
Stock no. 1320360
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1912. Good condition.

Large oblong format. Red cloth spine with gilt title. Delightful 'chubby' children illustrations! Edges are worn. Spine faded. Some damp marks and general grubbiness to covers. New endpapers. Pages are lightly browned but illustrations are bright. A little damp staining to some page edges.

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NODDY MEETS FATHER CHRISTMAS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Mary Brooks.
Stock no. 1320355
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; C.A. Publications Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Noddy Book 11. Yellow pictorial boards, colour pictures. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Inscription in ink to belongs to box. A few light margin marks. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and chips; repaired to verso with sticky tape.

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THE HOBBIT OR THERE AND BACK AGAIN
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Eric Fraser.
Stock no. 1320342
Published by Folio Society. 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Printed on Caxon wove paper in orange parchment blocked with a gilt design by Francis Mosley. B/w illustrations. Spine of book is slightly faded. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase which is just a little bumped at edges.

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THE FOREST OF BOLAND LIGHT RAILWAY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1320341
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A quite enchanting story of a colony of gnomes who live in the vast Forest of Boland, quarrying in their mines for precious metals with the aid of the Boland Belle of the Forest Light Railway. One day a mischievous leprechaun leads a band of followers in an attempt to break up the railway... Humour and excitement is captured with ingenious detail in BB's superb b/w illustrations and colour frontis. Blue pictorial boards. 127 pages. Spine slightly bumped with browning/foxing, small brown spot to front cover and some slight discolouration to rear cover. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. A few small marks at page margins. Price-cut wrapper is chipped at edges with loss, grubby and foxed on rear panel.

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