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Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 805482
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1941. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Pictorial endpapers of Miss Lee's Islands. B/w illustrations. 335 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to prelims.

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Written by Norman Redfern. Illustrated by Marjorie Owens.
Stock no. 805500
Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Small format pop-up book ISBN: 0416189369. Covers unevenly faded.

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Written by Thomas Burke. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 805720
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

50 songs of playful childhood. Blue cloth, gilt title and vignette to spine, embossed title and vignette to front cover (signifying 2nd issue). 8 beautiful tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Bookplate to front pastedown. Endpapers foxed. Second issue of the first edition (no gilt stamping to front cover).

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Written by Covington Clarke.
Stock no. 805958
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. 2nd 1935. Good condition.

Blue cloth with black title to spine. Colour frontis and 4 b/w plates. Part of the 'Ace' series. Spine chipped to top and tail, faded and rubbed and edges worn. Corners bumped. Contents bright and clean.

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Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 811762
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Large format. Green cloth boards, front cover shows puppy and ducklng with orange title. Cream pictorial endpapers. 24 colour plates. Told from the point of view of Decimus Duckling who goes out to explore the world at large. 'F' in 'Farm' on front cover title is dulled. Inscription in ink to half-title page partly crossed out. One page detached. All plates present. Light offsetting to text pages from the plate opposite. A few fox spots present. Hinges pulled, some cracked. Front hinge cracked, first folio section detached at lower half. One page (VIII) has a closed horizontal tear with no loss. Still a charming copy.

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Written by M. Morris. Illustrated by M. Morris.
Stock no. 811768
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1910. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Short and a Merry One! A tale for children about a Persian cat named Mary and a dog named William. Oblong format. Green cloth spine, green paper boards, oblong pictorial onlay to front. 8 full page colour plates plus b/w illustrations. REDUCED FROM £480. Covers lovely and bright. First gathering a little loose and pulled at hinges. A few pale foxspots/marks else contents bright. White pictorial wrapper is edge-worn and torn with a little loss and a little grubby. A nice copy of a scarce item.

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No author listed.
Stock no. 900219
Published by Purnell. 1st 1972. Very good condition.

A square format board book with red cloth spine. Front shows Rupert and snowman. Colour illustrations. 7.5 x 7". Rear cover marked. Corners slightly rubbed. Contents clean.

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Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 900226
Published by Daily Express. Very good condition.

Title story Rupert And The Seaside Mystery. Also includes Rupert And The Dandelion Clocks. 22pp. 9.5x7". Pictorial card wraps. A few faint marks to rear cover. A nice bright copy.

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No author listed.
Stock no. 900671
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. 1972. Almost very good condition.

A Bancroft Cloth Book. 6 'pages' with bright illustrations and a little text underneath. ISBN: 0361023774. Slight faded cloth. A few small spots to rear cover. Some pale marks to margins.

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Written by Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 900677
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1993. Fine condition.

No. 58. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert with jester. ISBN: 1874507228. Lower corners slightly rubbed. Top corner slightly bumped.Belongs to Box is clean. NOT price cut.

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Written by Leonard Clark. Illustrated by Toffee Sanders.
Stock no. 983151
Published by Thornhill Press. 1975. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Blue boards. 9 ins. x 5.5 ins. Black and white illustrations on every double page and on majority of pages. ISBN: 0904110001. SIGNED by author. 2nd impression. Wrapper slightly grubby to rear.

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Written by Charles Nodier; George Sand; Leon Goslan; Alfred De Musset; P.J. Stahl. Illustrated by Tony Johannot; Maurice Sand; et al..
Stock no. 983857
Published by J. Hetzel Et Cie. Circa 1850. Almost very good condition.

Contains: Tresor Des Feves, Fleur Des Pois, Le Genie Bonhomme by Nodier; Aventures Du Prince Chenevis by Goslan; Les Fleurs Des Bois by Musset and Stahl. Pages: 325. Original blind-stamped green cloth, gilt lettering on spine.Text in French. Extensively illustrated in b/w. Corners worn. Spine has small split. A few foxspots. Undated but believed to be around 1850. Reduced from £125.

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