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GRAN'POP'S ANNUAL
Written by Arthur Groom. Illustrated by Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 718066
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Pictorial cloth backed boards showing Gran'pop riding on the back of an elephant through a snow scene. First story "Gran'pop's Great Idea". Colour frontis plate. 2-tone illustrations to text throughout. 10 x 7.5". 124 pages. Corners worn, edges slightly rubbed. Name in belongs to box erased. One page has closed tear. Contents are clean.

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TUFTY TAKES A HOLIDAY
No author listed. Illustrated by Truus Vinger.
Stock no. 718124
Published by Sandle Brothers Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth backed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations to each page. Covers worn and grubby, remains of christmas sticker to front cover. Damp stain to lower page margins. Some loss of surface paper to rear cover.

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CRYBABY
Written by Jacquie Hann. Illustrated by Jacquie Hann.
Stock no. 718194
Published by Four Winds Press. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Square format. Grey cloth with red titles. Grey, red and white illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0590076094. A nice copy which is protected by original pictorial wrapper which is worn to spine and corners with slight loss.

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NODDY WANTS TO TRAVEL
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Beek.
Stock no. 718223
Published by Chivers & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1955. Good condition.

An Album For Chivers Jelly series "Children of Other Lands". B/w pictorial paperwraps. 15 small colour pictures pasted in (assume they were collected from jars of Chivers Jelly). B/w illustrations. Sellotape reinforcements to spine and inside of covers. Vertical creases to last few pages.

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SIRIUS AND SABA
Written by Deborah King. Illustrated by Deborah King.
Stock no. 718248
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Sirius and Saba are dogs who undertake a journey around the exotic Caribbean island of Saint Lucia. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0241105994. Spine and corners bumped. Small gold label to front pastedown. Very light rubbing to top edge of dustwrapper.

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JINNIFER OF LONDON
Written by Barbara Nixon. Illustrated by Barbara Nixon.
Stock no. 718473
Published by Guilford Press. 1st 1948. Good condition.

The adventures of Jinnifer - quite the prettiest of a large family of cats. Illustrated to text in colour and b/w. 94 pages. Orange cloth covers. Spine and cover edges faded. Covers grubby. Corners worn. Erased pencil marks to front pastedown and crayon marks to rear pastedown. Front joint is partly cracked. Contents are clean.

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THE ABBEY GIRLS IN TOWN
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick.
Stock no. 718510
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vignettes. Colour frontis plate. 314 pages plus 5 page publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Prizeplate to front pasteedown. Frontis detached causing ragged edges. Textblock a bit grubby. Contents clean.

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HOB AND BOB A TALE OF TWO GOBLINS
Written by Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Charles Stewart.
Stock no. 718636
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1944. Almost very good condition.

A fairy story in which children will find many old nursery rhyme friends. Yellow cloth. Colour sketches throughout. 63 pages. 9.5 x 7.5 inches. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby. Some marks to page margins but generally clean.

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TOMMY TREGENNIS
Written by Mary E. Phillips. Illustrated by M.V. Wheelhouse.
Stock no. 718686
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green pictorial cloth. 7 colour plates. Endpapers partly browned and light foxing to contents. Spine and corners bumped. A nice bright copy in scarce dustwrapper which is slightly worn at corners with minimal loss.

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TIDAL CREEK
Written by Roderick Finlayson.
Stock no. 718777
Published by Angus & Robertson. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"The life and vicissitudes of Uncle Ted, a small farmer deeply attached to his land". Red cloth, black title to spine. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers lightly browned and some marking to textblock. Wrapper is worn at spine and corners, slightly grubby to rear and has lower corner of front flap neatly removed (not price).

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JOLLY TIMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Chris G. Temple; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 718844
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1935. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards show children drawing on blackboard. First story is "The Elf-Girl and the Prince". Pretty colour plates by Temple. B/w illustrations throughout including one small picture by Wain featuring 3 cats in the sea. Corners worn. Edges rubbed. Spine slightly faded. Prizeplate to front pastedown. Contents browned and foxed affecting margins of plates.

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THE LORD OF KINGS
Written by Lucy Diamond. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Irene Mountfort.
Stock no. 718861
Published by Collins. Circa 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Stories from the Old Testament. Large format. Red cloth spine, pictorial front board. Full-page colour plates by Brock. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Wrapper is edge-worn with slight loss to top of spine.

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