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WINGED PRINCESS
Written by Anne Kennington. Illustrated by C. Conway Gordon.
Stock no. 719533
Published by Nicholson & Watson. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brown pictorial boards. Brown and white text illustrations. 40 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers and outer page edges foxed. Brown pictorial wrapper is edge-worn.

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MORE JUMBO STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by Harry Neilson.
Stock no. 719550
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Blue pictorial cloth, cream titles. Full-page colour illustrations and b/w pictures to text. Story in verse. Corners worn. Covers grubby. Inscription in pencil to front pastedown. Name and address in belongs to box. colouring to first couple of b/w illustrations. Some light fingering else contents clean.

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WRATH OF THE ICE SORCERER
Written by Andrew Bill. Illustrated by John Woodward; Andrew Bill.
Stock no. 719863
Published by Holland Studio Craft Ltd.. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An adventure in Enchantica featuring trolls, dragons, demons, witches etc. Grey boards with metallic red titles. Endpapers are maps of Enchantica. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0951429809. A nice copy in blue pictorial wrapper which is just slightly edge-rubbed.

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THE STORY OF GINGER HARE
No author listed. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 720038
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

The Uncle Toby Tales. Orange cloth spine, pictorial boards. Super colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Corners slightly worn, board edges just a little faded. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Musty smell to contents. A lovely copy.

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THE ADVENTURES OF TIMOTHY AND PETER
Written by Wendy Barnes. Illustrated by George Brook.
Stock no. 720059
Published by J. Fairston. Good condition.

No. 2 of the "Tally-Ho" Books for children. Buff boards with vignette and dark blue title to front. Full-page colour pictures. Covers edge worn and grubby. Some sellotape repairs to pages, one joint almost broken with evidence of old tape repair.

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SITTING DUCKS
Written by Michael Bedard. Illustrated by Michael Bedard.
Stock no. 720282
Published by Walker Books. 1st 2000. Fine condition.

Each day at the Colossal Duck Factory, newly hatched ducks roll off the assembly line, destined for the plates of hungry alligators... Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Bright colour pictures. ISBN: 0744575303. SIGNED and dated with illustration of duck head to frontendpaper by Bedard. Very slight bumping to corners. Contents as new.

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THE LORD FISH
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Patrick Benson.
Stock no. 720310
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1997. As new condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Walker Treasures series. Burgundy boards with cream decorations and colour illustration to front. Full-page and text colour illustrations. ISBN: 0744549477. SIGNED by Benson to title-page.

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JUST MONKEYS
Written by Maurice Wilson. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 720403
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1937. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth, white titles. 23 superb colour plates plus many b/w drawings to text. An artist's study of monkeys at the zoo, at play, furious, at meal-time, sulking and all kinds of monkeys. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean. Cream pictorial wrapper is a bit grubby, edge torn with loss at top rear edge and tape repairs on verso.

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THE STRANGE TALE OF EBB AND FLO
Written by Christine Rennie. Illustrated by Bunty Crombie.
Stock no. 720627
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine. Green boards with black title and pictorial onlay to front. Brown and white decorated endpapers. The story of Flora the hatstand doll and Ebenezer the toy soldier. Colour illustrations. Spine discoloured. A couple of brown marks to rear cover. Small closed edge-tear to belongs to page. Light foxing to contents.

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SONGS FOR YOUTH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Leo Bates.
Stock no. 720827
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1924. Very good condition.

From collected verse by Kipling. Red cloth, black titles. 243 pages. 8 tipped-in colour plates. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Foxing to outer page edges. Endpapers browned. Some slight surface paper damage to front pastedown.

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AN OCEAN OUTLAW
Written by Hugh St Leger.
Stock no. 721366
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1935. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Adventures in the Good Ship Margaret. Red cloth, black titles and decorative borders. B/w frontis. The Peak Library series. Spine slightly bumped. Inscription in ink and small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Contents and covers clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a couple of closed edge-tears, is slightly grubby to rear and the spine is faded.

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RUPERT ADVENTURE BOOK No. 32 - SPRING ADVENTURES
Written by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 721370
Published by Daily Express. Almost very good condition.

Rupert Spring Adventures. Contains Rupert And The Rope Trick and Rupert And The Lonely Cottage. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Covers slightly creased and foxed. Small split to base of spine. Name in pencil inside front cover. Light foxing and fingering to page margins.

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