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NANOOK OF THE NORTH
Written by Robert Flaherty.
Stock no. 1321112
Published by Windmill Books. 1st USA 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An absorbing story of Eskimo life. B/w pictures throughout taken from the silent film. Large format. Grey boards. ISBN: 0878070249. Spine slightly bumped. Foxing to front endpaper. Evidence of removal of a small address label to front free-endpaper. Blue dustwrapper is price-cut and slightly edge rubbed.

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JUMPING JOHNNY
Written by Kitty Why.
Stock no. 1321110
Published by Amex Company Ltd.. Good condition.

Based on the rhyme by Kitty Why. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations to each page (14) with small paragraph of text below. Covers are creased and a bit grubby. Staples rusty. Some slight markings to contents.

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OUR HOME
Written by Carl Larsson; Olive Jones. Illustrated by Carl Larsson.
Stock no. 1321109
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st UK 1976. Very good condition.

English version by Olive Jones. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine. Pictorial front board. Very nice colour illustrations. ISBN: 0416850006. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents clean.

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TOM PUSS TALES
Written by Marten Toonder. Illustrated by Marten Toonder.
Stock no. 1321108
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Circa 1948. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine and pictorial front board. 16 colour plates. Plus two-tone text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers lightly rubbed. Larges "T41" written in black biro to front free-endpaper and half title-page. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Vertical crease to centre of half title-page. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins throughout.

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LITTLE TIM AND THE BRAVE SEA CAPTAIN
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321107
Published by Oxford University Press. 1964. Almost very good condition.

Second edition, completely redrawn with additional text. Pictorial boards. Smaller format than the first edition. Colour and b/w illustrations. Covers are edge worn, small tape marks at edges. Library label to front free-endpaper. Finger creases and some grubby marks to contents.

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TIM'S FRIEND TOWSER
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321106
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format, Pink pictorial boards, blue spine. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Light foxing to textblock. Later dustwrapper (c1971) is just a little edge rubbded and creased.

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THE LION THAT FLEW
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321105
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1974. Very good condition.

Pictorial glazed boards with yellow spine. B/w & colour illustrations. Oblong format. ISBN: 0701150408. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded, some slight browning to top edge of rear cover. Foxing to prelims. A few tiny marks to front endppaers.

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THE NIGHT RIDE
Written by Aingelda Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321104
Published by Longman Young Books. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Yellow pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0582160391. Spine slightly bumped. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Some very slight evidence of glue seepage from binding process at inner margins of pastedowns. Dustwrapper is faded to spine and to rear panel, publisher's have covered printed price with a small new price sticker.

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THE LITTLE STEAMROLLER
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321102
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format, pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0370020235. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is a little edge worn.

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WHERE THE RAINBOW ENDS
Written by Clifford Mills. Illustrated by Leo Bates.
Stock no. 1321100
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition.

Orange pictorial cloth. 9 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w drawings. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Covers slightly grubby and spotted. Endpapers are lightly browned. Some foxing and fingering to the contents.

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PETER PAN AND WENDY
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 1321099
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1940. Almost very good condition.

Orange pictorial cloth. 12 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 320 pages. Top edge orange. Spine and corners bumped, small nick to top of spine. Front joint is cracked, held tight by the stitching. Endpapers lightly browned. Textblock foxed. Some fingering to contents.

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ENID BLYTON'S SIXTEENTH TELL-A-STORY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1321097
Published by World Distributors Ltd.. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Dark yellow boards with black title to spine. Vignettes also to spine and front cover. First story is 'The Little Brown Duck'. Spine bumped. Pale page browning to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some loss, creased and lightly browned to flaps.

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