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THE STORY OF PLANT LIFE
Written by Isabel Alexander. Illustrated by Isabel Alexander.
Stock no. 2131943
Published by Penguin Books. Circa 1946. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book no. 58. Pictorial paper wraps. colour and b/w illustrations. Creasing to some cover and page corners. Foxing to covers and outer page edges.

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EXTINCT ANIMALS
Written by Hilary Stebbing. Illustrated by Hilary Stebbing.
Stock no. 2131942
Published by Penguin. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book no. 55. Hard cover edition. Colour and b/w illustrations lithographed by W.S. Cowell. Covers are bowed; browning and some scuffing along cover edges. No. 55 written small in ink to front cover.

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HAMISH
Written by Joanna Cannan. Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Stock no. 2131941
Published by Penguin. 1st 1944. Good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 13. Hamish is a little brown Shetland pony. Pictorial paperwraps. Lithographed by George Philip. Creasing to pages and covers; splitting to spine and part of covers appear to have been re-glued to spine. Horizontal tear across front cover from spine. Bottom corner of rear cover has been torn off and is missing. Some foxing. Fragile! A reading copy.

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BUTTERFLIES IN BRITAIN
Written by Richard Chopping. Illustrated by Richard Chopping.
Stock no. 2131940
Published by Penguin. Circa 1945. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial paperwraps. Staples have rusted - some brown rust marks to pages next to staples. Small stain to rear cover, which goes through a couple of pages at rear. A bit of page edge creasing. Contents are still very good.

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THE HIGH TOBY
Written by J.B. Priestley. Illustrated by Doris Zinkeisen.
Stock no. 2131939
Published by Penguin. 1ST 1948. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Cut-Out Book No. 5. A play for the Toy Theatre. Contains model theatre, scenes and characters. 2nd issue of 1st edition. Price label sticker to front cover. Creasing to bottom corner of page edges for roughly first quarter of book. Foxing to covers. Pages are bright and NONE are cut out.

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LIVING PICTURES
Written by John Maddison. Illustrated by Phyllis Ladyman.
Stock no. 2131938
Published by Penguin. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 63. The history of the cinema. Paperwraps. Staples have rusted. Creasing and some grubby marks to pages.

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DOGS
Written by Maurice Wilson. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 2131937
Published by Penguin. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Picture Puffin Book No. 56. Pictorial paper wraps. Colour and b/w lithographed illustrations. Printed by W.S. Cowell. Some grubby marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges.

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WILD FLOWERS
Written by Paxton Chadwick. Illustrated by Paxton Chadwick.
Stock no. 2131936
Published by Penguin. Circa 1953. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 81. Oblong format. Colour illustrations. Paperwraps. Some creasing to corners. Foxing and browning to covers.

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BIRDS OF THE VILLAGE
Written by James Fisher. Illustrated by P.F. Millard.
Stock no. 2131935
Published by Penguin. Circa 1945. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 20. Colour pictorial paperwraps. Colour lithographs and b/w drawings. Foxing and grubby marks to covers. Tick marks to inside front cover. Page edge creasing.

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THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang; Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk.
Stock no. 2131928
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

Stunning blue, gold and red pictorial cloth. Dark blue and gold pictorial endpapers. Superb colour plates and b/w illustrations. 5th printing. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON
No author listed. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 2131926
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Old Tales From the North. Originally published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1914, under the title 'East of the Sun and West of the Moon'. The text of this edition is based on the 1914 Hodder edition, with amendments. The 24 Colour plates are reproduced by permission of Hodder & Stoughton. Cream, slightly marbled effect boards with gilt titles and decorations. Light marks to outer page edges. Slip case is very good - a few scuffs and knocks.

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THE GREEN FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Julian De Harvaez.
Stock no. 2131923
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

Green pictorial cloth, beautifully decorated. Colour plates. Introduction by Jack Zipes. This edition follows the 1892 edition of the text with some minor emendations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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