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THE MAN WHO LOVES GIANTS
Written by David Shepherd. Illustrated by David Shepherd.
Stock no. 2132145
Published by David & Charles. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An artist among elephants and engines. David Shepherd's Autobiography. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations, colour plates. 164 pages. ISBN: 0715370529. Browning to cover edges. Page edge browning.

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THE RESCUE OF BABAR
Written by Laurent De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Laurent De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 1318541
Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Very large format glazed boards with red cloth spine. Delightful elephant pictures in colour. ISBN: 0416189334. Minimal rubbing to corners.

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BABAR'S FAIR
Written by Laurent De Brunhoff; Olive Jones.
Stock no. 2130806
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1969. Almost very good condition.

First published under the title 'La Fete de Celesteville'. Translated from French by Jones. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0416933807. Bumping and chipping to spine corners and couple of cover edges. A few foxspots.

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THE TWENTY ELEPHANT RESTAURANT
Written by Russell Hoban. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2130099
1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. Two-colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781406358209. Ex-lib. with minimal markings to front and rear endpaper.

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BABAR THE KING
Written by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2129829
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1953. Almost very good condition.

Smaller format Babar book. Yellow pictorial boards, with black spine. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. 48 pages. Top 1cm of backstrip missing. Bottom couple of inches of spine split to one side. Some marks and scuffs to covers.

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BABAR'S TRAVELS
Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2129828
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1953. Slightly better than good condition.

Smaller format (10.75 x 7.75"). Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Bottom 2" and top 0.75" of spine are MISSING; other chipping and splits to sides of spine. Scuffing to cover. Surface paper damage and lifting to front pastedown. Name in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning; a few margin marks.

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THE RESCUE OF BABAR
Written by Laurent De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Laurent De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2127384
Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

Very large format glazed boards with red cloth spine. Delightful elephant pictures in colour. ISBN: 0416189334. Spine is faded. Contents are excellent. Stain to rear cover.

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BABAR THE ARTIST
Written by Laurent De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Laurent De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2127364
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1972. Almost very good condition.

Little Babar Books no. 18. Pink glazeed pictorial boards. Colour pictures. ISBN: 0416668607. Bumping and wear, with chipping and indentation marks to spine and corners. A few grubby margin marks.

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THE MAN WHO LOVES GIANTS
Written by David Shepherd. Illustrated by David Shepherd.
Stock no. 2126866
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st USA 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An artist among elephants and engines. David Shepherd's Autobiography. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations, colour plates. 164 pages. ISBN: 068414509X. SIGNED by author to title page. Some wear along cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a little browning.

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THE STORY OF BABAR THE LITTLE ELEPHANT
Written by Jean De Brunhoff; A.A. Milne. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2126696
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 3rd 1936. Almost very good condition.

Smaller format. Orange pictorial boards. Preface by A.A. Milne. Colour illustrations throughout. This is the Third and Cheaper English Edition. Bumping and wear along cover edges and to corners; some chipping with loss. Fading to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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BABAR GOES TO AMERICA
Written by Laurent De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Laurent De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2126426
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. A little browning to spine. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing. One closed tear is repaired with tape to verso. Damp mark along one edge of wrapper.

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THE STOLEN WHITE ELEPHANT
Written by Mark Twain. Illustrated by Robert Ingpen.
Stock no. 2126036
Published by P.I.C.. 1st AUSTRALIA 1987. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour illustrations. Australian edition. ISBN: 0958784523. Bumping to spine and corners. Uneven mottling to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with tear to top of spine; a few grubby marks.

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