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THE GNOME'S ALMANACK
Written by June Head. Illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
Stock no. 1320787
Published by John Miles Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition.

Small format. Brown boards. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. Minimal bumping to spine and minimal rubbing at corners. Name plate inside front cover. Some light foxing.

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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1320437
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

Continuing the the story of the Little Grey Men who find themselves as refugees when they receive the appalling news that their beloved Folly is drying up and they must move at once. Fully illustrated with exquisite water-colours and fascinating little b/w sketches. 16 colour plates. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 200 pages. Wonderful! Spine and corners bumped. Some rubbing to covers. Name in blue biro to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to contents.

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THE FOREST OF BOLAND LIGHT RAILWAY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1320341
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A quite enchanting story of a colony of gnomes who live in the vast Forest of Boland, quarrying in their mines for precious metals with the aid of the Boland Belle of the Forest Light Railway. One day a mischievous leprechaun leads a band of followers in an attempt to break up the railway... Humour and excitement is captured with ingenious detail in BB's superb b/w illustrations and colour frontis. Blue pictorial boards. 127 pages. Spine slightly bumped with browning/foxing, small brown spot to front cover and some slight discolouration to rear cover. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. A few small marks at page margins. Price-cut wrapper is chipped at edges with loss, grubby and foxed on rear panel.

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GNOMES AND GARDENS
Written by Nigel Suckling. Illustrated by Wayne Anderson.
Stock no. 1320336
Published by Pavilion Books Limited. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

A field guide to the little people. Oblong format, cream pictorial padded boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1862054258. Minimal bumping to spine and corners.

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THE LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1320070
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

American edition. Green cloth, dark green title to spine and vignette to front cover. Beautiful b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, some rubbing to corners. Name plate to front pastedown. Contents lightly browned. Dustwrapper is damp stained and edge chipped with some loss.

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THE FOREST OF BOLAND LIGHT RAILWAY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1319926
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A quite enchanting story of a colony of gnomes who live in the vast Forest of Boland, quarrying in their mines for precious metals with the aid of the Boland Belle of the Forest Light Railway. One day a mischievous leprechaun leads a band of followers in an attempt to break up the railway... Humour and excitement is captured with ingenious detail in BB's superb b/w illustrations and colour frontis. Blue pictorial boards. 127 pages. Minimal bumping to spine. A couple of light foxspots to edge of front cover. A few light foxspots to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge chipped with slight loss to top corner of front panel and is a bit grubby to rear panel.

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SCRAPPETTY HOP AND PEARLY TOP
No author listed.
Stock no. 2127926
Published by Humphrey Milford. Circa 1919. Good condition.

Miniature Sized book - 2.5" x just under 2.5". Bound together with string through boards and pages. Full colour onlay to front cover. Colour frontis. 31 pages. Split all the way down back side of spine; still kept together by string. A few damp marks to cover edges. Frontis has become detached (by small tear) to top binding. Contents are still generally very good.

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THE GNOME'S ALMANACK
Written by June Head. Illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
Stock no. 1816545
Published by John Miles Ltd.. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Brown boards. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. A few minor marks to boards. Neat name in ink to top margin of title page. Heavy foxing throughout. Binding a little loose. Blue scuffs to rear endpapers.

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TALES OF HAPPY COMMON
Written by Agnes Grozier Herbertson. Illustrated by Lilian A. Govey.
Stock no. 2127505
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine, dark boards with pictorial onlay to front cover, green silhouettes and white title. Contains 5 stories: The Creepie-Man; The Wonderful Journey of Be-Wee The Gnome; How Be-Wee Built a House Under the Punker-Tree; The Creepie-Man's Poke-Sack; The Needle-Witch's Pepper Pot. 20 colour plates. B/w illustrations. Surface paper lifting/damage to top corner of front cover and lower half of rear cover. Some other scuffs and marks to covers; bumping to corners. Presentation plate to front pastedown, with name in ink. A few edge-chips to front endpaper, which is also browned. Some margin marks, browning and a little foxing. All plates present.

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PAULUS AND SOLOMON
Written by Jean Dulieu.
Stock no. 2124833
Published by World's Work Ltd.. 1st 1965. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Paulus is a gnome. Spine is bumped and browned. Small chip to top of spine. Some page browning and foxing.

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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1406401
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Continuing the the story of the Little Grey Men who find themselves as refugees when they receive the appalling news that their beloved Folly is drying up and they must move at once. Fully illustrated with exquisite water-colours and fascinating little b/w sketches. 16 colour plates. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 200 pages. Wonderful! Spine and corners bumped. Couple of small dark spots to front board. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown. Name to top of front endpaper. Couple of small foxspots. Plates in very good condition with small marks to verso of a few plates. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, creased and has s few small areas of loss. A few small marks to verso of front panel.

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THE LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2113813
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

A story about the last gnomes in Britain, their exploration of the Folly Brook and their search for Cloudberry, their long-lost brother who went up the Folly and never returned... Grey cloth, red titles. Enchanting b/w wood-engravings. 200 pages. (The true first edition, as this book was later published with colour plates). Bumping and wear to spine and corners; spotting to couple of corners. Some browning and uneven fading; especially to spine, which also has a damp mark to base. Bookplate to front endpaper. Some foxing - mostly to outer page edges and endpapers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is in two halves, with spine MISSING; tape marks to edges; much creasing and tears; but both panels are mostly complete!

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