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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) AND THE WATER CATS
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1319319
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1972. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial glazed boards with white title to spine. Colour lithograph illustrations. 32 pages. 10.75" x 8". What happens when Orlando and his family go to visit their cousins the Water Cats in France. ISBN: 0224006622. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, spine slightly faded. Barcode label to rear cover. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Some light foxing to page margins/textblock. Generally contents clean.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) AND THE WATER CATS
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1319223
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1972. Very good condition.

Green pictorial glazed boards with white title to spine. Colour lithograph illustrations. 32 pages. 10.75" x 8". What happens when Orlando and his family go to visit their cousins the Water Cats in France. ISBN: 0224006622. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded. Some grubby marks to covers and remains of a barcode label to rear cover. Name in ink to front pastedown. Pale damp(?) stain to lower edges of pages, only affects 2mm (no text or illustrations affected).

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WITH NAPOLEON IN RUSSIA 1812
Written by H.A. Vossler; Walter Wallich. Illustrated by Christian-Wilhelm Von Faber Du Faur.
Stock no. 1318717
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1970. Very good condition.

The Diary of Lt. H.A. Vossler, a soldier of the Grand Army 1812-1813. Two tone lithographs. Pictorial boards. Spine and corners slightly rubbed. Small tear to top corners of prelims (some slight loss of paper but no loss of text etc). Slipcase is slightly browned and worn at corners.

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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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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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BUTTERFLIES IN BRITAIN
Written by Richard Chopping. Illustrated by Richard Chopping.
Stock no. 1318088
Published by Penguin. Circa 1947. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial boards. Covers are slightly grubby. Small chip in surface paper to edge of front cover. Tiny pin hole to rear cover. Contents clean.

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FABLES FROM AESOP AND OTHERS
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Arnrid Johnston.
Stock no. 2129671
Published by Transatlantic Arts Ltd.. Very good condition.

Dusky-pink pictorial boards. Blue cloth spine. Very nice full-page colour illustrations. 23 fables. 48pp. 10.5 x 7.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers are somewhat faded - very, very pale pink now. Some fading to spine. Bookplate from a previous owner stuck to front endpaper. Odd margin mark. Illustrations are still nice and bright.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 2126005
Published by Country Life. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format, purple pictorial boards, cloth spine. Delightful lithographed colour illustrations throughout. Bumping to a couple of corners. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Odd margin mark. Illustrations are beautifully bright! Wrapper is faded to spine, with a few closed tears to edges; a couple have tape repairs to verso. Some edge-creasing also to wrapper.

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HENNER'S LYDIA
Written by Marguerite De Angeli. Illustrated by Marguerite De Angeli.
Stock no. 1208872
Published by Doubleday, Doran & Company Inc.. 1st 1942. Very good condition.

A charming story of a little Amish girl. Square format. Black spine, pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers. Original lithographs in four colours by the author, plus b/w illustrations. Top and tail of spine rubbed and bumped. Edges rubbed. Corners worn. Rear cover slightly foxed and scuffed. Foxspots to edge of textblock. Contents clean. Remains of front panel of wrapper loosely inserted.

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CHRISTOPHER'S BOOK
Written by Merula Salaman. Illustrated by Merula Salaman.
Stock no. 1208819
Published by Pleiades Books. 3rd 1945. Very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Oblong format. Delghtful colour illustrations. An ABC book. Corners and top and tail of spine worn. Edges rubbed. Some marks to covers. Bookplate and name in ink inside front cover. Contents bright and clean.

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DROWSY DORMOUSE
Written by Elf Lewis Clarke. Illustrated by Arnrid Johnston.
Stock no. 1813886
Published by Oxford University Press. 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Hurdy-Gurdy series. Green pictorial boards. Drowsy and Timmy have many adventures and succeed at catching their greatest enemy - Willy the weasel. Green, black and white lithograph illustrations. 31 pages. Boards clean. Foxing to text block and endpapers. Matching green pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby.

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THE BUILDING OF LONDON
Written by Margaret Potter; Alexander Potter. Illustrated by Margaret Potter; Alexander Potter.
Stock no. 1608804
Published by Penguin. 1st 1945. Good condition.

Colour pictorial paperwraps. Colour lithographs and b/w drawings. Puffin Picture Book No. 42. Front cover torn, with section approx. 4cm x 5cm almost detached; some edge creasing and tears / chips. Rear cover foxed. Staples rusted.

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