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THE TALE OF JOHNNY TOWN-MOUSE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2118591
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1919. Very good condition.

Pictorial onlay to covers; white titles. 84 numbered pages. Colour illustrations. 2nd state. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small indentation mark to top of rear cover. 1" split to base of spine; smaller split to other side. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. A few grubby marks.

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THE TAILOR OF GLOUCESTER
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1315130
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1st 1903. Good condition.

Small format. Black boards, white lettering. 85 pages. Colour illustrations. Back strip is detached at rear edge, has 0.5" loss at top and is also split at front edge to lower half. Hinges are cracked but stitching still tight causing contents to be a little loose. A few small, light marks to page margins else contents clean.

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THE STORY OF MARGARET FIELD-MOUSE
Written by Cam. Illustrated by Cam.
Stock no. 1504974
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1946. Slightly better than good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The third picture book in this series. Green pictorial boards. Glorious colour pictures of the cute little mouse and her friends. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some nibbling to board edges, especially bottom edges and lower front corner. Spine browned with split to bottom. A couple of marks to rear cover. Endpapers foxed. Contents clean and bright. Dustwrapper has loss, mainly from bottom of front panel and alongside top of spine, nibbling to folds, edge wear. Front panel and spine browned. Flaps foxed. Wrapper browned and foxed on verso.

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TIME AND THE CLOCKMICE ETCETERA
Written by Peter Dickinson. Illustrated by Emma Chichester-Clark.
Stock no. 2117918
Published by Doubleday. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0385403658. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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THE ADVENTURES OF REGGIE RABBIT AND MARMADUKE MOUSE
Written by V. Harford. Illustrated by E.H. Davie.
Stock no. 2117717
Published by Juvenile Productions Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards showing Reggie and Marmaduke play leapfrog. Red cloth spine. Two tone illustrations. 93 pages. Chipping along cover edges; spine and corners are bumped. Some fading to spine. Grubby marks to covers. Belongs to box is filled out, with inscriptions to rest of page. Some page fingering and browning.

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THE TAILOR OF GLOUCESTER
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1314780
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1st 1903. Very good condition.

First edition, second printing with double-page endpaper used twice. Burgundy boards with white titles and onlay of the Tailor mouse on front cover. 85 pages. Small format. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. The second book in the series of Beatrix Potter tales and Beatrix's personal favourite. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to half -title page. Erased pencil writing to verso of frontis. A few light finger creases to pages otherwise contents are bright and clean. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE MOUSEWIFE
Written by Rumer Godden. Illustrated by William Pene Du Bois.
Stock no. 1403797
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red vignette of mouse and title to front. Superb b/w text illustrations throughout. 37 numbered pages. 9 x 6.5". A little bumping to spine and corners. Slight fading to bottom of boards. Light foxing to top of boards. Front board is a little bowed. Foxing to endpapers and page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edgeworn and creased. Spine is browned. Panels are foxed. Verso of wrapper is browned. Small ink stamp to front panel.

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SIMPKIN AND THE TAILOR OF GLOUCESTER A MUSICAL PLAY
Written by John M. Phillips; Douglas Young.
Stock no. 2115997
Published by F. Warne & Co.. 1st 1992. Very good condition.

Based on The Tailor of Gloucester by Beatrix Potter, adapted for stage by John Phillips, music by Douglas Young. Large format. Red pictorial cardwraps. 95 pages. ISBN: 072324023X. Some fading to spine. Sticker glue mark to front cover.

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CHRISTMAS TREAT
Written by Edna O'Brien. Illustrated by Peter Stevenson.
Stock no. 1503804
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1982. Slightly better than good condition.

The sequel to The Dazzle. No longer nervous since meeting Mattie, the mouse with the magic dazzle, Tim sets off with them on a night visit to the city to see the Christmas decorations. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 44 pages. ISBN: 03400279710. Signed by Author with dedication to publisher's page, also inscription below. Heavy bump to top of faded spine affects pages too, base of spine has some loss. One page is detached but still present. A couple of pages have small marks but most are clean.

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LITTLE MISS PINK'S SCHOOL
Written by Rodney Bennett. Illustrated by Astrid Walford.
Stock no. 1314213
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1949. Good condition.

The Little Miss Pink Books series. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations to text. Spine and corners bumped and worn, covers edge rubbed. Slight loss of paper covering to spine. Edges of rear cover are discoloured. Inscription in ink to front endpaper and erased pencil writing to same. Endpapers lightly browned. Some spotting and other marks to contents which also have a musty smell. Tiny booksellers sticker to rear pastedown.

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THE TALE OF MRS. TITTLEMOUSE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1314191
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Blue-grey boards, white lettering. Hexagonal pictorial onlay of the little mouse on front cover. Date on title page. First two printings believed to be identical. 16mo. 84 pages. Double-page endpaper occuring twice. Spine and corners bumped, slight fading to spine and tiny touch-ups at top and bottom. Joints were cracked and have been neatly repaired. Some slight surface paper damage to top edge of rear pastedown. Pale page edge browning and some very light finger creases to page margins otherwise contents clean.

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THE MOUSEWIFE
Written by Rumer Godden. Illustrated by William Pene Du Bois.
Stock no. 1313728
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red vignette of mouse and title to front. Superb b/w text illustrations throughout. 37 numbered pages. 9 x 6.5". Ink school stamps to pastedowns and to title-page. Endpapers lightly browned. Light musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is price-cut by publisher (with new price printed above), is slightly edge rubbed with small chip to top of spine.

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