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Written by Phillippa Francklyn.
Stock no. 2105321
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1941. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with black titles to spine and boy in armchair to front cover. Spine and corners are bumped. A few grubby marks to covers. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper has a few edge-tears and chips; creasing with minimal loss.

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Written by Isobel St. Vincent.
Stock no. 1205497
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Circa 1952. Very good condition.

Foxing to outer page edges. Pencil inscription to front pastedown.

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Written by Balliett. Blue. Illustrated by Brett Helquist.
Stock no. 1204343
Published by The Chicken House. 1st 2005. As new condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Tipped in colour illustration to verso of front endpaper. B/w illustrations. Two children are caught up in an international art sensation. ISBN: 1904442714. SIGNED by author and illustrator. Complete with original wraparound band.

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Written by Hilda Boden. Illustrated by Lilian Buchanan.
Stock no. 1304427
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

On a caravan holiday on the Welsh border the Marlow children find stolen pictures and need all their wits to escape from a difficult situation. Green boards with embossed scottie dog design, black title to spine. 120 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine bumped. Small name sticker to front endpaper. Covers and contents clean. Dustwrapper has loss to top of spine and top front corner, rear panel is a bit grubby.

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Written by Caroline Lawrence.
Stock no. 1202541
Published by Orion Children's Books. Circa 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Roman Mysteries series. The month is October, the year AD79. The place is Ostia, near Rome. To her horror, Flavia learns that her family is in danger of losing everything they own. Turquoise boards. ISBN: 1842552236. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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Written by Joan Inglesant. Illustrated by Glossop.
Stock no. 384891
Published by Puzzle Books Ltd.. Circa 1936. Very good condition.

A capital story and jig-saw puzzle solution in one book. Red cloth. Pictorial front board. Jigsaw pieces contained in envelope at back of book. Slight rubbing to cover edges, spine slightly bumped. Rear cover is just a little grubby. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Light browning to endpapers. Small white typing fluid mark to top of fornt endpaper. Unfortunately 1 piece of the jigsaw (top left corner) is missing.

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Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop.
Stock no. 815062
Published by Collins. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

This most peculiar mystery was made up by four children to entertain Uncle Bob. Cream boards, red title to spine. B/w and two-tone illustrations. Corners lightly bumped. Wrapper torn with slight loss, and ink marks to front flap.

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Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 442407
Published by Newnes. 1937. Good condition.

A Steeley Story. Blue cloth with black title to spine. 252 pages. Front cover and spine very damp-marked and stained. Ink stamps and numbers to front endpaper/pastedown. Couple of corner tip loss to pages. Grubby outer page edge marks. Still a good reading copy.

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Written by Gunby Hadath.
Stock no. 589370
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1932. Very good condition.

Brown cloth, black border and decorations to spine. Colour frontis. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper, spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed.

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Written by Robert Swindells. Illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
Stock no. 425275
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Three children find a long-buried skeleton in a wood and Davy then has terrible visions and hallucinations....Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0340206950. SIGNED by author 'To David with best wishes' on title page. Spine and corners bumped, edges a little rubbed. J.A.B. in pen to front endpaper. Pictorial wrapper is creased and a little browned.

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Written by Robert Swindells.
Stock no. 425299
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Tim..finds life a drag. One day, hiding in the attic, he finds an ancient portrait, showing a man remarkably like himself. The events which follow culminate into a terrifying experience on a wild Yorkshire Moor. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0241125243. SIGNED by author, with inscription on verso of title-page. Wrapper edge=creased.

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Written by Gillian Cross.
Stock no. 425305
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

When Charlie takes a picture of an unknown animal swimming in the river, he has no idea of the effect that it will have on his life... Black boards, silver title to spine. 201 pages. ISBN: 019271631X. SIGNED by author, with inscription to title page. Wrapper very lightly edge-creased.

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