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BABIES OF THE PONDS AND STREAMS
Written by Marla Tyrrell. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1503563
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format 6 x 4.752, pictorial boards. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 60 pages. Minimal bumping but a little wear to spine and corners. Ink inscription to front endpaper otherwise contents clean. One hinge cracked. Just an odd fox spot. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with small piece missing from front panel disguised by paper stuck to verso. Small patch of damage to spine and a few fox spots.

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BIRDS OF OUR GARDENS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Roland Green; Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1503507
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1942. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and drawings. Green cloth, gilt titles. 160 pages. 8 x 5.5 inches. Spine bumped. Erased name to front endpaper and rear pastedown. Contents browned with some light foxing. Tiny hole to rear joint. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few tears and chips, tear to base of spine repaired on verso with clear tape. Most of surface paper is missing from spine and is also missing from edges of front panel. A couple of small holes to grubby rear panel.

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WHEN THE GULLS CAME TO TOWN
Written by Helena Wakefield. Illustrated by Helena Wakefield.
Stock no. 1311544
Published by Newman Press. 1st 2007. Very good condition.

Summing up the main message regarding caring for the environment in some well chosen words and delightful pictures. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780955579301. SIGNED by author to dedication page (to Archie with best wishes...). Slight wear to corners.

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THE BOYS'S OWN BOOK OF NATURAL HISTORY
Written by Rev J.G. Wood.
Stock no. 1401509
Published by George Routledge and Sons Limited. circa 1907. Slightly better than good condition.

Olive green cloth, gilt titles. White vignettes. Colour frontis and 330 b/w illustrations throughout. Covers by Jessie M. King. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A little fraying of cloth on spine which is also darkened. Gilt title on spine faded. Mark to top of vignette on front board. Front and back joints just beginning to crack. Endpapers a little browned and foxed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some hinges are pulled. A few margin marks.

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ANIMALS OF NORTH AMERICA
Written by Arnrid Johnston. Illustrated by Arnrid Johnston.
Stock no. 1708044
Published by Penguin. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 28. Colour and b/w lithographed illustrations. Pictorial paperwraps. High number in side front cover is 39. Spine split at base. Name and number in ink to front cover.

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THE BUTTERFLY
Written by Maria M. Mudd. Illustrated by Wendy Smith-Griswold.
Stock no. 1401124
Published by Stewart Tabori & Chang. 2nd Slightly better than very good condition.

Dimensional Nature Portfolio Series. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Several small pop-ups and one giant Monarch butterfly as superb centre spread. ISBN: 1556702191. Price sticker to rear board. Edges of pages are slightly browned. Tips or large pop-up butterfly are creased.

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MY BOOK OF COUNTRY LIFE
No author listed. Illustrated by B. Butler.
Stock no. 1107052
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

9.5 ins. x 7.5 ins. Illustrated with black and white sketches Illustrated front cover Sketch on front paste-down endpaper Cover edges are bumped, with heavy wear in some places; creasing to a couple of corners. Some foxing, else contents are still very good.

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THE WHITE ADMIRAL
Written by H.E. Bates. Illustrated by Peggy Chapman.
Stock no. 1103199
Published by Dennis Dobson. 1st 1968. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. The White Admiral used to visit the butterflies every year for his holidays! Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0234779543. Wrapper is price-cut.

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NATURESCAPES
Written by Jill Bailey. Illustrated by Shirley Felts.
Stock no. 631203
Published by Viking Kestrel. 1st USA 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

American Edition. An exciting 3-dimensional nature trail through 4 common landscapes. Full-colour pop-up relief pictures. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0670820385. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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BIRD PICTURES
Written by Alice Whitby. Illustrated by Sara W.M. Fallon.
Stock no. 445324
Published by George Allen. 1st 1901. Fair condition.

Cloth spine, black titles. Pictorial front cover. Three colour illustrations. Covers are very worn, with chipping to edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Binding weak - stitching is starting to come loose. Grubby marks to some pages.

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THOSE OTHER ANIMALS
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Harrison Weir.
Stock no. 440808
Published by Henry And Co.. 1st 1891. Fair condition.

Part of 'The Whitefriars Library of Wit and Humour' series. Green boards with gilt titles and white vignette to front cover. 217 pages + adverts to rear. Corners and spine bumped. Covers marked. Half-title page missing. A few pages have closed tears; some repaired with tape.

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REFERENCE BOOK TO ENID BLYTON NATURE READERS
Written by Enid Blyton; L.J.F. Brimble.
Stock no. 597259
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1950. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth. 9 x 6". Spine is faded. Covers are marked and worn. Name in ink to front pastedown.Contents are very good.

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