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THE ENID BLYTON NATURE READERS NO. 25
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1406271
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. circa 1946. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Two-tone text illustrations. Contains "Diggy's Little Garden" and "Hoppitty-Skip and Crawl-About". Spine and corners a little rubbed. Inscription in ink to inside of front cover. Slight creasing to a couple of pages - possibly a binding error. A few light margin marks otherwise contents are clean.

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BUTTERFLIES IN BRITAIN
Written by Richard Chopping. Illustrated by Richard Chopping.
Stock no. 1608933
Published by Penguin. 1st 1943. Slightly better than very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial paperwraps. Staples rusted. Contents generally clean and bright.

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THE STORY OF PLANT LIFE
Written by Isabel Alexander. Illustrated by Isabel Alexander.
Stock no. 1608153
Published by Penguin Books. 1st 1946. Slightly better than very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book no. 58. Pictorial paper wraps. colour and b/w illustrations. Staples rusted; contents are otherwise near fine.

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THROUGH THE WOOD
Written by Harold Avery. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1505698
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. circa 1907. Almost very good condition.

A picture book. Large format 11.5 x 9.5", cloth spine and pictorial boards show boy watching weasels. 24 colour plates. 50 pages. Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at ends. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby. A few marks/fingermarks to contents. Margin tear to first text page. Light browning and foxing to endpapers. All plates present.

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LILY THE LITTLE PRINCESS
Written by Daniela Drescher. Illustrated by Daniela Drescher.
Stock no. 1811485
Published by Floris Books. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

An enchanting, simple tale with its beautiful illustrations, that take us into a world among the flowers that will capture a child's imagination. Pictorial glazed boards. ISBN: 9780863159053.

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THE ENID BLYTON NATURE READERS NO. 26
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2116940
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Contains "Freckles The Thrush" and "The Little Ploughman". Pictorial card wraps. Two-tone text illustrations. Creasing to cover corners. Some marks to covers.

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BUTTERFLIES IN BRITAIN
Written by Richard Chopping. Illustrated by Richard Chopping.
Stock no. 1606473
Published by Penguin. c. 1945. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial paperwraps. Reissue, circa 1944/45. File Copy, with label pasted to inside front cover (obscuring list of titles). Closed tear to lower edge of front cover.

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BY WOOD AND FIELD (DIGGERS AND BUILDERS)
Written by R. Hudson.
Stock no. 2115800
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Circa 1933. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow covers with dark brown titles. 4 colour plates. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with darkening to spine and edges; couple of closed tears and some edge-creasing.

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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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