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THAMES TUNNEL PEEPSHOW
No author listed.
Stock no. 1315145
circa 1843. Good condition.

1200 feet long, 76 feet below high water mark, was 8 years building and cost £446,000, opened the 25th day of March 1843. Bound accordion style, 4 hand--coloured scenes (includes front cover which has 2 holes cut out - peepholes). Contained in a slipcase with onlay to front (same as front cover of book). Rear cover is creased and colour (black) has been touched up to rear cover and edges of front cover. I think that the slipcase has been repaired/reinforced.
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THE THREE BEARS
Written by Molly B. Thomson. Illustrated by Molly B. Thomson.
Stock no. 1315086
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Very good condition.

A shaped 'Peep-Through' book with windows which allow you to peep through to the following pages. Charming! Colour illustrations throughout. Pictorial cardwraps. Slight creasing to shaped page edges and some slight foxing else contents clean.
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KELLOGG'S FUNNY JUNGLELAND MOVING PICTURES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1504887
Published by W.K. Kellogg. 1909. Slightly better than good condition.

Card wraps. Pictures of jungle animals in strips which can be moved around to form peculiar creatures! A few lines of rhyme to each page. Covers creased and worn, small closed tear to top edge of front cover. Scribble to elephant's head on front cover, surface paper damage to centre of rear cover. Light marking to a couple of pages from light dampstain. Some creasing and wear. Staples rusty. All strips present. Some illustrations slightly off line.
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OUR VILLAGE SHOP
Written by Jean Sawyer. Illustrated by Faith Jaques.
Stock no. 1504593
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

An old-fashioned model shop with its contents ready to cut out and assemble. With Memories Of A Village Shop by Sawyer. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 0434944432. Slight wear to cover edges and top corner tips. Light browning to cover edges. Contents clean and unused.
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WHAT GOES WITH WHAT
No author listed.
Stock no. 1504356
Published by Adprint Ltd.. circa 1945. Very good condition.

A Playbook in Colour Photography. Look at the picture on the upper part of the page. The picture on the lower parts of the pages are all mixed up so you must turn them over until you come to the one that goes with the upper part... Spiral bound pictorial boards. Wear to corners and cover edges. Slight damage at either end of spine. Covers a little grubby and scuffed. A few fingermarks and fox spots to contents but generally in very nice condition.
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NODDY'S SHOP OF BOOKS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1314494
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1958. Slightly better than very good condition.

Five little card wrap books contained in box shaped to look like a sweetshop with opening door at front. Volume 3 has a small ink mark by staple to covers and there is a tiny mark to front cover of volume 5. There are a few light creases to covers and tiny nicks at edges. Overall the books are lovely and bright and would be difficult to find in better condition. Box has creases and is slightly edge rubbed, there is an inscription in blue biro to lower edge of front of box.
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NODDY'S HOUSE OF BOOKS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1314491
Published by Sampson Low. 2nd 1955. Very good condition.

Six small format paperwrap books contained in pictorial slipcase shaped like a house with opening door at front. B/w illustrations. The Tiny Noddy Books nos 1-6: A Tale of Little Noddy; Noddy Has More Adventures; Noddy Goes to the Seaside; Noddy has a Shock; Noddy Off to Rocking-Horse Land; Noddy and Big-Ears Have a Picnic. Each book is small format (3.5" x 3") with pictorial cardwraps, 36 b/w illustrations with text below. Staples are rusty. Covers are just a little edge worn, some creases and small tears to covers. Contents of books are clean. Box is worn with crease to top front and erased pencil writing to front.
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DAN DARE'S ANASTASIA JET PLANE
Written by Wallis Rigby; Frank Hampson. Illustrated by Frank Hampson.
Stock no. 2116702
Published by Hulton Press. 1st 1955. Slightly better than very good condition.

A press-out book to make your own 18.25" model, by permission of Eagle. Large oblong format (10 x 15"). Cardwraps, red spine and front cover. 8 pages of text with b/w illustrations featuring the story of one of Dan Dare's adventures in Anastasia. 4 card pages with colour press-out pieces. Some light wear to corners and spine. Contents are unused - model all still present and read to press-out and make!!
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DAN DARE'S ANASTASIA JET PLANE
Written by Wallis Rigby; Frank Hampson. Illustrated by Frank Hampson.
Stock no. 1314482
Published by Hulton Press. 1st 1955. Nearly fine condition.

A press-out book to make your own 18.25" model, by permission of Eagle. Large oblong format (10 x 15"). Cardwraps, red spine and front cover. 8 pages of text with b/w illustrations featuring the story of one of Dan Dare's adventures in Anastasia. 4 card pages with colour press-out pieces. A few light foxspots to rear cover. Text pages are lightly browned and there is minimal rubbing to cover edges. Otherwise this is a very near fine copy.
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CHOO CHOO 'ROUND THE WORLD
Written by Helen Sterling. Illustrated by Charlotte Steiner.
Stock no. 2116049
Published by Pilot Press Ltd.. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Colour pictorial boards. Cut-out square to middle of pages, so that the 'Choo Choo' can travel through all the pages!! Colour illustrations. Spine is bumped and browned, with wear. A little page browning, with some foxing. 'Choo Choo' is still attached at either pastedown - so can travel through the pages still. Wrapper is unevenly brown and worn, with edge-tears and chips. Big pieces missing from spine; some scuffing.
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THE ENID BLYTON HANDKERCHIEF BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 2116035
Almost very good condition.

Large square format stiff card covers; spiral bound. An unusual book. Contains 6 different handkerchiefs (stuck in) with some known Blyton characters in colour to each one. Each handkerchief page also has a thick clear page, with some writing on to compliment each handkerchief. Some scuffing to covers; creasing and wear to corners. Marks to rear cover. Some clear pages are starting to become or almost detached - one clear page is totally detached, but still inserted. Some foxing and marks. Last but one handkerchief page has small piece of loss to bottom edge of page; some browning; next clear page has same shaped loss. Some page corner creasing. An unusual item - fragile, but still all present!
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M.C. ESCHER KALEIDOZYKLEN
Written by Doris Schattschneider; Wallace Walker. Illustrated by M.C. Escher.
Stock no. 1810563
Published by Benedikt Taschen. 1990. Very good condition.

Text in German. Large format. Card wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. 17 press-out models of Escher's graphics and the story of how they were devised. A fascinating book. ISBN: 3894500670. Corners worn, covers slightly grubby. Contents clean and unused.
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