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Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 2121856
Published by Sampson Low. Slightly better than 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. Books are in lovely condition; just some foxing to outer page edges and some light page browning. Contained in original - fragile 'box'; which has creasing; tear to top of box.

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Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1505690
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co.. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition.

Five small format paperwrap books contained in shaped pictorial slipcase with opening door at front. Story books are: Noddy and the flying elephant; Big-ears loses some jewels; Noddy and the 3 bears; Noddy's car rides in the air; Noddy and the big balloon. B/w illustrations. Noddy and the Flying Elephant has neat colouring to the first illustration and a light corner crease to the front cover. Big-ears loses some Jewels has two creases and a small nick to the rear cover. All books have light foxing to covers and light browning to pages. Contained in original ark case which is slightly edge worn with a couple of tiny tears and fox spots. Slightly faded to front.

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Written by John S. Goodall. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 1405159
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1977. Almost very good condition.

Small oblong format. The cats go for a picnic and end up with more than they expected! Delightful colour illustrations with half-page "transforming" pictures which change the scene when the page is turned. No text. ISBN: 0333216768. Corners a little bumped. Spine a little faded. Rear endpaper is MISSING. Light marks to front endpaper. Contents clean.

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Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1505655
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1958. Poor condition.

Five little card wrap books contained in box shaped to look like a sweetshop with opening door at front. All 5 books are present but one is missing its covers and one is missing its rear cover. Three have tape repairs to covers. Tinny's hat has been coloured in every book ans there is some foxing but contents of books are generally good. Sweetshop box is battered and worn with loss from top edge, doors still present. A bit grubby and foxed. Sold W.A.F.

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Written by Jane Eayre Fryer. Illustrated by Julia Greene; Albert C. Mowitz.
Stock no. 1505538
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

The story of Mary Frances and the Doll People for whom she builds a house to live in complete with furniture. Colour and b/w plates of dolls, clothing and furniture. Numerous b/w illustrations. Designed for the colour pictures to be cut out and the b/w pictures to be used for tracing and creating other dolly items. Blue cloth, large pictorial onlay to front cover. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few small marks to covers and onlay. Gilt on spine dulled. Large white label stuck to front pastedown covering another label underneath. 1623 in ink to front endpaper. Some hinges cracked. A few grubby fingermarks to contents. Some contents (furniture pages) are missing, one is detached.

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Written by Ernest Nister.
Stock no. 1404960
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1979. Slightly better than very good condition.

A reproduction from an Antique Book by Ernest Nister. Original published in 1892. Pictures changed by moving the tab. Glazed boards. ISBN: 0001956477. Spine a little bumped. Creasing to the laminate on the rear board. Slight bumping to edge of front cover. All revolving pictures in very good working order.

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No author listed.
Stock no. 1315146
circa 1850. Good condition.

Cream card wraps with hole to front cover to peep through, decorative paper onlay to rear cover. 6 hand-coloured scenes bound accordion style. Covers are edge worn and a little grubby. Three of the paper folds have been replaced, the first two very neatly and have been coloured to match what was previously there (when the book is closed you can see the colour), the other fold replaced did not need colour. Other folds have small tears or old tape repairs. The scenes are all in excellent condition, without major faults.

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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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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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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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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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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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