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DAYS IN CATLAND
Written by Arthur Burnaby. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1311382
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

A Father Tuck's Panorama. Oblong format. 4 plates in concertina form that fold out to create a large panorama with 14 numbered card figures of cats, and corresponding numbered slits in the panorama to insert the cat figures. On the reverse is a rhyme by Arthur Burnaby with b/w illustrations also by Wain. Spines of folds have been professionally reinforced. All figures are present (no. 11 has a tape repair). There are old tape marks to the pocket on the back board. A decent copy of a scarce book.

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IN AND OUT AND ROUND ABOUT
Written by Clifton Bingham; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1311368
Published by Ernest Nister. Good condition.

A book of transformation pictures. Green cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows two dogs looking through window at robin. 6 colour illustrations which transform when the tab is pulled down. B/w text illustrations including 4 b/w cats by Wain to the last page. Last tab/transforming picture is not working and some small tears/chips to the surround of this one, others in good working order. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Joints cracked. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown, Staples rusty. Grubby fingermarks throughout. Scuff marks to rear cover, corners slightly worn.

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RIP VAN WINKLE
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Julian Wehr.
Stock no. 1501858
Published by The Pilot Press Ltd.. 1st UK 1947. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue pictorial paper boards. Spiral bound. Move the tabs and watch the characters move. Colour & b/w illustrations. Corners and cover edges worn, some scuffing and foxing. Neat name to front pastedown. Tab from first moveable has been torn off but still works. Tabs to all moveables are creased. Finally moveable is broken. A few pages have small tears or creasing to margin of bottom edge. A few fingermarks but generally clean.

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FUNNY FOLKS ALBUM MASTER CHUBB AND HIS DOG
No author listed.
Stock no. 1709168
Very good condition.

Small format, 11cm by 6.5cm. Concertina book with colour lithography illustrations. Small chips to corners.

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MIGHTY MOUSE PREHISTORIC ANIMAL BOOK
Written by Horace J. Elias.
Stock no. 1310436
Published by Ottenheimer Publishers, Inc.. 1st USA 1977. Slightly better than very good condition.

Magic Punch-Out, See-Thru Picture Storybook. Pictorial boards. Full colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0895310015. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine.

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RUPERT AND THE POSTMAN
Written by Mick Wells. Illustrated by Mick Wells.
Stock no. 1309529
Published by Michael Stanfield Holdings. 1st 1975. Very good condition.

Cardwraps. TV play book. Read the story, press out the characters and play the game. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0860320014. Press-outs unused. Staples rusted causing brown marks to covers and inner margins.

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THE GOAT WITH THE TAR-BRUSH BEARD
Written by Percy G. Griggs. Illustrated by Edward Lander.
Stock no. 1309221
Published by Medallion Press Limited. Very good condition.

A Medallion Pop-out Book. Open the book and see the goat pop out! Oblong format (5 x 7.75"). Blue cardwraps. Colour illustrations inside covers (at rear is goat that pops out when book is opened), b/w text illustrations. Light rubbing to cover edges. Staples rusty. Light damp stain to lower edges of contents. Pages are lightly browned/foxed.

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PANORAMA BOOK OF BIRDS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1309199
Published by Art & Humour Publishing Co.. Very good condition.

Series No. P.2. 8 fold-out double-sided pages showing various birds in colour. Oblong format (4.75 x 6.25"). Some rubbing to cover edges and a couple of large creases to rear cover. Light browning to pages else clean.

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THE THREE BEARS
Written by Molly B. Thomson. Illustrated by Molly Thomson.
Stock no. 1207335
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Good condition.

A shaped 'Kiddie Kut' book with windows which allow you to peep through to the following pages. Charming! Colour illustrations throughout. Spine split, edges worn. A little surface paper damage to rear cover. Contents still bright.

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THE THREE BEARS
Written by Molly B. Thomson. Illustrated by Molly Thomson.
Stock no. 1806828
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Almost very good condition.

A shaped 'Kiddie Kut' book with windows which allow you to peep through to the following pages. Charming! Colour illustrations throughout. Edges creased, small nick to lower edge of contents. Edge browning else contents clean.

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THE EVEN MORE AMAZING SCIENCE POP-UP BOOK
Written by Chris Oxlade.
Stock no. 1401104
Published by Franklin Watts. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

A 3-Dimensional Exploration by Jay Young. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Contains a working gravity-clock, binoculars, scales, telephone, phenakistoscope and abacus. ISBN: 0749625600. All parts present. Sand in the timer doesn't flow freely but everything else working. Crease to top of phenakistoscope.

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THE WEATHER
Written by Francis Wilson. Illustrated by Philip Jacobs.
Stock no. 1806514
Published by Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.; Purnell. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

BBC Weatherman Francis Wilson explains the mysteries of the world's weather and reveals the secrets of forecasting in this colourful action pop-up book. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. A unique 3-d pop-up book. Paper Engineering by Paul Wilgress. ISBN: 0361075162. Corners bumped. Some tabs stiff. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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