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A DARK, DARK TALE
Written by Ruth Brown. Illustrated by Ruth Brown.
Stock no. 1322711
Published by Andersen Press. 1985. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Minimal text. The story of cat and a mouse. ISBN: 0862640016. Some slight bumping to spine. Inscription in ink and a name plate to front pastedown. Contents fine.

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POSY
Written by Linda Newbery. Illustrated by Catherine Rayner.
Stock no. 1322367
Published by Orchard Books. Circa 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Posy is an adorable, irresistible, cheeky, lovable kitten. White pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781843629900. 2nd printing. Minimum bumping to spine and minimum browning to cover edges.

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TIME FOR BED, FRED!
Written by Yasmeen Ismail. Illustrated by Yasmeen Ismail.
Stock no. 1322366
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Fred (the dog) will do anything to advoid bedtime! A perfect picture book for reluctant bed-goers. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781408837009. Bump to top front edge of spine.

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THE DREAMBEAST
Written by John Richardson. Illustrated by John Richardson.
Stock no. 2136367
Published by Hutchinson Children's Books. 1ST 1988. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0091735696. SIGNED by author to title page. Pencil marks to front endpapers.

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ANNO'S BRITAIN
Written by Mitsumasa Anno. Illustrated by Mitsumasa Anno.
Stock no. 1322060
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st UK 1982. Very good condition.

A picture book without words. Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Originally published as "Anno's Journey III" in Japan, 1981. ISBN: 0370309162. Some very slight marking to front cover, a few light score marks to covers. Grubby fingermark to first page before beginning of book. Evidence of pencil erasure to top corner of front free-endpaper.

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JOJO'S REVENGE!
Written by Mick Inkpen. Illustrated by Mick Inkpen.
Stock no. 2135572
Published by Discovery Toys, Inc.. Circa 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. This edition published and distributed exclusively by Discovery Toys, Inc. Originally published by Walker Books Ltd. ISBN: 0939979403.

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RICHARD
Written by Charles Keeping. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 2135564
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1973. Very good condition.

The story of Richard, a Police Horse belonging to the Mounted Branch of the Metropolitan Police Force. Brilliant full-page colour pictures, minimal text. Pictorial boards. Large format. 11 x 8.5 inches. Unpaginated. ISBN: 0192796917. Light bumping to spine and cover edges. Fading to spine.

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LITTLE PICKLE
Written by Peter Collington. Illustrated by Peter Collington.
Stock no. 2135563
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

Mischievous Little Pickle is always in trouble of one kind or another. But life is at its most exciting during the adventure that begins as a quiet walk with Mum - and becomes a perilous voyage at sea! No text - a story entirely told through pictures. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 041654780X. Spine is faded; browning to top corner of rear cover.

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MAXIE'S MICE
Written by Marlene Reidel. Illustrated by Marlene Reidel.
Stock no. 1321615
Published by MacMillan. 1st UK 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

White pictorial boards. Full-page colour pictures. Minimal text. Large format. ISBN: 0333235452. Spine slightly bumped. Browning to covers. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is browned and torn at edges with tape repairs on verso.

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OUR DARLINGS: AT HOME, IN TOWN, AT THE SEA-SIDE, IN THE COUNTRY, AT PLAY
Written by Mars. Illustrated by Mars.
Stock no. 1818422
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

A picture book with minimal text. Oblong format. Bevelled edge boards. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Green, floral endpapers. 47 pages. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards a little browned and scuffed. Joints repaired. Diagonal corner crease to lower corner of free front endpaper is fragile and liable to tear. Vertical crease to half-title page. Light browning to contents with minor grubby marks in places.

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HURRAY FOR PEREGRINE PIG
No author listed. Illustrated by Tatjana Hauptmann.
Stock no. 1318181
Published by Ernest Benn. 1st 1980. Good condition.

Large square format. Matt pictorial boards. Follow Peregrine Pig's adventures through the full-page colour pictures (no text). Some pages shaped and cut-out to provide 3D scenes. A delightful picture book. ISBN: 0510000916. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Foxing to covers. Front joint is just starting to crack. There is light foxing on the reverse of the pages (white paper, not visible on illustrated sides).

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HECTOR PROTECTOR AND AS I WENT OVER THE WATER
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1318026
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st UK 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Two nonsense nursery rhymes wonderfully illustrated by full-page colour pictures. 7.5 x 8.5". Unpaginated. ISBN: 0370007743. Spine bumped. Light page browning throughout. There is a small damp mark to textblock (but it doens't affect the actual pages). Dustwrapper is lightly browned and is grubby and edge rubbed.

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