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THE LITTLE HOUSE
Written by Virginia Lee Burton. Illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton.
Stock no. 1319899
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. 14th 1960. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The little house longs fora glimpse of the stars and the scent of apple blossoms, but she was caught by the big city... Blue cloth with light blue illustration to front. 40 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped, Caldecott Medal sticker to front part detached.

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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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UNO'S GARDEN
Written by Graeme Base. Illustrated by Graeme Base.
Stock no. 1817627
Published by Penguin; Viking. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illuminating blend of storybook, puzzle book and numbers book - a moving and timely tale about how we all unknowingly affect the environment around us, just by being there, and how we can always learn from our mistakes and find ways of doing things better. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Fabulous colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780670041916. Light rubbing to dustwrapper corners.

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THE FIRST DOG
Written by Jan Brett. Illustrated by Jan Brett.
Stock no. 1817625
Published by Harcourt, Inc. Circa 1988. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An exciting tale of adventure in prehistoric times, the author convincingly portrays the growth of the warm bond between man and animal that must, long, long ago, have resulted in the first domesticated dog. Large format. Beige cloth boards with black title to spine. Full colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0152276505. Reprint, 'K' printing.

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JAN BRETT'S SNOWY TREASURY
Written by Jan Brett. Illustrated by Jan Brett.
Stock no. 2130705
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1st USA 2009. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Contains four picture book bestsellers by Brett. Includes Gingerbread Baby; The Mitten; The Hat; The Three Snow Bears. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780399254017.

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VICTORIANS ABROAD
Written by John S. Goodall. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 2128486
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small oblong format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine and vignettes. Colour illustrations throughout. No text. ISBN: 0333284534. Brown line to front endpaper. Very slight fading to cover edges. Contents are lovely and bright!

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ESCAPADE
No author listed. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 2128485
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small oblong format. Red and white decorated boards. Silhouette illustrations. Story of a lost canary. No Text. ISBN: 0333285426. Light wear to cover edges. Contents are excellent!

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MISTER SEAHORSE
Written by Eric Carle. Illustrated by Eric Carle.
Stock no. 1815925
Published by Puffin. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

What a good father Mr. Seahorse is! As he floats through the sea, Mr. Seahorse finds several other kinds of fish fathers caring for their eggs and babies in the most surprising ways. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Vivid colour illustrations with transparent acetate overlays. ISBN: 0141380896. Bookplate to front pastedown mostly obscured by front flap of dustwrapper. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly browned.

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VICTORIANS ABROAD
Written by John S. Goodall. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 1815767
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Small oblong format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine and vignettes. Colour illustrations throughout. No text. ISBN: 0333284534. A few minor foxspots present.

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ESCAPADE
No author listed. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 1208865
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small oblong format. Red and white decorated boards. Silhouette illustrations. Story of a lost canary. No Text. ISBN: 0333285426. Spine rubbed at base. Wrapper very lightly creaed at edges.

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