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GOBLIN MARKET AND SELECTED POEMS
Written by Christina Rossetti; Kathryn Hughes. Illustrated by Jillian Tamaki.
Stock no. 1822686
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2011. Fine condition.

Pictorial front board. Purple cloth to rear cover and spine, gilt title to spine. Full page colour illustrations. Introduction by Hughes. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE SHIP'S CAT
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Alan Aldridge.
Stock no. 2135583
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

The Adventures and Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on The Spanish Maine. Narrated in verses with 'Divers Cunning and Fantastical' full colour pictures. Glazed pictorial boards. Large format. ISBN: 0224014412.

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THE FOX'S FROLIC
Written by Francis Burnand. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson.
Stock no. 2135570
Published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.. Fair condition.

A Day With the Topsy Turvy Hunt. Large oblong format. Cloth spine. Yellow pictorial boards. Bright full-page colour illustrations. Scuffing and marks to covers; some surface paper damage. Wear to cover edges and corners. Spine is faded and foxed. Binding is very weak - contents have at one time been taped back in to joints, but now stitching is showing. Names in ink to front endpaper and some erased pencil. Some margin marks; a few stains to margins. A reading copy.

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BEDTIME & MOONSHINE
Written by Nicola Bayley. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley.
Stock no. 2135559
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Lullabies and nonsense! Dark blue boards with silver titles to front and spine. Sweet full page colour illustrations. 9.5 x 7 inches. ISBN: 0744507847. Couple of small marks to covers. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and small edge-tear to bottom of front panel.

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OUT AND ABOUT
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135551
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

An enchanting little girl and her baby brother romp through the year, finding their own special pleasures in the elements. Pictorial glazed boards. Wood chip effect endpapers. Delightful colour illustrations. Easy to read text. Unpaginated. 10.5 x 9". ISBN: 0744506050.

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OUT AND ABOUT
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135478
Published by Walker Books. 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An enchanting little girl and her baby brother romp through the year, finding their own special pleasures in the elements. Pictorial glazed boards. Wood chip effect endpapers. Delightful colour illustrations. Easy to read text. Unpaginated. 10.5 x 9". ISBN: 0744506050. Reprint. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine and a few nicks at edges.

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THE COMPLETE FLOWER FAIRIES (8 VOLUMES)
Written by Cecily M. Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1822651
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2020. Fine condition.

A beautiful set contained in blue slipcase with gilt title to one side and silver vignette to opposite side. Books are bound in different colour cloths. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 1321793
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book no devotee of The Hobbit can afford to miss... a selection of verses which are masterpieces of technical skill. Attractive colour pictorial boards. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0048210196. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, indentation from erased pencil mark above. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with foxing and a few small nicks to edges.

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LESSONS IN LINE FOR LITTLE LEARNERS
Written by A.H.S.; Geoffrey Ryley. Illustrated by Evelyn Beale.
Stock no. 1321771
Published by Elliot Stock. Almost very good condition.

Large oblong format. Red cloth with vignettes to front. B/w illustrations. SIGNED by the composer to verso of front free-endpaper (** Hastings withe the Composer's kind regards). Spine and corners bumped. Small worn patch to lower edge of front cover. Small, light stain to rear cover. Vertical crease to centre of front free-endpaper. Some light foxing.

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WIDDY-WIDDY-WURKEY
Written by Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Valery Carrick.
Stock no. 1321764
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Nursery Rhymes from many lands. Beige decorated cloth. B/w illustrations. Translated by Rose Fyleman Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Some evidence of pencil marks erased from front free-endpaper. Foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and foxed.

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THE BOOK OF NONSENSE AND MORE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 1321694
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large oblong format. Green pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. The Copyright Edition. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some light stains to covers. Inscription in pencil to front free-endpaper. Some light browning to endpapers. A few small marks to page margins else contents clean. Slight musty smell to contents.

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INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF MY UNCLE ARLY
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Dale Maxey.
Stock no. 1321691
Published by Collins. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This is the tale of eccentric Uncle Arly whose shoes were always far too tight and whose way of life was altogether extraordinary. Large format. Pink pictorial boards, black titles. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine slightly bumped, some slight rubbing to spine and corners. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed with small mark to base of spine.

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