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I WAS A RAT! OR THE SCARLET SLIPPERS
Written by Philip Pullman. Illustrated by Peter Bailey.
Stock no. 2133347
Published by Doubleday. 1ST 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0385409796. SIGNED by author to title page. Light bumping to very top and tail of spine. Some pale yellowing to margins and outer page edges.

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THE TALE OF SAMUEL WHISKERS OR THE ROLY-POLY PUDDING
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2132071
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1948. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black lettering. Circular pictorial onlay to front cover. 75 pages. Top corner of front cover has large crease/bend. Corners are bumped. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.

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THE TALE OF SAMUEL WHISKERS OR THE ROLY-POLY PUDDING
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1316345
Published by Frederick Warne; The Penguin Group. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

Limited Edition Cased Set, special numbered edition of 100 sets to commemorate the centenary of the first publication in 1908. Small format book with cream cloth and silver titles. 76 numbered pages, all edges gilt. With explanatory leaflet giving a brief biography of Beatrix Potter and the history of the publication of The Tale of Samuel Whiskers. Contained in a green hinged box with silver title and oval onlay to front. Also includes a green leather foil-blocked bookmark. ISBN: 9780723262701. This is copy no. 59. Presentation box is further protected by a white card slip band. Contained in original brown packaging box (with limitation details label to front) and 'cotton' (referring to binding) written in blue biro to front. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE PIED PIPER
Written by Walt Disney. Illustrated by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 812858
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

From the Walt Disney Silly Symphony. The town of Hamelin was over-run with rats; the townsfolk simply couldn't get rid of them. So the Mayor offered a large reward to the first person who could clear the rats away... Pictorial paper boards. Colour pictorial endpapers showing Pied Piper leading the rats away. Colour & b/w illustrations. REDUCED from £120. 0.5" loss to top of backstrip affecting 'T' in 'The', base of spine worn. Corners worn. Covers still nice and bright. Minor foxing to endpapers. Some colouring to some b/w illustrations. A few grubby marks to margins. Verso of pictorial wrapper is foxed. Pictorial wrapper is in two halves, spine of wrapper is torn, overall wrapper is edge-worn and torn with a some loss. Overall a nice copy of a scarce item.

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WHAT BECAME OF THEM AND THE CONCEITED LITTLE PIG
Written by G. Boare. Illustrated by A.M. Lockyer.
Stock no. 564214
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. Circa 1888. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Brown pictorial card wraps. Brown full-page illustrations. Two cautionary tales. Inscription in ink to inside front cover. Corners lightly rubbed.

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