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ESIO TROT
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2130338
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Mr Hoppy, a retired bachelor, has a secret passion for the attractive widow, Mrs Silver. But she, alas, lavishes all her affection on another - Alfie, her pet tortoise! Mr Hoppy hatches a wildly ingenious plot to defeat his rival which involves no fewer than 140 tortoises! Wonderful b/w illustrations throughout. A delight for Dahl fans. Blue boards with gilt tile to spine. 63 pages. ISBN: 0224027867. Pale browning to cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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ESIO TROT
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2129656
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Mr Hoppy, a retired bachelor, has a secret passion for the attractive widow, Mrs Silver. But she, alas, lavishes all her affection on another - Alfie, her pet tortoise! Mr Hoppy hatches a wildly ingenious plot to defeat his rival which involves no fewer than 140 tortoises! Wonderful b/w illustrations throughout. A delight for Dahl fans. Blue boards with gilt tile to spine. 63 pages. ISBN: 0224027867. Light bumping to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is unevenly faded to edges, with a bit of creasing; couple of chips to top of spine.
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JANE THE TORTOISE
Written by A. Thatcher; Constance J. Hogarth. Illustrated by Constance E. Rowlands.
Stock no. 1503314
Published by Philip Allan & Co. Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Or The Transformation of Uncle Parker. Blue cloth, black titles and vignette of tortoise to front, black titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 203 pages. Spine is bumped and worn with a little fraying to top edge and slightly faded. Marks to covers, especially front cover. Small hole to edge of rear pastedown. Light browning to endpapers. A few marks and fox spots to contents.
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TORTOISESHELL
Written by Nigel McMullen. Illustrated by Nigel Mcmullen.
Stock no. 383918
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1984. As new condition.

The touching story of a tortoise who loses his shell, but manages to solve this awkward problem with the help of a mouse and a squirrel. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0434949809.
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ROSIE AND TORTOISE
Written by Margaret Wild. Illustrated by Ron Brooks.
Stock no. 586955
Published by Ted Smart. Circa 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A wise and tender book about welcoming a new baby into the family. ISBN: 0670889601. Pictorial wrapper is edge-creased.
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TORTOISE AND TURTLE
Written by Evelyn Gendel. Illustrated by Hilary Knight.
Stock no. 576837
Published by Macdonald and Jane's. 1978. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Brown text and illustrations. An enchanting account of a memorable party. ISBN: 0354080520.
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