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CHORISTERS' CAKE
Written by William Mayne. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 1321911
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Peter Sandwell rebels against being expected to conform to the rules and customs of the cathedral choir school. Brown cloth, silver title to spine. 160 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Name and address in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers partly browned. Contents clean with a slight musty smell. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss to spine and corners and slightly grubby to rear panel.

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SISTER OF THE ANGELS
Written by Elizabeth Goudge. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 2135496
Published by Coward-McCann Inc.. Good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles. American edition. B/w illustrations. Damp staining and some foxing to covers. Front joint is partially cracked. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Contents are still generally very good.

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THE ADVENTURES OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 1321778
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

A light blue slipcase containing three classic books by Nesbit: 'New Treasure Seekers', 'The Story of the Treasure Seekers', and 'The Wouldbegoods'. Each book is bound in green cloth with gilt titles and a pictorial illustration to the front cover with a cream cloth background. Each book has numerous b/w illustrations and is beautifully presented. A lovely collection! Books are fine. Slipcase is just a little grubby.

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THE FRIENDLY ADVENTURES OF BUTTONS AND MAC
Written by Ursulaane Hourihane. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges; Gabor Denes.
Stock no. 1316538
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Buttons the teddy and Mac the Scottie pup and their adventures. Blue cloth, silver titles and vignettes. 6 coloured photographs by Denes and numberous b/w illustrations by Hodges. 136 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and textblock. Top corner of front free-endpaper has been neatly removed. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss and tape repairs.

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THE WOULDBEGOODS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 2118629
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Being the Further Adventures of the Treasure Seekers. Blue cloth, red title label to spine. B/w text illustrations. 384 pages Fading to spine and cover edges/corners. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; a bit of loss; grubby marks; some repairs to verso with sticky tape.

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CHORISTER'S CAKE
Written by William Mayne. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 1310669
Published by Jade Publishers. 1st PB 1990. Very good condition.

To assert his individuality Peter deliberately rebels against school rules and customs... Pictorial cardwraps. 156 pages. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0903461412. Light rubbing to spine and corners. Light fading to spine. There is a barcode label stuck to rear cover and the contents are lightly browned. A nice copy of a very scarce title.

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