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EXPLOITS OF DON QUIXOTE
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1406808
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 12 full page colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Top edge red. 219 pages. Ex-library with various ink stamps. Label, plus remains of another label and small area of surface paper damage to front endpaper. Large (4.5 x 7.5") piece of white paper stuck to front pastedown. Bumping to spine and corners. Browned tape marks to top and bottom of both boards. Brown marks to half title page and last blank page. Contents otherwise generally clean. A few marks to text block edge. Red top of text block has faded. Dustwrapper has been price cut by publisher with new small price label stuck to front flap. Small label to bottom of spine. Wrapper is a little edge worn and browned on verso.
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ARCADIAN BALLADS
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1406638
Published by Heinemann Educational Books. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Tall format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 48 pages. ISBN: 0435147722. Erased pencil mark to top of front endpaper. A little foxing to edge of text block. Contents very good. Spine of dustwrapper a little faded and rubbed.
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THE EVERGREEN TALES; OR TALES FOR THE AGELESS
Written by J.C. Mardrus; Hans Christian Andersen; Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone; Sylvain Sauvage; Everett Gee Jackson.
Stock no. 1316424
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1949. Very good condition.

Three volumes in slipcase: Ali Baba; The Ugly Duckling; The Sleeping Beauty. Large volumes (12.25 x 8"). Each volume is cloth bound with colour illustrations. Limited edition of 2500 copies. Copy no. 853. Ali Baba is SIGNED by Ardizzone and Ugly Duckling is SIGNED by Jackson, Hersholt and Schwartz. Each volume is slightly bumped and rubbed to spine, Ali Baba has a small nick to centre of spine. There are some light fingermarks to page margins but generally the contents are clean. The slipcase is worn and the spine of the slipcase is browned.
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HOME FROM THE SEA
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1406423
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Poems for young readers chosen and introduced by Ivor Brown. Dark blue boards with gilt titles. Pale green endpapers. B/w illustrations. 80 pages. Some marks to endpapers. Name and date to front endpaper. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and foxed. Spine is browned.
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THE LITTLE TRAIN
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2122357
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1973. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A beautiful book! Pictorial boards, Colour illustrations throughout. Oblong format, 7.25 x 9.5". ISBN: 0370020200. Bumping and wear to corners and along cover edges. Foxing throughout. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges; torn and chipped, with some loss; creased with marks.
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UPSIDEDOWN WILLIE
Written by Dorothy Clewes. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2122271
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

One of the "Gazelle" series. Pictorial boards. 2-tone illustrations through out. Easy to read text. 7.5 x 5". 48 pages. ISBN: 0241913586. A little bumping and spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks and chips to corners.
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NURSE MATILDA
Written by Christianna Brand. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2122250
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

"The person YOU want is Nurse Matilda" they said to Mr & Mrs Brown who were always having great difficulty with their numerous and naughty children. What happens when Nurse Matilda arrives makes remarkable telling... Green boards, richly decorated with gilt. Red endpapers and pagemarker. B/w drawings. 128pp. 6 x 4". Some light wear to cover edges. Small tear/chip along top of page edge to front endpaper. Fading and spotting to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; browning to spine. A few scuff marks to wrapper.
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ARDIZZONE'S HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; Stephen Corrin. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1506469
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1978. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

14 classic tales illustrated in colour and b/w. Maroon boards, gilt titles and vignette to front. ISBN: 0233969969. Rear cover a tiny bit bowed. Very slight smoke smell. Price-cut dustwrapper which has a small tear to the bottom edge of the front panel and is lightly browned along the top edge.
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MORE PREFABULOUS ANIMILES
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1405924
Published by Heinemann. 1st Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Prefabulous animiles are ludicrous and loveable, incredible and insane. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations every page. ISBN: 0434958948. Very pale browning to endpapers. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed.
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THE LITTLE FIRE ENGINE
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1316107
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 48 pages. ISBN: 0370020219. Spine bumped, covers edge rubbed. Heavy foxing to contents else clean. Price-cut wrapper was in 3 pieces and has 2 old vertical tape repairs to front panel. Rear panel of wrapper is slightly grubby.
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NURSE MATILDA
Written by Christianna Brand. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1315709
Published by Brockhampton Press. 2nd 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Red boards with gilt decorations. Red endpapers, text block and page marker. B/w line drawings. 128 pages. Spine very slightly bumped. Some light marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Contents otherwise fine. Price-cut wrapper is a little edge rubbed and sunned to spine.
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MORE PREFABULOUS ANIMILES
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1505516
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Prefabulous animiles are ludicrous and loveable, incredible and insane. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations every page. ISBN: 0434958948. Very light browning and foxing to endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrappper is slightly edge worn.
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