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JAPHET AND HAPPY ANNUAL
Written by J.F. Horrabin; F.W. Thomas. Illustrated by J.F. Horrabin.
Stock no. 2125258
Published by News Chronicle. Circa 1947. Good condition.

Oblong format. Green spine, green pictorial boards showing Egbert the Owl in his Pre-Fab. Colour and two-tone illustrations. First story is "Happy Wasn't Born To Command". Spine is split nearly all the way down rear side, with splitting and chipping; a little loss. Cover corners are bent. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Rusting from staples to front endpaper. Grubby margin marks and foxing. A reading copy.

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JAPHET AND HAPPY'S ANNUAL 1939
Written by J.F. Horrabin. Illustrated by J.F. Horrabin.
Stock no. 1507711
Published by News Chronicle Publications. 1939. Fair condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows a snow scene with a tortoise being surprised by a snow ball. Colour frontis + 4 other colour plates. Two-tone and b/w strip pictures. First story is 'The Shipwrecked Mariner'. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers grubby, pencil scribble to front cover. Ink name stamp and a couple of letters and lines to front endpaper, drawing to verso. Front joint and a few hinges cracked. A few margin tears, some marks and colouring to contents, also foxing. One plate is MISSING, two are present but detached, one of these has a margin tear. A decent reading copy.

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JAPHET AND HAPPY'S ANNUAL 1941
Written by J.F. Horrabin. Illustrated by J.F. Horrabin.
Stock no. 1503942
Published by News Chronicle. 1941. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Green pictorial covers. 4 colour plates. Front cover shows characters - two of them playing musical instruments. First story is 'Mr. Noah's Guardian Angel'. Spine is worn and chipped with loss from top and bottom. Bumping to corners. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers a little grubby and scuffed. Both joints and a couple of hinges cracked. Remains of label and ink inscription to front pastedown. Mark to verso of frontis. Contents are browned with a little foxing and just a few marks.

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JAPHET AND HAPPY'S ANNUAL 1939
Written by J.F. Horrabin. Illustrated by J.F. Horrabin.
Stock no. 1503941
Published by News Chronicle Publications. 1939. Fair condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows a snow scene with a tortoise being surprised by a snow ball. Colour frontis + 4 other colour plates. Two-tone and b/w strip pictures. First story is 'The Shipwrecked Mariner'. Spine bumped, faded and stained. Corners and cover edges worn. Covers grubby and marked. Front joint almost broken, only holding by a couple of threads. Most hinges also badly cracked, rear joint ok. All plates present but 2 detached. All pages present. Some foxing, browning and marks to contents. A reading copy.

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JAPHET AND HAPPY ANNUAL 1951
Written by J.F. Horrabin; Kathleen Starr. Illustrated by J.F. Horrabin.
Stock no. 1313946
Published by News Chronicle Ltd.. 1951. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, blue pictorial boards. Front board shows the Japhet & Happy gang dancing around a tree. First story is 'Quiet As A Mouse'. 80 pages. 9.5 x 7.25". Covers slightly edge rubbed and lightly scuffed. Inscription in ink inside front cover (dated Xmas 1950). Light page browning to inside of covers, title-page and last text page. Musty smell to contents.

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JAPHET AND HAPPY'S ANNUAL 1937
Written by J.F. Horrabin. Illustrated by J.F. Horrabin.
Stock no. 1704363
Published by News Chronicle. 1937. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine. Front cover shows characters walking into the jungle. Spine faded. Some browning to pages.

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JAPHET & CO. ON ARKUB ISLAND
Written by J.F. Horrabin. Illustrated by J.F. Horrabin.
Stock no. 1704360
Published by News Chronicle. 1931. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, pictorial red front board. Colour & b/w illustrations. Edges bumped with some cracking to surface paper. Pages browned. A few pinholes to a couple of pages.

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JAPHET AND HAPPY'S ANNUAL 1939
Written by J.F. Horrabin. Illustrated by J.F. Horrabin.
Stock no. 594425
Published by News Chronicle Publications. 1939. Good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows a snow scene with a tortoise being surprised by a snow ball. Colour frontis + 4 other colour plates. Two-tone and b/w strip pictures. First story is 'The Shipwrecked Mariner'. Wear and bumping, with chipping to cover edges. Grubby and damp marks to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Grubby marks to pages. A couple of plates have edge-tears to them (Some repaired).

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HITLER'S ROUTE TO BAGDAD
Written by Barbara Ward; et al. Illustrated by J.F. Horrabin.
Stock no. 554401
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1939. Good condition.

Red cloth. Prepared for the International Research Section of the Fabian Society. Maps by Horrabin. Endpapers foxed else contents very good. Covers badly discoloured and worn.

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