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NURSE MATILDA
Written by Christianna Brand. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1821813
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Green boards with gilt title and decorations to covers. Outer page edges and endpapers red. B/w text illustrations throughout. Boards clean and bright. Text block a little stained. Gift inscription in ink to half-title page. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper appears to have suffered from snail damage at edges (loss to surface paper).

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NURSE MATILDA GOES TO TOWN
Written by Christianna Brand. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1320961
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Brown children go to stay with their Aunt Adelaide in London and Nurse Matilda has to be called in again. Small format. Blue boards with gilt titles and vignettes to covers. B/w text illustrations throughout. Spine bumped. Light foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper has clear adhesive film stuck to it causing the colour to 'bleed' a little. Spine is faded. End of silk ribbon is foxed and slightly frayed.

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BIGGLES AND THE PIRATE TREASURE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1320694
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1954. Very good condition.

A feast of danger and adventure with Biggles & Co. Blue boards decorated with embossed scottie dogs, with red scottie dogs to spine. 6 colour plates. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Foxing, mainly to first few and last few pages and also textblock.

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THE KITTEN THAT DISAPPEARED
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1320441
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1966. Very good condition.

John & Mary Book No. 6. Yellow cloth spine, with pictorial covers. Colour illustrations. Some slight wear at cover edges. Contents clean.

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SECRET SEVEN MYSTERY
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Burgess Sharrocks.
Stock no. 1320340
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The Ninth Adventure. Light and dark blue boards showing SS holding hands. B/w and a few two-tone illustrations. 120 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Heavy foxing. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper, ink name stamp to front of same. Page 23/4 has lower corner torn off (no missing text). Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and creased with some loss to top and tail of spine.

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GOOD WORK SECRET SEVEN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Bruno Kay.
Stock no. 1319941
Published by Brockhampton Press. 5th 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The sixth adventure. Pale blue boards with dark blue 'SS' symbols. B/w illustrations. 124 pages. ISBN: 034034335. Spine and corners bumped. Small rust spot to front cover. Foxing to textblock. Green frog ink stamp to top of front flap (with some slight ink transfer to facing endpaper), also one to verso of front flap. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and browned on verso.

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BIGGLES AND THE NOBLE LORD
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1319751
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine, 152 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Heavy foxing, mainly to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed, rear panel is a little grubby and there is slight foxing on the verso.

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BIGGLES TAKES IT ROUGH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1319725
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green covers, black titles to spine. Colour frontis. 184 pages. Spine bumped. Textblock is grubby, foxing to contents. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn, slight loss to spine and corners with a brown paper repair to top of spine on verso. Wrapper is lightly damp stained on verso, rear panel is scuffed.

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BIGGLES AND THE LEOPARDS OF ZINN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2134120
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1960. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue covers, red title to spine. 6 colour plates. 184 pages. Damp staining to covers, which go through the first few corresponding pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Front endpaper is MISSING. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and small nicks.

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BIGGLES AND THE PENITENT THIEF
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2134084
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1967. Good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. 151 pages. Ex-lib. with usual markings, including surface paper damage to front pastedown; withdrawn stamps to pages of prelims. Damp marking to edges of some pages. Page 13/14 is taped back together with yellowing sticky tape. Foxing to outer page edges. Some margin marks. Book has been covered with clear adhesive film; some chipping to corners and edges; a bit of bumping. A reading copy.

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SECRET OF THE OLD MILL
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2134077
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

A "Janet and Peter Adventure". In which the Secret Seven was formed - this was the very first Secret Seven book after which came the Secret Seven series. Pictorial boards. Colour pictures plus two-tone and b/w illustrations. 60 pages. Bumping, wear and chipping to spine and cover edges. Some small bits of loss to picture on spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few margin marks, but contents are still very good. Small piece of surface paper damage and remains of brown paper to rear endpaper. Illustrations are still lovely and bright.

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LOOKING AFTER LIBBY
Written by Pamela Brown.
Stock no. 1319315
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 146 pages. When Unity hears that their mother is on her way back from Australia, she sets out to find her sister Libby. But Libby has disappeared from drama school... ISBN: 0340175885. Spine and corners bumped. Front free-endpaper removed else contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and faded to spine, barcode label stuck to rear panel of wrapper.

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