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JANE LEAVES THE WELLS
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
Stock no. 1322162
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1953. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The fifth story in the Sadler's Wells ballet series. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Covers damp spotted. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss to top and tail of spine, rear panel is a bit grubby and browned.

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MASQUERADE AT THE WELLS
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
Stock no. 1322161
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Third book in the Sadlers Wells series. Jane wants to be a dancer but her parents want her to be a veterinary surgeon, whilst her cousin Mariella would rather be with animals than train to be a dancer like her mother. The two girsl decide that Jane should masquerade as Mariells at a forth coming audition for the Sadlers Wells company. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 190 pages. Spine and corners bumped, some foxing and fading to covers. Inscription in ink and some other ink writing to verso of front free-endpaper. Endpapers are partly browned. Foxing and browning to textblock. Rear joint is cracked. Dustwrapper is price-cut, browned and edge chipped with some loss to top and bottom of spine. Foxed on verso of wrapper.

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NO CASTANETS AT THE WELLS
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
Stock no. 1322160
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1953. Good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to cover edges and small stain to base of spine. Endpapers browned. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped, foxed and browned with 1" loss to base of spine and 0.5" loss at top, front flap is almost detached.

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ROUND THE YEAR WITH ENID BLYTON
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 2135999
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1952. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Contains a separate section for each of the four seasons with descriptions of many fascinating nature activities. Packed with b/w photos and diagrams. Each section 96 pages. Red and black pictorial cloth. 7.75 x 5.5". Uneven fading to covers. Bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; some loss; some repairs to verso with tape; foxing.

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ENID BLYTON'S TREASURY
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 2135628
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

A treasury of stories, puzzles, things to make and much more. Numerous colour plates and b/w illustrations. Green cloth, gilt titles. 214 pages. Published for Boots Pure Drug Co. Ltd. Damp marks to covers. Name and address in ink to verso of half-title page. Colouring in to at least two b/w illustrations internally. Some page browning and foxin to outer page edges.

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RUNAWAY JAMES AND THE NIGHT OWL
Written by Robin Hyman; Inge Hyman. Illustrated by Yutaka Sugita.
Stock no. 2135574
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

James was lonely and longed for someone to play with. He wandered from his lovely garden into the forest and the colour pictures in this book tell his story. Pictorial boards. Large square format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0237350696. 3rd printing. Wrapper is price-cut with a faded spine; some edge-creasing.

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ENID BLYTON'S BOOK OF THE YEAR
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1320756
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1952. Good condition.

Red covers. B/w illustrations. Colour frontis. Spine and corners bumped. Some fading to covers and covers slightly bowed. Some light fingering to page margins.

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STORIES FROM EVERYWHERE
Written by Rhoda Power. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1320440
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A collection of myths and folk tales from around the world. Blue cloth, black titles and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Some light spotting to spine, a faint damp stain to top corner of front cover. Endpapers are lightly browned and foxed, some foxing and a couple of other marks to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn, torn and foxed, loss to top and tail of spine and some slight loss at corners.

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ROUND THE YEAR WITH ENID BLYTON - WINTER BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1318798
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1934. Very good condition.

Manilla paper/card covers, light blue colour with b/w illustration of squirrels to front. Original address of 'Old Thatch' to the letter to boys and girls at front. B/w photos and illustrations. Spine browned. Writing to front free-endpaper in both blue crayon and pencil. Endpapers browned.

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ROUND THE YEAR WITH ENID BLYTON - AUTUMN BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1318797
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1934. Almost very good condition.

Manilla cardwraps (Brown colour with b/w illustration and title to front). B/w photos. (Manilla covers were simultaneously published with the original limp cloth wraps edition). Corners slightly creased. Spine and cover edges browned. Endpapers browned and a few foxspots else contents clean.

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ROUND THE YEAR WITH ENID BLYTON - SUMMER BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1318796
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1934. Very good condition.

Beige card wraps with b/w illustration to front. (Manilla edition). 96 pages. B/w photos. Some neat blue crayon writing to front free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Contents clean.

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ENID BLYTON'S MAGAZINE ANNUAL NO. 2
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1318414
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt lettering. Endpapers are board games. Full of short stories and puzzles. Numerous illustrations. First story is "Adventure on the Way Home" - A Tale of the Secret Seven. Spine and corners bumped. Crossword done in pencil and one puzzle partly completed in pencil. Light browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.

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