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THE PLAYER'S BOY
Written by Antonia Forest.
Stock no. 2132019
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with gilt title to spine. When Nicholas Marlow rode away from Colebride at midnight with his near namesake Kit Marlowe, his only thought was to escape from an unbearable situation... ISBN: 057109516X. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper has bottom corner of front panel cut off; browning and edge-creasing; a few small nicks.

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THE ATTIC TERM
Written by Antonia Forest.
Stock no. 2132018
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. A "Marlow Family" book. Pretty, clever and popular, Ginty has every desirable quality except the power to stand on her own feet... ISBN: 0571109705. Slight knock to spine, also to edge of rear cover. One joint is cracked, with creasing/sticking out of couple of page edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has corner cut off from front flap; edge-creased with couple of tiny nicks.

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THE PLAYERS AND THE REBELS
Written by Antonia Forest.
Stock no. 2132017
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0571096859. Spine is bumped with some fading. Foxing to outer page edges. Page corner tips have some creasing. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing; tears and chips, but minimal loss, faded to spine.

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THE CHILDREN'S HOW AND WHY AEROPLANE BOOK
Written by Morley Adams.
Stock no. 2131206
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 2nd 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Stiff card covers. B/w illustrations. Some white marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with a few edge-tears and nicks.

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SIMPLE TALES FOR THE VERY YOUNG
Written by Doris Rust. Illustrated by Cecil Elgee.
Stock no. 2123580
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green boards, dark red title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 6 tales. Damp mark to bottom edge and spine. Splash mark to top edge of outer page edges, going to page margins. Wrapper is price-cut with heavy browning/foxing, especially to rear panel; a few closed tears and nicks. White marks to front panel.

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THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF EMMA
Written by Dorothy Ann Lovell. Illustrated by Irene Hawkins.
Stock no. 1405951
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1941. Almost very good condition.

Emma is a royal doll. She tires of life in a museum and tries to escape. Yellow cloth, black picture and titles. B/w illustrations. 163 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine and part of front board browned. Covers a little grubby. Small piece of blue sticky paper to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Couple of page corners are creased. Top edge of text block is dusty. Grubby mark to side of text block.

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QUEST FOR SITA
Written by Maurice Collis. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1504625
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Title Page reads: Of Ravana The Dark Angel and his paradise at Lanka Quest for Sita of Hanuman and the Divine Vultures Jatayus and Sampati. Large format 11.5 x 8.5". Black cloth covers with gilt title in red block to spine and red vignette to front cover. Limited edition printed on English hand-made paper, limited to 500 copies for sale. 31 b/w illustrations. 162 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby with faint white spots to outside edges (damp?). Browning to page edges. A very odd margin mark otherwise contents clean.

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PERKIN THE PEDLAR
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Clare Leighton.
Stock no. 1503988
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1932. Almost very good condition.

The story of the twenty six children of Zeal Monachorum who did not know their ABC, until one day Perkin the Pedlar came by. Pictorial cloth boards with blue titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. 206 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers grubby. Ink stamp to front pastedown. Ink blot to lower edge of text block has seeped a little onto about 50 pages. Light foxing and an odd mark to contents.

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THE SORCERER'S APPRENTICE
Written by Elizabeth Rose. Illustrated by Gerald Rose.
Stock no. 1312638
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Retold by Elizabeth and illustrated by Gerald. White pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. A couple of tiny holes to front joint (where stitches from binding process are below). White pictorial wrapper is just a little bit grubby.

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THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF EMMA
Written by Dorothy Ann Lovell. Illustrated by Irene Hawkins.
Stock no. 1502365
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 4th 1944. Slightly better than good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Emma is a royal doll. She tires of life in a museum and tries to escape. Yellow cloth, black picture and titles. B/w illustrations. 163 pages. Bumping to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers are grubby with some stains. Marks/grubby fingermarks to endpapers and contents. Pages are lightly browned and there are a few fox spots. Book leans to one side a little. Dustwrapper has a large area of loss from the front panel and loss from the top of spine area. Grubby and edge chipped..

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POPCORN - THE STORY OF A NONSENSE HORSE
Written by Minka Varda.
Stock no. 1501855
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1944. Very good condition.

The story of a vain horse called Popcorn who joins the circus. Beige cloth with blue titles to spine and large vignette to front cover. 48 pages. Colour illustrations. Some bumping to spine and corners. Covers grubby. A few fox spots, mainly to endpapers. A couple of small margin tears and grubby marks to contents.

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