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THE TALE OF MRS. TITTLEMOUSE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1506619
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Cream boards, onlay to front, green titles. 84 pages. 5.75 x 4.25". Colour plates. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Nick to top edge of spine, very tiny splits to bottom edge. Covers and spine slightly grubby with some light browning/foxing. Browning to edges of endpapers. A couple of hinges starting to crack but binding is firm. Christmas label, with ink inscription, to verso of frontis. Small piece of surface paper damage near spine edge of page 15, looks like been stuck to page opposite. A few small marks/fingermarks to contents but generally they are clean.

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THE TALE OF TWO BAD MICE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1506601
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1961. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Peach boards, green titles, pictorial onlay to front board. 59 pages. Top of spine bumped. Faint broken lines of tape residue to top and bottom edges of covers and to endpapers. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Margin mark to last two pages. Dustwrapper has yellowed tape along all edges and is a little grubby. Browned on verso.

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THE TALE OF JOHNNY TOWN-MOUSE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1506599
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1956. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, pictorial onlay to front cover and green titles. 58 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners, nicks to bottom edge of spine. Spine lightly browned but browner at base. Light brown marks to bottom edge of front cover. A few hinges cracked. Large pen inscription to front endpaper. Light marks to a couple of pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped, loss from base of spine and a couple of bigger tears to front panel. Also grubby with tape residue to rear panel.

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HEARD BY A MOUSE
Written by Irene G. Heath. Illustrated by Irene G. Heath.
Stock no. 1316159
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Warne's Cosy Corner Books series. Small format, white pictorial boards. Children's poetry with colour and b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and torn but minimal loss.

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THE BOX OF 'MRS' BOOKS
Written by Lawson Wood. Illustrated by Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 1316083
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

A small square box (4.25 x 4.25") containing six of the "Mrs." books: Mrs. Purr; Mrs. Nibble; Mrs. Cackle, Mrs. Polly, Mrs. Bear and Mrs. Waddle. Each book has pictorial paperwraps, colour and two-tone illustrations. 2 of the volumes (Cackle and Polly) have small marks to covers, 1 volume has a couple of tiny edge tears to front cover. Books are otherwise bright and clean.Box is very worn, half of top of box missing.

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JOHNNY CROWS NEW GARDEN
Written by L. Leslie Brooke. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 1505924
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1948. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Blue pictorial paper boards, black titles. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 7 x 5.5". Spine bumped with small splits to top. Lower edges rubbed. Foxing to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with tears to top of lightly browned spine. Small closed tear to front panel below title. Light foxing to top edges of flaps.

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THE GOLDEN GOOSE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 1505770
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Being the stories of The golden goose, The three bears, The 3 little pigs, and Tom thumb. Green pictorial cloth with orange titles to front and dark titles to spine. Large format. Numerous drawings in colour and b/w. Unpaginated. Slight wear to lower cover edges. A little fading to top edges of spine and covers and bottom edge of spine. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Some light page browning otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped, loss from base of browned spine. Browning and foxing to panels. Top corner cut from front flap.

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KATE GREENAWAY'S BIRTHDAY BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Written by Mrs. Sale Barker. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1315642
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1918. Very good condition.

Beige cloth, red title, green borders. Pictorial onlay showing boy and girl sitting on roof-level window ledge. Green floral endpapers. Small format. 382 b/w text illustrations. 12 colour plates. Bumping to spine and corners. Some neat ink entries. Belongs to box filled in. Endpapers lightly browned. A few small foxspots. Contents generally clean.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT
Written by William Green; Gerald Pollinger.
Stock no. 1607920
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 7th 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 11. 7th edition January 1959. Describing 148 aircraft with 272 illustrations. Some rubbing and browning to edges of boards. Pencil inscription to front endpaper. Wrapper is a little grubby, with edge tears and chips and some loss. Printer's code is 889.958

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JOHNNY CROWS NEW GARDEN
Written by L. Leslie Brooke. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 1315517
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1935. Almost very good condition.

White spine. Blue boards with pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Light foxing and some fingermarks to page margins. Name in ink to front endpaper.

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THE TALE OF LITTLE PIG ROBINSON
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2119700
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1930. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title. Brown vignette & lettering. Pictorial endpapers. 6 colour plates plus b/w drawings. Larger format than the other "Tales". 96 pages. Spine is faded, with a little bumping to base. Light crease to frontis. A few light marks to endpapers. A lovely copy!

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THE STRONG-TAIL
Written by Lawson Wood. Illustrated by Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 1404889
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1920. Almost very good condition.

How he jumped onto the moon. Part of the Rummy Tales series. Small format, 4.5 x 3.25". Pictorial cardwraps. Colour and two tone illustrations. Covers a little grubby. Contents detached from covers. Staples rusty. Pale red marks to inside of rear cover. Contents otherwise clean.

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