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THROUGH MERRIE ENGLAND
Written by F.L. Stevens. Illustrated by Francis D. Bedford.
Stock no. 1208892
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Pageantry and Pastimes of the Village and the Town. Green boards, gilt titles and illustration to front and spine. Colour pictorial endpapers. Delightful colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Browning to edge of textblock with a few light foxspots to contents. A lovely bright copy in scarce original dark green wrapper which is slightly grubby to rear, rubbed at edges with slight loss and closed tear at corners and a small hole on rear panel, repaired with clear tape on verso.

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AN ELEGY ON THE GLORY OF HER SEX MRS. MARY BLAIZE
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1208818
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

R. Caldecott's Picture Books. Oblong format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. 22 pages. Covers lightly browned. Content bright and clean.

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KANGAROO COOLAROO
Written by Lydia S. Eliott. Illustrated by Joyce Horne.
Stock no. 2123788
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of Coolaroo, a tiny kangaroo. B/w illustrations. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; some small chips and nicks; scuffing and grubby marks.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BRITISH BIRDS
Written by S. Vere Benson.
Stock no. 2123616
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observers book No. 1. Brown cloth with black titles to spine and front. Describing two hundred and twenty-six species with 200 illustrations, 100 of which are in full colour. Damp spotting along edges of covers. Name to front endpaper. Hinge next to half-title page is partially cracked. Contents are still excellent. Wrapper has become a bit faded in places. Is edge-chipped with a few tears and small pieces of loss. What looks like ink splash marks and dark brown spots, also to wrapper. Still remarkably full wrapper for its age.

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FABULA PETRO CUNICULO
Written by Beatrix Potter; E. Perotis Walkeri. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1316771
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st thus 1962. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Buff boards, dark red titles, pictorial onlay to front cover. 59 pages. Colour illustrations. Text in Latin, but story of Peter Rabbit. Minimal bumping to spine and corners, a couple of tiny spots to lower cover edges. White dustwrapper is grubby and slightly edge worn and has had american price removed from top of front flap.

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FABULA DE JEMIMA ANATE-AQUATICA
Written by Beatrix Potter; Jonathan Musgrave. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1316770
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st thus 1964. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck, text in Latin. Translated by Musgrave. Pale grey boards with rectangular onlay and red titles to front cover. Colour illustrations. 58 pages. Minimal fading to top and tail of spine else a fine copy. White dustwrapper is just a little grubby and has had american price removed from top of front flap.

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THE STORY OF A FIERCE BAD RABBIT
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1208653
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, pictorial onlay to front board, green titles. 34 numbered pages. Small format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0723206112. Boards slightly rubbed at edges. Front endpaper has a few small mrks and a corner crease else contents fine. Wrapper is slightly marked and rubbed at corners.,

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APPLEY DAPPLY'S NURSERY RHYMES
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1208652
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1975. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, green titles, onlay to front board. 34 numbered pages. Small format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0723206139. Base of spine just very slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly marked and creased.

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THE TALE OF TOM KITTEN
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1507133
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1950. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Light brown boards with brown titles. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour illustrations. 59 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Most hinges cracked so binding feels loose. Just an odd mark to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped. Loss from ends of spine. Panels grubby with a few marks.

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OUR LITTLE ONES' ANIMAL PICTURE BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1316429
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1920. Good condition.

Large format. Green pictorial cardwraps. 4 large colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Animals featured include Horses, Donkeys and Zoo animals. Covers have been leant on for writing. Splits to spine causing pages to be split at inner margin. Contents lightly browned with some grubby fingermarks but generally clean.

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THE STORY OF MISS MOPPET
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1406168
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Beige boards with red titles and pictorial onlay. Small format. Colour illustrations. 52 pages. Bumping to spine and corners and a small bump to top of rear board. Slight fading to bottom of boards. A couple of hinges are cracked. Contents very good, just an odd fox spot. Price -cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Wrapper is grubby.

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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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