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THE GIRLS OF GWYNFA
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1310057
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1940. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black titles and borders. B/w frontis. 310 pages. Spine and corners bumped, very slight fading to spine. Small name in ink to front pastedown and another to dedication page. Contents are browned but otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is price-cut by publisher (with new price-sticker above), is edge worn with 1" loss to top of spine.

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THE SPIDERS AND ALLIED ORDERS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Theodore H. Savory. Illustrated by Florence M. Brummitt.
Stock no. 2110344
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1935. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Descriptions of every family of British spiders, every species of harvestman and false scorpion, also the more familiar of the British mites. Wayside and Woodland Series. Brown imitation leather with gilt and black titles. 63 figures in colour, 130 illustrations and 61 diagrams. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Partially erased name to front endpaper. Some page browning. Wrapper is price-cut with damp stain to spine and browning; chips to edges and corners.

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THE TALE OF TIMMY TIPTOES
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1309940
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Small format. Orange boards, green titles. 84 numbered pages. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped, some slight wear to cover edges. A few small fingermarks to contents but generally clean. Price-cut wrapper is a bit grubby and is torn at front fold.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF THE LAKE DISTRICT
Written by John Parker.
Stock no. 1708225
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer Series No. 74. With 8 Colour plates and 67 Black and white photographs. ISBN: 0723215707. Wrapper browned.

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MRS WADDLE HOW SHE MAKES A FORTUNE
Written by Lawson Wood. Illustrated by Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 1309550
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Small square format (4" x 4"). Pictorial paperwraps. Colour and two-tone illustrations. Covers slightly grubby. New staples and very neat tape reinforcements to inner margins of some pages. Small tear to front edge of spine.

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THE GIRLS OF GWYNFA
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 1401412
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1924. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth with embossed decoration to front and blind titles, gilt title to spine with author/publisher name in black. Colour frontis plate. 310 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine a little fades. Boards a little grubby. Endpapers are browned. Top of text block is a little grubby. A couple of joints slightly cracked. A very desirable copy of this scarce title

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THE JAPANESE GARDEN
Written by Molly Brett. Illustrated by Molly Brett.
Stock no. 1207759
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1960. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Small tapemarks to front pastedown else book fine. Wrapper price-clipped and slightly edge-chipped.

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LITTLE FOLKS ANIMAL BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1207667
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth spine, large colour pictorial onlay to front cover. Full page colour illustrations on linen. One page of verses. Binding neatly reinforced. Title page a little grubby and creased. Some foxing and grubby marks but plates bright.

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THE STORY OF FOUR LITTLE SABOTS
Written by Dora W. Merritt; Dora W. Pearsall. Illustrated by Dora W. Merritt.
Stock no. 1207654
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1932. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Warne's Cosy Corner Books Series. Small format. Light blue paperboards, dark blue title and decoration. Dark blue cloth spine, with silver title. Colour illustrations throughout. 56 pages. Wrapper internally foxed and torn at edges with some loss.

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CECILY PARSLEY'S NURSERY RHYMES
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1108305
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1922. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, pictorial onlay to front cover. White titles to front cover and spine. 52 numbered pages. 5 x 4.25". Fading to spine and some cover edges. Scuffing to covers, with a few marks. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; nicks to corners of spine. Grubby marks and foxing to endpapers and some pages internally; odd corner or page crease.

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ANIMAL LIFE OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Edward Step.
Stock no. 2106809
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt and black titles. Gilt vignette of fox head to front board. Colour and b/w plates. The Wayside and Woodland Series. Some wear to cover edges and corners. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Wrapper has large tear to spine (almost torn in half); browned to spine; small pieces of loss to top of spine.

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RAGS AND BUTTONS
Written by Lewis Dutton. Illustrated by Edgar Norfield.
Stock no. 1705881
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth spine, grey boards with dog vignette. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Edges bumped. Spine worn to top and tail. Some foxing. Wrapper is edge-worn and chipped with grubby marks.

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