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THE ISLANDERS
Written by Roland Pertwee. Illustrated by Muriel Gill.
Stock no. 1321668
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A story of three boys and a memorable summer holiday in the west country. Green cloth. B/w illustrations and chapter headers. Endpapers are green maps of The Islanders' Country. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to cover edges. Some of the illustrations have been neatly coloured with watercolour paints. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and worn, rear panel is slightly grubby.

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BIGGLES FLIES EAST
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1320689
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1949. Almost very good condition.

Orange boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages. Covers edge worn and slightly faded to spine. Foxing to endpapers and textblock.

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NANCY RETURNS TO ST. BRIDE'S
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by M.D. Johnston.
Stock no. 1317709
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1946. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth covers, blue title to spine. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 288 pages Spine and corners bumped. Fading to cover edges and foxing to spine. Remains of a prize-plate to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby, tears to spine and some loss to spine and edges.

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THE SERENDIPITY SHOP
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 2129403
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, red title to spine and vignette to front cover. 205 pages. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. Top and tail of spine are faded; some browning to cover edges. Bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped; with loss to top and tail of spine and surrounding areas; sticky tape repairs; some to verso, but some visible to edges of wrapper.

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DIMSIE HEAD GIRL
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce.
Stock no. 2124847
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Australian Edition. Red cloth, black titles. Uneven fading to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Page browning. Wrapper is price-cut and badly torn in places with some tape repairs; some pieces of loss.

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NANCY RETURNS TO ST. BRIDE'S
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by M.D. Johnston.
Stock no. 1316849
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Dark blue boards, silver titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 288 pages. Covers bumped and worn. Spine and cover edges faded. Name and date in biro to front endpaper. Slight damage to front pastedown from removal of small tape pieces. Some foxing. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss and white label reinforcements on verso, old tape pieces to flaps.

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NANCY AT ST. BRIDE'S
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce.
Stock no. 1316835
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, silver title to spine. 288 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded and faint spotting to covers. Endpapers browned. Heavy foxing to endpapers, prelims and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with just a little loss and foxed to flaps and verso.

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THE FRIENDLY ADVENTURES OF BUTTONS AND MAC
Written by Ursulaane Hourihane. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges; Gabor Denes.
Stock no. 1316538
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Buttons the teddy and Mac the Scottie pup and their adventures. Blue cloth, silver titles and vignettes. 6 coloured photographs by Denes and numberous b/w illustrations by Hodges. 136 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and textblock. Top corner of front free-endpaper has been neatly removed. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss and tape repairs.

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TRIFFENY
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1404235
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition.

Triffeny joins the family pottery firm and rather unexpectedly becomes an asset to the business in more ways than one... Brown cloth, silver title to spine and small vignette of a squirrel to front cover. B/w text illustrations. 275 pages. Spine and corners are bumped and rubbed. Spine is faded and a little marked. Title on spine faded. Front joint is cracked. Foxing mainly to endpapers, prelims and page edges. Rear endpaper is browned. Frontis is creased. Contained in a photocopy dustwrapper.

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A BIRD PHOTOGRAPHER IN INDIA
Written by E.H.N. Lowther.
Stock no. 1811003
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Boards clean. Tape marks to endpapers. 'xmas 1960' written in ink neatly to front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean.

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LITTLE PIG BARNABY
Written by Ursula Hourihane. Illustrated by Judith Brook.
Stock no. 1503553
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

10 bedtime stories, featuring Little Pig Barnaby, Peggotty the Horse, Angus the Scottie Dog and others. Cream cloth covers with red title to spine and vignette of pig to front cover. B/w text illustrations. 109 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Light foxing to spine. Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Foxing, mostly to endpapers. Page 55 has craypn marks to margin, crayon also to text block. Rest of contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped but with very little loss. Rear panel grubby, crayon line to rear flap.

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TRIFFENY
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 2110624
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1st 1950. Fair condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Triffeny joins the family pottery firm and rather unexpectedly becomes an asset to the business in more ways than one... Brown cloth, silver title to spine and small vignette of a squirrel to front cover. B/w text illustrations. 275 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Large initials in ink to base of spine. Front endpaper is MISSING and front joint is cracked and repaired with tape. Foxing. Some tape marks to rear endpapers. Wrapper is unevenly faded with edge-tears and chips; some loss and grubby marks.

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