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THE GOOD MASTER
Written by Kate Seredy. Illustrated by Kate Seredy.
Stock no. 1503231
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth, blue decorations and vignette. Endpapers are maps. 2 delightful colour portraits to prelims plus numerous unusual b/w illustrations. 210 pages. Spine bumped with wear, small splits to top. Corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby with dark mark to top corner of front cover. Light browning to front endpaper and a couple of erased words. Top text block edge grubby. Contents very good.

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WESTWARD HO!
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Ellis Silas.
Stock no. 1711619
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1935. Very good condition.

Large format. Burgundy cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. 16 colour plates. 633 pages. Top edge burgundy. Or the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh Knight of Burrough In the County of Devon In the Reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth. All plates present. Book plate to front pastedown (prize). Corners bumped.

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MORE STORIES TO TELL
Written by Maud Lindsay. Illustrated by Florence Young.
Stock no. 1109435
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1936. Very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine; dark green borders and decorations. Colour frontis by Young. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners; a few marks. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some grubby marks to pages and outer page edges, with foxing.

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PETS ARE FUN
Written by Dorothea Park. Illustrated by Marguerite Davis.
Stock no. 1502505
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pale blue cloth covers with pink and black vignette of boy and parrot, titles in black. Colour illustrations. 91 pages. Spine bumped, spine and corners worn. Light foxing and browning to endpapers, rest of contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge torn with a little loss at top and bottom of spine and ends of folds. Red mark to front panel, light stain to rear fold. Some light browning.

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I DISCOVER COLUMBUS
Written by Robert Lawson. Illustrated by Robert Lawson.
Stock no. 1502405
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1943. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

A true chronicle of the Great Admiral and his finding of the New World, narrated by the venerable parrot Aurelio, who shared in the glorious venture. Beige cloth covers with dark blue titles and vignette of ship to front cover. Illustrated endpapers. B/w illustrations. 99 pages. Spine slightly bumped with line of fading at top and bottom of spine. Grubby mark to front endpaper. Name in ink to half-title page. Small brown marks to lower margins of last few pages. Spine of dustwrapper is worn and torn with slight loss at top and bottom. Also edge chipped at folds and slightly grubby.

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ANIMAL TALES
Written by Madge A. Bigham. Illustrated by Clara E. Atwood.
Stock no. 1502374
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1932. Very good condition.

A book of Old Fables in New Dresses. Blue covers with black decorative borders and titles. B/w illustrations. 124 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine slightly faded and a few small white marks to covers. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some foxing, mainly to endpapers and page edges. Odd mark to contents.

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BY SWORD OR FIRE
Written by Molly Wheeler. Illustrated by Tom Taylor.
Stock no. 1502217
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1967. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Lucius's adventures start when he tries to rescue his slaves. Very pale green boards with red titles to spine.. B/w illustrations. 189 pages. A little bumping to spine. Dark stain to top edge of text block and top edge of front cover, small spot to top edge of rear cover. Lighter stains to front cover. Stain also affects top edges of first 35 pages and endpapers, rest of contents very good. Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is also affected by stain, mainly front panel, flap and verso. Edge worn, torn and creased with clear tape repairs on verso.

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POLLYANNA'S PROTEGEE
Written by Margaret Piper Chalmers.
Stock no. 2113144
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with pink title to spine. Bumping to corners. Some fading/browning to cover edges. Front endpaper is MISSING. Ink stamp from previous owner to half-title page. Page browning, with some foxing; mostly to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine; large closed tears; chipping, with a little loss; creased.

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HONK THE MOOSE
Written by Phil Stong. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
Stock no. 1402332
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial paperboards. Cloth spine. Illustrated endpapers. Colour and black and white illustrations throughout. Spine is bumped and browned. Corners are bumped and worn. Board edges are scuffed. A few marks to covers. Inscription (name is covered with correction fluid) and name stamp to front pastedown. Browning to endpapers. Light browning to page edges and a few grubby marks but contents are generally clean.

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TALES FROM BERNARD SHAW TOLD IN THE JUNGLE
Written by Gwladys Evan Morris. Illustrated by Phyllis A. Trery.
Stock no. 1311767
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.

Yellow pictorial cloth. Striking colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Covers slightly grubby. Light foxing and some grubby fingermarks but generally contents clean.

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PRINCE PRIGIO
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Robert Lawson.
Stock no. 1402308
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of a young prince whose mother didn't believe in fairies and would n't invite them to the christening. They came anyway and one of their gifts was the quality of being too clever which led to the prince being unpopular.Orange cloth boards with blue title to spine and vignette to front board. Pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. 108 pages. Spine and corners are bumped and rubbed. Browning to board edges. Couple of marks to rear board. Inscription in ink to front flyleaf. Foxing mainly to endpapers and page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased. Loss to top and bottom of spine with a few closed tears. Some sellotape to verso of wrapper to repair some of the tears.

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MORE ADVENTURES OF PINKIE
Written by Agnes Ruff. Illustrated by Conrad Bailey.
Stock no. 1501995
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Everything from haircuts and picnics to painters in the house makes for lively adventures for Pinkie Brown and her younger brother Poppet.Blue covers with red titles to spine and vignette of girl feeding pig to front cover. B/w illustrations. 93 pages plus publication list. Bumping to spine and corners. Slight fading to top of spine. Page 43/44 has tear alongside spine with crease to inside corner also small margin tear. A little foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper has loss at top of spine with creasing and tear to front panel, repair attempted on verso with white label. Also some chipping and a few small margin tears.

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