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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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BOSKY GOLDFISH (POET)
Written by Peter Thornhill.
Stock no. 2112172
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Colour illustrations throughout. Large print. Byron Omar Shakespeare Kipling Yeats Goldfish was so small when he was born that if he hadn't been all shining gold...nobody would have known he was there at all. Bumping and wear to corners; a little chipping. Front cover is a little bowed. Odd foxspot and margin mark. Illustrations are remarkably bright!

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PEER GYNT
Written by Henrik Ibsen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1311322
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Peer Gynt is first and foremost a poetic fantasy, although based on a real person who lived Norway c1800. About his exploits, not much more is known than is found in Asbjornsen's book Norwegian Fairy Tales, in which Peer Gynt's chief exploits lie in the direction of fighting and conqueroring trolls. Admirably depicted by the "Goblin Master" in 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Cream and brown pictorial endpapers. 255 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A few light marks to covers and a scratch mark/couple of small holes to centre of spine. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Some light fingermarks to contents and a couple of grubby marks to textblock.

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BROTHER RABBIT AND OTHER STORIES FOR LITTLE ONES
Written by Sara Cone Bryant. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton; Patten Wilson.
Stock no. 1108923
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1926. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. First story is The Cat and the Parrot. Colour & b/w illustrations. 59 pages. Small format. Some scuffing to covers. Foxing to outer page edges.

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MR POPPLECORN & FOUR LITTLE HENS
Written by Margaret Musson. Illustrated by Kathleen Burrell.
Stock no. 1108840
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

How Mr Popplecorn pretended he was a boy again by keeping hens and collecting their eggs. Cloth spine, pictorial boards. Full-page colour and two-tone text illustrations. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Contents clean.

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POLLYANNA'S PROTEGEE
Written by Margaret Piper Chalmers.
Stock no. 1108775
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with pink title to spine. Uneven fading to covers; dent/small nick to bottom of front cover. Page browning; a little foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with large tear - nearly all way down one side of spine; other tears and chips, some with loss and creased. Wrapper spine is faded.

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MOONS IN GOLD
Written by C.S. Montanye.
Stock no. 2112042
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1937. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Part of Harrap's Adventure Novel Library Series. Orange covers with black title block to spine. A scarce item! Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing. Wrapper is faded to spine, with sticker residue; large tear with loss to rear panel; other smaller tears and chips to edges.

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ADVENTURES OF CHRISTABEL JANE AND CHIRPY
Written by Constance Heward. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 1501708
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1956. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Contains three stories - The New Chum, The Pesky Little Pig and Little Mixed Pickles. Cream covers, black titles to spine and vignette to front cover. Illustrations in tones of red and black. 63 pages. Loss at base of spine. Covers are foxed along top edges and a bit grubby along bottom edges. Endpapers are browned, contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss. Grubby, especially along folds. Revised price sticker to front flap.

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THE CARAVAN COMES HOME
Written by Lucy W. Bellhouse. Illustrated by Jennetta Vise.
Stock no. 1401972
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1951. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with red title to spine and vignette of a caravan in red to front board. Frontis in red and black other illustrations b/w. 79 pages. Milly-Molly-Mandy series no. 57. Spine and corners bumped. Little scuffing to top edge of front board. A little fading to top and bottom of spine. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Tape marks to endpapers. Small white tippex mark to front endpaper. Foxing to some pages and a faint splash marks to a couple of pages. Dustwrapper is edge torn. Loss to top and bottom of spine and a few small tears which have been covered on verso with white paper. Rear panel and edge of flat is a little grubby.

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OLD FRENCH NURSERY SONGS
Written by Horace Mansion. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1401869
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with white titles and borders. Cheap edition. B/w illustrations to song headings. Music by Horace Mansion. Songs in French. Spine and corners a little bumped. A little browning to endpapers else contents are clean and bright. Price cut dustwrapper is edge creased with a small closed tear to spine. Front panel has a vertical crease. A little grubby at spine and folds.

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ALL ABOUT FISH
Written by W.S. Berridge.
Stock no. 2111364
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1933. Almost very good condition.

And Other Denizens of the Seas & Rivers. Green cloth with yellow titles and vignettes. B/w photos. Scuffing and uneven browning/fading to covers. Corners are bumped and worn. Some foxing.

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MR. POPPLECORN TASKER AND MOO
Written by Margaret Musson. Illustrated by Kathleen Burrell.
Stock no. 1401544
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial boards with blue spine. Colour and line drawing throughout. Large format. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some scuffing to boards. Some foxing mainly to pages edges, else contents clean and bright.

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