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WILLIAM THE SHOWMAN
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1208832
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1942. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Spine and top front corner slightly bumped. A few foxspots to edge of textblock. Contents fine. Wrapper is slightly marked on the spine and has a few small closed, repaired tears and very slight loss top and tail of spine. Overall a lovely bright copy.

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WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1407128
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1954. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Cheap Edition. Red cloth, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Slight bumping to spine and board edges. Top of spine a little browned. Name and address to front endpaper. Small date stamp to rear endpaper. Light browning to endpapers and page edges. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with several tears. Light pen marks to rear panel. Spine is browned and wrapper is grubby.

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SWEET WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1407127
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1952. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title label to spine and vignette of William to front. B/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Bad bump to bottom of front board. Foxing mainly to page edges. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with several small tears and chips. Label removed from bottom of spine leaving old tape marks. Label removed from front flpa. Wrapper is grubby.

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JIMMY
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 1507442
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth covers. Title to front and spine, vignette of Jimmy also to spine. 272 pages. B/w illustrations throughout. Lower corners bumped. Gilt on spine dulled. Tape repair to small tear on edge of page 35. Nick to top edge of a few pages near centre of book. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears which have been repaired on verso with tape but this has shown through on front. Wrapper slightly grubby with some foxing on verso.

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WILLIAM THE BOLD
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1316618
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and vignette to spine. B/w text illustrations. 248 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Gilt is rubbed and therefore dulled. Name and address in biro to front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock.

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WILLIAM DOES HIS BIT
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1507218
Published by George Newnes Limited. 2nd 1941. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black title to spine. 252 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped, worn and slightly faded. Light wear to corners. A little light mottling and an odd mark to covers. Book leans to one side a little. Writing to front pastedown partially crossed out. Contents very good. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a few small tears and a little creasing. Slight loss from base of darkened spine. Rear panel grubby. Foxed on verso. Price-cut.

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BUMPY AND HIS BUS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Dorothy Wheeler.
Stock no. 1316517
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream boards, black titles. 2 b/w illustrations plus captions per page (numbered 184). 59 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Name and address in ink to front pastedown. Contents generally clean but a few small, light paint(?) spots across pages 94 & 95. Dustwrapper is worn, torn and creased, extensive tape repairs to spine where it looks as though the wrapper may have been in two halves? Some other tape repairs at edges and corners. Small mark to front panel below authors name.

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THE ADVENTURES OF BINKLE AND FLIP
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Kathleen Nixon.
Stock no. 1406491
Published by George Newnes Limited. circa 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red covers with black titles to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners a little bumped. A few light marks to covers. Light browning to endpapers and some pages. A few light foxspots and a little light fingering otherwise the contents are generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some tears. Spine is faded and rubbed. Rear panel is grubby. Dark marks to verso of spine.

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THE ZOO BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1406349
Published by George Newnes Limited. circa 1926. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows chimpanzee dressed in red jacket and hat. 6 Colour plates plus 49 b/w plates. 96 pages. Spine is bumped and faded with a little fraying to top of spine. Corners bumped and very worn. Some rubbing to board edges. Covers scuffed and grubby. Front endpaper removed. 1 colour plate is MISSING. Front joint and several hinges cracked. Erased blue pencil marks to front endpaper and verso of frontis. Colour pencil lines to front and rear joint. Some marks to page margins. Browning to endpapers.

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THE ENID BLYTON BOOK OF FAIRIES
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Horace J. Knowles; Lola Onslow.
Stock no. 1506801
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1924. Good condition.

Includes a fold out map of "The Land of The Fairies". Red cloth spine. Pictorial front board and colour frontis by Onslow. B/w text illustrations by Knowles. 127 pages. Spine bumped, browned, a little fraying to edges and small split to top front edge. Corners and cover edges worn. Covers grubby with a few small scratches. A couple of hinges cracked. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Many of the black and white illustrations and the map have been coloured in, mostly neatly. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and page edges. A few marks to contnets.

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DAME SLAP AND HER SCHOOL
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Dorothy Wheeler.
Stock no. 1406285
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1943. Slightly better than good condition.

There was no school on Breezy Hill for the children, so Dame Slap, a dear kindly old rabbit opened one. Pictorial pink boards, dark blue titles. Two b/w illustrations per page with sentence of text below. 89 numbered pages. 7.75 x 5.5". Backstrip missing. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Bumping to top edge of front board. Board edges rubbed. Covers are grubby, Browning to endpapers and some pages. Rear joint beginning to crack. Some fingering to contents.

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THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF BRER RABBIT
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1406153
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Being More Tales of Brer Rabbit and his friends retold from the original. Orange cloth, black titles. A slim volume 96 pages. B/w illustrations. 10" x 7". A little bumping to spine and corners. Top edges of covers are lightly browned. Name to top of front pastedown. One hinge cracked. Tiny piece torn from bottom of front endpaper. A little light foxing to endpapers. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn. Top of front panel is creased. Spine and rear panel a little grubby.

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