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PARIS AFTER THE LIBERATION 1944-1949
Written by Antony Beevor; Artemis Cooper.
Stock no. 1819404
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1994. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A social, political and cultural history. Against a fascinating and dangerous political background, every aspect of life is portrayed in relief - the atmosphere of the street, of cafes, restaurants and night-clubs, fashion houses and salons and painters' studios. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0241134374. Covers are grubby/marked. Rubber ink stamp 'Sylvia Beach Whitman Foundation' for free front endpaper. Faint pencil annotations to some margins. Text block browned and a little grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear film that has been stuck to verso with tape.

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THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR
Written by Eric Carle. Illustrated by Eric Carle.
Stock no. 1318680
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st UK 1970. Very good condition.

Oblong format. White glazed pictorial boards. Watch as the caterpillar eats his way through the book! ISBN: 024101798X. Some slight wear to cover edges. A few light foxspots and some light page browning to contents else clean, without names or inscriptions.

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THE SHOP BY THE SEA
Written by Barbara Euphan Todd. Illustrated by Sarah Garland.
Stock no. 1318613
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Genuine vanishing cream, one very odd wellington boot, a book that read stories aloud, a duster used by a dust devil... just some of the things found in the shop by the sea. A Hamish Hamilton reindeer book. Pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 120 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small closed tears.

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BILL BADGER'S FINEST HOUR
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318148
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Reindeer Book. Brown and green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 138 Pages. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges rubbed. Contents clean. Book leans to one side. Dustwrapper is worn at spine and corners with slight loss.

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BEATEN BY A BALLOON
Written by Margaret Mahy. Illustrated by Jonathan Allen.
Stock no. 1317700
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1997. Fine condition.

When Buckbounder springs into the bank, the scoundrel gets more of a bounce than he bargained for... Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0241137780.

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LOOK AT FARMS
Written by Norman Dale. Illustrated by Thomas Godfrey.
Stock no. 2129532
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Yellow pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping along edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with some edge-tears and chips; only a little loss.

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BILL BADGER'S BIG MISTAKE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129312
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1972. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations to text. 119 pages. 7.5 x 5". In the "Reindeer Books" series. ISBN: 0241900549. Bumping along cover edges and corners. Small pen mark to front cover. Front endpaper is missing. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine; a few closed tears.

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BOMBER COUNTY
Written by Daniel Swift.
Stock no. 2128105
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

The Lost Airmen of World War Two. Cream boards, black titles and vignette. The author researches the life of his grandfather and looks at the connections between war air and poetry. ISBN: 9780241144176. Bump to base of spine. Contents are fine. Wrap around band/wrapper is still present and in excellent condition.

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MARSHMALLOW
Written by Clare Turlay Newberry. Illustrated by Clare Turlay Newberry.
Stock no. 2127405
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition.

The story of Marshmallow who is a beautiful white rabbit, and a jealous cat. Oblong format. Grey boards. Delightful simple illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear, with a little chipping to cover edges and spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents are still very good indeed - just the odd margin mark.

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GENTLEMAN JIM
Written by Raymond Briggs. Illustrated by Raymond Briggs.
Stock no. 1816401
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1980. Fine condition.

The sad story of Jim the toilet-cleaner who only wanted to raise his station in life a little... Colour drawings with speech balloons. 12 x 9". Unpaginated. Glazed boards. ISBN: 0241102812.

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BEN THE BULLFINCH
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2126106
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ben and Biddy, the two bullfinches, were found in the middle of the road, too young to move. Sheila and Peter took them home to feed and look after them... Yellow boards, blue title to spine and vignette of a reindeer to front cover. Lovely b/w illustrations. 119 pages. A Hamish Hamilton Reindeer book. Bumping to spine and corners; a couple of small nicks. Indentation mark to spine. Some foxing to pages throughout. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and tears; damp marked in places; with some other marks, especially to rear panel.

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BILL BADGER AND THE BIG STORE ROBBERY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2125357
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1967. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

It was a dark and fearsome night on the canal when disaster struck the Wandering Wind... A Hamish Hamilton "Reindeer" book. Pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 120 pages. ISBN: 0241913470. SIGNED by author/illustrator to title page. Ex-lib. with most usual markings, especially to prelims. Bookplate to front pastedown. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with tape marks to flaps; creased with some chips and tears; minimal loss.

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