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THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF NILS
Written by Selma Lagerlof. Illustrated by H. Baumhauer.
Stock no. 2132403
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A continuation of the Swedish classic for children. 4 full page colour illustrations. Beige/green illustrated cloth, with matching endpapers. Children's Illustrated Classics. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has Top corner of front flap cut off, with tears and chips; a little loss; some fading to spine.

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DREAM CHILDREN & THE CHILD ANGEL
Written by Charles Lamb. Illustrated by R. Waudby.
Stock no. 1318651
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.

The Elian Greeting-Booklets. Green paperwraps with b/w illustration to front. 27 numbered pages. B/w text illustrations throughout. Covers are edge worn and faded. Foxing to contents.

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PERRAULT'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318525
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.; E.P.Dutton & Co.. Circa 1919. Almost very good condition.

Tale for children from many lands series. Red cloth with extensive gilt decorations and pictorial onlay to front. 8 colour plates to contents. 128 pages. 7 x 5". Spine and corners bumped. Cloth very slightly grubby. Gilt to spine has dulled. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to textblock, some fingering to page margins.

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HAMPSHIRE DAYS
Written by W.H. Hudson.
Stock no. 1818647
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1923. Very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind vignette to front. Light rubbing to board edges. Endpapers browned, some foxing present.

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THE STUFFED DOG
Written by John Symonds. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2131658
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Daisy and her friend discover a doll with a difference! Blue boards with gilt and black titles to spine and decoration to front cover. B/w text illustrations. 60 pages. SIGNED by author, with a dedication to a previous owner. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-chipped, but with minimal loss.

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FAIRY TALES OF LONG AGO
Written by M.C. Carey. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318473
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Children's illustrated classics. Decorated cloth, blue titles. 8 Colour plates & B/W illustrations. ISBN: 0460050176. Spine and corners bumped, some browning to top of spine. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf, small tear to top corner of same page. Creases to top corners of preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is sligthly grubby and edge worn with some slight loss and 0.5" loss to top of spine.

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THE DOWNHILL CROCODILE WHIZZ AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Margaret Mahy. Illustrated by Ian Newsham.
Stock no. 1818428
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1986. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of ten enchanting tales of varying lengths for five to nine year-olds. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 130 pages. ISBN: 0460062379. SIGNED by the author with dedication and a drawing to title page. Child's name & room number in black pen to front pastedown. Heavy foxing to text block and edge of prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a closed tear repaired to verso with clear tape so that it is barely visible to rear panel.

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THE MOTOR LAUNCH PATROL
Written by Gordon S. Maxwell. Illustrated by Donald Maxwell.
Stock no. 1818284
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1920. Very good condition.

The author deals with not only the operations on the Belgian Coast, but with these boats generally in an entertaining way. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Boards marked, gilt to spine faded. Browning to text block and endpapers.

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FIELDS ELYSIAN: A PORTRAIT OF HUNTING SOCIETY
Written by Simon Blow.
Stock no. 1818232
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating history of hunting society: stories of various hunting packs, such as the Belvoir, the Pytchley, the Beaufort, and Quorn, the Middleton and the Fernie; recounting the activities of colourful sporting personalities such as Sir Gilbert Breenall, Lord Lonsdale, Lord Willoughby de Broke and more. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Sepia photos. vi and 152 pages including index. ISBN: 0460045342. A few minor foxpsots to endpapers. Top edge of text block foxed. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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A BOY AND HIS ROOM & THE ADVENTURES OF ISABEL
Written by Ogden Nash. Illustrated by Ionicus.
Stock no. 2131051
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards. Superb b/w illustrations throughout. Delightful and humourous verse, depicting two children: a vivid description of a boy's room; and how Isabel confronts and conquers her bad dreams. Spine is faded. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks; some scuffs.

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THE WIND CALL
Written by Rosalie K. Fry. Illustrated by Rosalie K. Fry.
Stock no. 2131046
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. 6 colour plates. B/w illustrations. Bottom 2" of spine are faded. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present. Wrapper is creased with large tears an chips; 2" loss to base of spine and around rear panel; other smaller areas of loss.

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THE CHEWING-GUM RESCUE AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Margaret Mahy. Illustrated by Jan Ormerod.
Stock no. 2130937
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460060848. SIGNED by author with lion illustration to title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with browning.

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