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CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Barbara Cooney. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney.
Stock no. 2128349
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Adapted from the Canterbury Tales. The story of the proud cock and the wily fox who flattered him. Orange boards with black title and decoration. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0722659113. Bumping and a little fading to top and tail of spine. Small white label with gift inscription to verso of front endpaper. Contents are still excellent! Wrapper has top corner cut from front flap;faded to spine; edge-creased with some chips and a few small bits of loss.

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BOSTOCK AND HARRIS OR THE NIGHT OF THE COMET
Written by Leon Garfield. Illustrated by Martin Cottam.
Stock no. 2126422
Published by Kestrel Books. 1ST 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A sequel to "The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris". Blue boards, title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0722655290. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some scuffing; foxed to verso.

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THE OLD JOKE BOOK
Written by Allan Ahlberg. Illustrated by Janet Ahlberg.
Stock no. 2124369
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1976. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0722652372. Small split to top of spine, which is also faded. A few grubby marks to endpapers.

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CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Barbara Cooney. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney.
Stock no. 2123884
Published by Kestrel Books. 7th 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Adapted from the Canterbury Tales. The story of the proud cock and the wily fox who flattered him. Orange boards with black title and decoration. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0722659113. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a few closed tears and chips; some grubby marks.

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THE WAY TO SATTIN SHORE
Written by Philippa Pearce. Illustrated by Charlotte Voake.
Stock no. 1407116
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Kate Tranter is fatherless - or is she? Her search for the truth leads her to Sattin Shore and the way to Sattin Shore turns out to be a way to the past. Cream boards, blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. 191 pages. Ex-library with library barcode and remains of label to front pastedown. Library stamps to prelims. Small piece of bowned tape to rear endpaper. Bumping to spine and corners. A few page corners creased. Dustwrapper is edge worn. Spine is faded.

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JOHN BROWN, ROSE AND THE MIDNIGHT CAT
Written by Jenny Wagner. Illustrated by Ron Brooks.
Stock no. 1507605
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1977. Slightly better than good condition.

John Brown, the dog, is not happy when Rose wants to feed the Midnight Cat. Large oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0722653506. Spine bumped, worn and browned, small splits to ends. Covers foxed and slightly grubby. Colouring to illustrations on rear endpapers. Contents foxed with odd mark and margin tear.

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THE BASSUMTYTE TREASURE
Written by Jane Curry.
Stock no. 2123015
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0722654375. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased, faded to spine with a few small nicks to edges; some scuffing.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 1406051
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A handsome new edition with the characters sensitively portrayed and the action evocatively and faithfully depicted by the 1963 winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. Colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Pale green boards. Gilt title to spine. 240 pages. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. ISBN: 0722657463. Spine slightly bumped. Contents very good. Wrapper is very slightly edge rubbed. Contained in a slipcase that is a little browne.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 1405677
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A handsome new edition with the characters sensitively portrayed and the action evocatively and faithfully depicted by the 1963 winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. Colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Pale green boards. Gilt title to spine. 240 pages. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. ISBN: 0722657463. A little bumping to spine and top of front board. Small mark to bottom of text block. Contents are excellent. Dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed. Contained in a pictorial slipcase which has bumped corners. Top and bottom are a little grubby.

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COME HITHER VOLUME II
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Diana Bloomfield.
Stock no. 2118036
Published by Kestrel Books. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of poems. Pale green boards with gilt title to spine. Numerous b/w wood engravings to text. ISBN: 0722654715. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine and edges; some foxing.

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COME HITHER VOLUME I
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Diana Bloomfield.
Stock no. 2118030
Published by Kestrel Books. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of rhymes and poems for the young. Light green boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w text wood engravings. ISBN: 0722654707. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine; uneven spotting (foxed to verso).

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THE PRISONERS OF SEPTEMBER
Written by Leon Garfield.
Stock no. 1504164
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Originally published by Penguin in paperback format in 1975. Green boards, gilt title to spine. An adventure story for older children set in the French Revolution. A story full of intrigue, daring and terror. 280 pages. ISBN: 0722650973. A little bumping to top corners and base of spine. Large pen inscription to front endpaper. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small chips and tears, spine slightly faded.

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