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A DAY IN THE ZOO
No author listed.
Stock no. 1323296
Published by Kestrel Books; Viking Press, NY. 1980. Very good condition.

Six sights to be seen on a visit to the zoo. A reproduction of the antique pop-up book. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0722657064. Rubbing to cover edges. Pencil erasure marks to the inmtroduction page. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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THE ROBIN AND THE WREN
Written by Ian Serraillier. Illustrated by Fritz Wegner.
Stock no. 2139971
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A collection of the authors poems. Pictorial boards. Brown endpapers. Colour and b/w text illustrations. 64 pages. ISBN: 0722650086. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine; a few nicks to edges.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 2139767
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st thus 1983. 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. Page browning. A few grubby marks to title page and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and a bit faded to spine. Slip case is very good - bumped to edges, with browning to one edge.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 2139532
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st thus 1983. 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. Bookplate to front pastedown. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased and browned to spine. Slip case is very good; a few marks.

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THE MAGIC JACKET
Written by Nicholas Brennan. Illustrated by Nicholas Brennan.
Stock no. 2135935
Published by Kestrel Books. 1ST 1976. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 072265085X. Bumping to spine; some marks to covers. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and loss to top edge of front panel; some tape repairs to verso.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 1321266
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st thus 1983. 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. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed/worn. Slipcase is lightly browned with small damp stain along top edge of rear panel. Tiny patch of surface paper damage to top corner of spine of slipcase.

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THE DOLL'S HOUSE
Written by Lothar Meggendorfer. Illustrated by Lothar Meggendorfer.
Stock no. 1319988
Published by Kestrel Books. 3rd 1979. Very good condition.

A reproduction of the Antique Pop-Up Book. The book unfolds to over four feet, revealing five old-fashioned domestic scenes connected by doors which open and close. Size when closed is 8.5 x 10". ISBN: 0722655347. Covers are edge rubbed. Name and date in ink to rear cover. Contents fine.

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STORIES OF ROYAL DEESIDE'S RAILWAY
Written by A. Derek Farr.
Stock no. 2133145
Published by Kestrel Books. 1ST 1971. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0903174006. Spine is faded. Some light creasing to corners. Foxing to outer page edges.

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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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