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ENID BLYTON'S EIGHTH BRER RABBIT BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Grace Lodge.
Stock no. 1815820
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 96 pages. First story is Mr. Lion Meets Brer Rabbit. Couple of brown marks to spine. Pale foxing to top edge of text block, endpapers and a few pages. Blind name (as if penciled on a different piece of paper) to free front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and creased, loss to spine and base of spine, loss of surface paper to rear panel in a 2.5cm square.

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DOCTOR VANE ANSWERS THE CALL
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1814721
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brilliant criminologist, Dr. Vane was not averse to using criminal methods to foil the enemies of his country... Blue cloth, black title to spine. 205 pages. Fading to top and tail of spine. Previous owner's address label to front pastedown (hidden by the front flap of dustwrapper). Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss.

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ENID BLYTON'S DAFFODIL STORY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1507402
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st thus 1958. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth spine, matt pictorial boards of children picking daffs. 10 x 7.5". Colour illustrations. 60 pages. 9 stories. A little wear to spine, corners and lower edges of covers. Light partial browning to endpapers. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with some light browning to rear flap.

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CHRISTINA'S FAIRY BOOK
Written by Ford Madox Ford. Illustrated by Jennetta Vise.
Stock no. 1506934
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st thus 1949. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

A collection of lovely fairy stories. Grey cloth covers, red titles to spine. 7.5 x 5". B/w illustrations. 60 pages. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Crease to cloth at top corner of front cover with pinhole. Some faint marks to covers. Heavy erased pencil lines to front endpapers, half-title page, page 15 and one line to title page. Small part of line on half-title has torn paper which has been repaired on both side with clear tape. Just an odd mark and some foxing otherwise. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a little loss from base of spine. Grubby with a couple of light stains, foxed on verso. Surface paper damage from label removal on front panel.

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MY SECOND ENID BLYTON BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Cicely Steed.
Stock no. 1316125
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title and vignette. B/w illustrations. 1st Story The Proud Little Dog. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Slight browning to free-endpapers else contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn, creased and torn with loss (largest section of loss is 4x3cm to top edge of front panel, similar piece of loss to top edge of rear panel).

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DOCTOR VANE ANSWERS THE CALL
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1505630
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Brilliant criminologist, Dr. Vane was not averse to using criminal methods to foil the enemies of his country... Blue cloth, black title to spine. 205 pages. Tiny bump to base of spine. Fading to top edges of covers/spine and bottom edge of spine. A few light marks to covers (splash marks?). Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers. Just a few fox spots and an odd mark to contents. Dustwrapper has been laminated on both sides and underneath the edges, spine and half the panels have been covered in tape, now yellowed. Some small patches of surface paper damage to panels and spine.

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BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Grace Lodge.
Stock no. 1208294
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1947. Good condition.

A book of Bible stories and prayers for children at night. Light blue cloth spine with gilt title. Dark blue boards with gilt vignette to front. Three colour plates, blue and black illustrations throughout. All plates present. Spine bumped, corners worn. Lower edge of front board has slight wear. Rear cover marked. Name in in to front pastedown. Contents clean.

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BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Grace Lodge.
Stock no. 2112793
Published by Latimer House Limited. 9th 1957. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A book of Bible stories and prayers for children at night. Light blue cloth spine with gilt title. Dark blue boards with gilt vignette to front. Three colour plates, blue and black illustrations throughout. Some scuffing to covers; part of wrapper is stuck to front cover. Contents are very good. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with creasing and loss; faded.

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ENID BLYTON'S DAFFODIL STORY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1709723
Published by Latimer House Limited. Circa 1958. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth spine, matt pictorial boards of children picking daffs. 10 x 7.5". Colour illustrations. 60 pages. 9 stories. Corners worn. Spine damp-stained. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is torn and creased with some loss.

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IN FREEDOM'S CAUSE
Written by G.A. Henty.
Stock no. 817355
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st thus 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. A story of Wallace and Bruce. A few light foxspots mainly to text block and prelims. Pictorial wrapper is lightly foxed, lightly edge-worn and a little grubby to rear panel.

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SHORT SORTIES
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 441574
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black title to spine. A variety of stories by Johns. 202 pages. Base of spine rubbed and a little faded. Small mark to front cover. Endpapers and outer page edges foxed. Small tear to bottom corner of front endpaper. Also small tape mark. Wrapper has a few closed edge-tears with slight loss and tape strengthening to edges.

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SHORT SORTIES
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 810250
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black title to spine. A variety of stories by Johns. 202 pages. Spine and corners are bumped. A few grubby marks to covers. Damp mark to bottom corner of front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Pictorial wrapper is damp marked to front flap, edge-torn in places, with some small chips of loss; 3-4" split to bottom of spine and the horizontally across. Worn to edges.

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