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THE TERROR OF ST. TRINIAN'S
Written by Timothy Shy. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2128564
Published by Max Parrish. 2nd 1952. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 128 pages. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning and some foxing to pages. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing; some edge-tears and chips, but minimal loss; foxed and browned.
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THE LITTLE TRAIN
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Dorothy Craigie.
Stock no. 1316398
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1957. Slightly better than good condition.

Red boards, gilt vignette of train to front cover. Large colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Easy to read text. 36 pages. 8.5 x 7.5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers slightly grubby and with little indentation marks to fore-edges (teeth marks?). A brown spot to page edges/margins and some light foxing and fingering. Blue crayon marks to pages 4&5 otherwise contents clean.
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THIS IS SYLVIA
Written by Sandy Wilson. Illustrated by Sandy Wilson.
Stock no. 1506895
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Her Lives and Loves. By the author of The Boyfriend, a most successful London musical comedy. Sylvia is Sandy Wilson's cat. Or is she? She has known everybody - but everybody - in the theatrical and literary world. Lilac cloth, blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. 116 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Fading to spine and top edges of covers. Odd fox spot to text block. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small chips and tears. Browning to spine, folds and verso. Panels slightly grubby.
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THE ENID BLYTON STORYBOOK FOR FIVES TO SEVENS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Dorothy Hall; Grace Shelton.
Stock no. 1505829
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, red title to spine. B/w and two-tone illustrations. 160 pages. 22 stories. 8.25 x 6.5". Small brown spot to lower edge of front cover. Faint erased number to front endpaper. A couple of marks to text block, brown spot affects outer page margin of about 20 pages. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with a couple of small chips.
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CONQUEROR'S GOLD
Written by Dan Corby.
Stock no. 1502904
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1965. Slightly better than good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Four boys and an old man are trapped in a cellar with no obvious escape route and water seeping in. Brown boards with gilt titles to spine. 128 pages. Ex-library with stamps and remains of label to prelims. Rear endpapers grubby. Text pages very good. A couple of small dents to text block. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with one small tear.
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THE KINGDOM OF CARBONEL
Written by Barbara Sleigh. Illustrated by D.M. Leonard.
Stock no. 626524
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1959. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Carbonel has been summoned to the presence of the Great Cat - who would guard his kingdom and royal kittens while he was away? Light tan boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Small foxspots to top of text block. Almost invisible tiny closed tear to bottom of title page. Pictorial wrapper is lightly rubbed at corners. A beautiful copy of a scarce book in its original wrapper!
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THE YOUNG CICERO
Written by James Barbary. Illustrated by Shirley Farrow.
Stock no. 734288
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Famous Childhoods series. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. Minimal bumping to corners. Two names in ink to front endpapers covered with white typing fluid. Dustwrapper is edge torn and creased with minimal loss at corners.
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TEA WITH MR TIMOTHY
Written by Geoffrey Morgan. Illustrated by Nicholas Fisk.
Stock no. 622205
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of a black-and-white cat called Mr Timothy and the three people whose life he shared and influenced during the Mid-Thirties. Yellow boards. 94 pages. 8 x 5.5 ins. Top rear corner bumped. Light foxing to endpapers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Price-cut pictorial wrapper lightly foxed, a little grubby and title to spine slightly faded.
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