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THE CHILDREN'S BLUE BIRD
Written by Georgette Leblanc. Illustrated by Albert Rothenstein.
Stock no. 1314890
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1913. Very good condition.

Translated by Alexander Teixeira De Mattos. Blue cloth spine with gilt title. Pictorial boards. Colour plates. Spine bumped. Corners worn and edges rubbed. Foxing to contents and a mark to one page (2) otherwise contents clean.

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FEARLESS FREDDY'S SUNKEN TREASURE
Written by Bamber Gascoigne. Illustrated by Christina Gascoigne.
Stock no. 2117716
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.; Walker Books. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0416065104. Bumping to spine and corners. Middle binding is a bit pulled.

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THE YELLOW STORY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Kathleen Gell.
Stock no. 2116885
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition.

The fourth of Enid Blyton's Colour books. Yellow cloth, dark green title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Front joint next to front endpaper is cracked; webbing can be seen through; making binding weak. Tape glue marks to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges.

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ESSEX SURVIVALS
Written by Fred Roe.
Stock no. 2116807
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1929. Very good condition.

With Special Attention to Essex Smugglers. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is darkened. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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FAR EASTERN JAUNTS
Written by Gilbert Collins.
Stock no. 2116733
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1924. Good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine; blind title to front cover. B/w plates. Spine is faded. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little fraying to cloth at some edges. Foxing to pages. All plates present.

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THE LAND OF FAR BEYOND
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Horace J. Knowles.
Stock no. 2116291
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 2nd 1943. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Enid Blyton's version of 'The Pilgrim's Progress' in which three children have many strange adventures from the City of Turmoil to the Land of Far-Beyond. Cream cloth, blue titles and vignette to front cover. Full-page b/w illustrations. 163 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with edge-creasing and tears and nicks; a few small pieces of loss; some other marks.

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PICNIC AT BABAR'S
Written by Laurent De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Laurent De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2116054
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

Large folio format. Dark blue cloth spine, bright red pictorial boards. Green pictorial endpapers. Wonderful colour illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little chipping to cover edges. Scuffing with red crayon mark to front cover. Light foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins.

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BABAR AT HOME
Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 1503791
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1959. Almost very good condition.

Smaller format - 10.5 x 7.5". Glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. Infant School ink stamp to front endpaper, rear pastedown and one page otherwise contents clean and bright. Wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Colour sheet has come away from board at bottom corner of front cover. Laminate starting to crack on spine. A couple of light scratches to covers.

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SIX ENID BLYTON PLAYS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1403119
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 6th 1946. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Grey/blue cloth with dark blue titles. 166pp. 6.75 x 4.25". Spine and corners a little bumped. Cover edges browned. Small piece torn from top of front endpaper. Light foxing to endpaper and page edges. Dustwrapper has tear to top of spine, front panel and front flap plus other edge tears. Wrapper is very grubby.

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TWENTY TEATIME TALES
Written by Rose Fyleman.
Stock no. 1712879
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1929. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A selection of 20 short stories of fun, fantasy and fact. Small format. Beige cloth with black titles and decoration to front cover. 135 pages. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper has 1" damp mark to base of spine and some foxing and generally grubby to rear panel.

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THE BEASTLY BIRTHDAY BOOK
Written by Nicolas Bentley. Illustrated by Nicolas Bentley.
Stock no. 1313082
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Quotations from works as diverse as those of Chaucer, Chesterton, Binstead and Byron. Grey cloth with red title to spine and vignette to front cover. 182 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly browned and light foxing to edges of covers. Endpapers partially browned, some foxing. Contents unused. Heavy foxed dustwrapper is also very browned to spine and and rear panel edges, is edge worn with loss and section of loss to top of spine and front panel.

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THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN MARWHOPPLE
Written by Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Gertrude Lindsay.
Stock no. 1312552
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. B/w illustrations. 120 pages. Spine and corners very slightly bumped. Some discolouration to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers/textblock. Dustwrapper is just slightly rubbed at spine and corners and lightly foxed/grubby to spine.

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