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BILLY-BOB TALES
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by May Smith.
Stock no. 1311995
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Pink cloth, blue titles. Full page b/w illustrations. 148 pages. Spine bumped and lightly browned at base. Small 'splash' mark to rear cover. Light page browning and foxing else contents clean. Contained in an original, extremely scarce dustwrapper which is slightly grubby/foxed, lightly faded to spine and has a very small tear to top edge of rear panel. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON & THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
Written by S. Lyle Cummins. Illustrated by G.L. Stampa.
Stock no. 1402363
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1922. Slightly better than good condition.

Small format. Grey boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 2 plays for children. Spine and corners bumped. Couple of marks to boards. Small ink marks to top of textblock. Endpapers are browned. Names written in pencil by Dramatis Personae to first play. First few pages are creased on inner margin. Foxing mainly to page edges. Some pencil marks to text. Biro line next to inner margin on one page.

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THE MAGIC PENCIL
Written by Rose Fyleman.
Stock no. 1502157
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

And other plays from my tales. New plays adapted from eight of the author's tales. Blue cloth covers with dark blue titles. 145 pages. Top and bottom of spine faded, cover edges browned, spine a little stained. Some wear to corners. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing, mostly to endpapers and page edges. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped. Spine is faded and panels are grubby.

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BABAR AT HOME
Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 1710302
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition.

Maroon pictorial boards, light blue cloth spine, wonderful colour illustrations throughout. Blue/grey pictorial endpapers, Very large format. 40 pages. Edges worn. Corners bumped. Covers scuffed. Front and rear joint partly cracked. Name in ink to top of title page. Some page have closed tears a couple neatly repaired.

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THE LIGHTER SIDE OF SPORT
Written by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1605749
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, green title and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 46 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. lower edges scuffed and darkened. Inscription to front endpaper. Wrapper is grubby and has edge tears which have been repaired with tape.

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THE KENNETH GRAHAME DAY BOOK
Written by Margery Coleman; Kenneth Grahame.
Stock no. 2112640
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1937. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Date in ink to front endpaper. Some browning and foxing. Wrapper is browned with some light scuffing and edge-chipping; minimal loss.

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A BOOK OF NAUGHTY CHILDREN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1108588
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. Light wear to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges; couple of brown marks/spots to outer page edges and some going through to some page margins. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some grubby marks; some closed tears and chips; minimal loss.

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SONGS FROM NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne; H. Fraser-Simson. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1310992
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.; Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew Ltd.. 2nd 1928. Very good condition.

Music by Fraser-Simson. Large format. Cream cloth spine, brown boards with white pictorial title label. 10 songs with music. Small b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Centre hinge is cracked. Some light fingering but contents generally clean.

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BABAR AT HOME
Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 1310749
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st UK 1938. Almost very good condition.

Maroon pictorial boards, light blue cloth spine, wonderful colour illustrations throughout. Blue/grey pictorial endpapers, Very large format. 40 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Scuffing/scratch marks to rear cover. Joints are cracked/broken but the binding is still holding. Evidence of old tape repairs to rear joint (tape now missing). Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some slightly grubby marks and fingering to contents but generally clean.

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HUMOURS OF GOLF
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2109598
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

Introduction by Bernard Darwin. Large format. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. B/w illustrations throughout. Book has been rebacked, with new endpapers and new green cloth spine that has gilt title; original covers laid down. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges; a little chipping. Some grubby marks to covers and partial cup ring mark to front cover. Some grubby margin marks.

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THE METABOLISM OF ALGAE
Written by G.E. Fogg.
Stock no. 1206613
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1953. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Green cloth. Methuen Monograph on Biological Subjects. B/w diagrams. 149 pages. Name stamp to front endpaper and foredge.

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THE WHEREFORE AND THE WHY
Written by A.P. Herbert. Illustrated by George Morrow.
Stock no. 1308800
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1921. Good condition.

Some New Rhymes For Old Children. Blue cloth spine, red pictorial front board. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers slightly grubby. Name in ink to front endpaper. Grubby fingermarks to contents, crayon marks to rear endpapers partially erased. Hinges pulled.

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