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TERTIUS AND PLINY
Written by Ben Frankel. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Stock no. 1814629
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Life is rather dull for Tertius and Pliny in Mrs Kay's antique shop - until the day Uncle Max buys Tertius for his nephew and niece. But he doesn't forget his old friend Pliny, left behind in the shop... Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 041619012x.
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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; Michael Hague. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 1208716
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards. Gold title to spine. Pretty full-page colour illustrations. 27 pages. ISBN: 041652950X. Top and tail of spine slightly rubbed. Top front corner very slightly bumped. Price-cut wrapper is sunned at spine and slightly rubbed at edges.
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BILL BADGER AND THE SECRET WEAPON
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1316443
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Big Ginger and his gang of robber cats have found a secret weapon which endangers all canal travellers. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 138 pages. First published in 1961 by Hamish Hamilton as Bill Badger's Finest Hour. ISBN: 041626770X. Ex-lib with evidence of removal of labels to front endpaper and a library stamp covered with white typing fluid at lower edge of title-page. Contents otherwise clean. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and slightly creased at top and tail.
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GIDEON IN THE FOREST
Written by Benjamin Rabier.
Stock no. 1208640
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

Translated from the French by Olive Jones. Large format. Pictorial boards with red cloth spine. A lovely story with colour text illustrations throughout. Pictorial endpapers. ISBN: 0416119506. Covers slightly scuffed. Corners worn. Contents fine.
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ALLUMETTE
Written by Tomi Ungerer. Illustrated by Tomi Ungerer.
Stock no. 1316241
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition.

Brown glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0416839509. Laminate at spine edges is lifting slightly. Book creaks when its opened!
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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1316232
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, with black title label and gilt title to spine. Plain endpapers. 12 Colour plates. B/w chapter headers. ISBN: 0416532608. Spine slightly bumped. Small gold address label to front free-endpaper and old tape mark to same page. Dustwrapper is faded to spine.
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NOW ONE FOOT, NOW THE OTHER
Written by Tomie De Paola. Illustrated by Tomie De Paola.
Stock no. 2119352
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Blue and brown illustrations throughout. Easy-to-read text. ISBN: 0416222102. Uneven fading to cover edges.
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THE MYSTERY OF THE INVISIBLE THIEF
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Jenny Chapple.
Stock no. 1504711
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The 8th adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog in which they try to solve the mystery of the thief with the most enormous footprints. Grey boards with silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. 170 pages. ISBN: 0416186904. Bottom edge of spine faded. Light foxing to cover edges and text block. Light browning/foxing to endpapers. Price-cut dustwrapper has light foxing to flaps and verso.
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THE MYSTERY OF THE HIDDEN HOUSE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Mary Gernat.
Stock no. 1504709
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The sixth adventure of the Five Find-Outers and their dog. What is the secret of the deserted mansion? Who is the sinister Mr. Holland? Pale grey boards with silver titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 194 pages. ISBN: 416186807. A little foxing to cover edges and text block. Some light browning to endpapers. Price-cut dustwrapper has foxing to flap edges and verso.
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IN ABIGAIL'S GARDEN
Written by Helen Williams. Illustrated by Helen Williams.
Stock no. 2117192
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A collection of the artist's favourite garden poems accompanied with beautiful colour paintings. Blue glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0416604005. SIGNED by Illustrator/compiler. Some browning to spine. Wrapper is edge-creased with some uneven browning to spine and edges.
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BILL BADGER AND THE SECRET WEAPON
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2116824
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1983. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Big Ginger and his gang of robber cats have found a secret weapon which endangers all canal travellers. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 138 pages. First published in 1961 by Hamish Hamilton as Bill Badger's Finest Hour. ISBN: 041626770X. A few foxspots to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins, else book is excellent! Wrapper is faded to spine. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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LORD OF THE FOREST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1810923
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 127 pages. A boy herding pigs in a Sussex forest plants an acorn in 1272. This is the story of the giant oak which grew from the acorn. ISBN: 0416836003. Foxing to text block. Endpapers and prelims have a light crease else contents clean. Dustwrapper is price-cut and faded at spine (as is usual for this item), a few small closed tears to edges (no loss).
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