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THE QUIET FIELDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2137921
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book tells of a year spent deep in the countryside, beginning when the year is young, when trees and hedges are bare to the winters winds, and on through the spring, summer and autumn, to winter once again. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Super b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718120396. Browning and some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges/margins. Wrapper has a few light marks.

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MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell; Chris Beetles. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2136387
Published by Pavilion; Michael Joseph. 1ST 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. A tribute to Attwell's enduring talent and style with biographical summary, colour illustrations and bibliography. ISBN: 1851452826. Some bumping and knocks along cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some grubby marks; nicks to a couple of corners.

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TRADITIONAL NURSERY RHYMES AND CHILDREN'S VERSE
Written by Michael Foss; Lorraine Gerry; Leslie Gerry. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Lawson Wood; Charles Folkard; Dorothy M. Wheeler; et al..
Stock no. 2136303
Published by Michael Joseph. 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718115562. Second impression. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.

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PICTURES ON THE PAVEMENT
Written by G.W. Stonier. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1322231
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Beige cloth with red titles and Ardizzone decorations. B/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped, fading to spine and edges of rear cover. Endpapers browned. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby and slightly edge chipped.

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THE SHELL GUIDE TO WALES
Written by Wynford Vaughan-Thomas; Alun Llewellyn.
Stock no. 1823159
Published by Michael Joseph. 1977. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive guide. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0718140192. Third impression. Board corners lightly rubbed. Pale foxing to top edge of text block. Contents otherwise clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed, diagonal crease to rear flap.

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MOSES THE KITTEN
Written by James Herriot. Illustrated by Peter Barrett.
Stock no. 2135544
Published by Michael Joseph; A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.

A story taken from James Herriot's "Vet in Harness". Moses the kitten is a waif and turns out to have a very unusual idea who his mother is! Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0718124472. A few knocks to corners and edges.

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THE TWO BOUQUETS
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Reginald Woolley.
Stock no. 1321787
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A period novelette featuring the Gills of Twickenham and misunderstandings at a ball, based on the operetta by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon. Deep pink cloth covers with silver titles to spine and silver vignette. B/w chapter headers. 163 pages. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Price-cut wrapper is slightly worn at spine and corners and a tiny bit grubby to rear panel.

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VILLAGE DIARY
Written by Miss Read. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 2134678
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. A few spots to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine and edges; edge-tears with tape repairs to verso.

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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
Written by Tim Rice; Andrew Lloyd Webber. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320976
Published by Pavilion; Michael Joseph. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Based on the smash-hit musical of the same name that has become a classic in children's entertainment, this book retells in verse and pictures one of the most exciting action-packed stories in the Old Testament. Pictorial glazed boards. Large format. Colour illustrations throughout in Blake's unique style. ISBN: 0907516025. Small card (5.75 x 9.75cm) loosely inserted SIGNED by the illustrator. Spine slightly bumped and lightly browned. Contents clean.

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THE STORY OF MR KORAH
Written by Christabel Aberconway. Illustrated by Rex Whistler.
Stock no. 1320428
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey cloth with red spine. Gilt vignette to lower front corner. Delightful tipped-in colour plates and b/w drawings. How Mr. Korah is taken captive by an octopus but lives to tell the tale. Spine and corners bumped. A few light foxspots to textblock. Faint whiff of tobacco to contents. Dustwrapper is just a little grubby.

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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318845
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w wood- engravings throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Spine slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing and page browning to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased and there is slight evidence of the wrapper having been leant on to write.

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EVOLUTION
Written by Raymond Hawkey.
Stock no. 2132956
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

The story of the origins of humankind according to the theory of evolution. Large format. A three-dimensional book with intricate pop-ups. ISBN: 0718127250. Pop-ups in very good working order. Page edge browning; some browning to covers also, bumped at corners.

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