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MIDNIGHT IN PEKING
Written by Paul French.
Stock no. 1819059
Published by Penguin Books. 1st thus 2012. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China. Revised Edition. Black boards, red foil title to spine and vignette to front. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9780143121008. SIGNED and dated by the author to title page (no dedication). Spine slightly cocked.

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THE TALE OF NOAH AND THE FLOOD
Written by W.E. Williams. Illustrated by Clarke Hutton.
Stock no. 2131948
Published by Penguin Books. 1st 1946. Good condition.

Puffin Picture Book no. 54. Oblong format. Pictorial paper wraps. Colour and b/w lithograph illustrations. Front cover is creased with tears; some repaired with tape to verso; 1" square MISSING From top edge. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still generally very good.

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THE STORY OF PLANT LIFE
Written by Isabel Alexander. Illustrated by Isabel Alexander.
Stock no. 2131943
Published by Penguin Books. Circa 1946. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book no. 58. Pictorial paper wraps. colour and b/w illustrations. Creasing to some cover and page corners. Foxing to covers and outer page edges.

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WALES CHURCHES, HOUSES, CASTLES
Written by Simon Jenkins.
Stock no. 2130090
Published by Penguin Books. 1st thus 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. From the great forts of Caernarfon, Harlech and Beaumaris in the North to the Victorian glories of Cardiff to the South. Numerous colour photographs. ISBN: 9780141024127. Light creasing to cover corners.

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PAUL THE HERO OF THE FIRE
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2128409
Published by Penguin Books. 1ST 1948. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A Porpoise Book. Yellow pictorial stiff card wraps. Colour pictures throughout. Splits to both sides of spine at top and tail; bottom 1" of spine is missing. Some marks to covers. Contents are still very good - beautiful colour illustrations! Just some page browning,. Wrapper has been badly torn and creased, with a few pieces of loss.

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WATERWAYS OF THE WORLD
Written by W.J. Bassett-Lowke. Illustrated by Laurence Dunn.
Stock no. 1610636
Published by Penguin Books. c. 1944. Slightly better than very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 32. Pictorial paper wraps. Staples rusted. Small mark to rear cover.

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FAMOUS SHIPS
Written by Frank C. Bowen. Illustrated by Frank Mason.
Stock no. 1316888
Published by Penguin Books. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 39. Pictorial paperwraps. B/w and colour lithographs throughout. Unpaginated. Staples rusty. Foxing to covers and contents. Pencil marks to title list inside front cover.

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THE STORY OF PLANT LIFE
Written by Isabel Alexander. Illustrated by Isabel Alexander.
Stock no. 2123020
Published by Penguin Books. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book no. 58. Pictorial paper wraps. colour and b/w illustrations. Some creasing to corners. Wear to spine; staples have started to rust.

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THE STORY OF PLANT LIFE
Written by Isabel Alexander. Illustrated by Isabel Alexander.
Stock no. 1608153
Published by Penguin Books. 1st 1946. Slightly better than very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book no. 58. Pictorial paper wraps. colour and b/w illustrations. Staples rusted; contents are otherwise near fine.

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GEOMETRY AND THE LIBERAL ARTS
Written by Dan Pedoe.
Stock no. 1608090
Published by Penguin Books. 1976. Very good condition.

Card wraps. ISBN: 0140551190. Pages browned. Some foxing, especially to endpapers.

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THE TALE OF MR. JEREMY FISHER
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 588869
Published by Frederick Warne; Penguin Books. 1st thus 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. With 26 Full-Colour Stickers. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0723244251. Light creasing to a couple of corners. All original stickers are still present and unused.

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CARBONEL AND CALIDOR
Written by Barbara Sleigh. Illustrated by Charles Front.
Stock no. 684608
Published by Penguin Books. 1st thus 1980. Almost very good condition.

3rd title in the series. Pictorial cardwraps show Rosemary, Carbonel & Calidor with glowing ring to front, red spine & rear. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0140311874. Corners creased. Spine worn with 1cm split to base. Damp mark to 1st 2 pagesand inside front cover. Binding tight.

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