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JOAN'S VISIT TO TOYLAND AND OTHER TALES
Written by Alfred Freemantle; Sewell Stokes; et al. Illustrated by Gladys Peto.
Stock no. 2124050
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue boards, colour pictorial onlay to front cover. The Uniform Series. Easy-to-read text. NEW backstrip, with original paper spine laid down (browned with wear); New front endpaper. Some foxing and browning. Wear to cover edges; a little bumping.

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LORNA DOONE
Written by R.D. Blackmore. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Charles E. Brittan.
Stock no. 1317064
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; Boots the Chemists. circa 1930. Very good condition.

Published for Boots The Chemist. Large format. Blue cloth with gilt decorations and titles. 16 tipped-in colour plates. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned and some light fingering/foxing to contents.

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YOU FUNNY LITTLE NODDY!
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1208829
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; Pleiades Books. 1st 1955. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Noddy book no. 10. Pale pink pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Base of spine and lower front corner bumped. Name in belongs to box else a fine copy. Wrapper is a little grubby to rear with a small closed edge-tear. Wrapper folds have been strengthened with adhesive paper on verso.

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NICHOLAS CATCHES THE CROOKS
Written by Kitty Styles. Illustrated by Mary Kendal Lee.
Stock no. 1208828
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Nicholas Book No. 7. Red pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Corners slightly worn. Edges rubbed. Name in belongs to box erased with black ink. First few pages have light brown stains, remainder clean. Wrapper is creased and edge-torn with loss.

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NODDY AND TESSIE BEAR
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Robert Lee.
Stock no. 1208809
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; The Richards Press. Circa 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Noddy Book No. 12. Pink pictorial paper boards with colour titles. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0361004133. Spine faded, corners rubbed. Name in pencil in belongs to box. Wrapper faded at spine and top edge of front cover, corners rubbed.

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THE BROAD HIGHWAY
Written by Jeffery Farnol. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1814677
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1912. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with elaborate gilt titles and decorations. Small oval onlay to front cover. 24 tissue-guarded colour plates. 493 pages. Top edge gilt. Rear board marked. Front board has dent at lower edge. Endpapers browned. One tissue guard missing. A few scattered foxspots.

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THE MONSTER RUPERT
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1507719
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1953. Very good condition.

Pale green boards with red cloth spine. Front cover shows Rupert helping a boy from a hole in the ground. A Story and Picture Book with 120 cut-outs in colour. The cut-outs are Tourtel pictures taken from the stories. Numerous other b/w illustrations. (This is a 1950's reprint of the original which was published with 200 cut-outs and five stories). Contains: Rupert In Trouble Again; Rupert and the Old Man of the Sea; Rupert and the Wilful Princess; Rupert Goes Hiking. This is the reprint with 4 stories and 120 cut-outs (although cover says 200 cut-outs and five stories are listed in contents). Wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Light stain to bottom corner of front cover. Small dark spot to spine. Pen inscription to title page and belongs to box completed. A couple of hinges cracked. Odd fox spot and mark to contents. Cut-outs complete and unused.

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RUPERT LITTLE BEAR'S ADVENTURES NUMBER ONE
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1208720
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1924. Very good condition.

The first book of Rupert's Library. Grey boards with pictorial onlay to front showing Rupert with a Golly and the Magic Toy-Man in the distance. Contains four stories: Rupert and the Magic Toy-Man, Rupert and the Princess, Rupert At School and Rupert and the Old Miser. 3 colour plates plus two-tone illustrations throughout. Rebacked with blue cloth. A few minor scuff marks to front cover, small mark to rear cover. Corners a little worn. Front joint repaired as part of rebacking. Original pictorial endpapers retained. On verso of frontis plate there is an inscription in ink dated 1924 and offsetting from the picture. The outer margin of the frontis is grubby. Prelims and endpapers are foxed. Some foxing to contents but the pages are generally clean. Overall a bright copy of this scarce early Rupert book.

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NODDY AND TESSIE BEAR
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Robert Lee.
Stock no. 1609606
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; Dennis Dobson Ltd.. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Noddy Book no. 12: Pink pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Board edges scuffed. Spine bumped, unevenly faded, and split at base (about 2cm). Belongs To box completed in pencil. Wrapper is creased, edge torn and chipped with loss; faded to spine.

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BE BRAVE, LITTLE NODDY!
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Peter Wienk.
Stock no. 1406999
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; Dennis Dobson. 1st 1956. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Noddy Book number 13. Green pictorial boards. 60 pages. 7.5 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small bump to bottom of front board. Board edges are rubbed. Light browning to endpapers. Name in belongs to box. Foxing and some grubby marks to page margins. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some chipping and tears and small area of loss to bottom of spine. Creasing to top and bottom edges. Wear to front fold. Wrapper is grubby. Some foxing to verso.

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YOU'RE A GOOD FRIEND NODDY!
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Robert Lee; Robert Tyndall.
Stock no. 1406998
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; D.V. Publications Ltd.. 1st 1958. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Noddy book no. 16. Pale blue/green pictorial boards. Bright colour pictures. Bumping to spine, corners and top of rear board. Spine and corners worn. Board edges rubbed. Name in belongs to box. Some foxing, mainly to page edges. Some grubby margin marks. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with some tears and creasing. Wrapper is grubby. Light browning and foxing to verso.

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RUPERT LITTLE BEAR'S ADVENTURES NUMBER TWO
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1507450
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1924. Good condition.

Grey paperboards. Large colour pictorial onlay. Colour plates and monotone illustrations. Contains four stories: Rupert & the Magic Key, Rupert & the Brigands, Rupert & Reynard Fox, Rupert in Dreamland. Approx. 9.75 x 7.5". Spine is split down both sides, looks like backstrip has been glued into place. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few marks to covers, onlay slightly rubbed, rear cover more rubbed and buff board is starting to show through in places. Last text page almost detached. Bear's head transfer stuck to blank page opposite first text page. Tape repair to bottom of two pages and to one of colour plates. Foxing and a few marks to contents.

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