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The Bodley Head

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A HOLE IS TO DIG
Written by Ruth Krauss. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2126019
Published by The Bodley Head. 1976. Very good condition.

A first book of first definitions. Green pictorial boards. Brown text and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0370018060. Spine is faded. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper.

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BERLIN 1936: SIXTEEN DAYS IN AUGUST
Written by Oliver Hilmes.
Stock no. 1816277
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A captivating account of the Nazi Olympics - told through the voices and stories of those who were there. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781847924339.

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JACK JOUETT'S RIDE
Written by Gail E. Haley. Illustrated by Gail E. Haley.
Stock no. 1317402
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st UK 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Originally published in the USA - this is UK edition. One man riding against many mounted soldiers.... ISBN: 0370020383. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is lightly browned with some very slight wear to top edges and price scribble over with red biro.

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GOING GANGSTER
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 2125707
Published by John Lane; The Bodley Head. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

What are they - Kidnappers or Rescuers - the Lockett family find themselves launched upon a most unusual enterprise... Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Decorated endpapers, b/w illustrations, 267 pages. Spine is browned. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn in two pieces down spine, with pieces of loss to spine and edges and corners. Wrapper is also foxed and browned.

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FRESH NEWS FROM SHERWOOD
Written by Donald Suddaby. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 2125025
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Seven entirely new tales about Robin Hood. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is foxed and edge-creased with a few small tears; minimal loss.

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LUCY BROWN AND MR GRIMES
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2124914
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ardizzone's second children's book redrawn with augmented text. The original was considered to be encouraging children to talk to strangers so Mr. Grimes is an old family friend in this edition. Beautiful colour and b/w drawings. Pink and green pictorial boards. ISBN: 0370015320. Light wear to cover edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and a few small chips.

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SHIP'S COOK GINGER
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2124913
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition.

Another Tim story. Blue and yellow glazed pictorial boards. Colour and bw drawings throughout. ISBN: 0370300041. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins.

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THE LITTLE HORSE BUS
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1317274
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1974. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0370020227. Covers are slightly edge worn. Tear to lower margin of one page. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins but generally contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with large tear across the front panel (very neatly repaired), some foxing and damp staining which is mainly visible on verso.

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THE SHIRLEY HUGHES COLLECTION
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2124244
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. Meet Alfie and Annie Rose, Lucy and Tom, My Naughty Little Sister, Dogger and many more... A Celebration of a Lifetime's Work. Colour illustrations. 352 pages. ISBN: 0370326822. Some scuffing/surface paper damage along bottom ede of front cover. Contents are excellent! Wrapper is edge-creased with half inch tear to one corner.

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OUTSIDE OVER THERE
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1815523
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ida's baby sister is snatched away by the goblins... Red cloth, gilt titles. Oblong format. Large colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0370304039. A few minor marks to dustwrapper.

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LISTEN TO THIS
Written by Laura Cecil; et al. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Stock no. 1814590
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1987. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of 13 stories selected for reading aloud to young children. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0370311000. Uneven browning to dustwrapper.

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COUNT BAKWERDZ ON THE CARPET
Written by Norman Hunter. Illustrated by Babette Cole.
Stock no. 2123587
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition.

And other incredible stories. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations to text. 125 pages. 8 x 5.5". ISBN: 0370301617. Foxing to outer page edges.

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