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ZEPPELIN NIGHTS
Written by Jerry White.
Stock no. 2133430
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

London In The First World War. A magnificent panorama of a struggling yet flourishing city. Dark blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 356 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781847921659.

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THE WONDERFUL WORLD BOOK
Written by Kate Petty. Illustrated by Jennie Maizels; Ruth Wickings.
Stock no. 1319101
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2000. Good condition.

The whole world is in your hands with this amazingly interactive book.Travel to the north, south, east or west over land and sea..Explore oceans and continents, hurricanes and earthquakes, people and places. Let the flaps, tabs and pop-ups take you on a journey that is truly out of this world! Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 037032711X. Boat missing from Amazon river scene. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed, tiny indentation to lower edge of rear cover.

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THE SUPER SCIENCE BOOK
Written by Kate Petty. Illustrated by Jennie Maizels.
Stock no. 1319100
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2002. Good condition.

From the kitchen to the playground, you can discover science for yourself in this truly interactive pop-up book. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0370325842. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. Spine slightly faded and small split to top of spine. A piece is missing from the last pop-up scene otherwise contents in good working order.

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BILL BADGER AND THE PINE MARTENS
Written by David Severn. Illustrated by Geoffrey Higham.
Stock no. 1319037
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Small format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Covers edge rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned. Light foxing and fingering to contents but generally clean. Price-cut wrapper is browned and chipped with loss, also edge rubbed.

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BRITISH RACING GREEN 1946-1956
Written by Louis Klemantaski; Michael Frostick.
Stock no. 2132729
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The achievements of British cars and British drivers in motor racing. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with a little edge-creasing.

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THE LAST BATTLE
Written by C.S. Lewis. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 2132701
Published by The Bodley Head. 2nd 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The seventh and last of the Narnian stories. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Small fade mark to base of spine. Scuff/score mark to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is browned with edge-tears and chips, but minimal loss.

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SHAMROCK AND SPEAR TALES AND LEGENDS FROM IRELAND
Written by F.M. Pilkington. Illustrated by Roy Spencer.
Stock no. 2132483
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth covered boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. A few knocks to cover edges. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some edge-creasing.

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THE LAST BATTLE
Written by C.S. Lewis. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 1818591
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The seventh and last of the Narnian stories. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Fading to top and tail of spine and horizontal edge next to spine. Text block browned. 5 tiny blue biro marks to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few tiny chips, browned to spine and rear panel, , front flap has blue pen mark, rear panel has insignificant red pen doodle.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318197
Published by The Bodley Head. 1912. Very good condition.

Red cloth covers, elaborate gilt decorations. New edition. 136 numbered pages plus booklist to rear. Spine slightly bumped. Some slight rubbing to cover edges. Endpapers browned. Contents clean.

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HECTOR PROTECTOR AND AS I WENT OVER THE WATER
Written by Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1318026
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st UK 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Two nonsense nursery rhymes wonderfully illustrated by full-page colour pictures. 7.5 x 8.5". Unpaginated. ISBN: 0370007743. Spine bumped. Light page browning throughout. There is a small damp mark to textblock (but it doens't affect the actual pages). Dustwrapper is lightly browned and is grubby and edge rubbed.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE WOODEN LEGS
Written by Griselda Gifford. Illustrated by Barry Wilkinson.
Stock no. 2130664
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1964. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

All Sue could see from the basement flat were the legs and feet of the people walking past. One morning Sue saw something very odd. Two sticks were walking along the pavement followed by four furry paws, the wheels of a tricycle, two small feet in dirty sandals and a rope which twitched. Blue boards with gilt titles to spine and acorn vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 96 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Light wear to wrapper edges.

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THE OLD BALLAD OF THE BABES IN THE WOOD
Written by Kathleen Lines. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2130149
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Bodley Head Fairy Tale Picture Book (General Editor: Kathleen Lines). Pictorial boards. Large colour and b/w text illustrations throughout. 28 pages. 9.25 x 6.5". Story in verse. ISBN: 0370011341. Wrapper is unevenly foxed with 1" tear to bottom of front panel.

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