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THE HOODWINKERS
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1319377
Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. A Romney Marsh story in which old rogue Jim Decks is hoodwinking innocent Americans... Spine and corners bumped. A few small foxspots to textblock. Light, old tape marks to corners of free-endpapers. Contents clean. Dustrapper has a few foxspots on verso, is slightly edge rubbed and has a tear and a large crease to rear panel.

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THE COWNAPPERS
Written by Monica Edwards.
Stock no. 1319351
Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa 1960. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Thornton family find themselves acting as temporary guardians of a prize Jersey cow. Yellow boards, black title to spine. 253 pages. Spine bumped. Front free-endpaper removed. Foxing to prelims and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, slightly grubby to rear panel with tear to top corner of front fold.

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STRANGERS TO THE MARSH
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1319350
Published by The Children's Book Club. 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pale yellow boards, black title to spine. Endpapers are maps of Dunsford and area. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased and a bit grubby to rear panel.

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FRENCHMAN'S SECRET
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1319345
Published by The Children's Book Club. 1958. Very good condition.

Lindsey finds an old map and begins to puzzle over the mysterious Frenchman's secret. Is there treasure buried in the dam? Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped, white marks to rear cover and to front edge of spine. Endpapers browned. Pale page browning and foxing.

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FIRE IN THE PUNCHBOWL
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 2133508
Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. 190 pages. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is foxed and damp marked with chips and creasing; some loss.

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BIGGLES FOREIGN LEGIONNAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2132711
Published by The Children's Book Club. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, black title to spine. 190 pages. Uneven fading/spotting - possible damp to covers, which also has large dent along one edge. Name and address in ink on label stuck to front pastedown. Some foxing. Pages browned. Wrapper is torn and nearly detached all way down one edge; some loss, but front and rear panels are mostly complete.

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DANCER'S LUCK
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 2129653
Published by The Children's Book Club. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pale yellow boards with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Bumping along cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some scuffing; a few edge-tears and chips; some repaired to verso; a few small nicks/chips of loss.

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THE COWNAPPERS
Written by Monica Edwards.
Stock no. 2129465
Published by The Children's Book Club. 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Thornton family find themselves acting as temporary guardians of a prize Jersey cow. Yellow boards, black title to spine. 253 pages. Bumping to cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with a few repaired closed tears and chips.

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THE ROARING 40
Written by Nan Chauncy. Illustrated by Annette MacArthur-Onslow.
Stock no. 2123864
Published by The Children's Book Club; The Children's Book Club. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boars, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and tears; a bit of loss; foxing to rear panel.

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THE ROARING 40
Written by Nan Chauncy. Illustrated by Annette MacArthur-Onslow.
Stock no. 2123864
Published by The Children's Book Club; The Children's Book Club. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boars, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and tears; a bit of loss; foxing to rear panel.

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HURRY HOME CANDY
Written by Meindert Dejong. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1316693
Published by The Children's Book Club. circa 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Children's book club edition. Green boards with black titles to spine. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Light musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is foxed on verso, showing on white rear panel and is slightly worn to spine.

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THE BOX IN THE ATTIC
Written by Barbara Euphan Todd. Illustrated by Lynette Hemmant.
Stock no. 1316679
Published by The Children's Book Club. circa 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Perdita's diary of her holiday with relatives and the magical things they found in the box in the rectory attic. Blue boards with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 208 pages. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Light foxing to textblock and a light musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is just a little bit creased at corners.

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