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DANCING PEEL
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1321490
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light brown cloth, gilt title to spine. A story about dancing, riding and people who were so different they thought they must detest each other... SIGNED by the author to title-page (by means of inscription dedicated to Heather). Large but neat inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Spine bumped. Light foxing to text block.Dustwrapper is foxed and slightly worn at spine and corners.

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ALBERIC THE WISE AND OTHER JOURNEYS
Written by Norton Juster. Illustrated by Domenico Gnoli.
Stock no. 1321470
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st UK 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 68 pages. Three tales of wonder. Spine and corners bumped, worn at base of spine. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is price-cut, grubby and foxed, black crayon mark across rear panel of wrapper.

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THE CORAL ISLAND
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134980
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 8 colour plates. 336 pages. Ballantyene Books series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing and marks to covers. Grubby marks and foxing internally. Some page corner creasing. A reading copy.

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HUDSON BAY
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134974
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, black titles, black/orange borders. Colour frontis. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Page browning and foxing. Frontis is starting to come away near top.

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THE STEEPLE A BOOK FOR BOYS
Written by Gordon Whitehead; Harold Avery; A.S. Jackson; Arnold Haythorne.
Stock no. 1321012
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial front cover and spine. B/w illustrations. Happy Hours Series. Slight bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers; some indentation marks and rust to rear cover. Some foxing to pages.

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THE OLD MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYME BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1320450
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1938. Good condition.

Small format. Pictorial front cover and spine. Red pictorial endpapers. 24 colour plates. 96 pages. Spine and corners are worn with some slight loss of surface paper. Covers are lightly scratched. Some light foxing to contents.

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THORNTREE MEADOWS
Written by Roger Nett. Illustrated by John Nash.
Stock no. 1320445
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A pig, a hippo and an aardvark and their adventures. Red boards, black title to spine. Two colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Covers a little warped. A few tiny foxspots to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn with heavy foxing.

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TALES OF BRER RABBIT
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1319506
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1925. Good condition.

Retold by Blyton. Blue cloth, black titles, borders and vignette to front cover. Reading Practice - No. 2. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers are badly damp stained. Name in ink to front pastedown and also to free-endpaper. Contents are well fingered/grubby. Hinges cracked. Small black mark to edge of textblock.

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JOLLY MOTOR RIDES
No author listed. Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Stock no. 2133453
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1930. Good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 4 colour plates by Kennedy. B/w illustrations. Spine is bumped and browned. Grubby marks and scuffs to covers. Binding is weak and starting to break in places. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins. Small name and address label stuck to rear pastedown.

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PINKITY'S PRANKS AND OTHER NATURE FAIRY TALES
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 2133405
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1925. Fair condition.

Blue cloth with black titles. Reading Practice - No. 3. B/w illustrations. Ex-lib. - cancelled stamp to front endpaper. Covers and contents are VERY grubby in places! A working copy only. Binding is starting to become a bit weak.

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OLD PETER'S RUSSIAN TALES
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Dmitri Mitrokhin.
Stock no. 1318904
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1938. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 7 colour plates. Black and white decorations to text. viii + 334 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Small mark to front cover. Front joint is partially cracked at base. 1 plate is MISSING from this copy. Some light foxing and fingering else contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and worn with creases, 2" loss to top of spine and rest of spine is browned. Price on front flap of dustwrapper is 7/6.

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SIMPLE CUSTOM CHEERFULLY ILLUSTRATED
Written by Iain Moncreiffe. Illustrated by Don Pottinger.
Stock no. 1318894
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book about the conventions and rites that influence your conduct. Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignettes to front cover. Colour illustrations to text. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers lightly browned else contents clean although there is a light musty smell throughout. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and slightly grubby.

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