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DANCER IN DANGER
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1404338
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. SIGNED by the author to the title page. Spine bumped and a little faded. Front joint beginning to crack. Some foxing mostly to page edges. Contents, otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is clipped just below the price. Edgeworn with creasing to the top of the front panel. Small tears to top and bottom of spine are repaired with clear tape on veros. Spine is browned. Light foxing to panels.

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THE NEW HOUSE MISTRESS
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1404159
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition.

The Captain Series. Pictorial boards and spine. B/w frontis. 94 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine browned. Foxing to boards. Couple of hinges cracked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout especially to prelims and edge of text block.

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OLD NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Jack Orr; Mabel Sims; et al..
Stock no. 1314660
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format, pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations to inside covers, colour illustrations throughout. 14 pages. Covers edge rubbed and very slightly grubby. There is a small crayon mark (old price?) to top of front cover. Contents clean.

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DANCING PEEL
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 2116046
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than 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 author 'Best Wishes' to title page. Spine is lightly bumped. Small splash mark to top of front cover. White name and address label of previous owner to front pastedown. Wrapper is price-cut with light edge-creasing. Nice copy of an early reprint with the added bonus of the authors signature!

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THE CHIVALROUS FIFTH
Written by Christine Chaundler. Illustrated by Anne Rochester.
Stock no. 1606208
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Jane's mother kept a secondhand shop. Some of the form decided that this must not be held against Jane, but not everyone in the school agreed with them. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. Spine and board edges bumped, some darkening at edges. Endpapers browned. price-cut wrapper is edge chipped with areas of loss, especially to top of front panel and spine.

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THE YOUNGEST ANNUAL
No author listed. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; Jack Orr; Lilian A. Govey; J.M. Rickard; et al..
Stock no. 1313654
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth spine, pictorial front board shows boy in a toy car with girl sat on the bonnet waving to the reader. First story "The Rabbity Ruffikins Family". Colour plates plus b/w illustrations to text. 144 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A few light spots to covers and some light rubbing at edges. Old price (75p) in black biro to front pastedown. Some grubby fingermarks but contents generally clean.

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A BUNNY AFFAIR
Written by Blacker Hopkinson.
Stock no. 1313382
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1940. Very good condition.

The Nelson Theatre (under the management of Nora Ratcliff, M.A.), Show Plays No. 11, Section III. Yellow and red decorated cardwraps. 15 pages. Very slight rubbing at corners. Contents clean. A nice copy of this scarce little booklet.

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POPPETY'S BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Inez Topham; Harry Woolley; et al..
Stock no. 1312066
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Pictorial boards. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. An anthology of mainly verse, one short story. 15 pages. Paper covering of backstrip is mostly chipped off. Small patch of surface paper damage and a small crayon mark to front cover. Prize plate and name in ink to top margin inside front cover (which is a colour plate). Some yellow crayon to one illustration. Small biro mark to first text page. Surface paper torn from top corner of inside rear cover (also a colour plate).

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THE CUDDLY -KITTY BOOK
Written by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright.
Stock no. 1402348
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

The Nursery Zoo series, The Second Cage. Cream boards with large pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations to each page. 15 pages. Spine is bumped and rubbed with small splits. Corners are bumped and rubbed. Rear board is unevenly browned. Front board is a little grubby. A few light foxspots and grubby marks but contents are generally clean. Undated reprint.

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LITTLE TALES FOR CHILDREN
Written by Lucy Laing; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; et al. Illustrated by Inez Topham; Lilian Rowles; et al..
Stock no. 2113101
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Front cover shows two rabbits and mouse fishing. 4 colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story "On guard". The Pinnacle Series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Scuffing to covers and edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing; mostly to outer page edges.

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SILVER AND GOLD
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Lewis Baumer.
Stock no. 1311807
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

Small format, pink cloth, black titles and vignettes. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. A charming book of poetry. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. A couple of small marks to top edge of rear cover. Front free-endpaper has been removed. There is a tiny booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. First few and last few pages are browned/foxed else the contents are clean.

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THE PODGY-PUPPY BOOK
Written by Clara G. Dennis. Illustrated by Alan Wright; Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1207965
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1920. Very good condition.

A story for children. Brown cloth spine, pictorial front board shows Podgy Puppy with a chewed slipper! B/w text illustrations and colour plates. Printed on one side of the page only - one page of text facing one colour plate. Free endpapers lightly browned.

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