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CALDEY
Written by Roscoe Howells.
Stock no. 1818429
Published by Gomer Press. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The people of the Pembrokeshire island. B/w photos. ISBN: 0863830870. SIGNED by the author with lengthy dedication to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear with creased to laminate.
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THE DOWNHILL CROCODILE WHIZZ AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Margaret Mahy. Illustrated by Ian Newsham.
Stock no. 1818428
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1986. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of ten enchanting tales of varying lengths for five to nine year-olds. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 130 pages. ISBN: 0460062379. SIGNED by the author with dedication and a drawing to title page. Child's name & room number in black pen to front pastedown. Heavy foxing to text block and edge of prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a closed tear repaired to verso with clear tape so that it is barely visible to rear panel.
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BIRDS OF THE WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND
Written by T.A. Coward; Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1818427
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st thus 1936. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Edited and with introductory chapters upon the general habits and characteristics of birds by Enid Blyton. Red cloth. Small format. Colour illustrations. 352 pages includes index. Top edge red. Spine slightly faded but overall boards appear clean. Pictorial dustwrapper design by Clifford Webb. Dustwrapper is browned to spine and scuffed to sides.
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NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORER IN TROPICAL SOUTH AFRICA
Written by Francis Galton.
Stock no. 1818425
Published by Ward, Lock & Co.. 4th 1891. Very good condition.

The Minerva Library of Famous Books. An Account of A Visit to Damaraland in 1851. Fourth Edition with a new map and an appendix bringing up the history of Damaraland to a recent date. Also Vacation Tours in 1860 and 1861 by George Grove et al, edited by Galton. Three-quarter leather binding with raised bands to spine and red title label with gilt title. Burgundy cloth boards with school crest to front. Marbled endpapers and text block. B/w plates. Spine a little scuffed but boards nice and bright. School prize-plate to front pastedown. Scattered foxing present.
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A DAY IN FAIRY LAND
Written by Sigrid Rahmas. Illustrated by Ana Mai Seagren.
Stock no. 1818424
Published by Helsingborgs Litografiska. Circa 1945. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Very large format - 18 x 14". Red spine, pictorial boards. Gorgeous colour pictures of fairies plus colour decorations surrounding text. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier and may incur extra shipping costs. Boards beautifully bright and clean (just a couple of small marks to top of front board and small nick to cloth spine. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, tape marks to rear panel, a few grubby marks.
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THE GIMCRACK JINGLE ALPHABET
No author listed. Illustrated by Ingles Rhode.
Stock no. 1818423
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1900. Poor condition.

Each letter has an illustration and a verse to accompany it. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards browned and a little grubby. New endpapers. Some professional repair to gutters and also some paper repair. Some pages creased and edge-worn (mainly A-E and V-Z). Grubby marks throughout.
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OUR DARLINGS: AT HOME, IN TOWN, AT THE SEA-SIDE, IN THE COUNTRY, AT PLAY
Written by Mars. Illustrated by Mars.
Stock no. 1818422
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

A picture book with minimal text. Oblong format. Bevelled edge boards. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Green, floral endpapers. 47 pages. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards a little browned and scuffed. Joints repaired. Diagonal corner crease to lower corner of free front endpaper is fragile and liable to tear. Vertical crease to half-title page. Light browning to contents with minor grubby marks in places.
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MORE VERY YOUNG SONGS
Written by A.A. Milne; H. Fraser-Simson. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1818421
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large slim format. Beige cloth spine. Brown boards with title label to front cover. Musical score and b/w illustrations. Boards clean and bright. Some scattered foxing to contents. Piano seller's ink stamp to title page and front panel of dustwrapper. Hinges pulled but binding tight. Pink pictorial dustwrapper is dulled to beige on front panel, is grubby and edge-worn.
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SLEEPING BEAUTY
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 1818420
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. Circa 1961. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Green cloth spine. Pictorial card wraps with moveable tab to front. 8 pop-up scenes with some moveable tabs. Spine and contents very well re-inforced with string binding visible on outer cloth spine. Pop-ups in excellent working order. A few scattered foxspots present.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1941 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1818419
Published by Daily Express. 1941. Poor condition.

The last hardcover annual to be published during the war years and widely considered to be the best Rupert annual ever. Front cover shows Rupert holding a paddle and waving while Algy looks on from a little boat. First story Rupert and the Red Egg. 118 pages. Backstrip missing. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Boards a little grubby. Name in belongs to box. Front joint split but binding thread holding. Some hinges pulled. Page 15/16 detached but present. Foxing and browning throughout. A few pages have a tear to lower margin, sometimes affecting text.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1818418
Published by Daily Express. 1945. Good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps - Rupert flying on winged bicycle. 1st story Rupert and the Reindeer. 9.5x7 inches. 120 pages. Backstrip missing. Rear cover almost detached due to missing backstrip. Covers lightly creased and a little grubby. Name in belongs to box. Price-cut. Some hinges pulled. Contents generally clean.
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THE BABY'S OPERA
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1818417
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1877. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine, brown pictorial boards. Black endpapers. Colour illustrations and text decorations printed by Edmund Evans. Board edges rubbed, corners worn. Free front endpaper starting to detach from bottom. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Rear hinge split but binding hanging on. Page 49/50 and 55/56 is detached but present. Other hinges pulled. Contents therefore fragile in binding. A few grubby marks to contents.
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