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PAUL THE HERO OF THE FIRE
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2130159
Published by Penguin. 1st thus 1969. Almost very good condition.

A Picture Puffin book. Paul was very sad because his parents had lost a lot of money and would have to sell their house. He wondered how he could earn some money to help - he would get a job at the fair... Pictorial cardwraps, b/w & colour illustrations. 1" tear to base of spine, with smaller horizontal tear. Some grubby marks to covers. Page edge browning. Name in ink to title page.
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CHIRP AND CHATTER
Written by Alice Banks. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 2130158
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1922. Good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. With 54 b/w illustrations by Browne. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few nicks and chips. Fading to spine; marks to covers, including cup ring mark to front cover. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing and margin marks.
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THE GOLDEN AGE
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Lois Lenski.
Stock no. 2130157
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1921. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth. 4 tipped-in, tissue-guarded colour plates. 199 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping. Marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Inscription to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins. All plates present.
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THE SUBMARINE HUNTERS
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Edward S. Hodgson.
Stock no. 2130156
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1920. Almost very good condition.

A Story of Naval Patrol Work in The Great War. Brown pictorial binding.Black title to spine. 6 b/w plates. 288 pages. Spine is faded. Bumping to corners and cover edges. Uneven fading and a few marks to covers. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Marks to outer page edges and some page margins internally. All plates present.
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CLIPPED WINGS
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Edward S. Hodgson.
Stock no. 2130155
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 6 b/w plates. 319 pages. An adventure story. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is browned, with small amount of fraying to cloth at top. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing - mostly to outer page edges and page margins. All plates present.
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EAGLE ANNUAL No. 2
Written by Marcus Morris; W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 2130154
Published by Hulton Press Ltd.. 1952. Good condition.

Red pictorial boards with green cloth spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. 173 pages. Johns's story is Biggles Buys a Watch. 1.5" split to base of spine, with fraying to cloth. Heavy wear and scuffing to covers, especially edges. Crosswords have been completed in pencil and ink. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. Page corner creasing.
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BLACK BOB THE DANDY WONDER DOG 1955
No author listed. Illustrated by Jack Prout.
Stock no. 2130152
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1955. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Yellow covers showing head of Black Bob to front & Black Bob & friends to rear, blue spine with yellow title. Bumping and wear along cover edges; some chipping and scuffing. Uneven fading to rear cover. Foxing and brown marks to some pages and outer page edges.
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ARDIZZONE'S HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; Stephen Corrin. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2130151
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

14 classic tales illustrated in colour and b/w. Maroon boards, gilt titles and vignette to front. ISBN: 0233969969. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Name in ink to half-title page. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some browning.
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HOW THE MOON BEGAN
Written by James Reeves; Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2130150
Published by Abelard-Schuman. 1st 1971. Good condition.

Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A folk tale adapted from Grimm. Ex-lib. with some usual markings, book appears to have been covered with clear adhesive film. Foxing to outer page 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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LITTLE BEAR'S FRIEND
Written by Else Holmelund Minarik. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2130148
Published by Harper & Row. 1st 1960. Good condition.

An 'I CAN READ' book. Glazed pictorial boards. Two-colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; foxing. Child's names written to endpapers; a little scribble. Foxing to outer page edges. A couple of damp marks to outer page edges.
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THE CIVILISATION OF THE RENAISSANCE IN ITALY
Written by Jacob Burckhardt.
Stock no. 2130147
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

Very attractive green and gold pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. xxviii + 451 pages. Bump to base of spine, which is faded. Contents are excellent. Slip case is very good with a few light marks and scuffs.
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