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RUN AWAY HOME
Written by Antonia Forest.
Stock no. 2131856
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A "Marlow Family" story. A tensely exciting plot. Dark blue boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0571118372. Foxing to outer page edges; some page corner tip creasing. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.

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ADVENTURES OF THE JUNIOR DETECTION CLUB
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2131855
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Introducing a new set of W.E. Johns' characters, 3 boys who decide to set up as private detectives. Red boards, gilt titles to spine. 158 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers, including white mark along bottom edge of rear cover. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is creased with some chips and tears; but minimal loss. Marks to wrapper, with some colouring in of title.

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WORRALS OF THE W.A.A.F.
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2131854
Published by Lutterworth Press. 4th 1942. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, blue titles, b/w frontis, 220 pages. Small piece of paper stuck to one corner of rear cover (from wrapper). Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; also some blue ink marks; a few small pieces of loss.

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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2131853
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Bumping to spine. Browning and a few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some nicks and chips to edges; what appears to be light damp marking to verso.

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BIGGLES SEES IT THROUGH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 2131852
Published by Oxford University Press. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Orange pictorial cloth. Front cover shows plane and skis. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 'Thin' edition. 2nd issue. Spine and cover edges, especially one to front cover are faded. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins.

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BIGGLES IN BORNEO
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2131851
Published by Oxford University Press. 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Palm tree, plane & aircraft carrier vignette to front. Title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 185 pages. Some foxing to covers. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges and a few margins. Very scarce wrapper is creased with some closed tears and chips, but with minimal loss; surface paper lifting to part of title on front panel; grubby marks to rear panel.

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BIGGLES IN THE SOUTH SEAS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Norman Howard.
Stock no. 2131850
Published by Oxford University Press. 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, with aeroplane vignette to front and dark brown titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Light fading to cover edges. Ink stamp to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with 1" loss to top of spine; a few other chips and nicks and a few grubby marks.

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THE KING CARP WATERS
Written by Chris Ball.
Stock no. 2131849
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black cloth covered boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. This is the story of the major carp waters stocked by Donald Leney - the man who introduced 'king' carp into Britain. ISBN: 1852237260. Bump to base of spine. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and is faded to spine.

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RED LETTER DAYS
Written by Peter Rogers; et al. Illustrated by John Searl.
Stock no. 2131848
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A tribute to Bernard Venables. Peter Rogers has compiled and edited 48 golden memories from the most famous names in angling. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 185223783X. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing and small amount of fading to spine.

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FISHING WITH THE FAMOUS
Written by Bob Buteaux; Kevin Clifford. Illustrated by Tom O'Reilly.
Stock no. 2131847
Published by The Little Egret Press. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Limited Edition to 600 copies. Green cloth with gilt title box to front cover. Colour and b/w photos. SIGNED by Illustrator to Limited Edition page. This is marked 'Complimentary' (doesn't have a number). Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of nicks to top of spine; some edge-wear.

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A CHRISTMAS MANGER
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harwood.
Stock no. 2131846
Published by Penguin Books. Circa 1965. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book 103. The nativity scene in colour and in three dimensions. Scissors not required, all outlines ready to press out. Pictorial cardwraps. Top of spine has damage and a bit of loss to cloth. Couple of chips along cover edges. All contents are still present and UNUSED (Not pressed out). Pale foxing.

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MAKE YOUR OWN ZOO PART ONE
Written by Trix. Illustrated by Trix.
Stock no. 2131845
Published by Penguin. 1st 1945. Very good condition.

A Puffin Cut-Out Picture Book (Picture Puffin No. 40). 6 animal models plus scenery. Pictorial stiff paper wraps and pages. Foxing to covers and throughout. Tiny nick to one page edge. All pages are present and UNUSED! Staples have rusted. Scarce item.

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