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PEOPLE OF IMPORTANCE
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by J.H. Dowd.
Stock no. 1815632
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Popular Edition. A beautiful book with b/w sketches throughout. Grey cloth, turquoise titles and vignette. x and 72 text pages, 83 sketch pages. Large format. Boards nice and clean. Browning to endpapers, foxing to text block, occasional foxing to contents. Pencil doodles to page 83 and rear free endpaper. Buff pictorial dustwrapper is split to front edge, worn with slight loss at corners and top & tail of spine, light scratching to rear panel.

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PEOPLE OF IMPORTANCE
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by J.H. Dowd.
Stock no. 1504628
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1934. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth spine, gilt titles. Grey boards with green title to front. Delightful pencil sketches of children and their doings. Spine bumped and browned. Covers very marked and heavy wear to corners. A few b/w photos of a child have been stuck to pages and one to front pastedown. A couple of hinges cracked. Only one tissue guard present and it is torn. Some fox spots and marks to contents including erased pencil writing to one page. Colouring to one small illustration. Light page browning.

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SERIOUS BUSINESS
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by J.H. Dowd.
Stock no. 1314677
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Dark red titles to front cover and gilt title to spine. Large format. Beautiful colour and b/w pictures of children going about their 'business'. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Some foxing and fingering but contents generally clean. Price-cut wrapper is browned and foxed, edge worn with small tears and some slight loss.

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ON'Y TONY AND THE DRAGON
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by Barbara Turner.
Stock no. 1502426
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

On'y Tony meets Bell's brother, known as the Dragon, and through him did a great many very naughty things. Pale blue marble effect boards with blue spine and dark blue titles. B/w illustrations. 80 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Top of spine darkened, edges of covers browned and foxed. Endpapers browned. One hinge cracked. Dustwrapper has loss from top and bottom of spine and is also torn along the spine. Also loss at bottom of front panel, tears and chipping elsewhere. Spine very browned, rear panel a bit grubby.

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ON'Y TONY
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by B. Turner.
Stock no. 1311832
Published by Country Life Limited. 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of three ponies and a little boy. Green cloth spine, brown marble effect boards. B/w illustrations. 96 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light foxing else contents clean. Yellow dustwrapper is slightly edge chipped and faded to spine and edges.

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