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PAST EIGHT O'CLOCK
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 2126363
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Goodnight Stories. Red boards, gilt titles to spine and vignette to front. Vivid full-page colour illustrations plus silhouettes to text. ISBN: 0224028561. Small bump and light fade to base of spine. Edge-creasing to wrapper.

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THE KINGDOM UNDER THE SEA AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 2126252
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 2011. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Delightful retelling of traditional East European folk tales. Turquoise green boards, silver title to spine. Full-page colour pictures - exquisitely beautiful, black silhouettes against marble colours, plus numerous other silhouette illustrations. ISBN: 9780857550095. Wear to cover edges. Couple of corners are bumped. Contents are beautifully bright. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks to top of spine.

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THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang; Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk.
Stock no. 2124951
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Stunning blue, gold and red pictorial cloth. Dark blue and gold pictorial endpapers. Superb colour plates and b/w illustrations. A few light page corner creases. Couple of light marks to outer page edges. Contained in very good slip case that has a few marks and scuffs.

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THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang; Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk.
Stock no. 2124863
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

Large format. Stunning blue, gold and red pictorial cloth. Dark blue and gold pictorial endpapers. Superb colour plates and b/w illustrations. Gorgeous edition of this popular book! Contained in slip case in very good condition; faded along one edge, with a few marks.

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PAST EIGHT O'CLOCK
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 1406500
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Goodnight Stories. Red boards, gilt titles to spine and vignette to front. Vivid full-page colour illustrations plus silhouettes to text. ISBN: 0224028561. Spine and corners bumped. Bottom of front board a little bumped. Contents are very good. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge rubbed. A few light marks to top of front panel.

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GO SADDLE THE SEA
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Pat Marriott.
Stock no. 1812681
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The trials facing Felix as he travels across Spain in search of the family of his dead father. Set in the early 19th century. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. 302 pages. ISBN: 022401546x. Boards clean, gilt title to spine bright. Bookplate to free front endpaper. Pages browned as is typical of this title, else clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine with the remains of a label to front panel.

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THE CUCKOO TREE
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Pat Marriott.
Stock no. 1402899
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dido Twite and Captain Hughes set out from Chichester Harbour with urgent dispatches for London. Their coach overturns in the middle of nowhere leading Dido to become involved in some 'havey cavey goings in' with smugglers, witches, kidnappers and treasonous pirates. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illus. 251 pages. ISBN: 0224005146. Spine and corners bumped. Ex -Library with stamps to front and rear endpapers. Textblock edge a little grubby but contents are clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge worn. Spine is darkened.

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GHOSTLY BEASTS
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Amanda Harvey.
Stock no. 1605767
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A collection of short stories and poems. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0224064630.

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MORTIMER AND ARABEL
Written by Joan Aiken; Lizza Aiken. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1808535
Published by BBC Books. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A zany full-length story about Arabel and her pet raven Mortimer. Blue boards. Gilt title to spine. Black and white illustrations. ISBN: 0563363967. Base of spine lightly shelf worn. White pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-worn and has a small chip to top rear panel edge.

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SILVER JACKANORY
Written by Joan Aiken; Helen Cresswell; Dick King-Smith; Tony Robinson; et al. Illustrated by Quentin Blake; et al..
Stock no. 1202908
Published by BBC Books. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

To mark the 25th birthday of BBC TV's Jackanory a group of well-known writers were asked to write a story on the theme of silver... Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 2 stories illustrated by Blake. ISBN: 0563361719. Front joint is cracked. Light page edge browning else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and grubby, a tiny closed tear to top edge of front panel.

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THE KINGDOM AND THE CAVE
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Victor G. Ambrus.
Stock no. 822986
Published by Abelard-Schuman. 1976. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0200720317. Wrapper spine faded.

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