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HOW THE WHALE BECAME
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by George Adamson.
Stock no. 1321607
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A collection of stories about the days when the world was brand new, and the animals were still making up their minds just what they wanted to be. Blue mottled boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 72 pages. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers partly browned with a few light foxspots. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with slight loss to base of spine, crease and tear to lower corner of rear panel and slightly grubby on rear.

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FFANGS THE VAMPIRE BAT AND THE KISS OF TRUTH
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Stock no. 2130342
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A wildly inventive fantasy with splendidly exuberant illustrations. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0571138411. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper edge-creased.

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TIMMY THE TUG
Written by Ted Hughes; Jim Downer. Illustrated by Jim Downer.
Stock no. 1507246
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Large oblong format. Blue boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Super colour illustrations. Story in verse. ISBN: 9780500514962. Tiny amount of wear to ends of spine. Rear cover ever so slightly grubby. Contents fine.

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FFANGS THE VAMPIRE BAT AND THE KISS OF TRUTH
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Stock no. 1507203
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A wildly inventive fantasy with splendidly exuberant illustrations. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0571138411. Surface paper damage alongside spine on two pages, looks like they have been stuck together at some stage. A nice copy otherwise. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge worn.

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THE IRON WOMAN
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by Andrew Davidson.
Stock no. 1315435
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Iron Woman has come to take revenge on mankind for its thoughtless polluting of the seas, lakes and rivers. Black boards, white title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 057117003X. Spine slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.

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THE IRON WOMAN
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by Barry Moser.
Stock no. 1504182
Published by Dial Books. 1st USA 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

When a giant iron woman arises from a marsh near a waste disposal factory, all men over eighteen turn into water creatures, and an entire country must confront the problems of pollution. Grey paper boards, black cloth spine. B/w engravings. 109 pages. ISBN: 0803717962. Spine and top corners bumped. Small brown mark to text block. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.

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MEET MY FOLKS!
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by George Adamson.
Stock no. 2111413
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The authors first book for children. Yellow and red pictorial boards. Full-page b/w illustrations. 42 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Name and old price in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased and grubby with some chipping (a little loss) and foxing.

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FFANGS THE VAMPIRE BAT AND THE KISS OF TRUTH
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Stock no. 1708199
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1986. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A wildly inventive fantasy with splendidly exuberant illustrations. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0571138411.

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HOW THE WHALE BECAME
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by George Adamson.
Stock no. 1303954
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of stories about the days when the world was brand new, and the animals were still making up their minds just what they wanted to be. Blue mottled boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 72 pages. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Light page browning to half-title page else contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little grubby on rear panel and slightly worn at top and tail of spine. A nice copy of the scarce first edition.

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MEET MY FOLKS!
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by George Adamson.
Stock no. 1103741
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The authors first book for children. Yellow and red pictorial boards. Full-page b/w illustrations. 42 pages. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some foxing. Wrapper is edge-torn to top of spine for a few inches with 1" loss to very top; repaired to verso with tape. A couple of other edge-tears. Grubby marks to wrapper.

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MEET MY FOLKS!
Written by Ted Hughes. Illustrated by George Adamson.
Stock no. 380156
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The authors first book for children. Yellow and red pictorial boards. Full-page b/w illustrations. 42 pages. Spine and corners just a little worn. Tiny dent to lower edge of front cover. Light foxing to endpapers and contents (mainly to page edges). A couple of faint marks to prelims else covers and contents clean). Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby with foxing and large damp stain to top edge of rear panel. Minimal loss to top and tail of spine, some closed tears which have been repaired with magic tape on verso.

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