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MY VERY FIRST BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Enid Warne Browne.
Stock no. 2138157
Published by The Sunshine Press. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth spine, pictorial boards, front shows little boy loading toy cart with apples. First story is "The Snowy Day". Lovely colour pictures throughout. Includes "Nursery Rhyme ABC". Spine is unevenly faded with some brown spots. Wear to cover edges. A few grubby margin marks.

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RAGGED ROBIN
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Stock no. 2137962
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

James Reeves takes children on a magical poetic tour through the alphabet - here is King Arthur in Avalon, Brand the Blacksmith, Moths and Moonshine, Noah, etc. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0744511089. SIGNED by illustrator to title page, with dedication to previous owners. Wrapper appears a little faded to spine.

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THE FAVOURITE ABC
No author listed. Illustrated by D. Osborne.
Stock no. 2137483
Published by Nelson. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth spine with black title. Pictorial boards. A board book. Uneven browning and marks to covers. Bumping along cover edges and to corners. Some grubby marks internally.

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THE LOST WORDS A SPELL BOOK
Written by Robert Macfarlane. Illustrated by Jackie Morris.
Stock no. 2136477
Published by Hamish Hamilton. Circa 2017. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards. Stunning colour illustrations! ISBN: 9780241253588. Small mark to front cover. 2nd printing.

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AN ALPHABET OF MAGIC
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2135905
Published by The Medici Society. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

Green cloth with red title to spine. B/w illustrations. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Some fading. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few pages to contents.

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LUCY & TOM'S 123 AND ABC
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135481
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st thus 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oblong format. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Delightful colour illustrations. Two books in one. ISBN: 0241140757. Small grubby mark to front endpaper.

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LUCY & TOM'S A.B.C.
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135480
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition.

Oblong format. White glazed pictorial boards. Delightful colour pictures. ISBN: 0575033983. Light bumping/knocks to corners and along cover edges. Name in ink to front pastedown. Page edge browning.

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A FOUR-TONGUED ALPHABET
Written by Ruth Brown. Illustrated by Ruth Brown.
Stock no. 2135469
Published by Andersen Press Ltd.. 1st 1991. Very good condition.

An alphabet in four languages: English, Spanish, French and German. Yellow glazed pictorial boards, vivid colour illustrations. ISBN: 0862643279. Spine is faded. A few light marks to covers. Contents are lovely and bright!

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LUCY & TOM'S A.B.C.
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 1321614
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition.

Oblong format. White glazed pictorial boards. Delightful colour pictures. ISBN: 0575033983. Spine and corners bumped. One gathering is pulled causing contents to be a little loose.

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A IS FOR OX
Written by Lyn Davies.
Stock no. 1321050
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

A short history of the alphabet. Small format. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt title to spine, gilt & brown decoration to covers. Brown endpapers. Book is fine. Original orange slipcase is lightly spotted on one side, small white make to one edge.

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ABC AND ALL THAT
Written by Gladys M. Rees. Illustrated by Gladys M. Rees.
Stock no. 1319692
Published by Robert Hale Limited. Circa 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In addition to a new rhyming alphabet, the nursery child's first introduction to numbers, coins, measure, time, the days, months and seasons and even some first prayers. Black pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 86 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped, cover edges slightly worn. Some light foxing. A light musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed, slight loss of surface paper to top corner of rear panel.

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CHRISTOPHER'S BOOK
Written by Merula Salaman.
Stock no. 2133966
Published by The Cresset Press. Good condition.

Stiff card covers. An ABC and counting book in one! Colour & b/w illustrations. Top 1.5" of spine is MISSING! Rest of spine is split in different places on both sides. Marks and scuffs to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and a few pages internally, but contents are generally still very good.

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