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STEAM LOCOMOTIVES A THREE-DIMENSIONAL BOOK
Written by Keith Moseley; Alan Whitehouse. Illustrated by Brian Bartle; Brian Watson.
Stock no. 1208663
Published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

A beautiful and informative guide to the history and use of steam engines. Oblong format. 7 superb pop-ups. Glazed black pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0001959816. Cover edges slightly browned. All pop-ups in excellent working order.
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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY STORIES WITH PICTURES THAT SPRING TO LIFE
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; S. Louis Giraud.
Stock no. 1406866
Published by Strand Publications. Good condition.

Pictorial boards. Bookano Series with 4 colour stand-up models. Eight stories. Colour pictorial endpapers, frontis and title page plus b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Paper split to either side of spine. Board edges rubbed. Spine browned. Ink stain to rear cover. Several hinges cracked. Tear to front endpaper and bottom of a few other pages. Colouring to several illustrations with slight transfer of colour to opposite page. Pencil marks to a few pages. Several repairs needed to first pop-up. Third pop-up in need of minor repair. Second and fourth pop-ups seem to be in working order.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Jenny Thorne.
Stock no. 1406849
Published by Pan Macmillan Children's Books. 1992. Almost very good condition.

The Macmillan Alice. Front cover shows Alice at the tea party. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Pop-up scenes and moveables. ISBN: 0333293525. Bumping to spine and corners. Couple of scratches to rear cover. Some foxing to contents. Tab missing from painting the roses moveable. Other pop-ups and tabs working.
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THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS
Written by John Bunyan; Geoffrey Murray. Illustrated by Robin Jacques.
Stock no. 1609200
Published by Hamish Hamilton. c. 1950. Very good condition.

Adapted from John Bunyan's Story by Geoffrey Murray. There are 25 numbered doors and windows to be opened daily as you follow the story. If you put the picture against the window or lampshade the light will add to the effect. Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. Three pages of text plus calendar at rear. A little browning to covers.
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A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Written by Charles Dickens; R.J. Cruikshank. Illustrated by Fritz Wegner.
Stock no. 1609199
Published by Hamish Hamilton. c. 1950. Almost very good condition.

An Advent calendar with a three page story and 12 numbered doors to open. Large oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. Rear cover a little grubby with impressions of Advent calendar doors showing through.
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FUNGUS THE BOGEYMAN PLOP-UP BOOK
Written by Raymond Briggs. Illustrated by Raymond Briggs.
Stock no. 1316555
Published by Hamish Hamilton Childrens Books. 1st 1982. Almost very good condition.

Here is Fungus in breath-taking Stero-Bogic Three Dimensions! Marvellous pop-up and moveable pictures on every page. Delightfully disgusting. Glazed boards. 10.75 x 7.5". Paper engineering by Ron Van Der Meer. ISBN: 024110811x. Some of the pop-ups require a little attention (the toilet pull is broken but still present). Spine bumped. Contents clean.
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PETER PAN A POP-UP BOOK
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Borje Svensson.
Stock no. 1316547
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1983. Good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Delightful pop-ups and moveables! Paper Engineering by John Strejan and Keith Moseley. ISBN: 0340329114. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Book leans to one side. Although the pop-ups work they are in need of repair with some creases to scenes and movable tabs. The crocodile to the last scene appears to have a piece missing?
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GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 1507215
Published by Murray's Children's Books. circa 1977. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Six colourful pop-ups. An All-action treasure hour pop-up book. Light wear to ends of spine. Remains of small price label on rear cover. All pop-ups very good, light crease to Goldilocks on last pop-up.
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WONDERFUL EARTH!
Written by Nick Butterworth; Mick Inkpen. Illustrated by Nick Butterworth; Mick Inkpen.
Stock no. 1813893
Published by Hunt & Thorpe. 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

"Earth is wonderful! God made it that way. We can sometimes forget that and then we spoil it." Large format, glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Some pop-up scenes, moveable flaps, etc. Paper engineering by Paul Wilgress. ISBN: 1856080056. Light browning to text block. All working parts in excellent working order.
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A VISIT TO ANIMALIA
Written by George Theiner. Illustrated by Rudolf Lukes.
Stock no. 1813885
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. 1st 1963. Almost very good condition.

A visit to the animal kingdom, Animalia with Kenny the Kangaroo. Beige cloth spine (plain, no title), pictorial still cardwraps. Colour illustrations and moveables throughout. A few pieces missing, snake moveable is broken.
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OLLIE THE ELEPHANT
Written by Burny Bos. Illustrated by Hans De Beer.
Stock no. 1813877
Published by North South Books. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. A cute pop-up book! Adapted from the storybook. Ollie gets lots of wonderful presents for his birthday, including two pairs of roller skates, but not what he really wants - a baby brother. So he straps on his roller skates and sets out to find one... ISBN: 1558587098. Small grubby mark to rear board. All pop-ups in excellent working order.
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THE GREAT PET SALE
Written by Mick Inkpen. Illustrated by Mick Inkpen.
Stock no. 1813875
Published by Hodder Children's Books. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.

In The Great Pet Sale everything is a bargain, even a little rat with half his whiskers missing! Square format. Colour illustrations with flaps for the reader to lift. Cute! ISBN: 0340726776.
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