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THE DWINDLING PARTY
Written by Edward Gorey. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 1316833
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Wonderful pop-up pictures showing how the members of the MacFizzet family disappeared one by one! Paper engineering by Ib Penick. ISBN: 0434941301. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners and a couple of small, light marks to rear cover. Some foxing to contents. Pop-ups and moveables in good working order.
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8192 CRAZY PEOPLE
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Trier.
Stock no. 1407162
Published by Atrium Press Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition.

Spiral bound, pictorial boards. Pages divided into three-parts to turn over and make 8192 crazy people. Couple of small indents to front board. 5th Impression.
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MY MAGIC ROUNDABOUT POP-UP BOOK
Written by Serge Danot.
Stock no. 1507649
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition.

The Magic Roundabout folk take a trip to the seaside. 3 pop-up pictures. 6.5 x 9". ISBN: 0603020739. Spine bumped, corners lightly bumped. Rear cover slightly grubby with short orange pen mark. Small, light crease to first pop-up, two creases to background of last pop-up.
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ENID BLYTON PRESENTS MARY MOUSE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Olive F. Openshaw.
Stock no. 2123306
Published by T. Werner Laurie Ltd.. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

A Werner Laurie Show Book Series A No. 2. Oblong format. Colour pictorial boards. A brilliantly coloured showbook, based on the Victorian Peepshow. Fold-out theatre at the end of the book and pages of characters to press out. Contents are UNUSED! Wear to cover edges; bumping to top of spine and to pages internally. Some browning. A few page margins have small bumps. Push out pieces are all still present and lovely and bright.
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ABOVE AND BELOW STAIRS
Written by John S. Goodall. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 1407079
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards. An ingenious pictorial book depicting life in large houses for servants and their employers, from the Middle Ages to the present day. Half pages transform the pictures. No text. ISBN: 0333340477. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Light browning to endpapers. Price-cut dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed.
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TABLE, LAY YOURSELF!
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 1507552
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. circa 1960. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. White cloth spine with red dots, pictorial cardwraps with moveable tab to front cover. 8 pop-up scenes with moveable tabs. A little bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A few small marks to covers and some browning. Moveable on first pop-up is faulty and there is a crease to tailor's head. One of donkey pop-ups may have additional silver discs stuck to coins moveable, has small tear and pop-up works but not smoothly. Other pop-ups work well. Contents generally clean.
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SLEEPING BEAUTY
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 1507550
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. circa 1961. Good condition.

Oblong format. Green cloth spine. Pictorial card wraps with moveable tab to front. 8 pop-up scenes with some moveable tabs. A little bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A few small marks to covers and spine. One pop-up has a lot of white correction fluid to the text and bottom page, previous pop-up has one small white correction fluid mark. All pop-ups seem to work but there is some light creasing.
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DOLL'S HOUSE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1507546
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

A spiral bound pop-up cardwrap book opening to 360 degrees with four pop-up rooms. Minimal text. Shaped at top edges to form a 'roof' shape. 9 x 7.5". A little wear to spine and cover edges. Damage to rear cover by bottom four rings of spiral binding. Crease to top of washing machine in kitchen pop-up. A few marks and some light foxing to contents. Small amount of surface paper damage to two floors.
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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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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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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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