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ANIMAL STORY

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UNCLE
Written by J.P. Martin. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1317429
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Uncle is an elephant. Pink boards, gilt title to spine. Grey pictorial endpapers. B/w text illustrations. 160 pages. Spine ends bumped. Some very light rubbing to cover edges. Heavy foxing, mainly to prelims and textblock. Dustwrapper is foxed on verso, slightly edge worn and slightly grubby.

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THE ADVENTURE OF HADRIAN HEDGEHOG
Written by Candida Lycett Green. Illustrated by Christopher Thynne.
Stock no. 1317420
Published by Collins. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Story in verse. Hadrian and his friend Wilfred Weasel set off to London looking for adventure, excitement and romance! Green boards, gilt title to spine and illustration to front cover. B/w text illustrations. Minimal wear to spine and corners. Foxing throughout. Dustwrapper is browned and foxed with a small tear to top rear edge of spine.

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HADRIAN IN THE ORIENT
Written by Candida Lycett Green. Illustrated by Christopher Thynne.
Stock no. 1317419
Published by Collins. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Hadrian the Hedgehog and friends have adventures in India. Mottled blue/black cloth with gold illustration on front board. Illustrated with black and white sketches throughout. Story in verse. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Foxing throughout. Dustwrapper is price-cut and slightly foxed.

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THE MINIATURE WORLD OF PETER RABBIT
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1317413
Published by Frederick Warne. Circa 1989. Very good condition.

12 little paperback books with colour illustrations contained in slide-out pictorial box. ISBN: 0723239886. Books have light creases to spines where they have been held open. Box is very lightly browned and has a small, light stain to base and some very light marks to base.

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THE MOUSE BOOK
Written by David Bellamy. Illustrated by Sheila Mackie.
Stock no. 1317409
Published by Oriel Press. 1st 1983. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The delightful yet sad story of Apodemus - a long-tailed field mouse. Beautiful colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. Decorated endpapers. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. 64 pages. ISBN: 0853622000.

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AMANDA
Written by Wolo. Illustrated by Wolo.
Stock no. 1317404
Published by Collins. 1st 1943. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A story of Amanda the kind little snake. Large format. Orange cloth, gilt title and vignette to front cover. Colour and monotone illustrations throughout. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is grubby and edge torn, large section missing to lower front panel.

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THE INQUISITIVE HARVEST MOUSE
Written by Noel Barr. Illustrated by P.B. Hickling.
Stock no. 1317397
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 7th 1953. Very good condition.

Ladybird series 497. Cream boards with square pictorial onlay to front and titles. B/w pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear to spine ends. Some foxing to covers. Name in blue biro to front pastedown. Some light foxing to contents.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Maurice Detmold; Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2125722
Published by Folio Society. 4th 2015. Fine condition.

Brick-red pictorial cloth with cream titles and cream and black decorations. Colour illustrations. Contained in better than very good slip case that has a few small marks and scuffs.

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WATERSHIP DOWN
Written by Richard Adams.
Stock no. 2125699
Published by Rex Collings. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A rabbit with extra-sensory perception - what rubbish, or so the chief rabbit of the warren thought. He ignored Fiver's warning of impending disaster; he was wrong. Second Edition. Green covers with gilt title to spine and bunny vignette to front cover. Folding map to rear of book. ISBN: 0901720313. 5th printing of 2nd edition. Corners are bumped. Couple of marks to covers. Fading along very edges of covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and faded spine.

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WATERSHIP DOWN
Written by Richard Adams.
Stock no. 1317396
Published by Rex Collings. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A rabbit with extra-sensory perception - what rubbish, or so the chief rabbit of the warren thought. He ignored Fiver's warning of impending disaster; he was wrong. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette of two rabbits to bottom corner of front cover. Folding map to rear of book. ISBN: 0901720313. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed, light vertical crease to centre of spine. Evidence of removal of a name(?) plate to front free-endpaper, a few light marks to rear endpapers. Text block is slightly grubby. Contents are clean. 2nd edition dustwrapper is slightly grubby and edge worn with small nicks at spine and corners.

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ADVENTURES OF SAM PIG
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Francis Gower.
Stock no. 2125571
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1941. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Yellow cloth. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with some foxing; edge-tears and chips, minimal loss, but creased.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Maurice Detmold; Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2125501
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1926. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine and decoration to front cover. Top edge gilt. 16 colour plates. B/w chapter headers. 314 pages. . Spine is faded and worn, with some bumping. Wear also to corners. Small ink mark to front cover. Inscription in ink and small sticker to front endpaper. Foxing. All plates present.

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