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FRED
Written by Posy Simmonds. Illustrated by Posy Simmonds.
Stock no. 2135983
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Everyone in the neighbourhood was terribly sad to hear from Nick and Sophie that their cat Fred had died. Late one night they are awakened by a curious 'Meeeyow'. Something baffling was about to begin in the garden which will amaze even the most experienced catwatcher... Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations with balloon captions. ISBN: 0224024485. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner and small cat drawing. Spine is browned with a few small knocks. Contents are still excellent!

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THE DARK PORTAL
Written by Robin Jarvis. Illustrated by Robin Jarvis.
Stock no. 1321873
Published by Purnell. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Book one of 'The Deptfort Mice'. Pictorial laminated boards. B/w text illustrations. 243 pages. ISBN: 0361085486. Spine slightly bumped. Page edge browning throughout. Top of textblock is dusty/marked.

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THE TALES OF BEATRIX POTTER (11 VOLUMES)
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1822881
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2002. Fine condition.

Boxed set of 11 Beatrix Potter tales produced exclusively for The Folio Society. Cloth boards, gilt titles, pictorial onlay to front of each book. Includes the following titles: The Tale of Little Pig Robinson; Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes; The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse; Appley Dappley's Nursery Rhymes; The Tale of Mr. Tod; The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes; The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse; The Tale of Ginger and Pickles: The Tale of Samuel Whiskers; The Tale of Tom Kitten and The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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DIANA AND HER RHINOCEROS
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321863
Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books. 1st USA 2009. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Diana Effingham-Jones is a sensible child and does not panic when an escaped rhinoceros with a horrid cold walks into her sitting-room one winter evening. Oblong format. Pictorial paperboards. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781845079000. ISBN barcode to rear panel of wrapper, else fine.

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BILL BADGER'S VOYAGE TO THE WORLD'S END
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1321847
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Captain Bill Badger and his friends are off on a journey to World's End, where they have been told they can have their leaky old barge made new again. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations throughout. 88 pages. Early Bird Series No. 12. ISBN: 071820171X. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Some light spotting to textblock. Slight evidence of erased pencil marks to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper flaps are lightly browned else a nice, bright wrapper.

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THE TALES OF BEATRIX POTTER (12 VOLUMES)
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1822806
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2002. Fine condition.

Boxed set of 12 Beatrix Potter tales produced exclusively for The Folio Society. Cloth boards, gilt titles, pictorial onlay to front of each book. Includes the following titles: The Story of Miss Moppet; The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies; The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck; The Tale of Pigling Bland; The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher; The Tale of Two Bad Mice; The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-winkle; The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan; The Tailor of Gloucester; The Tale of Benjamin Bunny; The Tale of Peter Rabbit; The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Maurice Detmold; Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1822758
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2012. Fine condition.

Red cloth and cream titles with black and cream illustrations on front covers. Colour plates. First published by the Folio Society in 1992, reissued with a new binding as a boxed set of two volumes in 2002. This single volume issued in 2012. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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JUNK, THE PUPPY
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 2135896
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1937. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial paperboards showing puppy in dog kennel. B/w illustrations of cute little pup. Grubby marks to covers. Bumping and chipping to corners. Front joint is partially broken at top of pages; binding starting to become weak. Marks to outer page edges and page margins.

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THE GOLDEN APPLE
Written by Max Bolliger; Roseanna Hoover. Illustrated by Celestino Piatti.
Stock no. 2135893
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1970. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. Full page colour illustrations. Simple text. 12 x 8.5". ISBN: 0370015363. Some browning to covers. Bumping to spine and corners. Margin marks to most pages. Wrapper is price-cut with some closed tears and chips; foxing and grubby marks; minimal loss.

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COCOLO
Written by Bettina. Illustrated by Bettina.
Stock no. 2135852
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large, tall format. Yellow cloth with red title and donkey vignette. Beautiful lithographed colour and b/w illustrations. 14 x 10". The story of a little donkey. Printed by W.S. Cowell. What appears to be damp spotting to covers. Slight musty odour. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing - heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips - some loss to corners and edges; foxed with some grubby marks and browning.

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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 2135793
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, pictorial onlay to front. Green and white illustrated endpapers. Colour illustrations. 109 pages. The second in the Little Grey Rabbit series. Spine is a bit browned. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and chips; couple of repairs; a little loss; some marks.

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THE UNHAPPY HIPPOPOTAMUS
Written by Nancy Moore. Illustrated by Edward Leight.
Stock no. 2135789
Published by The Vanguard Press. 1st USA 1957. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pink cloth spine, black pictorial boards. Full-page illustrations. American edition. Spine is foxed and unevenly browned. Wear to cover edges. Marks to covers. Crayon to front cover and front pastedown. A few margin marks, but contents are generally very good.

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