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ANIMAL STORY

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DUNCTON TALES
Written by William Horwood.
Stock no. 1405712
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1991. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

All is not well in Duncton Wood. Moledom is dangerously complacent about the spread of zealots from Caer Caradoc, continuing perhaps the finest imaginative journey of our time. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. ISBN: 0002236761. Spine, corners and bottom of rear board bumped. Foxing mainly to page edges and prelims. Dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed. Barcoded price label to rear panel.
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TARKA THE OTTER
Written by Henry Williamson. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1316131
Published by Putnam & Company. 1949. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

School edition. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Pale page edge browning else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is browned to spine and edges.
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HEADLINES
Written by Malcolm Hall. Illustrated by Wallace Tripp.
Stock no. 1316120
Published by World's Work Ltd.. 1st UK 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The antics of the Claws 'n' Paws newspaper staff. Red spine, yellow pictorial boards. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0437451607. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and very slightly browned at edges.
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LITTLE ELEPHANT RAMA
Written by M.B. Cooper. Illustrated by M.B. Cooper.
Stock no. 1316118
Published by Litor Publishers Ltd.. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 7.25 x 5.25". Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some grubby fingermarks to margins of prelims else contents clean.
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ORLANDO'S HOME LIFE
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1316108
Published by John Murray. circa 1950. Good condition.

Pictorial paper wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout, Oblong format. 29 pages. 7 x 8.5". Covers are grubby, foxed and slightly torn at edges. Publisher's revised price stamp inside front cover. Some slight foxing otherwise contents clean.
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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1316097
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

The last book to be illustrated by Rackham. Grahame himself originally approached Rackham to illustrate his book but at that time it could not be managed. It was thirty years later that Rackham finally consented. The pictures were finished just as World War II broke out and were originally published in America by the Limited Editions Club. Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. 12 lovely colour plates plus 15 line illustrations in the text. 178 pages. Spine slightly bumped and faded. A few small, light marks to covers. Foxing otherwise contents clean.
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THE TALE OF PIGLING BLAND
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1506167
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

Green boards, burgundy titles and pictorial onlay to front. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 93 pages. Spine browned with nicks to ends. A little bumping and wear to corners. Covers slightly grubby, faint pen mark to onlay. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Small corresponding spot of surface paper damage to front endpaper and pastedown. Some hinges cracked but binding is firm. Contents lightly browned with some foxing.
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BRER RABBIT AGAIN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Grace Lodge.
Stock no. 1316090
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. circa 1970. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Rewards series. Green boards with black title to spine. B/w illustrations to contents. 184 pages. A super copy, just minimal bumping to spine of book and wrapper.
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THE BOX OF 'MRS' BOOKS
Written by Lawson Wood. Illustrated by Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 1316083
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

A small square box (4.25 x 4.25") containing six of the "Mrs." books: Mrs. Purr; Mrs. Nibble; Mrs. Cackle, Mrs. Polly, Mrs. Bear and Mrs. Waddle. Each book has pictorial paperwraps, colour and two-tone illustrations. 2 of the volumes (Cackle and Polly) have small marks to covers, 1 volume has a couple of tiny edge tears to front cover. Books are otherwise bright and clean.Box is very worn, half of top of box missing.
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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1316078
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 40th 1932. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Generally regarded as the definitive edition of this much-loved classic with Shepherd's illustrations bringing Mole, Ratty and Toad to exuberant life. B/w illustrations throughout. Endpapers show map of the Riverbank. Green cloth, gilt titles, vignette to front cover. 312pp plus 8pp list of Methuen's Literature, top edge green. Spine slightly bumped. Very pale browning to endpapers. Large but very neat inscription in ink to front fly-leaf (includes poetry). One hinge cracked. Dustwrapper is lightly browned, particularly to spine and has a few small, light damp stains to spine and spine edges. A lovely copy of this early Shepard edition.
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BABAR'S KINGDOM
Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 1316075
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1970. Very good condition.

Little Babar Books 7. Small format, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0416154808. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some slight creasing to page corner tips.
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LONG LIVE KING BABAR!
Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 1316074
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1970. Very good condition.

Little Babar Books 8. Small format, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0416154204. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Remains of original price label to rear cover. Contents clean.
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