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THE SNOW GOOSE
Written by Paul Gallico. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1326521
Published by Michael Joseph. 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Reset with blocks remade. Blue cloth, white title to spine vignette to front cover. Colour plates. B/w illustrations. Title to spine lightly rubbed. Boards lightly marked. Endpapers and text block browned. Contents otherwise clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, a bit grubby.

Price: £14.00 £11.90.

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HOW THE JUST SO STORIES WERE MADE
Written by Rudyard Kipling; John Batchelor. Illustrated by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 1326476
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2021. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The brilliance and tragedy behind Kipling's celebrated tales for little children. Blue boards, silver title to spine. 224 pages. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780300237184. Minimal bumping to spine. Wrapper is very slightly rubbed at edges and has a light vertical crease to front flap.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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TOP OF THE HEAP
Written by Ant Belmont. Illustrated by Ant Belmont.
Stock no. 1326471
Published by Ant Belmont. 1st 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards; gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780957550506. Spine slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge creased/rubbed.

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NELSON THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF A VERY ENGLISH MOUSE
Written by Ian Ralph. Illustrated by Lorraine White.
Stock no. 1326469
Published by Grafton Books. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

Foreword by H.R.H. The Princess Anne. Large format. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. The story of how Nelson the mouse became the village hero. ISBN: 0246129964. SIGNED by the author to front pastedown. Minimal bumping/rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine.

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THE MUDDLEHEADED WOMBAT
Written by Ruth Park. Illustrated by Noela Young.
Stock no. 1326465
Published by Angus & Robertson; Harpercollins Publishers Australia. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

One of Australia's most adored children's book characters, four stories combined in one volume: The Muddleheaded Wombat, The Muddleheaded Wombat on Holiday, The Muddleheaded Wombat in the Treetops and The Muddleheaded Wombat at School. Also includes a section on the life of the author and also the artist. A large, heavy volume. Blue pictorial boards. Wonderful line drawings throughout, colour pictorial endpapers and title-page. ISBN: 9780732284367. Book is fine. Dustwrapper is just a little creased at edges and slightly faded to spine.

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THE GREEN FIDDLER
Written by George Kalkar. Illustrated by Louis Moe.
Stock no. 1326352
Published by Thomas De La Rue & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large oblong format. Black cloth spine, white pictorial front board. Delightful colour and b/w illustrations featuring fairies. The Green Fiddler is a cricket. Covers grubby, corners worn. Small piece of surface paper torn from rear spine edge. Spine is slightly rubbed. Child's name in ink (and a line below) to front pastedown. Light browning to title-page. Contents clean.

Price: £60.00 £51.00.

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THE ANIMAL STORY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 1326344
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1896. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles and illustrations. Black endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. 400 pages. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some fading to spine and some slight wrinkling of cloth to rear cover. Foxing throughout. Tissue-guard to frontis is browned.

Price: £55.00 £46.75.

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THIDWICK THE BIG-HEARTED MOOSE
Written by Dr. Seuss. Illustrated by Dr. Seuss.
Stock no. 1326309
Published by Random House. Circa 1950. Good condition.

Blue cloth, black titles to spine and front cover, vignette to front cover as well. Colour illustrations throughout. Told in rhyme. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers edge browned. Names in ink to front free-endpaper and rear pastedown. Browning to endpapers. Contents generally clean.

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THE SONGS OF PETER RABBIT
Written by Beatrix Potter; Dudley Glass. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1326303
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1951. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Based on 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit' by Beatrix Potter. Words & music score by Dudley. Blue & white illustrations. Spine bumped and slightly faded. Corners bumped and worn. Inscription in ink to front pastedown (Happy Brithday). Contents are clean.

Price: £42.00 £35.70.

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WATERY WHIRLIGIG OR MOXI IN A MIX UP
Written by Joan Cooper. Illustrated by Elizabeth Campbell.
Stock no. 1326275
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Moxi Mackerel is a fish of imagination and courage... Pale blue boards, dark blue tittles and vignettes. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some fading and some browning to cover edges. Endpapers are partly browned. Slight tobacco smell to contents which are otherwise clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and grubby with slight loss.

Price: £28.00 £23.80.

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VISITING MR. ANT
Written by Nicolas Bebbington. Illustrated by Rosalind M. Turvey.
Stock no. 1326272
Published by Blandford Press Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A story for children. Delightful & instructive look at the life of the ant. Green cloth with black title and vignette to front. 69 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and prelims. Dustwrapper is grubby, worn and torn with loss and tape repairs on verso.

Price: £28.00 £23.80.

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THE TENEMENT TREE
Written by Kate Seredy. Illustrated by Kate Seredy.
Stock no. 1326270
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green boards, white title to spine and vignette to front cover. 96 pages. Superb b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Some light foxing to textblock. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and torn with minimal loss. Wrapper slightly grubby and lightly foxed on verso.

Price: £58.00 £49.30.

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