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ANIMAL STORY

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THE FLOWER SHOW
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Katherine Wigglesworth.
Stock no. 1405486
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition.

A little brown mouse book. Green pictorial boards. Delightful colour illustrations throuhgout. 65 pages. Spine bumped, rubbed and browned. Bottom corners badly bumped affecting all pages. Board edges a little rubbed. Covers slightly grubby. A few foxspots to paged edges otherwise contents are bright and clean.
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THE WISE GRASSHOPPER
Written by Constance Barnes.
Stock no. 1505959
Published by Art & Educational Publishers Limited. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition.

Whilst missing her spaniel who has disappeared in the garden, Jane is astonished to find fairies. Through them, she meets the Wise Grasshopper who helps her to learn how fairies and human kindness work together to solve many human problems. Blue cloth spine. Blue pictorial paper boards. Full page colour illustrations plus b/w text illustrations. 38 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Light crease to front cover. Some light browning and foxing to covers. Sunday School present label to front endpaper with address in ink below. Two margin tears to bottom edge of page 13/14. One hinge starting to crack at top. Just an odd fox spot to contents.
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THE BRAMBLY HEDGE LIBRARY
Written by Jill Barklem. Illustrated by Jill Barklem.
Stock no. 1405479
Published by Carnival. circa 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Boxed set of 8 Brambly Hedge books published by Collins. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0007605153. Books are in excellent condition. Slipcase is a bumped at corners. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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BEETLES AND THINGS
Written by Olwen Bowen. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 1505955
Published by Elkin Mathews & Marrot. 1st 1931. Slightly better than good condition.

Pale blue pictorial cloth, orange titles, 8.5 x 7. Front cover shows line of insects etc. walking. Numerous b/w illustrations. 134 pages plus 2 page book list. Spine bumped and worn with splits to front edge and chip to bottom. A little bumping and wear to corners. Covers unevenly faded with wear and some marks. Front joint has been repaired and bottom outside edge of front endpaper is ragged. Name in ink to front pastedown. Circular stain to bottom margin of page 102/103, contents generally clean otherwise.
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LITTLE GREY RABBIT TO THE RESCUE A PLAY
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 1315789
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Grey pictorial boards, blue titles. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. Blue text. Colour illustrations. 64 pages. ISBN: 0001941135. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Very pale page browning otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is price-cut with new price sticker above and is slightly browned and worn to spine.
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LITTLE GREY RABBIT'S PAINT-BOX
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 1315788
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition.

Green pictorial boards. Dark green endpapers. 64 pages. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Original price label to rear cover and a few small patches of sticky marks. Inscription in pencil to front free-endpaper. Contents clean.
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THE MERRY FOLK OF FLOWERDALE
Written by Dorothy Richards. Illustrated by Elsie Thomas.
Stock no. 1315786
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A collection of 10 short stories of the lovable animal characters who live at Flowerdale. Yellow boards, blue title to spine. 135 numbered pages, b/w illustrations throughout. Decorated endpapers. Spine slightly buped, some grubby marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Loss to margin of page 63/4. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some slight loss, slightly grubby and lightly foxed on verso.
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BUSHY TAIL
Written by Z.A.R. Nesbit.
Stock no. 1315781
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. circa 1915. Very good condition.

Nelson's Fireside Library. Red cloth, pictorial onlay to front cover, gilt titles. Plain endpapers. 8 colour illustrations plus black and white decorations to text. 94 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Some page edges are a little ragged.
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THE ELEPHANT'S APOLOGY
Written by Alice Talwin Morris. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 1505947
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 152 pages plus 32 page publication list to rear. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine darkened. Small name label to front pastedown. A few hinges cracked but binding is firm. Some light page edge browning and a few marks to contents.
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MASTER BUNNY THE BAKER'S BOY
Written by Molly Brett. Illustrated by Molly Brett.
Stock no. 1405455
Published by Brockhampton Press. Slightly better than good condition.

A small oblong format Strip Book. Cardwraps. Blue and green pictorial front cover with price 1/-. Red linen spine. Red and black illustrations throughout. Spine a little bumped, rubbed and browned from staples. Corners rubbed. Covers creased and grubby. Foxing and fingering to contents.
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THE JUNGLE BOOK
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Maurice Detmold; Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1505933
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1926. Slightly better than 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. . Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Numerous small white spots to covers and a few other small marks. Front endpaper is MISSING. Some foxing and grubby marks to contents. All plates present.
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THE TAILOR OF GLOUCESTER
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1505929
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1947. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Small format. Orange boards, brown titles, triangular pictorial onlay. Colour illustrations. 85 numbered pages. Light bumping to top of spine. Two tiny pieces of paper from verso of dustwrapper stuck to edges of onlay. A little faint erased writing to front endpapers. Just an odd fingermark to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with browned panels and spine. Also a bit grubby with browning on verso.
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