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ANIMAL STORY

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PADDY GOES TRAVELLING
Written by John S. Goodall. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 2126605
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition.

Small oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. More adventures of Paddy the pig. Delightful colour illustrations with half pages to transform the pictures. ISBN: 0333331885. Spine appears a little faded. Contents are still excellent.

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LITTLE POLAR BEAR A POP-UP BOOK
Written by Hans De Beer. Illustrated by Hans De Beer.
Stock no. 2126585
Published by North South Books. 1st USA 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Pop-up pages and wheels to turn. You never know where Lars, the little polar bear, will pop-up! ISBN: 1558582266. All pop-ups in excellent working order. A little bumping to spine.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2126521
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1950. Almost 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. Front cover is a little bowed, with some ink writing. Fading to spine and gilt to spine. Top corner of front endpaper has been cut off. Foxing to outer page edges, but contents are still very good.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1317442
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, with black title label and gilt title to spine. Plain endpapers. 12 Colour plates. B/w chapter headers. ISBN: 0416532608. Very slight rubbing to cover edges. Minimal staining to edges of covers. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and a bit damp stained to spine and rear panel.

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BERNARD OF SCOTLAND YARD
Written by Berniece Freschet. Illustrated by Gina Freschet.
Stock no. 2126455
Published by Weekly Reader Books. Circa 1978. Almost very good condition.

Bookclub edition. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0684159317. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing.

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BABAR GOES TO AMERICA
Written by Laurent De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Laurent De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2126426
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. A little browning to spine. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing. One closed tear is repaired with tape to verso. Damp mark along one edge of wrapper.

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THE STORY OF FUZZYPEG THE HEDGEHOG
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 2126418
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1949. Very good condition.

New Edition. Cream boards with green titles, dark vignette to front cover. Red and white pictorial endpapers. 98 pages. Delightful colour illustrations. Damp stain along edge of front cover. Bumping to corners. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Page browning. Some light foxing.

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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 2126417
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1949. Very good condition.

New Edition. Cream pictorial paperboards. Green titles. Red and white pictorial endpapers. 108 pages. Delightful colour illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning and light foxing.

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THE SQUIRREL, THE HARE AND THE LITTLE GREY RABBIT
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 2126416
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1949. Very good condition.

New Edition. Beige covers with brown vingette and green title and border. 111 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. 7 x 5". Bumping along edges. Some grubby marks to covers. Name in ink, with a little crayon scribble to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE GREAT ADVENTURE OF HARE
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 2126415
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1949. Very good condition.

New edition. Cream boards, green titles & decoration to cover. Red pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. 105 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges.

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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 2126414
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1945. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth. Green titles, maroon picture. Red/white endpapers. Colour illustrations. Spine is a bit browned. Couple of ink numbers to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has been torn in two pieces to spine and taped back together again; loss at tip, tail and small piece to middle of spine. Rest of wrapper is creased with some grubby marks.

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THE TALE OF LITTLE PIG ROBINSON
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2126374
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1930. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title. Brown vignette & lettering. Pictorial endpapers. 6 colour plates plus b/w drawings. Larger format than the other "Tales". 96 pages. Spine is browned. Some foxing to covers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing also to pages throughout.

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