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THE BEGINNING OF THE ARMADILLOES
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 1320960
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

A Just So Story. Green pictorial glazed boards. Red endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. 31 pages. 9.5 x 7". ISBN: 0333341384. Slight fading to spine and cover edges. Some foxing to contents.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Maurice Detmold; Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1320915
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Nearly fine condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Colour illustrations. Third printing. Slight damp stain to base of spine else book is excellent. Green slipcase is slightly scuffed with a tiny nick at spine.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK AND JUST SO STORIES
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Maurice Detmold; Edward J. Detmold; Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 1320888
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Two volumes in red cloth and cream titles with black and cream illustrations on front covers. The Jungle Book contains colour plates by Detmold and Just So Stories b/w text illustrations by the author. An attractive set. This edition has new binding (originally first published by Folio Society in 1991/1992). Small erased pencil mark to half-title of Jungle Book (and other small pencil marks) and top rear corner of same volume is bumped. Some light marks to slipcase and a bump to one corner (matching Jungle Book).

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JUST SO STORIES
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 2134559
Published by Folio Society. 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Red cloth and cream titles with black and cream illustrations on front covers. Cream title to spine. B/w text illustrations by the author. First published by the Folio Society in 1991, this is a reissue with a new binding. Ninth printing. A fine copy in red slipcase which has light scuff marks.

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SHADOW THE SHEEP-DOG
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by G.W. Backhouse.
Stock no. 1320738
Published by Collins. 1954. Very good condition.

Seagull Library Edition. Blue boards, silver title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some fading to spine. Page browning to prelims and last text page.

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THE COCK, THE MOUSE AND THE LITTLE RED HEN
Written by Felicite Lefevre. Illustrated by Tony Sarg.
Stock no. 2134374
Published by The Richards Press. 1959. Very good condition.

Beige/pale green pictorial cloth. Black title to spine, red title to front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations. Some foxing to covers and outer page edges.

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THE SPECKLEDY HEN
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 2134372
Published by Collins. 6th 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Peach pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 63 pages. A few knocks to corners. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine; name to top of front panel; a few small edge-tears/nicks.

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LOUIS WAIN'S PAINTING BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1320521
Circa 1912. Good condition.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover shows a long-haired grey cat. 4 colour plates mounted on grey paper (2 cats, 2 dogs). B/w illustrations throughout, including many cats. Covers are grubby and worn., some surface paper loss to rear edge of spine. Some loss to pictorial onlay. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some damage at both joints where spine has been profesionally relaid? Title-page is missing. Book opens after free-endpaper to frontis and then "Greedy".

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ANIMAL PLAYTIME
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Harry B. Neilson; J.A. Shepherd; et al..
Stock no. 1320518
Published by James Clarke & Co.. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Front cover shows Fox with cockrel. B/w illustrations throughout. Some cats by Wain. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Front cover illustration is still bright. Some slight chipping of paper covering to spine. Small binding error of crease in paper to rear cover. Inscription in ink to verso of title-page (dated 1909) and one name crossed out and replaced with another. Some slight foxing and fingering to contents. Light tobacco smell to contents.

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DEEP WOOD
Written by Elleston Trevor. Illustrated by David Williams.
Stock no. 1320475
Published by Gerald G. Swan. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A friendly sort of book, about Old Stripe (the badger) and his home beneath the Beech Tree, his friends, Potter, Scruff the Fox, Skip Squirrel, and other animal folk who live among quiet woodland paths, old gnarled trees, grassy banks, and the rippling stream. Green cloth. Gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 160 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some light browning to top and tail of spine. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Small brown mark to rear pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tape repairs on verso, some creases and rear panel slightly grubby.

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AMONG ANIMALS
Written by Manfred Kyber; Olive Fishwick.
Stock no. 1320459
Published by Centaur Press Ltd. 1st thus 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The collected animal stories of Kyber, 1880-1933. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 206 pages. Translated from the German by Fishwick. ISBN: 0900000007. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine with a few small tears at edges.

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THE ADVENTURES OF TOMMY TITMOUSE
Written by Reginald Harrison. Illustrated by Reginald Harrison.
Stock no. 1320452
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Small format. Buff boards with black titles and blue Titmouse vignette to front cover. 60 pages. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations throughout. Boards are a little warped. Some light foxing. Dustwrapper is grubby with light stains. Loss to wrapper edges and to lower half of spine, extensive tape repairs on verso of wrapper.

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