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ANIMAL STORY

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MARY MOUSE GOES OUT FOR THE DAY
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Fred White.
Stock no. 1318191
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1961. Almost very good condition.

Mary Mouse Strip Book. Small oblong format. Card wraps with red spine. Yellow pictorial front cover with red title. Red and black illustrations throughout. 92 frames. Covers are slightly rubbed, rear cover is slightly grubby. Contents are clean. Rear cover lists 11 Mary Mouse titles.
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A DAY WITH MARY MOUSE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Fred White.
Stock no. 1318183
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1956. Very good condition.

A strip book. Small oblong format, pictorial cardwraps with red cloth spine. Price on front cover is 1/-. Two tone illustrations. 92 frames. Rear cover is lightly browned. Some light browning to contents. Rear cover has a paragraph starting "For Boys and Girls of all ages. If you would like a free illustrated catalogue...".
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BILL BADGER'S FINEST HOUR
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318148
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Reindeer Book. Brown and green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 138 Pages. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges rubbed. Contents clean. Book leans to one side. Dustwrapper is worn at spine and corners with slight loss.
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MR QUACK - HIS VOYAGE TO LONDON
Written by Lawson Wood. Illustrated by Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 1318034
Published by F. Warne & Co.. Pre 1919. Almost very good condition.

Roughly 4" x 4". Pictorial paperwraps. Colour and two-tone illustrations. The 'Mr' Books series. Spine split to lower half. Staples rusty. Covers just a little gubby, contents clean.
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THE THREE BAD DUCKLINGS
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1318024
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Small format. Boards with pictorial onlay to front cover. 8 colour plates plus some b/w text illustrations. Spinea and corners bumped and worn. Browning and foxing to contents, ink stamp of printers to rear pastedown (Bradshaw Central Printing Works).
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THE TALE OF SQUIRREL NUTKIN
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1318022
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1930. Very good condition.

Brown boards, green titles, circular onlay to front boards. Colour illustrations. 84 numbered pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Top edge of front cover is slightly darkened and spine has a small brown mark at base. Tiny booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Contents clean.
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VER BECK'S BEARS IN MOTHER GOOSE LAND
Written by Hannah Rion. Illustrated by Frank Ver Beck.
Stock no. 1318018
Published by Humphrey Milford. Circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

Cloth backed boards with circular paper onlay to front. Green pictorial endpapers. 3 colour plates plus b/w or half tones to each page and many smaller b/w vignettes. Covers are edge worn, spine and corners bumepd. Covers a bit grubby. Some foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents. Small brown stain to edges of most pages (only affects textblock and outer page margins (not text or pictures). Inscription in ink to half-title.
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THE JOLLY PICNIC
Written by C. Nelson. Illustrated by Walter Trier.
Stock no. 1317988
Published by Sylvan Press. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Bright colour pictures throughout. Once a year, in the spring, Farmer Jolly had a picnic... Covers are grubby with vertical creases at centre, lower front corner creased, slight loss of paper covering to corners and an old tape mark to lower edge of front cover. Front joint is partially cracked at lower 2". Neat name in ink to top margin of title-page. There is light foxing to the contents. One page has a tear and crease at top edge.
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ADVENTURES AT THE ZOO
No author listed. Illustrated by Frederick Spurgin.
Stock no. 1317929
Published by Thirkell & Pearce. Circa 1925. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Cloth spine, pictorial front board. 74 numbered pages. Colour and tinted plates plus b/w and two-colour text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn, covers edge worn. Rear cover is a bit grubby and there are some grubby marks to front as well. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Looks like a front free-endpaper has been removed. Foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents. Not as bad as it sounds! Still a decent copy.
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THE ELEPHANT'S APOLOGY
Written by Alice Talwin Morris. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 1317877
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1900. Slightly better than good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 152 pages plus 32 page publication list to rear. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Small splits to front edge of spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Small ink stamp to front pastedown. Contents browned and foxed with some grubby fingermarks.
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BILL BADGER AND THE SECRET WEAPON
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317862
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Big Ginger and his gang of robber cats have found a secret weapon which endangers all canal travellers. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 138 pages. First published in 1961 by Hamish Hamilton as Bill Badger's Finest Hour. ISBN: 041626770X. Ex-lib with evidence of removal of labels to front endpaper and a library stamp covered with white typing fluid at lower edge of title-page. Contents otherwise clean. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and slightly creased at top and tail.
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TALES OF BEATRIX POTTER
Written by Beatrix Potter; Sydney Edwards.
Stock no. 1817862
Published by Sackville Smeets Limited. 1st 1971. Very good condition.

11 x 8" pictorial card wraps. Colour photos from the film A nice, clean copy.
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