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HURRAY FOR PEREGRINE PIG
No author listed. Illustrated by Tatjana Hauptmann.
Stock no. 1318181
Published by Ernest Benn. 1st 1980. Good condition.

Large square format. Matt pictorial boards. Follow Peregrine Pig's adventures through the full-page colour pictures (no text). Some pages shaped and cut-out to provide 3D scenes. A delightful book. ISBN: 0510000916. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Foxing to covers. Front joint is just starting to crack. There is light foxing on the reverse of the pages (white paper, not visible on illustrated sides).
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THE OOJAH ANNUAL 1937
Written by Flo Lancaster. Illustrated by H.M. Talintyre.
Stock no. 2131183
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. 1937. Good condition.

Pictorial paper boards depicting Oojah and his band. Illustrated endpapers. Colour plates. B/w illustrations to text. 124 pages. 9.5 x 7.5". Splitting to sides of spine, with chipping; some loss to top and tail. Wear and scuffing along cover edges. Front endpaper appears to have been very neatly removed! Foxing. Ink to illustration on page 75.
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THE ADVENTURES OF WALLOP
Written by Joan Rickarby. Illustrated by Arthur Ferrier; Joan Rickarby.
Stock no. 2131055
Published by Ridingbery And Co Limited. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial yellow boards. Cloth spine. Illustrated to text. 32 pages. Spine is faded and foxed. Bumping to corners; wear and marks. Crease horizontally to front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Contents are very good.
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AN ARTIST'S MODELS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2130753
Published by H. F. & G. Witherby. 1st 1930. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth. Not a collection of lovely ladies but a collection of even lovelier dogs! 20 superb full-page sketches depicting models the artists has known in various doggy poses. Wonderful! Bumping to corners. Spine is browned. Small tear in cloth near base of spine. Damp mark across top edge of rear cover. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and endpaper. Foxing throughout. Edge creasing to a couple of plates. One plate has been torn out, with jagged edge and taped back in with sticky tape.
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ANNIE AND THE WILD ANIMALS
Written by Jan Brett. Illustrated by Jan Brett.
Stock no. 2130740
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette of a cat to front cover. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0395378001.
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THE RELUCTANT DRAGON
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 2130631
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Green endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. 41 pages. 10.25 x 8.25". ISBN: 0416462707. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned.
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THE TALE OF THREE BAD PUPS
Written by Gladys Davidson.
Stock no. 2130451
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1957. Almost very good condition.

Blue boards with pale blue title to spine and small vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Large easy-to-read text. Marks and wear to covers. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
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CHURCH MICE AND MRS CLUCKABIDDY'S FRIENDS
Written by C.B. Nelson. Illustrated by C.B. Nelson.
Stock no. 2130431
Published by Figurehead. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown slip case with pictorial onlay containing two volumes. Books have cream p/w with pictorial onlays, and b/w illustrations throughout. 9 x 6". Staples to both bindings have rusted, so that covers have come away from contents. Original glassine wrappers are still present, with brown marks from rusting staples; chipping to edges. Slip case is good; grubby with couple of splits at edges.
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LARGER ANIMALS OF THE COUNTRYSIDE
Written by Eileen Mayo. Illustrated by Eileen Mayo.
Stock no. 2130233
Published by Pleiades Books Ltd.. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial hard card covers with cloth spine. Colour lithographs and b/w illustrations. A little fraying to cloth at base of spine. Top corner of rear cover has surface paper damage. A few marks to covers.
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BABAR AND THE OLD LADY
Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2129895
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1969. Very good condition.

Little Babar Books. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 7.5 x 6". Wear to spine. Some foxing.
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AN ARTIST'S MODELS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2129858
Published by H. F. & G. Witherby. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Beige cloth. Not a collection of lovely ladies but a collection of even lovelier dogs! 20 superb full-page sketches depicting models the artists has known in various doggy poses. Wonderful! Browning and a few dark spots to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and margin marks to pages (including some plate pages). Wrapper is torn and chipped, with loss to top and tail of spine and corners; a few edges; also grubby with some scuffing and wear.
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MY BOOK OF ANIMALS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2129672
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1907. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. A Picture-Book For Little Folk. First animal is 'The Wolf', last animal looked at is 'The Whale'. Some scuffing to covers. Wear to spine; small nicks to top and tail of spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Joints are partially cracked. Some foxing throughout.
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