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FARMYARD FRIENDS
Written by Arthur Groom. Illustrated by A.E. Kennedy.
Stock no. 2139050
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards, showing 3 horses pulling a plough with farmer behind. First story is 'At Fallow Farm'. Wear along cover edges; browning to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Browning to page edges; a few margin marks. Slight musty odour to book. Wrapper is edge-creased with tears and chips; loss to top of spine and a couple of corners.

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BORKA THE ADVENTURES OF A GOOSE WITH NO FEATHERS
Written by John Burningham. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 2138610
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1964. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Damp stain to top of spine/covers. Bumping to corners; wear to edges. Some browning. Page edge browning; a few grubby margin marks.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by J. Lockwood Kipling; W.H. Drake; P. Frenzeny.
Stock no. 2137716
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1924. Very good condition.

MacMillan's Pocket Kipling series. Red limp leather binding, gilt title and decoration to spine, gilt vignette to front cover. Spine is browned, with a little chipping to top. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE ZOO
Written by M.E. Gagg. Illustrated by Barry Driscoll.
Stock no. 1322765
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 563. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with pencil scribbles to rear panel which have been partially erased (causing discolouration to the wrapper).

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THE BAT-POET
Written by Randall Jarrell. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1322210
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1966. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Grey cloth, gilt title to spine. Light brown endpapers. Beautiful b/w illustrations throughout. 42 pages. 9.5 x 6.25". Spine slightly bumped. Damp staining to rear cover. Name plate to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and browned with slight chipping, light damp staining on verso of rear panel.

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MOKO AND KOKO IN THE JUNGLE
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 2136065
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. No. 104 to bottom left corner. 7 page story, plus large pop-up scene to rear. Creasing to cover corners; a little chipping. Page creasing, with some browning and foxing. Pop-up is generally good - very good - some creases and repairs. Free swinging monkey is present - and two free standing characters/tress.

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WOOD FOLK AT SCHOOL
Written by William J. Long. Illustrated by Charles Copeland.
Stock no. 2134727
Published by Ginn and Company. Circa 1911. Very good condition.

Wood Folk Series Book Four. Yellow cloth with black titles and vignettes. B/w plates. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown.

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THE SINGING FOREST
Written by H. Mortimer Batten. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 1318628
Published by William Blackwood. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. B/w text illustrations. The life of a Highland Red Deer. Spine bumped with some fading at top. Some foxing to prelims otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with some loss. Rear panel is slightly grubby.

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THE MAGIC PAINTING BOOK OF ANIMALS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318563
Published by Purnell. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations to be coloured (just need a clean brush and some water). Unused.

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L'HISTOIRE DE JEANNOT LAPIN
Written by Beatrix Potter; Julienne Profichet. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2132064
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1982. Nearly fine condition.

French edition of 'Benjamin Bunny'. Revised edition. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 59 pages. ISBN: 0723206511. Spine is a bit browned.

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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 picture 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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