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NURSE MATILDA
Written by Christianna Brand. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2123737
Published by Bloomsbury Children's Books. Circa 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with gilt title and decorations to covers. Endpapers are red. B/w text illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0747576750. 2nd impression. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some wear.

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THE OLD BALLAD OF THE BABES IN THE WOOD
Written by Kathleen Lines. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1507648
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Slightly better than good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Bodley Head Fairy Tale Picture Book (General Editor: Kathleen Lines). Pictorial boards. Large colour and b/w text illustrations throughout. 28 pages. 9.25 x 6.5". Story in verse. ISBN: 0370011341. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Front endpaper is MISSING. Tape removed from bottom 2" of front joint. Some foxing, mainly to endpapers. A couple of marks to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped, 3" tear to bottom of front panel. Grubby with some coloured pen marks and light stain to rear panel. Foxed.

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MRS. MALONE
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1609526
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st thus 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. Red endpapers. B/w illustrations. Small format. Brown staining to lower board edges, also affecting rear endpapers and last couple of pages. Contents generally clean and bright. Wrapper foxed and stained, especially to verso; corners worn, with small tear at top edge.

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LONG AGO WHEN I WAS YOUNG
Written by E. Nesbit; Noel Streatfeild. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1316710
Published by Ronald Whiting & Wheaton Ltd.. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

E. Nesbit was born in 1858 and she died in 1924. She wrote these reminiscences of her childhood and schooldays long after she was grown up and they were first published in 1895-6 as a series of magazine articles. Long foreword by Streatfeild. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Characteristic line drawings by Edward Ardizzone visually interpret the author's vivid childhood memories. 127 pages. Spine and corners bumped. There are a couple of small splash marks to lower edges of covers. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and page edges else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and foxed with slight chipping to top and tail of spine and a small nick to front edge of spine.

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EXPLOITS OF DON QUIXOTE
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1406808
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 12 full page colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Top edge red. 219 pages. Ex-library with various ink stamps. Label, plus remains of another label and small area of surface paper damage to front endpaper. Large (4.5 x 7.5") piece of white paper stuck to front pastedown. Bumping to spine and corners. Browned tape marks to top and bottom of both boards. Brown marks to half title page and last blank page. Contents otherwise generally clean. A few marks to text block edge. Red top of text block has faded. Dustwrapper has been price cut by publisher with new small price label stuck to front flap. Small label to bottom of spine. Wrapper is a little edge worn and browned on verso.

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ARCADIAN BALLADS
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1406638
Published by Heinemann Educational Books. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Tall format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 48 pages. ISBN: 0435147722. Erased pencil mark to top of front endpaper. A little foxing to edge of text block. Contents very good. Spine of dustwrapper a little faded and rubbed.

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THE LITTLE TRAIN
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2122357
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1973. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A beautiful book! Pictorial boards, Colour illustrations throughout. Oblong format, 7.25 x 9.5". ISBN: 0370020200. Bumping and wear to corners and along cover edges. Foxing throughout. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges; torn and chipped, with some loss; creased with marks.

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UPSIDEDOWN WILLIE
Written by Dorothy Clewes. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2122271
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

One of the "Gazelle" series. Pictorial boards. 2-tone illustrations through out. Easy to read text. 7.5 x 5". 48 pages. ISBN: 0241913586. A little bumping and spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks and chips to corners.

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NURSE MATILDA
Written by Christianna Brand. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2122250
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

"The person YOU want is Nurse Matilda" they said to Mr & Mrs Brown who were always having great difficulty with their numerous and naughty children. What happens when Nurse Matilda arrives makes remarkable telling... Green boards, richly decorated with gilt. Red endpapers and pagemarker. B/w drawings. 128pp. 6 x 4". Some light wear to cover edges. Small tear/chip along top of page edge to front endpaper. Fading and spotting to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; browning to spine. A few scuff marks to wrapper.

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A GOLDEN LAND
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone; Gillian Conway; et al..
Stock no. 1506518
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A book of new and old stories, poems and songs, edited by Reeves. Blue cloth covers with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 496 pages. 9.5 x 6.5". Includes Paul The Hero of the Fire and Nicholas and the Fast Moving Diesel - both written and illustrated by Ardizzone. Base of spine bumped. Large pen inscription, by child, to front endpaper. Browning to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with tears, creasing and chips along top edge. Spine faded/browned.

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ARDIZZONE'S HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; Stephen Corrin. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1506469
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1978. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

14 classic tales illustrated in colour and b/w. Maroon boards, gilt titles and vignette to front. ISBN: 0233969969. Rear cover a tiny bit bowed. Very slight smoke smell. Price-cut dustwrapper which has a small tear to the bottom edge of the front panel and is lightly browned along the top edge.

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MORE PREFABULOUS ANIMILES
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1405924
Published by Heinemann. 1st Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Prefabulous animiles are ludicrous and loveable, incredible and insane. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations every page. ISBN: 0434958948. Very pale browning to endpapers. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed.

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