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WHAT A GOOSE!
Written by V. Suteyev. Illustrated by Vladimir Suteyev.
Stock no. 2131208
Published by Foreign Language Publishing House Moscow. Circa 1950. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Paperwraps. Colour illustrations. A couple of inch split to base of spine; repaired with magic tape. Chipping/closed tear to edge of rear cover; couple of chips of loss. Some grubby marks and foxing. Contents are still very good.

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THE BIRDS IN OUR WOOD
Written by George A.B. Dewar. Illustrated by Edward Neale.
Stock no. 1817640
Published by Lawrence And Bullen Ltd.. Circa 1905. Very good condition.

Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and pictorial front board. 8 colour plates with tissue guards. Top edge gilt. Spine & corners lightly rubbed. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout. Foxing to tissue guards and faint on some plates.

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CHIRP AND CHATTER
Written by Alice Banks. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 2130158
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1922. Good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. With 54 b/w illustrations by Browne. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few nicks and chips. Fading to spine; marks to covers, including cup ring mark to front cover. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing and margin marks.

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BIRDS AND THEIR EGGS
Written by David Stephen. Illustrated by Len Fullerton.
Stock no. 2129879
Published by Collins. Very good condition.

Collins Wonder Colour Books. Colour pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Wear to cover edges. Small ink scribble to top of front endpaper. Page edge browning.

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THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN
Written by E.B. White. Illustrated by Edward Frascino.
Stock no. 1816548
Published by Harper & Row. 1st USA 1970. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of a boy and a trumpeter swan who had no voice. Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. Boards mottled by damp (not too heavy). Faint inscription in pencil to blue front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper has surface paper loss to lower front panel (probably caused by the removal of a label) and is edge-worn with a few small chips and closed tears.

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BOBBY ROBIN AND THE WORM
Written by Robert Hartman. Illustrated by Robert Hartman.
Stock no. 1816520
Published by Morrison & Gibb Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A Buffin Book. Stiff card covers. Colour illustrations. Spine rubbed with loss of surface paper. Board edges rubbed, covers scuffed. Light erasure mark to inside front cover. A few light marks and creases to contents.

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BEN THE BULLFINCH
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2126106
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ben and Biddy, the two bullfinches, were found in the middle of the road, too young to move. Sheila and Peter took them home to feed and look after them... Yellow boards, blue title to spine and vignette of a reindeer to front cover. Lovely b/w illustrations. 119 pages. A Hamish Hamilton Reindeer book. Bumping to spine and corners; a couple of small nicks. Indentation mark to spine. Some foxing to pages throughout. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and tears; damp marked in places; with some other marks, especially to rear panel.

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THE COOL RIDE IN THE SKY
Written by Diane Wolkstein. Illustrated by Paul Galdone.
Stock no. 1814296
Published by World's Work. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An adaption of the tale 'Straighten Up and Fly Right'. A sly buzzard entices one animal after another into taking a "cool ride" with him. Then the monkey, wanting to protect his friends, devises a plan to force the buzzard to "straighten up and fly right." Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0437860205. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.

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THE BOOK OF BABY BIRDS
Written by Florence E. Dugdale. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1507451
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1913. Good condition.

Large format. Beige cloth spine with brown title. Cream paper boards with circular pictorial onlay of a small chick. 19 mounted colour plates of baby birds. 120 pages. Covers are very worn, picture on onlay is completely worn away. Spine has been rebacked and there are new endpapers. Covers grubby with some browning. Ink inscription to half-title page. A few marks and a little foxing to contents but many pages are clean. All plates are present, pages on which warbler and yellow hammer plates are mounted have been reinserted, edges are grubby. Crease to frontis page but not to plate.

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THE BIRD BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Roland Green.
Stock no. 1406350
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1926. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth spine, pictorial boards. 8 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. An informative bird book for children. Spine bumped and slightly faded. Corners very bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Rear board a little grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some joints are cracked. A little foxing mainly to endpapers. Some fingering and grubby marks to some page margins.

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NODDY'S BOOK OF BRITISH BIRDS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Beek.
Stock no. 1812853
Published by Chivers & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition.

An advertising booklet for Chivers jelly with colour pictures of birds pasted in, plus b/w illustrations by Beek. Glue has browned around and on the colour bird pictures which are pasted in.

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CAT & CANARY
Written by Michael Foreman. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1405642
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 1984. Almost very good condition.

Tall format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 086264075X. SIGNED by author to half title page. Top of spine badly bumped. Corners and bottom of spine a little bumped. Surface paper damage to rear pastedown. Small closed tear to rear endpaper. Contents very good.

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