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Pere Castor Books. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0233975055. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A-/ written in biro to front pastedown. A few light marks to rear endpapers. Contents clean.
Pere Castor's Wild Animal Books no. 8. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour lithographs. Text by Lida, translated by Fyleman. Fifth impression. Name and address in pencil inside front cover. Foxing to contents. Page corner tips creased. Covers edge worn and grubby. Both flaps are torn at folds to lower 2"
No. 7 of Pere Castor's Wild Animal Books. Translated by Fyleman. Oblong format, pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w lithographs. Translated by Fyleman. Third impression. Slight bumping to cover edges. Inscription in ink to top margin of title-page. Foxing to contents. Lower page corner tips lightly creased. Dustwrapper is edge worn and foxed.
Puffin Picture Book No. 20. Colour pictorial paperwraps. Colour lithographs and b/w drawings. Initials in ink to front cover. Staples rusty. Some foxing. Remains of a label to inside of front cover. Small chip to lower edge of front cover and a tiny nick to same area of first page (no loss there). Some light fingering else a clean copy.
Puffin Picture Book no. 52. Model birds to cut out and make. Colour lithographed pictures. Pictorial card wraps. Printed by W.S. Cowell. Staples rusted, covers detached from contents. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Old price sticker to front cover (1s 6d + 5d purchase tax). Contents complete and clean.
THE TALE OF THE FAITHFUL DOVE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1323617
Published by Frederick Warne & Co. Inc.. 1st USA 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Small format. Beige cloth with blue titles. B/w text illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. A few small damp(?) spots to top edge of rear cover. Front endpapers are browned. Dustwrapper is price-cut and edge worn with minimal loss at spine and corners. Wrapper is brpwned, particularly to spine. A nice copy of the first edition, first issue, USA edition.
Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Light foxing to covers. Foxing to contents. One page has a large tear and crease, two others have small tears. Still a nice copy of a scarce book.
THE STORY OF KURRI KURRI THE KOOKABURRA
Written by Leslie Rees. Illustrated by Margaret Senior.
Stock no. 1323479
Published by John Sands Pty. Ltd.. Circa 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Grey boards. 42 pages. Colour and two-tone illustrations. Covers are slightly edge worn. Inscription in ink and brown foxspot(?) to front pastedown. Small brown mark to lower edge of front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is a bit grubby/marked with some edge tears/creases.
Oblong format. Red cloth, cream title and illustration to front. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight fading to cover edges. Endpapers partly browned. Child's name in pencil to front free-endpaper. Some light foxing. Front joint is partly cracked at top and bottom. Some hinges cracked.
The story of a family of robins through three generations. Orange cloth with black titles and vignettes to front cover. 109 numbered pages. B/w text illustrations throughout, the robins all with their red breasts! This edition states "First published in November Nineteen hundred & thirty-three" (most others say 1934). Spine slightly bumped and faded. Light rubbing to lower edge of rear cover and a faint mark to centre of rear cover. Endpapers slightly browned. Some foxing to textblock. White dustwrapper is slightly grubby and a little browned to spine.
Puffin Picture Book no. 68. Oblong format. Paper wraps. Beautiful colour and b/w pictures of exotic birds. A nice, clean copy.
BRITISH BIRDS AND THEIR NESTS
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Allen W. Seaby.
Stock no. 1323140
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Ladybird Series 536. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Tiny dot to front cover. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn, grubby to rear panel and last title (of 11) listed on rear flap is What to Look for in Winter.