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Square format. Pictorial boards with cream spine. Full page colour illustrations with large text. A few marks to covers. Wear along cover edges. Foxing to pastedowns and title page.
THE CROW WHO STOOD ON HIS BEAK
Written by Rafik Schami. Illustrated by Els Cools; Oliver Streich.
Stock no. 1322360
Published by North-South Books. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
An adventurous little crow goes in search of the magnificent peacock. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1558585273. Rear of dustwrapper is very slightly grubby.
Tall format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 086264075X. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Name in ink to front pastedown. Light finger creases to pages else contents clean.
BRITISH BIRDS AND THEIR NESTS
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Allen W. Seaby.
Stock no. 1320632
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Ladybird Series 536. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Light browning to spine and a little mark to rear cover. Crease to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and other marks to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn, mark to rear panel and mark to front panel which is visible on verso only. Last title listed on rear flap is What to look for in Winter.
THE ADVENTURES OF TOMMY TITMOUSE
Written by Reginald Harrison. Illustrated by Reginald Harrison.
Stock no. 1320452
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.
Small format. Buff boards with black titles and blue Titmouse vignette to front cover. 60 pages. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations throughout. Boards are a little warped. Some light foxing. Dustwrapper is grubby with light stains. Loss to wrapper edges and to lower half of spine, extensive tape repairs on verso of wrapper.
BIRD STORIES OLD AND NEW, TOLD IN PICTURES AND PROSE
Written by Harrison Weir. Illustrated by Harrison Weir.
Stock no. 1319206
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Circa 1887. Good condition.
Cloth spine. Pale peach pictorial boards. 63 pages. B/w illustrations. Covers are edge worn and a bit grubby. Light damp stains to edges of front pastedown. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed. Grubby fingermarks to some pages.
Orange cloth with nightingale silhouette to front cover. Black titles to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Charming silhouette illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers discoloured and slightly grubby. Child's pretend library markings (in ink) to rear free-endpaper. Some marks to page margins.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.