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BIRDS (CHILDRENS)

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FATHER TUCK'S FEATHERED FRIENDS ABC
No author listed.
Stock no. 1507489
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Father Tuck's Nursery Series. Card wraps, pictorial front cover shows parrots and thrush. Colour and green and white illustrations. Birds for every letter of the alphabet. Wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Staples rusty. Covers grubby with some foxing. Light corner creasing to rear cover. Pages browned. Just a few marks to contents.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE CATS HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH THE STORY
Written by Patricia E. Barnard. Illustrated by Jessica Gatty.
Stock no. 1507487
Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A story for children about sparrows. The cats are in the story to liven it up! Large format, red boards. B/w illustrations, 43 pages. SIGNED by author, with best wishes, on title page. A couple of very light scratches to front cover. Light smudge to top corner of title page. Author's name and address label to last page. Text pahes very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn with fading to spine and folds.
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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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THE ADVENTURES OF RONNIE THE ROOK
Written by Reginald Harrison. Illustrated by Reginald Harrison.
Stock no. 1506725
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1940. Slightly better than good condition.

Small format. Beige pictorial boards. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 62 pages. Backstrip present but detached. Wear to corners. Covers slightly grubby with some browning. Underlined name and address in pencil to front pastedown. Small tear to top of frontis. A few hinges cracked but binding is still firm. Just an odd mark to contents.
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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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CUCKOO
Written by Lida; Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Rojan.
Stock no. 1506545
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Pere Castor's Wild Animal Books no. 8. Pictorial boards. Colour lithographs. Text by Lida, translated by Fyleman. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Rear cover slightly grubby. Contents pulled so feel loose and threads have caused paper to tear along spine. Just an odd mark/fingermark and a little foxing to contents.
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THE MAGICAL COCKATOO
Written by Margery Sharp. Illustrated by Faith Jaques.
Stock no. 1506508
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Lally misses her brother as there is no-one to do dares with, but the white porcelain cockatoo comes to life, on moonlit nights, and gives her dares instead. Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. 10 full page line drawings. 75 pages. ISBN: 0434963054. Heavy bump to top of spine, top inside corners of all pages creased as a result. Small mark to bottom edge of front endpaper. Small brown mark to rear endpapers. Text pages clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, creased to top of lightly browned spine and to bottom of front panel.
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MY BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by Edward Thornton. Illustrated by Edward Thornton.
Stock no. 1316212
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1924. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine, pictorial front board. Colour and b/w illustrations. Covers are edge worn with damp stains. Spine bumped. Some light page browning and foxing. There is a musty (tobacco?) smell to contents.
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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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THE CLOUD KINGDOM
Written by I. Henry Wallis. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1315823
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1905. Very good condition.

A book of poetry about birds. Green cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. 173 numbered pages, to edge gilt others untrimmed. B/w illustrations to each poem. SIGNED by the author by means of an inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers lightly browned. Light foxing to page edges.
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BEAUTIFUL BIRDS
No author listed. Illustrated by H. Giacomelli.
Stock no. 1315482
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. Good condition.

Large format. Red cloth with large pictorial onlay to front cover. Full-page colour illustrations throughout with page of text facing. Covers are slightly grubby, spine and corners bumped. Some light scuffing to the pictorial onlay. Foxing and some grubby fingermarks to contents. Some page corners creased and a couple of small nicks to page edges.
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