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BIRDS (CHILDRENS)

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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.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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POLL THE PARROT
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1406063
Published by Birn Brothers. circa 1928. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps with top shaped liked a parrot's head. Red & black illustrations. 7.5" x 3". Crease to bottom rear corner. Spine a little rubbed. Inscription in ink to inside front cover. Couple of foxspots and small mark to inside of front cover. Inside of rear cover is a little grubby. Staples rusty. Contents in very good condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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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BIRDS OF OUR GARDENS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Roland Green; Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1505830
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

All you want to know about garden birds and how to attract them to your own garden and feed them. Green mottled cloth, dark titles. B/w photos and illustrations. 160 pages. Spine and edges of covers browned. Browning and foxing to endpapers and contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with a little loss, mainly to ends of spine. Tear to bottom of front fold. Spine slightly darkened. Rear fold grubby. A few pieces of clear tape to verso to strengthen/repair.
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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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OUR BOOK OF FEATHERED FRIENDS
Written by M.A. Hoyer; L.L. Weedon; Lilian Gask; Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by Charles Collins.
Stock no. 1315009
Published by Ernest Nister. circa 1908. Good condition.

Large oblong format. Cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Not paginated. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers lightly marked. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. There are loose pages throughout with slightly ragged edges. Grubby fingermarks to page margins and to half-title.
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BIRD PICTURES
Written by Alice Whitby. Illustrated by Sara W.M. Fallon.
Stock no. 1314844
Published by George Allen. 1st 1901. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, black titles. Pictorial front cover. Three colour illustrations. Covers edge worn and slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Both joints were cracked and have been repaired. A little foxing and fingering but contents generally clean.
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BRITISH BIRDS AND THEIR NESTS
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Allen W. Seaby.
Stock no. 2117126
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 536. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Reprint. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Previous name and address sticker to verso of front endpaper. Wrapper is faded to spine and edges with creasing, some pencil marks; grubby marks; chipping with a bit of loss to spine and corners.
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BRITISH BIRDS AND THEIR NESTS
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Allen W. Seaby.
Stock no. 1314700
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1953. Good condition.

Ladybird series 536. Grey boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn, 1" loss to base of spine. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Some grubby marks to margins.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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