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HOLLOW TREE HOUSE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Elizabeth Wall.
Stock no. 1406941
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1945. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Peter and Susan run away to the enormous old hollow tree they have discovered in the heart of the wood. Beige cloth, purple title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. A little bumping to spine and corners. A little foxing to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears. Slight loss to top of spine which is browned. Writing on spine is faded. Panels are a little grubby. A lovely copy of this book in a scarce dustwrapper.
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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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THREE CHEERS SECRET SEVEN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Burgess Sharrocks.
Stock no. 1406940
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1956. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Eighth Secret Seven Adventure. Blue boards with light and dark blue bands around the boards and vignette of the Seven holding hands. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. 120 pages. Light browning to endpapers. Couple of margin marks otherwise contents are very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little chipped. A few light marks to rear panel.
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SECRET SEVEN MYSTERY
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Burgess Sharrocks.
Stock no. 1406939
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1957. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The Ninth Adventure. Light and dark blue boards showing SS holding hands. B/w and a few two-tone illustrations. 120 pages. Spine and corners bumped and a little rubbed. Light browning to endpapers. Name and address in belongs to box. Couple of marks to edge of text block otherwise contents are very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some chipping and small tears. Top and bottom of rear panel is creased. Rear panel is grubby.
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RUPERT LITTLE BEAR'S ADVENTURES NUMBER TWO
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1507450
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1924. Good condition.

Grey paperboards. Large colour pictorial onlay. Colour plates and monotone illustrations. Contains four stories: Rupert & the Magic Key, Rupert & the Brigands, Rupert & Reynard Fox, Rupert in Dreamland. Approx. 9.75 x 7.5". Spine is split down both sides, looks like backstrip has been glued into place. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few marks to covers, onlay slightly rubbed, rear cover more rubbed and buff board is starting to show through in places. Last text page almost detached. Bear's head transfer stuck to blank page opposite first text page. Tape repair to bottom of two pages and to one of colour plates. Foxing and a few marks to contents.
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THE LAND OF FAR BEYOND
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Horace J. Knowles.
Stock no. 1814140
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1942. Very good condition.

Enid Blyton's version of 'The Pilgrim's Progress' in which three children have many strange adventures from the City of Turmoil to the Land of Far-Beyond. Cream cloth, blue titles and vignette to front cover. Full-page b/w illustrations. 163 pages. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few margin marks.
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WHIRLAWAY A STORY OF THE AGES
Written by H. C. F. Morant. Illustrated by Jean Elder.
Stock no. 1814139
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

A delightful story of the Earth's past through successive geological eras, in the company of Helen and her little elf-like friend Whirlaway. Dark pink cloth, black titles and vignette to front cover. Blue and white pictorial endpapers. 9 colour plates and numerous b/w drawings. 237 pages. Front board slightly bowed. Cloth lightly faded, corners lightly worn. Text block a little browned. All plates present.
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UP THE AIRY MOUNTAIN: STORIES OF MAGIC
Written by Ruth Ainsworth. Illustrated by Eileen Browne.
Stock no. 1814138
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1977. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A delightful collection of ten magical stories for the young. Each story is about a fairy person or animal who invades the world of ordinary small children. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0434925888. Heavy foxing to prelims and rear endpapers. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby and worn at corners.
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TROUBLE ON THUNDER MOUNTAIN
Written by Russell Hoban. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1814137
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The O'Saurus family rebuild Thunder Mountain with the aid of their friends... Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0571193595.
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LOOK OUT SECRET SEVEN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Burgess Sharrocks.
Stock no. 1406938
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Light blue boards with "SS" symbols. B/w illustrations. 120 pages. Bumping to spine, corners and bottom of front board. Name and address in belongs to box. A few light marks otherwise contents are very good. Dustwrapper ise edge worn with chipping to corners and a few tears. Spine browned on verso. Rear panel is damp stained and wrinkled.
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THIS IS SYLVIA
Written by Sandy Wilson. Illustrated by Sandy Wilson.
Stock no. 1814136
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Her Lives and Loves. By the author of The Boyfriend, a most successful London musical comedy. Sylvia is Sandy Wilson's cat. Or is she? She has known everybody - but everybody - in the theatrical and literary world. Lilac cloth, blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. 116 pages. Green pictorial dustwrapper is edge-torn and browned.
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TALES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
Written by E.O. Lorimer. Illustrated by Gordon Nicoll.
Stock no. 1814135
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1st 1932. Good condition.

Introduction by Lorimer. Green cloth boards, dark green titles and vignettes. Colour pictorial endpapers. 12 tipped-in colour plates. B/w chapter headers. 335 pages. Boards heavily damp stained but titles still bold. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Hinges pulled. A few scattered foxspots. All plates present.
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