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STRANGERS AT SNOWFELL
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Wynne.
Stock no. 1818430
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

A Jilly Family story. The Jillies start for Scotland but decide to leave the train when it is snowbound at Shap in Westmorland. Grey cloth with silver titles to spine. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 231 pages. SIGNED by the author to half-title page. Faint mottling to front board. Text block lightly browned. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Contents clean.
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THE DOWNHILL CROCODILE WHIZZ AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Margaret Mahy. Illustrated by Ian Newsham.
Stock no. 1818428
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1986. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of ten enchanting tales of varying lengths for five to nine year-olds. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 130 pages. ISBN: 0460062379. SIGNED by the author with dedication and a drawing to title page. Child's name & room number in black pen to front pastedown. Heavy foxing to text block and edge of prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a closed tear repaired to verso with clear tape so that it is barely visible to rear panel.
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A DAY IN FAIRY LAND
Written by Sigrid Rahmas. Illustrated by Ana Mai Seagren.
Stock no. 1818424
Published by Helsingborgs Litografiska. Circa 1945. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Very large format - 18 x 14". Red spine, pictorial boards. Gorgeous colour pictures of fairies plus colour decorations surrounding text. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier and may incur extra shipping costs. Boards beautifully bright and clean (just a couple of small marks to top of front board and small nick to cloth spine. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, tape marks to rear panel, a few grubby marks.
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THE GIMCRACK JINGLE ALPHABET
No author listed. Illustrated by Ingles Rhode.
Stock no. 1818423
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1900. Poor condition.

Each letter has an illustration and a verse to accompany it. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards browned and a little grubby. New endpapers. Some professional repair to gutters and also some paper repair. Some pages creased and edge-worn (mainly A-E and V-Z). Grubby marks throughout.
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OUR DARLINGS: AT HOME, IN TOWN, AT THE SEA-SIDE, IN THE COUNTRY, AT PLAY
Written by Mars. Illustrated by Mars.
Stock no. 1818422
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

A picture book with minimal text. Oblong format. Bevelled edge boards. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Green, floral endpapers. 47 pages. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards a little browned and scuffed. Joints repaired. Diagonal corner crease to lower corner of free front endpaper is fragile and liable to tear. Vertical crease to half-title page. Light browning to contents with minor grubby marks in places.
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MORE VERY YOUNG SONGS
Written by A.A. Milne; H. Fraser-Simson. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1818421
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large slim format. Beige cloth spine. Brown boards with title label to front cover. Musical score and b/w illustrations. Boards clean and bright. Some scattered foxing to contents. Piano seller's ink stamp to title page and front panel of dustwrapper. Hinges pulled but binding tight. Pink pictorial dustwrapper is dulled to beige on front panel, is grubby and edge-worn.
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SLEEPING BEAUTY
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 1818420
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. Circa 1961. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Green cloth spine. Pictorial card wraps with moveable tab to front. 8 pop-up scenes with some moveable tabs. Spine and contents very well re-inforced with string binding visible on outer cloth spine. Pop-ups in excellent working order. A few scattered foxspots present.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1941 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1818419
Published by Daily Express. 1941. Poor condition.

The last hardcover annual to be published during the war years and widely considered to be the best Rupert annual ever. Front cover shows Rupert holding a paddle and waving while Algy looks on from a little boat. First story Rupert and the Red Egg. 118 pages. Backstrip missing. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Boards a little grubby. Name in belongs to box. Front joint split but binding thread holding. Some hinges pulled. Page 15/16 detached but present. Foxing and browning throughout. A few pages have a tear to lower margin, sometimes affecting text.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1945 - A NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1818418
Published by Daily Express. 1945. Good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps - Rupert flying on winged bicycle. 1st story Rupert and the Reindeer. 9.5x7 inches. 120 pages. Backstrip missing. Rear cover almost detached due to missing backstrip. Covers lightly creased and a little grubby. Name in belongs to box. Price-cut. Some hinges pulled. Contents generally clean.
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THE BABY'S OPERA
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1818417
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1877. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine, brown pictorial boards. Black endpapers. Colour illustrations and text decorations printed by Edmund Evans. Board edges rubbed, corners worn. Free front endpaper starting to detach from bottom. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Rear hinge split but binding hanging on. Page 49/50 and 55/56 is detached but present. Other hinges pulled. Contents therefore fragile in binding. A few grubby marks to contents.
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THE BABY'S BOUQUET
Written by Lucy Crane. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1818416
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1878. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine, pictorial boards. Square format. Decorated endpapers. Printed in colours by Edmund Evans. "A Fresh Bunch of Old Rhymes and Tunes". Companion volume to "The Baby's Opera". Corners worn, boards a little browned. Cloth spine is fraying and has a couple of small pinholes to lower rear edge. Front joint split but binding thread holding. Contemporary gift inscription in ink to half-title page. Hinges pulled. A few margin marks.
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JUNE BOOK 1969
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318469
Published by Fleetway Publications. 1969. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0900376074. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Price cut. Contents clean.
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