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THE ILLUSTRATED TARKA THE OTTER
Written by Henry Williamson. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1819074
Published by Webb & Bower. 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey-green boards, white titles. Colour and b/w photos by Simon McBride plus some b/w text illustrations by Tunnicliffe. ISBN: 0863500749. Light rubbing to base of spine. Light browning to top edge of text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1958
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318671
Published by Daily Express. 1958. Very good condition.

This is the first Rupert annual to be dated on the inside title page. Colour illustrated boards showing Rupert leap-frogging over Bill Badger. First story 'Rupert and the Water-Lily'. 107 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Light damp stain to top corners and top of spine. Light mark to front free-endpaper (from removal of a small label). Belongs to box has been obliterated with blue ink. Price NOT cut. Colouring contest page was neatly and lightly coloured in (mostly erased now), address label has been obliterated with red ink (old address details previously covered with paper). Still a nice copy.

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THE TOPPER BOOK 1960
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318670
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.; John Leng & Co. Ltd.. 1960. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Diagonal title to front cover with characters either side. Spine just a little grubby where laminate has lifted and dust has gotten beneath. Name and address in ink in belongs to box. Two loose leaves (looks like a binding error and they have always been loose?).

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS
Written by Charles Dickens; Alice F. Jackson. Illustrated by F.M.B. Blaikie.
Stock no. 1318657
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Almost very good condition.

Retold for Children. The Children's Dickens. Cream boards with black title to spine. Front cover has large colour onlay. 159 pages. 8 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Small stains to top corners. Some foxing to contents.

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THE INDIAN TWINS
Written by Lucy Fitch Perkins. Illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins.
Stock no. 1318656
Published by Jonathan Cape. 6th 1947. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, black titles to front cover and spine. B/w illustrations. 176 pages. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges slightly rubbed. Light foxing to textblock. Child's writing (in pen and pencil) in belongs to box, messy writing to top margin of title-page partially erased (still evident as heavy pencil was used).

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THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS IN WORDS OF ONE SYLLABLE
Written by Mary Godolphin.
Stock no. 1318655
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Red cloth spine, pictorial boards. 94 pages. B/w text illustrations. Covers are edge worn, spine bumped. Endpapers lightly browned. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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THE GOOD CHILD'S YEAR BOOK
Written by Violet Jacob. Illustrated by Violet Jacob.
Stock no. 1318654
Published by Foulis. Good condition.

Beige cloth spine with title-label, grey boards with title-label to front cover. 67 pages. Colour illustrations. Verses for each month of the year. Spine and corners bumped. Some marks to covers. Inscription in pencil and a light pencil doodle to front free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Foxing to prelims and last few pages. Rear joint is partially cracked.

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CATRIONA
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by A.C. Michael.
Stock no. 1318653
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. Circa 1921. Very good condition.

A sequel to Kidnapped. Orange pictorial cloth with gilt title to spine. Four colour plates. Cassell's Empire Library for Boys and Girls. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to cover edges and spine. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing to contents.

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A LITTLE PRINCESS
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Stock no. 1318652
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1946. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The Magnet Library series. Blue cloth, black title and decorative borders to front and spine. B/w frontis. The Story of Sara Crewe. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some fading to cover edges. Inscription in ink and name and address to front free-endpaper. Contents browned with some foxing. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with some loss, grubby and rubbed/faded to spine.

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DREAM CHILDREN & THE CHILD ANGEL
Written by Charles Lamb. Illustrated by R. Waudby.
Stock no. 1318651
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.

The Elian Greeting-Booklets. Green paperwraps with b/w illustration to front. 27 numbered pages. B/w text illustrations throughout. Covers are edge worn and faded. Foxing to contents.

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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1318650
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Foxing to textblock.

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HANS BRINKER OR THE SILVER SKATES
Written by Mary Mapes Dodge. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1318649
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1914. Good condition.

A story of life in Holland. Blue decorated cloth. 238 pages. Colour frontis. 16 page catalogue to rear. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Page browning and foxing to contents. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown.

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