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FULL OF FUN
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1325854
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1916. Good condition.

Nister No. 2000. Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover depicting cat with kittens. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations every page, mostly of cats. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers edge rubbed/worn. Some light scuffing to the covers. Inscription in ink (dated 1916) to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and fingering to pages. Some light page browning throughout. Some page corner tips lightly creased.

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MORTAL ENGINES
Written by Philip Reeve.
Stock no. 1325853
Published by Scholastic Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Introducing us to a world where cities have had to tear themselves up by the roots in order to survive... Red boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0439993458. SIGNED by the author on a sticker which is loosely inserted in the book. Minimal bumping to spine else fine.

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HERBERT STRANG'S ANNUAL 1914
Written by Herbert Strang; Walter C. Rhoades; et al; Harold Avery; Tom Bevan. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1325847
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1914. Good condition.

Green paperboards, pictorial onlay to front shows boy rescuing another from a cliff fall. Pictorial spine. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. First story is "The Coward" by Rhoades. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly damp stained. Prize plate to front pastedown. Vertical crease to edge of front free-endpaper. Joints starting to crack. Heavy foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents.

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BUMBLE
Written by Magdalen Eldon. Illustrated by Magdalen Eldon.
Stock no. 1325846
Published by Collins. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

Bumble is a Pekingese dog who is half Chinese and half Scottish but has a Devonshire accent! The story of his adventures and the MacMouse family is enchanting. Black and white pictorial boards, cloth spine. Colour pictorial endpapers and beautiful colour illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. Spine and corners bumped, corners worn. Some light scuffing to covers. Some foxing else contents clean.

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GLADYS PETO'S MERRY TIMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Gladys Peto.
Stock no. 1325845
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards. 2 colour plates plus text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, slight wear to corners. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to contents.

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LUMINOUS EYE BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1325843
Published by B.B. Ltd.. Good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps. The Santa Claus Moving Eye Book. "My eyes move and glow in the dark". Colour illustrations. Staples rusty. Covers slightly grubby with mark to front spine edge. Contents clean.

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A SKETCH-BOOK OF R. CALDECOTT'S
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1325842
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1906. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Beige cloth with green cloth spine and corners. Colour and sepia illustrations throughout. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers browned. Inscription in ink and name in ink to front free-endpaper, embossed library stamp to same page. Contents clean.

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NEW TALES FOR OLD
Written by Agnes Campbell. Illustrated by Richard Kennedy.
Stock no. 1325841
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Tales My Father Told, More Tales My Father Told and some new stories. Turquoise cloth with red title to spine. 157 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Child's name and date in heavy pencil to front pastedown, booksellers sticker to same page. Foxing to textblock. Rear joint just starting to crack. Dustwrapper is grubby and foxed, crease to front flap.

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THE DANDY BOOK 1959
No author listed.
Stock no. 1325840
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1959. Very good condition.

Red pictorial boards, front cover shows Korky in a canoe. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A few small scuff marks to covers and a small crease to base of spine else covers bright and clean. Belongs to box clean. A couple of tiny nicks to the paper at lower edges of a couple of pages (caused during binding process?). Pale page browning else contents clean.

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TOM MERRY'S HOLIDAY
Written by Martin Clifford; Frank Richards.
Stock no. 1325839
Published by Howard Baker. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Gem Library No. 6, comprising Gem Nos 812-818. Large format. Green boards with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0703000489. Large foxspots to contents else clean. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.

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THE GREYFRIARS HOLIDAY ANNUAL 1983
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 1325838
Published by Howard Baker Press. 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. Stories from The Magnet. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0703002333. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Light vertical crease to front cover. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.

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THE TOPPER BOOK 1958
No author listed.
Stock no. 1325837
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.; John Leng. 1958. Very good condition.

Pictorial paper covered boards. Oblong format. Front cover shows Topper characters in diamond shapes with 'The Topper Book' in the centre. 8.25 x 11 inches. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Boards slightly grubby. Foxing to page edges and textblock grubby.

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