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THE PEACOCK PARTY
Written by Alan Aldridge; George E. Ryder. Illustrated by Alan Aldridge; Harry Willock.
Stock no. 2139979
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

Green glazed pictorial boards. A Sequel to The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast. Superb colour illustrations with a double-spread fold-out at rear of book. ISBN: 0224015915. Fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. Browning to page edges. 'PROOF' stamp to title page. Fold-out page to rear has crease along one edge.

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THE SHIP'S CAT
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Alan Aldridge.
Stock no. 2139978
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

The Adventures and Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on The Spanish Maine. Narrated in verses with 'Divers Cunning and Fantastical' full colour pictures. Glazed pictorial boards. Large format. ISBN: 0224014412. Spine is faded and bumped to top. Foxing and some page browning; heaviest to prelims and last few pages.

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THE BUTTERFLY BALL AND THE GRASSHOPPER'S FEAST
Written by William Plomer; Richard Fitter. Illustrated by Alan Aldridge.
Stock no. 2139977
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1973. Very good condition.

This is the tale of the summer's day, deep in the woods of England, when the Butterflies and Grasshoppers invited all the creatures of air and land to a Ball and Feast. Large format, glazed pictorial boards. Stunning colour pictures. Nature Notes by Richard Fitter. ISBN: 0224008080. Spine is faded. Foxing to prelims, page edges and margins of some pages. Original invitation to the ball is still present and loosely inserted.

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THE PUSSY CAT WILLUM BOOK
Written by William Nicholas.
Stock no. 2139976
Published by Daily Mirror. 1st 1962. Almost very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping to laminate on spine. Some browning. Heavy foxing and browning to outer page edges and a few pages to book.

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PETERKIN
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by H.R. Millar.
Stock no. 2139975
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1902. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange decorative cloth. B/w illustrations. Cloth covers are still lovely and bright! Tape glue marks to endpapers. Page edge browning and foxing. Still has original (scarce) wrapper - which has some browning and a few nicks to edges.

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THE CARVED LIONS
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 2139974
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1895. Almost very good condition.

Light blue pictorial cloth shows lions, blue titles. 7 b/w plates. 194 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges.

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MARY
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 2139973
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1893. Almost very good condition.

A nursery story for very little children. Orange cloth with black decorations, gilt title to spine. 180 pages plus catalogue to rear. 7 full-page b/w illustrations. Spine is browned with some wear. Marks to covers. Small nick to spine on rear. Marks and foxing to outer page edges. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Some margin marks and browning.

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CARROTS JUST A LITTLE BOY
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 2139972
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1934. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine; blue decorations to front cover. 7 b/w plates. Spine is faded. Some marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE ROBIN AND THE WREN
Written by Ian Serraillier. Illustrated by Fritz Wegner.
Stock no. 2139971
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A collection of the authors poems. Pictorial boards. Brown endpapers. Colour and b/w text illustrations. 64 pages. ISBN: 0722650086. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine; a few nicks to edges.

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WONDER TALES OF OLD JAPAN
Written by Alan Leslie Whitehorn. Illustrated by Shozan Obata.
Stock no. 2139970
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth with gilt titles and decorations to front cover and spine. Pictorial onlay also to front cover. 12 colour plates. Browning to spine and cover edges. Foxing to varying degrees throughout the book; some browning. All plates present.

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ROSINA AND SON
Written by Kitty Barne. Illustrated by Marcia Lane Foster.
Stock no. 2139969
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of Rosina's foal and of the adventures that befell him when his mother was working in a circus. Red cloth, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 216 pages. Some fading to spine. A couple of corners are bumped. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some marks; chips and nicks, but minimal loss.

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LUCIE ATTWELL'S STORIES FOR EVERYDAY
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell; Charles Griffiths; Dorothy M. Shepherd. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2139968
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1st 1964. Almost very good condition.

9.75 x 8.75". Light grey pictorial boards showing a boy and a girl peeping around from a door with elves and pixies to either side of picture. First story is "The Star That Fell At Christmas". Colour illustrations throughout. Front cover is a bit bowed. Small damp stain to top of spine. Inscription in ink top of title page and to front pastedown. Some grubby margin marks. Foxing in places.

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