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THE FABLES OF AESOP
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1822689
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1998. Fine condition.

Peach cloth, red bird decoration to front, gilt titles to spine. Green title to front. 23 beautiful colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 1822682
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Red boards, gilt and black decorations. Introduced by Quentin Blake. Illustrations by the author, for this edition are Hand coloured by Richard Beards. Still in original shrinkwrap which is slightly grubby.

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BALLET SHOES
Written by Noel Streatfeild; Jacqueline Wilson. Illustrated by Inga Moore.
Stock no. 1822674
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2009. Fine condition.

Introduction by Wilson. Pictorial paper board to front, purple cloth spine and rear cover with gilt vignette of ballet shoes and gilt title to spine. Colour plates. 206 pages. Still in original shrinkwrap which is lightly scuffed. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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BLACK BEAUTY
Written by Anna Sewell. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 2135592
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Yellow titles. 24 colour plates. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Some fading to edges. Corners creased to a few pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine; edge-creased with tears and chips, but minimal loss.

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STORIES FROM FROISSART
Written by Henry Newbolt. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 2135591
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. 2nd 1903. Almost very good condition.

Beige decorated cloth. B/w illustrations. Some marks and wear to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins.

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CARAVAN FOR THREE
Written by Ursula Bloom. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 2135590
Published by University of London Press. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Three children set off for their holidays in the caravan driven by the colourful Mr. Pepper. Blue cloth, dark blue titles to spine and small vignette to front cover. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 217 pages. Spine and cover edges are faded. Spine is also foxed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped with some loss to top and tail of spine; fading and browning; marks.

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FIVE ON A HIKE TOGETHER
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2135589
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards. Orange and black pictorial endpapers. B/w and two-tone illustrations. Spotting to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn with tape repairs and some loss; creased.

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PELICAN
Written by Brian Wildsmith. Illustrated by Brian Wildsmith.
Stock no. 2135588
Published by Oxford University Press. 1983. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Bright colour pictures. ISBN: 0192797646. Spine and couple of edges of rear cover are faded. Contents are lovely and bright.

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PRICKLY ORPHANS
Written by Ann Williams. Illustrated by Tony Morris.
Stock no. 2135587
Published by MacDonald. 1ST 1987. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0356117057.

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FRISCO & FRED AND THE SPACE MONSTER
Written by John Ryan. Illustrated by John Ryan.
Stock no. 2135586
Published by Richard Drew Publishing. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

Pictorial glazed boards. Decorated endpapers. Colour illustrations with large, easy to read text. 32 pages. 10.5 x 8". ISBN: 0862671612. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping to top of spine. Marks to rear cover.

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THE BIG FAT BUNTER BOOK
Written by Frank Richards; Mike Higgs; Mary Cadogan.
Stock no. 2135585
Published by Hawk Books Limited. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A volume which collects together a variety of different formats in which Bunter appears with particular emphasis on his illustrated appearances in magazines and comic papers. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles and illustration to front cover. 290 pages. 10.5 x 7.5". ISBN: 0948248025. Page edge browning; a few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut.

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THINGS
Written by Roger Hargreaves. Illustrated by Roger Hargreaves.
Stock no. 2135584
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Humourous colour illustrations. ISBN: 034027445X. A few knocks/bumps along cover edges; a few marks. Foxing/marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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