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THE NORWEGIAN TWINS
Written by Lucy Fitch Perkins. Illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins.
Stock no. 1318681
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, black titles to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. 189 pages. Spine bumped. Messy child's writing and colouring to verso of front free-endpaper and illustration opposite. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and foxed, browned to spine. Child's writing in pencil to front flap of dustwrapper.

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THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR
Written by Eric Carle. Illustrated by Eric Carle.
Stock no. 1318680
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st UK 1970. Very good condition.

Oblong format. White glazed pictorial boards. Watch as the caterpillar eats his way through the book! ISBN: 024101798X. Some slight wear to cover edges. A few light foxspots and some light page browning to contents else clean, without names or inscriptions.

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RUPERT LITTLE BEAR'S ADVENTURES NUMBER THREE
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1318679
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

Grey boards with pictorial onlay to front showing Rupert with the princess. Contains five stories: Rupert and the Robber Wolf; Rupert at the Seaside; Rupert and Bingo; Rupert and the Dragon; Rupert and the Snow Man. 3 colour plates plus two-tone illustrations throughout. A few marks and wear to covers. 2.5" split to rear side of spine. Chipping to onlay at top of spine. Foxing throughout, but mostly to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present, one has a closed margin tear to it. Binding nice and tight!

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OUR GOOD-NIGHT BOOK
Written by Lettice Bell.
Stock no. 2132417
Published by Pickering & Inglis. Circa 1932. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Colour frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping. Top corner of front endpaper has been torn off. A few pages internally have a leaf pattern 'shadow' or imprint, where a leaf has been flattened between the pages.

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JUST SO STORIES
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 2132416
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Library Edition (reset). Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Bookplate to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with some marks.

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MARY POPPINS IN THE PARK
Written by P.L. Travers. Illustrated by Mary Shepard.
Stock no. 2132415
Published by Collins. 1965. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Orange mottled boards, black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 254 pages. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and creased, with loss and a few marks.

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MARY POPPINS OPENS THE DOOR
Written by P.L. Travers. Illustrated by Mary Shepard.
Stock no. 2132414
Published by Collins. 1966. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue mottled boards. Black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Foxing to outer page edges. This book appears to have the wrong title wrapper with it (Just 'Mary Poppins on the wrapper). Wrapper is badly creased and torn in places with a few pieces of loss; faded to spine with some foxing.

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WILLIAM CARRIES ON
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2132413
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1952. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black title label to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some fading to spine. Mottling to covers. Some foxing throughout, but heaviest to outer page edges and endpapers.

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UNDER THE CHESTNUT TREE
Written by Ida Gandy. Illustrated by Clifford Webb.
Stock no. 2132412
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1938. Very good condition.

Green cloth with dark red/brown titles to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. Light bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges.

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OPEN THE DOOR
Written by Margery Fisher; et al. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone; et al..
Stock no. 2132411
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1966. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dustwrapper design by Edward Ardizzone. A collection of Margery Fisher's own choice of stories by famous childrens authors. B/w illustrations by various artists. Red boards. Gilt titles. 381 pages. 9 x 5.75". ISBN: 0340037091. Spotting to covers, which have bowing to front cover. Corners are bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper. Contents are still very good. Ardizzone illustrate wrapper is edge-torn and chipped and creased, but with minimal loss, some uneven fading to rear panel.

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ROBIN FINDS CHRISTMAS
Written by Molly Brett. Illustrated by Molly Brett.
Stock no. 2132409
Published by The Medici Society. 1st 1961. Very good condition.

Red spine, blue pictorial front cover, delightful colour pictures. Staples to spine have started to rust. Some browning/marks to rear cover. Illustrations are nice and bright.

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THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS
Written by Katherine B. Bamfield. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2132408
Published by The Medici Society. 5th 1960. Very good condition.

Red/orange cloth spine. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Staples to spine have started to rust. A few marks to covers. Pictures are lovely and bright!

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