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RUPERT ANNUAL 1970
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318415
Published by Daily Express. 1970. Good condition.

Colour pictorial glazed boards - Rupert climbing up a slope and waving. 1st story Rupert and the Outlaws. 10 x 7 inches. 115 pages. Light browning to covers. Spine and corners bumped. Child's name and address in belongs to box (mess). Price cut. Light foxing and fingering to page margins and some page corner tips lightly creased.
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ENID BLYTON'S MAGAZINE ANNUAL NO. 2
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1318414
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt lettering. Endpapers are board games. Full of short stories and puzzles. Numerous illustrations. First story is "Adventure on the Way Home" - A Tale of the Secret Seven. Spine and corners bumped. Crossword done in pencil and one puzzle partly completed in pencil. Light browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.
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WINNIE-THE-POOH THE COLLECTORS' EDITION
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1818308
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1999. Nearly fine condition.

A lovely set of facsimile editions of the 4 pooh books: Winnie The Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner, When We Were Very Young, Now We Are Six. All bound in cloth with gilt titles and vignettes and top edges gilt. B/w text illustrations. Contained in a blue slipcase with gilt title and vignettes. Two tiny pin holes to center of spine of 'Now We Are Six'. Slipcase is lightly rubbed at lower edge and bumped at lower corner.
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THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang; Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk.
Stock no. 1818306
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Fine condition.

Stunning blue, gold and red pictorial cloth. Dark blue and gold pictorial endpapers. Superb colour plates and b/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is lightly scuffed.
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THE FAIRY TALES OF CHARLES PERRAULT
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1818304
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Fine condition.

Beautiful red cloth covers with elaborate gilt decoration. Colour plates and b/w chapter headers & tails. 185 pages, top edge red. Contained in red publisher's slipcase with a couple of marks on one side (overall VG+ condition).
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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AND THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS (TWO VOLUMES)
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by John Tenniel.
Stock no. 1818301
Published by Folio Society. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Red cloth spines with gilt titles. Blue boards, with red vignettes. Red and white text illustrations. Fifth printing of the 1990 re-issue. Red cloth spines slightly faded but gilt still bright. Minor pale foxing to text blocks. Contained in publisher's light blue slipcase which is a little grubby.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1985
Written by Alfred Bestall; James Henderson. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; John Harrold.
Stock no. 1318394
Published by Express Newspapers Ltd.. 1985. Very good condition.

Rupert on Bill and Algy's shoulders with chums. The 50th anniversary annual - a salute to Alfred Bestall, the 1st illustrator of Rupert annuals. Contains a story from each of the 6 decades since the 1st Rupert annual. The 1st four stories are by Bestall. A keepsake for collectors. ISBN: 0850791545. Some pale page browning else contents clean.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 2014
Written by Stuart Trotter. Illustrated by Stuart Trotter; Alex Cubie; John Harrold.
Stock no. 1318383
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2014. Fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert carrying a lantern through the snow. Contains stories and activities from the 1978, 1980, 2001, 1982 annuals. Includes stories by Stuart Trotter and new illustrations. ISBN: 9781405272087. Minimal rubbing at corners.
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THANKS TO JENNINGS
Written by Anthony Buckeridge.
Stock no. 1318381
Published by Collins. 1957. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Colour frontis. 256 pages Spine slightly bumped. Covers slightly faded at edges. Pages lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to spine and corners.
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HIDE AND SEEK IN FAIRY LAND
Written by F. Kenwood Giles. Illustrated by F. Kenwood Giles.
Stock no. 1318378
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

16 Favourite Fairy and other tales. People and things hidden in pictures. Pictorial stiff card wraps. Covers are worn and creased, pencil marks on rear cover. Inscription in ink inside front cover. First and last pages are detached but still present, remainder of contents are loose. Staples rusty. Some marks to contents.
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A SIX-YEARS' DARLING
Written by Ismay Thorn. Illustrated by T. Pym.
Stock no. 1318377
Published by John F. Shaw & Co.250. Circa 1890. Good condition.

Or... Trix in Town. New edition. Pale blue boards, illustrations to front board. 112 pages with catalogue to rear. Floral decorated endpapers. B/w frontis and text decorations. Spine replaced. Boards worna and grubby. Joints repaired with blue paper tape. Heavy foxing to contents and some fingermarks to page margins.
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SONNEZ LES MATINES
Written by Gabriel Pierne. Illustrated by George Delaw.
Stock no. 1318376
Published by Adrien Sporck. Circa 1902. Good condition.

A selection of childrens nursery rhymes and songs (in french) set to music. Illustrated boards, green cloth spine. Colour illustrations throughout. 9 x 11". 47pp. Spine bumepd and rubbed corners worn and edges rubbed. Front cover is lightly scuffed. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Free-endpaper has been re-inserted and both joints have been repaired with paper tape. Creasing to prelims. Some light page browning and fingermarks to page margins else contents clean.
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