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PLAYETTE PHONE BOOK
Written by Larry Wise; M. Goldsmith. Illustrated by Dick Briefer.
Stock no. 1318330
Published by Playette Corp.. Circa 1945. Good condition.

Spiral bound pictorial boards. Front board has a picture of a telephone with centre piece cut out and handset which can be lifted from the cradle. All pages have a circle cut out where dial of telephone (situated on inside rear cover) fits through. The phone dial makes a clicking noise when turned. Corners bumped, covers edge worn. Numbers showing through dial are a little worn. Receiver is worn where it 'rests' on front of book. Contents clean. Unfortunately the phone dial no longer makes the clicking noise.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1966
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1318328
Published by Daily Express. 1966. Very good condition.

Dark blue laminated boards. Front cover shows Rupert and chums in a flying saucer. First story - Rupert and the Magic Ball. Includes Magic Paintings. Spine and corners bumped. NO names, price-cut. Dot-to-dot on page 32/33 done. Magic Paintings done with some transfer of paint onto pages 62 and 71.
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SEVEN O'CLOCK TALES
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Dorothy M. Wheeler.
Stock no. 1318327
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1943. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Thirty short stories for children. Yellow cloth, red titles. B/w illustrations. 185 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Child's name in red crayon to front free-endpaper. A few foxspots to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with loss to top and tail of spine and large section of loss to centre of rear panel.
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LITTLE FOLKS' PICTURE STORY BOOK
Written by Ethel Talbot; Constance Heward; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright.
Stock no. 1318325
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1921. Good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth spine. Pictorial front board shwoing girl and boy running after a small dog with a doll in its mouth. 6 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. An anthology of stories and verse, first story is "Betty". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Cover edges worn with some small indentations. Damp stain to lower edge of rear cover and spine edge browned. Small brown stain to edge of front cover and "Miss Ruck" and "5" written in red biro to top of front cover. Name and address in ink to front pastedown, name and date in ink to free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Some light foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents (including a few plate margins but pictures unaffected).
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SECRETS OF THE FLOWERS
Written by Mrs. E.M. Coker. Illustrated by Florence Mary Anderson.
Stock no. 1318324
Published by Jarrolds Publishers. Circa 1919. Good condition.

The Bunnykin Books series. Light brown boards with colour onlay to front and brown cloth to spine, 8 x 6". 8 gorgeous colour plates, most of fairies, some reminiscent of the flower fairies of Cicely Mary Barker. 56 pages. Covers worn and grubby. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing throughout and some other fingermarks to page margins (including margins of plates but pictures not affected). Some small margin tears, including to a few small tears and creases to the margins of the plates but the actual pictures are not affected.
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THE SCHOOL IN THE WOODS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by G.M. Anson.
Stock no. 1318321
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Good condition.

Cream cloth, blue title and vignette to spine and blue vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plate plus 5 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers are discoloured. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper and name and address in green crayon below. Rear joint and one joint cracked. Some light foxing and fingering to contents.
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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Wyndham Payne.
Stock no. 1318320
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1927. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. 20 two tone illustrations. 247 pages. 7.5 x 6". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine faded. Damp stain to lower edge of rear cover. Foxing to endpapers, textblock and page margins. Some other grubby marks to contents. Some hinges starting to crack but binding still tight.
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THE LOST TRADER
Written by Henry Frith. Illustrated by W. Boucher.
Stock no. 1818183
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. Circa 1897. Very good condition.

Or the Mystery of the Lombardy. Blue pictorial cloth. Pictorial endpapers. 4 b/w plates. 320 pages plus 32 page publication list. Spine darkened (illustration and title faded), boards browned. Prize plate to front pastedown. Text block browned. A few grubby margin marks.
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KIM
Written by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 1818182
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1960. Nearly fine condition.

The Works of Rudyard Kipling series. Full red leather binding, gilt to top edge and packed in a red slipcase. Gilt title to spine with elaborate gilt tooling to same, circular elephant vignette to front. Plain endpapers. B/w map facing chapter 1. 413 pages. Small name & address label to front endpaper. Contents clean. Slipcase lightly rubbed at edges.
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SCOUTING FOR BOYS: A HANDBOOK FOR INSTRUCTION IN GOOD CITIZENSHIP THROUGH WOODCRAFT
Written by Robert Baden-Powell.
Stock no. 1818171
Published by C. Arthur Pearson Ltd.. 15 1930. Almost very good condition.

Fifteenth Edition. Yellow cloth, limp cardwraps. Black titles and vignette of scout standing on a rock holding a flag pole with Union Jack flag. Price on front cover is 2/6 net. B/w illustrations. 338 pages including index plus adverts to rear. Cloth covers rubbed and worn. Name in ink to half-title page. Text block browned. Corners of contents creased. Creasing to vertical margins from fingering.
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WILLIAM'S HAPPY DAYS
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1318319
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with black title labels to spine and vignette of William's head/shoulders to front board. B/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A couple of light scratch marks to spine and some light fading to edges of front cover. Contents browned but clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and grubby with loss to top of spine.
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FIVE GO TO MYSTERY MOOR
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1318317
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 6th 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Thirteenth Famous Five Adventure. Red boards with black titles. B/w endpapers and illustrations. 183 pages. Minimal bumping to spine. A few foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and lightly foxed on verso.
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