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SARA CREWE AND EDITHA'S BURGLAR
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Illustrated by Reginald B. Birch.
Stock no. 1318616
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1st thus 1888. Almost very good condition.

Pale brown pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 159 pages. B/w plates. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Endpapers are browned, joints are cracked. Foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents.

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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318615
Published by S. W. Partridge & Co.. 1st thus 1904. Almost very good condition.

Expurgated edition. 12 b/w plates by Rackham. Green decorated cloth covers. 302 pages + 32 page publisher catalogue to rear. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers are a bit grubby. Prize plate to pastedown. Light page browning to contents. Some hinges cracked. Old tape repair (tape browned) to top corner of one page and also to margin of one plate which has been re-inserted.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1956 - THE RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2132195
Published by Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd.. 1956. Slightly better than good condition.

Colour laminated boards - Rupert flying through the air on a sledge. 107 pages. Painting page, cinema show and puzzle pages. A Daily Express annual. Not published in facsimile form as some of the content was considered politically incorrect. Top 1.5" of spine/backstrip are MISSING! 2" split to base of spine, with some chipping. Corners are bumped. Front joint is partially cracked. Pencil crayon marks to front endpaper. NOT price-cut. Name in pencil to belongs to box. Grubby margin marks. Painting contest is DONE. Cinema strip is UNUSED!

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1954 - THE NEW RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2132194
Published by Daily Express. 1954. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial laminated boards - Rupert and friends building a snowman. 1st story Rupert and the Friendly Sea-Lion. 123 pages. 10x7 inches. Not published in facsimile form as some of the content was considered politically incorrect. Bumping and wear to spine, edges and corners. Couple of splits to top and tail of spine; some cracking and chipping to laminate. Names and dates to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Grubby margin marks. Foxing to outer page edges. Painting Contest DONE.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1961
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2132193
Published by Daily Express. 1961. Very good condition.

Pictorial laminated boards showing Rupert on a swing. 1st story Rupert and the Hearth-Rug. Includes puzzle page and Magic Painting pages. Bumping and wear to spine, edges and corners. Bottom 1" to base of spine has some laminate and surface paper damage/lifting. NOT price-cut. Pale name to belongs to box. Small it of scribble to title page. Magic Paintings are NOT DONE!!!

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THE SHOP BY THE SEA
Written by Barbara Euphan Todd. Illustrated by Sarah Garland.
Stock no. 1318613
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Genuine vanishing cream, one very odd wellington boot, a book that read stories aloud, a duster used by a dust devil... just some of the things found in the shop by the sea. A Hamish Hamilton reindeer book. Pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 120 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small closed tears.

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RED SHIFT
Written by Alan Garner.
Stock no. 1318609
Published by Collins. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. A story in which lives which appear to be lived in different historical periods are bound together by a power outside of space and time. ISBN: 0001841572. Spine bumped. Small chip to top of front corner. Page browning to edges of endpapers. Name in ink to half-title and ink name stamp to title-page. Some foxing to dustwrapper which is slightly edge rubbed with small tear and minimal loss at top front corner.

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TAKE JENNINGS FOR INSTANCE
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Mays.
Stock no. 1318608
Published by Collins. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Jennings joins the Natural History club. Colour frontis, 4 b/w illustrations. Red boards, black title to spine. 256 pages, top edge red. Spine bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and grubby with a tiny chip to top corner of rear panel.

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IN THE WILDERNESS WITH UNCLE MAC
Written by Derek McCulloch. Illustrated by Septimus E. Scott.
Stock no. 1318607
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 13th 1959. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 455. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Two names to front endpapers (one crossecd out). Price torn off front flap of wrapper. Wrapper is edge worn and slightly rubbed.

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FIVE LITTLE KITTENS
Written by W. Perring; A.J. Macgregor. Illustrated by A.J. Macgregor.
Stock no. 1318605
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1956. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 401. Pale blue, very slightly textured boards, with brown titles and square picture to front cover. Colour illustrations. Dustwrapper is a tiny bit edge rubbed and grubby else a lovely, bright copy.

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SMOKE AND FLUFF
Written by W. Perring; A.J. Macgregor. Illustrated by A.J. Macgregor.
Stock no. 1318604
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 7th 1949. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Ladybird series 401. Pale blue boards with square pictorial onlay to front and titles. B/w illustration to endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped, some browning to cover edges. Split to lower 1" of rear edge of spine and some water(?) damage to lower edges of rear cover. Endpapers browned. Some foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents. Price-cut wrapper is worn, torn and creased. Some pulling of hinges causing contents to be slightly loose.

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THE SLEEPY WATER VOLE
Written by Noel Barr. Illustrated by P.B. Hickling.
Stock no. 1318603
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 497. Cream boards with colour vignette and titles. Brown ladybird patterned endpapers. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Ink name stamp to half-title page. Some light creasing to lower corner tips of prelims. Dustwrapper is edge worn and lightly damp stained (only really visible on verso). Small blue crayon mark to front flap of wrapper.

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