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THE PINK FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Debra Mcfarlane.
Stock no. 2131864
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Pink covers with silver title block and decorations to spine. A little fading to spine, else fine! Slip case is better than very good - some light wear to couple of corners. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE ENCHANTED WOOD
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Dorothy Wheeler.
Stock no. 2131859
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. The First in the Faraway Tree Series. Contained in 2nd edition (1940) dustwrapper. Damp marking/spotting to cover edges. Corners are bumped, with some wear. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Raised, blind address to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Two b/w illustrations have some colouring in. Wrapper is creased and grubby with some tears and chips; loss to some edges and top of spine and rear panel. Smaller chips of loss at corners.

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BIGGLES & CO.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 2131857
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1936. Good condition.

Stone cloth with black titles and vignette to spine and front cover. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine is browned. Front cover is bowed. Damp staining to covers (white marks). Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.

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RUN AWAY HOME
Written by Antonia Forest.
Stock no. 2131856
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A "Marlow Family" story. A tensely exciting plot. Dark blue boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0571118372. Foxing to outer page edges; some page corner tip creasing. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.

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ADVENTURES OF THE JUNIOR DETECTION CLUB
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2131855
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Introducing a new set of W.E. Johns' characters, 3 boys who decide to set up as private detectives. Red boards, gilt titles to spine. 158 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers, including white mark along bottom edge of rear cover. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is creased with some chips and tears; but minimal loss. Marks to wrapper, with some colouring in of title.

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BIGGLES IN BORNEO
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2131851
Published by Oxford University Press. 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Palm tree, plane & aircraft carrier vignette to front. Title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 185 pages. Some foxing to covers. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges and a few margins. Very scarce wrapper is creased with some closed tears and chips, but with minimal loss; surface paper lifting to part of title on front panel; grubby marks to rear panel.

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THE LAST BATTLE
Written by C.S. Lewis. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 1818591
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The seventh and last of the Narnian stories. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Fading to top and tail of spine and horizontal edge next to spine. Text block browned. 5 tiny blue biro marks to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few tiny chips, browned to spine and rear panel, , front flap has blue pen mark, rear panel has insignificant red pen doodle.

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LEPUS THE BROWN HARE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131770
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. Bumping to spine and corners. A little foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks; small chip to base of spine.

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RIP VAN WINKLE
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318503
Published by William Heinemann. 3rd 1907. Good condition.

Frontis and 50 superb colour plates, tissue-guarded and mounted on green card at rear of book, one pair of plates are on facing pages. 62 text pages. Green cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Damp staining to cover edges. Spine bumped, 2" split to lower front edge. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. There is light foxing to the text pages and also the tissue-guards. All the plates are fine.

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THE STUFFED DOG
Written by John Symonds. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2131658
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Daisy and her friend discover a doll with a difference! Blue boards with gilt and black titles to spine and decoration to front cover. B/w text illustrations. 60 pages. SIGNED by author, with a dedication to a previous owner. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-chipped, but with minimal loss.

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A DAY IN FAIRY LAND
Written by Sigrid Rahmas. Illustrated by Ana Mai Seagren.
Stock no. 1818424
Published by Helsingborgs Litografiska. Circa 1945. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Very large format - 18 x 14". Red spine, pictorial boards. Gorgeous colour pictures of fairies plus colour decorations surrounding text. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier and may incur extra shipping costs. Boards beautifully bright and clean (just a couple of small marks to top of front board and small nick to cloth spine. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, tape marks to rear panel, a few grubby marks.

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THE GIMCRACK JINGLE ALPHABET
No author listed. Illustrated by Ingles Rhode.
Stock no. 1818423
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1900. Poor condition.

Each letter has an illustration and a verse to accompany it. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards browned and a little grubby. New endpapers. Some professional repair to gutters and also some paper repair. Some pages creased and edge-worn (mainly A-E and V-Z). Grubby marks throughout.

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