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THE NUTCRACKER
Written by Sarah L. Thomson. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 1327697
Published by SeaStar Books. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

White glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1587172542. Dustwrapper is just a tiny bit creased at edges.

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THE NUTCRACKER
Written by Alexandre Dumas; Douglas Munro. Illustrated by Phillida Gili.
Stock no. 1327678
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An adaptation of Hoffmann's The Nutcracker And The Mouse King. Colour pictorial boards. bright colour pictures plus b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0192713795. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Dustwrapper is lightly creased to top and tail of spine.

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL IN PROSE BEING A GHOST STORY OF CHRISTMAS
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1827564
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Attractive blue pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Colour pictorial endpapers. Superb colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Light rubbing to board edges else contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which has some light scuffing and a couple of black grubby marks.

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THE FOLIO BOOK OF THE ENGLISH CHRISTMAS
Written by Geraldine Beare; Edwin Lees; Laurie Lee; Eleanor Farjeon; Kenneth Grahame; Henry James; George Eliot; Charles Dickens; Cecil Beaton; et al. Illustrated by John Holder.
Stock no. 1326765
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

Burgundy cloth with gilt titles and red/green decorations to titles. A Collection of Seasonal Writing Selected by Beare. 7 colour plates, including frontis. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. A fine copy in green slipcase which has a few tiny marks and a little damp staining to one of the opening edges.

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NUT CRACKER
Written by David Walser. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 1326479
Published by Puffin; The Penguin Group. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Paper engineering by Iain Smyth. Pictorial boards with heart-shaped cut out to cover. 5 elaborate glitter illustrations - one at rear is 3-D. ISBN: 9780141384542. A few small, light scratches to cover edges. One tiny foxspot to the 3d image else contents are fine.

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QUINCY
Written by Tommy Steele. Illustrated by Peter Wingham.
Stock no. 1326458
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Christmas story with enduring charm, Quincy is a little boy doll. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 9.5 x 6.25". ISBN: 0434964557. Spine and corners bumped. Light veritcal mark to centre of front free-endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge creased, small tear to top corner of front panel.

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TOBY TWIRL AND THE REINDEER
Written by Sheila Hodgetts. Illustrated by E. Jeffrey.
Stock no. 1326361
Published by Toby Twirl Ltd.. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

A christmas story and activity sticker book. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9780954472016. Unused.

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KING ROLLO AND SANTA'S BEARD
Written by David McKee. Illustrated by David McKee.
Stock no. 1826900
Published by Andersen Press Ltd.. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

Anotther irresistible story in this popular series which was shown regularly on BBC television and in over 30 countries around the world. Square format. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Full of colourful illustrations. ISBN: 0862642868. Top & tail of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Boards lightly scored but nice and bright. Contents clean.

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JUST WILLIAM AT CHRISTMAS
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1326169
Published by Ted Smart. Circa 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ten classic stories of William at Christmas. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 2nd printing of this edition. Spine bumped at top. Erased heavy pencil mark to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is faded to spine and just a little edge creased/rubbed.

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LUMINOUS EYE BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1325843
Published by B.B. Ltd.. Good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps. The Santa Claus Moving Eye Book. "My eyes move and glow in the dark". Colour illustrations. Staples rusty. Covers slightly grubby with mark to front spine edge. Contents clean.

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POOKIE BELIEVES IN SANTA CLAUS
Written by Ivy L. Wallace. Illustrated by Ivy L. Wallace.
Stock no. 1824388
Published by Ted Smart. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Pookie decides to find the out the truth about Santa Claus and as a result he and his friends have the best Christmas ever! Text revised by Wallace. Large format. Red spine, cream boards with colour illustrations to front and rear. Beautiful colour illustrations. ISBN: 0007608829. Lower front corner lightly bumped. Else a fine copy. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly faded to spine and lightly creased.

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LITTLE PETER
Written by Lucas Malet. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1323723
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1909. Very good condition.

A Christmas Morality. Pretty cream pictorial boards. Gilt titles. 8 colour plates mounted on grey captioned card. 175 pages. 8.75 x 6.5". Spine and corners bumped. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Name plate to front pastedown. Heavy foxing throughout and endpapers slightly browned. Plates present and in fine condition.

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