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WHEN WE WENT TO THE PARK
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135493
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1985. Very good condition.

Square format. Orange and yellow checked pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0744503019.

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LUCY & TOM'S 123 AND ABC
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135481
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st thus 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oblong format. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Delightful colour illustrations. Two books in one. ISBN: 0241140757. Small grubby mark to front endpaper.

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ABC AND ALL THAT
Written by Gladys M. Rees. Illustrated by Gladys M. Rees.
Stock no. 1319692
Published by Robert Hale Limited. Circa 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In addition to a new rhyming alphabet, the nursery child's first introduction to numbers, coins, measure, time, the days, months and seasons and even some first prayers. Black pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 86 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped, cover edges slightly worn. Some light foxing. A light musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed, slight loss of surface paper to top corner of rear panel.

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CHRISTOPHER'S BOOK
Written by Merula Salaman.
Stock no. 2133966
Published by The Cresset Press. Good condition.

Stiff card covers. An ABC and counting book in one! Colour & b/w illustrations. Top 1.5" of spine is MISSING! Rest of spine is split in different places on both sides. Marks and scuffs to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and a few pages internally, but contents are generally still very good.

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TODDLES LEARNS TO COUNT
No author listed. Illustrated by Iris Watson.
Stock no. 2131119
Published by Toddles Press. Almost very good condition.

A rag book, 8 cloth pages with bold, easy to read text and bright colour illustrations. Square format. 6 x 6". A few brown splash/stains to front cover. Browning and grubby marks to contents.

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UNO'S GARDEN
Written by Graeme Base. Illustrated by Graeme Base.
Stock no. 1817627
Published by Penguin; Viking. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illuminating blend of storybook, puzzle book and numbers book - a moving and timely tale about how we all unknowingly affect the environment around us, just by being there, and how we can always learn from our mistakes and find ways of doing things better. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Fabulous colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780670041916. Light rubbing to dustwrapper corners.

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NUMBEARS - A COUNTING BOOK
Written by Kathleen Hague. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 2130600
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1ST 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A charming counting book which children (and adults) will treasure. Blue boards, gilt to spine. Cream endpapers. Lovely full-page colour illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. 10.5 x 8.25". ISBN: 0416956904.

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AUNT LOUISA'S FIRST BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Written by Aunt Louisa.
Stock no. 2130317
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Larger format. Cloth spine. Pictorial covers. Fully Illustrated. Includes ABC and 123, Tell the time, Nursery rhymes and more! A few inch split to top of spine at rear; some fraying to cloth. Bumping and heavy wear to corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some foxing and grubby marks. Binding is weak; some pulling to stitching.

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THIS OLD MAN
No author listed. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 1814632
Published by Collins. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Musical Counting Book. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. One pop-up to last page. Paper engineering by Rodger Smith. ISBN: 0001845594. Music NOT working. Pop-up in excellent condition.

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MY FIRST BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Rochester.
Stock no. 1505565
Published by Birn Brothers. Very good condition.

Cloth spine, red pictorial front cover shows two rosy-cheeked children reading. 10.5 x 8.5". Illustrated endpapers. Seven sections, Letterland, Numberland, Homeland, Tableland, Playland, Gardenland and Slumberland. Colour illustrations throughout. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few tiny marks to covers. Some light browning to endpapers. Just an odd fingermark to contents. Colours still lovely and bright.

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THE ABC PICTURE BOOK
Written by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert.
Stock no. 1505184
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

A Cosy Corner Picture Book. Illustrated alphabets and some numbers. Green cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows two children reading a book, 10 x 7.5". Illustrated endpapers. 2 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Some wear to spine and corners. Covers a bit grubby. Ink inscription to verso of frontis. Light foxing to text block. Contents clean. Book has slight musty smell.

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THE EASY READING BOOK
Written by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert. Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh Lambert.
Stock no. 1505183
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Very good condition.

Cosy Corner Picture Book. Contains the alphabet, counting, puzzles and short stories. Red spine, pictorial front cover shows girl and doll stood facing each other, 10 x 7.5". Illustrated endpapers. Two colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Wear to corners and cover edges. Rear cover grubby. Ink inscription to top corner of front pastedown. Erased pencil scribble to rear endpapers. Foxing and a few marks to frontis, title page and first two text pages, rest of contents have less foxing and just a very odd mark. Some of dot-to-dots have been completed then erased.

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