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PATCHIE THE SPANIEL
Written by Vitaly Bianki; Irina Zheleznova. Illustrated by A. Yakobson.
Stock no. 1327751
Published by Foreign Languages Publishing House. Almost very good condition.

Soviet Children's Library For Tiny Tots. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. Translated by Zheleznova. Covers are slightly edge rubbed, foxed and creased. Light finger creases to page margins. Name in ink to top edge of front cover.

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SKIPPER AND THE HEADLAND FOUR
Written by Judith M. Berrisford. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1827901
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Appleby family may have to sell their farm! That is the catastrophe which the four children are determined to avert. How they suceed - helped by their white Alsation, Skipper - is an exciting story. Green cloth boards, yellow title block and decoration to spine with black title. B/w illustrations. Boards unevenly faded, small white stain to top front edge. Foxing mainly to endpapers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn, has a large closed tear to front panel and smaller tear to base of spine (no loss and repaired to verso with clear tape), rear panel grubby.

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SCAMP AND CAROLINE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Pierre Probst.
Stock no. 1327431
Published by Hackett's; Blackie. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition.

Hackett's Little Gift Books. Yellow spine, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Staples rusty. Covers edge worn, some loss of surface paper covering to lower 2" of spine. Names in belongs to box. Some grubby marks to contents. Front joint cracked.

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BLOBBS AT THE STORES
Written by B. Parker. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes.
Stock no. 1325863
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. Circa 1927. Good condition.

Title to cover is 'Blobbs Day at the Stores'. Blobbs has the appearance of an English bulldog. Large format 12" x 10". Buff pictorial boards show Blobbs on weighing scales with his friend Sam. Colour & b/w illustrations. Blobbs and Sam get up to mischief at the sales. Covers are edge worn with chipping to spine. Covers slightly grubby. Some light foxing and fingering else contents clean. A nice copy of a scarce book.

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BUMBLE
Written by Magdalen Eldon. Illustrated by Magdalen Eldon.
Stock no. 1325846
Published by Collins. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

Bumble is a Pekingese dog who is half Chinese and half Scottish but has a Devonshire accent! The story of his adventures and the MacMouse family is enchanting. Black and white pictorial boards, cloth spine. Colour pictorial endpapers and beautiful colour illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. Spine and corners bumped, corners worn. Some light scuffing to covers. Some foxing else contents clean.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1325735
Published by Country Life. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format, purple pictorial boards, cloth spine. Delightful lithographed colour illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Stitching pulled causing contents to be slightly loose. Heavy foxing to endpapers, some slight foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and torn with some slight loss.

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DOGMATIX AND THE MAGIC POTIONS
Written by Rene Goscinny. Illustrated by Albert Uderzo.
Stock no. 1325610
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

Aquila the Eagle is getting to be as fat as Obelix and his appetite menaces all creatures of the countryside - Dogmatix has an idea which may save them! Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0340335386. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing to some pages.

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DOGMATIX AND THE UGLY LITTLE EAGLE
Written by Rene Goscinny. Illustrated by Albert Uderzo.
Stock no. 1325609
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

A cuckoo pushes an eaglet out of its nest, but luckily Dogmatix comes along to befriend little Chickadix... Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0340335378. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Small sticker to front pastedown. Contents fine.

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LOST, STOLEN OR STRAYED
Written by Marion Ashmore. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1323771
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1931. Good condition.

The adventures of an Aberdeen Terrier. Orange cloth, black titles and vignette of Scottie dog to front. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. 97 pages. Corners are bumped. Covers are grubby. Name plate to front pastedown. Foxing throughout.

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LA FAMILLE MISTIGRI
Written by Benjamin Rabier. Illustrated by Benjamin Rabier.
Stock no. 1323687
Published by Garnier Paris. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations to every page. 24 pages, text in French. Staples rusty. Covers very slightly faded at edges with a few small marks to front. A couple of pages are lightly browned else contents clean.

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SAND-HOPPERS
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 1824202
Published by Collins. 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Doggle (a mongrel) is the hero of the story. Cloth spine, pictorial paper boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. Reprint. Cloth spine browned to top & tail. Corners of boards rubbed, some browning to board edges. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is worn and browned to spine, rear panel is grubby.

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BOB-TAIL PUP
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Cynthia Harnett; Vernon Stokes.
Stock no. 1824200
Published by Collins. 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A charming tale of a bob-tail pup, called Grey Lass, who is so earnest in her attempts to be a good sheep-dog that she collects the sheep when they are not wanted! Large format. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Delightful colour and b/w illustrations of Old English Sheepdogs. Reprint. Cloth spine faded. Boards slightly bowed. Light rubbing to board edges. A few minor foxspots present. Title page and first page of story detached (appear as if they were never bound in). Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and worn with a couple of closed tears and a small chip, a few minor foxspots, some blue pencil marks to rear panel.

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