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PLOOF THE WILD DUCK
Written by Lida; Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Rojan.
Stock no. 1324300
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

No 3 of Pere Castor's Wild Animals Books. Translated by Fyleman. Oblong format, pictorial cardwraps. Lithograph illustrations in colour and b/w. 34 pages. 8.5 x 9". Sixth impression. Slight wear to spine and cover edges. Covers are foxed and a little grubby. There are small tick marks to the title list on the rear cover. Inscription in ink to front flap. Heavy foxing else contents clean.

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JIMMY LINNET'S LODGER
Written by Maben. Illustrated by Maben.
Stock no. 1824561
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1941. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Jimmy Linnet is a most charming character, and always seems to turn up at the right time to help his many woodland friends when they are in trouble. White pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. 48 pages. A few brown marks to rear board (rust?). Contents beautifully bright and clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and is marked to rear panel (rust spots?).

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THE UGLY DUCKLING
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; R.P. Keigwin. Illustrated by Johannes Larsen.
Stock no. 1324231
Published by Edmund Ward Ltd.. 1st UK 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Translated by Keigwin. Oblong format. Burgundy cloth spine, cream boards with silver title to front cover. 24 full-page colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink and some light creasing to front free-endpaper. Some light grubby marks to page margins. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby, slight loss to spine ends.

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GIDEON IN AFRICA
Written by Benjamin Rabier. Illustrated by Benjamin Rabier.
Stock no. 1824208
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Red cloth spine. The adventures of Gideon the duck and his animal friends. ISBN: 041686290X. Spine lightly faded, boards a little grubby but still nice and bright. Contents are lovely and bright.

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DUCKS AND DRAKES
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 1824201
Published by Collins. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Three children are sent to stay on a farm where they find Mother Hubbard and subsequently a little farm of their own. Brown cloth, white titles. Large format. Attractive colour and b/w illustrations. Fading to top and lower edge of front board. Large gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn with a few chips and closed tears, fading to spine, and a few marks.

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MADAM HEN AND LITTLE HORACE
Written by Hugh Heaton. Illustrated by H.E.M. Sellen.
Stock no. 2137449
1948. Very good condition.

Dark stiff card covers; colour pictorial onlay to front cover; Title to Front is Madam Hen & Little Horace. Colour pictorial endpapers and illustrations. Small chip to top of spine. A few small marks to covers. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

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FARMER DUCK
Written by Martin Waddell. Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.
Stock no. 2135552
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A funny and thoroughly entertaining book about a duck who had the bad luck to live with a lazy farmer! Square format. Pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0744519284. Some bumping to corners and spine. Contents are excellent! Wrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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THE STORY ABOUT PING
Written by Marjorie Flack. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
Stock no. 1321539
Published by The Bodley Head. 1954. Almost very good condition.

Ping is a beautiful young duck who lives on a boat on the Yangtze river. Blue pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some grubby marks to covers. Light foxing to contents. Stitching pulled causing contents to be a little loose but still attached to covers.

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THE FAMOUS JIMMY
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Benjamin Rabier.
Stock no. 2133416
Published by Frederick Muller Ltd.. 2nd 1941. Good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards. Two-colour illustrations. Second edition. Heavy wear to covers, with foxing and a few damp marks. Paper cover is starting to come away from spine. Corner crease to rear cover. White paper stick to inside front endpaper. Joints are cracked. Some margin marks. A reading copy.

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MR QUACK - HIS VOYAGE TO LONDON
Written by Lawson Wood. Illustrated by Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 1318034
Published by F. Warne & Co.. Pre 1919. Almost very good condition.

Roughly 4" x 4". Pictorial paperwraps. Colour and two-tone illustrations. The 'Mr' Books series. Spine split to lower half. Staples rusty. Covers just a little gubby, contents clean.

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THE THREE BAD DUCKLINGS
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1318024
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Small format. Boards with pictorial onlay to front cover. 8 colour plates plus some b/w text illustrations. Spinea and corners bumped and worn. Browning and foxing to contents, ink stamp of printers to rear pastedown (Bradshaw Central Printing Works).

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MRS BEAK-DUCK AND HER FRIENDS IN THE WOOD
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1816544
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Small format. Brown boards, red title to front. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine lightly rubbed. Gift inscription in ink to front pastedown. Contents browned but clean.

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