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Written by Jill Murphy. Illustrated by Jill Murphy.
Stock no. 1710264
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1989. Fine condition.

Mrs Large decides she is too fat and so the whole family has to go on a diet - but whoever heard of a thin elephant? A delightful story accompanied by charming colour illustrations. Yellow glazed pictorial boards. 7.75 x 9.25". Unpaginated. ISBN: 074451116x.

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Written by Val Biro. Illustrated by Val Biro.
Stock no. 1207828
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1990. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Gumdrop visits Barmy Bigshott's Zoo! ISBN: 0340526505.

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Written by Katharine Tozer. Illustrated by Katharine Tozer.
Stock no. 1311601
Published by John Murray. 1st 1939. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Mumfie returns home to find terrible things happening. Mummy Jumbo's house had been burnt down; Uncle Samuel was kidnapped and there were "lurkings"... Red cloth spine, pictorial boards. Bright pink and blue full-page pictures plus b/w drawings. 190 pages. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Spine bumped, corners worn. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned and some light foxing. Dustwrapper is grubby and edge-worn with slight loss to spine and tape repairs on verso. Uncommon in dustwrapper.

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Written by Katharine Tozer. Illustrated by Katharine Tozer.
Stock no. 1311599
Published by John Murray. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine, blue and pink pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 221 pages. Spine is split to rear edge at lower 2 inches. Corners slightly bumped and worn. Foxing to outer page edges and prelims.

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Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 1310749
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st UK 1938. Almost very good condition.

Maroon pictorial boards, light blue cloth spine, wonderful colour illustrations throughout. Blue/grey pictorial endpapers, Very large format. 40 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Scuffing/scratch marks to rear cover. Joints are cracked/broken but the binding is still holding. Evidence of old tape repairs to rear joint (tape now missing). Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some slightly grubby marks and fingering to contents but generally clean.

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Written by M.E. Buckingham. Illustrated by Maurice Tulloch.
Stock no. 2111267
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition.

Light grey cloth, dark blue titles. Charming b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks and a little crayon marks to covers. Some foxing and odd margin mark, but contents are generally very good.

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Written by Bernard Darwin. Illustrated by Elinor Darwin.
Stock no. 1401654
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1942. Good condition.

Five short stories. Red pictorial card wraps. Black titles to spine. Five full page colour illustrations plus b /w text illustrations. 79 pages. Spine is split at top and bottom with slight loss of backstrip. Covers a bit grubby. Some joints are broken where backstrip is missing but binding generally firm. Bookplate to front endpaper. 5cm x 1.5cm piece missing from bottom of one page. Large crease to top of a page. Pages a little browned.

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Written by Nicolas Bebbington. Illustrated by Rosalind M. Turvey.
Stock no. 1309708
Published by Marcus Harris & Lewis Ltd.. Good condition.

Mr. Bunnilump is an elephant. Large format. Blue cloth, black titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. 70 pages. Covers are marked. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Some colouring to contents and erased doodles to rear endpapers. Erased pencil writing to top edge of title-page.

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Written by F.C. Sillar; R.M. Meyler.
Stock no. 1604086
Published by Studio Vista. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. The part played by the elephant in religion, mythology, art, war, menageries and its relationship with mankind. ISBN: 0289369045. Corners rubbed. Light page browning. Wrapper has some small edge tears and chips.

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Written by Michael Morpurgo. Illustrated by Sarah Young.
Stock no. 1401261
Published by Harper Collins Childrens Books. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Will and his mother escape to Indonesia following his father's death. But they get caught up in the tsunami and Will ends up in the jungle with only Oona, an elephant for company. Brown boards, gilt titles to spine. Leaf patterned endpapers. ISBN: 9780007267019. Wrapper is a little edge rubbed.

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Written by S.G. Hulme Beaman. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman.
Stock no. 1204471
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1927. Nearly fine condition.

Out of the Ark series. Small format. White pictorial paperwraps. B/w and colour illustrations.

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Written by Fitz.
Stock no. 1804002
Published by R.A. Publishing Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

The Little Ebony Elephant stood on the Mantelshelf... how long he had remained there he had quite forgotten and now he longed to be free, to be able to walk about like other elephants... Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations on each page with text in script below. Staple binding. Covers lightly browned, rear cover has slight loss to vertical edge at lower corner. Contents are lovely and clean.

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