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PEGGY SPEEDS THE PLOUGH
Written by Madge S. Smith. Illustrated by Edith Brier.
Stock no. 1828290
Published by Oxford University Press. 1945. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The adventures of Peggy who leaves school to work for the Land Army. Cream cloth, green titles and vignettes. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 254 pages. 7.5 x 5". Reprint. Boards grubby. Text block browned and marked. Gift inscription in ink to front pastedown (mostly hidden by front flap of dustwrapper when closed). Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and grubby.

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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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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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ON THE FARM
Written by E.R. Boyce. Illustrated by D.L. Mays.
Stock no. 2140689
Published by MacMillan. Very good condition.

Oblong cardwraps. Full page colour illustrations, minimal text beneath. Easy-to-read. MacMillan's Picture Books Series. Browning to covers; damp staining along top edge of front cover. Staples have rusted, so some brown spots next to where staples are attaching pages.

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THE FARM THAT RAN OUT OF NAMES
Written by William Mayne.
Stock no. 1323103
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of a farmer's bitter-sweet victory over the men from the city. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 90 pages. ISBN: 0224027573. Spine and corners bumped. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with some creasing to rear panel.

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LOOK AT FARMS
Written by Norman Dale. Illustrated by Thomas Godfrey.
Stock no. 2129532
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Yellow pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping along edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with some edge-tears and chips; only a little loss.

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FARM
No author listed.
Stock no. 1316958
Published by Bancroft & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Spiral bound card wraps. 4 pop-up farm scenes. Colour illustrations. Opens to 360 degrees. Slight wear to cover edges, crease to lower corner of front cover. Small sticker to rear cover. Light page browning else contents clean.

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DOWN ON THE FARM
Written by Elizabeth Gould. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1505773
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board shows horse and cart. 24 colour plates and b/w text illustrations. A book of farmyard stories. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small patch surface paper damage to top corner of front cover. Spine grubby. Bottom of front joint just starting to crack. Light foxing otherwise contents clean.

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ALBERT ON THE FARM
Written by Alison Jezard. Illustrated by Margaret Gordon.
Stock no. 1606733
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

Albert Bear and Digger the Koala set off to the heart of the East Anglian countryside to help run a farm while its owners go on a well-deserved holiday. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 60 pages. ISBN: 0575025697. Spine bumped with some lifting of laminate. Some light browning / foxing at page edges.

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DOWN ON THE FARM
Written by R.K. Polkinghorne; M.I.R. Polkinghorne. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1402522
Published by George Newnes Limited. circa 1947. Almost very good condition.

Jerry's first visit to a farm and what he saw there. Blue cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 47 pages. Spine bumped, rubbed and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Some scuffing to board edges. Cover grubby. Light creasing to endpaper. A little foxing and a few grubby marks to page margins.

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PETER AND SALLY ON THE FARM
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 1205234
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial stiff cardwraps. Green cloth spine. No. 302 to end of text pages. 8 page story plus large very detailed pop-up scene to rear. 5 stand alone cut out figures are present, loosely inserted in envelope. Pop-up in very good working order. Crease to lower corner of front cover. Light stain to lower edges of text.

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