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Written by Paul Gallico. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1827696
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st thus 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This legend of Dunkirk, first published during the grim days of 1941, has proved to be one of the minor classics of the war. Embellished by 4 magnificent full-colour plates plus dramatic b/w illustrations, this is a truly special edition. Royal blue cloth, with white titles amd b/w vignette to front cover. 55 pages. Light fading to top edge of spine and rear board. Neat name and date in ink to front endpaper. Couple of light rust marks to gutter of front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly chipped at corners, some scuffing to front panel, rear panel has a few closed tears and is lightly browned. Overall a lovely copy.

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Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2140183
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

The Story of a Wild Goose. Cream cloth spine, with gilt title; blue cloth covers. B/w frontis and b/w text illustration. 258 pages. Staining to top of spine, which is also browned and bumped. Small nick to blue cloth where it attaches to cloth spine on front cover. Bumping to corners. Browning to cover edges and page edges.

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Written by David Stearns; Sharon Stearns. Illustrated by Sharon Stearns.
Stock no. 2123986
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Thin, but tall (large) format. A Tuck Book. Colour illustrations. A couple of horizontal marks (possibly creases?) to covers. Wear to cover edges. Some page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; repaired to verso with magic tape.

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