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FRISK THE FOAL
No author listed. Illustrated by Gregor Ian Smith.
Stock no. 2138062
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Father Tuck Little Book. Green pictorial boards. Very small format. Delightful full-page colour illustrations throughout. Small nick to edge of front cover. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has some marks and edge-tears/nicks.

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A HORSE BOOK
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 2137491
Published by Grant Richards. 1st 1901. Almost very good condition.

One of Mary Tourtel's first books before she went on to create Rupert Bear! Dumpy Books For Children series No. 10. Small format. Green cloth with dark green titles and stripes. Colour pictures with text facing, printed on one side of the paper only. A delightful little book! Foxing and browning to covers, with some uneven fading. Small nick to cloth at base of spine. Front joint is a bit cracked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning. A few hinges are a little pulled.

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THE DISCONTENTED PONY
Written by Noel Barr. Illustrated by P.B. Hickling.
Stock no. 2137447
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 6th 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 497. Pale green boards with square pictorial onlay to front and black titles. Colour illustrations. Front cover is a little bowed. Browning to spine and cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a browned spine; some nicks at corners. Small closed tear to top edge of rear panel.

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THE SILK PURSE
Written by Glenda Spooner. Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Stock no. 2137174
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth covered boards with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. A few knocks along cover edges. Light foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; a couple of small pieces of loss along edges.

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BLACK HUNTING WHIP
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 2136888
Published by Collins. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition.

Mrs Thornton acquires an old house in which Dion finds a diary of a boy telling the story of the Black Hunting Whip. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine is very browned. Rest of covers have uneven fading to edges and other marks. Bumping to corners. Names in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks/stains.

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THE DISCONTENTED PONY
Written by Noel Barr. Illustrated by P.B. Hickling.
Stock no. 1322399
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 497. Illustrated buff boards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly rubbed at corners with some small marks. 6 titles listed on rear flap, the last being "Mick, the Disobedient Puppy".

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ROSIE'S MAGIC HORSE
Written by Russell Hoban. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2136346
Published by Walker Books. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781406339826.

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BLACK BEAUTY
Written by Anna Sewell. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2136222
Published by Jarrolds. Almost very good condition.

18 colour plates, specially drawn for this edition. Dark green cloth. Gilt titles to spine. Elaborate gilt decoration to front cover. 291 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; couple of small splits to spine; a little fraying to cloth. Browning and foxing; mostly to endpapers and outer page edges, but some to pages internally.

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THE JOKER AND JERRY AGAIN
Written by Eleanor Helme; Nance Paul. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2135781
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1941. Good condition.

Grey cloth, red title to spine. Two-tone frontis and b/w illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed. Staining to covers with other grubby marks. Bookplate with name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some margin marks to pages. A reading copy.

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HUMBERT MISTER FIRKIN & THE LORD MAYOR OF LONDON
Written by John Burningham. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 2135706
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1969. Very good condition.

The story of a scrap-iron dealer and his working horse, Humbert. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 022460726x. Bumping and wear to covers. Foxing also to covers. A few foxspots also to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges.

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RICHARD
Written by Charles Keeping. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 2135564
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1973. Very good condition.

The story of Richard, a Police Horse belonging to the Mounted Branch of the Metropolitan Police Force. Brilliant full-page colour pictures, minimal text. Pictorial boards. Large format. 11 x 8.5 inches. Unpaginated. ISBN: 0192796917. Light bumping to spine and cover edges. Fading to spine.

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SHETLAND PEG
Written by Joanna Stubbs. Illustrated by Joanna Stubbs.
Stock no. 1321613
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. Very good condition.

Peg was a Shetland pony that liked to jump. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0571083226. Early reprint without a date (assume it is not 1968 as it has a 10 digit ISBN which did not come into use until 1970). Spine and corners slightly bumped. Contents clean. Covers lightly browned.

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