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THE TALE OF BABI MONKEY
Written by Valerie Magill. Illustrated by C.H.G. Moorhouse.
Stock no. 1321782
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

White boards with picture to front. Colour illustrations throughout. Covers slightly browned and foxed, some wear and slight loss of backing paper to spine. Musty smell to contents. Finger creases to contents. Crease to top corner of last couple of pages. Where the edge of the title-page is bound at the back of the book there is a small piece missing to the bottom.

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THE MONKEY THAT WOULD NOT KILL
Written by Henry Drummond. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2127783
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1898. Almost very good condition.

Includes two stories "The Monkey That Would Not Kill" and "Gum". Blue cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. 16 full-page b/w plates. 115 pages, all edges gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some browning and wear to spine. Uneven fade marks to edges of rear cover. Name to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. A few grubby marks.

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GRAN'POP'S BOOK OF FUN
Written by Lawson Wood. Illustrated by Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 2127702
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format, pictorial card wraps. Superb full page colour illustrations of Gran'pop monkey and his friends and relations. Grubby marks to covers; some foxing. Staples to spine have rusted. Creasing to corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Margin tear to last page. A few margin marks.

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THE THREE MULLA-MULGARS
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop.
Stock no. 2126734
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1st USA 1919. Very good condition.

The adventures of three monkeys! Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine front cover, which also has vignette. 8 beautiful colour plates and 4 full page b/w plates. Also b/w chapter head and tail pieces. American edition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to a few pages and outer page edges. Ragged edges to some pages, where it appears that the pages were at one time uncut.

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BABAR'S FRIEND ZEPHIR
Written by Jean De Brunhoff. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2125178
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1937. Good condition.

Yellow cloth spine, blue pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Large format Damaged to base of spine; some splitting and fraying to cloth. Grubby marks. Covers are marked and scuffed, with some indentation marks. Front joint is cracked. Foxing to pages, with some grubby margin marks.

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LITTLE MONKEY SAYS GOOD NIGHT
Written by Ann Whitford Paul. Illustrated by David Walker.
Stock no. 1316987
Published by David Bennett Books. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1856025012.

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THE COOL RIDE IN THE SKY
Written by Diane Wolkstein. Illustrated by Paul Galdone.
Stock no. 1814296
Published by World's Work. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An adaption of the tale 'Straighten Up and Fly Right'. A sly buzzard entices one animal after another into taking a "cool ride" with him. Then the monkey, wanting to protect his friends, devises a plan to force the buzzard to "straighten up and fly right." Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0437860205. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.

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ZOZO
Written by H.A. Rey. Illustrated by H.A. Rey.
Stock no. 1405802
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1942. Almost very good condition.

Zozo was later reissued as "Curious George" with updated text. This is the original edition. Yellow pictorial card wraps. Bright colour illustrations. Spine a little bumped. Corners bumped and rubbed. Covers creased and grubby with a small piece of surface paper damage to rear cover. Faint red writing to top of verso of front endpaper. Erased pencil writing from belongs to page which has left indentation of words. Creasing to some pages. Couple of small closed tears to page edges. Some foxing and fingering to contents.

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THE TALE OF TOMBO
Written by Ada Harrison. Illustrated by Robert Austin.
Stock no. 1405583
Published by J. Fairston. Slightly better than good condition.

Number One of the Tally-Ho Books. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Tombo is a monkey. 47 pages. 7" x 4.5". Spine and corners grubby. Covers creased and grubby. Closed tear to the top of one page. Some grubby marks.

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FRIEND MONKEY
Written by P.L. Travers. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 2116395
Published by Collins. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Lime green boards with black title to spine. B/w frontis by Keeping. ISBN: 0001952404. Bumping to base of spine. Scuff mark along front cover. White correction fluid mark to front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some edge-wear.

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MERRY MONKEY'S
Written by Lawson Wood. Illustrated by Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 2114783
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Circa 1946. Almost very good condition.

16 large colour plates. B/w text illus throughout. Blue cloth boards, pictorial onlay to front. 83pp. Large format. Pencil scribble to covers, with foxing to spine. Pictorial onlay also has piece of damage, where it is wrinkled and torn, so that you can see blue cloth through, to title. All 16 colour plates are present and lovely and bright. Name in ink to half-title page. A few grubby margin marks.

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MUFF THE CIRCUS MONKEY
Written by Lurline McGuinness. Illustrated by Galina Herbert.
Stock no. 1502756
Published by Angus & Robertson Ltd.. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Muff is sure everyone knows about circus monkeys, and is surprised to find he is wrong. When he meets Australian bush animals and birds there is plenty of excitement. Black boards with gilt titles. Illustrated endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations. 29 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Light browning to endpapers and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with loss from base of spine. Tears have been repaired on verso with clear tape.

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