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MICHAEL HAGUE'S WORLD OF UNICORNS
Written by Michael Hague. Illustrated by Mary Hague.
Stock no. 2130795
Published by Henry Holt and Company. 1st USA 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

With three-dimensinal, moveable illustrations. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. American edition. ISBN: 0805000704. Couple of small nicks to spine. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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MAGIC WINDOWS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2127390
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1981. Very good condition.

Reproduction of an Ernest Nister moveable book 'In Wonderland'. Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 transforming pictures operated with a ribbon. ISBN: 000195654X. Bumping to spine. Small tape repair to first window.

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THE REAL SKY-BLUE
Written by Bela Balazs. Illustrated by Mary Shillabeer.
Stock no. 2124729
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story is about the son of a poor washer woman. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. With one moveable piece and fold out picture. Fading to cover edges. Corners are bumped; chipping to base of spine. Some browning. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Creasing to edge of fold-out page.

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK ANIMATED PICTURES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124582
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1949. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial boards. Inside both covers there is a colour illustration with movable parts. One other colour illustration and two-tone illustrations throughout. Some wear to cover edges. Couple of corners are bumped. Some scuffing to covers. Moveable parts to front and rear in very good working order.

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AN EXPLANATION OF THE TUNNEL UNDER THE THAMES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123644
Good condition.

Thin card covers. Blue cloth spine. One text page, with 4 'fold-out' pages, in concertina style. Unusual item. Some creasing. Foxing and browning, with grubby marks. Small inscription in ink down margin of text page. A little surface paper damage to very bottom of text page, with small amount of loss to text.

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GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU A POP-UP EDITION
Written by Sam McBratney. Illustrated by Anita Jeram.
Stock no. 1813663
Published by Walker Books. 1st thus 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Pull the pop-up tabs and see Little Hare and Big Hare hop and stretch and tumble as they try to express just how much they love each other. Square format. Colour pictorial boards. ISBN: 0744561809. All tabs and pop-ups in excellent working order.

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PLAYFUL PANDAS
Written by Ron Fisher. Illustrated by David A. Carter.
Stock no. 1813634
Published by National Geographic Society. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition.

A National Geographic Action Book. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Five pop-up and moveable scenes. Bright colours. ISBN: 0870448404. All pop-ups and moveables in excellent working order.

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THE ART OF MAURICE SENDAK
Written by Selma G. Lanes. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2122444
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1981. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Pictorial cloth. "Sendak's Life and Works are explored in affectionate detail, including many colour and b/w illustrations and folding plates, a moveable scene and a facsimile of the tiny mock-up that Sendak first made for the story that would later become Where The Wild Things Are". ISBN: 0370303865. A lovely copy.

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK ANIMATED PICTURES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1316147
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial boards. Inside both covers there is a colour illustration with movable parts. One other colour illustration and two-tone illustrations throughout. Covers are edge rubbed/worn. Old biro price to top of rear cover by spine. Name in blue biro to top of title-page. Staples are rusty causing some slight staining at inner margins of pages. Some light fingering to contents else clean. Movable parts are in good working condition.

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THE THREE BILLY-GOATS GRUFF
Written by P.C. Asbjornsen; Jorgen Moe.
Stock no. 2121993
Published by Rudolf Steiner. Circa 1980. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. 3 page fold-out moveable book. ISBN: 8290024088. Some creasing and foxing to item. Moveable still appears to work.

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PLAYFUL PUPS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506051
Slightly better than good condition.

Tall slim format, 12 x 4.75". Stiff card wraps, pictorial front cover shows begging dog, cut-out face, dog on page behind blinks eyes when book opened. Dog in dressing gown on rear cover. Red, black and white illustrations with text in rhyme. Spine worn at ends, some creasing to covers. Colour page behind front cover has 2" split to spine edge at bottom, ink inscription to verso. Staples rusty. Light browning and an odd mark to text pages.

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REVOLVING PICTURES
Written by Ernest Nister.
Stock no. 1404960
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1979. Slightly better than very good condition.

A reproduction from an Antique Book by Ernest Nister. Original published in 1892. Pictures changed by moving the tab. Glazed boards. ISBN: 0001956477. Spine a little bumped. Creasing to the laminate on the rear board. Slight bumping to edge of front cover. All revolving pictures in very good working order.

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