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WILD ANIMALS IN BRITAIN
Written by Paxton Chadwick. Illustrated by Paxton Chadwick.
Stock no. 1323606
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1958. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 105. Oblong format. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. A couple of small edge tears to covers. Some slight foxing to spine. Contents clean.

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POND LIFE
Written by Jean Gorvett. Illustrated by Paxton Chadwick.
Stock no. 1323595
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1952. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 93. Oblong format, pictorial paperwraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. Some light foxing to textblock. Pencil annotations to two pages.

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NATURE SERIES 1-9
No author listed. Illustrated by Littlewood-Moore.
Stock no. 1323523
Published by Blandford Press Ltd.. 1958. Very good condition.

Nine volumes: Bird Painting Book, A Painting Book of Flowers, A Painting Book of British Butterflies, A Painting Book of Tropical Fish, Birds of Lake & Stream Painting Book, The Painting Book of Garden Flowers, Tropical Birds Painting Book, Birds of Hill and Forest Painting book, The Painting Book of Birds of the Aviary. Each book is bound in cardwraps and has beautiful colour illustrations with a b/w version opposite to be painting. Some light browning to covers and rubbing to spines. Contents are unused and clean. A nice set.

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CRACK THE ANT
Written by David Ross; Sephanie Ross.
Stock no. 1824097
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A picture book for very, very junior science enthusiasts - and what small child has not been fascinated by watching a tiny ant scurrying about its business? Oblong format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Base of spine split for 0.5" to rear edge. Boards very slightly browned. A few grubby marks to contents, mainly to margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a little loss, a little grubby.

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THE STORY OF PLANT LIFE
Written by Isabel Alexander. Illustrated by Isabel Alexander.
Stock no. 1323324
Published by Penguin Books. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book no. 58. Pictorial paper wraps. colour and b/w illustrations. Covers slightly browned at edges. Staples rusty. Pencil no. (58) erased from front cover.

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WILD ANIMAL LIFE IN BRITAIN
Written by Will H. Stevens. Illustrated by John Read.
Stock no. 1323272
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 2nd Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Young Naturalist series. Wild Animals of the British countryside portrayed and described against their natural surroundings. Second edition. Beige boards, brown title to spine. 31 numbered pages, colour illustrations. Endpapers are partly browned and lightly foxed. Dustwrapper is a bit grubby, edge rubbed and browned on verso.

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HOW TO RECOGNISE GARDEN FLOWERS
Written by George H. Gardside. Illustrated by Will H. Stevens.
Stock no. 1323271
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Young Naturalist series. 101 of the most popular garden flowers in colour. Beige boards with brown cloth spine. 31 numbered pages, colour illustrations. Endpapers partly browned and foxed. Price-cut wrapper is foxed, slightly edge rubbed and grubby.

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN SPRING
Written by E.L. Grant Watson. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1323146
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1961. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 536. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine and a small patch of fading to lower edge of front cover. Contents fine. Last title listed on rear flap is What to Look for in Winter (11 titles listed).

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN SUMMER
Written by E.L. Grant Watson. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1323145
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1960. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird series 536. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations throughout. A super copy in dustwrapper which has minimal rubbing at spine and corners. Last title listed on rear flap is this one (9 titles listed).

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THE LADYBIRD BOOK OF BRITISH WILD ANIMALS
Written by George Cansdale. Illustrated by Roland Green.
Stock no. 1323138
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird series 536. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed. 11 titles listed on rear dustwrapper flap (What to Look for in Winter being the last listed).

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CREATURES OF THE DESERT WORLD
No author listed. Illustrated by Barbara Gibson.
Stock no. 2140893
Published by National Geographic Society. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

A National Geographic Action Book. Large square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 6 stunning pop-ups. Paper Engineering by John Strejan and James Roger Diaz. ISBN: 0870446878. Bumping along cover edges and to corners. Pop-ups are generally very good; piece MISSING to roadrunner scene; tabs worn, but working.

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THE ULTIMATE OCEAN BOOK
Written by Maria Mudd-Ruth. Illustrated by Virge Kask; Beverly E. Benner.
Stock no. 2140848
Published by Artists & Writers Guild. 1st USA 1995. Very good condition.

A unique introduction to the world under water in fabulour, full-colour pop-ups. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. ISBN: 0307176282. Bumping to spine, which is also a bit faded. Pop-ups are very good.

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