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A YEAR OF COUNTRY LIFE; OR, THE CHRONICLE OF THE YOUNG NATURALISTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319310
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1856. Good condition.

Embossed blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Cream endpapers. 247 pages, all edges gilt. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby and stain to top edge of front cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Tiny binders sticker to rear pastedown. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins but generally contents clean.

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WOODLAND STORIES
Written by H. Mortimer Batten. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 1318888
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles. Tales of animals and birds. Colour plates, b/w text illustrations and photos. Unpaginated. Spine and corners bumped. Spine and cover edges faded and cloth a little grubby. Some foxing to contents.

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MEET US IN THE GARDEN
Written by Frances Pitt. Illustrated by Stanley Herbert.
Stock no. 2132865
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Black and white scraperboard illustrations. Green cloth. Small birds and animals that can be seen in gardens. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks and uneven fading to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with large tear to base of spine; other smaller closed tears; some chips of loss; some tears have remains of tape repairs to verso. Wrapper is also foxed and browned.

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ROUND THE YEAR WITH ENID BLYTON - WINTER BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1318798
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1934. Very good condition.

Manilla paper/card covers, light blue colour with b/w illustration of squirrels to front. Original address of 'Old Thatch' to the letter to boys and girls at front. B/w photos and illustrations. Spine browned. Writing to front free-endpaper in both blue crayon and pencil. Endpapers browned.

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ROUND THE YEAR WITH ENID BLYTON - AUTUMN BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1318797
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1934. Almost very good condition.

Manilla cardwraps (Brown colour with b/w illustration and title to front). B/w photos. (Manilla covers were simultaneously published with the original limp cloth wraps edition). Corners slightly creased. Spine and cover edges browned. Endpapers browned and a few foxspots else contents clean.

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ROUND THE YEAR WITH ENID BLYTON - SUMMER BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1318796
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1934. Very good condition.

Beige card wraps with b/w illustration to front. (Manilla edition). 96 pages. B/w photos. Some neat blue crayon writing to front free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Contents clean.

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AMAZING MONKEYS
No author listed. Illustrated by Robert Hynes.
Stock no. 2132525
Published by National Geographic Society. 1st 1985. Very good condition.

A National Geographic Action Book. Glazed pictorial boards. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Pop-ups in very good working order.

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A YEAR OF COUNTRY LIFE; OR, THE CHRONICLE OF THE YOUNG NATURALISTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318701
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1853. Good condition.

Embossed brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Cream endpapers. 247 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spinea nd corners bumped and worn, cover edges rubbed. Cloth scuffed. Tiny binder's (S.Curtis) sticker to front pastedown. Foxing and fingering to textblock and page margins.

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BUTTERFLIES IN BRITAIN
Written by Richard Chopping. Illustrated by Richard Chopping.
Stock no. 2131940
Published by Penguin. Circa 1945. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial paperwraps. Staples have rusted - some brown rust marks to pages next to staples. Small stain to rear cover, which goes through a couple of pages at rear. A bit of page edge creasing. Contents are still very good.

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ENID BLYTON NATURE BOOKS SUMMER TIME
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1318216
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1951. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Round the Year series. Covers slightly grubby. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper.

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RED SNOW AND OTHER PARABLES FROM NATURE
Written by Mrs. Alfred Gatty.
Stock no. 1318038
Published by Bell and Daldy. 1862. Good condition.

Third Series. Small format (5 x 3.5"). Blue embossed cloth with gilt title to front cover. 187 pages plus publication list to rear. B/w plates. Covers are grubby, worn at spine and corners. Joints cracked. Textblock is a little grubby.

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THE BIRDS IN OUR WOOD
Written by George A.B. Dewar. Illustrated by Edward Neale.
Stock no. 1817640
Published by Lawrence And Bullen Ltd.. Circa 1905. Very good condition.

Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and pictorial front board. 8 colour plates with tissue guards. Top edge gilt. Spine & corners lightly rubbed. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout. Foxing to tissue guards and faint on some plates.

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