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ABOVE AND BELOW STAIRS
Written by John S. Goodall. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 1407079
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards. An ingenious pictorial book depicting life in large houses for servants and their employers, from the Middle Ages to the present day. Half pages transform the pictures. No text. ISBN: 0333340477. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Light browning to endpapers. Price-cut dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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8192 CRAZY PEOPLE
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Trier.
Stock no. 1407044
Published by Atrium Press Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition.

Spiral bound, pictorial boards. Pages divided into three-parts to turn over and make 8192 crazy people. Tiny mark to rear board. Fifth impression
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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HOLIDAY DOLLS
Written by Robert Garvey. Illustrated by Ezekiel Schloss.
Stock no. 1507474
Published by Ktav Publishing House. 1st 1956. Very good condition.

Jewish Holiday Dolls with a short story and costume cutouts. Spiral bound, thick card covers with press-out dolls to front and rear. B/w illustrations to story, cutouts in colour. 10 x 9". A little wear to cover edges and corners. Label residue to top corner of front cover. Fading to rear cover next to spine. Press-out dolls and cutouts all still present and unused. A nice copy.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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NUT CRACKER
Written by David Walser. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 1814058
Published by Puffin. 1st 2008. Very good condition.

Paper engineering by Iain Smyth. Pictorial boards with heart-shaped cut out to cover. 5 elaborate glitter illustrations - one at rear is 3-D. ISBN: 9780141384542. Rear edge of spine has a 2" tear to top. A few minor marks to front pastedown and title page else contents clean.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS
Written by John Bunyan; Geoffrey Murray. Illustrated by Robin Jacques.
Stock no. 1609200
Published by Hamish Hamilton. c. 1950. Very good condition.

Adapted from John Bunyan's Story by Geoffrey Murray. There are 25 numbered doors and windows to be opened daily as you follow the story. If you put the picture against the window or lampshade the light will add to the effect. Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. Three pages of text plus calendar at rear. A little browning to covers.
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A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Written by Charles Dickens; R.J. Cruikshank. Illustrated by Fritz Wegner.
Stock no. 1609199
Published by Hamish Hamilton. c. 1950. Almost very good condition.

An Advent calendar with a three page story and 12 numbered doors to open. Large oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. Rear cover a little grubby with impressions of Advent calendar doors showing through.
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TEDDY'S CHRISTMAS: A POP-UP BOOK WITH MINI CHRISTMAS CARDS
Written by Peter Bowman. Illustrated by Pete Bowman.
Stock no. 1813822
Published by Tango Books. 1st thus 1994. Fine condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations of delightful teddies. ISBN: 1857070593. All cards present, All tabs in good working order.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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SAY CHEESE!
Written by David Pelham. Illustrated by David Pelham.
Stock no. 1813819
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1998. Very good condition.

Pop-up book shaped like a piece of cheese! When all the Mouse family recieve an invitation to a party at Grandma's - none of them want to attend - what is the secret to a happy mouse party??!! ISBN: 0224046438. Spine creased. All pop-ups in excellent working order.
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PULL-THE-TABS WITH PATCH
Written by Jo Lodge. Illustrated by Jo Lodge.
Stock no. 1813818
Published by Colour Library Direct. 1st 1996. Fine condition.

Four titles in a slipcase. Patch Goes on Holiday; Patch Grows Flowers; Patch Goes to the Park; and Patch Bakes a Cake. Glazed pictorial boards. 5 pull-the-tab scenes and a pop-up to each title. ISBN: 1841000043. All moveables and pop-ups in excellent working order.
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MAGIC WINDOWS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1813662
Published by Intervisual Books Inc.. Slightly better than very good condition.

Reproduced from the antique original 'In Wonderland' published in 1895 by Ernest Nister. ISBN: 0399207732. Rear board browned. All tabs in excellent working order.
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8192 CRAZY PEOPLE
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Trier.
Stock no. 1608991
Published by Atrium Press Ltd.. 5th Slightly better than very good condition.

Spiral bound, pictorial boards. Pages divided into three-parts to turn over and make 8192 crazy people.
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THE CORONATION CUT-OUT MODEL BOOK
Written by C.K. Shaw.
Stock no. 1506677
Published by Odhams Press Ltd.. Very good condition.

Story of the Coronation with complete instructions for assembling these attractive models of Buckingham Palace, Coronation Procession and Westminster Abbey. Large oblong format, 8.5 x 14.5", red cloth spine, cardwraps, pictorial front cover. 22 pages printed on one side only. Edge wear to spine and covers, small corner creases. Pen mark/scratch across middle part of front cover. Rear cover lightly browned with a couple of small marks. Contents are complete and unused but have some browning.
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