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THE EVEN MORE AMAZING SCIENCE POP-UP BOOK
Written by Chris Oxlade.
Stock no. 2132954
Published by Franklin Watts. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

A 3-Dimensional Exploration by Jay Young. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Contains a working gravity-clock, binoculars, scales, telephone, phenakistoscope and abacus. ISBN: 0749625600. Bumping to corners. All pieces and pop-ups appear present and in very good working order.

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THE BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Written by Gabrielle-Suzanne Babot De Villeneuve. Illustrated by Minalima.
Stock no. 1318733
Published by Harper Design. Circa 2017. Nearly fine condition.

Lavishly illustrated with interactive elements. Red pictorial boards. ISBN: 9780062456212. Still in original shrinkwrap so can't see publication details. Spine and corners bumped.

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THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR
Written by Eric Carle. Illustrated by Eric Carle.
Stock no. 1318680
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st UK 1970. Very good condition.

Oblong format. White glazed pictorial boards. Watch as the caterpillar eats his way through the book! ISBN: 024101798X. Some slight wear to cover edges. A few light foxspots and some light page browning to contents else clean, without names or inscriptions.

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KELLOGG'S FUNNY JUNGLELAND MOVING PICTURES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318587
Published by W.K. Kellogg. Circa 1932. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Pictures of jungle animals in strips which can be moved around to form peculiar creatures! A few lines of rhyme to each page. Front cover has possibly faded a little. Contents appear to be clean and complete.

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8192 CRAZY PEOPLE
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Trier.
Stock no. 1318451
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. Minimal rubbing to corners.

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TOPSYS & TURVYS
Written by Peter Newell.
Stock no. 1318450
Published by The Century Co.. 1902. Good condition.

Oblong format. Blue cloth. Colour illlustratoins to each page which show topsy turvy pictures. Printed on one side of the page only. The book has possibly been rebound, the ink to the vignette on front cover has smudged slightly. Spine and corners worn and covers slightly grubby. New endpapers. Foxing and other grubby marks to contents.

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PLAYETTE PHONE BOOK
Written by Larry Wise; M. Goldsmith. Illustrated by Dick Briefer.
Stock no. 1318330
Published by Playette Corp.. Circa 1945. Good condition.

Spiral bound pictorial boards. Front board has a picture of a telephone with centre piece cut out and handset which can be lifted from the cradle. All pages have a circle cut out where dial of telephone (situated on inside rear cover) fits through. The phone dial makes a clicking noise when turned. Corners bumped, covers edge worn. Numbers showing through dial are a little worn. Receiver is worn where it 'rests' on front of book. Contents clean. Unfortunately the phone dial no longer makes the clicking noise.

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HURRAY FOR PEREGRINE PIG
No author listed. Illustrated by Tatjana Hauptmann.
Stock no. 1318181
Published by Ernest Benn. 1st 1980. Good condition.

Large square format. Matt pictorial boards. Follow Peregrine Pig's adventures through the full-page colour pictures (no text). Some pages shaped and cut-out to provide 3D scenes. A delightful picture book. ISBN: 0510000916. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Foxing to covers. Front joint is just starting to crack. There is light foxing on the reverse of the pages (white paper, not visible on illustrated sides).

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THE STORY OF HIAWATHA
Written by Edith L. Elias. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 1318077
Published by George G. Harrap & Co.. 1st 1914. Very good condition.

Small format, pictorial boards. Fold-out panorama with 14 colour illustrations including 2 double-page. Pictures one side, text the other. Most unusual. Covers are grubby, name in ink to front. Corners worn and edges rubbed. Some marks to contents. Some foxing and light fingering.

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BRIGHT EYES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317939
Published by P.M. (Productions) Ltd.. Very good condition.

A 'Magic Book' with eyes that move and glow in the dark. Pictorial cardwraps, front shows an owl with moving eyes. Colour illustrations throughout different animals, with holes cut out so that the moving eyes show through. Covers edge rubbed, foxed and browned on rear cover. Page browning and foxing to contents. Contents part detached from cover at lower staple.

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FAIRY JIGSAW BOOK
Written by Marion St. John Webb. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1817449
Published by The Medici Society Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Rediscover the work of artist Margaret Tarrant with these five fairy jigsaw puzzles. Each puzzle is accompanied by a charming poem by Marion St John Webb. ISBN: 0855032669. Fading to spine. Corners and lower edges bumped. Contents fine and all pieces present.

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PUSS IN BOOTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Karen Avery.
Stock no. 2129903
Published by Chatto & Windus. Circa 1975. Very good condition.

A Peepshow Book. 360 degree book, use the ties to display. Pink glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0701121426. Bumping to cover edges. All pop-ups in excellent working order. Ties still present for use.

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