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THE CHILD'S OWN BOOK OF PRAYERS AND HYMNS
Written by S. Vere Benson. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1321528
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Cream boards with red titles. Colour frontis. A book to help the child to see God as Father and Saviour. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and foxed on verso.

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THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS
Written by John Bunyan. Illustrated by Harold Copping.
Stock no. 1319680
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1917. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth. 319 numbered pages. 8 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Fading to spine. A couple of small spots to front cover. Inscription in nink to front free-endpaper. Foxing at textblock and page edges.

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STRANGE STORY
Written by Malcolm Saville.
Stock no. 2131015
Published by A.R.Mowbray & Co. Ltd. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A tale of Christianity set in Roman times. Red boards, gilt title to spine B/w illustrations. 132 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and small nicks; minimal loss.

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HEART CASTLE REVISITED
Written by John Eddison.
Stock no. 2127204
Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Religious talks for children. The original 40 talks that were published in 'Heart Castle' reappear here, along with 12 new ones, making 52 altogether, one for every Sunday of the year. Small bump to base of spine. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with a very faded spine.

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THE CHRIST CHILD
Written by Maud Petersham; Miska Petersham. Illustrated by Maud Petersham; Miska Petersham.
Stock no. 2126827
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited. Circa 1931. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Colour picture to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little scuffing/chipping along cover edges. Pale foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins.

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NEW LITTLE PRAYERS POP-UP BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Janet Grahame Johnstone; Anne Grahame Johnstone.
Stock no. 2124501
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1976. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. 3 pop-up scenes. ISBN: 0603020836. Crease to one part of last pop-up, else book in excellent working order.

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A CHILD'S VISIONS
Written by Daphne Allen. Illustrated by Daphne Allen.
Stock no. 2123991
Published by George Allen and Co. Ltd.. 1st 1912. Very good condition.

White cloth, gilt title to spine. Large colour onlay to front cover. Colour tipped in plates and b/w text illustrations portraying biblical scenes. SIGNED by Illustrator to Half-title page. Couple of corners are bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper.

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MORE PRAYERS AND GRACES
Written by Allan M. Laing. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1814724
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1957. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Second Little Book of Unusual Piety. Blue boards, gilt title to spine; vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Slight browning to top & tail of spine. Price-cut yellow pictorial dustwrapper is slight faded to spine, edge-worn and grubby, small piece of loss to rear panel.

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CITY OF GOLD AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
Written by Peter Dickinson. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1813291
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 10 x 7 ins. 24 full page colour illustrations and b/w textual illustrations throughout. A highly unusual rendering of 33 Old Testament stories by the author, who has fused the individual stories into an account of the development of the scattered Tribes of Israel, who were to build the Temple in Jerusalem; suffer a decline, culminating in the destruction of the City of Gold. Each story is re-told with vigor from a different contemporary perspective, as would have been the case in the earliest oral traditions before these stories were written down. A Carnegie Medal winner. ISBN: 0575028831. Minor foxing to top edge of text block and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.

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THE STORY OF MOSES, THE STORY OF RUTH, THE STORY OF SOLOMON
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506755
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. Almost very good condition.

Dark blue covers with gilt border. 11 x 8.5". Three stories bound in one volume. 8 text pages plus 4 full page chromolithograph illustrations to each volume. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few marks to covers. Tiny nick to front edge of spine. Front joint cracked. Name to top edge of verso of frontis in each volume, some transfer of ink to page opposite. Brown mark to edge of Moses title page. Water stain to outside edge of both sets of endpapers. Some browning to contents but is mostly from colour illustration opposite.

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THE BOY WHO CAME BACK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Elsie Walker.
Stock no. 2122198
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718801075. Some light bumping to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; only a little loss.

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THE LAND OF FAR BEYOND
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Horace J. Knowles.
Stock no. 2122163
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Enid Blyton's version of 'The Pilgrim's Progress' in which three children have many strange adventures from the City of Turmoil to the Land of Far-Beyond. Cream cloth, blue titles and vignette to front cover. Full-page b/w illustrations. 163 pages. A little browning to top and tail of spine. Small inscriptions in ink to front pastedown. A few light margin marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; some loss at edges and to corners. Wrapper also has grubby marks.

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